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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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  • Man sitting on an exam table being counseled in a doctor’s office

    Testicular Torsion

    Testicular torsion happens when a man’s testicles rotate and the spermatic cord becomes twisted. This can happen at any…

  • Woman with headache in front of blurry surroundings

    Migraines

    Migraines are headaches that can be intense and reoccurring.

  • gloved hands holding a ketone test strip for a urine analysis

    Diabetic Ketoacidosis

    Diabetic Ketoacidosis is a serious condition related to diabetes and fatal if not properly treated.

  • Woman performing breast exam

    Benign Breast Conditions

    While breast abnormalities are often associated with cancer, there are many other benign conditions women (and men) need to be…

  • Lung Symptoms

    Chronic Bronchitis

    Chronic bronchitis is an inflammation in the airways of the lungs that lasts longer than 3 months. It is most…

  • Young male runner sitting on the ground holding his sprained ankle in pain

    Ankle Sprains

    Ankle sprains range from mild to severe and need immediate treatment.

  • Nurse holding newborn

    Meconium Aspiration Syndrome (MAS)

    Meconium aspiration syndrome affects newborns who inhale their stool and/or amniotic fluid before, during, or after labor and delivery.

  • 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.

  • Bottle of HPV vaccine sitting next to syringe

    Human Papillomavirus (HPV)

    HPV is a common sexually transmitted virus.

  • boy leaning over table and looking off into distance

    Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

    ADHD is a group of behaviors that can make it difficult to focus at school, work or home.

  • a young athletic woman grips her neck and shoulder and grimaces in pain

    Burners

    Burners are minor nerve injuries that occur between your neck and are common in people who play contact sports.

  • Lyme Disease

    Lyme disease is a bacterial infection caused by a tick bite.

  • Henoch-Schönlein Purpura

    Henoch-Schönlein purpura (HSP) is a rare disease that irritates and inflames the blood vessels in your skin.

  • doctor listens to a baby’s heart with a stethoscope

    Congenital Heart Disease

    Congenital heart disease is a heart problem that some people are born with and can include a hole in the…

  • Celiac Disease

    Celiac disease is a digestive disorder that causes problems when you eat foods with gluten, such as wheat, rye and…

  • Bacterial Endocarditis

    Bacterial endocarditis is an infection in the valves and inner lining of your heart.

  • American soldier in uniform, who suffers from PTSD

    Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

    Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a mental health disorder caused by a traumatic event or series of events.

  • A senior man experiences bloating and reflux from indigestion.

    Reflux/Acid Reflux (GERD)

    Acid reflux occurs when acid from your stomach backs up into your throat. It can be caused by many factors…

  • Female therapist working with young boy on floor

    Asperger's Syndrome

    Asperger’s syndrome is a developmental disorder affecting speech and behavior.

  • A varicose vein is visible on the side of a woman’s knee

    Varicose Veins

    Varicose veins are veins that swell above the surface of the skin. They can be treated with compression stockings, surgery…

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