Conditions list medically reviewed by George Krucik, MD, MBA
A head injury is an injury to your brain, skull, or scalp. All head injuries should be treated seriously and assessed by a doctor. Get the facts about 6 major types.
Peripheral neuropathy is a disorder that occurs when your peripheral nerves malfunction because they're damaged.
Hypoglycemia, or low blood sugar, is a potentially dangerous condition that's most common in people with diabetes. Learn what causes it and how to prevent it.
Glaucoma is an eye condition that damages your optic nerve. Learn what causes it.
Find information about chemical burns and how to prevent them. Learn about the causes, symptoms, and treatment of chemical burns.
High blood pressure is often associated with few or no symptoms. Many people have it for years without knowing it.
Migraine is a disorder characterized by repeated attacks of severe headache. Symptoms include throbbing or pulsating pain, usually on only one side of the head, and can…
The things you've wanted to know about MS are all in one place. Learn more about symptoms, treatment, and lifestyle management.
If you have an injured eye or a foreign object in your eye, you'll likely need to seek medical attention right away. Here's what to look out for in eye emergencies.
Nearsightedness is an eye condition in which faraway objects appear blurry. Learn more about symptoms, causes, and treatment.
The cornea is a thin, transparent dome that covers your eye's iris and pupil. The iris is the colored part of your eye, and the pupil is the black center. All light…
An aneurysm in the brain is a weak area in an artery in the brain that bulges out and fills with blood. It can be unpredictable and life-threatening, and can cause…
Conjunctivitis, commonly known as "pink eye," is an infection or swelling in the outer membrane of your eyeball. Blood vessels in your conjunctiva, a thin membrane that…
Type 1 diabetes is a chronic disease that result high levels of glucose in the blood due to a lack of insulin production. Glucose is a natural sugar that your body uses…
Diabetes is a group of chronic metabolic diseases caused by defects in insulin production or function. Advanced diabetes may cause stomach pain, nausea, dizziness, and…
Diabetic retinopathy is a serious eye condition that can lead to decreased eyesight, or even blindness. Read about the causes and treatment options.
Scleritis is a disorder in which the sclera becomes severely inflamed and red. Scleritis is believed to be the result of the body's immune system overreacting.
Uveitis is swelling of the middle layer of the eye, which provides blood to the retina. Read about causes, symptoms, and treatment.
Systemic lupus erythematosus, the most common form of lupus, is a chronic autoimmune disease that can cause severe fatigue and joint pain. Learn more about it.
Shingles is an infection caused by the varicella-zoster virus, which is the same virus that causes chickenpox. Chickenpox can live on in your nervous tissues.
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