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Strep throat

Strep throat is an infection in the throat and the tonsils caused by streptococcal (strep) bacteria. The throat gets irritated and inflamed,...

Abscess

An abscess is a pocket of pus that forms at the site of infected tissue. An abscess can form on the skin or on tissues within the body and cause...

Measles

Measles, also known as rubeola, is a very contagious viral illness. It has a distinct rash and a fever. It is usually spread through direct contact with droplets from coughs or sneezes from a person with measles.

Chickenpox

Chickenpox is a common childhood disease. It causes an itchy, blistering rash and is easily spread to others.

AIDS

AIDS is an infectious disorder that suppresses the normal function of the immune system. It is caused by the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV),...

Mononucleosis

Mononucleosis (also called mono) is a contagious viral infection usually spread by contact with saliva - often by kissing - which usually causes mild flu-like symptoms. Early symptoms include headache, nausea, tiredness and general muscle aching. This is followed by sore throat and fever.