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Strep Throat (Group A Streptococci Infections) by Meredy Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Thu 23 Oct 2008 2:24pm 3 Comments Signs and Symptoms Approximately 15% of children who have a sore throat and fever are infected by Group A streptococci. When Group A streptococci infect the throat, they cause pharyngitis, which is a painful inflammation of the throat (pharynx). Swallowing may become so painful that the child has difficulty eating. A child with strep phary ... Read on »
Recurrent sore throats by Dr. Gabe M. Medical Doctor Posted Wed 01 Oct 2008 8:12pm 2 Comments If you have recurrent throat infections with staph or strep bacteria, check your toothbrush, your nose and your mate. One study showed that beta strep, which causes rheumatic fever, was grown from toothbrushes of 30 percent of children who were infected with that germ. Beta strep can persist in unwashed toothbrushes for 15 days and in washed to ... Read on »
Natural Remedies for Strep Throat Infections by VidyaSury Facebook Posted Wed 16 Oct 2013 5:08am I am pleased to feature a guest post by Corey Walden, a licensed personal trainer dedicated to improving people’s health and quality of life. We’ve all had to battle with strep throat at some point in time or other and know how it feels to make an appointment with our doctor, wait at the clinic […] The post Natural Remedies for Strep Throat ... Read on »
New Strep Throat Guidelines Tackle Antibiotic Resistance by HealthFinder Posted Mon 10 Sep 2012 1:00pm healthnewslink Most sore throats are actually caused by viruses. MONDAY, Sept. 10 (HealthDay News) -- Doct ... Read on »
Maine Health Agency Issues Advisory on Strep Infections Linked to Bath Salts Injections by Lena Butler Posted Fri 14 Dec 2012 3:00am Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention has reported four cases of serious infections associated with injection of bath salts, a synthetic hallucinogenic drug. The Portland Daily Sun reports that all four patients, who have reported a history of injecting bath salts, were hospitalized due to invasive Group A Streptococcal infections. Two ... Read on »
What is strep throat? by kimmie1980ca Posted Fri 21 Sep 2012 3:09pm Strep throat is a bacterial infection in the throat and the tonsils. The throat gets irritated and inflamed, causing a sudden, severe sore throat. What causes strep throat? Strep throat is caused by streptococcal (strep) bacteria. There are many different types of strep bacteria. Some cause more serious illness than others. ... Read on »
Symptoms of Strep Throat by rajesh moganti Posted Thu 09 Dec 2010 6:37am Strep throat is a bacterial infection wherein irritation and inflammation develops in the throat leading to abrupt, intense soreness in the tonsil & throat areas. Though definition-wise step throat arises due to the offender Streptococcus pyogenes bacterial form, there are other intruders like Haemophilus influenzae, stap neisseria which co ... Read on »
Home Remedies for Sore Throat by Niyaprakash Patient Expert Posted Mon 09 Aug 2010 10:07am A sore throat ( also known as pharyngitis or tonsillitis ) is a disease primarily located in throat around the tonsils. Sore throat can be caused by many things. Viruses ( such as those that cause colds and mononucleosis ) can lead to a sore throat. Bacteria ( such as those that cause strep throat ) can also a sore throat, as can smoking, breat ... Read on »
Common Causes Of A Sore Throat Soothing A Sore Throat by Bill .. Posted Thu 14 May 2009 4:39pm A sore throat may have many causes and it is important to find the right sore throat remedy for the particular condition that you have. Common Causes Of A Sore Throat Laryngitis: inflammation of the larynx. This usually results in losing your voice. Tonsillitis: inflammation of the tonsils. Common in children. Mononucleosis or gland ... Read on »
You Don’t Need to Come to the ER at 3am for “Strep Throat” by ERDoc Posted Tue 30 Jun 2009 5:54pm Among the more frustrating ER visits that you will never see on your favorite TV medical drama of choice is that of the 3am visit for possible “Strep Throat”. The sad reality though, is that this is something that we as a medical community have contributed to in a potentially large way. Some people are afraid of Strep because of the supposed ... Read on »