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Gout, a condition caused by a buildup of uric acid in joints and other areas of the body, is a kind of arthritis. It can cause an attack of sudden burning pain, stiffness, and swelling in a joint, usually a big toe. These attacks can happen over and over unless gout is treated. Over time, they can harm your joints, tendons, and other tissues. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how gout is contracted, what it looks like, how to treat it, and much more.
If bowel canceris detected at an early stage, before symptoms appear, it's easier to treat and there's a better chance of surviving it.
Encopresis is the medical term for a toilet-trained child (aged four or older) soiling their clothes. The soiling usually happens during the day, when the child is awake and active.
Herpes simplex eye infections are a relatively commonand potentially serious type of eye infection.
Synaesthesia is a condition where a sensation in one of the senses, such as hearing, triggers a sensation in another, such as taste.
Autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD) is an inherited condition that causes small, fluid-filled sacs called cysts to develop in the kidneys.
Nasal and sinus cancer affects the nasal cavity (thespace behind your nose) and the sinuses (small, air-filled cavities inside your nose, cheekbones and forehead).
Tinnitus isthe term forhearingsoundsthat come from inside your body, rather than from an outside source.
A Baker's cyst, also called apopliteal cyst, is a fluid-filled swelling that develops at the back of the knee.
A liver transplant is an operation to remove a diseased or damaged liver and replace it with a healthy one.
Gastroenteritis, gastric flu, is a very common condition that causes diarrhoea and vomiting. It's usually caused by a bacterial or viral tummy bug.
Vitiligo is a long-term condition where pale white patches develop on the skin. It's caused by the lack of melanin, a pigment in the skin.
Polyhydramnios is a common complication of pregnancy, where there's an excessive amountof amniotic fluid surrounding the unborn baby (foetus).
Floaters are small shapes that some people see floating in their field of vision.
Urinary tract infections (UTIs)in children are fairly common, but not usually serious. They can be effectively treated with antibiotics.
Acute pancreatitis is a serious condition where the pancreas becomes inflamed over a short period of time. Acute pancreatitis is a condition which occurs when the pancreas gland becomes inflamed.
Atrial fibrillation is a heart condition that causes an irregular and often abnormally fast heart rate.