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804 Possible Causes for Common Cold, Petechiae

  • Septicemia

    colds (viruses or bacteria) from siblings or surrounding children with healthy immune systems that can get rid of those infections.[rarediseases.org] Abstract Acute meningococcemia is characterized by extensive purpurae consisting of both petechiae and ecchymoses.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] This rash, showing petechia and purpura, may be a sign of bacteria in the bloodstream (bacteremia). What Causes Sepsis? Many different microbes can cause sepsis.[emedicinehealth.com]

  • Measles

    He also developed a common cold 10 days before the vision loss.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Petechiae or ecchymoses may occur with severe rashes.[web.archive.org] Measles usually begins like a common cold after a seven to fourteen day incubation period, with sinus congestion, a runny nose, a cough, and red, irritated eyes.[rarediseases.org]

  • Pharyngitis

    The most common viruses to cause pharyngitis are the same ones that cause upper respiratory infections, such as the common cold or flu.[flu.emedtv.com] Posterior pharynx with petechiae and exudates in a 12-year-old girl.[web.archive.org] […] following: Assessment of airway patency Temperature Hydration status Head, ears, eyes, nose, and throat – Conjunctivitis, scleral icterus, rhinorrhea, tonsillopharyngeal/palatal petechiae[emedicine.com]

  • Upper Respiratory Infection

    cold in children The common cold is one of the most common illnesses.[hopkinsmedicine.org] […] nodes ( 1 cm) Absence of conjunctivitis, cough, and rhinorrhea, which are symptoms that may suggest viral illness [2] Less common findings in streptococcal pharyngitis are petechiae[emedicine.medscape.com] Prognosis In the majority, the common cold is a mild, self-limiting illness. The common cold usually lasts around a week in adults and 10-14 days in children.[patient.info]

  • Infectious Mononucleosis

    However, mononucleosis isn't as contagious as some infections, such as the common cold.[mayoclinic.com] In adolescent and adult patients presenting with sore throat, the presence of posterior cervical, inguinal or axillary adenopathy, palatine petechiae, splenomegaly, or atypical[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] It’s contagious, but you’re less likely to catch mono than other illnesses like the common cold.[webmd.com]

  • Viral Upper Respiratory Tract Infection

    KEYWORDS: Antitussive; Capsaicin; Common cold; Cough; Upper respiratory tract infection[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] somnolence Physical exam Common cold–nasal voice, macerated skin over the nostrils, inflamed nasal mucosa; GABHS-related pharyngitis–pharyngeal erythema/exudate, palatal petechiae–popularly[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Suspicious symptoms include persistent fever, rigors, night sweats, tender lymph nodes, tonsillopharyngeal exudates, scarlatiniform rash, palatal petechiae, and swollen tonsils[annals.org]

  • Common Cold

    Common cold versus influenza (the flu) Both the common cold and influenza (the flu) are contagious respiratory illnesses with similar symptoms.[lpi.oregonstate.edu] Suspicious symptoms include persistent fever, rigors, night sweats, tender lymph nodes, tonsillopharyngeal exudates, scarlatiniform rash, palatal petechiae, and swollen tonsils[doi.org] Common Cold. Basel: Birkhäuser. ISBN 978-3-7643-9894-1. Media related to Common cold at Wikimedia Commons Common cold at Curlie[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Streptococcal Infection

    The pharyngitis varies in intensity from mild lesions resembling the common cold, to more severe lesions that involve the epiglottis and the tonsillar crypts.[histopathology-india.net] Cutaneous petechiae are not uncommon, and a scarlatiniform rash may be present.[emedicine.medscape.com] This includes: the common cold a sinus infection postnasal drip acid reflux Sore throats caused by other medical conditions usually improve on their own with or without treatment[healthline.com]

  • Tonsillitis

    Several of the viruses are the same as the ones found in the common cold. Similar to a cold, tonsillitis is contagious and spread by coughing, sneezing, and breathing.[thelymphnodes.com] . • Group A beta-hemolytic Streptococcus pyogenes (GABHS) can cause tonsillitis (“strep throat”) associated with the presence of palatal petechiae (tiny hemorrhagic spots,[entnet.org] In fact, there are many different viruses that can cause the common cold. These are just a couple common ones that I'm naming.[khanacademy.org]

  • Acute Respiratory Infection

    Prognosis In the majority, the common cold is a mild, self-limiting illness. The common cold usually lasts around a week in adults and 10-14 days in children.[patient.info] Suspicious symptoms include persistent fever, rigors, night sweats, tender lymph nodes, tonsillopharyngeal exudates, scarlatiniform rash, palatal petechiae, and swollen tonsils[annals.org] Patient discussion about common cold Q. Common cold but dreadful. I am suffering from a dreadful common cold. As I write: believe me, I long to have done with it.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

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