What complications can arise from strep throat?
Although most cases of strep sore throat are successfully treated with antibiotics, complications can arise when the condition is left untreated or keeps returning. Possible complications include spread of the infection, rheumatic fever, kidney disease or scarlet fever.
Author: Lauren Donley
First answered: 06 Nov 2014
Last reviewed: 19 May 2018
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