No. Cold, caused by an influenza virus causes coughing, stuffy or runny nose, and sneezing.
Strep throat infection, on the other hand, causes inflammation, fever, swollen lymph nodes, severe sore throat, white and yellow patches in the tonsils. You may also experience belly pain and headache.
In most cases, the strep throat symptoms will improve with home remedies and antibiotics. However, if you start to experience high fever, you have difficulty sleeping, or red rash appears, you will need to visit a doctor.