- Nothing to fear about test for strep
- Q.My brother has strep throat. So does my sister and my dad.
- Ask a Doctor: How are strep throat and a sore throat different?
- A: A sore throat is a viral infection; strep throat is caused by bacteria. Sore throats usually get better without treatment, but throat infections like strep throat need to be treated with antibiotics.
- Cases of strep throat see sharp increase in Haines
- Local healthcare providers in Haines are recommending that anyone with a sore throat go to the clinic. The reason: local cases of strep throat are at an all-time high. The bacterial infection, if left untreated, can cause serious complications.
- Ask a Pediatrician: Why can't we shake strep throat?
- Scarlet fever consists of the usual strep throat symptoms accompanied by a fine, rough, raised rash. The majority of sore throats are caused by viruses, but strep is the most frequent bacterial cause.
- Uptick in strep cases in Yukon, says health official
- It's the time of year when many people are sick with a cold or flu, but there's something else going around the Yukon at the moment. Territorial health officials are warning about an outbreak of strep throat.
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