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Common forms of infectious diseases
There are different types of infections that are often grouped, depending on where the infection is located in your body. The most common infections are:
- Viral & Parasitic
Common types of infectious diseases include influenza, measles, pneumonia, viral hepatitis, and AIDS/HIV
Common symptoms of an infectious disease
While they vary depending on the type of infection, common symptoms include:
- Diarrhea or vomiting
- Skin redness
- Inflammation or swelling
Some symptoms are a result of your immune system fighting to get rid of the infection.
How do infectious diseases spread?
Infectious diseases are caused by bacteria, viruses, fungi, or parasites. They’re spread by:
- Exposure to coughs and sneezes of infected people
- Contact with contaminated food, water, and surfaces
- Contact with people who are infected, such as through kissing or sexual intercourse
- Contact with creatures that are infected, such as pets, livestock, and insects, including fleas and ticks