What causes bacterial throat infections?

Bacterial throat infections are caused by the spread of bacteria. Most commonly, they are caused by a specific group of bacteria called Group A streptococcus. These bacteria are fairly contagious. They can spread through liquids and can also be transmitted indirectly on various commonly handled surfaces like doorknobs.

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Bacterial Infections

Bacterial Infections

Bacterial infections like typhoid, strep throat and some sexually transmitted diseases are infections caused by different types of bacteria. These infections are often treated with doctor-prescribed antibiotics. Either viruses or ...

bacteria can cause infections, so it’s important to get examined by a doctor to make sure you’re prescribed the correct medication.

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