Infections
 
Infections of the upper respiratory tract are the most common illness in the general population, as well as in athletes....[Read More]
Tinea pedis is commonly known as “athlete’s foot." It is a fungal infection of the foot, often seen in sports participants. ...[Read More]
Athletes are at a higher risk of skin infections due to frequent close contact, having open wounds, poor hygiene practices and sharing towels or equipment. It is important to know which type of infection an athlete has because some infections can still be passed to others even after the skin is covered....[Read More]
Sinusitis is an inflammation of the sinuses, which are air-filled cavities in the facial bones that are connected to the nose. Sinusitis can lead to blockage of the narrow passages connecting the sinuses and the nose, causing a painful buildup of pressure....[Read More]
Mononucleosis, or “mono,” is a viral infection caused by the Epstein Barr virus (EBV)....[Read More]
Influenza/parainfluenza, or “flu,” is a contagious viral infection caused by several types of orthomyxovirus. The virus is passed to others by respiratory droplets produced when people infected with the virus talk, cough, or sneeze....[Read More]
 
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