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What is scarlet fever?


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Answered 2011-01-04 00:41:42

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.

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