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Some Random Medical Conditions
Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a common condition that affects how a womans ovaries work.
Spina bifida is a condition where the spine does not develop properly, leaving a gap in the spine.
Melanoma is a type of skin cancer that can spread to other organs in the body.
Dehydrationoccurs when yourbody loses more fluid than you take in.
Hereditary spastic paraplegia isa general term for a group of rare inherited disorders that cause weakness and stiffness in the leg muscles. Symptoms gradually get worse over time.
Brain stem death is when a person no longer has any brain stem functions, and has permanently lost the potential for consciousness and the capacity to breathe.
Burns and scalds are damage to the skincaused by heat. Both are treated in the same way.
An allergy is a reaction the body has to a particular food or substance.
Coughing up blood can be alarming, but isn't usuallya sign of a serious problem if you're young and otherwise healthy . It's more a cause for concern in older people, particularly those who smoke .
Prostate problems are common in men, particularly in those over 50 years of age.
Angina pectoris (stenocardia) is the result of myocardial ischemia . Stenocardia is the medical term for chest pain or discomfort due to coronary heart disease.
A disorder of consciousness, or impaired consciousness, is a state where consciousness has been affected by damage to the brain.
A kidney infection(pyelonephritis) is a painful and unpleasant illnesscaused by bacteria travelling from your bladder into one or both ofyour kidneys.
A squint, also called strabismus,is where the eyes point in different directions. It's particularly common in young children, but can occur at any age.
Selective mutism is a severe anxiety disorder where a person is unable t o speak in certain social situations, such as with classmates at school or to relatives they don't see very often.
Essential tremor is a type ofuncontrollable shake or tremble of part of the body.
Body odour is the unpleasant smell produced bybacteria on the skin that break down the acids in your sweat.The medical term is bromhidrosis.
Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) is a method of pain relief involving the use of a mild electrical current.