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Scarlet fever (also known as scarlatina) is an illness that can happen in kids who also have strep throat or strep skin infections. The strep bacteria make a toxin ...


(Never give aspirin to a child. It can cause Reye's syndrome, a rare but life- threatening disease.) ...


Aug 7, 2012 ... The same bacteria that causes strep throat also causes scarlet fever. Scarlet fever mainly affects children between the ages of 5 and 15 years.


Jan 17, 2017 ... Scarlet fever results from group A strep infection. If your child has a sore throat and rash, their doctor can test for strep. Quick treatment with ...


Feb 22, 2016 ... Scarlet fever, or scarlatina, is a bacterial infection that causes ... Strep throat can strike both children and adults, but only about five to ten ...


Scarlet fever, also called scarlatina, is an infection that causes a blotchy, pink-red rash. It's most common in young children, but can affect people of any age.


Nov 23, 2016 ... Scarlet fever mainly affects children and is characterized by a distinctive pink-red rash. It is less common than it used to be, but there are ...


Scarlet fever is an infection that mostly affects young children. It's easily treated with antibiotics.


Scarlet fever is most common in children aged less than 10 years, with 4-year- olds most likely of all to catch it. 87% of cases in the UK are in children under 10 ...