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    1. Abalone poisoning
     Abalone are a shellfish that are commonly eaten by humans. The internal organs of the abalone sometimes contain toxins which can cause various symptoms. The toxins are believed to originate from toxic components in the abalones diet....read more »
    2. Abdominal muscle strain
     Damage to the abdominal muscle due to over-stretching of the muscle tissue. The damage involves tearing the muscle tissue. Small blood vessels may also be damaged which can cause bruising. The symptoms may vary from mild to severe depending on the severit...read more »
    3. 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....read more »
    4. Actinic keratosis
     Scaling of the skin condition usually from sunlight...read more »
    5. Acute stress disorder
     An acute anxiety state...read more »
    6. 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...read more »
    7. 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...read more »
    8. 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...read more »
    9. 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...read more »
    10. 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...read more »
    11. 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....read more »
    12. Adult Panic-Anxiety Syndrome
     A psychiatric disorder involving anxiety and panic attacks that occur for no obvious reason....read more »
    13. 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....read more »
    14. African milk bush poisoning
     The African milk bush originated from African and is a shrubby plant with small flowers. The milky sap contains diterpene esters which can cause symptoms if it is eaten or if the sap comes into contact with the skin or eyes. It can cause severe skin irrit...read more »
    15. Alclometasone -- Teratogenic Agent
     Experimental studies on rats and rabbits indicate that the use of Alclometasone 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 th...read more »
    16. Alcohol drinking
     The consumption of a drink containing alcohol. Alcohol consumption can cause varying degrees of impairment depending on the amount consumed. Consuming very large amounts of alcohol can lead to death....read more »
    17. 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...read more »
    18. Alcohol-induced hypertension
     Alcohol-induced hypertension is high blood pressure caused by excessive drinking of alcohol....read more »
    19. Aldehyde syndrome
     A metabolic anomaly where consumption of alcohol results in high levels of blood acetaldehyde which causes a variety of symptoms....read more »
    20. Allergic contact dermatitis
     An allergic contact dermatitis is where the body's immune system causes a skin reaction in response to direct contact with an allergen. Symptoms usually only affect the skin directly in contact with the allergen but in severe cases, symptoms may spread ar...read more »
    21. 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...read more »
    22. Anaphylaxis
     A rare, potentially life-threatening allergic reaction....read more »
    23. 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...read more »
    24. Anthurium poisoning
     Anthuriums have dark, glossy, heart-shaped leaves with glossy, heart-shaped flowers which can be red, white or other colors. The plant contains calcium oxalate crystals which an cause severe mouth pain if eaten. Large amounts would need to be eaten to cau...read more »
    25. Anticholinergic syndrome
     Symptoms caused by overdose of anticholinergic drugs....read more »
    26. 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...read more »
    27. 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...read more »
    28. Arthralgia
     Pain in the joints, often a symptom of arthritis....read more »
    29. Asparagus Fern poisoning
     The asparagus fern is a slightly woody plant with a fern-like foliage. It has yellow-green fruit and bright red berries. The plant originated in South Arica. Skin contact with the plant sap can result in skin irritation and eating the berries can cause ga...read more »
    30. Aspirin -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is strong evidence to indicate that exposure to Aspirin 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 expo...read more »
    31. Asteatotic dermatitis
     An itchy eczema-like skin condition involving areas of superficial cracking and mild peeling of the skin. Older people who bathe excessive in hot soapy water and live in houses with a high temperature and low humidity are the most prone to this condition....read more »
    32. Athlete's foot
     Fungal skin condition typically of feet or toes....read more »
    33. Atlantic Poison oak poisoning
     Atlantic Poison oak is a tall shrub which has a distinctive leaf shape. It is often found growing in the wild. The leaves have small clumps of hairs on the underside. The plant contains a chemical called urushiol which can cause severe skin irritation in ...read more »
    34. Australian Umbrella Tree poisoning
     The Australian Umbrella tree is an evergreen shrub or tree which originated in Asia. The sap of the plant contains oxalate which can cause irritation symptoms. Skin contact with the sap from the plant can result in irritation and eating parts of the plant...read more »
    35. 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...read more »
    36. Autosensitization dermatitis
     A skin reaction involving the development of a variety of skin lesions in response to infections (virus, bacteria, fungus, parasite), inflammatory skin conditions or other triggers. The skin reaction may vary considerable in appearance from itchy red skin...read more »
    37. 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....read more »
    38. 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...read more »
    39. Bedsores
     Skin ulcers from prolonged pressure...read more »
    40. Behcet's Disease
     Recurring inflammation of small blood vessels affecting various areas....read more »
    41. Benztropine Mesylate -- Teratogenic Agent
     Reports indicate that the use of Benztropine Mesylate 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 a...read more »
    42. Bicep muscle strain
     Damage to the bicep muscle in the arm due to over-stretching of the muscle tissue. The damage involves tearing the muscle tissue. Small blood vessels may also be damaged which can cause bruising. The symptoms may vary from mild to severe depending on the ...read more »
    43. 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...read more »
    44. 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...read more »
    45. 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 ...read more »
    46. Blepharitis
     A common eyelid inflammation...read more »
    47. Boil
     Infected puseous hair follicle on the skin...read more »
    48. 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....read more »
    49. 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...read more »
    50. Boxwood poisoning
     The boxwood is an evergreen, woody, flowering shrub often used as a hedge. The leaves contain steroidal alkaloids which can cause skin irritation upon skin contact with the sap or various other symptoms if eaten. The plant is considered to have a relative...read more »
    51. Brachioradial pruritus
     A condition characterized by itching, burning and other sensations of the skin on one or both arms. The skin has no visible evidence of the skin unless the patient causes damage to the skin due to scratching or rubbing. The condition results from nerve da...read more »
    52. 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...read more »
    53. Bullous Pemphigoid
     A chronic skin disorder characterized blistering of the skin which usually occurs on the joints, abdomen, armpit and groin areas....read more »
    54. Bullous systemic lupus erythematosus
     A blistering disease that can develop in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). The process is mediated by autoantibodies....read more »
    55. Bunyavirus
     Virus of the family bunyaviridae....read more »
    56. Burnett-Schwartz-Berberian syndrome
     A rare syndrome characterized by an inflammatory facial skin disorder and various congenital anomalies....read more »
    57. Burns
     Injury from burns and scalds....read more »
    58. CRMO, juvenile
     A rare chronic inflammatory bone disease that occurs in children. The symptoms go into periods of remission only to return. The most common sites for the inflammation are the shinbone, thighbone and collarbone with usually several sites being affected at ...read more »
    59. Calf muscle strain
     Damage to the calf muscle due to over-stretching of the muscle tissue. The damage involves tearing the muscle tissue. Small blood vessels may also be damaged which can cause bruising. The symptoms may vary from mild to severe depending on the severity of ...read more »
    60. 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...read more »
    61. 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...read more »
    62. Canary ivy poisoning
     Canary ivy is a vine which bears small yellowish-green flowers and black fruit. It is often used indoors and outdoors as an ornamental plant. The berries and leaves contain chemicals such a saponin which can cause severe skin irritation....read more »
    63. Candelabra cactus poisoning
     The Candelabra cactus is a spiny cactus with a milky sap. The sap contains a chemical called diterpene ester which is mildly toxic if eaten and can cause minor skin irritation upon skin contact....read more »
    64. Caper spruge poisoning
     The caper spruge is a herb which has a milky sap and bears flowers and fruit. The plant originated in Europe and tends to grow in mountainous areas. The plant sap contains diterpene esters which is mildly toxic if eaten and can cause minor skin irritation...read more »
    65. 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....read more »
    66. Carcinoid of Gastrointestinal Tract
     Carcinoid tumor in the digestive tract....read more »
    67. 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....read more »
    68. 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....read more »
    69. 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...read more »
    70. 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....read more »
    71. 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...read more »
    72. 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...read more »
    73. Cellulitis
     Inflammation of skin or subcutaneous tissues....read more »
    74. Chalazion
     Slow-growing swelling of the upper or lower eyelid usually caused by a blockage in the oil glands in the eyelid....read more »
    75. 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...read more »
    76. Chemical burn -- skin
     Burns to the skin caused by 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 measures....read more »
    77. 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...read more »
    78. 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...read more »
    79. 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....read more »
    80. 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...read more »
    81. 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...read more »
    82. 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...read more »
    83. 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...read more »
    84. 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 ...read more »
    85. 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...read more »
