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Does My Kid Have Strep Throat? 6 Things to Understand

Does My Kid Have Strep Throat? 6 Things to Understand

I have a running joke with a good friend about how many times her children have been tested for strep throat. Many – and they’ve never actually had it! It’s fun to tease, but honestly, I get it. How’s a parent to know when a sore throat is strep throat? And isn’t it scary not to treat strep throat? Here are some of the responses to common questions I often share in my office – and with my best friends:READ MORE