Plague Facts Plague FactsRelated Tools & References « Back to Plague Facts Index Sorted Alphabetically A-Z Sort by popularity Anthrax and Beyond: Potential Bioterror Agents Bloody Sputum Chest Pain Chills Chronic Cough Doctor: Checklist to Take To Your Doctor's Appointment Doctor: Getting the Most from Your Doctor's Appointment Fever Headache How to Choose a Doctor Insect bites: The Buzz on Summer Stings and Bites Shortness of Breath (Dyspnea) Swollen Lymph Nodes Weakness Sorted by Popularity (as on MedicineNet) Sort alphabetically Chills Shortness of Breath (Dyspnea) Weakness Bloody Sputum Headache Chest Pain Swollen Lymph Nodes Chronic Cough How to Choose a Doctor Fever Doctor: Checklist to Take To Your Doctor's Appointment Doctor: Getting the Most from Your Doctor's Appointment Insect bites: The Buzz on Summer Stings and Bites Anthrax and Beyond: Potential Bioterror Agents Suggested Reading on Plague (Black Death) by Our Doctors Related Diseases & Conditions 12 articles Swollen Lymph Nodes Lymph nodes help the body's immune system fight infections. Causes of swollen lymph nodes (glands) may include infection (viral, bacterial, fungal, parasites). Low Blood Pressure (Hypotension) Low blood pressure, also referred to as hypotension, is blood pressure that is so low that it causes symptoms or signs due to the low flow of blood through Headache Headaches can be divided into two categories: primary headaches and secondary headaches. Migraine headaches, tension headaches, and cluster headaches are Abdominal Pain (Causes, Remedies, Treatment) Abdominal pain can have many causes. Some of the less serious causes include bloating, gas, colitis, endometriosis, food poisoning, GERD, IBS, and ovarian Cough Chronic cough is a cough that does not go away and is generally a symptom of another disorder such as asthma, allergic rhinitis, sinus infection, cigarette Fever Although a fever technically is any body temperature above the normal of 98.6 degrees F. (37 degrees C.), in practice a person is usually not considered Flu (Influenza) Influenza (flu) is a respiratory illness caused by a virus. Flu symptoms include fever, cough, sore throat, runny nose, headache, fatigue, and muscle aches. Chest Pain Chest pain is a common complaint by a patient in the ER. Causes of chest pain include broken or bruised ribs, pleurisy, pneumothorax, shingles, pneumonia, Pneumonia Pneumonia is inflammation of the lungs caused by fungi, bacteria, or viruses. Symptoms and signs include cough, fever, shortness of breath, and chills. Shock (Medical) Medical shock is a life-threatening medical condition. There are several types of medical shock, septic shock, anaphylactic shock, cardiogenic shock, hypovolemic Antibiotic Resistance (Drug Resistance, Antimicrobial Resistance) Drug resistance (antimicrobial resistance) is the ability of bacteria, fungi, parasites, and viruses to grow, even in the presence of a drug that would Bioterrorism Bioterrorism is a form of terrorism where there is the intentional release of biological agents such as viruses, germs, or bacteria. Diseases caused by Medications 3 articles Procedures & Tests 1 articles Pictures, Images & Quizzes 0 articles Doctor's & Expert's Views 3 articles Health News 5 articles Health Features 6 articles STAY INFORMED Get the latest health and medical information delivered direct to your inbox!