If It’s Not the Flu, What Is It?

Croup

My child recently had the flu and two weeks later developed a bad case of croup. Is it the same virus lingering or is it something new?

Raynaud's Disease

One man says he gets a weird tingly sensation in his fingers and his feet when it’s cold outside. He says it sounds like Raynaud’s disease. He asks what it is and how to know if he has it?

Bonnie shares her West Nile virus story

Bonnie, a runner in her 40s, didn’t think twice when a mosquito bit her while she was mowing the lawn. When she started feeling sick and having headaches a few days later, she thought she had the flu, but her symptoms continued to get worse. She...

Fifth Disease

The mother of two young girls is worried about them catching fifth disease at school. She wants to know if it’s only contagious before the rash appears.