Medical Conditions

I have in total 1030 medical conditions

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Some Random Medical Conditions

Anaphylaxis

Anaphylaxis is a severe and potentially life-threatening reaction to a trigger such as an allergy.

Friedrich's ataxia

Ataxia isa term for a group ofdisorders that affect co-ordination, balance and speech.

Cardiovascular disease

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is a general term for conditions affecting the heart or blood vessels.

Rheumatic fever

Rheumatic fever (RF) is an inflammatory disease that can involve the heart, joints, skin, and brain. The disease typically develops two to four weeks after a streptococcal throat infection. It is also known as acute rheumatic polyarthritis or acute articular rheumatism.

Chronic gastritis

Chronic gastritis is an inflammation of the mucosa (lining) of the stomach which persists for a prolonged period of time, and thus leads to abdominal pain.

Tietze's syndrome

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.

Dupuytren's contracture

Dupuytrens contracture (Dupuytren's disease) is a condition that affects the hands and fingers. It causes one or more fingers to bend into the palm of the hand. It can affect one or both hands, and sometimes affect the thumb.

Abscess

An abscess is a painful collection of pus, usually caused by a bacterial infection. Abscesses can develop anywhere in the body.

Stopped or missed periods

Most women have a period every 28 days or so, but it's common to have a slightly shorter or longer cycle than this (from 24 to 35 days).

Womb cancer

Cancer of the womb (uterus) is a common cancer that affects the female reproductive system. It's also called uterine cancer and endometrial cancer.

Rett syndrome

Rett syndrome is a rare genetic disorder that affects brain development, resulting in severe mental and physical disability.

Xanthelasma

Eyelid problems are commonand rarely serious, but see your GP if you're worried or your eye is particularly uncomfortable.

Trigger finger

Trigger finger is a condition that affectsone or more of the hand's tendons, making it difficult to bend the affected finger or thumb.

Head injury, minor

Minor head injuries are common in people of all ages and rarely result in any permanent brain damage.

Nasal congestion

Catarrh is a build-up of mucus in an airway or cavity of the body.

Depression

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.

Acanthosis nigricans

Acanthosis nigricans is the medical term for darkened, thickened patches of skin that usually develop in the armpit and around the groin and neck.

Spondylolisthesis

Spondylolisthesis is where a bone in the spine (vertebra) slips out of position, either forwards or backwards.