Streptococcus

What is Streptococcus?

It is a gram positive bacteria. Common cause of infection - especially throat, skin etc which needs complete course of treatment to avoid late sequel like Rheumatic Heart Disease and Nephritis.

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Sir, my daughter 9 yrs had recurrent tonsilities since 6yrs and once her throat swab culture result was streptococcus group A . in 2008 ASO titre...

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She may be suffering from pharyngitis with rheumatic arthritis with elevated ESR. Use water vapour inhalation and salt water gargling thrice...

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Do any physicians on here know if the streptococcus bacteria found in many fermented dairy foods - yogurt, kefir etc. - is a benign strain of the...

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Brief Answer:
Benign and not a pathogen

Detailed Answer:
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Welcome and thanks for your query.
The streptococcus present in yoghurt and other...

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I have taken a swab test as per the advise from doctor.the result says
Microscopy:- 1-2 pus cells, occasional epithelial cells and gram positive...

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Brief Answer:
Report normal. Does not seem to be a cause for concern.

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Thanks for asking on HealthcareMagic.

You have not mentioned...

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can you please tell me how a 2 mth old baby can become infected with streptococcus intermediush . My now 7 yr old son became infected with...

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Sir, my daughter 9 yrs had recurrent tonsilities since 6yrs and once her throat swab culture result was streptococcus group A . in 2008 ASO titre...

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hi my doctor thinks that i might have streptococcus i had a womb infection about 1yr ago , was treated with antibiotics but it just never went...

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Dear Doctor, Request to confirm the prognosis of acute meningo- encephalitis ( Streptococcus Pneumonia with Human Herpes Virus 6) with nutritional...

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