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Roommate Concerned about Friend's Vomiting, Fast Weight Loss - Let's Diagnose

A 26-year-old woman is vomiting, complaining of abdominal pain and rapid weight loss. Her roommate is concerned and took her to the emergency room. Could it be dehydration? A urinary tract infection? Thinking about a myocardial infarction? Use your medical knowledge, read the full case study and use VisualDx to confirm your diagnosis.

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Some travel-related infections are not widely known, leaving patients vulnerable

Health care practitioners can help prevent lesser-known travel-related infections by educating patients. Learn about 5 such infections and their symptoms.

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Man Has Pain, Numbness, Trouble Opening His Hand - Let's Diagnose

A 70-year-old is having trouble with his hands. They're painful and numb and he has trouble opening them. Could it be rheumatoid arthritis? Carpal tunnel syndrome? Thinking about dupuytren contracture? Use your medical knowledge, read the full case study and use VisualDx to confirm your diagnosis.

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Honeymooner Returns with Itchy Feet, Trouble Walking - Let's Diagnose

A 29-year-old, just back from his honeymoon in Brazil is having trouble walking because his feet and toes are extremely pruritic. Could it be scabies? Cutaneous larva migrans? Thinking about tungiasis? Use your medical knowledge, read the full case study and use VisualDx to confirm your diagnosis.

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Man in Urgent Care w/ Fever, Chills, & Painful Urination - Let's Diagnose

A man in his 30's is in urgent care with lower abdominal and back pain and has pain when urinating. Could it be acute cystitis? Acute prostatitis? Thinking about a UTI? Use your medical knowledge, read the full case study and use VisualDx to confirm your diagnosis.

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Chinese Transplant in US Develops Chest Pain, Fever - Let's Diagnose

A man in his 20's who moved from China to the US is in urgent care with chest pain, fever, night sweats and has lost some weight without changing his diet. Could it be brucellosis? Tuberculosis? Thinking about HIV? Use your medical knowledge, read the full case study and use VisualDx to confirm your diagnosis.

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Man Undergoing Chemo Contracts Rash on Hands and Feet - Let's Diagnose

A man in his 50's is undergoing chemo for leukemia and develops a tingling, burning rash on his hands and feet. Could it be cellulitis? Acral erythema? Thinking about exanthematous drug eruptionUse your medical knowledge, read the full case study and use VisualDx to confirm your diagnosis.

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How One School Trains Future Doctors with VisualDx

One student shares how her class uses VisualDx to learn how to create a differential and accurately diagnose a patient based on just signs and symptoms without a visual representation. 

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Girl's Sore Throat and Fever Persist & Rash Spreads - Let's Diagnose

An 8-year-old has a persistent sore throat and fever and has developed a rash on her torso. Could she have kawasaki disease? Or scarlet fever? Thinking about mononucleosis? Use your medical knowledge, read the full case study and use VisualDx to confirm your diagnosis.

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Mozambique Man Bit By Human Treated with VisualDx Help

A medical student doing research in Malawi uses VisualDx to confirm her diagnosis of necrotized cellulitis after a man bites another man. 

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