In Nova Scotia — one of the three provinces where in-pharmacy strep tests are available — the College of Pharmacists says it agrees with infectious disease specialists that the rapid tests shouldn’t be used to diagnose strep throat, especially in children.
Is it strep throat? Pharmacies say they could give you the answer and maybe save a trip to the doctor
An association representing pharmacies says having rapid strep tests available in their stores across Canada could save unnecessary visits to the doctor for many patients with sore throats. But pediatric experts say such tests aren’t good enough to consistently rule out strep throat in kids.
FLU and cold viruses can cause coughs, sore throats and runny noses this winter. But, you could help to speed up your recovery and treatment process by adding this drink to your daily diet, reveals ITV This Morning’s Dr Chris Steele.
THROAT cancer symptoms can be mistaken for less serious health conditions, for example a cough or sore throat, but it’s always important to get these checked out so you can receive the appropriate treatment straight away. There are six signs you should be wary of.
Throat cancer can include many different parts of the throat, including the oropharynx, hypopharynx, and the nasopharynx, according to the NHS. The cancer is a type of head and neck cancer. About 10,000 new cases are diagnosed in the UK every year. Symptoms of throat cancer can include difficulty swallowing, a cough, or a sore […]
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Most coughs go away by themselves within three weeks, according to the NHS. Getting plenty of rest and drinking lots of fluids could help to get rid of the condition. Your cough is usually caused by a cold or flu virus, and can vary between a dry, chesty or mucus cough. But, drinking peppermint tea […]
COUGH medicine could help to treat your cold or flu symptom. But, drinking this cheap tea everyday could help to get rid of your cough or sore throat.
HEADACHE, sore throat, and swollen tonsils are all symptoms of infectious mononucleosis, also known as mono. But what is it, what are the symptoms, and is the illness cause for concern?