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Health Tip: Is That Sore Throat Strep? by Medline Plus Posted Tue 30 Oct 2012 7:00am Warning signs include severe pain when swallowing Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Page: Streptococcal Infections Read on »
More Than a Third of Kids With Sore Throat Likely Have Strep A by Poh Tin Tan Posted Wed 11 Aug 2010 8:57pm From Reuters Health Information By Robert Saunders NEW YORK (Reuters Health) Aug 09 - A substantial proportion of children with pharyngitis probably have group A streptococcal infection, a new meta-analysis shows. Furthermore, about one in every eight healthy kids is a carrier. Those numbers are drawn from 29 studies with data on the pre ... 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 »
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 Health Remedies for a Bad Throat by Doris C. Complimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Wed 28 Jul 2010 1:38am Last week, I was down with a terrible sore throat that led to a high grade fever. I prayed hard that I won’t need any antibiotics for that so I resorted to some of my favourite natural health remedies for a bad throat. I was using propolis and manuka honey (active 25+) once every other hour throughout the whole week. I’m not sure if that ... 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 »
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 »
Strep throat indicators by Tom Plamondon Posted Wed 04 Nov 2009 10:04pm We have been doing a clinical study of indicators for strep throat. Our initial results show that the 4 symptoms or signs which most typically  indicate strep throat are: sore throat fever swollen tonsils swollen tonsils exudates (white patches on the tonsils) Other factors which do not necessary indicate strep ... Read on »
Natural Cure For Strep Throat by Carolin K. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Fri 03 Jul 2009 1:39pm 2 Comments Strep throat often affects children and teenagers but adults may also get the disease. Its symptoms include redness and swelling of the throat and tonsils, sometimes accompanied by fever. Wikipedia defines strep throat this way: Streptococcal pharyngitis or streptococcal sore throat ( strep throat ) is a form of group A streptococcal inf ... Read on »
Treating Strep Throat by Lucky V. Patient Expert Posted Fri 11 Dec 2009 11:49am Winter is here and so are the health complications. Cold and flu are common problems but strep throat may also be an issue around this time of the year. Strep throat is a bacterial infection of the tissues in the back of the throat and the tonsils or adenoids. The tissues become irritated and inflamed, causing a sudden, severe sore throat. ... Read on »