Strep throat is caused due to a bacterial infection and results in pain and inflammation in the throat. The bacteria A Streptococcus is responsible for causing this infection. Children between the ages of 5 and 15 are more susceptible to this condition; however, strep throat can affect adults as well. It mostly spreads from an infected person to another through sneezing and coughing.
At Medvisit, our team of specialized doctors will have you feeling better with a thorough diagnosis and treatment prescription in the comfort of your home.
Symptoms Of Strep Throat
The most common symptoms associated with strep throat are discussed below, and if you happen to experience any of these, make sure to book an appointment with Medivisit to prevent a painful throat experience.
- A sudden high fever that goes up to 101 degrees or higher
- A red sore throat that has white patches
- Painful headache
- Sudden chills
- Swollen lymph nodes
- Loss of appetite
- Having difficulty swallowing
How Can Medvisit Help?
If you or your child are suffering from a strep throat infection or have similar symptoms, Medvisit can help you feel better with licensed medical care. Our team of highly trained doctors is available on the phone 24/7 to give you the best medical assistance that you require.
Having a high fever, along with chills and swollen lymph nodes, can make a person feel extremely weak. If you need an English speaking doctor or a native, our doctors will guide you on how to make the symptoms get better with the right medical protocol. They are qualified to prescribe your medicines over the phone or videocall. If you feel you need to see a doctor in person, they can visit you at your home. If necessary, the doctor may perform a rapid strep test that can quickly be done in your home, whereas in some cases, the doctor may prescribe a throat culture. The doctor will prescribe you a complete treatment plan or antibiotics if necessary.
Medvisit highly trained medical experts can also prescribe tests over the phone, book you an appointment in the nearest lab for tests, and recommend you to a specialist if your condition requires.
If you feel that you or your child are suffering from or have symptoms similar to a strep throat infection, don’t waste any time and book a telemedicine call with Medvisit.