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    1. Cystic Fibrosis
     Cystic fibrosis is a hereditary disease affecting the exocrine (mucus) glands of the lungs, liver, pancreas, and intestines, causing progressive disability due to multisystem failure....read more »

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Results: 4463 causes of Headache OR Lung symptoms OR Salty skin in children

    1. 2-Methylbutyric Aciduria
     A very rare genetic disorder where an enzyme deficiency prevents the break down of certain proteins into energy and results in a harmful accumulation of acids in the blood and body tissues. More specifically, there is a deficiency of an enzyme (2-methylbu...more »
    2. 2-methylbutyryl-coenzyme A dehydrogenase deficiency
     A very rare genetic disorder where an enzyme deficiency prevents the break down of certain proteins into energy and results in a harmful accumulation of acids in the blood and body tissues. More specifically, there is a deficiency of an enzyme (2-methylbu...more »
    3. 3-alpha-Hydroxyacyl-CoA Dehydrogenase Deficiency
     A rare inherited form of biochemical disorder characterized by the deficiency of a particular enzyme (3-Hydroxyacyl-CoA Dehydrogenase). The enzyme deficiency only affects certain body tissues, in particular the skeletal muscles. The lack of enzyme activit...more »
    4. 3-alpha-hydroxyacyl-coenzyme A dehydrogenase deficiency
     A rare inherited form of biochemical disorder characterized by the deficiency of a particular enzyme (3-Hydroxyacyl-CoA Dehydrogenase). The enzyme deficiency only affects certain body tissues, in particular the skeletal muscles. The lack of enzyme activit...more »
    5. 3C syndrome
     A rare disorder characterized by cardiac malformations, cerebellar hypoplasia and cranial dysmorphism which gives the disease it's name....more »
    6. ACPS III
     A rare genetic condition characterized by head and digital anomalies as well as other abnormalities....more »
    7. ACTH -- Teratogenic Agent
     Experimental studies on mice indicate that the use of ACTH during pregnancy may cause various harmful effects on the fetus. The likelihood and severity of symptoms may be affected by the level of exposure and the stage of pregnancy that the exposure occur...more »
    8. AIDS-Related Opportunistic Infections
     A term given to HIV patients who have a low CD4 count (below 200) which means that they have low levels of a type of immune cell called T-cells. AIDS patients tend to develop opportunistic infections and cancers. Opportunistic infections are infections th...more »
    9. ALL-Down syndrome
     The presence of acute lymphoblastic leukemia in Down syndrome patients. These patients tend to have a poorer prognosis for the leukemia than patients without Down syndrome....more »
    10. ATR-X syndrome
     A rare X-linked disorder that affects males and is characterized by mental retardation and alpha thalassemia....more »
    11. Abdominal Cancer
     Growth of abnormal cells (tumour) affecting the organs in the abdominal cavity; may be due to primary growth of a tumour or spread from another tumour (metastases, secondary tumour)...more »
    12. Abnormalities, Radiation-Induced
     Conditions arising from the use of radiation therapy to treat various cancers. Radiation therapy can result in minor abnormalities such as dry, flaky skin or serious abnormalities such as cancer....more »
    13. Absence of pulmonary artery
     The absence of a pulmonary artery at birth....more »
    14. Acanthamoeba infection
     Infection with a microscopic, free-living ameba that is readily found in the environment - soil, air and water. Most people exposed to the ameba will not become infected but when infections do occur, they tend to affect the eyes, central nervous system or...more »
    15. Acanthamoeba infection of the central nervous system
     Infection by an amoebic organism called Acanthamoeba. Infection usually occurs when the amoeba enters through a break in the skin or through the nose. Infection can be localized or systemic where it can involve the central nervous system and cause potenti...more »
    16. Acanthocheilonemiasis
     Infection with a nematode called Mansonella....more »
    17. Acarophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of mites, ticks, small insects and worms....more »
    18. Accelerated hypertension
     Accelerated hypertension is a condition characterized by a rapid increase in blood pressure. The condition is a medical emergency which can cause organ damage if not treated promptly....more »
    19. Accutane -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is strong evidence to indicate that the use of Accutane during pregnancy may cause a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exp...more »
    20. Achalasia, familial esophageal
     A rare familial disorder where the esophagus lacks the normal peristaltic motions that help food move through the digestive system....more »
    21. Achalasia, primary
     A rare motor disorder of the esophagus characterized by inability of the lower esophageal sphincter and esophageal muscle to relax as well as dilation of the esophagus. The disorder is not associated with any other disease or disorder....more »
    22. Achluophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of the night or darkness....more »
    23. Achondrogenesis type 1A
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by abnormal cartilage formation and growth of bones. Type 1A differs from other types by the origin of the genetic defect. Type 1A involves abnormal cartilage-forming cells (chondrocytes) whereas type 1B involves an a...more »
    24. Achondrogenesis type 1A and 1B
     A rare lethal genetic disorder characterized by a low nasal bridge, very short limbs and incomplete bone formation of lower spine....more »
    25. Achrestic anemia
     Achrestic anemia is a form of anemia similar to that caused by Vitamin B12 deficiency but it doesn't respond to treatment with Vitamin B12. The condition tends to progress slowly and can result in death if not treated. There are a variety of possible caus...more »
    26. Acid-Base Imbalance
     A disruption to the normal acid-base equilibrium in the body. There are four main groups of disorder involving an acid-base imbalance: respiratory acidosis or alkalosis and metabolic acidosis or alkalosis. Obviously the severity of symptoms is determined ...more »
    27. Acidic dry cell batteries inhalation poisoning
     Acidic dry cell batteries contain toxic chemicals which can cause symptoms if inhaled. The smoke emitted from burning batteries can also cause poisoning symptoms if sufficient quantities are inhaled. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on t...more »
    28. Acitretin- Teratogenic Agent
     Reports indicate that the use of Acitretin during pregnancy may cause various harmful effects on the fetus. The likelihood and severity of symptoms may be affected by the level of exposure and the stage of pregnancy that the exposure occurred at. Acitreti...more »
    29. Ackerman syndrome
     An extremely rare condition characterized primarily by glaucoma, upper lip deformity and abnormal tooth roots....more »
    30. Acoustic Neurinoma
     A benign tumor of the 8th cranial nerve which lies in the tube connecting the inner ear to the brain....more »
    31. Acoustic neuroma
     A benign tumor of the 8th cranial nerve which lies in the tube connecting the inner ear to the brain....more »
    32. Acousticophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of noise....more »
    33. Acquired Aplastic Anemia
     A rare disorder involving severe failure of the bone marrow to produce new blood cells. Acquired aplastic anemia means that the condition was not present at birth but developed during the persons lifetime. The condition may be caused by such things as aut...more »
    34. Acquired angioedema
     A rare disorder characterized by recurring episodes of swelling of parts of the skin or mucous membranes. Sometimes internal organs may be involved. The disorder occurs in patients with lymphoproliferative or autoimmune disorders which result in the dysfu...more »
    35. Acrocephalopolydactyly -- Cardiac Disease -- Ear, Skin and Lower Limb Defects
     A rare genetic condition characterized by head and digital anomalies as well as other abnormalities....more »
    36. Acrocephalopolysyndactyly type III
     A rare genetic condition characterized by head and digital anomalies as well as other abnormalities....more »
    37. Acrocephaly -- pulmonary stenosis -- mental retardation
     A rare syndrome characterized by a pointy skull, narrowed pulmonary valve and mental retardation....more »
    38. Acrofacial dysostosis Rodriguez type
     One of a group of disorders characterized by defective limb and facial development. The Rodriguez type is very rare and primarily involves severe limb and organ malformations....more »
    39. Acrofacial dysostosis, Nager type
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by underdeveloped thumbs, forearm and cheekbones as well as ear defects....more »
    40. Acromegaloid, Cutis Verticis Gyrata, Corneal Leukoma Syndrome
     A rare condition characterized by the association of acromegaly, cutis verticis gyrate and corneal leukoma....more »
    41. Actinic prurigo
     An inherited tendency to develop an itchy, bumpy rash on exposure to the sun. Generally only the face and lips are affected. Symptoms tend to occur seasonally....more »
    42. Actinomycetales infection
     A bacterial infection from the order of Actinobacteria. The range of symptoms is variable depending on which bacteria from the order is involved....more »
    43. Acute (or transient) urinary incontinence
     Acute (or Transient) Incontinence is caused by a new or recent medical problem that can be treated....more »
    44. Acute Bokhoror
     A brain disease caused by an unknown pathogen which is probably from the Picornavirus family of viruses. Mode of transmission is uncertain but genetic susceptibility may be involved. The incubation period appears to be an average of 15 years. The disease ...more »
    45. Acute Bronchitis
     Respiratory inflammation of the bronchi leading to the lungs...more »
    46. Acute Chemical poisoning -- Varnish makers' and painters' Naptha
     Varnish makers' and painters' Naptha is an ingredient used in certain pesticides. Exposure to the chemical can cause a range of symptoms depending on the level and route of exposure. Exposure can occur through inhalation, ingestion, the skin or eyes. Acut...more »
    47. Acute Cholecystitis
     Acute inflammation of the gall bladder, usually due to obstruction by a gall stone...more »
    48. Acute Disseminated Encephalomyelitis
     A rare neurological disorder where an inflammation of the brain and spinal cord occurs due to damage to the protective covering (myelin sheath) around the nerves....more »
    49. Acute Gastritis
     Sudden onset, generally short-lived infection of the gastrointestinal tract causing vomiting; may be due to infective causes (viruses, bacteria or protozoa), or due to drug toxicity and irritation...more »
    50. Acute Interstitial Pneumonia
     A relatively uncommon form of pneumonia that has no apparent cause. Symptoms tend to develop over a period of six months to one and a half years....more »
    51. Acute Pancreatitis
     Sudden severe inflammation of the pancreas causing digestive complaints....more »
    52. Acute Pesticide poisoning -- xylene
     Xylene is an ingredient used in certain insecticides. Exposure to the chemical can cause a range of symptoms depending on the level and route of exposure. Exposure can occur through inhalation, ingestion, the skin or eyes. Acute exposure involves a exposu...more »
    53. Acute Renal Failure
     Syndrome characterised by rapid decline in kidney function with accumulation of waste products in the blood, occurring over a period of days to weeks...more »
    54. Acute Sinusitis
     A condition which is characterized by an acute inflammatory reaction affecting the sinuses...more »
    55. Acute Tracheitis
     Tracheitis is a bacterial infection of the trachea and is capable of producing airway obstruction...more »
    56. Acute VE
     A brain disease caused by an unknown pathogen which is probably from the Picornavirus family of viruses. Mode of transmission is uncertain but genetic susceptibility may be involved. The incubation period appears to be an average of 15 years. The disease ...more »
    57. Acute Viliuisk Encephalitis
     A brain disease caused by an unknown pathogen which is probably from the Picornavirus family of viruses. Mode of transmission is uncertain but genetic susceptibility may be involved. The incubation period appears to be an average of 15 years. The disease ...more »
    58. Acute Viliuisk Encephalomyelitis
     A brain disease caused by an unknown pathogen which is probably from the Picornavirus family of viruses. Mode of transmission is uncertain but genetic susceptibility may be involved. The incubation period appears to be an average of 15 years. The disease ...more »
    59. Acute Vilyuisk Encephalitis
     A brain disease caused by an unknown pathogen which is probably from the Picornavirus family of viruses. Mode of transmission is uncertain but genetic susceptibility may be involved. The incubation period appears to be an average of 15 years. The disease ...more »
    60. Acute Vilyuisk Encephalomyelitis
     A brain disease caused by an unknown pathogen which is probably from the Picornavirus family of viruses. Mode of transmission is uncertain but genetic susceptibility may be involved. The incubation period appears to be an average of 15 years. The disease ...more »
    61. Acute cholinergic dysautonomia
     A rare condition characterized by the presence of abnormal red blood cells in the bone marrow and blood. The condition is characterized by anemia and generally leads to the development of acute myelogenous leukemia. The acute form has more severe symptoms...more »
    62. Acute elemental mercury inhalation
     Inhalation of elemental mercury can lead to breathing and lung symptoms of various degrees of severity depending on the level of exposure....more »
    63. Acute erythroleukemia
     A rare condition characterized by the presence of abnormal blood cells (erythroblastic precursors) in the bone marrow and blood. The condition is characterized by anemia and generally leads to the development of acute myelogenous leukemia. The acute form ...more »
    64. Acute fatty liver of pregnancy
     A rare complication of pregnancy that can occur in the second half of the pregnancy. It is characterized by excessive fatty deposits in the liver which can be fatal without prompt diagnosis and treatment which involves delivering the baby as soon as possi...more »
    65. Acute hemorrhagic leukoencephalitis
     A rare brain disease involving destruction of blood vessel walls, hemorrhages and swelling in the brain. The disease may be associated with a virus or vaccination. The disease can progress rapidly and death is common but treatment can result in complete r...more »
    66. Acute kidney failure
     Sudden failure of the kidneys...more »
    67. Acute leukaemia of ambiguous lineage
     A term used to describe a type of leukemia (a blood cancer) where the leukemic cells cannot be determined as myeloid or lymphoid or where both types of cells are present....more »
    68. Acute lower respiratory conditions
     An acute condition that occurs in the lower respiratory tract...more »
    69. Acute megacaryoblastic leukemia
     A rare form of malignant bone marrow cancer involving the proliferation of immature precursors of blood cells. More specifically, it involves the rapid proliferation of megakaryoblasts (premature form of megakaryocytes)....more »
    70. Acute meningitis
     Acute meningitis is an inflammation of the brain that presents in an acute fashion. The inflammation may be the result of infective agents such as bacteria, viruses and fungi as well as non-infective agents such as certain drugs. Acute forms of meningitis...more »
    71. Acute mercury inhalation
     Inhalation of mercury vapor can lead to serious symptoms and even death if sufficient quantities are inhaled. Mercury inhalation is more likely in confined or poorly ventilated spaces. Mercury from a broken thermometer can lead to symptoms if it occurs in...more »
    72. Acute mountain sickness
     A condition that occurs when an un-acclimatized person climbs to high altitudes....more »
    73. Acute myeloblastic leukemia type 1
     A form of blood cancer resulting in the rapid proliferation of immature blood cells (blast cells)....more »
    74. Acute myeloblastic leukemia type 2
     A form of blood cancer resulting in the rapid proliferation of granulocytes and monocytes....more »
    75. Acute myeloblastic leukemia type 3
     A rare form of malignant bone marrow cancer involving the rapid proliferation of immature precursors of blood cells. Type 3 involves the proliferation of promyelocytes....more »
    76. Acute myeloblastic leukemia type 4
     A rare form of malignant bone marrow cancer involving the rapid proliferation of immature precursors of blood cells. Type 4 involves the rapid proliferation of myelocytes and monocytes....more »
    77. Acute myeloblastic leukemia type 5
     A rare form of malignant bone marrow cancer involving the proliferation of immature precursors of blood cells. Type 5 involves the rapid proliferation of monoblasts (immature precursors of monocytes) in particular....more »
    78. Acute myeloblastic leukemia type 6
     A rare form of malignant bone marrow cancer involving the rapid proliferation of immature precursors of blood cells. Type 6 involves the proliferation of the immature precursors of red blood cells called erythroblasts....more »
    79. Acute myeloblastic leukemia type 7
     A rare form of malignant bone marrow cancer involving the proliferation of immature precursors of blood cells. Type 7 involves the rapid proliferation of megakaryoblasts (premature form of megakaryocytes) in particular....more »
    80. Acute myelocytic leukemia
     A cancer of the blood-forming tissues of the bone marrow involving the proliferation of cells that normally develop into infection-fighting cells such as eosinophils, monocytes, basophils and neutrophils. The cancerous cells replace the normal bone marrow...more »
    81. Acute myeloid leukaemia and myelodysplastic syndromes related to alkylating agent
     The use of alkylating agents to treat cancer can result in leukemia in some patients....more »
    82. Acute myeloid leukaemia and myelodysplastic syndromes related to topoisomerase type II inhibitor
     The use of topoisomerase type II inhibitors to treat cancer can result in leukemia in some patients....more »
    83. Acute myeloid leukaemia and myelodysplastic syndromes, therapy related
     Certain cancer therapies can result in the development of leukemia in some patients. These therapies includes topoisomerase type II inhibitors and alkylating agents....more »
    84. Acute myeloid leukemia
     A form of rapidly progressing blood cancer resulting in the rapid proliferation of granulocytes and monocytes, red blood cells and platelets....more »
    85. Acute myeloid leukemia, adult
     A form of blood cancer resulting in the rapid proliferation of granulocytes and monocytes, red blood cells and platelets....more »
    86. Acute non lymphoblastic leukemia
     A form of rapidly progressing blood cancer resulting in the rapid proliferation of granulocytes and monocytes, red blood cells and platelets. It is one of the most common forms of leukemia in adults but can occur in children....more »
    87. Acute pharyngitis
     A condition which is characterized by an acute inflammatory reaction of the pharynx...more »
    88. Acute posterior multifocal placoid pigment
     A rare eye disease where the central vision in one or both eyes is affected by inflammation or fluid build up in the retina. The retina lies at the back of the eye. Symptoms such as fever, headache and malaise often precede the eye symptoms. The cause of ...more »
    89. Acute radiation sickness
     Tissue injury can result from exposure to radiation. The radiation dose, rate of dosing and tissues irradiated will determine the severity and type of symptoms. The effects may be chronic, delayed or acute. Acute irradiation sickness usually occurs after ...more »
    90. Acute respiratory distress syndrome, Infant
     A breathing disorder that occurs in infants. The underdeveloped lungs fail to functioning adequately and the body becomes deprived of oxygen. The condition is more likely to affect premature infants and the greater the prematurity, the greater the risk....more »
    91. Acute stress disorder
     An acute anxiety state...more »
    92. Acute tin poisoning
     Acute ingestion of tin can cause various adverse symptoms....more »
    93. Acute upper respiratory infection
     Upper respiratory tract infections, are the illnesses caused by an acute infection which involves the upper respiratory tract: nose, sinuses, pharynx or larynx...more »
    94. Acute vitamin A toxicity
     Acute ingestion of vitamin A can cause symptoms. Symptoms usually only last for a day or two....more »
    95. Addington disease
     An epidemic disease which resembles polio and was first recorded in South Africa. The range and severity of symptoms experienced is variable and the disease may persist from a week to 3 months in some cases....more »
    96. Adducted thumb syndrome recessive form
     A rare recessively inherited disorder characterized mainly by a small head, arthrogryposis (joint contractures), cleft palate and various other abnormalities....more »
    97. Adducted thumbs -- arthrogryposis, Christian type
     A rare recessively inherited disorder characterized mainly by a small head, arthrogryposis (joint contractures), cleft palate and various other abnormalities....more »
    98. Adenocarcinoma of lung
     A tumor that develops in the lining of the lung. The tumor is usually slow growing....more »
    99. Adenocarcinoma, Bronchiolo-Alveolar
     A form of lung cancer that develops in the bronchioles or alveoli....more »
    100. Adenocarcinoma, Follicular
     A type of cancer of the thyroid gland....more »
    101. Adenoid cystic carcinoma
     Salivary gland type malignant neoplasm arising from bronchial seromucinous glands. Composed of epithelial and myoepithelial cells in cribriform, tubular and solid growth patterns....more »
    102. Adenoiditis
     Infection of the adenoids in the nasal-throat region...more »
    103. Adenophorea Infections
     A parasitic roundworm infection. Roundworms can be found in water and soil environments as well as on plants and in animals....more »
    104. Adenosine triphosphatase deficiency, anaemia due to
     Deficiency of a chemical (adenosine triphosphate) resulting in anemia....more »
    105. Adenoviridae Infections
     Infection with a virus from the Adenoviridae family. The most common sites for infection are membrane linings such as the intestines, respiratory and urinary tract and the eyes. The infection may result in a range of symptoms depending on the particular v...more »
    106. Adenovirus infection in immunocompromised patients
     Infection with a virus from the Adenoviridae family that occurs in a patient with a weakened immune system. The infection in these people is serious and can be fatal. The infection may result in a range of symptoms depending on the particular virus involv...more »
    107. Adenovirus-related Cold
     An Adenovirus-related cold is a relatively minor contagious infection of the nose and throat caused by the Adenovirus. Although colds can cause discomfort they are not considered a serious condition....more »
    108. Adenoviruses
     Common viruses causing common cold and various other ailments....more »
    109. Adhesive abuse
     Adhesive abuse is the use of various inhalants for the purpose of achieving a "high". They are often used as a cheap, readily available alternative to street drugs but they can cause serious damage to the body. Adhesives include household glues, rubber ce...more »
    110. Adhesive addiction
     Adhesive addiction refers to the compulsive need to abuse adhesives (e.g. sniffing them). Sufferers have withdrawal symptoms when attempting to stop the habit and feel unable to stop the habit despite knowing the harm it is causing their health. Aerosols ...more »
    111. Adies Syndrome
     A neurological process by which one/both pupils are dilated and do not respond/constrict appropriately when stimulated with light....more »
    112. Adrenal Cancer
     A malignant cancer that develops in the adrenal gland. The tumor may be nonfunctioning (does not produce hormones) or functioning in which case excessive levels of hormones can cause a variety of symptoms depending on which hormone is involved. Adrenal ho...more »
    113. Adrenal adenoma, familial
     A benign tumor that develops in the adrenal gland and tends to run in families. The tumor may be nonfunctioning (does not produce hormones) or functioning in which case excessive levels of hormones can cause a variety of symptoms depending on which hormon...more »
    114. Adrenal crisis
     A condition which is characterized by insufficient amounts of the adrenocortical hormones that results in vomiting, nausea, hypotension and electrolyte abnormalities...more »
    115. Adrenal gland hyperfunction
     Excessive activity of the adrenal gland which causes excessive production of one or more adrenal hormones (aldosterone, corticosteroids, androgenic steroids, epinephrine and norepinephrine). The increased adrenal gland activity may be caused by an adrenal...more »
    116. Adrenal hyperplasia
     A group of disorder that occur when there is a problem in the process of making adrenal corticosteroids....more »
    117. Adrenal hyperplasia, congenital type 3
     A group of disorders that occur when a deficiency of 21-hydroxylase impairs the normal process of making adrenal corticosteroids. The severity of the condition is variable depending on the degree of deficiency....more »
    118. Adrenal hypertension
     Adrenal hypertension is high blood pressure caused by adrenal gland problems. For example, an adrenal tumor can cause excessive production of aldosterone which in turn causes salt-retention and high blood pressure. Severity of symptoms varies depending on...more »
    119. Adrenal incidentaloma
     A tumor of the adrenal gland that is discovered incidentally while performing an imaging examination for reasons other than an adrenal tumor. The tumor may be asymptomatic or can causes excessive secretion of adrenal hormones and resulting symptoms. The t...more »
    120. Adrenal medulla neoplasm
     A tumor that develops in the part of the adrenal gland called the medulla which produces adrenalin and noradrenaline. The tumor is usually benign but can be malignant....more »
    121. Adult Cystic Fibrosis
     Cystic fibrosis is an inherited condition characterized by the production of thick sticky mucus by the mucus glands in the lungs, intestines, liver and pancreas. The condition is most often diagnosed in children or young adults but occasionally, relativel...more »
    122. Adult Panic-Anxiety Syndrome
     A psychiatric disorder involving anxiety and panic attacks that occur for no obvious reason....more »
    123. Adult low grade infiltrative supratentorial Astrocytoma
     A type of brain cancer that occurs in the supratentorial region of the brain of adults and is relatively non-aggressive....more »
    124. Adult progressive spinal muscular atrophy, Aran Duchenne type
     A group of inherited motor neuron diseases involving progressive muscle weakness, wasting and paralysis due to degeneration of motor neurons in the spinal cord. Muscle weakness and wasting usually starts in the hands and may gradually spread to other musc...more »
    125. Adult respiratory distress syndrome
     Severe respiratory failure...more »
    126. Adult-onset asthma
     Adult-onset asthma is a type of asthma that occurs during adulthood. Asthma involves constriction and inflammation of the airways. The severity of symptoms is variable. Allergies account for about half the cases of adult-onset asthma....more »
    127. Adverse reaction to chemical -- 1,2-Dibromo-3-Chloropropane
     1,2-Dibromo-3-Chloropropane is a chemical used in soil fumigants and as a nematocide for various field crops. Commercial examples include Fumagon, Nemagon, Fumazone, Nemapax, Nemafume. Some people can suffer an adverse reaction to the chemical. The severi...more »
    128. Adverse reaction to chemical -- 1,2-Dibromoethane
     1,2-Dibromoethane is a chemical used in gasoline, soil fumigants, fire extinguishers, flue gases and mechanical gauge fluid. Excessive exposure to this chemical can cause serious symptoms. The severity of symptoms varies amongst patients....more »
    129. Adverse reaction to chemical -- Allyl trichloride
     Allyl trichloride is a chemical used mainly as a varnish or paint remover, cleaning agent or degreasing agent. Some people can suffer an adverse reaction to the chemical. The severity of symptoms varies amongst patients....more »
    130. Aelurophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of cats....more »
    131. Aerophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of fresh air, breezes and flying....more »
    132. Aerosol abuse
     Aerosol abuse is the use of various inhalants for the purpose of achieving a "high". They are often used as a cheap, readily available alternative to street drugs but they can cause serious damage to the body. Aerosols include air fresheners, hair spray, ...more »
    133. Aerosol addiction
     Aerosol addiction refers to the compulsive need to abuse aerosol (e.g. sniffing them). Sufferers have withdrawal symptoms when attempting to stop the habit and feel unable to stop the habit despite knowing the harm it is causing their health. Aerosols are...more »
    134. Aflatoxicosis
     Poisoning from ingestion of aflatoxins....more »
    135. African Sleeping sickness
     Fly-borne African parasitic disease....more »
    136. Aging brain syndrome
     Aging processes in the brain can cause various psychological and neurological symptoms....more »
    137. Agranulocytosis
     Total lack of granulocytes in the blood...more »
    138. Agyrophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of crossing roads. It includes a fear of being attacked on the street or being unable to defend oneself while crossing the road....more »
    139. Aicardi syndrome
     A rare genetic disorder where the structure connecting the two halves of the brain fails to develop which results in seizures and eye abnormalities ....more »
    140. Aichmophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of pointy objects or needles....more »
    141. Air embolism
     A condition which is characterized by air bubbles entering the circulation usually due to trauma, decompression sickness or surgery....more »
    142. Airborne allergy
     An airborne allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to airborne allergens such as pollen, mold spores and house dust mites. The specific symptoms that can result can vary amongst patients....more »
    143. Airway Obstruction
     A blockage in the breathing tubes. The blockage can occur for many different reasons such as tumors, severe allergic reaction, bacterial infections, foreign bodies or trauma. The degree of obstruction will determine how seriously breathing is impaired....more »
    144. Al Murrah-induced lead poisoning
     Al Murrah is a folk remedy used mainly by Saudi Arabian people to treat problems such as stomach pain, diarrhea and colic. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more susceptible...more »
    145. Alarcon-induced lead poisoning
     Alarcon is a folk remedy used mainly by Mexican people to treat digestive or stomach problems including indigestion and diarrhea. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more susc...more »
    146. Albayaidle-induced lead poisoning
     Albayaidle is a folk remedy used mainly by Mexican and Central American people to treat digestive or stomach problems such as vomiting and colic. It is also used to treat apathy and lethargy. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due ...more »
    147. Albayalde-induced lead poisoning
     Albayalde is a folk remedy used mainly by Mexican and Central American people to treat digestive or stomach problems such as vomiting and colic. It is also used to treat apathy and lethargy. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due t...more »
    148. Albuterol -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is strong evidence to indicate that exposure to Albuterol during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of ex...more »
    149. Alcohol abuse
     Excessive use of alcohol ranging from binge drinking to severe alcoholism...more »
    150. Alcohol-Induced Disorders
     Disorders caused by excessive alcohol consumption. The symptoms are variable depending on the disorder involved. Some of the disorders are: alcohol abuse, alcohol dependence, alcohol intoxication, alcohol withdrawal, alcohol intoxication delirium, alcohol...more »
    151. Alcohol-induced hypertension
     Alcohol-induced hypertension is high blood pressure caused by excessive drinking of alcohol....more »
    152. Alcoholic intoxication
     The excessive consumption of alcohol can have toxic effects on the body and can ultimately result in death in severe cases....more »
    153. Aldehyde syndrome
     A metabolic anomaly where consumption of alcohol results in high levels of blood acetaldehyde which causes a variety of symptoms....more »
    154. Alektorophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of chickens....more »
    155. Alendronate -- Teratogenic Agent
     Experimental studies on rats and rabbits indicate that the use of Alendronate during pregnancy may cause various harmful effects on the fetus. The likelihood and severity of symptoms may be affected by the level of exposure and the stage of pregnancy that...more »
    156. Algophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of pain...more »
    157. Allanson-Pantzar-McLeod syndrome
     A rare genetic disorder where abnormal development of kidney tubules results in severe kidney problems that start during the fetal stage....more »
    158. Allergenic cross-reactivity
     Studies have indicated that a significant number of people with certain allergies will also have allergic responses to other allergens which have a similar protein. For example patients allergic to birch pollen will often have allergies to plant foods suc...more »
    159. Allergic asthma
     Allergic asthma is one of the most common forms of asthma and is triggered by exposure to an allergen. Upon exposure to the allergen, the airways become constricted and inflamed which affects breathing. The severity of symptoms is variable. This form of a...more »
    160. Allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis
     An allergic reaction to a particular fungus called Aspergillus....more »
    161. Allergic reaction
     An acute reaction through exposure to a particular allergen...more »
    162. Allergic tension-fatigue syndrome
     Variable symptoms caused by food allergy....more »
    163. Allergies
     Immune system over-reaction to various substances....more »
    164. Allergy-like conditions
     Medical conditions with similar effects to those of allergies....more »
    165. Alopecia immunodeficiency
     A rare syndrome characterized by alopecia and primary immunodeficiency....more »
    166. Alpha 1-Antitrypsin Deficiency
     A rare disorder characterized by the development of lung disease in adults and liver disease in adults and children....more »
    167. Alpha thalassemia -- Hemoglobin H disease
     Thalassemia is an inherited blood disorder characterized by abnormal synthesis of hemoglobin. Hemoglobin consists of two main protein chains called alpha and beta. Hemoglobin H disease involves defects in three of the four genes required to make each ? pr...more »
    168. Alpha thalassemia major
     Thalassemia is an inherited blood disorder characterized by abnormal synthesis of hemoglobin. Hemoglobin consists of two main protein chains called alpha and beta. Alpha thalassemia major is very rare involves defects in all of the four genes required to ...more »
    169. Alpine syndrome
     A condition that occurs in some people who go to low altitude winter resorts (1500 metres). It tends to mostly affect people who have been fasting when they arrive....more »
    170. Alport syndrome -- mental retardation -- midface hypoplasia -- elliptocytosis
     A rare syndrome characterized by the association of Alport syndrome, mental retardation, underdeveloped midface and a blood abnormality (elliptocytosis). Alport syndrome is an inherited condition involving progressive kidney damage and hearing loss....more »
    171. Alprazolam -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is strong evidence to indicate that exposure to Alprazolam during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of e...more »
    172. Alprenolol -- Teratogenic Agent
     Experimental studies on rats indicate that the use of Alprenolol during pregnancy may cause various harmful effects on the fetus. The likelihood and severity of symptoms may be affected by the level of exposure and the stage of pregnancy that the exposure...more »
    173. Alternating Bowel Habit IBS
     It is a functional bowel disorder characterized by chronic abdominal pain, discomfort, bloating, and alteration of bowel habits in the absence of any organic cause. IBS may be associated with pain disorders....more »
    174. Aluminium lung
     A respiratory condition caused by breathing in aluminium containing substances such as aluminium ore or a grain preservative called aluminium phosphide....more »
    175. Alveolar Hydatid Disease
     Rare multi-organ tapeworm infection caught from animals....more »
    176. Alveolar capillary dysplasia
     The abnormal development of the lung blood vessels. The normal barrier across which air and blood can diffuse fails to develop properly. Death usually results within weeks of birth but rare cases can survive for months....more »
    177. Alveolitis, extrinsic allergic
     A lung disease that tends to occur in people with jobs where they are frequently exposed to organic dust inhalation....more »
    178. Alzheimer disease 10
     An inherited form of Alzheimer's. Type 10 is caused by a genetic defect on chromosome 10p13....more »
    179. Alzheimer disease 12
     An inherited form of Alzheimer's. Type 12 is caused by a genetic defect on chromosome 8p12-q22....more »
    180. Alzheimer disease 13
     An inherited form of Alzheimer's disease that is linked to a defect on chromosome 1q21. Alzheimer's disease is a progressive disorder involving degeneration of the brain. The disease mainly affects brain functions involving thinking, memory, personality a...more »
    181. Alzheimer disease 14
     An inherited form of Alzheimer's disease that is linked to a defect on chromosome 1q25. Alzheimer's disease is a progressive disorder involving degeneration of the brain. The disease mainly affects brain functions involving thinking, memory, personality a...more »
    182. Alzheimer disease 15
     An inherited form of Alzheimer's disease that is linked to a defect on chromosome 3q22-q24. Alzheimer's disease is a progressive disorder involving degeneration of the brain. The disease mainly affects brain functions involving thinking, memory, personali...more »
    183. Alzheimer disease 16
     Alzheimer disease 16 (late-onset) is a form of Alzheimer's disease that is linked to a defect on chromosome Xq21.3. Alzheimer's disease is a progressive disorder involving degeneration of the brain. The disease mainly affects brain functions involving thi...more »
    184. Alzheimer disease 2, late-onset
     Alzheimer disease 2 (late-onset) is a form of Alzheimer's disease that is linked to a defect on chromosome 19q13.2. Alzheimer's disease is a progressive disorder involving degeneration of the brain. The disease mainly affects brain functions involving thi...more »
    185. Alzheimer disease 3, (early-onset Alzheimer disease)
     Alzheimer disease 3 is an early-onset form of Alzheimer's disease that is linked to a defect on chromosome 14q24.3. Alzheimer's disease is a progressive disorder involving degeneration of the brain. The disease mainly affects brain functions involving thi...more »
    186. Alzheimer disease 5
     An inherited form of Alzheimer's. Type 5 has a late onset and is caused by a genetic defect on chromosome 12p11....more »
    187. Alzheimer disease 6
     A genetic form of Alzheimer's. Type 6 has a late onset and is caused by a genetic defect on chromosome 10q24....more »
    188. Alzheimer disease 7
     An inherited form of Alzheimer's. Type 7 is caused by a genetic defect on chromosome 10p13....more »
    189. Alzheimer disease 8
     An inherited form of Alzheimer's. Type 8 is caused by a genetic defect on chromosome 20p....more »
    190. Alzheimer disease 9
     A genetic form of Alzheimer's. Type 9 has a late onset and is caused by a genetic defect on chromosome 19p13.2....more »
    191. Alzheimer disease, early-onset, with cerebral amyloid angiopathy
     An early-onset form of Alzheimer's disease that is linked to a defect on chromosome 21q21. Alzheimer's disease is a progressive disorder involving degeneration of the brain. The disease mainly affects brain functions involving thinking, memory, personalit...more »
    192. Alzheimer disease, familial, 1
     An inherited form of Alzheimer's disease that is linked to a defect on chromosome 21q. Alzheimer's disease is a progressive disorder involving degeneration of the brain. The disease mainly affects brain functions involving thinking, memory, personality an...more »
    193. Alzheimer disease, familial, 11
     An inherited form of Alzheimer's disease that is linked to a defect on chromosome 9p22.1. Alzheimer's disease is a progressive disorder involving degeneration of the brain. The disease mainly affects brain functions involving thinking, memory, personality...more »
    194. Alzheimer disease, familial, 3, with spastic paraparesis and apraxia
     This form of Alzheimer's is an early-onset form of Alzheimer's that is linked to a defect on chromosome 14q24.3. It is characterized by features which are atypical for Alzheimer's - spastic paraparesis which occurs before the dementia symptoms and apraxia...more »
    195. Alzheimer disease, familial, 3, with spastic paraparesis and unusual plaques
     This form of Alzheimer's is an early-onset form of Alzheimer's that is linked to a defect on chromosome 14q24.3. It is characterized by features which are atypical for Alzheimer's - spastic paraparesis which occurs before the dementia symptoms and unusual...more »
    196. Alzheimer disease, familial, 4
     An inherited form of Alzheimer's disease that is linked to a defect on chromosome 1q31-q42. Alzheimer's disease is a progressive disorder involving degeneration of the brain. The disease mainly affects brain functions involving thinking, memory, personali...more »
    197. Amantadine -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is strong evidence to indicate that exposure to Amantadine during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of e...more »
    198. Amathophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of dust....more »
    199. Amaxophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of riding in a vehicle or being in one....more »
    200. Ambien overdose
     Ambien is a prescription drug mainly used to treat insomnia. Excessive doses of the drug can result in various symptoms and even death in severe cases....more »
    201. Amebiasis
     An intestinal infection caused by a parasitic amebic organism. It is usually associated with poor sanitation....more »
    202. Ameloblastoma
     A very rare disorder involving the jaw and sinuses. Cyts or tumors which may be malignant form in the jaw, sinus, nose or eye socket areas....more »
    203. American mountain fever
     A viral disease transmitted through the bite of ticks (Rocky Mountain wood tick and American dog tick) who are infected with the virus. Because the virus infects blood cells including erythrocytes, transmission can also occur through transfusion with infe...more »
    204. Aminophyllin -- Teratogenic Agent
     Experimental studies on rats indicate that the use of Aminophyllin during pregnancy may cause various harmful effects on the fetus. The likelihood and severity of symptoms may be affected by the level of exposure and the stage of pregnancy that the exposu...more »
    205. Amiodarone -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is strong evidence to indicate that exposure to Amiodarone during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of e...more »
    206. Amlodipine -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is strong evidence to indicate that exposure to Amlodipine during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of e...more »
    207. Amnesic shellfish poisoning
     Rare shellfish poisoning sometimes causing amnesia....more »
    208. Amniotic fluid syndrome
     A rare disorder where large amounts of amniotic fluid suddenly enters the blood stream. The amniotic fluid contains debris which can block blood vessels and dilutes the blood which affects coagulation. This can occur when there is an opening in a blood ve...more »
    209. Amobarbital -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is strong evidence to indicate that exposure to Amobarbital during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of ...more »
    210. Amoebiasis
     An infectious disease caused by a free-living amoebic parasite called Entamoeba histolytica. The organism infects the bowel and causes gastroenteritis. Infection occurs through ingesting contaminated food or water. It is more common in countries with poor...more »
    211. Amphetamine abuse
     Use of the stimulant drugs known as amphetamines or "speed"...more »
    212. Amphetamine-induced hypertension
     Amphetamine-induced hypertension is high blood pressure caused by use of amphetamines. Patients with an existing history of hypertension may suffer further blood pressure increases while taking amphetamines and this can be serious. Severity of symptoms va...more »
    213. Amychophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of being scratched or clawed....more »
    214. Amyloid angiopathy
     A blood vessel disorder caused by abnormal amyloid deposits in the blood vessel walls of the brain. The deposits can cause the blood vessel to become weak and rupture resulting in intracranial bleeding. Despite the potentially serious consequences the dis...more »
    215. Amyloid cardiopathy
     Amyloidosis is a rare group of metabolic disorders where a protein called amyloid accumulates in body organs and tissues where it can cause damage and is potentially fatal. The cardiac form involves deposits of amyloid in the heart muscle which affects it...more »
    216. Amyloid cardiopathy, familial
     Amyloidosis is a rare group of metabolic disorders where a protein called amyloid accumulates in body organs and tissues where it can cause damage and is potentially fatal. The familial cardiac form is inherited and involves deposits of amyloid in the hea...more »
    217. Amyloidosis AL
     A disease involving the abnormal deposit of amyloid fibrils in virtually any part of the body - the heart, liver, kidney and peripheral and autonomic nerves are most commonly affected. The abnormal amyloid fibrils are produced abnormal plasma cells in the...more »
    218. Amyloidosis VII
     Amyloidosis involves the abnormal deposit of a substance called amyloid in various parts of the body. In the Ohio type, the amyloid deposits in the leptomeningeal blood vessels, brainstem, spinal cord and eye causing central nervous system dysfunction, br...more »
    219. Amyloidosis, Familial
     Amyloidosis is a rare group of metabolic disorders where a protein called amyloid accumulates in body organs and tissues where it can cause damage. In the familial form, the type of amyloid involved is usually a plasma protein called transthyretin. The ma...more »
    220. Amyloidosis, Inherited
     Amyloidosis is a rare group of metabolic disorders where a protein called amyloid accumulates in body organs and tissues where it can cause damage. In the inherited form, the type of amyloid involved is usually a plasma protein called transthyretin. The m...more »
    221. Amyloidosis, oculoleptomeningeal
     Amyloidosis involves the abnormal deposit of a substance called amyloid in various parts of the body. In this particular type, the amyloid deposits in the leptomeningeal blood vessels, brainstem, spinal cord and eye causing central nervous system dysfunct...more »
    222. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
     A motor neuron disease involving progressive degeneration and eventual destruction of the function of nerves that control voluntary movement....more »
    223. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis type 1
    224. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, familial
    225. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, familial type 1
     A generally fatal, inherited progressive disease where destruction of motor nerves in the spinal cord and brain stem cause progressive muscle weakness and wasting. Type 1 is characterized by adult onset and relatively fast progression of symptoms. It usua...more »
