Doctors for Strep Throat in Siddharameshwar Nagar, Hubli-Dharwad
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Strep throat is a contagious disease caused by infection with streptococcal bacteria, which causes inflammation and swelling of the mucous membranes lining the back of the throat and the tonsils. It is a common cause of sore throat in school-aged children and teens, and its prompt diagnosis and treatment is important to prevent any potential complications. The common symptoms of strep throat include:
• a sudden fever, especially if it’s 101˚F or higher
• a sore, red throat with white patches
• a headache
• a loss of appetite
• swollen lymph nodes in the neck
• trouble swallowing
HOW IS STREP THROAT DIAGNOSED?
An Ear-Nose-Throat Specialist diagnoses Strep Throat by checking the throat and performing a rapid strep test to determine the cause of Strep Throat.
HOW IS STREP THROAT TREATED?
Sore throat is treated with remedies at home along with cough suppressants to relieve coughing and soothe the throat. One can also do gargle with salt and turmeric infused warm water. Drinking warm ginger and honey tea twice a day is suggested along with rest, warm fluids and lots of hydration the problem goes away in a couple of days. Cough lozenge and vitamin C juice helps to.