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View a picture of Cold Sores and learn more about Coping, Treatment and Prevention.
- Picture of Infectious MononucleosisSource: RxList
View an Illustration of Picture of Infectious Mononucleosis and learn more about Infection.
- Picture of Infectious MononucleosisSource: RxList
View an Illustration of Mononucleosis and learn more about Medical Anatomy and Illustrations.
- Picture of Molluscum ContagiosumSource: RxList
View an Illustration of Picture of Molluscum Contagiosum and learn more about Skin Problems.
- Picture of Rubella 1Source: RxList
View an Illustration of Picture of Rubella and learn more about Infection.
- Picture of WartsSource: RxList
View an Illustration of Picture of Warts and learn more about Skin Problems and Treatments.
- Skin Problems: Skin Conditions Below the WaistSource: OnHealth Optimized
Skin conditions like acne, eczema, psoriasis, and allergies may produce redness and other symptoms. See your dermatologist right away if you develop itchy skin, rashes, pimples, or other skin conditions. Dermatology experts are best if you suspect skin cancer or other serious skin disease.
- Picture of Erythema InfectiosumSource: RxList
View an Illustration of Picture of Fifth Disease (Erythema Infectiosum) and learn more about Skin Problems.
- Skin Conditions Quiz: Common Skin DiseasesSource: RxList
Skin Conditions Picture Quiz. Take this online quiz to test your knowledge in identifying common skin conditions such as shingles, ringworm, psoriasis, scabies, skin cancer and more.
- Genital Herpes: Causes, Treatment, and PreventionSource: WebMD - Health Tools
What's going on down there? WebMD shows you pictures of genital herpes symptoms and treatments -- and how to avoid getting the virus in the first place.
- Skin Infections: Types, Causes, and SymptomsSource: OnHealth Optimized
Viruses, bacteria, and fungi can all cause skin infections. What is scabies? Learn about golden staph infections, cellulitis, impetigo, fifth disease, leprosy, and more. See photos of infections like chickenpox, athlete’s foot, and candida, a fungal yeast skin infection.
- A Cold or The Flu? How to Tell the DifferenceSource: OnHealth Optimized
Discover the difference between cold vs. flu symptoms. Learn the difference between cold and flu symptoms. Read about cold and flu treatments such as over-the-counter medicines.
- Cervical Cancer Symptoms, Stages, and TreatmentSource: OnHealth Optimized
Cervical cancer is typically caused by HPV infections. Learn about vaccines to prevent cervical cancer. Get information about cervical cancer symptoms, stages, life expectancy, and available treatment options.
- HIV AIDS: Myths and FactsSource: OnHealth Optimized
What is HIV versus AIDS? What are the symptoms of HIV? Is there an HIV cure? Discover myths and facts about living with HIV/AIDS. Learn about HIV and AIDS treatment options, symptoms, and diagnosis.
- How to Prevent the Common ColdSource: OnHealth Optimized
The common cold is arguably the most common human illness. Learn how long the common cold lasts and treatment for the common cold.
- Summer Hazards: Avoid These 13 Summer Health RisksSource: OnHealth Optimized
Summer safety tips involve water safety, sun safety, and guarding against puncture wounds, heatstroke, food poisoning, mosquito bites, brain-eating amoebas, grilling and lawnmower accidents. Summer safety tips involve awareness around shark and bear attacks.
- Stomach Pain Quiz: Nausea & Other CausesSource: RxList
Test your IQ of digestive diseases and disorders, including symptoms, causes, diagnosis, and treatments. Your nausea, vomiting, gas, and bloating could be related to a more serious underlying condition.
Diseases, Conditions, and Procedures
- Flu (Influenza)Source: MedicineNet
Learn about influenza (flu) symptoms, treatment with antiviral drugs, flu shot side effects, and prevention during flu season. Discover when to get the flu vaccine, how long the flu lasts, the contagious period, flu types (influenza A, B, and C), and how it spreads.
- West Nile VirusSource: MedicineNet
Get the facts on West Nile virus (encephalitis) infection's outbreak history, treatment, and symptoms, such as rash, fever, and headache. Mosquitoes that have fed on infected birds transmit West Nile virus.
- Vaccination Schedule for Adults and AdolescentsSource: MedicineNet
Read the vaccination schedule for adults and teens, and learn about recommended immunizations for MMR, HPV, Td/Tdap, varicella, tetanus, shingles, hepatitis A and B, and typhoid.
- Zika Virus (Zika Fever)Source: MedicineNet
Zika fever is spread via the bite of an infected Aedes aegypti mosquito. Zika virus infections during pregnancy cause microcephaly in newborn babies. Read about Zika virus symptoms, treatment, prevention, and incubation period.
- Hepatitis B (HBV, Hep B)Source: MedicineNet
Hepatitis B (HBV, Hep B) is a virus that spreads through infected blood or body secretions (blood, semen, vaginal discharge, breast milk, and saliva). Read about symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, vaccination, and prevention.
- Flu Vaccine (Flu Shot)Source: MedicineNet
Influenza is a potentially life-threatening respiratory infection. Get the facts about influenza vaccine (flu shot) side effects, ingredients, and vaccination effectiveness. Learn who should (children, pregnant women, elderly) and shouldn't get a flu shot. Find out if it's possible to have a COVID-19 infection and the flu at the same time.
