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  • Rheumatic Fever

    Rheumatic fever is a rare disease. It usually doesn’t happen in the United States. It’s tied to the bacteria that…

  • Rapid Strep Test

    Strep throat is an infection caused by the Group A streptococcus bacteria. The infection occurs in the throat and…

  • Cat and Dog Bites

    Cat and dog bites are common injuries. A family pet or a stray animal could bite you. But you can…

  • Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)

    Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is a subset of bacterial (staph) infection of the skin.

  • Bacterial Vaginosis (BV)

    Bacterial vaginosis is a mild infection in the vagina caused by an overgrowth of bacteria. Researchers do not completely understand…

  • Chlamydia

    Chlamydia is a bacterial infection that affects both men and women. It is spread through oral, vaginal, or anal…

  • Lyme Disease

    Lyme disease is a bacterial infection spread by ticks. It can cause fever, joint and muscle aches, and a “bull’s-eye”…

  • Henoch-Schönlein Purpura

    Henoch- Schönlein purpura is a medical condition that causes a skin rash and potential kidney problems. It is commonly caused…

  • Chronic Pelvic Pain

    Chronic pelvic pain is pain in your pelvic region that lasts for at least 6 months.

  • Antibiotics: When They Can and Can't Help

    Antibiotics are medicines prescribed by your doctor to treat infections. Overuse can lead to antibiotic resistance.

  • What do I need in my first aid kit?

    A well-prepared first aid kit is an important tool in treating minor injuries that commonly occur at home and when…