I had a bacterial throat infection with no sign of abnormalities in wbc, what's this mean?

Not unusual. Lots of people get sore throat without abnormalities in WBC. Unless you have culture confirmation of it being bacterial, if was likely viral.

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My 6 month old baby has had a bacterial throat infection twice in the past 8 weeks what is it caused from plz?

Identify bacteria. We all have bacteria in our mouths and throats. If your infant is actually sick from this, then it is essential that the child have a complete throat culture to identify which bacteria are present and which antibiotics are needed to clear the infection. Throat infections in this age group are a bit unusual, so i would talk to your pediatrician about checking immunoglobulin levels if this persists. Read more...

I had a bacterial throat infection, had a dose of anti biotics and a repeat. 4 days after finishing im getting a sore throat and white tongue. Ideas?

Possible thrush.. White tongue and sore throat might be symptoms and signs of oral thrush which is associated with a yeast(fungal) infection and require other type of antibiotics to be prescribed. Please make an appointment with your doctor so a direct exam can be performed and appropriate treatment prescribed. Read more...

When you have a bacterial throat infection is it possible for your tongue and gums to act up?

Oral candidiasis. Yes it is possible, oral candidiasis could be a possible infection causing all the symptoms you describe. Herpangina an infection caused by the coxsakie group a virus presents with the symptoms you describe and sores on the feet, had and buttocks; herpetic gingivostomatis an infection caused by the herpes symplex virus have some of the symptoms you describe, strep throat also may cause these symp. Read more...

Throat infection (viral not bacterial) doc says, have had it for a week now, no real sings of clearing. I'm a PT, can I train? Or shud I rest?

More Time Needed. Viral throat infections can last over a week. If a throat culture was negative (to confirm the exam), that helps but not 100%; if it wasn't done, maybe one is due. but without a fever and exudate and severe pain it's probably not bacterial. Also if you're dead tired it may be Mono. Don't do things to irritate it: eat bland and or cold; gargle with very dillute salt water (pinch in a glass) Read more...

How to differentiate between a viral throat infection and a bacterial one?

Hard to distinguish. clinically, except to note that most are viral - especially . Read more...

I have joint swelling caused by bacterial throat infection. Is this normal?

No, see your doctor. This is one of those problems where a visit to your doctor is necessary to figure out what's going on. Only after a thorough evaluation, including examination and possibly labs and other tests, can your doctor correctly diagnose you and treat you effectively. Read more...

I have bacterial throat infection, what to do?

Usually. treated with an antibiotic, although this is becoming less common because most throat infections are viral - unless you have been tested and are positive for STREP pharyngitis. Read more...