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Without them, minor infections like strep throat or urinary tract infections could turn deadly.
Identified by a bright red rash that looks and feels like sandpaper, scarlet fever is a highly contagious disease caused by the same bacteria behind strep throat, group A Streptococcus pyogenes.
Hendricks threw 105 pitches in a bullpen session Tuesday after he was scratched from a start in a minor-league game because strep throat.
Samantha took her son to a local emergency room where he was diagnosed with strep throat and the flu.
Although anyone who gets strep throat can get scarlet fever, also known as scarlatina, the disease typically strikes children under the age of 10.
The letter included guidelines for keeping students home in cases of flu, strep throat, fever and stomach virus.
The website-app can gauge the severity of 15 illnesses including the A and B strains of flu, coughs-and-colds, croup, strep throat and pneumonia.
Scarlet fever most often occurs with cases of strep throat, the CDC says, and is easily spread in respiratory droplets.
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Definition of strep throat for English Language Learners
medical : a painful infection of the throat caused by streptococcus bacteria
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