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Common Summer Diseases To Avoid

Heat Stroke

One of the most common problems associated with staying outdoors for too long is catching a heat stroke. A heat stroke may hit you as a result of low fluid levels in your body or severe dehydration. If you are not drinking enough water to replen...

Summer Flu

Signs of summer flu include: fatigue, body aches, strange food cravings and no desire for coffee...

Chickenpox

Chickenpox used to be a common childhood illness in the United States, especially in kids under age 12. Caused by the varicella-zoster virus (VZV), chickenpox is very contagious and needs to be handled cautiously...

Measles

Measles, also known as rubeola, is a viral infection of the respiratory system. Measles is a very contagious disease that can spread through contact...

Skin Rash

A skin rash is an area of skin that has become swollen or irritated. Skin rashes can include skin bumps or sores, scaly or red skin, and itchy or burning skin. Skin rashes can be caused by many medical conditions. Some skin rashes occur right away...

Jaundice

Jaundice, also known as icterus, is a term used to describe a yellowish tinge to the skin and sclerae (the white part of the eye) that is caused by hyperbilirubinemia (an excess of bilirubin in the blood). Body fluids may also be yellow...

Mumps

Mumps is a highly contagious viral infection with an incubation period of 14-18 days from exposure to onset of symptoms. The duration of the disease is approximately 10 days...

Typhoid

In the developing world, however, typhoid is a common risk. Globally, in 2010, there were 27 million reported cases and around 200,000 reported deaths...

Chronic Cough

It is not that cough is only caused in winters, some of the individuals suffer from this disease even in summers. You should try your level best to avoid drinking too cold water, which usually becomes the prior reason of cough in summer...

Summer Migraines And Headaches

This is important all year, but especially in the summer. You may hear or see news reports warning about dehydration and heat stroke. Heed them. Dehydration is a major headache and Migraine trigger for many people. What you drink can make a differ...

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Common Summer Diseases To Avoid

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Summer is here and brings along with it, a host of diseases.Tips to avoid getting sick during the hot months.