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Hypoglycemia (Low Blood Sugar): Sy
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/11647-hypoglycemia-low-blood-sugar

Jan 31st, 2023 - Overview What is hypoglycemia (low blood sugar)? Hypoglycemia happens when the level of sugar (glucose) in your blood drops below the range that’s healthy for you. It’s also called low blood sugar or low blood glucose. Hypoglycemia is common in people with diabetes, especially Type 1 diabetes. For most people with diabetes, hypoglycemia is when your blood sugar level is below 70 milligrams per ...

Down Syndrome:
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/17818-down-syndrome

Jan 31st, 2023 - Overview Down syndrome can affect how your child develops. Physical signs become more apparent as your child grows. What is Down syndrome? Down syndrome is a genetic condition where people are born with an extra chromosome. Most people have 23 pairs of chromosomes within each cell in their body, for a total of 46. A person diagnosed with Down syndrome has an extra copy of chromosome 21, which m...

Kidney Infection (Pyelonephritis): Sy
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/15456-kidney-infection-pyelonephritis

Jan 31st, 2023 - Overview A kidney infection is more likely than a lower UTI to suddenly make you feel sick, give you a fever or cause pain in your lower back or side. What is a kidney infection (pyelonephritis)? A kidney infection (pyelonephritis) is a type of urinary tract infection (UTI). Bacteria cause it when they move from another part of your body, like your bladder, up to one or both of your kidneys. Ki...

Balanitis: Causes, Symptoms, Trea
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/21186-balanitis

Jan 30th, 2023 - Overview What is balanitis? Balanitis is pain and inflammation (swelling and irritation) of the glans (head) of the penis that happens most often in uncircumcised men or people assigned male at birth (AMAB). Circumcision is a procedure that removes skin (the foreskin) from the head of the penis (glans). Yeast infections typically cause balanitis. However, bacterial infections, viral infections ...

Adenomyosis: Causes, Symptoms, Dia
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/14167-adenomyosis

Jan 30th, 2023 - Overview Adenomyosis is when tissue that lines your uterus grows into the muscular walls of your uterus. What is adenomyosis? Adenomyosis (pronounced “add-en-o-my-OH-sis”) is when tissue similar to the lining of your uterus (endometrium) starts to grow into the muscle wall of your uterus (myometrium). It causes your uterus to thicken and enlarge — sometimes, up to double or triple its usual siz...

Noonan Syndrome (Leopard Syndrome)
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/17926-noonan-syndrome

Jan 27th, 2023 - Overview What is Noonan syndrome? Noonan syndrome is a genetic condition that can affect your child in many ways. While some children born with this condition have mild symptoms, others can have more issues. Symptoms typically include unusual facial features such as a tall forehead and wide-set eyes, lower-set ears and a shorter neck. Many children born with Noonan syndrome also have short stat...

Soft Tissue Sarcoma: Symptoms, Tre
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/21732-soft-tissue-sarcoma

Jan 27th, 2023 - Overview Soft tissue sarcoma in lower leg muscle. What is soft tissue sarcoma? Soft tissue sarcomas are rare cancerous tumors in the tissues that support and surround your bones and organs. (Think muscles, tendons, fat and skin). You may develop soft tissue sarcomas anywhere but they usually appear in your arms, legs, chest and in the space behind your belly (retroperitoneum). Are soft tissue s...

Prader-Willi Syndrome:
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/21016-prader-willi-syndrome

Jan 27th, 2023 - Overview What is Prader-Willi syndrome? Prader-Willi syndrome (PWS) is a rare genetic condition that affects your child’s metabolism and causes changes to their body and behavior. They have severe low muscle tone and poor feeding during early infancy, followed by a tremendous appetite that develops between 2 and 6 years of age. This can lead to severe obesity if excessive eating isn’t managed. ...

Bruises (Ecchymosis): Symptoms, Causes, Trea
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/15235-bruises

Jan 26th, 2023 - Overview What is a bruise (ecchymosis)? “Ecchymosis” (pronounced “eh-chuh-mow-sis”) is the medical term for a bruise. A bruise, or contusion, is skin discoloration from damaged, leaking blood vessels underneath your skin. Even though there’s blood pooling underneath your skin, you won’t have any external bleeding unless your skin breaks open. The collection of blood makes a bruise visible. Brui...

Low Libido (Low Sex Drive): Causes, Sy
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/15216-low-libido-low-sex-drive

Jan 26th, 2023 - Overview What is low libido (low sex drive)? Low libido (low sex drive) is a decrease in the frequency and/or intensity of sexual desire that you once had. It can be temporary or long-term. Libido is your overall sexual drive or desire for sexual activity, which includes sex with a partner and masturbation. Libido is complex and is influenced by biological, psychological and social factors. Bio...

