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Hi. I tested neg for rapped strep test. Hard to swallow,very sore throat for 5 days. Bad taste in mouth,?

Hi. I tested neg for rapped strep test. Hard to swallow,very sore throat for 5 days. Bad taste in mouth,?

Get checked again: It could be mononucleosis (a virus) or a different type of bacteria other than group A strep. I would see the doctor again for a recheck. ...Read more

Mouth (Definition)

Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more


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I had strep throat completed 10 days of antibiotic about 4 days ago. Now I have a congested cough that has a very bad taste when I cough. Any suggesti?

I had strep throat completed 10 days of antibiotic about 4 days ago. Now I have a congested cough that has a very bad taste when I cough. Any suggesti?

Infection: It is possible that your lower respiratory tract has become infected with a different or similar, resistant bacteria which is causing bronchitis. You may need additional antibiotics with a medication that will better target this area. Guaifenesin, more liquids, & humidification may help. You should discuss this with your doctor or I am available, if you need further assistance. ...Read more

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Monday i was given penicillin v 500 mg for strep throat. Still have a lot of pain & now I have a horrible taste in my mouth. How long to take effect?

Monday i was given penicillin v 500 mg  for strep throat. Still have a lot of pain & now I have a horrible taste in my mouth.  How long to take effect?

Rule of thumb: I tell my patients if they are not better, much better, in 48 hours, likely the medicine is not working. So in 2 days and you still have problem go back to your doctor. We say that as we don't want our patients to have complications of a disease left untreated properly. ...Read more

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Help! could strep throat causes sores tongue and mouth?

Help! could strep throat causes sores tongue and mouth?

See doctor for strep: Strep can cause a sore throat and mouth. Virus can also cause pain and sores. If you think you have strep it is very important to see a doctor and get it treated asap. Strep is contagious and can cause serious infections. ...Read more

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My mouth is constantly dry. The dryness makes me feel as if I have a strep throat at times. Any advice?

My mouth is constantly dry. The dryness makes me feel as if I have a strep throat at times. Any advice?

Get checked: Have an ENT evaluate for the presence of infection or toxins in your nasopharynx. If there is an infection the biomarker l-homocysteine will resonate with the area of dyness. The most common toxin in the throat is mold toxins, followed by VOCs. There is urine testing available to document the presence of mold toxins. ...Read more

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What does it means when you have a strep throat and you wake up with blood in your mouth is it coming from the throat ? And why

What does it means when you have a strep throat and you wake up with blood in your mouth is it coming from the throat ? And why

See the doctor: Strep throat can involve the mouth also and cause your gums to bleed especially if you have gum disease so that is most likely where the blood is coming from have the doctor look at it. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have mouth sores with strep throat?

Is it possible to have mouth sores with strep throat?

It is possible: Canker sores are the most common oral lesions. Individual ulcers typically last 1-2 weeks. The condition is idiopathic (cause is not known) recurrent aphthous ulcers is usually self-limiting. Try to keep adequate oral hygiene as possible. If concerned see your dentist after 10 days or visit today for laser immediate amelioration. ...Read more

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Can you get mouth sores along with strep throat?

Can you get mouth sores along with strep throat?

Yes: The strep throat has weakened your immune system and makes you vulnerable to secondary infections such as herpes simplex virus which causes cold sores. ...Read more

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I have strep throat and now that it is going away, the top left of the roof of my mouth is becoming really raw and irritated. What should I do ?

I have strep throat and now that it is going away, the top left of the roof of my mouth is becoming really raw and irritated. What should I do ?

Roof of mouth: Although this may heal on it's own, it would be a good idea to have this examined by your dentist, an oral surgeon, or an ENT specialist. It may be unrelated to the step throat. Any sore or lesion in the mouth that doesn't heal within 10-14 days should be examined. ...Read more

Bad Taste (Definition)

Bad tastes is a symptom in which a person senses a bad taste when he is not eating or drinking bad-tasting foods. A bad taste can come from gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) where stomach liquids make their way up to the throat, from some medicines, ...Read more


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