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What do scientists call strep throat?

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Dr. Jon Fishburn
Ophthalmology

In brief: Strep throat

Streptococcal pharyngitis caused by group a streptococcal bacteria.

In brief: Strep throat

Streptococcal pharyngitis caused by group a streptococcal bacteria.
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Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics

In brief: Infection

A strep throat is a bacterial infection caused by streptococcus generally focused in the throat.
It requires antibiotics to cure more quickly, but primarily to prevent serious complications such as rheumatic heart disease.

In brief: Infection

A strep throat is a bacterial infection caused by streptococcus generally focused in the throat.
It requires antibiotics to cure more quickly, but primarily to prevent serious complications such as rheumatic heart disease.
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