Is it a symptom of strep throat to have laryngitis?

Strep throat. Actually, not. A strep throat affects the pharynx and tonsils and is caused by bacteria. On the other hand, laryngitis involves the larynx or voice box and is mainly cuased by viruses. You develop a sore throat with strep and hoarness of the voice (or loss of voice in extreme cases) with laryngitis.

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Is a hoarse voice a symptom of strep throat or laryngitis?

Laryngitis. Acute laryngitis sx are hoarse voice, cough, sore throat and other URI sx.Strep throat has headache, sore throat with exudate, bodyaches , fever, chills and no hoarse voice. Read more...
Laryngitis. Hoarse voice is laryngitis usually. Strep is fever, sore throat, swollen glands and a positive strep test. Laryngitis is from a virus - no antibiotics. Read more...

What are the differences between laryngitis and strep throat?

Location, germ. Laryngitis is a condition of the voice box including the vocal cords that is generally caused by a virus. Strep throat is a condition where the bacteria group a strep invades the mucous producing, glandular areas of the upper throat above the voice box & continues into the back of the nose and adenoidal tissue. Read more...

Would azythromiycin help strep throat and or laryngitis?

It should. Cases of azitjromycin resistant strep are regionally increasing. I remember the day when "vitamin z" was prescribed for any and all ages sore throats, sinuses, bronchitis, pneumonia, std's , etc. Bugs get awfully smart... Read more...
Yes, but… Azithromycin gets excellent tissue levels in the body, and strep is susceptible to it—if the infection is treated before it has spread to the bloodstream; then Azithromycin does not work well. If you have strep & aren't getting better, see your doc for re-evaluation. Read more...

What to do when you have strep throat or bad laryngitis on a trip?

Don't kiss. Donot kiss. Go to nearest doctor get it treated. Otc antihistamin is helpful in the mean time. Read more...