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Hirsutism and their Symptoms, Causes & Risk Factors, Diagnosis & Tests, Treatment and drugs and Complications of Hirsutism .

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Hirsutism is a condition of unwanted, male-pattern hair growth in women. Hirsutism results in excessive amounts of stiff and pigmented hair on body areas where men typically grow hair face, chest and back.<...
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External compression headaches and their Symptoms, Causes & Risk Factors, Diagnosis & Tests, Treatment and drugs, Complications of External compression headaches

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External compression headaches can occur when anything worn on your head puts continuous pressure on your forehead or scalp.

They're most often experienced by athletes who use helmets, eye protec...
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Endometriosis and their Symptoms, Causes & Risk Factors, Diagnosis & Tests, Treatment and drugs and Complications of Endometriosis

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Endometriosis is an often painful disorder in which tissue that normally lines the inside of your uterus the endometrium grows outside your uterus (endometrial implant). Endometriosis most commonly involves y...
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External otitis (Swimmer's ear) Symptoms, Causes & Risk Factors, Diagnosis & Tests, Treatment and drugs and Complications.

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Swimmer's ear is an infection in the outer ear canal, which runs from your eardrum to the outside of your head. It's often brought on by water that remains in your ear after swimming, creating a moist...
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Encephalitis and their Symptoms, Causes & Risk Factors, Diagnosis & Tests, Treatment and drugs, Complications of Encephalitis

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Encephalitis is inflammation of the brain. Viral infections are the most common cause of the condition.

Encephalitis can cause Flu-like symptoms, such as a Fever or severe headache. It can also cau...
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Wegener's Granulomatosis and their Symptoms, Causes & Risk Factors, Diagnosis & Tests, Treatment and drugs, Complications of Wegener's Granulomatosis

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Wegener's Granulomatosis is an uncommon disorder that causes inflammation of your blood vessels. This inflammation restricts blood flow to various organs.

Wegener's Granulomatosis, which is a...
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Acromegaly (excess growth horme)

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Acromegaly is a hormonal disorder that develops when your pituitary gland produces too much growth hormone during adulthood. When this happens, your bones increase in size, including those of your hands, feet...
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Pulmonary embolism and their Symptoms, Causes & Risk Factors, Diagnosis & Tests, Treatment and drugs, Complications of Pulmonary embolism

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Pulmonary embolism is a blockage in one of the pulmonary arteries in your lungs. In most cases, pulmonary embolism is caused by blood clots that travel to the lungs from the legs or, rarely, other parts of ...
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Metabolic syndrome (X syndrome) and their Symptoms, Causes & Risk Factors, Diagnosis & Tests, Treatment and drugs, Complications of Metabolic syndrome (X syndrome)

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Metabolic syndrome is a cluster of conditions increased blood pressure, a high blood sugar level, excess body fat around the waist and abnormal cholesterol levels that occur together, increasing your risk of...
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Entropion and their Symptoms, Causes & Risk Factors, Diagnosis & Tests, Treatment and drugs and Complications of Entropion

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Entropion is a condition in which your eyelid turns inward so that your eyelashes and skin rub against the eye surface, causing irritation and discomfort.

When you have entropion, your eyelid may be ...
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Convergence insufficiency ( Eye focusing ) and their Symptoms, Causes & Risk Factors, Diagnosis & Tests, Treatment and drugs, Complications of Convergence insufficiency ( Eye focusing ).

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Convergence insufficiency occurs when your eyes don't work together while you're trying to focus on a nearby object. When you read or look at a close object, your eyes need to turn inward together (co...
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Acute liver failure and their their Symptoms, Causes & Risk Factors, Diagnosis & Tests, Treatment and drugs, Complications of Alcohol poisoning.

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Acute liver failure is loss of liver function that occurs rapidly in days or weeks usually in a person who has no pre-existing Liver disease. Acute liver failure is less common than chronic liver failure, whi...
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Vulvar Cancer and their Symptoms, Causes & Risk Factors, Diagnosis & Tests, Treatment and drugs, Complications of Vulvar Cancer

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Vulvar Cancer is a type of Cancer that occurs on the outer surface area of the female genitalia. The vulva is the area of skin that surrounds the urethra and vagina, including the clitoris and labia.

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Eye Melanoma and their Symptoms, Causes & Risk Factors, Diagnosis & Tests, Treatment and drugs, Complications of Eye Melanoma

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Melanoma is a type of Cancer that develops in the cells that produce melanin the pigment that gives your skin its color. Your eyes also have melanin-producing cells and can develop Melanoma. Eye Melanoma...
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Alcohol intolerance, Symptoms, Causes & Risk Factors, Diagnosis & Tests, Treatment and drugs, Complications of Alcohol intolerance.