    226. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, familial type 2
     A generally fatal, inherited progressive disease where destruction of motor nerves in the spinal cord and brain stem cause progressive muscle weakness and wasting. Type 2 is characterized by childhood or adolescent onset of symptoms which progress very sl...more »
    227. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, familial type 3
     A generally fatal, inherited progressive disease where destruction of motor nerves in the spinal cord and brain stem cause progressive muscle weakness and wasting. Type 3 is characterized late adulthood onset of symptoms which progress slowly over 5 years...more »
    228. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, familial type 6
     A generally fatal, inherited progressive disease where destruction of motor nerves in the spinal cord and brain stem cause progressive muscle weakness and wasting. Type 6 is characterized adult onset of symptoms with progression varying between 1 and 20 y...more »
    229. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, familial type 7
     A generally fatal, inherited progressive disease where destruction of motor nerves in the spinal cord and brain stem cause progressive muscle weakness and wasting. Type 7 is characterized adult onset of symptoms with progression varying between less than ...more »
    230. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, familial type 8
     A generally fatal, inherited progressive disease where destruction of motor nerves in the spinal cord and brain stem cause progressive muscle weakness and wasting. Type 8 is characterized by adult onset and relatively slow progression of symptoms. It occu...more »
    231. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, type 6
     An inherited disorder involving progressive degeneration of motor neurons which results in muscle weakness and wasting. Type 6 is caused by a defect on chromosome 16q12....more »
    232. Analgesic asthma syndrome
     Asthma caused by the use of pain-killing and anti-inflammatory drugs such as aspirin....more »
    233. Anaphylaxis
     A rare, potentially life-threatening allergic reaction....more »
    234. Anchovy poisoning (clupeotoxin)
     Some anchovies contain toxins (Clupeotoxin) which can be poisonous to humans if eaten. Heat does not destroy the toxin and there is still uncertainty as to the origin of the toxin. The toxin appears to be present in higher concentrations in summer and is ...more »
    235. Ancylostoma duodenale
     An infestation with Ancylostoma duodenale which is a parasitic hookwork whichcan cause serious disease in humans - usually occurs in people who work barefoot in damp soil. The hookworms suck blood from the intestines of the host which can result in anemia...more »
    236. Androphobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of men...more »
    237. Anemia
     Reduced ability of blood to carry oxygen from various possible causes....more »
    238. Anemia of pregnancy
     Anemia of pregnancy is anemia that occurs during pregnancy. Women's bodies have a greater demand for iron during pregnancy and if intake is not sufficient, anemia can result. Anemia in pregnant women can lead to infant problems such as premature birth, fe...more »
    239. Anemia, Hemolytic, Warm Antibody
     A rare autoimmune condition where the body's defense system attacks and destroys red blood cells. The onset of the condition is triggered by temperatures 37ºC or higher. The severity of the disorder is variable....more »
    240. Anemia, Iron-Deficiency
     A lack of fully functioning red blood cells due to a deficiency of iron. The iron allows the body to make hemoglobin in red blood cells which in turn allows the red blood cell to carry oxygen....more »
    241. Anemia, Refractory, with Excess of Blasts
     A bone marrow disease which results in insufficient red blood cells in the blood (anemia). The prognosis is poor with death usually occurring within a couple of years. There are two types: type 1 refers to cases where the level of blasts is less than 10% ...more »
    242. Anemia, Refractory, with Excess of Blasts, type 1
     A bone marrow disease which results in insufficient red blood cells in the blood (anemia). The prognosis is poor with death usually occurring within a couple of years. Type 1 refers to cases where the level of blasts is less than 10% and type 2 refers to ...more »
    243. Anemia, Refractory, with Excess of Blasts, type 2
     A bone marrow disease which results in insufficient red blood cells in the blood (anemia). The prognosis is poor with death usually occurring within a couple of years. Type 1 refers to cases where the level of blasts is less than 10% and type 2 refers to ...more »
    244. Anemia, Sideroblastic
     A rare blood disorder where abnormal utilization of iron results in the production of defective red blood cells which have excessive deposits of iron in them....more »
    245. Anemia, hypochromic microcytic
     A blood disorder where red blood cells are too small and lack sufficient iron. It can be inherited or caused by insufficient iron in the diet or from a genetic disorder....more »
    246. Anemias, Sideroblastic
     Sideroblastic anemias are a group of rare blood disorders where the bone marrow is unable to produce normal red blood cells. The body has enough iron but the red blood cells are unable to utilize it in a normal manner and anemia results. The red blood cel...more »
    247. Aneurysm, intracranial berry
     A bulge in a blood vessel in the brain. The bulge can rupture causing a stroke. They usually form as a result of high blood pressure and weak blood vessel walls in the brain. There are five different subtypes of intracranial berry aneurysms with each one ...more »
    248. Aneurysm, intracranial berry, 1
     A bulge in a blood vessel in the brain. The bulge can rupture causing a stroke. They usually form as a result of high blood pressure and weak blood vessel walls in the brain. There are five different subtypes of intracranial berry aneurysms with each one ...more »
    249. Aneurysm, intracranial berry, 10
     A bulge in a blood vessel in the brain. The bulge can rupture causing a stroke. They usually form as a result of high blood pressure and weak blood vessel walls in the brain. There are five different subtypes of intracranial berry aneurysms with each one ...more »
    250. Aneurysm, intracranial berry, 2
     A bulge in a blood vessel in the brain. The bulge can rupture causing a stroke. They usually form as a result of high blood pressure and weak blood vessel walls in the brain. There are five different subtypes of intracranial berry aneurysms with each one ...more »
    251. Aneurysm, intracranial berry, 3
     A bulge in a blood vessel in the brain. The bulge can rupture causing a stroke. They usually form as a result of high blood pressure and weak blood vessel walls in the brain. There are five different subtypes of intracranial berry aneurysms with each one ...more »
    252. Aneurysm, intracranial berry, 4
     A bulge in a blood vessel in the brain. The bulge can rupture causing a stroke. They usually form as a result of high blood pressure and weak blood vessel walls in the brain. There are five different subtypes of intracranial berry aneurysms with each one ...more »
    253. Aneurysm, intracranial berry, 5
     A bulge in a blood vessel in the brain. The bulge can rupture causing a stroke. They usually form as a result of high blood pressure and weak blood vessel walls in the brain. There are five different subtypes of intracranial berry aneurysms with each one ...more »
    254. Aneurysm, intracranial berry, 6
     A bulge in a blood vessel in the brain. The bulge can rupture causing a stroke. They usually form as a result of high blood pressure and weak blood vessel walls in the brain. There are now six different subtypes of intracranial berry aneurysms with each o...more »
    255. Aneurysm, intracranial berry, 7
     A bulge in a blood vessel in the brain. The bulge can rupture causing a stroke. They usually form as a result of high blood pressure and weak blood vessel walls in the brain. There are five different subtypes of intracranial berry aneurysms with each one ...more »
    256. Aneurysm, intracranial berry, 8
     A bulge in a blood vessel in the brain. The bulge can rupture causing a stroke. They usually form as a result of high blood pressure and weak blood vessel walls in the brain. There are five different subtypes of intracranial berry aneurysms with each one ...more »
    257. Aneurysm, intracranial berry, 9
     A bulge in a blood vessel in the brain. The bulge can rupture causing a stroke. They usually form as a result of high blood pressure and weak blood vessel walls in the brain. There are five different subtypes of intracranial berry aneurysms with each one ...more »
    258. Aneurysmal subarachnoid haemorrhage
     Bleeding in the space around the brain that occurs from a leak in a weakened or dilated blood vessel under the arachnoid layer of the brain. Death can occur if treatment is not prompt....more »
    259. Angina
     A special type of chest pain....more »
    260. Anginophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of angina, choking or narrowness of the throat....more »
    261. Angiofollicular ganglionic hyperplasia
     A rare disorder characterized by a localized overgrowth of lymph node tissue which can form a benign tumor-like growth. The symptoms are determined by the location and number of growths. There are two types of the disease: hyaline-vascular type or the pla...more »
    262. Angiofollicular ganglionic hyperplasia -- hyaline-vascular type
     A rare disorder characterized by a localized overgrowth of lymph node tissue which can form a benign tumor-like growth. There are two types of the disease: hyaline-vascular type or the plasma cell type which tends to have more severe symptoms. The hyaline...more »
    263. Angiosarcoma
     Angiosarcomas are a relatively rare type of malignant tumors that develop from blood vessel tissues. The cancer tends to occur mainly in the liver, skin, breasts and deep soft tissues. The cancer is prone to metastasis to the lymphatic system and is consi...more »
    264. Angiostrongyliasis
     Infection by a parasitic worm (Angiostrongylus). Infection can occur through eating contaminated raw animals such as snails, slugs, prawns or crabs which act as hosts to these parasites....more »
    265. Anglophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of England or the English....more »
    266. Animal allergy
     An animal allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to animals such as cats. The allergy is usually associated with the skin, saliva or urine of the animal. Animals frequently lick themselves which results in saliva sticking to the fur. T...more »
    267. Anisocytosis
     Variation in red blood cell size, commonly seen in anaemia...more »
    268. Ankylophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of stiff or immobile joints....more »
    269. Ankylosing spondylarthritis
     Inflammation of one or more spine joints. The spine becomes progressively painful and stiff and the spine joints may eventually fuse and cause disability. The condition may vary from mild to severe. Inflammation can affect other joints and tissues....more »
    270. Ankylosis -- facial anomalies -- pulmonary hypoplasia syndrome
     A rare familial syndrome characterized mainly by fused or stiff joints, facial anomalies and underdeveloped lungs....more »
    271. Ankylostomiasis
     A parasitic intestinal infection caused by a hookworm called Ancylostoma duodenale or Necator americanus. Infection usually occurs when larva enter a break in the skin and then travel throughout the body until the reach the intestines....more »
    272. Anophthalmia with pulmonary hypoplasia
     A rare disorder characterized by absent or very small eyes and underdeveloped lung tissue....more »
    273. Anorexia Nervosa
     A disorder where a distorted sense of body image leads to self-starvation to the point of death in some cases....more »
    274. Anoxemia
     Lack of oxygen in the blood...more »
    275. Anoxia
     Lack of oxygen to the body's tissues....more »
    276. Antepartum Eclampsia
     Antepartum eclampsia is the development of seizures or coma in pregnant women suffering from high blood pressure. Antepartum means that it occurs before delivery. Eclampsia is a serious condition which requires urgent medical treatment. Eclampsia may be a...more »
    277. Anthophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of flowers....more »
    278. Anthracosis
     A condition characterized by the accumulation of carbon in the lungs caused by inhaled smoke or coal dust...more »
    279. Anthrax
     A serious infectious bacterial disease that can be fatal....more »
    280. Anthropophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of people and groups of people....more »
    281. Anti-glomerular basement membrane antibody-mediated disease
     A kidney disorder involving varying degrees of kidney impairment. Severe cases lead to kidney failure whereas mild cases have normal kidney function....more »
    282. Antidiarrheal agent poisoning
     Antidiarrheal agents contain chemicals such as atropine and diphenoxylate which can cause various symptoms if excessive quantities are taken. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the expos...more »
    283. Antihypertensive drug allergy
     Taking antihypertensive drugs (blood pressure-lowering drugs) can cause an allergic response in some people however this is considered rare. It involves the body's immune system overreacting to the drug. The type and severity of symptoms can vary consider...more »
    284. Antiphospholipid syndrome
     An autoimmune disorder characterized by blood clots and pregnancy losses....more »
    285. Antisynthetase syndrome
     A rare autoimmune disease that affects the muscles. It involves the development of antibodies to an enzyme (aminoacyl-tRNA synthetase) which is involved in making proteins....more »
    286. Antithrombin Deficiency
     Antithrombin deficiency refers the deficiency or impaired activity of a substance that inactivates enzymes involved in blood coagulation. Antithrombin prevents the blood from clotting too readily and if its activity is impaired then the blood becomes more...more »
    287. Antithrombin Deficiency, type I
     Type I Antithrombin deficiency refers the deficiency of a substance that inactivates enzymes involved in blood coagulation. Antithrombin prevents the blood from clotting too readily and if there are insufficient quantities of it then the blood becomes mor...more »
    288. Antithrombin Deficiency, type II
     Type II Antithrombin deficiency refers the malfunction of a substance that inactivates enzymes involved in blood coagulation. Antithrombin prevents the blood from clotting too readily and if it is unable to function properly then the blood becomes more pr...more »
    289. Antithrombin III deficiency, congenital
     A rare blood disorder where a congenital deficiency of antithrombin III causes excessive blood coagulation which results in blood clot formation....more »
    290. Antlophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of floods....more »
    291. Anxiety
     A feeling of apprehension, and fear without apparent stimulus that is associated sometime with somatic responses...more »
    292. Anxiety conditions
     Medical conditions related to anxiety, fear, and panic....more »
    293. Anxiety disorders
     Anxiety disorders are persistent and excessive feelings of fear, worry or uneasiness that are significant enough to have an impact on day-to-day life. Excessive anxiety can have repercussions on physical and mental health. There are a number of different ...more »
    294. Aorta-pulmonary artery fistula
     An abnormal opening or connection between the aorta and the main pulmonary artery. It can occur through a traumatic penetrating injury or may be a complication of surgery. Severe cases can lead to heart failure....more »
    295. Aortic Aneurysm, Thoracic
     Bulging and weakness of the aorta in the area of the chest. The condition is life-threatening as death can occur rapidly if the aneurysm bursts....more »
    296. Aortic Valve Insufficiency
     A heart valve disorder where the heart valve is unable to close completely which causes a backflow of some of the blood from the aorta. The condition can be caused by such things as systemic lupus erythematosus, endocarditis, high blood pressure, Marfan's...more »
    297. Aortic coarctation
     A rare inherited birth defect where the heart blood vessel called the aorta has a narrowed area which affects blood flow. The degree of constriction is variable which mild cases asymptomatic until adulthood. The poor blood flow to the lower body gives res...more »
    298. Aortic dilatation- joint hypermobility- arterial tortuosity
     A rare syndrome characterized by the dilation of the aortic root, hyperextensible joints and varicose veins...more »
    299. Aortic dissection
     A tear in the inner layer of the aorta (major artery in the body) which allows blood to escape into outer layers of the artery....more »
    300. Aortic stenosis
     A condition which affects the aortic valve of the heart resulting in stenosis of the valve....more »
    301. Aortic valve disease
     Disease of the heart's aortic valve...more »
    302. Aortic valve stenosis
     A congenital condition involving a malformation of the valve that controls the blood flow of the main heart vessel (aorta). The valve doesn't open enough to allow sufficient blood to flow through the aorta which reduces the supply of oxygenated blood to t...more »
    303. Aortic valves stenosis of the child
     A birth defect where the aortic valve is abnormally narrow or unable to fully open. Depending on the degree of narrowing, the symptoms may range from severe to asymptomatic....more »
    304. Apeirophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of infinity....more »
    305. Aphalangy -- hemivertebrae -- urogenital-intestinal dysgenesis
     A rare congenital disorder characterized by missing fingers and toes, abnormal vertebrae and various malformations of the organs....more »
    306. Apiophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of bees....more »
    307. Apricot seed poisoning
     Apricot seeds contain a chemical called amygdalin which breaks down into cyanide in the human body. The toxic chemicals are not released if the pit remains intact and therefore poisoning usually occurs if the seeds are crushed and eaten. Accidental ingest...more »
    308. Arachibutyrophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of peanut butter sticking to the roof of the mouth....more »
    309. Arachnephobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of spiders....more »
    310. Arachnidism
     Poisoning from a spider bite....more »
    311. Arachnoid Cysts
     A rare disorder involving a fluid-filled cysts on the arachnoid membrane which is one of the thin layers of tissue that form a membrane which covers the spinal cord and brain. The type and severity of symptoms is determined by the size and location of the...more »
    312. Arachnoiditis
     A progressive disorder where the arachnoid membrane becomes inflamed and the brain and spinal cord may also become inflamed....more »
    313. Arbovirosis
     An infectious disease caused by an arbovirus. The virus is transmitted by arthropods such as insects and ticks. Examples of arboviruses include Yellow Fever, Japanese encephalitis and tick-borne encephalitis. The symptoms may vary depending on the type of...more »
    314. Arbovirus
     Any group of viruses transmitted to humans by mosquitoes and ticks...more »
    315. Arctic bearded seal poisoning
     The Arctic Bearded seal is often used as a food source by the arctic inhabitants. Eating the liver and kidneys of the arctic bearded seal can result in a Vitamin A overdose which can cause serious symptoms and even death in extreme cases. It is believed t...more »
    316. Argentinean hemorrhagic fever
     An infectious disease caused by the Junin virus. Transmission can occur through contact with infected rodent (usually the corn mouse) urine, feces or saliva. The incubation period lasts from one to two weeks. The disease is most common in rural workers in...more »
    317. Arnold-Chiari Malformation (Type 1)
     A rare malformation where the base of the brain enters into the upper spinal canal....more »
    318. Arnold-Chiari malformation type 2
     A rare malformation where the base of the brain enters into the upper spinal canal. The extent of the deformity is greater in type 2 than type 1 and hence the symptoms are more severe and are often associated with a myelomeningocele (opening of the spine ...more »
    319. Arnold-Chiari malformation type 3
     An extremely rare malformation where the base of the brain enters into the upper spinal canal. Type 3 involves the herniation of brain or brain stem tissue out of the back of the neck or head. The condition generally has a poor prognosis....more »
    320. Arnold-Chiari malformation type 4
     Arnold-Chiari malformation is a rare malformation where the base of the brain enters into the upper spinal canal. Type 4 actually involves a lack of development of a portion of the base of the brain (cerebellum). The prognosis is very poor with death ofte...more »
    321. Arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia
     A rare heart muscle disease where the muscle tissue of the right ventricle of the heart is replaced by fibrous or fatty tissue which affects the ability of the heart to pump blood....more »
    322. Arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia, familial, 1
     A rare heart muscle disease where the muscle tissue of the right ventricle of the heart is replaced by fibrous or fatty tissue which affects the ability of the heart to pump blood. Some patients are asymptomatic and whereas others experience symptoms and ...more »
    323. Arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia, familial, 10
     A rare heart muscle disease where the muscle tissue of the right ventricle of the heart is replaced by fibrous or fatty tissue which affects the ability of the heart to pump blood. Some patients are asymptomatic and whereas others experience symptoms and ...more »
    324. Arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia, familial, 11
     A rare heart muscle disease where the muscle tissue of the right ventricle of the heart is replaced by fibrous or fatty tissue which affects the ability of the heart to pump blood. Some patients are asymptomatic and whereas others experience symptoms and ...more »
    325. Arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia, familial, 12
     A rare heart muscle disease where the muscle tissue of the right ventricle of the heart is replaced by fibrous or fatty tissue which affects the ability of the heart to pump blood. Some patients are asymptomatic and whereas others experience symptoms and ...more »
    326. Arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia, familial, 2
     A rare heart muscle disease where the muscle tissue of the right ventricle of the heart is replaced by fibrous or fatty tissue which affects the ability of the heart to pump blood. Some patients are asymptomatic and whereas others experience symptoms and ...more »
    327. Arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia, familial, 3
     A rare heart muscle disease where the muscle tissue of the right ventricle of the heart is replaced by fibrous or fatty tissue which affects the ability of the heart to pump blood. Some patients are asymptomatic and whereas others experience symptoms and ...more »
    328. Arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia, familial, 4
     A rare heart muscle disease where the muscle tissue of the right ventricle of the heart is replaced by fibrous or fatty tissue which affects the ability of the heart to pump blood. Some patients are asymptomatic and whereas others experience symptoms and ...more »
    329. Arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia, familial, 5
     A rare heart muscle disease where the muscle tissue of the right ventricle of the heart is replaced by fibrous or fatty tissue which affects the ability of the heart to pump blood. Some patients are asymptomatic and whereas others experience symptoms and ...more »
    330. Arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia, familial, 6
     A rare heart muscle disease where the muscle tissue of the right ventricle of the heart is replaced by fibrous or fatty tissue which affects the ability of the heart to pump blood. Some patients are asymptomatic and whereas others experience symptoms and ...more »
    331. Arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia, familial, 7
     A rare heart muscle disease where the muscle tissue of the right ventricle of the heart is replaced by fibrous or fatty tissue which affects the ability of the heart to pump blood. Some patients are asymptomatic and whereas others experience symptoms and ...more »
    332. Arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia, familial, 8
     A rare heart muscle disease where the muscle tissue of the right ventricle of the heart is replaced by fibrous or fatty tissue which affects the ability of the heart to pump blood. Some patients are asymptomatic and whereas others experience symptoms and ...more »
    333. Arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia, familial, 9
     A rare heart muscle disease where the muscle tissue of the right ventricle of the heart is replaced by fibrous or fatty tissue which affects the ability of the heart to pump blood. Some patients are asymptomatic and whereas others experience symptoms and ...more »
    334. Arterial dissections with lentiginosis
     A rare familial syndrome characterized by the association of aortic dissection and multiple lentigines (brown skin spots). The aorta can rupture in some cases and result in sudden death....more »
    335. Arteriovenous Malformation
     Birth defect of a tangle of veins and arteries....more »
    336. Arthrogryposis -- spinal muscular atrophy
     A group of inherited motor neuron diseases involving progressive muscle weakness and wasting due to degeneration of motor neurons in the spinal cord. Joint contractures are also present at birth....more »
    337. Arthrogryposis multiplex congenita -- pulmonary hypoplasia
     A rare congenital syndrome involving degeneration of the brain and spinal cord and characterized by facial, head, skeletal and muscular abnormalities. Reduced fetal activity causes many of the problems....more »
    338. Asbestos conditions
     Medical conditions caused be exposure to asbestos dust...more »
    339. Asbestosis
     Lung condition from asbestos exposure...more »
    340. Ascaris lumbricoides
     Common roundworm infecting human intestines. Causing restlessness, fever, diarrhea....more »
    341. Ascites
     Fluid accumulation in abdominal cavity...more »
    342. Asherson syndrome
     The failure of a muscle at the top of the esophagus to relax and allow food and liquid to pass through. Liquid and even food may accidentally be inhaled and can lead to pneumonia and death in some cases....more »
    343. Aspergillosis
     Infection with a fungus called Aspergillus....more »
    344. Aspergillus niger infection
     A rare fungal infection that often causes a black mould to appear on some fruit and vegetables but may also infect humans through inhalation of fungal spores....more »
    345. Asphyxia
     Inability to breath and suffocation...more »
    346. Aspirin-induced asthma
     Aspirin-induced asthma refers to inflammation and constriction of the airways that is triggered by the use of aspirin. A significant number of patients with aspirin-induced asthma also have steroid-dependant asthma where they require regular steroidal ast...more »
    347. Asthenophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of weakness or fainting....more »
    348. Asthma
     Repeated attacks of breathing difficulty....more »
    349. Asthma in Adults
    350. Asthma in Children
    351. Asthma in pregnancy
     Asthma in pregnancy refers to inflammation and constriction of the airways that is occurs during pregnancy. Women who are pregnancy may decide to stop taking their asthma medication in order to reduce the perceived risk of side effects to the developing f...more »
    352. Asthma related cough
     Cough-variant asthma is a type of asthma in which the main symptom is a dry, non-productive cough. Cough-variant asthma is sometimes called chronic cough to describe a cough that has lasted longer than six to eight weeks....more »
    353. Asthma, Exercise-Induced
     Breathing problems caused by exercise. Patients who suffer from asthma and allergic rhinitis are particularly prone to the condition. Factors such as reduced humidity, cold temperatures, high levels of pollen, poor physical fitness, respiratory infections...more »
    354. Asthma-like conditions
     Medical conditions similar to asthma, or having similar symptoms....more »
    355. Asthma-like cough symptoms
     Asthma is a chronic disease causing airway constriction along with inflammation and excess collection of mucus in the airways leading to breathing difficulty....more »
    356. Asthma-related traits, susceptibility to, 1
     An increased risk of asthma-related traits such as wheezing and atopic dermatitis are linked to a defect on chromosome 14q22.1....more »
    357. Asthma-related traits, susceptibility to, 2
     An increased risk of asthma-related traits such as wheezing and atopic dermatitis are linked to a defect on chromosome 7p15-p14....more »
    358. Asthma-related traits, susceptibility to, 3
     An increased risk of asthma-related traits such as wheezing and atopic dermatitis are linked to a defect on chromosome 2p16....more »
    359. Asthma-related traits, susceptibility to, 4
     An increased risk of asthma-related traits such as wheezing and atopic dermatitis are linked to a defect on chromosome 1p31....more »
    360. Asthma-related traits, susceptibility to, 5
     An increased risk of asthma-related traits such as wheezing and atopic dermatitis are linked to a defect on chromosome 12q14.3....more »
    361. Asthma-related traits, susceptibility to, 6
     An increased risk of asthma-related traits such as wheezing and atopic dermatitis are linked to a defect on chromosome 17q21....more »
    362. Asthma-related traits, susceptibility to, 7
     An increased risk of asthma-related traits such as wheezing and atopic dermatitis are linked to a defect on chromosome 1q32.1....more »
    363. Asthmatic Bronchitis
     A variant of asthma where cough, either chronic or during an exacerbation following a viral infection, is the main or only symptom...more »
    364. Astraphobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of lightning and thunder....more »
    365. Astrocytoma
     A malignant tumour of the nervous system composed of astrocytes....more »
    366. Astrophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of stars and celestial space....more »
    367. Asymmetric septal hypertrophy
     A disease of the heart muscle characterized by increased thickness of the wall of the heart ventricle which affects the hearts function....more »
    368. Ataxia Telangiectasia
     A rare inherited childhood disorder involving progressive degeneration of the nervous system....more »
    369. Ataxia, episodic -- vertigo -- tinnitus -- myokymia
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by episodes of incoordination and unsteadiness as well as tinnitus and vertigo. Stress, exhaustion, sudden movements and exertion may trigger the episodes. It is caused by a defect on chromosome 1q42....more »
    370. Ataxiophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of muscular incoordination (ataxia). This disorder is not to be confused with ataxophobia which is a fear of disorder or untidiness....more »
    371. Ataxophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of disorder or untidiness. This disorder is not to be confused with ataxiophobia which is a fear of muscular incoordination (ataxia)....more »
    372. Atelectasis
     Collapse of lung tissue affecting part or all of one lung. Atelectasis may be an acute or chronic condition. In acute atelectasis, the lung has recently collapsed and is primarily notable only for airlessness. In chronic atelectasis, the affected area is ...more »
    373. Atelophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of imperfection....more »
    374. Atelosteogenesis Type III
     A very rare inherited skeletal ossification disorder. Unlike types I and II, survival past infancy is possible in type III....more »
    375. Atephobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of ruin....more »
    376. Atheroma
     A region of plaque occurring in atherosclerosis...more »
    377. Atherosclerosis
     Atherosclerosis is a syndrome affecting arterial blood vessels. It is a chronic inflammatory response in the walls of arteries, in large part due to the accumulation of macrophage white blood cells and promoted by low density (especially small particle) l...more »
    378. Ativan overdose
     Ativan is a prescription drug mainly used to treat anxiety. Excessive doses of the drug can result in various symptoms and even death in severe cases....more »
    379. Atlantic mussel food poisoning
     Atlantic mussels contain a toxin called domoic acid which can affect nerve tissue. The mussels are found in the North Atlantic and Pacific coast and the Gulf of Mexico....more »
    380. Atopic asthma
     Atopic asthma is one of the most common forms of asthma and is triggered by exposure to an allergen. Upon exposure to the allergen, the airways become constricted and inflamed which affects breathing. The severity of symptoms is variable. This form of ast...more »
    381. Atorvastatin -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is strong evidence to indicate that exposure to Atorvastatin during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of...more »
    382. Atransferrinemia
     A rare inherited condition characterized by the absence of a compound called transferring which results in a buildup of iron in the body's tissues as well as anemia....more »
    383. Atresia of urethra
     A rare congenital malformation where the urethra ends blindly which makes it unuseable by the body to eliminate urine. This usually results in death unless surgical intervention provides alternative communication between the bladder and the amniotic sac. ...more »
    384. Atrial Fibrillation
     Common heart arrythmia with rapid beating in upper chambers...more »
    385. Atrial Fibrillation, Familial 2
     A rare inherited condition where abnormal electrical activity in the heart causes it to have a fast and irregular beat. The condition may go unnoticed or may cause stroke or sudden death in some cases. Type 2 is linked to a genetic defect on chromosome 6q...more »
    386. Atrial Fibrillation, Familial 3
     A rare inherited condition where abnormal electrical activity in the heart causes it to have a fast and irregular beat. The condition may go unnoticed or may cause stroke or sudden death in some cases. Type 3 is linked to a genetic defect on chromosome 11...more »
    387. Atrial Fibrillation, Familial 4
     A rare inherited condition where abnormal electrical activity in the heart causes it to have a fast and irregular beat. The condition may go unnoticed or may cause stroke or sudden death in some cases. Type 4 is linked to a genetic defect on chromosome 21...more »
    388. Atrial Fibrillation, Familial 5
     A rare inherited condition where abnormal electrical activity in the heart causes it to have a fast and irregular beat. The condition may go unnoticed or may cause stroke or sudden death in some cases. Type 5 is linked to a genetic defect on chromosome 4q...more »
    389. Atrial Fibrillation, Familial 6
     A rare inherited condition where abnormal electrical activity in the heart causes it to have a fast and irregular beat. The condition may go unnoticed or may cause stroke or sudden death in some cases. Type 6 is linked to a genetic defect on chromosome 1p...more »
    390. Atrial Fibrillation, Familial 7
     A rare inherited condition where abnormal electrical activity in the heart causes it to have a fast and irregular beat. The condition may go unnoticed or may cause stroke or sudden death in some cases. Type 7 is linked to a genetic defect on chromosome 12...more »
    391. Atrial Fibrillation, Familial 8
     A rare inherited condition where abnormal electrical activity in the heart causes it to have a fast and irregular beat. The condition may go unnoticed or may cause stroke or sudden death in some cases. Type 8 is linked to a genetic defect on chromosome 16...more »
    392. Atrial Septal Defect
     An abnormal connection between the 2 atria, or upper chambers of the heart...more »
    393. Atrial Septal Defect 3
     A rare heart malformation involving the presence of an abnormal opening between the two atrial chambers of the heart which allows abnormal mixing of oxygenated and deoxygenated blood. The severity of the symptoms depends on the size and location of the de...more »
    394. Atrial Septal Defect 4
     A rare heart malformation involving the presence of an abnormal opening between the two atrial chambers of the heart which allows abnormal mixing of oxygenated and deoxygenated blood. The severity of the symptoms depends on the size and location of the de...more »
    395. Atrial Septal Defect 5
     A rare heart malformation involving the presence of an abnormal opening between the two atrial chambers of the heart which allows abnormal mixing of oxygenated and deoxygenated blood. The severity of the symptoms depends on the size and location of the de...more »
    396. Atrial Septal Defect 6
     A rare heart malformation involving the presence of an abnormal opening between the two atrial chambers of the heart which allows abnormal mixing of oxygenated and deoxygenated blood. The severity of the symptoms depends on the size and location of the de...more »
    397. Atrial arrhythmia
     Arrhythmia arising in the atrium....more »
    398. Atrial fibrillation, familial 1
     A dominantly inherited condition where abnormal electrical activity in the heart causes it to have a fast and irregular beat. The condition may go unnoticed or may cause stroke or sudden death in some cases....more »
    399. Atrial flutter
     Heart arrhythmia where atria beat more often than ventricles...more »
    400. Atrial myxoma, familial
     An atrial myxoma benign tumor that develops in the wall that separates the two upper chambers of the heart. The familial form of the condition also involves tumors in other parts of the body such as the skin, both heart atria or the heart ventricles....more »
    401. Atrial septal defect 1
     A rare heart malformation involving the presence of an abnormal opening between the two atrial chambers of the heart which allows abnormal mixing of oxygenated and deoxygenated blood. The severity of the symptoms depends on the size and location of the de...more »
    402. Atrial septal defect 2
     A rare heart malformation involving the presence of an abnormal opening between the two atrial chambers of the heart which allows abnormal mixing of oxygenated and deoxygenated blood. The severity of the symptoms depends on the size and location of the de...more »
    403. Atrioventricular Septal Defects
     Defect in the wall between the atrium and ventricle....more »
    404. Atrioventricular septal defect
     A congenital heart defect where the valves and walls between the upper and lower heart chambers (atrial and ventricular septa and the atrioventricular valves) don't develop properly. Symptoms are determined by the severity of the malformation....more »
    405. Atypical coarctation of aorta
     Coarctation of the aorta is a rare inherited birth defect where the heart blood vessel called the aorta has a narrowed area which affects blood flow. The degree of constriction is variable which mild cases asymptomatic until adulthood. The poor blood flow...more »
    406. Aulophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of flutes....more »
    407. Aureobasidium exposure
     Aureobasidium is a type of fungus which is capable of causing a variety of diseases in humans. The fungus is most often found in damp places either inside the home or in the environment. It is often pinkish or blackish. It is a rare cause of disease and i...more »
    408. Aureobasidium pullulans exposure
     Aureobasidium pullulans is a species of fungus which is capable of causing a variety of diseases in humans. The fungus is most often found in damp places either inside the home or in the environment. It is often pinkish or blackish. It is a rare cause of ...more »
    409. Aurophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational dislike of gold....more »
    410. Auroraphobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of Auroral lights....more »
    411. Ausrian triad
     The association of pneumococcal pneumonia, meningitis and endocarditis....more »
    412. Australian Sea Lion poisoning
     The Australian Sea Lion is sometimes used as a food source and is found in the South-Southwest waters of Australia. Eating the liver of the Australian Sea Lion can result in a Vitamin A overdose which can cause serious symptoms and even death in extreme c...more »
    413. Austrian syndrome
     A condition where alcoholism is associated with heart failure and pneumococcal meningitis....more »
    414. Autoimmune Atherosclerosis
     The formation of atherosclerosis through an autoimmune process...more »
    415. Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia
     Autoimmune hemolytic anemia is characterized by an abnormal immune system response which leads to the destruction of red blood cells and hence anemia. The severity of the condition varies depending on the underlying cause e.g. cytomegalovirus, hepatitis, ...more »
    416. Autoimmune Hypophysitis
     Inflammation of part of the pituitary gland due to an autoimmune process resulting in impaired pituitary hormone production. The range and severity of symptoms is variable depending on the degree of damage to the pituitary gland....more »
    417. Autoimmune Myocarditis
     Inflammation of the heart muscle due to the body's own immune system attacking it....more »
    418. Autoimmune diseases
     A group of disorders in which the primary cause is the an inflammatory reaction caused by the body's own immune system attacking tissues...more »
    419. Autoimmune eye diseases
     Eye disease that is caused by an autoimmune disease...more »
    420. Automysophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of being dirty....more »
    421. Autonomic Dysreflexia
     A complication of spinal cord injury where a particular stimulus can trigger an excessive response from the autonomic nervous system which causes blood pressure to rise - sometimes to dangerous levels. Stimuli that can trigger the response include bladder...more »
    422. Autonomic dysreflexia syndrome
     A complication caused by injury to the neck or upper back region of the spinal cord. Symptoms are induced by stimulation below the level of the injury which can be caused by such things as distended bladder, scratching the feet, squeezing the penis, stimu...more »
    423. Autophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of being egotistical or being by oneself....more »
    424. Autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease
     Genetic kidney disease causing kidney cysts....more »
    425. Avasthey syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized by pulmonary hypertension, lymphedema and malformation of brain blood vessels....more »
    426. Azarcon-induced lead poisoning
     Azarcon is a lead-containing tetraoxide salt used mainly by Mexican people to treat digestive or stomach problems including indigestion and diarrhea. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Ch...more »
    427. Azithromycin -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is strong evidence to indicate that exposure to Azithromycin during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of...more »
    428. B-cell chronic lymphocytic leukemia
     A slow progressing disease involving cancerous B-cell lymphocytes which take over the healthy cells in the lymph nodes. B-cells help the body to fight infections so when the disease becomes more advanced, the body is less able to fight infection as there ...more »
    429. BANF acoustic neurinoma
     A type of tumor that affects hearing and is associated with a condition called BANF (bilateral acoustic neurofibromatosis). The tumor is benign an occurs in the cells that form the myelin sheath of the vestibulocochlear nerve. The symptoms vary depending ...more »
    430. BBB syndrome, X-linked
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by defects along the midline of the body. The type and severity of symptoms can vary considerably. There are two subtypes of the disorder: type I is inherited in a X-linked manner and type II is inherited in an autoso...more »
    431. Ba Bow Sen-induced lead poisoning
     Ba Bow Sen is a folk remedy used mainly by Chinese people to treat childhood hyperactivity and to alleviate nightmares. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more susceptible to...more »
    432. Baby bottle nipples induced allergies
     Baby bottle nipples induced allergies are an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to the latex in Baby bottle nipples . Symptoms usually involve the mouth....more »
    433. Bacillophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of missiles....more »
    434. Back tumour
     The presence of tumour growth in the vertebra, whether due to primary malignancies e.g. leukaemic or myeloma infiltration of the bone marrow, or due to secondary metastases from another site e.g. lung or breast....more »
    435. Baclofen -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is strong evidence to indicate that exposure to Baclofen during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exp...more »
    436. Bacterial endocarditis
     Infection and inflammation of the inner layers of the heart, most commonly the valves cause by bacteria....more »
    437. Bacterial pericarditis
     Inflammation and swelling of the pericardium (fibrous sac surrounding the heart) due to a bacterial infection. It can occur as a complication of a bacterial infection in some other part of the body. It is most often a complication of a respiratory infecti...more »
    438. Bacterial septicemia
     Sepsis of the bloodstream caused by bacteraemia....more »
    439. Bacterial toxic-shock syndrome
     A very rare, potentially fatal infection caused by toxins produced by bacteria, especially bacteria such as Staphylococcus aureus or Streptococcus pyogenes. The condition is often associated with tampon use but can originate from other sources....more »
    440. Bacteriophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of bacteria....more »
    441. Bagassosis
     Inhalation of sugarcane dust particles in an occupational setting can cause various lung symptoms. The severity of symptoms varies depending on the duration of the exposure. The lung symptoms result from the body's immune system reacting to exposure to th...more »
    442. Bagassosis -- Thermoactinomyces sacchari
     Inhalation of sugarcane dust particles contaminated with fungus (Thermoactinomyces sacchari) in an occupational setting can cause various lung symptoms. The severity of symptoms varies depending on the duration of the exposure. The lung symptoms result fr...more »
    443. Bali goli-induced lead poisoning
     Bali goli (flat black bean) is a folk remedy used mainly by Indian and Asian people to treat intestinal problems. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more susceptible to the e...more »
    444. Balloon cell metastatic melanoma
     Balloon cell melanoma, a variant of malignant melanoma, has been reported on rare occasions in animals and is uncommon in man. Such tumours have variable numbers of large, round to polygonal cells with abundant, clear, often vacuolated cytoplasm containin...more »
    445. Balsam apple poisoning
     The Balsam apple is a climbing vine which produces yellowish fruit. The fruit contains toxins - resin, saponic glycoside and alkaloids - which can cause various symptoms if eaten. Large amounts of the fruit or seeds to be consumed to cause toxicity. The l...more »
    446. Balsam pear poisoning
     The Balsam pear is a climbing vine which produces yellowish fruit. The fruit contains toxins - resin, saponic glycoside and alkaloids - which can cause various symptoms if eaten. Large amounts of the fruit or seeds to be consumed to cause toxicity. The le...more »
    447. Baneberry poisoning
     Baneberries are toxic and can cause a skin reaction on contact or various poisoning symptoms....more »
    448. Barakat syndrome
     A rare condition characterized by deafness, kidney disease and insufficiency parathyroid hormone production....more »
    449. Baritosis
     A lung condition caused by breathing in barium dust or barium containing compounds. It is generally a benign condition that doesn't cause symptoms other than irritation....more »
