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Some Random Medical Conditions
A pilonidal sinus is a small hole or "tunnel" in the skin.It usually develops in the cleft of the buttocks where the buttocks separate.
Primary bone cancer is a rare type of cancer that begins in the bones. Around 550 new cases are diagnosed each year in the UK.
Babies sometimes develop aflattened head when they're a few months old, usuallyas a result of them spending a lot of time lying on their back.
A food allergy is when the body's immune system reacts unusually to specific foods. Although allergic reactions are often mild, they can be very serious.
Lipoedema is a long-term (chronic) condition typicallyinvolving an abnormal build-up of fat cells in the legs, thighs and buttocks.
Gallstones are small stones, usually made of cholesterol, that form in the gallbladder. In most cases they don't cause any symptoms and don't need to be treated.
Roundworms can infest the human gut, where they live, feed and reproduce. They don't often cause any symptoms, but are more likely to in large numbers.
Brucellosis is a bacterialinfection originating in animals that can cause long-lasting flu-like symptoms. It's rare in most developed countries.
Neuroblastoma is a rare type of cancer that mostly affects babies and young children.
Epilepsy is a condition that affects the brain and causes repeated seizures.
Gestational diabetes is high blood sugar that develops during pregnancy and usually disappears after giving birth. It can occur at any stage of pregnancy, but is more common in the second half.
A computerised tomography (CT) scan uses X-rays and a computer to create detailed images of the inside of the body. CT scans are sometimes referred to as CAT scans or computed tomography scans.
Thalassaemia is the name for a group of inherited conditions that affect a substance in the blood called haemoglobin.
Ifyou or someone you care for struggles to swallow pills, you should discuss it with your doctor or pharmacist.
Infertility is when a couple cannot get pregnant (conceive), despite having regular unprotected sex.
An anal fissure is a small cut or tear in the lining of the anus. The crack in the skin causes severe pain and some bright red bleeding during and after bowel movements. At times the fissure is deep enough to expose the muscle tissue underneath.
Polymyalgia rheumatica (PMR) is a condition that causes pain, stiffness and inflammationin the muscles around the shoulders, neck and hips.