Posts tagged with ‘sore throat’

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  • Tonsillitis

    Tonsillitis is an inflammatory disease that occurs when your tonsils become infected by a virus or bacteria.

  • Sore Throat

    Learn what may be causing your sore throat, and what you can do about it.

  • Rheumatic Fever

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

  • Reflux/Acid Reflux (GERD)

    Reflux is a medical condition that happens when the acid in your stomach backs up to your throat. It causes…

  • Protecting Your Family During Cold and Flu Season

    Cold and flu season begins in the fall and continues through spring. Both conditions are contagious. But you can help…

  • Peritonsillar Abscess

    A peritonsillar abscess is a puss-filled sore near the back of your throat and tonsils. It is filled with…

  • H1N1 Influenza

    H1N1 influenza is a viral infection. It’s not the same as seasonal flu (influenza). The first outbreak occurred in 2009…

  • Fifth Disease

    Fifth disease is a mild viral infection caused by human parvovirus B19. About half of people get fifth disease sometime…

  • Enlarged Adenoids

    Adenoids are tiny pieces of tissue at the back of your throat. They help children’s bodies fight infection by catching…

  • Cytomegalovirus

    Cytomegalovirus (CMV) is a common virus that most people are exposed to as infants. It rarely causes symptoms, but sometimes…