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What are symptoms of adult strep?

What are symptoms of adult strep?

Sxs: Sxs of strep throat can include: pain of throat; large, red tonsils with white exudates; small red dots on roof of the mouth; swollen lymph nodes on neck; fever, headache, rash, difficulty swallowing, fatigue or rash. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of strep in toddlers and adults? Same symptoms or different? If the same, what are they? If different, what are they? Explain

What are symptoms of strep in toddlers and adults? Same symptoms or different? If the same, what are they? If different, what are they? Explain

Many symptoms: They are the same. They can range from fever to no fever, sore throat or full feeling in throat, running nose with post nasal drip.Exsudate or no exsudate on tonsils. The list goes on. That is why it is important to get a throat culture to make sure you have a strepnthroat. ...Read more

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I'm finally getting over strep & don't want to relapse. Could the cold weather aggravate symptoms more than anything else? Should I stay clear of SOY?

I'm finally getting over strep & don't want to relapse. Could the cold weather aggravate symptoms more than anything else? Should I stay clear of SOY?

Can get rechecked: One can get his throat rechecked if a lot of strep throat symptoms return. Cold weather can make a throat uncomfortable temporarily, due to breathing cold, dry air... but does not cause strep throat to relapse. Soy products are everywhere, and have no unusual effect on a normal person's throat. ...Read more

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How long does strep throat symptoms last for adults?

How long does strep throat symptoms last for adults?

Few days to a week: Usually after 1 week most if the symptoms should clear. ...Read more

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Is it a symptom of strep throat to have laryngitis?

Is it a symptom of strep throat to have laryngitis?

Strep throat: Actually, not. A strep throat affects the pharynx and tonsils and is caused by bacteria. On the other hand, laryngitis involves the larynx or voice box and is mainly cuased by viruses. You develop a sore throat with strep and hoarness of the voice (or loss of voice in extreme cases) with laryngitis. ...Read more

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What's the symptom difference of mono and strep throat.?

What's the symptom difference of mono and strep throat.?

Similar but: Both cause very sore throat with swelling and fever. Both can be diagnosed readily with a rapid test. Mono rapid test is less accurate. Mono significant systemic symptoms such as fatigue, sleepiness, nausea, and the swelling tends to be more severe and more dramatic appearing. Strep gets better much faster and does justify antibiotics in children and teens. Http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/diseases-conditions/strep-throat/basics/symptoms/con-http://www. Pennmedicine. Org/encyclopedia/em_PrintArticle. Aspx? Gcid=000591 ...Read more

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I was diagnosed with strep 4 days ago and began taking penicillin. Today when I woke up I was coughing up bloody phlegm--- is this a usual symptom?

I was diagnosed with strep 4 days ago and began taking penicillin. Today when I woke up I was coughing up bloody phlegm--- is this a usual symptom?

No: But can occur with severe infection due to rupture of small blood vessels with coughing, or due to disruption of tissues by the toxins produced by this nasty organism. If it continues would go back to see the doctor. ...Read more

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Cramping started Wednesday the 26th. Thursday I was sick and the doctor said I had strep and that abdominal cramping could be a symptom of strep. Yes?

Cramping started Wednesday the 26th. Thursday I was sick and the doctor said I had strep and that abdominal cramping could be a symptom of strep. Yes?

Could be: This could accompany streptococcal pharyngitis, but I would place a lot more credibility in a very sore throat with exudates, tender cervical adenopathy, a mild fever, and the absence of other findings that might suggest another kind of infection. Antibiotics can produce some abdominal cramping.... ...Read more

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Is a hoarse voice a symptom of strep throat or laryngitis?

Is a hoarse voice a symptom of strep throat or laryngitis?

Laryngitis: Acute laryngitis sx are hoarse voice, cough, sore throat and other URI sx.Strep throat has headache, sore throat with exudate, bodyaches, fever, chills and no hoarse voice. ...Read more

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Hey I'm 17 and I just had mono. I had mono for 4 days and the only symptom I had was a mild strep throat. When do you think my spleen will go down?

Hey I'm 17 and I just had mono. I had mono for 4 days and the only symptom I had was a mild strep throat. When do you think my spleen will go down?

Mono: Spleen becomes: Palpable when the size gets double. Most of the time doctors don't feel it- though enlarged. Ultrasound detects the enlargement, but not done routinely. It takes 4-6 weeks for the spleen to come to normal size. Depending on size of enlargement of spleen, no PE/sports for 4-6 weeks. Get clearance from your doc. Before resuming sports. ...Read more

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What are the differences between strep throat and mono? My biggest symptom is severe pain while swallowing.

What are the differences between strep throat and mono? My biggest symptom is severe pain while swallowing.

Bacteria vs Viruses: I love this question. Strep throat is a bacterial infection with a severe bug known as streptococcus. It is quite debilitating and contagious. One with strep throat usually has fever, pain, difficulty swallowing and then secondarily symptoms in the ears and with the fever, increased heart rate and some muscle aches.

Mono is a viral illness that leads to significant fatigue.....And... ...Read more

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Pretty bad sore throat for about a week n half no other symptom my 6 year old just got over severe strep, I have no other strep symptoms. Could it be it?

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Pretty bad sore throat for about a week n half no other symptom my 6 year old just got over severe strep, I have no other strep symptoms. Could it be it?

