Intestinal obstruction

Intestinal obstruction — a serious condition that requires prompt medical attention — occurs when a blockage of the intestine prevents food or fluid from passing through.


Shortness of breath

Shortness of breath can be frightening. Most of the time, a heart or lung condition is the cause.

Symptom Checker

Foot pain? Headache? Sore throat? Skin rash? Use the Symptom Checker to find out what's causing your symptom.


Tests and diagnosis

CT scan

Genetic testing

Genetic testing is used to detect altered genes that may cause illness or disease. Although genetic testing can offer important health information, it has limitations.


MRI uses a magnetic field and radio waves to create detailed images of the organs and tissues within your body.


Treatments and drugs

Hyperbaric oxygen therapy

Lung transplant

July 07, 2015