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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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  • Tick with its head sticking in human skin, red blotches indicate an infection

    Insect-borne Diseases

    Insect-borne diseases can come from mosquitoes, sand flies, ticks, and fleas. They include Zika virus, Yellow Fever, and Lyme…

  • Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis

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

  • Man holding condom in one hand and blue pill in the other

    Erectile Dysfunction (ED)

    Erectile dysfunction is when a man cannot get or keep an erection. It can be caused by a number of…

  • Endometriosis

    Endometriosis is when the lining of the uterus grows outside of the uterus. It can be treated with medicine and…

  • Diverticular Disease

    Diverticular Disease is a group of conditions that affect your large intestine (colon).

  • doctor holding patient’s hand

    Cancer

    Cancer is a collection of many diseases that all involve the growth of abnormal cells. Some common forms are skin…

  • A pregnant woman holding a urine sample

    Gestational Diabetes

    Gestational diabetes occurs during pregnancy in 1% to 3% of all pregnant women. It usually begins in the second…

  • Gastroparesis

    Gastroparesis is a stomach disorder in which stomach muscles don’t contract properly, leading to problems crushing food before digestion.

  • Close up of a man wearing a dress shirt with sweat stains in the armpit

    Hyperhidrosis

    Hyperhidrosis is excessive sweating.

  • Woman injecting emergency medicine (EpiPen) into her leg

    Anaphylaxis

    Anaphylaxis is a life-threatening allergic reaction that needs immediate medical attention.

  • Mother holding premature baby’s feet with neonatal infant pulse oximeter

    Necrotizing Enterocolitis

    Necrotizing Enterocolitis is an intestinal disease that occurs mostly in premature and sick newborn babies.

  • doctor checking lymph nodes of a patient

    Mononucleosis

    Mononucleosis is a contagious illness caused by the Epstein-Barr virus. The virus can be found in saliva, mucus, and other…

  • Athletic woman standing outside, rubbing lower back muscles

    Low Back Pain

    Low back pain is common and has many causes, including injury, pregnancy, even poor posture.

  • illustration and cross-section of kidneys

    Interstitial Nephritis

    Interstitial nephritis is a kidney disorder that affects your kidneys’ ability to filter waste and extra fluid.

  • A woman with a head injury being checked by a doctor

    Head Injuries

    Head injuries can cause harm to your brain, skull, or scalp. There are many types including concussion, brain contusion, skull…

  • businessman buttoning his shirt

    Gynecomastia

    Gynecomastia is a condition in which men have enlarge breasts often caused by a change in hormones.

  • sad-looking young woman looks down over a mug of hot beverage

    Persistent Depressive Disorder (PDD)

    Persistent depressive disorder is a mild or moderate depression that can last at least 2 years. It can be treated…

  • Patient and doctor sitting down for counseling session

    Alzheimer's Disease

    Alzheimer’s disease is a type of dementia that is most common in people over the age of 65. There is…

  • A baby girl wearing a medical helmet who has plagiocephaly smiling at the camera

    Plagiocephaly

    Plagiocephaly is a condition where your baby’s head has a flat spot or is misshapen.

  • close-up of a crying baby in distress

    Intussusception

    Description: Intussusception is a serious problem with the intestine that prevents the passage of food through the intestine.

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