Gingivitis: Symptoms a
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/10950-gingivitis-and-periodontal-disease-gum-disease

Jan 23rd, 2023 - Overview When plaque and tartar remain on your teeth for too long, your gums become red and swollen. This is gingivitis. Left untreated, gingivitis can cause irreversible damage to the bone and tissues that support your teeth. What is gingivitis? Gingivitis is the earliest stage of gum disease (periodontal disease). It develops when plaque, tartar and bacteria build up on your teeth, causing re...

Bedwetting (Nocturnal Enuresis)
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/15075-bedwetting

Jan 20th, 2023 - Overview What is bedwetting (nocturnal enuresis)? Bedwetting, or nocturnal enuresis, is the accidental or involuntary release of pee while sleeping. Bedwetting is common among children, even after toilet training. Most children gradually stop wetting the bed on their own as they grow older. This usually happens between 4 and 6 years of age. A healthcare provider will see bedwetting as an issue ...

Proctitis: What it is, Symptoms,
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/5964-proctitis

Jan 19th, 2023 - Overview What is proctitis? Proctitis is inflammation inside your rectum, which is the lower end of your large intestine just before your anus. “Procto” means “rectum,” and “itis” means “inflammation”. Your rectum can become inflamed if bacteria or chemicals irritate the inner lining, or if it’s affected by inflammatory bowel disease. It can cause uncomfortable symptoms, such as pain, rectal bl...

Lymphocytic Colitis: Symptoms &
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/24634-lymphocytic-colitis

Jan 19th, 2023 - Overview Certain foods can trigger diarrhea with lymphocytic colitis. What is lymphocytic colitis? Lymphocytic colitis is a type of microscopic colitis, which is a type of inflammatory bowel disease. Inflammatory bowel diseases are chronic diseases that cause ongoing inflammation in your intestines. Colitis means inflammation of the large intestine (colon). Microscopic colitis is colitis that c...

Heartburn: What It Feels Like,
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/9617-heartburn-overview

Jan 19th, 2023 - Overview Heartburn feels like it's in your heart, but it actually occurs in your esophagus. What is heartburn? Heartburn is a painful, burning feeling in the middle of your chest. It’s not really in your heart, though. It’s caused by stomach acid rising into your esophagus (reflux), which runs through your chest, close to your heart. Heartburn is an occasional symptom for many people, and a chr...

Cyclic Neutropenia: Symptoms,
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/21081-cyclic-neutropenia

Jan 18th, 2023 - Overview What is cyclic neutropenia? Cyclic neutropenia involves having lower-than-normal levels of neutrophils (a type of white blood cell) in your blood. But the low levels occur periodically, not all the time. Neutrophils are important because they help fight infection. A shortage of neutrophils, or neutropenia, makes it harder for your immune system to fight harmful bacteria or viruses that...

Cold Urticaria: What It Is, Symptoms,
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/24629-cold-urticaria

Jan 18th, 2023 - Overview Cold urticaria is a rash or hives you can develop as a reaction to cold temperatures. What is cold urticaria? Cold urticaria is a condition that causes an allergic reaction to cold temperatures. A person with cold urticaria may develop a rash or hives after: Eating or drinking something cold. Putting ice on their skin. Swimming or bathing in cold water. Walking outdoors in cold weather...

Prostate Cancer: Symptoms,
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/8634-prostate-cancer

Jan 17th, 2023 - Overview 10 Warning Signs of Prostate Cancer What is prostate cancer? Prostate cancer develops in the prostate, a small walnut-shaped gland located below the bladder and in front of the rectum in men and people assigned male at birth (AMAB). This tiny gland secretes fluid that mixes with semen, keeping sperm healthy for conception and pregnancy. Prostate cancer is a serious disease. Fortunately...

Eczema on Face: Symptoms, Causes,
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/24604-eczema-on-face

Jan 16th, 2023 - Overview Eczema on your face causes dry, flaky and itchy skin that’s common on your cheeks and forehead. What is eczema on your face? Eczema on your face, or facial eczema, is a condition that can make the skin on your face dry, flaky and itchy. Eczema prevents your skin’s natural barrier from outside elements to function properly. This makes your skin sensitive, so it can easily react to irrit...

Aspergillosis: Types, Causes, Symptoms, Dia
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/14770-aspergillosis

Jan 16th, 2023 - Overview What is aspergillosis? Aspergillosis is a term for an infection caused by several types of Aspergillus fungi (plural of fungus). Aspergillus is usually found outdoors, in dead leaves, plants, soil or compost. It’s occasionally found in moist environments indoors. Most people breathe in Aspergillus spores every day without getting sick. But in certain people, Aspergillus can cause aller...