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Sick Building Syndrome Sore Throat? Could Be Strep Throat Suggested Reading on Sore Throat by Our Doctors Related Diseases & Conditions 62 articles Sinus Infection (Sinusitis) Sinus infection (sinusitis) is caused by allergies, Laryngitis Laryngitis is an inflammation of the voice box (vocal cords). The most common cause of acute Upper Respiratory Tract Infection An upper respiratory infection is a contagious infection of the structures of the upper respiratory tract, which includes the sinuses, nasal passages, Infectious Mononucleosis Infectious mononucleosis is a virus infection in which there is an increase of white blood cells that are mononuclear (with a single nucleus) "Mono" Coxsackie Virus Coxsackie viruses Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease Hand, foot, and mouth syndrome is clinical pattern consisting of a rash Croup Croup is a 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 Chronic Rhinitis and Post-Nasal Drip Allergic rhinitis symptoms include an itchy, Dengue Fever Dengue fever is contracted from the bite of Strep Throat Strep throat (Group A, beta hemolytic, streptococcus pyogene, GAS) bacterial infection of the throat. Signs and symptoms of strep throat include headache, Sinus Headache Sinus headache is caused by a sinus infection or Pityriasis Rosea Pityriasis rosea is a rash that begins with a large pink patch with well-defined scaly borders on the back, chest, or neck. In one to two weeks, the person Dry Mouth (Xerostomia) Dry mouth is a common side effect of many prescription and non-prescription Cytomegalovirus (CMV) Cytomegalovirus ( Scarlet Fever (Scarlatina) Scarlet fever, a bacterial infection caused by group A Streptococcus bacteria, causes symptoms and signs such as fever, rash with a sandpaper-like texture, Herpangina Herpangina is a contagious illness often seen in children. It is caused by a Coxsackievirus or an enterovirus. Symptoms and signs include mouth sores, Hyperthyroidism Hyperthyroidism is an excess of Head and Neck Cancer Head and neck cancer is cancer of the oral cavity, salivary glands, paranasal sinuses and nasal cavity, pharynx, larynx, or lymph nodes in the upper part Barrett's Esophagus Barrett's esophagus occurs as a complication of chronic gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), primarily in white males. GERD refers to the reflux of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) The human immunodeficiency virus Common Cold The common cold (viral Bad Breath Bad breath can result from poor oral hygiene habits and may be a sign of other health problems. Bad breath, also called halitosis, can be made worse by 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 Is Strep Throat Contagious? Strep throat is caused by group A streptococcus bacterium. Symptoms of strep throat are sore throat, white patches or spots on the tonsils, headache, and Thyroid Cancer There are four major types of thyroid cancer: papillary, follicular, medullary, and anaplastic Is a Sinus Infection Contagious? Sinus infection (sinusitis) is infection (viral, bacterial, or fungal) or inflammation of the sinuses. Sympotms of sinus infection are cough, bad breath, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS or SEID) Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) or systemic exertion intolerance disease (SEID) is a debilitating and complex disorder characterized by profound fatigue 20 Sore Throat Home Remedies A sore throat can be caused by viral infections like the common cold, the flu, or mumps. 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