    86. 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...read more »
    87. 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...read more »
    88. 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...read more »
    89. 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...read more »
    90. 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....read more »
    91. 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...read more »
    92. 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...read more »
    93. 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 ...read more »
    94. 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....read more »
    95. 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....read more »
    96. Chemical poisoning -- Benomyl
     Benomyl is a chemical used mainly as a fungicide for fruit, vegetables and ornamental plants. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....read more »
    97. Chemical poisoning -- Benzaldehyde
     Benzaldehyde is a chemical with an almond-like odor and is therefore often used as a food flavoring. It is also use as an industrical solvent. . Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms va...read more »
    98. 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....read more »
    99. 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 ...read more »
    100. 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...read more »
    101. 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 ...read more »
    102. 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 ...read more »
    103. 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 ...read more »
    104. 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...read more »
    105. 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 ...read more »
    106. 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....read more »
    107. Chemical poisoning -- Carbon Tetrachloride
     Carbon tetrachloride is a chemical used mainly in grain fumigants, insecticides and in the production of fluorocarbons. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The chemical is readily absorbed through the skin. The type a...read more »
    108. 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...read more »
    109. 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...read more »
    110. 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 ...read more »
    111. 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...read more »
    112. 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 ...read more »
    113. 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...read more »
    114. Chemical poisoning -- High Melting Explosive (HMX)
     High Melting Explosive (HMX) is a chemical used mainly in plastic explosives and rocket fuel 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 symp...read more »
    115. 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...read more »
    116. 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....read more »
    117. 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...read more »
    118. Chemical poisoning -- Lysergic Acid Diethylamide
     Lysergic Acid Diethylamide is a hallucinogenic drug which is often misused. 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...read more »
    119. 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 ...read more »
    120. 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...read more »
    121. 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...read more »
    122. 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...read more »
    123. 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...read more »
    124. 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...read more »
    125. 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...read more »
    126. 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...read more »
    127. 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...read more »
    128. 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...read more »
    129. 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...read more »
    130. 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...read more »
    131. 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....read more »
    132. 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...read more »
    133. 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...read more »
    134. 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...read more »
    135. 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...read more »
    136. 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 ...read more »
    137. 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....read more »
    138. 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....read more »
    139. 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...read more »
    140. 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...read more »
    141. 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...read more »
    142. 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...read more »
    143. 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...read more »
    144. 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...read more »
    145. 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....read more »
    146. 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...read more »
    147. 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...read more »
    148. 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...read more »
    149. 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...read more »
    150. 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....read more »
    151. 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 ...read more »
    152. 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...read more »
    153. 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....read more »
    154. 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...read more »
    155. 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...read more »
    156. 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...read more »
    157. 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...read more »
    158. 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...read more »
    159. Chilblain
     Skin inflammation usually in cold weather...read more »
    160. Chondrodystrophia calcificans congenita
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by growth deficiency, short limbs, large skin pores, sparse hair and other abnormalities....read more »
    161. Chondrodystrophia punctata, autosomal dominant
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by growth deficiency, short limbs, large skin pores, sparse hair and other abnormalities....read more »
    162. Chrome contact allergy
     Chrome contact allergy usually refers to an allergic response to chromium salts which are found in a wide range of products such as leather, paint and cement. Sensitization usually occurs in a workplace settings....read more »
    163. Chromosome 9q deletion syndrome
     A rare chromosomal disorder where the long arm (q) of chromosome 9 is deleted resulting in variable symptoms....read more »
    164. Chronic necrotizing vasculitis
     Inflammation and destruction of blood vessel walls which leads to death of associated tissue. Symptoms are determined by the extent and location of the blood vessel inflammation. The inflammation possibly has autoimmune origins. It can occur in condition ...read more »
    165. Chronic vitamin A toxicity
     Chronic excessive ingestion of vitamin A can cause symptoms....read more »
    166. Chrysanthemum poisoning
     Contact with Chrysanthemum plants can cause a variety of skin symptoms in susceptible people. Repeated exposure increases the risk of developing symptoms....read more »
    167. Churee poisoning
     The Churee plant is a succulent, cactus-like, spiny plant which also bears relatively large leaves. The sap of the plant contains a chemical (diterpene ester) which can cause skin and eye irritation on exposure or gastrointestinal symptoms if eaten. The p...read more »
    168. Clematis poisoning
     A flowering vine often used as an ornament house or garden plant. The plant contains a chemical (anemonin) which can cause severe mouth pain if eaten. Skin contact with the plant can also cause skin irritation....read more »
    169. 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...read more »
    170. Cold & Flu
    171. Cold contact urticaria
     A chronic condition where the skin develops hives and becomes very red and itchy after exposure to cold....read more »
    172. Compulsive face picking
     A form of obsessive compulsive disorder where a person compulsively picks at the skin on their own face. Sufferers can feel the pain they inflict on themselves but the feelings of gratification and stress relief prevent them from stopping. The severity an...read more »
    173. Congenital disorder of glycosylation type 1F
     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 IF is caused by a defect on chromosome 17p13.1-p...read more »
    174. 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...read more »
    175. Conradi-Huenermann Syndrome
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by growth deficiency, short limbs, large skin pores, sparse hair and other abnormalities....read more »
    176. Contact dermatitis
     Skin reaction to an irritant...read more »
    177. Corneodermatoosseous syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by thick, scaly skin on the palms and soles, corneal changes and dental problems....read more »
    178. 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...read more »
    179. Cradle Cap
     Common scalp condition in babies...read more »
    180. Creeping Spurge poisoning
     The creeping surge is a small flowering plant with bluish-gray leaves. The plant originated in Europe and Asia and is often used as an ornamental indoor and outdoor plant. The plant contains diterpene esters which can cause symptoms if excessive quantitie...read more »
    181. Crown of Thorns poisoning
     The Crown of Thorns is a spiny, spreading shrub which can grow to a couple of metres in height. Some species of the plant are poisonous if ingested, can cause a skin reaction in susceptible people and can also cause severe symptoms if eye exposure occurs....read more »
    182. Cushing's disease
    183. 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....read more »
    184. 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....read more »
    185. Cutaneous Candidiasis
     A condition which is characterized by a candida infection which occurs on the cutaneous surface...read more »
    186. Cutaneous vascularitis
     Inflammation of blood vessels in the skin which can have any of a variety of causes such as infections or drugs....read more »
    187. Cyanea sting
     Cyanea is a common jellyfish found in most oceans. The sting is usually quite painful but systemic symptoms are rare....read more »
    188. 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...read more »
    189. Cypress spurge poisoning
     Cypress spurge is a herb with narrow leaves and small yellow flowers. The plant contains diterpene esters which can cause symptoms if large quantities are eaten. Skin exposure to the sap can result in minor skin irritation....read more »
    190. DOC 12 (Neutral Lipid Storage Type)
     A rare inherited disorder involving the metabolism of fat which causes skin, muscle and blood abnormalities. The body is unable to metabolize (break down) triglycerides so they build up in various tissues throughout the body. The severity of the symptoms ...read more »
    191. Davis syndrome
