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Guess the disease quiz

Here you are given some symptoms of a certain disease. What you are to do is to guess the disease from the symptoms.

Before the introduction of machines like xrays which can detect diseases, doctors used symptoms to cure diseases. They could make mistakes as we shall make here. Diseases are real.

  • Symptoms include high fever, headache, stomach pain and either constipation or diarrhoea.

    • hiv
    • typhoid fever
    • malaria
    • amebiosis
  • Symptoms are chills, fever and sweating, usually occurring a few weeks after being bitten.

    • snake bite
    • bee sting
    • malaria
    • hypertension
  • Symptoms include changes in bowel habits, changes in stool consistency, blood in the stool and abdominal discomfort.

    • colon cancer
    • constipation
    • prostrate cancer
    • non of the above
  • Flu-like symptoms such as fever, sore throat and fatigue can occur. Then the disease is usually asymptomatic until it progresses.In its progressed stage symptoms include weight loss, fever or night sweats, fatigue and recurrent infections.

    • riverfluke
    • STI
    • malaria
    • hiv
  • Often, there are no symptoms. When symptoms do occur, they include excessive thirst or urination, fatigue, weight loss or blurred vision.

    • renal disease
    • prostrate cancer
    • diabetes
    • high blood pressure
  • Symptoms vary but can include fatigue, joint pain, rash and fever. These can periodically get worse (flare up) and then improve.

    • lupus erythematosus
    • N S U
    • eczema
  • Difficulty breathing, chest pain, cough and wheezing. The symptoms may sometimes flare up.

    • TB
    • lung cancer
    • asthma
    • cold fever
  • Symptoms include tightening of the skin, joint pain, exaggerated response to cold (Raynaud’s disease) and heartburn.

    • scleroderma
    • asthma
    • diabetes
    • anthritis

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