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  • Appendicitis
    Appendicitis requires immediate medical attention, so it's important to know its symptoms. The earlier it's caught, the easier it will be to treat.
  • Dengue Fever
    You're not at risk of this illness in the U.S., but if you live in or are traveling to a tropical country it's wise to take precautions against this virus.
  • Diarrhea
    Most kids battle diarrhea from time to time, so it's important to know what to do to relieve and even prevent it.
  • Shigella Infections
    Shigella are bacteria that can infect the digestive tract and cause a wide range of symptoms, from diarrhea, cramping, vomiting, and nausea, to more serious complications and illnesses.
  • Typhoid Fever
    While typhoid fever isn't common in the U.S., it can be a health threat elsewhere. Learn about this illness and how to prevent it.
 

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