- Swine Flu (Swine Influenza A [H1N1 and H3N2])Source: MedicineNet
Swine flu (H1N1, H3N2) is a respiratory illness. The swine flu viruses that infect pigs can change, easily transmitting the virus to humans. Get the facts on swine flu (swine influenza A H1N1 virus) history, symptoms, how this contagious infection is transmitted, prevention with a vaccine, diagnosis, treatment, news, and research.
- Powassan Virus DiseaseSource: MedicineNet
Powassan (POW) virus disease is transmitted by the bite of an infected tick. POW symptoms include seizures, fever, headache, vomiting, confusion, and weakness. Read about the diagnosis, treatment, and testing of the Powassan virus.
- MeaslesSource: MedicineNet
Learn measles symptoms and signs (rash, fever, Koplik spots), the history of outbreaks, transmission facts, treatment, and read about disease prevention (MMR or measles, mumps, and rubella vaccination).
- Marburg Virus DiseaseSource: MedicineNet
Marburg virus is related to the Ebola virus in that both viruses belong to the filovirus family. Get the facts on the history, symptoms, and treatment of Marburg virus disease, formerly known as Marburg hemorrhagic fever.
- Vaccination FAQSource: MedicineNet
Get answers for vaccination questions, and learn about travel vaccines, immunizations during pregnancy, and other vaccine types and dangers.
- Bird Flu (Avian Influenza, Avian Flu)Source: MedicineNet
Bird flu, or avian flu, causes symptoms such as fever, cough, and sore throat. Strains that infect humans include H5N1, H7N9, H5N8, and H10N3. Learn about vaccination, transmission, treatment, prevention, and prognosis. The first US case was confirmed in April of 2022.
- Childhood Vaccination ScheduleSource: MedicineNet
Read our children's immunization schedule, and learn about vaccines for kids (Hib, polio, DTaP, MMR [Measles, Mumps, Rubella], HPV, flu, chickenpox, meningitis, rotavirus, pneumonia, hepatitis A, and B).
- Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)Source: MedicineNet
The human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) causes HIV infection and the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). HIV symptoms and signs include rash, fatigue, enlarged lymph glands, and recurrent vaginal yeast infections. Read about HIV testing, treatment, transmission, and prevention.
- Epstein-Barr Virus (EBV)Source: MedicineNet
The Epstein-Barr virus causes infectious mononucleosis. EBV infection symptoms and signs include a rash, fever, sore throat, swollen lymph nodes, and tiredness. Read about treatment and diagnostic tests.
- Ebola (Ebola Virus Disease or Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever)Source: MedicineNet
Get information on the Ebola hemorrhagic fever vaccine, symptoms, treatment, causes, and history. Learn about transmission of the Ebola virus, and read about infection prevention efforts.
- Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)Source: MedicineNet
Common sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) in women include gonorrhea, chlamydia, genital herpes, and HPV infection (genital warts). Learn about types, symptoms, and treatment.
- Nipah Virus InfectionSource: MedicineNet
Learn about Nipah virus infection (NiV), a zoonotic disease that pigs and fruit bats can transmit to humans. NiV symptoms and signs include vomiting, muscle aches, fever, headache, atypical pneumonia, and encephalitis. Read about NiV spread, treatment, diagnosis, and prognosis.
- AIDS (Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome)Source: MedicineNet
AIDS is the advanced stage of HIV infection. Learn the criteria that differentiate AIDS from HIV. Get information about the history of AIDS, symptoms, signs, diagnosis, statistics, treatment, prognosis, prevention, and research.
- What Is Chikungunya Virus?Source: MedicineNet
Chikungunya virus is an infection spread (transmitted) through a bite from an infected mosquito. Common symptoms of Chikungunya virus infection include joint pain, headache, rash, and fever. There is no drug or vaccine available to treat or prevent Chikungunya virus infections. Some medicines and home remedies may help relieve symptoms of Chikungunya virus infection.
- Chickenpox (Varicella)Source: MedicineNet
Get the facts on the chickenpox, and read about its vaccine, treatment, causes (varicella zoster virus, shingles cause), symptoms and signs (itchy, red rash), how it spreads, and complications. Chickenpox is a highly contagious infection.
- Hepatitis (Viral Hepatitis A, B, C, D, E, G)Source: MedicineNet
Viral hepatitis refers to hepatitis caused by a few specific viruses that primarily attack the liver. Hepatitis symptoms include loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, fever, weakness, tiredness, and abdominal pain. Learn about different types, causes, and treatments.
- Pneumococcal Vaccination (Pneumonia Vaccine)Source: MedicineNet
Learn about pneumococcal vaccination (pneumonia vaccine) indications, types, side effects, recommended schedule, ages, and guidelines.
- Hepatitis A and B VaccinationsSource: MedicineNet
Learn about hepatitis A and B immunizations and how individuals are exposed to hepatitis A and B, as well as who should receive the vaccinations and how long does it last.
- Lassa FeverSource: MedicineNet
Learn about Lassa fever, a hemorrhagic fever virus. Find out about treatment, prognosis, complications, incubation period, how long it's contagious, and symptoms.
- Cold Sores (Oral Herpes, Herpes Labialis)Source: MedicineNet
Cold sores (labial herpes) are caused by herpes simplex virus type 1 infection. Read about treatment causes, symptoms, treatment, and diagnosis of oral herpes.
- Adenovirus 14 (Killer Cold Virus)Source: MedicineNet
Get information on the killer cold virus (adenovirus 14) symptoms, spread, causes, risk factors, potential complications, treatment, and prevention.
