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Some Random Medical Conditions
Anaphylaxis is a severe and potentially life-threatening reaction to a trigger such as an allergy.
Ataxia isa term for a group ofdisorders that affect co-ordination, balance and speech.
Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is a general term for conditions affecting the heart or blood vessels.
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 is an inflammation of the mucosa (lining) of the stomach which persists for a prolonged period of time, and thus leads to abdominal pain.
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.
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.
An abscess is a painful collection of pus, usually caused by a bacterial infection. Abscesses can develop anywhere in the body.
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).
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 is a rare genetic disorder that affects brain development, resulting in severe mental and physical disability.
Eyelid problems are commonand rarely serious, but see your GP if you're worried or your eye is particularly uncomfortable.
Trigger finger is a condition that affectsone or more of the hand's tendons, making it difficult to bend the affected finger or thumb.
Minor head injuries are common in people of all ages and rarely result in any permanent brain damage.
Catarrh is a build-up of mucus in an airway or cavity of the body.
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 is the medical term for darkened, thickened patches of skin that usually develop in the armpit and around the groin and neck.
Spondylolisthesis is where a bone in the spine (vertebra) slips out of position, either forwards or backwards.