Strep Throat for Parents
Strep throat is a common cause of sore throat in kids and teens. It usually requires treatment with antibiotics, but improves in a few days.
Strep Throat for Teens
Strep throat is a common infection that usually needs to be treated with antibiotics. Find out how to recognize the signs of strep throat and what to expect if you have it.
Strep Throat for Kids
Strep throat gives you a sore throat and makes it hard to swallow. Find out more in this article for kids.
Strep Test: Rapid for Parents
A rapid strep test is done to help quickly determine whether a sore throat is caused by a strep infection vs. other germs (usually viruses) that don't require antibiotic treatment.
Strep Test: Throat Culture for Parents
Is your child having a strep test or a throat culture? Find out how these swab tests are performed.
Word! Strep Throat for Kids
Strep throat is an infection caused by bacteria.
Word! Strep Screen for Kids
If you've ever gone to the doctor with a really sore throat, you may have had a strep screen.
Scarlet Fever for Parents
Scarlet fever is an illness caused by a strep infection. It causes a red, bumpy rash that spreads over most of the body, and is treated with antibiotics.
Getting a Strep Test (Video) for Kids
The test for strep throat doesn't hurt, but it might make you gag a little. Watch how it's done in this video for kids.
Strep Test (Video) for Teens
This video shows what it's like to get a strep test.