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Are rheumatic fever, streptococcal pharyngitis, and anaphylactoid reaction related?

Are rheumatic fever, streptococcal pharyngitis, and anaphylactoid reaction related?

Yes and no: Rheumatic fever is a sequella of a group a streptococcal infection such as pharyngitis. An anaphylactoid reaction is one that mimics a true anaphalytic reaction but has nothing to do with the other 2 conditions you listed. ...Read more

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Dr. Mohammed Parvez
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Pharyngitis (Definition)

It is the inflammation of the pharynx, a structure that extends from the base of your skull to larynx and inlet to esophagus, behind your nose includes your tonsils and tongue base. Causes of inflammation is most often viral or bacterial. It is often ...Read more


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Can rheumatic fever be treated with the antibiotics for streptococcal pharyngitis (strep throat)?

Can rheumatic fever be treated with the antibiotics for streptococcal pharyngitis (strep throat)?

Yes and no: Rheumatic fever is a post-infectious immune response to group a streptococcus. The purpose of taking antibiotics is to prevent further spread of the infection to others as well as to stop the immune cycle. ...Read more

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Granular pharyngitis symptoms? Been diagnosed. What should I do now, other than medicine? Have 99.3 fever at 11.30 am

Granular pharyngitis symptoms?  Been diagnosed.  What should I do now, other than medicine? Have 99.3 fever at 11.30 am

Nasal Irrigation: Not sure of your diagnosis. If it is bumps on back of throat called post pharyngeal lymphoid hyperplasia, that usually is caused by chronic postnasal drip. Best use hydro pulse nasal/sinus irrigator use nasal tip to clear nose and use throat tip to clear throat. ...Read more

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My pharyngitis caused plugged ears, a fever, shaking, and lots of mucus activity. What could this be, and how can I heal faster? It's been 1 week.

My pharyngitis caused plugged ears, a fever, shaking, and lots of mucus activity. What could this be, and how can I heal faster? It's been 1 week.

Pharyngitis: Need to see a physician. Pharyngitis is commonly treated with antibiotics, warm saline gargles or viscous lidocaine, mouth swish and analgesics and oral rehydration. Care must be taken if infectious Mononucleiosis is suspected as reaction could occur penicillins. ...Read more

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18 d ago i gave head for 3 sec , started to have fever, candida , pharyngitis. Went to the doctor to treat that , drugs gave me diahrea , but its also a sign of HIV ? Also too took tests at d10 was -

18 d ago i gave head for 3 sec , started to have fever, candida , pharyngitis. Went to the doctor to treat that , drugs gave me diahrea , but its also a sign of HIV ? Also too took tests at d10 was -

Six Weeks: Although it is unlikely that you would have picked up HIV from what you have described, it takes about six weeks at the earliest for tests to determine if you picked up HIV from that exposure. While thrush can be a sign of hiv, i would not expect it to show that quickly after exposure. It is possible that the other person had a yeast infection and you picked that up. ...Read more

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Dr. Christine Hom
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Rheumatic Fever (Definition)

When the body produces antibodies to the streptococcus organism, the antibodies can affect the heart and kidneys; this inflammatory reaction is called an autoimmune reaction. The period of active inflammation of the heart ...Read more


Dr. Mark Diamond
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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