Tools & Services
Use eMedTV's tools and services to receive up-to-date health information, tips, answers, and more.
Our free DiscountRx savings card can help you and your family save money on your prescriptions. This card is accepted at all major chain pharmacies, nationwide. Get Your Card Now.
Stay up-to-date on the health topics that interest you. Sign up now for our free HealthSavvy service.
Looking to save on your prescriptions? eMedTV may be able to help. Sign up for our medication discount program.
Browse our database of over 75,000 names to create baby names you can share with your family and friends.
Enter your height and weight to get your BMI and what it means for you and your health.
eMedTV Germs A-Z
Sarcoptes Scabiei - Stomach Virus
This page contains links to eMedTV Germs containing information on subjects from Sarcoptes Scabiei to Stomach Virus. The information is organized alphabetically; the "Favorite Articles" contains the top articles on this page. Links in the box will take you directly to the articles; those same links are available with a short description further down the page.
Descriptions of Germs
- Scarlet Fever Bacteria
As this eMedTV page explains, scarlet fever bacteria are known as group A streptococcus. These bacteria cause more than 10 million mild infections each year. This page offers an overview of scarlet fever bacteria and the conditions they can cause.
- Stomach Virus
A "stomach virus" does not affect the stomach -- it affects the small intestine. This eMedTV article identifies the four types of viruses that may cause the "stomach flu," describes the symptoms they cause, and explains how they are treated.