Conditions list medically reviewed by George Krucik, MD, MBA
A sinus infection, or sinusitis, is a common condition that affects 30 million people in the United States each year, according to the National Institute of Allergy and…
A middle ear infection (otitis media), occurs when a virus or bacteria causes the area behind the eardrum to become inflamed. It is most common in children.
Meningococcemia is a bacterial infection that can lead to meningitis. Learn more about the symptoms.
Meningitis can affect you differently depending on your age. Learn more about the symptoms and risk factors for each age group.
Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is a debilitating disorder characterized by extreme tiredness that can't be explained by an underlying medical condition.
PTSD can affect anyone who has undergone a traumatic event. Read more on how to cope with it.
Septicemia is bacterial infection spread through the entire vascular system of the body. If untreated it can result in sepsis, a life-threatening inflammation.
Teething syndrome is a normal process that infants go through when teeth break through their gums. Babies normally start teething when they are 6 months old.
Intussusception occurs when a portion of the intestine folds inside another part. This causes a blockage. Find out about causes and treatment.
Alcohol withdrawal delirium (AWD) is the most serious form of alcohol withdrawal. Here's what you need to know.
Encephalitis is inflammation of the brain tissue. It's most often caused by viral infections. In some cases, bacterial infections can also cause encephalitis.
Alcohol withdrawal syndrome refers to the symptoms experienced when a heavy drinker drastically reduces or stops their alcohol intake.
Infectious arthritis occurs when an infection, caused by a bacteria or virus, spreads to a joint or the fluid surrounding the joint (synovial fluid).
An inguinal hernia occurs in the groin area when fatty or intestinal tissues push through the inguinal canal. The inguinal canal is located at the base of the abdomen.
Recurrent herpes simplex labialis, also known as oral or orolabial herpes, is an infection of the mouth area caused by the herpes simplex virus. It is a common and…
Poliomyelitis, or polio, is a highly contagious disease that is caused by a virus that attacks the body's nervous system.
Tetanus, also called Lockjaw, is a serious bacterial infection that affects the nervous system and causes muscles throughout the body to tighten.
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