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How can I distinguish between a viral fever caused by cold and a fever caused by strep bacteria?

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Dr. Terence Grogan
Family Medicine
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In brief: You can't

Viral and bacterial infections both cause fevers.
To diagnose a viral verses bacterial infection a history and physical and appropriate studies are required.

In brief: You can't

Viral and bacterial infections both cause fevers.
To diagnose a viral verses bacterial infection a history and physical and appropriate studies are required.
Dr. Terence Grogan
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