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Health less. 3 vocab

Health Lesson 3 Common Communicable Disease Vocabulary

Definition Term
A communicable disease characterized by a fever, chills, fatigue, headache, muscle aches, and respiratory symptoms. Influenza
Can the flu be spread by indirect or direct contact or both? Both
Can a cold be spread by indirect or direct contact or both? Both
The length of time that a particular disease can be spread from person to person. Contagious Period
What are the common symptoms of chicken pox? Rash, fever, and aching muscles
How long is chicken pox contagious for? About week
What are common symptoms of measles? Rash, fever, and head and body aches.
what are the common symptoms of mumps? Fever, headache, and swollen salivary glands.
A viral disease characterized by severe sore throat and swelling of the lymph glands in the neck and around the throat area. Mononucleosis ("the kissing disease")
what are the symptoms of mononucleosis? Fatigue, loss of appetite, fever, and headache.
A viral disease characterized by an inflammation of the liver and yellowing of the skin and the whites of the eyes. Hepatitis
What are the symptoms of hepatitis? Weakness, fatigue, loss of appetite, fever, headaches: A,B, and C.
A bacterial disease that usually affects the lungs. Tuberculosis
A serious inflammation of the lungs. Pneumonia
A sore throat caused by streptococcal bacteria. Strep Throat
Created by: CaitlynLee7