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Thanks to the 'triple epidemic', it can be difficult to find fever medicine for children

Thanks to the ‘triple epidemic’, it can be difficult to find fever medicine for children

Fever medicine for children can be difficult to find in some areas. At a Bed Bath & Beyond in Washington, DC on Thursday, a few products were in stock while others sold out. Laurel Wamsley/NPR hide caption toggle caption Laurel Wamsley/NPR Fever medicine for children can be difficult to find in some areas. At a …

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The toddler has a fever, malaise

Figure 1. Conjunctival erythema without discharge. Source: James H. Brien, DO. He is sent for admission. Intake lab results show the following: Figure 2. Generalized polymorphic eruption. Source: James H. Brien, DO. What is your diagnosis ? A. Kawasaki disease B. Multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children C.Rubeola D. Streptococcal scarlet fever Answer and discussion: With …

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Endemic mycoses: better diagnosis and reporting are needed

Endemic mycoses: better diagnosis and reporting are needed

Blastomycosis, coccidioidomycosis (valley fever) and histoplasmosis are the most common endemic fungal diseases (mycosis) in North America. Authors of an opinion piece in Annals of Internal Medicine argue that we need to improve the diagnosis and reporting of these infections to better serve patients and understand the magnitude of the problem. Traditionally, these infections have …

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