    450. Barley Worker's disease -- Aspergillus spp.
     Inhalation of barley particles contaminated with fungus (Aspergillus spp.) in an occupational setting can cause various lung symptoms. The severity of symptoms varies depending on the duration of the exposure. The lung symptoms result from the body's immu...more »
    451. Barmah Forest virus
     Mosquito-borne virus in parts of Australia...more »
    452. Barophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of gravity....more »
    453. Barotrauma
     Damage to the lungs, ear or sinuses caused by rapid or extreme changes in air pressure....more »
    454. Barre-Lieou syndrome
     A rare condition where trauma (such as pinching by adjacent vertebrae or arthritis) to the sympathetic nerves located in the spinal area of the neck results in a variety of neurological symptoms....more »
    455. Barrett syndrome
     Barrett's syndrome refers to cellular changes in the lower portion of the oesophagus as a result of chronic reflux. The changes in the cells of the esophagus can lead to cancer of the esophagus (adenocarcinoma)....more »
    456. Barrett's esophagus
     Damage to the cells lining the esophagus usually from refluxed acid....more »
    457. Bartonella infections
     Infection with bacteria from the Bartonella genus of bacteria. Specific bacteria from within this group are Bartonella bacilliforms (Oroya fever), Bartonella Heneslae (Cat-scratch disease). Other conditions caused by this bacteria are endocarditis, bacter...more »
    458. Bartonellosis due to Bartonella quintana infection
     A disease caused by infection with Bartonella quintana which are transmitted by the body louse. It causes trench fever but may also result in septicemia and endocarditis in patients with a weakened immune system....more »
    459. Bartschi-Rochaix syndrome
     A range of symptoms caused by compression of the cerebral artery....more »
    460. Basilar artery insufficiency syndrome
     A range of symptoms caused by impaired blood flow through the basilar artery. The symptoms may come and go according to variation in blood flow through the basilar artery. The blood flow may be impaired by such things as thrombosis, narrowed artery and bl...more »
    461. Basilar artery migraine
     Basilar migraine (BM), also known as Bickerstaff syndrome, consists of headache accompanied by dizziness, ataxia, tinnitus, decreased hearing, nausea and vomiting, dysarthria, diplopia, loss of balance, bilateral paresthesias or paresis, altered conscious...more »
    462. Basilar impression primary
     A congenital bone abnormality where the skull and vertebrae meet which can compress some of the brain structures and result in neurological abnormalities. The defect is often associated with other vertebral abnormalities. In severe cases, the cerebrospina...more »
    463. Bassoe syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized primarily by hypogonadism, cataracts during infancy and muscle weakness....more »
    464. Bathmophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of walking....more »
    465. Bathophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of depths. This can include a fear of lakes or long hallways....more »
    466. Batophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of passing high buildings....more »
    467. Batrachophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of frogs or toads....more »
    468. Beau's syndrome
     A syndrome characterized by heart insufficiency and inability of the heart ventricles to completely empty of blood....more »
    469. Behcet's Disease
     Recurring inflammation of small blood vessels affecting various areas....more »
    470. Belonephobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of pins and needles....more »
    471. Benazepril -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is strong evidence to indicate that exposure to Benazepril during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of e...more »
    472. Benazepril Hydrochloride -- Teratogenic Agent
     Experimental studies on rats indicate that the use of Benazepril Hydrochloride during pregnancy may cause various harmful effects on the fetus. The likelihood and severity of symptoms may be affected by the level of exposure and the stage of pregnancy tha...more »
    473. Benign angiitis of the central nervous system
     A generally harmless inflammation of blood vessels that affect the central nervous system (brain and spinal cord)....more »
    474. Benign astrocytoma
     Benign tumors that occur in the brain or spinal cord. Symptoms and severity depends on the location and size of the tumors....more »
    475. Benign lung Tumor
     Benign lung tumors are a heterogenous group of neoplastic lesions originating from pulmonary structures....more »
    476. Bentham-Driessen-Hanveld syndrome
     A rare syndrome characterized mainly by the association of undescended testes, long thin fingers and mental retardation....more »
    477. Berlin Breakage syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by a small head, reduced immunity and increased risk of cancer. The features of this condition are virtually indistinguishable from the Nigmegen Breakage syndrome....more »
    478. Bernheim syndrome
     Overgrowth of the left heart ventricle which results in the tissue separating the two ventricles pushing into the right ventricle. This results in obstruction of blood flow through the right heart ventricle and ultimately can lead to heart failure....more »
    479. Bernheim's syndrome
     Reduced size of right heart ventricle due to enlargement of the left ventricle which encroaches on the space in the right ventricle. Blood flow from the right atrium to the right ventricle is obstructed....more »
    480. Berry aneurysm, cirrhosis, pulmonary emphysema, and cerebral calcification
     A very rare syndrome characterized primarily by brain aneurysms, liver cirrhosis, pulmonary emphysema and calcification of the brain (cerebrum)....more »
    481. Berylliosis
     A condition that results from inhalation of beryllium in to form of dust or fumes. The lungs, skin eyes or blood may be affected and the affects can occur immediately or after long term exposure....more »
    482. Besnier-Boeck-Schaumann disease
     A rare disease where inflammatory granular nodules form in various organs....more »
    483. Beta Thalassemia intermedia
     Thalassemia is an inherited blood disorder characterized by abnormal synthesis of hemoglobin. There are two subtypes of the disorder (alpha and beta) depending on what portion of the hemoglobin is abnormally synthesized. Beta Thalassemia intermedia involv...more »
    484. Beta ketothiolase deficiency
     A rare inherited disease characterized by the bodies inability to metabolise certain amino acids and products of the breakdown of fat. Harmful levels of organic acids build up in the body and cause ketoacidic attacks....more »
    485. Beta thalassemia
     Thalassemia is an inherited blood disorder characterized by abnormal synthesis of hemoglobin. Hemoglobin consists of two main protein chains called alpha and beta. Beta thalassemia involves defects in one or more of the two genes required to make each ? p...more »
    486. Biaxin -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Biaxin (an antibiotic) during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level...more »
    487. Bibliophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of books....more »
    488. Bicarbonate deficit
     A condition caused by excessive organic or inorganic acids in the body. The excess may be due to abnormally high acid production such as occurs during fever and starvation or may occur as a result of excessive acid intake, acid retention or loss of bases....more »
    489. Bilateral stroke
     Rapidly developing loss of brain function due to disturbance in the blood supply of the brain....more »
    490. Bindewald-Ulmer-Muller syndrome
     A rare syndrome characterized mainly by a heart defect, and mental and growth retardation....more »
    491. Binswanger's Disease
     A type of senile dementia characterized by chronic cerebrovascular disease....more »
    492. Bint Al Zahab-induced lead poisoning
     Bint Al Zahab is a folk remedy used by various ethnic groups (e.g. Indians, Saudi Arabians) to treat infant colic and to facilitate the passage of meconium in newborns. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high ...more »
    493. Biotinidase deficiency, late onset
     A metabolic disorder where the body lacks the enzyme biotinidase needed to process the vitamin called biotin (vitamin H) into carboxylase enzymes. The severity of symptoms may vary depending on the degree of deficiency. Severe cases can result in metaboli...more »
    494. Bird allergy
     A bird allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to birds. The allergy is usually associated with the skin, feathers or excrement of the bird. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in respons...more »
    495. Bird cherry seed poisoning
     Wild cherry seeds contain a chemical called amygdalin which breaks down into cyanide in the human body. The toxic chemicals are not released if the seed remains intact and therefore poisoning usually occurs if the seeds are crushed and eaten. Accidental i...more »
    496. Bird flu (avian influenza)
     Bird flu refers to influenza A invection. Influenza A is a viral respiratory infection that can usually occurs in birds (especially poultry) but can be transmitted to humans and cause serious illness. The virus is contagious and can cause severe illness e...more »
    497. Birt-Hogg-Dube syndrome
     A rare inherited disorder that affects the skin and results in an increased risk of certain skin tumors called fibrofolliculomas which are benign....more »
    498. Birth control pill poisoning
     Birth control pill contain hormones such as estrogen and progestin and excessive ingestion of the pills can result in relatively minor symptoms - usually there are no serious problems associated with the ingested of many birth control pills at one time. T...more »
    499. Bitter almond seed poisoning
     Bitter almond seeds contain a chemical called amygdalin which breaks down into cyanide in the human body. Accidental ingestion is very unusual. Bitter almond plants grow mainly in Northern America. Various processes can be used to leach the toxic chemical...more »
    500. Black henbane poisoning
     Black henbane is a herb which has hairy stems and bears flowers and fruit. All parts of the plant contain tropane alkaloids which is toxic enough to cause death if eaten. Black henbane is often used for medicinal purposes to treat a variety of health cond...more »
    501. Black jetbead poisoning
     The Black jetbead is a deciduous shrub which bears single white flowers and small groups of shiny black fruit. The fruit contains amygdalin which is very toxic and can cause severe poisoning or even death if eaten....more »
    502. Black mustard poisoning
     Black mustard is commonly used as a spice or seasoning as well as a beneficial oil in naturopathy. It contains a chemical called ally isothiocyanate which can cause severe skin and respiratory system irritation in humans. Mustard oil is sold illegally in ...more »
    503. Black widow spider envenomation
     The black widow spider bite is toxic to the nerves and can cause serious symptoms. The black widow spider is most commonly found in North America....more »
    504. Blaichman syndrome
     A very rare genetic disorder characterized by a malformation where there is an opening between the trachea and esophagus. Webbing of the fifth finger is also present....more »
    505. Bland-White -Garland syndrome
     A heart disorder where the left coronary artery comes out of the pulmonary artery....more »
    506. Blastomycosis
     A fungal infection caused by Blastomyces dermatitidis and resulting in lung, skin, bone and genitourinary involvement....more »
    507. Bleeding Heart poisoning
     Bleeding heart is a vine plant that can cause skin reactions on exposure and systemic symptoms such as convulsions if eaten. The leaves and roots are the most toxic parts of the plant and contain a toxic chemical called isoquinoline. Large amounts of the ...more »
    508. Blepharophimosis -- nasal groove -- growth delay
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by eyelid abnormalities, retarded growth and a nasal groove....more »
    509. Blepharophimosis -- nasal groove -- growth retardation
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by eyelid abnormalities, retarded growth and a nasal groove....more »
    510. Blomstrand syndrome
     A rare lethal congenital condition characterized by abnormal bone development....more »
    511. Blood cancer
     Malignancy of one or several of the different types of cells in the blood...more »
    512. Blood conditions
     Conditions that affect the blood...more »
    513. Blue and bloated syndrome
     Heart and breathing problems that occur in obese patients that can cause reduced blood oxygenation especially while sleeping....more »
    514. Boerhaave syndrome
     A rare spontaneous rupture of the esophagus which can occur during violent vomiting or retching....more »
    515. Bog rosemary poisoning
     Bog rosemary is a type of heath found in bogs and cold peat areas of the more northern parts of the world. It is a small shrub with tall thin stems. The flowers are whit or pink. The plant contains a chemical called grayanotoxin which can cause various sy...more »
    516. Bogyphobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of demons and goblins....more »
    517. Boil
     Infected puseous hair follicle on the skin...more »
    518. Bokhoor-induced lead poisoning
     Bokhoor is a traditional used mainly by Saudi Arabian people to calm infants - it involves burning wood and lead sulphide and inhaling the fumes that are produced. This practice has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to the relatively high exposure...more »
    519. Bolivian hemorrhagic fever
     An infectious disease that occurs in Bolivia and is caused by the Machupo virus. Transmission can occur through contact with infected rodent (Calomys callosus) droppings. The incubation period lasts from one to two weeks....more »
    520. Bone cancer
     Malignancy that occurs in the bone...more »
    521. Bone cement implantation syndrome
     A complication that can occur after using bone cement during implantation of an internal prosthesis. Circulation may be affected and a blockage in the pulmonary artery may develop....more »
    522. Bone dysplasia, lethal, Holmgren type
     A rare lethal bone malformation syndrome....more »
    523. Bone-Marrow failure syndromes
     A disorder where the bone marrow fails to produce enough new blood cells....more »
    524. Bonefish poisoning (clupeotoxin)
     Some bonefish contain toxins (Clupeotoxin) which can be poisonous to humans if eaten. Heat does not destroy the toxin and there is still uncertainty as to the origin of the toxin. The toxin appears to be present in higher concentrations in summer and is b...more »
    525. Boomerang dysplasia
     A rare lethal disorder characterized by bone abnormalities (lack of bone ossification and missing bones) and a characteristic face....more »
    526. Bornholm disease
     Contagious viral infection...more »
    527. Borreliosis
     An infectious bacterial disorder that is transmitted by ticks and causes skin rashes joint swelling and other symptoms similar to the flu....more »
    528. Borries syndrome
     Localized brain inflammation without the production of pus....more »
    529. Bortonneuse fever
     A mild infectious disease caused by the bacterium Rickettsia Conorrii. The disease is transmitted by a dog tick (Riphicephalus sanguineus) and is most common in countries bordering the Mediterranean Sea. Incubation usually takes about one week....more »
    530. Boscherini-Galasso-Manca-Bitti syndrome
     A rare syndrome characterized by a range of abnormalities including mental retardation, growth hormone deficiency, congenital heart defect and facial abnormalities....more »
    531. Bosley-Salih-Alorainy syndrome
     A rare recessively inherited disorder involving inner and outer ear deformity, eye movement disorder, deafness, cardiovascular malformations and other anomalies. The range and severity of symptoms is variable....more »
    532. Botulism food poisoning
     Extremely dangerous food poisoning requiring medical attention, but not always recognized because of its non-abdominal symptoms....more »
    533. Bouillaud's syndrome
     Heart inflammation caused by rheumatism. The inner lining of the heart (endocardium) as well as the membrane surrounding the heart (pericardium) become inflamed....more »
    534. Box Jellyfish poisoning
     A sting from the Box jellyfish contains a chemical which is toxic to the nerves, heart and skin. This jellyfish is mainly found in the waters of Northern Queensland in Australia. The tentacles should not be removed from the patient as it can cause further...more »
    535. Box thorn poisoning
     The leaves of the Box thorn plant contain a toxic chemical called atropine and possibly other toxic compounds. The box thorn plant is a spiny-stemmed shrub which originated in Europe. Symptoms can be quite serious depending on the quantity of the plant in...more »
    536. Brain Concussion
     Trauma resulting in minor injury to the brain which causes a period of interrupted brain function. Simple concussions resolve themselves in about a week whereas more serious ones have persisting symptoms. The onset of symptoms may be delayed....more »
    537. Brain Fag syndrome
     A type of neurotic disorder that was first observed in white collar workers in Africa....more »
    538. Brain Stem Glioma
     Tumor of the brain stem consisting of neuroglia of many stages of development....more »
    539. Brain Stem Neoplasms
     A brain stem tumor. The tumor may be malignant or benign and the severity of the condition is determined by the size of the tumor and exact location....more »
    540. Brain abscess
     Pus accumulating into an abscess on the brain...more »
    541. Brain cancer
     Cancer of the brain....more »
    542. Brain compression
     Internal compression of the brain...more »
    543. Brain conditions
     Medical conditions that affect the brain...more »
    544. Brain infection
     Infection of the brain including encephalitis...more »
    545. Breathing difficulty
    546. Breynia officinalis poisoning
     Ingestion of the Breynia officinalis plant can cause irritation to mucosal linings and liver problems. The plant is often used as a herbal drug (Chi R Yun) to treat such things as poor growth, heart failure and venereal disease....more »
    547. Bright's Disease
     A condition where the parts of the kidneys that are responsible for filtering become inflamed and results in blood and proteins accidentally leaking into the urine. The condition can occur after certain infections and serious kidney dysfunction can result...more »
    548. Brill disease
     A form of recurring typhus caused by a bacterium called Rickettsia prowazekii and transmitted by lice. The illness may occur years after the initial sickness and tends to be not as severe....more »
    549. Briquet syndrome
     A rare, chronic mental disorder characterized mainly by often claiming to have constant physical illness when none is able to be detected. It most often occurs in young females....more »
    550. Broad bean poisoning
     The broad bean is a vine which produces pea-like flowers and long, seed-filled pods. The seeds can be very toxic and can result in death if eaten. This toxic reaction only occurs to certain susceptible people who are unable to process certain chemicals in...more »
    551. Broken neck
     Fracture of the bone or bones in the cervical spine....more »
    552. Bromidrosiphobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of having unpleasant body odor....more »
    553. Bromocriptine -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is strong evidence to indicate that exposure to Bromocriptine during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level o...more »
    554. Bronchial adenomata syndrome
     A type of bronchial tumor that causes various respiratory symptoms....more »
    555. Bronchiectasis
     Chronic bronchiole dilation from secretions and blockages....more »
    556. Bronchiectasis -- oligospermia
     A rare syndrome characterized by the association of bronchiectasis (enlarged bronchial airways) and a defect in the sperm ducts which affects the number of sperm produced. Patients suffer frequent bacterial infections....more »
    557. Bronchiolitis
     Inflammation of the bronchioles....more »
    558. Bronchiolitis Obliterans -- Ammonia inhalation
     A lung disease caused by inhalation of Ammonia. The exposure can cause scarring of the lungs which can lead to obstruction of the small airways and ultimately impaired lung function. Chronic exposure can lead to gradual worsening of symptoms over a period...more »
    559. Bronchiolitis Obliterans -- Chlorine inhalation
     A lung disease caused by inhalation of Chlorine. The exposure can cause scarring of the lungs which can lead to obstruction of the small airways and ultimately impaired lung function. Chronic exposure can lead to gradual worsening of symptoms over a perio...more »
    560. Bronchiolitis Obliterans -- Diacetyl inhalation
     A lung disease caused by inhalation of Diacetyl. The exposure can cause scarring of the lungs which can lead to obstruction of the small airways and ultimately impaired lung function. Chronic exposure can lead to gradual worsening of symptoms over a perio...more »
    561. Bronchiolitis Obliterans -- Hydrogen bromide inhalation
     A lung disease caused by inhalation of Hydrogen bromide. The exposure can cause scarring of the lungs which can lead to obstruction of the small airways and ultimately impaired lung function. Chronic exposure can lead to gradual worsening of symptoms over...more »
    562. Bronchiolitis Obliterans -- Hydrogen chloride inhalation
     A lung disease caused by inhalation of Hydrogen chloride. The exposure can cause scarring of the lungs which can lead to obstruction of the small airways and ultimately impaired lung function. Chronic exposure can lead to gradual worsening of symptoms ove...more »
    563. Bronchiolitis Obliterans -- Hydrogen fluoride inhalation
     A lung disease caused by inhalation of Hydrogen fluoride. The exposure can cause scarring of the lungs which can lead to obstruction of the small airways and ultimately impaired lung function. Chronic exposure can lead to gradual worsening of symptoms ove...more »
    564. Bronchiolitis Obliterans -- Hydrogen sulfide inhalation
     A lung disease caused by inhalation of Hydrogen sulfide. The exposure can cause scarring of the lungs which can lead to obstruction of the small airways and ultimately impaired lung function. Chronic exposure can lead to gradual worsening of symptoms over...more »
    565. Bronchiolitis Obliterans -- Methyl isocyanate inhalation
     A lung disease caused by inhalation of Methyl isocyanate. The exposure can cause scarring of the lungs which can lead to obstruction of the small airways and ultimately impaired lung function. Chronic exposure can lead to gradual worsening of symptoms ove...more »
    566. Bronchiolitis Obliterans -- Nitrogen Oxide inhalation
     A lung disease caused by inhalation of Nitrogen oxides. The exposure can cause scarring of the lungs which can lead to obstruction of the small airways and ultimately impaired lung function. Chronic exposure can lead to gradual worsening of symptoms over ...more »
    567. Bronchiolitis Obliterans -- Ozone inhalation
     A lung disease caused by inhalation of ozone. The exposure can cause scarring of the lungs which can lead to obstruction of the small airways and ultimately impaired lung function. Chronic exposure can lead to gradual worsening of symptoms over a period o...more »
    568. Bronchiolitis Obliterans -- Phosgene inhalation
     A lung disease caused by inhalation of Nitrogen oxides. The exposure can cause scarring of the lungs which can lead to obstruction of the small airways and ultimately impaired lung function. Chronic exposure can lead to gradual worsening of symptoms over ...more »
    569. Bronchiolitis Obliterans -- Polyamide-amine dyes inhalation
     A lung disease caused by inhalation of Polyamide-amine dyes. The exposure can cause scarring of the lungs which can lead to obstruction of the small airways and ultimately impaired lung function. Chronic exposure can lead to gradual worsening of symptoms ...more »
    570. Bronchiolitis Obliterans -- Sulphur dioxide inhalation
     A lung disease caused by inhalation of Sulphur dioxide. The exposure can cause scarring of the lungs which can lead to obstruction of the small airways and ultimately impaired lung function. Chronic exposure can lead to gradual worsening of symptoms over ...more »
    571. Bronchiolitis Obliterans -- Thionyl chloride inhalation
     A lung disease caused by inhalation of Thionyl chloride. The exposure can cause scarring of the lungs which can lead to obstruction of the small airways and ultimately impaired lung function. Chronic exposure can lead to gradual worsening of symptoms over...more »
    572. Bronchiolitis obliterans
     Disease of the lungs in which the bronchioles are plugged with granulation tissue....more »
    573. Bronchiolitis obliterans organizing pneumonia
     Inflammation of lung tissue (bronchioles and surrounding tissue) which may occur on its own or as a result of other conditions such as certain infections....more »
    574. Bronchiolitis obliterans with obstructive pulmonary disease
     A rare condition involving the inflammation and thickening of the internal lung structures (bronchioles) which affects breathing. It can be triggered by certain infections, drug reactions or for no obvious reason. The condition often progresses to cause s...more »
    575. Bronchitis
     Bronchitis is an inflammation of the air passages within the lungs. It occurs when the trachea and the large and small bronchi within the lungs become inflamed...more »
    576. Bronchogenic carcinoma
     When cells of the lung start growing rapidly in an uncontrolled manner, the condition is called lung cancer ....more »
    577. Bronchopulmonary amyloidosis
     Amyloidosis is a rare group of metabolic disorders where a protein called amyloid accumulates in body organs and tissues where it can cause damage. In the bronchopulmonary form, the amyloid deposits occur mainly in the lungs....more »
    578. Bronchopulmonary dysplasia
     A rare form of infant lung disease that usually occurs as a complication of ventilator use in premature babies....more »
    579. Brown snake poisoning
     The Brown snake is a poisonous Australian snake. They are considered one of the most venomous snakes in the world and their bite can result in death without prompt medical attention. The snake venom contains toxins which affect the blood and nerve systems...more »
    580. Brown-Symmers disease
     A rare form of brain inflammation that occurs in children and can quickly lead to death. Symptoms usually start suddenly....more »
    581. Brown-Vialetto-Van Laere syndrome
     A very rare progressive disorder characterized by nerve deafness and cranial (and sometimes spinal) nerve paralysis....more »
    582. Browntail moth caterpillar poisoning
     A hairy, bright-colored caterpillar which can cause skin symptoms on contact with the hair. Inhalation of the hairs can cause respiratory symptoms and eye exposure can also result in symptoms. Patients with pre-existing asthma or atopic allergies may suff...more »
    583. Brucellosis
     An infectious disease caused by the Brucella genus which is transmitted from animals to humans....more »
    584. Bruch's disease
     An infectious disease that is caused by Rickettsia conorii which is transmitted by the brown dog tick (Rhipicephalus sanguineus). The disease occurs predominantly in Mediterranean areas such as India and Africa. The onset of symptoms is usually sudden and...more »
    585. Brugada Syndrome
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by heart rhythm abnormalities which can result in sudden death if untreated. The condition may be inherited in some cases. The mean age of sudden death is 40 years of age....more »
    586. Brun's syndrome
     Various neurological symptoms caused by an obstruction of the flow of cerebrospinal fluid with certain head postures. The obstruction is often due to some sort of brain tumor or cyst. Symptoms come and go depending on the position of the head....more »
    587. Buffalo pea poisoning
     The buffalo pea is a poisonous plant which contains a toxic compound called quinolizidine alkaloid. The plant is mainly found in Western Canada....more »
    588. Bullis fever syndrome
     A disease transmitted through tick bites (Ambylomma americanum). Symptoms include fever, rash and headache. The disease was first observed in soldiers training at Camp Bullis in America....more »
    589. Bumetanide -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is strong evidence to indicate that exposure to Bumetanide during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of e...more »
    590. Bunyavirus
     Virus of the family bunyaviridae....more »
    591. Buprenorphine -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is strong evidence to indicate that exposure to Buprenorphine during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level o...more »
    592. Burkholderia pseudomallei
     Gram negative, aerobic, motile rod shaped bacterium....more »
    593. Burnett's milk drinker's syndrome
     Burnett's milk drinker's syndrome is a condition where the body is too alkaline and the blood contains too much calcium which results in impaired kidney function. It can be caused by drinking large quantities of milk or using too many alkaline antacid rem...more »
    594. Burnett's syndrome
     Burnett's syndrome is a condition where the body is too alkaline and the blood contains too much calcium which results in impaired kidney function. It can be caused by drinking large quantities of milk or using too many alkaline antacid remedies. High vit...more »
    595. Burnout syndrome
     Severe stress caused by work-related physical or mental trauma....more »
    596. Bwamba virus
     A viral illness caused by a species of bunyavirus and transmitted by mosquitoes. The main symptom is fever and it is often mistaken for malaria. Symptoms generally persist for 5 to 7 days. The virus is most common in East Africa....more »
    597. Byssinosis
     Usually an occupational disease where excessive inhalation of dust from cotton, hemp or flax causes lung problems....more »
    598. Bébé Collodion syndrome
     A rare birth abnormality where an infant is born covered in a tight, yellow, shiny membrane. The membrane peels off and may reform several times. As the membrane dries it can leave crack which can result in infection, dehydration or inability to control b...more »
    599. CFS subtype 1 (cognitive, musculoskeletal, sleep, anxiety/depression)
     Chronic fatigue syndrome is a chronic condition which is characterized by symptoms such as severe persistent fatigue, depression, weakness, muscle pain and lack of energy. The condition is often debilitating and may be difficult to diagnose due to lack of...more »
    600. CFS subtype 2 ( musculoskeletal, pain, anxiety/depression)
     Chronic fatigue syndrome is a chronic condition which is characterized by symptoms such as severe persistent fatigue, depression, weakness, muscle pain and lack of energy. The condition is often debilitating and may be difficult to diagnose due to lack of...more »
    601. CFS subtype 3 (mild)
     Chronic fatigue syndrome is a chronic condition which is characterized by symptoms such as severe persistent fatigue, depression, weakness, muscle pain and lack of energy. The condition is often debilitating and may be difficult to diagnose due to lack of...more »
    602. CFS subtype 4 (cognitive, musculoskeletal, sleep, anxiety/depression)
     Chronic fatigue syndrome is a chronic condition which is characterized by symptoms such as severe persistent fatigue, depression, weakness, muscle pain and lack of energy. The condition is often debilitating and may be difficult to diagnose due to lack of...more »
    603. CFS subtype 5 (musculoskeletal, gastrointestinal)
     Chronic fatigue syndrome is a chronic condition which is characterized by symptoms such as severe persistent fatigue, depression, weakness, muscle pain and lack of energy. The condition is often debilitating and may be difficult to diagnose due to lack of...more »
    604. CFS subtype 6 (postexertional)
     Chronic fatigue syndrome is a chronic condition which is characterized by symptoms such as severe persistent fatigue, depression, weakness, muscle pain and lack of energy. The condition is often debilitating and may be difficult to diagnose due to lack of...more »
    605. CFS subtype 7 (pain, infectious, musculoskeletal, sleep, neurological, gastrointestinal, neurocognitive, anxiety/depression)
     Chronic fatigue syndrome is a chronic condition which is characterized by symptoms such as severe persistent fatigue, depression, weakness, muscle pain and lack of energy. The condition is often debilitating and may be difficult to diagnose due to lack of...more »
    606. COPD
     Severe obstruction of bronchial air flow typically from bronchitis and/or emphysema....more »
    607. COPD-like dyspnea
     Dyspnea is a classical symptom in case of COPD and is associated with cough....more »
    608. Cadasil
     A rare inherited condition which affects the small blood vessels of the brain. Damage to the vessels causes strokes and other problems....more »
    609. Caffeine -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is strong evidence to indicate that exposure to caffeine during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exp...more »
    610. Caffeine Allergy
     A caffeine allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to caffeine or caffeine-containing products. The type and severity of symptoms can vary amongst patients....more »
    611. Cainophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of novelty....more »
    612. Calcification of basal ganglia with or without hypocalcemia
     Calcification of a part of the brain called the basal ganglia. That calcification may be associated with conditions such as hypothyroidism, cytomegalovirus, and AIDS or may occur for no apparent reason. The severity of the condition may vary greatly from ...more »
    613. Calcitriol -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is strong evidence to indicate that exposure to Calcitriol during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of e...more »
    614. California encephalitis
     An uncommon mosquito born virus (California encephalitis virus) which can cause brain inflammation in humans. The severity of symptoms is variable. The incubation period can last from a few days to a week. Infants and children tend to be more severely aff...more »
    615. Callistin shellfish poisoning
     The Callistin shellfish (Japanese Callista) is found primarily in Japan. Eating the whole shellfish can cause poisoning symptoms in humans. It is believed that the ovaries contain high levels of choline during spawning season which makes them toxic to hum...more »
    616. Campomelic Syndrome
     A rare condition characterized by dwarfism due to bowed shin and thigh bones as well as various craniofacial and other skeletal anomalies....more »
    617. Campomelic dwarfism
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by bowed tibia, underdeveloped shoulder blades and a flat face....more »
    618. Campylobacter fetus infection
     Campylobacter fetus is a food borne bacterial infection which may vary in severity from mild to severe. The bacteria are opportunistic and mainly affect debilitated patients but can also occur in healthy patients. Abortion due to blood infection in the fe...more »
    619. Campylobacter hylointestinalis infection
     Campylobacter hyloinstesinalis is a food borne bacterial infection which may cause mild to severe gastroenteritis. Cattle, pigs, hamsters and deer are the main source of this bacteria....more »
    620. Campylobacter jejuni
     Rod shaped bacteria causing diarrhea....more »
    621. Campylobacter jejuni infection
     Campylobacter jejuni infection is a common food borne bacterial infection which may vary in severity from mild to severe. Death can occur in severe cases but tends to occur in patients with other existing illnesses such as HIV, cancer or liver disease. Th...more »
    622. Campylobacter laridis infection
     Campylobacter laridis is a food borne bacterial infection which may cause mild to severe gastroenteritis in healthy individuals and blood infection in immunocompromised patients....more »
    623. Campylobacter sputorum infection
     A bacterial infection that involves bacteria from the Campylobacter family. It tends to cause gastrointestinal symptoms....more »
    624. Camurati Engelmann disease, type 2
     A rare disorder (described in two patients) which has similar symptoms to the genetic condition called Camurati Engelmann disease but the genetic defect responsible for type 1 is not present in type 2. Type 2 has additional bone abnormalities which were n...more »
    625. Camurati-Engelmann Disease
     A rare genetic connective tissue disorder characterized by diaphyseal dysplasia, muscle weakness and leg pain....more »
    626. Canary allergy
     A canary allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to canaries. The allergy is usually associated with the skin, feathers or excrement from the canary. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine i...more »
    627. Cancer
     Abnormal overgrowth of body cells....more »
    628. Cancer of Unknown Primary Site
     Metastatic cancer whose original source is unknown....more »
    629. Cancerophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of cancer....more »
    630. Cancerphobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of cancer....more »
    631. Captopril -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is strong evidence to indicate that exposure to Captopril during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of ex...more »
    632. Carbamate insecticide poisoning
     Excessive ingestion of carbamate insecticide drugs....more »
    633. Carbamazepine -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is strong evidence to indicate that exposure to Carbamazepine during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level o...more »
    634. Carbimazole -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is strong evidence to indicate that exposure to Carbimazole during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of ...more »
    635. Carcinoid
     A carcinoid tumor is a type of neuroendocrine tumor which tends to occur in the lungs or gastrointestinal tract. Symptoms will vary depending on the location of the tumor....more »
    636. Carcinoid of Gastrointestinal Tract
     Carcinoid tumor in the digestive tract....more »
    637. Carcinoid syndrome
     Carcinoid heart disease is a rare, metastatic disease that occurs predominantly in the right heart. The tricuspid and pulmonic valves are affected, leading to right heart failure, which results in increased morbidity and mortality....more »
    638. Carcinoma of the vocal tract
     Cancer of the vocal cords in the larynx....more »
    639. Carcinoma, squamous cell of head and neck
     A type of cancer that occurs in the mucosal lining of parts of the head and neck e.g. esophagus, sinuses, nasal cavity, pharynx, mouth and lips. Symptoms will vary depending on the exact location of the cancer....more »
    640. Carcinomatophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of cancer....more »
    641. Carcinomatous meningitis
     Carcinomatous meningitis, is a form of metastatic cancer that has spread to the lining of the brain and spinal cord, the parts of the body that make up the central nervous system....more »
    642. Carcinomophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of cancer....more »
    643. Carcinophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of cancer....more »
    644. Cardiac arrest
     Stoppage of the heart, usually caused by heart attack...more »
    645. Cardiac compression syndrome
     Symptoms caused by compression of the heart which can be caused by abnormal curvature of the spine or rib cage deformities which restrict the chest space....more »
    646. Cardiac hydatid cysts with intracavitary expansion
     A parasitic infection that occurs in the heart. Hydatid cyst is the larval stage of a parasite called echinococcus granulosus. Symptoms will depend on the exact location of the cyst. Usually the liver and lungs are involved....more »
    647. Cardiac malformation
     Any malformation or structural defect of the heart or it's structures. Some examples include atrioventricular septal defect, conotruncal malformations, transposition of great vessels and heart valve dysplasia. The symptoms vary in nature and severity depe...more »
    648. Cardiac tamponade
     Symptoms caused by compression of the heart due to the accumulation of blood or fluid in the space between the heart muscle and the membrane covering the heart....more »
    649. Cardiac valvular dysplasia, X-linked
     An inherited (X-linked) form of heart disease involving mitral or aortic valve regurgitation. Females are carriers and hence asymptomatic whereas males displayed symptoms....more »
    650. Cardioencephalomyopathy fatal infantile due to cytochrome c oxidase deficiency
     A very rare inherited metabolic disorder where the body doesn't have enough of an enzyme called cytochrome C oxidase (COX) which is needed in the process of energy production by body cells. The fatal infant type generally affects the hear, brain and kidne...more »
    651. Cardiomegaly
     An enlarged heart from any cause....more »
    652. Cardiomegaly -- bronchitis -- emphysema syndrome
     A rare syndrome characterized by the association of bronchitis, emphysema and an enlarged heart. The condition is often associated with long-term chronic alcoholism....more »
    653. Cardiomyopathy -- hearing loss, type t RNA lysine gene mutation
     A rare inherited disorder characterized by heart muscle disease and deafness. The deafness is inherited from the mother and is caused by a genetic defect. Patients may be asymptomatic for a number of years. The rate of progression of the disorder is varia...more »
    654. Cardiomyopathy -- hearing loss, type tRNA-LYS gene mutation
     A rare inherited condition characterized by the association of cardiomyopathy and deafness....more »
    655. Cardiomyopathy dilated 10
     An inherited form of heart muscle disease where the heart ventricles become dilated which affects the heart's ability to function normally. The disorder is caused by the degeneration of the heart's conduction system. Type 10 is caused by a defect in the A...more »
    656. Cardiomyopathy dilated 1B
     An inherited form of heart muscle disease where the heart ventricles become dilated which affects the hearts ability to function normally. The disorder is caused by the degeneration of the hearts conduction system. Type 1B is caused by a defect on chromos...more »
    657. Cardiomyopathy dilated 1C
     An inherited form of heart muscle disease where the heart ventricles become dilated which affects the hearts ability to function normally. The disorder is caused by the degeneration of the hearts conduction system. Type 1C is caused by a defect in the LDB...more »
    658. Cardiomyopathy dilated 1D
     An inherited form of heart muscle disease where the heart ventricles become dilated which affects the hearts ability to function normally. The disorder is caused by the degeneration of the hearts conduction system. Type 1D is caused by a defect in the car...more »
    659. Cardiomyopathy dilated 1G
     An inherited form of heart muscle disease where the heart ventricles become dilated which affects the hearts ability to function normally. The disorder is caused by the degeneration of the hearts conduction system. Type 1G is caused by a defect in the tit...more »
    660. Cardiomyopathy dilated 1H
     An inherited form of heart muscle disease where the heart ventricles become dilated which affects the hearts ability to function normally. The disorder is caused by the degeneration of the hearts conduction system. Type 1H is caused by a defect on chromos...more »
    661. Cardiomyopathy dilated 1I
     An inherited form of heart muscle disease where the heart ventricles become dilated which affects the hearts ability to function normally. The disorder is caused by the degeneration of the hearts conduction system. Type 1I is caused by a defect in the des...more »
    662. Cardiomyopathy dilated 1J
     An inherited form of heart muscle disease where the heart ventricles become dilated which affects the hearts ability to function normally. The disorder is caused by the degeneration of the hearts conduction system. Hearing impairment also becomes apparent...more »
    663. Cardiomyopathy dilated 1K
     An inherited form of heart muscle disease where the heart ventricles become dilated which affects the hearts ability to function normally. The disorder is caused by the degeneration of the hearts conduction system. Type 1K is caused by a defect on chromos...more »
    664. Cardiomyopathy dilated 1L
     An inherited form of heart muscle disease where the heart ventricles become dilated which affects the hearts ability to function normally. The disorder is caused by the degeneration of the hearts conduction system. Type 1L is caused by a defect in the del...more »
    665. Cardiomyopathy dilated 1M
     An inherited form of heart muscle disease where the heart ventricles become dilated which affects the hearts ability to function normally. The disorder is caused by the degeneration of the hearts conduction system. Type 1M is caused by a defect in the CSR...more »
    666. Cardiomyopathy dilated 1N
     An inherited form of heart muscle disease where the heart ventricles become dilated which affects the hearts ability to function normally. The disorder is caused by the degeneration of the hearts conduction system. Type 1N is caused by a defect in the tel...more »
    667. Cardiomyopathy dilated 1P
     An inherited form of heart muscle disease where the heart ventricles become dilated which affects the hearts ability to function normally. The disorder is caused by the degeneration of the hearts conduction system. Type 1P is caused by a defect in the pho...more »
    668. Cardiomyopathy dilated 1Q
     An inherited form of heart muscle disease where the heart ventricles become dilated which affects the hearts ability to function normally. The disorder is caused by the degeneration of the hearts conduction system. Type 1Q is caused by a defect on chromos...more »
    669. Cardiomyopathy dilated 1R
     An inherited form of heart muscle disease where the heart ventricles become dilated which affects the hearts ability to function normally. The disorder is caused by the degeneration of the hearts conduction system. Type 1R is caused by a defect in the ACT...more »
    670. Cardiomyopathy dilated 1S
     An inherited form of heart muscle disease where the heart ventricles become dilated which affects the hearts ability to function normally. The disorder is caused by the degeneration of the hearts conduction system. Type 1S is caused by a defect in the hea...more »
    671. Cardiomyopathy dilated 1T
     An inherited form of heart muscle disease where the heart ventricles become dilated which affects the hearts ability to function normally. The disorder is caused by the degeneration of the hearts conduction system. Type 1T is caused by a defect in the TMP...more »
    672. Cardiomyopathy dilated 1U
     An inherited form of heart muscle disease where the heart ventricles become dilated which affects the hearts ability to function normally. The disorder is caused by the degeneration of the hearts conduction system. Type 1U is caused by a defect in the PSE...more »
    673. Cardiomyopathy dilated 1W
     An inherited form of heart muscle disease where the heart ventricles become dilated which affects the hearts ability to function normally. The disorder is caused by the degeneration of the hearts conduction system. Type 1W is caused by a defect in the met...more »
    674. Cardiomyopathy dilated 1Y
     An inherited form of heart muscle disease where the heart ventricles become dilated which affects the hearts ability to function normally. The disorder is caused by the degeneration of the heart's conduction system. Type 1Y is caused by a genetic defect o...more »
    675. Cardiomyopathy dilated 1Z
     An inherited form of heart muscle disease where the heart ventricles become dilated which affects the hearts ability to function normally. The disorder is caused by the degeneration of the heart's conduction system. Type 1Z is caused by a genetic defect o...more »
    676. Cardiomyopathy dilated with conduction defect
     An inherited form of heart muscle disease where the heart ventricles become dilated which affects the hearts ability to function normally. The disorder is caused by the degeneration of the hearts conduction system....more »
    677. Cardiomyopathy dilated with conduction defect type 1
     An inherited form of heart muscle disease where the heart ventricles become dilated which affects the hearts ability to function normally. The disorder is caused by the degeneration of the hearts conduction system. Type 1 is caused by a defect in the lami...more »
    678. Cardiomyopathy dilated with conduction defect type 2
     An inherited form of heart muscle disease where the heart ventricles become dilated which affects the hearts ability to function normally. The disorder is caused by the degeneration of the hearts conduction system. Type 2 is caused by a defect in the card...more »
    679. Cardiomyopathy due to anthracyclines
     Damage to the heart muscle caused by anthracycline drugs which are used in chemotherapy. The damage occurs more frequently with higher cumulative doses. Often the patients have no symptoms of the heart damage for many year....more »
    680. Cardiophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of heart disease....more »
    681. Cardiospasm
     Failure of the lower oesophageal sphincter to relax, resulting in food build up in the upper oesophagus....more »
    682. Cardiotoxicity -- Ammonia
     Exposure to Ammonia can have a toxic effect on the heart and may result in pulmonary edema. The degree of toxicity may be influenced the duration and level of exposure to the chemical....more »
    683. Cardiotoxicity -- Hydrogen Chloride
     Exposure to Hydrogen Chloride can have a toxic effect on the heart and may result in pulmonary edema. The degree of toxicity may be influenced the duration and level of exposure to the chemical....more »
    684. Cardiotoxicity -- Nitrogen Dioxide
     Exposure to Nitrogen Dioxide can have a toxic effect on the heart and may result in pulmonary edema. The degree of toxicity may be influenced the duration and level of exposure to the chemical....more »
    685. Cardiotoxicity -- Ozone
     Exposure to Ozone can have a toxic effect on the heart and may result in pulmonary edema. The degree of toxicity may be influenced the duration and level of exposure to the chemical....more »
    686. Carnitine-acylcarnitine translocase deficiency
     A very rare inherited metabolic disorder where long-chain fatty acids can't be metabolized properly because the compound needed to transport it is faulty. Ultimately this prevents certain fats (long-chain acylcarnitine) being converted to energy and resul...more »
    687. Carotid Paraganglioma
     A rare, usually benign tumor found in the carotid artery in the neck. The tumor develops from glomus cells which are located along blood vessels involved in automatic body activities such as regulation of blood pressure and blood flow....more »
    688. Carukia barnesi sting
     The Irukandji jellyfish is a very small type of box jellyfish found mainly in the northern tropical waters of Australia. Their sting is not particularly painful by the ensuing symptoms can be severe and life-threatening....more »
    689. Cat allergy
     A cat allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to cats. The allergy is usually associated with the skin, saliva or urine of cats. Cats frequently lick themselves which results in saliva sticking to the fur. Thus a person allergic to cats...more »
    690. Cat bite
     Bite from a cat....more »
    691. Cat scratch disease
     An infectious disease transmitted through a cat's bite, scratch or lick and resulting primarily in lymph node pain and swelling. The condition can be mild or severe....more »
    692. Catamenial pneumothorax
     A collapsed lung that occurs at the same time as menstruation. The condition is believed to be caused by the presence of endometrial tissue in the chest cavity. The endometrial tissue produces blood (just as in the uterus) and can result in the lung colla...more »
    693. Catastrophic Antiphospholipid Syndrome
     A very rare disorder where the blood clotting system becomes dysfunctional and clots too easily due to the abnormal presence of antphospholipid antibodies. It results in blood flow blockages to various body organs. It is possible that the condition has au...more »
    694. Caterpillar complication poisoning
     The spines on certain caterpillars can cause a skin reaction as well as systemic symptoms if ingested. The nature of the symptoms vary depending on the species of caterpillar involved. Some only produce skin reactions whereas others can produce systemic s...more »
    695. Caterpillar-induced bleeding syndrome
     Caterpillars from the Lonomia genus have spines along their body which can penetrate human skin and cause blood coagulation problems. The severity of the symptoms vary depending on the degree of envenomation but serious cases can result in death....more »
    696. Caterpillar-induced bleeding syndrome -- Lonomia achelous
     Lonomia achelous caterpillars are native to Northern Brazil and Venezuela. They have spines along their body which can penetrate human skin and cause blood coagulation problems. The severity of the symptoms vary depending on the degree of envenomation but...more »
    697. Caterpillar-induced bleeding syndrome -- Lonomia obliqua
     Lonomia obliqua caterpillars are native to Southern Brazil and have spines along their body which can penetrate human skin and cause blood coagulation problems. The severity of the symptoms vary depending on the degree of envenomation but serious cases ca...more »
    698. Cathinone poisoning
     Cathinone comes from the leaves of the Khat plant which is native to eastern Africa. Cathinone is a stimulant as well as have pain killing, weight loss and neuromuscular effects. The psychoactive effects are usually utilized by chewing on the leaves of th...more »
    699. Cathisophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of sitting down....more »
    700. Catoptrophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of mirrors....more »
    701. Caudal appendage -- deafness
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by deafness, finger bone abnormalities and a spinal extension giving a tail-like appearance (caudal appendage)....more »
    702. Caustic or corrosive substance ingestion
     Ingestion of a caustic (alkaline) or corrosive (acidic) substance. Many cases occur when children ingest cleaning products found in the home....more »
    703. Cebagin-induced lead poisoning
     Cebagin is a folk remedy used mainly by Middle Eastern people to treat teething. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more susceptible to the effects of lead. The use of folk r...more »
    704. Ceftazidime -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Ceftazidime (an antibiotic) during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the ...more »
    705. Celexa -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Celexa (an antidepressant) during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the l...more »
    706. Celtophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of Celts....more »
    707. Cenophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of a void or open spaces....more »
    708. Central nervous system infections
    709. Central nervous system lymphoma, primary
     A type of lymphoma that occurs in the central nervous system (brain and spinal cord). A lymphoma consists of cancerous lymphocytes which are a type of white blood cell. Symptoms vary according to the location of the lymphoma....more »
    710. Central nervous system protozoal infections
     A protozoal infection of the central nervous system (spinal cord or brain). The infection may originate in the central nervous system (primary infection) or may spread from another part of the body (secondary infection). The infection may occur in otherwi...more »
    711. Central sleep apnea
     Central sleep apnea is when the person repeatedly stops breathing during sleep because the brain temporarily stops sending signals to the muscles that control breathing....more »
    712. Centriacinar Emphysema
     The abnormal permanent enlargement of air spaces distal to the terminal bronchioles, accompanied by the destruction of the walls and without obvious fibrosis. It begins in the respiratory bronchioles and spreads peripherally...more »
    713. Centrotemporal epilepsy
     A benign form of childhood epilepsy that tends to occur at night (during sleep) and involves mainly the face and mouth but may be generalized. The seizures tend to be short-lived and only involve one side of the face. The epilepsy usually resolves itself ...more »
    714. Cephalosporin-induced Immune Hemolytic Anemia
     Cephalosporin-induced immune hemolytic anemia is a condition where a use of a medication called Cephalosporin triggers the body's immune system to destroy it's own red blood cells which results in anemia....more »
    715. Cephalothoracic progressive lipodystrophy
     A rare acquired disorder that involves adipose tissue abnormalities and is characterized by loss of adipose tissue mainly in the trunk and arms....more »
    716. Ceptaz -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Ceptaz (an antibiotic) during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level...more »
    717. Ceraunophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of thunder and lightning....more »
    718. Cerebellar abscess
     An abscess that forms in the part of the brain called the cerebellum. The abscess may result from other infections such as ear infections, dental abscess and lung infections. The prognosis is determined by the size and exact location of the abscess...more »
    719. Cerebellar hypoplasia
     A rare brain disorder where a part of the brain (cerebellum) fails to develop fully. The cerebellum is the part of the brain that controls balance and movement....more »
    720. Cerebral Aneurysm
     Dangerous swelling of a brain blood vessel that may rupture....more »
    721. Cerebral Arteriosclerosis
     Hardening or blockage of arteries in the brain....more »
    722. Cerebral abscess
     An abscess that forms in the part of the brain called the cerebrum. The abscess may result from other infections such as ear infections, dental abscess and lung infections. The prognosis is determined by the size and exact location of the abscess....more »
    723. Cerebral astrocytoma, adult
     A very rare tumor that occurs in adults and develops in brain cells called astrocytes. The part of the brain involved is the cerebrum at the top of the head which controls functions such as reading, writing, thinking, learning, speech, emotion and volunta...more »
    724. Cerebral cavernous malformations
     A rare disorder where a group of small abnormal blood vessels in the brain. These blood vessels become enlarged, irregularly shaped and thin walled. They swell when filled with blood and are then often unable to return to their original shape and the thin...more »
    725. Cerebral hemorrhage
     Bleeding in the brain...more »
    726. Cerebral hemorrhage with amyloidosis, hereditary, Dutch type
     An inherited condition characterized mainly by brain hemorrhage and amyloid deposits in the brain blood vessels. The size and location of the hemorrhage determines the severity of symptoms. The condition was first described in a Dutch family....more »
    727. Cerebral ventricle neoplasm
     A tumor that occurs in the fluid-filled spaces of the brain called the ventricles. Symptoms vary depending on the size and exact location of the tumor and whether it is cancerous or not....more »
    728. Cerebrovascular Conditions
     Conditions of the brain's blood vessels including stroke....more »
    729. Cerivastatin -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Cerivastatin (a statin medication) during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected ...more »
    730. Cervical Spondylosis
     Condition where bony changes within the cervical spine causes spinal cord compression with associated neck pain; usually seen in patients over 40 years of age....more »
    731. Cervical ribs, sprengel anomaly, anal atresia, urethral obstruction
     A rare disorder characterized mainly by kidney and urinary system abnormalities, scoliosis and omphalocele. The features of the disorder are variable with male cases tending to be more severe than female cases. Only a few cases of this condition have been...more »
    732. Cervicogenic headache
     Cervicogenic headache is a syndrome characterized by chronic hemicranial pain that is referred to the head from either bony structures or soft tissues of the neck....more »
    733. Cetirizine -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Cetirizine (an antihistamine) during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by th...more »
    734. Chaetophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of hair....more »
    735. Chagas disease
     A parasitic infection caused by the protozoa Trypanosoma cruzi and transmitted by insect bites or blood transfusions. The disease primarily involves the heart and gastrointestinal system....more »
    736. Char syndrome
     A very rare genetic disorder characterized mainly by an unusual facial appearance, abnormal little fingers and a heart abnormality....more »
    737. Chediak-Higashi Syndrome
     An inherited immune system disorder characterized by reduced pigmentation, recurrent infection and neurological disorders....more »
    738. Cheese Washer's lung
     Inhalation of cheese particles contaminated with bacteria in an occupational setting can cause various lung symptoms. The severity of symptoms varies depending on the duration of the exposure. The lung symptoms result from the body's immune system reactin...more »