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Alcohol intolerance can cause immediate, unpleasant reactions after you drink alcohol. The most common signs and symptoms of alcohol intolerance are stuffy nose and skin Flushing. Alcohol intolerance is caused...
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Eyestrain and their Symptoms, Causes & Risk Factors, Diagnosis & Tests, Treatment and drugs, Complications of Eyestrain.

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Eyestrain occurs when your eyes get tired from intense use, such as driving a car for extended periods, reading or working at a computer.

Although eyestrain can be annoying, it usually isn't seri...
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Anal fissure and their Symptoms, Causes & Risk Factors, Diagnosis & Tests, Treatment and drugs, Complications of anal fissure

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An anal fissure is a small tear in the thin, moist tissue (mucosa) that lines the anus. An anal fissure may occur when you pass hard or large stools during a bowel movement. Anal fissures typically cause pain ...
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Peptic ulcers and their Symptoms, Causes & Risk Factors, Diagnosis & Tests, Treatment and drugs and Complications of Peptic ulcers

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Peptic ulcers are open sores that develop on the inside lining of your esophagus, stomach and the upper portion of your small intestine. The most common symptom of a Peptic ulcer is abdominal pain.

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Broken Heart Syndrome and their Symptoms, Causes & Risk Factors, Diagnosis & Tests, Treatment and drugs, Complications of Broken Heart Syndrome 

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Broken Heart Syndrome is a temporary heart condition that's often brought on by stressful situations, such as the death of a loved one. People with Broken heart syndrome may have sudden Chest pain or ...
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Esophageal spasms and their Symptoms, Causes & Risk Factors, Diagnosis & Tests, Treatment and drugs and Complications of Esophageal spasms

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Esophageal spasms are painful muscle contractions that affect your esophagus, the hollow tube between your throat and your stomach. Esophageal spasms can feel like sudden, severe Chest pain that lasts from a...
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Premature ventricular contractions (PVCs) (extrasystole) Symptoms, Causes & Risk Factors, Diagnosis & Tests, Treatment and drugs and Complications.

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Premature ventricular contractions (PVCs) are extra, abnormal heartbeats that begin in one of your heart's two lower pumping chambers (ventricles). These extra beats disrupt your regular heart rhythm, som...
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Takayasu's arteritis and their Symptoms, Causes & Risk Factors, Diagnosis & Tests, Treatment and drugs, Complications of Takayasu's arteritis

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Takayasu's arteritis is a rare type of Vasculitis, a group of disorders that cause blood vessel inflammation. In Takayasu's arteritis, the inflammation primarily damages the aorta the large artery th...
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Blepharitis (eyelid inflammation) and their Symptoms, Causes & Risk Factors, Diagnosis & Tests, Treatment and drugs, Complications of Blepharitis (eyelid inflammation).

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Blepharitis is inflammation of the eyelids. Blepharitis usually involves the part of the eyelid where the eyelashes grow and affects both eyelids.

Blepharitis commonly occurs when tiny oil glands...
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Narcolepsy(excess daytime sleepiness) Symptoms, Causes & Risk Factors, Diagnosis & Tests, Treatment and drugs and Complications of Narcolepsy(excess daytime sleepiness)

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Narcolepsy is a chronic sleep disorder characterized by overwhelming daytime drowsiness and sudden attacks of sleep. People with Narcolepsy often find it difficult to stay awake for long periods of time, re...
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Exercise headaches Symptoms, Causes & Risk Factors, Diagnosis & Tests, Treatment and drugs, Complications of Exercise headaches .

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Exercise headaches occur during or after sustained, strenuous exercise. Some activities associated with exercise headaches include running, rowing, tennis, swimming and weightlifting.

Doctors divide ...
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Essential thrombocythemia and their Symptoms, Causes & Risk Factors, Diagnosis & Tests, Treatment and drugs and Complications of Essential thrombocythemia

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Essential thrombocythemia is an uncommon disorder in which your body produces too many blood platelets (thrombocytes). It's also known as primary thrombocythemia.

The most common symptoms of esse...
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Obesity and their Symptoms, Causes & Risk Factors, Diagnosis & Tests, Treatment and drugs, Complications of Obesity.

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Obesity is a complex disorder involving an excessive amount of body fat. Obesity isn't just a cosmetic concern. It increases your risk of diseases and health problems, such as Heart disease, Diabetes an...
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Tachycardia and their Symptoms, Causes & Risk Factors, Diagnosis & Tests, Treatment and drugs, Complications of Tachycardia

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Tachycardia is a faster than normal heart rate at rest. A healthy adult heart normally beats 60 to 100 times a minute when a person is at rest. If you have tachycardia, the heart rate in the upper chambers or ...
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Essential tremor and their Symptoms, Causes & Risk Factors, Diagnosis & Tests, Treatment and drugs and Complications of Essential tremor

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Essential tremor is a nervous system disorder (neurological disorder) that causes a rhythmic shaking. Essential tremor can affect almost any part of your body, but the trembling occurs most often in your hands...
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Menorrhagia (excess nemstrul bleeding) Symptoms, Causes & Risk Factors, Diagnosis & Tests, Treatment and drugs, and Complications of Menorrhagia (excess nemstrul bleeding)

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Menorrhagia is the medical term for menstrual periods with abnormally heavy or prolonged bleeding. Although heavy menstrual bleeding is a common concern among premenopausal women, most women don't experie...
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Ulcer, Symptoms, Causes & Risk Factors, Diagnosis & Tests, Treatment and drugs, Complications of Ulcer.

