Posts Tagged 'sore throat'

Sore throat or Strep Throat?

When you or your child wakes up with a sore throat, your first thought may be Strep — but that’s not always the case.

Pharyngitis (sore throat) is a very common medical condition that can often be caused by just a virus.

This week Centra Care physicians have reported an increase in patients with sore throat. The locations that reported the largest increases include:

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Cat got your tongue?

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Cat got your tongue? Frog in your throat? All kidding aside, if you’ve got a scratchy or hushed voice right now, you’re not the only one. Centra Care docs have been hearing lots of complaining of Laryngitis.​

In fact, Lee Road Centra Care saw a 400% increase in the number ...

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What’s Going Around is a Pain in the Throat

Last week was a real pain in the throat for kids in Central Florida. Area Centra Care locations reported that viral Pharyngitis is What’s Going Around. Pharyngitis is a common medical condition that can be caused by viruses or the streptococcus bacteria, also known as strep throat.

The following Centra Care locations showed the most dramatic increases in pediatric sore throat cases:

Conway – up 400%
Mt. Dora, Winter Garden Village and Clermont – up 200%