Medical Conditions

I have in total 1023 medical conditions

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Some Random Medical Conditions

Clostridium difficile

Clostridium difficile, also known as C. difficile or C. diff,is a bacterium that can infect the bowel and cause diarrhoea.

Gallbladder cancer

Gallbladder cancer is very rare. Around 800 people in the UKare diagnosed with the condition each year.

Mastectomy

A mastectomy is an operation to remove the breast.

Plasma components

Plasma is the fluid part of blood and makes up the bulk of the volume. It contains substances that can be used totreat a number of different conditions.

Falls

Anyone can havea fall, but older people are more vulnerable and likely to fall, especially if theyhave a long-term health condition.

Lung transplant

A lung transplant is an operation to remove and replace a diseased lung with a healthy human lung from a donor.

Astigmatism

Astigmatism is a common andusually minor eye condition that causes blurred or distortedvision.

Oxygen treatment, home

Home oxygen treatment, also known as home oxygen therapy, involves breathing in air that contains more oxygen than normal from a cylinder or machine in your home.

Puerperal psychosis

Postpartum psychosis is a severe mental illness that can affect a woman after she has a baby.

Typhus

Typhus is a suddensevere illness caused by infection with Rickettsia bacteria.

Restless legs syndrome

Restless legs syndrome, also known as Willis-Ekbom disease,is a common condition of the nervous system thatcauses an overwhelming, irresistible urge to move the legs.

Pre-eclampsia

Pre-eclampsia is a condition that affects some pregnant women, usually during the second half of pregnancy (from around 20 weeks) or soon after their baby is delivered.

Endocarditis

Endocarditis is a rare and potentially fatal infection of the inner lining of the heart (the endocardium). It's most commonly caused by bacteria entering the blood and travelling to the heart.

Intracranial hypertension

Intracranial hypertension (IH) is the medical name for a build-up of pressure around the brain.

Visual impairment

In the UK, there are almost 2 million people living with sight loss. Of these, around 360,000 are registered as blind or partially sighted.

Skin tags

Skin tags are small, soft,skin-coloured growths that hang off the skin and look a bit like warts.

Isovaleric acidaemia

Isovaleric acidaemia (IVA) is a rare, but potentially serious, inherited condition. It means the body cant process the amino acid leucine (amino acids are 'building blocks' of protein). This causes a harmful build-up of substance in the blood and urine.

Weil's disease

Leptospirosis is a type of bacterial infection spread by animals. It's caused by a strain of bacteria called leptospira.