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WHAT'S GOING AROUND: Shingles

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Updated: 04/04/2016 - Doctor Dennis Perry at McLaren Greater Lansing Primary Care has treated several people with shingles lately. Symptoms include blisters filled with fluid, a burning sensation, numbness and itching.
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WHAT'S GOING AROUND: Seasonal Allergies

Updated: 03/28/2016 - Dr. Dennis Perry at McLaren Greater Lansing Primary Care says seasonal allergies are already making life miserable for some people.
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WHAT'S GOING AROUND: Chicken Pox

Updated: 03/21/2016 - The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services reported chickenpox outbreaks in Michigan counties last December. But the virus is still circulating. Nurse Practitioner Linda Bowers at McLaren Greater Lansing-DeWitt Family Medicine recently treated a case.
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WHAT"S GOING AROUND: Ear Infections

Posted: 03/14/2016 - Over the last couple weeks we've told you about the parade of stomach bugs and respiratory infections going around. Now there's a new culprit, ear infections.

WHAT'S GOING AROUND: Pink Eye

Updated: 02/29/2016 - Doctors are seeing more cases of pink eye. It happens when the eyelid membrane gets infected or inflamed.
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WHAT'S GOING AROUND: Norovirus

Updated: 02/15/2016 - More people are coming down with the very contagious Norovirus. You can get it from an infected person, contaminated food or water, or by touching contaminated surfaces.
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WHAT'S GOING AROUND: Sinusitis

Posted: 02/08/2016 - Feeling congested or dealing with a lot of sinus pressure? It might be a cold you just have to ride out. But it could be a bacterial infection that requires antibiotics.

WHAT'S GOING AROUND: Strep Throat

Updated: 02/01/2016 - More people are coming down with Strep Throat. Dr. Dennis Perry at McLaren Greater Lansing Primary Care says its contagious and patients will need an antibiotic to recover.
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WHAT'S GOING AROUND: Eczema

Updated: 01/25/2016 - The winter air can cause a common ailment. If you don't treat it properly, it can get very uncomfortable.
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WHAT'S GOING AROUND: Mononucleosis

Updated: 01/18/2016 - Nurse Practitioner Linda Bowers of McLaren Greater Lansing DeWitt Family Medicine has seen several cases of mononucleosis lately.
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WHAT'S GOING AROUND: Pneumonia

Updated: 01/04/2016 - Mild respiratory problems are common during winter, but a more-serious type is the focus of this week's "What's Going Around" report.

WHAT'S GOING AROUND: Chicken Pox

Updated: 12/21/2015 - Chicken pox is going around and health officials are urging people to have their children vaccinated.
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WHAT'S GOING AROUND: Winter Asthma

Updated: 12/14/2015 - Doctor Dennis Perry at McLaren Greater Lansing Primary Care has treated several people whose winter asthma symptoms have flared up.
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