Articles for tag: Cat Scratch Fever, Csf, Swollen Lymph Nodes

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Ten Facts About Cat Scratch Fever

Ten facts about Cat Scratch Fever #1) Cat scratch fever is not only a song, (a classic at that!) but also an infectious bacteria disease most commonly brought on by a bite or scratch by a feline. Ten facts about Cat Scratch Fever #2) Henri Parinaud first mentioned Cat Scratch Fever (CSF) in medical literature ...

Symptoms of a Sluggish Lymphatic System

Few people think about the role the lymphatic system plays inthebody’s immunity. The lymphatic system is a large vessel system that includes lymph nodes throughout the body, which carry impurities from nearly every cell in the body, and is responsible forremoving cellular toxins, and preventing disease. There is even more lymph fluid in the body ...

Your Lymph Nodes

The inflammation of a lymph node is known as lymphadenitis, and it is most often the result of a bacterial infection in a wound. The swollen lymph nodes that accompany such a condition can be painful to the touch, as the lymph glands help to fight the infection. There can be red streaks that develop ...

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Could Your Child’s Diarrhea Be an Adenoviral Infection?

Adenoviral infection, a very contagious ailment that generally affects children, is responsible for about ten percent of acute respiratory infections in children, and is often accompanied by severe diarrhea. The virus can infect the membranes of the respiratory tract, eyes, intestines or urinary tract. Infants and young kids are more apt to contract the disease ...

How is Mono Diagnosed?

Are you feeling tired lately with swollen lymph nodes – and concerned that you might have mono? Mononucleosis is a common viral infection that most people have been exposed to at one time or other – since over ninety percent of people have antibodies against the Epstein Barr virus that causes this infection. Despite being ...