Conditions list medically reviewed by George Krucik, MD, MBA
Rheumatic fever is a complication of strep throat. If it's left untreated, it can cause permanent damage to your heart. Find out about symptoms and treatment.
Dermatomyositis is a rare inflammatory disease. It's an inflammatory myopathy, which is a condition that occurs when your muscles become inflamed.
Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis is the most common type of arthritis in children. Learn about juvenile rheumatoid arthritis symptoms, diagnosis, 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.
Lyme disease is an infectious disease that's transmitted to humans through tick bites. Learn how Lyme disease is diagnosed and treated, and learn how to prevent tick…
Fifth disease is common in children. It causes a red rash on the arms, legs, and cheeks, and a virus called parvovirus B19 causes it.
Measles is a very contagious infection of the respiratory system. One of its several symptoms is a sore or swollen throat.
Also known as varicella, chickenpox is a virus that often affects children. It is characterized by itchy red blisters that appear all over the body.
Learn about sarcoidosis and its causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and potential complications.
German measles, also known as rubella, is a viral infection. Learn about German measles symptoms, causes, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention.
Poliomyelitis, or polio, is a highly contagious disease that is caused by a virus that attacks the body's nervous system.
Infectious mononucleosis, or mono, refers to a group of symptoms usually caused by the Epstein-Barr virus (EBV).
Adult-onset Still's disease is an inflammatory condition causing swelling in joints, tissues, organs, and lymph nodes. Read more on this rare disease.
Gonorrhea is a sexually transmitted infection. One of its symptoms is a skin rash containing pink and/or red spots that become filled with pus.
Early treatment is key to treating Kawasaki disease, especially in children. Learn how to recognize the symptoms of Kawasaki disease and when to see a doctor.
Leukemia is a cancer of the blood cells. Get the statistics on survival rates, find out the most common symptoms, diagnostic options, and treatments.
Ebola disease is a rare, often fatal illness. One of its late-stage symptoms is a bleeding rash over the entire body.
Acute HIV infection occurs soon after someone is infected with HIV. Learn about its symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention.
Histoplasmosis is a type of lung infection. It is caused by inhaling fungal spores. Spores are found in soil and in the droppings of bats and birds.
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