Conditions list medically reviewed by George Krucik, MD, MBA
Gallstones can block your bile duct and cause abdominal pain. Learn how to recognize the symptoms and what the treatment options are.
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.
Acute pancreatitis is an inflammation in the pancreas, which causes pain and swelling in the upper left side of the abdomen, nausea, and burping.
Learn about the causes and symptoms of the West Nile virus.
Typhus is caused by bacteria transmitted by flea, mite, louse, or tick bites. Scratching the bite opens the skin and allows bacteria to enter the bloodstream.
Yellow fever is a serious, potentially deadly flu-like disease spread by mosquitoes. It's characterized by a high fever and jaundice. It isn't curable.
Poliomyelitis, or polio, is a highly contagious disease that is caused by a virus that attacks the body's nervous system.
Smallpox is an extremely contagious and deadly virus for which there is no known cure. This disease has been completely eradicated.
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