- CoxsackievirusSource: MedicineNet
Coxsackievirus infection symptoms include sore throat, rash, and blisters. Read about coxsackievirus types, causes, treatment, incubation period, diagnosis, contagious period, and risk factors.
- Genital Warts in Men (HPV)Source: WebMD Medical Reference
Read about genital warts in men (HPV virus in men) and the risks of associated cancers of the anus and penis. Symptoms and treatment information is also included.
- Is Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) Contagious?Source: MedicineNet
Learn whether respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) is contagious. Plus, find out how RSV spreads, its incubation period, and when to seek medical care for RSV infection.
- Is the Ebola Virus Contagious?Source: MedicineNet
Find out if the Ebola virus is contagious, learn how it's transmitted, and discover when to seek medical care.
- MeningitisSource: MedicineNet
Meningitis is inflammation of the meninges that cover the brain and spinal cord. Symptoms include a stiff neck, fever, and headache. Read about treatment, causes, diagnosis, and vaccination.
- RabiesSource: MedicineNet
Rabies is a viral disease that spreads through the bite of an infected animal. Symptoms include fever, headaches, and weakness. Learn about the rabies vaccine and treatment.
- Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV)Source: MedicineNet
Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) is a highly contagious viral infection common in babies and children. Learn about symptoms, transmission, and treatment.
- Eye HerpesSource: MedicineNet
Read about herpes viral infections of the eye treatment, symptoms, and contagious. Learn which viruses are responsible for herpes viral infections of the eye, including herpes zoster virus (HVZ), herpes simplex virus-1 (HSV-1), herpes simplex virus-2 (HSV-2), and cytomegalovirus (CMV).
- SmallpoxSource: MedicineNet
Infection with the variola virus causes smallpox. Symptoms and signs include a characteristic rash and high fever. Read about vaccine side effects, history and treatment, plus see pictures. Learn about the eradication of the smallpox virus, and learn about smallpox vaccination.
- PolioSource: MedicineNet
Get the facts on the history of polio, an infectious disease that causes symptoms and signs such as paralysis and limb deformities. Also, read about prevention through vaccination, polio-like illness, contagious, and polio iron lung.
- Shingles (Herpes Zoster)Source: MedicineNet
The chickenpox virus (varicella-zoster) causes shingles (herpes zoster), a painful, blistering contagious rash. Get the facts on shingles treatment, symptoms, complications, the vaccine, and the contagious period of this viral infection.
- Monkeypox (Mpox)Source: MedicineNet
Monkeypox (mpox) is a viral disease that causes symptoms such as fever, sweating, and a rash with papules and pustules on the face and chest. Get the facts on the recent outbreak, treatment, prevention, prognosis, and diagnosis.
- What Is Genital Herpes in Women?Source: MedicineNet
Genital herpes is a sexually transmitted disease (STD). The herpes simplex virus (HSV) causes this infection. Signs and symptoms of genital herpes in women are painful blisters that may look like pimples in the genital area or blisters around the anus. There is no cure for genital herpes.
- Yellow FeverSource: MedicineNet
Yellow fever is an infectious disease transmitted by infected mosquitoes. Side effects are rare with the yellow fever vaccine. Read about the history of the disease, symptoms, treatment, incubation period, diagnosis, and prognosis.
- STDs in MenSource: MedicineNet
Symptoms of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) in men include painful urination, bumps or sores on the penis, and penile discharge and itching. Learn about the most common STDs in men, treatment, testing, and prevention.
- Travel MedicineSource: MedicineNet
Get travel tips on preventing and treating traveler's diarrhea, malaria, yellow fever, hepatitis A, typhoid fever, polio, cholera, and meningococcal meningitis.
- Whooping Cough (Pertussis)Source: MedicineNet
Read about the whooping cough vaccine (DTaP, Tdap), treatment, symptoms, stages, causes (Bordetella pertussis), and prevention. Whooping cough gets its name from the high-pitched whoop sound that follows a series of rapid coughs.
- Norovirus InfectionSource: MedicineNet
Symptoms and signs of norovirus infection include vomiting, watery diarrhea, and stomach pain. Read about treatment, diagnosis, outbreak prevention, causes, contagious, transmission, prognosis, and complications. How long does it last?
- Cytomegalovirus (CMV)Source: MedicineNet
Learn about cytomegalovirus (CMV), a contagious virus that spreads via bodily secretions. Signs and symptoms of CMV infection include fatigue, swollen glands, fever, and sore throat. Learn about treatment and prevention.
- Is Shingles Contagious?Source: MedicineNet
Shingles is a contagious viral infection that causes symptoms and signs such as skin tingling, numbness, and burning, as well as a painful, blistering red rash. Learn more about the stages of shingles, how long shingles is contagious, and how shingles spread.
- Mono (Infectious Mononucleosis)Source: MedicineNet
The kissing disease is a contagious sickness caused by the Epstein-Barr virus, which is transmitted in saliva. Read about Mono (infectious mononucleosis) treatment, symptoms, signs, rash, risks, and diagnosis.
- HIV TestingSource: MedicineNet
Get information about the 3 different types of HIV testing, the window period, how long it takes to get results, HIV test accuracy, testing for pregnant women, and how to find testing locations.
