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1.  Fever
Fever is also known as hyperthermia, pyrexia, or simply elevated temperature. It describes a body temperature that is higher than normal. Fever can affect children and adults alike. A short-term increase in bod...
  • Fever
  • Sleepwalking
  • Heart murmurs
  • Dehydration
  • Bounding pulse
2.  Common Cold Overview
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!
  • Fever
  • Pain
  • Watering eyes
  • Body ache
  • Nosebleed
3.  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...
  • Fever
  • Excessive sweating
  • Tender lymph node
  • Shortness of breath
  • Moist skin
4.  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...
  • Fever
  • Neck lump
  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Loss of appetite
5.  Chronic Bronchitis
Your bronchial tubes are responsible for delivering air to your lungs. When these tubes become inflamed, mucus can build up. The coughing and shortness of breath this causes is known as bronchitis. People often develo...
  • Fever
  • Pain
  • Pleuritic chest pain
  • Chest pain under breastbone
  • Tired
6.  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.
  • Fever
  • Rash
  • Tremor
  • Rapid shallow breathing
  • Delirium
7.  Fever of Unknown Origin
Fever of unknown origin (FUO) refers to the elevation in body temperature for a specified time, for which a cause is not found after basic medical evaluation.
  • Fever
  • Crying
  • Feels hot to touch
8.  Acute HIV Infection
Acute HIV infection is also known as primary HIV infection or acute retroviral syndrome. This condition occurs within the first two to four weeks after someone is infected with the human immunodeficiency virus. It i...
  • Fever
  • Swollen lymph nodes
  • Headache
  • Fatigue
  • Pain
9.  RSV (Respiratory Syncytial Virus) Infection
Respiratory syncytial virus, or RSV, is a common virus that can affect individuals of all ages. It is more common among children and infants than it is among adults. For adults and healthy children, RSV causes symptom...
  • Fever
  • Blue lips
  • Blue fingernails
  • Peripheral cyanosis
  • Rapid breathing
10.  Dengue Fever
Dengue fever is a disease spread by the Aedes aegypti mosquito and caused by one of four dengue viruses that are closely related. The viruses that cause dengue fever are related to those that cause yellow fever and Wes...
  • Fever
  • Headache
  • Black eye
  • Shortness of breath on exertion
  • Tired
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