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Can strep throat cause diarrhea?

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Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
Family Medicine
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In brief: Strep throat

Strep typical course: sudden illness within hours, fever, sore throat, white spot on tonsils, enlarged tender lymh node, no running nose, more common if < 15 yyears olf (rare after age 45 yr).
Diarrhea is not a common symptoms. You may feel nauseous and vomit

In brief: Strep throat

Strep typical course: sudden illness within hours, fever, sore throat, white spot on tonsils, enlarged tender lymh node, no running nose, more common if < 15 yyears olf (rare after age 45 yr).
Diarrhea is not a common symptoms. You may feel nauseous and vomit
Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
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Dr. Colin Kerr
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Strep throat

In general, the answer is "no.
" the strep germ will commonly cause upset stomach, mild stomach ache, and some nausea, but not diarrhea.

In brief: Strep throat

In general, the answer is "no.
" the strep germ will commonly cause upset stomach, mild stomach ache, and some nausea, but not diarrhea.
Dr. Colin Kerr
Dr. Colin Kerr
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