Search Results for

*

301-400 of 10063 Results
Sort by Relevance , Date , Title

Canker Sores - familydoctor.org

Canker sores are small, thin sores in the mouth. They usually last 7 to 10 days and go away on their own, but may require a doctor visit or treatment.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/condition/canker-sores/

Chlamydia - familydoctor.org

Chlamydia is a bacterial infection that affects both men and women. It is spread through oral, vaginal, or anal sex.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/condition/chlamydia/

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome - familydoctor.org

Carpal tunnel syndrome is a painful disorder of the wrist and hand. It can be treated and should leave no lasting damage.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/condition/carpal-tunnel-syndrome/

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) -- Symptoms and Treatment

COPD is a progressive disease that makes it hard for you to breathe. The two main types of COPD are chronic bronchitis and emphysema.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/condition/chronic-obstructive-pulmonary-disease-copd/

Colds and The Flu: Difference Between Cold and Flu | familydoctor.org

Colds and the flu are caused by viruses, but not the same virus. They have similar symptoms and affect the respiratory system. Learn more here.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/condition/colds-and-the-flu/

Chronic Pelvic Pain - familydoctor.org

Chronic pelvic pain is pain in your pelvic region that lasts for at least 6 months.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/condition/chronic-pelvic-pain/

Colorectal Cancer - familydoctor.org

Colorectal cancer starts in the colon or the rectum. Because they share common features, these two cancers are often referred to as colorectal cancer.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/condition/colorectal-cancer/

Depression in Older Adults - familydoctor.org

Depression is common in adults who are more than 65 years of age. However, it is not a normal part of growing older.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/depression-in-older-adults/

Deep Vein Thrombosis - Signs of Pulmonary Embolism | familydoctor.org

Deep vein thrombosis is a blood clot. If the blood clot breaks it can block a blood vessel in your lungs. This blockage is called a pulmonary embolism.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/condition/deep-vein-thrombosis/

Diet and Exercise for a Healthy Heart - familydoctor.org

Having a healthy heart is vital to your overall health. Two of the simplest yet most important ways to help your heart health are diet and exercise.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/diet-and-exercise-for-a-healthy-heart/

Diabetes: Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment | Familydoctor.org

Diabetes is a condition in which your body doesn’t make or use the hormone insulin properly. It causes too much blood glucose to build up in the blood.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/condition/diabetes/

What Is Diabetic Ketoacidosis? - Symptoms - Treatment | familydoctor.org

Diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) happens when your blood sugar is high and your insulin level is low. This imbalance causes a build-up of ketones.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/condition/diabetic-ketoacidosis/

Diabetic Neuropathy - familydoctor.org

Diabetic neuropathy is a type of nerve damage that happens in people who have diabetes.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/condition/diabetic-neuropathy/

What Causes Indigestion (Dyspepsia)? - Symptoms | familydoctor.org

Indigestion is a common condition. It can happen when your body has trouble digesting food. Learn more about causes and symptoms here.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/condition/indigestion-dyspepsia/

Dysmenorrhea - familydoctor.org

What is dysmenorrhea?Dysmenorrhea is the medical term for pain that women have before or during menses (known as their…

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/condition/dysmenorrhea/

Diverticular Disease - familydoctor.org

Diverticular disease is a group of conditions that affect your large intestine (colon). It involves small pouches or sacs, called diverticula.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/condition/diverticular-disease/

Exercise-induced Urticaria: Prevention, Causes and Treatment

Exercise-induced urticaria is a condition that produces hives and other allergic symptoms, such as itching or swelling, during or after exercise.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/condition/exercise-induced-urticaria/

Food Allergies - familydoctor.org

A food allergy is an abnormal reaction to a food triggered by your immune system.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/condition/food-allergies/

Endometrial Cancer - familydoctor.org

Endometrial cancer occurs in the lining of a woman’s uterus. Learn about the symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of this cancer.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/condition/endometrial-cancer/

Galactorrhea - familydoctor.org

Galactorrhea occurs when one or both breasts make milk or a milky discharge. It’s not related to milk production in breastfeeding.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/condition/galactorrhea/