- Hepatitis C (HCV, Hep C)Source: MedicineNet
What is hepatitis C (hep C, HCV), how do you get it and is it curable? Read about HCV infection, how it is transmitted, and cures for this liver disease. Hep C symptoms include yellow skin and eyes (jaundice), and abdominal pain.
- Bocavirus InfectionSource: MedicineNet
Bocavirus infection is usually only found in those with lower respiratory infections or diarrhea. Read about seriousness, causes, symptoms, signs, diagnosis, treatment, prevention, and prognosis.
- MumpsSource: MedicineNet
Mumps treatment focuses on providing relief of signs and symptoms -- swollen cheeks, fever, and headache. Read about the MMR vaccine, outbreak history, and prevention. Plus, see pictures and learn how mumps spread.
- Meningococcemia (Meningococcal Disease) Source: MedicineNet
Meningococcal Disease is a severe bacterial infection with symptoms including fever, headache, fatigue, and body aches. Read about contagious, vaccines, prevention, treatment, causes, diagnosis, and prognosis information.
- Pregnancy Planning (Tips)Source: MedicineNet
Planning to become pregnant can involve eating healthier foods, avoiding alcohol and certain medications, getting vaccinated against certain infections to prevent birth defects, taking prenatal vitamins, and knowing how soon you can conceive after stopping birth control.
- HIV vs. AIDSSource: MedicineNet
HIV is known as the human immunodeficiency virus. AIDS is called the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome. Causes of HIV/AIDS include unprotected sexual contact, using contaminated needles, mother-to-child transmission, contaminated blood or tissue during a transfusion or transplant, or via breast milk from an infected mother.
- Is Swine Flu (H1N1) Contagious?Source: MedicineNet
What is swine flu? Find out if swine flu (H1N1) is contagious, whether swine flu vaccines are safe, how H1N1 spreads, and when to seek medical care for swine flu. Swine flu symptoms can vary and may include fever, sore throat, cough, body aches, headaches, chills, and fatigue.
- Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome (HPS)Source: MedicineNet
What is hantavirus? Hantavirus' is a family of viruses that are spread by rodents. Learn about hantavirus pulmonary syndrome (HPS) transmission, symptoms, treatment, complications, and prevention. Plus, learn about the history of HPS.
- Dengue FeverSource: MedicineNet
Dengue fever (breakbone fever) is a mosquito-borne disease. Read about treatment and symptoms, like rash and fever, get vaccine info, and learn about outbreaks, causes, rash, and how to prevent.
- DiphtheriaSource: MedicineNet
Diphtheria is a disease caused by a bacteria. Symptoms and signs include fever, swollen lymph nodes, trouble swallowing, and coughing. Read about treatment, causes and prevention.
- Hepatitis C Cure (Symptoms, Transmission, Treatments, and Cost)Source: MedicineNet
Hepatitis C is an infection of the liver caused by a virus called HCV, or hepatitis C virus. Approximately 2.7-3.9 million Americans with chronic infection. Hep C is transmitted via blood to blood contact with an infected person. Today there are new drugs that can cure hepatitis C infection.
- Is Hepatitis C Contagious?Source: MedicineNet
How is hepatitis C transmitted? Hepatitis C is a type of liver disease spread by people sharing needles, improper sterilization of surgical instruments, and on occasion, organ transplantation. Find out how long the contagious period lasts.
- Cold vs. FluSource: MedicineNet
How to tell a cold from the flu (influenza). Though different viruses cause the common cold and influenza, the two respiratory illnesses share many signs and symptoms. Flu symptoms tend to cause more serious, harmful problems than a cold.
- Cancer Risk Factors and CausesSource: Government
Read about cancer risk factors and causes, such as age, family history, diet, alcohol and tobacco use, and exposure to sunlight, radiation, chemicals, viruses, and bacteria.
- PneumoniaSource: MedicineNet
Bacteria, viruses, or fungi may cause pneumonia or inflammation of the lungs. Viral, bacterial, and fungal pneumonia are contagious. Sometimes symptoms are not severe at first, leading to "walking pneumonia." Read about pneumonia symptoms, treatment, and vaccines.
- Molluscum ContagiosumSource: MedicineNet
Molluscum contagiosum is a skin disease that causes painless pink bumps on the skin. Learn about treatment, home remedies, and other symptoms associated with this viral infection.
- CholeraSource: MedicineNet
Cholera is an infectious disease that can cause signs and symptoms like severe watery diarrhea and dehydration. Ingestion of the bacterium Vibrio cholerae causes cholera.
- Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease (HFMD)Source: MedicineNet
Find out about hand, foot, and mouth disease (HFMD) treatment, symptoms, diagnosis, and infection during pregnancy. Coxsackievirus A16 and enterovirus 71 cause HFMD, a contagious infection marked by fever and a rash. Learn how long HFMD lasts.
- Tuberculosis (TB)Source: MedicineNet
There are many types of tuberculosis (TB). Read about TB testing, treatment, vaccination, causes, and transmission, and learn the history of TB.
- How Long Is a Cold or Flu Contagious?Source: MedicineNet
Learn how cold and flu viruses spread, know the differences between cold and flu symptoms, find out when to seek medical care for influenza or a cold, and discover the contagious period for the flu and common cold.
- Common ColdSource: MedicineNet
The common cold is an illness caused by many different viruses. Get the facts on common cold vs. flu, COVID-19, symptoms, treatment, causes, its incubation period, stages, prevention, how long a cold lasts, contagious, and home remedies.
