Strep throatSStrep throatStrep throatEnglishInfectious DiseasesPreschooler (2-4 years);School age child (5-8 years);Pre-teen (9-12 years)Mouth;Trachea;EsophagusMouth;Esophagus;TracheaConditions and diseasesCaregivers Adult (19+)Fever;Sore throat2014-08-14T04:00:00ZShawna Silver, MD, FRCPC, FAAP, PEng7.0000000000000066.0000000000000892.000000000000Health (A-Z) - ConditionsHealth A-Z<p>Strep throat is a throat infection caused by a type of bacteria called streptococci. Learn how you can take care of your child.</p><br><h2>What is strep throat?</h2><p>Strep throat is a throat infection caused by a type of bacteria called streptococcus. </p><p>Strep throat is more common in children four to eight years old and is rare in children younger than two years of age. </p><p>The most common cause of strep throat is Group A beta-haemolytic streptococcus (GABS). This bacteria can also cause complications in other parts of the body.​</p><h2>Key points</h2> <ul> <li>The main symptoms of strep throat are fever and sore throat.</li> <li>If you suspect that your child might have strep throat, see a doctor for a throat swab.</li> <li>Make sure your child finishes any antibiotics they are prescribed to prevent relapse and complications.</li> <li>Use soft foods, cold drinks and pain medications, if needed, to reduce any pain.</li> <li>Make sure that any other family members or close contacts with similar symptoms see their health-care provider.</li> </ul><h2>Signs and symptoms of strep throat</h2> <p>The symptoms for strep throat are similar to symptoms for a sore throat caused by a virus or other illnesses. The most common symptoms are:</p> <ul> <li><a href="/Article?contentid=30&language=English" style="line-height:18px;background-color:initial;">fever</a></li> <li><a href="https://akhpub.aboutkidshealth.ca/article?contentid=748&language=English">sore throat</a></li> <li>loss of interest in eating or drinking because of pain</li> <li>difficulty swallowing</li> <li><a href="https://akhpub.aboutkidshealth.ca/article?contentid=748&language=English">enlarged red tonsils</a>, sometimes covered with white-yellow coating.</li> </ul> <p>Some children may have other symptoms such as <a href="/Article?contentid=29&language=English">headache</a>, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain and muscle pain.<br></p><h2>How is strep throat diagnosed?</h2> <p>To find out the cause of your child's sore throat, the doctor will take a throat swab. This involves wiping a thin cotton bud along the side and back of your child's throat. The swab is then sent to a lab to be tested for GABS bacteria. Your doctor will normally receive the results within a day or two.</p> <p>Some clinics may use a rapid test (which gives results within minutes) to identify strep. Rapid tests are only useful if they show that your child has the streptococcus bacteria (known as a positive result). A negative rapid test result does not always mean that your child does not have strep throat. The result should always be checked by taking a throat swab.</p> <p>A throat swab is very important for diagnosis as strep throat looks similar to <a href="/Article?contentid=748&language=English">viral pharyngitis</a>, which cannot be treated with antibiotics.</p> <h2>How is strep throat treated?</h2> <p>If the throat swab is positive for GABS, the doctor will prescribe oral antibiotics (antibiotics to be taken by mouth) for your child. Strep throat can sometimes get better without medication, but a GABS infection can cause complications if it is not treated.</p> <h2>Complications of strep throat</h2> <h3>Throat abscess</h3> <p>A throat abscess (a collection of pus in the throat tissues) can develop from strep throat. The symptoms include high fever, muffled voice, difficulty opening the mouth, increased salivation and drooling and neck swelling. See a doctor if these symptoms occur.