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Can Strep Throat Cause Diarrhea
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
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. ...Read more
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. ...Read more
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. ...Read more
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. ...Read more
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 ...Read more
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. ...Read more
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. ...Read more
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. ...Read more
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. ...Read more
It is possible.: Sxs of strep throat can include: pain of throat; large, red tonsils w white exudates; small red dots on roof of mouth; swollen lymph nodes on neck; fever, headache, rash, difficulty swallowing, fatigue or rash. Complications :infection of middle ear, sinuses, tonsils, skin, blood as well as scarlet fever, inflammation of kidney (glomerulonephritis) ; eventually rheumatic fever. ...Read more
Variable issue: The kidney injury triggered by some strains may begin within a few weeks of an untreated strep throat. The rheumatic fever, heart & nervous system injuries may be delayed for a month or so. Effective treatment initiated within 9-10 days of first symptoms can usually stop delayed effects.The kidney issues can sometimes appear even with treatment. ...Read more
Yes in certain cases: Cellulitis does not "cause" strep throat. However, both cellulitis and strep throat can be caused by a bacteria called streptococcus pyogenes (group a strep, aka gas). Gas produces different toxins resulting in symptoms such as fever, malaise, very red skin, and low blood pressure. Both these infections must be treated aggressively, with penicillin remaining the drug of choice. ...Read more
Can performing (unprotected) fellatio cause a female to get strep throat? It seems too related to just be a coincidence but it has happened 3 times.
Doubtful: You do not provide enough information to make an informed evaluation. Where the three occasions with different or the same man? Was streptococcus isolated and/or cultured from all three pharyngitis tissues? I have never heard of an association between fellatio and strep throat. ...Read more
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