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Diseases » Mountain fever » Glossary
 

Glossary for Mountain fever

  • Abdominal pain: A condition which is characterized by the sensation of pain that is located in the abdomen
  • Bacterial diseases: Diseases caused by a bacterial infection
  • Chills: Excessive feeling of coldness.
  • Conditions involving a pathogen: Medical conditions involving some type of pathogen, such as a virus or bacteria.
  • Encephalitis: Dangerous infection of the brain
  • Fever: Elevation of the body temperature above the normal 37 degrees celsius
  • Flu-like conditions: Medical conditions similar to flu, or exhibition flu-like symptoms.
  • Headache: In medicine a headache or cephalalgia is a symptom of a number of different conditions of the head and sometimes neck. Some of the causes are benign while others are medical emergencies. It ranks among the most common pain complaints
  • Hemorrhagic fever: A group of diseases caused by viruses which cause damage to blood vessels and result in hemorrhages and fever. The hemorrhaging does not always cause serious bleeding. The specific symptoms may vary depending on which particular virus is involved.
  • Malaise: General feelings of discomfort or being ill-at-ease.
  • Muscle pain: Pain that is located anatomically in the region of muscles
  • Photophobia: An exaggerated or irrational fear of light.
  • Rocky Mountain spotted fever: A bacterial disease caused by Rickettsia rickettsii and transmitted by ticks. The condition causes fever and a characteristic rash and may be fatal in severe or untreated cases.
  • Viral meningitis: Viral meningitis refers to meningitis caused by a viral infection

 

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