Conditions list medically reviewed by George Krucik, MD, MBA
A cold is a common viral infection of the upper respiratory tract–namely, your nose and throat. A runny or stuffy nose, sneezing, coughing, and sore throat are common…
Common colds and influenza are contagious infections that affect the respiratory system. Both are airborne illnesses, spread through coughing and sneezing. Shared…
Allergic rhinitis, or hay fever, is your body's response to specific allergens. It causes uncomfortable symptoms like sneezing and itchy eyes.
A sinus infection, or sinusitis, is a common condition that affects 30 million people in the United States each year, according to the National Institute of Allergy and…
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.
Measles is a very contagious infection of the respiratory system. One of its several symptoms is a sore or swollen throat.
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.
Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) is a serious form of viral pneumonia. The virus that causes SARS was first identified in 2003.
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