Diseases & Conditions List

Diseases, Conditions and Tests

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Rabies

Description : Rabies facts About 60,000 people die every year of rabies, mostly in Asia and Afric...

Rabies

Description : Medical Editor: Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD   Rabies facts Wha...

Radiation Therapy

Description : What is radiation therapy? In radiation therapy (also called radiotherapy), invisible hig...

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

Description : What is radiation therapy? In radiation therapy (also called radiotherapy), invisible hig...

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Radiculopathy

Description : Radiculopathy facts Radiculopathy is caused by compression or irritation of a nerve...

Radiculopathy

Description : Radiculopathy facts Radiculopathy is caused by compression or irritation of a nerve...

Radiculopathy

Description : Radiculopathy facts Radiculopathy is caused by compression or irritation of a nerve...

Radiculopathy

Description : Radiculopathy facts Radiculopathy is caused by compression or irritation of a nerve...

Radiculopathy

Description : Radiculopathy facts Radiculopathy is caused by compression or irritation of a nerve...

Radiculopathy

Description : Radiculopathy facts Radiculopathy is caused by compression or irritation of a nerve...

Radiculopathy

Description : Radiculopathy facts Radiculopathy is caused by compression or irritation of a nerve...

Radiofrequency Ablation (RFA) Therapy of Liver

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

Ramsay Hunt Syndrome

Description : What is Ramsay Hunt syndrome? What causes it? Ramsay Hunt syndrome (also termed Hunt'...

Rape and Sexual Assault

Description : Rape (sexual assault) facts Sexual assault is any illegal sexual contact that invol...

Rapid Strep Test

Description : What is a rapid strep test? The rapid strep test is a quick and accurate diagnostic tool ...

Rapid Strep Test

Description : What is a rapid strep test? The rapid strep test is a quick and accurate diagnostic tool ...

Rapid Strep Test

Description : What is a rapid strep test? The rapid strep test is a quick and accurate diagnostic tool ...

Rapid Strep Test

Description : What is a rapid strep test? The rapid strep test is a quick and accurate diagnostic tool ...

Rapid Strep Test

Description : What is a rapid strep test? The rapid strep test is a quick and accurate diagnostic tool ...

Rash 101: Introduction to Common Skin Rashes

Description : Rash facts Rash is not a specific diagnosis. Instead it means skin inflammation and...

Rash 101: Introduction to Common Skin Rashes

Description : Rash facts Rash is not a specific diagnosis. Instead it means skin inflammation and...

Recreational Water Illnesses (RWIs)

Description : Recreational water illness (RWIs) facts *Recreational water illness facts Medically E...

Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome Type 1, CRPS)

Description : Reflex sympathetic dystrophy (RSD) facts Reflex sympathetic dystrophy (RSD) is char...

  • Medical Author : William C. Shiel Jr., MD, FACP, FACR
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Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome Type 1, CRPS)

Description : Reflex sympathetic dystrophy (RSD) facts Reflex sympathetic dystrophy (RSD) is char...

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Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome Type 1, CRPS)

Description : Reflex sympathetic dystrophy (RSD) facts Reflex sympathetic dystrophy (RSD) is char...

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Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome Type 1, CRPS)

Description : Reflex sympathetic dystrophy (RSD) facts Reflex sympathetic dystrophy (RSD) is char...

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Reflux Laryngitis

Description : Reflux laryngitis facts Reflux laryngitis is inflammation of the voice box (larynx)...

Reflux Laryngitis

Description : Reflux laryngitis facts Reflux laryngitis is inflammation of the voice box (larynx)...

Relapsing Polychondritis

Description : Relapsing polychondritis facts Relapsing polychondritis is an uncommon, chronic dis...

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Renal Artery Stenosis

Description : Renal artery stenosis facts Elevated blood pressure (hypertension) is common and is...

Renal Artery Stenosis

Description : Renal artery stenosis facts Elevated blood pressure (hypertension) is common and is...

Renal Artery Stenosis

Description : Renal artery stenosis facts Elevated blood pressure (hypertension) is common and is...

Renal Artery Stenosis

Description : Renal artery stenosis facts Elevated blood pressure (hypertension) is common and is...

Renal Artery Stenosis

Description : Renal artery stenosis facts Elevated blood pressure (hypertension) is common and is...

