In-depth

Abdominal aortic aneurysm

Acoustic neuroma

Acromegaly

Acute coronary syndrome

Acute kidney failure

Acute lymphocytic leukemia

Acute sinusitis

Addison's disease

Adult Still's disease

Alcoholic hepatitis

Alcoholic liver disease

Alzheimer's disease

Amenorrhea

Although the absence of menstruation (amenorrhea) is seldom serious, the condition can often be linked to an underlying problem requiring treatment.

Amnesia

Anal cancer

Angina

Ankylosing spondylitis

Anthrax

Aortic aneurysm

Aortic dissection

Aphasia

Appendicitis

ARDS

Arteriosclerosis / atherosclerosis

Arteriovenous fistula

Arteriovenous malformation

Arthritis

Asbestosis

Ascariasis

Aspergillosis

Asthma

Ataxia

Ataxia describes lack of muscle coordination while performing voluntary movements. A sign of an underlying condition, ataxia can affect any part of your body.

Atelectasis

Back pain

Bell's palsy

Bladder cancer

Bladder stones

Blastocystis hominis infection

Blind loop syndrome

Blood in urine (hematuria)

Bone cancer

Bone metastasis

Bone spurs

Brain aneurysm

Brain AVM

Brain tumor

Breast cancer

Broken ankle/broken foot

Broken arm

Broken arm? If your arm hurts too much to use normally, seek prompt medical care.

Broken collarbone

Broken leg

Broken leg — Comprehensive overview covers symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of this type of fracture.

Broken nose

Broken ribs

Broken wrist/broken hand

Brucellosis

Burning mouth syndrome

C. difficile infection

Cancer

Carcinoid syndrome

Carcinoid tumors

Carotid artery disease

Castleman disease

Cerebral palsy

Cervical cancer

Cervical spondylosis

Chest pain

Chiari malformation

Cholecystitis

Chronic cough

Chronic daily headaches

Chronic exertional compartment syndrome

Chronic lymphocytic leukemia

Chronic pelvic pain in women

Chronic sinusitis

Churg-strauss syndrome

Cirrhosis

Cluster headache

Colon cancer

Coma

Concussion

Concussions can be serious injuries that need sufficient time to heal.

COPD

Cough headaches

Craniopharyngioma

Craniosynostosis

Crohn's disease

Cushing syndrome

Cutaneous T-cell lymphoma

Cyclic vomiting syndrome

Cyclic vomiting syndrome can last for hours or days and shares many triggers with migraines.

Cystic fibrosis

Deep vein thrombosis

Dementia

Diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis (DISH)

Dilated cardiomyopathy

Diverticulitis

Dysarthria

Dystonia

Eisenmenger syndrome

Emphysema

Tobacco smoke causes most cases of emphysema. Although quitting smoking can't reverse the damage, it can help keep this serious lung disease from becoming worse.

Encephalitis

Encephalitis is inflammation of the brain usually caused by a viral infection. Severe cases can cause brain damage, even death.

Endocarditis

Endometrial cancer

Enlarged breasts in men (gynecomastia)

Enlarged heart

Enlarged heart is often a sign of a serious heart condition. Find out causes and treatments for enlarged heart.

Enlarged liver

Enlarged spleen (splenomegaly)

Epilepsy

Esophageal cancer

Reduce your risk of esophageal cancer by eating more fruits and vegetables.

Esophageal varices

Exercise headaches

Eye melanoma

Fibrous dysplasia

Foot drop

Frontotemporal dementia

Gallbladder cancer

Gallstones

Gallstones often don't cause symptoms. But if you have a gallbladder attack, you're not likely to forget it.

Gallstones

Gangrene

Glioma

Glomerulonephritis

Glomerulonephritis affects your kidneys' filtering function. Complications include high blood pressure, protein in the urine (proteinuria) and kidney failure.

Graves' disease

Greenstick fractures

Growth plate fractures

Hairy cell leukemia

Headaches in children

Heart disease

Heart disease, usually thought of as blockages in the arteries that can cause a heart attack, can describe any medical condition affecting your heart.

