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Some Random Medical Conditions
B etween 500 and 600cases of eye cancer (ocular cancer) are diagnosed in the UK each year.
Cerebral palsy isthe general termfor a number of neurological conditions that affect movement and co-or dination.
Nasopharyngeal cancer isa rare type of cancer that affects the part of the throat connecting the back of the nose to the back of the mouth (the pharynx) .
Nephrotic syndrome in children
Nephrotic syndrome is a conditionthat causes the kidneys to leak large amounts of protein into the urine.This canlead toa range of problems, including swelling of body tissues and a greater chance of catching infections.
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.
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.
Listeriosis is an infection that usually develops after eating food contaminated by listeria bacteria.
Spina bifida is a condition where the spine does not develop properly, leaving a gap in the spine.
Altitude sickness is a common condition that can occur when you climb to a high altitude too quickly.
Vaginismus is the term used to describe recurrent or persistent involuntary tightening of muscles around the vagina whenever penetration is attempted.
An electrocardiogram (ECG) is a simple test that can be used to check your heart's rhythm and electrical activity. Sensors attached to the skin are used to detect the electrical signals produced by your heart each time it beats.
Trimethylaminuria ('fish odour syndrome')
Trimethylaminuria is an uncommon geneticdisorder that causes a strong body odour usually described as like rotting fish, faeces or garbage.
Stomach ulcers, also known as gastric ulcers, are open sores that develop on the lining of the stomach. Ulcers can also occur in part of the intestine just beyond the stomach these are known as duodenal ulcers.
Bile duct cancer
Cancer of the bile duct (cholangiocarcinoma) is a rare type of cancer that mainly affects adults aged over 65.
Peak flow test
Peak flow is a simple measurement of how quickly you can blow air out of your lungs. It's often used to help diagnose and monitor asthma.
Toxocariasis is a rare infection caused by roundworm parasites. It's spread from animals to humansthrough contact withinfected faeces.
Work related upper limb disorder (WRULD)
Repetitive strain injury (RSI) is a general term used to describe the pain felt in muscles, nerves and tendons caused by repetitive movement and overuse.
Self-harm is when somebody intentionally damages or injures their body. It's usually away of coping with or expressing overwhelming emotional distress.