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Henoch-Schönlein Purpura - familydoctor.org

Henoch- Schönlein purpura is a medical condition that causes a skin rash and potential kidney problems. It is commonly caused by an infection.

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https://familydoctor.org/condition/henoch-schonlein-purpura/

High Blood Pressure During Pregnancy - familydoctor.org

A small percentage of pregnant women in the U.S. have high blood pressure during their pregnancy. Some cases are mild; others are severe.

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

Hidradenitis Suppurativa - familydoctor.org

Hidradenitis suppurativa is a chronic skin disease that blocks sweat glands and hair follicle openings, leading to painful red bumps and foul odors.

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https://familydoctor.org/condition/hidradenitis-suppurativa/

Herniated Disc - familydoctor.org

A herniated disc is a painful medical condition that occurs in your spine.

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Hypercoagulation - familydoctor.org

Hypercoagulation is when your blood forms a clot when it shouldn’t. This clot can then travel through your body. This is dangerous and can led to death.

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Infertility - Treatment and Causes | familydoctor.org

Infertility means a couple is not able to become pregnant after 1 year of having regular, unprotected sex. Learn about treatment and causes here.

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https://familydoctor.org/condition/infertility/

Insulin Resistance - What Causes Insulin Resistance? | familydoctor.org

Insulin resistance means your body is unable to respond to the amount of the hormone insulin it is producing. Learn more about symptoms and treatment here.

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https://familydoctor.org/condition/insulin-resistance/

Irritable Bowl Syndrome (IBS) - Symptoms and Treatment | familydoctor.org

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a group of symptoms that affect your large intestine. Learn more about common symptoms and treatment here.

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https://familydoctor.org/condition/irritable-bowel-syndrome-ibs/

How To Get Rid Of Keloids - Treatment | familydoctor.org

Keloids are growths of extra scar tissue that occur where the skin has healed after an injury. Click here to learn about available treatment options.

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https://familydoctor.org/condition/keloids/

Kidney Cysts - familydoctor.org

As people get older, sacs can form in the kidneys. These sacs are called cysts. They are usually small sacs with watery fluid in them.

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https://familydoctor.org/condition/kidney-cysts/

Hypothermia Symptoms and Treatment | familydoctor.org

Hypothermia occurs when your body temperature drops below 95°F. Cold weather is a common cause. Learn more about symptoms and treatment here.

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Low Back Pain – familydoctor.org

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

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Intoeing - familydoctor.org

Learn about the causes, treatment and complications of intoeing, a condition that causes a child’s feet to point inward.

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https://familydoctor.org/condition/intoeing/

Lung Cancer - familydoctor.org

Lung cancer is abnormal growth of cells in the lungs. It is one of the most common forms of cancer in the world.

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

What Is Melasma? - Treatment - Causes | familydoctor.org

Melasma is a common skin condition that causes brown patches to appear on the skin, usually on the face. Click here for symptom and treatment information.

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https://familydoctor.org/condition/melasma/

Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) - familydoctor.org

Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is a subset of bacterial (staph) infection of the skin.

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https://familydoctor.org/condition/methicillin-resistant-staphylococcus-aureus-mrsa/

Kidney Infection - familydoctor.org

Kidney infections are caused by inflammation from bacteria or a virus. Antibiotics treat kidney infections, but sometimes, a hospital stay is necessary.

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https://familydoctor.org/condition/kidney-infection/

Lumbar Spinal Canal Stenosis – familydoctor.org

As the lumbar spinal canal narrows (stenosis), the nerves that go through it are squeezed, causing back pain, leg pain, weakness, and numbness.

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What Are Mumps? - Mumps Symptoms | familydoctor.org

Mumps is a virus that is spread like the common cold. Its mild symptoms can cause you to feel sick for two weeks. Learn more about symptoms and treatment.

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https://familydoctor.org/condition/mumps/

Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma - Symptoms - Neck Swelling | familydoctor.org

Non-Hodgkin lymphoma is cancer of the lymph tissue. The most notable symptom is swelling of lymph nodes in your neck, underarm, or groin. Learn more here.

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https://familydoctor.org/condition/non-hodgkin-lymphoma/

Nosebleeds: Causes and Treatment - familydoctor.org

The most common causes of nosebleeds are dryness (often caused by indoor heat in the winter) and nose picking. Learn more here.

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https://familydoctor.org/condition/nosebleeds/

Obesity - familydoctor.org

Obesity occurs when you weigh more than what is considered healthy for your age, gender, and height. It can cause a number of serious health issues.

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https://familydoctor.org/condition/obesity/

Opioid 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.

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Paronychia - Skin Infection - Acute and Chronic | familydoctor.org

Paronychia is a skin infection around the fingernails or toenails. It usually affects the skin at the base (cuticle) or up the sides of the nail.

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https://familydoctor.org/condition/paronychia/

Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome - Knee Pain Running | familydoctor.org

Patellofemoral pain syndrome is a chronic and painful knee condition. It’s sometimes called runner’s knee. Learn more here.

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https://familydoctor.org/condition/patellofemoral-pain-syndrome/

Osteosarcoma - Symptoms And Treatment | familydoctor.org

Osteosarcoma is a kind of bone cancer that most often affects children, teenagers, and young adults between the ages of 10 and 20.

