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A 19-year-old female asked:

What are the symptoms of strep? and how can i get rid of body aches

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Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 57 years experience
Two questions: Streptococci can create a wide variety of infections, but suspect you are referring to pharyngitis due to group a beta streptococcus pyogenes. Symptoms may be sore throat, fever, swollen temder lymph nodes, body aches will generally respond to treatment with nsaids, or more benignly, a hot bath.

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Can't hurt: Body aches can be due to myriads of conditions none of which may have anything to do with the joints. On a symptomatic basis, soaking in warm water, with or without bath salts is soothing and helps relieve gneral achiness. However, if this is a recurrent or persistent problem it could signal a serious medical problem and should be evaluated by your physician.
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Exercise: Exercise is the best way that i know of to get rid of body aches. If you have not been exercising for a while it is best to talk to your doctor to determine if it is safe for you to start an exercise program. Pick a type of exercise that you enjoy. If exercise is a chore for you, you are not likely to stay with it.
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Sep 2, 2013
Last updated Apr 30, 2013


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