Conditions list medically reviewed by George Krucik, MD, MBA
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.
High blood pressure is often associated with few or no symptoms. Many people have it for years without knowing it.
Myasthenia gravis is a neuromusclar disorder. It results in weakness of the skeletal muscles, and can cause double vision and drooping of the eyelid.
Peripheral neuropathy is a disorder that occurs when your peripheral nerves malfunction because they're damaged.
Hypovolemic shock (hemorrhagic shock) is a life-threatening condition that results when you lose more than 20 percent of your body's blood or fluid supply, preventing…
Find information about chemical burns and how to prevent them. Learn about the causes, symptoms, and treatment of chemical burns.
Learn about sarcoidosis and its causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and potential complications.
Botulism (or botulism poisoning) is a rare but very serious illness that transmits through food, contact with contaminated soil, or through an open wound.
Guillain-Barré syndrome is a rare but serious autoimmune disorder. We'll teach you about its symptoms, such as tingling, and ways to manage the condition.
Malignant hypertension is a rare and severe condition in which blood pressure is dangerously high. Learn more about symptoms and treatments.
Polycythemia vera is a bone marrow disorder in which the body produces too many red blood cells. Here's what you need to know about this rare condition.
A bite from a venomous snake should always be treated as a medical emergency. Even a bite from a harmless snake can lead to an allergic reaction or infection.
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