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How does strep throat cause vomiting?

How does strep throat cause vomiting?

Inflammation: Spreading down through the alimentary tract can be the cause of stomachache during strep pharyngitis with nausea and vomiting, happens more in youngsters, other causes of swollen neck lymph nodes, sore throat and painful swallowing would also be considered as symptoms do overlap, most famous are viral causes of pharyngitis / infectious mononucleosis, ...Read more

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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


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What is the prevalence of vomiting with strep throat?

What is the prevalence of vomiting with strep throat?

Young children: Vomiting is not a common symptom in adults but is more likely to be seen in young children who have strep throat. ...Read more

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Do I need a fever and vomiting to have strep throat?

Do I need a fever and vomiting to have strep throat?

No: No. 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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Why do children vomit when they have the flu or the strep throat?

Why do children vomit when they have the flu or the strep throat?

Natural response: Infectious agents stimulate the body's immune response to literally purge the body of the illness and purging responses include vomiting, diarrhea, coughing, runny nose, sweating, and fever. Vomiting is a normal reaction to both kinds of infection. Plus infections affect the whole body not just one area.....While one area may have the most symptoms. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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If taking Zithromax for strep throat and I vomited within 30 minutes to an hour of the very first dose (1 of 3) should I take another?

If taking Zithromax for strep throat and I vomited within 30 minutes to an hour of the very first dose (1 of 3) should I take another?

Mgt: You can repeat the dose, but the total course should be the same or 5 days. Please ask your PCP to call in another tablet. ...Read more

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Why is Eli still running a fever after 5 days of antibx with strep throat? He vomited x2 today.

? how diagnosed?: The majority of sore throats in kids are not strep, but one of many viruses. Strep can also be present in a throat and not be the cause of the illness. If the label was applied without any strep test, chances are you are dealing with something else. Even with a positive strep test, something else can be involved. A recheck is worthwhile. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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 ...Read more

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Does strep throat cause canker sores?

No.: Aphtous ulcers, commonly called canker sores, are caused by the immune system attacking part of your oral mucosa. It is not known yet exactly what triggers this localized attack. Strep throat also taxes your immune system, it should be treated promply and correctly to avoid serious complications like rheumatic heart disease. ...Read more

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Does strep throat cause a rheumatic fever?

Does strep throat cause a rheumatic fever?

Yes it can: Strep throat is due to infection with streptococcus pyogenes. It is easily treated with antibiotics, but if let untreated it can induce an immune reaction that can lead to Rheumatic Fever and Gloerulonephritis. It is easily diagnosed with a swab in minutes and treated with antibiotics so these diseases are rare now. ...Read more

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Can Strep Throat cause you to cough up blood?

Can Strep Throat cause you to cough up blood?

Yes: Infected tonsils often bleed easily. If the amount of blood is large or continues, see your doctor so he/she can look at your tonsils. Also check to see if the blood is coming from your nose. All the best. ...Read more

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Does strep throat cause you to cough up blood?

Does strep throat cause you to cough up blood?

No: Significant coughing to cause "cough up blood" is not a part of strep throat. ...Read more

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Can there be a type of strep throat that causes seizures?

Can there be a type of strep throat that causes seizures?

?? febrile seizure??: Hello. I don't hear of streph throat infection causing seizures. But a high fever in a child may lead to a febrile seizure. Please discuss with your physician. ...Read more

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My friend told me there was a type of strep throat that causes seizures. Is it true?

That's a new one: Anyone who has a seizure disorder is more likely to have one when sick or febrile. Strep throat can also cause a variety of symptoms in normal patients. However, I have never heard of a strain that produces seizures in otherwise normal people. ...Read more

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If having strep throat caused my gums to get infected, will it go away when the strep goes away?

If having strep throat caused my gums to get infected, will it go away when the strep goes away?

Probably not: Streptococcal infections of gingiva are seen very rarely, although it can occur with other inflammatory diseases like throat inflammations.
You should see a dentist, to examine for possible pre-existing periodontal disease that may require specific treatment, besides the routine antibiotics for strep. tonsillitis. ...Read more

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Why for the past few years do I get strep throat 3+ times a year when I don't have tonsils? Possible causes?

Why for the past few years do I get strep throat 3+ times a year when I don't have tonsils? Possible causes?

Strep or not strep?: Germs can infect the walls of your throat, even when you don't have tonsils. Cold viruses can cause a sore throat, so 3+ episodes of these a year are common. If you have true streptococcus bacterial infections (verified by testing) often, you or a member of your household may be a carrier. That is, your immune system lets strep bacteria live like squatters in your throat, instead of killing them. ...Read more

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Can strep throat cause your throat to bleed or have streaks of blood down you throat and in the back of the back?

Not usually: Strep is a extremely sore throat caused by a bacteria. Usually people have red dots on back roof of their mouth as well as white exudate on the back of their throat. Some people have a fever and upset stomach along with the sore throat. ...Read more

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Hi. I was diagnosed with strep throat yesterday. I was prescribed clindamycin 300mg 4x daily. I am very tired and achy today. What could cause that?

Hi. I was diagnosed with strep throat yesterday. I was prescribed clindamycin 300mg 4x daily. I am very tired and achy today. What could cause that?

The germs: It takes a while to kill the germs. They have been there for at least 12 hrs (or more) before you started meds and had plenty of time to create havoc/injure tissue and elaborate chemical factors that make you tired. You can also have mono at the same time and it wouldn't be obvious unless tested for. Give it a few days and check back in with doc if you don't start feeling better. ...Read more

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Does strep throat cause voice loss? Multiple sources tell me it does not, however my voice has been gone for a few days and I was diagnosed with strep

Does strep throat cause voice loss? Multiple sources tell me it does not, however my voice has been gone for a few days and I was diagnosed with strep

Co-infections: Strep by itself would not trigger vocal cord swelling needed to cause voice loss. However, it can be carried without causing infection in 5-10% of the population and cause a positive test. Other viral infections that may cause voice loss and sore throat may be indistinguishable from strep clinically. You could have both infections or just a virus. ...Read more

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Can strep throat cause anxiety symptons?

Can strep throat cause anxiety symptons?

Trigger: If you are an anxious person anyways, being overheated from a fever or symptoms like pain with swallowing could trigger anxiety symptoms. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

Strep Throat (Definition)

A throat infection caused by a strep bacteria that responds ...Read more


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