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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.
At the back of each testicle is a coiled tubecalled the epididymis that stores and carries sperm.
Anaphylaxis is a severe and potentially life-threatening reaction to a trigger such as an allergy.
Anabolic steroids are prescription-only medicines that are sometimes taken without medical advice to increase muscle mass and improve athletic performance.
Retrograde ejaculation is a rarer type of ejaculation problem. It happens when semen travels backwards into the bladder instead of through the urethra (the tube that urine passes through).
Vaginal cancer is a rare type of cancer that begins in the vagina. Around 260 new cases arediagnosed in the UK each year.
Bursitis is inflammation and swelling of a bursa. A bursa is a fluid-filled sac which forms under the skin, usually over the joints, andacts as a cushion between the tendons and bones.
Chilblains are small, itchy swellings on the skin that occur as a reaction to cold temperatures. They most often affect the body's extremities, such as the toes, fingers, heels, ears and nose.
Acanthosis nigricans is the medical term for darkened, thickened patches of skin that usually develop in the armpit and around the groin and neck.
Brucellosis is a bacterialinfection originating in animals that can cause long-lasting flu-like symptoms. It's rare in most developed countries.
Malaria is a serious tropical disease spread by mosquitoes. If it isn't diagnosed and treated promptly, it can be fatal. A single mosquito bite is all it takes for someone to become infected.
Isovaleric acidaemia (IVA) is a rare, but potentially serious, inherited condition. It means the body cant process the amino acid leucine (amino acids are 'building blocks' of protein). This causes a harmful build-up of substance in the blood and urine.
Persistent trophoblastic disease and choriocarcinoma are very rare pregnancy-related tumours known as gestational trophoblastic tumours (GTTs).
Nail patella syndrome is a rare genetic condition that can cause problems with the nails, bones, kidneys and eyes. It's thought to affect at least1 in 50,000 people.
Dialysis is a procedure to remove waste products and excess fluid from the bloodwhen the kidneys stop working properly. It often involves diverting blood to a machine to be cleaned.
Measles is a highly infectious viral illness that can be very unpleasant and sometimes lead to serious complications. Anyone can get measles if they haven't been vaccinated or they haven't had it before, although it's most common in young children.
Sinusitis is a common condition in which the lining of the sinuses becomes inflamed. It's usually caused by a viral infection and often improves within two or three weeks.
Ifyou or someone you care for struggles to swallow pills, you should discuss it with your doctor or pharmacist.