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Can strep throat infect the cheeks and tongue?

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In brief: No.

The typical symptoms of streptococcal pharyngitis are a sore throat, fever of greater than 38 °c (100 °f), tonsillar exudates (pus on the tonsils), and large cervical lymph nodes.
Normal bacterial flora are more likely on tongue/cheeks.

In brief: No.

The typical symptoms of streptococcal pharyngitis are a sore throat, fever of greater than 38 °c (100 °f), tonsillar exudates (pus on the tonsils), and large cervical lymph nodes.
Normal bacterial flora are more likely on tongue/cheeks.
Dr. Michael H. T. Sia
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