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Mild Case Of Strep Throat
I am 6 weeks pregnant and was diagnosed with a mild case of strep throat. Is amoxicillin safe to take while pregnant to treat the infection?
Hey I'm 17 and I just had mono . I had mono for 4 days and the only symptom I had was a mild strep throat . When do you think my spleen will go down ?
Mono: Spleen becomes: palpable when the size gets double. Most of the time doctors don't feel it- though enlarged. Ultrasound detects the enlargement, but not done routinely. It takes 4-6 weeks for the spleen to come to normal size.Depending on size of enlargement of spleen, no PE/sports for 4-6 weeks. Get clearance from your doc. before resuming sports. ...Read more
Symptoms: Strep throat or sore throat? 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. Perhaps you have a virus. For really sore throat, temp of 104 or above or difficulty breathing - please see your doctor. ...Read more
Exposed to someone w/ strep throat yesterday AM, developed a sore throat shortly after. Sore throat still present today but very mild. Do I have it?
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
Does ARS cause multiple lymph nodes to swell? I had a low risk exposure. Mild fever(3weeks), strep throat+stuffed nose(no more), one sw lymph gl(neck)
Acute HIV infection: HIV-1 infection can occur with unprotected sex or injection drug use. 2 - 4 weeks after an exposure, a patient may develop a flu or mono-like illness called acute HIV infection. These symptoms may include fever, lymphadenopathy, pharyngitis, rash, myalgia, malaise, &/or mouth sores. Other symptoms might include N/V, thrush, headache or neurologic symptoms. Duration is 1 to a few weeks. Get checked ...Read more
Lucky vs unlucky: In some lucky ones ( probably the majority) the symptoms subside in 3-7 days and nothing bad happens at all. In some, the germ makes an erythrotoxin that produces a sunburn like rash that causes itching ; skin pealing. In some, the body develops antibodies that can cause kidney damage ; high blood pressure. In some, the antibodies attack the heart or brain producing rheumatic fever ; long term pbs. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Lucky vs unlucky: In some lucky ones ( probably the majority) the symptoms subside in 3-7 days and nothing bad happens at all. In some, the germ makes an erythrotoxin that produces a sunburn like rash that causes itching & skin pealing. In some, the body develops antibodies that can cause kidney damage & high blood pressure. In some, the antibodies attack the heart or brain producing rheumatic fever & long term pbs. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hello. My bf has been diagnosed with a very very bad case of strep throat. I guess only 1 and 50 people get it as bad as he does. I have been kissing him and eating and drinking off of him. Will i get it?
Strep throat infecti: unfortunately yes. If you develop any symptoms see your Dr.gDr.good luck. ...Read more
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