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Ulcers are sores on the lining of your digestive tract. Your digestive tract consists of the esophagus, stomach, duodenum (the first part of the intestines) and intestines. Most ulcers are located in the duodenu...
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Esophageal Cancer and their Symptoms, Causes & Risk Factors, Diagnosis & Tests, Treatment and drugs and Complications of Esophageal Cancer

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Esophageal Cancer is Cancer that occurs in the esophagus a long, hollow tube that runs from your throat to your stomach. Your esophagus carries food you swallow to your stomach to be digested.

Es...
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Esophageal Varices and their Symptoms, Causes & Risk Factors, Diagnosis & Tests, Treatment and drugs and Complications of Esophageal Varices

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Esophageal Varices are abnormal, enlarged veins in the lower part of the esophagus the tube that connects the throat and stomach. Esophageal Varices occur most often in people with serious Liver diseases.

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Emphysema and their Symptoms, Causes & Risk Factors, Diagnosis & Tests, Treatment and drugs, Complications of Emphysema

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Emphysema gradually damages the air sacs (alveoli) in your lungs, making you progressively more short of breath. Emphysema is one of several diseases known collectively as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease...
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Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and their Symptoms, Causes & Risk Factors, Diagnosis & Tests, Treatment, drugs and Complications.

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Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is characterized by unreasonable thoughts and fears (obsessions) that lead you to do repetitive behaviors (compulsions). It's also possible to have only obsessions or on...
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Exercised-induced Asthma Symptoms, Causes & Risk Factors, Diagnosis & Tests, Treatment and drugs, and Complications of Exercised-induced Asthma

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Exercised-induced Asthma is a narrowing of the airways in the lungs that is triggered by strenuous exercise. It causes shortness of breath, wheezing, coughing and other symptoms during or after exercise.

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Occupational Asthma and their Symptoms, Causes & Risk Factors, Diagnosis & Tests, Treatment and drugs, Complications of Occupational Asthma

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Occupational Asthma is Asthma that's caused or worsened by breathing in chemical fumes, Gases, dust or other substances on the job. Like other types of Asthma, occupational Asthmacan cause chest tigh...
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Tapeworm infection and their Symptoms, Causes & Risk Factors, Diagnosis & Tests, Treatment and drugs, Complications of Tapeworm infection

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Tapeworm infection is caused by ingesting food or water contaminated with tapeworm eggs or larvae. If you ingest certain tapeworm eggs, they can migrate outside your intestines and form larval cysts in body ti...
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Erythema Multiforms major(Stevens-Johnson syndrome) and their Symptoms, Causes & Risk Factors, Diagnosis & Tests, Treatment and drugs and Complications of Erythema Multiforms major(Stevens-Johnson syndrome)

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Stevens-Johnson syndrome is a rare, serious disorder of your skin and mucous membranes. It's usually a reaction to a medication or an infection. Often, Stevens-Johnson syndrome begins with Flu-like symp...
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Esophagitis and their Symptoms, Causes & Risk Factors, Diagnosis & Tests, Treatment and drugs and Complications of Esophagitis

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Esophagitis is inflammation that may damage tissues of the esophagus, the muscular tube that delivers food from your mouth to your stomach.

Esophagitis can cause painful, difficult swallowing and Ch...
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Wrist pain and their Symptoms, Causes & Risk Factors, Diagnosis & Tests, Treatment and drugs, Complications of Wrist pain

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Wrist pain is a common complaint. It's often caused by sprains or fractures from sudden injuries. But wrist pain can also result from long-term problems, such as repetitive stress, Arthritis and Carpal ...
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Barrett's esophagus and their Symptoms, Causes & Risk Factors, Diagnosis & Tests, Treatment and drugs and Complications of Barrett's esophagus

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In Barrett's esophagus, tissue in the tube connecting your mouth and stomach (esophagus) is replaced by tissue similar to the intestinal lining.

Barrett's esophagus is most often diagnosed ...
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Eye floaters and their Symptoms, Causes & Risk Factors, Diagnosis & Tests, Treatment and drugs, Complications of Eye floaters

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Eye floaters are spots in your vision. They may look to you like black or gray specks, strings or cobwebs that drift about when you move your eyes and appear to dart away when you try to look at them directly....
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