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Does Your Child Have A Sore Throat?see photo
Sore throat is a common problem in children, especially between the ages of 5 and 10. Sore throat is a leading cause of visits to the doctor, and is responsible for approximately 10 percent of children’s medical visits.

The main reason for the concern about sore throat is that untreated “strep throat” can occasionally cause rheumatic fever in children 2 to 18 years of age. For this reason, the examining physician’s main concern is to decide whether or not your child has “strep throat.”

COMMON CAUSES OF SORE THROAT IN CHILDREN: