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Can having strep throat cause pain in the chest when breathing ?

15 doctors weighed in
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
13 doctors agree

In brief: Wouldn't think so

Strep throat is a localized issue.
Sometimes various strains are known to trigger abdominal pain and rash, but chest pain is likely due to something else. Sore throats due to a variety of viruses often have multi-system symptoms that may include chest pain.

In brief: Wouldn't think so

Strep throat is a localized issue.
Sometimes various strains are known to trigger abdominal pain and rash, but chest pain is likely due to something else. Sore throats due to a variety of viruses often have multi-system symptoms that may include chest pain.
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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatrics - Pulmonology
4 doctors agree

In brief: Pneumonia

Strep A may cause pneumonia and chest pain.
Pleuritis also may cause chest pain.

I agree that you also may have another infection.

In brief: Pneumonia

Strep A may cause pneumonia and chest pain.
Pleuritis also may cause chest pain.

I agree that you also may have another infection.
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Dr. Robert Kneece
Internal Medicine & Pediatrics
4 doctors agree

In brief: Rare but yes

In the United States rarely happens but inadequate treated Strept throat can lead to Rheumatic fever that can cause chest pain.
Make sure to get seen by a Physician.

In brief: Rare but yes

In the United States rarely happens but inadequate treated Strept throat can lead to Rheumatic fever that can cause chest pain.
Make sure to get seen by a Physician.
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Need to examine

What you think is strep throat may be flu.
The two can be differentiated by an on-the-spot DNA test. If your symptoms have persisted more than a couple of days, it would be prudent to see a doctor.

In brief: Need to examine

What you think is strep throat may be flu.
The two can be differentiated by an on-the-spot DNA test. If your symptoms have persisted more than a couple of days, it would be prudent to see a doctor.
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