Bacterial Throat Infection Overview
Another name for Bacterial Throat Infection is Bacterial Pharyngitis.
What is bacterial pharyngitis?
A person with bacterial pharyngitis has inflammation of the throat, due to a bacterial infection. Bacterial pharyngitis is very common, usually caused by the Group A Streptococcus bacteria.
What are the symptoms of bacterial pharyngitis?
Common symptoms of bacterial pharyngitis include sore throat, difficulty swallowing, swollen glands (neck), and fever. Infection may cause enlargement and inflammation of the tonsils or a red and irritated throat
How does the doctor treat bacterial pharyngitis?
Treatment for bacterial pharyngitis includes fever control, hydration, and antibiotics.
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