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Has it been really almost two months since I blogged last? I'm so sorry. It was not my intention. Here's the scoop. After I posted my last piece, I came down with a very bad strep throat. I usually get one strep throat every winter, so it's not a big deal. This one was no different. I saw the doctor, got a dose of antibiotics, and just basically slept for a week straight, having the alarm
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Sore Throat: Is it Viral or Something More?

Health : Newswise Medical News (8 months ago)

Many schools are seeing outbreaks of strep throat with some students being infected multiple times--as many as three separate infections in less than two months. How can parents know if their child has strep or just a virus? Read Post

Strep throat home test 'could save thousands of doctor's visits'

Health : Medical News Today (9 months ago)

Researchers have created a home test for strep throat that they say is almost as accurate as laboratory tests and could eliminate the need for doctor's visits for sore throat. This is according to a study published in the journal An... Read Post

What Is Strep Throat? What Is Sore Throat?

Health : Medical News Today (5 years ago)

Strep throat is a sore throat caused by bacteria known as Streptococcus pyogenes, or group A streptococcus. Sore throat is a term for any situation where the throat feels scratchy, tender, and possibly painful. Strep throat is a typ... Read Post


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