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    • Chickenpox (Varicella) Chickenpox (chicken pox) is a contagious childhood disease caused by the varicella-zoster virus. Symptoms have an incubation...learn more »
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      Chickenpox (Varicella) Article
      • Chickenpox facts
      • What is chickenpox? What causes chickenpox?
      • How does chickenpox spread?
      • What are chickenpox symptoms and signs?
      • What are treatment options for chickenpox?
      • What are the possible complications of chickenpox?
      • Can chickenpox be prevented with a vaccine?
    • 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...learn more »
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      Fever Article
      • Aches, pain, fever facts
      • What is a fever?
      • What causes a fever?
      • What are the signs and symptoms of a fever?
      • How is a fever diagnosed?
      • How should I take a temperature for fever?
      • What is the treatment for a fever?
      • When should I seek medical care for a fever?
      • What are complications of a fever?
      • What is the prognosis for a fever?
      • What is the prevention for a fever?
    • Meningitis Encephalitis is a brain inflammation that causes sudden fever, vomiting, headache, light sensitivity, stiff neck and back,...learn more »
      In This Article
      Meningitis Article
      • Encephalitis and meningitis facts
      • What is encephalitis?
      • What causes encephalitis?
      • What are encephalitis symptoms and signs?
      • What is meningitis?
      • What causes meningitis?
      • What are meningitis symptoms and signs?
      • What is encephalomyelitis?
      • How are encephalitis and meningitis diagnosed?
      • What is the treatment of encephalitis and meningitis?
      • What is the prognosis (outlook) for patients with encephalitis or meningitis?
      • Is meningitis contagious?
      • Can meningitis be prevented?
    • Rash The word "rash" means an outbreak of red bumps on the body. The way people use this term, "a rash" can refer to many different...learn more »
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      Rash Article
      • Rash facts
      • What are the causes, symptoms, and signs of common noninfectious rashes?
      • How are common skin rashes diagnosed?
      • Scaly patches of skin produced by fungal or bacterial infection
      • What is the treatment for a rash?
    • Ramsay Hunt Syndrome Ramsay Hunt syndrome is an infection of a facial nerve that causes a red painful rash with blisters and facial paralysis. The...learn more »
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      Ramsay Hunt Syndrome Article
      • What is Ramsay Hunt syndrome? What causes it?
      • What are the symptoms of Ramsay Hunt syndrome?
      • How is Ramsay Hunt syndrome diagnosed?
      • Is Ramsay Hunt syndrome contagious?
      • How does Ramsay Hunt syndrome compare with Bell's palsy?
      • How is Ramsay Hunt syndrome treated or prevented?
      • What is the outlook (prognosis) for patients with Ramsay Hunt syndrome?
      • Where can I find more information about Ramsay Hunt syndrome?
    • Cellulitis Cellulitis is an acute spreading bacterial infection below the surface of the skin characterized by redness, warmth,...learn more »

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