Strep Throat Symptoms

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Comment by John P. Cunha, DO, FACOEP

Common symptoms of strep throat

Strep throat is a common bacterial infection. Symptoms of strep throat include severe throat pain, fever, swollen glands in the neck, a bright red throat, and white or yellow patches on the back of the throat. It is usually NOT accompanied by cough or sneezing.

Complications of untreated strep throat

The main complications of untreated strep throat occur when the bacteria spreads. This includes middle ear infection (otitis media), sinus infection (sinusitis), cellulitis, or abscess of the tonsils or pharynx.

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