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Some Random Medical Conditions
A period is the part of the menstrual cycle when a woman bleeds from her vagina for a few days.
Vaginal thrush is a common yeast infection that affects most women at some point.
Post-herpetic neuralgia is a persistent nerve pain that occurs at the site of a previous attack of shingles.
MCADD is a rare genetic condition where a person has problems breaking down fat to use as an energy source.
Neonatal respiratory distress syndrome (NRDS) happens when a newborn baby's lungs aren't fully developed and they cannot provide enough oxygen. It usually affectspremature babies.
If you decide to get your ears or another part of your body pierced, make sure you go to a licensed body piercing shop or piercer.
A caesarean section,or C-section,is an operation to deliveryour baby through a cut made in your tummy and womb.
Foot drop is a muscular weakness or paralysis that makes itdifficult to lift the front part of your foot and toes.
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.
A herniaoccurs whenan internalpart of the body pushes through a weakness in the muscle or surrounding tissue wall.
Paracetamol is a commonly used medicine that can help treat pain and reduce a high temperature (fever).
Arthritis is a common condition that causes pain and inflammation in a joint.
Encephalitis is a rare but serious condition in which the brain becomes inflamed (swollen).
Costochondritis is the medical term for inflammation of the cartilage that joins your ribs to your breastbone (sternum). This area is known as the costochondral joint.
Agoraphobia is a fear of being in situations where escape might be difficult or that help wouldn't be available if things go wrong.
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is an Generalised anxiety disorder disordercaused by very stressful,frightening or distressing events.
Most people go through periods of feeling down, but when you're depressed you feel persistently sad for weeks or months, rather than just a few days. Depression is more than simply feeling unhappy or fed up for a few days.
Nausea (feeling sick) and vomiting (being sick) in adults isn't usually a sign of anything serious. In most cases, you won't need any specific treatment and can take care of yourself at home until you feel better.