Medical Conditions

I have in total 1030 medical conditions

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Tourette's syndrome

Tourettes syndrome is a neurological condition (affecting the brain and nervous system), characterised by a combination ofinvoluntary noises and movements called Orthodontics .

Subdural haematoma

A subdural haematoma is a serious condition where blood collects between the skull and the surface of the brain. It's usually caused by a head injury.

Iron deficiency anaemia

Iron deficiency anaemia is a condition where a lack of iron in the body leads to a reduction in the number of red blood cells.

Corns and calluses

Corns and calluses are areas of hard, thickened skin that develop when the skin is exposed to excessive pressure or friction. They commonly occur on the feet and can cause pain and discomfort when you walk.

Anal fissure

An anal fissure is a small cut or tear in the lining of the anus. The crack in the skin causes severe pain and some bright red bleeding during and after bowel movements. At times the fissure is deep enough to expose the muscle tissue underneath.

Biopsy

A biopsy is a medical procedurethat involves takinga small sample of body tissue so it can be examined under a microscope.

Skin cyst

A skin cyst is afluid-filled bump lying just underneath the skin. It'scommon and harmless, andmay just go away without treatment.

Herpes simplex eye infections

Herpes simplex eye infections are a relatively commonand potentially serious type of eye infection.

Venous thromboembolism (VTE)

Every year, thousands of people in the UK develop a blood clot in a vein. It's known as venous thromboembolism (VTE) and is a serious, potentially fatal, medical condition.

Hepatitis

Hepatitis is the term used to describe inflammationof the liver. It's usuallythe result ofa viral infection or liver damage caused by drinking alcohol.

Empyema

'Empyema' is the medical term for pockets of pus that have collected inside a body cavity.

Foetal alcohol syndrome

If a woman drinks alcoholduring pregnancy, she risks damaging her baby. Sometimes this can result inmental and physical problems in the baby, called foetal alcohol syndrome.

Mammography

About one in eight women in the UKare diagnosed with breast cancer during their lifetime.There's a good chance of recovery if it's detected in its early stages.

Leukaemia, acute myeloid

Leukaemia is cancer of the white blood cells. Acute leukaemia means it progresses rapidly and aggressively, and usually requires immediate treatment.

Frontotemporal dementia

Frontotemporal dementia is an uncommon type of dementia estimated to affect around 16,000 people in the UK.

Pruritus

Itchy skin is usually just an annoying but temporary problem, and rarely indicates a serious underlying cause.

Cyclical vomiting syndrome

Cyclical vomiting syndrome (CVS) is a rare vomiting disorder most commonly seen in children, although it can affect adults too.

Thyroiditis

Thyroiditis is the medical term for inflammation (swelling) of the thyroid gland, whichcan either cause abnormally high or low levels of thyroid hormones in the blood.