Can You Die From Strep Throat?

If strep throat is treated with antibiotics, it will clear up quickly. Some complications can arise from untreated strep throat such as rheumatic fever. And the germs can travel to the heart creating complications as you age. Very few (if any) people die from strep throat alone. You can find more information here: http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/strep-throat/DS00260
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