     A very rare condition where short-limbed dwarfism is associated with immunodeficiency....read more »
    192. 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...read more »
    193. Dermatitis
     General name for any type of skin inflammation....read more »
    194. Dermatomyositis
     A muscle disease characterized by chronic muscle inflammation resulting in progressive muscle weakness and a characteristic rash....read more »
    195. 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....read more »
    196. Dilaudid withdrawal
     Symptoms that occur when Dilaudid use is discontinued or reduced. Dilaudid is a pain-killing drug. Symptoms may vary depending on the level of dependence. Symptoms are usually peak during the second day and last about a week....read more »
    197. Discoid lupus erythematosus
     Form of lupus affecting the skin....read more »
    198. Discontinuation syndrome
     Symptoms that can occur when a person suddenly stops taking their high blood pressure medication....read more »
    199. Disorder of Cornification 12 (Neutral Lipid Storage Type)
     A rare inherited disorder involving the metabolism of fat which causes skin, muscle and blood abnormalities. The body is unable to metabolize (break down) triglycerides so they build up in various tissues throughout the body. The severity of the symptoms ...read more »
    200. 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...read more »
    201. Drug Allergies
     Allergies to medications or other drugs....read more »
    202. 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....read more »
    203. 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...read more »
    204. Duhring-Brocq disease
     A very itchy skin rash consisting of red bumps and blisters which is often associated with intestinal sensitivity to gluten that is consumed....read more »
    205. Dysplasia
     Disordered growth in epithelium, typified by a loss in uniformity and normal architecture of the cells....read more »
    206. Eczema
     Eczema is a chronic skin condition characterized by skin inflammation and irritation. The severity of extent of the condition is highly variable. It may be caused by allergies, irritants or other factors such as stress....read more »
    207. 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. ...read more »
    208. Egg Hypersensitivity
     An allergic reaction to eggs that is caused by a hypersensitive immune system....read more »
    209. Eikenella corrodens infection
     A type of anaerobic bacterial infection. The bacterium (Eikenella corrodens) is normally found in tooth plaque and can cause infection in various parts of the body. It tends to occur in patients with head and neck cancers or diabetics and drug users who l...read more »
    210. 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...read more »
    211. Elephant's-ear poisoning
     The Elephant's ear is a common garden plant which has large, heart-shaped leaves on long stalks. The plant contains calcium oxalate and saphotoxin which can cause poisoning if eaten and irritation upon contact with skin or eyes. The toxins are quite poiso...read more »
    212. Eosinophilic fasciitis
     A rare disorder where the skin on the limbs become painfully inflamed and looses it's elasticity....read more »
    213. Epidermolytic Hyperkeratosis
     A rare inherited skin disorder characterized by blistering, redness, scaling and ultimately thickening of the skin that occurs from birth. The severity of the condition is variable....read more »
    214. Episcleritis
     Localised, self limiting inflammation of the episclera (connective tissue overlying the sclera)....read more »
    215. Erythrasma
     A condition where there is a bacterial skin infection that is located in the armpits or the groin...read more »
    216. Erythroderma
     Condition with thickening and flaking skin...read more »
    217. Erythrokeratodermia variabilis, Mendes da Costa type
     A rare inherited disorder characterized by short-lived red patches on the skin and thickening of the skin....read more »
    218. 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...read more »
    219. 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. ...read more »
    220. 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....read more »
    221. Eucalyptus poisoning
     Eucalyptus trees bear leaves with a distinctive odor when crushed. The tree is found mainly in Australia. The leaves and bark contains eucalyptus oil and cyanogenic glycoside which can cause symptoms if large quantities are eaten. The leaves are the main ...read more »
    222. Euphorbium poisoning
     Euphorbium is a spiny, cactus-like shrub with green succulent stems and tiny yellow flowers. The plant contains diterpene esters in its sap which can cause symptoms if eaten. Skin exposure can result in skin irritation. The plant is considered to have a r...read more »
    223. Eye allergy
     Allergic of the eye is usually characterized by inflammation of the conjunctiva associated with itching, redness and watering of the eyes....read more »
    224. Eyelid eczema
     Eyelid eczema is a chronic skin condition affecting the eyelids. The skin of the eyelids becomes itchy, red and scaly. Often other parts of the body also have eczema....read more »
    225. Eyelid inflammation
     A condition characterized by inflammation of the eyelid...read more »
    226. Fabry's Disease
     Genetic fat storage disorder...read more »
    227. False cactus poisoning
     False cactus is a spiny, cactus-like plant found mainly in gardens in India. The plant contains diterpene esters which is mildly toxic if eaten. Skin irritation can also occur on skin exposure....read more »
    228. Familial rectal pain
     An inherited severe pain syndrome involving very short but severe episodes of pain in the eyes, rectum or under the jaw. Triggers for episodes include sudden falls, sexual encounters, eating, crying, yawning, vivid dreams and fights. Defecation is the mai...read more »
    229. Fever
     Elevation of the body temperature above the normal 37 degrees celsius...read more »
    230. Fire Coral poisoning
     The Fire Coral is a type of jellyfish with a seaweed-like appearance, found in warmer oceans around the world. The fire coral has stinging cells which can deliver a sting to humans. The fire coral has a hard skeletal portion which can also deliver cuts to...read more »
    231. Fishtail palm poisoning
     The fishtail palm is a type of palm with unusual fishtail-shaped leaves. It bears a fruit that contains calcium oxalate crystals which causes severe mouth irritation if eaten. The seed kernels inside the fruit are actually edible but the fleshy portion ca...read more »
    232. Flavivirus
     A group B arbovirus that causes disease in humans and animals...read more »
    233. 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...read more »
    234. Flowering spurge poisoning
     The flowering spurge is a slender plant which bears little white flowers. The plant is sometimes used for medicinal purposes by native Americans to treat conditions such as skin infections and gonorrhea but the milky sap of the plant contains diterpene es...read more »
    235. Flu
     Very common viral respiratory infection....read more »
    236. Flu-like conditions
     Medical conditions similar to flu, or exhibition flu-like symptoms....read more »
    237. 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...read more »
    238. Follicular ichthyosis
     A genetic skin disorder which causes the skin to become red, dry and scaly. It can occur anywhere on the body where there are hair follicles....read more »
    239. Forearm muscle strain
     Damage to the forearm muscle due to over-stretching of the muscle tissue. The damage involves tearing the muscle tissue. Small blood vessels may also be damaged which can cause bruising. The symptoms may vary from mild to severe depending on the severity ...read more »
    240. 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....read more »
    241. Galactorrhea
     Abnormal breast milk production...read more »
    242. Gangrene
     Tissue death...read more »
    243. Garden chrysanthemum poisoning
     Garden chrysanthemums are ornamental flowering plants with pretty flowers of varying color and size. The leaves and flowers contain alantolactone which can cause severe skin irritation on skin exposure....read more »
    244. 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....read more »
    245. Gaucher disease -- perinatal lethal form
     A rare syndrome characterized by the association of abnormally tight skin and Gaucher disease which is a lipid storage disease. This is the most severe form of Gaucher disease....read more »
    246. Generalised anxiety disorder
     Anxiety is a feeling of apprehension or fear....read more »
    247. Generalized anxiety disorder
     Excessive anxiety and worrying....read more »
    248. Geranium poisoning
     Geraniums are flowering plants often used as indoor or outdoor ornamental plants. Skin exposure to the plant can cause minor skin irritation in some people....read more »
    249. Ginger lily poisoning
     The ginger lily is a perennial herb with reed-like stems. The plant originated in Australia and Asia and is often used as an ornamental garden plant. The leaves, roots and stems of the plant contain chemicals which can cause symptoms if eaten. Skin exposu...read more »
    250. Gluteal muscle strain
     Damage to the gluteal muscle (buttocks) due to over-stretching of the muscle tissue. The damage involves tearing the muscle tissue. Small blood vessels may also be damaged which can cause bruising. The symptoms may vary from mild to severe depending on th...read more »
    251. 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...read more »
    252. 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...read more »
    253. Groin muscle strain
     Damage to the groin muscle due to over-stretching of the muscle tissue. The damage involves tearing the muscle tissue. Small blood vessels may also be damaged which can cause bruising. The symptoms may vary from mild to severe depending on the severity of...read more »
    254. Guarana overuse
     The consumption of high doses of guarana can cause symptoms....read more »
    255. H1N1 Flu
    256. Hag moth poisoning
     The hag moth resembles a dried leaf and has stinging hairs on its back . It is found mainly in the United states. It is often found feeding on trees and shrubs such as oak, chestnut, dogwood and ash. Contact with the poisonous spines can result in various...read more »
    257. Haim-Munk syndrome
     A rare inherited disorder involving red, thickened patches of skin on the palms and soles, skin infections and nail and teeth abnormalities....read more »
    258. Hand muscle strain
     Damage to the hand muscles due to over-stretching of the muscle tissue. The damage involves tearing the muscle tissue. Small blood vessels may also be damaged which can cause bruising. The symptoms may vary from mild to severe depending on the severity of...read more »
    259. 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....read more »
    260. Heliotrope poisoning
     The Heliotrope is a herbaceous plant which bears small white, purple or blue flowers. The plant can be found growing in the wild and is also used indoors and outdoors as an ornamental plant. The leaves contain chemicals which can cause symptoms if eaten o...read more »
    261. 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...read more »
    262. Hemorrhagic fever
     A group of diseases caused by viruses which cause damage to blood vessels and result in hemorrhages and fever. The hemorrhaging does not always cause serious bleeding. The specific symptoms may vary depending on which particular virus is involved....read more »
