Diseases & Conditions List

Diseases, Conditions and Tests

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Canker Sores (Aphthous Ulcers)

Description : Canker sores facts Canker sores are small, painful ulcers on the inside of the mout...

Gastroenteritis (Stomach Flu)

Description : Definition of gastroenteritis Gastroenteritis (often referred to as the "stomach flu,...

Hernia (Abdominal Hernia)

Description : What is an abdominal hernia? A hernia is the protrusion of an organ or piece of tissu...

  • Medical Author : Benjamin Wedro, MD, FACEP, FAAEM
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Anemia

Description :     Anemia facts Anemia is a medical condition in which...

Bronchitis (Acute)

Description : Acute bronchitis facts Acute bronchitis is inflammation of the bronchial tubes. Th...

  • Medical Author : Charles Patrick Davis, MD, PhD,Steven Doerr, MD
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Bronchitis (Acute)

Description : Acute bronchitis facts Acute bronchitis is inflammation of the bronchial tubes. Th...

Canavan Disease

Description : Canavan disease facts* *Canavan disease facts medical author: Charles Patrick Davis, ...

Cellulitis

Description : Cellulitis facts Cellulitis is a spreading bacterial infection of the skin and ti...

Cellulitis

Description : 1/9 Table of Contents     Cellulitis facts Cellu...

Chiggers

Description :     What are chiggers? Chiggers are the juvenile form (la...

Complete Blood Count (CBC)

Description :     What are the components of the complete blood count (CBC...

Complete Blood Count (CBC)

Description :   What are the components of the complete blood count (CBC)? The complete blo...

Complete Blood Count (CBC)

Description :   What are the components of the complete blood count (CBC)? The complete blo...

fainting (syncope)

Description :       Fainting (syncope) facts Being unconscious is ...

  • Medical Author : Benjamin Wedro, MD, FACEP, FAAEM
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Fainting (Syncope)

Description :   Fainting (syncope) facts Being unconscious is not normal; those affected ...

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Foot Pain

Description :     How is the foot designed? The foot is an intricate st...

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Description :     How is the foot designed? The foot is an intricate st...

fungal nails

Description :     Introduction to Fungal Nails (Onychomycosis, Tinea Unguium) M...

Gallstones

Description :     Gallstones facts Gallstones are "stones" that form ...

Hematoma

Description :   Hematoma facts A hematoma is a collection of blood outside of a blood ves...

  • Medical Author : Benjamin Wedro, MD, FACEP, FAAEM
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Hematoma

Description : A hematoma is a collection of blood outside of a blood vessel. Symptoms of hematomas de...

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Hematoma

Description :   Hematoma facts A hematoma is a collection of blood outside of a blood ves...

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Hip Bursitis

Description :     Hip bursitis facts A bursa is a fluid-filled sac that funct...

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Impetigo

Description :     Impetigo facts Impetigo is a bacterial infection of...

Impetigo

Description :   Impetigo facts Impetigo is a bacterial infection of the surface of the sk...

Kidney Failure

Description : Kidneys are the organs that help filter waste products from the blood. They are also inv...

Kidney Failure

Description : Kidney failure facts Kidneys are the organs that help filter waste produc...

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Kidney Infection (Pyelonephritis)

Description :   Kidney infection facts Kidney infection is one of a number of infections ...

Kidney Infection (Pyelonephritis)

Description :   Kidney infection facts Kidney infection is one of a number of infections ...

kidney stones

Description :     Kidney stone facts A kidney stone is a hard, crystalline m...

Kidney Stones

Description :   Kidney stone facts A kidney stone is a hard, crystalline mineral material...

Liver Blood Tests

Description : What are the basic functions of the liver? The liver is located in the right upper portio...

Liver Blood Tests

Description :   What are the basic functions of the liver? The liver is located in the righ...

Liver Blood Tests

Description :   What are the basic functions of the liver? The liver is located in the righ...

Liver Blood Tests

Description :     What are the basic functions of the liver? The liver ...

low back pain

Description :   Low back pain facts Functions of the low back, or lumbar area, inclu...

  • Medical Author : William C. Shiel Jr., MD, FACP, FACR
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Lower Back Pain

Description : Low back pain facts Functions of the low back, or lumbar area, include structural suppo...

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Lower Back Pain

Description :   Low back pain facts Functions of the low back, or lumbar area, include st...

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Lung Cancer

Description : 1/15 Table of Contents   Lung cancer facts Lung cance...

Medical Author: Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD

Description : Ectopic pregnancy facts An ectopic pregnancy is a pregnancy located outside the inn...

Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD

Description : Menstrual cramps facts Menstrual cramps are periodic abdominal and pelvic pains exp...

Menopause

Description :       Menopause facts Menopause is defined as the ab...

Muscle Cramps

Description : 1/22 Table of Contents       Muscle cr...

