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CDC

Is It Strep Throat? | CDC Features features  CDC  strep  throat  streptococcus  antibiotic  culture  CDC Features  Diseases and Conditions  ear infection  Group A strep  strep throat  rheumatic fever  throat swab  strep test  rapid strep test 

Strep throat is a common type of sore throat in children, but it's not very common in adults. Healthcare professionals can do a quick test to determine if a sore throat is strep throat and decide if antibitoics are needed. Proper treatment can help you feel better faster and prevent spreading it to others!

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Antibiotics Aren't Always the Answer: Chart | CDC Features antibiotics  medication  cold  drugs  sinusitis  sinus infection  antimicrobial resistance  drug resistance  antibiotic resistance  bronchitis  CDC Features  ear infection  sore throat  Antimicrobial  antibiotic use  Get Smart About Antibiotics Week  upper respiratory infection  Get Smart Week  strep throat  chest cold 

Antibiotics do not fight infections caused by viruses like colds, most sore throats and bronchitis, and some ear infections. Unneeded antibiotics may lead to future antibiotic-resistant infections. Symptom relief might be the best treatment option.

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Human Parainfluenza Viruses | Symptoms and HPIV Illnesses | CDC cough  fever  infants  CDC  older adults  pneumonia  respiratory illness  bronchitis  runny nose  ear infection  bronchiolitis  young children  Human Parainfluenza Viruses  croup  parainfluenza viruses  respiratory system  respiratory tract  Human Parainfluena Disease  hpiv  hpivs 

Human parainfluenza viruses (HPIVs) commonly cause upper and lower respiratory illnesses. After infected, takes about 2-7 days before develop symptoms: fever, runny nose, and cough.

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Human Parainfluenza Viruses | Transmission of HPIVs | CDC cough  seasonal  fever  infants  viruses  older adults  transmission  pneumonia  respiratory illness  bronchitis  runny nose  ear infection  bronchiolitis  young children  Human Parainfluenza Viruses  sneezing  croup  parainfluenza viruses  respiratory system  respiratory tract 

Human parainfluenza viruses (HPIVs) usually spread from person to person through air by coughing and sneezing, touching...

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NIDCD

Ear Infections in Children hearing  ear infection  deafness 

An ear infection is an inflammation of the middle ear, usually caused by bacteria, that occurs when fluid builds up behind the eardrum. Anyone can get an ear infection, but children get them more often than adults. Five out of six children will have at least one ear infection by their third birthday. In fact, ear infections are the most common reason parents bring their child to a doctor. The scientific name for an ear infection is otitis media (OM).

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NIDCD

Infecciones del oído en los niños hearing  ear infection  deafness 

La infección del oído es una inflamación del oído medio, generalmente causada por una bacteria, y ocurre cuando se acumula líquido detrás del tímpano. Cualquiera puede tener una infección del oído, pero es más común en los niños. Cinco de cada seis niños tienen por lo menos una infección del oído antes de cumplir los tres años de edad. De hecho, la infección del oído es la razón más común por la cual los padres llevan a sus hijos al médico. El nombre científico de la infección del oído es otitis media (OM).

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