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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 »
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 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 »
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 »
An Alternate Explanation For Strep Throat & Rheumatic Fever by Dr. Steven P. Medical Doctor Posted Fri 03 Jun 2011 4:46am KevinMD had a guest blogger who questioned the value of needing to treat one million strep throat infections with antibiotics to save one patient from rheumatic fever and heart disease. Typically, we only need to treat a particular strain of strep called Group A beta-hemolytic Strep (GABHS), which produces a particular type of toxin and antige ... 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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »