Doctors for Strep Throat in Yattingudda, Hubli-Dharwad
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Strep Throat is a bacterial infection that causes inflammation of the throat. Strep Throat is a common infection caused by streptococcus bacteria that commonly affects children between the age of 5 and 15. Symptoms of Strep Throat are:
• Sudden fever higher than 101°F
• Sore throat with white patches
• Loss of appetite
• Swollen lymph nodes in neck
• Pain while swallowing
HOW IS STREP THROAT DIAGNOSED?
The doctor will examine the throat and check for signs of inflammation. He may also check the neck for swollen lymph nodes and ask about other symptoms. If the doctor suspects strep throat, they may do a rapid strep test in the office. The health care provider swabs the back of the throat with a long cotton swab, collecting a sample. He will then send the sample to the lab to look for signs of bacteria.
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.
DID YOU KNOW?
Strep Throat can affect children and adults of all ages.