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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


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Strep throat - still have fevers after 52 hours. What can I do?

Strep throat - still have fevers after 52 hours. What can I do?

Depends..: Fevers can take around 4 days to stop after taking abx. As long as your pain isn't a lot worse and you can take fluids well, just cont your abx. If you are not better in another 2-3 days, call your doc. ...Read more

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Could my 10 month old possibly have strep throat if his fever went away?

Yes: The only way to be certain a patient does or does not have strep throat is to do a culture with a good specimen. These take several days to come back. Rapid tests in the office test for only one strain but the one that usually causes strep throat and they are very accurate. In such a young child you would need objective evidence to make that determination with certainty. ...Read more

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Hi I have strep throat without a fever I was wondering can you sing with strep throat because I got lots of rehearsals to do so can you or no.?

Yes, you can.: Once you've been on your antibiotics for 24 hours and are fever-free for 24 hours, you may return to your normal activities, including singing. Just be sure to drink plenty of fluids and if singing makes your throat hurt more/again, take a break if you can. ...Read more

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What besides strep throat causes scarlet fever?

What besides strep throat causes scarlet fever?

Only Strep: While there are many infections that cause rashes that are similar in appearance to scarlet fever, only strep causes scarlet fever. This is due to the fact that the disease is a constellation of symptoms, not just a rash. ...Read more

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How are strep throat and scarlet fever distinguished from each other?

How are strep throat and scarlet fever distinguished from each other?

Definition is strep: The term "scarlet fever " applies to strains of strep a that have the additional dna to make a red rash. The infection may be in the throat, or other site (skin, anus) and still produce the rash and fever. Strep throat includes strains of strep a that may or may not produce a rash.Their location in the throat is rather specific. ...Read more

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What to tell if it's strep throat or glandular fever?

What to tell if it's strep throat or glandular fever?

Cultures needed: Strep and glandular fever are caused by two different organisms. Thost or bood culture would be able to separate the two. ...Read more

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Can my daughter have strep throat without a fever she has sore limp nodes sore throat and runny nose?

Can my daughter have strep throat without a fever she has sore limp nodes sore throat and runny nose?

Even : Even though most people will have a fever along with strep throat, it is definitely possible to have strep without a fever. That being said, there are a lot of other illnesses that can also cause a sore throat. If you suspect that your daughter might have strep throat or if she has been exposed to it recently, take her to her doctor. They will be able to perform a throat swab and tell you whether she has it or not. Good luck! ...Read more

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Can you have strep throat without a fever? And possibly an ear infection as well? Worst sore throat ever for 4 days now and ear pain but no fever?

Can you have strep throat without a fever? And possibly an ear infection as well? Worst sore throat ever for 4 days now and ear pain but no fever?

Yes: You may have strep throat without fever. Can be very difficult to swallow, so bad you can't swallow your own saliva. A simple swab test can diagnose or exclude strep throat in a very short time, and you can then initiate antibiotic therapy. If you do have strep throat, you are contagious until you've been on treatment for at least 24 hrs. Get seen soon. Good luck. ...Read more

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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