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    Relapsing Fever Professional

    Relapsing Fever, The following diagnoses should be considered, taking into account the travel history and the setting in which the illness was contracted: Dengue fever Haemorrhagic...

    Bartonellosis Professional

    Cat scratch disease See separate Cat Scratch Disease article . Trench fever [ 4 , 5 ] Synonyms: shinbone fever, five-day fever, Wolhynia fever, quintan...

    Cat Scratch Disease Professional

    Other members of the Bartonella species can cause Oroya fever and trench fever. See separate Bartonellosis article for more details. Epidemiology [ 2 ] The incidence ...

    Skin Manifestations of Systemic Disease Professional

    Liver disease The cutaneous manifestations characteristically include: Jaundice Erythema of the palms Purpura Spider naevi Generalised itching Lichen planus is k...

    Pubic and Body Lice Professional

    Complications The body louse acts as a vector for trench fever, epidemic typhus and relapsing fever [ 12 ] . Prognosis Treatments are very effective in killing nymp...

    Typhoid and Paratyphoid Fever Conditions

    Typhoid and Paratyphoid Fever, The diseases are known by various other names, such as gastric fever, enteric fever, abdominal typhus, infantile remittent fever, slo...

    Scarlet Fever Conditions

    Scarlet Fever, It causes a rough-feeling red rash, sore throat , fever and sometimes other complications Scarlet fever is most common in children aged less than 10 years,...

    Yellow Fever Vaccine Conditions

    Yellow Fever Vaccine, What is yellow fever? Yellow fever is a serious disease caused by the yellow fever virus which is carried by mosquitoes and which infects h...

    Fever and Night Sweats Conditions

    Fever and Night Sweats, A high temperature is called a fever (or sometimes a high fever). Fever itself is not an illness. A fever is usually a symptom of a...

    Rheumatic Fever Conditions

    Rheumatic Fever, What is rheumatic fever? Rheumatic fever is caused by your immune system overreacting to a germ (a bacterium). , streptococcal infectious disease penicil...

    Chikungunya Fever Conditions

    Chikungunya Fever, What is chikungunya fever? Chikungunya fever is an illness caused by a virus. The virus gets into your system when you are bitten by a particular type ...

    Fever in Children (High Temperature) Conditions

    Fever in Children (High Temperature), Normal body temperature varies a little, but a temperature above 38°C is considered a fever. Why does it happen? Fever in you...

    Glandular Fever (Infectious Mononucleosis) Conditions

    Glandular Fever (Infectious Mononucleosis), What is glandular fever? Glandular fever is a viral infection caused by the Epstein-Barr virus. This virus can be passed from ...

    Hay Fever and Seasonal Allergies Conditions

    Hay Fever and Seasonal Allergies, Hay fever is caused by an allergy to pollen. Common hay fever symptoms are a runny, itchy and/or blocked nose, sneezing and itchy eyes. , ...

    Q Fever Professional

    Q Fever, After a diagnosis of new-onset acute Q fever, treatment throughout pregnancy is recommended to decrease the risk of miscarriage, stillbirth or prematurity, as well as the risk for fu...

    Scarlet Fever Professional

    Scarlet Fever, Onset of the illness is usually sudden with fever. The rash follows 12-48 hours after the fever. Often prodrome of sore throat, fever, headache, v...

    Rheumatic Fever Professional

    Rheumatic Fever, Rheumatic fever (RF) used to be a fairly common disease amongst children in developed countries until about the middle of the 20th century. , streptococcal infec...

    Chikungunya Fever Professional

    Chikungunya Fever, Differential diagnosis [ 5 ] The picture may be confused with the various viral haemorrhagic fevers or malaria. Dengue fever. Leptospiros...

    Yellow Fever and Yellow Fever Vaccination Professional

    Yellow Fever and Yellow Fever Vaccination, The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that there are approximately 200,000 cases of yellow fever per year, with 30,000 dea...

    Familial Mediterranean Fever Professional

    Familial Mediterranean Fever, Synonyms: periodic disease, recurrent polyserositis Familial Mediterranean fever (FMF) is the most frequent of a group of diseases known as hered...

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