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What are symptoms of strep throat?

What are symptoms of strep throat?

Several: Sore throat, usually fever, a whittish covering over the tonsils, a fetid or foul breath, red spots on the soft part of the upper back of the throat, painful swallowing, enlarged tonsils, enlarged uvulae. Perhaps a rash (sandpaper like) over the body and enlarged lymph nodes. You may have strep and not notice it so much. It can be mild. If suspected, get tested and treated. ...Read more

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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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What are symptoms of strep throat & what is to be expected while having it?

What are symptoms of strep throat & what is to be expected while having it?

More than pain : Strep symptoms can include sore throat, fever, chills, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain and headache. See a doctor if you are suffering from these symptoms. ...Read more

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What are early symptoms of strep throat?

What are early symptoms of strep throat?

Sore throat: The early symptoms can be fever or sore throat alone. Sometimes a rash can start called scarlitina rash which appears in the warmer areas of the body...Arm pits, groin , neck. But it can start any of the above ways. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of strep throat? How do I tell if I have it?

What are the symptoms of strep throat? How do I tell if I have it?

Strep or not: You have to have a throat culture to have a definitive diagnosis of a strep throat.Strep throat may not hurt, you d, ont have to run a fever. In other words it can be ubiquitous. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of strep throat in 13 year old?

What are the symptoms of strep throat in 13 year old?

Some people claim: They can tell by looking, but the only way is a culture. Since post strep, poorly or inadequately treated can lead to heart and kidney problems (rheumatoid heart disease glomerular nephritis), it's best to find out and treat appropriately. But using ab's if it is proven leads to resistant orgamisms and problems in your system. Culture! ...Read more

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I don't know if i'm getting a cold or strep. What are some symptoms of strep throat in the early stages?

See below: Strep throats usually start with a sore throat and headache. This is followed by fever, pus or exudate on the throat or tonsils and enlarged lymph nodes at the angles of the jaw. A cold or viral URI usually doesn't cause fever, pus or enlarged painful lymph nodes. Its not easy for even an experienced doctor to always know the difference so when in doubt we check a rapid strep test. ...Read more

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What is the symptoms of strep throat and what is the treatment?

What is the symptoms of strep throat and what is the treatment?

Strep throat: Strep throat symptoms can include sore, swollen throat (with or without exudate), fever, headache, nausea, rash, fatigue. Not all of these symptoms need to be present - the diagnosis is confirmed with either a rapid strep test (throat swab) or culture. When strep is diagnosed - the treatment is a course of antibiotics. If you are concerned, see your physician. ...Read more

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What are the typical symptoms of strep throat?

What are the typical symptoms of strep throat?

Sore throat: The typical symptoms are sore throat and fever. They often have enlarged glands that are tender and they can have body aches. Sometimes they will have a rash called a scarlitina rash. ...Read more

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