    739. Cheese Washer's lung -- Penicillium spp.
     Inhalation of cheese particles contaminated with bacteria (Penicillium spp.) in an occupational setting can cause various lung symptoms. The severity of symptoms varies depending on the duration of the exposure. The lung symptoms result from the body's im...more »
    740. Cheimatophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of cold....more »
    741. Chemical addiction
     Addiction to and abuse of various substances....more »
    742. Chemical adverse reaction -- Cesium
     Cesium is a chemical used mainly in the photosterilization of foods such as wheat and potatoes and in the manufacture of photoelectric cells. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varie...more »
    743. Chemical burn -- airways
     Burns to the airways caused by a chemical - usually through inhalation but can also occur through aspiration if the chemical is swallowed. Symptoms vary depending on the type, quantity and strength of the chemical involved as well as the duration of the e...more »
    744. Chemical burn -- ingestion
     Burns to the mouth and gastrointestinal system caused by swallowing a chemical. Symptoms vary depending on the type, quantity and strength of the chemical involved as well as the duration of the exposure to the chemical and promptness of treatment measure...more »
    745. Chemical burn -- inhalation
     Burns to the airways caused by a chemical through inhalation. Symptoms vary depending on the type, quantity and strength of the chemical involved as well as the duration of the exposure to the chemical and promptness of treatment measures. Immediate medic...more »
    746. Chemical meningitis
     Symptomatic aseptic, chemical meningitis is a rare complication of myelography. A number of these cases have a history of one or more episodes of chemical meningitis preceding their arachnoiditis....more »
    747. Chemical pneumonia
     Lung inflammation from inhaled chemicals...more »
    748. Chemical poisoning
     Morbid condition caused by chemical....more »
    749. Chemical poisoning -- 1,1-Dichloroethene
     1,1-Dichloroethene is a chemical used in packaging, food wraps, carpet backing, adhesives and steel pipe coating. The main effects of an overdose of this chemical central nervous depression and central nervous system depression. However, some people can s...more »
    750. Chemical poisoning -- 1,1-Dimethylhydrazine
     1,1-Dimethylhydrazine is a chemical used mainly in jet fuel and rocket fuel, plant growth agent, photography and various other industrial uses. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms var...more »
    751. Chemical poisoning -- 1,2-Dibromo-3-Chloropropane
     1,2-Dibromo-3-Chloropropane is a chemical used in soil fumigants and as a nematocide for various field crops. Commercial examples include Fumagon, Nemagon, Fumazone, Nemapax, Nemafume. Excessive exposure to this chemical can cause relatively mild symptoms...more »
    752. Chemical poisoning -- 1,2-Dibromoethane
     1,2-Dibromoethane is a chemical used in gasoline, soil fumigants, fire extinguishers, flue gases and mechanical gauge fluid. Excessive exposure to this chemical can cause serious symptoms. Some people can suffer an adverse reaction to the chemical. The ty...more »
    753. Chemical poisoning -- 1,3-Butadiene
     1,3-Butadiene is a chemical used in crop fungicides, carpet backing, paper coating and foams. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    754. Chemical poisoning -- 1,3-Dichloropropene
     1,3-Dichloropropene is a chemical used in solvents and soil fumigants for nematode control. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    755. Chemical poisoning -- 1,3-Dinitrobenzene
     1,3-Dinitrobenzene is a chemical used mainly in explosives. The chemical can be readily absorbed through the skin and cause systemic symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the expo...more »
    756. Chemical poisoning -- 1-Amino-2-propanol
     1-Amino-2-propanol is a chemical used mainly in the synthesis of various pharmaceuticals such as methadone and opioid. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amou...more »
    757. Chemical poisoning -- 1-Pentanethiol
     1-Pentanethiol is a chemical used mainly in pesticides. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    758. Chemical poisoning -- 1-Propanol
     1-Propanol is a chemical used in various antiseptics, polishes, cleaners, cosmetics and lacquer. The main effects of an overdose of this chemical is depression of the central nervous system. However, some people can suffer an adverse reaction to the chemi...more »
    759. Chemical poisoning -- 2,4,6-Trichlorophenol
     2,4,6-Trichlorophenol is a chemical used mainly as an antiseptic, pesticide, wood preservative, glue preservative and as an antimildew agent in the textile manufacturing industry. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemica...more »
    760. Chemical poisoning -- 2,4,6-Trinitrotoluene
     2,4,6-Trinitrotoluene is a chemical used mainly as an explosive agent and in the production of dyes and photographic chemicals. The chemical may be absorbed through the skin. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical inv...more »
    761. Chemical poisoning -- 2,4-Dichlorophenol
     2,4-Dichlorophenol is a chemical used in the production of antiseptics, bactericides, disinfectants and fungicides. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    762. Chemical poisoning -- 2,4-Dinitrotoluene
     2,4-Dinitrotoluene is a chemical used the production of explosives, vehicle air bags and polyurethane polymers. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    763. Chemical poisoning -- 2-Amino-2-methylpropanol
     2-Amino-2-methylpropanol is a chemical used mainly in industrial applications. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature o...more »
    764. Chemical poisoning -- 2-Aminopyridine
     2-Aminopyridine is a chemical used mainly in the production of various medicines (especially antihistamines and anti-inflammatories). Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depend...more »
    765. Chemical poisoning -- 2-Butoxyethanol
     2-Butoxyethanol is a chemical used mainly in dry cleaning, textile dyeing, protective coatings, glass cleaners, solvents, cleaning agents and paint thinners. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nat...more »
    766. Chemical poisoning -- 2-Hexanone
     2-Hexanone is a chemical used mainly in paints, solvents and coated fabrics. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    767. Chemical poisoning -- 2-Methyl-4-Chlorophenoxyacetic Acid
     2-Methyl-4-Chlorophenoxyacetic Acid is a chemical mainly used as a herbicide for field crops and turf. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    768. Chemical poisoning -- 3,3-Dichlorobenzidine
     3,3-Dichlorobenzidine is a chemical used mainly in the production of pigments for various items such as paint, ink, textiles and plastics. The chemical may be absorbed through the skin. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of c...more »
    769. Chemical poisoning -- 3-Aminopyridine
     2-Aminopyridine is a chemical used mainly as an intermediate in the production of dyes, pharmaceuticals and various agricultural chemicals. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies ...more »
    770. Chemical poisoning -- 4,4-Methylenebis
     4,4-Methylenebis is a chemical used in the manufacture of epoxy resins, belt drives, gun mounts, shoe laces and various other manufactured goods. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the e...more »
    771. Chemical poisoning -- 4-Aminodiphenyl
     4-Aminodiphenyl is a chemical used mainly in research and laboratory facilities. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature...more »
    772. Chemical poisoning -- 4-Aminopyridine
     4-Aminopyridine is a pesticide used mainly to control bird pests. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposur...more »
    773. Chemical poisoning -- Abietic Acid
     Abietic Acid is a chemical derived from coniferous trees and used commercially in products such as varnish, soap, and lacquer. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on ...more »
    774. Chemical poisoning -- Acenaphthene
     Acenaphthene is a chemical used mainly in the production of pharmaceuticals, pesticides and dyes. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involv...more »
    775. Chemical poisoning -- Acetaldehyde
     Acetaldehyde is a chemical used in the production of various products - mirrors, disinfectants, plastics, explosives, varnish and food flavoring. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the e...more »
    776. Chemical poisoning -- Acetic Anhydride
     Acetic Anhydride is a chemical used mainly in various industrial processes as well as the production of pharmaceutical products such as aspirin and acetyl salicylic acid. It is also used in the production of heroin. Ingestion and other exposures to the ch...more »
    777. Chemical poisoning -- Acetone
     Acetone is a chemical used as a solvent in products such as glues, rubber cement and fingernail polish remover. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    778. Chemical poisoning -- Acetophenone
     Acetophenone is a chemical used mainly as a fragrance, food flavoring agent and as a solvent for plastics and resins. It is also found naturally in small quantities in foods such as bananas, apples and beef. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical c...more »
    779. Chemical poisoning -- Acetylene
     Acetylene is a chemical used mainly as a mixing gas for welding. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    780. Chemical poisoning -- Acetylene Dichloride
     Acetylene Dichloride is a chemical used mainly in the production of perfumes, dyes and thermoplastics. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    781. Chemical poisoning -- Acetylene Tetrabromide
     Acetylene Tetrabromide is a chemical used mainly in mineral separation and as a solvent. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and th...more »
    782. Chemical poisoning -- Acrinathrin
     Acrinathrin is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. The chemical is toxic to the nerve system. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical ...more »
    783. Chemical poisoning -- Acrolein
     Acrolein is a chemical used mainly in the manufacture of herbicides, pharmaceuticals and textiles as well as anti-contamination agents in the paper industry. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nat...more »
    784. Chemical poisoning -- Acrylamide
     Acrylamide is a chemical used mainly in the treatment of waste water, grout agent, paper strengthening agent and adhesive agents. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    785. Chemical poisoning -- Acrylic acid
     Acrylic acid is a chemical used mainly in the production of resins and acrylic acids which are usually used in adhesives and coatings. It is also used in water treatment and in the production of plastics and detergents. Ingestion and other exposures to th...more »
    786. Chemical poisoning -- Acrylonitrile
     Acrylonitrile is a chemical used mainly in the production of acrylic and modacrylic fibers but also in the production of certain plastics, nylon dyes, drugs and pesticides. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type...more »
    787. Chemical poisoning -- Adipic Acid
     Adipic Acid is a chemical used in a variety of applications from flavoring and setting aid in foods to production of nylons, paints, plasticizers and lubricants . Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and sever...more »
    788. Chemical poisoning -- Adiponitrile
     Adiponitrile is a chemical used mainly in the production of hexamethylene diamine which in turn is used mainly to produce nylon. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending o...more »
    789. Chemical poisoning -- Agrocide
     Agrocide is a chemical insecticide used mainly to control scabies or lice as well as other agricultural insect pests. The insecticide is considered moderately toxic to humans and acts as a central nervous system stimulant. Ingestion and other exposures to...more »
    790. Chemical poisoning -- Agronexit
     Agronexit is a chemical insecticide used mainly as an agricultural insecticide. The insecticide is considered moderately toxic to humans and acts as a central nervous system stimulant. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various sympto...more »
    791. Chemical poisoning -- Alachlor
     Alachlor is a herbicide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    792. Chemical poisoning -- Alanycarb
     Alanycarb is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide and nematicide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature...more »
    793. Chemical poisoning -- Aldicarb
     Aldicarb is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide, nematicide and acaricide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and ...more »
    794. Chemical poisoning -- Aldoxycarb
     Aldoxycarb is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide and acaricide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature...more »
    795. Chemical poisoning -- Aldrin
     Aldrin is a chemical once used mainly in insecticides for crops and as a termite preventative. The chemical can readily be absorbed through the skin. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of t...more »
    796. Chemical poisoning -- Allyl Glycidyl Ether
     Allyl Glycidyl Ether is a chemical used mainly in the production of epoxies, thermoplastics, polyester resins, adhesives and elastomers. The chemical may be absorbed through the skin. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptom...more »
    797. Chemical poisoning -- Allyl alcohol
     Allyl alcohol is a chemical used mainly as a weed killers and as a material in the production of other chemical compounds. The chemical is readily absorbed through the skin. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical invo...more »
    798. Chemical poisoning -- Allyl chloride
     Allyl chloride is a chemical used mainly in the manufacture of epichlorohydrin and glycerin but is also used in the production of products such as polyester, varnish plastic adhesive, insecticides, perfumes and pharmaceuticals. Ingestion and other exposur...more »
    799. Chemical poisoning -- Allyl trichloride
     Allyl trichloride is a chemical used mainly as a varnish or paint remover, cleaning agent or degreasing agent. Exposure to the chemical can cause symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the natur...more »
    800. Chemical poisoning -- Allylamines
     Allylamines is a chemical used mainly as an industrial solvent and in the manufacture of pharmaceutical products such as antiseptics, diuretics and sedatives . Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity...more »
    801. Chemical poisoning -- Allyxycarb
     Allyxycarb is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposu...more »
    802. Chemical poisoning -- Aluminum
     Aluminum is a chemical used mainly for metallurgical purposes and can be found in packaging, electrical parts, vehicles, cooking utensils, construction materials and building components. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of ...more »
    803. Chemical poisoning -- Aluminum Phosphide
     Aluminum Phosphide is a chemical used mainly as a rodenticide and fumigant for grains. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    804. Chemical poisoning -- Amidithion
     Amidithion is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the a...more »
    805. Chemical poisoning -- Aminocarb
     Aminocarb is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposur...more »
    806. Chemical poisoning -- Amiton
     Amiton is a chemical once used as an insecticide and acaricide - it is no longer in use due to its nerve toxicity. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and seve...more »
    807. Chemical poisoning -- Amitraz
     Amitraz is a chemical used mainly as a topical parasitic preventative in livestock and fruit trees. It is also used as an insect repellant and a prevention of mite infestation. The chemical is readily absorbed through the skin. The type and severity of sy...more »
    808. Chemical poisoning -- Amitrole
     Amitrole is a herbicide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    809. Chemical poisoning -- Ammonia
     Ammonia is a chemical used mainly in household cleaning products and bleach. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    810. Chemical poisoning -- Ammonium Bifluoride
     Ammonium Bifluoride is a chemical used wheel cleaners, herbicides and in the manufacture of magnesium. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    811. Chemical poisoning -- Ammonium Chloride
     Ammonium Chloride is a chemical used as a medical agent for conditions such as metabolic acidosis, in deodorizer cleaners and also used in industry in fertilizers, electroplating, galvanizing, soldering and in deodorizer cleaners. The type and severity of...more »
    812. Chemical poisoning -- Ammonium Nitrate
     Ammonium Nitrate is a chemical used mainly in explosives, fireworks and fertilizers. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the na...more »
    813. Chemical poisoning -- Ammonium Sulfamate
     Ammonium Sulfamate is a chemical used mainly in herbicides, fertilizers and. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of ...more »
    814. Chemical poisoning -- Aniline
     Aniline is a chemical used mainly in the manufacture of perfumes, varnishes, resins, dyes, paint removers, herbicides, fungicides, explosives, solvents and photographic chemicals. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemica...more »
    815. Chemical poisoning -- Anisidine (o,p-Isomers)
     Anisidine (o,p-Isomers)is a chemical used mainly in the production process of pharmaceuticals and azo-dyes . Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chem...more »
    816. Chemical poisoning -- Anisole
     Anisole is a chemical used mainly as a solvent and food additive and also in perfumes and detergents. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    817. Chemical poisoning -- Antifreeze
     Antifreeze is used in vehicles to prevent freezing or boiling over of the cooling system. The chemicals (methanol, ethylene and propylene glycol) in the antifreeze can cause severe poisoning symptoms if ingested. The type and severity of symptoms varies d...more »
    818. Chemical poisoning -- Antimony
     Antimony is a chemical often used as an alloy with other metals such as lead. It is used in solder, ammunition, pewter, sheet metal, pipe metal and cable sheaths. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and th...more »
    819. Chemical poisoning -- Antu
     Antu is used as a rodenticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    820. Chemical poisoning -- Aparasin
     Aparasin Aparasin. The insecticide is considered moderately toxic to humans and acts as a central nervous system stimulant. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the...more »
    821. Chemical poisoning -- Aphtiria
     Aphtiria is a chemical insecticide used mainly to control scabies or lice. The insecticide is considered moderately toxic to humans and acts as a central nervous system stimulant. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. T...more »
    822. Chemical poisoning -- Arsine
     Arsine is a chemical used in the making of semiconductors and in the metal refining industry. It is considered a possible chemical agent in chemical warfare. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nat...more »
    823. Chemical poisoning -- Asbestos
     Asbestos is a chemical used in a wide range of materials: heat and sound insulation, wall and ceiling panels, pipe insulation, floor tiles, toasters, cements, brake pads, roofing materials and furnaces. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can ca...more »
    824. Chemical poisoning -- Asphalt
     Asphalt is the substance used in road surfacing and is also used in electrical adhesive and paints. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    825. Chemical poisoning -- Athyl-Gusathion
     Athyl-Gusathion is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on ...more »
    826. Chemical poisoning -- Automatic dishwashing detergent
     Automatic dishwashing detergents contain chemicals which can cause severe symptoms if ingested. The chemicals in the dishwashing detergent cause damage to the gastrointestinal lining and the damage may continue for weeks after the poison was ingested. Dea...more »
    827. Chemical poisoning -- Azinfos-methyl
     Azinfos-methyl is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on t...more »
    828. Chemical poisoning -- Azinfosethyl
     Azinfosethyl is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the...more »
    829. Chemical poisoning -- Azinophos-methyl
     Azinophos-methyl is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on...more »
    830. Chemical poisoning -- Azinphos
     Azinphos is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amo...more »
    831. Chemical poisoning -- Azinphos-ethyl
     Azinphos-ethyl is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on t...more »
    832. Chemical poisoning -- Azinphos-methyl
     Azinphos-methyl is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on ...more »
    833. Chemical poisoning -- Azinphosmetile
     Azinphosmetile is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on t...more »
    834. Chemical poisoning -- Azothoate
     Azothoate is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the am...more »
    835. Chemical poisoning -- Barium
     Barium is an element used in fireworks, glassmaking, contrast X-rays and in the electronics industry . The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    836. Chemical poisoning -- Barium Nitrate
     Barium Nitrate is a chemical used mainly in fireworks, sparklers and ceramic glazes. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    837. Chemical poisoning -- Barthrin
     Barthrin is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. The chemical is toxic to the nerve system. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical inv...more »
    838. Chemical poisoning -- Ben-Hex
     Ben-Hex is a chemical insecticide used mainly to control scabies. The insecticide is considered moderately toxic to humans and acts as a central nervous system stimulant. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type a...more »
    839. Chemical poisoning -- Bendiocarb
     Bendiocarb is a carbamate pesticide used mainly in . Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure. The chemic...more »
    840. Chemical poisoning -- Benfuracarb
     Benfuracarb is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the expos...more »
    841. Chemical poisoning -- Benhexol
     Benhexol is a chemical insecticide used mainly to control scabies or lice. The insecticide is considered moderately toxic to humans and acts as a central nervous system stimulant. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. T...more »
    842. Chemical poisoning -- Benoxafos
     Benoxafos is a chemical pesticide used as an acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical...more »
    843. Chemical poisoning -- Bentazon
     Bentazon is a chemical used mainly in herbicides for various crop plants. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    844. Chemical poisoning -- Benzene
     Benzene is a chemical used mainly in gasoline fuel and as an industrial solvent. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    845. Chemical poisoning -- Benzene hexachloride
     Benzene hexachloride is a chemical insecticide. The insecticide is considered moderately toxic to humans and acts as a central nervous system stimulant. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of sym...more »
    846. Chemical poisoning -- Benzyl Chloride
     Benzyl Chloride is a chemical used mainly in the manufacture of products such as dyes, plastics, tannins, perfumes,. Fuel additives, resins, germicides, rubbers, perfumes photographic developers, wetting agents, drugs and pharmaceuticals. It is also used ...more »
    847. Chemical poisoning -- Beryllium
     Beryllium is an element used mainly in vehicle electronics, optics, ore processing, microwave oven parts, fuel containers and disc brakes for aeroplanes. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature ...more »
    848. Chemical poisoning -- Beta-cyfluthrin
     Beta-cyfluthrin is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. The chemical is toxic to the nerve system. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemi...more »
    849. Chemical poisoning -- Bexol
     Bexol is a chemical insecticide used mainly to control scabies or lice. The insecticide is considered moderately toxic to humans and acts as a central nervous system stimulant. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The ...more »
    850. Chemical poisoning -- Bifenthrin
     Bifenthrin is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is toxic to the nerve system. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount...more »
    851. Chemical poisoning -- Bioallethrin
     Bioallethrin is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. The chemical is toxic to the nerve system. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical...more »
    852. Chemical poisoning -- Bioehtanomethrin
     Bioehtanomethrin is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. The chemical is toxic to the nerve system. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chem...more »
    853. Chemical poisoning -- Biopermethrin
     Biopermethrin is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    854. Chemical poisoning -- Bioresmethrin
     Bioresmethrin is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    855. Chemical poisoning -- Biphenyl
     Biphenyl is a chemical used mainly as a fungicide for fruit packaging and in textile dyes. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and ...more »
    856. Chemical poisoning -- Borates
     Borate is a chemical used in a wide variety of products - herbicides, paints, insecticides, rodenticides and various personal products such as skin creams, toothpastes and powders. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. ...more »
    857. Chemical poisoning -- Boric Acid
     Boric Acid is a chemical used mainly in foods (preservative, emulsifier, neutralizer), antiseptics, pesticides and contact lens cleaners. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. Application of boric acid directly to damag...more »
    858. Chemical poisoning -- Brodifacoum
     Brodifacoum is a chemical used as a rodenticide. The chemical may be absorbed through the skin. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved...more »
    859. Chemical poisoning -- Bromadiolone
     Bromadiolone is a chemical used as a rodenticide. The chemical may be absorbed through the skin. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involve...more »
    860. Chemical poisoning -- Bromates
     Bromate is a chemical used mainly in perming solution neutralizers and in small amounts as a bread preservative. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of ...more »
    861. Chemical poisoning -- Bromethalin
     Bromethalin is a chemical used mainly in rodenticides. The chemical is toxic to the human nerve system. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical ...more »
    862. Chemical poisoning -- Bromide
     Bromide is a chemical used for many applications - flame retardant, industrial uses, pesticides, sanitary products, fumigants, medicines, dyes, photographic solutions and water purification. Bromides act as central nervous system depressants and the inges...more »
    863. Chemical poisoning -- Bromoform
     Bromoform is a chemical with limited industrial uses but is used as a laboratory chemical and can be present in treated water. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on ...more »
    864. Chemical poisoning -- Bromophos
     Bromophos is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the am...more »
    865. Chemical poisoning -- Bromophos-ethyl
     Bromophos-ethyl is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on ...more »
    866. Chemical poisoning -- Bufencarb
     Bufencarb is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposur...more »
    867. Chemical poisoning -- Butacarb
     Butacarb is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure...more »
    868. Chemical poisoning -- Butocarboxim
     Butocarboxim is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the expo...more »
    869. Chemical poisoning -- Butoxcarboxim
     Butoxcarboxim is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exp...more »
    870. Chemical poisoning -- Button batteries
     Button batteries are small round, button-shaped batteries used in various products such as watches and calculators. Generally, swallowing the batteries will cause no problems unless it becomes stuck in the gastrointestinal tract. The batteries may also be...more »
    871. Chemical poisoning -- Butyl Alcohol
     Butyl alcohol is a chemical used mainly in solvents and in pharmaceutical manufacturing processes. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical invol...more »
    872. Chemical poisoning -- Butylamines
     Butylamines are chemicals used in a variety of manufacturing processes such as in the production of pesticides, pharmaceuticals, plastics, dyes, textiles and in leather tanning and photography. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause vario...more »
    873. Chemical poisoning -- Cadmium
     Cadmium is a chemical used mainly in batteries, solder, amalgams, cigarettes, PVC pigments and phosphate fertilizer production. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on...more »
    874. Chemical poisoning -- Cadusafos
     Cadusafos is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and nematicide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the a...more »
    875. Chemical poisoning -- Calcium Oxide
     Calcium oxide is a chemical used mainly in sewage treatment, dry cement and in the manufacture of products such as aluminum, glass and steel. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varie...more »
    876. Chemical poisoning -- Calcium Polysulfide
     Calcium polysulfide is a chemical used mainly in antifungal treatments for trees. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the natur...more »
    877. Chemical poisoning -- Calcium hypochlorite
     Calcium hypochlorite is a chemical used mainly in bleaching products, fungicides, algicides, disinfectants and deodorants. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the ...more »
    878. Chemical poisoning -- Camphor
     Camphor is a chemical used mainly in moth repellents, pharmaceuticals (preservative) cosmetics, explosives, varnishes and various therapeutic applications. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of ...more »
    879. Chemical poisoning -- Captafol
     Captafol is a chemical used mainly as a fungicide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    880. Chemical poisoning -- Captan
     Captan is a chemical used as a fungicide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure. The chemical is consi...more »
    881. Chemical poisoning -- Carbanolate
     Carbanolate is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide and acaricide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the natur...more »
    882. Chemical poisoning -- Carbaryl
     Carbaryl is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide and acaricide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature o...more »
    883. Chemical poisoning -- Carbofuran
     Carbofuran is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide, nematicide and acaricide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved an...more »
    884. Chemical poisoning -- Carbon Black
     Carbon Black is a powdered form of the elemental carbon. It is used mainly in rubber products such as tires but is also used in paint, ink and plastics. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of sym...more »
    885. Chemical poisoning -- Carbon Disulfide
     Carbon Disulfide is a chemical used mainly in corrosion inhibitors, cold and nickel plating, photography applications and as a solvent in gums and resins. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of s...more »
    886. Chemical poisoning -- Carbophenothion
     Carbophenothion is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on ...more »
    887. Chemical poisoning -- Carbosulfan
     Carbosulfan is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide and nematicide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the natu...more »
    888. Chemical poisoning -- Caulking products
     Caulking products (e.g. silicon, acrylic, neoprene) are used to seal gaps and the chemicals in them can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    889. Chemical poisoning -- Chalk
     Swallowing chalk can cause a variety of gastrointestinal symptoms in some people if sufficient quantities are eaten. Eye irritation can also result from eye exposure. The chalk dust can also cause respiratory symptoms in some people. The type and severity...more »
    890. Chemical poisoning -- Chloralose
     Chloralose is a chemical used mainly in poisons for rodents and crows . Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the e...more »
    891. Chemical poisoning -- Chlordane
     Chlordane is a poison use to control termites - is banned in the US and many other countries due to its harmful effects. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The chemical is readily absorbed through the skin. The type ...more »
    892. Chemical poisoning -- Chlordecone
     Chlordecone is an insecticide used to control pests in crops such as bananas and tobacco. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The chemical may be readily absorbed through the skin. The type and severity of symptoms va...more »
    893. Chemical poisoning -- Chloresene
     Chloresene is a chemical insecticide used mainly to control scabies or lice. The insecticide is considered moderately toxic to humans and acts as a central nervous system stimulant. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms....more »
    894. Chemical poisoning -- Chlorfenvinphos
     Chlorfenvinphos is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on ...more »
    895. Chemical poisoning -- Chlorinated naphthalene
     Chlorinated naphthalene is a chemical used in a wide range of applications: plasticizers, rubber industries, manufacture of electrical equipment and the petroleum industry. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type...more »
    896. Chemical poisoning -- Chlorine
     Chlorine is a chemical used mainly in bleaches, water disinfectants and in pulp mills. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. Chlorine is very corrosive and extensive damage to body tissues can result. The type and sever...more »
    897. Chemical poisoning -- Chlorine Dioxide
     Chlorine dioxide is a chemical used mainly in water treatment and disinfectant for various processing operations. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of...more »
    898. Chemical poisoning -- Chloroacetophenone
     Chloroacetophenone is a chemical used mainly in tear gas for riot control purposes. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nat...more »
    899. Chemical poisoning -- Chlorobenzene
     Chlorobenzene is a chemical used mainly as a solvent and in the production of various other chemicals. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical i...more »
    900. Chemical poisoning -- Chlorobenzylidene Malononitrile
     Chlorobenzylidene Malononitrile is a chemical used mainly in tear gas. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the ex...more »
    901. Chemical poisoning -- Chloroform
     Chloroform is a chemical used mainly as a refrigerant but also as a solvent in various processing and industrial applications. It's use as an anesthetic is relatively uncommon these days. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various sym...more »
    902. Chemical poisoning -- Chloromethane
     Chloromethane is a chemical used mainly in the production of silicones as well as agricultural chemicals, butyl rubber and other products. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The chemical is readily absorbed through t...more »
    903. Chemical poisoning -- Chloropicrin
     Chloropicrin is a chemical used mainly in fumigants for grain storage. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the ex...more »
    904. Chemical poisoning -- Chloropyrifos
     Chloropyrifos is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide, nematicide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies dep...more »
    905. Chemical poisoning -- Chlorpyrifos
     Chlorpyrifos is a chemical used mainly in as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The chemical may be absorbed readily through the skin. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount ...more »
    906. Chemical poisoning -- Chlorpyrifos methyl
     Chlorpyrifos methyl is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending...more »
    907. Chemical poisoning -- Chromium
     Chromium is a chemical used mainly as an alloy in manufactured steel goods, anti-corrosive plating and also has industrial applications . Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies de...more »
    908. Chemical poisoning -- Cismethrin
     Cismethrin is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    909. Chemical poisoning -- Cloethocarb
     Cloethocarb is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide and nematicide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the natu...more »
    910. Chemical poisoning -- Cloth Dyes
     Cloth dyes contain chemicals which are considered not toxic but the ingestion of large amounts cay cause symptoms. Some dyes contain corrosive ingredients which can cause severe gastrointestinal damage and even death in severe cases. Most household cloth ...more »
    911. Chemical poisoning -- Coal Dust
     Inhalation of coal dust can cause various symptoms. The severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of coal dust involved....more »
    912. Chemical poisoning -- Coumaphos
     Coumaphos is used as a pesticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The chemical may be absorbed readily through the skin. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and th...more »
    913. Chemical poisoning -- Creosote
     Creosote is a chemical used mainly as a disinfectant, laxative and cough treatment. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The chemical can be readily absorbed through the skin. The type and severity of symptoms varies d...more »
    914. Chemical poisoning -- Cresols
     Cresols are a group of chemicals that occur naturally in mammals and various plants. It is also manufactured and used in the production of disinfectants, deodorizers and pesticides. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms....more »
    915. Chemical poisoning -- Cresylic acid
     Cresylic acids are a group of chemicals that are used as solvents and in the manufacture of various products such as deodorants, disinfectants, pesticides, glues, paints, herbicides, pharmaceuticals as well as others. Ingestion and other exposures to the ...more »
    916. Chemical poisoning -- Cuticle remover
     Cuticle removers contain chemicals such as sodium hydroxide and potassium hydroxide which can cause serious symptoms if swallowed or inhaled in excessive quantities. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and...more »
    917. Chemical poisoning -- Cyanthoate
     Cyanthoate is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the a...more »
    918. Chemical poisoning -- Cyclethrin
     Cyclethrin is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. The chemical is toxic to the nerve system. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical i...more »
    919. Chemical poisoning -- Cyclohexanol
     Cyclohexanol is a chemical used mainly as an industrial solvent and used in the manufacture of products such as plastic, nylon, soap, varnish, paint, lacquer, degreasers, detergent and insecticides. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause ...more »
    920. Chemical poisoning -- Cyclohexanone
     Cyclohexanone is a chemical used mainly as an industrial solvent, in processes involving oxidative reactions and in the manufacture of certain resins, nylons, insecticides, herbicides, paints, varnish, polishes, degreasers and pharmaceuticals. Ingestion a...more »
    921. Chemical poisoning -- Cyfluthrin
     Cyfluthrin is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. The chemical is toxic to the nerve system. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical i...more »
    922. Chemical poisoning -- Cyhalothrin
     Cyhalothrin is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. The chemical is toxic to the nerve system. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical ...more »
    923. Chemical poisoning -- Cyllprothrin
     Cyllprothrin is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. The chemical is toxic to the nerve system. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical...more »
    924. Chemical poisoning -- Cyphenothrin
     Cyphenothrin is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    925. Chemical poisoning -- DDD
     DDD is a chemical used mainly as a pesticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The chemical may be readily absorbed through the skin. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical inv...more »
    926. Chemical poisoning -- DDT
     DDT is a chemical used mainly as a pesticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The chemical may be readily absorbed through the skin. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical inv...more »
    927. Chemical poisoning -- Decarbofuran
     Decarbofuran is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the expo...more »
    928. Chemical poisoning -- Deltamethrin
     Deltamethrin is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    929. Chemical poisoning -- Demeton
     Demeton-S is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the am...more »
    930. Chemical poisoning -- Demeton-O
     Demeton-O is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the am...more »
    931. Chemical poisoning -- Demeton-O-methyl
     Demeton-O-methyl is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on...more »
    932. Chemical poisoning -- Demeton-S-methyl
     Demeton-S-methyl is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on...more »
    933. Chemical poisoning -- Demeton-S-methylsulphon
     Demeton-S-methylsulphon is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depen...more »
    934. Chemical poisoning -- Demeton-methyl
     Demeton-methyl is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on t...more »
    935. Chemical poisoning -- Dialifos
     Dialifos is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amo...more »
    936. Chemical poisoning -- Diazinon
     Diazinon is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amo...more »
    937. Chemical poisoning -- Dibenzoyl Peroxide
     Dibenzoyl Peroxide is a chemical used mainly in as a topical treatment for skin conditions such as ulcers and acne. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount ...more »
    938. Chemical poisoning -- Diborane
     Diborane is a chemical used mainly as a rocket propellant and in the manufacture of rubbers and electronics manufacture. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the am...more »
    939. Chemical poisoning -- Dibromochloromethane
     Dibromochloromethane is a chemical byproduct of water chlorination processes. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of...more »
    940. Chemical poisoning -- Dichlorvos
     Dichlorvos is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the a...more »
    941. Chemical poisoning -- Dicresyl
     Dicresyl is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure...more »
    942. Chemical poisoning -- Dicrotophos
     Dicrotophos is a toxic insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    943. Chemical poisoning -- Dieldrin
     Dieldrin is a chemical used mainly to prevent termite infestations. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. This chemical may be absorbed readily through the skin. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the...more »
    944. Chemical poisoning -- Diesel oil
     Diesel oil is a commonly used fuel. Ingestion is unlikely due to the foul taste and smell. Accidental or purposeful ingestion can result in internal burns and various other symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chem...more »
    945. Chemical poisoning -- Diethyl Phthalate
     Diethyl Phthalate is a chemical used mainly in cosmetic and as a plasticizer in the production of various plastic products. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the...more »
    946. Chemical poisoning -- Diethylene Glycol
     Diethylene Glycol is a chemical used mainly in coolants, manufacture of plastic products and resins as well as other uses. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the ...more »
    947. Chemical poisoning -- Diethylene Glycol Monobutyl Ether
     Diethylene Glycol Monobutyl Ether is a chemical used in a variety of applications: cleaning agents, solvent, manufacture of dyes, rubber, soap and printing products . Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and s...more »
    948. Chemical poisoning -- Dimefluthrin
     Dimefluthrin is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    949. Chemical poisoning -- Dimetan
     Dimetan is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    950. Chemical poisoning -- Dimethoate
     Dimethoate is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide, nematicide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depend...more »
    951. Chemical poisoning -- Dimethrin
     Dimethrin is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    952. Chemical poisoning -- Dimethyl Phthalate
     Dimethyl Phthalate is a chemical used mainly as an insect repellant . Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exp...more »
    953. Chemical poisoning -- Dimethylamine
     Dimethylamine is a chemical used mainly in the manufacture of products such as detergent, pharmaceuticals and in leather tanning. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending ...more »
    954. Chemical poisoning -- Dimethylnitrosamine
     Dimethylnitrosamine is a chemical used mainly as a solving in the manufacture of plastics, rubbers, lubricants and rocket fuel. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on...more »
    955. Chemical poisoning -- Dimetilan
     Dimetilan is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposur...more »
    956. Chemical poisoning -- Dinitrocresol
     Dinitrocresol is a chemical used mainly as a herbicide and fungicide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exp...more »
    957. Chemical poisoning -- Dinitrophenol
     Dinitrophenol is a chemical that has various applications: herbicide, pesticide, fungicide, acaricide, manufacture of dyes and wood preservative. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms v...more »
    958. Chemical poisoning -- Dioxacarb
     Dioxacarb is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposur...more »
    959. Chemical poisoning -- Dioxathion
     Dioxathion is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the a...more »
    960. Chemical poisoning -- Diquat Dibromide
     Diquat Dibromide is a chemical used mainly in herbicides. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    961. Chemical poisoning -- Disulfiram
     Disulfiram is a drug used mainly to manage alcoholism. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    962. Chemical poisoning -- Disulfoton
     Disulfoton is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the a...more »
    963. Chemical poisoning -- Drain Cleaners
     Drain cleaners contain chemicals which can cause severe symptoms if ingested. The chemicals in the drain cleaners cause damage to the gastrointestinal lining and the damage may continue for weeks after the poison was ingested. Death can result in severe c...more »
    964. Chemical poisoning -- Drainpipe Cleaners
     Drainpipe Cleaners contain chemicals which can cause severe symptoms if ingested. The chemicals in the drainpipe cleaners cause damage to the gastrointestinal lining and the damage may continue for weeks after the poison was ingested. Death can result in ...more »
    965. Chemical poisoning -- Dye remover
     Dye removers can contain chemicals which are corrosive and can cause severe gastrointestinal damage and even death in severe cases. The damage may continue for a few weeks after ingestion so death can occur weeks after the incident. The type and severity ...more »
    966. Chemical poisoning -- EMPC
     EMPC is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure. Th...more »
    967. Chemical poisoning -- Empenthrin
     Empenthrin is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    968. Chemical poisoning -- Emulsion paints
     Emulsion paints (latex or water-based) contain various chemicals which can cause serious symptoms if sufficient quantities are swallowed. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    969. Chemical poisoning -- Endosulfan
     Endosulfan is a chemical used mainly as a crop pesticide and wood preservative. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The chemical may be readily absorbed through the skin. The type and severity of symptoms varies depen...more »
    970. Chemical poisoning -- Endothion
     Endothion is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the am...more »
    971. Chemical poisoning -- Epichlorohydrin
     Epichlorohydrin is a chemical used for a variety of applications - epoxy production, insecticides, solvent and agricultural chemical. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The chemical is readily absorbed through the sk...more »
    972. Chemical poisoning -- Esfenvalerate
     Esfenvalerate is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    973. Chemical poisoning -- Ether
     Ether is a chemical used mainly as an anesthetic and industrial solvent. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the ...more »
    974. Chemical poisoning -- Ethiofencarb
     Ethiofencarb is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the expo...more »
    975. Chemical poisoning -- Ethion
     Ethion is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amoun...more »
    976. Chemical poisoning -- Ethoate-methyl
     Ethoate-methyl is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on t...more »
    977. Chemical poisoning -- Ethoprophos
     Ethoprophos is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chem...more »
    978. Chemical poisoning -- Ethyl Mercaptan
     Ethyl Mercaptan is a chemical used mainly in the production of fungicides, insecticides and plastics as well as an odorizing agent for natural gas. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms...more »
    979. Chemical poisoning -- Ethyl Methacrylate
     Ethyl Methacrylate is a chemical used mainly in . Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    980. Chemical poisoning -- Ethyl-guthion
     Azinphos-ethyl is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on t...more »
    981. Chemical poisoning -- Ethylamine
     Ethylamine is a chemical used mainly in the manufacture of dyes, rayon, rocket propellant, as a fuel additive and in leather-tanning and cellulose treatment. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity o...more »
    982. Chemical poisoning -- Ethylbenzene
     Ethylbenzene is a chemical used mainly in paint thinners, fuels, asphalt, degreasers, manufacture of various as products and as a solvent. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies d...more »
    983. Chemical poisoning -- Ethylene Dichloride
     Ethylene Dichloride is a chemical used mainly in fat solvents and as a fumigant. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature...more »
    984. Chemical poisoning -- Ethylene Glycol
     Ethylene Glycol is a chemical used mainly in antifreeze, coolants and as a solvent. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nat...more »
    985. Chemical poisoning -- Ethylene Glycol Dinitrate
     Ethylene Glycol Dinitrate is a chemical used mainly in the manufacture of commercial dynamite and blasting gelatin. The chemical may be absorbed readily through the skin. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type a...more »
    986. Chemical poisoning -- Ethylene Oxide
     Ethylene oxide is a chemical used mainly in detergents, plasticizers, fumigants, inks, cosmetics and brake fluid. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of...more »
    987. Chemical poisoning -- Ethyleneamine
     Ethyleneamine is a chemical which is widely used in the manufacture of products such as adhesive, paper, textiles, fuels, lubricants, varnishes, lacquers, coating resins, cosmetics, photographic chemicals and agricultural chemicals. Ingestion and other ex...more »
    988. Chemical poisoning -- Ethylenediamine
     Ethylenediamine is a chemical used mainly as a solvent in the manufacturing process for the production of things such as fungicides, waxes, gasoline additives and pharmaceuticals. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. T...more »
    989. Chemical poisoning -- Etrimfos
     Etrimfos is a chemical insecticide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the na...more »
    990. Chemical poisoning -- Face Powder
     Face powder contains various chemicals that can cause symptoms if ingested although this is rare. Eye and inhalation exposure can also cause symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of ...more »
    991. Chemical poisoning -- Fenchlorphos
     Fenchlorphos is a chemical insecticide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and th...more »
    992. Chemical poisoning -- Fenethacarb
     Fenethacarb is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the expos...more »
    993. Chemical poisoning -- Fenfluthrin
     Fenfluthrin is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    994. Chemical poisoning -- Fenitrothion
     Fenitrothion is a chemical insecticide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and th...more »
    995. Chemical poisoning -- Fenobucarb
     Fenobucarb is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposu...more »
    996. Chemical poisoning -- Fenpirithrin
     Fenpirithrin is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    997. Chemical poisoning -- Fenpropathrin
     Fenpropathrin is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide and acarcide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of t...more »
    998. Chemical poisoning -- Fensulfothion
     Fensulfothion is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and nematicide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on t...more »
    999. Chemical poisoning -- Fenthion
     Fenthion is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and avicide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amoun...more »
    1000. Chemical poisoning -- Fenvalerate
     Fenvalerate is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide and acaricide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of th...more »
    1001. Chemical poisoning -- Flucythrinate
     Flucythrinate is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide and acaricide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of ...more »
    1002. Chemical poisoning -- Flufenprox
     Flufenprox is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    1003. Chemical poisoning -- Fluoridated toothpaste
     Fluoridated toothpaste contains fluoride and various other chemicals which can cause serious symptoms if sufficient quantities are swallowed. As little as half a tube of children's paste can cause death in a 2 year old child and a whole tube can cause dea...more »
    1004. Chemical poisoning -- Fluvalinate
     Fluvalinate is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide and acaricide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of th...more »
    1005. Chemical poisoning -- Fonophos
     Fonophos is a chemical insecticide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the na...more »
    1006. Chemical poisoning -- Formaldehyde
     Formaldehyde is a chemical used mainly in blues, lacquers, fireproofing, electrical insulation, leather tanning products and embalming. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depe...more »
    1007. Chemical poisoning -- Formothion
     Formothion is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the a...more »
    1008. Chemical poisoning -- Furathiocarb
     Furathiocarb is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the expo...more »
    1009. Chemical poisoning -- Furethrin
     Furethrin is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    1010. Chemical poisoning -- Furfural
     Furfural is a chemical used mainly as an industrial solvent and in the manufacture of fuels, foods and ant poisons. The chemical is readily absorbed through the skin. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and s...more »
    1011. Chemical poisoning -- Furniture polish
     Furniture polish contains chemicals (hydrocarbons) which can cause serious symptoms if ingested. The ingested chemicals can continue to cause damage to the organs and gastrointestinal lining for weeks after the ingestion and severe cases can result in dea...more »
    1012. Chemical poisoning -- Gasoline
     Gasoline is a chemical used as a fuel for combustion engines. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    1013. Chemical poisoning -- Glaze
     Glazes are used to put a shiny finish on various surfaces such as pottery. Glazes contain chemicals such as lead and zinc oxide which can cause serious symptoms if sufficient quantities are eaten. The chemicals cause damage to the gastrointestinal lining ...more »
    1014. Chemical poisoning -- Glutaraldehyde
     Glutaraldehyde is a chemical used mainly in sterilizing agents, herbicides, pesticides and disinfectants. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemica...more »
    1015. Chemical poisoning -- Glycol Ether
     Glycol Ether is a chemical used mainly in nail polish removers, products to treat leather, anti-icing agents and as an industrial solvent. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies d...more »
    1016. Chemical poisoning -- Glyphosate
     Glyphosate is a chemical used mainly in herbicides. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    1017. Chemical poisoning -- Graphite
     Graphite is a mineral used mainly in steel manufacturing, brake lining, pencils and lubricants. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved...more »
    1018. Chemical poisoning -- Guthion (ethyl)
     Guthion (ethyl) is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on ...more »
    1019. Chemical poisoning -- HCH-gamma
     HCH-gamma is an insecticide which is considered moderately toxic to humans and acts as a central nervous system stimulant. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the ...more »
    1020. Chemical poisoning -- Hair Bleach
     Hair bleach contain chemicals which can cause serious symptoms if ingested. The chemicals in the hair bleach can continue to cause gastrointestinal damage for weeks after ingestion. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemi...more »
    1021. Chemical poisoning -- Hair Dye
     Hair dyes contain chemicals which can cause serious symptoms if ingested. The chemicals in the hair dye can continue to cause damage for weeks after ingestion. Some dyes contain lead or mercury which can cause neurological problems even if low level expos...more »
    1022. Chemical poisoning -- Halfenprox
     Halfenprox is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide and acaricide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the...more »
    1023. Chemical poisoning -- Helium
     Helium is a chemical used mainly in helium balloons, neon signs and diving gas. The gas is sometimes misused as an inhalant. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on th...more »
    1024. Chemical poisoning -- Heptachlor
     Heptachlor is a chemical used mainly in pesticides to control termites and fire ants. The chemical may be absorbed through the skin. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies dependi...more »
    1025. Chemical poisoning -- Heptenophos
     Heptenophos is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the ...more »
    1026. Chemical poisoning -- Hexachlorobutadiene
     Hexachlorobutadiene is a chemical used mainly in fumigants and as a solvent in the manufacture of products such as lubricants and rubber. The chemical may be absorbed through the skin. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various sympto...more »
    1027. Chemical poisoning -- Hexachlorocyclohexane (gamma)
     Hexachlorocyclohexane (gamma) is an insecticide which is considered moderately toxic to humans and acts as a central nervous system stimulant. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms vari...more »
    1028. Chemical poisoning -- Hexachlorocyclopentadiene
     Hexachlorocyclopentadiene is a chemical used mainly in the production of chlorinated pesticides, flame retardants, dyes and certain resins. The chemical may be absorbed through the skin. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symp...more »
    1029. Chemical poisoning -- Hexamethylene Diisocyanate
     Hexamethylene Diisocyanate is a chemical used mainly in the production of various products: lacquer, paint, varnish, synthetic rubber, wire insulation, plastic, foams and glue. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The ...more »
    1030. Chemical poisoning -- Hexane
     Hexane is a chemical used mainly in the manufacture of products such as glue, paint, shoes and furniture. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemica...more »
    1031. Chemical poisoning -- Hydrazine
     Hydrazine is a chemical used mainly in rocket fuel, photography, laboratory chemical, corrosion inhibitor, mirror silvering and in the production of pharmaceuticals and pesticides. The chemical may be absorbed through the skin. Ingestion and other exposur...more »
    1032. Chemical poisoning -- Hydrogen Chloride
     Hydrogen Chloride is a chemical used mainly in the manufacture of rubber and vinyl chloride . Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved a...more »
    1033. Chemical poisoning -- Hydrogen Fluoride
     Hydrogen Fluoride is a chemical used mainly in car cleaning products and in the production of integrated circuits. The chemical may be absorbed through the skin. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severi...more »
    1034. Chemical poisoning -- Hydrogen Sulfide
     Hydrogen Sulfide is a chemical that can be used in production processes (paper, tanneries, sulfide ores) or it may be a byproduct of certain industries. It is also found naturally in sewers and manure. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cau...more »
    1035. Chemical poisoning -- Hydroquinone
