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Results: 1058 causes of Urine odor OR Itching skin

    1. 3-Hydroxyacyl-CoA Dehydrogenase II Deficiency
     A rare genetic disorder involving the deficiency of an enzyme (hydroxyacyl-coa dehydrogenase). The severity of the symptoms is highly variable with some cases resulting in death during the first decade while others suffer psychomotor and regression. Sympt...more »
    2. 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....more »
    3. Abetalipoproteinemia
     A rare disorder involving abnormalities in fat metabolism. The resulting insufficiency of fats and vitamins affect the normal development and function of the body....more »
    4. Acanthocheilonemiasis
     Infection with a nematode called Mansonella....more »
    5. Acanthocytosis
     A rare disorder where most of the red blood cells are abnormal with spiny projections due to lipid abnormalities. The blood abnormality is seen in conditions such as abetalipoproteinemia, severe liver disease and severe malnutrition. Symptoms and prognosi...more »
    6. Acanthosis nigricans, malignant
     The development of skin lesions which signify the presence of malignancies - especially tumors of the gut. Patches of dry, rough bumpy skin become discolored and thickened. Mucosal tissue (inside the mouth and lips) is also often involved....more »
    7. Accutane -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is strong evidence to indicate that the use of Accutane during pregnancy may cause a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exp...more »
    8. Acebutolol Hydrochloride -- Teratogenic Agent
     Experimental studies on rats indicate that using Acebutolol Hydrochloride during pregnancy produces no harmful effects on the developing fetus. Acebutolol Hydrochloride is a beta blocker medication used to treat high blood pressure and abnormal heart rhyt...more »
    9. Acetohexamide -- Teratogenic Agent
     Experimental studies on mice indicate that the use of Acetohexamide during pregnancy may cause death during the embryonic stage....more »
    10. Acid-Base Imbalance
     A disruption to the normal acid-base equilibrium in the body. There are four main groups of disorder involving an acid-base imbalance: respiratory acidosis or alkalosis and metabolic acidosis or alkalosis. Obviously the severity of symptoms is determined ...more »
    11. Acidic dry cell batteries inhalation poisoning
     Acidic dry cell batteries contain toxic chemicals which can cause symptoms if inhaled. The smoke emitted from burning batteries can also cause poisoning symptoms if sufficient quantities are inhaled. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on t...more »
    12. Acinic cell carcinoma
     A usually slow-growing malignant tumor that that can occur in various parts of the body but is most often found in the pancreas, salivary glands, palate and upper lip. Symptoms are determined by the size and location of the growth....more »
    13. Acitretin- Teratogenic Agent
     Reports indicate that the use of Acitretin during pregnancy may cause various harmful effects on the fetus. The likelihood and severity of symptoms may be affected by the level of exposure and the stage of pregnancy that the exposure occurred at. Acitreti...more »
    14. Acquired angioedema
     A rare disorder characterized by recurring episodes of swelling of parts of the skin or mucous membranes. Sometimes internal organs may be involved. The disorder occurs in patients with lymphoproliferative or autoimmune disorders which result in the dysfu...more »
    15. Acrodynia
     Symptoms caused by chronic mercury poisoning in infants in children....more »
    16. Actinic prurigo
     An inherited tendency to develop an itchy, bumpy rash on exposure to the sun. Generally only the face and lips are affected. Symptoms tend to occur seasonally....more »
    17. Acute adult T-Cell leukemia
     A form of blood cancer affecting the T-cells which make up the body's immune system. The disease is caused by the HTLV-1 virus (human T-cell leukemia virus) which causes the proliferation of abnormal T-cells. The virus can be transmitted sexually and may ...more »
    18. Acute kidney failure
     Sudden failure of the kidneys...more »
    19. Adult T-Cell leukemia
     A form of blood cancer affecting the T-cells which make up the body's immune system. The disease is caused by the HTLV-1 virus (human T-cell leukemia virus) which causes the proliferation of abnormal T-cells. The virus can be transmitted sexually and may ...more »
    20. Adult T-cell leukemia/lymphoma
     Rare cancer of the immune system T-cells....more »
    21. Adverse reaction
     A reaction that is not anticipated and detrimentally affects the patient...more »
    22. Airborne allergy
     An airborne allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to airborne allergens such as pollen, mold spores and house dust mites. The specific symptoms that can result can vary amongst patients....more »
    23. Alagille Syndrome
     A genetic disorder affecting the liver and characterized by the absence of some or all of the liver bile ducts that transport bile within the liver....more »
