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  • Answer: You have a red rash.
    Get chills.
    Sore throat.
    Body heats up.
    Patches of yellow may be in the back of them throat.
  • Answer: Steps to prevent scarlet fever include:
    • Get early treatment for strep infections, including strep throat.
    • Do not return to school or work until you have taken your antibiotic at least 24 hours or your provider has given you approval.
    • Avoid contact with people who have untreated strep infections.
    • Do not share cups, utensils, towels, bed linen, or personal items with infected people.
    • Wash your hands often, especially after touching someone who may have an infection.
    • Several vaccines are currently under development.

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  • Answer: yes i know i had it twice just so you know if you get scarlet fever you cant get chicken pox but trust me i hated it, i had to stay in bed for a week some people rarely die from it
  • Answer: Yes lololololol
  • Answer: Diagnosis of relapsing fever is relatively easy, because the causative bacteria can be found by examining a sample of blood under the microscope.
  • Answer: No. Scarlet fever (called Scarlatina in days gone by) is defined as a particular rash in the setting of a proven streptococcal infection. Usually, this is strep pharyngitis (sore throat), but it can be any strep infection (skin, etc). The rash is pretty classic, involving the face with sparing of the area around the mouth and lips (peri-oral pallor - because the area looks pale compared to the rest of the face), and involving the creased areas more than others (armpits, groin folds, etc). The rash also feels very rough to the touch - leading it to be called a "sandpaper rash."I saw a patient with this last week :)
  • Answer: Scarlet fever is a strept throat with a concomitant rash. It is usually treated with penicillin. The disease is caught via respiratory droplets via sneezing, coughing, and sharing saliva (oral secretions).
  • Answer: Scarlet fever is a bacterial infection that is contagious. It canbe spread by coughing and sneezing or through the skin by strepbacteria.
  • Answer: Yes. George and Gladys Dick patented a vaccine in 1924, but this vaccine is no longer used, since scarlet fever can be easily and safely treated with antibiotics.See related link for more information on Scarlet Fever.
  • Answer: it is usually spread by gab matias..but other than that, im not quite sure. i got it from gab. how bout you?
  • Answer: I am guessing these questions are not general questions and refer more to perhaps an assignment. It is far easier to research "scarlet fever" on a search engine than post many questions about the disease. For instance, a simply Google search returns a pleutra of information regarding scarlet fever.
  • Answer: Yes, in a short answer. Scarlet Fever is actually more common in dogs than cats and it might be spread to humans, so if you have a pet, you may need to take a few safety precautions.
  • Answer: Yes, antibiotics.
  • Answer: Sometimes.

How is scarlet fever diagnosed?

  • Laboratory tests are necessary to make a definitive diagnosis of a strep infection and to distinguish a strep throat from a viral sore throat. One test that can be performed is a blood cell count.

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  • Answer: Laboratory tests are necessary to make a definitive diagnosis of a strep infection and to distinguish a strep throat from a viral sore throat. One test that can be performed is a blood cell count.
  • Answer: Yes the rash can last up to 6 days or so.
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  • Answer: 2 to 4 days after contact you will have fever, tonsillitis and a widespread scarlet rash. The tongue is coated with a thick white material then goes bright red, the "strawberry tongue" caused by Streptococcus bacteria which release toxins. Antibiotics shorten the illness and reduce the risk of longer term complications.
  • Answer: Scarlet fever is one step higher then a strep throat it can even kill you some of the problems you may have are
    - chills
    -neck swollen of a fever that goes up to 101, Scarlet fever produces poisons toxins in your body and that is when it turns into Streptococcal toxic shock syndrome and that puts toxic gas into your system and that is how you die of scarlet fever
    Scarlet fever gives you all of the above, and also it can produce a generalized rash that involves even the palms and the soles. A serious complication of Scarlet fever is Post streptococcal glomerulonephritis, an acute kidney disease causing blood in the urine, increase blood pressure and generalized swelling, especially the face. This kidney problem appears 10 to 14 days after the skin infection.
    Scarlet Fever is a communicable disease that is highly contagious. It is much more serious than strep throat. Persons with Scarlet Fever may experience high fever, chills, severe ear aches, and rash. Death may occur. Often while recovering the skin may peal.
  • Answer: i am wondering the same thing. and how long does it take for strep throat to turn into scarlet fever?
  • Answer: yes it is
  • Answer: about 1 every yearWell tbh i dont know how many people die from it but when i was ten years old i suffered from scarlet fever and pneumonia.
  • Answer: Scarlet fever is a disease caused by infection with the group A Streptococcus bacteria. The main risk factor is infection with the bacteria that causes strep throat. A history of strep throat or scarlet fever in the community, neighborhood, or school may increase the risk of infection.
  • Answer: According to InteliHealth - yes, scarlet fever can recurr.  Check out this link... <A href=""></A>
  • Answer: i have no idea where scarlet fever came from srry!
  • Answer: untreated strep throat