Diseases and Conditions

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

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  • ACL Injury

    An ACL injury is the overstretching or tearing of the anterior cruciate ligament in your knee. It is a common…

  • Hand, foot, and mouth disease

    Hand, foot, and mouth disease is a contagious childhood illness. It causes sores inside and outside the mouth as well…

  • Vulvar Cancer

    Cancer of the vulva most often affects the two skin folds (or lips) around the vagina, known as the labia…

  • Vaginal Discharge

    Vaginal discharge is completely normal as your body’s way of keeping your vagina healthy and clean. But changes in discharge…

  • Ulcers

    Ulcers are sores on the lining of your stomach or small intestine that cause discomfort when you eat or after…

  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)

    A transient ischemic attack (TIA) is a stroke. It is considered a “warning” stroke. It significantly increases your risk of…

  • Toxoplasmosis

    Toxoplasmosis is an infection caused by a parasite called Toxoplasma gondii. It can be spread through cat feces or contaminated…

  • Stuttering

    Stuttering is a condition that affects a person’s ability to speak smoothly. It can cause them to repeat words, parts…

  • Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)

    Sudden infant death syndrome is the unexplained reason a baby under 1 year old dies while sleeping. There are no…

  • Stomach Flu (Gastroenteritis)

    Gastroenteritis is a medical term for a stomach virus. Many people call it the stomach flu. It can strike anyone…

  • Tick-Borne Relapsing Fever

    Tick-borne relapsing fever (TBRF) is a bacterial infection spread by ticks. It shows up as repeated episodes of fever, headaches,…

  • Syphilis

    Syphilis is a serious infection passed from one person to another through sexual contact. It is caused by a bacteria…

  • Sty

    A sty is a painful, red bump that forms on the edge of your eyelid. It may look like an…

  • Spina Bifida

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

  • Sever's Disease

    Sever’s disease is a common heel injury that occurs in children. It is painful and caused by swelling of the…

  • Scoliosis

    Scoliosis is an abnormal curve of the spine (backbone). Normally, the spine is straight. With scoliosis, the spine is crooked…

  • Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV)

    Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) is a common virus that makes it hard to breathe. RSV is common in children under…

  • Rosacea

    Rosacea is a common skin condition that occurs on the face. It causes redness and small bumps that are similar…

  • Pulmonary Hypertension

    Pulmonary hypertension is an increase in pressure in the blood vessels that carry blood to the lungs. It is a…

  • Pseudogout

    Pseudogout is a type of arthritis that causes painful swelling in one or more of your joints. It can lead…