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https://familydoctor.org/condition/osteosarcoma/

Persistent Depressive Disorder - Dysthymic Disorder | familydoctor.org

Persistent depressive disorder is a chronic depression that lasts at least 2 years.

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https://familydoctor.org/condition/persistent-depressive-disorder/

Pneumonia - Walking Pneumonia - Treatment | familydoctor.org

Pneumonia and Walking Pneumonia are an infection of the lungs that can cause mild to severe symptoms depending on the cause, your age, and overall health.

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https://familydoctor.org/condition/pneumonia/

Polyps - familydoctor.org

Polyps are abnormal growths of tissue that latch onto the walls, or lining, of your organs. The colon is the most common place for polyps.

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https://familydoctor.org/condition/polyps/

What Is Phenylketonuria (PKU)? - Treatment | familydoctor.org

Phenylketonuria (PKU) is a rare condition where babies are born with the inability to process an essential amino acid called phenylalanine.

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https://familydoctor.org/condition/phenylketonuria-pku/

Prediabetes – familydoctor.org

Prediabetes is when your blood sugar levels are higher than normal, but not high enough to be called diabetes. Click to learn about symptoms and treatment.

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Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) - RSV Symptoms | familydoctor.org

Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) is a common virus that affects your breathing. It is common in children under 2. Learn more here.

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https://familydoctor.org/condition/respiratory-syncytial-virus-rsv/

Prescription Drug Abuse in the Elderly – familydoctor.org

Most older adults who suffer from prescription drug abuse do so by accident. Learn the causes and how to recognize warning signs and get help.

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What Is Rotavirus? - Symptoms and Treatment | familydoctor.org

Rotavirus is a highly contagious infection commonly affecting babies and young children. A rotavirus vaccine offers some protection against the disease.

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https://familydoctor.org/condition/rotavirus/

Rheumatic Fever - familydoctor.org

Rheumatic fever is a disease that can develop from strep throat. It is not common in the U.S. and mostly occurs in children in undeveloped countries.

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https://familydoctor.org/condition/rheumatic-fever/

Sore Throat – familydoctor.org

Most sore throats caused by a cold or flu-type virus go away in a week to 10 days. Treatment varies depending on the cause. Find more information here.

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Substance Abuse - familydoctor.org

Substance abuse can happen when products aren’t used in the right way. Prescription medicines, illegal drugs, tobacco, and alcohol can all be abused.

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https://familydoctor.org/condition/substance-abuse/

Stomach Virus (Gastroenteritis) - Signs of Stomach Virus | familydoctor.org

A stomach virus is caused by the norovirus and rotavirus and causes inflammation of your stomach lining. Learn more about signs and symptoms here.

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https://familydoctor.org/condition/stomach-virus-gastroenteritis/

Strep Throat – familydoctor.org

Strep throat is caused by bacteria and treated with antibiotics, however not every sore throat is strep throat. Tap here for more information.

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https://familydoctor.org/condition/strep-throat/amp/

Stroke - familydoctor.org

Stroke is a medical condition that occurs when the blood flow to your brain stops. It can lead to serious complications and death.

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https://familydoctor.org/condition/stroke/

Teeth Grinding (Bruxism) – familydoctor.org

Teeth grinding, also called bruxism, is the conscious or unconscious grinding of teeth. It happens most often in children. Learn more here.

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Thrush - familydoctor.org

Thrush is a yeast infection that occurs on your tongue and the lining of your mouth.

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https://familydoctor.org/condition/thrush/

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) - Causes | Family Doctor

Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) is the somewhat unexplained reason a baby under the age of 1 dies while sleeping. It is not tied to child abuse.

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https://familydoctor.org/condition/sudden-infant-death-syndrome-sids/

Syphilis - Symptoms and Treatment | familydoctor.org

Syphilis is a serious infection passed from one person to another through sexual contact.

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https://familydoctor.org/condition/syphilis/

Tonsillitis - Swollen Tonsils - Symptoms | familydoctor.org

Tonsillitis is an inflammatory disease. It occurs when your tonsils become infected by a virus or bacteria and is most common in children.

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https://familydoctor.org/condition/tonsillitis/

Tuberculosis - Symptoms and Treatment | familydoctor.org

Tuberculosis (TB) is an infection caused by bacteria. There are 2 types of TB, Latent or Inactive and Active TB. Usually TB affects the lungs.

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https://familydoctor.org/condition/tuberculosis/

Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) - Symptoms And Treatment | familydoctor.org

Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) can be mild, moderate, or severe. Learn about the types of injuries, as well as possible treatments and outcomes.

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https://familydoctor.org/condition/traumatic-brain-injury/

Vaginal Discharge - Causes and Prevention | familydoctor.org

Vaginal discharge is normal but changes, such as color or odor, may signal a problem. Learn more about symptoms, types of discharge, causes, and treatment.

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https://familydoctor.org/condition/vaginal-discharge/

Whooping Cough - familydoctor.org

Whooping cough (pertussis) is a contagious infection. It is caused by bacteria and spread by people through the air or surfaces.

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https://familydoctor.org/condition/whooping-cough/

Contact - familydoctor.org

Contact information for familydoctor.org the patient education website of American Academy of Family Physicians.

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https://familydoctor.org/contact/

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