Health Tip: Warning Signs That You Have Strep Throat
(HealthDay News) -- Strep throat is a nasty infection, dubbed "strep" because it's caused by streptococcus bacteria.
The American Academy of Family Physicians says common symptoms of strep throat include:
Having a fever.
Having swelling and pain in the glands that surround the neck.
Having swelling and redness of the tonsils.
Having visible white patches on the tonsils or in the throat.
Having a headache.
In children, having a rash or pain in the belly, or vomiting.
Date Published: 8/18/2010 12:00:00 AM