Expert Strep Throat Treatment for Patients in Castle Rock
We provide testing, diagnosis, and treatment for strep throat at our Castle Rock urgent care clinic. Avoid the long waits at the emergency room. Instead, get the proven care you need faster and at a more affordable cost.
𝗪𝗵𝗮𝘁 𝗶𝘀 𝗦𝘁𝗿𝗲𝗽 𝗧𝗵𝗿𝗼𝗮𝘁?
Strep throat is a bacterial infection caused by Group A Streptococcus.Viruses or symptoms from seasonal allergies cause most sore throats. In these cases, the sore throat typically doesn’t require professional medical care.
𝗖𝗼𝗺𝗺𝗼𝗻 𝗦𝘆𝗺𝗽𝘁𝗼𝗺𝘀 𝗼𝗳 𝗦𝘁𝗿𝗲𝗽 𝗧𝗵𝗿𝗼𝗮𝘁
✅ Pain, especially when swallowing
✅ Abrupt start of sore throat
✅ White patches or pus on tonsils
✅ Swollen or red tonsils
✅ Red spots on the roof of the mouth
𝗗𝗶𝗮𝗴𝗻𝗼𝘀𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗧𝗿𝗲𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗦𝘁𝗿𝗲𝗽 𝗧𝗵𝗿𝗼𝗮𝘁
Strep throat requires treatment to heal the infection and relieve pain.A simple throat swab test detects strep. The back of the throat is swabbed then the swab is tested for the presence of Group A Strep. A rapid test provides quick, in-office results. If the rapid test is negative but the symptoms point to strep, a lab culture test can offer a more accurate result.Antibiotics treat strep throat. Once prescribed and taken, the symptoms resolve quickly for most patients.
𝗦𝗰𝗵𝗲𝗱𝘂𝗹𝗲 𝗮𝗻 𝗨𝗿𝗴𝗲𝗻𝘁 𝗖𝗮𝗿𝗲 𝗔𝗽𝗽𝗼𝗶𝗻𝘁𝗺𝗲𝗻𝘁 𝗳𝗼𝗿 𝗦𝘁𝗿𝗲𝗽 𝗧𝗵𝗿𝗼𝗮𝘁 𝗧𝗿𝗲𝗮𝘁𝗺𝗲𝗻𝘁
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