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Strep Throat
Strep throat is a bacterial infection that causes inflammation and pain in the throat. It's especially common in children. Look out for sudden fever, a red throat with white patches, headache, and chills.
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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Streptococcal_pharyngitis

Streptococcal pharyngitis, also known as strep throat, is an infection of the back of the throat including the tonsils caused by group A streptococcus (GAS).

www.healthline.com/health/strep-throat

Jan 27, 2016 ... Strep throat is a bacterial infection that causes inflammation and pain in the throat . This common condition is caused by group A Streptococcus ...

www.webmd.com/oral-health/tc/strep-throat-topic-overview

Is it strep? Learn about diagnosing strep throat symptoms in children and adults, and how antibiotics are used for treatment.

www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/strep-throat/home/ovc-20165963

Aug 4, 2017 ... Strep throat is a bacterial infection that can make your throat feel sore and scratchy. Strep throat accounts for only a small portion of sore throats ...

kidshealth.org/en/parents/strep-throat.html

Strep throat is a common cause of sore throat in kids and teens. It usually requires treatment with antibiotics, but improves in a few days.

www.emedicinehealth.com/strep_throat/article_em.htm

Feb 12, 2016 ... Read about strep throat, a contagious disease caused by infection with streptococcal bacteria. Strep throat symptoms vary from children to ...

www.medicinenet.com/strep_throat_gas/article.htm

May 31, 2016 ... Strep throat is a contagious bacterial infection of the throat area. Symptoms include fever, sore throat, headache, nausea, and vomiting. Strep ...

www.cdc.gov/features/strepthroat/index.html

Oct 17, 2016 ... Strep throat is a common type of sore throat in children, but it's not very common in adults. Healthcare professionals can do a quick test to ...

familydoctor.org/condition/strep-throat

Strep throat is an infection caused by bacteria. It is called “strep” because the bacteria that causes the infection is called streptococcus.