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What?

Strep throat is:

Strep throat causes

  • An upper respiratory infection.

Strep throat is horrible like

  • A bacterial infection, more specifically the “group A streptococcus” bacterium or GAS

Fever over 101F

Painful swallowing

Swollen tonsils

Severe sore throat

Red spots near the back of the throat

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Who?

Strep throat is :

  • common in children between the ages of 5 and 15.
  • Caused by person to person contact.

Personal hygiene is important. So as to not spread the bacteria like…

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How?
  • Diagnosis first include
  • Symptoms check
  • Rapid strep test
  • Throat culture
treatment
Treatment
  • Strep throat naturally goes away after 3 to 7 days
  • Antibiotics are prescribed to alleviate symptoms and to contain and stop the spread of the disease

Like zombie cat disease

prognosis
Prognosis
  • It is curable!
  • Unless you get a rare complication with strep throat you won’t die!