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.
Learn more about anxiety with this overview of anxiety disorders.
People who have GAD worry uncontrollably about common occurrences and situations. GAD is different from normal feelings of anxiousness.
Learn about carbon monoxide poisoning and what causes it. Find information on carbon monoxide symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention.
A hernia occurs when an organ pushes through the muscle or tissue that holds it in place. Read on to learn about its causes and treatments.
Tetralogy of Fallot is a serious, congenital heart defect characterized by malformations of the heart and a bluish skin tone.
Shaken baby syndrome is caused by forcefully and violently shaking a baby. Learn about shaken baby syndrome symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment.
A foreign body in the nose means that an object is present in the nose when it's not naturally supposed to be there. This often happens in small children.
Neuroblastoma is a rare cancer that affects the sympathetic nervous system, usually in young children. Learn about the symptoms and treatment options.
A drug allergy is an allergic reaction to a medication. Find out how to know if you have one and what to do about it.
Coarctation of the aorta is a congenital malformation of the aorta in which part of the aorta is constricted or narrowed.
Central sleep apnea is a sleep disorder in which you briefly stop breathing during sleep.
Iron-deficiency anemia is the most common type of anemia and occurs when the body does not have enough iron. The body needs iron to produce hemoglobin.
Celiac disease is a digestive disorder caused by an abnormal immune reaction to gluten. Learn about celiac disease systems, diagnosis, and treatment.
Poliomyelitis, or polio, is a highly contagious disease that is caused by a virus that attacks the body's nervous system.
Tetanus, also called Lockjaw, is a serious bacterial infection that affects the nervous system and causes muscles throughout the body to tighten.
An adrenergic bronchodilators overdose is when you take too much of a certain kind of asthma medication.
There are many types of skull fractures, but only one major cause. Get the facts on fractures and learn about diagnosis and treatment.
MRSA is an infection caused by a type of staph bacteria that's resistant to many different antibiotics. Learn about its symptoms, causes, and treatment.
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