Conditions list medically reviewed by George Krucik, MD, MBA
Sprains and strains are injuries to the body, often resulting from physical activity. These injuries are common and can range from minor to severe, depending on the…
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.
Whiplash occurs when a person's head moves backward and then forward very suddenly with great force. This injury is most common following a car collision.
Meningitis can affect you differently depending on your age. Learn more about the symptoms and risk factors for each age group.
Tetanus, also called Lockjaw, is a serious bacterial infection that affects the nervous system and causes muscles throughout the body to tighten.
Wry neck (torticollis) is a tilted and twisted neck that can be congenital or result from muscle injury, swollen lymph nodes, ear infection, or other causes.
Subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) refers to bleeding within the subarachnoid space, which is the area between your brain and the tissues that cover it.
Cervical spondylosis, also known as cervical osteoarthritis or neck arthritis, is an age-related condition that affects the joints and discs in your neck.
Infectious mononucleosis, or mono, refers to a group of symptoms usually caused by the Epstein-Barr virus (EBV).
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…
Tuberculosis (TB) is a highly infectious disease that primarily affects the lungs. Read more on whom it affects and how to treat it.
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.
Learn about the causes and symptoms of the West Nile virus.
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