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1.  Chills
The term "chills" refers to a feeling of being cold that is accompanied by shivering or shaking. Chills can be accompanied by goose bumps or goose flesh-small bumps that raise the hair on your skin. Chills are produce...
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2.  Cold and Flu Overview
Overview Colds (common colds) and the flu (influenza) are contagious infections that affect the respiratory system. Both are airborne illnesses, spread through coughing and sneezing. Colds typically are confined to th...
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The common cold is a virus that involves symptoms like sneezing, a runny nose and a headache. Learn the causes, symptoms and treatments for the common cold now!
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4.  Tonsillitis
Tonsils are the two lymph nodes located on each side of the back of your throat. They function as a defense mechanism, helping to prevent infection from entering the rest of your body. When the tonsils themselves becom...
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  • Neck lump
  • Stridor
  • Speech articulation problems
  • Chills
5.  Strep Throat
Strep throat is a bacterial infection that causes inflammation and pain in the throat. This common condition is caused by group A streptococcus bacteria . Strep throat can affect children and adults of all ages...
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  • Vomiting
  • Loss of appetite
  • Headache
  • Chills
6.  Bladder Infection
A bladder infection, also called cystitis, is a bacterial infection in the bladder. Some people call a bladder infection a urinary tract infection, or UTI, which refers to a bacterial infection anywhere in th...
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  • Pelvic pain
  • Nausea
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7.  Malaria
Malaria is a life-threatening disease. It is typically transmitted through the bite of an infected Anopheles mosquito. Infected mosquitoes carry the Plasmodium parasite. When this mosquito bites you, the parasite i...
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  • Anemia
  • Headache
  • Dark urine
  • Rectal hemorrhage
  • Chills
8.  Sepsis
Sepsis is a life-threatening complication of infection. It often occurs in people who are elderly or have weak immune systems. Sepsis happens when the body suffers from an infection and the chemicals released into th...
This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.
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  • Tremor
  • Rash
  • Rapid shallow breathing
  • Chills
9.  Peritonsillar Abscess
A peritonsillar abscess is a relatively common bacterial infection that usually begins as a complication to untreated strep throat or tonsillitis and produces a collection of pus. Use of antibiotics in the treatment o...
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  • Airway obstruction
  • Sore throat
  • Hoarseness
  • Chills
10.  Leukemia
Leukemia is a cancer of the blood cells. There are several types of blood cells, including red blood cells (RBCs), white blood cells (WBCs), and platelets. Generally, leukemia refers to cancers of the WBCs. Two types o...
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  • Neck lump
  • Protruding eyes
  • Itching, severe
  • Chills
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