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Everything You Should Know About Strep Throat

Many people will come down with a sore, itchy throat over the course of the year. Often, colds, other viruses, and dry air due to heating systems are to blame for this irritation. Smoke and pollution can also cause your throat to hurt. But strep throat is a sore throat condition that is caused by bacteria. It’s important to determine whether a throat is hurting due to strep or a different irritant in order to be able to treat it properly. How Do You Contract Strep Throat? Strep throat is an infection of the throat and tonsils that is caused continue –>

by Paco Gonzaba
Posted: 01/17/2018

Strep Throat: Signs, Symptoms, and Treatment

  What is strep throat? Streptococcal pharyngitis, better known as strep throat, is an infection of the throat and tonsils. It is caused by group A streptococcus. This bacterial infection usually begins showing symptoms one to three days after initial exposure. Once you have it, strep throat typically lasts seven to ten days.   What are the symptoms? A sore throat is the major symptom of strep throat. However, many illnesses result in a sore throat, so this is not enough to necessarily point the finger at strep throat. A sore throat caused by strep will appear quickly. It is continue –>

by Paco Gonzaba
Posted: 09/18/2017

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