Infectious Disease

Common infectious diseases

Norovirus Symptoms, Causes & Treatment
Norovirus is one of the most common causes of viral gastroenteritis, often referred to as the winter vomiting bug. This condition is unpleasant and extremely contagious but typically resolves on its own after a few days.

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Viral Throat Infection Symptoms, Causes & Treatment Option
A viral throat infection is an infection of the throat, or pharynx, that is caused by viral infectious agents. They are the most common cause of sore throats.

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Caught the Common Cold? How to Treat & Prevent Its Spread
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.

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What to Expect with E. Coli Infection: Symptoms, Treatment, & Recovery
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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Painful Urination

Why does it hurt when you pee? Painful urination, also known as dysuria, is commonly caused by issues in the urinary tract that results in burning sensation when urinating, or increased frequency to urinate. A urinary tract infection, urethritis, a yeast infection, and sexually transmitted infections are some of the causes of painful urination. Read below for more related symptoms, other causes, and treatment options.

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Telemedicine

A guide on what is telehealth, how it works, what it costs and why is an important tool in the fight against coronavirus.

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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. Less commonly, strong smelling urine can also be caused by infection, high blood sugar, or liver damage. Read below for more information on associated symptoms, other causes and foods that make your urine smell, and treatment options.

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Why We Like to Touch Our 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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