EBOLA

ebola-virus

 What is Ebola? Ebola is an infection that causes fever, body aches, diarrhea, and sometimes bleeding. Ebola is a very serious infection and often leads to death. It is caused by a virus. Ebola has occurred in Central and West Africa. In 2014, there has been an outbreak of Ebola in parts of West Africa.… Continue reading

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Syphilis

Urology

What is syphilis? Syphilis is an infection that you can catch during sex. Infections that you can catch during sex are called “sexually transmitted infections.” It is also possible for a pregnant woman to give syphilis to her baby. Syphilis has different stages. Each stage causes a different set of symptoms. The stages (in the… Continue reading

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Chlamydia and gonorrhea

Urology

 What are chlamydia and gonorrhea? Chlamydia and gonorrhea are 2 different infections that you can catch during sex. They cause similar symptoms.These infections can affect the:●    Sex organs (figure 1 and figure 2) ●    Urethra (the tube that carries urine out of the body) ●    Throat ●    Rectum or anus (especially… Continue reading

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Jet lag

jetlag

   What is jet lag? Jet lag is a condition that causes sleep problems, tiredness, and other symptoms. It happens in people who fly across several time zones. The more time zones a person crosses, the more likely he or she is to get jet lag. Jet lag gets better on its own as a… Continue reading

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E. coli

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 What is E. coli? E. coli are bacteria that live in the digestive systems of animals and people. Everyone has them, and they do not usually cause problems. But there are different types of E. coli. Some types cause disease. Eating or drinking something with 1 of these types in it can cause diarrhea and… Continue reading

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