    24. 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...more »
    25. Alcohol-Induced Disorders
     Disorders caused by excessive alcohol consumption. The symptoms are variable depending on the disorder involved. Some of the disorders are: alcohol abuse, alcohol dependence, alcohol intoxication, alcohol withdrawal, alcohol intoxication delirium, alcohol...more »
    26. Alcoholic intoxication
     The excessive consumption of alcohol can have toxic effects on the body and can ultimately result in death in severe cases....more »
    27. Allergenic cross-reactivity
     Studies have indicated that a significant number of people with certain allergies will also have allergic responses to other allergens which have a similar protein. For example patients allergic to birch pollen will often have allergies to plant foods suc...more »
    28. 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...more »
    29. Allergic reaction
     An acute reaction through exposure to a particular allergen...more »
    30. Allergies
     Immune system over-reaction to various substances....more »
    31. Allergy-like conditions
     Medical conditions with similar effects to those of allergies....more »
    32. Alprazolam -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is strong evidence to indicate that exposure to Alprazolam during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of e...more »
    33. Alstrom disease
     A rage genetic disorder involving a group of abnormalities affecting vision, hearing, kidney function and also characterized by obesity and diabetes mellitus....more »
    34. Alström Syndrome
     A progressive condition which is characterized by deafness, obesity and visual problems in childhood that may lead to diabetes and kidney failure in adulthood...more »
    35. Amaurosis Congenita of Leber, type 12
     A rare inherited retinal disease (retinal dystrophy) that usually starts during the fetal stage. Vision impairment is usually apparent at birth or within months of birth. Type 12 is distinguished from the other forms of this condition by the genetic origi...more »
    36. Amaurosis Congenita of Leber, type 13
     A rare inherited retinal disease (retinal dystrophy) that usually starts during the fetal stage. Vision impairment is obvious usually by the age of 4 years. Type 13 is distinguished from the other forms of this condition by the genetic origin of the defec...more »
    37. Amyloidosis IX
     A rare disorder where a substance called amyloid is deposited in the skin resulting in itchy, discolored bumps or nodules in the skin. No other body organs are involved....more »
    38. Amyloidosis, oculoleptomeningeal
     Amyloidosis involves the abnormal deposit of a substance called amyloid in various parts of the body. In this particular type, the amyloid deposits in the leptomeningeal blood vessels, brainstem, spinal cord and eye causing central nervous system dysfunct...more »
    39. Anal Cancer
     Cancer (malignant) that develops in the tissues of the anus....more »
    40. Anal fissure
     Tear in the anal region....more »
    41. Anal itching
     Itching of the anal area...more »
    42. Anaphylaxis
     A rare, potentially life-threatening allergic reaction....more »
    43. Ancylostoma duodenale
     An infestation with Ancylostoma duodenale which is a parasitic hookwork whichcan cause serious disease in humans - usually occurs in people who work barefoot in damp soil. The hookworms suck blood from the intestines of the host which can result in anemia...more »
    44. Anemia
     Reduced ability of blood to carry oxygen from various possible causes....more »
    45. Angelman syndrome
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by a puppet-like gait, fits of laughter and characteristic facial features....more »
    46. Angioimmunoblastic T-cell lymphoma
     A form of cancer which tends to be systemic in nature and thus cancer cells can be found in various parts of the body such as the lymph nodes, liver, spleen, skin and bone marrow....more »
    47. Animal allergy
     An animal allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to animals such as cats. The allergy is usually associated with the skin, saliva or urine of the animal. Animals frequently lick themselves which results in saliva sticking to the fur. T...more »
    48. Aniridia -- ptosis -- mental retardation -- obesity, familial
     A rare familial disorder characterized by eye abnormalities, mental retardation and obesity....more »
    49. Ankylostomiasis
     A parasitic intestinal infection caused by a hookworm called Ancylostoma duodenale or Necator americanus. Infection usually occurs when larva enter a break in the skin and then travel throughout the body until the reach the intestines....more »
    50. Annular pustular psoriasis
     Pustular psoriasis is a form of psoriasis characterized by pustules rather the skin bumps. There are various subtypes of the disorder: generalized, annular, palmoplantar or juvenile. Annular pustular psoriasis tends to have a ring-like appearance where th...more »
