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  • Pigmented Villonodular Synovitis

    Pigmented villonodular synovitis is a joint problem that usually affects the hip or knee. It also can occur in the…

  • close-up of a young man in jeans holding a baseball in his hand

    Mallet Finger

    Mallet finger is an injury to your fingertip that prevents you from straightening it. It is common in sports, especially…

  • A person sits in a chair and rubs their foot with their hand. Leprosy is a chronic infection caused by bacteria. It can affect the skin, nerves, eyes, and nose. It’s also called Hansen’s disease.

    Leprosy

    Leprosy is a chronic infection caused by bacteria. It can affect the skin, nerves of the hands and feet, eyes,…

  • Closeup of a mother helping her toddler walk in the grass

    Intoeing

    Most people’s feet point straight ahead or outward. Some people, however, have feet that point inward. This is called…

  • closeup of person cutting toenails

    Ingrown Toenails

    An ingrown toenail occurs when the side or corner of the nail curls down and digs into the skin of…

  • A woman pressing on her chest due to heartburn pain

    Heartburn

    Heartburn is a burning feeling in the lower chest, along with a sour taste in the throat and mouth. It…

  • Genital Warts

    Genital warts are small, flat, flesh-colored bumps or tiny, cauliflower-like bumps. They’re caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV).

  • Girl walking over balancing pods during physical therapy for flat feet

    Flat Feet

    Flat feet is a common condition in which one or both feet don’t have normal arches. This condition can happen…

  • A man has fainted outdoors

    Fainting

    Fainting happens when your brain does not get enough oxygen. You lose consciousness, or “pass out,” for a brief time…

  • E. coli Infection

    E. coli are germs that are found on food and in the environment. When ingested, E. coli cause severe cramps…

  • Doctor examining patient’s ear with otoscope

    Ear Infection

    An ear infection is one of the most common conditions among children. It is caused by a viral or bacterial…

  • Baby bonding and playing with mother

    Bonding with Baby

    Bonding is a special connection you have with your baby. Bonding with your baby is not a one-time event. It…

  • man plucking the feathers of a bird's corpse

    Avian Flu

    Avian flu is a virus that is spread from bird to bird. In rare cases, certain strains of the virus…

  • Bedbugs

    Bedbugs are oval-shaped, wingless parasites. They have 6 legs and are about 1/5 of an inch long. They are white…

  • A doctor holds a bag of blood while talking to patient getting a blood transfusion because of anemia symptoms.

    Anemia

    Anemia is the most common blood disorder in the U.S. It affects your red blood cells and hemoglobin. Most people…

  • Yeast Infections

    Vaginal yeast infections are caused by a fungus called Candida. If the vagina isn’t acidic enough, too many yeast can…

  • A man coughs into his hand. Whooping cough is a respiratory infection. It is also known as pertussis. Whooping cough is highly contagious and is most harmful to babies.

    Whooping Cough

    Whooping cough is a respiratory infection. It is also known as pertussis. Whooping cough is highly contagious and is most…

  • Table for eyesight test and glasses over it. Vision loss is losing your ability to see well without vision correction tools, such as eyeglasses or contact lenses.

    Vision Loss

    Vision loss is losing your ability to see well without vision correction tools, such as eyeglasses or contact lenses. It…