Conditions list medically reviewed by George Krucik, MD, MBA
Learn about what causes allergies, the different types of allergies, and how they're treated.
Shingles is an infection caused by the varicella-zoster virus, which is the same virus that causes chickenpox. Chickenpox can live on in your nervous tissues.
Learn how people often react to black widow spider bites. Read about how they can be treated and avoided.
Infectious mononucleosis, or mono, refers to a group of symptoms usually caused by the Epstein-Barr virus (EBV).
Find information about chemical burns and how to prevent them. Learn about the causes, symptoms, and treatment of chemical burns.
Hepatitis A is inflammation of the liver caused by the hepatitis A virus. This is an acute (short-term) type of hepatitis, which usually requires no treatment.
Learn about sarcoidosis and its causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and potential complications.
Scarlet fever is an infection that can develop in people who have strep throat. Learn about the symptoms, treatment, complications, and prevention of scarlet fever.
Lyme disease is an infectious disease that's transmitted to humans through tick bites. Learn how Lyme disease is diagnosed and treated, and learn how to prevent tick…
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…
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.
Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is progressive and irreversible damage to the kidneys. The most common causes of CKD are high blood pressure and diabetes.
In end-stage kidney disease, also known as end-stage renal disease (ESRD), the kidneys are functioning below 10 percent of their normal function.
Glomerulonephritis is a serious illness that can stop your kidneys from functioning properly. Learn how this condition is diagnosed and treated.
Having diabetes increases your risk for diabetic nephropathy, which causes damage to the kidneys. Early treatment can improve your outlook.
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.
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