Get Sore Throat Treated Without Delay

by Savitha C Muppala on  April 11, 2011 at 6:35 PM General Health News
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In the recent weeks, four cases of severe rheumatic fever have been confirmed in Northland and a guideline has been issued to get sore throats treated without delay.
 Get Sore Throat Treated Without Delay
Get Sore Throat Treated Without Delay

Experts in Northland have said that it could be a sure case of undiagnosed Group A streptococcal throat infection, which in one to three percent of the cases can result in acute rheumatic fever (ARF).

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Doctors recommend it is better to take a throat swab and consume a 10 day course of oral antibiotics as a safety measure against ARF.



Source: Medindia

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