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Some Random Medical Conditions
Tapeworms are parasites that can live in a person's intestine (bowel). They don't always cause symptoms and when they do they are often mistaken for another illness.
Most cases ofhip pain in adults that are treated with surgery are caused by osteoarthritis, the most common type of arthritis in the UK.
Hereditary neuropathy with pressure palsies (HNPP) is an inherited nerve disorder that typically causes numbness, tingling and muscle weakness.
Routine eye tests are offered to newborn babies and children to identify any problems early on in their development.
Septic arthritisis inflammation of a joint caused by a bacterial infection. It's also known as infectious or bacterial arthritis.
Your lips can become chapped and dry when they're exposed to the sun, wind or coldair. Alip balm containing petroleum or beeswax will provide a barrier and help seal in moisture.
Febrile seizures(febrile convulsions)are fits thatcan happen when a child has a fever. They most often happen between the ages of six months and three years.
A colostomy is a surgical procedure to divert one end of the large intestine (colon) through an opening in the abdominal wall(tummy).
Psoriatic arthritis is a type of Arthritis that develops insome people withthe skin condition psoriasis . It typically causes affectedjoints to become inflamed (swollen), stiff and painful.
Diarrhoea is where you frequently pass watery or loose poo. Some people may also have other symptoms, depending on the cause.
Ingrown hairs are hairsthat havecurled round andgrown back into the skin.
Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a long-term condition where the kidneys don't work as well as they should. It's a common condition often associated with getting older.
Bruxism (BRUK-siz-um) is a condition in which you grind, gnash or clench your teeth.
Kidney stones (renal lithiasis, nephrolithiasis) are hard deposits made of minerals and salts that form inside your kidneys.
Staphylococcal infections are a group of infections caused by the bacterium Staphylococcus. You may have heard them referred to as "staph infections".
Bedbugs are small blood-sucking insects that live in cracks and crevices in and around beds. They crawl out at night and bite exposed skin to feed on blood.
Vaginal thrush is a common yeast infection that affects most women at some point.
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.