Diarrhea, Runny nose: 8 Possible Causes
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What causes diarrhea and runny nose? 8 possible conditions

See a list of possible causes in order from the most common to the least.

1

Food Allergy Basics

Food allergies are overblown responses by the immune system to foods that aren't typically harmful - like eggs and peanuts. Continue reading and learn more about food allergies, and how to prevent or treat sever...

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2

Swine Flu

Swine flu, or H1N1, is highly contagious and can spread quickly from person to person. A simple sneeze may cause thousands of germs to spread through the air. Symptoms are similar to regular influenza.

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3

Allergies Overview

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

An allergy is the immune system's response to a foreign substance (allergen) that is not typically harmful to a person's body. This attack response may involve inflammation, sneezing, and a host of other symptoms.

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4

Fifth Disease

Fifth disease is common in children. It causes a red rash on the arms, legs, and cheeks, and a virus called parvovirus B19 causes it.

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5

Absence of Gamma Globulin in Blood

Agammaglobulinemia is an inherited immune system disorder in which the body is unable to produce antibodies.

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6

SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome)

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

Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) is a serious form of viral pneumonia. The virus that causes SARS was first identified in 2003.

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7

Leishmaniasis

Leishmaniasis is a parasitic disease caused by the Leishmania parasite found in sand flies.

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8

Whooping Cough (Pertussis)

Whooping cough is a serious respiratory infection that can be deadly for infants and young children, but adolescents and adults can get it too. Vaccination is available.

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This feature is for informational purposes only and should not be used to diagnose.
Please consult a healthcare professional if you have health concerns.
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