Scarlet fever, if left untreated, can cause serious long-term complications including rheumatic fever, kidney disease, pneumonia, arthritis, throat abscesses, ear infections and skin infections, according to Healthline. ... More »

A red or strawberry tongue is caused by a vitamin deficiency, geographic tongue and Kawasaki syndrome, according to WebMD. Scarlet fever also causes a strawberry or red tongue. More »

Scarlet fever is contagious and typically contracted through fluids from the throat and nose when an infected individual coughs or sneezes, according to KidsHealth. It can also be spread through eating utensils and cups.... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Scarlet fever is caused by group A Streptococcus, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The bacteria is usually present in a person's throat, nose and skin. More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Scarlet fever is treated with a course of antibiotics, according to Mayo Clinic. These must be taken for the full course, or the infection may not be eliminated completely and the risk of complications increases. More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Dangers of heroin include collapsed veins; skin infections, such as abscesses and cellulitis; increased risk of miscarriage; and increased risk of developing lung ailments, such as pneumonia and tuberculosis. Additionall... More » Health

Amox TR K CLV, also known as Augmentin, treats sinusitis, pneumonia, bronchitis, ear infections, urinary tract infections and skin infections, states It is a penicillin antibiotic consisting of amoxicillin and... More »