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Pharynx (Definition)

It is the connection between the mouth and the throat. The 3 parts are the oropharynx, nasopharynx, and hypo-pharynx. The pharynx leads into the ...Read more


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Can there be a type of strep throat that causes seizures?

Can there be a type of strep throat that causes seizures?

?? febrile seizure??: Hello. I don't hear of streph throat infection causing seizures. But a high fever in a child may lead to a febrile seizure. Please discuss with your physician. ...Read more

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My friend told me there was a type of strep throat that causes seizures. Is it true?

That's a new one: Anyone who has a seizure disorder is more likely to have one when sick or febrile. Strep throat can also cause a variety of symptoms in normal patients.However, I have never heard of a strain that produces seizures in otherwise normal people. ...Read more

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I have a low fever diaherria strep throat and bad migranes what type of OTC medicine should I take?

I have a low fever diaherria strep throat and bad migranes what type of OTC medicine should I take?

See the doctor: If you have "strep" throat, which indicates infection by bacteria named streptococcus, you will need to take antibiotics. This is confirmed by testing by your provider. But, not all sore throats are due to strep throat. Your primary care doctor will be able to determine this by taking a throat culture. Often, sore throats are caused by viruses, which are self-limited. ...Read more

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Strep throat getting worse after 2 type of abx. Initially started to improve, but by day 4 started getting worse - pus on throat & infected lymph node?

Strep throat getting worse after 2 type of abx. Initially started to improve, but by day 4 started getting worse - pus on throat & infected lymph node?

Not good: Some people do not absorb oral antibiotics very well. You may need to get some shots of antibiotic, IV doses. May also need to make sure you don't have mono at your age. This can cause false positives with some strep tests and would not get better with antibiotics. Especially with "pus" and "infected lymph node" this is a consideration. ...Read more

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Could treated strep throat lead to scarlet fever 10 weeks later and is it ok to treat it with same type of amoxicilin to avoid further complications?

Could treated strep throat lead to scarlet fever 10 weeks later and is it ok to treat it with same type of amoxicilin to avoid further complications?

No: Scarlet fever is due to a toxin released by the strain of strep pyogenes that is causing your sore throat. If this has been eliminated you should not be getting scarlet fever unless reinfected. Yes you can retreat with same antibiotic if necessary. ...Read more

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Is there any bateria that start with a c that deals with strep throat?

Is there any bateria that start with a c that deals with strep throat?

Group C strep?: The usual cause of strep throat is group a beta-hemolytic streptococcus (gabs). In a few cases, other types of strep that can sometimes infect the throat are groups c and g strep bacteria. Chlamydia (an std, not a strep bacteria) can cause a throat infection after oral sex. ...Read more

Strep Throat (Definition)

A throat infection caused by a strep bacteria that responds ...Read more