Scarlet fever

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What is scarlet fever?

Scarlet fever is an illness caused by streptococcal (strep) bacteria. It may develop in some patients with strep throat or skin infections caused by strep. It may result in a bright red rash that covers much of the body as well as fever and a sore throat.

Common symptoms reported by people with scarlet fever

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Treatments taken by people with scarlet fever

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Compare treatments taken by people with scarlet fever

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Who has scarlet fever on PatientsLikeMe?


Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 0
20-29 years 0
30-39 years 0
40-49 years 0
50-59 years 0
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 0
Not Diagnosed 0

These charts show data from scarlet fever patients who have completed their condition history
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