Genital Warts - Human Papillomavirus (HPV) | familydoctor.org

Genital warts are small, flat, flesh-colored bumps or tiny, cauliflower-like bumps caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV). Learn more here.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/condition/genital-warts/

Gallstones - familydoctor.org

Gallstones are hard deposits that can form inside the gallbladder, causing pain in the upper abdomen.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/condition/gallstones/

Glaucoma - Signs and Symptoms | familydoctor.org

Glaucoma is an eye disease that happens when fluid builds up in the eye, increasing pressure. Click here for symptoms and treatment.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/condition/glaucoma/

Gout - familydoctor.org

Gout is a common type of arthritis that causes swelling and pain in your big toe and other joints. Learn how to help prevent and treat gout attacks.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/condition/gout/

Gynecomastia - familydoctor.org

Gynecomastia is a condition in which men have enlarged breasts.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/condition/gynecomastia/

Group B Strep - Affects 25% of Health Pregnant Women | familydoctor.org

Group B strep is a kind of bacteria commonly found in 25% of healthy pregnant women, that can sicken newborns who are exposed to it during birth.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/condition/group-b-strep-infection/

Headaches - familydoctor.org

There are several different types of headaches. Migraines and tension headaches are the most common.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/condition/headaches/

Heart Failure - familydoctor.org

Heart failure means your heart isn’t pumping blood as well as it should. It is the result of other diseases or conditions weakening your heart.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/condition/heart-failure/

Herpes - Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment | Familydoctor.org

Herpes is a group of viruses that cause blisters and sores. They usually appear near your mouth or on your genitals.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/condition/herpes/

High-Altitude Illness - familydoctor.org

High-altitude illness, or sickness, can occur when your body doesn’t get enough oxygen. Learn how to recognize, prevent, and treat the illness.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/condition/high-altitude-illness/

High Blood Pressure - Best Way To Lower Blood Pressure | familydoctor.org

The best way to lower blood pressure begins with lifestyle changes to help lower your blood pressure and reduce your risk of heart disease. Learn more here.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/condition/high-blood-pressure/

Hip Problems in Infants - familydoctor.org

A hip problem in infants is known as developmental dysplasia of the hip (DDH). It is when the ball of the hip joint does not fit well in the socket.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/condition/hip-problems-in-infants/

Hip Fractures - Symptoms and Treatment | familydoctor.org

A hip fracture is a break in the bones of your hip. Hip fractures can happen at any age. However, it is more common in people 65 and older.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/condition/hip-fractures/

Hyperthyroidism: Symptoms, Causes and Treatment - familydoctor.org

Hyperthyroidism is an overactive thyroid. Your thyroid controls your body’s metabolism. It affects your heart rate, organ function, muscles, and bones.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/condition/hyperthyroidism/

Hypothyroidism - familydoctor.org

Hypothyroidism is an underactive thyroid. Your thyroid controls your metabolism, heart rate, muscles, bones, and other organs.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/condition/hypothyroidism/

Intertrigo - Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, Treatment and Prevention

Intertrigo is a rash that usually affects the folds of the skin, where the skin rubs together or where it is often moist.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/condition/intertrigo/

Interstitial Cystitis - familydoctor.org

Interstitial cystitis is chronic inflammation of the bladder. This inflammation can scar the bladder or make it stiff.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/condition/interstitial-cystitis/

Infant Jaundice - Symptoms - Causes | familydoctor.org

Infant jaundice is when a newborn baby’s skin, eyes, and mouth turn a yellow color. It is common and usually not serious.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/condition/infant-jaundice/

Latex Allergy - familydoctor.org

The protein in rubber latex can cause an allergic reaction in some people. This reaction can range from sneezing to anaphylactic shock.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/condition/latex-allergy/

Insomnia - familydoctor.org

Insomnia is a common sleep disorder. People with insomnia have trouble falling asleep, staying asleep, or both. It can affect you physically and mentally.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/condition/insomnia/

Low Back Pain - familydoctor.org

Low back pain is common. But you can learn to prevent it or reduce the frequency of pain.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/condition/low-back-pain/

Menopause - familydoctor.org

Menopause is when a woman’s menstrual periods permanently end. It happens because, as a woman ages, her ovaries make fewer female hormones.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/condition/menopause/

