Good Health: Strep throat among issues going around


♪>>Karen: IN “GOOD HEALTH,” IT’S A SUMMER SURPRISE BUT NOT THE KIND YOU’RE HOPING FOR.>>Kim: DR. McGEORGE IS OUTSIDE SHOWING US WHAT’S GOING AROUND AND WHY SOME ARE SURPRISED TO FIND THEMSELVES SUFFERING FROM IT.>>Dr. McGeorge: MOST THINK OF STREP THROAT AS A WINTER ILLNESS BUT CONDITION BE THERE IN THE SUMMER AS WELL. WE OFTEN SEE A SUMMER SWELL IN STREP THROAT AND THAT’S THE CASE THIS WEEK. HERE’S WHAT’S GOING AROUND. IN WAYNE COUNTY, SEASONAL ALLERGIES AND ASTHMA, SINUS INFECTIONS AND A FEW CASES OF HEAT EXHAUSTION AND RASHES TRIGGERED BY SENSITIVITY TO THE SUN. IN OAKLAND COUNTY, CLARKSTON MEDICAL GROUP IS SEEING LOTS OF STREP THROAT AND HAND, FOOT & MOUTH DISEASE. HELPRY FORD IN COMMERCE REPORTS UPPER RESPIRATORY INFECTIONS AND SEASONAL ALLERGIES. MILFORD IS STREETING STREP AND SWIMMER’S EAR. IN WASHTENAW COUNTY, SUMMER VIRUSES GOING AROUND WITH A FEVER AND DEHYDRATION AND ADULTS DEALING WITH BREATHING PROBLEMS. IN MONROE COUNTY, UPPER RESPIRATORY INFECTIONS AND POISON IVY. IN MACOMB, SWIMMER’S EAR, SEASONAL ALLERGIES AND SINUS INFECTIONS ALSO SUNBURNS, POISON IVY, AND STREP THROAT IN SHELBY AND WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP. IT’S OFTEN TREATED WITH AN ANTIBIOTIC, SO IF YOU HAVE A

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