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Strep throat is an infection in the throat and the tonsils caused by strep bacteria. It causes a severe sore throat and may cause a fever.
It's treated with antibiotics.
Current as of:
October 9, 2012
Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine & Donald R. Mintz, MD - Otolaryngology
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