If you suspect your child has strep throat, and you’re considering trying a home test kit, you may want to reconsider. Yes, these strep home test kits are modestly priced and convenient, but there are risks involved with attempting to test for strep at home. The test checks for group A streptococcal infection in the … Read More
Sometimes, you can take care of a sore throat at home, but it’s also important to know when you or your child needs to see a doctor. Find out what to watch for.
Not all sore throats are equal. While allergies or a runny nose are painful, strep throat is a illness that needs a doctor’s diagnosis and treatment.
Sore throats can be caused by viruses, bacteria, allergies or even drainage from a runny nose. Learn how you can tell a bad cold from strep throat.
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Your throat hurts. That much is clear. But is it an ordinary sore throat or strep throat? Cleveland Clinic’s Daniel Allan, MD, explains how to tell the difference.
If you think you are too old to need a tonsillectomy, think again. Many adults get them, and new research says they are relatively safe.
From 19 Action News, Akron Beacon Journal, WEWS-TV 5 and WOIO-TV 19: A Top Pediatric Hospital Cleveland Clinic Children’s Hospital is recognized as one of the top pediatric hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report in its 2012-13 edition of “Best Children’s Hospitals.” Read more on 19 Action News From National Post: … Read More