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What causes fever, headache and mouth ulcers? 6 possible conditions

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

1

Acute HIV Infection

Acute HIV infection occurs soon after someone is infected with HIV. Learn about acute HIV infection symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention.

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2

Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease

Hand, foot, and mouth disease is a viral infection that's common in children. Learn about symptoms, causes, treatment, and prevention.

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3

AIDS

If left untreated, HIV can lead to AIDS. AIDS weakens your immune system to the point where it can no longer fight off disease and infection. Learn more.

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4

Syphilis

Syphilis is a sexually transmitted infection. It is caused by a type of bacteria known as Treponema pallidum. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in 2006, more than 36,000 cases of syphilis wer...

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5

Temporal Arteritis

Temporal arteritis occurs when the temporal arteries, which supply blood to the head and brain, become inflamed or damaged.

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6

Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

Systemic lupus erythematosus, the most common form of lupus, is a chronic autoimmune disease that can cause severe fatigue and joint pain. Learn more about it.

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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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