Strep Throat Directory

Strep Throat Directory Strep throat is a common and contagious infection caused by Group A streptococcus bacteria. Strep throat may affect anyone, but it is especially common among children. Follow the links below to find WebMD’s comprehensive coverage about how strep throat develops, what it looks like, complications, how to treat it, and much more. […]

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Understanding Sore Throat: Treatment

Understanding Sore Throat: Treatment Most sore throats are caused by viruses. That means antibiotics, drugs used to treat bacterial infections, won’t help your child get better any faster.   There’s one exception: strep throat. Bacteria does cause that condition, so antibiotics will help. If you think your child may have strep, you should see a […]

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