Have you had any head injury recently General Health Questions What is your

Have you had any head injury recently general health

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within the last 24 hours? Have you had any head injury recently? General Health Questions: What is your past medical history? Are you allergic to any medications or foods? Have you ever been hospitalized? What are your current medications? Have you had any surgeries? Objective: Rhinorrhea with slight dysphonia. Sinuses and nasal passages audibly clear.
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Assessment: Current start of a sore throat and painful swallowing with conceivable exposure to several infectious sources. A headache, without a history of head trauma, noted. Complained of decreased appetite associated with painful swallowing, denies nausea or vomiting. Differential Diagnosis: 1) Influenza- a Sore throat, runny nose, and headache could be symptoms of the influenza virus (Nguyen, 2016). The possibility of influenza increases if the patient was feverish. Exposure to multiple infectious sources in her school. 2) Diphtheria- Common symptoms of low-grade fever, sore throat and hoarseness, malaise, nasal discharge, swollen glands, and the thick, gray membrane covering your throat and tonsils (Lo, 2015).
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