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I have a sore thorat with a yellow blister can it be strep throat?

I have a sore thorat with a yellow blister can it be strep throat?

Possibly: A sore throat with a yellow blister type lesion could be strep, other bacteria, a viral infection, or tonsillolith (tonsil stone). Hard to say. If it hurts badly or doesn't go away in a couple of days, get it checked out. ...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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How to know if a sore throat is strep throat ?

How to know if a sore throat is strep throat ?

Throat culture: A swab of the throat and testing is the only way to be sure. Most sore throats are not strep. ...Read more

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I need to know if I have just a sore throat or strep throat.?

I need to know if I have just a sore throat or strep throat.?

Have evaluated: You are still be in an age group where untreated strep 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.Most urgent care centers or offices can do a quick test & see if it is strep. ...Read more

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How to determine whether you have strep throat or sore throat?

How to determine whether you have strep throat or sore throat?

Strep test & culture: Your dr can odor tests to determine if your sore throat is due to a strep infection. Sxs of strep throat can include: large, red painful tonsils with white exudates; small red dots on the roof of the mouth; swollen lymph nodes on the neck; fever, headache, rash, difficulty swallowing, fatigue & rash. ...Read more

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How to know if I have strep throat or just a sore throat?

How to know if I have strep throat or just a sore throat?

Two issues: Tonsillitis is a nonspecific term designating the tonsils as inflamed ; may occur with many germs including strep. Strep throat indicates a specific agent streptococcus group a which is easily confirmed with a quick test or culture. While viral tonsillitis requires no abx ; will self heal, strep needs rx to prevent complications ; prevent spread within the community. ...Read more

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I have a sore throat since last thursday with a little running nose ? Is my condition strep throat?

I have a sore throat since last thursday with a little running nose ? Is my condition strep throat?

Not likely: If you have a sore throat and a runny nose you probably have a rhinovirus, the common cold. It can still be quite nasty in terms of feeling ill. If having too much trouble swallowing see your primary care physician. Strep throat should only cause sore throat, along with fatigue and some other generalized symptoms. ...Read more

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Can strep throat cause only mild sore throat with redness and mild flu like symptoms with temp of 99.0?

Can strep throat cause only mild sore throat with redness and mild flu like symptoms with temp of 99.0?

Yes: Some people have minimal symptoms with strep as adults & some actively carry it in their throat & never seem to get sick from it. Without a fever, I am reluctant to consider it an infection but when there are both fever & generalized symptoms it is likely not a simple carrier state. ...Read more

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I have had strep throat and red rash associated. My sore throat has gone away but the rash is still present after 12 weeks! when will it go away!?

I have had strep throat and red rash associated.  My sore throat has gone away but the rash is still present after 12 weeks!  when will it go away!?

Soon!: It usually last shorter than that! you might be irritating it more with creams and home remedies! heat rashes on top of it might mimic scarlatina rashes! just promptly visit your md for second opinion ! regards! ...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


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Blistering (Definition)

Blistering is a bubble of skin filled with fluid. They can occur to excessive rubbing (as with a new pair of ...Read more