Yes it can be: strep throat, you want to see your doctor as you may need an antibiotic, meanwhile use salt water gargles, and pain killers, good luck ...Read more

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Every time I swallow my spit it feels like something is scratching it, is this a symptom of strep throat?

Every time I swallow my spit it feels like something is scratching it, is this a symptom of strep throat?

Maybe: New throat symptoms can be from strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold or mild flu (antibiotics are not used), or from another cause such as allergies or irritants. Usually, a person sees the doctor if the throat symptom is bothersome, recurrent, or doesn't go away in a day or two (mainly to check for strep throat). Throat lozenges for a couple of days may lessen throat symptoms. ...Read more

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Throat sore 2.5 days, no other symptom. Poss. Exposure to strep. Just looked--looks like canker sore surrounded by redness, s. Palate. No worry?

Throat sore 2.5 days, no other symptom. Poss. Exposure to strep. Just looked--looks like canker sore surrounded by redness, s. Palate. No worry?

May be viral: If there is a single sore and you have no other symptoms (no headache, no stomach ache, no fever), the sore throat may well be a virus. Treatment for that is supportive. If you develop any of the above symptoms in addition, however, and do not have symptoms such as stuffy nose or cough, see your doctor to make sure you do not have strep. ...Read more

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Is strep throat a symptom of HIV? M-M contact. No penetration. Possible saliva contact with anus. 6 days later, sore throat. Tested + for strep throat

Is strep throat a symptom of HIV? M-M contact. No penetration. Possible saliva contact with anus. 6 days later, sore throat. Tested + for strep throat

Test for HIV: Strep throat is not a sign of HIV, but acute HIV infection can also announce itself as a bad sore throat from which strep may grow. It sounds like your contact was safe, it's too early to be sick from HIV from the guy, and as a grown man you should test for HIV yearly. Many, perhaps most, men do a little safe exploring with a friend at some time. I hope you'll value what happened, and love safely. ...Read more

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Is strep worse as an adult?

Is strep worse as an adult?

Not Nessisarily: Strep throat can have a wide spectrum of severity in symptoms. Ibuprofen, salt water gargles and fluids help alleviate the pain. ...Read more

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If left untreated, how long can symptoms of strep last?

If left untreated, how long can symptoms of strep last?

In adults: If left untreated in adults, strep infections can last 2-3 weeks and in most healthy adults, the infection can be cured by the body's own immune system. It is advisable to identify and treat children however to decrease the chances of development of rheumatic fever. ...Read more

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How long after being exposed to strep does symptoms show

2-3 Days: Typically 2-3 days. Will start with sore throat and progressively worsen over time. ...Read more

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How long after strep exposure would an exposed person show symptoms?

How long after strep exposure would an exposed person show symptoms?

1-7 days: After exposure to strep, practicaly speaking, it's about 1-7 days untill you may show symtoms. Ofcourse there are always exceptions to the rule, but if you are outside of 7 days, you are unlikey to get sick. ...Read more

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How long after exposure to strep does it take your body to feel its symptoms?

How long after exposure to strep does it take your body to feel its symptoms?

Depends on You & exp: Group a strep is variable in its effect. During the year there are strep carriers around (5+/-%) who seem never to get sick but can pass it on.Asymptomatic carriage in winter is higher. If u are susceptable (we can't be sure who) then u probably become sick within 3 days. U have 9-10 days to rx & stop most bad effects on kids. Simple office tests can confirm a sore throat is really strep & not viral. ...Read more

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How contagious is an adult strep carrier?

Strept pyogenes: Many people are pharyngeal carriers of group a beta-hemolytic strep. They can pass the organism to other individuals, often by kissing or hand to mouth to mouth contact, and the recipient may or may not become infected. Sometimes it is difficult to know whether a strep isolated from a symptomatic person is actually causing their illness. ...Read more

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Symptoms of strep throat?

Symptoms of strep throat?

Strep throat: Your throat may or may not hurt. You may or may not fever. Malaise, poor appetite or cold symptoms may be present. Since the symptoms are non-specific it is important to take a throat culture to rule out strep. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of strep throat?

Several: Sore throat, usually fever, a whittish covering over the tonsils, a fetid or foul breath, red spots on the soft part of the upper back of the throat, painful swallowing, enlarged tonsils, enlarged uvulae. Perhaps a rash (sandpaper like) over the body and enlarged lymph nodes. You may have strep and not notice it so much. It can be mild. If suspected, get tested and treated. ...Read more

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Please describe the the symptoms of strep throat?

Please describe the the symptoms of strep throat?

Strep throat symptom: Sxs of strep throat can include: large, red painful tonsils with white exudates; small red dots on the roof of the mouth; swollen lymph nodes on the neck; fever, headache, rash, difficulty swallowing, fatigue & rash. Complications can include infection of middle ear, sinuses, tonsils, skin & blood; scarlet fever, inflammation of the kidney (glomerulonephritis) & eventually rheumatic fever. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of strep throat & what is to be expected while having it?

What are symptoms of strep throat & what is to be expected while having it?

More than pain: Strep symptoms can include sore throat, fever, chills, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain and headache. See a doctor if you are suffering from these symptoms. ...Read more