Scarlet fever treatment history

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Group A Streptococcus is responsible for diseases such as glomerulonephritis, rheumatic fever, bacterial endocarditis, and scarlet fever. The ASO level is usually less than 160 Todd units per milliliter. Antibiotics are prescribed for relatively high ASO titers and must be taken along with iron and multivitamin. ASO levels peak at about 4 to 6 weeks after the illness and then taper off. The ASO can be detected for several months after the strep infection has resolved.
As a child I had scarletina-which I was told was a milder form of scarlet fever. I also was ever famous for a period of a few years of getting strep throat especially when I was about 11-13years old. I was good until about age 23 had 1 bout again and since then(knock on wood) I have had no other bout with strep. My tonsils are still intact and my heart is fine and I am a mom of 3 now. I'm sure as she gets older she will build up more resistance to these strep infections.
I had been really sick and the doctors said it was from all the toxins in the medications I had been taking. The second time was about a year ago and they diagnosed it as scarlet fever. I got my tonsils out after that. This time, I was sick again, and I started taking cleocin. The next morning, I woke up with it. I have no idea what it is!! Could it be an allergic reaction to the cleocin? I've never had any allergies that I'm aware of.
They were brought on by high fever when I had scarlet fever at the age of 7 or 8. Recent EEG shows abnormal sharp frontal waves and possibly some scar tissue to the back left side of my brain, and this is the only explanation I got-it's either seizures or migraines, but treatment is the same, more medicine.
Group A Streptococcus is responsible for diseases such as glomerulonephritis, rheumatic fever (causes joint pains), bacterial endocarditis, and scarlet fever. The ASO level is usually less than 160 Todd units per milliliter. In your case the titer is high. In adults this has no significance unless there are specific symptoms related to streptococcal infection like sore throat, skin infections, heart symptoms or kidney symptoms.
My child has a history of Scarlet fever inteh last year and had OCD symptoms for about two to three weeks about a year and a hald ago. He had pulled a small patch of hair out. It came and went though. Since he has had periods of tics and OCD type behavior that is out of the norm. Currently he was on antibotics for a sinus infection (7 days) and still has a stomach (three days).
My sister smoked 3 packs a day and died at 36. She had had scarlet fever as a kid and I've heard that that weakens the heart. I'm just saying I could not and would not go through that every night. Nada. Can't do it.
Can you tell us more about your daughters symptoms and history? What tests have been run with what results and what treatment plan is being prescribed?
The ASOT helps direct the antimicrobial treatment and is used to assist in the diagnosis of scarlet fever, rheumatic fever and post infectious glomeruonephritis. A positive test usually >100 unit/mL for preschoolers and >200 units/mL for others, but normal ranges vary from laboratory to laboratory.[1] The false negatives rate is 20-30%.[2] If a false negative is suspected then an anti-DNase B titre should be sought. False positives can result from liver disease and tuberculosis.
He is now 10 just a few months ago he was again running a fever tested and given antibotice for strep and though to have scarlet fever. Test were negative andhe ran fevers for the next 4-5 days after several visitt ot eh ER and clinic he was admitted though to have Kawasiki's disease to receive treatment. He had all the symptoms but I wa stold he was not sick enough to hav ethe condition and no treatmetn was given.
I talked to my one aunt this weekend and she told me that she was hypo and it wasn't diagnosed until she was 19 and apparently it was so bad that it had ruined her reproductive organs - they never developed properly. I knew she couldn't have kids but I always figured she had scarlet fever or something else. 2 of her sisters were hyper and 1 of them had to have a partial thyroidectomy. The other sister was hypo and their mother became hypo later in life.
These conditions are marked by sudden-onset obsessive-compulsive-type symptoms, and the condition occurs in the wake of a strep infection such as Scarlet Fever or so-called strep throat. If the strep infection is still present, treatment with antibiotics is necessary. If there is no cureent infection, treatment with antibiotics generally doesn't help, but the symptoms will wane.
Almost all bacterial infections clear up without treatment, given enough time. For most of human history, before antibiotics, most people with pneumonia, scarlet fever, cholera, dystentery, and so on recovered. (Tuberculosis and syphilis are exceptions, however. They persist until antibiotics are taken.) For gonorrhea and chlamydia, it usually takes several months, sometimes a year or more; other times, an infection may clear up in a few weeks.
She had had a lifetime of delusional and paranoid thinking and had hit her head when she was 15-years-old and had had scarlet fever as an infant. I don't know if these contributed or not. The doctor first put her on Seroquil, with absolutely disastrous results and finally on Xyprexa, which helped immensely. I don't know if your son has tried this or not. It is just dreadful to watch as a loved one goes through this. Keep up your spirits somehow.