Radiofrequency Ablation (RFA) Therapy of Liver

Description : When do surgeons do radiofrequency ablation (RFA)? In the U.S., radiofrequency ablation (...

Restless Leg Syndrome

Description :   Restless leg syndrome facts Restless leg syndrome is a condition marked b...

  • Medical Author : William C. Shiel Jr., MD, FACP, FACR
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Restless Leg Syndrome

Description :   Restless leg syndrome facts Restless leg syndrome is a condition marked b...

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Ringworm

Description :   Ringworm facts Ringworm is a common fungal infection of the skin and is ...

Sciatica

Description :   Sciatica facts Sciatica is nerve pain from irritation of the sciatic nerv...

  • Medical Author : William C. Shiel Jr., MD, FACP, FACR
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Scoliosis

Description :   Scoliosis facts Scoliosis is an abnormal curve in the spine. There a...

Scoliosis

Description :   Scoliosis facts Scoliosis is an abnormal curve in the spine. There are s...

Shoulder Bursitis

Description :     Take the Pain Quiz! Surprising Reasons You're in Pain Slide...

  • Medical Author : William C. Shiel Jr., MD, FACP, FACR
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Shoulder Bursitis

Description :   What is shoulder bursitis? A bursa is a tiny fluid-filled sac that function...

  • Medical Author : William C. Shiel Jr., MD, FACP, FACR
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Shoulder Bursitis

Description :   What is shoulder bursitis? A bursa is a tiny fluid-filled sac that function...

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Sinus Infection (Sinusitis)

Description :   Sinus infection facts Sinus infections are caused by infections from a pa...

Sinus Infection (Sinusitis)

Description :   Sinus infection facts Sinus infections are caused by infections from a pa...

Skin Tag

Description :   Skin tag facts Skin tags are very common but harmless small, soft skin gr...

Staph Infection (Staphylococcus Aureus)

Description :   Staph infection facts Staphylococcus is group of bacteria that can cause ...

Sty

Description :   What is a sty (stye)? A sty is a bump that forms on or in the eyelid as the...

Thrush (Oral Candidiasis)

Description :   Thrush facts Thrush (oropharyngeal candidiasis) is a medical condition in...

Warts (Common Warts)

Description :   Wart facts Warts are small, self-limited tumors caused by human papilloma...

13 Tips for Parenting a Teen with ADHD

Description : Introduction to parenting teens Experiencing and surviving the teen years is challeng...

13 Tips for Parenting a Teen with ADHD

Description : Introduction to parenting teens Experiencing and surviving the teen years is challeng...

13 Tips for Parenting a Teen with ADHD

Description : Introduction to parenting teens Experiencing and surviving the teen years is challeng...

13 Tips for Parenting a Teen with ADHD

Description : Introduction to parenting teens Experiencing and surviving the teen years is challeng...

13 Tips for Parenting a Teen with ADHD

Description : Introduction to parenting teens Experiencing and surviving the teen years is challeng...

13 Tips for Parenting a Teen with ADHD

Description : Introduction to parenting teens Experiencing and surviving the teen years is challeng...

13 Tips for Parenting a Teen with ADHD

Description : Introduction to parenting teens Experiencing and surviving the teen years is challeng...

13 Tips for Parenting a Teen with ADHD

Description : Introduction to parenting teens Experiencing and surviving the teen years is challeng...

13 Tips for Parenting a Teen with ADHD

Description : Introduction to parenting teens Experiencing and surviving the teen years is challeng...

1p36 Deletion Syndrome

Description : 1p36 deletion syndrome facts Introduction to the 1p36 deletion syndrome – how...

1p36 Deletion Syndrome

Description : 1p36 deletion syndrome facts Introduction to the 1p36 deletion syndrome – how...

1p36 Deletion Syndrome

Description : 1p36 deletion syndrome facts Introduction to the 1p36 deletion syndrome – how...

A, Hemophilia (Hemophilia)

Description : Hemophilia facts Hemophilia is one of a group of inherited bleeding disorders that ...

Abdominal Adhesions (Scar Tissue in the Abdomen)

Description : Abdominal adhesions facts* *Abdominal adhesions facts Medically Edited by: William C....

Abdominal Adhesions (Scar Tissue in the Abdomen)

Description : Abdominal adhesions facts* *Abdominal adhesions facts Medically Edited by: William C....

Abdominal Adhesions (Scar Tissue in the Abdomen)

Description : Abdominal adhesions facts* *Abdominal adhesions facts Medically Edited by: William C....

Abdominal Adhesions (Scar Tissue in the Abdomen)

Description : Abdominal adhesions facts* *Abdominal adhesions facts Medically Edited by: William C....

Abdominal Adhesions (Scar Tissue in the Abdomen)

Description : Abdominal adhesions facts* *Abdominal adhesions facts Medically Edited by: William C....

Abdominal Adhesions (Scar Tissue in the Abdomen)

Description : Abdominal adhesions facts* *Abdominal adhesions facts Medically Edited by: William C....

