Home Remedies for Strep Throat | How to Treat Strep Throat Naturally

Strep throat is caused by bacteria from the A streptococcus group. The infection affects the throat and tonsils causing inflammation and pain. Some bacteria may cause more severe illness than others. You should know that strep throat is not the same with a sore throat. They are the pain in the throat that is typically caused by a virus. It can be caused due to bacteria, allergies, pollution or throat dryness. 

Causes and Symptoms of Strep Throat

  • It is very contagious. It spreads through contact after an infected person coughs, sneezes, touches your mouth, nose or eyes. The bacteria also spread by sharing a glass, utensil, plate or even a doorknob.
  • It is most common in children aged 5 -15 years
  • Circulates from late fail to early spring
  • caused by group A strep bacteria
  • Drinking from the same glass, eating from the same plate as a sick person, or even touching sores on the skin.

Symptoms include:

  • Fever of 101 degrees or above
  • Red Spots on the roof of the mouth and a white or yellow coating on the throat and tonsils
  • Red and swollen tonsils
  • Rashes
  • Stomach Pain

Here are Some Home Remedies for Strep Throat

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