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Conditions list medically reviewed by George Krucik, MD, MBA
An ankle sprain is an injury to the ligaments in the ankle. Learn about ankle sprain causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention.
Congestive heart failure (CHF) is a chronic condition that affects the chambers of your heart. Learn more about CHF, including symptoms and risk factors.
Your body becomes overloaded with toxins if your kidneys can't do their regular job. This can lead to kidney failure and even be life-threatening.
Obesity is an epidemic in the U.S. This condition puts people at a higher risk for serious diseases, such as type 2 diabetes, heart disease, and cancer.
A fracture is a broken bone. Learn about the risk factors, symptoms, and treatments for different types of fracture.
Osteoarthritis (OA) occurs when cartilage that cushions bones at the joints wears away. Learn about symptoms and treatment options for OA.
Cirrhosis is the severe scarring and poor function of the liver caused by long-term exposure to toxins such as alcohol or viral infections.
Bleeding or spotting, increased need to urinate, tender breasts, fatigue, nausea, and missed period are signs of pregnancy.
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…
Achilles tendonitis occurs when the tendon that attaches the calf muscles to the heel becomes painful or inflamed due to overuse injuries.
Hypertensive heart disease refers to heart conditions caused by high blood pressure. Possible symptoms of acute hypertension include sweating and chills.
Obstructive uropathy happens when your urine flow reverses direction due to a blockage in one of your ureters.
A nutritional deficiency occurs when the body doesn't absorb the necessary amount of a nutrient. Read more about their symptoms and treatment.
Premenstrual syndrome causes a wide variety of emotional and physical symptoms. Learn more about it.
The thyroid gland produces a hormone that controls how your cells use energy (metabolize). Hypothyroidism occurs when the body doesn't produce enough. Untreated, it can…
Smoking is the leading cause of emphysema, a disease of the lungs that makes it hard to breathe. Learn more about how emphysema affects you and how it's treated.
Peripheral vascular disease (PVD) is a circulation disorder that affects blood vessels outside of the heart and brain, often those that supply the arms and legs.
Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) is a serious condition that occurs when a blood clot forms in a vein located deep inside your body.
Glomerulonephritis is a serious illness that can stop your kidneys from functioning properly. Learn how this condition is diagnosed and treated.
Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is progressive and irreversible damage to the kidneys. The most common causes of CKD are high blood pressure and diabetes.
This feature is for informational purposes only and should not be used to diagnose. Please consult a healthcare professional if you have health concerns.