Abdominal Adhesions (Scar Tissue) (cont.)

Description : Abdominal adhesions facts* *Abdominal adhesions facts Medically Edited by: William C....

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm

Description : Abdominal aortic aneurysm facts An aneurysm is an abnormal area of localized wideni...

  • Medical Author : Benjamin Wedro, MD, FACEP, FAAEM
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Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm

Description : Abdominal aortic aneurysm facts An aneurysm is an abnormal area of localized wideni...

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Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm

Description : Abdominal aortic aneurysm facts An aneurysm is an abnormal area of localized wideni...

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Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm

Description : Abdominal aortic aneurysm facts An aneurysm is an abnormal area of localized wideni...

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Abdominal Migraine in Children

Description : Abdominal migraine in children facts Abdominal migraine is believed to be a variant...

Abdominal Migraine in Children

Description : Abdominal migraine in children facts Abdominal migraine is believed to be a variant...

Abdominal Migraine in Children

Description : Abdominal migraine in children facts Abdominal migraine is believed to be a variant...

Abdominal Migraine in Children

Description : Abdominal migraine in children facts Abdominal migraine is believed to be a variant...

Abdominal Pain

Description : Abdominal pain facts Abdominal pain is pain that is felt in the part of the trunk b...

  • Medical Author : Jay W. Marks, MD ,Charles Patrick Davis, MD, PhD
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Abdominal Pain

Description : Abdominal pain facts Abdominal pain is pain that is felt in the part of the trunk b...

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Abdominal Pain

Description : Abdominal pain facts Abdominal pain is pain that is felt in the part of the trunk b...

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Abdominal Pain

Description : Abdominal pain facts Abdominal pain is pain that is felt in the part of the trunk b...

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Abdominal Pain

Description : Abdominal pain facts Abdominal pain is pain that is felt in the part of the trunk b...

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Abdominal Pain

Description : Abdominal pain facts Abdominal pain is pain that is felt in the part of the trunk b...

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Abdominal Pain

Description : Abdominal pain facts Abdominal pain is pain that is felt in the part of the trunk b...

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Abdominal Pain

Description : Abdominal pain facts Abdominal pain is pain that is felt in the part of the trunk b...

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Abscessed Tooth

Description : What are the signs and symptoms of an abscessed tooth? The tooth turns dark in colo...

Abscessed Tooth

Description : What is an abscessed tooth? When a tooth persistently throbs and keeps you up at nigh...

Abscessed Tooth

Description : What is an abscessed tooth? When a tooth persistently throbs and keeps you up at nigh...

Achalasia

Description : Achalasia facts Achalasia is a rare disease of the muscle of the lower esophageal b...

  • Medical Author : Jay W. Marks, MD , Charles Patrick Davis, MD, PhD
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Achalasia

Description : Achalasia facts Achalasia is a rare disease of the muscle of the lower esophageal b...

Aches, Pain, Fever (cont.)

Description : Aches, pain, fever facts Although a fever could be considered any body temperature ...

Achilles Tendon Rupture

Description : Achilles tendon rupture facts The most common initial symptom of Achilles tendon ru...

Achilles Tendon Rupture

Description : Achilles tendon rupture facts The most common initial symptom of Achilles tendon ru...

Achondroplasia

Description : Achondroplasia facts Achondroplasia is a genetic disorder of bone growth. Achondro...

Achondroplasia

Description : Achondroplasia facts Achondroplasia is a genetic disorder of bone growth. Achondro...

Achondroplasia

Description : Achondroplasia facts Achondroplasia is a genetic disorder of bone growth. Achondro...

Achondroplasia

Description : Achondroplasia facts Achondroplasia is a genetic disorder of bone growth. Achondro...

Achondroplasia

Description : Achondroplasia facts Achondroplasia is a genetic disorder of bone growth. Achondro...

Acne (Pimples)

Description : What is acne? Acne (acne vulgaris, common acne) is a disease of the hair follicles of...

Acne (Pimples)

Description : What is acne? Acne (acne vulgaris, common acne) is a disease of the hair follicles of...

Acne (Pimples)

Description : What is acne? Acne (acne vulgaris, common acne) is a disease of the hair follicles of...

Acne (Pimples)

Description : What is acne? Acne (acne vulgaris, common acne) is a disease of the hair follicles of...

Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS)

Description : Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) facts AIDS stands for "acquired immunodef...

  • Medical Author : Mary D. Nettleman, MD, MS, MACP, Rowena A. Medina, MD, Eric S. Daar, MD
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Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS)

Description : Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) facts AIDS stands for "acquired immunodef...

  • Medical Author : Mary D. Nettleman, MD, MS, MACP, Rowena A. Medina, MD, Eric S. Daar, MD
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Actinic Keratosis (Solar Keratosis)

Description : Actinic keratosis facts An actinic keratosis is a small, rough spot occurring on sk...

