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Can strep be mistaken for oral thrush?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics

In brief: Depends

This depends on who is calling it strep and their level of training/ thoroughness of evaluation.
In today's lingo, lots of folks call any sore throat strep, while only a fraction are. Proper office evaluation includes a throat exam and a quick test (ready in

In brief: Depends

This depends on who is calling it strep and their level of training/ thoroughness of evaluation.
In today's lingo, lots of folks call any sore throat strep, while only a fraction are. Proper office evaluation includes a throat exam and a quick test (ready in
Dr. James Ferguson
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Dr. Louis Gallia
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial

In brief: No

No. Totally different appearance.
See MD for correlation with symptoms.

In brief: No

No. Totally different appearance.
See MD for correlation with symptoms.
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