Diseases & Conditions List

Diseases, Conditions and Tests

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Labor and Delivery

Description : Labor and delivery facts Every woman's experience is unique and below are typical guide...

Labor and Delivery

Description : Labor and delivery facts Every woman's experience is unique and below are typical guide...

Labor and Delivery

Description : Labor and delivery facts Every woman's experience is unique and below are typical guide...

Lactose Intolerance (Lactase Deficiency)

Description : Lactose intolerance facts Lactose intolerance is an inability to digest lactose, th...

Lactose Intolerance (Lactase Deficiency)

Description : Lactose intolerance facts Lactose intolerance is an inability to digest lactose, th...

Lactose Intolerance (Lactase Deficiency)

Description : Lactose intolerance facts Lactose intolerance is an inability to digest lactose, th...

Lactose Intolerance (Lactase Deficiency)

Description : Lactose intolerance facts Lactose intolerance is an inability to digest lactose, th...

Lactose Tolerance Test

Description : What is the lactose tolerance test? The lactose tolerance test is a test for diagnosing a...

Lactose Tolerance Test

Description : What is the lactose tolerance test? The lactose tolerance test is a test for diagnosing a...

Landau-Kleffner Syndrome (LKS or Infantile Acquired Aphasia)

Description : What is Landau-Kleffner syndrome? Landau-Kleffner syndrome (LKS) is a childhood disor...

Landau-Kleffner Syndrome (LKS or Infantile Acquired Aphasia)

Description : What is Landau-Kleffner syndrome? Landau-Kleffner syndrome (LKS) is a childhood disor...

Landau-Kleffner Syndrome (LKS or Infantile Acquired Aphasia)

Description : What is Landau-Kleffner syndrome? Landau-Kleffner syndrome (LKS) is a childhood disor...

Lap Band Surgery (Gastric Banding)

Description : Lap band (gastric banding) introduction Obesity is a growing concern. By medical standard...

Lap Band Surgery (Gastric Banding)

Description : Lap band (gastric banding) introduction Obesity is a growing concern. Recent statistics s...

Lap Band Surgery (Gastric Banding)

Description : Lap band (gastric banding) introduction Obesity is a growing concern. By medical standard...

Lap Band Surgery (Gastric Banding)

Description : Lap band (gastric banding) introduction Obesity is a growing concern. By medical standard...

Lap Band Surgery (Gastric Banding)

Description : Lap band (gastric banding) introduction Obesity is a growing concern. By medical standard...

Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy

Description : What is laparoscopic cholecystectomy? The surgery to remove the gallbladder is called a c...

Laparoscopically Assisted Vaginal Hysterectomy (LAVH)

Description : What is a hysterectomy? A hysterectomy is the removal of the uterus (womb). For certain c...

Laparoscopically Assisted Vaginal Hysterectomy (LAVH)

Description : What is a hysterectomy? A hysterectomy is the removal of the uterus (womb). For certain c...

Laparoscopically Assisted Vaginal Hysterectomy (LAVH)

Description : What is a hysterectomy? A hysterectomy is the removal of the uterus (womb). For certain c...

Laparoscopically Assisted Vaginal Hysterectomy (LAVH)

Description : What is a hysterectomy? A hysterectomy is the removal of the uterus (womb). For certain c...

Laryngitis

Description : Laryngitis facts Laryngitis is an inflammation of the voice box (larynx). Causes o...

  • Medical Author : Benjamin Wedro, MD, FACEP, FAAEM
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Larynx Cancer (Throat Cancer)

Description : Throat cancer (larynx cancer) facts* *Throat cancer (larynx cancer) facts Medically E...

Larynx Cancer (Throat Cancer)

Description : Throat cancer (larynx cancer) facts* *Throat cancer (larynx cancer) facts Medically E...

Larynx Cancer (Throat Cancer)

Description : What is cancer? Cancer begins in cells, the building blocks that make up tissues. Tis...

Larynx Cancer (Throat Cancer)

Description : Throat cancer (larynx cancer) facts* *Throat cancer (larynx cancer) facts Medically E...

