Sore Throat (cont.)
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Sore Throat Prognosis
Only in very rare cases are sore throats due to serious conditions. Although rare, complications of strep throat such as rheumatic fever, poststreptococcal glomerulonephritis, and epiglottitis can cause serious illness or death.
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Sore Throat (Pharyngitis) - Length Symptoms Lasted
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Sore Throat - Treatment
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