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Some of the causes of hiccups Group B Strep Group B strep are bacteria called Sepsis Sepsis (blood poisoning) is a potentially deadly infection with signs and symptoms that include elevated heart rate, low or high temperature, rapid breathing Tonsillitis It is thought that the tonsils and adenoids assist the body in fighting incoming bacteria and viruses by helping the body form antibodies. This is thought Cough (Chronic Cough) Chronic cough is a cough that does not go away and is generally a symptom of another disorder such as Is Pneumonia Contagious? Pneumonia is inflammation of the lung usually Fever Although a fever technically is any body temperature above the normal of 98.6 F (37 C), in practice, a person is usually not considered to have a significant Dengue Fever Dengue fever is contracted from the bite of Osteoporosis Learn about osteoporosis, a condition characterized Fatigue Fatigue can be described in various ways. Sometimes fatigue is described as feeling a lack of energy and motivation (both mental and physical). The causes Chronic Bronchitis Chronic bronchitis is a cough that occurs daily with production of sputum that lasts for at least three months, two years in a row. Causes of chronic bronchitis COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) COPD or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is a lung condition caused by Chest Pain Chest pain is a common complaint by a patient Shock (Medical) Medical shock is a life-threatening medical condition. There are several types of medical shock, septic shock, anaphylactic shock, cardiogenic shock, hypovolemic Alcoholism Alcoholism is a disease that Typhoid Fever Typhoid fever is an illness caused by the Pleural Effusion Pleural effusion is a buildup of fluid in the chest or on the lungs. There are two types of pleural effusion, trandsudate and exudate. Causes of transudate Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) The human immunodeficiency virus Osteomyelitis Osteomyelitis is an infection of the bone. Swine Flu Novel H1N1 influenza A virus infection (swine flu) is an infection that generally is transferred from an infected pig to a human, however there have been Alzheimer's Disease Alzheimer's disease is a common cause of dementia. Symptoms and warning signs of Alzheimer's disease include memory loss, difficulty performing familiar Hypoxia (Hypoxemia) Hypoxia is a condition in which the normal concentration of oxygen in the blood is not enough for normal life functions. Hypoxemia is a condition in which Streptococcal Infections Group A streptococcal infections are caused by group A streptococcus, a bacteria that causes a variety of health problems, including strep throat, impetigo, Whooping Cough (Pertussis) Whooping cough (pertussis) is highly Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococci (VRE) Vancomycin-resistant enterococci (VRE) infection is the most common type of infection acquired by patients while hospitalized. Patients at risk for VRE See All Related Diseases & Conditions » Medications 43 articles Procedures & Tests 6 articles Pictures, Images & Quizzes 7 articles Doctor's & Expert's Views 24 articles Health News 163 articles Health Features 18 articles STAY INFORMED Get the latest health and medical information delivered direct to your inbox! From WebMD Health Resources Is it a Cold, Strep or Tonsillitis? What Does the Pneumococcal Vaccine Do? What Causes Ear Infections? Featured Centers Feeling Short of Breath? 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