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Some Random Medical Conditions
Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men in the UK, with over 40,000 new cases diagnosed every year.
Patau's syndrome is a rare, serious genetic disorder caused by having an additional copy of chromosome 13 in some or all of the body's cells. It's also called trisomy 13.
Alcohol misuse means drinking excessively more than the lower-risklimits of alcohol consumption.
Dysentery is an infection of the intestines that causes Traveller's diarrhoea containing blood or mucus.
Meningitis is an infection of the protective membranes that surround the brain and spinal cord (meninges).
Polyhydramnios is a common complication of pregnancy, where there's an excessive amountof amniotic fluid surrounding the unborn baby (foetus).
Myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS)is a blood disorder that causes adrop in your number of healthy blood cells.
Nasal polyps are swellings of the normal nasal lining that occur inside the nasal passages and sinuses (air-filled spaces behind the nose, eyes and cheeks).
Ataxia isa term for a group ofdisorders that affect co-ordination, balance and speech.
Cancer of the bile duct (cholangiocarcinoma) is a rare type of cancer that mainly affects adults aged over 65.
Acute kidney injury(AKI) is sudden damage to the kidneys that causes them to not work properly. It can range from minor loss of kidney function to complete kidney failure.
Rheumatic endocarditis is an inflammation of the endocardium. The inflammatory process if mostly localized in the valve endocardium, the layer which covers the tendons and papillary muscles, and rarely the parietal endocardium may be affected.
A coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) is a surgical procedure used to treat coronary heart disease. It diverts blood around narrowed or clogged parts of the major arteries to improve blood flow and oxygen supply to the heart.
Cyclothymia, or cyclothymic disorder, isa mild form of bipolar disorder (manic depression).
People who suffer night sweats will typically wake in the night to find their bedclothes and bedding drenched, even if their bedroom temperature is cool. This abnormal sweating is annoying, but usually harmless.
Brugada syndrome is an uncommon, but serious, heart condition. It can result in abnormally rapid heart rhythms called arrhythmias, which can cause palpitations or fainting and can be fatal.
An abscess is a painful collection of pus, usually caused by a bacterial infection. Abscesses can develop anywhere in the body.
Hodgkin lymphoma is an uncommon cancer that develops in the lymphatic system, which is a network of vessels and glands spread throughout your body.