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Infectious Disease

If you can catch it from someone else, it’s an infectious disease. It has so many ways to spread—through saliva, sneezing, breathing, touching, sharing food and drink, and sexual contact.

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Mononucleosis—often nicknamed “the kissing disease”—is a very common and contagious infection. It spreads through bodily fluids, like saliva or blood. The virus, called Epstein-Barr, can cause a fever, sore throat and extreme exhaustion, sometimes for months. There is no cure for mono—and no real treatment. But you can make symptoms better while the virus runs its course.
The common cold is a frequent and regular viral infection of the nose and throat. Conditions are usually harmless and symptoms resolve within two weeks.
Norovirus is a contagious virus that affects your digestive tract, causing nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea. It is not a stomach flu. Staying hydrated is important to avoid dehydration.
Rotavirus causes severe, watery diarrhea and vomiting, most commonly in infants and young children. It’s a gastrointestinal virus, and is highly contagious, though milder in older children and adults.
Molluscum contagiosum is a viral skin infection that causes small round bumps with a tiny dimple in the center. They are painless but may itch. They easily spread through contact with clothing and towels.
There are many possible causes of your sore throat, including cold and flu viruses. Understand the cause of your sore throat to get the right treatment.

Childhood infectious diseases

E. Coli Infection: Symptoms and Treatment

E. coli strains can be harmless while some can cause bloody diarrhea. Strains of E. coli bacteria may cause urinary tract infection (UTI), severe anemia or kidney failure.
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Whooping Cough: Hallmark Symptoms, Treatments and When Is It Dangerous

This article will discuss the respiratory illness whooping cough that can occur in children, adolescents, and adults. Symptoms include fatigue and malaise, a low-grade fever, excessive tearing, red eyes, severe coughing, a “whooping” sound on inspiration, and vomiting after coughing.
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What Causes Bad Smelling Urine?

Urine could have foul, strong, or sweet smelling characteristics. The most common causes of bad smelling urine are dehydration, dietary changes, or a side-effect of medication.
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7 Ways to Stop Touching Your Face

How to stop doing it. Read into the psychology of why we touch our face so much and 7 steps that will help you stop.
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