     Hydroquinone is a chemical used mainly in photography developing solution, pharmaceuticals, fur processing, paints, fuel, organic chemicals, plastics, stone coatings and styrene monomers. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various sym...more »
    1036. Chemical poisoning -- Hyquincarb
     Hyquincarb is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposu...more »
    1037. Chemical poisoning -- Imiprothrin
     Imiprothrin is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    1038. Chemical poisoning -- Incense
     Drinking liquid incense or inhaling incense fumes can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    1039. Chemical poisoning -- Iodofenphos
     Iodofenphos is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the ...more »
    1040. Chemical poisoning -- Isofenphos
     Isofenphos is an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    1041. Chemical poisoning -- Isoprocarb
     Isoprocarb is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposu...more »
    1042. Chemical poisoning -- Isopropyl Alcohol
     Isopropyl Alcohol is a chemical used mainly as a rubbing alcohol and also in perfumes, paint thinners, disinfectants, cleaners and fuels. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies de...more »
    1043. Chemical poisoning -- Jet Fuel-4
     Jet Fuel-4 is an aviation turbine fuel used by the US military. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    1044. Chemical poisoning -- Jet Fuel-5
     Jet Fuel-5 is an aviation turbine fuel used by the US military. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    1045. Chemical poisoning -- Jet Fuel-8
     Jet Fuel-8 is an aviation turbine fuel used by the US military. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    1046. Chemical poisoning -- Jewelry cleaner
     Jewelry cleaner contains various chemicals which can cause serious symptoms if ingested or other types of exposure occurs. The chemicals cause damage to the gastrointestinal lining and the damage may continue for weeks after the poison was ingested. Death...more »
    1047. Chemical poisoning -- Kerosene
     Kerosene is a chemical used mainly in paints, pesticides, lighter fluid, illuminating fuel and heating. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical ...more »
    1048. Chemical poisoning -- Lacquer
     Lacquer contains various chemicals which can cause serious symptoms if ingested or other types of exposure occurs. The chemicals cause damage to the gastrointestinal lining and the damage may continue for weeks after the poison was ingested. Death can res...more »
    1049. Chemical poisoning -- Lead-containing Paint
     Lead pain contains lead as well as other harmful chemicals. The lead in the pain is toxic (especially to young children) and ingesting fresh or old paint can cause serious symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemi...more »
    1050. Chemical poisoning -- Lewisite
     Lewisite is a very poisonous gas which has the potential to be used in chemical warfare due to its deadly effects. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount o...more »
    1051. Chemical poisoning -- Lighter fluid
     Lighter fluid contains various chemicals which can cause serious symptoms if ingested or other types of exposure occurs. The chemicals cause damage to the gastrointestinal lining and the damage may continue for weeks after the poison was ingested. Death c...more »
    1052. Chemical poisoning -- Lindane
     Lindane is a chemical used mainly as an agricultural insecticide but also as a treatment of lice and scabies infestations. The insecticide is considered moderately toxic to humans and acts as a central nervous system stimulant. Ingestion and other exposur...more »
    1053. Chemical poisoning -- Malathion
     Malathion is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the am...more »
    1054. Chemical poisoning -- Manganese
     Manganese is a chemical used mainly in fertilizers, welding rods, matches, electrical coils, ceramics and animal food additives. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending o...more »
    1055. Chemical poisoning -- Mecarbam
     Mecarbam is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amo...more »
    1056. Chemical poisoning -- Metal cleaner
     Metal cleaner contains various chemicals which can cause severe symptoms if ingested or other forms of exposure occur. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    1057. Chemical poisoning -- Metal polish
     Metal polish contains various chemicals which can cause severe symptoms if ingested or other forms of exposure occur. The chemicals cause damage to the gastrointestinal lining and the damage may continue for weeks after the poison was ingested. Death can ...more »
    1058. Chemical poisoning -- Metaldehyde
     Metaldehyde is a chemical used mainly as a molluscicide, in heating fuel and in fire lighters. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved ...more »
    1059. Chemical poisoning -- Methacrifos
     Methacrifos is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the ...more »
    1060. Chemical poisoning -- Methacrylate
     Methacrylate is a chemical used mainly in plastics, adhesives and bone cements. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature ...more »
    1061. Chemical poisoning -- Methamidophos
     Methamidophos is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on th...more »
    1062. Chemical poisoning -- Methane
     Methane is a natural gas that can be used as a fuel and also has industrial uses. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the natur...more »
    1063. Chemical poisoning -- Methanol
     Methanol is a chemical used mainly in fuel, paint removers, solvent, antifreeze and in the production process of many other products. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depend...more »
    1064. Chemical poisoning -- Methidathion
     Methidathion is a chemical insecticide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and th...more »
    1065. Chemical poisoning -- Methiocarb
     Methiocarb is a toxic pesticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    1066. Chemical poisoning -- Methomyl
     Methomyl is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure...more »
    1067. Chemical poisoning -- Methyl Bromide
     Methyl Bromide is a chemical used mainly in insecticides, fire extinguishers, wool degreasers and oil extraction. The chemical may be absorbed through the skin. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severit...more »
    1068. Chemical poisoning -- Methyl Ethyl Ketone
     Methyl Ethyl Ketone is a chemical used mainly in fiberglass and plastic manufacture. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the na...more »
    1069. Chemical poisoning -- Methyl Isocyanate
     Methyl Isocyanate is a chemical used mainly in herbicides and pesticides. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the...more »
    1070. Chemical poisoning -- Methyl Mercaptan
     Methyl Mercaptan is a chemical used mainly in the production of plastic, pesticides and jet fuel. It is also used in certain toxic gases to give them a detectable odor. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and...more »
    1071. Chemical poisoning -- Methyl Tert-Butyl Ether
     Methyl Tert-Butyl Ether is a chemical used mainly in automotive gasoline but is also used as a solvent and chemical reagent. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on th...more »
    1072. Chemical poisoning -- Methylene Chloride
     Methylene Chloride is a chemical used mainly in paint removers, nail polish remover, fumigants and fire extinguishers. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amou...more »
    1073. Chemical poisoning -- Methylene Dianiline
     Methylene Dianiline is a chemical used mainly in corrosive inhibitors, epoxy resins and polyurethane. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical in...more »
    1074. Chemical poisoning -- Methylene Diisocyanate
     Methylene Diisocyanate is a chemical used mainly in the production of hard plastics and polyurethane foams. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemi...more »
    1075. Chemical poisoning -- Metiltriazotion
     Metiltriazotion is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on ...more »
    1076. Chemical poisoning -- Metobromuron
     Metobromuron is a chemical used mainly as a herbicide. The chemical is generally considered toxic only if large amounts are consumed. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depend...more »
    1077. Chemical poisoning -- Metofluthrin
     Metofluthrin is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    1078. Chemical poisoning -- Metolcarb
     Metolcarb is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide and acaricide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature ...more »
    1079. Chemical poisoning -- Mevinphos
     Mevinphos is a chemical insecticide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the n...more »
    1080. Chemical poisoning -- Mexacarbate
     Mexacarbate is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the expos...more »
    1081. Chemical poisoning -- Mineral-Based Crankcase Oil
     Mineral-Based Crankcase Oil is a chemical used mainly as a fuel . Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposur...more »
    1082. Chemical poisoning -- Mirex
     Mirex is a chemical used mainly to control fire ants but also other insecticides such as mealy bugs. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical inv...more »
    1083. Chemical poisoning -- Molybdenum
     Molybdenum is a chemical used mainly in steel alloys lubricants. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure...more »
    1084. Chemical poisoning -- Monocrotophos
     Monocrotophos is a chemical insecticide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and t...more »
    1085. Chemical poisoning -- Monosodium Methanarsenate
     Monosodium Methanarsenate is a chemical used mainly as a herbicide or pesticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature...more »
    1086. Chemical poisoning -- Morpholine
     Morpholine is a chemical used in a variety of applications: rubber industry, corrosion inhibitor, pharmaceuticals, dyes, crop pesticides and as a solvent in various manufacturing processes. The chemical may be absorbed through the skin. Ingestion and othe...more »
    1087. Chemical poisoning -- Mould remover
     Mould removers contains various chemicals which can cause serious symptoms if swallowed, inhaled or skin and eye exposure occurs. The chemicals cause damage to the gastrointestinal lining and the damage may continue for weeks after the poison was ingested...more »
    1088. Chemical poisoning -- Mouth Wash
     Mouth wash contains various chemicals which can cause serious symptoms if sufficient quantities are swallowed. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    1089. Chemical poisoning -- N,N-Dimethyl-P-Toluidine
     N,N-Dimethyl-P-Toluidine is a chemical used mainly in artificial nail solutions. The chemical may be absorbed through the skin. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on...more »
    1090. Chemical poisoning -- N-Butyl Chloride
     N-Butyl Chloride is a chemical used mainly in veterinary worming applications. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature o...more »
    1091. Chemical poisoning -- N-Methyl-2-Pyrrolidone
     N-Methyl-2-Pyrrolidone is a chemical used mainly in paint strippers, wire coating processes, petroleum industry and in the microelectronics industry. The chemical may be absorbed through the skin. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause va...more »
    1092. Chemical poisoning -- Naphthalene
     Naphthalene is a chemical used mainly as a moth repellant, toilet deodorizer and the manufacture of other chemicals. The chemical may be absorbed through the skin. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and seve...more »
    1093. Chemical poisoning -- Nickel Carbonyl
     Nickel Carbonyl is a chemical used mainly in petroleum and rubber production and in electroplating. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical invo...more »
    1094. Chemical poisoning -- Nitrates
     Nitrates are chemicals used mainly in explosives and ammunitions but are also an ingredient in cold packs. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemic...more »
    1095. Chemical poisoning -- Nitric Acid
     Nitric Acid is a chemical used mainly as a cleaning agent for food and dairy equipment, in explosives, metal etching, in liquid fuel rockets and as a laboratory reagent. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type an...more »
    1096. Chemical poisoning -- Nitrilacarb
     Nitrilacarb is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the expos...more »
    1097. Chemical poisoning -- Nitrites
     Nitrite is a chemical used in many applications: manufacture of dyes, fabric manufacture, corrosive inhibitors, photography and cyanide antidote kits. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of sympt...more »
    1098. Chemical poisoning -- Nitrobenzene
     Nitrobenzene is a chemical used mainly in floor polish, shoe dyes, soaps and the production of other chemicals such as cellulose ether and acetaminophen. The chemical may be absorbed through the skin. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can caus...more »
    1099. Chemical poisoning -- Nitroethane
     Nitroethane is a chemical used mainly as in industrial solvent, fuel additive, propellant, manufacture of pharmaceutical products and in artificial nail removers . Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and seve...more »
    1100. Chemical poisoning -- Nitrofen
     Nitrofen is a used as a herbicide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    1101. Chemical poisoning -- Nitrogen Dioxide
     Nitrogen Dioxide is a chemical which has industrial applications but is also an air pollutant formed by burning fossil fuels such as gas, oil and coal as well as vehicle exhaust and industrial byproduct. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can c...more »
    1102. Chemical poisoning -- Nitroglycerin
     Nitroglycerin is a chemical used mainly in the manufacture of explosives, dynamite, rocket propellant and smokeless powders. The chemical is readily absorbed through the skin. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The t...more »
    1103. Chemical poisoning -- Nitromethane
     Nitromethane is a chemical used mainly in racing fuel and as an industrial and cleaning solvent. It is also used in the manufacture of various products: explosives, coatings, pesticides, coatings and pharmaceuticals. Ingestion and other exposures to the c...more »
    1104. Chemical poisoning -- Nitrophenol
     Nitrophenol is a chemical used mainly in the production of dyes and pigments and also in fungicides and laboratory chemicals. The chemical may be absorbed through the skin. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type...more »
    1105. Chemical poisoning -- Nitrophenol Urea
     Nitrophenol Urea is a pesticide. The chemical may be absorbed through the skin. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature ...more »
    1106. Chemical poisoning -- Nitrotoluene
     Nitrotoluene is a chemical used mainly in industrial applications for the production of things such as agricultural chemicals, explosives, rubber chemicals, sulfur dyes and azo dyes. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms...more »
    1107. Chemical poisoning -- Nitrous Oxide
     Nitrous Oxide is a chemical used mainly as rocket fuel, foaming agent and as an anesthetic. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and...more »
    1108. Chemical poisoning -- Oil-based paint
     Oil-based paint contains various chemicals which can cause serious symptoms if sufficient quantities are swallowed or if other types of exposure occurs. These paint contain toxic hydrocarbons as well as various other heavy metals depending on the type of ...more »
    1109. Chemical poisoning -- Omethoate
     Omethoate is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the am...more »
    1110. Chemical poisoning -- Osmium
     Osmium is a chemical used mainly in alloys to produce very strong metals for such items as fountain pen tips and electrical contacts. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depend...more »
    1111. Chemical poisoning -- Oven Cleaners
     Oven cleaners contain toxic chemicals which can cause serious symptoms on exposure. Severe gastrointestinal burns can be caused by ingesting oven cleaner. The burns can lead to perforation which involves a high risk of death. The type and severity of symp...more »
    1112. Chemical poisoning -- Oxamyl
     Oxamyl is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide, acaricie and nematicide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the...more »
    1113. Chemical poisoning -- Oxydeprofos
     Oxydeprofos is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the ...more »
    1114. Chemical poisoning -- Oxydisulfoton
     Oxydisulfoton is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on th...more »
    1115. Chemical poisoning -- Palladium
     Palladium is a chemical which is very widely used in manufactured goods: jewelry, electronics, dentistry, medicine, groundwater treatment and fuel cells . Palladium carries a high risk of sensitization. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can ca...more »
    1116. Chemical poisoning -- Para-Dichlorobenzene
     Para-Dichlorobenzene is a chemical used mainly as a pesticide, mold and mildew preventer, moth repellent and toilet deodorant. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on ...more »
    1117. Chemical poisoning -- Paramethoxyamphetamine
     Paramethoxyamphetamine is used as a recreational hallucinogenic drug. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exp...more »
    1118. Chemical poisoning -- Paraphenylenediamine
     Paraphenylenediamine is a chemical used mainly in photographic developing solutions, hair dye, photocopying and printing ink, black rubber, grease, temporary tattoos and car cosmetics. The chemical may be absorbed through the skin. Ingestion and other exp...more »
    1119. Chemical poisoning -- Parathion
     Parathion is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the am...more »
    1120. Chemical poisoning -- Parathion Methyl
     Parathion Methyl is a chemical insecticide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved an...more »
    1121. Chemical poisoning -- Pentaborane
     Pentaborane is a chemical used mainly as a fuel additive, reducing agent and rocket propellant. The chemical may be absorbed through the skin. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms vari...more »
    1122. Chemical poisoning -- Pentachlorophenol
     Pentachlorophenol is a chemical used mainly in fungicides, herbicides, insecticides, molluscicides, algicides and bactericides. It is commonly used as a wood preservative. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type ...more »
    1123. Chemical poisoning -- Pepper Spray
     Pepper Spray is a chemical used mainly in riot control. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    1124. Chemical poisoning -- Perming lotion
     Perming lotion is a product used to create permanent hair curls. It contains chemicals such as thioglycolate which can cause poisoning symptoms if exposure occurs. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and t...more »
    1125. Chemical poisoning -- Petroleum Distillates -- Naphtha
     Petroleum Distillates - Naphtha is a chemical used mainly in . Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    1126. Chemical poisoning -- Phenkapton
     Phenkapton is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the a...more »
    1127. Chemical poisoning -- Phenol
     Phenol is a chemical used mainly in the production of fertilizer, explosives, rubber, paint, paint remover, perfumes, asbestos products, wood preservatives, resins, textiles, pharmaceuticals and drugs. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cau...more »
    1128. Chemical poisoning -- Phorate
     Phorate is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide, nematicide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending...more »
    1129. Chemical poisoning -- Phosalone
     Phosalone is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the am...more »
    1130. Chemical poisoning -- Phosdrin
     Phosdrin is a toxic pesticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    1131. Chemical poisoning -- Phosmet
     Phosmet is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amou...more »
    1132. Chemical poisoning -- Phosphamidon
     Phosphamidon is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and nematicide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on th...more »
    1133. Chemical poisoning -- Phosphine
     Phosphine is a chemical used mainly in pesticides and rodenticides. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the expos...more »
    1134. Chemical poisoning -- Phoxim
     Phoxim is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amoun...more »
    1135. Chemical poisoning -- Phthalthrin
     Phthalthrin is an insecticide - it is used mainly for indoor purposes. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. Generally, large amounts need to be involved to cause serious symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms vari...more »
    1136. Chemical poisoning -- Pine Oil
     Pine Oil is a chemical used mainly as a disinfectant or cleaning agent. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the e...more »
    1137. Chemical poisoning -- Pirimicarb
     Pirimicarb is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposu...more »
    1138. Chemical poisoning -- Pirimiphos-methyl
     Pirimiphos-methyl is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending o...more »
    1139. Chemical poisoning -- Platinum
     Platinum is a metal used mainly in jewelry, electrical contacts, dentistry, laboratory equipment and vehicle emission control devices. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depen...more »
    1140. Chemical poisoning -- Polychlorinated Biphenyls
     Polychlorinated Biphenyls are a group of chemicals which had a variety of applications but are now banned due to the fact that they don't degrade in the environment and tend to build up in the food chain where they can cause harmful effects. Ingestion and...more »
    1141. Chemical poisoning -- Polychlorinated Dibenzofurans
     Polychlorinated Dibenzofurans are a group of chemicals that are usually formed as a byproduct of various industrial processes. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on ...more »
    1142. Chemical poisoning -- Pool Cleaners
     Pool Cleaners contain various chemicals (mainly chlorine) which can cause serious symptoms if sufficient quantities are swallowed. The chemicals are very damaging to the mucosal linings in the body. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on th...more »
    1143. Chemical poisoning -- Potassium Permanganate
     Potassium Permanganate is a chemical used in various applications: topical antibacterial, photography, laboratory chemical, wood dye, water purification and bleaching processes. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The...more »
    1144. Chemical poisoning -- Prallethrin
     Prallethrin is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    1145. Chemical poisoning -- Primiphos methyl
     Primiphos methyl is a chemical insecticide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved an...more »
    1146. Chemical poisoning -- Profenofos
     Profenofos is a toxic pesticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    1147. Chemical poisoning -- Profluthrin
     Profluthrin is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    1148. Chemical poisoning -- Promacyl
     Promacyl is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide and acaricide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature o...more »
    1149. Chemical poisoning -- Promecarb
     Promecarb is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposur...more »
    1150. Chemical poisoning -- Propane
     Propane is a chemical used mainly in fuels and as a solvent. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    1151. Chemical poisoning -- Propoxur
     Propoxur is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide and acaricide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature o...more »
    1152. Chemical poisoning -- Propylene Glycol Dinitrate
     Propylene Glycol Dinitrate is a chemical used mainly as a propellant or occasionally in explosives. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical invo...more »
    1153. Chemical poisoning -- Prothidathion
     Prothidathion is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on th...more »
    1154. Chemical poisoning -- Prothoate
     Prothoate is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the am...more »
    1155. Chemical poisoning -- Protrifenbute
     Protrifenbute is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    1156. Chemical poisoning -- Pyresmethrin
     Pyresmethrin is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    1157. Chemical poisoning -- Pyrethrin
     Pyrethrin is used mainly as an indoor insecticide. Pyrethrin is considered to have a relatively low level of toxicity with large amounts usually required to produce toxicity symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of che...more »
    1158. Chemical poisoning -- Pyrethroid
     Pyrethroid is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. The chemical is toxic to the nerve system. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical i...more »
    1159. Chemical poisoning -- Pyridine
     Pyridine is a chemical used mainly in the production of herbicides, pesticides, antihistamine steroids, sulfa antibiotics, water repellents, dyes, paints and rubber. The chemical may be absorbed through the skin. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemi...more »
    1160. Chemical poisoning -- Pyrimitate
     Pyrimitate is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the a...more »
    1161. Chemical poisoning -- Quinalphos
     Quinalphos is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the a...more »
    1162. Chemical poisoning -- Quintiofos
     Quintiofos is a chemical pesticide used as an acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemica...more »
    1163. Chemical poisoning -- RDX
     RDX is a chemical used mainly in explosives, fireworks, detonators and rodenticides. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the na...more »
    1164. Chemical poisoning -- Rhodium
     Rhodium is metallic element used mainly in platinum and palladium alloys and vehicle catalytic converters. It is also used in jewelry, high quality pens, and as a catalyst in various industrial processes. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can ...more »
    1165. Chemical poisoning -- Rotenone
     Rotenone is a naturally occurring chemical found in certain plants (Derris and Lonchocarpus sp.). It gives the plant insecticidal and pesticidal properties and is hence utilized commercially as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical...more »
    1166. Chemical poisoning -- Ruthenium
     Ruthenium is an element used mainly in the electrical and chemical industries as well as alloys. It is considered one of the rarest metals on earth. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptom...more »
    1167. Chemical poisoning -- Selenious Acid
     Selenious Acid is a chemical used mainly in gun bluing agents. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    1168. Chemical poisoning -- Selenium
     Selenium is a chemical element used mainly as an industrial catalyst, in glass and ceramic manufacturing, as an animal feed additive, in photography and in the electronics industry. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms....more »
    1169. Chemical poisoning -- Selenium Dioxide
     Selenium Dioxide is a chemical used mainly in gun bluing solutions. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the expos...more »
    1170. Chemical poisoning -- Silafluofen
     Silafluofen is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    1171. Chemical poisoning -- Silver
     Silver is a chemical used mainly in electric products and photography. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the ex...more »
    1172. Chemical poisoning -- Sodium Azide
     Sodium Azide is a chemical used mainly in nematocides, herbicides, explosives detonators and in vehicle air bags. The chemical may be absorbed through the skin. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severit...more »
    1173. Chemical poisoning -- Sodium Hypochlorite
     Sodium Hypochlorite is a chemical used mainly in disinfectants, bleach, deodorizers and as a water purifier. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chem...more »
    1174. Chemical poisoning -- Sodium Monofluoroacetate
     Sodium Monofluoroacetate is a chemical used mainly as a rodenticides, often to control mammal pests in crops. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of che...more »
    1175. Chemical poisoning -- Sodium Oleate
     Sodium Oleate is a chemical used mainly in insecticides. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    1176. Chemical poisoning -- Solder
     Solder contains various chemicals and heavy metals which can cause serious symptoms if sufficient quantities are swallowed. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    1177. Chemical poisoning -- Sophamide
     Sophamide is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the am...more »
    1178. Chemical poisoning -- Stoddard Solvent
     Stoddard Solvent is a solvent used in dry cleaning, ink printing, adhesives, paint thinners, liquid photocopier toners. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amo...more »
    1179. Chemical poisoning -- Sulfotep
     Sulfotep is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amo...more »
    1180. Chemical poisoning -- Sulfur Dioxide
     Sulfur Dioxide is a chemical used mainly as a disinfectant, food preservative, fumigant, antioxidant and in the manufacture of some cements. It is also found as an air pollutant associated with smelters. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can c...more »
    1181. Chemical poisoning -- Sulfur Trioxide
     Sulfur Trioxide is a chemical used mainly in the production of sulfuric acid and explosives. Sulfur trioxide is also a significant air pollutant which can mix with moisture in the air to produce "acid rain". Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical c...more »
    1182. Chemical poisoning -- Sulfuric Acid
     Sulfuric Acid is a chemical used mainly in car batteries and in the fur and leather industries. It is a significant component of air pollution and results in the production of "acid rain". Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various sy...more »
    1183. Chemical poisoning -- Sulfuryl Fluoride
     Sulfuryl Fluoride is a chemical used mainly as a fumigant insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the ex...more »
    1184. Chemical poisoning -- Tar remover
     Tar remover contains various chemicals (mainly hydrocarbons) which can cause serious symptoms if sufficient quantities are swallowed. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    1185. Chemical poisoning -- Tau-Fluvalinate
     Tau-Fluvalinate is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide and acaricide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature o...more »
    1186. Chemical poisoning -- Tazimcarb
     Tazimcarb is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposur...more »
    1187. Chemical poisoning -- Tecnazene
     Tecnazene is a chemical used mainly to prevent sprouts forming on stored potatoes and as a greenhouse fungicide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The chemical is considered only mildly toxic but should nevertheless...more »
    1188. Chemical poisoning -- Tefluthrin
     Tefluthrin is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    1189. Chemical poisoning -- Terbufos
     Terbufos is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and nematicide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the am...more »
    1190. Chemical poisoning -- Tetrachloroethane
     Tetrachloroethane is a chemical used mainly as a dry cleaning solvent but is also used as a degreaser and in paint strippers and spot removers. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms var...more »
    1191. Chemical poisoning -- Tetrachloroethylene
     Tetrachloroethylene is a chemical used mainly as a fabric dry cleaner, degreaser, worming treatment for animals and in the manufacture of freons. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms v...more »
    1192. Chemical poisoning -- Tetraethyl Pyrophosphate
     Tetraethyl Pyrophosphate is a toxic pesticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    1193. Chemical poisoning -- Tetrahydrofuran
     Tetrahydrofuran is a chemical used mainly as a plastic solvent and in the processing of varnish, ink, paint and glue. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amoun...more »
    1194. Chemical poisoning -- Tetramethrin
     Tetramethrin is an insecticide - it is used mainly for indoor purposes. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. Generally, large amounts need to be involved to cause serious symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms var...more »
    1195. Chemical poisoning -- Tetramethylammonium Hydroxide
     Tetramethylammonium Hydroxide is a chemical used mainly in the production of a variety of electronic components. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of ...more »
    1196. Chemical poisoning -- Tetryl
     Tetryl is a chemical used mainly as a military explosive. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    1197. Chemical poisoning -- Thallium
     Thallium is an element used for such things as electronic devices, selenium rectifiers, gamma radiation detection apparatus, transmission equipment and infrared radiation detection. It is also used as a catalyst in various manufacturing processes. Ingesti...more »
    1198. Chemical poisoning -- Thallium Sulfate
     Thallium Sulfate is a chemical used mainly in the manufacture of switches and closures in the semiconductor industry. It has historically also been used as a rodenticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type a...more »
    1199. Chemical poisoning -- Thiocarboxime
     Thiocarboxime is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide and acaricide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nat...more »
    1200. Chemical poisoning -- Thiodicarb
     Thiodicarb is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposu...more »
    1201. Chemical poisoning -- Thiofanox
     Thiofanox is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide and acaricide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature ...more »
    1202. Chemical poisoning -- Thioglycolic Acid
     Thioglycolic Acid is a chemical used mainly in leather processing and in the production of hair straightening solutions, hair removal products, polyvinyl chloride, pharmaceuticals, agrochemicals and in metal detection reactions. Ingestion and other exposu...more »
    1203. Chemical poisoning -- Thiometon
     Thiometon is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the am...more »
    1204. Chemical poisoning -- Thiram
     Thiram is a chemical used mainly in the rubber industry, latex manufacture and as a pesticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved ...more »
    1205. Chemical poisoning -- Thorium
     Thorium is an element used mainly as a nuclear power source and in magnesium alloys, electronic tubes, light filaments and electrodes. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depen...more »
    1206. Chemical poisoning -- Tin
     Tin is an element used mainly in steel can coatings, copper wire coating and solder, bronze and pewter. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical ...more »
    1207. Chemical poisoning -- Titanium
     Titanium is an element used mainly in alloys. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    1208. Chemical poisoning -- Tolclofos methyl
     Tolclofos methyl is a chemical insecticide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved an...more »
    1209. Chemical poisoning -- Toluene
     Toluene is a chemical used mainly in pesticides, degreasers, glues and pain removers. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the n...more »
    1210. Chemical poisoning -- Toluene Diisocyanate
     Toluene Diisocyanate is a chemical used mainly in the manufacture of elastomers and polyurethane foams. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical ...more »
    1211. Chemical poisoning -- Tralomethrin
     Tralomethrin is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    1212. Chemical poisoning -- Transfluthrin
     Transfluthrin is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    1213. Chemical poisoning -- Transpermethrin
     Transpermethrin is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure...more »
    1214. Chemical poisoning -- Triazophos
     Triazophos is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide, nematicide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depend...more »
    1215. Chemical poisoning -- Triazotion
     Triazotion is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the a...more »
    1216. Chemical poisoning -- Tributyl Phosphate
     Tributyl Phosphate is a chemical used mainly as a plasticizer, antifoaming agent, solvent for uranium extraction and in hydraulic fluid. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies dep...more »
    1217. Chemical poisoning -- Trichlorfon
     Trichlorfon is an insecticide used mostly in crops. It is considered motderately toxic to humans. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involv...more »
    1218. Chemical poisoning -- Trichloroethane
     Trichloroethane is a chemical used mainly as an industrial solvent but also in inks and lubricants. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical invo...more »
    1219. Chemical poisoning -- Trichloroethylene
     Trichloroethylene is a chemical used mainly as an industrial solvent and in adhesives, lacquer, fire retardants and house cleaning solvents. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies...more »
    1220. Chemical poisoning -- Triethanolamine
     Triethanolamine is a widely used chemical. It is involved in the production of cosmetics, toilet products, waxes, resins, paraffins, dyes, polishes and herbicides. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and seve...more »
    1221. Chemical poisoning -- Trifenfos
     Trifenfos is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the am...more »
    1222. Chemical poisoning -- Trimellitic Anhydride
     Trimellitic Anhydride is a chemical used mainly in the manufacturing process of paint, plastics, polyester resins and as a curing agent for epoxy and other resins. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and seve...more »
    1223. Chemical poisoning -- Trimethacarb
     Trimethacarb is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide, bird repellent, molluscicide and mamal repellent. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amou...more »
    1224. Chemical poisoning -- Tungsten
     Tungsten is an element used mainly in light bulb filaments, X-ray tubes, electrodes, superalloys, heating elements and various other high temperature uses. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of ...more »
    1225. Chemical poisoning -- Turpentine Oil
     Turpentine Oil is a chemical used mainly as a solvent, paint thinner and various other applications such as deodorizing fragrances and antiseptics. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms...more »
    1226. Chemical poisoning -- Uranium
     Uranium is an element used mainly in commercial nuclear power plants. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exp...more »
    1227. Chemical poisoning -- Vamidothion
     Vamidothion is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the ...more »
    1228. Chemical poisoning -- Vanadium
     Vanadium is an element used mainly in steel alloys but is also used in glass coatings, electric fuel cells and other applications. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending...more »
    1229. Chemical poisoning -- Vinyl Acetate
     Vinyl Acetate is a chemical used in the manufacturing process of a wide range of products such as adhesives, paints, textiles, wood glue and vehicle glass . Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of...more »
    1230. Chemical poisoning -- Vinyl Choride
     Vinyl Choride is an intermediate chemical used in the manufacturing process of a variety of products: polyvinyl chloride, pipes, wire coverings, vehicle plastics, rubber, paper, furniture and glass. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause ...more »
    1231. Chemical poisoning -- Window cleaner
     Window cleaner contains various chemicals (usually alcohols and ammonia) which can cause serious symptoms if sufficient quantities are ingested. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the ex...more »
    1232. Chemical poisoning -- XMC
     XMC is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure. The...more »
    1233. Chemical poisoning -- Xylene
     Xylene is a chemical used mainly in pesticides and in the manufacture of glue, paint, paper, rubber, pharmaceuticals and polymers. It is also used as a solvent and clarifier for microscopic tissue examinations in laboratories. Ingestion and other exposure...more »
    1234. Chemical poisoning -- Xylylcarb
     Xylylcarb is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposur...more »
    1235. Chemical poisoning -- Zinc Phosphide
     Zinc Phosphide is a chemical used mainly as a rodenticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    1236. Chemical poisoning -- acetic acid
     Acetic acid is a chemical used for medicinal purposes such as superficial ear infections, jellyfish stings and bladder irrigation. Acetic acid is a also a component of vinegar which is used as a cooking ingredient. The type and severity of symptoms varies...more »
    1237. Chemical poisoning -- alpha-Cypermethrin
     alpha-Cypermethrin is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is toxic to the nerve system. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on th...more »
    1238. Chemical poisoning -- beta-Cypermethrin
     Beta-Cypermethrin is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. The chemical is toxic to the nerve system. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of che...more »
    1239. Chemical poisoning -- gamma-Cyhalothrin
     Gamma-Cyhalothrin is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. The chemical is toxic to the nerve system. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of che...more »
    1240. Chemical poisoning -- gamma-HccH
     Gamma-HccH is an insecticide which is considered moderately toxic to humans and acts as a central nervous system stimulant. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the...more »
    1241. Chemical poisoning -- lambda-Cyhalothrin
     lambda-Cyhalothrin is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. The chemical is toxic to the nerve system. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of ch...more »
    1242. Chemical poisoning -- m-Anisidine
     o-Anisidine is a chemical used mainly in the production process of pharmaceuticals and azo-dyes . Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involv...more »
    1243. Chemical poisoning -- o-Anisidine
     o-Anisidine is a chemical used mainly in the production process of pharmaceuticals and azo-dyes . Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involv...more »
    1244. Chemical poisoning -- p-Anisidine
     p-Anisidine is a chemical used mainly in the production process of pharmaceuticals and azo-dyes . Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involv...more »
    1245. Chemical poisoning -- theta-Cypermethrin
     theta -Cypermethrin is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. The chemical is toxic to the nerve system. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of c...more »
    1246. Chemical poisoning -- zeta-Cypermethrin
     zeta-Cypermethrin is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposu...more »
    1247. Chemical worker's lung (Ammonia)
     Inhalation of a chemical called Ammonia in an occupational setting can cause various lung symptoms. The severity of symptoms varies depending on the duration of the exposure. The lung symptoms result from the body's immune system reacting to exposure to t...more »
    1248. Chemical worker's lung (Chlorine)
     Inhalation of a chemical called Chlorine in an occupational setting can cause various lung symptoms. The severity of symptoms varies depending on the duration of the exposure. The lung symptoms result from the body's immune system reacting to exposure to ...more »
    1249. Chemical worker's lung (Formalin vapours)
     Inhalation of a chemical called Formalin vapours in an occupational setting can cause various lung symptoms. The severity of symptoms varies depending on the duration of the exposure. The lung symptoms result from the body's immune system reacting to expo...more »
    1250. Chemical worker's lung (Hydrogen Sulfide)
     Inhalation of a chemical called Hydrogen Sulfide in an occupational setting can cause various lung symptoms. The severity of symptoms varies depending on the duration of the exposure. The lung symptoms result from the body's immune system reacting to expo...more »
    1251. Chemical worker's lung (Methylene Diisocyanate)
     Inhalation of a chemical called Methylene Diisocyanate in an occupational setting can cause various lung symptoms. The severity of symptoms varies depending on the duration of the exposure. The lung symptoms result from the body's immune system reacting t...more »
    1252. Chemical worker's lung (Nitrogen dioxide)
     Inhalation of a chemical called Nitrogen dioxide in an occupational setting can cause various lung symptoms. The severity of symptoms varies depending on the duration of the exposure. The lung symptoms result from the body's immune system reacting to expo...more »
    1253. Chemical worker's lung (Ozone)
     Inhalation of a chemical called Ozone in an occupational setting can cause various lung symptoms. The severity of symptoms varies depending on the duration of the exposure. The lung symptoms result from the body's immune system reacting to exposure to the...more »
    1254. Chemical worker's lung (Phosgene)
     Inhalation of a chemical called Phosgene in an occupational setting can cause various lung symptoms. The severity of symptoms varies depending on the duration of the exposure. The lung symptoms result from the body's immune system reacting to exposure to ...more »
    1255. Chemical worker's lung (Sulfur dioxide)
     Inhalation of a chemical called Sulfur dioxide in an occupational setting can cause various lung symptoms. The severity of symptoms varies depending on the duration of the exposure. The lung symptoms result from the body's immune system reacting to exposu...more »
    1256. Chemical worker's lung (Trimellitic anhydride)
     Inhalation of a chemical called trimellitic anhydride)in an occupational setting can cause various lung symptoms. The severity of symptoms varies depending on the duration of the exposure. The lung symptoms result from the body's immune system reacting to...more »
    1257. Chemical worker's lung -- Lacquer
     Inhalation of a lacquer (which contains isocyanates) in an occupational setting can cause various lung symptoms. The severity of symptoms varies depending on the duration of the exposure. The lung symptoms result from the body's immune system reacting to ...more »
    1258. Chemical worker's lung -- Varnish
     Inhalation of a varnish (which contains isocyanates) in an occupational setting can cause various lung symptoms. The severity of symptoms varies depending on the duration of the exposure. The lung symptoms result from the body's immune system reacting to ...more »
    1259. Cherophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of gaiety....more »
    1260. Cherry laurel seed poisoning
     Wild cherry seeds contain a chemical called amygdalin which breaks down into cyanide in the human body. The toxic chemicals are not released if the seed remains intact and therefore poisoning usually occurs if the seeds are crushed and eaten. Accidental i...more »
    1261. Cherry seed poisoning
     Cherry seeds contain a chemical called amygdalin which breaks down into cyanide in the human body. The toxic chemicals are not released if the seed remains intact and therefore poisoning usually only occurs if the seeds are crushed and eaten. Accidental i...more »
    1262. Chest Cold
     Acute lower respiratory infection caused by virus...more »
    1263. Chiari Malformation
     Protrusion of the brain down the spinal column....more »
    1264. Chiari-1 Malformation
     A rare malformation where the base of the brain enters into the upper spinal canal....more »
    1265. Chiari-Frommel syndrome
     A rare condition where galactorrhea and amenorrhea continues for an abnormal length of time (generally longer than 6 months) after giving birth....more »
    1266. Chicken allergy
     A chicken allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to chickens. The allergy is usually associated with the skin, feathers or excrement from the chicken. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine...more »
    1267. Chickenpox
     Common viral infection....more »
    1268. Chikungunya
     A rare viral disease usually transmitted by mosquitoes and characterized by fever, rash and severe arthritis....more »
    1269. Childhood asthma
     Childhood asthma is a type of asthma that occurs during childhood. Asthma involves constriction and inflammation of the airways. The severity of symptoms is variable. The asthma may be triggered by allergens, pollution, viral infections and many other fac...more »
    1270. Childhood-onset bipolar disorder
     Bipolar disorder is a serious mental illness characterized by recurrent episodes of depression, mania, and/or mixed symptom states. These episodes cause unusual and extreme shifts in mood, energy, and behavior that interfere significantly with normal, hea...more »
    1271. Childhood-onset cerebral X-linked adrenoleukodystrophy
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by progressive degeneration of the protective sheath around nerves resulting in increasing difficulty. The childhood cerebral form of the condition is the most severe....more »
    1272. Chinophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of snow....more »
    1273. Chitayat Meunier Hodgkinson syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized by face and finger abnormalities...more »
    1274. Chlamydia
     Common sexually transmitted disease often without symptoms....more »
    1275. Chlamydia pneumoniae
     Specific bacterial type of pneumonia...more »
    1276. Chloramphenicol-induced Sideroblastic anemia
     Chloramphenicol-induced sideroblastic anemia is a blood disorder caused by taking a drug called chloramphenicol. The body has sufficient iron levels but is unable to utilise it properly in red blood cells. The iron becomes abnormally deposited in red bloo...more »
    1277. Chlordiazepoxide -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Chlordiazepoxide (a sedative or hypnotic drug) during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may ...more »
    1278. Chlorophacinone rodenticide poisoning
     Chlorophacinone is used as a rodenticide. The chemical may be absorbed through the skin. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and th...more »
    1279. Chloroquine -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Chloroquine (an antimalarial drug) during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected ...more »
    1280. Chlorpheniramine -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Chlorpheniramine (an antihistamine medication) during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may ...more »
    1281. Chlorzoxazone -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Chlorzoxazone (a muscle relaxant and pain reliever) during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects...more »
    1282. Chokecherry seed poisoning
     Chokecherry seeds contain a chemical called amygdalin which breaks down into cyanide in the human body. The toxic chemicals are not released if the seed remains intact and therefore poisoning usually occurs if the seeds are crushed and eaten. Accidental i...more »
    1283. Cholerophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of cholera....more »
    1284. Cholesteatoma
     Uncommon middle ear condition...more »
    1285. Cholesterol pneumonia
     Lung inflammation caused by cholesterol....more »
    1286. Chondrodysplasia punctata lethal neonatal
     A rare skeletal disorder which results in the infant's death before or soon after birth. Symptoms include a variety of severe skeletal abnormalities and an enlarged head....more »
    1287. Chondrodysplasia, type Nance-Sweeney
     A very rare condition characterized mainly by bone malformations, hearing loss and facial anomalies....more »
    1288. Chordoma
     Chordomas are rare tumors that arise from embryonic notochordal remnants along the length of the neuraxis at developmentally active sites. These sites are the ends of the neuraxis and the vertebral bodies....more »
    1289. Choreoathetosis-spasticity, episodic
     A dominantly inherited movement disorder characterized by episodes of involuntary movments. Symptom episodes are often triggered by fatigue, alcohol, physical exertion and stress....more »
    1290. Choroid Plexus neoplasms
     A rare type of brain tumor that originates in the choroids plexus. The choroids plexus is located inside a space in the brain called the ventricles and produces cerebrospinal fluid. Symptoms are determined by the size, type and exact location of the tumor...more »
    1291. Chrematophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of wealth....more »
    1292. Christmas Cherry poisoning
     The Christmas Cherry is a small reddish-orange fruit. The plant contains a compound called solanocapsine which can cause symptoms if excessive amounts are consumed. The compound is found in all parts of the plant - especially the leaves and unripe fruit. ...more »
    1293. Chrometophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of money....more »
    1294. Chromophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of colors....more »
    1295. Chromosome 10, trisomy 10p
     A rare chromosomal disorder where there are three copies of the short arm (p) of chromosome 10 rather than the normal two resulting in various abnormalities. The type and severity of symptoms depend on the amount and location of genetic material duplicate...more »
    1296. Chromosome 10p duplication syndrome
     A rare chromosomal disorder where there are three copies of the short arm (p) of chromosome 10 rather than the normal two resulting in various abnormalities. The type and severity of symptoms depend on the amount and location of genetic material duplicate...more »
    1297. Chromosome 11q duplication syndrome
     A rare chromosomal disorder where there are three copies of the long arm (q) of chromosome 11 rather than the normal two resulting in various abnormalities. The type and severity of symptoms depend on the amount and location of genetic material duplicated...more »
    1298. Chromosome 17, deletion 17q23 q24
     A rare chromosomal disorder involving deletion of genetic material from the long arm of chromosome 17. The type and severity of symptoms are determined by the amount and location of the lost genetic material....more »
    1299. Chromosome 2 trisomy syndrome
     A rare chromosomal disorder where there are three copies of chromosome 2 instead of the normal two....more »
    1300. Chromosome 2, trisomy 2p
     A rare chromosomal disorder where a portion of the short arm (p) of chromosome 2 is duplicated so there is three copies of it rather than the normal two....more »
    1301. Chromosome 2p duplication syndrome
     A rare chromosomal disorder where a portion of the short arm (p) of chromosome 2 is duplicated so there is three copies of it rather than the normal two....more »
    1302. Chromosome 3, trisomy 3q
     A rare chromosomal disorder where a portion of the long arm (q) of chromosome 3 is duplicated so there is three copies of it rather than the normal two. The condition is characterized by mental and growth deficiency, broad nose root and excessive hair gro...more »
    1303. Chromosome 5, trisomy 5q
     A rare chromosomal disorder involving duplication of the long arm (q) of chromosome 5 which results in various abnormalities depending on the size and location of the portion of duplicated genetic material....more »
    1304. Chromosome 5q duplication syndrome
     A rare chromosomal disorder involving duplication of the long arm (q) of chromosome 5 which results in various abnormalities depending on the size and location of the portion of duplicated genetic material....more »
    1305. Chromosome 7 ring syndrome
     A rare chromosomal disorder where the ends of chromosome 7 have been deleted and the two broken ends have rejoined to form a ring shape resulting in a range of symptoms determined by the size of the genetic deletion....more »
    1306. Chromosome 9, trisomy 9q32
     A rare chromosomal disorder where duplication of a portion of chromosome 9 causes various abnormalities such as short stature and mental retardation and facial anomalies....more »
    1307. Chronic Airway Obstruction
     Chronic airway obstruction is a type of pulmonary disorder, such as emphysema or chronic bronchitis, in which the upper or lower airway is chronically obstructed....more »
    1308. Chronic Bronchitis
     Chronic bronchitis is a chronic inflammation of the bronchi (medium-size airways) in the lungs....more »
    1309. Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
     Severe chronic fatigue disorder often following infection....more »
    1310. Chronic Granulomatous Disease
     A very rare inherited blood disorder where certain cells involved with immunity (phagocytes) are unable to destroy bacteria and hence the patient suffers repeated bacterial infections....more »
    1311. Chronic Idiopathic Myelofibrosis
     The bone marrow is consists of tissues which make blood cells and fibrous tissue supports these tissues that make the blood cells. In chronic idiopathic myelofibrosis, abnormal cells and fibres build up inside the bone marrow resulting in the production o...more »
    1312. Chronic Infectious Diarrhoea
     It may be defined as diarrhea caused by an infection of the digestive system by a bacterium, virus, or parasite that results in frequent bowel motions producing excessive amounts of liquidy feces....more »
    1313. Chronic Kidney Disease
     Long-term and generally irreversible disease of the kidneys due to infection, obstruction, congenital diseases or generalised diseases causing failure of the kidneys' normal functions....more »
    1314. Chronic Myeloproliferative Disorders
     A group of blood cancers where excessive numbers of blood cells are made by overactive or cancerous bone marrow. The number of excess blood cells tends to grow slowly. Examples of such disorders includes chronic myelogenous leukemia, polycythemia vera and...more »
    1315. Chronic Neck pain
     Neck pain can occur anywhere in the neck, from the bottom of the head to the top of the shoulders. It can spread to the upper back or arms....more »
    1316. Chronic Pesticide poisoning -- xylene
     Xylene is an ingredient used in certain insecticides. Exposure to the chemical can cause a range of symptoms depending on the level and route of exposure. Exposure can occur through inhalation, ingestion, the skin or eyes. Acute exposure involves a exposu...more »
    1317. Chronic Sinusitis
     Chronic form of sinusitis, inflammation of the sinus cavities....more »
    1318. Chronic anemia
     Chronic anemia refers to a low blood cell count that has occurred over a longer period of time rather than suddenly. It is associated with chronic disease processes e.g. kidney disease....more »
    1319. Chronic berylliosis
     A condition that results from long term exposure to beryllium in the form of dust or fumes. The lungs, skin eyes or blood may be affected....more »
    1320. Chronic bronchitis-like cough
     Chronic bronchitis is bronchitis that lasts longer than 3 months and is usually associated with whitish sputum....more »
    1321. Chronic constrictive pericarditis
    1322. Chronic cough
    1323. Chronic interstitial nephritis
    1324. Chronic laryngotracheitis
     It is inflammation of the mucous membrane lining the larynx, which is located in the upper part of the respiratory tract and the trachea which may cause respiratory obstruction....more »
    1325. Chronic leukemia
     Leukemia in which the cell line is well differentiated, usually B lymphocytes....more »
    1326. Chronic liver disease
     Any form of chronic liver disease...more »
    1327. Chronic lower respiratory diseases
     General term for various chronic respiratory diseases including COPD, emphysema and chronic bronchitis...more »
    1328. Chronic myelogenous leukemia
     A slow-growing cancer of the white blood cells where the bone marrow makes too many white blood cells which eventually invade various parts of the body....more »
    1329. Chronic myelomonocytic leukemia
     A rare form of malignant bone marrow cancer involving the proliferation of immature precursors of certain blood cells - myelocytes and monocytes. The proliferation is slower than in acute forms of the disease....more »
    1330. Chronic orthostatic hypotension
     An excessive drop in blood pressure when the patient stands up causing light-headedness or dizziness....more »
    1331. Chronic paroxysmal hemicrania
     Chronic paroxysmal hemicrania normally consists of multiple severe yet short headache attacks. These attacks normally will only affect one side of the cranium....more »
    1332. Chronic pneumonitis of infancy
     A rare form of interstitial lung disease that occurs in infants. Death is common even if treatment is delivered....more »
    1333. Chronic renal insufficiency
     Chronic lack of function of the renal system. Kidneys....more »
    1334. Chronic respiratory conditions
     Chronic disorders of the respiratory (breathing) systems, such as COPD, emphysema, and others....more »
    1335. Chronic vitamin A toxicity
     Chronic excessive ingestion of vitamin A can cause symptoms....more »
    1336. Chronophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of time. Prisoners often develop a fear of time passing....more »
    1337. Chuifong tokuwan-induced lead poisoning
     Chuifong tokuwan is a folk remedy used mainly by Asian people to arthritis and other pain. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more susceptible to the effects of lead. The use...more »
    1338. Churg-Strauss Syndrome
     A condition characterized by blood vessel inflammation that occurs throughout the body....more »
    1339. Cibophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of food....more »
    1340. Cigarette smoke allergy
