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Some Random Medical Conditions
MRSA is a type of bacteria that is resistant to a number of widely used antibiotics. This means MRSA infections can be more difficult to treat than other bacterial infections.
Dystonia is a medical termfor a range of movement disorders that cause muscle spasms and contractions.
Diarrhea, also spelled diarrhoea, is the condition of having at least three loose or liquid bowel movements each day. It often lasts for a few days and can result in dehydration due to fluid loss.
Herpes simplex eye infections are a relatively commonand potentially serious type of eye infection.
Floaters are small shapes that some people see floating in their field of vision.
An electrolyte test can help determine whether there's an electrolyte imbalance in the body.
Pre-eclampsia is a condition that affects some pregnant women, usually during the second half of pregnancy (from around 20 weeks) or soon after their baby is delivered.
Vitamins and minerals are essential nutrientsyour body needs in small amounts to work properly.
A heart-lung transplant is a major and rarely performed surgical procedure where a person's diseased heart and lungs are replaced with those of a recently deceased donor.
Dupuytrens contracture (Dupuytren's disease) is a condition that affects the hands and fingers. It causes one or more fingers to bend into the palm of the hand. It can affect one or both hands, and sometimes affect the thumb.
A hip replacement is a common type of surgery where a damaged hip joint is replaced with an artificial one (known as a prosthesis).
Encopresis is the medical term for a toilet-trained child (aged four or older) soiling their clothes. The soiling usually happens during the day, when the child is awake and active.
Postural tachycardia syndrome (PoTS) is an abnormal increase in heart ratethat occurs after sitting up or standing. It typically causes dizziness, fainting and other symptoms.
Bladder stones are hard lumps of minerals that can form inside the bladder when it's not completely empty of urine.
Multiple system atrophy is a disease of the nervous system that leads to premature death. It resultsin parts of the brain and spinal cord gradually becoming more damaged over time.
Lung cancer is one of the most common and serious types of cancer. Around 44,500 people are diagnosed with the condition every year in the UK.
A cold is a mild viral infection of the nose, throat, sinuses and upper airways. It's very common and usually clears up on its own within a week or two.