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Diseases and Conditions

Find doctor-approved information about symptoms, causes, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of common diseases and conditions.

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  • A shingles rash on a man’s back

    Shingles

    Shingles is a painful skin rash. It is also called zoster or herpes zoster. It is caused by the same…

  • An illustration of lung shapes drawn in different colors

    Shortness of Breath

    Shortness of breath is the feeling that you cannot get enough air into your lungs. It can be a symptom…

  • Shoulder Instability

    Shoulder instability is the term doctors use when your shoulder is slightly out of place or feels like it…

  • Sick Sinus Syndrome

    Sick sinus syndrome is the name for several conditions in which your heart doesn’t work the correct way. Your heart…

  • Sickle Cell Disease

    Sickle cell disease (SCD) is a genetic red blood cell disorder.

  • doctor performs an echocardiogram to check the heart

    Silent Heart Attacks

    A silent heart attack is a heart attack without traditional symptoms. Nearly half of all heart attacks are silent heart…

  • Woman in business clothes holding sinuses in pain

    Sinusitis

    Sinusitis is when the lining of your sinuses are inflamed. Due to the swelling, mucus that travels from your sinuses…

  • Sjögren’s Syndrome

    Sjögren’s syndrome is an autoimmune disease that causes dry mouth and dry eyes. It can also cause dryness in other…

  • A doctor uses a lighted instrument to closely examine moles on a female patient’s neck

    Skin Cancer

    Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer and highly preventable with regular screening.

  • close-up of doctors hands checking man’s moles

    Skin tags

    Skin tags are non-cancerous skin growths that feel like a hanging mole. They are common with age.

  • diagram showing interrupted airflow during sleep

    Sleep Apnea

    Sleep apnea is a serious sleep disorder that can cause you to stop breathing multiple times while you sleep.

  • Sleepwalking

    Learn about the causes of and ways to deal with sleepwalking.

  • Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis

    Slipped capital femoral epiphysis is a hip problem that occurs in children when the end of the thigh bone slips…

  • Close-up of a narrowed small blood vessel

    Small Vessel Disease

    Small vessel disease is a narrowing in the tiny arteries in your heart. It also is called coronary microvascular disease…

  • Anxious young business man looking away

    Social Phobia

    Social phobia is an irrational fear of being judged by others during social situations.

  • A man who doesn't feel well is sitting on top of his bed with his head in his hand

    Somatic Symptom and Related Disorders

    Somatic symptom and related disorders is a group of conditions in which the physical pain and symptoms a person feels…

  • Sore Throat

    A sore throat means that your throat hurts. It feels irritated or scratchy. You may feel mild discomfort or burning…

  • Mother and child play with stacking cups

    Speech and Language Delay

    A speech and language delay is when your child doesn’t talk as much as most other children their age.

  • Spina Bifida

    Spina bifida is a birth defect that happens when a baby’s spine and spinal cord don’t close completely during…

  • View of a man’s spinal column through the back of his shirt

    Spinal Cord Injury

    Common causes of spinal cord injury include falling, sports-related events, car accidents, and diseases such as polio or spina…

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