    263. Herbal Agent adverse reaction -- Polygonum multiflorum
     The root from the Polygonum multiflorum can be used as a herbal agent to treat constipation, insomnia and vertigo. The herbal agent contains anthraquinones which can cause an adverse reaction in some people....read more »
    264. High Blood Pressure/Hypertension
    265. Hip Flexor strain
     Damage to the hip flexor muscle due to over-stretching of the muscle tissue. The damage involves tearing the muscle tissue. Small blood vessels may also be damaged which can cause bruising. The symptoms may vary from mild to severe depending on the severi...read more »
    266. Hip muscle strain
     Damage to the hip muscle due to over-stretching of the muscle tissue. The damage involves tearing the muscle tissue. Small blood vessels may also be damaged which can cause bruising. The symptoms may vary from mild to severe depending on the severity of t...read more »
    267. Hives
     Weals on the skin due to an allergic reaction....read more »
    268. Hops poisoning
     The hop plant is a herbaceous flowering vine which grows in the wild but is also cultivated as a food source. The leaves, flowers and pollen of the plant can cause skin irritation upon skin exposure....read more »
    269. Hot flashes
     Facial flushing and other symptoms...read more »
    270. Houseleek poisoning
     Houseleek is a small herb which bears a tight, rounded cluster of leaves. It is often used as an indoor or outdoor ornamental plant. The leaves contain alkaloids which can cause symptoms if eaten. Skin irritation can also occur upon skin exposure. The pla...read more »
    271. Hydroid poisoning
     Hydroids are a type of jellyfish commonly found in the warmer oceans of the world....read more »
    272. Hyperadrenalism
     Excessive levels of adrenal hormones in the body. Symptoms depend on which hormone is involved and the degree of involvement. Adrenal hormones are aldosterone, corticosteroids, androgenic steroids, epinephrine and norepinephrine....read more »
    273. Hyperaldosteronism-induced hypertension
     Hyperaldosteronism -induced hypertension is high blood pressure caused by excessive production of a hormone called aldosterone by the adrenal glands. The high blood pressure often responds poorly to the usual medications. Death can result in severe cases....read more »
    274. Hyperemia
     Increased blood flow in a part of the body. Symptoms depend on where the blood congestion occurs. It may affect any part of the body from areas of skin to organs or may affect the whole body....read more »
    275. Hypergonadotropic ovarian failure
     Premature onset of menopause - occurs before the fourth decade -average age of onset of menopause is about 50 years of age. The condition can occur sporadically or may be inherited in a familial manner....read more »
    276. Hypergonadotropic ovarian failure, familial or sporadic
     A rare disorder where the ovaries fail to function prematurely. Ovarian failure can occur in the 20's or 30's. Normal ovarian failure occurs during menopause. Premature ovarian failure can be caused by a genetic mutation and can occur sporadically or in a...read more »
    277. Hypersensitivity to Pets
    278. Hypersensitivity to drugs
    279. Hypersensitivity to food
    280. Hypertension
     High blood pressure...read more »
    281. Hypertension due to bilateral renal artery stenosis
     Hypertension due to bilateral renal artery stenosis is high blood pressure resulting from narrowing kidney blood vessels which prevents the blood from flowing through the kidneys properly....read more »
    282. Hyperthyroidism -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is strong evidence to indicate that the development of hyperthyroidism 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...read more »
    283. IBIDS syndrome
     A rare inherited skin disorder characterized by red, dry, scaly skin (I - ichthyosis), brittle hair (B), impaired physical and mental development (I), decreased fertility (D) and short stature (S). It is the same as PIBIDS syndrome but doesn't involve pho...read more »
    284. Ichthyosiform erythroderma, nonbullous congenital
     A rare inherited skin disorder characterized by redness, scaling and ultimately thickening of the skin that occurs from birth. The severity of the condition is variable....read more »
    285. Ichthyosis bullosa of Siemens
     A rare inherited form of the genetic skin blistering disorder called ichthyosis bullosa. The condition is characterized by widespread reddening, blistering and peeling of fragile skin that starts at birth. Symptoms tend to improve with age...read more »
    286. Ichthyosis congenita, Harlequin fetus type
     A very rare genetic skin disorder where a newborn is covered with large plates of thick skin that cracks and splits....read more »
    287. Ichthyosis congenita, harlequin type
     A very rare genetic skin disorder where a newborn is covered with large plates of thick skin that cracks and splits....read more »
    288. Ichthyosis male hypogonadism
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by scaly skin and insufficient hormone production by the male gonads....read more »
    289. Ichythosiform Erythroderma with Leukocyte Vacuolation
     A rare inherited disorder involving the metabolism of fat which causes skin, muscle and blood abnormalities. The body is unable to metabolize (break down) triglycerides so they build up in various tissues throughout the body. The severity of the symptoms ...read more »
    290. IgE mediated gastrointestinal food allergy
     An adverse reaction by the body's immune system to food that is driven by IgE. IgE antibodies specific to food molecules bind with the circulating food allergen and cause the release of immune response molecules such as cytokines. Symptoms usually occur s...read more »
    291. Immunodeficiency with short limb dwarfism
     A very rare condition where short-limbed dwarfism is associated with immunodeficiency....read more »
    292. Inch ant sting
     The Inch 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 urgent...read more »
    293. Incontinentia Pigmenti
     A rare genetic skin pigmentation disorder characterized by eye, teeth, bone, nail and hair malformations as well as central nervous abnormalities and mental deficiency....read more »
    294. Influenza A
     A type of virus affecting the respiratory tract...read more »
    295. Influenza B
     A type of virus affecting the respiratory tract...read more »
    296. Insect bite allergy
     An insect bite allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to a bite by an insect such as an ant. Multiple bites increase the risk of a severe reaction or death. The specific symptoms that can result can vary amongst patients....read more »
    297. Insect sting allergies
     When a person has an allergic reaction at the site of an insect sting...read more »
    298. Isothiazolinone allergy
     An Isothiazolinone mix allergy refers to an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to Isothiazolinone mix which is used mainly as a preservative in products such as cosmetics, toiletries and laundry products. Exposure is usually through skin contact...read more »
    299. Jack jumper ant sting
     The jack jumper ant is commonly found in many 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 ...read more »
    300. Japanese Boxwood poisoning
     The Japanese boxwood is an evergreen, woody, flowering shrub often used as a hedge. The leaves contain steroidal alkaloids which can cause skin irritation upon skin contact with the sap or various other symptoms if eaten. The plant is considered to have a...read more »
    301. Kaposi sarcoma
     A form of cancer caused by a type of herpesvirus that occurs mainly in the skin but may also affect the lymph nodes, internal organs and mucosal areas. There are four forms of the condition: Classical Indolent form, Endemic African KS, iatrogenic KS and a...read more »
    302. Keratosis
     Thickening of the skin...read more »
    303. Ketoconazole -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Ketoconazole (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...read more »
    304. Lamellar ichthyosis
     A very rare disorder where an infant is born covered with a transparent membrane which sheds to reveal red scaly skin patches of varying sizes....read more »
    305. Lamellar ichthyosis, autosomal dominant form
     A very rare dominantly inherited disorder where an infant is born covered with a transparent membrane which sheds to reveal red scaly skin patches of varying sizes....read more »
    306. Lamellar ichthyosis, type 2
     A very rare disorder where an infant is born covered with a transparent membrane which sheds to reveal red scaly skin patches of varying sizes. Type 2 is distinguished by the location of the genetic defect - chromosome 2q34....read more »
    307. Lamellar ichthyosis, type 5
     A very rare disorder where an infant is born covered with a transparent membrane which sheds to reveal red scaly skin patches of varying sizes. Type 5 is distinguished by the location of the genetic defect - chromosome 17p13.2-p13.1....read more »
    308. Latex allergies
     When a person has an allergic reaction to latex...read more »
    309. Leatherwood poisoning
     Leatherwood is a shrubby plant which bears elongated clusters of flowers. The plant is usually found growing in the wild. The plant contains resin which can cause symptoms if eaten. The plant is considered to have a relatively low level of toxicity. Skin ...read more »
    310. Leg muscle strain
     Damage to the leg muscles due to over-stretching of the muscle tissue. The damage involves tearing the muscle tissue. Small blood vessels may also be damaged which can cause bruising. The symptoms may vary from mild to severe depending on the severity of ...read more »
    311. Leptomeningitis
     A condition which is characterized by inflammation of the leptomeninges...read more »
    312. Leukemia, mast-cell
     A very aggressive form of leukemia - a subtype of acute myeloid leukemia. The cancer can in rare cases develop from chronic myeloid leukemia or systemic mastocytosis but generally develops on its own....read more »
    313. Licorice-induced hypertension
     Licorice-induced hypertension is a relatively quick increase in blood pressure due to eating licorice (either in the form of candy or as a herb). Blood pressure usually resumes to normalisation quite rapidly. Patients with existing blood pressure problems...read more »
    314. Local anaesthetic allergy
     Using Local anaesthetic 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 considerable though skin symptoms are the most...read more »
    315. Lortab overdose
     Lortab is a prescription drug used to treat. Excessive doses of the drug can result in various symptoms and even death in severe cases....read more »
    316. Lower back muscle strain
     Damage to the lower back muscles due to over-stretching of the muscle tissue. The damage involves tearing the muscle tissue. Small blood vessels may also be damaged which can cause bruising. The symptoms may vary from mild to severe depending on the sever...read more »
    317. Lymphoma
     Cancer involving lymph nodes and the immune system....read more »
    318. Machupo virus
     A virus which is the cause of a form of hemorrhagic fever occurring in Bolivia...read more »
    319. Maidenhair tree poisoning
     Maidenhair tree is a deciduous tree which bear fan-shaped leaves and green to yellow-brown fruit. The ripe fruit has a revolting smell. The fruit and the raw seed kernels contain chemicals which can cause symptoms if large quantities are eaten. Skin irrit...read more »
    320. Majeed syndrome
     A rare syndrome characterized by blood abnormality and recurring bone infections....read more »
