Conditions list medically reviewed by George Krucik, MD, MBA
Anaphylaxis can occur when you have a severe reaction to certain allergens. Learn what the symptoms are and what to do if this happens.
Food allergies are overblown responses by the immune system to foods that aren't typically harmful - like eggs and peanuts. Continue reading and learn more about food…
Learn about what causes allergies, the different types of allergies, and how they're treated.
Cystic fibrosis causes severe damage to the respiratory and digestive systems. Learn about its symptoms, causes, diagnosis, and treatment.
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.
Infectious mononucleosis, or mono, refers to a group of symptoms usually caused by the Epstein-Barr virus (EBV).
Red blood cells are normally shaped like discs, which allows them to travel through blood vessels. Sickle cell disease causes red blood cells to be sickle-shaped. Read…
Botulism (or botulism poisoning) is a rare but very serious illness that transmits through food, contact with contaminated soil, or through an open wound.
Tuberculosis (TB) is a highly infectious disease that primarily affects the lungs. Read more on whom it affects and how to treat it.
Learn about sarcoidosis and its causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and potential complications.
Bleeding, or hemorrhage, is the name used to describe blood loss. It can refer to blood loss inside the body, called internal bleeding. Or it can refer to blood loss…
Graft vs. Host Disease (GvHD) is a reaction that develops after a bone marrow transplant when the donor and the recipient are different people.
Paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria (PNH) is a rare disorder that causes red blood cells to break down sooner than they should.
A dissection of the aorta means that blood has entered the wall of the artery between the inner and middle layers. It can be serious if the aorta ruptures.
Find information about chemical burns and how to prevent them. Learn about the causes, symptoms, and treatment of chemical burns.
Diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) is a serious complication of type 1 diabetes, though it can also rarely be seen in people with type 2 diabetes.
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.
Celiac disease is a digestive disorder caused by an abnormal immune reaction to gluten. Learn about celiac disease systems, diagnosis, and treatment.
It's common to find plant fertilizer in homes and gardens, but plant foods can be dangerous to both people and pets. Learn more about plant food poisoning.
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.
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