     Cigarette smoke allergy refers to an adverse reaction by the body to cigarette smoke. Cigarette smoke allergy is not considered a true allergy but a sensitivity as the smoke is an irritant rather than an allergen. People with other allergies tend to be mo...more »
    1341. Ciguatera poisoning
     Rare toxic food poisoning from eating contaminated fish...more »
    1342. Ciliary discoordination, due to random ciliary orientation
     A rare disorder where abnormal function of cilia in the breathing passages causes frequent lung problems such as respiratory tract infections....more »
    1343. Ciliary dyskinesia, due to transposition of ciliary microtubules
     A very rare disorder where the cilia fail to move adequately due to abnormal cilia structure. The cilia are tiny, hair-like structures found in the respiratory and ear passages and help to clear debris and mucus. This results in increases risk of respirat...more »
    1344. Ciliary dyskinesia-bronchiectasis
     A very rare disorder where the cilia fail to move. The cilia are tiny, hair-like structures found in the respiratory and ear passages and help to clear debris and mucus. The lack of ciliary movement can cause a lung disease called bronchiectasis where a b...more »
    1345. Cimetidine -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Cimetidine (used as an antihistamine and stomach acid secretion inhibitor) during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood ...more »
    1346. Cipro -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Cipro (a fluoroquinolone antibiotic) during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affecte...more »
    1347. Ciprofloxacin -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Ciprofloxacin (a fluoroquinolone antibiotic) during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be...more »
    1348. Circulatory disorder
     Disease affecting circulation of blood...more »
    1349. Circulatory system conditions
     Medical conditions affecting the heart and the circulatory system....more »
    1350. Cirrhosis of liver
     Chronic liver disease wherein normal liver parenchyma is replaced by fibrous tissue....more »
    1351. Cirrhotic cardiomyopathy
     Cirrhotic cardiomyopathy refers to heart problems associated with liver cirrhosis. Often the condition is asymptomatic but stresses on the body such as infection, surgery or organ transplant can exacerbate the condition....more »
    1352. Citrullinemia
     Citrullinemia is an inherited urea cycle disorder which causes toxic substances including ammonia to build up in the blood. There are two main subtypes of Citrullinemia (I and II) which are caused by different genetic abnormalities and result in different...more »
    1353. Citrullinemia I, later-onset
     A very rare urea cycle disorder where a lack of the enzyme argininosuccinate synthetase prevents ammonia being turned into urea which can then be excreted in the urine. The build up of ammonia in the body can cause harmful effects. The later-onset form of...more »
    1354. Clarithromycin -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Clarithromycin (an antibiotic) during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by t...more »
    1355. Classical Hodgkin disease
     Hodgkin's disease is a type of cancer characterized by the abnormal proliferation of a type of white blood cell called lymphocyte. Hodgkin's lymphoma is classified into classical types and nodular lymphocyte predominant type. The nodular form tends to be ...more »
    1356. Classical Potter syndrome
     A term that describes the physical appearance that occurs when kidney disease results in a reduced volume of amniotic fluid. In the classical type, both kidneys are absent....more »
    1357. Claviceps purpurea poisoning
     Claviceps purpurea is a type of fungus that can contaminate grains such as rye, wheat, oats and barely. Ingestion of contaminated foods can cause poisoning with the severity of symptoms varying depending on the amount consumed....more »
    1358. Clemastine -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Clemastine (an antihistamine) during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by th...more »
    1359. Cleptophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of thieves or of being robbed by thieves....more »
    1360. Clinophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of going to bed....more »
    1361. Clonazepam -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Clonazepam during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure...more »
    1362. Clonidine -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Clonidine during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure ...more »
    1363. Clorazepate -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Clorazepate during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposur...more »
    1364. Closed-angle glaucoma
     A severe form of glaucoma needing emergency treatment to avoid blindness....more »
    1365. Cluster headache
     Headache that occurs periodically, with active periods interrupted by spontaneous remissions....more »
    1366. Cnidophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of insect stings....more »
    1367. Coal worker's pneumoconiosis
     A lung disease caused by breathing in coal dust. The condition is generally associated with employees in the coal industry. Symptoms usually resolve when exposure to coal dust stops....more »
    1368. Coarctation of aorta autosomal dominant
     A dominantly inherited heart defect called coarctation of the aorta. It involves an abnormal narrowing of part of the aorta which can cause symptoms such as hypertension. The severity of symptoms is variable depending on the exact location and degree of a...more »
    1369. Coarctation of aorta dominant
     A rare inherited birth defect where the heart blood vessel called the aorta has a narrowed area which affects blood flow. The degree of constriction is variable which mild cases asymptomatic until adulthood. The poor blood flow to the lower body gives res...more »
    1370. Coastal leucothoe poisoning
     The coastal leucothoe is an evergreen shrub which bears small clusters of bell-shaped, white flowers in the apex of the leaves. It also bears small capsulated fruit. The leaves and flower nectar contain a chemical called andromedotoxin which is very toxic...more »
    1371. Cobra poisoning
     The Cobra is a poisonous snake which can be found in Africa, Asia and other parts of the world. Some cobras are able to spit venom into the victims eye and cause serious symptoms....more »
    1372. Cocaine abuse
     Stimulant drug with various effects...more »
    1373. Cocaine addiction
     An uncontrollable desire to use cocaine on a regular basis. Chronic cocaine use can lead to dependency in as little as two weeks. Frequent use leads to an increased tolerance to the drug so higher and higher doses are required to achieve the desired eupho...more »
    1374. Cocaine-induced hypertension
     Cocaine-induced hypertension is high blood pressure caused by use of cocaine. Patients with an existing history of hypertension may suffer further blood pressure increases while taking cocaine and this can be serious. Severity of symptoms varies amongst p...more »
    1375. Coccidioidomycosis
     An infectious disease caused by a fungus called Coccidioides immitis which is found in the soil. Transmission usually occurs through inhalation but can rarely occur through the skin. Very rarely, infection can spread throughout the body to involve the ski...more »
    1376. Cocky Apple stinging caterpillar poisoning
     Contact with the poisonous hairs or spines of the Cocky Apple stinging caterpillar can cause skin rashes or even a hypersensitivity reaction in some cases....more »
    1377. Coconut crab poisoning
     The coconut crab is commonly found and eaten as a delicacy in the Indo-Pacific region. These crabs can contain toxic chemicals which can cause severe poisoning in humans if eaten. The toxicity of these crabs is believed to be derived from the ingestion of...more »
    1378. Codeine -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Codeine (an opiate drug) during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the lev...more »
    1379. Codeine withdrawal
     Symptoms that occur when Codeine use is discontinued or reduced. Codeine is a sedative pain-killer. Symptoms may vary depending on the level of dependence....more »
    1380. Coffee Worker's lung
     Inhalation of coffee bean dust in occupational settings can cause various lung symptoms. The severity of symptoms varies depending on the duration of the exposure. The lung symptoms result from the body's immune system reacting to exposure to small air-bo...more »
    1381. Coitophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of sexual intercourse....more »
    1382. Cold & Flu
    1383. Cold Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia
     Cold autoimmune hemolytic anemia is a condition where the body's immune system triggers the production of antibodies against the body's own red blood cells. The red cells are destroyed at an abnormally rapid rate which leads to anemia. Cold haemolytic ane...more »
    1384. Cold antibody hemolytic anemia
     A rare autoimmune condition where the body's defense system attacks and destroys red blood cells. The onset of the condition is triggered by temperatures 30°C or lower....more »
    1385. Collapsed lung
     Deflation of all or part of one lung...more »
    1386. Colorado tick encephalitis
     A viral disease transmitted through the bite of ticks (Rocky Mountain wood tick and American dog tick) who are infected with the virus. Because the virus infects blood cells including erythrocytes, transmission can also occur through transfusion with infe...more »
    1387. Colorectal Cancer, Susceptibility to, 1
     Colorectal cancer refers to cancer of the colon (bowel) or cancer of the rectum, depending on the region affected. It is an under-diagnosed condition because it has no early symptoms. Even when symptoms occur, both the symptoms and the diagnostic tests re...more »
    1388. Colorectal Cancer, Susceptibility to, 10
     Colorectal cancer refers to cancer of the colon (bowel) or cancer of the rectum, depending on the region affected. It is an under-diagnosed condition because it has no early symptoms. Even when symptoms occur, both the symptoms and the diagnostic tests re...more »
    1389. Colorectal Cancer, Susceptibility to, 11
     Colorectal cancer refers to cancer of the colon (bowel) or cancer of the rectum, depending on the region affected. It is an under-diagnosed condition because it has no early symptoms. Even when symptoms occur, both the symptoms and the diagnostic tests re...more »
    1390. Colorectal Cancer, Susceptibility to, 2
     Colorectal cancer refers to cancer of the colon (bowel) or cancer of the rectum, depending on the region affected. It is an under-diagnosed condition because it has no early symptoms. Even when symptoms occur, both the symptoms and the diagnostic tests re...more »
    1391. Colorectal Cancer, Susceptibility to, 3
     Colorectal cancer refers to cancer of the colon (bowel) or cancer of the rectum, depending on the region affected. It is an under-diagnosed condition because it has no early symptoms. Even when symptoms occur, both the symptoms and the diagnostic tests re...more »
    1392. Colorectal Cancer, Susceptibility to, 4
     Colorectal cancer refers to cancer of the colon (bowel) or cancer of the rectum, depending on the region affected. It is an under-diagnosed condition because it has no early symptoms. Even when symptoms occur, both the symptoms and the diagnostic tests re...more »
    1393. Colorectal Cancer, Susceptibility to, 5
     Colorectal cancer refers to cancer of the colon (bowel) or cancer of the rectum, depending on the region affected. It is an under-diagnosed condition because it has no early symptoms. Even when symptoms occur, both the symptoms and the diagnostic tests re...more »
    1394. Colorectal Cancer, Susceptibility to, 6
     Colorectal cancer refers to cancer of the colon (bowel) or cancer of the rectum, depending on the region affected. It is an under-diagnosed condition because it has no early symptoms. Even when symptoms occur, both the symptoms and the diagnostic tests re...more »
    1395. Colorectal Cancer, Susceptibility to, 7
     Colorectal cancer refers to cancer of the colon (bowel) or cancer of the rectum, depending on the region affected. It is an under-diagnosed condition because it has no early symptoms. Even when symptoms occur, both the symptoms and the diagnostic tests re...more »
    1396. Colorectal Cancer, Susceptibility to, 8
     Colorectal cancer refers to cancer of the colon (bowel) or cancer of the rectum, depending on the region affected. It is an under-diagnosed condition because it has no early symptoms. Even when symptoms occur, both the symptoms and the diagnostic tests re...more »
    1397. Colorectal Cancer, Susceptibility to, 9
     Colorectal cancer refers to cancer of the colon (bowel) or cancer of the rectum, depending on the region affected. It is an under-diagnosed condition because it has no early symptoms. Even when symptoms occur, both the symptoms and the diagnostic tests re...more »
    1398. Colorectal cancer
     Cancer of the colon (bowel) or rectum....more »
    1399. Combat stress reaction
     A term used in the military which refers to behaviors that result from the stress of fighting in a war....more »
    1400. Cometophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of comets....more »
    1401. Common Variable Immunodeficiency
     An immunodeficiency disorder involving low blood gamma globulin levels which results in an increased susceptibility to infections. The condition may be inherited or can be caused by certain drugs (levamisole, hydantoin and carbamazepine)....more »
    1402. Common Woolly Bear moth caterpillar poisoning
     Contact with the poisonous hairs or spines of the Common Woolly Bear moth caterpillar can cause skin rashes or even a hypersensitivity reaction in some cases....more »
    1403. Common migraine
     Migraine headaches are recurrent headaches that may be unilateral or bilateral. Migraine headaches may occur with or without a prodrome. The aura of a migraine may consist of neurologic symptoms, such as dizziness, tinnitus, scotomas, photophobia, or visu...more »
    1404. Common poppy poisoning
     The common poppy is most commonly associated with cultivation for it's content of opium which is used as an illegal recreational drug. It is illegal to cultivate the plant. However, the plant is legitimately grown in some areas in order to produce medicin...more »
    1405. Complete Trisomy 18 syndrome
     Complete Trisomy 18 syndrome is the most severe form of Edwards syndrome and involves an extra copy of chromosome 18 in all of the body cells. This severe form causes mental retardation and numerous physical defects that often cause death before birth or ...more »
    1406. Complete atrioventricular canal
     A rare form of congenital heart disease where the there is a hole in the heart wall that separates the upper heart chambers, a hole the heart wall that separates the lower heart chambers and heart valve abnormalities (tricuspid and mitral valves). This re...more »
    1407. Concussion
     Brain injury causing loss of consciousness and bruising of the brain...more »
    1408. Condoms and diaphragms induced allergies
     Condoms and diaphragms induced allergies are an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to the latex in condoms and diaphragms....more »
    1409. Congenital Antithrombin III Deficiency
     A hereditary condition resulting in a deficiency of antithrombin III which affects blood clotting...more »
    1410. Congenital Muscular Dystrophy
     Muscle weakness and wasting that starts at birth or around the time of birth. The severity and extent of muscle involvement is greatly variable....more »
    1411. Congenital Myasthenia Gravis
     Myasthenia gravis is a chronic neuromuscular disease which usually results from autoimmune dysfunction. Congenital myasthenia gravis however results from a genetic defect. Symptoms tend to become worse during the day with activity and improve after rest o...more »
    1412. Congenital Toxoplasmosis
     Fetal infection with toxoplasmosis....more »
    1413. Congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH)
     A group of disorder that occur when there is a problem in the process of making adrenal corticosteroids....more »
    1414. Congenital adrenal hyperplasia -- non-classical form
     A late onset form of congenital adrenal hyperplasia where insufficient adrenal corticosteroids are produced by the body due to the deficiency of a particular chemical. The severity of symptoms varies from person to person and onset may occur as early as c...more »
    1415. Congenital adrenal hyperplasia -- sodium-wasting form
     A group of disorder that occur when a deficiency of 21-hydroxylase impairs the normal process of making adrenal corticosteroids - a severe deficiency of 21-hydroxylase causing salt-wasting which is potentially fatal....more »
    1416. Congenital aplastic anemia
     A genetic disorder where the bone marrow does not produce enough blood cells. Fanconi's anemia is an example of congenital aplastic anemia....more »
    1417. Congenital bronchogenic cyst
     A rare birth condition characterized by the formation of a cyst in the middle of the chest, usually near the area where the trachea branches off. The condition may be asymptomatic but if the cyst is large enough it may cause problems by compressing nearby...more »
    1418. Congenital cardiovascular malformations
     The abnormal development of heart blood vessels. Specific examples of this condition includes hypoplastic left heart syndrome, coarctation and tricuspid atresia....more »
    1419. Congenital diaphragmatic hernia
     A rare condition where an infant is born with an opening in the diaphragm which allows some of the abdominal organs to move into the chest cavity and cause problems....more »
    1420. Congenital disorder of glycosylation type 1/IIX
     Congenital disorders of glycosylation is a group of very rare inherited metabolic disorder where defective carbohydrate compounds are attached to glycoproteins and thus impairing glycoprotein function. Type I/IIX refers to cases where the specific abnorma...more »
    1421. Congenital disorder of glycosylation type 1H
     Congenital disorders of glycosylation is a group of very rare inherited metabolic disorder where defective carbohydrate compounds are attached to glycoproteins and thus impairing glycoprotein function. Type Ih is caused by a defect on chromosome 11pter-p1...more »
    1422. Congenital disorder of glycosylation type 1X
     Congenital disorder of glycosylation is a rare inherited metabolic disorder where defective carbohydrate compounds are attached to glycoproteins and thus impairing glycoprotein function. Type 1X also involves thrombocytopenia with normal levels of phospho...more »
    1423. Congenital disorder of glycosylation type 2B
     A very rare inherited metabolic disorder where defective carbohydrate compounds are attached to glycoproteins and thus impairing glycoprotein function. Type 2B has glucosidase I enzyme defect....more »
    1424. Congenital heart defects
     Heart defects that a baby is born with....more »
    1425. Congenital heart septum defect
     A heart defect involving the septum which is present at birth. The defect is a hole in the wall of the heart that separates the right and left chambers and allows blood to flow through the hole. An atrial septal defect is a hole between the two upper hear...more »
    1426. Congenital herpes simplex
     An infant born with a herpes simplex infection transmitted through the mother. The infection may be localized or involve various internal organs and even the central nervous system in which case death can occur....more »
    1427. Congenital hypomyelination neuropathy
     A rare neurological disorder that is apparent at birth and is characterized by breathing difficulty and muscle problems....more »
    1428. Congenital mitral malformation
     Malformations of the mitral valve that are present at birth. The mitral valve allows blood to flow between the two chambers on the left side of the heart. Types of mitral malformation are atresia (absent mitral valve), stenosis (narrowed mitral valve) and...more »
    1429. Congenital mitral stenosis
     A heart malformation that is present at birth. The mitral valve is narrower than normal which affects blood flow between the upper and lower chambers on the left side of the heart. It usually occurs in conjunction with other malformations...more »
    1430. Congenital myasthenic syndromes
     A group of genetic condition characterized by abnormal neuromuscular signals. Symptoms tend to become worse with exertion....more »
    1431. Congenital spherocytic anemia
     Congenital Spherocytic anemia is an inherited blood disorder characterized by red blood cells that are shaped like a sphere (spherocytes) rather than the normal doughnut shape. These abnormal cells are broken down prematurely resulting in a shortage of re...more »
    1432. Congenital spherocytic hemolytic anemia
     A blood disorder present at birth where the membranes of red blood cells are defective which results in them being spherical rather than doughnut-shaped. These abnormally shaped red blood cells are broken down prematurely by the body which results in anem...more »
    1433. Congenital thrombotic disease due to protein C deficiency
     A rare blood disorder where deficiency of protein C (anticoagulation agent) results in a predisposition for the formation of blood clots. The severity of the condition is variable. Homozygotes tend to have more severe symptoms while most heterozygotes are...more »
    1434. Congenital unilateral pulmonary hypoplasia
     A rare disorder where one of the two lung structures fail to develop normally....more »
    1435. Congestive cardiac failure
     A condition characterized by breathlessness and abnormal sodium and water retention....more »
    1436. Conn Syndrome-induced hypertension
     Conn Syndrome-induced hypertension is high blood pressure associated with Conn Syndrome. It results from excessive production of a hormone called aldosterone by the adrenal glands. The high blood pressure often responds poorly to the usual medications. De...more »
    1437. Conn's adenoma
     An uncommon (but possible highly underdiagnosed) condition characterized by the excessive production of a hormone called aldosterone by the adrenal gland. The condition may result from the presence of an adrenal adenoma. The severity of the condition is v...more »
    1438. Conn's syndrome
     An uncommon (but possible highly underdiagnosed) condition characterized by the excessive production of a hormone called aldosterone by the adrenal gland. The condition may result from the presence of an adenoma, carcinoma or enlargement of the adrenal gl...more »
    1439. Conn-Louis Carcinoma
     An uncommon (but possible highly underdiagnosed) condition characterized by the excessive production of a hormone called aldosterone by the adrenal gland. The condition results from the presence of an adrenal carcinoma. The severity of the condition is va...more »
    1440. Conor's disease
     An infectious disease that is caused by Rickettsia conorii which is transmitted by the brown dog tick (Rhipicephalus sanguineus). The disease occurs predominantly in Mediterranean areas such as India and Africa. The onset of symptoms is usually sudden and...more »
    1441. Conotruncal heart malformations
     A rare group of heart defect involving the outflow tracts. Examples include truncus arteriosus, transposition of great arteries and tetralogy of Fallot. Obviously the symptoms will be determined by which specific defect is involved....more »
    1442. Constipation-predominant IBS
     IBS is a functional bowel disorder characterized by chronic abdominal pain, discomfort, bloating, and alteration of bowel habits...more »
    1443. Constrictive pericarditis
     Inflammation, swelling and thickening of the pericardium (fibrous sac surrounding the heart) which causes it to tighten around the heart and affect its function. The condition may be misdiagnosed as a heart attack and vice versa....more »
    1444. Constrictive tuberculous pericarditis
     Inflammation and swelling of the pericardium (fibrous sac surrounding the heart) that occurs as a complication of tuberculosis. The condition may be misdiagnosed as a heart attack and vice versa....more »
    1445. Cooperman-Miura syndrome
     A rare syndrome characterized by various oral anomalies such as malocclusion, recessed jaw, narrowed breathing airways and irritation of the back of the tongue and uvula. The recessed jaw causes the tongue and uvula to be too close together which leads to...more »
    1446. Cope's syndrome
     Cope's syndrome is a condition where the body is too alkaline and the blood contains too much calcium. It can be caused by drinking large quantities of milk or using too many alkaline antacid remedies. High vitamin D intake can make the condition worse. T...more »
    1447. Copper deficiency-induced Sideroblastic anemia
     Copper deficiency-induced sideroblastic anemia is a blood disorder caused insufficient quantities of copper. The body has sufficient iron levels but is unable to utilise it properly in red blood cells due to the lack of copper. The iron becomes abnormally...more »
    1448. Coprophobiaphobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of feces or excrement....more »
    1449. Cor Triatriatum
     A rare congenital malformation where the heart has three atria instead of the normal two due to the presence of a separating membrane....more »
    1450. Cor pulmonale
     Enlarged heart due to respiratory difficulty....more »
    1451. Coral snake poisoning
     The Coral snake is a usually brightly colored, poisonous snake found mainly in America and Africa. The toxicity amongst species is variable. They are considered a shy snake and bites are usually the result of deliberate handling. Coral snakes have to bite...more »
    1452. Cordyceps-induced lead poisoning
     Cordyceps is a folk remedy by Chinese people to treat high blood pressure, bleeding problems and diabetes. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more susceptible to the effects ...more »
    1453. Corn Lily poisoning
     Corn Lily is a poisonous plant native to the Sierra Nevada mountains. It's appearance is similar to the corn grown as a crop. The plant poison primarily affects the nervous system....more »
    1454. Cornea disorders
     Disorders affecting the cornea of the eye...more »
    1455. Cornelia de Lange syndrome 1
     A very rare disorder involving delayed physical development and various malformations involving the head, face and limbs. Type 1 is more severe than type 2 though the range and severity of symptoms is variable....more »
    1456. Coronaro-cardiac fistula
     An abnormal opening between a heart artery and a heart chamber or great vessel. This rare defect is present at birth and often causes no problems or symptoms until adulthood. The severity of the condition is determined by the size and exact location of th...more »
    1457. Coronary arteries -- congenital malformation
     Abnormal coronary arteries present at birth. The coronary artery may be misplaced or deformed and the severity of the defect will determine the type and seriousness of symptoms. Some malformations produce no clinical symptoms whereas others are life-threa...more »
    1458. Coronavirus-related Cold
     A Coronavirus-related cold is a relatively minor contagious infection of the nose and throat caused by the Coronavirus. Although colds can cause discomfort they are not considered a serious condition. Coronaviruses are a significant cause of common colds ...more »
    1459. Cortical hyperostosis-syndactyly
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by webbed fingers and thickening and overgrowth of bones....more »
    1460. Corticobasal Degeneration
     A rare progressive neurological disorder where parts of the brain deteriorate....more »
    1461. Corticosteroid-induced hypertension
     Corticosteroid-induced hypertension is high blood pressure caused by use of corticosteroids. Patients with an existing history of hypertension may suffer further blood pressure increases while taking corticosteroids. Severity of symptoms varies amongst pa...more »
    1462. Corticotropin -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Corticotropin during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of expos...more »
    1463. Cough
     The noise produced from the sudden expulsion of air from the lungs...more »
    1464. Coulrophobia
     An exaggerated or abnormal fear of clowns. Children are most often affected but teenagers and adults can occasionally be affected as well....more »
    1465. Coumachlor rodenticide poisoning
     Coumachlor is used as a rodenticide. The chemical may be absorbed through the skin. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nat...more »
    1466. Coumafuryl rodenticide poisoning
     Coumafuryl is used as a rodenticide. The chemical may be absorbed through the skin. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nat...more »
    1467. Coumatetralyl rodenticide poisoning
     Coumatetralyl is used as a rodenticide. The chemical may be absorbed through the skin. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the ...more »
    1468. Coxsackievirus-related Cold
     A Coxsackievirus-related cold is a relatively minor contagious infection of the nose and throat caused by the Coxsackievirus. Although colds can cause discomfort they are not considered a serious condition....more »
    1469. Crack addiction
     An uncontrollable desire to use crack on a regular basis. Chronic crack use can lead to dependency in as little as two weeks. Crack is a form of cocaine - powdered cocaine is heated with ammonia or sodium bicarbonate to make rocks of crack. Frequent use l...more »
    1470. Craniometaphyseal dysplasia dominant type
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by head and facial abnormalities as well as mild limb abnormalities. Increased cranial pressure can lead to further complications....more »
    1471. Craniometaphyseal dysplasia, autosomal recessive type
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by head and facial abnormalities as well as mild limb abnormalities. It is a milder form of the disease than the autosomal dominant type....more »
    1472. Cree leukoencephalopathy
     A rare form of brain demyelination which usually starts between 3 and 9 months of age and death occurs by 21 months....more »
    1473. Cremnophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of precipices....more »
    1474. Cromolyn Sodium -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Cromolyn Sodium (an asthma preventer) during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affect...more »
    1475. Croup
     Respiratory infection with a characteristic cough...more »
    1476. Cryophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of extreme cold, frost or ice....more »
    1477. Cryptococcal Meningitis
     Cryptococcal meningitis is an infection of the meninges (the membranes covering the brain and spinal cord), caused by the fungus Cryptococcus neoformans....more »
    1478. Cryptococcosis
     A fungal infection caused by Cryptococcus neoformans which primarily affects the central nervous system and the lungs. People with weakened immune systems such as AIDS sufferers are generally more susceptible to this type of infection....more »
    1479. Crystal meth addiction
     An uncontrollable desire to use crystal meth on a regular basis. Crystal meth is a powerful stimulant used illegally for its effects. It is highly addictive and known by street names such as ice, speed, glass, crank and chalk. Frequent use leads to an inc...more »
    1480. Crystallophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of glass or crystals....more »
    1481. Culler-Jones syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by hypopituitarism (low pituitary hormone level) which affects other hormone levels and an extra little finger....more »
    1482. Cushing's syndrome
     A rare syndrome where excessive secretion of corticosteroids by the adrenal cortex leads to a variety of symptoms. Hormone-secreting adrenal or pituitary tumors are often the cause of the excessive corticosteroid secretion....more »
    1483. Cushing's syndrome-induced hypertension
     Cushing's syndrome-induced hypertension is high blood pressure caused by a condition caused Cushing's syndrome where the adrenal glands produce excessive amounts of cortisol....more »
    1484. Cutis laxa
     A connective tissue disorder which may be acquired or present at birth. It is characterized by slack or loose skin which may be thicker and darker than normal....more »
    1485. Cutis laxa congenital
     A rare connective tissue disorder where an infant is born with loose, elastic skin....more »
    1486. Cutis laxa, recessive
     A recessively inherited form of cutis laxa which is characterized by loose, inelastic skin and is often associated with other serious internal disorders....more »
    1487. Cutis laxa, recessive type 1
     A severe, recessively inherited form of cutis laxa which is characterized by loose, inelastic skin and emphysema early in life....more »
    1488. Cyanide poisoning
     Excessive ingestion of cyanide....more »
    1489. Cycad nut poisoning
     The cycad nut contains a toxic chemical called cyasin which can be leeched out by soaking in water. The nuts are often used as a food source but it is important to leech out the toxic chemicals first. Eating nuts that still contain the toxin can cause ser...more »
    1490. Cyclic vomiting syndrome
     A rare disorder involving repeated cyclic episodes of vomiting which occur for no obvious reason....more »
    1491. Cyclical edema syndrome
     Periodic swelling or bloating that occurs in women while they are standing but disappears when they lie down. Excessive aldosterone hormone may cause the problem which tends do become worse in the period leading up to menstruation....more »
    1492. Cycloserine-induced Sideroblastic anemia
     Cycloserine -induced sideroblastic anemia is a blood disorder caused by taking a drug called Cycloserine. The body has sufficient iron levels but is unable to utilise it properly in red blood cells. The iron becomes abnormally deposited in red blood cells...more »
    1493. Cyclospora cayetanenis food poisoning
     Cyclospora cayetanenis is a parasite that can cause food poisoning. Contamination through consuming food and water contaminated through contact with infected feces. Diarrhea is usually the main symptom. The severity of symptoms often depends on the age an...more »
    1494. Cyclosporin -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Cyclosporin (an immunosuppressant drug) during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affe...more »
    1495. Cyclosporine -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Cyclosporine (an immunosuppressant drug) during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be aff...more »
    1496. Cyclosporine-induced hypertension
     Cyclosporine-induced hypertension is high blood pressure caused by taking cyclosporine. Patients with an existing history of hypertension may suffer further blood pressure increases while taking amphetamines and this can be serious. Severity of symptoms v...more »
    1497. Cymophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of waves....more »
    1498. Cynophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of dogs....more »
    1499. Cypridophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of venereal disease....more »
    1500. Cystic Fibrosis
     Cystic fibrosis is a hereditary disease affecting the exocrine (mucus) glands of the lungs, liver, pancreas, and intestines, causing progressive disability due to multisystem failure....more »
    1501. Cystic fibrosis -- gastritis -- megaloblastic anaemia
     A rare syndrome characterized mainly by cystic fibrosis, metaloblastic anemia, mental retardation and gastritis due to helicobacter pylori....more »
    1502. Cystic hamartoma of lung and kidney
     A very rare condition characterized mainly by benign cysts in the lungs and kidneys....more »
    1503. Cysticercosis
     An infectious disease caused by the pork tapeworm Taenia solium. If the larvae are ingested then a mild or asymptomatic tapeworm infection occurs. However, ingested eggs pass into the bloodstream where they can then enter various tissues and form the cyst...more »
    1504. Cystinosis, ocular nonnephropathic
     A rare biochemical disorder involving deposits of a chemical called cystine in the cornea of the eye....more »
    1505. Cytarabine -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Cytarabine (a chemotherapy drug) during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by...more »
    1506. Cytomegalovirus -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is strong evidence to indicate that the development of Cytomegalovirus during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by th...more »
    1507. Cytosine arabinose syndrome
     Symptoms following the use of a chemotherapy drug called cytosine arabinose....more »
    1508. Da Costa syndrome
     Cardiovascular symptoms caused by physical or emotional stress but may also be caused by conditions such as mitral valve prolapse and autonomic hyperactivity. The syndrome is often seen in soldiers during times of stress or in young adults who suffer emot...more »
    1509. Dana syndrome
     A rare inherited disorder characterized by the gradual degeneration of the white matter of the spinal cord and pernicious anemia. Various neurological symptoms can result....more »
    1510. Daphne poisoning
     Daphne is a shrub that contains a toxin called mezerein (skin irritant) in the bark as well as a toxin called daphnin. The bark, sap and berries are the most toxic parts of the plant. The plant is native to Europe and Asia but is also found in other parts...more »
    1511. Darvocet overdose
     Darvocet is a prescription drug mainly used to treat pain. Excessive doses of the drug can result in various symptoms and even death in severe cases....more »
    1512. Deadly nightshade (Solanum dulcamara) poisoning
     The deadly nightshade is a woody vine and is considered quite toxic. It is found in Europe, Asia, North Africa and North America. There are a number of species of nightshade with variable toxicity. The Solanum dulcamara is considered less toxic with about...more »
    1513. Deafness -- lymphoedema -- leukemia
     A rare syndrome characterized by deafness, early-onset leukemia and lymphoedema in the lower legs....more »
    1514. Deafness peripheral -- neuropathy -- arterial disease
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by artery disease, deafness and peripheral neuropathy....more »
    1515. Death Camas poisoning
     The Death Camas is a plant from the lily family. It contains a toxic chemical called zygacine. Young plants tend to be more toxic than older plants. It is most often found in dry areas of Western US. The bulb is often confused with edible wild onions - ea...more »
    1516. Decompression sickness
     Condition from overly rapid decompression, especially when diving....more »
    1517. Decreased bicarbonate
    1518. Decreased cerebral perfusion
    1519. Decreased folate
    1520. Decreased mean cell haemoglobin
    1521. Decreased mean cell haemoglobin concentration
    1522. Decreased mean cell volume
    1523. Decreased oxygen saturation
    1524. Decreased serum phosphate
     Decreased serum phosphate (or hypophosphatemia) refers to an electrolyte disturbance involving a lower than normal level of phosphate in the blood. This abnormality may in some cases be associated with increased levels of phosphate in the urine but this d...more »
    1525. Decreased transfer factor on lung function
    1526. Deep vein thrombosis
     Blood clot in vein, often in calf muscle vein in the leg....more »
    1527. Defective expression of HLA class 1
     A genetic defect involving a deficiency of major histocompatibility complex class I which manifests as poor immunity. This deficiency tends to result in chronic respiratory tract infections and chronic lung disease. A deficiency of class II tends to cause...more »
    1528. Defibrination syndrome
     The generation of fibrin in the blood and consumption of pro-coagulants and platelets occurring in complications of obstetrics...more »
    1529. Dehydration
     Loss of fluids in the body...more »
    1530. Deipnophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of dining and dinner conversation....more »
    1531. Del (2) (p22.1-p21)
     A rare chromosomal disorder characterized by various anomalies. The listed symptoms are those observed in two reported cases. The manifestations linked to most genetic defects are often variable to some degree....more »
    1532. Del(1) (q25-q32)
     A very rare chromosomal disorder where a portion of the long arm (q25-q32) of chromosome one is missing. The range and severity of symptoms is variable....more »
    1533. Delayed Viral Syndromes
     Syndromes caused by viral infections that are delayed in there appearance...more »
    1534. Deletion 5p
     A rare chromosomal disorder involving deletion of the genetic material from the short arm (p) of chromosome 5 which results in various abnormalities. The resulting condition is often called Cri-du-Chat Syndrome and features may vary somewhat depending on ...more »
    1535. Demerol overdose
     Demerol is a prescription drug used to treat pain. Excessive doses of the drug can result in various symptoms and even death in severe cases....more »
    1536. Demonophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of demons or spirits....more »
    1537. Demophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of crowds....more »
    1538. Dengue fever
     An acute viral disease characterized by fever, rash and myalgia and caused by a flavivirus which is transmitted by mosquitoes....more »
    1539. Dental conditions
     Conditions that affect ones dentition...more »
    1540. Deposition diseases related fibromyalgia
     Deposition diseases related fibromyalgia refers to fibromyalgia that is associated with deposition diseases. Fibromyalgia is a chronic condition characterized mainly by pain mainly in the muscles which involves no associated damage to the tissues. Deposit...more »
    1541. Depression
     Various syndromes with excessive anxiety, phobias, or fear....more »
    1542. Depressive disorders
     Depression or its various related conditions....more »
    1543. Dercum syndrome
     A rare condition characterized by the development of painful, localized fatty skin swellings....more »
    1544. Dermatomyositis
     A muscle disease characterized by chronic muscle inflammation resulting in progressive muscle weakness and a characteristic rash....more »
    1545. Dermatophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of skin disease....more »
    1546. Deshi Dewa-induced lead poisoning
     Deshi Dewa is a folk remedy by Indian people as a fertility medicine. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more susceptible to the effects of lead. The use of folk remedies is ...more »
    1547. Desmin related myopathy
     A very rare neuromuscular disorder involving the buildup of a certain protein called desmin in various muscles. The severity and rate of progression of the disorder is variable....more »
    1548. Desquamative Interstitial Pneumonia
     A relatively uncommon form of lung inflammation that has no apparent cause though the majority of patients have a history of smoking. Symptoms tend to develop over a period of six months to one and a half years....more »
    1549. Detergent worker's disease
     Inhalation of detergent in an occupational setting can cause various lung symptoms. The severity of symptoms varies depending on the duration of the exposure. Chronic exposure can lead to progressive lung symptoms which can gradually lead to symptoms such...more »
    1550. Developmental delay due to 2-methylbutyryl-CoA dehydrogenase deficiency
     A very rare genetic disorder where an enzyme deficiency prevents the break down of certain proteins into energy and results in a harmful accumulation of acids in the blood and body tissues. More specifically, there is a deficiency of an enzyme (2-methylbu...more »
    1551. Deviated Septum
     A septum in the nose that is deviated from the normal position...more »
    1552. Devic disease
     A rare nerve disorder involving demyelination of spinal cord and eye nerves....more »
    1553. Devil's trumpet poisoning
     The Devil's trumpet is a shrubby plant with purple stems and large white or yellow flowers. The fruit is covered by a spiny shell. The plant originated in china and is often used as an ornamental outdoor plant. The plant contains tropane alkaloids which c...more »
    1554. Dexamethasone -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Dexamethasone during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of expos...more »
    1555. Dextrocardia-bronchiectasis-sinusitis
     A genetic disorder characterized by sinusitis, bronchiectasis and situs inversus....more »
    1556. Dextrophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of objects on the right side of the body....more »
    1557. Di Guglielmo I -- acute
     A rare condition characterized by the presence of abnormal red blood cells in the bone marrow and blood. The condition is characterized by anemia and generally leads to the development of acute myelogenous leukemia. The acute form has more severe symptoms...more »
    1558. Diabetes insipidus, diabetes mellitus, optic atrophy
     A rare association of diabetes insipidus, diabetes mellitus, optic atrophy, and deafness....more »
    1559. Diabetic Ketoacidosis
     Life-threatening complication of high blood sugars and diabetes....more »
    1560. Diabetic hypoglycemia
     Low blood sugar attack from insulin or diabetes medications...more »
    1561. Dialyzer hypersensitivity syndrome
     An anaphylactic reaction that occurs in some patients who are dialyzed on artificial kidneys. A compound (ethylene oxide) used to dry sterilize artificial kidneys is a likely allergen....more »
    1562. Diaphanospondylodysostosis
     A rare disorder characterized by bone formation anomalies including a lack of bone formation in the spine during the fetal stage as well as kidney problems....more »
    1563. Diaphragmatic defect -- limb deficiency -- skull defect
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by a defect in the diaphragm that allows some of the abdominal organs to move into the chest cavity, poor skull calcification and limb abnormalities involving missing or abnormal bones in the arms or legs....more »
    1564. Diaphragmatic hernia, congenital
     A birth defect involving an abnormal opening in the diaphragm which is a structure that assists breathing and keeps the abdominal organs from moving into the chest. The abdominal organs can protrude through this abnormal opening and restrict the growth of...more »
    1565. Diaphragmatic paralysis
     Diaphragmatic paralysis occurs when the muscles associated with breathing become do weak to function properly. Breathing becomes difficulty and severe cases can result in death if breathing assistance is not delivered. The condition can result from such t...more »
    1566. Diarrhea-predominant IBS
     IBS is a functional bowel disorder characterized by chronic abdominal pain, discomfort, bloating, and alteration of bowel habits...more »
    1567. Diazepam -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Diazepam during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure a...more »
    1568. Diclofenac -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Diclofenac (an NSAID drug) during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the l...more »
    1569. Dicyclomine -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Dicyclomine during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposur...more »
    1570. Diethylstilbestrol -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Diethylstilbestrol (a nonsteroidal estrogen) during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be...more »
    1571. Difenacoum rodenticide poisoning
     Difenacoum is used as a rodenticide. The chemical may be absorbed through the skin. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nat...more »
    1572. Difethialone rodenticide poisoning
     Difethialone is used as a rodenticide. The chemical may be absorbed through the skin. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the n...more »
    1573. Diffuse large B-cell lymphoma
     A common form of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma characterized by abnormal proliferation of B-lymphocytes. It is a cancer of the B-lymphocytes (a type of white blood cell) which, if untreated, can spread to other parts of the body such as the bones and the liver. ...more »
    1574. Diffuse leiomyomatosis with Alport syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by multiple tumors (in the esophagus, female genitals, trachea and bronchus) and Alport syndrome which involves progressive kidney dysfunction....more »
    1575. Diffuse panbronchiolitis
     A pulmonary disease involving chronic inflammation of the airways which causes obstruction and can lead to respiratory failure and even death if untreated....more »
    1576. Diffuse systemic sclerosi
     A rare condition that characterized by skin tightness affecting the trunk and extremities as well as organ involvement. It involves an early period of internal inflammation which distinguishes it from other forms of scleroderma and the organ involvement c...more »
    1577. Diflucan -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Diflucan (an antifungal drug) during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by th...more »
    1578. Digoxin -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Digoxin (a heart drug) during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level...more »
    1579. Dikephobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of justice....more »
    1580. Dilantin -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is strong evidence to indicate that the use of Dilantin (anti-seizure medication) during pregnancy may cause a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be af...more »
    1581. Dilated cardiomyopathy
     A rare chronic heart muscle condition where one or both heart ventricles are dilated or have impaired contractility....more »
    1582. Dilaudid overdose
     Dilaudid is a prescription drug used mainly to treat pain. Excessive doses of the drug can result in various symptoms and even death in severe cases....more »
    1583. Dilor -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Dilor (a bronchodilator) during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the lev...more »
    1584. Diltiazem -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Diltiazem during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure ...more »
    1585. Dilutional hyponatremia
     Low sodium levels due to excessive fluids....more »
    1586. Dimenhydrinate -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Dimenhydrinate (an anti-nausea drug) during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affecte...more »
    1587. Dimorphic anemia
     Dimorphic refers to anemia that has two different causes acting together e.g. iron deficiency as well as a Vitamin B12 deficiency....more »
    1588. Dinophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of whirlpools....more »
    1589. Diphacinone rodenticide poisoning
     Diphacinone is used as a rodenticide. The chemical may be absorbed through the skin. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the na...more »
    1590. Diphtheria
     Infectious bacterial respiratory disease...more »
    1591. Diplopiaphobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of double vision....more »
    1592. Dipsophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of drinking....more »
    1593. Dirofilaria immitis infection
     Infection with the dog heartworm (Dirofilaria immitis) which is transmitted from dogs to humans through mosquito bites....more »
    1594. Discontinuation syndrome
     Symptoms that can occur when a person suddenly stops taking their high blood pressure medication....more »
    1595. Diseases associated with senile cataract
     It is a vision impairing disease characterised by gradual , progressive thickening of the lens....more »
    1596. Diseases contagious contagious mother-to-fetus
     Diseases contagious from mother to a fetus during pregnancy...more »
    1597. Diseases contagious during childbirth
     Diseases that are contagious during childbirth...more »
    1598. Disequilibrium syndrome
     A complication that can occur during or after dialysis and probably caused by abnormal water balance within the brain. Swelling of the brain causes a range of neurological symptoms....more »
    1599. Dissociative Identity Disorder
     A neurotic mental disorder where a person's field of consciousness is limited in order to fulfill an unconscious goal. Often selective amnesia is involved and the person develops what is called multiple personalities....more »
    1600. Distomatosis
     Infection by parasitic flat worms. Infection can involve liver, lungs or intestines. Symptoms are determined by the location of the infection. Contamination usually occurs through ingesting contaminated food or water....more »
    1601. Diuril -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Diuril ( a diuretic) during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level o...more »
    1602. Dock poisoning
     Dock is an annual herb that bears clusters of reddish flowers and a reddish brown fruit. The leaves are edible if cooked first but eating uncooked leaves can cause symptoms. The plant is considered to have a relatively low level of toxicity. Skin exposure...more »
    1603. Dog allergy
     A dog allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to dogs. The allergy is usually associated with the skin, saliva or urine of dogs. Dogs frequently lick themselves which results in saliva sticking to the fur. Thus a person allergic to dogs...more »
    1604. Domatophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of being inside a house....more »
    1605. Domperidone -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Domperidone during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposur...more »
    1606. Donepezil toxicity
     The toxic reaction of the body to the substance, possibly via allergic reaction or overdose....more »
    1607. Doraphobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of contact with animal fur or skin....more »
    1608. Double outlet -- right ventricle I
     A very rare birth defect where the aorta and the pulmonary artery both exit from the right ventricle and thus blood is unable to be pumped to the lungs. However, a hole connects the two ventricles and ultimately allows some blood flow to the lungs. In the...more »
    1609. Double outlet right ventricle
     A very rare birth defect where the aorta and the pulmonary artery both exit from the right ventricle and thus blood is unable to be pumped to the lungs. However, a hole connects the two ventricles and ultimately allows some blood flow to the lungs. The se...more »
    1610. Down Syndrome
     A chromosome syndrome causing physical effects and mental retardation....more »
    1611. Down's Syndrome associated Alzheimer's disease
     Early-onset Alzheimer's is more prevalent in Down's Syndrome sufferers than in the general population. Alzheimer's disease is a progressive disorder involving degeneration of the brain. The disease mainly affects brain functions involving thinking, memory...more »
    1612. Down's syndrome-like hypotonia
     Hypotonia is not a specific medical disorder, but a potential manifestation of many different diseases and disorders that affect motor nerve control by the brain or muscle strength....more »
    1613. Doxepine-induced Immune Hemolytic Anemia
     Doxepine -induced immune hemolytic anemia is a condition where use of a medication called Methyldopa triggers the body's immune system to destroy it's own red blood cells which results in anemia....more »
    1614. Dramamine -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Dramamine (an anti-nausea drug) during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by ...more »
    1615. Dressler (D.)syndrome
     A rare autoimmune blood disorder where erythrocytes are destroyed suddenly after exposure to cold (usually 15°C or lower)....more »
    1616. Drowning
     Accidental loss of life due to water....more »
    1617. Drug Allergies
     Allergies to medications or other drugs....more »
    1618. Drug poisoning
     The poisoning of an individual with a noxious substance...more »
    1619. Drug-induced Immune Hemolytic Anemia
     Drug-induced immune hemolytic anemia is a condition where a medication triggers the body's immune system to destroy its own red blood cells which results in anemia. Certain drugs are more likely to trigger this abnormal immune response than others e.g. ce...more »
    1620. Drug-induced Sideroblastic anemia
     Drug-induced sideroblastic anemia is a blood disorder caused by drugs such as cycloserine, isoniazid and ethanol. The body has sufficient iron levels but is unable to utilise it properly in red blood cells. The iron becomes abnormally deposited in red blo...more »
    1621. Drug-induced asthma
     Drug-induced associated asthma refers to inflammation and constriction of the airways that is caused by taking a particular drug. There is a large range of drugs that have the potential to produce asthmatic symptoms in susceptible people. The severity of ...more »
    1622. Drug-induced hypertension
     Drug-induced hypertension is high blood pressure caused by taking certain drugs or medications e.g. corticosteroids, cyclosporine, amphetamines, alcohol and estrogens....more »
    1623. Drug-resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae
     A form of streptococcus pneumoniae which is resistant to antibacterials that are usually used to destroy it...more »
    1624. Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy
     An inherited degenerative disease of the muscles which progresses rapidly compared to other muscle wasting diseases....more »
    1625. Duck allergy
     A duck allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to ducks. The allergy is usually associated with the skin, feathers or excrement from the duck. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in respo...more »
    1626. Ductus arteriosus, patent reversed flow
     A rare birth defect. During the fetal stage, a connecting tube (ductus arteriosus) joins the pulmonary artery and aorta and hence prevents blood from flowing past the fluid filled lungs. After birth, the tube normally closes off so that the blood can be s...more »
    1627. Duodenal atresia tetralogy of Fallot
     A rare birth defect characterized by a heart defect and an intestinal malformation where the duodenum is absent or closed off which prevents digested material passing through....more »
    1628. Dup (2) (p22-p16)
     A rare chromosomal disorder characterized by various anomalies. The listed symptoms are those observed in one reported case (fetus). The manifestations linked to most genetic defects are often variable to some degree....more »
    1629. Dup (2) (pter-p12)
     A rare chromosomal disorder characterized by various anomalies. The listed symptoms are those observed in one reported case (fetus). The manifestations linked to most genetic defects are often variable to some degree....more »
    1630. Dup (3) (q23-qter) and del (3) (pter-p25)
     A rare chromosomal disorder characterized by various anomalies. The listed symptoms are those observed in a few reported cases. The manifestations linked to most genetic defects are often variable to some degree....more »
    1631. Dup(1) (q24-q41)
     A very rare chromosomal disorder (two reported cases) where a portion of the long arm (q24-q41) of chromosome one is duplicated. The type and severity of symptoms may vary - one patient died soon after birth whereas the other survived with severe problems...more »
    1632. Duplication 13
     A rare and very severe chromosome disorder leading to mental retardation and physical defects. It is so severe that many babies die soon after birth. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount and exact location of the genetic materi...more »
    1633. Duplication 18
     A rare genetic chromosomal syndrome where the child has an extra third copy of chromosome 18. Most fetuses are aborted before term, but a live birth with this condition occurs with a frequency around 1-in-3000. Duplication 18 syndrome is more severe than ...more »
    1634. Dust mite allergies
     Allergy to dust mites in household dust....more »
    1635. Dyphylline -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Dyphylline (a bronchodilator) during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by th...more »
    1636. Dysbarism
     A condition that occurs when there is a change in the surrounding pressure such as when scuba diving or moving to places of different altitudes. Dysbarism can occur when pressure increases or decreases and includes conditions such as decompression sicknes...more »
    1637. Dysmorphophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of deformity. It usually relates to deformities in other people....more »
    1638. Dysomnia
     Dysomnia is a general term for sleep disorder. It is a primary sleep disorder in which the patient suffers from changes in the quantity, quality, or timing of sleep....more »
    1639. Dysostosis acral with facial and genital abnormalities
     A very rare inherited disorder characterized by short stature and head, face, skeletal and genital abnormalities. The facial appearance is that of a two-month old fetus. The severity and range of symptoms is variable. This dominantly inherited form of Rob...more »
    1640. Dysthymia
     Mild form of depression...more »
    1641. EAF
     A very rare type of tumor that occurs in the sinus and nasal tracts and upper respiratory system....more »
    1642. EGE
     A rare disorder where white blood cells (eosinophils) infiltrate the layers of the lining of the stomach and intestines and cause gastrointestinal symptoms. The degree of infiltration will determine the severity of symptoms....more »
    1643. Eagle's syndrome
     A group of symptoms caused by calcification of the stylohyoid ligament and an abnormally long styloid process. The styloid process is a bone at the base of the skull which is attached to muscles and ligaments connected to the throat and tongue. If this bo...more »
    1644. Ear conditions
     Any condition that affects the ear...more »
    1645. Early-onset Alzheimer's
     Early-onset Alzheimer's is a form of Alzheimer's disease that is linked to genetic defects or occurs in a familial pattern. It is not as common as the non-inherited form of Alzheimer's - occurs in up to 90% of Alzheimer sufferers. Alzheimer's disease is a...more »
    1646. East African Trypanosomiasis
     East African sleeping sickness from the tsetse fly...more »
    1647. Ebola
     Dangerous virus mostly found in Africa....more »
    1648. Ebstein's anomaly
