Strep throat symptoms: Everything you need to know

Strep throat symptoms in a child

This article covers everything you need to know about strep throat symptoms in adults and children, what causes strep throat, how you get it, how to prevent infection, and red flag signs that indicate you need to see your doctor immediately. Strep throat is caused by bacterial infection of the throat and tonsils by Streptococcus … Read more

Symptoms of pneumonia: Everything you need to know

Symptoms of pneumonia are due to infection

Pneumonia is an inflammatory disease of the lungs caused by infection with various pathogens, including bacteria, viruses, and fungi. The common symptoms of pneumonia are due to inflammation of the alveoli following infection of one or both lungs. Alveoli are tiny balloon-shaped air sacs found at the end of the lung’s bronchioles (see image below). … Read more