Larynx Cancer (Throat Cancer)

Description : Throat cancer (larynx cancer) facts* *Throat cancer (larynx cancer) facts Medically E...

LASEK laser eye surgery

Description : LASEK laser eye surgery is a newer surgery that combines many of the benefits of older vis...

Laser Resurfacing

Description : Introduction Laser resurfacing is a treatment to reduce facial wrinkles and skin irregula...

Laser Resurfacing

Description : Introduction Laser resurfacing is a treatment to reduce facial wrinkles and skin irregula...

Laser Tattoo Removal

Description : Introduction It is estimated that close to 10% of the U.S. population has some sort of ta...

Laser Use in Dentistry

Description : Introduction Lasers have been used in dentistry since 1994 to treat a number of dental pr...

Laser Use in Dentistry

Description : Introduction Lasers have been used in dentistry since 1994 to treat a number of dental pr...

LASIK Eye Surgery

Description : What is LASIK? LASIK stands for laser in situ keratomileusis, which means using a laser u...

  • Medical Author : J. Bradley Randleman, MD,Coauthor: John F. Payne, MD
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LASIK Eye Surgery

Description : What is LASIK? LASIK stands for laser in situ keratomileusis, which means using a laser u...

  • Medical Author : J. Bradley Randleman, MD,Coauthor: John F. Payne, MD
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LASIK Eye Surgery

Description : What is LASIK? LASIK stands for laser in situ keratomileusis, which means using a laser u...

LASIK Eye Surgery

Description : What is LASIK? LASIK stands for laser in situ keratomileusis, which means using a laser u...

Latex Allergy

Description : Latex allergy facts Latex allergy is dramatically on the rise throughout the world....

Latex Allergy

Description : Latex allergy facts Latex allergy is dramatically on the rise throughout the world....

Laxatives for Constipation

Description : Laxatives for constipation facts Constipation is infrequent bowel movements that ma...

Laxatives for Constipation

Description : Laxatives for constipation facts Constipation is infrequent bowel movements that ma...

Laxatives for Constipation

Description : Laxatives for constipation facts Constipation is infrequent bowel movements that ma...

Laxatives For Constipation

Description : Laxatives for constipation facts Constipation is infrequent bowel movements that may be pa...

Laxatives for Constipation

Description : Laxatives for constipation facts Constipation is infrequent bowel movements that ma...

Lead Poisoning

Description : Lead Poisoning Tips Lead poisoning is entirely preventable. The key is stopping child...

Lead Poisoning

Description : Lead Poisoning Tips Lead poisoning is entirely preventable. The key is stopping child...

Learning Disabilities

Description : What are learning disabilities? Learning disability is a general term that describes ...

  • Medical Author : What are learning disabilities? Learning disability is a general term that describes specific kinds of learning problems. A learning disability can cause a person to have trouble learning and using certain skills. The skills most often affected are:
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Learning Disabilities

Description : What are learning disabilities? Learning disability is a general term that describes ...

Learning Disabilities

Description : What are learning disabilities? Learning disability is a general term that describes ...

Learning Disabilities

Description : What are learning disabilities? Learning disability is a general term that describes ...

Learning Disabilities

Description : What are learning disabilities? Learning disability is a general term that describes ...

Learning Disabilities

Description : What are learning disabilities? Learning disability is a general term that describes ...

Learning Disabilities

Description : What are learning disabilities? Learning disability is a general term that describes ...

Learning Disabilities

Description : What are learning disabilities? Learning disability is a general term that describes ...

Learning Disabilities

Description : What are learning disabilities? Learning disability is a general term that describes ...

Learning Disabilities

Description : What are learning disabilities? Learning disability is a general term that describes ...

Learning Disabilities

Description : What are learning disabilities? Learning disability is a general term that describes ...

Learning Disabilities

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Learning Disabilities

Description : What are learning disabilities? Learning disability is a general term that describes ...

Learning Disabilities

Description : What are learning disabilities? Learning disability is a general term that describes ...

Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD) for Heart Failure

Description : What Is an LVAD? The left ventricular assist device, or LVAD, is a mechanical pump that i...

