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Symptoms of Diphtheria

Symptoms of Diphtheria

The list of signs and symptoms mentioned in various sources for Diphtheria includes the 20 symptoms listed below:

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Diphtheria?

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Article Excerpts About Symptoms of Diphtheria:

Diphtheria: DBMD (Excerpt)

Respiratory diphtheria presents as a sore throat with low-grade fever and an adherent membrane of the tonsils, pharynx, or nose. Neck swelling is usually present in severe disease. Cutaneous diphtheria presents as infected skin lesions which lack a characteristic appearance. (Source: excerpt from Diphtheria: DBMD)

Shots for Safety -- Age Page -- Health Information: NIA (Excerpt)

Diphtheria may be mistaken for a severe sore throat. Other symptoms include a low-grade fever and enlarged lymph nodes in the neck. A second form of diphtheria causes sores on the skin that may be painful, red, and swollen. (Source: excerpt from Shots for Safety -- Age Page -- Health Information: NIA)

Diphtheria as a Cause of Symptoms or Medical Conditions

When considering symptoms of Diphtheria, it is also important to consider Diphtheria as a possible cause of other medical conditions. The Disease Database lists the following medical conditions that Diphtheria may cause:

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Diphtheria: Onset and Incubation

Incubation period for Diphtheria: 1 to 4 days

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The symptom information on this page attempts to provide a list of some possible signs and symptoms of Diphtheria. This signs and symptoms information for Diphtheria has been gathered from various sources, may not be fully accurate, and may not be the full list of Diphtheria signs or Diphtheria symptoms. Furthermore, signs and symptoms of Diphtheria may vary on an individual basis for each patient. Only your doctor can provide adequate diagnosis of any signs or symptoms and whether they are indeed Diphtheria symptoms.

 

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