Renal Artery Stenosis

Description : Renal artery stenosis facts Elevated blood pressure (hypertension) is common and is...

Renal Artery Stenosis

Description : Renal artery stenosis facts Elevated blood pressure (hypertension) is common and is...

Renal Artery Stenosis

Description : Renal artery stenosis facts Elevated blood pressure (hypertension) is common and is...

Renal Artery Stenosis

Description : Renal artery stenosis facts Elevated blood pressure (hypertension) is common and is...

Renal Artery Stenosis

Description : Renal artery stenosis facts Elevated blood pressure (hypertension) is common and is...

Renal Artery Stenosis

Description : Renal artery stenosis facts Elevated blood pressure (hypertension) is common and is...

Renal Artery Stenosis

Description : Renal artery stenosis facts Elevated blood pressure (hypertension) is common and is...

Renal Osteodystrophy

Description : Renal osteodystrophy facts* *Renal osteodystrophy facts by John P. Cunha, DO, FACOEP ...

Renal Osteodystrophy

Description : Renal osteodystrophy facts* *Renal osteodystrophy facts by John P. Cunha, DO, FACOEP ...

Repetitive Motion Disorders (RMDs)

Description : What are repetitive motion disorders (RMDs? Repetitive motion disorders (RMDs) are a ...

Repetitive Motion Disorders (RMDs)

Description : What are repetitive motion disorders (RMDs? Repetitive motion disorders (RMDs) are a ...

Repetitive Motion Disorders (RMDs)

Description : What are repetitive motion disorders (RMDs? Repetitive motion disorders (RMDs) are a ...

Repetitive Motion Disorders (RMDs)

Description : What are repetitive motion disorders (RMDs? Repetitive motion disorders (RMDs) are a ...

Repetitive Motion Disorders (RMDs)

Description : What are repetitive motion disorders (RMDs? Repetitive motion disorders (RMDs) are a ...

Repetitive Motion Disorders (RMDs)

Description : What are repetitive motion disorders (RMDs? Repetitive motion disorders (RMDs) are a ...

Reproductive Health

Description : Menstruation and Menopause The menstrual cycle is the process by which a woman's body...

Reproductive Health

Description : Menstruation and Menopause The menstrual cycle is the process by which a woman's body...

Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) Infection

Description : Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) infection facts RSV is a highly contagious virus ...

Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) Infection

Description : Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) infection facts RSV is a highly contagious virus ...

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 syndr...

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Restless leg syndrome

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

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Retinal Detachment

Description : Retinal detachment facts A retinal detachment is a separation of the retina from it...

Retinal Detachment

Description : Retinal detachment facts A retinal detachment is a separation of the retina from it...

Retinitis Pigmentosa

Description : Retinitis pigmentosa facts Retinitis pigmentosa is a bilateral inherited condition ...

Rhabdomyolysis

Description : Rhabdomyolysis facts Rhabdomyolysis is the rapid destruction of skeletal muscle res...

Rheumatic Fever (Acute Rheumatic Fever or ARF)

Description : Rheumatic fever (acute rheumatic fever or ARF) facts Rheumatic fever is an autoimmu...

Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)

Description : What are causes and risk factors of rheumatoid arthritis? The cause of rheumatoid art...

  • Medical Author : William C. Shiel Jr., MD, FACP, FACR
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Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)

Description : Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) facts Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disease that ...

  • Medical Author : William C. Shiel Jr., MD, FACP, FACR / Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD
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Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)

Description : Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) facts Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disease that ...

  • Medical Author : William C. Shiel Jr., MD, FACP, FACR / Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD
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Rheumatoid Factor (RF)

Description : Rheumatoid factor (RF) facts Rheumatoid factor is an antibody that is detectable in the...

  • Medical Author : William C. Shiel Jr., MD, FACP, FACR
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Rheumatoid Factor (RF)

Description : Rheumatoid factor (RF) facts Rheumatoid factor is an antibody that is detectable in the...

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Rhinoplasty, Septorhinoplasty &Repair Of Nasal Fractures

Description : Rhinoplasty facts These procedures are done to change, correct, or repair the nose....

Rhinoplasty, Septorhinoplasty &Repair Of Nasal Fractures

Description : Rhinoplasty facts These procedures are done to change, correct, or repair the nose....

