are not only a pain. They can be caused by many different factors.
That means it’s sometimes confusing whether that hurt is simply a sore throat caused by a cold or strep throat
. In this infographic
, Cleveland Clinic’s family medicine expert Daniel Allan, MD
, explains how your doctor can spot strep based on a defined set of characteristics.
Do You Have a Sore Throat – Or Is It Strep? Here’s How to Tell
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