Conditions list medically reviewed by George Krucik, MD, MBA
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.
An Addisonian crisis occurs when levels of cortisol suddenly drop. Learn more about an Addisonian crisis, including symptoms, risk factors, and treatment.
Ebola disease is a rare, often fatal illness. One of its late-stage symptoms is a bleeding rash over the entire body.
Erysipelas is a bacterial infection in the upper layer of the skin. Learn about erysipelas symptoms, causes, treatment, and prevention.
Hookworms are parasites that affect the small intestine and lungs. Read more about the symptoms of this infection and treatment options.
Learn about the causes and symptoms of the West Nile virus.
Poliomyelitis, or polio, is a highly contagious disease that is caused by a virus that attacks the body's nervous system.
Dengue fever is a disease that affects much of the tropical region and is caused by one of four dengue viruses. A skin rash between two and five days after the initial…
Colorado tick fever is a viral infection transmitted through a bite from an infected tick. Learn about Colorado tick fever symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment.
Smallpox is an extremely contagious and deadly virus for which there is no known cure. This disease has been completely eradicated.
A transfusion reaction is when your body has an adverse response to a blood transfusion. Learn how transfusion reactions occur and how to minimize your risk.
MRSA is an infection caused by a type of staph bacteria that's resistant to many different antibiotics. Learn about its symptoms, causes, and treatment.
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