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Roseola Rash (Sixth Disease) in Children and Adults

Roseola, a mild viral illness, is seen most often in children between 6 and 24 months old, with the average age of 9 months. It can also affect adolescents, teens, and adults, albeit rarely. Usually, it has a sudden onset...

Everything You Need to Know About Mumps

Contagious diseases such as mumps are not dangerous just for us—we can easily transmit them to the people around us, as is the case with mumps. What is mumps? Mumps is a viral disease that affects the salivary glands, also...

What You Need to Know About Impetigo: Causes, Symptoms, Treatment

A contagious skin infection, impetigo is a common condition that results in the eruption of red sores on the face, hands, and feet. Over time, the sores form yellowish crusts and then burst. While some impetigo patients experience itching, others...

What You Need to Know About Bed Bugs, Kissing Bugs and Chagas Disease

“Don’t let the bed bugs bite.” Many of us heard this phrase throughout childhood and probably dismissed it as a silly way to tuck kids into bed. But, believe it or not, bed bugs are real. Kissing bugs are real...

What Is Breast Implant Illness and How to Recover

Plastic surgery, or surgery to reconstruct, alter, or enhance physical features, has become a very common surgery in the United States. According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, there were over 17 million cosmetic plastic surgery procedures done in...

Autoimmune Diseases: When the Body Attacks Itself

Autoimmune diseases are relatively common in the United States. The American Autoimmune Related Diseases Association reports that 50 million Americans have some form of autoimmune disease. Of those 50 million Americans, 75% are women. Let’s answer some of the most...

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