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A sore throat and fever by Kamal S. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Tue 10 Feb 2009 10:10am I have a niggling sore in my throat and a little fever. So, I took off from work today. I have been pretty much relaxing the whole day, listening to music and reading. It is good to take it easy once in a while. And this was a good enough reason! One thing I do whenever I have a sore throat and cough is to try this nifty little home remed ... Read on »
The Best Herbs to Fight Allergies & Hay Fever Symptoms: Reduce Sneezing, Congestion & Sore Throat by Melissa G. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Sat 13 Sep 2008 11:47pm Spring has sprung! The flowers are blooming in parks all over the country and pollen, grass, ragweed and other allergen levels are high. So, I have some spring allergy advice.... the best way to combat allergy and hay fever season, apart from never setting foot outside, is to utilize anti-inflammatory, decongestant and astringent herbs to ... Read on »
An Alternate Explanation For Strep Throat & Rheumatic Fever by Dr. Steven P. Medical Doctor Posted Fri 03 Jun 2011 4:46am KevinMD had a guest blogger who questioned the value of needing to treat one million strep throat infections with antibiotics to save one patient from rheumatic fever and heart disease. Typically, we only need to treat a particular strain of strep called Group A beta-hemolytic Strep (GABHS), which produces a particular type of toxin and antige ... Read on »
Strep Throat (Group A Streptococci Infections) by Meredy Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Thu 23 Oct 2008 2:24pm 3 Comments Signs and Symptoms Approximately 15% of children who have a sore throat and fever are infected by Group A streptococci. When Group A streptococci infect the throat, they cause pharyngitis, which is a painful inflammation of the throat (pharynx). Swallowing may become so painful that the child has difficulty eating. A child with strep phary ... Read on »
A Different Kind of Saturday Night Fever for Some by Nicholas J. Patient Expert Posted Sat 25 Apr 2009 11:45pm Several months ago I was inspired to write a very disconcerting blog post regarding the potential outbreak of the avian flu.  It was a disturbing post not only because it contained potentially negative statistical mortality outcomes on an international basis, but also because, as a relative insider, it was clear to me that we were not ready at al ... Read on »
FDA Drug Safety Communication: FDA warns of rare but serious skin reactions with the pain reliever/fever reducer acetaminophen by FDA Posted Thu 01 Aug 2013 3:04pm View and print full Drug Safety Communication (PDF - 130KB) Safety Announcement [8-1-2013]  The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is informing the public that acetaminophen has been associated with a risk of rare but serious skin reactions.  These skin reactions, known as Stevens-Johnso ... Read on »
The Viruses of Summer by Niell A. Patient ExpertFacebook Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 3:44pm Polio, an enterovirus, is the most notorious illness caused by a summertime virus. In the 1940s and '50s, parents often refused to let their children go outside and play because of the fear of the poliovirus. Children who were infected would have a mild sore throat and fever, and then within a few days, could develop meningitis and/or paralys ... Read on »
Tuesday, 28 July 2009 19:14 - Health Tips Newsletter November 2008 by Dr. Edward Leyton Medical DoctorHealth MavenComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Tue 17 Nov 2009 10:01pm 3 Comments         November 2008 #021108   Monthly Health Tips Newsletter   Accessing Resources for Empowerment(tm)       This issue contains:    Influenza vaccine-yes, no, or maybe?      Ar ... Read on »
STD Signs and Symptoms by Methods of Healing Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Wed 03 Mar 2010 7:54pm Whether you are single or married, straight or gay, if you have sex, you are vulnerable to STD’s.  You are at risk if you engage in vaginal, oral or anal sex.  Symptoms are not always noticeable and you should be tested if you think you may have been exposed to a sexually transmitted disease. Common STD Signs and Symptoms Here ar ... Read on »
Homeopathic Remedies To Treat Colds, Coughs and Flu by Sanjib S. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Fri 02 Oct 2009 10:00pm   Homeopathy is seen by many to be very effective in fighting the colds, coughs and flu.  Homeopathy offers a wide range of remedies to help fight flu like conditions.  These remedies have no side effects and help many people get rid of flu like symptoms quicker than just normally fighting off the flu.    The remedies used to fight the common ... Read on »