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asked in category: General Last Updated: 2nd April, 2020

Can Strep Throat Lead to Appendicitis?

Conclusion. Unimicrobial appendicitis is uncommon. Appendicitis due to Streptococcus pneumonia is rare. Our case emphasizes that Streptococcus pneumoniae can cause wide spectrum of disease like appendicitis also.

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Besides, can appendicitis cause strep throat?

A diagnosis of concurrent appendicitis and strep pharyngitis is rare. In cases of patients with sufficient symptoms to warrant testing for strep pharyngitis a diagnosis of appendicitis is less likely and surgical intervention leads to higher negative appendectomy rates.

Additionally, can strep throat cause stomach pain in adults? Headache and stomach pain are common with strep throat. While it's less common in adults than children, you may also experience nausea or vomiting.

Simply so, can strep throat affect your stomach?

Strep throat is a throat infection caused by bacteria called streptococci. It occurs frequently in children over three years of age. The symptoms and signs include a sore throat, fever, and abdominal pain. There may be some vomiting and headache as well.

Can pinworms cause appendicitis?

BACKGROUND/PURPOSE: Enterobius vermicularis (pinworm) is a widespread parasitic infection and its association with acute appendicitis varies from 0.2 to 41.8% worldwide. Appendiceal pinworms can cause symptoms of acute appendicitis irrespective of microscopic evidence of acute inflammation.

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