Lichen Planus - familydoctor.org

Lichen planus is a type of rash that forms on your skin, on genitalia, or in your mouth. It is marked by purple bumps that are flat and uneven in size.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/condition/lichen-planus/

Malaria - familydoctor.org

Malaria is a serious disease caused by a parasite. The parasite is carried by one type of mosquito. Humans get malaria when bitten by an infected mosquito.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/condition/malaria/

Osteoarthritis - Symptoms and Treatment | familydoctor.org

Arthritis is inflammation (swelling) of the joints. While there are many kinds of arthritis, osteoarthritis is the most common kind. Learn more here.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/condition/osteoarthritis/

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder - familydoctor.org

Obsessive-compulsive disorder is a type of anxiety disorder that causes unwanted thoughts (obsessions) and repetitive behaviors (compulsions).

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/condition/obsessive-compulsive-disorder/

Oppositional Defiant Disorder - Causes and Symptoms | familydoctor.org

Oppositional defiant disorder is a behavior condition that makes children and teens angry, argumentative, and defiant much more often than their peers.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/condition/oppositional-defiant-disorder/

Opioid Addiction - Pain Relief - Signs of Addiction | familydoctor.org

Opioids are a type of medicine often used to help relieve pain. People who do not follow their doctor’s instructions can become addicted. Learn more here.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/condition/opioid-addiction/

Polycystic Kidney Disease - Treatment - Causes | familydoctor.org

Polycystic kidney disease (PKD) is an inherited disease that causes abnormal sacs of fluid (called cysts) to grow in the kidney.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/condition/polycystic-kidney-disease/

Pancreatitis - Causes - Treatment | familydoctor.org

Pancreatitis is inflammation or swelling of your pancreas. It can be acute or chronic. Both forms are serious conditions. Click here for causes and treatment.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/condition/pancreatitis/

Osteoporosis - familydoctor.org

Osteoporosis is a disease of the bones. It makes your bones brittle and breakable. Learn how to prevent and manage it, and when to get screened.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/condition/osteoporosis/

Pelvic Inflammatory Disease - Symptoms | familydoctor.org

Pelvic inflammatory disease is an infection of the female reproductive organs. It is often caused by a sexually transmitted infection (STI).

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/condition/pelvic-inflammatory-disease/

Postpartum Depression: Diagnosis, Symptoms, Treatment

It is normal to feel the baby blues for a few weeks after giving birth, but postpartum depression can have more serious symptoms for much longer.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/condition/postpartum-depression/

Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS) - When Does PMS Start? | familydoctor.org

Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) is the name for a group of symptoms that you may experience up to 14 days before your period (menstruation).

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/condition/premenstrual-syndrome-pms/

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome - Symptoms | familydoctor.org

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a condition that occurs when imbalanced hormones cause cysts to form on a woman’s ovaries.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/condition/polycystic-ovary-syndrome/

Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) - PTSD Therapy | familydoctor.org

There are several options for treating and managing your PTSD. Therapy is commonly used to treat PTSD. Tap here for a list of therapy types.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/condition/post-traumatic-stress-disorder/

Prostate Cancer | Pros and Cons of PSA Testing - familydoctor.org

Learn about the pros and cons of PSA screening for prostate cancer, and why some doctors believe it does more harm than good.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/prostate-cancer-pros-cons-psa-testing/

Restless Leg Syndrome - What Causes Restless Legs? | familydoctor.org

Restless leg syndrome (also called RLS) is a condition in which your legs feel very uncomfortable when you are sitting or lying down.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/condition/restless-legs-syndrome/

Prostatitis - familydoctor.org

The prostate gland is part of the male reproductive system. Prostatitis is inflammation of that gland. It occurs when the gland’s tissue becomes irritated.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/condition/prostatitis/

Sarcoidosis - Skin and Lungs - Symptoms | familydoctor.org

Sarcoidosis is a disease in which immune cells form small lumps, called granulomas, in your organs, often in the lungs.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/condition/sarcoidosis/

Prostate Cancer - familydoctor.org

Prostate cancer is the growth of abnormal cells in a man’s prostate gland. The prostate gland is part of a man’s reproductive system.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/condition/prostate-cancer/

