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Some Random Medical Conditions
Medium-chain acyl-CoA dehydrogenase deficiency (MCADD)
MCADD is a rare genetic condition where a person has problems breaking down fat to use as an energy source.
Radiation is a general term referring to any sort of energy that can travel through space either as a wave or a particle.
Postnatal depression is a type of depression that many parents experience after having a baby.
Psychotherapy is a type of therapy used to treat emotional problems and mental health conditions.
Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) is the name given to the physical, psychological and behavioural symptoms that can occur in the two weeks before a woman's monthly period. It's also known as premenstrual tension (PMT).
Bowel cancer screening
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.
Hirsutism is excessive hair growth in certain areas of the body. It's a problem that mainly affects women.
Burns and scalds
Burns and scalds are damage to the skincaused by heat. Both are treated in the same way.
A rectal examination is a type of physical examinationduring whicha doctor or nurseinserts a finger into your rectum (back passage) to feel for abnormalities.
Headaches are one of the most common health complaints. Most are not serious and can be easily treated. In many cases, you can treat your headaches at home with over-the-counter painkillers and lifestyle changes.
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.
Ulcerative colitis is a long-term condition, where the colonand rectum become inflamed .
Scleroderma is an uncommoncondition that results in hard, thickened areas of skin andsometimes problems withinternal organs and blood vessels.
Hepatitis is the term used to describe inflammationof the liver. It's usuallythe result ofa viral infection or liver damage caused by drinking alcohol.
Reflux in babies
Babies often bring upmilk during or shortly after feedingthis is known as possetting or reflux.
Cholera is a potentially fatal bacterial infection caused by consuming contaminated food or water.
A herpetic whitlow, or whitlow finger,is an abscess of the end of the finger caused byinfection with the herpes simplex virus (the "cold sore virus").