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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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.