Shingles - Shingles Symptoms and Treatment | familydoctor.org

Shingles is a painful skin rash caused by the same virus that causes chickenpox. Common shingles symptoms include fever, chills, nausea and a headache.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/condition/shingles/

Seasonal Affective Disorder - familydoctor.org

Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) is a type of depression triggered by the seasons. It is likely related to the loss of sunlight in the fall and winter.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/condition/seasonal-affective-disorder/

Seborrheic Dermatitis - Treatment and Causes | familydoctor.org

Seborrheic dermatitis is a common skin condition. It affects the scalp, face or inside the ear. The affected areas have white to yellowish flakes.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/condition/seborrheic-dermatitis/

Skin Cancer - familydoctor.org

Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer and highly preventable.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/condition/skin-cancer/

Sickle Cell Disease - familydoctor.org

Sickle cell disease is a genetic condition. It runs in families and is more common in African Americans. It refers to a group of red blood cell disorders.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/condition/sickle-cell-disease/

Atypical Moles - familydoctor.org

Atypical moles are not cancerous, but resemble melanoma. They appear in various shades of brown and have an irregular shape and borders.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/atypical-moles/

Sinusitis - familydoctor.org

Sinusitis is a condition in which the lining of your sinuses becomes inflamed. Learn about the symptoms, causes, and treatment.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/condition/sinusitis/

Sleep Apnea - familydoctor.org

Sleep apnea is a serious sleep disorder. People who have sleep apnea stop breathing for 10 to 30 seconds at a time while they are sleeping.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/condition/sleep-apnea/

Thyroiditis - Symptoms and Treatment | familydoctor.org

Thyroiditis refers to disorders that cause inflammation of the thyroid, which is a gland located in the front of the neck.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/condition/thyroiditis/

Ringworm - familydoctor.org

Ringworm (tinea) is a common skin infection. The rash is ring-shaped and can occur on different parts of your body. Learn how to prevent and treat ringworm.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/condition/ringworm/

Uterine Fibroids - familydoctor.org

Fibroids are benign growths (not cancer) in the muscular wall of the uterus. These growths can be very tiny or as large as a cantaloupe.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/condition/uterine-fibroids/

What Causes Ulcers - Stomach Ulcer Symptoms | familydoctor.org

Ulcers are sores on the lining of your stomach or small intestine. Most ulcers are caused by Heliocobacter pylori. This is a bacterial infection.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/condition/ulcers/

OTC Medicines and Pregnancy - familydoctor.org

Over-the-counter (OTC) medicines are those you can buy without a prescription. Many OTC medicines haven’t been well studied for safety during pregnancy.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/otc-medicines-and-pregnancy/

Vomiting and Diarrhea - What To Do If You Have Diarrhea | familydoctor.org

Anyone who has had several bouts of vomiting or diarrhea will need to replace lost fluids and electrolytes. Tap here to learn more about an ORS.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/condition/vomiting-and-diarrhea/

Antibiotic Resistance - How long does it take for antibiotics to work? | familydoctor.org

Antibiotics are effective for bacterial infections, but not viruses. Taking them for everything causes antibiotic resistance. Tap here to learn more.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/antibiotic-resistance/

Child Safety: Keeping Your Home Safe for Your Baby - familydoctor.org

If you have a baby in your house, you may need to change some things to make sure he or she doesn’t get hurt. Learn what to look for and what to change.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/child-safety-keeping-your-home-safe-for-your-baby/

Advance Directives and Do Not Resuscitate Orders

Learn how to create advance directives, such as living will, durable power of attorney for health care, and do not resuscitate orders.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/advance-directives-and-do-not-resuscitate-orders/

Ending a Pregnancy - familydoctor.org

Abortion means ending a pregnancy early. When a woman chooses to end her pregnancy, it is called induced abortion.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/ending-a-pregnancy/

Weight Issues In Children - Child Obesity | familydoctor.org

Weight fluctuations are normal in growing children. To prevent obesity, teach your child healthy eating and exercise habits. Learn more here.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/weight-issues-in-children/

