What is Fever? | Part 1

What is Fever? | Part 1

Approach to “Fever” Intro: Fever, also called Pyrexia, is one of the most common presenting complaints in medical practice. It is defined as a body temperature that is above the normal range (for that individual) without any physiological cause to it (e.g temperature raise due to exercise or menstrual cycle doesn’t count as fever). This

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Don’t be weird about self diagnosis | AUTISM

Don’t be weird about self diagnosis | AUTISM

I often get the question: ‘how is it possible to know you have autism without having an official diagnosis?’ Since I held this belief for about 10 years before consulting a professional, I am apparently some kind of expert. So, let’s shed a quick light on that! I think most misunderstandings stem from over-medicalisation. As

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CJW Doc Minute: How does stomach flu differ from influenza?

(upbeat music) (clock ticking) – [Narrator] How does the stomach flu differ from influenza? – So, influenza is a respiratory illness, which is caused by Influenza A and B viruses. Symptoms typically include fevers, headaches, body aches, sore throat, and cough. It’s transmitted through respiratory secretions and droplets, and patients typically develop symptoms within the

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BCH Physicians Discuss Influenza

BCH Physicians Discuss Influenza

[Dr. Mark King] Hi, I’m Dr. Mark King. I’m an infectious disease specialist at the Beacon Center for Infectious Disease at Boulder Community Health. Today we are going to talk about influenza, commonly referred to as the flu. Influenza is a common contagious respiratory illness that is caused by viruses that infect the nose, throat

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