Actinic Keratosis (Solar Keratosis)

Description : Actinic keratosis facts An actinic keratosis is a small, rough spot occurring on sk...

Acupuncture

Description : Acupuncture facts Acupuncture has been shown to be effective for the treatment of nause...

Adenoidectomy Surgical Instructions

Description : Adenoidectomy surgery facts Adenoidectomy is a surgical procedure performed to remove t...

Adenovirus 14 Infection (Killer Cold Virus)

Description : Adenovirus 14 (Ad14) facts Adenovirus 14 (Ad14) is termed the killer cold virus bec...

Adenovirus 14 Infection (Killer Cold Virus)

Description : Adenovirus 14 (Ad14) facts Adenovirus 14 (Ad14) is termed the killer cold virus bec...

Adenovirus 14 Infection (Killer Cold Virus)

Description : Adenovirus 14 (Ad14) facts Adenovirus 14 (Ad14) is termed the killer cold virus bec...

Adult Brain Tumors

Description : Adult brain tumor facts* *Adult brain tumor facts medical author: Charles P. Davis, M...

Adult Brain Tumors

Description : Adult brain tumor facts* *Adult brain tumor facts medical author: Charles P. Davis, M...

Adult Brain Tumors

Description : Adult brain tumor facts* *Adult brain tumor facts medical author: Charles P. Davis, M...

Adult Brain Tumors

Description : Adult brain tumor facts* *Adult brain tumor facts medical author: Charles P. Davis, M...

Adult Brain Tumors

Description : Adult brain tumor facts* *Adult brain tumor facts medical author: Charles P. Davis, M...

Adult Brain Tumors

Description : Adult brain tumor facts* *Adult brain tumor facts medical author: Charles P. Davis, M...

Adult Brain Tumors

Description : Adult brain tumor facts* *Adult brain tumor facts medical author: Charles P. Davis, M...

Adult Brain Tumors

Description : Adult brain tumor facts* *Adult brain tumor facts medical author: Charles P. Davis, M...

Adult Brain Tumors

Description : Adult brain tumor facts* *Adult brain tumor facts medical author: Charles P. Davis, M...

Adult Brain Tumors

Description : Adult brain tumor facts* *Adult brain tumor facts medical author: Charles P. Davis, M...

Adult Brain Tumors

Description : Adult brain tumor facts* *Adult brain tumor facts medical author: Charles P. Davis, M...

Adult Brain Tumors

Description : Adult brain tumor facts* *Adult brain tumor facts medical author: Charles P. Davis, M...

Adult Brain Tumors

Description : Adult brain tumor facts* *Adult brain tumor facts medical author: Charles P. Davis, M...

Adult Brain Tumors

Description : Adult brain tumor facts* *Adult brain tumor facts medical author: Charles P. Davis, M...

Adult Brain Tumors

Description : Adult brain tumor facts* *Adult brain tumor facts medical author: Charles P. Davis, MD, Ph...

Adult Brain Tumors

Description : Adult brain tumor facts* *Adult brain tumor facts medical author: Charles P. Davis, M...

Adult-Onset Asthma

Description : When asthma symptoms appear and are diagnosed in adults older than 20, it is typically kno...

Adult-Onset Asthma

Description : When asthma symptoms appear and are diagnosed in adults older than 20, it is typically kno...

Advance Medical Directives (Living Will, Power of Attorney, and Health-Care Proxy

Description : Advance medical directive facts Advance directives are designed to outline a person...

Advance Medical Directives (Living Will, Power of Attorney, and Health-Care Proxy)

Description : Advance medical directive facts Advance directives are designed to outline a person...

Advance Medical Directives (Living Will, Power of Attorney, and Health-Care Proxy)

Description : Advance medical directive facts Advance directives are designed to outline a person...

Advance Medical Directives (Living Will, Power of Attorney, and Health-Care Proxy)

Description : Advance medical directive facts Advance directives are designed to outline a person...

Affordable Care Act (ACA or ObamaCare)

Description : What is the Affordable Care Act (ACA or ObamaCare)? This was adapted from an Apr. 24,...

  • Medical Author : William C. Shiel Jr., MD, FACP, FACR
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Affordable Care Act (ACA or ObamaCare)

Description : What is the Affordable Care Act (ACA or ObamaCare)? The entire health-care industry i...

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Affordable Care Act (ACA or ObamaCare)

Description : What is the Affordable Care Act (ACA or ObamaCare)? The entire health-care industry i...

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Agoraphobia

Description : Agoraphobia facts Agoraphobia is a fear of being outside or otherwise being in a si...

Agoraphobia

Description : Agoraphobia facts Agoraphobia is a fear of being outside or otherwise being in a si...

Alcohol and Teens

Description : Alcohol and teens facts Alcoholism is a substance-use disorder in which the suffere...