    321. Malignant hypertension
     Malignant hypertension is a condition characterized by very high blood pressure and swelling of the optic nerve. This type of hypertension is more common in people with kidney problems such as narrowed kidney blood vessels. The condition is a medical emer...read more »
    322. Mastocytosis
     A disorder where excessive amounts of mast cells proliferate in organs such as the skin, liver, bone, spleen and gastrointestinal tract. Mast cells occur in connective tissue and defend the body against disease by releasing histamine to stimulate the immu...read more »
    323. Mastoiditis
     Inflammation of a bone behind the ear...read more »
    324. Meleda Disease
     A very rare inherited skin disorder primarily involving dry thick skin patches that develop on the palms of hands and soles of feet. The type and severity of symptoms is variable....read more »
    325. Menopause
     The end of female menstruation and fertility....read more »
    326. Mercaptobenzothiazole allergy
     A Mercaptobenzothiazole allergy refers to an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to Mercaptobenzothiazole which is used mainly in the manufacturing process of rubber. Exposure routes can include skin contact or inhalation....read more »
    327. Mescal poisoning
     The Mescal is a small rounded cactus which has no spines but has tufts of hairs and a flower in the centre. The plant is grown for use as a narcotic in some parts of the world due to its hallucinogenic effect. All above-ground parts of the plant contain t...read more »
    328. Millian erythema
     Symptoms that occur following a course of drug injections with drugs such as arsphenamine....read more »
    329. Monosodium glutamate (MSG) adverse reaction
     Allergy or adverse reaction to food additive Monosodium glutamate (MSG)...read more »
    330. Morning Glory poisoning
     The morning glory is a flowering vine with heart-shaped leaves that originates from tropical areas of America. The seeds contain chemicals (indole alkaloids, LSD) which can cause symptoms if eaten. The seeds are considered to have a low level of toxicity....read more »
    331. Morphine allergy
     Taking morphine (a painkiller) 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 considerable though skin symptoms are t...read more »
    332. Morphine withdrawal
     Symptoms that occur when Morphine use is discontinued or reduced. Morphine is a pain-killing drug. Symptoms may vary depending on the level of dependence. Symptoms are usually the most severe between 36 and 72 hours after withdrawal and symptoms tend to a...read more »
    333. Mosse syndrome
     A condition involving the association of liver cirrhosis with polycythemia which is a chronic myeloproliferative disorder characterized by the excessive production of mainly red blood cells by the bone marrow....read more »
    334. Moynahan syndrome III
     A rare syndrome characterized mainly by short stature, defective tooth enamel, clubfoot, skin problems and a variety of other anomalies. Blisters tend to occur during the warmer months of the year....read more »
    335. Mucositis
     Inflammation of the mucous membranes in the digestive tract....read more »
    336. Mycosis fungoides
     Mycosis fungoides is a rare form of T-cell lymphoma of the skin. The disease is typically slowly progressive and chronic....read more »
    337. Mycosis fungoides, familial
     A rare form of lymphatic cancer (T-cell lymphoma) that primarily affects the skin and tends to occur with higher than normal frequency within a family. The skin is affected first, then the lymph nodes become inflamed and usually cancerous. The cancer can ...read more »
    338. Nasal decongestant-induced hypertension
     Nasal decongestant-induced hypertension is high blood pressure caused by taking nasal decongestants. Patients with an existing history of hypertension may suffer further blood pressure increases while taking nasal decongestants and this can be serious. Se...read more »
    339. Necrotizing fasciitis
     A severe, progressive skin infection which causes progressive destruction of skin and underlying tissue. It is caused by certain bacteria and has a high mortality rate....read more »
    340. Nephroblastomatosis -- fetal ascites -- macrosomia -- wilms tumor
     A rare condition characterized by kidney abnormalities, macroxomia, endocrine pancreas abnormalities, large fetus and mental retardation....read more »
    341. Nephroblastomatosis, fetal ascites, macrosomia and Wilms tumor
     A rare condition characterized by kidney abnormalities, macroxomia, endocrine pancreas abnormalities, large fetus and mental retardation....read more »
    342. Neuroblastoma
     Neuroblastoma is a malignant (cancerous) tumor of infants and children that develops from nerve tissue....read more »
    343. Neuroblastoma, Susceptibility to, 1
     Neuroblastoma is a malignant (cancerous) tumor of infants and children that develops from nerve tissue. Symptoms depend on the size and location of the tumor. Some people have particular genetic anomalies which makes them more susceptible to developing a ...read more »
    344. Neuroblastoma, Susceptibility to, 2
     Neuroblastoma is a malignant (cancerous) tumor of infants and children that develops from nerve tissue. Symptoms depend on the size and location of the tumor. Some people have particular genetic anomalies which makes them more susceptible to developing a ...read more »
    345. Neuroblastoma, Susceptibility to, 3
     Neuroblastoma is a malignant (cancerous) tumor of infants and children that develops from nerve tissue. Symptoms depend on the size and location of the tumor. Some people have particular genetic anomalies which makes them more susceptible to developing a ...read more »
    346. Neuroblastoma, Susceptibility to, 4
     Neuroblastoma is a malignant (cancerous) tumor of infants and children that develops from nerve tissue. Symptoms depend on the size and location of the tumor. Some people have particular genetic anomalies which makes them more susceptible to developing a ...read more »
    347. Neuroblastoma, Susceptibility to, 5
     Neuroblastoma is a malignant (cancerous) tumor of infants and children that develops from nerve tissue. Symptoms depend on the size and location of the tumor. Some people have particular genetic anomalies which makes them more susceptible to developing a ...read more »
    348. Neuroblastoma, Susceptibility to, 6
     Neuroblastoma is a malignant (cancerous) tumor of infants and children that develops from nerve tissue. Symptoms depend on the size and location of the tumor. Some people have particular genetic anomalies which makes them more susceptible to developing a ...read more »
    349. Niacin overdose
     Excessive vitamin B3 (niacin) supplement or medication...read more »
    350. Niacin toxicity
     Excessive consumption of niacin can cause symptoms of toxicity....read more »
    351. Non-Food Allergy -- Africanized honeybee
     An Africanized honeybee allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to an Africanized honeybee sting. Multiple stings increase the risk of a severe reaction or death. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) an...read more »
    352. Non-Food Allergy -- Amylcinnamic alcohol
     An amylcinnamic alcohol allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to a chemical called amylcinnamic alcohol which is found in perfumes or fragrances. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in ...read more »
    353. Non-Food Allergy -- Anisyl alcohol
     An Anisyl alcohol allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to a chemical called Anisyl alcohol which is found in perfumes or fragrances. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to ...read more »
    354. Non-Food Allergy -- Ant
     An ant bite allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to an ant bite. Multiple bites increase the risk of a severe reaction or death. Certain ants pose more of an allergy risk than others e.g. red fire ant. The specific symptoms that can ...read more »
    355. Non-Food Allergy -- Benzyl alcohol
     A benzyl alcohol allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to a chemical called benzyl alcohol which is found in perfumes or fragrances. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to c...read more »
    356. Non-Food Allergy -- Benzyl salicylate
     A benzyl salicylate allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to a chemical called benzyl salicylate which is found in perfumes or fragrances. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in respons...read more »
    357. Non-Food Allergy -- Black fire ant
     A black fire ant bite allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to a black fire ant bite. Multiple bites increase the risk of a severe reaction or death. The specific symptoms that can result can vary amongst patients....read more »
    358. Non-Food Allergy -- Bumblebee
     A Bumblebee allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to a Bumblebee sting. Multiple stings increase the risk of a severe reaction or death. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response ...read more »
    359. Non-Food Allergy -- Cinnamic alcohol
     A cinnamic alcohol allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to a chemical called cinnamic alcohol which is found in perfumes or fragrances. Cinnamic alcohol has a hyacinth odor and is often used as a fragrance in perfumes, cosmetics, det...read more »
    360. Non-Food Allergy -- Cinnamic aldehyde
     A cinnamic aldehyde allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to a chemical called cinnamic aldehyde which is found in perfumes or fragrances. Cinnamic aldehyde has a hyacinth odor and is often used as a fragrance in perfumes, cosmetics, ...read more »
    361. Non-Food Allergy -- Coumarin
     A coumarin allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to a chemical called coumarin which is found in perfumes or fragrances. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with ...read more »
    362. Non-Food Allergy -- Eugenol
     A eugenol allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to a chemical called eugenol which is found in perfumes or fragrances. Eugenol has a spicy clove odor, is derived from cloves and cinnamon and is often used in perfumes, cosmetics, hair ...read more »
    363. Non-Food Allergy -- Geraniol
     A geraniol allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to a chemical called geraniol which is found in perfumes or fragrances. Geraniol has a sweet floral, rose smell and is commonly used in perfumes, cosmetics and skin care products. The b...read more »
    364. Non-Food Allergy -- Hornet
     A hornet allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to a hornet sting. Multiple stings increase the risk of a severe reaction or death. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to con...read more »
    365. Non-Food Allergy -- Hydroxycitronellal
     A Hydroxycitronellal allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to a chemical called Hydroxycitronellal which is found in perfumes or fragrances. Hydroxycitronellal has a sweet, floral odor and is often used in perfumes, soaps, cosmetics, ...read more »
    366. Non-Food Allergy -- Isoeugenol
     A isoeugenol allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to a chemical called isoeugenol which is found in perfumes or fragrances. Isoeugenol is derived from nutmeg and ylang ylang oil. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (Ig...read more »
    367. Non-Food Allergy -- Musk ambrette
     A musk ambrette allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to a chemical called musk ambrette which is found in perfumes or fragrances. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to con...read more »
