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Some Random Medical Conditions
Prostatitis is theinflammation (swelling) of the prostate gland. It can be very painful and distressing, but will usually get better eventually.
Hereditary neuropathy with pressure palsies (HNPP) is an inherited nerve disorder that typically causes numbness, tingling and muscle weakness.
Female genital mutilation (FGM) is a procedure where the female genitals are deliberately cut, injured or changed, but where there's no medical reason for this to be done.
A Bartholin's cyst, also called a Bartholin's duct cyst, is a small fluid-filled sac just inside the opening of a woman's vagina.
Body dysmorphic disorder (BDD) is an anxiety disorder that causes a person to have a distorted view of how they look and to spend a lot of time worrying about their appearance.
Actinic keratoses, also known as solar keratoses, aredry scaly patches of skin caused by damagefrom years of sun exposure.
Acute pancreatitis is a serious condition where the pancreas becomes inflamed over a short period of time. Acute pancreatitis is a condition which occurs when the pancreas gland becomes inflamed.
Back pain is a common problem that affects most people at some point in their life.
Hidradenitis suppurativa (HS) is a painful, long-term skin condition that causes Abscess and scarring on the skin.
A gastrectomy is a medical procedurewhere all or part of the stomach is surgically removed.
Postpartum psychosis is a severe mental illness that can affect a woman after she has a baby.
Earache is a common problem, particularly in children. It can be worrying, but it's usually only caused by a minor infection and will often get better in a few days without treatment.
Syringomyelia is a condition characterized by a fluid-filled cavity or cyst known as a syrinx that forms within the spinal cord. Syringomyelia is a chronic condition and a syrinx can expand over time compressing or destroying the surrounding nerve tissue.
Corticobasal degeneration (CBD) is a rare condition that can cause gradually worsening problems with movement, speech, memory and swallowing.
Shoulder impingement syndrome is pain and often weakness when you raise your arm, caused by a muscle tendon "catching" in your shoulder.
Compartment syndrome is a painful and potentially serious condition caused by bleeding or swelling withinan enclosed bundle of muscles known as a muscle "compartment".
Mastitis is a condition which causes a woman's breast tissue to become painful and inflamed. It's most common in breastfeeding women, usually within the first three months after giving birth.
A tracheostomy is an opening created at the front of the neck so a tubecan be inserted into the windpipe (trachea) to help you breathe.