Legionnaire Disease and Pontiac Fever

Description : Legionnaires' disease and Pontiac fever (legionellosis) facts Legionellosis is an i...

Leishmaniasis

Description : Leishmaniasis facts Leishmaniasis is caused by a parasite that is spread to humans ...

Leptospirosis

Description : Leptospirosis facts Leptospirosis is an infectious disease that can occur in humans...

Leptospirosis

Description : Leptospirosis facts Leptospirosis is an infectious disease that can occur in humans...

Leukemia

Description : Leukemia facts* *Leukemia facts medical author: Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD L...

Leukemia

Description : Leukemia facts* *Leukemia facts medical author: Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD L...

Leukemia

Description : Leukemia facts* *Leukemia facts medical author: Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD L...

Leukemia

Description : Leukemia facts* *Leukemia facts medical author: Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD L...

Leukemia

Description : Leukemia facts* *Leukemia facts medical author: Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD L...

Leukemia

Description : Leukemia facts Leukemia is a cancer of blood cells (and therefore sometimes referre...

Leukemia

Description : Leukemia facts* *Leukemia facts medical author: Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD L...

Leukemia

Description : Leukemia facts* *Leukemia facts medical author: Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD L...

Leukemia

Description : Leukemia facts* *Leukemia facts medical author: Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD L...

Leukemia

Description : Leukemia facts* *Leukemia facts medical author: Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD L...

Leukemia

Description : Leukemia facts* *Leukemia facts medical author: Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD L...

Leukoplakia

Description : Introduction Leukoplakia is a white or gray patch that develops on the tongue or the ...

Lichen Planus

Description : Lichen planus facts Lichen planus is a chronic recurrent rash of unknown cause with...

Lichen Sclerosus

Description : *Lichen sclerosus facts *Lichen sclerosus facts author: John P. Cunha, DO, FACOEP ...

Lip Augmentation

Description : Cosmetic Procedures and Lip Augmentation So you want to improve the appearance of your li...

Lip Augmentation

Description : Cosmetic Procedures and Lip Augmentation So you want to improve the appearance of your li...

Lip Augmentation

Description : Cosmetic Procedures and Lip Augmentation So you want to improve the appearance of your li...

Lip Augmentation

Description : Cosmetic Procedures and Lip Augmentation So you want to improve the appearance of your li...

Liposuction

Description : Introduction to Liposuction "The battle of the bulge." That tiny, five-word phrase has be...

Liposuction

Description : Introduction to Liposuction "The battle of the bulge." That tiny, five-word phrase has be...

Liposuction

Description : Introduction to Liposuction "The battle of the bulge." That tiny, five-word phrase has be...

Liposuction

Description : Introduction to Liposuction "The battle of the bulge." That tiny, five-word phrase has be...

Listeriosis (Listeria monocytogenes Infection)

Description : ...

Listeriosis (Listeria monocytogenes Infection)

Description : Listeriosis (Listeria monocytogenes infection) facts Listeriosis is a disease cause...

Listeriosis (Listeria monocytogenes Infection)

Description : Listeriosis (Listeria monocytogenes infection) facts Listeriosis is a disease cause...

Liver Biopsy

Description : What is a Liver Biopsy? A liver biopsy is a procedure in which a small needle is inserted...

Liver Biopsy

Description : What is a Liver Biopsy? A liver biopsy is a procedure in which a small needle is inserted...

Liver Biopsy

Description : What is a Liver Biopsy? A liver biopsy is a procedure in which a small needle is inserted...

Liver Biopsy

Description : What is a Liver Biopsy? A liver biopsy is a procedure in which a small needle is inserted...

Liver Biopsy

Description : What is a Liver Biopsy? A liver biopsy is a procedure in which a small needle is inserted...

Liver Blood Tests

Description : The liver is located in the right upper portion of the abdominal cavity just beneath the r...

Liver Blood Tests

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

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 right upper po...

Liver Cancer (Hepatocellular Carcinoma)

Description : What is liver cancer? Liver cancer is a condition that happens when normal cells in t...

Liver Disease

Description :     Liver Disease Facts The liver plays an important ro...