    51. Antihypertensive drug allergy
     Taking antihypertensive drugs (blood pressure-lowering drugs) can cause an allergic response in some people however this is considered rare. It involves the body's immune system overreacting to the drug. The type and severity of symptoms can vary consider...more »
    52. Arthritis -- short stature -- deafness
     A very rare syndrome characterized by arthritis, short stature, deafness and numerous other abnormalities....more »
    53. Asian Dendorlimus pini caterpillar poisoning
     A chronic illness caused by contact with certain a poisonous caterpillar called Dendorlimus pini. Contact with the cocoon can also cause symptoms. These caterpillars can be found in Asia, north Africa and eastern Europe....more »
    54. Asparagus berry overdose
     The asparagus plant has bright red berries which can cause skin and gastrointestinal problems which are relatively minor and short-lived. The young shoots of the asparagus plant can also cause problems....more »
    55. 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...more »
    56. 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....more »
    57. Asteatotic eczema
     Asteatotic eczema is a chronic skin condition that tends to occur in old age. It usually develops on the lower legs but can occur on other parts of the body as well. Symptoms tend to be worse in dry winter weather....more »
    58. Atenolol -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is strong evidence to indicate that exposure to Atenolol during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exp...more »
    59. Athlete's foot
     Fungal skin condition typically of feet or toes....more »
    60. 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 ...more »
    61. Atorvastatin -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is strong evidence to indicate that exposure to Atorvastatin during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of...more »
    62. Atrophic vaginitis
     Type of vaginitis usually related to aging and menopause...more »
    63. Auranofin -- Teratogenic Agent
     Experimental studies on rabbits indicate that the use of Auranofin during pregnancy may cause various harmful effects on the fetus. The likelihood and severity of symptoms may be affected by the level of exposure and the stage of pregnancy that the exposu...more »
    64. Aureobasidium exposure
     Aureobasidium is a type of fungus which is capable of causing a variety of diseases in humans. The fungus is most often found in damp places either inside the home or in the environment. It is often pinkish or blackish. It is a rare cause of disease and i...more »
    65. Auricular abnormalities -- cleft lip with or without cleft palate -- ocular abnormalities
     A rare syndrome characterized by the association of external ear and eye abnormalities, cleft lip and sometimes a cleft palate....more »
    66. Auriculoocular anomalies -- cleft lip
     A very rare syndrome characterized by the association of abnormal external ears and a cleft lip and sometimes a cleft palate. Only two cases of the condition has been reported....more »
    67. Autoimmune Hepatitis
     Liver inflammation caused due to autoimmune processes where the body's immune system attacks the liver....more »
    68. Autoimmune Urticaria
     An itchy rash caused by an autoimmune reaction...more »
    69. 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...more »
    70. Azithromycin -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is strong evidence to indicate that exposure to Azithromycin during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of...more »
    71. Baber's syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized by the association of congenital liver cirrhosis with Fanconi syndrome....more »
    72. Baby bottle nipples induced allergies
     Baby bottle nipples induced allergies are an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to the latex in Baby bottle nipples . Symptoms usually involve the mouth....more »
    73. Baclofen -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is strong evidence to indicate that exposure to Baclofen during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exp...more »
    74. Balanitis xerotica obliterans
     Dermatological condition affecting male genetalia. Characterised by atrophic white patches and white indurarted tissue at the tip preventing retraction....more »
    75. Bamboo hair syndrome
     A rare inherited condition characterized by abnormally formed hair shafts and a skin condition involving scaling and redness of the skin. Patients are also predisposed to developing allergic conditions such as asthma and eczema and food allergies. The sev...more »
    76. Bamforth syndrome
     A rare syndrome characterized mainly by the association of an abnormal opening in the roof of the mouth and reduced thyroid functioning....more »
    77. Barakat syndrome
     A rare condition characterized by deafness, kidney disease and insufficiency parathyroid hormone production....more »
    78. Bardet-Biedl Syndrome
