Scarlet 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.

Disease Alternative Name

streptococcal infections
rheumatic fever
strep throat
strep
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Measles - 1st Disease Scarlet Fever - 2nd Disease Rubella (German Measles) - 3rd Disease Duke's Disease - 4th Disease Erythema Infectiosum - 5th Disease Exanthem Subtilum - 6th Disease

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All these diseases begin with exanthems


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