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Conditions list medically reviewed by George Krucik, MD, MBA
Septicemia is bacterial infection spread through the entire vascular system of the body. If untreated it can result in sepsis, a life-threatening inflammation.
Septic shock is a complication of an infection. It can cause inflammation and could become life-threatening.
An adrenergic bronchodilators overdose is when you take too much of a certain kind of asthma medication.
An Addisonian crisis occurs when levels of cortisol suddenly drop. Learn more about an Addisonian crisis, including symptoms, risk factors, and treatment.
Toxic shock syndrome is a rare but serious condition caused by a bacterial infection. Read more about its causes and symptoms and when to see a doctor.
Acute pancreatitis is an inflammation in the pancreas, which causes pain and swelling in the upper left side of the abdomen, nausea, and burping.
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.
The plague is a serious bacterial infection that can be deadly. It's caused by poor sanitation, overcrowding, and large rodent populations.
This feature is for informational purposes only and should not be used to diagnose. Please consult a healthcare professional if you have health concerns.