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Misdiagnosis of HIV-1, CRF17_BF

HIV-1, CRF17_BF: Medical Mistakes

Related medical mistakes may include:

HIV-1, CRF17_BF: Undiagnosed Conditions

Commonly undiagnosed conditions in related areas may include:

Common Misdiagnoses and HIV-1, CRF17_BF

Sinusitis is overdiagnosed: There is a tendency to give a diagnosis of sinusitis, when the condition is really a harmless complication of another infection, such as a common cold.

Whooping cough often undiagnosed: Although most children in the Western world have been immunized against whooping cough (also called "pertussis"), this protection wears off after about 15 years. Thus, any teen or adult with a persistent cough may actually have whooping cough. This is particularly dangerous for babies too young to be vaccinated, and any un-vaccinated children. Whooping cough can be fatal to an infant. The cough symptoms of whooping cough is usually productive initially, but then becomes a persistent dry cough, lasting up to 100 days. Elderly grandparents may also be a reservoir of undiagnosed whooping cough.

General Misdiagnosis Articles

Read these general articles with an overview of misdiagnosis issues.

About misdiagnosis:

When checking for a misdiagnosis of HIV-1, CRF17_BF or confirming a diagnosis of HIV-1, CRF17_BF, it is useful to consider what other medical conditions might be possible misdiagnoses or other alternative conditions relevant to diagnosis. These alternate diagnoses of HIV-1, CRF17_BF may already have been considered by your doctor or may need to be considered as possible alternative diagnoses or candidates for misdiagnosis of HIV-1, CRF17_BF. For a general overview of misdiagnosis issues for all diseases, see Overview of Misdiagnosis.

 

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