Caring for Your Premature Baby - familydoctor.org

A baby’s birth can be a happy time. However, it can be stressful if your baby is born premature. Premature babies are born before week 37 of pregnancy.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/caring-for-your-premature-baby/

Changes in Your Body During Pregnancy: Third Trimester | familydoctor.org

The third trimester is the home stretch of your pregnancy. Click here to learn more about what changes you might notice in your body.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/changes-in-your-body-during-pregnancy-third-trimester/

What to Expect When You're Past Your Due Date | familydoctor.org

Depending on how you and your baby are doing, your doctor may recommend using certain medicines or other methods to induce (start) labor. Learn more here.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/pregnancy-expect-youre-past-due-date/

Vitamin D - familydoctor.org

Vitamin D is an important nutrient. It helps your body build strong bones and teeth. Getting enough vitamin D is important for all stages of life.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/vitamin-d/

What to Do When Your Pregnancy Is Unexpected - familydoctor.org

If you experience an unplanned—or unexpected—pregnancy, it’s important to remember that every woman ultimately has three options.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/what-to-do-when-your-pregnancy-is-unexpected/

Emergency Contraception - familydoctor.org

Emergency contraception is a form of birth control. Learn about the different types, how to use them, and their benefits and risks.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/emergency-contraception/

Birth Control Options - familydoctor.org

Many women want to do what they can to prevent pregnancy. Birth control (also called contraception) can help. Many types are available.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/birth-control-options/

Intrauterine Device (IUD) - familydoctor.org

An intrauterine device (IUD) is a form of birth control. Learn about the different types, benefits, and risks of using an IUD.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/intrauterine-device-iud/

Sprained Ankle? - Sprained Ankle Symptoms | familydoctor.org

You can treat a lot of ankle sprains at home. Doctors recommend the RICE approach (Rest, Ice, Compression, and Elevation). Learn more here.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/condition/ankle-sprains-healing-preventing-injury/

Vasectomy: What to Expect - familydoctor.org

A vasectomy is a permanent, surgical, birth control procedure for men.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/vasectomy-what-to-expect/

HIV Exposure: Advice for Health Care Workers | familydoctor.org

Information for health care workers about how HIV is transmitted and what to do if you think you’ve been exposed to HIV at work. Learn more here.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/occupational-exposure-to-hiv-advice-for-health-care-workers/

Fiber: How to Increase the Amount in Your Diet - familydoctor.org

Fiber is a type of carbohydrate found in plants that aids in digestion and the absorption of nutrients. It reduces your risk for certain diseases.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/fiber-how-to-increase-the-amount-in-your-diet/

Caregiver Stress - familydoctor.org

Caregivers provide care for people with chronic medical conditions. It can be challenging, and they often experience stress and get overwhelmed.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/caregiver-stress/

Finding the Right Addiction Treatment Program - familydoctor.org

The purpose of addiction treatment is to help yourself or another person stop addiction, keep it stopped, and be productive at home, work, and in society.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/finding-right-addiction-treatment-program/

Caregiver Health and Wellness - Caregiver Mental Health | familydoctor.org

Being a caregiver can take a physical and emotional toll. It is important to care for yourself while helping others. Tap here for more infromation.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/caregiver-health-and-wellness/

Exercise and Seniors - familydoctor.org

Exercise is an important part of everyday senior health. It offers many benefits that will help you live a longer, healthier life.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/exercise-seniors/

Flu Myths - familydoctor.org

The flu is something to take seriously. But it’s important to sort out fact from fiction to stay healthy.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/flu-myths/

Flu Vaccine During Pregnancy - familydoctor.org

Not only is getting a flu shot safe for pregnant women, but it will also help to protect both you and your baby from becoming ill with the flu.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/flu-vaccine-pregnancy/

What do I need in my first aid kit? - familydoctor.org

A well-prepared first aid kit is an important tool in treating minor injuries that commonly occur at home and when you’re on the go.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/what-do-i-need-in-my-first-aid-kit/

For Parents: Eating Disorders in Teens - familydoctor.org

An eating disorder is a focus on food and bodyweight that causes a person to go to extremes when eating. There are three main types of these disorders.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/for-parents-eating-disorders-in-teens/

25 50 100 results per page