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Some Random Medical Conditions
Gallbladder cancer is very rare. Around 800 people in the UKare diagnosed with the condition each year.
The term 'obese' describes a person who's very overweight, with a lot of body fat. It's a common problem around the world that's estimated to affect around one in every four adults and around one in every five children aged 10 to 11.
An embolism isa condition where the blood flow in an artery is blocked by a foreign body, such as a blood clot or an air bubble .
Swollen lymph glands are usually a sign of infection and tend to go down when you recover.However, they can sometimes have a more serious cause and may need to be seen by a doctor.
Oesophageal atresiais a rare birth defect that affectsa baby's oesophagus (the tube through which food passes from the mouth to the stomach).
Laryngitis is inflammation of the larynx (voice box). In most cases, it getsbetter without treatment in about aweek.
Metabolic syndrome is the medical term for a combination of diabetes, high blood pressure and obesity.
Watering eyes occur if too many tears are produced or if they cannot drain away properly.
Yellow fever is a serious viral infection that is spread by certain types of mosquito. Its mainly found in sub-Saharan Africa, South America and parts of the Caribbean.
Leg cramps are a common and usually harmless condition where the muscles in yourleg suddenly become tight and painful.
Intracranial hypertension (IH) is the medical name for a build-up of pressure around the brain.
Agoraphobia is a fear of being in situations where escape might be difficult or that help wouldn't be available if things go wrong.
It's normal for women and older girls to have vaginal discharge, buta sudden change in your discharge could be a sign of a problem.
Local anaesthesia involves numbing an area of the body using a type of medication called a local anaesthetic.
A kidney transplant is the transfer of a healthy kidney from one person into the body of a person who has little or no kidney function.
Diabetes is a lifelong condition that causes a person's blood sugar level to become too high.