Conditions list medically reviewed by George Krucik, MD, MBA
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…
Common colds and influenza are contagious infections that affect the respiratory system. Both are airborne illnesses, spread through coughing and sneezing. Shared…
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.
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.
Learn about what causes allergies, the different types of allergies, and how they're treated.
Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) is a serious form of viral pneumonia. The virus that causes SARS was first identified in 2003.
Leishmaniasis is a parasitic disease caused by the Leishmania parasite found in sand flies.
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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