- Hepatitis E Viral InfectionSource: MedicineNet
Hepatitis E is a viral infection caused by the hep E virus. Symptoms of hep E infection are pain in the right side if the abdomen, stool changes, jaundice, and brown or dark urine. Hep E is very serious for pregnant women. The hepatitis E virus is transmitted via the fecal-oral route from eating contaminated foods or drinks. There is no vaccine or cure for hep E infection in the U.S.
- SARSSource: MedicineNet
Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) is a respiratory disease caused by the coronavirus SARS-CoV. Symptoms include fever and shortness of breath. Read about transmission, diagnosis, and treatment.
- Stomach Flu vs. Food PoisoningSource: MedicineNet
Learn about the differences between stomach flu and food poisoning, which often have very similar symptoms but different causes and treatments.
- Stomach Flu (Gastroenteritis)Source: MedicineNet
Stomach flu or gastroenteritis infection signs and symptoms include nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea that lasts for about 7-14 days. The stomach flu is spread from person to person, usually via fecal to oral route from poor hand-washing or hygiene techniques. Norovirus is the most common cause of stomach flu.
- Ramsay Hunt SyndromeSource: MedicineNet
Symptoms and signs of Ramsay Hunt syndrome include rash, facial paralysis, blisters, and blisters. Learn about treatment, prognosis, recovery, and whether or not Ramsay Hunt syndrome is contagious.
- Is Chickenpox Contagious?Source: MedicineNet
Discover if chickenpox is contagious, learn how it spreads, and find out when to seek medical care for chickenpox.
- Do You Need a Tetanus Shot?Source: MedicineNet
Tetanus is a rare disease caused by bacteria known as Clostridium tetani. These bacteria infect humans via cuts or puncture wounds. Do you need a tetanus booster shot?
- Disease Prevention in WomenSource: MedicineNet
Read about disease prevention in women. Screening tests are advised for osteoporosis, cervical cancer, high blood pressure, diabetes, HIV, colon cancer, skin cancer, and more.
- MERS (Middle East Respiratory Syndrome)Source: MedicineNet
MERS (Middle East respiratory syndrome) infection can spread through respiratory secretions. Symptoms include fever, dry cough, and severe shortness of breath. Read about transmission, incubation period, and treatment of this coronavirus infection.
- RotavirusSource: MedicineNet
Rotavirus infection causes severe diarrhea. Learn rotavirus infection causes, symptoms (watery diarrhea, severe dehydration, fever, vomiting), diagnosis, treatment, vaccine side effects, and how long it lasts in children.
- Cold, Flu, Allergy TreatmentsSource: MedicineNet
Get the facts on treatment of the common cold, influenza, and allergy symptoms (headache, fever, sneezing, cough, sore throat) with over-the-counter (OTC) medications.
- HerpanginaSource: MedicineNet
Herpangina is a contagious illness often seen in children. An enterovirus or Coxsackievirus causes herpangina. Read about herpangina symptoms, treatment, diagnosis, prevention, and prognosis.
- Cervical Cancer (Cancer of the Cervix)Source: MedicineNet
Cervical cancer is caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV). In the early stages of HPV infection, there are no symptoms, but as cancer progresses the most common signs and symptoms are an increase in vaginal discharge, painful sex, and postmenopausal bleeding.
- Disease Prevention in MenSource: MedicineNet
Learn about disease prevention in men, including screening for high blood pressure, prostate cancer, diabetes, high cholesterol, melanoma (skin cancer), bladder cancer, HIV/AIDS, colon cancer, colon polyps, and glaucoma. Learn at what age each screening should take place.
- AdenovirusSource: MedicineNet
Most adenovirus infections are mild and produce no symptoms. Life-threatening adenovirus infections are rare, and those with weak immune systems have the highest risk. Adenovirus spreads via exposure to contaminated water or hard surfaces and inhalation of airborne droplets when an infected person sneezes or coughs. Read about treatment, symptoms, and vaccination.
- AnthraxSource: MedicineNet
Anthrax is a deadly bacterial disease. Get the facts on anthrax poisoning (caused by the bacteria Bacillus anthracis) transmission, types (cutaneous, inhalation, gastrointestinal), symptoms, treatment, vaccination, and prevention.
- Is Roseola Contagious?Source: MedicineNet
Find out if roseola is contagious, learn how roseola is transmitted, how long contagious, in adults, symptoms, and treatment.
- What Happens When You Get Shingles When Pregnant?Source: MedicineNet
Becoming infected with chickenpox during pregnancy could cause birth defects in your unborn child. Likewise, shingles could also cause problems for your unborn child. Treatment for shingles in pregnant women is generally prescription or over-the-counter antiviral, pain, and antihistamine medication.
- Tuberculosis Skin Test (PPD Skin Test)Source: MedicineNet
The tuberculosis skin test (also known as the tuberculin or PPD test) determines whether a person has developed an immune response to the bacterium that causes tuberculosis (TB). Learn how doctors administer the TB test, obtain a reading, and interpret the results.
- CroupSource: MedicineNet
Croup is a common upper respiratory infection usually caused by viruses. It typically lasts 5-7 days. Croup produces a "bark-like" or "Darth Vader" cough. Teens and adults may develop croup. Learn about croup virus, causes, warning signs, contagious, treatment, and when to worry.
- BioterrorismSource: MedicineNet
Learn about types of bioterrorism and preparedness (food supply, vaccine), bacterial agents (Ebola virus), and disease (anthrax, plague, smallpox, botulism, tularemia).