</p> <h3>Rheumatic fever</h3> <p>Although rare, rheumatic fever can also develop as a complication of strep throat. The condition can involve the skin, joints, heart and brain. Treating the strep throat with antibiotics almost always prevents rheumatic fever.</p> <h3>Other complications</h3> <p> These can include joint inflammation (arthritis) and kidney inflammation. GABS is also the bacteria responsible for <a href="/Article?contentid=751&language=English">scarlet fever</a>.</p> <h2>When to get medical attention</h2> <p>Call your child's regular doctor if:</p> <ul> <li>the fever does not go away within three days of starting antibiotics</li> <li>your child develops a fever, a rash, joint swelling, blood in the urine or shortness of breath</li> </ul> <p>Go to the nearest Emergency Department or call 911 if your child:</p> <ul> <li>is unable to drink or eat and is becoming dehydrated</li> <li>has trouble breathing</li> </ul>
Angine streptococciqueAAngine streptococciqueStrep throatFrenchInfectious DiseasesPreschooler (2-4 years);School age child (5-8 years);Pre-teen (9-12 years)Mouth;Trachea;EsophagusMouth;Esophagus;TracheaConditions and diseasesCaregivers Adult (19+)Fever;Sore throat2014-08-14T04:00:00ZShawna Silver, MD, FRCPC, FAAP, PEng7.0000000000000066.0000000000000892.000000000000Health (A-Z) - ConditionsHealth A-Z<p>L’angine streptococcique est une infection de la gorge causée par la bactérie streptocoque. Renseignez-vous sur la façon de prendre soin de votre enfant.<br></p><h2>En quoi consiste l'angine streptococcique?</h2><p>L’angine streptococcique est une infection de la gorge causée par une forme de bactérie appelée streptocoque. </p><p>L’angine streptococcique est plus courante chez les enfants de quatre à huit ans, et elle est rare chez les enfants de moins de deux ans. </p><p>Le streptocoque bêta-hémolytique du groupe A (SBGA) constitue la principale bactérie à l’origine de cette infection. Cette bactérie peut aussi entraîner des complications dans d’autres parties de l’organisme.<br></p><h2>À retenir</h2> <ul> <li>La fièvre et le mal de gorge constituent les principaux symptômes de l’angine streptococcique.</li> <li>Si vous soupçonnez que votre enfant souffre d'une angine streptococcique, amenez-le chez le médecin pour un prélèvement de gorge.​</li> <li>Il est très important de donner tous les antibiotiques prescrits à votre enfant afin de prévenir une récidive et des complications.</li> <li>Servez des aliments mous et des boissons froides à votre enfant et, au besoin, donnez-lui des analgésiques pour soulager la douleur.</li> <li>Assurez-vous que tous les autres membres de la famille ainsi que les autres personnes que votre enfant fréquente consultent leur médecin s’ils présentent des symptômes de l’infection.</li> </ul><h2> Signes et symptômes de l’angine streptococcique<br></h2><p>Les symptômes de l’angine streptococcique sont semblables à ceux d’un mal de gorge causé par un virus ou d’autres maladies. Voici les symptômes les plus courants :</p><ul><li> <a href="https://akhpub.aboutkidshealth.ca/Article?contentid=30&language=French">fièvre</a>,</li><li>mal de gorge,</li><li>ne pas vouloir boire ou manger à cause de la douleur,</li><li>difficulté à avaler,</li><li>amygdales rouges et enflées, parfois couvertes d’une substance jaune-blanc.