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What is flu?

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What is flu? The flu (or common flu) is a viral infection that is spread from person to person in secretions of the nose and lungs, for example when sneezing. Medically, it is referred to as influenza. Flu is a respiratory infection, that is, an infection that develops primarily in the lungs. Respiratory infections caused by other viruses often are …

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Symptoms of Bacterial Vaginosis

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What Are the Symptoms of Bacterial Vaginosis? Up to 50% of the women who have bacterial vaginosis do not have any symptoms. Most women learn they have the infection during their annual gynecologic exam. But if symptoms appear, they can include:     * White or discolored discharge.    * Discharge that smells “fishy” that is often strongest after sex.    * Pain …

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