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Misdiagnosis of Group A Streptococcal Infections

Diseases for which Group A Streptococcal Infections may be an alternative diagnosis

The other diseases for which Group A Streptococcal Infections is listed as a possible alternative diagnosis in their lists include:

Common Misdiagnoses and Group A Streptococcal Infections

Antibiotics often causes diarrhea: The use of antibiotics are very likely to cause some level of diarrhea in patients. The reason is that antibiotics kill off not only "bad" bacteria, but can also kill the "good" bacteria in the gut. This leads to "digestive imbalance" where there are too few remaining "good" bacteria in the digestive system. The treatment is typically to use "probiotics", such as by eating yoghurt cultures containing more of the good bacteria. See digestive imbalance and probiotics.

Medical news summaries about misdiagnosis of Group A Streptococcal Infections:

The following medical news items are relevant to misdiagnosis of Group A Streptococcal Infections:

General Misdiagnosis Articles

Read these general articles with an overview of misdiagnosis issues.

About misdiagnosis:

When checking for a misdiagnosis of Group A Streptococcal Infections or confirming a diagnosis of Group A Streptococcal Infections, it is useful to consider what other medical conditions might be possible misdiagnoses or other alternative conditions relevant to diagnosis. These alternate diagnoses of Group A Streptococcal Infections may already have been considered by your doctor or may need to be considered as possible alternative diagnoses or candidates for misdiagnosis of Group A Streptococcal Infections. For a general overview of misdiagnosis issues for all diseases, see Overview of Misdiagnosis.

 

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