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Some Random Medical Conditions
Clostridium difficile, also known as C. difficile or C. diff,is a bacterium that can infect the bowel and cause diarrhoea.
Gallbladder cancer is very rare. Around 800 people in the UKare diagnosed with the condition each year.
A mastectomy is an operation to remove the breast.
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.
Anyone can havea fall, but older people are more vulnerable and likely to fall, especially if theyhave a long-term health condition.
A lung transplant is an operation to remove and replace a diseased lung with a healthy human lung from a donor.
Astigmatism is a common andusually minor eye condition that causes blurred or distortedvision.
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.
Postpartum psychosis is a severe mental illness that can affect a woman after she has a baby.
Typhus is a suddensevere illness caused by infection with Rickettsia bacteria.
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 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 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 (IH) is the medical name for a build-up of pressure around the brain.
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 are small, soft,skin-coloured growths that hang off the skin and look a bit like warts.
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.
Leptospirosis is a type of bacterial infection spread by animals. It's caused by a strain of bacteria called leptospira.