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Chronic Pain Medicines - familydoctor.org

Chronic pain can last from 3 months to many years. Medicines to treat it include pain relievers, antidepressants, and anticonvulsants.

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Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) | Spirometry – familydoctor.org

Spirometry is a type of pulmonary function test. You may need this test if your doctor thinks you have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

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Circumcision – familydoctor.org

Deciding whether to have your newborn son circumcised may be difficult. Tap here to learn about the procedure, its benefits and risks.

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Colposcopy – familydoctor.org

A colposcopy is a women’s health exam. It uses a special light to provide a close look at your cervix. Your doctor can then see things not seen otherwise.

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Circumcised vs. Uncircumcised - What is Circumcision? | Family Doctor

Deciding whether to have your newborn son circumcised may be difficult. Tap here to learn about the procedure, its benefits and risks.

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https://familydoctor.org/circumcision/

Common School-Age Illnesses/Infections – familydoctor.org

School-aged children are routinely exposed to a number of common childhood infections and illnesses. It’s not unusual. But always see your doctor.

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Complete Blood Count (CBC) - familydoctor.org

A complete blood count (CBC) is a blood test that measures red blood cells, white blood cells, and blood platelets (cells that help your blood clot).

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https://familydoctor.org/complete-blood-count-cbc/

Colds and the Flu | Respiratory Infections During Pregnancy

If you are pregnant, it’s important to take precautions against viral infections to protect you and your baby.

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https://familydoctor.org/viral-infections-during-pregnancy/

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA) - familydoctor.org

If there is a weakening in the wall of your abdominal aorta, it can bulge or swell like a balloon. If it grows too large, your aorta could tear or burst.

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https://familydoctor.org/condition/abdominal-aortic-aneurysm/

Abnormal Uterine Bleeding: Causes, Diagnosis, and Treatment

Abnormal uterine bleeding is any heavy or unusual bleeding from the uterus (through your vagina). It can occur at any time during your monthly cycle.

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https://familydoctor.org/condition/abnormal-uterine-bleeding/

Acne - familydoctor.org

Acne is a common skin condition that develops when the hair follicles in your skin are blocked by dead skin and oil.

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Concussions in Kids – familydoctor.org

You may think that concussions only happen to football players. But that’s not the case. Concussions can happen for many reasons.

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Asthma In Kids - Difficulty Breathing | Family Doctor

Asthma is a disease that often starts in childhood. It makes it harder for your child’s lungs to get air and can cause difficulty breathing.

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https://familydoctor.org/condition/asthma-in-kids/

Bacterial Vaginosis (BV) - familydoctor.org

Bacterial vaginosis is a mild infection in the vagina caused by an overgrowth of bacteria. Researchers do not completely understand why it occurs.

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https://familydoctor.org/condition/bacterial-vaginosis/

Bartholin’s Gland Cyst – familydoctor.org

The Bartholin’s gland is located on a woman’s vaginal lips. If skin grows over the opening to one of these glands, a cyst can form.

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Bloating - Bloated Stomach - What Causes Bloating? | familydoctor.org

Bloating can be temporary or severe, depending on its source. A bloated stomach can be caused by the foods you eat. Find a list of causes here.

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https://familydoctor.org/condition/bloating/

Bartholin's Gland Cyst: Causes and Treatment - familydoctor.org

The Bartholin’s gland is located on a woman’s vaginal lips. If skin grows over the opening to one of these glands, a cyst can form.

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https://familydoctor.org/condition/bartholins-gland-cyst/

Breast Cancer - familydoctor.org

Breast cancer is a cancer that begins in breast tissue. It usually shows up as one of three types of tumors.

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

Burning Mouth Syndrome – familydoctor.org

Burning mouth syndrome (BMS) is marked by pain and discomfort in the mouth, lips, and/or tongue. Find treatment and tips to manage this condition here.

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Bone Cancer - familydoctor.org

Bone cancer often is caused by the spreading of cancer from another part of the body. Learn about the types and treatment options.

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

Hip Bursitis: Symptoms, Treatment, and Exercises - familydoctor.org

Bursitis is the painful swelling of bursae. Bursae are fluid-filled sacs that cushion your tendons, ligaments, and muscles.

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https://familydoctor.org/condition/bursitis-of-the-hip/

Cardiomyopathy - familydoctor.org

Cardiomyopathy is a disease that causes the muscles of the heart to become enlarged. This extra thickness can weaken your heart over time.

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https://familydoctor.org/condition/cardiomyopathy/

Signs of Cervical Cancer - Causes and Treatment | familydoctor.org

Cervical cancer is abnormal growth of cells in a woman’s cervix. It is almost always caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV). Learn more here.

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

What Is Cervical Dysplasia? - Treatment and Prevention | familydoctor.org

Cervical dysplasia is when there are abnormal, or precancerous, cells in and around a woman’s cervix. Learn more about treatment and prevention here.

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https://familydoctor.org/condition/cervical-dysplasia/

High Cholesterol: Symptoms, Causes and Treatment

High Cholesterol is a medical condition that can lead to a heart attack or stroke.

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https://familydoctor.org/condition/cholesterol/

Chickenpox - Signs Of Chickenpox | familydoctor.org

Chickenpox is a highly contagious disease that produces an itchy rash of red spots all over the body. It is most common in children.