Alcohol and Teens

Description : Alcohol and teens facts Alcoholism is a substance-use disorder in which the suffere...

Alcohol and Teens

Description : Alcohol and teens facts Alcoholism is a substance-use disorder in which the suffere...

Alcohol and Teens

Description : Alcohol and teens facts Alcoholism is a substance-use disorder in which the suffere...

Alcohol and Teens

Description : Alcohol and teens facts Alcoholism is a substance-use disorder in which the suffere...

Alcohol and Teens

Description : Alcohol and teens facts Alcoholism is a substance-use disorder in which the suffere...

Alcohol and Teens

Description : Alcohol and teens facts Alcoholism is a substance-use disorder in which the suffere...

Alcohol and Teens

Description : Alcohol and teens facts Alcoholism is a substance-use disorder in which the suffere...

Alcoholism and Alcohol Abuse (Alcohol Use Disorder)

Description : Alcohol use disorder facts Alcohol abuse and dependence, now both included under th...

Alcoholism and Alcohol Abuse (Alcohol Use Disorder)

Description : Alcohol use disorder facts Alcohol abuse and dependence, now both included under th...

Alkaptonuria

Description : What is alkaptonuria? Alkaptonuria is an inherited condition that causes urine to tur...

Alkaptonuria

Description : What is alkaptonuria? Alkaptonuria is an inherited condition that causes urine to tur...

Alkaptonuria

Description : What is alkaptonuria? Alkaptonuria is an inherited condition that causes urine to tur...

Alkaptonuria

Description : What is alkaptonuria? Alkaptonuria is an inherited condition that causes urine to tur...

Alkaptonuria

Description : What is alkaptonuria? Alkaptonuria is an inherited condition that causes urine to tur...

Alkaptonuria

Description : What is alkaptonuria? Alkaptonuria is an inherited condition that causes urine to tur...

Allergic Cascade

Description : The allergic cascade facts The allergic response is usually very selective for spec...

Allergy (Allergies)

Description : Allergy involves an exaggerated response of the immune system, often to common substance...

Allergy (Allergies)

Description :     Allergy facts Allergy involves an exaggerated response o...

Allergy facts

Description : Allergy involves an exaggerated response of the immune system, often to common substance...

Allergy facts

Description : Allergy involves an exaggerated response of the immune system, often to common substance...

Allergy Treatment Begins at Home

Description : Allergy treatment facts Avoidance is always the best treatment for allergies. Ther...

Alopecia Areata (cont.)

Description : Alopecia areata facts Alopecia areata is a hair-loss condition which usually affect...

Alpha Thalassemia

Description : Alpha Thalassemia Facts* *Alpha thalassemia facts medical author: Melissa Conrad St&o...

Alpha Thalassemia

Description : Alpha Thalassemia Facts* *Alpha thalassemia facts medical author: Melissa Conrad St&o...

Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency

Description : What is alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency? Alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency is an inherite...

Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency

Description : What is alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency? Alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency is an inherite...

Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency

Description : What is alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency? Alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency is an inherite...

Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency

Description : What is alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency? Alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency is an inherite...

Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency

Description : What is alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency? Alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency is an inherite...

Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency

Description : What is alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency? Alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency is an inherite...

Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency

Description : What is alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency? Alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency is an inherite...

Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency

Description : What is alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency? Alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency is an inherite...

Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency

Description : What is alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency? Alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency is an inherite...

Alpha-Fetoprotein (AFP) Blood Test

Description : What is alpha-fetoprotein (AFP) blood test? The most widely used biochemical blood test i...

Alpha-fetoprotein Blood Test (cont.)

Description : What tests are available for measuring AFP? Several assays (tests) for measuring AFP are ...

Alport Syndrome

Description : Alport syndrome facts* *Alport syndrome facts medical author: Melissa Conrad Stö...

Alternative Treatment for MS (Complementary and Alternative Medicine or CAM for MS)

Description : Alternative treatment (CAM) for MS facts Fatigue and muscle spasticity are the symp...

Amenorrhea

Description : Amenorrhea facts Amenorrhea refers to the absence of menstrual periods; it may be e...

Amenorrhea

Description : Amenorrhea facts Amenorrhea refers to the absence of menstrual periods; it may be e...

Amenorrhea

Description : Amenorrhea facts Amenorrhea refers to the absence of menstrual periods; it may be e...

Amenorrhea

Description : Amenorrhea facts Amenorrhea refers to the absence of menstrual periods; it may be e...

Amenorrhea

Description : Amenorrhea facts Amenorrhea refers to the absence of menstrual periods; it may be e...

Amenorrhea

Description : Amenorrhea facts Amenorrhea refers to the absence of menstrual periods; it may be e...

American Sign Language

Description : What is American Sign Language? American Sign Language (ASL) is a complete, complex l...

American Sign Language

Description : What is American Sign Language? American Sign Language (ASL) is a complete, complex l...

