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Rhinorrhea Rhinorrhea, more commonly known as a runny nose, is a common symptom of the common cold or allergies. It occurs when the tissues lining the nasal passages...

 

Parainfluenza Parainfluenza is a common form of respiratory illness that is caused by a virus. Symptoms include coughing, sore throat, and fever, and while it typically...

 

Proctalgia Fugax proctalgia fugax, a condition characterized by brief episodes of anal pain. The pain typically lasts for a few seconds to a few minutes, and can recur...

 

Laryngomalacia If you've ever struggled to catch your breath or experienced a raspy or hoarse voice, one possible explanation is laryngomalacia. This condition, which most...

 

Empyema Empyema is a serious condition in which pus accumulates in the space between the lungs and the chest wall. This accumulation can cause severe pain and...

 

Plagiocephaly Plagiocephaly, also known as flat head syndrome, is a condition where the shape of an infant's head becomes flattened due to pressure on one area. This can...

 

Fordyce Spots While they may be unsightly, Fordyce spots are actually quite harmless. These white or yellowish bumps commonly appear on the lips, cheeks, or genitals and...

 

Trisomy 13 Trisomy 13, also known as Patau Syndrome, is a genetic disorder caused by the presence of an extra chromosome 13. This results in a range of physical and...

 

Vasovagal Syncope Vasovagal syncope, also known as 'fainting,' is a symptom rather than a condition in itself. It occurs when the autonomic nervous system suddenly...

 

The Bartholin glands, located on either side of the vaginal opening, secrete lubrication during sexual intercourse. Sometimes, these glands can become...

 

Erythema When most people hear the word 'rash,' they may think of it as a minor skin irritation. However, erythema, or redness of the skin, can actually have serious...

 

Precordial Catch Syndrome It is often described as a sudden, stabbing pain in the chest that resolves quickly and without treatment. The exact cause of precordial catch syndrome is...

 

Sun Poisoning When most people think of allergies, they think of sneezing or itchy eyes. However, there is another common allergy that affects the skin: photoallergy....

 

Transient Lingual Papillitis transient lingual papillitis is also known as 'lie bumps.' These painful bumps are often caused by irritation from hot or spicy foods, biting the tongue, or...

 

Diaphoresis Most people have experienced sweat pouring down their face and body during a strenuous workout or on a hot day. This process, known as diaphoresis, is the...

 

Harlequin Ichthyosis Harlequin ichthyosis is a rare and severe genetic disorder that affects the skin. It is characterized by thick, hard, plate-like scales covering the entire...

 

Lipedema When most people hear the word 'lipedema,' they might mistake it for a type of diet or weight loss program. In reality, lipedema is a chronic and often...

 

Diaper Rash Diaper rash is a common problem for infants and can be frustrating for parents to deal with. However, there are steps that can be taken to prevent it from...

 

Heel Spur It is a small, bony growth on the bottom of your heel bone. These growths develop because of constant pressure or strain on the heel, such as from wearing...

 

Stress Fracture With the popularity of running and high impact activities, many people are familiar with the term 'stress fracture.' This is a small crack in a bone that...

 

Stomatitis Stomatitis, also known as inflamed or ulcerated mouth sores, can be a painful and bothersome condition. While it is most commonly caused by poor oral...

 

Chilblains Chilblains are small, itchy, red or purple patches that occur on the skin in response to cold temperatures. They typically affect the hands, feet, nose, and...

 

Pearly Penile Papules Pearly penile papules are small, benign growths that can occur on the head of the penis. They are usually white or flesh-colored and arranged in a ring...

 

Akathisia is a psychiatric condition characterized by restlessness and anxiety. Individuals with akathisia may feel an urge to move constantly, and they may...

 

Fungal Acne Fungal acne is a type of skin infection that is caused by a fungus. The most common type of fungus that causes fungal acne is called Malassezia. This fungus...

 

Penile Cancer Penile cancer is a rare but aggressive form of cancer that develops in the penis. Though it is most common in older men, it can occur at any age. The exact...

 

Transaminitis transaminitis is a condition characterized by the accumulation of amino acids in the liver. This can lead to liver damage and, in severe cases, liver...

 

Febrile Seizure A febrile seizure is a sudden, brief episode of altered consciousness that occurs in young children when they have a fever. Although febrile seizures can be...

 

Granuloma Granulomas are areas of inflammation that form when the body's immune system tries to fight off an infection or other foreign substance. Granulomas can...

 

Encopresis is a condition in which a person (usually a child) involuntarily passes stool in places other than the toilet. This can be a result of...

 

Pinguecula A pinguecula is a small, raised area of tissue that forms on the white part of the eye (the conjunctiva). It's usually yellow or orange in color. A...

 

Hemiparesis is a condition that affects the muscles on one side of the body. It can be caused by a stroke, an injury to the brain or spinal cord, or certain...

 

Grand Mal Seizure A grand mal seizure, also known as a generalized tonic-clonic seizure, is a type of epilepsy that can cause a person to lose consciousness and experience...

 

Cubital tunnel syndrome is a condition that occurs when the ulnar nerve becomes compressed. The ulnar nerve is the nerve that runs from the shoulder to the...

 

Stidor is a harsh, high-pitched noise that is produced when someone inhales. It is caused by obstruction of the airway, which can be due to a variety of...