</li></ul><p>Certains enfants peuvent présenter d’autres symptômes comme un <a href="https://akhpub.aboutkidshealth.ca/Article?contentid=29&language=French">mal de tête</a>, la nausée, des vomissements et des douleurs abdominales et musculaires. </p><h2>Comment l’angine streptococcique est-elle diagnostiquée? </h2> <p>Pour déterminer la cause du mal de gorge de votre enfant, le médecin effectuera un prélèvement des sécrétions de sa gorge en frottant un écouvillon (bâtonnet ouaté long et mince) le long des parois latérales et à l’arrière de celle-ci. L’écouvillon sera ensuite acheminé au laboratoire où un test sera réalisé afin de savoir si l’infection est due au SBGA. Votre médecin obtiendra​ les résultats au bout d’une journée ou deu​x. </p> <p>Certaines cliniques médicales peuvent avoir recours à un test de dépistage rapide (dont on obtient les résultats en quelques minutes) pour déterminer si une personne est atteinte d’angine streptococcique. Cette technique n’est utile que s’il révèle la présence de la bactérie streptocoque (ce qui s’appelle un résultat positif), car un résultat négatif n’exclut pas le diagnostic d’angine à streptocoque. Un prélèvement de la gorge devrait toujours être effectué pour vérifier le résultat.</p> <p>Un prélèvement de la gorge est très important au diagnostic de l’angine streptococcique, car ses symptômes sont similaires à ceux de la <a href="/Article?contentid=748&language=French">pharyngite virale</a>, qui ne peut pas être traitée au moyen d’antibiotiques.</p><h2>Comment l’angine streptococcique est-elle traitée? </h2> <p>Si le prélèvement de gorge est positif, c’est-à-dire qu’il confirme la présence du SBGA, le médecin prescrira des antibiotiques oraux (pris par la bouche) à votre enfant. Même si l’angine streptococcique peut disparaître seule, l’infection au SBGA non traitée peut entraîner des complications. </p> <h2>Complications de l’angine streptococcique </h2> <h3>Abcès de la gorge</h3> <p>Une des complications de l’angine streptococcique consiste en la formation d'un abcès dans la gorge (accumulation de pus dans les tissus de la gorge). Les symptômes habituels d’un abcès sont une forte fièvre, une voix caverneuse, des difficultés à ouvrir la bouche, la production accrue de salive et de bave et l’enflure du cou. Si vous observez ces symptômes, consultez un médecin. </p> <h3>Fièvre rhumatismale </h3> <p>Une autre complication de l’angine streptococcique qui est toutefois rare est la fièvre rhumatismale. Celle-ci est une maladie pouvant toucher la peau, les articulations, le cœur et le cerveau. Le traitement de l’angine streptococcique au moyen d’antibiotiques prévient presque toujours cette maladie.</p> <h3>Autres complications </h3> <p>L’inflammation des articulations (arthrite) ou des reins sont d’autres complications possibles. La bactérie SBGA est aussi responsable de la <a href="/Article?contentid=751&language=French">scarlatine</a>.</p> <h2>Quand consulter un médecin </h2> <p>Communiquez avec le médecin habituel de votre enfant si : </p> <ul> <li>la fièvre ne disparaît pas dans les trois jours suivant le début de la prise des antibiotiques,</li> <li>vous observez chez lui des symptômes parmi les suivants : fièvre, éruption cutanée, enflure des articulations, présence de sang dans l’urine ou essoufflement.</li> </ul> <p>Amenez votre enfant au service des urgences le plus près ou composez le 911 :</p> <ul> <li>s’il est incapable de boire ou de manger, et s’il est en train de se déshydrater,</li> <li>s’il a de la difficulté à respirer.</li> </ul>
عقدية الحلقععقدية الحلقStrep throatArabicInfectious DiseasesPreschooler (2-4 years);School age child (5-8 years);Pre-teen (9-12 years)Mouth;Trachea;EsophagusMouth;Esophagus;TracheaConditions and diseasesCaregivers Adult (19+)Fever;Sore throat2009-10-16T04:00:00ZEhud Rosenbloom, MD;Janine A. Flanagan,HBArtsSc,MD, FRCPC8.0000000000000066.0000000000000892.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>عقدية الحلق هي حلق ملتهب (احمر ومنتفخ) ناجم عن عدوى بكتيرية تسمى العقدي. تعلّم كيف يمكنك رعاية طفلك.</p>
链球菌感染链球菌感染Strep throatChineseSimplifiedInfectious DiseasesPreschooler (2-4 years);School age child (5-8 years);Pre-teen (9-12 years)Mouth;Trachea;EsophagusMouth;Esophagus;TracheaConditions and diseasesCaregivers Adult (19+)Fever;Sore throat1990-01-01T05:00:00ZEhud Rosenbloom, MD Janine A. Flanagan,HBArtsSc,MD, FRCPC 66.00000000000008.00000000000000906.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>链球菌感染是由于链球菌感染引起的喉咙发炎(红肿)。了解如何照顾孩子。</p>
