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    Related Diseases & Conditions

    • Strep Throat Strep throat (Group A, beta hemolytic, streptococcus pyogene, GAS) bacterial infection of the throat. Signs and symptoms of strep...learn more »
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      Strep Throat Article
      • What is strep throat and what causes strep throat?
      • What are the signs and symptoms of strep throat?
      • Are the signs and symptoms of strep throat different in various age groups?
      • Is strep throat contagious?
      • How is the diagnosis of strep throat established?
      • What are home remedies, OTC, and medical treatments for strep throat?
      • What are the potential complications of strep throat?
      • How can I prevent contracting strep throat?
      • Strep throat facts
    • Sore Throat Sore throats are generally described as pain or discomfort in the throat area. A sore throat may be caused by bacterial or viral...learn more »
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      Sore Throat Article
      • Definition of a sore throat
      • What is the difference between sore throat and strep throat?
      • What are the causes of sore throat?
      • What are the signs and symptoms of a sore throat?
      • Is a sore throat contagious?
      • When should I see a doctor for a sore throat?
      • How is the diagnosis of sore throat made?
      • What are home remedies to soothe a sore throat?
      • What OTC medications will soothe a sore throat?
      • Are antibiotics necessary for a sore throat?
      • How can I prevent a sore throat?
    • Pneumonia Pneumonia is inflammation of the lungs caused by fungi, bacteria, or viruses. Symptoms and signs include cough, fever, shortness...learn more »
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      Pneumonia Article
      • Pneumonia facts
      • What is pneumonia?
      • What are the different types of pneumonia?
      • What causes pneumonia?
      • What are risk factors for pneumonia?
      • What are pneumonia symptoms and signs?
      • How do doctors diagnose pneumonia?
      • What is the treatment for pneumonia?
      • What are complications of pneumonia?
      • What is the prognosis of pneumonia?
      • Is it possible to prevent pneumonia? Is there a pneumonia vaccine?
    • Emphysema Emphysema is a progressive disease of the lungs. The primary cause of emphysema is smoking. Alpha 1-antitrypsin deficiency is a...learn more »
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      Emphysema Article
      • Emphysema facts
      • Introduction to emphysema
      • What is emphysema?
      • What are the causes or risk factors for emphysema?
      • What are symptoms of emphysema?
      • How is emphysema diagnosed?
      • Physical examination
      • Exams and tests
      • What are the stages of emphysema?
      • What is the treatment for emphysema?
      • Smoking cessation
      • Medications for emphysema
      • Pulmonary rehabilitation for emphysema
      • Surgery
      • What is the prognosis and life-expectancy of a person with emphysema?
    • Streptococcal Infections Group A streptococcal infections are caused by group A streptococcus, a bacteria that causes a variety of health problems,...learn more »
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      Streptococcal Infections Article
      • Group A streptococcal infections facts
      • What is group A Streptococcus (GAS)?
      • How are group A streptococcal (GAS) infections contracted?
      • What diseases are caused by group A streptococcal infection?
      • What are the symptoms and signs of GAS infections?
      • What is invasive group A streptococcal disease? Who is most at risk for getting invasive GAS disease?
      • What are the symptoms and signs of necrotizing fasciitis?
      • What are the signs and symptoms of toxic shock syndrome (TSS)?
      • How are group A streptococcal (GAS) infections diagnosed?
      • What is the treatment for invasive group A streptococcal disease?
      • What complications are seen with group A streptococcal infections?
      • Can group A streptococcal infections be prevented?
      • What is the prognosis for group A streptococcal infections?
      • Where can people find more information about group A streptococcal infections?
    • Bronchiectasis (Acquired, Congenital) Bronchiectasis has three types: 1) cylindrical bronchiectasis, 2) saccular or varicose bronchiectasis, 3) and cystic...learn more »
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      Bronchiectasis (Acquired, Congenital) Article
      • What is the definition of bronchiectasis?
      • What is bronchiectasis?
      • Who is at risk for bronchiectasis?
      • What causes bronchiectasis?
      • What are the types of bronchiectasis?
      • What are the signs and symptoms of bronchiectasis?
      • When should I contact my doctor for bronchiectasis?
      • How is the diagnosis of bronchiectasis made?
      • What is the treatment for bronchiectasis?
      • Can bronchiectasis be prevented?
      • What is the prognosis of bronchiectasis?