- Genital Warts (HPV) Infection in WomenSource: MedicineNet
Genital warts is a sexually transmitted infection (STI) caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV). Warts look like raised, flesh-colored lumps. Learn about symptoms, transmission, and treatment.
- KeratitisSource: MedicineNet
Keratitis is inflammation of the cornea. Read about keratitis symptoms, signs, risk factors, causes, types, diagnosis, treatment, prevention, and complications.
- LeptospirosisSource: MedicineNet
Leptospirosis is an infectious disease that causes symptoms such as fever, headache, and chills. Get information about vaccines, treatment, and prevention.
- Sore ThroatSource: MedicineNet
Sore throat is generally caused by viral or bacterial infections, toxins, irritants, trauma, or injury to the throat. Sore throat can be contagious. Common symptoms of a sore throat include throat pain and discomfort, fever, chills, headache, body aches, earache, cough, and runny nose.
- TularemiaSource: MedicineNet
Tularemia (rabbit fever) is an infection caused by the Francisella tularensis bacteria. Symptoms and signs include fever, headache, and rash. Read about diagnosis, treatment, and its possible use in bioterrorism.
- Are Cold Sores (Fever Blisters) Contagious?Source: MedicineNet
Cold sores are inflamed blisters in or near the mouth and lips, caused by the herpes virus. Cold sores are contagious and you can get them via direct and indirect contact with other people. While there is no cure for cold sores, over-the-counter treatments can help ease the symptoms.
- Men's HealthSource: MedicineNet
Learn about the top 10 killers of men like prostate problems, cancer, lung disease, heart disease, and more. Eating healthy, maintaining a healthy weight, exercising, managing stress, and getting regular health screenings are keys to men's health.
- Prostate CancerSource: MedicineNet
Read about prostate cancer symptoms, survival rates, stages, treatment options, causes, prevention, screening, and diagnosis. Learn lifestyle strategies to reduce the risk of prostate cancer.
- Upper Respiratory Infection (URI)Source: MedicineNet
Upper respiratory tract infections (URTIs) are contagious infections caused by a variety of bacteria and viruses such as influenza (the flu), strep, rhinoviruses, whooping cough, and diphtheria. Bacterial causes of URIs can be treated and cure with antibiotics but viral infections cannot.
- Antibiotic Resistance (Drug Resistance, Antimicrobial Resistance)Source: MedicineNet
Overuse of antibiotics and other problems have caused antibiotic resistance among some bacteria, leading to stubborn bacterial infections with symptoms that don't respond well to treatment. Learn more about antibiotic resistance in bacteria and fungi.
- BronchiolitisSource: MedicineNet
Bronchiolitis is a common viral infection most commonly triggered by the respiratory syncytial virus (RSV). Symptoms include mild sore throat, nasal congestion, middle ear pain, fever, cough, wheezing, and shallow breathing.
- Chagas DiseaseSource: MedicineNet
Chagas disease is an infection caused by the T. cruzi parasite. Symptoms of Chagas disease include rash, swollen lymph nodes, fever, fatigue, nausea, vomiting, and the Romaña sign. An ELISA test is used to diagnose Chagas disease. Treatment depends upon the phase of the disease and the patient's age.
- Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS or SEID)Source: MedicineNet
Get information about systemic exertion intolerance disease (SEID) or chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) symptoms, treatment, causes, diagnosis, and prognosis. About 836,000 to 2.5 million people in the U.S. have CFS or SEID.
- HPV (Human Papillomavirus) InfectionSource: MedicineNet
HPV or human papillomavirus is a group of viruses that infect human mucous membranes and skin. HPV is highly contagious. Learn about symptoms, diagnosis, and vaccines.
- Postherpetic NeuralgiaSource: MedicineNet
Postherpetic neuralgia (PHN) is a painful complication of shingles. For the majority of patients who develop PHN, the prognosis is good. Read about medication, prevention, symptoms, and treatment for postherpetic neuralgia.
- RoseolaSource: MedicineNet
Read about roseola (sixth disease) causes (virus), symptoms and signs (fever, rash), and treatment. Roseola infantum is a mildly contagious illness most common in childhood.
- What Is Enterovirus (Non-Polio Enterovirus Infection)?Source: MedicineNet
Non-polio enteroviruses (EV-D68 and EV71) cause a variety of infections, including aseptic meningitis, hand, foot, and mouth disease, herpangina, and the common cold. Symptoms and signs of enterovirus infection include hypoxia, eye pain, shortness of breath, chest pain, and fever. Treatment involves supportive care to reduce symptoms.
- Typhoid FeverSource: MedicineNet
Typhoid fever is a life-threatening bacterial illness. Learn typhoid fever causes (Salmonella typhi in contaminated water), transmission, history, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, prognosis, and prevention (vaccine).
- Is Hepatitis A Contagious?Source: MedicineNet
Hepatitis A is an infection of the liver. Hepatitis A symptoms may include fever, nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite, yellow skin (jaundice), dark urine, and clay-colored stools. Learn how it spreads.
- Is the Stomach Flu Contagious?Source: MedicineNet
The stomach flu or gastroenteritis is caused by bacteria, viruses, and parasites. Symptoms include vomiting, diarrhea, nausea, and abdominal pain. Learn about how it is spread and how you can prevent infection.
