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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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Frequently i got pharyngitis and throat infection is it due to LPR reflux can LPR cause fever?

Frequently i got pharyngitis and throat infection is it due to LPR reflux can LPR cause fever?

If progressive...: Exposure of the vocal cords to stomach acid ; pepsin will result in inflammation of the vocal cords (as is also often seen with acid regurgitation). Acute laryngitis may result, but watch out for chronic hoarseness, throat clearing, airway spasms, bronchitis, an asthma-type presentation, ; even a higher risk of throat cancer. Impedance ph testing with a symptom diary can best characterize your lpr. ...Read more

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