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Group A streptococcal (strep) infections can range from a mild skin infection or a sore throat to severe, life-threatening conditions. Most people are familiar with strep throat, which along with minor skin infections, is the most common form of the disease. Health experts estimate that more than 10 million mild infections (throat and skin) occur every year.
Group A strep infections include:
They also include severe, life-threatening strep infections such as:
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Last Updated January 28, 2010
Last Reviewed January 28, 2010