- BrucellosisSource: MedicineNet
The bacteria Brucella causes brucellosis, an infectious zoonotic disease in humans. Learn how to prevent brucellosis, and read about transmission, treatment, and symptoms.
- Inner Ear InfectionSource: MedicineNet
Inner ear infections (otitis interna) cause inflammation of the inner ear (labyrinthitis), producing symptoms and signs like severe ear pain, nausea, vomiting, and vertigo. Viruses or bacteria can cause inner ear infections. Read about treatments and remedies.
- MalariaSource: MedicineNet
Malaria is spread by the bite of an infected Anopheles mosquito and causes symptoms such as fever, aches, and nausea. Learn about prevention, treatment, vaccine, and prognosis.
- Tonsillitis (Adenoiditis)Source: MedicineNet
Tonsillitis is caused by an infection of the tonsils. Symptoms of both acute (resolves within a couple of weeks) and chronic tonsillitis (lasts months to years) are a sore throat, fever, headache, fatigue, and bad breath. Home remedies for pain relief include slippery elm throat lozenges, serrapeptase, papain, andrographism, saltwater gargle, and OTC medicine for pain and inflammation. Bacterial tonsillitis is treated with antibiotics. Some people with chronic tonsillitis will need a tonsillectomy (surgery to remove the tonsils).
- TyphusSource: MedicineNet
Typhus is a disease caused by bacteria often transmitted by fleas, ticks, and lice. Get information about typhus causes, symptoms, history, treatment, diagnosis, prevention, and prognosis.
- Ulcerative ColitisSource: MedicineNet
Read about ulcerative colitis causes and symptoms and signs, such as diarrhea, abdominal pain, rectal bleeding, rectal pain, an urgency to defecate, or painful bowel movements.
- Crohn's DiseaseSource: MedicineNet
Crohn's disease is an inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) that causes inflammation in the digestive tract. Crohn's disease symptoms and signs include abdominal pain, bloody diarrhea, and weight loss. There are a few types of Crohn's disease. Several Crohn's disease treatments exist, but there is no cure.
- FeverSource: MedicineNet
Get the facts on severe fever treatment (in children and adults) and symptoms. Learn about causes of fever, home remedies to bring down a high fever, ways to prevent fever, and find out when to call a doctor.
- Is Whooping Cough (Pertussis) Contagious?Source: MedicineNet
Whooping cough (pertussis) is a highly contagious respiratory infection caused by Bordetella pertussis. Whooping cough symptoms include severe coughing fits and whooping sound produced during inhalation. The bacteria spreads via airborne droplets produced during sneezing or coughing. There is a whooping cough vaccine that is typically administered during childhood vaccinations.
- Q FeverSource: MedicineNet
Q fever is a highly infectious disease that causes high fever, diarrhea, cough, and sweating. Learn more about transmission, symptoms, treatment, diagnosis, and vaccination.
- Streptococcal InfectionsSource: MedicineNet
Symptoms and signs of group A streptococcal infections include sore throat, fever, swollen lymph nodes, rash, low blood pressure, and tissue destruction. Read about treatment, contagious, diagnosis, and complications.
- What Is Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma?Source: MedicineNet
Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL) is cancer of the lymphatic system, a vital part of the body's immune system. Symptoms include swollen lymph nodes, fever, night sweats, coughing, weakness, chest pain, unexplained weight loss, and abdominal pain.
- CancerSource: MedicineNet
Read about cancer signs, stages, cells, symptoms, and types. Learn what cancer is and what causes it. Inform yourself about the role viruses play in contributing to cancer. Learn why cancer occurs and how cancer cells form.
- Pain ManagementSource: MedicineNet
Learn about pain management and pain treatment options for nociceptive, neuropathic pain (for example fibromyalgia, irritable bowel syndrome), and chronic pain. Learn why doctors, clinics, and specialists attempt different treatments for pain management, including narcotics.
- EncephalitisSource: MedicineNet
Encephalitis is inflammation of the brain. Symptoms include headache and fever. There are many causes, including Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE). Read about treatment, risk factors, and diagnosis.
- Is Norovirus Contagious?Source: MedicineNet
What is norovirus? Is it contagious? Find out if norovirus is contagious, how noroviruses are transmitted, and when to seek medical care for a norovirus infection. Discover the symptoms of norovirus, what to do during a norovirus outbreak, and ways to prevent norovirus infection.
- Is Pleurisy Contagious?Source: MedicineNet
Pleurisy is inflammation of the double layered membrane that surrounds the lungs. Pleurisy itself is not contagious, but some underlying diseases or conditions may cause pleurisy to be contagious (for example TB, bacterial pneumonia, and the flu). Underlying causes that are not contagious include heart attack, rheumatoid arthritis, and others.
- Pap SmearSource: MedicineNet
A Pap smear is a test to screen for cervical cancer and precancerous changes in the cervix. Risk factors for an abnormal Pap include HPV, smoking, medications, and a weakened immune system.
- Acute BronchitisSource: MedicineNet
Acute bronchitis is a lung condition with symptoms of a persistent cough, sore throat, fatigue, and headache that lasts for about 10 days. Acute bronchitis is contagious and usually isn't treated with antibiotics unless the cause is bacterial. Most people get viral acute bronchitis, which is treated with home remedies and over-the-counter (OTC) medication.
- Amebiasis (Entamoeba Histolytica Infection)Source: MedicineNet
Amebiasis is a disease caused by an amoeba infection. Symptoms and signs include diarrhea, abdominal pain, weight loss, and blood in the stool. Read about treatment, home remedies, and recovery time.
