Head pressure and sore throat? Where do I get tested for strep throat?

Many places. Strep is a bacterial infection, most commonly affecting the throat. It can be diagnosed quickly with a throat swab. Most primary care doctor offices offer the test. If you think you have strep throat, see your doctor as there can be complications if the illness goes untreated.
Places. Either through your doctor's office or an acute care place.
Provider's Office. Any licensed provider-doctor, nurse practioner or physician's assistant can provide this service. Chiropracters, holistic n.P., etc can not.

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Cut myself with a kitchen knife and got sore throat followed by sore jaw. Thought tetanus went to doctor tested positive for strep throat. Did spatula test and passed does this sound like strep symp?

Glad you went. It sounds like you have the answer to your diagnosis. Strep throat pain can indeed radiate to the draw. As far as the spatula test is concerned, please refer to the comments below and the website as well.There are currently no blood tests for diagnosing tetanus. American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene states that, in a patient research study, the spatula test had a high specificity (zerofalse positive results.And a high rate of sensitivity with94% of the patients producing a positive result on the spatula test.The above information is from the wikipedia article on tetanus. Best wishes. Read more...
Strep is common. High percent of sore throats with swollen neck glands are common with strep, skin cuts can also have strep germs. Read more...

I have a sore throat since last thursday with a little running nose? Is my condition strep throat?

Not likely. If you have a sore throat and a runny nose you probably have a rhinovirus, the common cold. It can still be quite nasty in terms of feeling ill. If having too much trouble swallowing see your primary care physician. Strep throat should only cause sore throat, along with fatigue and some other generalized symptoms. Read more...

Dry mouth. Sore throat. What can it be? Mono. Strep throat?

Dry mouth. It may be neither. There are other conditions that can cause dry mouth, therefore it is important to see your doctor for evaluation and treatment. Read more...
Impossible to. Speculate a diagnosis over the internet. Rec an evaluation by your physician for a proper diagnosis and appropriate treatment. Hope this helps. Read more...
Possible. Dry mouth is not a common symptom in either mono or strep throat, although, both can probably have people complain of that. Sore throat is common for both mono and strep but can also be seen in a lot of other viral illnesses as well non-infectious diseases such as allergy associated with postnasal drip, esophageal reflux, nervous spasm (globus). More detailed history is paramount in this case. Read more...

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...

Can you have strep throat symptoms for just one day, I awoke yesterday with fever_ sore throat, no cough or runny nose but woke up today and was fine?

Sore throats. Most likely you had a viral sore throat, which is the most common cause of a sore throat . Recommendation would be to check for strep if you have had a sore throat for 3-4 days that is not getting any better. Glad you are feeling better. Read more...

My friend has strep throat and was prescribed zpak. His sore throat is about 75% gone, but last night and this morning his heart was racing. He is also extremely stressed right now for work. His mind is very cloudy. The heart palpitations have since stopp

Palpitations. His palpitations may be due to anxiety and is not related to his strep throat. He might benefit from seeing a psychologist. Read more...
See a doctor. i am glad he is feeling better and yes a lot of the symptoms could be stress related but the antibiotic that he took could cause arrhythmia that is the racing in his heart so he really need to see his doctor to eliminate the possibility of drug side effect and same time he will get proper medicine for his anxiety and stress please advise him to do so thank you and good luck. Read more...

Off and on running nose sneezing sore and dry throat no white bumps what could I have? Sore throat? Strep throat? Virus? Anything serious?

How long? Assuming that you have had these symptoms intermittently for months or years, allergic rhinitis is likely the cause. The dry throat may be from irritation from the post-nasal drips and/or mouth-breathing. Try a nasal steroid. If not helpful , see allergist. Read more...