septic sore throat


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septic sore throat

n.
Strep throat.

septic sore throat

Etymology: Gk, septikos, putrid; AS, sar + throte
a severe throat infection, usually caused by a streptococcus strain, resulting in fever and marked exhaustion.

sore throat

Inflammation of the tonsils, pharynx, or larynx.

herpetic sore throat

Herpetic tonsillitis or pharyngotonsillitis.

septic sore throat

Bacterial pharyngitis.

streptococcal sore throat

Pharyngitis caused by group A beta-hemolytic streptococci.
See: scarlet fever

septic sore throat,

n a severe throat infection, usually caused by a
Streptococcus strain, resulting in fever and marked exhaustion.

Patient discussion about septic sore throat

Q. My friend think she has strep in her throat. What should she do. She doesn't want to take antibiotics. Her glands are swollen and she feels kinda out of it. Any more information or links would be greatly appreciated.

A. she should go to a Dr. that will take a look and a swab of the area. if he'll suspect a Strep. he'll give her antibiotics before getting results. it's important to follow antibiotic instructions ("10 days, 3 times a day"..).those infection can progress to other organs like the heart valves (very common) and cause chronic heart failure.

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