- Bell's Palsy (Facial Nerve Problems)Source: MedicineNet
Bell's palsy is the most common type of facial nerve paralysis. In Bell's palsy, the affected nerve becomes inflamed due to injury or damage. Learn about symptoms, Recovery, causes, treatment, surgery, and eye treatment.
- Cirrhosis (Liver)Source: MedicineNet
Cirrhosis of the liver symptoms includes jaundice, fatigue, weakness, loss of appetite, itching, and easy bruising. Learn about causes, treatment, 4 stages, life expectancy, and cancer.
- Corneal UlcerSource: MedicineNet
A corneal ulcer is an open sore on the cornea. Infection is a common cause of a corneal ulcer. Read about symptoms, signs, causes, treatment, healing time, and prevention.
- Diabetes and Safe Medications for Colds & FluSource: MedicineNet
People with diabetes need to know what OTC medications are safe to take because they often have a more difficult time curing infections like the common cold or flu.
- H. pylori (Helicobacter Pylori) InfectionSource: MedicineNet
Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) is a bacterium that causes symptoms of bloating, belching, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, and fatigue. Learn if H. pylori is contagious and why half the world population has this gut infection.
- Liver DiseaseSource: MedicineNet
The liver has many functions. Signs and symptoms of liver disease include abdominal pain, jaundice, nausea, and weakness. Causes, treatment, and life expectancy vary. Lifestyle changes may slow the progression of some types of liver disease.
- Plague (Black Death)Source: MedicineNet
Fleas that have fed on infected rodents transmit pneumonic, septicemic, and bubonic plague to humans. Plague symptoms and signs include swollen lymph nodes, fever, and chills. Get the facts on the history of the plague (Black Death).
- Reye SyndromeSource: MedicineNet
Reye syndrome is associated with aspirin use in children and adolescents. Read about Reye syndrome symptoms, treatment, causes, diagnosis, prognosis, and prevention.
- Scarlet Fever (Scarlatina)Source: MedicineNet
Scarlet fever, or scarlatina, is a bacterial infection that causes symptoms and signs such as fever, sore throat, and rash. Oral penicillin is the standard treatment. Read about long-term effects, prognosis, and complications.
- Ticks (Tick Bites)Source: MedicineNet
Learn about tick bite symptoms, treatment, prevention, and removal of ticks. Ticks are known to transmit Lyme disease, Bourbon virus disease, Rocky Mountain spotted fever, babesiosis, ehrlichiosis, tularemia, Texas fever, and Powassan encephalitis.
- Barrier Methods of Birth Control Side Effects, Advantages, and DisadvantagesSource: MedicineNet
Different barrier methods of birth control are available, for example, spermicides, male condoms, female condoms, contraceptive sponge, diaphragm, and cervical cap. Side effects, and efficacy (in preventing pregnancy) depends on the type of birth control.
- 13 Stomach Flu Home RemediesSource: MedicineNet
Stomach flu (gastroenteritis) is an infection of the stomach and intestines with symptoms and signs of diarrhea, nausea, and vomiting. Natural and home remedies include the BRAT diet, fluids, caffeine-free teas, cinnamon, and turmeric.
- E. coli (0157:H7) InfectionSource: MedicineNet
E. coli (E. Coli 0157:H7) is a contagious bacterium that causes symptoms like nausea, vomiting, stomach cramps, and diarrhea (that may be bloody). This bacterial infection results from eating raw or undercooked meat or unpasteurized dairy products (raw milk or cheeses).
- Food PoisoningSource: MedicineNet
Food poisoning symptoms include stomach cramps, diarrhea, and vomiting. Read about different types of food poisoning, treatment, and tips for prevention.
- SarcoidosisSource: MedicineNet
Read about sarcoidosis, a chronic lung disease. Learn causes, symptoms (cough, erythema nodosum, eye inflammation, fibrosis, granulomas), diagnosis, and treatment.
- Sexually Transmitted Diseases and Pregnancy (STDs)Source: WebMD Medical Reference
When you are pregnant, many sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) can be especially harmful to you and your baby. These STDs include herpes, HIV/AIDS, genital warts (HPV), hepatitis B, chlamydia, syphilis, gonorrhea, and trichomoniasis. Symptoms include bumps, sores, warts, swelling, itching, or redness in the genital region. Treatment of STDs while pregnant depends on how far along you are in the pregnancy and the progression of the infection.
- Vaccination and Immunization Safety InformationSource: FDA
View a comprehensive list of the human vaccines and immunizations that have been approved for U.S. residents to prevent and fight infectious diseases.
- HIV Transmission and the History of HIV/AIDSSource: eMedicineHealth
Learn about HIV infection causes and spreads, and learn about the statistic, symptoms, treatments, and risks. Research shows that HIV evolved from a similar virus found in chimpanzees in West Africa.
- Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)Source: RxList
Learn about urinary tract infection (UTI) symptoms, treatment, causes, risk factors, antibiotics, prevention, diet and more. Discover the signs of a UTI and what to do if you have one.
- FDA Approves New Treatment for HIVSource: FDA
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Genvoya (a fixed-dose combination tablet containing elvitegravir, cobicistat, emtricitabine, and tenofovir alafenamide) as a complete regimen for the treatment of HIV-1 infection in adults and pediatric patients 12 years of age and older.
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