Rhinoplasty, Septorhinoplasty &Repair Of Nasal Fractures

Description : Rhinoplasty facts These procedures are done to change, correct, or repair the nose....

Ricin Poisoning

Description : What ricin is Ricin is a poison found naturally in castor beans. If castor beans ar...

Ricin Poisoning

Description : What ricin is Ricin is a poison found naturally in castor beans. If castor beans ar...

Rickets (Calcium, Phosphate, or Vitamin D Deficiency)

Description : Rickets facts Rickets is caused by a deficiency of vitamin D, calcium, or phosphate...

Ringworm

Description :       Ringworm facts Ringworm is a common fungal in...

Ringworm

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

Ringworm

Description :     Ringworm facts Ringworm is a common fungal infection of th...

Ringworm

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

Ringworm

Description :     Ringworm facts Ringworm is a common fungal infection of th...

Ringworm

Description :     Ringworm facts Ringworm is a common fungal infection of th...

Ringworm

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

Ringworm

Description :     Ringworm facts Ringworm  is a common fungal ...

Ringworm

Description : Ringworm is a common fungal infection of the skin and is not due to a worm. The medica...

Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever

Description : Rocky Mountain spotted fever facts Close to 2,000 cases of Rocky Mountain spotted f...

Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever

Description : Rocky Mountain spotted fever facts Close to 2,000 cases of Rocky Mountain spotted f...

Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever

Description : Rocky Mountain spotted fever facts Close to 2,000 cases of Rocky Mountain spotted f...

Root Canal

Description : What is a root canal? A root canal is a treatment of the pulp of the tooth that is inflam...

Rosacea

Description : Rosacea facts Rosacea is a common, chronic, incurable, adult acne-like skin conditi...

Rosacea

Description : Rosacea facts Rosacea is a common, chronic, incurable, adult acne-like skin conditi...

Rosacea (cont.)

Description : Rosacea facts Rosacea is a common, chronic, incurable, adult acne-like skin conditi...

Roseola

Description : Roseola facts Roseola is a mild illness caused by a virus infection most commonly i...

Roseola

Description : Roseola facts Roseola is a mild illness caused by a virus infection most commonly i...

Roseola

Description : Roseola facts Roseola is a mild illness caused by a virus infection most commonly i...

Roseola

Description : Roseola facts Roseola is a mild illness caused by a virus infection most commonly i...

Roseola

Description : Roseola facts Roseola is a mild illness caused by a virus infection most commonly i...

Rotator Cuff Disease

Description : What is the rotator cuff? The rotator cuff is the group of four tendons that stabiliz...

  • Medical Author : William C. Shiel Jr., MD, FACP, FACR
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Rotator Cuff Disease

Description : What is the rotator cuff? The rotator cuff is the group of four tendons that stabiliz...

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Rotator Cuff Disease

Description : What is the rotator cuff? The rotator cuff is the group of four tendons that stabiliz...

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Rotavirus Infection

Description : Rotavirus infection facts Rotavirus is the most common cause of severe diarrhea amo...

Rothmund-Thomson Syndrome

Description : What is Rothmund-Thomson syndrome (RTS)? Rothmund-Thomson syndrome is a rare conditio...

Rothmund-Thomson Syndrome

Description : What is Rothmund-Thomson syndrome (RTS)? Rothmund-Thomson syndrome is a rare conditio...

Rothmund-Thomson Syndrome

Description : What is Rothmund-Thomson syndrome (RTS)? Rothmund-Thomson syndrome is a rare conditio...

Rothmund-Thomson Syndrome

Description : What is Rothmund-Thomson syndrome (RTS)? Rothmund-Thomson syndrome is a rare conditio...

Rothmund-Thomson Syndrome

Description : What is Rothmund-Thomson syndrome (RTS)? Rothmund-Thomson syndrome is a rare conditio...

Rothmund-Thomson Syndrome

Description : What is Rothmund-Thomson syndrome (RTS)? Rothmund-Thomson syndrome is a rare conditio...

Rubella (German Measles)

Description : About rubella Rubella, sometimes called German measles or three-day measles, is a con...

Rubella (German Measles)

Description : About rubella Rubella, sometimes called German measles or three-day measles, is a con...

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