Conditions list medically reviewed by George Krucik, MD, MBA
Common colds and influenza are contagious infections that affect the respiratory system. Both are airborne illnesses, spread through coughing and sneezing. Shared…
Ischemic cardiomyopathy (IC) is a condition that occurs when the heart muscle is weakened. It's usually caused by heart attack or coronary artery disease.
Hypertensive heart disease refers to heart conditions caused by high blood pressure. Possible symptoms of acute hypertension include sweating and chills.
Malignant hypertension is a rare and severe condition in which blood pressure is dangerously high. Learn more about symptoms and treatments.
Diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) is a serious complication of type 1 diabetes, though it can also rarely be seen in people with type 2 diabetes.
Many marine animals bite or sting. Some animals are venomous, while others can inflict deep bites. Learn more about the risks and prevention.
Acute mountain sickness is a condition that occurs when your body can't adjust to a high level of altitude. Learn more about the signs and how to treat it.
Leishmaniasis is a parasitic disease caused by the Leishmania parasite found in sand flies.
In end-stage kidney disease, also known as end-stage renal disease (ESRD), the kidneys are functioning below 10 percent of their normal function.
Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL) is a cancer of the lymphatic system that occurs when tumors develop from the lymphocytes, which are a type of white blood cell.
Celiac disease is a digestive disorder caused by an abnormal immune reaction to gluten. Learn about celiac disease systems, diagnosis, and treatment.
Poliomyelitis, or polio, is a highly contagious disease that is caused by a virus that attacks the body's nervous system.
Burkitt's lymphoma is a relatively rare and aggressive form of non-Hodgkin lymphoma.
Lupus is an autoimmune disease. Learn about the symptoms, causes, and treatment options.
A transfusion reaction is when your body has an adverse response to a blood transfusion. Learn how transfusion reactions occur and how to minimize your risk.
MRSA is an infection caused by a type of staph bacteria that's resistant to many different antibiotics. Learn about its symptoms, causes, and treatment.
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