Conditions list medically reviewed by George Krucik, MD, MBA
Damage to the liver from excessive drinking can lead to ARLD. Years of alcohol abuse cause the liver to become inflamed and swollen.
Stomach ulcers are painful sores in the lining of the stomach. Find out what causes them and how to treat them.
Peptic ulcers are painful sores in the lining of the stomach, esophagus, or small intestine. We'll show you how to treat and prevent them.
Bleeding or spotting, increased need to urinate, tender breasts, fatigue, nausea, and missed period are signs of pregnancy.
Cirrhosis is the severe scarring and poor function of the liver caused by long-term exposure to toxins such as alcohol or viral infections.
Concussions can cause serious symptoms that require medical treatment. A concussion is a traumatic brain injury that results in an altered mental state.
Common colds and influenza are contagious infections that affect the respiratory system. Both are airborne illnesses, spread through coughing and sneezing. Shared…
Swine flu, or H1N1, is highly contagious and can spread quickly from person to person. A simple sneeze may cause thousands of germs to spread through the air.
A bladder infection is a bacterial infection. It also may be called a UTI, which refers to infection in the bladder, kidneys, ureters, or urethra.
Learn about migraine types, symptoms, triggers, and treatments as well as how they are different from regular headaches.
Find information on bleeding esophageal varices symptoms, causes, risk factors, treatment, and prevention.
Ischemic cardiomyopathy (IC) is a condition that occurs when the heart muscle is weakened. It's usually caused by heart attack or coronary artery disease.
HELLP syndrome is a group of symptoms that can develop in pregnant women. Learn about HELLP syndrome, risk factors, diagnosis, and treatment.
Addison's disease occurs when the adrenal cortex is damaged and the adrenal glands do not produce enough of the steroid hormones cortisol and aldosterone.
Amebiasis is a parasitic infection, common in the tropics and caused by contaminated water. Symptoms can be severe and usually start 1-4 weeks after exposure.
Premenstrual syndrome causes a wide variety of emotional and physical symptoms. Learn more about it.
Diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) is a serious complication of type 1 diabetes, though it can also rarely be seen in people with type 2 diabetes.
During a heart attack, the blood supply that normally nourishes the heart with oxygen is cut off and the heart muscle begins to die. Learn more.
Diabetes is a group of chronic metabolic diseases caused by defects in insulin production or function. Advanced diabetes may cause stomach pain, nausea, dizziness, and…
Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) is an infection of the reproductive organs in women. It's marked by pain in the abdomen, especially during urination or sex.
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