     A congenital heart defect where the tricuspid valve is deformed. The tricuspid valve in the heart normally has three flaps that control blood flow but in Ebstein's anomaly, one of the flaps remains open instead of closing and allows blood to leak through....more »
    1649. Ecclesiophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of church....more »
    1650. Echinococcus granulosus
     A infection caused by a type of small tapeworm...more »
    1651. Echovirus-related Cold
     An Echovirus-related cold is a relatively minor contagious infection of the nose and throat caused by the Echovirus. Although colds can cause discomfort they are not considered a serious condition....more »
    1652. Eclampsia
     Eclampsia is the development of seizures or coma in pregnant women suffering from high blood pressure. Eclampsia is a serious condition which requires urgent medical treatment. Eclampsia may be associated with moderate as well as significant increases in ...more »
    1653. Ecophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of home surroundings....more »
    1654. Ecstasy addiction
     An uncontrollable desire to use ecstasy on a regular basis. Chronic ecstasy use can lead to dependency in as little as two weeks. Ecstasy is a synthetic psychoactive drug often used as a recreational drug. Street names for the drug includes: XTC, Adam, Cl...more »
    1655. Ectodermal dysplasia anhidrotic
     A rare inherited condition involving skin, hair, teeth and nail abnormalities. The condition is characterized by the absence of sweat and sebaceous glands, underdeveloped hair and teeth, characteristic face and other physical deformities....more »
    1656. Ectodermal dysplasia, hypohidrotic, autosomal recessive
     A rare genetic multisystem disorder characterized by hair, teeth, nail and skin abnormalities and absence of certain sweat glands....more »
    1657. Edinburgh malformation syndrome
     A rare syndrome characterized mental and physical retardation, infant death and various other abnormalities....more »
    1658. Edward Syndrome
     A rare genetic chromosomal syndrome where the child has an extra third copy of chromosome 18. Most fetuses are aborted before term, but a live birth with this condition occurs with a frequency around 1-in-3000. Duplication 18 syndrome is more severe than ...more »
    1659. Edwardsiella tarda infection
     A type of bacterial infection. The bacterium (Edwardsiella tarda) infects freshwater-dwelling animals and transmission occurs through consuming infected animals or contact with contaminated water. Symptoms are determined by the location of the infection. ...more »
    1660. Egg Hypersensitivity
     An allergic reaction to eggs that is caused by a hypersensitive immune system....more »
    1661. Ehrlichiosis
     Bacterial tick-borne disease...more »
    1662. Eisenmenger Syndrome
     Increased lung blood pressure that can result from conditions such as a hole in the wall between the two heart chambers....more »
    1663. Eisoptrophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of mirrors....more »
    1664. Electrical burns
     Burns caused when an electric current pass through the body or part of it. The symptoms and severity of the burn depends on the strength of the electrical current, the duration of the exposure and the part of the body involved. Prompt treatment in more se...more »
    1665. Electrolyte abnormality
     An imbalance in the level of any of a number of chemicals (electrolytes) in the blood stream e.g. chloride, sodium, magnesium, potassium, calcium, phosphate and bicarbonate. Symptoms can vary depending on which electrolyte is involved and the severity of ...more »
    1666. Electrophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of electricity or receiving an electric shock....more »
    1667. Eleutherophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of freedom....more »
    1668. Ellis-Yale-Winter syndrome
     A rare condition characterized by the association of a small head, congenital heart disease, lung segmentation defects and a missing kidney....more »
    1669. Emanuel syndrome
     A rare chromosomal disorder where a portion of chromosome 11 is translocated with a portion of chromosome 22. The disorder involves a wide range of abnormalities such as kidney, genital and heart abnormalities, mental retardation, small head and failure t...more »
    1670. Emery-Dreifuss Muscular Dystrophy 5
     A rare inherited condition characterized mainly by slowly progressive muscle wasting which tends to start during childhood as well as joint contractures and heart problems. Type 5 is linked to a defect on chromosome 14q23. Because the condition is inherit...more »
    1671. Emetophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of vomiting....more »
    1672. Emotional stress
     A condition which occurs when a person is under stress affecting their emotions...more »
    1673. Emotional stress related asthma
     Emotional stress related asthma refers to inflammation and constriction of the airways that is caused by emotional stress....more »
    1674. Emphysema
     Emphysema is a type of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). It is defined as an abnormal, permanent enlargement of the air spaces distal to the terminal bronchioles accompanied by destruction of their walls and without obvious fibrosis....more »
    1675. Emphysema, congenital lobar
     A rare respiratory disorder where air can readily enter the lungs but has difficulty escaping. The severity of the condition is variable....more »
    1676. Empty Sella Syndrome
     Congenital defect of the brain....more »
    1677. Empty sella syndrome -- acquired
     A disorder where the bony structure surrounding the pituitary gland (sella) appears to be empty except for the cerebrospinal fluid - often results from radiation, surgery or injury which causes the pituitary gland to shrink....more »
    1678. Empty sella syndrome -- primary
     A rare inherited disorder where the bony structure surrounding the pituitary gland (sella) appears to be empty as the pituitary gland is flattened due to a defect. It is instead filled with cerebrospinal fluid....more »
    1679. Empyema
    1680. Enalapril -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Enalapril (an ACE inhibitor) during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the...more »
    1681. Encephalitis
     Dangerous infection of the brain...more »
    1682. Encephalitis lethargica
     A rare brain disease characterized by fever, headache, lethargy and reduced physical and mental responses. The disease occurred as an epidemic in the 1920's but now occurs sporadically - the exact cause is still not known....more »
    1683. Encephalitis, California serogroup viral
     A mosquito borne viral illness...more »
    1684. Encephalitozoon cuniculi infection
     A protozoan parasitic infection that commonly occurs in rabbits but can also infect other mammals including humans. Infection is more likely in immunocompromised patients....more »
    1685. Encephalomyelitis
     Inflammation of the brain and spinal cord....more »
    1686. End Stage Liver Failure
     Late stage of liver failure characterised by the onset of mental and neurological symptoms, due to build up of toxic metabolites....more »
    1687. Endocardial fibroelastosis
     A rare heart disorder characterized by a thickening of the heart muscle lining causing heart enlargement and heart failure....more »
    1688. Endocarditis
     Inflammation of the inner lining of the heart...more »
    1689. Endodermal sinus tumor
     A form of malignant germ cell tumor that occurs mainly in young children. They can occur in the testis, ovaries, uterus, abdomen, thorax, tailbone region, vagina, liver, retroperitoneum and pineal ventricle of the brain. Symptoms will vary depending on th...more »
    1690. Endolymphatic sac tumors (ELST's) in Von Hippel Lindau (VHL) disease
     A tumor that develops in the endolymph sacs which are structures inside the ear. These tumors occur predominantly in patients suffering from Von Hippel Landau disease. The tumors don't metastasize....more »
    1691. Endometrial Cancer
     Cancer of the endometrium (uterus lining)....more »
    1692. Enetophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of pins or needles....more »
    1693. English Ivy poisoning
     English Ivy is a poisonous vine fund in Europe, US and Canada. The leaves and berries are the most toxic part of the plant but all parts of the plant are toxic. Falcarinol and polyacetylene are the toxic chemicals found in the plant....more »
    1694. Enterohemorrhagic E. Coli infection
     A bacterial infection that results from ingesting contaminated food or water and results in bloody diarrhea. Enterohemorrhagic refers to the intestinal bleeding associated with the infection....more »
    1695. Enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli
     Bacterial infection of the digestive system...more »
    1696. Enterovirus-related Cold
     Enterovirus-related cold is a relatively minor contagious infection of the nose and throat caused by the Enterovirus. Although colds can cause discomfort they are not considered a serious condition....more »
    1697. Entomophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of insects....more »
    1698. Envenomization by the Martinique lancehead viper
     Posionous bite by a snake called the Lancehead Viper. It is a very venomous pit viper found in Martinique. Death is not common as the bite usually only causes a localized reaction rather than a systemic one. 10-20% of untreated cases result in death....more »
    1699. Eosinophilia-myalgia syndrome
     A rare condition that occurs in some people who take the antidepressant L-tryptophan....more »
    1700. Eosinophilic asthma
     Eosinophilic asthma is a type of asthma that is characterized by increased levels of eosinophils (a type of white blood cell) in the airways. Asthma involves constriction and inflammation of the airways which makes breathing difficult. The severity of sym...more »
    1701. Eosinophilic enteropathy, pattern III
     A rare disorder where white blood cells (eosinophils) infiltrate the deepest part of lining of the stomach often resulting in accumulation of fluid filled with white blood cells in the stomach (ascites). The fluid can enter the lung tissue and cause probl...more »
    1702. Eosinophilic meningitis
     Eosinophilic meningitis is a distinct clinical entity that may have infectious and noninfectious causes. Worldwide, infection with the helminthic parasite, Angiostrongylus cantonensis, is the most common infectious etiology....more »
    1703. Eosophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of the dawn....more »
    1704. Ependymoma
     A tumor that occurs in the central nervous system (brain and spinal cord). Symptoms vary according to the aggressiveness, size and exact location of the tumor....more »
    1705. Ephedrine -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Ephedrine during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure ...more »
    1706. Epidemic typhus
     An infectious disease caused by Rickettsia prowazekii and transmitted by body lice. The severity of the illness may range from moderate to fatal....more »
    1707. Epidermoid carcinoma
     A non-small-cell type of lung cancer. The cancer develops from cells that line the inside of the lungs....more »
    1708. Epidermolysis bullosa
     A group of rare inherited skin diseases characterized by fragile skin which forms blisters with even minor injuries. The blisters can be painful and can occur anywhere on the skin and even inside the digestive tract....more »
    1709. Epiglotitis
     Inflamation of the epiglottis in the throat...more »
    1710. Epiglottiditis
     A condition characterized by inflammation of the epiglottis of the throat...more »
    1711. Epilepsy
     Brain condition causing seizures or spasms....more »
    1712. Epilepsy, nocturnal, frontal lobe type
     An inherited form of epilepsy which originates from the frontal lobe and occurs predominantly at night. The seizures tend to occur in groups with as many as 8 occurring during a night. Often the condition is dismissed as nightmares or a psychiatric disord...more »
    1713. Epilepsy, nocturnal, frontal lobe type 1
     An inherited form of epilepsy which originates from the frontal lobe and occurs predominantly at night. The seizures tend to occur in groups with as many as 8 occurring during a night. Often the condition is dismissed as nightmares or a psychiatric disord...more »
    1714. Epilepsy, nocturnal, frontal lobe type 2
     An inherited form of epilepsy which originates from the frontal lobe and occurs predominantly at night. Often the condition is dismissed as nightmares or a psychiatric disorder. Type 2 results from a defect on chromosome 15q24....more »
    1715. Epilepsy, nocturnal, frontal lobe type 3
     An inherited form of epilepsy which originates from the frontal lobe and occurs predominantly at night. Often the condition is dismissed as nightmares or a psychiatric disorder. Type 3 results from a defect on chromosome 1q21....more »
    1716. Epileptic encephalopathy, early infantile, 1
     A genetic form of epilepsy which is severe and starts during infancy. This form of the condition is caused by a defect on the ARX gene....more »
    1717. Epileptic encephalopathy, early infantile, 2
     A genetic form of epilepsy which is severe and starts during infancy. The condition is considered an atypical form of Rett syndrome due to the development of stereotypical hand movements and repetitive behaviors. This form of the condition is caused by a ...more »
    1718. Epinephrine -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Epinephrine during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposur...more »
    1719. Episodic ataxia, type 2
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by episodes of incoordination and unsteadiness as well as nystagmus (rapid, involuntary eye movements). Stress, exertion, alcohol and coffee may trigger the episodes which can last from hours to days. Type 2 is caused...more »
    1720. Episodic ataxia, type 6
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by episodes of incoordination and unsteadiness. Stress and exertion may trigger the episodes which tend to last for about half an hour. Type 6 is extremely rare and is caused by a defect on chromosome 5p13....more »
    1721. Epoetin alfa -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Epoetin alfa (used to treat some forms of anemia) during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects m...more »
    1722. Epogen -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Epogen (used to treat some forms of anemia) during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be ...more »
    1723. Epstein Barr virus related fibromyalgia
     Epstein Barr virus related fibromyalgia refers to fibromyalgia that is associated with infection with the Epstein Barr virus. Fibromyalgia is a chronic condition characterized mainly by pain mainly in the muscles which involves no associated damage to the...more »
    1724. Epstein's Syndrome
     A syndrome characterized by the association of kidney disease, deafness and a blood disorder....more »
    1725. Erb-Goldflam
     An inherited disorder characterized by a defect in the transmission of signals to the muscles which results in muscle weakness....more »
    1726. Erdheim-Chester Disease
     A condition which is defined as a non langerhans cell histiocytosis...more »
    1727. Erdheim-Chester syndrome
     A very rare lipid storage disorder involving lipid deposits in various organs and hardening of the ends of long bones which affects the growth of the bone. The severity of the condition is variable....more »
    1728. Ergasiophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of or aversion to work. The word is sometimes used to describe a surgeon's fear of operating....more »
    1729. Ergophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of work....more »
    1730. Ergotamine -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Ergotamine during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure...more »
    1731. Erotophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of sexual feelings. The condition is characterized by feelings of guilt and fear about sex. Sufferers dislkike talking about sex, are less likely to engage in sexual relations and have a very negative view of sexually exp...more »
    1732. Erysipelas
     A severe streptococcal bacterial infection where infection spreads from the skin to tissue underneath. The face and extremities are the usual sites affected....more »
    1733. Erythema chronicum migrans
     The first stage of Lyme disease which is transmitted by the bite of the Ixodid tick. The first stage involves a skin rash with systemic symptoms also often occurring....more »
    1734. Erythema multiforme
     An allergic inflammatory skin disorder which has a variety of causes and results in skin and mucous membrane lesions that affect mainly the hands, forearms, feet, mouth nose and genitals....more »
    1735. Erythroblastopenia
     A form of anemia involving the absence of red blood cell precursors which results in a low red blood cell count. The blood abnormality may be congenital or acquired through such things as particular viral infections or drug use. Without treatment, symptom...more »
    1736. Erythroderma lethal congenital
     A rare disorder which results in death within a year of birth and involves skin and growth problems....more »
    1737. Erythrophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of blushing....more »
    1738. Erythropoietin-induced hypertension
     Erythropoietin-induced hypertension is high blood pressure caused by taking erythropoietin which is sometimes used to treat anemia in conditions such as chornic kidney failure. Patients with an existing history of hypertension may suffer further blood pre...more »
    1739. Escharonodulaire
     An infectious disease that is caused by Rickettsia conorii which is transmitted by the brown dog tick (Rhipicephalus sanguineus). The disease occurs predominantly in Mediterranean areas such as India and Africa. The onset of symptoms is usually sudden and...more »
    1740. Esophageal Atresia and/or Tracheoesophageal Fistula
     A rare condition characterized by an underdeveloped esophagus where the esophagus is not connected to the stomach. An abnormal opening between the trachea and esophagus may or may not also be present. The two abnormalities usually occur together....more »
    1741. Esophageal atresia
     A rare birth defect where the esophagus is not connected to the stomach....more »
    1742. Esophageal atresia with tracheoesophageal fistula
     A rare condition characterized by an abnormal opening between the trachea and esophagus as well as an underdeveloped esophagus where the esophagus is not connected to the stomach....more »
    1743. Esophageal carcinoma
     A cancer of the esophagus....more »
    1744. Esophageal disorder
    1745. Esophagus Cancer
     Cancer of the esophagus in the throat....more »
    1746. Essential thrombocytosis -- same as essential thrombocythemia
     A rare blood disorder where the blood contains too many platelets due to excessive megakaryocytes (platelet-producing cells). Platelets are essential for blood clotting but in essential thrombocythemia excessive platelets can cause the blood to form abnor...more »
    1747. Esthesioneuroblastoma
     A rare type of tumor that occurs in the upper nasal cavity. The tumor may obstruct one or both nostrils....more »
    1748. Ethanol -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Ethanol during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure an...more »
    1749. Ethanol-induced Sideroblastic anemia
     Ethanol-induced sideroblastic anemia is a blood disorder caused by consuming ethanol. The body has sufficient iron levels but is unable to utilise it properly in red blood cells. The iron becomes abnormally deposited in red blood cells which make them una...more »
    1750. Ethosuximide -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Ethosuximide (antiseizure medication) during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affect...more »
    1751. Ethylenediamine dihydrochloride mix allergy
     A Ethylenediamine dihydrochloride allergy refers to an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to Ethylenediamine dihydrochloride which is often found in medicinal preparations such as skin creams and nose drops. It also has various industrial uses. ...more »
    1752. Etodolac -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Etodolac (used mainly for arthritis) during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affecte...more »
    1753. Eucalyptus Oil poisoning
     Eucalyptus oil can be used for medicinal purposes but excessive ingestion can cause problems. Likewise, eating the leaves of the eucalyptus plant (very unlikely) can also cause poisoning symptoms....more »
    1754. Eugenol oil poisoning
     Eugenol oil is used as a supplement or as a therapeutic ingredient in various medications and foods but excessive doses of undiluted oil can cause symptoms. Smoking undiluted cloves in cigarettes can also cause symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms ...more »
    1755. Euphophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of good news....more »
    1756. Evan's syndrome
     A rare condition where circulating antibodies red blood cells and a low level of blood platelets causing low iron levels and reduced blood clotting ability....more »
    1757. Evening Primrose oil -- adverse effects
     Excessive use of evening primrose oil can in rare cases cause symptoms....more »
    1758. Excessive dieting
     Excessive limitation of food intake can lead to problems and effects such as dizziness, depression, intestinal problems, edema and impaired growth....more »
    1759. Exercise
     The use of the human muscles to improve ones health...more »
    1760. Exercise induced anaphylaxis
     A rare form of hives triggered by exercise. The condition can progress to shock and even death. Some sufferers are prone to this condition if they eat certain foods (especially wheat) before exercising....more »
    1761. Exercise-induced asthma
     Exercise-induced asthma refers to inflammation and constriction of the airways that is triggered by exercise. The severity of symptoms is variable. Exercise involving long periods of activity or is done in a cold environment is more likely to trigger asth...more »
    1762. Exertional headaches
     Headaches that occur after physical exertion...more »
    1763. Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency, Dyserythropoietic Anemia, And Calvarial Hyperostosis
     A rare syndrome characterized mainly by anemia, pancreatic dysfunction and abnormal skull calcification....more »
    1764. Exogenous lipoid pneumonia
     A rare disorder where lung inflammation results from inhalation or aspiration of fatty or oily material. Examples of fatty sources includes oil-based nasal inhalation drops, cosmetic oil. The severity of the condition can vary greatly depending on the amo...more »
    1765. Extradural hematoma
     Bleeding in the skull outside the brain...more »
    1766. Extragonadal Germ Cell Tumor
     A rare form of cancer that originates in germ cells that are found in areas such as the brain, chest, tailbone or abdomen rather than the ovaries or testicles. Germ cells are the precursors for male sperm and female eggs. The symptoms are determined by th...more »
    1767. Extrinsic asthma
     Extrinsic asthma is a type of asthma that is triggered by an exposure to an allergen. Extrinsic asthma involves constriction and inflammation of the airways in response to exposure to the allergen. Examples of possible allergens include dust mites, pollen...more »
    1768. Eye Herpes
     Eye infection caused by herpes simplex virus; may result in corneal ulcer...more »
    1769. Eye conditions
     Any condition that affects the eyes...more »
    1770. Eye muscle strain
     An eye disorder caused by strain on the eye muscles. The eyes become tired when being used intensely such as occurs when working on the computer, driving or reading, long periods of time straining to see in dim light or extremely bright lights. Eye refrac...more »
    1771. Fabry's Disease
     Genetic fat storage disorder...more »
    1772. Facet syndrome
     An irritation, sprain or strain involving the vertebral joints of the spine. The exact symptoms may vary depending on the part of the spine involved. The condition most often results osteoarthritis, degenerative disc disease or injury....more »
    1773. Faciocardiorenal syndrome
     A rare syndrome characterized by a variety of abnormalities such as kidney anomaly, mental retardation, unusual facial features, heart problems and joint problems. Infant death or stillbirth may occur in some cases....more »
    1774. Facioplegic migraine
     Unilateral facial weakness occurring during a migraine....more »
    1775. Factor V Leiden mutation
     A rare genetic condition where a abnormalities in the factor V protein prevent it from being inactivated by protein C which causes the blood to clot. The normal processes which regulate the blood coagulation process is impaired. The homozygous form of the...more »
    1776. Fallot syndrome
     A congenital heart disorder consisting of four heart defects - hole between the ventricles (ventricular septal defect), obstruction from right ventricles to the lungs (subpulmonary stenosis), overriding aorta and thickened right ventricle muscle....more »
    1777. False Hellebore poisoning
     False Hellebore is a herbaceous plant which bears large clusters of greenish-yellow flowers on the ends of branches. The plant is found mainly growing in the wild in the US. The plant contains steroidal alkaloids which can cause symptoms if large quantiti...more »
    1778. False jessamine poisoning
     False jessamine is a shrubby plant with small white to purple flowers and red, purple or yellow berries. The plant originated in Europe. The leaves contain chemicals (atropine, scopolamine, hyoscyamine) which can cause symptoms if large amounts are eaten....more »
    1779. Familial Forms of Alzheimer's Disease
     Alzheimer's disease is a progressive disorder involving degeneration of the brain. The disease mainly affects brain functions involving thinking, memory, personality and behaviour. Familial forms of the disease tend to run in families and are linked to mu...more »
    1780. Familial Mediterranean fever
     A rare inherited condition characterized by recurrent fever and inflammation. The inflammation usually involves the stomach, lungs or joints....more »
    1781. Familial Treacher Collins syndrome
     Treacher Collins syndrome is a rare inherited disorder characterized by down-slanting eye slits, malformed external ear, abnormal lower eyelid and underdeveloped cheeks. In the familial form, the condition tends to occur in a number of people within a fam...more »
    1782. Familial atrial fibrillation
     A rare inherited condition where abnormal electrical activity in the heart causes it to have a fast and irregular beat. The condition may go unnoticed or may cause stroke or sudden death in some cases....more »
    1783. Familial dermographism
     A rare inherited form of hives. Even a single stroke applied with moderate pressure on the skin produces a red welt. The response usually occurs within minutes of the stimulus and may last for a few hours....more »
    1784. Familial dilated cardiomyopathy
     A rare inherited heart muscle condition where one or both heart ventricles are dilated or have impaired contractility. The heart becomes unable to pump sufficient blood around the body....more »
    1785. Familial emphysema
     A rare genetic form of emphysema caused by a deficiency of alpha-1 antitrypsin (AAT) which results in destruction of the elastin component of the lung structure. The disorder tends to run in families (familial)....more »
    1786. Familial erythrocytosis, 1
     A rare genetic blood disorder resulting in an increased red blood cell count. The genetic mutation occurs on the erythropoietin gene on chromosome 19p13.3-p13.2....more »
    1787. Familial erythrocytosis, 2
     A rare genetic blood disorder resulting in an increased red blood cell count. The genetic mutation occurs on the VHL gene on chromosome 3p26-p25....more »
    1788. Familial erythrocytosis, 4
     A rare genetic blood disorder resulting in an increased red blood cell count. The genetic mutation occurs on the erythropoietin gene on chromosome 2p21-p16....more »
    1789. Familial hypersensitivity pneumonitis
     An immune-mediated lung disease that occurs in a familial pattern....more »
    1790. Familial hypertension
     An inherited from of high blood pressure that tends to run in families....more »
    1791. Familial hypertrophic cardiomyopathy 1
     An inherited condition characterized by increased thickness of the wall of the heart ventricle which affects the hearts function. Type 1 is caused by a defect on chromosome 14q12....more »
    1792. Familial hypertrophic cardiomyopathy 10
     An inherited condition characterized by increased thickness of the wall of the heart ventricle which affects the hearts function. Type 10 is caused by a defect in the MYL2 gene on chromosome 12q23-q24....more »
    1793. Familial hypertrophic cardiomyopathy 11
     An inherited heart condition involving thickening of the walls of the heart chambers which reduces the size of the heart chambers which restricts the outflow of blood from the heart ventricle and results in heart muscle disease. The condition may not caus...more »
    1794. Familial hypertrophic cardiomyopathy 12
     An inherited heart condition involving thickening of the walls of the heart chambers which reduces the size of the heart chambers which restricts the outflow of blood from the heart ventricle and results in heart muscle disease. The condition may not caus...more »
    1795. Familial hypertrophic cardiomyopathy 2
     An inherited condition characterized by increased thickness of the wall of the heart ventricle which affects the hearts function. Type 2 is caused by a defect in the troponin-T2 gene on chromosome 1q....more »
    1796. Familial hypertrophic cardiomyopathy 3
     An inherited condition characterized by increased thickness of the wall of the heart ventricle which affects the hearts function. Type 3 is caused by a defect in the alpha-tropomyosin gene on chromosome 15q22.1....more »
    1797. Familial hypertrophic cardiomyopathy 4
     An inherited condition characterized by increased thickness of the wall of the heart ventricle which affects the hearts function. Type 4 is caused by a defect in the cardiac myosin binding protein-C gene on chromosome 11p11.2....more »
    1798. Familial hypertrophic cardiomyopathy 5
    1799. Familial hypertrophic cardiomyopathy 6
     An inherited condition characterized by increased thickness of the wall of the heart ventricle which affects the hearts function. Type 6 is caused by a defect on chromosome 7q31-qter....more »
    1800. Familial hypertrophic cardiomyopathy 7
     An inherited condition characterized by increased thickness of the wall of the heart ventricle which affects the hearts function. Type 7 is caused by a defect in the TNNI3 gene on chromosome 19q13.4....more »
    1801. Familial hypertrophic cardiomyopathy 8
     An inherited condition characterized by increased thickness of the wall of the heart ventricle which affects the hearts function. Type 8 is caused by a defect in the MYL3 gene on chromosome 3p....more »
    1802. Familial hypertrophic cardiomyopathy 9
     An inherited condition characterized by increased thickness of the wall of the heart ventricle which affects the hearts function. Type 9 is caused by a defect in the TTN gene on chromosome 2q24.3....more »
    1803. Familial hypopituitarism
     Impaired pituitary gland hormone-producing activity that tends to run in families. The failure of the pituitary gland in turn affects other hormone-producing glands which rely on the hormones from the pituitary gland for their activity. Symptoms are deter...more »
    1804. Familial interstitial fibrosis
     A rare familial disorder involving fibrosis and scarring of the lung tissue which causes the lung to become stiff and unable to function normally....more »
    1805. Familial pulmonary arterial hypertension
     Familial pulmonary arterial hypertension refers to high blood pressure in the arteries that carry blood to the lungs. Blood pressure in other parts of the body is normal or sometimes even low. The condition occurs in a familial pattern i.e. tends to run i...more »
    1806. Familial ventricular tachycardia
     Rapid heart beat originating in the ventricles and tends to run in families....more »
    1807. Famotidine -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Famotidine (used to treat and prevent ulcers) during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may b...more »
    1808. Fanconi like syndrome
     A rare condition characterized by a poor immune system, skin tumors and a reduced number of all type of blood cells....more »
    1809. Farber's disease
     A rare inherited biochemical disorder involving the deficiency of an enzyme called ceramidase resulting in the harmful accumulation of certain chemicals in the body which causes damage and inflammation....more »
    1810. Farmer's lung
     A condition that affects farmers who are exposed to mouldy hay or crops. The lungs become inflamed due to a hypersensitivity reaction to the exposure....more »
    1811. Farmer's lung -- Micropolyspora faeni
     Inhalation of moldy contaminated with bacteria (Micropolyspora faeni) in an occupational setting can cause various lung symptoms. The severity of symptoms varies depending on the duration of the exposure. The lung symptoms result from the body's immune sy...more »
    1812. Farmer's lung -- Thermoactinomyces vulgaris
     Inhalation of moldy contaminated with bacteria (Thermoactinomyces vulgaris) in an occupational setting can cause various lung symptoms. The severity of symptoms varies depending on the duration of the exposure. The lung symptoms result from the body's imm...more »
    1813. Farouk-induced lead poisoning
     Farouk is a folk remedy by Saudi Arabian people to treat teething. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more susceptible to the effects of lead. The use of folk remedies is sti...more »
    1814. Fascioliasis
     A rare parastitic infectious disease caused by liver fluke Fasciola hepatica which can cause blockage of the bile ducts in the liver....more »
    1815. Fatigue
    1816. Feather Plucker's lung
     Inhalation of particles from chicken feathers in an occupational setting can cause various lung symptoms. The severity of symptoms varies depending on the duration of the exposure. The lung symptoms result from the body's immune system reacting to exposur...more »
    1817. Febriphobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of fever....more »
    1818. Fechtner syndrome
     A rare condition characterized by the presence of large blood platelets, kidney inflammation, deafness and abnormal leukocytes....more »
    1819. Felodipine -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Felodipine (an antihypertensive drug) during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affect...more »
    1820. Felty Syndrome
     A rare complication of long-term rheumatoid arthritis which involves an enlarged spleen and blood abnormalities....more »
    1821. Female sex reversal with dysgenesis of kidneys, adrenals and lungs
     A very rare disorder involving female sex reversal and abnormal development of the lungs, kidneys and adrenals. Most of the reported cases were terminated during the fetal stage when the abnormalities were detected....more »
    1822. Fentanyl toxicity
     The toxic reaction of the body to the substance, possibly via allergic reaction or overdose....more »
    1823. Fetal and neonatal alloimmune thrombocytopenia
     A rare, potentially life-threatening disorder where the mother's blood platelets are incompatible with that of the fetus and the mother's antibodies cross the placenta and destroy fetal platelets....more »
    1824. Fetal indomethacin syndrome
     Fetal exposure to indomethacin which is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug. The drug can pass through the placenta from the mother to the baby and cause various problems depending on what stage of development the fetus is at....more »
    1825. Fetterbush poisoning
     Fetterbush is an evergreen shrub which bears elongated spikes of small, urn-shaped flowers. The plant is found mainly in the US. The leaves and flower nectar contain andromedotoxin which is very poisonous if eaten. Severe poisoning can result in death....more »
    1826. Fever
     Elevation of the body temperature above the normal 37 degrees celsius...more »
    1827. Fibrosing Mediastinitis idiopathic
     A rare condition characterized by excessive growth of fibrous tissue and collagen deposits inside the chest which can compress various parts inside the chest such as the esophagus, airways and even some blood vessels....more »
    1828. Filefish poisoning (Palytoxin)
     Palytoxin is a marine toxin found in some filefish from the Philippines and Singapore region. The toxin is extremely potent and death is common in patients who ingest contaminated filefish....more »
    1829. Filovirus
     A group of viruses that includes Marburg and Ebola...more »
    1830. Finale rodenticide poisoning
     Finale is used as a rodenticide. The chemical may be absorbed through the skin. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature ...more »
    1831. Fire Ant bite
     The fire ant is found mainly in South America and parts of North America but is also found in other countries such as Australia. The fire ant is red and can deliver a venomous bite. Fire ant venom can elicit and allergic reaction or even anaphylaxis in su...more »
    1832. Fish meal worker's lung
     Inhalation of a fish meal particles in an occupational setting can cause various lung symptoms. The severity of symptoms varies depending on the duration of the exposure. The lung symptoms result from the body's immune system reacting to exposure to the f...more »
    1833. Fisher (M.) syndrome
     A rare type of nerve disease involving muscle coordination problems, eye muscle paralysis and absent reflexes. It appears to be caused by the body's own immune system destroying the protective layer around nerves. The condition is usually preceded by a vi...more »
    1834. Fitz-Hugh syndrome
     A complication of upper genital tract infections in females where the membrane lining the stomach (peritoneum) and tissues surrounding the liver become inflamed. The infections involved are usually Chlamydia or gonorrhea. In some cases the diaphragm is al...more »
    1835. Flail Chest
     The separation of a portion of the rib cage from the rest of the chest wall - usually due to trauma. The severity of the condition varies depending on the extent of the damage....more »
    1836. Flavivirus
     A group B arbovirus that causes disease in humans and animals...more »
    1837. Flavivirus Infections
     Infection with a virus from the Flaviviridae family of viruses. Infections by these pathogens include Dengue fever, Rocio encephalitis, West Nile virus and Japanese encephalitis. Transmission usually occurs through the bite of a mosquito....more »
    1838. Flax poisoning
     Flax is slender-stemmed herb which bears blue flowers and capsulated fruit containing smooth brown seeds. The plant originated in Europe but is found in many parts of the world growing wild. The plant contains a chemical called linomarin (a cyanogenic gly...more »
    1839. Flea-borne diseases
     Diseases that are carried by fleas...more »
    1840. Flocoumafen rodenticide poisoning
     Flocoumafen is used as a rodenticide. The chemical may be absorbed through the skin. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the na...more »
    1841. Florida arrowroot poisoning
     The Florida arrowroot is an evergreen plant with fern-like leaves. It bears cones of orange to red fleshy seeds. The seeds contain glycosides which can cause poisoning symptoms if eaten in large quantities....more »
    1842. Florida leucothoe poisoning
     The Florida leucothoe is a shrubby plant often grown in gardens. The leaves contain andromedotoxin which can cause serious symptoms if eaten. The plant is considered very poisonous and can result in death if sufficient quantities of leaves are consumed....more »
    1843. Flu
     Very common viral respiratory infection....more »
    1844. Flu-like conditions
     Medical conditions similar to flu, or exhibition flu-like symptoms....more »
    1845. Fluconazole -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Fluconazole (an antifungal drug) during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by...more »
    1846. Flucytosine -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Flucytosine (an antifungal drug) during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by...more »
    1847. Fluke infections
     An infection caused by flukes...more »
    1848. Flunitrazepam -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Flunitrazepam during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of expos...more »
    1849. Fluoxetine -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Fluoxetine during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure...more »
    1850. Flurazepam -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Flurazepam during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure...more »
    1851. Flurbiprofen -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Flurbiprofen during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposu...more »
    1852. Folate-deficiency anemia
     Folate-deficiency anemia is a blood condition characterized by low levels of folate in the body which leads to a reduction in the number of red blood cells. It is usually the result of a poor diet, malabsorption issues or the use of certain medications....more »
    1853. Folgorat rodenticide poisoning
     Folgorat is used as a rodenticide. The chemical may be absorbed through the skin. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the natur...more »
    1854. Follicular dendritic cell sarcoma
     A rare form of malignant cancer involving follicular dendritic cells - it usually occurs in the lymph nodes but can also occur in other parts of the body involved with the immune system. Symptoms will vary depending on which part of the body the cancer oc...more »
    1855. Follicular hamartoma -- alopecia -- cystic fibrosis
     A rare syndrome characterized by small benign growths that develop in hair follicles, alopecia and cystic fibrosis....more »
    1856. Food Additive Adverse reaction -- MSG
     An intolerance to MSG is an adverse reaction (not an immune response) by the body to a food additive called MSG which is used in a number of foods. The adverse reaction results from the body's inability to metabolize or deal with the food additive. The am...more »
    1857. Food Additive Adverse reaction -- amines
     An intolerance to amines is an adverse reaction (not an immune response) by the body to amines which are found naturally in foods such as bananas, pineapples, vegetables, red wine, citrus fruit and many other foods. The adverse reaction results from the b...more »
    1858. Food Additive Adverse reaction -- chocolate
     An intolerance to chocolate is an adverse reaction (not an immune response) by the body to chocolate. The adverse reaction results from the body's inability to metabolize the food. The amount of chocolate required to trigger the onset of symptoms and the ...more »
    1859. Food Additive Adverse reaction -- food additives
     An intolerance to food additives is an adverse reaction (not an immune response) by the body to food additives. The adverse reaction results from the body's inability to metabolize or deal with the food additive. The amount of the substance required to tr...more »
    1860. Food Additive Adverse reaction -- salicylate
     An intolerance to salicylates is an adverse reaction (not an immune response) by the body to salicylates which is an ingredient in aspirin but is also found naturally in various fruit, vegetables, herbs and spices. The adverse reaction results from the bo...more »
    1861. Food Additive Adverse reaction -- sulfite
     An intolerance to sulfites is an adverse reaction (not an immune response) by the body to sulfites which is often used as a preservative in a variety of foods and medications including meats, salads and dried fruits. The adverse reaction results from the ...more »
    1862. Food Additive Adverse reaction -- sulphite
     An intolerance to sulphite is an adverse reaction (not an immune response) by the body to sulphite. The adverse reaction results from the body's inability to metabolize the substance. The amount of sulphite required to trigger the onset of symptoms and th...more »
    1863. Food Additive Allergy -- Annatto
     Annatto allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to a yellow food coloring called annatto which is used as an additive in a number of foods and drinks The specific symptoms that can result can vary considerably amongst patients and may r...more »
    1864. Food Additive Allergy -- BHA antioxidants
     A BHA antioxidant allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to a food additive called BHA antioxidant which is used primarily in fats and oils to prevent them spoiling. The specific symptoms that can result can vary considerably amongst p...more »
    1865. Food Additive Allergy -- BHT antioxidants
     A BHT antioxidant allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to a food additive called BHT antioxidant which is used primarily in fats and oils to prevent them spoiling. The specific symptoms that can result can vary considerably amongst p...more »
    1866. Food Additive Allergy -- Carmine
     A carmine allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to carmine which is used as an additive in a number of foods (red yoghurt, red popsicles, red drinks) as well as in some cosmetics The specific symptoms that can result can vary consider...more »
    1867. Food Additive Allergy -- amaranth
     An amaranth allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to a red food coloring called amaranth which is used in a number of foods and drinks. The specific symptoms that can result can vary considerably amongst patients and may range from mi...more »
    1868. Food Additive Allergy -- antioxidants
     An antioxidant allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to a food additive called antioxidants which is used primarily in fats and oils to prevent them spoiling. The specific symptoms that can result can vary considerably amongst patient...more »
    1869. Food Additive Allergy -- benzoate
     A benzoate allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to a food additive called benzoate which is used in a number of foods. The specific symptoms that can result can vary considerably amongst patients and may range from mild to severe....more »
    1870. Food Additive Allergy -- carageenan gum
     A carageenan gum allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to a food additive called carageenan gum which is used in a number of foods. The specific symptoms that can result can vary considerably amongst patients and may range from mild t...more »
    1871. Food Additive Allergy -- erythrosine
     An erythrosine allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to a red food coloring called erythrosine which is used in a number of foods and drinks. The specific symptoms that can result can vary considerably amongst patients and may range f...more »
    1872. Food Additive Allergy -- guar gum
     A guar gum allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to a food additive called guar gum which is used in a number of foods. The specific symptoms that can result can vary considerably amongst patients and may range from mild to severe....more »
    1873. Food Additive Allergy -- gum
     A gum allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to a food additive called gum which is used in a number of foods. The specific symptoms that can result can vary considerably amongst patients and may range from mild to severe....more »
    1874. Food Additive Allergy -- gum acacia
     A gum acacia allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to a food additive called gum acacia which is used in a number of foods. The specific symptoms that can result can vary considerably amongst patients and may range from mild to severe...more »
    1875. Food Additive Allergy -- gum tragacanth
     A gum tragacanth allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to a food additive called gum traganth (type of gum) which is used in a number of foods. The specific symptoms that can result can vary considerably amongst patients and may range...more »
    1876. Food Additive Allergy -- lecithin
     A lecithin allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to a food additive called lecithin which is used in a number of foods. The specific symptoms that can result can vary considerably amongst patients and may range from mild to severe....more »
    1877. Food Additive Allergy -- locust bean gum
     A locust bean gum allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to a food additive called locust bean gum which is used in a number of foods. The specific symptoms that can result can vary considerably amongst patients and may range from mild...more »
    1878. Food Additive Allergy -- quinoline yellow
     A quinoline yellow allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to a yellow food coloring called quinoline yellow which is used in a number of foods and drinks. The specific symptoms that can result can vary considerably amongst patients and...more »
    1879. Food Additive Allergy -- saffron
     A saffron allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to a yellow food coloring called saffron which is used as an additive in a number of foods and drinks. The specific symptoms that can result can vary considerably amongst patients and ma...more »
    1880. Food Additive Allergy -- salicytes
     A salicylate allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to a food additive called salicylate which is used in a number of foods. Salicylates also occur naturally in a wide range of plant foods especially fruits. The specific symptoms that ...more »
    1881. Food Additive Allergy -- sulphite
     A sulphite allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to a food additive called sulphite which is used in a number of foods. The specific symptoms that can result can vary considerably amongst patients and may range from mild to severe....more »
    1882. Food Additive Allergy -- sulphite derivative
     A sulphite derivative allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to a food additive called sulphite derivative which is used in a number of foods. The specific symptoms that can result can vary considerably amongst patients and may range f...more »
    1883. Food Additive Allergy -- sunset yellow
     A sunset yellow allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to a yellow food coloring called sunset yellow which is used in a number of foods and drinks. The specific symptoms that can result can vary considerably amongst patients and may r...more »
    1884. Food Additive Allergy -- tartrazine
     A tartrazine allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to tartrazine which is used as an additive in a number of foods (some breakfast cereals, cake mixes, chocolate chips etc.) The specific symptoms that can result can vary considerably ...more »
    1885. Food Additive Allergy -- xanthan gum
     A xanthan gum allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to a food additive called xanthan gum which is used in a number of foods. The specific symptoms that can result can vary considerably amongst patients and may range from mild to seve...more »
    1886. Food Allergy -- Coriander
     A coriander allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to coriander or food containing coriander. This type of allergy is rare and serious reactions are very rare. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and ...more »
    1887. Food Allergy -- Linden tea
     A linden tea allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to linden tea or food containing linden tea. This type of allergy is rare and serious reactions are very rare. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) a...more »
    1888. Food Allergy -- MSG
     An MSG allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to MSG or food containing MSG. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptoms that can ...more »
    1889. Food Allergy -- Quorn
     A quorn allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to quorn or food containing quorn. Quorn is a type of protein made from a fungus. This type of allergy is rare and serious reactions are very rare. The body's immune system produces immuno...more »
    1890. Food Allergy -- abalone
     An abalone allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to abalone or food containing abalone. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific sympto...more »
    1891. Food Allergy -- almond
     An almond allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to almonds or food containing almonds. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptom...more »
    1892. Food Allergy -- aniseed
     An aniseed allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to aniseed or food containing aniseed. This type of allergy is rare and serious reactions are very rare. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and hista...more »
    1893. Food Allergy -- apple
     An apple allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to apples or food containing apples. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptoms t...more »
    1894. Food Allergy -- apricot
     An apricot allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to apricots or food containing apricots. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symp...more »
    1895. Food Allergy -- avocado
     An avocado allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to avocados or food containing avocados. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symp...more »
    1896. Food Allergy -- banana
     A banana allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to bananas or food containing bananas. This type of allergy is rare and serious reactions are very rare. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histami...more »
    1897. Food Allergy -- barley
     A barley allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to barley or food containing barley. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptoms t...more »
    1898. Food Allergy -- bean
     A bean allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to beans or food containing beans. This type of allergy is rare and serious reactions are very rare. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in ...more »
    1899. Food Allergy -- beef
     A beef allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to beef. This type of allergy is rare and severe reactions are even rarer. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with t...more »
    1900. Food Allergy -- beer
     A beer allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to beer or food containing beer. This type of allergy is rare and serious reactions are very rare. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in re...more »
    1901. Food Allergy -- bell pepper
     A bell pepper allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to bell peppers or food containing bell pepper. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The spe...more »
    1902. Food Allergy -- brazil nut
     A brazil nut allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to brazil nuts or food containing brazil nuts. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The speci...more »
    1903. Food Allergy -- buckwheat
     A buckwheat allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to buckwheat. This type of allergy is rare and severe reactions are even rarer. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to cont...more »
    1904. Food Allergy -- cabbage
     A cabbage allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to cabbage or food containing cabbage. This type of allergy is rare and serious reactions are very rare. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histam...more »
    1905. Food Allergy -- carp
     A carp (type of fish) allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to carp or food containing carp. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific s...more »
    1906. Food Allergy -- carrot
     A carrot allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to carrots or food containing carrots. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptoms...more »
    1907. Food Allergy -- cashew
     A cashew allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to cashews or food containing cashews. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptoms...more »
    1908. Food Allergy -- castor bean
     A castor bean allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to castor beans or food containing castor beans. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The sp...more »
    1909. Food Allergy -- celery
     A celery allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to celery or food containing celery. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptoms t...more »
    1910. Food Allergy -- chamomile tea
     A chamomile tea allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to chamomile tea or food containing chamomile. This type of allergy is rare and serious reactions are very rare. The specific symptoms that can result can vary considerably amongst...more »
    1911. Food Allergy -- cherry
     A cherry allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to cherries or food containing cherries. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific sympto...more »
    1912. Food Allergy -- chestnut
     A chestnut allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to chestnuts or food containing chestnuts. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific sy...more »
    1913. Food Allergy -- chick pea
     A chick pea allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to chick peas or food containing chick peas. This type of allergy is rare and serious reactions are very rare. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) an...more »
    1914. Food Allergy -- chicken meat
     A chicken meat allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to chicken meat. This type of allergy is rare and severe reactions are even rarer. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response t...more »
    1915. Food Allergy -- cinnamon
     A cinnamon allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to cinnamon or food containing cinnamon. This type of allergy is rare and serious reactions are very rare. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and his...more »
    1916. Food Allergy -- coconut
     A coconut allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to coconuts or food containing coconut. This type of allergy is rare and serious reactions are very rare. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and hista...more »
    1917. Food Allergy -- codfish
     A codfish allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to codfish or food containing codfish. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptom...more »
    1918. Food Allergy -- crab
     A crab allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to crabs or food containing crab. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptoms that c...more »
    1919. Food Allergy -- crayfish
     A crayfish allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to crayfish or food containing crayfish. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symp...more »
    1920. Food Allergy -- cumin
     A cumin allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to cumin or food containing cumin. This type of allergy is rare and serious reactions are very rare. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in...more »
    1921. Food Allergy -- date palm
     A date palm allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to date palms or food containing date palms. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific...more »
    1922. Food Allergy -- duck meat
     A duck meat allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to duck meat. This type of allergy is rare and severe reactions are even rarer. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to cont...more »
    1923. Food Allergy -- fennel
     A fennel allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to fennel or food containing fennel. This type of allergy is rare and serious reactions are very rare. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine...more »
    1924. Food Allergy -- fish
     A fish allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to fish or food containing fish. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptoms that ca...more »
    1925. Food Allergy -- frog
     A frog allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to eating frogs or food containing frogs. This type of allergy is rare and severe reactions are even rarer. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histam...more »
    1926. Food Allergy -- fruit
     A fruit allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to fruit or food containing fruit. This type of allergy is rare and serious reactions are very rare. Cooking the fruit may reduce or eliminate the reaction. The specific symptoms that can ...more »
    1927. Food Allergy -- garbanzo (legume)
     A garbanzo allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to garbanzo or food containing garbanzo. This type of allergy is rare and serious reactions are very rare. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and his...more »
    1928. Food Allergy -- garlic
     A garlic allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to garlic or food containing garlic. This type of allergy is rare and serious reactions are very rare. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine...more »
    1929. Food Allergy -- goose meat
     A goose meat allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to goose meat. This type of allergy is rare and severe reactions are even rarer. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to co...more »
    1930. Food Allergy -- hazelnut
     A hazelnut allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to hazelnuts or food containing hazelnuts. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific sy...more »
    1931. Food Allergy -- hops
     A hop allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to hops or food containing hops. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptoms that can...more »
    1932. Food Allergy -- kidney bean
     A kidney bean allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to kidney bean or food containing kidney bean. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The spec...more »
    1933. Food Allergy -- kiwi fruit
     A kiwi fruit allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to kiwi fruit or food containing kiwi fruit. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specifi...more »
    1934. Food Allergy -- lamb
