Acute rheumatic fever

Strep is short for Streptococcus, a type of bacteria. There are several types. Two of them cause most of the strep infections in people: group A and group B.Group A strep causesStrep throat - a sore, red throat. Your tonsils may be swollen and have white spots on them.Scarlet fever - an illness that follows strep throat. It causes a red rash on the body.Impetigo - a skin infectionToxic shock syndromeCellulitis and necrotizing fasciitis (flesh-eating disease)Group B strep can cause blood infections, pneumonia and meningitis in newborns. A screening test during pregnancy can tell if you have it. If you do, intravenous (IV) antibiotics during labor can save your baby's life. Adults can also get group B strep infections, especially if they are 65 or older or already have health problems. Strep B can cause urinary tract infections, blood infections, skin infections and pneumonia in adults.Antibiotics are used to treat strep infections.

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streptococcal infections
rheumatic fever
scarlet fever
strep throat
strep
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HYPERSENSITIVITY AND ASSOCIATED DISORDERS 1) Type I Anaphylaxis Bronchial asthma Allergic rhinitis Allergic sinusitis Food allergies 2) Type II Autoimmune hemolytic anemia Pemphigus vulgaris Goodpasture syndrome Acute rheumatic fever Myas...See More

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Hypersensitivity is the condition where body's immune response is exaggerated and damages the body's tissues


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