American Sign Language

Description : What is American Sign Language? American Sign Language (ASL) is a complete, complex l...

American Sign Language

Description : What is American Sign Language? American Sign Language (ASL) is a complete, complex l...

Amniocentesis

Description : Amniocentesis facts Amniocentesis may be performed for chromosome analysis or the detec...

Amniocentesis

Description : Amniocentesis facts Amniocentesis may be performed for chromosome analysis or the detec...

Amniocentesis

Description : Amniocentesis facts Amniocentesis may be performed for chromosome analysis or the detec...

Amyloidosis

Description : Amyloidosis facts Amyloidosis is a disorder resulting from abnormal protein (amyloi...

  • Medical Author : William C. Shiel Jr., MD, FACP, FACR
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Anabolic Steroid Abuse

Description : Why do people abuse anabolic steroids? People abuse steroids for a variety of reasons...

  • Medical Author : Benjamin Wedro, MD, FACEP, FAAEM
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Anabolic Steroid Abuse

Description : Anabolic steroid abuse facts Anabolic steroids are used illegally to increase muscl...

  • Medical Author : Benjamin Wedro, MD, FACEP, FAAEM
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Anal Cancer

Description : Anal Cancer Facts* *Anal cancer facts medical author: Charles Patrick Davis, MD, PhD ...

Anal Cancer

Description : Anal Cancer Facts* *Anal cancer facts medical author: Charles Patrick Davis, MD, PhD ...

Anal Cancer

Description : Anal Cancer Facts* *Anal cancer facts medical author: Charles Patrick Davis, MD, PhD ...

Anal Fissure

Description : What causes anal fissures? Anal fissures are caused by trauma to the anus and anal ca...

  • Medical Author : Thomas P. Sokol, MD, FACS, FASCRS
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Anal Fissure

Description : Anal fissures facts Anal fissures are cracks or tears in the anus and anal canal. T...

  • Medical Author : Thomas P. Sokol, MD, FACS, FASCRS
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Anal Itching (Pruritus Ani)

Description : Anal itching facts Anal itching is itching around the anus. Examples of causes of ...

Anal Itching (Pruritus Ani)

Description : Anal itching facts Anal itching is itching around the anus. Examples of causes of ...

Anal Itching (Pruritus Ani)

Description : Anal itching facts Anal itching is itching around the anus. Examples of causes of ...

Anal Itching (Pruritus Ani)

Description : Anal itching facts Anal itching is itching around the anus. Examples of causes of ...

Anaphylaxis (Severe Allergic Reaction)

Description : Anaphylaxis facts Anaphylaxis is the most severe allergic reaction and is potential...

Anaphylaxis (Severe Allergic Reaction)

Description : Anaphylaxis facts Anaphylaxis is the most severe allergic reaction and is potential...

Anatomy and Function of the Liver

Description : What is the liver? Is it a gland or an organ? The liver is one of the vital organs of...

  • Medical Author : Benjamin Wedro, MD, FACEP, FAAEM
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Anatomy and Function of the Liver

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Barrier Methods of Birth Control

Description : Introduction to birth control Terminology that is used to describe birth control methods ...

Barrier Methods of Birth Control

Description : Introduction to birth control Terminology that is used to describe birth control methods ...

Barrier Methods of Birth Control

Description : Introduction to birth control Terminology that is used to describe birth control methods ...

Barrier Methods of Birth Control

Description : Introduction to birth control Terminology that is used to describe birth control methods ...

Barrier Methods of Birth Control

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Bath Salts Abuse and Addiction

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Bedbugs

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Bedwetting (Nocturnal Enuresis)

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Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH, Enlarged Prostate)

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Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH, Enlarged Prostate)

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Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH, Enlarged Prostate)

Description : Benign prostatic hyperplasia facts The prostate gland makes a fluid that becomes pa...

Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH, Enlarged Prostate)

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Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH, Enlarged Prostate)

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Beta Thalassemia

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Beta Thalassemia

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Beta Thalassemia

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Bipolar Disorder (Mania)

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Birth Control Methods

Description : Introduction to birth control methods The choice of birth control method depends on m...

Birth Control Methods

Description : Introduction to birth control methods The choice of birth control method depends on m...

Birth Control Methods

Description : Introduction to birth control methods The choice of birth control method depends on m...

Birth Control Methods

Description : Introduction to birth control methods The choice of birth control method depends on m...

Birth Control Methods

Description : Introduction to birth control methods The choice of birth control method depends on m...

Birth Control Methods

Description : Introduction to birth control methods The choice of birth control method depends on m...

Birth Control Methods

Description : Introduction to birth control methods The choice of birth control method depends on m...

Birth Control Methods

Description : Introduction to birth control methods The choice of birth control method depends on m...

Birth Control Methods

Description : Introduction to birth control methods The choice of birth control method depends on m...

