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What’s Going Around

September 10, 2019


I KNOW WHAT’S GOING AROUND OUR NEWS ROOM. UPPER RESPIRATORY INFECTIONS, STREP THROAT, OTHER VIRUSES ARE BRINGING PEOPLE DOWN THIS WEEK. HERE’S WHAT’S GOING AROUND. ALLERGIES, COMMON COLD AND FEVER ARE GOING AROUND IN HOUSTON, ACCORDING TO ILLNESS TRACKER SICK WEATHER.COM. HUMBLE AREA, DR. CARLSON AT THE KELSEY-SEYBOLD SUMMER CREEK CLINIC IS SEEING STREP THROAT, FLU POSITIVE AND FLU-LIKE ILLNESS, EAR INFECTIONS, CROUP, WLAOEGZ AND FEVER WITHOUT MANY OTHER SYMPTOMS. IN THE CINCO RANCH AREA, DR. GIDDINGS IS ALSO SEEING STREP, ALLERGIC PINKEYE, BRONCHITIS, PNEUMONIA, UPPER RESPIRATORY INFECTIONS, EAR INFECTIONS AND STOMACH FLU. GALLERIA AREA, DR. SCHLESINGER IS SEEING STREP THROAT AND SCARLET FEVER, PARVO VIRUS, UPPER RESPIRATORY INFECTIONS, ASTHMA, STOMACH FLEW, HAND, FOOT AND MOUTH DISEASE AND HERPES SIMPLEX, WHICH IS A VIRAL INFLAMMATION-THE-GUMS AND LIPS CAUSED BY THE SAME VIRUS ASSOCIATED WITH COLD SORES. LUCKILY, SHE’S STILL NOT REPORTING MUCH FLU. MINUTE CLINIC PHYSICIANS ASSISTANT FITZGERALD IS SEEING BOTH FLU A AND B AS WELL AS STREP THROAT, STY IN THE EYELID AND EAR INFECTIONS. ALSO TREATING PEOPLE FOR SEASONAL ALLERGIES ALONG WITH THE SNEEZING, RUNNY NOSE, POST NASAL DRAINAGE THAT CAN CAUSE

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