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  • Genital Problems in Infants (Female)

    Any deformity or change in the genitals is of obvious concern to parents. Yet many of these changes can be…

  • Genital Problems in Infants (Male)

    Any deformity or change in the genitals is of obvious concern to parents. Yet many of these changes can be…

  • Genital Problems in Women

    Vaginal irritation and discharge are common problems for women. Find a possible diagnosis by answering a few simple questions using…

  • Female doctor wrapping the head of a young man with gauze

    Traumatic Brain Injury

    A traumatic brain injury is any sudden injury to your brain. It could be from a bump, blow, or jolt…

  • Pressure Sores

    Pressure sores are sores on your skin. They’re usually caused by being in a bed or wheelchair nearly all the…

  • Nosebleeds

    A nosebleed is blood loss from the tissue that lines your nose. It most often occurs in only one nostril,…

  • Hereditary Hemochromatosis

    Hereditary hemochromatosis is a disease in which your body has too much iron. This extra iron can damage your tissues…

  • Tooth Problems

    A tooth that causes ongoing pain may be a sign of a serious problem. Use this chart to determine if…

  • Throat Problems

    Throat pain and mouth sores, along with other cold and flu symptoms, are common problems. This chart will direct you…

  • Skin Rashes & Other Skin Problems

    Skin rashes cause a noticeable texture or color change. Use our trusted symptom checker to find a possible diagnosis by…

  • Cold and Flu

    Follow this chart for information about how to treat the symptoms of a cold or the flu and how to…

  • Breast Problems in Men

    Although many people only associate breast problems with women, men can also be affected. If you have noticed changes in…

  • Ankle Problems

    Follow this chart for more information about problems that can cause ankle pain.

  • Medical Review Panel

    This Medical Review Panel, consisting of American Academy of Family Physician members, reviews each article for accuracy.

  • Added Sugar: What You Need To Know

    Sugar is a simple carbohydrate that provides calories for your body to use as energy. There are two main types…

  • A young boy has his throat swabbed by a doctor. Rheumatic fever is a rare inflammatory disease. It’s tied to the bacteria that causes strep throat and scarlet fever.

    Rheumatic Fever

    Rheumatic fever is a rare disease. It usually doesn’t happen in the United States. It’s tied to the bacteria that…

  • human embryo at the end of 5 weeks

    Your Baby's Development: The First Trimester

    From conception to delivery, your baby goes through several stages of development. The first third of your pregnancy is called…

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    Pelvic Inflammatory Disease

    Pelvic inflammatory disease is an infection of female reproductive organs. It can make it hard to get pregnant and cause…