Paediatric infectious diseases specialists practice in large community hospitals. They treat a wide range of infectious and immunological diseases such as bacteria, fungi, parasites, and virus. Other diseases that are atypical include bone and joint infection, hepatitis, tuberculosis, meningitis, respiratory infections, etc.
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Osteomyelitis is an infection in a bone. Infections can spread to bone from nearby tissue or through bloodstream. In children, it affects long bones of the legs and upper arm, and spine in adults. Signs and symptoms include: Fever or chills, Irritability, Pain, Swelling, warmth and redness.
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Sepsis occurs when immune response to inflammatory mediators. If sepsis progresses to septic shock, blood pressure drops leading to death. It may be caused by Pneumonia, abdominal infection, Kidney infection. Symptoms include: high body temperature, high heart and Respiratory rate.
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Diphtheria is a bacterial infection affecting the throat, and salivary glands causing fever, swollen glands and appearance of sheet of thick, gray material covering the back of your throat. It is caused by Corynebacterium diphtheria. It is spread through airborne droplets, contaminated personal and household items.
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Diarrhea is the condition of having loose, watery stools, frequent trips to the toilet and a greater volume of stool. Other symptoms include abdominal cramps, abdominal pain, fever, blood in the stool, bloating. Diarrhea can be caused by viruses like rotavirus, bacteria like campylobacter, salmonella, shigella and Escherichia coli, antibiotics, Lactose intolerance, fructose, artificial sweetners, surgery, and diseases like Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis, celiac disease and irritable bowel syndrome.
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It is inflammation of sinuses. The cavities around nasal passages (sinuses) become inflamed, congested and swollen with thick, yellow or greenish discharge from the nose, Allergic reactions, trauma to the face and respiratory tract infections.
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Gonorrhea is an infection caused by a sexually transmitted bacterium Neisseria gonorrhoeae that can infect both males and females. Gonorrhea most often affects the urethra, rectum or throat and in females, gonorrhea can also infect the cervix.
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Syphilis is a sexually transmitted bacterial disease caused by Treponema pallidum. The signs and symptoms of syphilis are divided in to four stages. The primary stage is represented with a single chancre, secondary syphilis with a rash on the palms of the hands and soles of the feet, latent syphilis with no symptoms, and tertiary syphilis with neurological, or cardiac symptoms.
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Scabies is an itchy contagious skin condition caused by called Sarcoptes scabiei. The presence of the mite leads to intense itching in the area like fingers, in armpits, around waist. Scabies takes two to six weeks before symptoms occur.
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Atopic dermatitis (eczema) is a condition that makes your skin red and itchy. Symptoms include thickened, cracked, dry, scaly skin with Red to brownish-gray patches, especially on the hands, feet, ankles, wrists, neck, upper chest.
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Cellulitis is a bacterial skin infection caused by streptococcus and staphylococcus. Cellulitis appears as a swollen, red area of skin that feels hot and tender. Skin on lower legs is most commonly affected. Symptoms include Swelling, pain, fever, red spots, and blisters.
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Pinworm infection is caused by Threadworm called Enterobius. Symptoms include itching of the anal or vaginal area, insomnia, irritability and restlessness, intermittent abdominal pain and nausea. Pinworms spread through by swallowing infectious pinworm eggs.
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Ascariasis is a disease caused by the parasitic roundworm Ascaris lumbricoides. First it infects lungs resulting in persistent cough, shortness of breath, wheezing and spreads to intestines with symptoms of abdominal pain, vomiting and diarrhea or bloody stools.
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Tetanus also called lockjaw is a bacterial disease caused by Clostridium tetani that affects your nervous system, leading to painful muscle contractions jaw and neck muscles. Sympotms include stiffness of your neck muscles, difficulty swallowing and stiffness of your abdominal muscles.
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Poliomyelitis is a contagious viral illness a caused by polio virus.Sympotms for poliomyelitis include Fever, sore throat, vomiting, back pain or stiffness, neck pain or stiffness, meningitis, loss of reflexes, paralysis. Poliovirus spreads through the fecal-oral, contaminated water and food.
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Encephalitisis inflammation of the brain caused by virus like herpes virus, enterovirus, arboviruses. Encephalitis symptoms include mild flu-like symptoms like headache, fever, aches in muscles or joints, fatigue or weakness. Encephalitis with meningitis is known as meningoencephalitis
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Botulism is an illness caused by toxins from bacteria called Clostridium botulinum. Three types of botulism are Foodborne botulism where the bacteria produce the toxin in canned food. Wound botulism produce toxins in wounds and Infant botulism where bacterial spores grow in a baby's intestinal tract. Symptoms of botulism include difficulty swallowing or speaking, dry mouth, drooping eyelids and paralysis.
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