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Are rheumatic fever, streptococcal pharyngitis, and anaphylactoid reaction related?

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Dr. Michael Ein
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease

In brief: Yes and no

Rheumatic fever is a sequella of a group a streptococcal infection such as pharyngitis.
An anaphylactoid reaction is one that mimics a true anaphalytic reaction but has nothing to do with the other 2 conditions you listed.

In brief: Yes and no

Rheumatic fever is a sequella of a group a streptococcal infection such as pharyngitis.
An anaphylactoid reaction is one that mimics a true anaphalytic reaction but has nothing to do with the other 2 conditions you listed.
Dr. Michael Ein
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Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics

In brief: Yes,Yes and No

Rheumatic fever is a possible consequence of untreated strep throat.
An anaphylactic reaction is a severe allergic response and not related to the other two.

In brief: Yes,Yes and No

Rheumatic fever is a possible consequence of untreated strep throat.
An anaphylactic reaction is a severe allergic response and not related to the other two.
Dr. Mark Diamond
Dr. Mark Diamond
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