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Can strep throat cause diarrhea?

Can strep throat cause diarrhea?

Strep throat: Strep typical course: sudden illness within hours, fever, sore throat, white spot on tonsils, enlarged tender lymh node, no running nose, more common if < 15 yyears olf (rare after age 45 yr). Diarrhea is not a common symptoms. You may feel nauseous and vomit

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Loose Stools (Definition)

Loose stools is a symptom in which a person's stool (poop) does not hold its shape after it goes into the toilet. Instead of remaining a shaped piece of poop, the poop spreads out in the toilet bowl water. Very loose stool is called diarrhea. Loose stool can be caused by infections, certain foods or drinks, ...Read more


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3 yrs old fnshd 10 days of oral pencillin for strep throat. After about 4-5 days she has watery smetmes green color diarhea. Could it be due to penciln?

3 yrs old fnshd 10 days of oral pencillin for strep throat. After about 4-5 days she has watery smetmes green color diarhea. Could it be due to penciln?

Yes: Yes, antibiotics can wipe out the natural bacteria in our GI systems. Make sure the child is well hydrated and you can feed her yogurt or probiotics to help repopulate her gut with natural bacteria. If the child develops fever, dehydration, vomiting, or the symptoms last a while, please see physician.

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My son 7 is taking amoxicilin for strep throat for 2 days and has a stomachache no diarhea/vomitting no fever #2 is good is this normal?

My son 7 is taking amoxicilin for strep throat for 2 days and has a stomachache no diarhea/vomitting no fever #2 is good is this normal?

Strep symptoms: The symptoms of a group a streptococcus infection include abdominal discomfort alongside the earlier fever & throat discomfort. The cause of the belly pain is not clear but the symptoms may increase or persist until the treatment has killed off enough strep to see improvement in the overall pattern.

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Recent break up extremely stressful and drinkin heavy now have extreme strep throat and can't swallow and diarreah could it be from alcohol and stress?

Recent break up extremely stressful and drinkin heavy now have extreme strep throat and can't swallow and diarreah could it be from alcohol and stress?

Peculiar question: "Strep" throat is a bacterial infection you get after exposure to a source. If your drinking has impaired your hygiene (not washing your hands, sharing with an infected source) it could have an impact, but the booze does not cause strep throat. Booze does not cause diarrhea, although some may have it with stress.Sounds like you need to be tested and treated, whatever the cause.

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I keep getting strep throat what could be the cause?

I keep getting strep throat what could be the cause?

Strep bacteria: If you indeed have strep throat, then your sore throat is caused by a bacterium called streptococcus pyogenes, which can sometimes be resistant to antibiotics. However, sore throat can be caused by a vast number of causes. Actual strep throat needs to be treated with antibiotics in order to prevent rheumatic fever. See your doc for a proper diagnosis and treatment. Wishing you'all the best.

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What's the causes of strep throat besides being exposed to it?

What's the causes of strep throat besides being exposed to it?

Intake of germ: Exposure occurs daily in most populated settings since as many as 20% can carry the germ without symptoms in some seasons. To develop symptomatic disease, you must first be susceptable (a complex individual issue). You must also encounter a transfer event, where the germ moves from the source to your mouth. Through a kiss, off contaminated fingers, etc. It moves in & lives in your mucous & you get sick

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Can strep throat cause a rash?

Can strep throat cause a rash?

Scarletina: Scarlet fever is the combination of strep infection in the throat and rash to the skin (usually face). Rashes can also occur with strep throat when an allergic reaction to the antibiotic prescribed for it occurs.

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What pathogen causes strep throat?

What pathogen causes strep throat?

Group A strep: Group A streptococcus is the pathogen. There are many strains of strep that are not associated with throat problems or the residual of untreated strep throat.

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Can acid reflux cause strep throat?

Can acid reflux cause strep throat?

No: Reflux can be bad enough to irritate tonsils and the back of your throat. However, that is basically the same as an acid burn if you spilled it on your skin.Strep throat is caused when the strep germ invades the throat and eats away at the tissue causing injury through infection. Reflux should never cause systemic fever. If you are having trouble telling them apart a strep test can help decide.

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Does strep throat cause bad breath?

Does strep throat cause bad breath?

It Can: One of the classic signs of strep throat is small pus-filled blisters in the throat. Not only do these blisters sometimes smell bad, but it's also difficult to keep that area clean when it's sore and raw. In fact, keeping your mouth and teeth clean when you have a sore throat is also quite difficult and uncomfortable, so there's another potential cause of bad breath.

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Help! Could strep throat cause hives?

Help! Could strep throat cause hives?

YES...: It can cause. Typical hives are called urticaria, MAP like itchy rash. Strep. Can cause scarlet fever with rash everywhere. On tongue, there is red rash like strawberry, we call it strawberry tongue, on allover body, there is maculopapular rash.

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Can strep throat cause gum irritation?

Can strep throat cause gum irritation?

More likely: That your throat infection is one of the viruses that can cause lesions on the gums as well. I would go to your doc for an examination to make a diagnosis.

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Does strep throat cause bloody saliva?

Does strep throat cause bloody saliva?

No: It should not. It is an infection caused by a bacterium called streptococcus Pyogenes or group A beta hemolytic streptococcus. It doesn't usually cause bleeding in the pharynx.

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Can strep throat cause you to have dizziness?

Can strep throat cause you to have dizziness?

Yes.: Dizziness can be part of overall "feeling sick" with many illnesses. If it persists after resolution of strep, it may need to be investigated.

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Can strep throat cause you to have green mucus?

Can strep throat cause you to have green mucus?

Sure: Green mucus can because by viral or bacterial illnesses or even seasonal allergies.

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Can drinking a lot of alcohol cause strep throat?

Can drinking a lot of alcohol cause strep throat?

Not directly: The alcohol exposure will not cause strep throat.What you do during the period of alcohol intake might.

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Can strep throat cause lockjaw and warmth in chest?

Not likely: Streptococcal tonsillopharyngitis typically causes throat pain, difficulty swallowing, fevers, chills, fatigue, and general malaise. If you have trouble opening your mouth, it could be a dental problem or an abscess around the tonsil. See your doctor or an ENT as soon as possible.

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I have had endocarditis twice and now maybe strep throat can this cause me to get endocarditis agaiin?

I have had endocarditis twice and now maybe strep throat can this cause me to get endocarditis agaiin?

Uncommon cause...: Strep throat is caused by what is called "beta hemolytic streptococcus" bacteria. It is an extremely rare cause of endocarditis. Untreated strep throat can cause other heart problems, so antibiotics are very important for you. Otherwise, it is important for you to have antibiotics before all dental procedures given your history. Any correctible heart lesions should also be fixed, if safe to do.

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