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  • SARS Disease
    As this selection from the eMedTV site explains, SARS is a highly infectious disease. This article offers a brief overview of this condition and includes a link to more detailed information on diagnosis, symptoms, and treatment.
  • SARS Info
    This eMedTV segment features some basic info on SARS, a potentially life-threatening illness. This article looks at what causes it and describes some of the potential symptoms. Also included is a link to more detailed information.
  • SARS Prognosis
    A SARS prognosis is a prediction of the likely course and outcome of a patient's illness. This eMedTV resource describes how a doctor makes a SARS prognosis and lists the risk factors that increase your chances of developing more serious symptoms.
  • SARS Protection
    As this eMedTV article explains, SARS protection begins with frequent handwashing, wearing a mask at all times, and frequently disinfecting household surfaces. This page offers several tips on protecting yourself while caring for someone with SARS.
  • SARS Research
    As this eMedTV page explains, SARS research is focused on better understanding the virus and how it spreads, as well as developing vaccines and medications. This article covers research on the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of this deadly illness.
  • SARS Symptoms
    In someone with SARS, symptoms typically start with a high fever and can be followed by headache and chills. This eMedTV page covers the symptoms of this condition and explains how long it takes to develop symptoms after initial exposure to the virus.
  • SARS Treatment
    As this eMedTV page explains, treating SARS involves supportive care that can include IV fluids, medicines, and breathing support. This article explains that since there is no treatment capable of killing the virus, treatment is limited to symptom relief.
  • Schleraderma
    This portion of the eMedTV Web site deals with scleroderma, a condition in which the skin becomes progressively hard and thickened. This article also provides a link to more detailed information. Schleraderma is a common misspelling of scleroderma.
  • Schleroderma
    Scleroderma involves the abnormal growth of connective tissue that supports the skin and internal organs. This eMedTV page briefly describes this condition and provides a link to more information. Schleroderma is a common misspelling of scleroderma.
  • Sclaraderma
    Scleroderma is characterized by skin that becomes progressively hard and thick. This page on the eMedTV Web site briefly discusses the condition and provides a link to more information. Sclaraderma is a common misspelling of scleroderma.
  • Scleraderma
    While scleroderma is often referred to as a single disease, it's really a symptom of a group of diseases, as this eMedTV Web page explains. The disease is characterized by hard, thickened skin. Scleraderma is a common misspelling of scleroderma.
  • Sclerderma
    This eMedTV Web page offers a brief overview of scleroderma, a condition characterized by hardening of the skin. This article also provides a link to more detailed information on the disease. Sclerderma is a common misspelling of scleroderma.
  • Sclerederma
    Scleroderma is a disease in which the skin becomes progressively hard and thickened. This eMedTV page provides an overview of this condition and its effects, as well as a link to more information. Sclerederma is a common misspelling of scleroderma.
  • Scleroderma
    Although scleroderma may be referred to as a single disease, it is really a symptom of a group of diseases. This eMedTV article discusses this condition in detail, including information about symptoms, subtypes, treatment options, and prognosis.
  • Scleroderma and Your Health
    This eMedTV page focuses on the link between scleroderma and your health, and offers tips to help make living with the disease easier. Outcomes are often based largely on a person's ability to follow his or her doctor's orders and to stay informed.
  • Scleroderma Causes
    Scleroderma causes, as this eMedTV resource explains, are still under investigation. However, possibilities include environmental factors, genetics, or abnormal immune activity, among other things. The condition is not inherited or transmittable.
  • Scleroderma Diagnosis
    When diagnosing scleroderma, a doctor considers your medical history and findings from your physical exam. This eMedTV Web page describes the diagnostic process in detail, which may include a skin biopsy and tests for certain antibodies.
  • Scleroderma Disease
    This eMedTV selection talks about scleroderma, a disease in which the skin becomes hard and thickened. Topics discussed in this article include possible symptoms and causes. A link to more detailed information is also provided.
  • Scleroderma Information
    Are you looking for information on scleroderma? This eMedTV resource gives an overview of this condition, explaining what scleroderma is, factors that will affect a person's symptoms, and more. Also included is a link to more detailed information.
  • Scleroderma Research
    This eMedTV Web page discusses current scleroderma research studies that are improving our understanding of the disease. One study is focusing on the role of blood vessel malfunction, cell death, and autoimmunity as they relate to the condition.
  • Scleroderma Symptoms
    Red patches of skin that thicken into firm, oval-shaped areas are one of the common scleroderma symptoms. This eMedTV article describes these and other symptoms of scleroderma in detail, which vary, depending on the type and subtype a person has.
  • Scleroderma Treatment
    Scleroderma treatment focuses on relieving symptoms and limiting damage caused by the disease. This page of the eMedTV library offers an in-depth look at different treatment options for various structures in the body and includes self-help tips.
  • Scleroderma Treatments
    Scleroderma can affect different parts of the body and vary in intensity. Therefore, as this eMedTV article explains, scleroderma treatments also vary. Possibilities include medications, occupational therapy, and specialized care.
  • Sclerodermia
    As this eMedTV segment explains, scleroderma is a condition characterized by hardening and thickening of the skin. This article takes a closer look at this condition and links to more information. Sclerodermia is a common misspelling of scleroderma.
  • Side Effects of Tdap
    Common side effects of Tdap include nausea, fever, and fatigue. As this eMedTV page explains, some people may also develop swelling or redness at the injection site. This article also lists potentially serious problems that require medical attention.
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