Diphtheria

About- Diphtheria is a highly contagious bacterial infection of the nose and throat.
Symptoms-
 A thick, gray membrane covering throat and tonsils
 Enlarged lymph nodes
 Fever and chills
 Hoarseness
 Malaise
 Nasal discharge
 Rapid breathing
 Shortness of breath 
 Sore throat
 Upper respiratory infection
 Weakness
 
Causes-
The bacterium Corynebacterium diphtheriae causes
Diphtheria, which may be spreaded through
 Airborne droplets
 Infected personal or household items

Specialists to visit
 Infectious Disease Doctor

 Otolaryngologist

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Diphtheria
References-
https://en.wikipedia.org
https://www.mayoclinic.org
https://www.healthline.com
https://www.medicalnewstoday.com
https://www.who.int
https://www.nhs.uk
https://www.health.gov.au

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