Diseases and Conditions

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    Recurrent Pregnancy Loss

    Only 1% of women experience multiple miscarriages. They can be caused by health conditions including chromosome defects and uterus…

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    Meckel's Diverticulum

    Meckel’s diverticulum is a small pouch on the wall of the lower part of the small intestine that can cause…

  • Man scratching an itch on his wrist

    Lichen Planus

    Lichen planus is a type of rash that forms on your skin, on genitalia, or in your mouth.

  • Realistic illustration of cirrhosis of human liver

    Cirrhosis and Portal Hypertension

    Cirrhosis and portal hypertension is a form of liver disease caused by alcoholism, poor diet, or infection.

  • Overweight female with fat folds under her bra clasp in the back


    Intertrigo is a rubbing of the skin in areas where the skin folds and becomes moist.

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    Edema is a swelling or puffiness of part of the body, usually the feet, ankles and legs. It sometimes occurs…

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    Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Cardiomyopathy (ARVC)

    Arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy is an uncommon genetic heart problem that causes muscle cells in your ventricle wall to…

  • Pruritus

    Pruritus is a medical term for itchy skin that can be caused by a number of issues including dry skin,…

  • Person washing their hands in a sink

    Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

    Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is an anxiety disorder that causes unwanted thoughts and repetitive behaviors.

  • doctor checks blood pressure of a pregnant woman

    HELLP Syndrome

    HELLP Syndrome is a rare but serious pregnancy-related illness, similar to preeclampsia, another pregnancy condition.

  • woman holding abdomen in pain caused by dyspareunia


    Dyspareunia is a medical term used to describe painful sex for women.

  • Corneal Abrasions

    A corneal abrasion is a cut or scratch on your cornea, the layer of protective tissue at the front of…

  • A young woman covering her ears and squeezing her eyes shut

    Meniere’s Disease

    Meniere’s disease is an inner ear problem that can cause dizziness and ringing in the ears but is not contagious…

  • Doctor listens to young girl’s heartbeat

    Heart Murmurs

    A heart murmur is an abnormal noise between heartbeats. It can be a sign of a heart problem.

  • Man holding chest in pain

    Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)

    Coronary artery disease occurs when blood vessels that carry blood to your heart get blocked with plaque.

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    Complex Regional Pain Syndrome

    Complex regional pain syndrome is a chronic pain condition that often happens after an injury. It is believed to be…

  • Osteoporosis

    Osteoporosis is a disease of the bones and often occurs in older women.

  • Autism

    Autism is a developmental brain disorder affecting social, behavioral, and communication skills.

  • side-by-side diagrams of a healthy heart and one with heart failure

    Heart Failure

    Heart failure means your heart isn’t pumping blood as well as it should. It can be caused by different heart…

  • young woman helps older woman hold her tea cup as she takes a drink

    Essential Tremor

    Essential tremor is a disorder in your nervous system that causes uncontrollable shaking.