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A 36-year-old female asked:

Can strep throat cause vomiting for kids? my daughter is 6 years old?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 48 years experience
Vomiting is occasionally seen in kids with strep throat, but it is not a common feature. Kids with a raw throat and vomiting usually have a gut virus. Confirming strep with a simple office quick test avoids random use of antibiotics that would not be needed.
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