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What causes muscle pain? 77 possible conditions

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Valley Fever (Coccidioidomycosis)

Valley fever is an infection caused by the Coccidioides fungus. Learn about valley fever symptoms, causes, treatment, prevention, and more.

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

Eclampsia is a rare but serious condition that causes seizures during pregnancy. You can develop eclampsia even if you don't have a history of seizures.

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German Measles (Rubella)

German measles, also known as rubella, is a viral infection. Learn about German measles symptoms, causes, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention.

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Weils Disease

Weil's disease is a severe form of the bacterial infection leptospirosis. Learn how to lower your risk of getting this potentially life-threatening illness.

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Infective Endocarditis

Infective endocarditis is an infection in the heart valves or endocardium. It can lead to stroke and heart failure. Read about the symptoms and treatments.

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West Nile Virus Infection (West Nile Fever)

Spread by mosquitos, West Nile virus symptoms can vary in severity. Diarrhea and abdominal pain usually appears within two weeks of infection.

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Bird Flu

Bird flu, also called avian influenza, is a viral infection that can also infect humans and other animals.

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Yellow fever

Yellow fever is a serious, potentially deadly flu-like disease spread by mosquitoes. It's characterized by a high fever and jaundice. It isn't curable.

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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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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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Polyarteritis Nodosa

Polyarteritis nodosa (PAN) is a serious but rare disease of the blood vessels caused by an immune system malfunction.

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Q Fever

Q fever is an infection caused by the bacteria Coxiella burnetii. The bacteria are most commonly found in cattle, sheep, and goats.

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Hypersensitivity (Allergic) Vasculitis

Vasculitis is inflammation of blood vessels. It can damage blood vessels by thickening, scarring, and weakening the cell wells.

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Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever

Dengue virus rarely causes death. However, the infection can progress into a more serious condition known as severe dengue or dengue hemorrhagic fever.

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Aseptic Meningitis

Aseptic meningitis is usually caused by a virus. Learn about aseptic meningitis symptoms, causes, treatment, and prevention.

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Snake Bites

A bite from a venomous snake should always be treated as a medical emergency. Even a bite from a harmless snake can lead to an allergic reaction or infection.

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Tularemia is an infectious disease in wild rodents, squirrels, and rabbits. Humans can be infected if they're bitten. Learn how you can prevent it.

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