    368. Non-Food Allergy -- Oak moss absolute
     A oak moss absolute allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to a chemical called oak moss absolute which is found in perfumes or fragrances. Oak moss absolute has an earthy, woody scent and is often used as a fragrance in men's products...read more »
    369. Non-Food Allergy -- Red fire ant
     A red fire ant bite allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to a red fire ant bite. Multiple bites increase the risk of a severe reaction or death. The specific symptoms that can result can vary amongst patients....read more »
    370. Non-Food Allergy -- Sandalwood oil
     A sandalwood oil allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to a chemical called sandalwood oil which is found in perfumes or fragrances. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to c...read more »
    371. Non-Food Allergy -- Tropical fire ant
     A tropical fire ant bite allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to a tropical fire ant bite. Multiple bites increase the risk of a severe reaction or death. The specific symptoms that can result can vary amongst patients....read more »
    372. Non-Food Allergy -- Wood tar
     A wood tar allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to a chemical called wood tar which is found in perfumes or fragrances. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with ...read more »
    373. Non-Food Allergy -- Yellow jacket Wasp
     A yellow jacket allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to a yellow jacket wasp sting. Multiple stings increase the risk of a severe reaction or death. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine...read more »
    374. Non-Food Allergy -- honey bee
     A honey bee allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to a honey bee sting. Multiple stings increase the risk of a severe reaction or death. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response ...read more »
    375. Non-Food Allergy -- mosquito
     A mosquito allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to mosquito bites. 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 result c...read more »
    376. Non-Food Allergy -- perfume
     A perfume allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to perfumes or fragrances. 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...read more »
    377. Non-Food Allergy -- scorpion
     A scorpion allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to a scorpion sting. Multiple stings increase the risk of a severe reaction or death. The specific symptoms that can result can vary amongst patients....read more »
    378. Non-Food Allergy -- wasp
     A wasp allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to a wasp sting. Multiple stings increase the risk of a severe reaction or death. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact...read more »
    379. Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
     A type of lymphoma, a cancer affecting lymph nodes and the immune system....read more »
    380. Novacaine drug allergy
     Taking Novacaine (local anesthetic often used in dentistry) 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 considerab...read more »
    381. Occupational Cancer -- Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
     Occupational exposure to halogenated hydrocarbons can increase the risk of developing Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma....read more »
    382. Oculocutaneous tyrosinemia
     A rare condition where a deficiency of a liver enzyme (tyrosinase aminotransferase) causes tyrosine levels in the blood to increase and result in eye problems, mental retardation and horny skin lesions....read more »
    383. Omsk hemorrhagic fever
     A hemorrhagic fever caused by a virus. A serious outbreak occurred in Omsk and hence the name. Transmission occurs through tick bites. The infection has two phases: the first acute phase involves symptoms such as fever, rash and muscle pain and the second...read more »
    384. Opioid withdrawal
     Symptoms that occur when opioid use is discontinued or reduced. Symptoms may vary depending on the level of dependence. Opioids includes heroin, methadone and codeine....read more »
    385. Oral pharyngeal disorders
     Disorders involving the mouth and back of throat area including the pharynx. The disorder may include cancers, structural abnormalities, fungal disease, infections and inflammation. The type and severity of symptoms varies greatly depending on the type of...read more »
    386. Osteomyelitis
     A bone inflammation caused by bacteria. The inflammation usually originates in another part of the body and is transported to the bone via the blood....read more »
    387. Ovarian insufficiency due to FSH resistance
     A rare disorder where the ovaries fail to function normally as they are unable to respond to follicle stimulating hormones....read more »
    388. Ovarian insufficiency, familial
     A rare inherited disorder where the ovaries fail to function normally despite normal levels of hormones that stimulate ovarian activity. Ovarian failure is a normal phase of aging and is associated with menopause but it is termed ovarian insufficiency whe...read more »
    389. Oyster plant poisoning
     The Oyster plant has long strappy leaves which are green on top and purple to green on the bottom. It bears small white flowers at the base of the leaves. It is often used indoors and outdoors as an ornamental plant. The plant sap can cause skin irritatio...read more »
    390. P-Phenylenediamine allergy
     A p-Phenylenediamine allergy refers to an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to p-Phenylenediamine which is used mainly as a dye in hair colorants. Exposure usually occurs through skin contact and hence results in skin symptoms. In the case of h...read more »
    391. PIBIDS syndrome
     A rare inherited skin disorder characterized by photosensitivity (P), red, dry, scaly skin (I - ichthyosis), brittle hair (B), impaired physical and mental development (I), decreased fertility (D) and short stature (S). It is the same as IBIDS syndrome bu...read more »
    392. Pacifiers induced allergies
     Pacifiers induced allergies are an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to the latex in pacifiers. Symptoms usually involve the mouth....read more »
    393. Panhypopituitarism
     A rare condition where all pituitary hormones are absent or reduced. The condition may be congenital or acquired through such things as pituitary tumors. The pituitary gland regulates the activity of other endocrine glands as well as controlling growth. O...read more »
    394. Panic attack
     Sudden attack of unreasonable panic or fear without any real danger...read more »
    395. Papular urticaria
     A skin disorder characterized by red skin and wheals which usually occurs as an allergic response to such things as insect bites or drugs....read more »
    396. Parakeet allergy
     A parakeet allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to parakeets. The allergy is usually associated with the skin, feathers or excrement of the parakeet. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamin...read more »
    397. Paraneoplastic Autoimmune Syndromes
     A group of symptoms that occur in some individuals that are carriers of cancer...read more »
    398. Parrot allergy
     A parrot allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to parrots. The allergy is usually associated with the skin, feathers or excrement of the parrot. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in r...read more »
    399. Peeling skin syndrome, acral type
     A rare inherited syndrome characterized mainly by spontaneously peeling skin on the back of the hands and feet. Heat, humidity and friction can make symptoms worse....read more »
    400. Penicillin allergy
     Taking penicillin (a type of antibiotic) can cause an allergic response in some people. It involves the body's immune system overreacting to the drug. The type and severity of symptoms can vary considerable though skin symptoms are the most common allergi...read more »
    401. Perimenopause
     The start of onset of menopause...read more »
    402. Persistent anxiety
     Anxiety is a feeling of apprehension or fear....read more »
    403. Peruvian lily poisoning
     Peruvian lily is a herbaceous flowering plant often used indoors and outdoors as an ornamental plant. The plant contains tuliposide which can cause severe skin and eye irritation upon exposure....read more »
    404. Pet allergy
     A pet allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to pets such as cats and dogs. 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....read more »
    405. Phenylketonuria -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is strong evidence to indicate that the development of Phenylketonuria 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...read more »
    406. Pheochromocytoma as part of Neurofibromatosis
     A tumor that develops in the part of the adrenal gland called the medulla which produces adrenalin and noradrenaline. This tumor is often associated with a condition called neurofibromatosis. The tumor affects automatic body activities such as regulating ...read more »
    407. Pheochromocytoma-induced hypertension
     Pheochromocytoma-induced hypertension is high blood pressure caused by an adrenal gland tumor. The high blood pressure often responds poorly to the usual medications. Death can result in severe cases....read more »
    408. Phototoxic eczema
     Phototoxic eczema is skin irritation and inflammation which occurs as an abnormal response to exposure to UV light radiation. The cause of this sensitivity may result from the use of certain drugs or exposure various other photosensitizing substances such...read more »
    409. Pigeon allergy
     A pigeon allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to pigeons. The allergy is usually associated with the skin, feathers or excrement of the pigeon. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in r...read more »
    410. Piggyback plant poisoning
     Piggyback plant is a herbaceous plant which has green leaves mottled with a light color and spikes of small flowers which are usually brownish. It is often used indoors and outdoors as an ornamental plant. The plant can cause allergic skin reaction in sus...read more »
    411. Pineapple sap poisoning
     The pineapple plant is cultivated for it's juicy, sweet, tropical fruit. The sap from the leaves can cause skin irritation and some people also suffer symptoms if their skin is exposed to pineapple juice....read more »
    412. Plant poisoning -- Euphorbiaceae
     Euphorbiaceae is a family of flowering plants called spurges. They contain various chemicals (alkaloids, glycosides and diterpene ester) which can cause symptoms if ingested....read more »
    413. Plumbago poisoning
     Plumbago is a shrubby plant which bears white, pink or blue flowers. It is often used as an ornamental indoor or outdoor plant. The plant contains plumbagin which can cause severe skin irritation upon skin exposure....read more »
    414. Poinsettia poisoning
     The poinsettia is shrubby plant which bears large leaves with small flowers nestled in bright red large leaves. The plant contains diterpene esters in the sap which can cause symptoms if eaten or skin irritation if skin contact occurs. The plant is consid...read more »
    415. Poison sumac poisoning
     Poison sumac is a large shrub or tree which has large leaves with reddish stems and a white fruit. It is usually found growing in the wild. The plant contains a chemical called urushiol which can cause severe skin irritation in some people....read more »
