Diphtheria Facts Diphtheria FactsRelated Health Facts « Back to Diphtheria Facts Index Sorted Alphabetically A-Z Sort by popularity Back-to-School Health Checkup Colds: How to Care for Someone Without Getting Sick Yourself Immunization Recommendations for Emergency Responders: Hurricane Kids: Taking a Shot at Child Vaccinations One Baby Shot for 5 Diseases Public Health - Top Ten Achievements Of The Century! Seniors: Shots for Safety Sore Throat? Could Be Strep Throat Vaccines: Get an 'A' in Vaccines Virus Trained to Kill Bacteria What Is the Alternative Vaccine Schedule? Whooping Cough FAQs Whooping Cough Vaccine for Adolescents Sorted by Popularity (as on MedicineNet) Sort alphabetically What Is the Alternative Vaccine Schedule? Seniors: Shots for Safety Colds: How to Care for Someone Without Getting Sick Yourself Immunization Recommendations for Emergency Responders: Hurricane Back-to-School Health Checkup Whooping Cough Vaccine for Adolescents Public Health - Top Ten Achievements Of The Century! Kids: Taking a Shot at Child Vaccinations Vaccines: Get an 'A' in Vaccines Virus Trained to Kill Bacteria Whooping Cough FAQs One Baby Shot for 5 Diseases Sore Throat? Could Be Strep Throat Suggested Reading on Diphtheria by Our Doctors Related Diseases & Conditions 12 articles 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 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 infections; toxins, irritants, Congestive Heart Failure (CHF) Congestive heart failure (CHF) refers to a condition in which the heart loses the ability to function properly. Heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes, 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 Whooping Cough (Pertussis) Whooping cough (pertussis) is highly contagious respiratory infection that is caused by the bacteria Bordetella pertussis. There are an estimated 300,000 Hoarseness Hoarseness (abnormal deep, harsh, raspy voice) is caused by a variety of conditions in which the larynx (voice box and vocal chords) are irritated or injured. Dysphagia Dysphagia or difficulty in swallowing, swallowing problems. Dysphagia is due to problems in nerve or muscle control. It is common, for example, after a Myocarditis Myocarditis is an inflammation of the heart muscle and can be caused by a variety of infections, conditions, and viruses. Symptoms of myocarditis include Headache Headaches can be divided into two categories: primary headaches and secondary headaches. Migraine headaches, tension headaches, and cluster headaches are 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). Osteomyelitis Osteomyelitis is an infection of the bone. Potential causes include injections around the bone, fractures that puncture the skin, recent surgeries, and 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, Medications 1 articles Procedures & Tests 4 articles Pictures, Images & Quizzes 0 articles Doctor's & Expert's Views 1 articles Health News 29 articles Health Features 13 articles STAY INFORMED Get the latest health and medical information delivered direct to your inbox!