Strep Throat complications
Strep Throat

  • Scarlet fever is an infection that may develop after strep throat. It usually affects children between six and 15 years old. It can cause a rash that consists of small red bumps and feels like sandpaper.
  • Rheumatic fever is a possible and potentially serious complication of strep throat. It tends to occur in children between five and 15 years old. Rash is one possible sign of this condition.
  • Glomerulonephritis occurs when blood filtering vessels in the kidneys are damaged. This may contribute to kidney failure, which causes fatigue, insomnia, itchy skin, and other symptoms.
  • A middle ear infection (otitis media) occurs when the area behind the eardrum becomes inflamed and fluid filled as a result of an infection or allergies. The condition is most common in children. It can cause pain, fever, balance loss, and more.
  • Peritonsillar abscess is a common bacterial infection that usually results from untreated strep throat or tonsillitis. Swollen glands in the throat and jaw, as well as a sore throat, can be signs of this condition.
  • The nasal septum is a thin structure, separating the two sides of the nose. If it is not in the middle of the nose, then it is deviated.
  • A sinus infection causes the sinuses and nasal passages to become inflamed. Facial swelling is a common sign of this type of infection.
  • One of the most important structures in your inner ear is the mastoid bone. Although it's called a bone, the mastoid does not have the typical structure associated with bones in the human body. Rather than being solid and rigid like most bones, th...
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