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Are streptococcal infections dangerous to children?

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Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics
3 doctors agree

In brief: Absolutely

Untreated streptococcal infection can cause permanent heart damage, kidney problems , arthritis, skin infections and more.
That is why you should see your doctor if your child has a sore throat to determine if you need antibiotics to prevent these complications.

In brief: Absolutely

Untreated streptococcal infection can cause permanent heart damage, kidney problems , arthritis, skin infections and more.
That is why you should see your doctor if your child has a sore throat to determine if you need antibiotics to prevent these complications.
Dr. Mark Diamond
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Dr. Noah Federman
Pediatrics - Hematology & Oncology

In brief: Yes if untreated

If untreated strep infections can result in rheumatic fever or more seriously in toxic shock.

In brief: Yes if untreated

If untreated strep infections can result in rheumatic fever or more seriously in toxic shock.
Dr. Noah Federman
Dr. Noah Federman
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