Conditions list medically reviewed by George Krucik, MD, MBA
Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) is an infection of the reproductive organs in women. It's marked by pain in the abdomen, especially during urination or sex.
Obstructive uropathy happens when your urine flow reverses direction due to a blockage in one of your ureters.
Pyelonephritis is an inflammation of the kidney and upper urinary tract. Symptoms include flushed skin, back pain, fever, and nausea.
There are two main types of lung cancer: non-small cell and small-cell. Learn about how these lung cancers are caused, your treatment options, and more.
Ankylosing spondylitis is a form of arthritis that primarily affects your spine. It causes severe inflammation of the vertebrae that might eventually lead to chronic…
Discitis is inflammation that develops in the spaces between the discs in your spine. Learn how to recognize symptoms.
Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis is the most common type of arthritis in children. Learn about juvenile rheumatoid arthritis symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment.
Kidney stones are solid masses of crystalized calcium or other substances that originate in the kidneys but can pass through the urinary tract. The greatest risk factor…
Gallstones can block your bile duct and cause abdominal pain. Learn how to recognize the symptoms and what the treatment options are.
Infective endocarditis is an infection in the heart valves or endocardium. It can lead to stroke and heart failure. Read about the symptoms and treatments.
Acute pancreatitis is an inflammation in the pancreas, which causes pain and swelling in the upper left side of the abdomen, nausea, and burping.
Prostatitis is inflammation of the prostate gland. Learn more about its symptoms and how your doctor can treat it.
A spinal cord abscess (SCA) can occur when an infection develops in your spinal cord. Learn how to recognize and treat this serious condition.
Brucellosis is a disease caused by bacteria from the genus Brucella. Learn more about how this condition is spread, symptoms, and treatment.
Learn about the causes and symptoms of the West Nile virus.
Learn about liver cancer symptoms, types, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention.
Typhus is caused by bacteria transmitted by flea, mite, louse, or tick bites. Scratching the bite opens the skin and allows bacteria to enter the bloodstream.
Yellow fever is a serious, potentially deadly flu-like disease spread by mosquitoes. It's characterized by a high fever and jaundice. It isn't curable.
Poliomyelitis, or polio, is a highly contagious disease that is caused by a virus that attacks the body's nervous system.
An ABO incompatibility reaction can occur if you receive the wrong type of blood during a blood transfusion. It's rare but serious and potentially fatal.
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