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Some Random Medical Conditions
Glue ear is a common childhood condition where the middle ear becomes filled with fluid. The medical term for glue ear is otitis media with effusion (OME) .
Progressive supranuclear palsy (PSP) is a rare and progressive condition that can cause problems with balance, movement, vision, speech and swallowing.
Supraventricular tachycardia (SVT) is an abnormally fast heart rate of over 100 heartbeats a minute.
An echocardiogram, or "echo", is a scan used tolook atthe heart and nearby blood vessels.
Alcohol poisoning occurs when a person drinks a toxic amount of alcohol, usually over a short period of time ( binge drinking ).
Self-harm is when somebody intentionally damages or injures their body. It's usually away of coping with or expressing overwhelming emotional distress.
Postnatal depression is a type of depression that many parents experience after having a baby.
A carcinoid tumour is arare cancerof the neuroendocrine systemthe body system that produces hormones.
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.
Genital warts are small fleshy growths, bumps or skin changes that appear on or around the genital or anal area.
Anal pain (pain in the bottom) can be distressing, but is often just the result of a minor, treatable condition.
Bronchodilators are a type of medication that make breathing easier by relaxing the muscles in the lungs and widening the airways (bronchi).
Some women lose an excessive amount of blood during their period.
Occupational therapy providessupport to people whose health prevents them doing the activities that matter to them.
Acanthosis nigricans is the medical term for darkened, thickened patches of skin that usually develop in the armpit and around the groin and neck.
Gastroparesis is a long-term(chronic) condition where the stomach can't empty itself in the normal way.Food passes through the stomach more slowly than usual.
The characteristics of autistic spectrum disorder (ASD) can vary both from person to person and across different environments.
Urethritis is inflammation of the urethra, the tube that carries urine from the bladder out of the body. It's usually caused by an infection.