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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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have had endocarditis twice and now maybe strep throat can this cause me to get endocarditis agaiin?
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had strep throat 2 weeks ago.. I think the amoxicillin didn't work cause I been stressing. Is that possible for it not to work to get rid of strep?
I had strep throat took abt and now I have red bumps on my left palm that do not itch but causes skin breaks that get scaly?
Scarletina...: Some strains of strep that cause strep throat also secrete a toxin that can cause skin things to go on. One of these is exactly what you are describing - the cracking palms. You can also develop a fine red rash on the body - that's what your great-grandma used to call scarlet fever. As long as you have taken your antibiotics as directed, this will pass and you will be fine. ...Read more
Yes: If recurrent cultures of the tonsils, when infected, demonstrate streptococcus and you are significantly ill and it occurs 3 to 4 times a year, you should have a tonsillectomy. Rarely, but definitely, the recurrence of true strep tonsillitis may lead to heart or kidney disease. I believe this rare but potential danger should motivate you to have surgery on the tonsils. ...Read more
Since i've had strep throat, which was last june, every time i make out with someone they get a sore throat. What could be wrong?
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