    416. Polyarthritis
     Pain and inflammation of more than one joint....read more »
    417. Polycythemia vera
     A condition which is characterized by myeloproliferation of unknown etiology...read more »
    418. Polydactyly -- myopia syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by extra fingers and toes as well as progressive nearsightedness....read more »
    419. Popcorn tree poisoning
     Popcorn tree is a deciduous tree which bears elongated clusters of yellowish fruit and seed capsules containing large whitish seeds. The plant can be found growing in the wild or in gardens. The sap from the plant and the unripe fruit contain chemicals wh...read more »
    420. Postoperative septicemia
     Septicemia (blood poisoning) after surgery from an infection....read more »
    421. Povidone-Iodine -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Povidone-Iodine 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...read more »
    422. Primrose poisoning
     Primrose is a herbaceous plant which has hairy leaves and stems. It is often used indoors and outdoors as an ornamental plant. Skin contact with the hairy leaves or stems can result in an allergic skin reaction in susceptible people....read more »
    423. Protoporphyria
     An inherited disorder where an enzyme defect causes excess protoporphyrin to build up in the skin. The protoporphyrin reacts to light and causes a painful burning sensation on the skin....read more »
    424. Psoriasis
     Psoriasis is an inflammatory skin condition where the defective immune system causes skin cells to grow rapidly. It affects a significant number of people. Arthritis, which can be severe, is associated with the psoriasis in up to a third of cases. Not all...read more »
    425. Raynaud's phenomenon
     Blood vessel constriction attacks affecting fingers and/or toes....read more »
    426. Red Imported Fire ant sting
     The Red Imported Fire 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 re...read more »
    427. Reflex sympathetic dystrophy syndrome
     A condition characterized by pain and reduced range of motion in the shoulder and hand of the affected arm....read more »
    428. Renal hypertension
     Renovascular hypertension is high blood pressure resulting from narrowing or damage to kidney blood vessels which prevents the blood from flowing through the kidneys properly....read more »
    429. Renovascular Hypertension
     Renovascular hypertension is high blood pressure resulting from narrowing or damage to kidney blood vessels which prevents the blood from flowing through the kidneys properly....read more »
    430. Repetitive Motion Disorders
     Any of various injuries caused by repetitive motion....read more »
    431. Repetitive Strain Injury
     Various conditions with inflammation from repetitive movements....read more »
    432. Resistant hypertension
     Resistant hypertension is a form of high blood pressure that doesn't respond to treatment. Blood pressure remains high even when a combination of three drugs is used. It can be caused by such things a secondary hypertension, fluid retention or if the pati...read more »
    433. Ritalin overdose
     Ritalin is a prescription drug used to treat ADHD. Excessive doses of the drug can result in various symptoms and even death in severe cases....read more »
    434. Roberts-SC Phocomelia
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by limb deformities, midfacial defects and severe growth deficiency....read more »
    435. Rodent allergy
     A rodent allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to rodents such as mice and rats. The allergy is usually associated with the skin, saliva or urine of rodents. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and h...read more »
    436. Rosacea
     Inflammatory rash affecting cheeks, nose, forehead, chin...read more »
    437. Rosacea-like conditions
     Medical conditions highly related to or similar to rosacea....read more »
    438. Rosacea-like facial flush
     Rosacea is characterized by symptoms of facial flushing and a spectrum of clinical signs, including erythema, telangiectasia, coarseness of skin, and an inflammatory papulopustular eruption resembling acne....read more »
    439. Saddleback caterpillar poisoning
     The Saddleback caterpillar is green with saddle-shaped markings on its back. It has four protrusions at its front and back which has stinging hairs. It is found mainly in the United states feeds on deciduous trees such as oak, cherry, chestnut and plum. C...read more »
    440. Sandfly fever
     Viral infection from sandfly bites...read more »
    441. Scarlet fever
     A complication of infection from strep bacteria such as strep throat....read more »
    442. Scleromyxedema
     A rare connective tissue disorder which causes the skin to become progressively thick and hard. The severity of symptoms is variable with lungs and circulation affected in some patients. The degree of resulting disability, disfigurement and response to tr...read more »
    443. Scombroid fish poisoning syndrome
     Poisoning caused by eating spoiled fish from the scromboid family which includes tuna, mackerel, skipjack, bonito and wahoo....read more »
    444. Scombrotoxic fish poisoning
     Bacterial food poisoning from eating contaminated fish...read more »
    445. Sea onion poisoning
     Sea onion is a bulbous herb which has long narrow leaves and tall stems of small, usually white, flowers. The plant is often used indoors or outdoors as an ornamental plant. The plant contains cardiac glycoside which causes gastrointestinal symptoms if ea...read more »
    446. Sea wasp poisoning (Chiropsalmus quadrigatus)
     The Chiropsalmus quadrigatus jellyfish can deliver a serious sting and can be found in the waters of Northern Australia and the Philippines. Death can occur in as little as a few minutes if a person is severely stung....read more »
    447. Sea wasp poisoning -- Chironex fleckeri
     The Chironex fleckeri jellyfish is one of the deadliest jellyfish in the world. It can deliver a serious sting and can be found mainly in the waters of Northern Australia and the Philippines. Death can occur in as little as a few minutes if a person is se...read more »
    448. Secondary Hypertension
     Secondary hypertension is high blood pressure resulting from an underlying cause such as kidney disease. Hypertension is a serious health condition due to the fact that it often causes no symptoms until it is severe....read more »
    449. Sei whale poisoning
     The Sei whale is eaten in certain parts of Asia. Eating the liver of the Sei whale can cause poisoning symptoms in humans if sufficient quantities are consumed. It is believed that the poisoning results from the very high levels of vitamin A in the liver....read more »
    450. Senecio poisoning
     Senicio is a herbaceous plant which bears groups of small, usually yellow flowers. The plant can be found growing in the wild and is also used indoors and outdoors as an ornamental plant. The leaves contain chemicals which can cause symptoms if eaten or s...read more »
    451. Septicemia
     A systemic inflammatory response to an infection....read more »
    452. Sezary syndrome
     A rare type of lymphoma characterized by skin redness, leukemia and enlarged lymph nodes....read more »
    453. Shoulder muscle strain
     Damage to the shoulder muscle due to over-stretching of the muscle tissue. The damage involves tearing the muscle tissue. Small blood vessels may also be damaged which can cause bruising. The symptoms may vary from mild to severe depending on the severity...read more »
    454. Sjogren's Syndrome
     Autoimmune disease damaging the eye tear ducts and other glands....read more »
    455. Sjogren-Larsson syndrome
     A rare inherited neurological and skin disorder characterized by mental retardation, spastic paraplegia and thickened scaly skin (ichthyosis). The condition involves a deficiency of fatty alcohol oxidoreductase which causes an accumulation of long-chain f...read more »
    456. Skin Diseases, Viral
     Any condition affecting the skin and caused by a virus. There is a range of viruses that can affect the skin in a number of ways Epstein-Barr, Fifth disease, viral warts, shingles, measles and herpes....read more »
    457. Skin allergy
     A skin allergy is an adverse response by the body's immune system to an allergen. The response may occur when the allergen comes into contact with the skin or when it is inhaled or ingested. A skin allergy manifests in skin symptoms such as hives and itch...read more »
    458. Skin infection
     A condition which is characterized by an infection which occurs on the skin...read more »
    459. Skin rash
     A reaction to the exposure of the skin to an allergen...read more »
    460. Snake plant poisoning
     The snake plant has long, erect, stiff leaves which have mottled white, yellow and green markings. It bears a small scented flower. The plant contains chemicals which can cause relatively mild symptoms if eaten. Skin irritation can also occur on skin expo...read more »
    461. Snow-on-the-mountain poisoning
     Snow-on-the-mountain is a herbaceous plant which grows in the wild in North America but can also be used in gardens as an ornamental plant. The milky sap from the plant contains diterpene esters which can cause gastrointestinal symptoms if eaten and skin ...read more »
    462. Social phobia
     Excessive anxiety in social situations....read more »
    463. Soto's Syndrome
     A rare hereditary disorder characterized by excessive growth during the first few years of life as well as various other mental and physical anomalies....read more »
    464. Sparrow allergy
     A sparrow allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to sparrows. 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 r...read more »
    465. Spiderwort poisoning
     A perennial herb often used as an ornamental house or garden plant. It has grass like leaves, flowers with three petals and capsulated fruit. The leaves of the plant contain a chemical which can cause skin irritation upon skin exposure. The skin irritatio...read more »
    466. Spinal shock
     A rare condition that can occur after spinal cord injury and involves a period of absent reflexes which may be permanent or last for hours to weeks. This period may be followed by a period of excessive reflexes....read more »
    467. Spurge poisoning
     Spurge is a plant which has purplish discoloration along the stem and in a spot near the base of the leaves. It bears small flowers where the leaf joins the stem. The plant contains dieterpene esters in its sap and can cause skin irritation on exposure to...read more »
    468. Stethoscope induced allergies
     Stethoscope induced allergies are an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to the rubber in stethoscopes. Symptoms usually involve skin redness or rash where it has come into contact with the stethoscope....read more »
    469. Strain
     Muscle or tendon injury; compare sprain...read more »
    470. Streptococcal Group A invasive disease
     Group A streptococci are bacteria which are commonly found in the throat or on the skin. Often it causes no symptoms but in some cases it can cause mild illnesses such as strep throat or more serious, life-threatening diseases such as toxic shock syndrome...read more »
    471. Stye
     Eyelash inflammation and abscess...read more »
    472. Subacute granulomatous thyroiditis
     Subacute thyroiditis is a self-limited thyroid condition associated with a triphasic clinical course of hyperthyroidism, hypothyroidism, and return to normal thyroid function....read more »
    473. Sulfa antibiotics allergy
     Taking sulfa antibiotics 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 considerable though skin symptoms are the mos...read more »