  • Medical Author : Benjamin Wedro, MD, FACEP, FAAEM
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Liver Resection

Description : What is liver resection and why is it done? Liver resection is the surgical removal of a ...

Liver Resection

Description : What is liver resection and why is it done? Liver resection is the surgical removal of a ...

Loeys-Dietz Syndrome

Description : Loeys-Dietz syndrome facts Loeys-Dietz syndrome is a recently-described connective ...

Loeys-Dietz Syndrome

Description : Loeys-Dietz syndrome facts Loeys-Dietz syndrome is a recently-described connective ...

Loop Electrosurgical Excision Procedure (LEEP)

Description : What is LEEP? Loop electrosurgical excision procedure (LEEP), uses a low-voltage electric...

Loop Electrosurgical Excision Procedure (LEEP)

Description : What is LEEP? Loop electrosurgical excision procedure (LEEP), uses a low-voltage electric...

Low back pain

Description :     Low back pain facts Functions of the low back, or l...

  • Medical Author : William C. Shiel Jr., MD, FACP, FACR
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Low back pain

Description :     Low back pain facts Functions of the low back, or l...

  • Medical Author : William C. Shiel Jr., MD, FACP, FACR
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Low Back Pain (Lumbar Back Pain)

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

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Low blood pressure

Description :   Low blood pressure facts Low blood pressure, also called hypotension, is ...

Low Blood Pressure (Hypotension)

Description :     Low blood pressure facts Low blood pressure, also c...

Low Blood Pressure (Hypotension)

Description : Low blood pressure facts Low blood pressure, also called hypotension, is blood pres...

Low Potassium (Hypokalemia)

Description : What is potassium? Potassium is one of the primary electrolytes (crucial chemicals fo...

  • Medical Author : Benjamin Wedro, MD, FACEP, FAAEM
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Low Potassium (Hypokalemia)

Description : What is potassium? Potassium is one of the primary electrolytes (crucial chemicals fo...

  • Medical Author : Benjamin Wedro, MD, FACEP, FAAEM
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Low Potassium (Hypokalemia)

Description : What is potassium? Potassium is one of the primary electrolytes (crucial chemicals fo...

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Low Testosterone (Low-T)

Description : Low testosterone (Low-T) facts Low testosterone (low-T) is underproduction or lack ...

Low Testosterone (Low-T)

Description : Low testosterone (Low-T) facts Low testosterone (low-T) is underproduction or lack ...

Low Testosterone (Low-T)

Description : Low testosterone (Low-T) facts Low testosterone (low-T) is underproduction or lack ...

Low Testosterone (Low-T)

Description : Low testosterone (Low-T) facts Low testosterone (low-T) is underproduction or lack ...

Low Testosterone (Low-T)

Description : Low testosterone (Low-T) facts Low testosterone (low-T) is underproduction or lack ...

Low Testosterone (Low-T)

Description : Low testosterone (Low-T) facts Low testosterone (low-T) is underproduction or lack ...

Low Testosterone (Low-T)

Description : Low testosterone (Low-T) facts Low testosterone (low-T) is underproduction or lack ...

Low Testosterone (Low-T)

Description : Low testosterone (Low-T) facts Low testosterone (low-T) is underproduction or lack ...

Low Testosterone (Low-T)

Description : Low testosterone (Low-T) facts Low testosterone (low-T) is underproduction or lack ...

Lower Back Pain

Description :     Low back pain facts Functions of the low back, or l...

  • 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 l...

  • 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 l...

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Lower Cholesterol Levels with Diet and Medication

Description : Cholesterol levels facts A high blood cholesterol levels is also referred to as hyp...

  • Medical Author : Benjamin Wedro, MD, FACEP, FAAEM
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Lower Cholesterol Levels with Diet and Medication

Description : Cholesterol levels facts A high blood cholesterol levels is also referred to as hyp...

  • Medical Author : Benjamin Wedro, MD, FACEP, FAAEM
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Lower Cholesterol Levels with Diet and Medication

Description : Cholesterol levels facts A high blood cholesterol levels is also referred to as hyp...

