Body ache, Itching: 10 Possible Causes
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What causes body ache and itching? 10 possible conditions

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Drug Allergy Overview

This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.

A drug allergy is an allergic reaction to a medication. Your immune system identifies the drug as foreign and acts to eliminate it from your body.

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Yellow Skin (Jaundice)

Jaundice is yellowing of the skin and eyes and can indicate a serious problem with liver, gallbladder, or pancreas function.

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Lyme Disease

Lyme disease is an infectious condition transmitted via tick bite. A "bull's eye" rash at the site of the bite is an early symptom of this disease.

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Hepatitis refers to an inflammatory condition of the liver. It's commonly caused by a viral infection, but there are other possible causes of hepatitis.

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Hepatitis A

Hepatitis A is inflammation of the liver caused by the hepatitis A virus. This is an acute (short-term) type of hepatitis, which usually requires no treatment.

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Hepatitis B

Hepatitis B is liver inflammation caused by the hepatitis B virus (HBV).

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Hepatitis C

Hepatitis C is a disease that causes inflammation and infection of the liver. Read more about this disease that affects millions of people worldwide.

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Hepatitis E

The hepatitis E virus is spread most often by contaminated drinking water. It is different from the hep-A virus but the symptoms are similar. Most cases clear up on their own after a few weeks. In other cases, the viru...

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Hepatitis D

Hepatitis D is an infection that causes the liver to become inflamed. Learn about hepatitis D symptoms, risk factors, diagnosis, and treatment.

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Glomerulonephritis is a serious illness that can be life-threatening and requires immediate treatment. The condition is sometimes called nephritis.

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