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  • 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 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.

  • 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.

  • Tonsillitis for Parents


    Tonsillitis is an infection that makes tonsils swollen and red. It can cause a sore throat, fever, swollen glands, and trouble swallowing.

  • 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 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 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 Test: Throat Culture for Parents


    Is your child having a strep test or a throat culture? Find out how these swab tests are performed.

  • Tonsillitis for Kids


    If your tonsils get infected, it can make your throat feel very sore. Find out more in this article for kids.

  • Medical Tests & Exams - Nemours KidsHealth for Parents


    Does your child need a diagnostic test? Find out what to expect.