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Sore throat and runny nose

 What is sore throat? A sore, itchy, or worsening throat that usually goes away when you swallow is said to have a sore throat . A viral infection, such as a cold or the flu, may be the most common cause of sore throat. Sore throat associated with an infection that develops on its own. Antibiotics should be used to treat strep throat (a streptococcal infection), a less common type of sore throat caused by small organisms, to prevent complications. Treating other less common causes of sore throats may be more involved  . Sore Throat Symptoms Depending on the source, the symptoms of a sore throat can vary. Among the signs and symptoms are: Throat discomfort or scratching Pain that worsens with swallowing or speaking Having difficulty swallowing Neck or jaw pain, swollen glands Tonsils that are red and swollen Tonsils with white patches or pus Voice that is hoarse or stuffy Infections that cause sore throat might also produce the following signs and symptoms: Fever/Cough Nasal congestion

what is malaria: symptoms, causes and treatment

When you are bitten by a mosquito infected with a small parasite, you can actually contract a disease that causes intestinal illness. Mosquitoes inject intestinal disease-causing parasites into your circulatory system when it stings. Parasites, not infection or any kind of bacteria , are the cause of jungle fever . If left untreated, forest fever can lead to serious health problems such as seizures, brain damage, breathing problems, organ failure, and even death. The disease is rare in the United States , with only about 2,000 cases reported each year. If you are going to a place where malaria is common, talk to your healthcare provider about how you will avoid getting infected. Infected people traveling to the United States can transmit the disease if bitten by a mosquito and then bit another person.  How common is malaria? Tropical regions with high temperatures and humidity are prone to malaria . In 2020, there were 241 million reported cases of malaria throughout the world, with 62

7 causes you have a fever

 What is a fever? You get a fever when your body temperature increases over normal. Common changes occur among us, but the range is almost 97° to 99°F. But despite not being ill, body temperature might change throughout the day, while exercising, during menstruation, and for other reasons. To help "burn off" a viral or bacterial infection , the hypothalamus, a sensor part of the brain, raises our body temperature when we have a fever. Other side effects, including as flushing, sweating, chills, sore muscles, and fatigue, may accompany a fever. Fever can be caused by a variety of illnesses, ranging from the ordinary cold and sore throat to more serious disorders such as pneumonia and a ruptured appendix.  A persistent low-grade fever may be the first indicator of diseases such as lupus or malignancies such as lymphoma. Fever is not the same as hyperthermia. Hyperthermia occurs when the body's temperature can no longer be controlled.  Temperatures can reach 104°F. It'

Why do I get a Headache at Night?

Maybe they start right after supper, right when you're getting ready for bed. Perhaps they occur right before you lay down on the pillow. They might even wake you up during the night. No matter when they occur, headaches at night are annoying. Headaches at n ight time  that keep you up at night can cause further issues the next day, like grogginess and irritation. What causes a headache at night? 1. Tension headaches Most people experience a t ension headache at some point. The pain associated with them ranges from mild to severe. Experts aren't sure the exact cause of tension headaches , but they're often caused by stress, exhaustion, and muscle tension. All of this can appear at the end of a long day For some people, teeth grinding causes tension headaches. If the headache is severe enough, it can wake you up. Muscle strains in the head, neck, and shoulders cause the most common type of headache . Tension headaches can be caused by stress, poor posture, and eye strain.