Lung and respiratory problems

Strep throat

(Strep pharyngitis)

  • Also known as
  • Strep
  • Streptococcal pharyngitis

About Strep throat

Strep throat is a sore throat caused by a bacteria called Group A Streptococcus. It's most common in children, and it's contagious through the saliva or nasal mucus of someone that has the infection.

Symptoms of Strep throat
  • Fever
  • Chills
  • Sore throat: Red, swollen tonsils that may have white spots of pus
  • Painful swallowing
  • Malaise

All Medications for Strep throat

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