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What causes dizziness? 84 possible conditions

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Tinnitus is the medical term for "phantom" noises in the ears that occur without an external sound source. Most people refer to tinnitus as "ringing in the ears," but the sounds include roaring, buzzing, whistling, o...

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Primary Pulmonary Hypertension

Primary pulmonary hypertension (PPH) is now known as pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH). The name was changed in 1998 to pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) because it was determined to be more descriptive of th...

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A cholesteatoma is a non-cancerous skin cyst that develops in the middle section of your ear. It may be congenital-meaning that you were born with it. It can also be caused by repeated ear infections. ...

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Mallory-Weiss Syndrome

Severe and prolonged vomiting can result in lacerations (tears) in the lining of the esophagus. Mallory-Weiss syndrome (MWS) is a tear in the mucous membrane (inner lining) where the esophagus meets the stomach. Mos...

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