Hoarse Voice And Red (Strawberry) Tongue

Reviewed on 11/28/2022

A reddened or strawberry tongue is a characteristic sign of scarlet fever, which can occur following a strep throat infection. A horse voice can accompany strep throat or other types of infections of the mouth and upper respiratory tract. If you have signs of an infection that are not improving, visit your doctor so that you can receive an accurate diagnosis and appropriate treatment.

While the list below can be considered as a guide to educate yourself about these conditions, this is not a substitute for a diagnosis from a health care provider. There are many other medical conditions that also can be associated with your symptoms and signs. Here are a number of those from MedicineNet:

At MedicineNet, we believe it is important to take charge of your health through measures such as a living healthy lifestyle, practicing preventative medicine, following a nutrition plan, and getting regular exercise. Understanding your symptoms and signs and educating yourself about health conditions are also a part of living your healthiest life. The links above will provide you with more detailed information on these medical conditions to help you inform yourself about the causes and available treatments for these conditions.

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