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Genital Herpes: Symptoms, Treatment and Risks

Genital herpes is a sexually transmitted infection, or STI, meaning it is spread through sexual contact including vaginal, anal, and oral sex. Genital herpes is not the name of the virus, but rather the common symptom. The virus that causes herpes is called herpes simplex, and there are...

Toxoplasmosis in Humans: Symptoms to Watch out For!

Long associated with cat excrement, Toxoplasma gondii can actually result from numerous causes, including eating undercooked meats. While coming into contact with the single-celled parasite tends to cause few symptoms in healthy individuals, pregnant women and those with compromised immune...

Lymph Node Inflammation (Lymphadenitis): Causes and Treatments

Your lymph nodes can become inflamed for a variety of reasons, including an infection or a virus that causes your lymph nodes to swell. Lymph node inflammation is called lymphadenitis, and the symptoms that pop up depend on the cause...

What Is Lymphangitis: Causes, Symptoms, Treatment

With a network of vessels, ducts, and organs throughout your body, your lymphatic system is a very important player in immune health. Lymphangitis occurs when this system becomes inflamed, most often from an infection. Because of the lymphatic system's vast...

Recovering from Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: A 9-Step Plan

Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is a debilitating long-term illness, yet its cause remains a mystery. CFS is also known as myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME), or systemic exertion intolerance disease (SEID)—a new name that some health advocates insist more aptly describes the...

Is Your Sore Throat Strep?

You know the feeling: that tell-tale tickle in the back of your throat that turns into a scratchy sensation and finally a raw pain that keeps you up at night. The good news is not all sore throats are cause...

What in the World Is Cat Scratch Fever?

Cat scratch fever is more than just the title of a rock song. It’s also a serious bacterial infection that can lead to a number of unpleasant side effects. And, strangely enough, you can contract this illness from your very...

Can Adults Get Scarlet Fever? Causes, Symptoms and Treatments

Scarlet fever might sound like an illness from a 19th-century novel. However, the truth is that this condition still affects patients today and can cause serious damage to the heart, kidneys, and other body parts if left untreated. A bacterial...

Sarcoidosis: Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatments

Sarcoidosis is a rare condition in which groups of immune cells form lumps in various organs in the body. The exact cause is unknown, but it can affect any organ, particularly targeting the lungs. This inflammatory disease doesn’t always have...

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