How Do You Know If It’s Strep Throat

How Do You Know When It May Be Strep Throat?

Sore throats are common in both children and adults, and are usually accompanied with cold symptoms, or can result from allergies or exposure to dry air. However, strep throat, a much more serious cause of sore throats, is a bacterial infection that needs immediate medical attention.

Below are common symptoms of strep throat. If you experience any of these symptoms along with a sore throat, you should be tested by a medical professional for strep. The healthcare providers at AppleCare Immediate Care clinics can help.

In addition to a sore throat, symptoms of strep throat include:

Infographic: Strep Throat Symptoms