Conditions list medically reviewed by George Krucik, MD, MBA
Saliva from insect bites and venom from stings can cause a reaction such as swelling and itching. Bee stings can cause these symptoms and possibly anaphylaxis, a…
Learn about what causes allergies, the different types of allergies, and how they're treated.
A drug allergy is an allergic reaction to a medication. Find out how to know if you have one and what to do about it.
Are your cold symptoms lasting longer than a week? Do you have walking pneumonia? Learn how to treat and prevent this condition.
Rheumatic fever is a complication of strep throat. If it's left untreated, it can cause permanent damage to your heart. Find out about symptoms and treatment.
Find information about chemical burns and how to prevent them. Learn about the causes, symptoms, and treatment of chemical burns.
Dermatomyositis is a rare inflammatory disease. It's an inflammatory myopathy, which is a condition that occurs when your muscles become inflamed.
Infectious mononucleosis, or mono, refers to a group of symptoms usually caused by the Epstein-Barr virus (EBV).
Diphtheria is a bacterial infection that affects the throat and nose. Find information on diphtheria symptoms, causes, treatment, and prevention.
Learn about sarcoidosis and its causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and potential complications.
Histoplasmosis is a type of lung infection. It is caused by inhaling fungal spores. Spores are found in soil and in the droppings of bats and birds.
Graft vs. Host Disease (GvHD) is a reaction that develops after a bone marrow transplant when the donor and the recipient are different people.
Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) is a serious form of viral pneumonia. The virus that causes SARS was first identified in 2003.
Poliomyelitis, or polio, is a highly contagious disease that is caused by a virus that attacks the body's nervous system.
Trichinosis is a disease caused by a roundworm infection. Learn about its symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and how to prevent it.
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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