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what is strep throat?

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Dr. Carla Enriquez
49 years experience Pediatrics
Specific infection: A strep throat is a bacterial infection of the throat (pharynx), tonsils or both caused by the bacteria group a streptococcus. Unfortunately common usage has deteriorated to mean sore throat in general. This is inaccurate. Many more viruses cause sore throats than streptococcal bacteria. Fever & sore throat for more than 2 days without cold symptoms suggests possible strep. A culture is best dx.
Answered on Jul 12, 2017
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Dr. Kevin Windisch
24 years experience Pediatrics
Infection: See http://www.Youtube.Com/watch?V=ysfjixlsadm for more information.
Answered on May 23, 2019
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