Urinary tract infections (UTIs) represent an infection located within any area of the urinary system (bladder, kidney, urethra, and ureters). UTIs present as the most common outpatient infection, with a larger prevalence in adult women (approximately 60% of women).
Category: Infectious Diseases
Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) is a virus from the family of coronaviruses, which is characterized by its ability to frequently mutate and infect new species. In humans, previously known coronaviruses also caused respiratory symptoms.
An elevated body temperature is one of the most common symptoms that causes us to feel anxious. We might be even more stressed if our child is feverish. Is every fever dangerous? Find out how to properly measure the temperature and when to administer antipyretics (substances which reduce fever) and at what dosage.
Angina is usually associated with relatively harmless childhood disease. However, it can also occur in adults and should not be underestimated, because complications as a result of it are sometimes very dangerous. So, it's worth knowing how to recognize angina, what to treat it with and when to go to the doctor.
Influenza is an acute viral disease that kills thousands of people every year. We often struggle to distinguish it from the common cold or a bacterial infection. What are the symptoms of influenza, how can we treat it and what should you do in order not to get sick in the future?
Do you feel bad? Do you have a cough? Does your throat hurt? You’re probably suffering from a cold. What is it caused by? How can we distinguish a cold from the flu and when should you go to the doctor?