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Can I have strep for the first time at 17 or am i to old? I have all symptoms

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Dr. Steven Seres
Internal Medicine

In brief: Absolutely.

Absolutely. Strep pharangitis isn't discrimanatory when it comes to who to infect.
It is probably rare in the very, very young. But at 17, you're a great candidate to get it. Go see a doctor, get examined, tested and treated. You'll be happy you did.

In brief: Absolutely.

Absolutely. Strep pharangitis isn't discrimanatory when it comes to who to infect.
It is probably rare in the very, very young. But at 17, you're a great candidate to get it. Go see a doctor, get examined, tested and treated. You'll be happy you did.
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