Heart failure

Heart murmurs

Herniated disk

Hiccups

Caused by contractions of your diaphragm, hiccups are usually harmless. But rarely, hiccups may signal an underlying medical condition that requires treatment.

Hip fracture

Hirsutism

Hodgkin's lymphoma

Hurthle cell cancer

Hydrocele

Hypercalcemia

Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)

Inflammatory breast cancer

Intestinal ischemia

Intestinal obstruction

Intracranial hematoma

Intussusception

Invasive lobular carcinoma

Irritable bowel syndrome

Ischemic colitis

Kidney cancer

Kidney stones

Knee pain

Krabbe disease

Krabbe disease is a rare, inherited disorder — most often affecting infants — that impairs functioning of the central nervous system and usually leads to early death.

Kyphosis

Legionnaires' disease

Lewy body dementia

Lipoma

Liver cancer

Liver disease

Liver hemangioma

Lung cancer

Lymphedema

Male breast cancer

Marfan syndrome

Membranous nephropathy

Meniere's disease

Meningioma

Meningitis

Menstrual cramps

A monthly period is bad enough. Add in painful menstrual cramps, and you may be cursing this thing called womanhood. How do you get relief?

Merkel cell carcinoma

Mesothelioma

Microcephaly

Migraine

Migraine with aura

Mild cognitive impairment (MCI)

Mouth cancer

Multiple myeloma

Myasthenia gravis

Naegleria infection

Nasal polyps

Nasopharyngeal carcinoma

Neck pain

Neuroblastoma

Neurofibromatosis

Nonallergic rhinitis

Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma

Osteochondritis dissecans

Osteomyelitis

Osteoporosis

Pancreatic cancer

Pancreatic cysts

Pancreatitis

Paraneoplastic syndromes of the nervous system

Patellofemoral pain syndrome

Pectus excavatum

Pericardial effusion

Pericarditis

Peripheral neuropathy

Peritonitis

Pheochromocytoma

Pituitary tumors

Pleurisy

Pneumonitis

Pneumonitis is a general term for lung inflammation. It can cause difficulty breathing, often accompanied by a cough.

Pneumothorax

Polycystic kidney disease

Post-concussion syndrome

Post-polio syndrome

Primary aldosteronism

Primary biliary cirrhosis

Prostate cancer

Pseudotumor cerebri

Pulmonary embolism

Pulmonary fibrosis

Pulmonary hypertension

Pulmonary valve stenosis

Rectovaginal fistula

Recurrent breast cancer

Retinoblastoma

Rett syndrome

Reye's syndrome

Sacroiliitis

Salivary gland cancer

Sarcoidosis

Schizophrenia

Sciatica

Scrotal masses

Sepsis

Sex headaches

Shaken baby syndrome


Sheehan's syndrome

Sinus headaches

Snoring

Soft tissue sarcoma

Spinal cord injury

Spinal cord tumor

Spinal stenosis

Spontaneous coronary artery dissection (SCAD)

Sprained ankle

Stomach cancer

Stroke

Swollen lymph nodes

Syringomyelia

Tapeworm infection

Tension headache

Testicular cancer

Thoracic aortic aneurysm

Throat cancer

Thrombophlebitis

Thumb arthritis

Thunderclap headaches

Tinnitus

TMJ disorders

Tooth abscess

Toxic hepatitis

Transient global amnesia

Transient ischemic attack (TIA)

Traumatic brain injury

While mild traumatic brain injury generally results in few long-term problems, more severe injury can cause several physical, emotional, behavioral, communication and cognitive problems.

Tuberous sclerosis


Ulcerative colitis

Uterine fibroids

Vaginal cancer

Vascular dementia

Vasculitis

Ventricular fibrillation

Vertebral tumor

Vocal cord paralysis

Vulvar cancer

Whiplash

Wilms' tumor

Wilson's disease

Wrist pain


Zollinger-Ellison syndrome

March 25, 2015