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by mental retardation, obesity, polydactyly and retinal pigmentation as well as other abnormalities....more »
    79. Benign intrahepatic cholestasis type 1
     A rare liver disorder characterized by intermittent episodes of cholestasis (impaired bile flow within the liver) that doesn't involve obstruction of bile ducts outside the liver. The jaundice tends to disappear in weeks or months without treatment and th...more »
    80. Benign intrahepatic cholestasis type 2
     A rare liver disorder characterized by intermittent episodes of cholestasis (impaired bile flow within the liver) that doesn't involve obstruction of bile ducts outside the liver. The jaundice tends to disappear in weeks or months without treatment and th...more »
    81. Benign mucosal pemphigoid
     A rare chronic disease involving blistering and scarring of the mucous membranes especially in the mouth and conjunctiva of the eye....more »
    82. Betamethasone -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is strong evidence to indicate that exposure to Betamethasone during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level o...more »
    83. Betaxolol -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is strong evidence to indicate that exposure to Betaxolol during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of ex...more »
    84. Bile acid synthesis defect, congenital, 2
     A defect which prevents the body from making bile acid which results in progressive liver disease. The defect is a deficiency of a particular enzyme (cholestasis with delta(4)-3-oxosteroid 5-beta-reductase) needed to make bile acid....more »
    85. Bile acid synthesis defect, congenital, 4
     A defect which prevents the body from making bile acid which results in progressive liver disease....more »
    86. Bile acid synthesis defects
     A defect which prevents the body from making bile acid which results in progressive liver disease....more »
    87. Bile acid synthesis defects, congenital, 1
     A defect which prevents the body from making bile acid which results in progressive liver disease. The defect is a deficiency of a particular enzyme (3-beta-hydroxy-delta-5-C27-steroid oxidoreductase) needed to make bile acid....more »
    88. Bile acid synthesis defects, congenital, 2
     A defect which prevents the body from making bile acid which results in progressive liver disease. The defect is a deficiency of a particular enzyme (cholestasis with delta(4)-3-oxosteroid 5-beta-reductase) needed to make bile acid....more »
    89. Bile acid synthesis defects, congenital, 3
     A defect which prevents the body from making bile acid which results in progressive liver disease. The defect involved a deficiency of 7-alpha-hydroxylase which is an enzyme needed to prevent the accumulation of 27-hydroxycholesterol which is toxic to the...more »
    90. Bile acid synthesis defects, congenital, 4
     A defect which prevents the body from making bile acid which results in progressive liver disease....more »
    91. Bile duct cancer, extrahepatic
     A rare cancer that develops in the part of the common bile duct that is outside the liver. The common bile duct channels bile from the gall bladder (which stores bile) and the liver (which makes bile) to the small intestine to assist digestion....more »
    92. Bile duct paucity in Graft-Versus-Host Disease
     A reduced number of ducts that carry bile through and from the liver (bile duct) that results from graft-versus-host disease....more »
    93. Bile duct paucity in Liver Allograft Rejection
     A reduced number of ducts that carry bile through and from the liver (bile duct) that results from liver allograft rejection....more »
    94. Bile duct paucity, non syndromic form
     A reduced number of ducts that carry bile through and from the liver (bile duct) that is not associated with a syndrome. Paucity of bile ducts is associated with many liver conditions such as biliary cirrhosis and sclerosing cholangitis....more »
    95. Biliary Atresia
     A rare condition that can affect newborns where the bile duct that carries the bile from the liver to the small intestine is blocked or missing....more »
    96. Biliary cirrhosis
     Biliary cirrhosis is a condition where the bile ducts are unable to transport bile effectively due to blockage, inflammation, scarring or some other damage to the bile ducts. The condition may result from such things as congenital defect of the bile ducts...more »
    97. Biliary conditions
     Medical conditions affecting the biliary system (liver, bile ducts, gallbladder, etc.) in digestion....more »
    98. Biliary tract cancer
     Cancer that develops in the gallbladder or bile ducts....more »
    99. Bird allergy
     A bird allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to birds. The allergy is usually associated with the skin, feathers or excrement of the bird. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in respons...more »
    100. Bisoprolol -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is strong evidence to indicate that exposure to Bisoprolol during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of e...more »
