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My friend told me there was a type of strep throat that causes seizures. Is it true?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics

In brief: That's a new one

Anyone who has a seizure disorder is more likely to have one when sick or febrile.
Strep throat can also cause a variety of symptoms in normal patients.However, I have never heard of a strain that produces seizures in otherwise normal people.

In brief: That's a new one

Anyone who has a seizure disorder is more likely to have one when sick or febrile.
Strep throat can also cause a variety of symptoms in normal patients.However, I have never heard of a strain that produces seizures in otherwise normal people.
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