Conditions list medically reviewed by George Krucik, MD, MBA
During a heart attack, the blood supply that normally nourishes the heart with oxygen is cut off and the heart muscle begins to die. Learn more.
Anaphylaxis can occur when you have a severe reaction to certain allergens. Learn what the symptoms are and what to do if this happens.
Acute respiratory distress syndrome is a lung condition. It occurs when fluid fills up the air sacs in your lungs. It can eventually lead to organ failure.
Bleeding, or hemorrhage, is the name used to describe blood loss. It can refer to blood loss inside the body, called internal bleeding. Or it can refer to blood loss…
Burns are characterized by severe skin damage that causes the affected cells to die. Most people can recover from burns without serious health consequences.
An epidural hematoma happens when a mass of blood forms between your skull and brain. Learn how to prevent and treat this life-threatening condition.
Learn about carbon monoxide poisoning and what causes it. Find information on carbon monoxide symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention.
Most incidents of chlorine poisoning result from ingesting household cleaners. Learn about symptoms and treatments.
The recommended amount of caffeine is usually 400 mg per day for healthy adults. Caffeine overdose may occur if you ingest more than this amount.
Anthrax is a serious illness caused by a microbe called Bacillus anthracis that lives in soil. Read about the symptoms of anthrax.
The plague is a serious bacterial infection that can be deadly. It's caused by poor sanitation, overcrowding, and large rodent populations.
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