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Joint swelling, fatigue, and strep? How often does strep cause joint swelling or joint aches?
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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
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In brief: Not often if treared
Strep infection may lead to other inflammatory illnesses, including: scarlet fever, an illness characterized by a rash inflammation of the kidney (poststreptococcal glomerulonephritis) rheumatic fever, a serious condition that can affect the heart, joints, nervous system and skin the risk of developing severe complications from strep throat is low in the United States.

In brief: Not often if treared
Strep infection may lead to other inflammatory illnesses, including: scarlet fever, an illness characterized by a rash inflammation of the kidney (poststreptococcal glomerulonephritis) rheumatic fever, a serious condition that can affect the heart, joints, nervous system and skin the risk of developing severe complications from strep throat is low in the United States.
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