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Modern EM: Case 1 and 2 - Strep Throat by Michelle Lin Medical Doctor . Ryan Radecki on his blog EM Literature of Note to stop using macrolides for strep throat based... throat, cough, fever, and post-tussive vomiting for 1 day.  She has posterior pharyngeal erythema...
An Alternate Explanation For Strep Throat & Rheumatic Fever by Dr. Steven P. Medical Doctor of rheumatic fever in the US is 1 per 1 million people with strep throat. On the other hand, one million... that states that strep throat risks are greatly exaggerated. There’s a lot of merit in what Dr. Lundberg...
Strep Throat (Group A Streptococci Infections) by Meredy Registered NurseHealth Maven of the strep throat infection. In infants, strep throat infections - although rare unless infants..., strep throat infections that are either untreated or incompletely treated can lead to rheumatic fever...
Strep Stinking Throat by Stephanie C. Patient Expert The first time I had strep throat I was a freshman in high school. I thought I was going to die...! When I was pregnant with McKinley I tested positive for strep b. Apparently my body just likes strep. Since I'm...
Strep strep and sinuses by Francine R. Patient Expert and drippy nose, I finally took her to the pediatrician yesterday morning. Yup, strep. Quick-test didn't even... in his throat. We took Sam (tired and still stuffy-nosed) to school, ran some errands until the peds office...
Fave Five Ways to Cure a Sore Throat by Beth F. Patient Expert at Googling and when I woke up five days before my big show at my synagogue with a sore throat, I panicked. I could feel my throat start to get a bit scratchy before I went to bed but I tried to ignore it and not freak...
Is That Scratchy Throat Really A Cold? The Case Against Strep Throat (Part 1) by Dr. Steven P. Medical Doctor , and her father snores like a train. She's worried that she has Strep throat.  Her general exam, as expected... in complaining of waking up Sunday morning with a sore and scratchy throat. She thinks she may have caught...
Is That Scratchy Throat Really A Cold? The Case Against Strep Throat (Part 2) by Dr. Steven P. Medical Doctor In my last post I described a typical person that sees me for a few day history of throat pain... that she did have a late dinner with alcohol the night before she woke up with her throat pain. This confirms...
Paucis Verbis card: Strep pharyngitis by Michelle Lin Medical Doctor Have you heard of the Modified Centor Score for strep pharyngitis? Interestingly... to guide testing and treatment. For patients with 4 or 5 points, don't even both testing. Just treat...
Glad you're feeling better.  Since they diagnosed you with a viral infection, I hope that means that your tests came back negative for strep throat (which is a bacterial infection treated w/antibiotics...

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Introduction Streptococcal infections are caused by streptococcus bacteria. T ... » Read on
Symptoms Rheumatic fever often follows a streptococcal throat infection. In a third of streptococcal infe ... » Read on