鏈球菌感染鏈球菌感染Strep ThroatChineseTraditionalInfectious DiseasesPreschooler (2-4 years);School age child (5-8 years);Pre-teen (9-12 years)Mouth;Trachea;EsophagusMouth;Esophagus;TracheaConditions and diseasesCaregivers Adult (19+)Fever;Sore throat1990-01-01T05:00:00ZEhud Rosenbloom, MD Janine A. Flanagan,HBArtsSc,MD, FRCPC 66.00000000000008.00000000000000906.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>介紹兒童鏈球菌感染症狀和發病原因,以及鏈球菌感染治療方法。</p>
Angina estreptocócicaAAngina estreptocócicaStrep ThroatPortugueseNAChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)NANANAAdult (19+)NA2009-10-16T04:00:00ZEhud Rosenbloom, MD Janine A. Flanagan,HBArtsSc,MD, FRCPC66.00000000000008.00000000000000892.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>A angina estreptocócica, uma inflamação da garganta (vermelha e inchada), é causada pela infecção de uma bactéria chamada estreptococo. Saiba como tratar do seu filho.</p>
ਸਟ੍ਰੈੱਪ ਥਰੋਟ (ਠੋਡੀ ਤੋਂ ਥੱਲੇ, ਗਰਦਨ ਦੇ ਸਾਮ੍ਹਣੇ ਹਿੱਸੇ ਵਿੱਚ ਪੇਟ ਅਤੇ ਫੇਫੜਿਆਂ ਨੂੰ ਜਾਣ ਵਾਲੇ ਰਸਤੇ ਦੀ ਲਾਗ)ਸਟ੍ਰੈੱਪ ਥਰੋਟ (ਠੋਡੀ ਤੋਂ ਥੱਲੇ, ਗਰਦਨ ਦੇ ਸਾਮ੍ਹਣੇ ਹਿੱਸੇ ਵਿੱਚ ਪੇਟ ਅਤੇ ਫੇਫੜਿਆਂ ਨੂੰ ਜਾਣ ਵਾਲੇ ਰਸਤੇ ਦੀ ਲਾਗ)Strep ThroatPunjabiNAChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)NANANAAdult (19+)NA2010-11-01T04:00:00ZEhud Rosenbloom, MDJanine A. Flanagan,HBArtsSc,MD, FRCPC66.00000000000008.00000000000000906.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>ਸਟ੍ਰੈੱਪ ਥਰੋਟ ਸਟ੍ਰੈਪਟੋਕਾਕੀ ਨਾਂ ਦੇ ਜਰਾਸੀਮ ਕਾਰਨ ਸੋਜ਼ਸ਼ (ਲਾਲ ਤੇ ਸੋਜ) ਵਾਲੇ ਗਲ਼ੇ ਨੂੰ ਕਿਹਾ ਜਾਂਦਾ ਹੈ। ਆਪਣੇ ਬੱਚੇ ਦੀ ਸੰਭਾਲ ਕਿਵੇਂ ਕਰਨੀ ਹੈ ਬਾਰੇ ਸਿਖਿਆ ਹਾਸਲ ਕਰੋ।</p>
Faringitis estreptocócicaFFaringitis estreptocócicaStrep ThroatSpanishNAChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)NANANAAdult (19+)NA2010-09-17T04:00:00ZEhud Rosenbloom, MD Janine A. Flanagan,HBArtsSc,MD, FRCPC66.00000000000008.00000000000000906.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>La faringitis estreptocócica es una infección de garganta causada por una bacteria. Obtenga información sobre el tratamiento de la faringitis en niños.</p>
தொண்டை வீக்க நோய்தொண்டை வீக்க நோய்Strep throatTamilNAChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)NANANAAdult (19+)NA2009-10-16T04:00:00ZEhud Rosenbloom, MD Janine A. Flanagan,HBArtsSc,MD, FRCPC 66.00000000000008.00000000000000906.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>பிள்ளைகள் தொண்டை வீக்க நோய் என்பது ஸ்ட்ரெப்டொகோக்கிஸ் எனப்படும் பக்டீரியாவால் தொண்டை வீங்குதல் (சிகப்பு அல்லது வீக்கம்). உங்கள் பிள்ளையை எவ்வாறு காப்பது என்பதை தெரிந்து கொள்ளுங்கள்.</p><h2>தொண்டை வீக்க நோய் <em>(ஸ்றெப் துரோட்)</em> என்பது என்ன?</h2><p>தொண்டை வீக்க நோய் என்பது, பக்டீரியா, அல்லது ஸ்றெப்டொகோக்கஸ் என்றழைக்கப்படும் கிருமிகளால் உண்டாகுகின்றது. இதனுடைய முக்கிய அறிகுறிகள் காய்ச்சல் மற்றும் தொண்டை எரிச்சல் ஆகும். தொண்டை வீக்க நோய், 4 முதல் 8 வயது பிள்ளைகளில் மிகவும் சாதாரணமாகவும், 2 வயதுக்குட்பட்ட பிள்ளைகளில் அபூர்வமாகவும் ஏற்படும். பிரிவு A பீட்டா- ஹீமொலைட்டிக் ஸ்றெப்டோகோக்கஸ் (GABS) இனாலுண்டாகும் ஒரு வகை தொண்டை வீக்க நோய் உடலின் மற்றப் பாகங்களிலும் சிக்கலை உண்டாக்கலாம். மற்ற வகை தொண்டை வீக்க நோய்கள் இந்தச் சிக்கல்களை உண்டாக்காது.</p>
اسٹریپ تھروٹ گلے کی ایک بیماری کا نام ہےااسٹریپ تھروٹ گلے کی ایک بیماری کا نام ہےStrep ThroatUrduNAChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)NANANAAdult (19+)NA2009-10-16T04:00:00ZEhud Rosenbloom, MDJanine A. Flanagan,HBArtsSc,MD, FRCPC66.00000000000008.00000000000000892.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>گلے کی خرابی کی بژی وجہ اس کا سرخ ھو کر سوجنا ھےجو کہ ایسے بیکٹیریا کی انفیکشن کی وجہ سے ھوتا ھے جو سٹریپٹوکوسی کہلاتا ھے۔ اس بات کی جانکاری حاصل کریں کہ ایسی صورت میں بچے کی دیکھ بھال کیسے کی جائے۔</p>

 

 