Birth Control Methods

Description : Introduction to birth control methods The choice of birth control method depends on m...

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Description : Introduction to birth control If a woman is sexually active and she is fertile and physic...

Birth Control: Contraceptive Measures after Unprotected Sex

Description : Introduction to birth control If a woman is sexually active and she is fertile and physic...

Birth Control: Contraceptive Measures after Unprotected Sex

Description : Introduction to birth control If a woman is sexually active and she is fertile and physic...

Birth Control: Contraceptive Measures after Unprotected Sex

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Birth Control: Surgical Sterilization

Description : Introduction to birth control The terminology used to describe birth control methods incl...

Birth Control: Surgical Sterilization

Description : Introduction to birth control The terminology used to describe birth control methods incl...

Birth Control: Surgical Sterilization

Description : Introduction to birth control The terminology used to describe birth control methods incl...

Birth Control: Surgical Sterilization

Description : Introduction to birth control The terminology used to describe birth control methods incl...

Birth Control: Surgical Sterilization

Description : Introduction to birth control The terminology used to describe birth control methods incl...

Birth Control: Surgical Sterilization

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Birthmark

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Birthmark

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Black Eye

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Black Eye

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Bladder Cancer (Cancer of the Urinary Bladder)

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  • Medical Author : Kevin C. Zorn, MD, FRCSC, FACS, Gagan Gautam, MD, MCh
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Blood in Semen (Hematospermia)

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Blood in Semen (Hematospermia)

Description : Blood in semen facts Blood in the semen is known as hematospermia. Prostate biopsy...

Blood in Semen (Hematospermia)

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Blood in the Stool (Rectal Bleeding)

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Blood in the Stool (Rectal Bleeding)

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Blood in the Stool (Rectal Bleeding)

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Blood in the Stool (Rectal Bleeding)

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Blood in the Stool (Rectal Bleeding)

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Blood in the Stool (Rectal Bleeding)

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Boils (Skin Abscesses)

Description : Boils facts A boil, or skin abscess, is a collection of pus that forms in the skin....

Boils (Skin Abscesses)

Description : Boils facts A boil, or skin abscess, is a collection of pus that forms in the skin....

Boils (Skin Abscesses)

Description : Boils facts A boil, or skin abscess, is a collection of pus that forms in the skin....

Boils (Skin Abscesses)

Description : Boils facts A boil, or skin abscess, is a collection of pus that forms in the skin....

Boils (Skin Abscesses)

Description : Boils facts A boil, or skin abscess, is a collection of pus that forms in the skin....

Boils (Skin Abscesses)

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Boils (Skin Abscesses)

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Bone Cancer

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Bone Cancer

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Bone Cancer

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Bone Cancer

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Bone Cancer

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Bone Cancer

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Bone Cancer

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Bone Density Scan

Description : Bone density scan facts About 40% of postmenopausal women in the U.S. have osteopenia (...

Bone Density Scan

Description : Bone density scan facts About 40% of postmenopausal women in the U.S. have osteopenia (...

Bone Density Scan

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Bone Marrow Aspiration and Biopsy

Description : What is bone marrow? The soft material in the center of bones is the bone marrow. The bon...

Bone Marrow Aspiration and Biopsy

Description : What is bone marrow? The soft material in the center of bones is the bone marrow. The bon...

Bone Marrow Aspiration and Biopsy

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Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD)

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Description : What Is Bowel Diversion Surgery? Bowel diversion surgery allows stool to safely leave the...

Bowel Diversion Surgeries: Ileostomy, Colostomy, Ileoanal Reservoir, and Continent Ileostomy

Description : What Is Bowel Diversion Surgery? Bowel diversion surgery allows stool to safely leave the...

Bowel Diversion Surgeries: Ileostomy, Colostomy, Ileoanal Reservoir, and Continent Ileostomy

Description : What Is Bowel Diversion Surgery? Bowel diversion surgery allows stool to safely leave the...

Bowel Diversion Surgeries: Ileostomy, Colostomy, Ileoanal Reservoir, and Continent Ileostomy

Description : What Is Bowel Diversion Surgery? Bowel diversion surgery allows stool to safely leave the...

Bowel Diversion Surgeries: Ileostomy, Colostomy, Ileoanal Reservoir, and Continent Ileostomy

Description : What Is Bowel Diversion Surgery? Bowel diversion surgery allows stool to safely leave the...

Bowel Diversion Surgeries: Ileostomy, Colostomy, Ileoanal Reservoir, and Continent Ileostomy

Description : What Is Bowel Diversion Surgery? Bowel diversion surgery allows stool to safely leave the...

Bowel Diversion Surgeries: Ileostomy, Colostomy, Ileoanal Reservoir, and Continent Ileostomy

Description : What Is Bowel Diversion Surgery? Bowel diversion surgery allows stool to safely leave the...