     A lamb allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to lamb meat. This type of allergy is rare and severe reactions are even rarer. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact w...more »
    1935. Food Allergy -- lentil
     A lentil allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to lentils or food containing lentils. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptoms...more »
    1936. Food Allergy -- lettuce
     A lettuce allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to lettuce or food containing lettuce. This type of allergy is rare and serious reactions are very rare. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histam...more »
    1937. Food Allergy -- lima bean
     A lima bean allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to lima beans or food containing lima beans. This type of allergy is rare and serious reactions are very rare. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) an...more »
    1938. Food Allergy -- lobster
     A lobster allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to lobsters or food containing lobster. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific sympto...more »
    1939. Food Allergy -- lychee
     A lychee allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to lychee or food containing lychee. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptoms t...more »
    1940. Food Allergy -- mackerel
     A mackerel allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to mackerel or food containing mackerel. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symp...more »
    1941. Food Allergy -- mango
     A mango allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to mango or food containing mango. This type of allergy is rare and serious reactions are very rare. The specific symptoms that can result can vary considerably amongst patients e.g. skin,...more »
    1942. Food Allergy -- meat
     A meat allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to meat. This type of allergy is rare and severe reactions are even rarer. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with t...more »
    1943. Food Allergy -- melon
     A melon allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to melons or food containing melons. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptoms th...more »
    1944. Food Allergy -- milk
     A milk allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to milk or food containing milk. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptoms that ca...more »
    1945. Food Allergy -- mollusk
     A mollusk allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to mollusks or food containing mollusk. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific sympto...more »
    1946. Food Allergy -- mussel
     A mussel allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to mussels or food containing mussels. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptoms...more »
    1947. Food Allergy -- mustard leaf
     A mustard leaf allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to mustard leaves or food containing mustard leaves. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. T...more »
    1948. Food Allergy -- oat
     An oat allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to oats or food containing oats. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptoms that ca...more »
    1949. Food Allergy -- olive
     An olive allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to olives or food containing olives. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptoms t...more »
    1950. Food Allergy -- oranges
     An orange allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to oranges or food containing oranges. This type of allergy is rare and serious reactions are very rare. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histam...more »
    1951. Food Allergy -- papaya
     A papaya allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to papaya or food containing papaya. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptoms t...more »
    1952. Food Allergy -- paprika
     A paprika allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to paprika or food containing paprika. This type of allergy is rare and serious reactions are very rare. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histam...more »
    1953. Food Allergy -- parsley
     A parsley allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to parsley or food parsley tomatoes. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptoms ...more »
    1954. Food Allergy -- pea
     A pea allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to peas or food containing peas. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptoms that can...more »
    1955. Food Allergy -- peach
     A peach allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to peach or food containing peach. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptoms that...more »
    1956. Food Allergy -- peanuts
     A peanut allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to peanuts or food containing peanuts. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptoms...more »
    1957. Food Allergy -- pear
     A pear allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to pears or food containing pears. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptoms that ...more »
    1958. Food Allergy -- pecan
     A pecan allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to pecans or food containing pecans. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptoms th...more »
    1959. Food Allergy -- pine nut
     A pine nut allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to pine nuts or food containing pine nuts. This type of allergy is rare and serious reactions are very rare. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and h...more »
    1960. Food Allergy -- pineapple
     A pineapple allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to pineapples or food containing pineapple. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific ...more »
    1961. Food Allergy -- plantain
     A plantain allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to plantain or food containing plantain. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symp...more »
    1962. Food Allergy -- plum
     A plum allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to plums or food containing plums. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptoms that ...more »
    1963. Food Allergy -- pomegranates
     A pomegranate allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to pomegranates or food containing pomegranates. This type of allergy is rare and serious reactions are very rare. The specific symptoms that can result can vary considerably amongst...more »
    1964. Food Allergy -- pork
     A pork allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to meat. This type of allergy is rare and severe reactions are even rarer. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with t...more »
    1965. Food Allergy -- potato
     A potato allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to potato or food containing potato. This type of allergy is rare and severe reactions are even rarer. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine...more »
    1966. Food Allergy -- pumpkin
     A pumpkin allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to pumpkin or food containing pumpkin. This type of allergy is rare and serious reactions are very rare. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histam...more »
    1967. Food Allergy -- red meat
     A red meat allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to red meat. This type of allergy is rare and severe reactions are even rarer. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contac...more »
    1968. Food Allergy -- rice
     A rice allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to rice or food containing rice. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptoms that ca...more »
    1969. Food Allergy -- rye
     A rye allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to rye or food containing rye. This type of allergy is rare and severe reactions are even rarer. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in respo...more »
    1970. Food Allergy -- salmon
     A salmon allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to salmon or food containing salmon. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptoms t...more »
    1971. Food Allergy -- scallop
     A scallop allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to scallops or food containing scallops. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific sympt...more »
    1972. Food Allergy -- sesame
     A sesame allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to sesame or food containing sesame. This type of allergy is rare and severe reactions are even rarer. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine...more »
    1973. Food Allergy -- shellfish
     A shellfish allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to shellfish or food containing shellfish. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific s...more »
    1974. Food Allergy -- shrimp
     A shrimp allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to shrimp or food containing shrimp. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptoms t...more »
    1975. Food Allergy -- snail
     A snail allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to snails or food containing snails. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptoms th...more »
    1976. Food Allergy -- soy
     A soy allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to soy or food containing soy. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptoms that can r...more »
    1977. Food Allergy -- soybean
     A soybean allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to soybean or food containing soybean. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptom...more »
    1978. Food Allergy -- spices
     A spice allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to spices or food containing spices. This type of allergy is rare and serious reactions are very rare. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine ...more »
    1979. Food Allergy -- strawberry
     A strawberry allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to strawberries or food containing strawberries. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The spe...more »
    1980. Food Allergy -- sulfite
     A sulfite allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to sulfite or food containing sulfite. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptom...more »
    1981. Food Allergy -- sunflower seeds
     A sunflower seed allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to sunflower seeds or food containing sunflower seeds. This type of allergy is rare and serious reactions are very rare. The specific symptoms that can result can vary considerabl...more »
    1982. Food Allergy -- thyme
     A thyme allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to thyme or food containing thyme. This type of allergy is rare and serious reactions are very rare. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in...more »
    1983. Food Allergy -- tomato
     A tomato allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to tomatoes or food containing tomatoes. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific sympto...more »
    1984. Food Allergy -- tree nuts
     A tree nut allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to tree nuts or food containing tree nuts. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific sy...more »
    1985. Food Allergy -- tuna
     A tuna allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to tuna or food containing tuna. This type of allergy is rare and serious reactions are very rare. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in re...more »
    1986. Food Allergy -- turnip
     A turnip allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to turnip or food containing turnip. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptoms t...more »
    1987. Food Allergy -- turtle
     A turtle allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to the ingestion of turtle meat. This type of allergy is rare and serious reactions are very rare. The specific symptoms that can result can vary considerably amongst patients e.g. skin, ...more »
    1988. Food Allergy -- vegetable oil
     A vegetable oil allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to vegetable oil or food containing vegetable oil. This type of allergy is rare and serious reactions are very rare. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an an...more »
    1989. Food Allergy -- walnuts
     A walnut allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to walnuts or food containing walnuts. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptoms...more »
    1990. Food Allergy -- watermelon
     A watermelon allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to melons or food containing watermelons. This type of allergy is rare and serious reactions are very rare. The specific symptoms that can result can vary considerably amongst patient...more »
    1991. Food Allergy -- wheat
     A wheat allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to wheat or food containing wheat. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptoms that...more »
    1992. Food Allergy -- zucchini
     A zucchini allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to zucchini or food containing zucchini. This type of allergy is rare and serious reactions are very rare. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and his...more »
    1993. Food allergies
     Immune over-reaction to an eaten food....more »
    1994. Food allergy related asthma
     Food allergy related asthma refers to inflammation and constriction of the airways that is caused by an allergic reaction to a particular food. This is a very uncommon cause of asthma....more »
    1995. Food poisoning
     Poisoning from a substance or microbe in food....more »
    1996. Foramina parietalia permagna
     A rare disorder involving abnormal bone development of the skull resulting in persistent wide fontanelles (cranium bifidum) as well as a scalp defect and other abnormalities....more »
    1997. Forney Robinson Pascoe syndrome
     A rare condition characterized by skeletal abnormalities, deafness and mitral regurgitation....more »
    1998. Fortaz -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Fortaz (an antibiotic) during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level...more »
    1999. Fosinopril -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Fosinopril during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure...more »
    2000. Fothergill disease
     Episodes of severe facial pain that lasts from seconds to minutes and involves the trigeminal nerve....more »
    2001. Foxglove poisoning
     The foxglove is a herb which produces fruit in a capsule and colored, tubular flowers. The leaves, flowers and seeds of the plant contain a very toxic chemical called digitalis glycoside which can cause serious symptoms or even death if eaten. Skin irrita...more »
    2002. Franceschetti-Klein syndrome
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by malar hypoplasia, down-slanting eye slits, defect of lower eye lid and malformation of external ear....more »
    2003. Francisella tularenis infection
     Francisella tularenis is a type of bacteria that can cause infection involving the skin, respiratory and gastrointestinal systems. The nature and severity of symptoms varies depending on the location of the infection. The bacteria primarily causes localiz...more »
    2004. Free sialic Acid storage disease
     A rare inherited biochemical disorder characterized by the accumulation of sialic acid in the tissues and excretion of sialic acid in the urine. There are mild and severe forms of the condition - the severe form result in death before birth or within a fe...more »
    2005. Fresh Mangrove caterpillar poisoning
     Contact with the poisonous hairs or spines of the Fresh Mangrove caterpillar can cause skin rashes or even a hypersensitivity reaction in some cases....more »
    2006. Fried-Goldberg-Mundel syndrome
     A rare syndrome characterized mainly by leg malformations and an abnormally positioned urethral opening (hypospadias) in males....more »
    2007. Friedreich ataxia
     A progressive inherited neuromuscular disorder involving slow degeneration of the spinal cord and brain....more »
    2008. Frigophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of cold....more »
    2009. Froelich's syndrome
     A rare condition where an endocrine abnormality (caused by such things as a pituitary tumor or damage to the hypothalamus) affects hormone levels which results in a variety of symptoms....more »
    2010. Frontonasal dysplasia -- phocomelic upper limbs
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by short arms, facial anomalies and various other abnormalities....more »
    2011. Froster-Iskenius-Waterson syndrome
     A rare syndrome characterized by multiple joint contractures at birth, hyperthermia and twisting of neck muscles....more »
    2012. Fructose-1,6-bisphosphatase deficiency, hereditary
     A rare inherited condition where an enzyme deficiency (fructose-1,6-bisphosphatase deficiency - FDPase) impairs the body's ability to metabolize fructose from the diet....more »
    2013. Fryns Syndrome
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by diaphragmatic abnormalities, coarse face and abnormal growth or development of ends of fingers and toes....more »
    2014. Fucosidosis type 1
     A rare biochemical disorder involving deficiency of an enzyme (alpha-fucosidase) which results in accumulation of certain chemicals (glycosphingolipids) in the central nervous system and other body tissues. It is an infantile form of fucosidosis which sta...more »
    2015. Fucosidosis type II
     A form of the biochemical disorder called fucosidosis where an enzyme deficiency (alpha-fucosidase) results in the accumulation of certain chemicals (glycosphingolipids) in the central nervous system and other body tissues. Symptoms start later and progre...more »
    2016. Fumaric aciduria
     A rare inborn metabolic error where a deficiency of the enzyme fumarase due to a genetic defect impairs the body's ability to break down fumarate into malate which results in increased fumaric acid levels in the urine....more »
    2017. Functioning pancreatic endocrine tumor
     Tumors that develop in the pancreas and cause excessive secretion of one or more pancreatic hormones such as insulin, somatostatin, glucagons, gastrin, ACTH (corticosteroids) and vasoactive intestinal peptidase....more »
    2018. Fungal meningitis
     Fungal meningitis is an infection that causes swelling and irritation of the tissue around the brain and spinal cord. It usually strikes people whose weakened immune systems can't fight off infection. The disease is not common. but it can be very serious....more »
    2019. Funnel Web spider poisoning
     The funnel web spider is a poisonous spider found mainly in Australia and America. The venom is toxic to the nervous system. There are two phases of poisoning - the first phase starts soon after envenomation and may result in death in severe cases. The se...more »
    2020. Furrier's lung
     Inhalation of a dust from animal fur in an occupational setting can cause various lung symptoms. The severity of symptoms varies depending on the duration of the exposure. The lung symptoms result from the body's immune system reacting to exposure to the ...more »
    2021. Galactorrhoea-Hyperprolactinaemia
     Increased blood prolactin levels associated with galactorrhea (abnormal milk secretion). It may be caused by such things as certain medications, pituitary disorders and thyroid disorders. The condition can occur in males as well as females....more »
    2022. Game-Friedman-Paradice syndrome
     A rare condition characterized by retarded growth, hydrocephaly, underdeveloped lungs and various other anomalies. The condition was observed in four offspring from one family....more »
    2023. Gametophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of marriage....more »
    2024. Gamophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of marriage....more »
    2025. Ganglioglioma
     A type of tumor that develops in the central nervous system. The tumor originates from glial and nerve cells. The tumor may grow rapidly and symptom will vary depending on the exact location and size of the tumor....more »
    2026. Gastric Reflux
     Condition where relaxation of the sphincter at the bottom of the oesophagus allows acidic stomach contents to enter the oesophagus, causing irritation (See also Gastro-oesophageal Reflex Disease (GORD))...more »
    2027. Gastric Ulcer
     A gastric ulcer is a break in the normal tissue that lines the stomach....more »
    2028. Gastro-enteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumor
     A rare form of gastrointestinal tumor. It includes two main groups of cancer called carcinoid and endocrine pancreatic tumors. Some of the tumors consist of hormone secreting cells which results in excessive secretion of certain hormones....more »
    2029. Gastroenteritis
     Acute stomach or intestine inflammation...more »
    2030. Gastrointestinal bleeding
     Internal bleeding in the digestive tract...more »
    2031. Gastrointestinal infections related to AIDS
     It usually occurs due to decreased immunity....more »
    2032. Gaucher Disease
     A rare inherited biochemical disorder characterized by the deficiency of the enzyme called glucocerebrosidase and accumulation of glycosylceramide (glucocerebroside). There are three forms of this disease: type 1, 2 and 3....more »
    2033. Gaucher disease type 3
     A rare inherited biochemical disorder characterized by the deficiency of the enzyme called glucocerebrosidase and accumulation of glycosylceramide (glucocerebroside). There are three forms of this disease: type 1, 2 and 3. Type 3 is a subacute neurologica...more »
    2034. Generalised anxiety disorder
     Anxiety is a feeling of apprehension or fear....more »
    2035. Generalized anxiety disorder
     Excessive anxiety and worrying....more »
    2036. Geniophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of chins....more »
    2037. Genophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of sex....more »
    2038. Genuphobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of knees....more »
    2039. Gephyrophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of crossing a bridge....more »
    2040. Gerascophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of growing old....more »
    2041. Gerlier disease
     A disease that occurs usually in farm workers who are exposed to cattle. The condition is usually seen in some parts of Switzerland. Symptoms tend to resolve themselves within a few months....more »
    2042. Geumophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of tastes or flavors....more »
    2043. Ghasard-induced lead poisoning
     Ghasard is a lead-containing tetraoxide salt used mainly by Asian and Indian people as a tonic (usually for indigestion). This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more susceptible ...more »
    2044. Ghost cell glaucoma
     Ghost cell glaucoma can occur after vitreous hemorrhage when the residual deformed red blood cells gain access to the anterior chamber and clog the trabecular meshwork resulting in increased intraocular pressure....more »
    2045. Gila Lizard poisoning
     Gila lizards are one of the few venomous species of lizard. They are found in parts of America such as Arizona, California, Nevada and Mexico. Envenomation by lizards is very uncommon but these venomous lizards can cause life-threatening symptoms. Gila li...more »
    2046. Glanders
     An infectious disease caused by a bacterium (Burkholderia mallei). It is usually a disease that affects horses and mules but can also infect other animals and humans. Human infection usually occurs in laboratory settings or in those with prolonged contact...more »
    2047. Glaucoma acquired secondary to intraocular neoplasm
     It is characterised by elevated intraocular pressure....more »
    2048. Glaucoma, hereditary
     An inherited form of glaucoma - includes congenital glaucoma, juvenile glaucoma and adult open-angle glaucoma....more »
    2049. Glenard syndrome
     The downward displacement of internal organs....more »
    2050. Glioblastoma
     An aggressive primary brain tumour of the glial (supporting) cells....more »
    2051. Glioma
     A rare type of tumor that occurs from glial cells that make up the central nervous system. These tumors usually occur in the brain but can also occur in the spinal cord and other nerves such as the optic nerve. Symptoms depend on the size and location of ...more »
    2052. Glioma Susceptibility
     A glioma is a rare type of tumor that occurs from glial cells that make up the central nervous system. These tumors usually occur in the brain but can also occur in the spinal cord and other nerves such as the optic nerve. Symptoms depend on the size and ...more »
    2053. Glioma Susceptibility 1
     A glioma is a rare type of tumor that occurs from glial cells that make up the central nervous system. These tumors usually occur in the brain but can also occur in the spinal cord and other nerves such as the optic nerve. Symptoms depend on the size and ...more »
    2054. Glioma Susceptibility 2
     A glioma is a rare type of tumor that occurs from glial cells that make up the central nervous system. These tumors usually occur in the brain but can also occur in the spinal cord and other nerves such as the optic nerve. Symptoms depend on the size and ...more »
    2055. Glioma Susceptibility 3
     A glioma is a rare type of tumor that occurs from glial cells that make up the central nervous system. These tumors usually occur in the brain but can also occur in the spinal cord and other nerves such as the optic nerve. Symptoms depend on the size and ...more »
    2056. Glioma Susceptibility 4
     A glioma is a rare type of tumor that occurs from glial cells that make up the central nervous system. These tumors usually occur in the brain but can also occur in the spinal cord and other nerves such as the optic nerve. Symptoms depend on the size and ...more »
    2057. Glioma Susceptibility 5
     A glioma is a rare type of tumor that occurs from glial cells that make up the central nervous system. These tumors usually occur in the brain but can also occur in the spinal cord and other nerves such as the optic nerve. Symptoms depend on the size and ...more »
    2058. Glioma Susceptibility 6
     A glioma is a rare type of tumor that occurs from glial cells that make up the central nervous system. These tumors usually occur in the brain but can also occur in the spinal cord and other nerves such as the optic nerve. Symptoms depend on the size and ...more »
    2059. Glioma Susceptibility 7
     A glioma is a rare type of tumor that occurs from glial cells that make up the central nervous system. These tumors usually occur in the brain but can also occur in the spinal cord and other nerves such as the optic nerve. Symptoms depend on the size and ...more »
    2060. Glioma Susceptibility 8
     A glioma is a rare type of tumor that occurs from glial cells that make up the central nervous system. These tumors usually occur in the brain but can also occur in the spinal cord and other nerves such as the optic nerve. Symptoms depend on the size and ...more »
    2061. Gliomatosis cerebri
     A rare, aggressive type of malignant brain tumor. Cancerous glial cells infiltrate various parts of the brain and can result in a variety of symptoms....more »
    2062. Gliosarcoma
     A type of brain tumor that originates from glial cells. The tumor may grow rapidly and symptom will vary depending on the exact location and size of the tumor....more »
    2063. Glomerular Disease
     Condition affecting the glomerules in the kidney....more »
    2064. Glomus tympanicum
     A rare, usually benign tumor found behind the ear drum. The tumor develops from glomus cells which are located along blood vessels involved in automatic body activities such as regulation of blood pressure and blood flow....more »
    2065. Glory lily poisoning
     The glory lily is a type of vine which bears unusual yellow and red flowers. It is often used as an indoor and outdoor ornamental plant. The plant contains various chemicals that can cause serious symptoms if eaten. The roots are the most toxic part of th...more »
    2066. Glossophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of speaking in public or speech anxiety....more »
    2067. Glucosamine -- adverse effects
     Side effects may be associated with the use of glucosamine supplements....more »
    2068. Glucose-6-Phosphate Dehydrogenase Deficiency
     A rare enzyme abnormality involving a deficiency of the glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase which causes premature destruction of red blood cells. The excessive destruction of red blood cells can be triggered by certain infections or drugs or by eating fava...more »
    2069. Glutaric aciduria 2
     A metabolic disorder involving an enzyme deficiency - electron transfer flavoprotein ubiquinone oxydoreductase. The severity of symptoms depends on the level of deficiency. The infant onset form is the most severe and often results in death. Severe cases ...more »
    2070. Gluten allergy
     Gluten allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to gluten or foods containing gluten. The specific symptoms that can result can vary considerably amongst patients from a severe anaphylactic reaction to asthma, abdominal symptoms, eczema ...more »
    2071. Gluten ataxia
     Ataxia that apparently results from a sensitivity to gluten which is found in grains such as wheat and barley....more »
    2072. Glycine encephalopathy, classical neonatal early-onset form
     A rare disorder of amino acid metabolism where glycine are unable to be metabolized properly due to defects in the glycine cleavage system. The early onset classical neonatal form usually starts after a period of normal development during the first 6 mont...more »
    2073. Glycine encephalopathy, classical neonatal form
     A rare disorder of amino acid metabolism where glycine are unable to be metabolized properly due to defects in the glycine cleavage system....more »
    2074. Glycine encephalopathy, classical neonatal late-onset form
     A rare disorder of amino acid metabolism where glycine are unable to be metabolized properly due to defects in the glycine cleavage system. The late onset classical neonatal form usually starts during childhood....more »
    2075. Glycine synthase deficiency
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by high blood glycine levels which is toxic to the body. The severity of the condition varies according to the degree of deficiency and age of onset. The classical neonatal form is generally quite severe, the atypical...more »
    2076. Glycine synthase deficiency, type 1
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by high blood glycine levels. It is caused by a defect in the P protein (pyridoxal phosphate-dependent glycine decarboxylase) in the energy creating center of cells (mitochondria)....more »
    2077. Glycine synthase deficiency, type 2
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by high blood glycine levels. It is caused by a defect in the T protein (tetrahydrofolate-requiring enzyme) in the energy creating center of cells (mitochondria)....more »
    2078. Glycogenosis type 2
     A rare inherited biochemical disorder involving the harmful accumulation of certain chemicals (glycogen) in body tissues due to the deficiency of an enzyme (?-glucosidase or acid maltase) needed to break it down. The severity of the condition is variable ...more »
    2079. Gnathostoma Infection
     Infection with a type of round worm (Gnathostoma spinigerum and Gnathostoma hispidum). Infection typically occurs through eating undercooked fish or poultry containing the roundworm larvae or by drinking contaminated water. The symptoms are determined by ...more »
    2080. Gnathostoma hispidum infection
     A tapeworm infection with a tapeworm species called Gnathostoma hispidum. The infection is called gnathostomiasis and usually results from eating undercooked contaminated fish or poultry or drinking contaminated water. The nature and severity of symptoms ...more »
    2081. Gnathostoma spinigerum infection
     A tapeworm infection with a tapeworm species called Gnathostoma spinigerum. The infection is called gnathostomiasis and usually results from eating undercooked contaminated fish or poultry or drinking contaminated water. The nature and severity of symptom...more »
    2082. Gold poisoning
     A type of heavy metal poisoning caused by excessive exposure to gold....more »
    2083. Golden Chain tree poisoning
     The Golden Chain tree is a relatively small tree which produces bright yellow flowers. The plant contains a chemical called cytisine which can cause similar effects to nicotine if ingested and can be serious if patients have underlying health problems. Al...more »
    2084. Gonionemus poisoning
     Gonionemus is a type of hydrozoan jellyfish which can deliver a venomous sting. The sting can cause various combinations of skin, respiratory and joint and pain symptoms. In mild cases, only the skin is affected. Stings most often occur in the Northern he...more »
    2085. Goodpasture syndrome
     A rare disease involving inflammation of membranes in the lung and kidneys....more »
    2086. Goodpasture's syndrome
     A condition which is characterized by glomerulonephritis and pulmonary hemorrhage with circulating antibodies against basement membranes....more »
    2087. Goose allergy
     A goose allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to geese. The allergy is usually associated with the skin, feathers or excrement of the goose. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in respo...more »
    2088. Gradenigo's syndrome
     A complication that can develop from a middle ear infection that spreads to the mastoid bone of the skull. The syndrome involves the association of headache, ear infection and sixth cranial nerve palsy....more »
    2089. Graeck-Imerslund disease
    2090. Graft-versus-host disease
     A disease characterised by an immune response as a result of a transplantation or transfusion resulting in a widespread systemic inflammatory response...more »
    2091. Granulomatous Angiitis of the Central Nervous System
     Inflammation of blood vessels in the central nervous system (brain and spinal cord). The condition tends to recur....more »
    2092. Granulomatous amebic encephalitis
     Brain/CNS infection from Acanthamoeba bacteria...more »
    2093. Granulomatous amoebic encephalitis
     A rare opportunistic brain infection caused by certain amoeba - Acanthamoeba or Balamuthia amoebae. The amoeba generally only causes encephalitis in people who are immunocompromised or have a chronic disease such as diabetes. The amoeba initially cause pn...more »
    2094. Granulomatous hypophysitis
     A rare disorder caused by the inflammation of the pituitary gland. It can occur as a result of other infections such as tuberculosis and sarcoidosis....more »
    2095. Grapeleaf skeletonizer caterpillar poisoning
     Contact with the poisonous hairs or spines of the grapeleaf skeletonizer caterpillar can cause skin rashes or even a hypersensitivity reaction in some cases....more »
    2096. Graphite Pneumoconiosis
     Lung damage caused by excessive inhalation of graphite. Cases are rare and severity can vary depending on the level of exposure....more »
    2097. Graphophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational dislike of writing....more »
    2098. Grasbeck-Imerslund Disease
     A rare inherited disorder characterized by vitamin B12 deficiency which results from the body's inability to absorb vitamin B12 from the foods eaten....more »
    2099. Grass pollen allergy
     A grass pollen allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to pollen produced by various grasses. The specific symptoms that can result can vary amongst patients....more »
    2100. Graves Disease
     is an autoimmune disease characterized by hyperthyroidism due to circulating autoantibodies. Thyroid-stimulating immunoglobulins (TSIs) bind to and activate thyrotropin receptors, causing the thyroid gland to grow and the thyroid follicles to increase syn...more »
    2101. Greenhead ant sting
     The Greenhead ant is found in parts of Australia and can cause allergic reactions in susceptible people. Some people have a relatively minor allergic response whereas other develop anaphylaxis which is a life-threatening allergic response which requires u...more »
    2102. Greta-induced lead poisoning
     Greta is a lead-containing tetraoxide salt used mainly by Mexican people to treat digestive or stomach problems including indigestion and diarrhea. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Chil...more »
    2103. Griseofulvin -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Griseofulvin (an antifungal drug) during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected b...more »
    2104. Group A Streptococcal Infections
     "Strep" bacteria responsible for strep throat, impetigo and some other strep conditions....more »
    2105. Group B Streptococcal Infections
     "Strep" bacteria that may affect newborns and the immune-compromised; compare strep A....more »
    2106. Guanarito virus
    2107. Gulf War syndrome
     Syndrome in military veterans of the Gulf war...more »
    2108. Gynephobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear or hatred of women....more »
    2109. Gynophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear or hatred of women....more »
    2110. Gypsy moth caterpillar poisoning
     Contact with the poisonous hairs or spines of the Gypsy moth caterpillar can cause skin rashes or even a hypersensitivity reaction in some cases....more »
    2111. H1N1 Flu
    2112. HADH deficiency
     A rare inherited form of biochemical disorder characterized by the deficiency of a particular enzyme (3-Hydroxyacyl-CoA Dehydrogenase). The enzyme deficiency only affects certain body tissues, in particular the skeletal muscles. The lack of enzyme activit...more »
    2113. HARD syndrome
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by a smooth brain surface and eye, genitourinary and other abnormalities....more »
    2114. HELLP syndrome
     A rare potentially fatal condition that occurs in pregnant women and is frequently associated with pre-eclampsia....more »
    2115. HHV-6 encephalitis
     A rare condition that usually occurs in immunocompromised people such as those undergoing transplants or HIV patients. The condition causes neurological symptoms....more »
    2116. HIV-1, CRF01_AE
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    2117. HIV-1, CRF02_AG
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    2118. HIV-1, CRF04_ cpx
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    2119. HIV-1, CRF05_ D/F
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    2120. HIV-1, CRF06_cpx
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    2121. HIV-1, CRF07_BC
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    2122. HIV-1, CRF08_BC
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    2123. HIV-1, CRF11_cpx
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    2124. HIV-1, CRF12_BF
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    2125. HIV-1, CRF13_cpx
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    2126. HIV-1, CRF14_BG
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    2127. HIV-1, CRF15_01B
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    2128. HIV-1, CRF16_ A2D
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    2129. HIV-1, CRF17_BF
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    2130. HIV-1, CRF18_cpx
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    2131. HIV-1, CRF19_cpx
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    2132. HIV-1, CRF20_BG
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    2133. HIV-1, CRF21_A2D
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    2134. HIV-1, CRF22_01A1
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    2135. HIV-1, CRF23_BG
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    2136. HIV-1, CRF24_BG
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    2137. HIV-1, CRF25_cpx
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    2138. HIV-1, CRF26_AU
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    2139. HIV-1, CRF27_cpx
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    2140. HIV-1, CRF28_BF
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    2141. HIV-1, CRF29_BF
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    2142. HIV-1, CRF30_0206
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    2143. HIV-1, CRF31_BC
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    2144. HIV-1, CRF32_06A1
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    2145. HIV-1, CRF33_01B
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    2146. HIV-1, CRF34_01B
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    2147. HIV-1, CRF35_AD
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    2148. HIV-1, CRF36_cpx
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    2149. HIV-1, CRF37_cpx
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    2150. HIV-1, CRF38_BF
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    2151. HIV-1, CRF39_BF
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    2152. HIV-1, CRF40_BF
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    2153. HIV-1, CRF41_CD
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    2154. HIV-1, CRF42_BF
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    2155. HIV-1, CRF43_02G
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    2156. HIV-1A
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    2157. HIV-1A1
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    2158. HIV-1A2
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    2159. HIV-1A3
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    2160. HIV-1B
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    2161. HIV-1C
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    2162. HIV-1D
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    2163. HIV-1E
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    2164. HIV-1F
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    2165. HIV-1F1
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    2166. HIV-1F2
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    2167. HIV-1G
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    2168. HIV-1H
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    2169. HIV-1J
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    2170. HIV-1K
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    2171. HIV-1M
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    2172. HIV-1N
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    2173. HIV-1O
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    2174. HIV-2
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    2175. HIV-2A
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    2176. HIV-2B
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    2177. HIV/AIDS
     HIV is a sexually transmitted virus and AIDS is the progressive immune failure that HIV causes....more »
    2178. HOCM
     Hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy...more »
    2179. Hadeophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of hell....more »
    2180. Hagiophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear or dislike of saints and holy things....more »
    2181. Hai Ge Fen-induced lead poisoning
     Hai Ge Fen is clamshell powder used mainly by Chinese people to make traditional Chinese herbal medicines. This product has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more susceptible to the effects of l...more »
    2182. Hamaphobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of the sight of blood....more »
    2183. Hamartophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of error or sin....more »
    2184. Hamman-Rich syndrome
     A rare acute lung disease where the lung sufferers progressive inflammation and fibrosis which often leads to death....more »
    2185. Hand-Foot-Mouth Syndrome
     An infectious viral disease caused by the coxsackievirus A. The disease is characterized by the development of blisters in the mouth and on hands and feet. The disease is spread by contact with body fluids from an infected person and the incubation period...more »
    2186. Hand-Schuller-Christian Syndrome
     A group of blood disorder involving excess production of histiocytes (type of immune cell) throughout the body. Accumulation of histiocytes results in non-cancerous growths which can damage organs and other body tissues such as bones. Symptom vary hugely ...more »
    2187. Handgrips induced allergies
     Handgrips induced allergies are an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to the latex in handgrips. Symptoms usually involve the hands....more »
    2188. Hangover
     Condition following excessive alcohol consumption....more »
    2189. Hantavirosis
     Infection by hantavirus which is a virus from the family Bunyaviridae. Infection generally causes severe febrile illness which can involve bleeding, shock and even death in some cases. The disease is transmitted by infected rodents....more »
    2190. Hantavirus
     A genus of viruses from the family Bunyaviridae...more »
    2191. Haphophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of touch....more »
    2192. Haptophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of touch....more »
    2193. Harpaxophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of robbers....more »
    2194. Hartnup Disease
     A rare metabolic disorder involving an error in the transport of neutral amino acid and characterized by mental retardation, rash due to light sensitivity and cerebellar ataxia....more »
    2195. Havoc rodenticide poisoning
     Havoc is used as a rodenticide. The chemical may be absorbed through the skin. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature o...more »
    2196. Hay Worker's disease -- Aspergillus spp.
     Inhalation of hay particles contaminated with fungus (Aspergillus spp.) in an occupational setting can cause various lung symptoms. The severity of symptoms varies depending on the duration of the exposure. The lung symptoms result from the body's immune ...more »
    2197. Hay fever
     An allergy which causes sneezing, runny nose or blocked nose for part of the year....more »
    2198. Head Cancer
     A malignancy that occurs on the head...more »
    2199. Head Conditions
     Conditions that affect the head...more »
    2200. Headache
     In medicine a headache or cephalalgia is a symptom of a number of different conditions of the head and sometimes neck. Some of the causes are benign while others are medical emergencies. It ranks among the most common pain complaints...more »
    2201. Headache and migraine conditions
     Medical conditions related to headaches including migraine....more »
    2202. Heart attack
     Serious and often fatal acute heart condition...more »
    2203. Heart block
     Failure of the heart's normal rhythm controls leading to arrhythmia...more »
    2204. Heart cancer
     A malignancy that is located in the heart...more »
    2205. Heart conditions
     Any condition that affects the heart...more »
    2206. Heart disease
     Any of various heart conditions....more »
    2207. Heart failure
     Slow failure of the heart (cardiac insufficiency)....more »
    2208. Heart injury
     An injury to the heart...more »
    2209. Heart valve diseases
     Diseases that affect the valves of the heart...more »
    2210. Heartburn
     Pain from stomach acid coming back up the esophagus...more »
    2211. Heat syndrome
     A condition which is characterized by an elevated body temperature...more »
    2212. Heatstroke
     Heat exhaustion and collapse from heat exposure...more »
    2213. Hedonophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of pleasure....more »
    2214. Heerfordt syndrome
     A disorder sometimes associated with sarcoidosis and characterized by inflammation of the uvea of the eye, enlarged salivary gland, fever and facial paralysis....more »
    2215. Heiner syndrome
     A disease caused by the precipitation in the blood of antibodies to cow's milk....more »
    2216. Helicobacter cinaedi infection
     Helicobacter cinaedi is a food borne bacterial infection which may cause mild to severe gastroenteritis....more »
    2217. Helicobacter fenneliae infection
     Helicobacter fenneliae is a food borne bacterial infection which may cause mild to severe gastroenteritis....more »
    2218. Heliophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of sunlight or increased sensitivity to sunlight....more »
    2219. Heller-Dohle disease
     Inflammation of the aorta which occurs in the later stages of a syphilis infection....more »
    2220. Helminth infections
     The infection by a parasitic worm...more »
    2221. Helminthiasis
     Infection of the human body with a parasitic worm such as roundworms and pinworms. The worms usually only involve the intestinal tract but sometimes they may invade other organs. The type and severity of symptoms is determined by the type of worm and the ...more »
    2222. Helminthophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of being infested with worms....more »
    2223. Hemangioblastoma
     A benign tumor that tends to occur in the central nervous system such as the brain and spinal cord. The tumor arises from the stem cells that develop into blood vessels or blood cells (hemangioblasts). Symptoms vary depending on the exact location and siz...more »
    2224. Hemangiomatosis, familial pulmonary capillary
     A rare condition involving the excessive proliferation of lung capillaries which results in pulmonary hypertension....more »
    2225. Hematophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of the sight of blood....more »
    2226. Hemiplegic migraine, familial type 1
     A rare inherited form of migraine that characteristically causes temporary paralysis on one side of the body and involves the presence of an aura. A migraine episode may be triggered by minimal trauma to the head. The severity of the disorder is variable ...more »
    2227. Hemiplegic migraine, familial type 2
     A rare inherited form of migraine that characteristically causes temporary paralysis on one side of the body and involves the presence of an aura. A migraine episode may be triggered by minimal trauma to the head. The severity of the disorder is variable ...more »
    2228. Hemoglobin S/hemoglobin Lepore, Boston
     A blood disorder that mainly causes hemolytic anemia with great variability of symptoms....more »
    2229. Hemoglobin S/hemoglobin O, Arab
     A genetic blood anomaly which causes severe hemolytic anemia, fever, pain, cramping and excessive bleeding....more »
    2230. Hemoglobin SC
     A genetic blood disorder where the patient inherits a gene for hemoglobin S from one parent and hemoglobin C from another. Severity of symptoms is variable....more »
    2231. Hemolytic anaemia, lethal -- genital anomalies
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by genital abnormalities and hemolytic anemia which often causes death....more »
    2232. Hemolytic anemia
     Hemolytic anemia is a term used to describe the premature desctruction of red blood cells. Red blood cells are normally broken down every 3-4 months and replaced but in haemolytic anemia the red blood cells are broken down at a faster rate than they can b...more »
    2233. Hemolytic anemia, lethal -- genital anomalies
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by genital abnormalities and hemolytic anemia which often causes death....more »
    2234. Hemophagocytic reticulosis
     The abnormal proliferation of reticulum cell (histiocytes) which infiltrate various organs and. Macrophages destroy blood cells causing blood abnormalities. Meningoencephalitis frequently occurs when the histiocytes infiltrate the mininges and cerebral ti...more »
    2235. Hemophilus influenzae B
     Bacterial respiratory infection with dangerous complications....more »
    2236. Hemoptysis
     A condition which is characterized by the coughing up of blood or blood stained sputum...more »
    2237. Hemorragic fever with renal syndrome
     A group of infectious diseases that involve bleeding, fever and kidney problems. Examples of viruses that can cause such infectious diseases include Hantan virus, Puumala virus and Seoul virus. Examples of diseases caused by viruses in this group includes...more »
    2238. Hemorrhagic thrombocythemia
     A rare blood disorder characterized by increased number of platelets in the blood which often results in an enlarged spleen, bleeding and blood vessel blockages....more »
    2239. Hemosiderosis
     A rare lung condition where bleeding into the lungs causes lung damage due to the accumulation of iron. The severity of the condition is determined by the amount of bleeding....more »
    2240. Hemothorax
     Blood in the pleural cavity (near lungs)...more »
    2241. Hendra Virus Infection
    2242. Henna-induced lead poisoning
     Henna is used mainly by Middle Eastern people as a hair and skin dye. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more susceptible to the effects of lead. The use of folk remedies is ...more »
    2243. Henoch-Schonlein purpura
     A form of vasculitis (blood vessel inflammation) that affects blood capillaries and affects mostly the skin, kidneys, joints and stomach....more »
    2244. Heparin-induced thrombocytopenia
     A blood disorder triggered by the use of the drug called heparin which is an anticoagulant. The severity of the condition is variable....more »
    2245. Hepatitis
     Any type of liver inflammation or infection....more »
    2246. Hepatitis X (non-A,-B,-C,-D,-E)
     Viral liver inflammation that cannot be determined to be one of the existing types of viral hepatitis - A,B,C,D and E....more »
    2247. Herbal Agent adverse reaction -- Clove
     Clove can be used as a herbal agent that can be used topically for tooth pain or as a local anesthetic in dentistry. The herbal agent can cause an adverse reaction or even anaphylaxis in some people....more »
    2248. Herbal Agent adverse reaction -- Ginkgo biloba
     Ginkgo biloba can be used as a herbal agent to treat conditions such as tinnitus, brain trauma, vertigo, blood vessel diseases and any other problems which benefit from the blood vessel dilating action of the herbal agent. Ginkgo biloba can cause adverse ...more »
    2249. Herbal Agent adverse reaction -- Kombucha
     Kombucha can be used as a herbal agent to treat insomnia, arthritis, aches, high blood pressure and to improve the immune system. Kombucha can cause an adverse reaction in some people....more »
    2250. Herbal Agent adverse reaction -- Licorice
     Licorice can be used as a herbal agent in cough medications and as a food additive in chewing gum and chewing tobacco. The herbal agent contains a chemical called glycyrrhizic acid which can cause an adverse reaction in some people....more »
    2251. Herbal Agent adverse reaction -- Margosa oil
     Margosa oil can be used as a herbal agent to treat parasitic infestations. The herbal agent contains various chemicals which can cause an adverse reaction in some people....more »
    2252. Herbal Agent adverse reaction -- Saw Palmetto
     Saw palmetto can be used to assist with benign prostatic hyperplasia. The herbal agent can cause an adverse reaction in some people....more »
    2253. Herbal Agent adverse reaction -- Senna
     Senna can be used to treat constipation or to prepare the colon for a rectal examination. The herbal agent can cause an adverse reaction in some people....more »
    2254. Herbal Agent overdose -- Arnica Flower
     Arnica Flower can be used as a herbal agent used to topically for such things as bruises, hematomas and contusions. The herbal agent contains chemicals such as flavonoid glycoside, coumarin and sesquiterpene lactone. Ingestion of the herbal agent can resu...more »
    2255. Herbal Agent overdose -- Autumn Crocus
     Autumn crocus can be used as a herbal agent to treat gout and rheumatoid conditions. The herbal agent contains chemicals such as colchicine and the ingestion of excessive amounts of this can result in symptoms. Severe overdose can result in death and chro...more »
    2256. Herbal Agent overdose -- Betel Nut
     Betel Nut is used as a herbal agent used alleviate pain and improve mood problems. The betel nut contains chemicals such as (arecoline on raw nut, arecaidine - after roasting)and the ingestion of excessive amounts of these can result in symptoms. Chronic ...more »
    2257. Herbal Agent overdose -- Catnip
     Catnip can be used as a herbal agent to treat diarrhea, fever, menstrual cramps and for sedation. The herbal agent contains a chemical called nepetalactone and tannins. The ingestion of excessive amounts of these can result in nervous system symptoms and ...more »
    2258. Herbal Agent overdose -- Garlic
     Garlic can be used as a herbal agent to treat cholesterol problems, high blood pressure and to reduce inflammation and the risk of blood clots. The bulb of the garlic plant contain alliin and ajoene which can cause an adverse reaction in some people or va...more »
    2259. Herbal Agent overdose -- Germanium
     Germanium is used as a health food supplement mainly in Japan but it can cause various problems if too much is taken. Chronic use and the ingestion of a large amount at one time can result in overdose symptoms....more »
    2260. Herbal Agent overdose -- Golden Seal
     Golden seal can be used as a herbal agent to treat a variety of conditions - bleeding after birth, mucosal inflammation, constipation, hemorrhoids. The herbal agent contains chemicals (alkaloid hydrastine, berberine) which can cause various symptoms if ex...more »
    2261. Herbal Agent overdose -- Horse Chestnuts
     Horse Chestnuts can be used as a herbal agent to treat varicose veins, improve blood circulation through veins and to prevent fluid buildup following operations. The herbal agent contains a chemical called aesculin which can cause various symptoms if exce...more »
    2262. Herbal Agent overdose -- Kombucha
     Kombucha can be used as a herbal agent to treat insomnia, arthritis, aches, high blood pressure and to improve the immune system. The ingestion of excessive amounts of Kombucha can result in overdose symptoms....more »
    2263. Herbal Agent overdose -- Lobelia
     Lobelia can be used as a herbal agent to treat respiratory congestion, muscle spasms and to assist in quitting smoking. The herbal agent contains a certain chemicals which can imitate the effects of nicotine but which can cause various symptoms if excessi...more »
    2264. Herbal Agent overdose -- Sabah vegetable
     Sabah vegetable can be used as a herbal agent to treat obesity and prevent vision problems. The herbal agent contains a chemical (papvarine alkaloids) which can cause an adverse reaction in some people....more »
    2265. Herbal Agent overdose -- Wormwood
     Wormwood can be used to treat worm infestations and as a sedative or hair tonic. The herbal agent contains chemicals which can cause various symptoms if excessive quantities are taken....more »
    2266. Hereditary amyloidosis
     An inherited form of amyloidosis which is characterized by a build up of the protein amyloid in tissues and organs. This form of amyloidosis tends to affect mainly the nervous system and gastrointestinal tract. Symptoms are determined by the size and loca...more »
    2267. Hereditary elliptocytosis
     An inherited blood disorder where a significant number of red blood cells (erythrocytes) are elliptical or oval shaped rather than doughnut shaped. The condition is often asymptomatic but anemia can result when the abnormal red blood cells are destroyed....more »
    2268. Hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by epistaxes and multiple telangiectases....more »
    2269. Hereditary methemoglobinemia, recessive, type II
     A rare inherited blood disorder where the hemoglobin (the oxygen-carrying part of red blood cells) can't bind with oxygen which impairs the oxygen supply to parts of the body, especially during exertion when more oxygen is needed by the body. The type II ...more »
    2270. Hereditary paroxysmal cerebral ataxia
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by episodes of incoordination and unsteadiness as well as nystagmus (rapid, involuntary eye movements). Stress, exertion, alcohol and coffee may trigger the episodes which can last from minutes to days....more »
    2271. Hereditary peripheral nervous disorder
     A group of inherited disorders affecting the peripheral nerves (nerves other than the brain and spinal cord). The motor, sensory and/or autonomic nerves may be affected. Examples of such conditions includes Dejerine-Sottas disease and Charcot-Marie-Tooth ...more »
    2272. Hereditary sensory and autonomic neuropathy 3
     A very rare inherited disorder affecting the peripheral and autonomic nervous system and characterized by reduced tear production, excessive sweating, poor body temperature control, blood pressure problems, impaired sensation and poor muscle control....more »
    2273. Hereditary spherocytic hemolytic anemia
     An inherited blood disorder where a metabolic defect causes defects in the red blood cells membranes which leads to their characteristic spherical shape (normal cells are doughnut shaped) and premature destruction....more »
    2274. Hereditary vascular retinopathie -- Raynaud phenomenon -- migraine
     An inherited disorder characterized by a disease of the small retinal blood vessels, migrains and Raynaud's phenomenon....more »
    2275. Heroin dependence
     The physical and psychological dependence to the recreational drug heroin...more »
    2276. Herpes simplex encephalitis
     A form of encephalitis caused by the herpes simplex virus and characterized by fever, headache and neurological symptoms....more »
    2277. Herpes, Neonatal
     Neonatal herpes is the infection of a newborn with the herpes virus within the first six weeks of life. The virus may be transmitted from the mother to the baby while it is still in the uterus or during delivery. The risk of transmitting the virus is high...more »
    2278. Herpes, Neonatal -- Disseminated
     Disseminated neonatal herpes is a widespread infection of a newborn with the herpes virus within the first six weeks of life. The virus may be transmitted from the mother to the baby while it is still in the uterus or during delivery. The risk of transmit...more »
    2279. Herpetophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of reptiles....more »
    2280. Herring poisoning (clupeotoxin)
     Some herrings contain toxins (Clupeotoxin) which can be poisonous to humans if eaten. Heat does not destroy the toxin and there is still uncertainty as to the origin of the toxin. The toxin appears to be present in higher concentrations in summer and is b...more »
    2281. Herrmann Opitz a