Strep throat11.0000000000000Strep throatStrep throatSEnglishInfectious DiseasesPreschooler (2-4 years);School age child (5-8 years);Pre-teen (9-12 years)Mouth;Trachea;EsophagusMouth;Esophagus;TracheaConditions and diseasesCaregivers Adult (19+)Fever;Sore throat2014-08-14T04:00:00ZShawna Silver, MD, FRCPC, FAAP, PEng7.0000000000000066.0000000000000892.000000000000Health (A-Z) - ConditionsHealth A-Z<p>Strep throat is a throat infection caused by a type of bacteria called streptococci. Learn how you can take care of your child.</p><br><h2>What is strep throat?</h2><p>Strep throat is a throat infection caused by a type of bacteria called streptococcus. </p><p>Strep throat is more common in children four to eight years old and is rare in children younger than two years of age. </p><p>The most common cause of strep throat is Group A beta-haemolytic streptococcus (GABS). This bacteria can also cause complications in other parts of the body.​</p><h2>Key points</h2> <ul> <li>The main symptoms of strep throat are fever and sore throat.</li> <li>If you suspect that your child might have strep throat, see a doctor for a throat swab.</li> <li>Make sure your child finishes any antibiotics they are prescribed to prevent relapse and complications.</li> <li>Use soft foods, cold drinks and pain medications, if needed, to reduce any pain.</li> <li>Make sure that any other family members or close contacts with similar symptoms see their health-care provider.</li> </ul><h2>Signs and symptoms of strep throat</h2> <p>The symptoms for strep throat are similar to symptoms for a sore throat caused by a virus or other illnesses. The most common symptoms are:</p> <ul> <li><a href="/Article?contentid=30&language=English" style="line-height:18px;background-color:initial;">fever</a></li> <li><a href="https://akhpub.aboutkidshealth.ca/article?contentid=748&language=English">sore throat</a></li> <li>loss of interest in eating or drinking because of pain</li> <li>difficulty swallowing</li> <li><a href="https://akhpub.aboutkidshealth.ca/article?contentid=748&language=English">enlarged red tonsils</a>, sometimes covered with white-yellow coating.</li> </ul> <p>Some children may have other symptoms such as <a href="/Article?contentid=29&language=English">headache</a>, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain and muscle pain.<br></p><h2>Reduce the spread of the infection</h2> <p>Strep throat can spread easily to family members and your child's classmates. Any child or adult who lives in your home and has the same symptoms in the five days after your child is diagnosed should have a throat swab.</p> <p>Your child's infection is no longer contagious after your child has been on antibiotics for 24 hours. This means that your child can return to school after one day if they are feeling better.</p> <h3>Other tips to prevent the spread of infection</h3> <ul> <li><a href="/Article?contentid=1981&language=English">Wash hands</a> with warm soapy water or alcohol-based hand rub often.</li> <li>Do not let your child share drinking glasses or eating utensils with friends or classmates.</li> <li>Be sure to wash your child's glasses and utensils in hot soapy water or a dishwasher.</li> <li>Have your child sneeze into their elbow or cover their mouth and nose when coughing.</li> <li>Avoid kissing and having close facial contact with your child until they are better.</li> </ul> <h2>How is strep throat diagnosed?</h2> <p>To find out the cause of your child's sore throat, the doctor will take a throat swab. This involves wiping a thin cotton bud along the side and back of your child's throat. The swab is then sent to a lab to be tested for GABS bacteria. Your doctor will normally receive the results within a day or two.