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Appendicitis

What is appendicitis? Appendicitis is one of the causes of serious belly pain. It happens when the appendix becomes infected and inflamed. The...

Bladder cancer

Cancer is the growth of abnormal cells in the body. These extra cells grow together and form masses, called tumors. In bladder cancer, these...

Cataracts

A cataract is a clouding of the lens of the eye that keeps light rays from passing through the lens and focusing on the retina. It then gets in the way of your eyesight.

Eye problems with vision changes

Vision changes that occur gradually over time or that seem to come and go are usually less serious than changes that occur suddenly and persist....

Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)

Gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GERD, is a digestive disorder that occurs when gastric acid from the stomach flows back up into the food pipe or esophagus. Heartburn is the most common symptom of GERD.

Glaucoma

Glaucoma is a health problem where the normal fluid pressure inside the eyes slowly builds up and doesn’t drain properly; the fluid collects and causes damage to the optic nerve.

Hernia, hiatal

A hernia is a bulge of intestine, another organ, or fat through the muscles of the belly. A hernia can occur when there is weakness in the muscle...

Inguinal hernia

A hernia is a bulge of intestine, another organ, or fat through the muscles of the belly. A hernia can occur when there is weakness in the...

Kidney Stones

A kidney stone is a hard, pebble-like deposit that forms in the kidney. It may be as small as a grain of sand or as large as a pearl - some are as big as golf balls; a stone may be smooth, irregular in shape, or jagged.

Prostate cancer

Many effective treatments are available Overview: Prostate cancer is the abnormal growth of cells in the tissues of a man’s prostate gland....

Renal cell cancer

There are many different types of kidney cancer, but the most common is called renal cell cancer, or RCC. Renal cell cancer is a disease in which...

Retinal Detachment

The retina is the light-sensitive tissue at the back of your eye. It records visual images and sends them to your brain so you can see. If you have had a detached retina and your vision is reduced, your lifestyle will be affected. Eye surgery is needed to treat a retinal detachment.

Sinusitis

Sinusitis is an infection of the lining of the sinuses near the nose. These infections most often happen after a cold or after an allergy flare-up.

Strabismus

Strabismus, also called wandering eye or crossed eyes, is a misalignment of the eyes. The eyes (one or both) may turn inward, outward, up or down.

Testis cancer

Testicular cancer occurs when abnormal cells grow out of control in the testicles (testes). Testicular cancer is highly curable, especially...

Tonsillitis

What is tonsillitis? Tonsillitis is an infection or inflammation of the tonsils. The tonsils are balls of lymphatic tissue on both sides of...