  • Medical Author : Benjamin Wedro, MD, FACEP, FAAEM
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Lower Cholesterol Levels with Diet and Medication

Description : Cholesterol levels facts A high blood cholesterol levels is also referred to as hyp...

  • Medical Author : Benjamin Wedro, MD, FACEP, FAAEM
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Lower Cholesterol Levels with Diet and Medication

Description : Cholesterol levels facts A high blood cholesterol levels is also referred to as hyp...

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LTK Laser Eye Surgery

Description : Introduction to LTK Laser eye Surgery Laser thermokeratoplasty, or LTK laser eye surgery,...

LTK Laser Eye Surgery

Description : Introduction to LTK Laser eye Surgery Laser thermokeratoplasty, or LTK laser eye surgery,...

Lumbar Puncture (LP

Description : What is a lumbar puncture (LP)? A lumbar puncture (an LP) is the insertion of a needle in...

Lumbar Puncture (LP)

Description : What is a lumbar puncture (LP)? A lumbar puncture (an LP) is the insertion of a needle in...

Lumbar Puncture (LP)

Description : What is a lumbar puncture (LP)? A lumbar puncture (LP) is the insertion of a needle into ...

Lumbar Puncture (LP)

Description : What is a lumbar puncture (LP)? A lumbar puncture (LP) is the insertion of a needle into ...

Lumbar Puncture (LP)

Description : What is a lumbar puncture (LP)? A lumbar puncture (LP) is the insertion of a needle into ...

Lumbar Puncture (LP)

Description : A lumbar puncture (an LP) is the insertion of a needle into the fluid within the spinal ca...

Lumbar Spinal Stenosis

Description : Lumbar spinal stenosis facts Lumbar spinal stenosis is a condition whereby either t...

  • Medical Author : William C. Shiel Jr., MD, FACP, FACR
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Lumbar Spinal Stenosis

Description : Lumbar spinal stenosis facts Lumbar spinal stenosis is a condition whereby either t...

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Lumbar Spinal Stenosis

Description : Lumbar spinal stenosis facts Lumbar spinal stenosis is a condition whereby either t...

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Lumbar Spinal Stenosis

Description : Lumbar spinal stenosis facts Lumbar spinal stenosis is a condition whereby either t...

  • Medical Author : William C. Shiel Jr., MD, FACP, FACR
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Lumbar Spinal Stenosis

Description : Lumbar spinal stenosis facts Lumbar spinal stenosis is a condition whereby either t...

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Lung Anatomy

Description : Lung anatomy facts The lungs exchange oxygen and carbon dioxide between the air we ...

Lung Anatomy

Description : Lung anatomy facts The lungs exchange oxygen and carbon dioxide between the air we ...

Lung Anatomy

Description : Lung anatomy facts The lungs exchange oxygen and carbon dioxide between the air we ...

Lung Anatomy

Description : Lung anatomy facts The lungs exchange oxygen and carbon dioxide between the air we ...

Lung Anatomy

Description : Lung anatomy facts The lungs exchange oxygen and carbon dioxide between the air we ...

Lung cancer

Description :       Lung cancer facts Lung cancer is the number on...

Lung cancer

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

Lyme disease

Description :     Lyme disease facts Lyme disease is a bacterial illn...

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

Description : Lyme disease is a bacterial illness that is spread by tick bites. Lyme disease can affe...

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

Description :   Lyme disease facts Lyme disease is a bacterial illness that is spread by ...

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Lymphedema

Description : Lymphedema facts Lymphedema is a condition that results from impaired flow of the l...

Lymphedema

Description : Lymphedema facts Lymphedema is a condition that results from impaired flow of the l...

Lymphedema

Description : Lymphedema facts Lymphedema is a condition that results from impaired flow of the l...

Lymphedema

Description : Lymphedema facts Lymphedema is a condition that results from impaired flow of the l...

Lymphedema

Description : Lymphedema facts Lymphedema is a condition that results from impaired flow of the l...

Lymphedema

Description : Lymphedema facts Lymphedema is a condition that results from impaired flow of the l...

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