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8 yr old had untreated strep throat 5 weeks ago fever for 3 days sour throat for 5 I am worried he might get complications brother ws treated fr strep?

8 yr old had untreated strep throat 5 weeks ago fever for 3 days sour throat for 5 I am worried he might get complications brother ws treated fr strep?

Very unlikely: Local complication such as local abscess in throat occurs as infection spreads to adjacent tissue. Rheumatic fever occurs several weeks after "strep throat, " however, it's incidence in us has been very low. ...Read more

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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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Can you have strep throat and not get a fever? I have blisters on the back of throat and my body aches. It started Sunday morning, but no fever yet.

Can you have strep throat and not get a fever? I have blisters on the back of throat and my body aches. It started Sunday morning, but no fever yet.

You can get strep: without a fever, however this doesn't sound like strep, which doesn't usually have blisters. This sounds like it could be Coxsackie virus, which is treated symptomatically, not with antibiotics. Please see your doctor to be properly diagnosed and treated. ...Read more

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If i had strep throat and did not get treated for it, will the sore throat go away and thenbe followed by a fever? Sore throat wasnt bad, had cough.

If i had strep throat and did not get treated for it,  will the sore throat go away and thenbe followed by a fever?  Sore throat wasnt bad, had cough.

Consider Ur options: Strep will often improve in a few days without treatment.Untreated strep, regardless of degree can produce rheumatic fever a month or so down the road & make the rest ur life miserable.(& cost a bunch) est.1/200 untreated strep are at risk; ~1/3 sore throats strep, ~1/600 the risk you take by the numbers. There may be alternatives for seeking care than ur out of pocket, so look into it. Good luck. ...Read more

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Ive had a painful sore throat for over 24 hours, no fever or other symptoms. should I get a test for strep throat? nothing close is open until Monday

Ive had a painful sore throat for over 24 hours, no fever or other symptoms. should I get a test for strep throat? nothing close is open until Monday

Sore throat: Can still be due to a virus, rest, pain killers, warm fluids and salt water gargles till you see your doctor tomorrow, if really suffering, go to urgent care /ER, best wishes ...Read more

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My 5yr old son has extremely dry skin on his feet, its starting to really peel. He got a real high fever from strep throat, and that brought on a rash, that lead to the dry skin. Wanting to know what i can get to help his dry feet

My 5yr old son has extremely dry skin on his feet, its starting to really peel. He got a real high fever from strep throat, and that brought on a rash, that lead to the dry skin. Wanting to know what i can get to help his dry feet

Often : Often times when a person has strep throat they develop a rash. This rash is caused by a toxin that's released by the strep bacteria. It sounds like that rash has subsided and has left behind the characteristic dry peeling skin. Don't worry this is the normal course for this type of rash and the peeling and dryness should subside completely after about 10 days or so. In the mean time keep his skin clean and moisturized. Try thick emollient creams, they usually come in a jar, or plain vaseline. Be patient; in time he will be completely back to normal. ...Read more

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If I have a UTI (not under meds) and get strep throat with fever over 101........Joint and body aches with sore throat........Can that make UTI worse?

If I have a UTI (not under meds) and get strep throat with fever over 101........Joint and body aches with sore throat........Can that make UTI worse?

Possible: Since you are not on antibiotics, your immune system has to do all the work. If you have other infections going on, your body may be weaker allowing the infections to worsen. However, even without the sore throat and joint aches, UTI will get worse over time. Also, with your combination of symptoms, i would get checked out asap and get antibiotics. All your symptoms may be from stds. ...Read more

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How long should a fever with strep throat last?

How long should a fever with strep throat last?

Once antibiotics are: Started, most people have significant improvmement 24 to 48 hours out. ...Read more

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How long does fever last with strep throat?

How long does fever last with strep throat?

1-3 days after: After you start appropriate treatment for appropriately diagnosed strep throat, the fever usually resolves within a couple of days. If it lasts longer than 3 days after taking medicine as prescribed, you should contact the doctor as you may have developed an abcess that needs draining or other complication. It would also be possible the wrong diagnosis was made, and need to make sure on right meds. ...Read more

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Fever (Definition)

Fever is the temporary increase in the body's temperature in response to some disease or illness. A child has a fever when the temperature is at or above one of ...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