I'm also having a sleep study done in a few weeks to be tested for sleep apnea since i had it when i was a kid and now have troubles sleeping all the time. I've had many sicknesses like scarlet fever, pneumonia, chicken pox three times, shingles, asthma my whole life, had a heart murmur when i was a kid, and the list goes on. I've also had a weakened immune system since i was born which was part of the reason i almost died. most of the things i listed i had when i was a baby.
I was told that this might be due to the fact that I had scarlet fever when I was five years old. I am on lanoxin, aspirin and coumadin - I feel great and would not know about the afib unless somebody told me. They tried electric cardioversion, tambocor, procainbid - all to no avail and with very unpleasant side effects (e.g. no sleep, hallucinations, etc).
Quick comment on your post. "Every neurologist I've talked with raises their eyebrows in interest when they learn I had scarlet fever as a child." Why? I had both scarlet fever and rheumatic fever as a child. Does scarlet fever leave some neurological impact? This a new one to me.
I've also had bells palsy, palsitile tinnitus, and never felt well since I was 16 and had scarlet fever. It's all very confusing. I hope you get more answers than I do.
I had my nose cauterized when I was 12 to prevent excessive nose bleeds. I've also had scarlet fever when I was 12. I had a stomach ulcer (due to stress) when I was 16. I also have Osgood-Schlatter disease, which has for the most part gone away, except for the slight bumps from the calf bone which lands slightly lower on my knee cap. I will admit though, that I do have an extreme amount of stress on me (especially recently since my mom's passing and arranging her funeral).
I had constant fever, and the most horrible waves of painfully severe flu-like illness, and during the highest fevers I had mental confusion and memory loss. At one point I thought I was dying. Finally an oral pain specialist said I'd probably been on the wrong antibiotics for the kind of infection I had and put me on clindamycin. In 2 weeks on it I was feeling MUCH better, and the infection felt dramatically reduced.
She has had the rash on her back and chest for yrs. I was told Folliculitus then acne. I was thinking Strep{scarlet fever} as it tended to coincide with her Best friend getting Strep throat. Mary has never had ST! She does have daily headaches, not migraines and has a spinal fluid buildup, pseudotumor cererbri is the diagnosis. She also started developing breasts at 7 and has already had her pereiod since she turned 10 {DOB )06/93. Endo did bone age and put her at 13-14 yrs old.
Scarlet Fever at age 5. Diagnosed with mild scoliosis at age 14. Currently have sleep apnea but doesn't seem to make a difference using CPAP. 16+ years of left leg pain when standing or walking more than half an hour. In the past, pain has been in left hip and front of left thigh. Sitting for at least ten minutes and stretching my leg helped relieve pain. Pain has gradually become worse over the years, to the point where I have to sit down after about 15 minutes.
She also told me I had been in the sick role too long (since about ten years old when I was sick with Scarlet Fever, and I was sick pretty much every year since, last year was the hysterectomy and I'm 35). She said I'm very intelligent (because I remember my health conditions and can pronounce the names - hello, I go to the doctor and hospital every week and have a MA in English...).
She also told me I had been in the sick role too long (since about ten years old when I was sick with Scarlet Fever, and I was sick pretty much every year since, last year was the hysterectomy and I'm 35). She said I'm very intelligent (because I remember my health conditions and can pronounce the names - hello, I go to the doctor and hospital every week and have a MA in English...).
I've been a very healthy person all my life but still, I have had cystoscopies, gave birth to three babies, had a tubal ligation, had physicals, various blood and other medical tests, a daughter who caught scarlet fever, the various things that come and go for kids throughout their childhood years.....and not once did I ever see a bill for this, R. Not once. I never worried once about how I was going to pay for my kids or myself to see a doctor. You just go.
I am VERY interested in what you tell me because Tim first had his problems about three weeks after the pre school booster! They thought he had scarlet fever but the SF titre was negative so they tried to fob us off with some random diagnosis.
I calculated this statistical average in September 2007 and the psychiatrist said this was normal/average for my lithium toxicity history. 4. CONCERNS ABOUT DREAMING: I have a nightly dream pattern that is more extensive than ever before in my life. This leaves me with a dense-and-heavy, somewhat disoriented, feeling on waking, a feeling which goes away quickly. Often it takes me an hour or so to get to sleep; I often sleep lightly.
If you feel your T is not helping are you able to talk to her about your treatment and your ability to work together. Do you have the option of trying another T? I was just working this out. I have seen a total of eight T's. Nine if I include the head of the psychology department who was providing support during a transition of T's. It sounds like a lot. Some are because I changed location and some left themselves.
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