Conditions list medically reviewed by George Krucik, MD, MBA
A child is said to have failure to thrive when they don't meet recognized standards of growth. According to Kids Health, failure to thrive isn't a disease or disorder…
Tetralogy of Fallot is a serious, congenital heart defect characterized by malformations of the heart and a bluish skin tone.
A ventricular septal defect (VSD) is a hole between your heart's lower chambers, or ventricles. Read more about this condition.
Thalassemia is a blood disorder in which the body makes an abnormal form of hemoglobin. Read on to learn more about its symptoms and how it's diagnosed.
Lactose intolerance is the inability to break down a type of natural sugar called lactose. Lactose is commonly found in dairy products, such as milk and yogurt. A…
Hookworms are parasites that affect the small intestine and lungs. Read more about the symptoms of this infection and treatment options.
Cystic fibrosis causes severe damage to the respiratory and digestive systems. Learn about its symptoms, causes, diagnosis, and treatment.
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…
Celiac disease is a digestive disorder caused by an abnormal immune reaction to gluten. Learn about celiac disease systems, diagnosis, and treatment.
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