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Help! could strep throat causes sores tongue and mouth?

Help! could strep throat causes sores tongue and mouth?

See doctor for strep: Strep can cause a sore throat and mouth. Virus can also cause pain and sores. If you think you have strep it is very important to see a doctor and get it treated asap. Strep is contagious and can cause serious infections. ...Read more

Strep Throat (Definition)

It's a throat infection caused by a strep bacteria that responds rapidly to most antibiotics. There can be a number of other bacteria involved in addition to strep so a regular culture (not just a quick strep ...Read more


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I've got what looks to be sores all over my lips. and I on my tongue. could this be from my strep throat?

I've got what looks to be sores all over my lips. and I on my tongue. could this be from my strep throat?

Not likely...: I would suggest you go to urgent care or ER today and let a doctor take a look at this and treat you accordingly. ...Read more

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I'm just wondering, if your childs tongue is white could they have strep throat?

I'm just wondering, if your childs tongue is white could they have strep throat?

Possibly: The tongue surface is layered with cells that peal off and are swallowed leaving its regular color.When kids are not feeding well, whatever the reason, these cells can heap up and give a grayish white appearance. A fungus called thrush can have a similar appearance but is quite uncommon in non-infants. ...Read more

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About a child having a strawberry tongue while having strep throat. What does it look like?

About a child having a strawberry tongue while having strep throat.  What does it look like?

Like a strawberry: Yes, strep infection can produce a red tongue with slightly elevated lighter colored bumps looking like a strawberry. ...Read more

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I was diagnosed with strep throat 3 days ago. My tongue suddenly started hurting really bad. What is going on?

I was diagnosed with strep throat 3 days ago. My tongue suddenly started hurting really bad. What is going on?

Strep endotoxins: Likely you have "strawberry tongue", a condition associated with strep infections. Certain strep bacteria secrete substances called endotoxins that can cause the type of pain in tongue you describe. As your strep is treated and the bacteria killed, more of the endotoxins can be released. Continue your antibiotics as prescribed, use Ibuprofen for pain, and call doc if not improving or tongue swells. ...Read more

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Can strep throat infect the cheeks and tongue?

Can strep throat infect the cheeks and tongue?

No.: The typical symptoms of streptococcal pharyngitis are a sore throat, fever of greater than 38 °c (100 °f), tonsillar exudates (pus on the tonsils), and large cervical lymph nodes. Normal bacterial flora are more likely on tongue/cheeks. ...Read more

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Is a bumpy tongue normal for strep throat?

Is a bumpy tongue normal for strep throat?

Strep: Strep throat is diagnosed by soreness, a low grade fever and white cotton ball 'dots' on the throat. There are large bumps on the tongue normally at the back. Please see your md for a diagnosis as strep throat can lead to more serious conditions. ...Read more

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My son just recently had strep throat and now he has these large bumps on his tongue.Can u tell me what us that?

My son just recently had strep throat and now he has these large bumps on his tongue.Can u tell me what us that?

Possibly normal: If they are on the back of his tongue and they do not hurt, then this is normal. We all have several very large taste buds (called vallate papilla) on the back of our tongues, but rarely realize they are there. Now that you are "looking" because of the strep throat you are noticing these taste buds. If they do hurt then have him reevaluated by his doctor. ...Read more

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Strep throat and burning tongue linked?

Strep throat and burning tongue linked?

Burning tongue: The causes of burning tongue syndrome are not always known, and there may be more than one cause. Although not known as a common cause for burning tongue, strep throat should not be ruled out. Once the strep throat is treated, if the burning tongue symptoms remain, see your dentist or an ENT specialist. ...Read more

Pharynx (Definition)

It is the connection between the mouth and the throat. The 3 parts are the oropharynx, nasopharynx, and hypo-pharynx. The pharynx leads into the ...Read more