Streptococcal infection may have a low fever and thickened nasal discharge. Other Symptoms includes Fever, swollen glands or lymph nodes. The treatment for GAS sore throats is penicillin taken orally or by a shot. Ampicillin, amoxicillin, or oral cephalosporins are sometimes used as alternatives.
The Centers for Disease and Prevention estimates there are between 500-700 cases of necrotizing fasciitis each year. According to a report, approximately 9,000-11,500 cases of GAS disease (3.2-3.9 per 100,000 populations) occur each year in the United States.