Conditions list medically reviewed by George Krucik, MD, MBA
Encephalitis is inflammation of the brain tissue. It's most often caused by viral infections. In some cases, bacterial infections can also cause encephalitis.
Low blood sodium, or hyponatremia, occurs when water and sodium are out of balance in your body. It can cause weakness, headache, nausea, and muscle cramps.
A brain abscess forms when fungi, viruses, or bacteria reach your brain through a wound in your head or an infection somewhere else in your body.
Diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) is a serious complication of type 1 diabetes, though it can also rarely be seen in people with type 2 diabetes.
Learn about carbon monoxide poisoning and what causes it. Find information on carbon monoxide symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention.
Acute kidney tubular necrosis is caused when blood cannot reach the tissues and cells of the kidneys due to a blockage or restriction. This causes damage.
Meningitis can affect you differently depending on your age. Learn more about the symptoms and risk factors for each age group.
An Addisonian crisis occurs when levels of cortisol suddenly drop. Learn more about an Addisonian crisis, including symptoms, risk factors, and treatment.
Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is progressive and irreversible damage to the kidneys. The most common causes of CKD are high blood pressure and diabetes.
Reye's syndrome is a rare condition that strikes without warning. It most often affects children ages 4 to 12 who are recovering from a viral infection.
Find information on isopropyl alcohol poisoning symptoms, causes, and diagnosis. Learn what to do if you suspect you have isopropyl alcohol poisoning.
Taking too much acetaminophen can cause liver damage. Learn about overdose causes, treatment, prevention, and more.
Hypercalcemia is a condition in which you have too much calcium in your blood.
Medullary cystic kidney disease is a rare condition that causes cysts to form on kidneys. Kidney failure may result, symptoms of which can include changes in skin color…
Malaria is a life-threatening disease that's typically transmitted through the bite of an infected Anopheles mosquito. Learn more about symptoms, diagnosis, and…
Maple syrup urine disease (MSUD) is a metabolic disorder in which your body can't break down certain amino acids. Read more on how to treat this rare disease.
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.
Carcinoid syndrome occurs when a carcinoid tumor puts dangerous chemicals back into your bloodstream.
An adrenergic bronchodilators overdose is when you take too much of a certain kind of asthma medication.
Most aftershaves contain the poisonous ingredients. If swallowed, it can produce harmful effects. Symptoms include muscle cramping, nausea, abdominal pain, headache…
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