Many patients use the term “fever” very loose and often think that they feel too hot, too cold or sweaty, but they have not really measured their temperature. Fever is an elevated body temperature (> 37.8 ° C oral or> 38.2 ° C rectal) or simply an increase in body temperature over the personal daily value addition. Fever occurs when the body thermostat resets (in the hypothalamus) at a higher…

September 3, 2018

Understanding Pertussis (Whooping Cough)

September 23, 2016

Pertussis or a whooping cough is a very contagious respiratory tract infection. In many people, it characterized by a severe hacking cough that is replaced by a high-pitched intake of breath that makes the sound similar to a “whoop.” Before there was a vaccine created, whopping cough was deemed a childhood disease. Today whopping cough primarily affects children too young to have started a completed full course of vaccinations and…


What Are the Measles ?

January 9, 2016

The Measles is an infection that occurs during the childhood caused by a virus. Measles was once a common disease. Today this disease can almost always be prevented with vaccines. There are several symptoms that with the measles including a sore throat, fever, cough, runny nose and inflammation around the eyes, and red spotty skin rashes. The Measles is also known as rubeola; The measles can be dangerous a sometimes…