Bowel Diversion Surgeries: Ileostomy, Colostomy, Ileoanal Reservoir, and Continent Ileostomy

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Braces (Dental)

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Description : Brain aneurysm facts Blood to the brain is supplied by four major blood vessels tha...

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Brain Aneurysm (Cerebral Aneurysm)

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Brain Cancer

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Brain Cancer

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Brain Cancer

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Brain Damage: Symptoms, Causes, Treatments

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Brain Damage: Symptoms, Causes, Treatments

Description : Brain damage introduction Brain damage is an injury that causes the destruction or de...

Brain Damage: Symptoms, Causes, Treatments

Description : Brain damage introduction Brain damage is an injury that causes the destruction or de...

Brain Damage: Symptoms, Causes, Treatments

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Brain Hemorrhage (Brain Bleeding)

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Brain Lesions (Lesions on the Brain)

Description : Brain lesions facts The brain is perhaps the most important organ in the body, resp...

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Brain Lesions (Lesions on the Brain)

Description : Brain lesions facts The brain is perhaps the most important organ in the body, resp...

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Brain Lesions (Lesions on the Brain)

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Brain Lesions (Lesions on the Brain)

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Brain Tumor

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Brain Tumor

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Brain Tumor

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Brain Tumor

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Brain Tumor

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Brain Tumor

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Brain Tumor

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Brain Tumor

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Brain Tumor

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Brain Tumor

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Brain Tumor

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Braxton-Hicks Contractions (False Labor)

Description : Braxton Hicks contractions facts Braxton-Hicks contractions have been referred to a...

Braxton-Hicks Contractions (False Labor)

Description : Braxton Hicks contractions facts Braxton-Hicks contractions have been referred to a...

Braxton-Hicks Contractions (False Labor)

Description : Braxton Hicks contractions facts Braxton-Hicks contractions have been referred to a...

Braxton-Hicks Contractions (False Labor)

Description : Braxton Hicks contractions facts Braxton-Hicks contractions have been referred to a...

Breast Anatomy

Description : Breast facts The breasts are medically known as the mammary glands. The mammary gl...

Breast Anatomy

Description : Breast facts The breasts are medically known as the mammary glands. The mammary gl...

Breast Anatomy

Description : Breast facts The breasts are medically known as the mammary glands. The mammary gl...

Breast Anatomy

Description : Breast facts The breasts are medically known as the mammary glands. The mammary gl...

Breast Anatomy

Description : Breast facts The breasts are medically known as the mammary glands. The mammary gl...

Breast Augmentation

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Breast Augmentation

Description : Breast augmentation facts Smooth implants have less chance of rippling (waviness of ski...

Breast Biopsy

Description : Breast biopsy facts A breast biopsy procedure is usually done to determine whether a gr...

Breast Biopsy

Description : Breast biopsy facts A breast biopsy procedure is usually done to determine whether a gr...

Breast Biopsy

Description : Breast biopsy facts A breast biopsy procedure is usually done to determine whether a gr...

Breast Biopsy

Description : Breast biopsy facts A breast biopsy procedure is usually done to determine whether a gr...

Breast Biopsy

Description : Breast biopsy facts A breast biopsy procedure is usually done to determine whether a gr...

Breast Biopsy

Description : Breast biopsy facts A breast biopsy procedure is usually done to determine whether a gr...

Breast Biopsy

Description : Breast biopsy facts A breast biopsy procedure is usually done to determine whether a gr...

Breast Biopsy

Description : Breast biopsy facts A breast biopsy procedure is usually done to determine whether a gr...

Breast Biopsy

Description : Breast biopsy facts A breast biopsy procedure is usually done to determine whether a gr...

Breast Biopsy

Description : Breast biopsy facts A breast biopsy procedure is usually done to determine whether a gr...

Breast Cancer

Description : Breast cancer facts Statistics indicate that breast cancer affects over 230,000 wom...

Breast Cancer

Description : Breast cancer facts Statistics indicate that breast cancer affects over 230,000 wom...

Breast Cancer

Description : Breast cancer facts Statistics indicate that breast cancer affects over 230,000 wom...

Breast Cancer

Description : Breast cancer facts Statistics indicate that breast cancer affects over 230,000 wom...

Breast Cancer and Genetic Testing

Description : Breast Cancer and Genetic Testing Introduction Intensive genetic counseling is required b...

Breast Cancer and Genetic Testing

Description : Breast Cancer and Genetic Testing Introduction Intensive genetic counseling is required b...

Breast Cancer Prevention

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Breast Cancer: Bone Marrow Transplantation

Description : A bone marrow transplant may be used to treat patients with certain forms of cancer, such ...

Breast Cancer: Breast Cancer During Pregnancy

Description : Introduction Breast cancer is the most common cancer in pregnant women and tends to a...

Breast Cancer: Breast Cancer During Pregnancy

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Breast Cancer: Breast Cancer in Young Women

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Colon Cancer Screening and Surveillance

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