Infections

Scarlet fever

About Scarlet fever

Scarlet fever is a condition caused by the same bacteria that causes strep throat, called Group A Streptococcus. Scarlet fever usually occurs in children after they've come down with strep throat.

Symptoms of Scarlet fever
  • Fever
  • Sore throat
  • Rash that starts on the neck and chest and spreads outward to the body
  • Abdominal pain
  • Headache
  • Muscle aches
  • Swollen, red tongue

All Medications for Scarlet fever

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