</p> <p>Some clinics may use a rapid test (which gives results within minutes) to identify strep. Rapid tests are only useful if they show that your child has the streptococcus bacteria (known as a positive result). A negative rapid test result does not always mean that your child does not have strep throat. The result should always be checked by taking a throat swab.</p> <p>A throat swab is very important for diagnosis as strep throat looks similar to <a href="/Article?contentid=748&language=English">viral pharyngitis</a>, which cannot be treated with antibiotics.</p> <h2>How is strep throat treated?</h2> <p>If the throat swab is positive for GABS, the doctor will prescribe oral antibiotics (antibiotics to be taken by mouth) for your child. Strep throat can sometimes get better without medication, but a GABS infection can cause complications if it is not treated.</p> <h2>Complications of strep throat</h2> <h3>Throat abscess</h3> <p>A throat abscess (a collection of pus in the throat tissues) can develop from strep throat. The symptoms include high fever, muffled voice, difficulty opening the mouth, increased salivation and drooling and neck swelling. See a doctor if these symptoms occur.</p> <h3>Rheumatic fever</h3> <p>Although rare, rheumatic fever can also develop as a complication of strep throat. The condition can involve the skin, joints, heart and brain. Treating the strep throat with antibiotics almost always prevents rheumatic fever.</p> <h3>Other complications</h3> <p> These can include joint inflammation (arthritis) and kidney inflammation. GABS is also the bacteria responsible for <a href="/Article?contentid=751&language=English">scarlet fever</a>.</p> <h2>Taking care of your child at home</h2> <h3>Manage the fever and pain</h3> <p><a href="/Article?contentid=62&language=English">Acetaminophen</a> or <a href="/Article?contentid=153&language=English">ibuprofen</a> can be used to treat fever or pain. <a href="/Article?contentid=77&language=English">ASA (acetylsalicylic acid)</a> should not be given to children.</p> <h3>Complete the antibiotics</h3> <p>The fever and the throat pain usually improve about three days after your child starts taking antibiotics. However, even if your child seems to be better, it is very important to complete the entire course of antibiotics. This will make sure the infection does not return and will also prevent complications and antibiotic resistance.</p> <h3>Offer your child soft foods and a liquid diet</h3> <p>Eating and drinking may be painful for a child with strep throat. Here are some tips to make it easier for them.</p> <ul> <li>If your child is having trouble swallowing, give soft foods that are easy to swallow, such as soups, ice cream, pudding or yogurt.</li> <li>Give plenty of liquids. Sipping with a straw or sippy cup may help.</li> <li>If your child is more than 12 months old, try giving one or two teaspoons (5 to 10 mL) of pasteurized honey to soothe the throat and ease the cough.</li> <li>Let an older child try gargling with warm salt water to soothe their throat.</li> </ul> <p>Ice cubes and lozenges may provide some relief for older children or teens. Do not give them to younger children, however, because they are a choking hazard.</p><h2>When to get medical attention</h2> <p>Call your child's regular doctor if:</p> <ul> <li>the fever does not go away within three days of starting antibiotics</li> <li>your child develops a fever, a rash, joint swelling, blood in the urine or shortness of breath</li> </ul> <p>Go to the nearest Emergency Department or call 911 if your child:</p> <ul> <li>is unable to drink or eat and is becoming dehydrated</li> <li>has trouble breathing</li> </ul> <img alt="" src="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/strep_throat.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/strep_throat.jpgstrepthroatStrep throatFalse

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