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https://familydoctor.org/condition/chickenpox/

Chronic Pain – familydoctor.org

The goal of treatment for chronic pain is to reduce pain and to improve your ability to function. There are many treatments available. Learn more here.

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Cirrhosis and Portal Hypertension - familydoctor.org

Cirrhosis is a form of liver disease. It occurs when cells in your liver become damaged beyond repair. Portal hypertension is a side effect of cirrhosis.

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https://familydoctor.org/condition/cirrhosis-and-portal-hypertension/

Coronavirus: Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment | Familydoctor.org

A coronavirus is a virus found in animals that can be transmitted to humans. Coronavirus symptoms include cough, difficulty breathing, runny nose and fever.

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https://familydoctor.org/condition/coronavirus/

Complex Regional Pain Syndrome - familydoctor.org

Complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) is a chronic pain condition. It can occur after an injury. It usually affects an arm or a leg.

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https://familydoctor.org/condition/complex-regional-pain-syndrome/

Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) - Symptoms and Causes | familydoctor.org

Coronary artery disease is also called CAD. It is the most common form of heart disease in the U.S. — and is the leading cause of death, too.

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https://familydoctor.org/condition/coronary-artery-disease-cad/

Croup - Croup Cough and Symptoms | familydoctor.org

Croup is caused by a respiratory virus and causes children, usually age 5 and younger, to have a barking cough.

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https://familydoctor.org/condition/croup/

de Quervain's Tenosynovitis: Causes and Treatment - familydoctor.org

De Quervain’s tenosynovitis is a painful condition that affects the tendons in your wrist.

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https://familydoctor.org/condition/de-quervains-tenosynovitis/

Dementia - familydoctor.org

Dementia isn’t a disease. It’s a group of symptoms that can be caused by brain damage. It’s not related to normal aging.

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https://familydoctor.org/condition/dementia/

Diabetes – 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.

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Diabetic Retinopathy - familydoctor.org

Diabetic retinopathy is an eye condition that affects people who have diabetes. It affects your retina. A healthy retina is necessary for good vision.

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

Eczema vs Atopic Dermatitis - Types and Causes | familydoctor.org

Eczema is a general term for rash-like skin conditions. The most common type of eczema is called atopic dermatitis, which is caused by allergies.

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https://familydoctor.org/condition/eczema-and-atopic-dermatitis/?adfree=true

Eustachian Tube Dysfunction: Causes, Symptoms and FDA Advice

Eustachian tube dysfunction is when the tube connecting your throat and middle ear gets inflamed and plugged up. It can cause feelings of fullness or pain.

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https://familydoctor.org/condition/eustachian-tube-dysfunction/

Female Athlete Triad - familydoctor.org

The female athlete triad is a disorder that women can develop that affects energy levels, menstrual cycles, and bone mass.

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https://familydoctor.org/condition/female-athlete-triad/

Fever in Infants and Children - Infant Fever Reducer | familydoctor.org

A fever is a sign that your body is sick or has an infection. A fever helps kill infections, bacteria and viruses that are causing the fever.

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https://familydoctor.org/condition/fever-in-infants-and-children/

Flat Feet - familydoctor.org

Flat feet is a condition in which one or both feet don’t have normal arches. You may be born with flat feet or develop them over time.

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https://familydoctor.org/condition/flat-feet/

Food Poisoning: Symptoms, Treatment and Prevention - familydoctor.org

Food poisoning occurs when you eat or drink something that contains harmful germs (bacteria, viruses, or parasites).

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

Generalized Anxiety Disorder - familydoctor.org

Generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) is ongoing anxiety not related to a particular situation. It also can be anxiety that isn’t normal about a situation.

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https://familydoctor.org/condition/generalized-anxiety-disorder/

Gestational Diabetes - familydoctor.org

Gestational diabetes is a type of diabetes that starts during pregnancy usually during the second trimester. It affects 1% to 3% of all pregnant women.

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

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome - familydoctor.org

Fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS) is the most serious type of fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD), which occur when a mother drinks alcohol while pregnant.

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https://familydoctor.org/condition/fetal-alcohol-syndrome/

Halitosis – familydoctor.org

Halitosis otherwise known as bad breath, can have many causes and could be the sign of an underlying health problem. Tap here to learn more.

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https://familydoctor.org/condition/halitosis/amp/

Signs of A Head Injury - Symptoms and Treatment | familydoctor.org

A head injury is any harm to your brain, skull, or scalp. It can be mild, moderate, or severe. Tap here for more information.

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https://familydoctor.org/condition/head-injuries/

Heart Attack Treatment - Symptoms and Causes | familydoctor.org

Heart attack treatment will depend on what is causing your symptoms. Most heart attacks occur when a blockage slows or stops blood flow. Learn more here.

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

Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease - Symptoms | familydoctor.org

Hand, foot, and mouth disease is a common childhood illness characterized by sores or blisters around the mouth, palms, and feet. Learn more here.

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https://familydoctor.org/condition/hand-foot-and-mouth-disease/

Hepatitis A (Hep A) - Treatment | familydoctor.org

Hepatitis A (Hep A) is liver inflammation caused by the hepatitis A virus. It is very contagious. Click here to learn more about treatment options.

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https://familydoctor.org/condition/hepatitis-a/

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