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Cold and Flu - Related Illnesses

Could it be strep throat or bronchitis? Learn about the full range of illnesses often mistaken for the cold or flu and when it's time to see your doctor.
Fever
Scarlet Fever: Overview and More
scarlet fever rash
Scarlet Fever: Signs, Symptoms, and Complicatons
child fever
Causes and Risk Factors of Scarlet Fever
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How Scarlet Fever Is Diagnosed
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Treating Scarlet Fever: Pain Relief and Antibiotics
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Astrovirus: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, and Treatment
Pneumococcal disease
Pneumococcal Disease: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, and Treatment
Swine Flu Mask
H1N1 Swine Flu: Causes and Risk Factors
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How H1N1 Swine Flu Is Diagnosed
Woman getting a vaccine.
Treatment for H1N1 Swine Flu
stomach flu
The Difference Between Seasonal Flu and Stomach Flu
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Swine Flu (H1N1 Flu) Symptoms
Boy being examined by a doctor for a sore throat.
Rheumatic Fever: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, Treatment
young woman coughing and holding tissue
Cough: Causes and Risk Factors
echocardiogram and ECG
Rheumatic Heart Disease: Causes and Risk Factors
Child sick in bed
Parainfluenza: Overview and More
Boy with fever
Symptoms and Causes of Flu-Like Illness
H1N1 Swine Flu Virus.©CDC, 2009.
Swine Flu (H1N1): Overview and More
Woman coughing.
The Common Cold and Other Viral Infections
Woman sneezing
Allergies vs. Colds: Overview and More
Young woman feeling symptoms of an illness
Do High Fevers Cause Brain Damage?
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RSV: Overview and More
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Common Cold and Flu Complications