    474. Sunburn
     Any injury to the skin caused by the ultraviolet rays caused by the sun...read more »
    475. Superficial thrombophlebitis
     Inflammation of a vein wall...read more »
    476. Systemic mastocytosis
     A condition which is characterized by an accumulation of mast cells in the tissues of the body...read more »
    477. T-cell lymphoma 1A
     T-cell lymphoma 1A is a type of cancer that has genetic origins. The genetic defect is located on chromosome 14q32.1. The anomaly is usually implicated in t-cell prolymphocytic leukemia. The cancer is usually aggressive and tends to target the blood, bone...read more »
    478. Temporal lobe epilepsy
     A condition which is characterized by complex partial seizures...read more »
    479. Thigh muscle strain
     Damage to the thigh muscle due to over-stretching of the muscle tissue. The damage involves tearing the muscle tissue. Small blood vessels may also be damaged which can cause bruising. The symptoms may vary from mild to severe depending on the severity of...read more »
    480. Thimbleweed poisoning
     Thimbleweed is a herbaceous plant which has a variety of flower colors depending on the species. It is most often used as an ornamental garden plant. The plant contains a chemical called protoanemonin which can cause various symptoms if eaten in large qua...read more »
    481. Thymus Cancer
     Cancer that occurs in the thymus...read more »
    482. Thymus disorders
     Any disorder that affects the thymus...read more »
    483. Thyroid cancer, familial medullary
     A rare inherited form of thyroid cancer. The familial form of thyroid cancer is more aggressive than other forms....read more »
    484. Tietze's syndrome
     Inflammation and swelling of the cartilage that joins the ribs to the breast bone....read more »
    485. Torsion
     Twisting of the spermatic cord which obstructs blood flow to and from the testes....read more »
    486. Toxic mushrooms -- Psychedelic
     Some mushrooms contain chemicals called psilocybin and psilocin which produce effects similar to LSD. Mushroom species from this group include certain species of Conocybe syanopus, Conocybe spectabilis, Gymnopilus, Panaeolus, Pluteus, Psilocybe and Stroph...read more »
    487. Transfusion Reaction
     The allergic reaction to the transfusion of blood products to a person...read more »
    488. Tricep muscle strain
     Damage to the tricep muscle in the arm due to over-stretching of the muscle tissue. The damage involves tearing the muscle tissue. Small blood vessels may also be damaged which can cause bruising. The symptoms may vary from mild to severe depending on the...read more »
    489. Trichothiodystrophy -- sun sensitivity
     A rare condition characterized by short brittle hair...read more »
    490. Triglyceride storage disease with impaired long-chain fatty acid oxidation
     A rare inherited disorder involving the metabolism of fat which causes skin, muscle and blood abnormalities....read more »
    491. Trumpet Creeper poisoning
     The Trumpet creeper is a woody vine which bears trumpet shaped orange to red flowers. Skin contact with the plant can cause skin irritation but it is usually minor and short-lived. Eating the flowers or leaves can cause mild gastrointestinal symptoms if s...read more »
    492. Tulip poisoning
     Tulips are an ornamental bulbous plant which contain a toxin called tulipalin. The chemical can cause symptoms if eaten but the plant is considered to have a relatively low level of toxicity. The plant may also cause skin irritation....read more »
    493. Turkey allergy
     A turkey allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to turkeys. The allergy is usually associated with the skin, feathers or excrement from the turkey. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in...read more »
    494. Tussock 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...read more »
    495. Type A influenza subtype H1
     The H1 subtype of influenza is a strain of the type A influenza virus that can cause cause serious illness and result in pandemics. Influenza is viral respiratory infection. The virus is very contagious and can cause severe illness especially in patients ...read more »
    496. Type A influenza subtype H10N7
     Influenza is viral respiratory infection. The virus is very contagious and can cause severe illness especially in patients who are very young or old or have some other medical condition as well. The severity of symptoms can vary but usually involves respi...read more »
    497. Type A influenza subtype H1N1
     The H1N1 subtype of influenza is a strain of the type A influenza virus that can cause illness in humans. Influenza is viral respiratory infection. The virus is contagious and can cause severe illness especially in patients who are very young or old or ha...read more »
    498. Type A influenza subtype H1N2
     The H1N2 subtype of influenza is a strain of the type A influenza virus that can cause cause illness in humans. Influenza is viral respiratory infection. The virus is contagious and can cause severe illness especially in patients who are very young or old...read more »
    499. Type A influenza subtype H2N2
     The H2N2 subtype of influenza is a strain of the type A influenza virus that can cause cause illness in humans. Influenza is viral respiratory infection. The virus is very contagious and can cause severe illness especially in patients who are very young o...read more »
    500. Type A influenza subtype H3N2
     The H3N2 subtype of influenza is a strain of the type A influenza virus that can cause cause illness in humans. Subtype H3N2 has caused a number of pandemics (e.g. Hong Kong Flu) and tends to occur in a seasonal pattern in many parts of the world. Influen...read more »
    501. Type A influenza subtype H5
     Influenza is viral respiratory infection. The virus is very contagious and can cause severe illness especially in patients who are very young or old or have some other medical condition as well. The severity of symptoms can vary but usually involves respi...read more »
    502. Type A influenza subtype H5N1
     Influenza is viral respiratory infection. The virus is very contagious and can cause severe illness especially in patients who are very young or old or have some other medical condition as well. The severity of symptoms can vary but usually involves respi...read more »
    503. Type A influenza subtype H7
     Influenza is viral respiratory infection. The virus is very contagious and can cause severe illness especially in patients who are very young or old or have some other medical condition as well. The severity of symptoms can vary but usually involves respi...read more »
    504. Type A influenza subtype H7N2
     Influenza is viral respiratory infection. The virus is very contagious and can cause severe illness especially in patients who are very young or old or have some other medical condition as well. The severity of symptoms can vary but usually involves respi...read more »
    505. Type A influenza subtype H7N3
     Influenza is viral respiratory infection. The virus is very contagious and can cause severe illness especially in patients who are very young or old or have some other medical condition as well. The severity of symptoms can vary but usually involves respi...read more »
    506. Type A influenza subtype H7N7
     Influenza is viral respiratory infection. The virus is very contagious and can cause severe illness especially in patients who are very young or old or have some other medical condition as well. The severity of symptoms can vary but usually involves respi...read more »
    507. Type A influenza subtype H9
     Influenza is viral respiratory infection. The virus is very contagious and can cause severe illness especially in patients who are very young or old or have some other medical condition as well. The severity of symptoms can vary but usually involves respi...read more »
    508. Type A influenza subtype H9N2
     Influenza is viral respiratory infection. The virus is very contagious and can cause severe illness especially in patients who are very young or old or have some other medical condition as well. The severity of symptoms can vary but usually involves respi...read more »
    509. Type B Influenza
     Type B influenza is a subtype of the influenza virus that tends to occur sporadically - can cause epidemics but not pandemics. Influenza is viral respiratory infection. The virus is very contagious and can cause severe illness especially in patients who a...read more »
    510. Type C Influenza
     Type C influenza is a subtype of the influenza virus that only rarely infects people and tends to only cause mild illness. It is not known to cause epidemics or pandemics. Influenza is viral respiratory infection....read more »
    511. Ulerythema ophryogenesis
     A rare genetic disorder involving a slowly spreading redness of the eyebrows and cheeks followed by damage to the skin and loss of eyebrows....read more »
    512. Upper arm muscle strain
     Damage to the upper arm muscle due to over-stretching of the muscle tissue. The damage involves tearing the muscle tissue. Small blood vessels may also be damaged which can cause bruising. The symptoms may vary from mild to severe depending on the severit...read more »
    513. Upper back muscle strain
     Damage to the upper back muscle due to over-stretching of the muscle tissue. The damage involves tearing the muscle tissue. Small blood vessels may also be damaged which can cause bruising. The symptoms may vary from mild to severe depending on the severi...read more »
    514. Varicose eczema
     Varicose eczema is a chronic skin condition that involves the skin on or near varicose veins in the legs - usually the skin on the ankles are affected. Varicose veins occur when the valves in particular blood vessels malfunction and allow the blood to flo...read more »
    515. Vibratory angioedema
     A rare condition where the skin produces a hypersensitivity reaction to a vibrating stimulus....read more »
    516. Vipoma
     A rare disorder caused by an increase in secretion of vasoactive intestinal peptide by the pancreas. The syndrome is often caused by an islet-cell tumor (except for beta cells) in the pancreas....read more »
    517. Viral diseases
     Any disease that is caused by a virus...read more »
    518. Vitamin C Overdose
     Symptoms occurring due to the ingestion of an amount of ascorbic acid (vitamin C) in excess of recommended doses or prolonged chewing of vitamin C supplement tablets; overdose is rare except in people with predisposing conditions as ascorbic acid is non-t...read more »
    519. Vulvovaginitis
     Irritation or inflammation of the vulva or vagina. The condition is very common in young girls and can be triggered by moisture, tight clothing, obesity and irritants such as soap....read more »
    520. WDHA syndrome
     A syndrome characterized by watery diarrhea, hypokalemia and achlorhydria....read more »
    521. Weeping fig poisoning
     Weeping fig is an evergreen tree which has droopy branches. The sap from the plant is prone to causing skin irritation on exposure to sunlight and allergy symptoms. Allergy symptoms usually occur after multiple encounters with the plant....read more »
    522. Wells syndrome
     A rare disorder affecting the skin and characterized by a flame-shaped patch of raised red skin which eventually undergoes changes such as blistering and altered color....read more »
    523. Xerotic eczema
     Xerotic eczema is a chronic skin condition characterized by very dry patches of skin. The condition is usually triggered by environments which have low humidity such as during winter - this causes the skin to become excessively dry....read more »

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