Conditions list medically reviewed by George Krucik, MD, MBA
Meningitis can affect you differently depending on your age. Learn more about the symptoms and risk factors for each age group.
Whiplash occurs when a person's head moves backward and then forward very suddenly with great force. This injury is most common following a car collision.
Sprains and strains are injuries to the body, often resulting from physical activity. These injuries are common and can range from minor to severe, depending on the…
Wry neck (torticollis) is a tilted and twisted neck that can be congenital or result from muscle injury, swollen lymph nodes, ear infection, or other causes.
Subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) refers to bleeding within the subarachnoid space, which is the area between your brain and the tissues that cover it.
Encephalitis is inflammation of the brain tissue. It's most often caused by viral infections. In some cases, bacterial infections can also cause encephalitis.
Cervical spondylosis, also known as cervical osteoarthritis or neck arthritis, is an age-related condition that affects the joints and discs in your neck.
Infectious mononucleosis, or mono, refers to a group of symptoms usually caused by the Epstein-Barr virus (EBV).
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…
Tuberculosis (TB) is a highly infectious disease that primarily affects the lungs. Read more on whom it affects and how to treat it.
Histoplasmosis is a type of lung infection. It is caused by inhaling fungal spores. Spores are found in soil and in the droppings of bats and birds.
Learn about the causes and symptoms of the West Nile virus.
There are many types of skull fractures, but only one major cause. Get the facts on fractures and learn about diagnosis and treatment.
Cryptococcal meningitis is a fungal infection and inflammation of the membranes covering your spinal cord and brain.
Syphilis is a sexually transmitted infection (STI) that can lead to meningitis if it's left untreated.
A brain abscess forms when fungi, viruses, or bacteria reach your brain through a wound in your head or an infection somewhere else in your body.
Meningeal tuberculosis occurs when tuberculosis travels through the bloodstream to the membranes surrounding the brain and spinal cord, called the meninges.
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