    101. Blastocystis hominis
     Common parasitic condition often causing digestive symptoms....more »
    102. Bleeding Heart poisoning
     Bleeding heart is a vine plant that can cause skin reactions on exposure and systemic symptoms such as convulsions if eaten. The leaves and roots are the most toxic parts of the plant and contain a toxic chemical called isoquinoline. Large amounts of the ...more »
    103. Blepharitis
     A common eyelid inflammation...more »
    104. Blue devil poisoning
     The Blue Devil is a hairy flowering herb which tends to grow in mountainous, forested areas. All parts of the plant contain pyrrolizidine alkaloids which are slightly toxic if eaten. Skin contact with the hairs on the plant can also cause minor skin irrit...more »
    105. Boeck scabies
     Severe scabies caused by the infestation of huge numbers of mites (in the millions in some cases) under the skin. The scabies tend to live for up to four days as opposed to the normal one day and the condition can be quite contagious....more »
    106. Bone marrow failure -- neurologic abnormalities
     A rare syndrome characterized by the association of bone marrow failure and neurological abnormalities....more »
    107. Borjeson Syndrome
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by severe mental deficiency, large ears, hypogonadism and other abnormalities....more »
    108. Box Jellyfish poisoning
     A sting from the Box jellyfish contains a chemical which is toxic to the nerves, heart and skin. This jellyfish is mainly found in the waters of Northern Queensland in Australia. The tentacles should not be removed from the patient as it can cause further...more »
    109. Breisky disease
     A progressive wasting disease of the vulva that occurs in postmenopausal women and is probably caused by hormonal imbalance....more »
    110. Browntail moth caterpillar poisoning
     A hairy, bright-colored caterpillar which can cause skin symptoms on contact with the hair. Inhalation of the hairs can cause respiratory symptoms and eye exposure can also result in symptoms. Patients with pre-existing asthma or atopic allergies may suff...more »
    111. Bubble bath allergy
     An immune-mediated reaction to exposure to bubble bath solutions. Bubble bath allergy tends to be more common in children and symptoms can vary in nature and severity....more »
    112. Bullous Pemphigoid
     A chronic skin disorder characterized blistering of the skin which usually occurs on the joints, abdomen, armpit and groin areas....more »
    113. Bullous systemic lupus erythematosus
     A blistering disease that can develop in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). The process is mediated by autoantibodies....more »
    114. Bumetanide -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is strong evidence to indicate that exposure to Bumetanide during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of e...more »
    115. Busulfan -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is strong evidence to indicate that exposure to Busulfan during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exp...more »
    116. COFS syndrome
     A genetic disorder involving degeneration of the brain and spinal cord that starts during the fetal stage....more »
    117. Caffeine Allergy
     A caffeine allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to caffeine or caffeine-containing products. The type and severity of symptoms can vary amongst patients....more »
    118. Calcitriol -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is strong evidence to indicate that exposure to Calcitriol during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of e...more »
    119. Callistin shellfish poisoning
     The Callistin shellfish (Japanese Callista) is found primarily in Japan. Eating the whole shellfish can cause poisoning symptoms in humans. It is believed that the ovaries contain high levels of choline during spawning season which makes them toxic to hum...more »
    120. Canary allergy
     A canary allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to canaries. The allergy is usually associated with the skin, feathers or excrement from the canary. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine i...more »
    121. 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....more »
    122. Candidiasis
     Fungal infection of moist areas such as mouth or vagina...more »
    123. Captopril -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is strong evidence to indicate that exposure to Captopril during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of ex...more »
    124. Carbamazepine -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is strong evidence to indicate that exposure to Carbamazepine during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level o...more »
    125. Carbimazole -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is strong evidence to indicate that exposure to Carbimazole during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of ...more »
    126. Cat allergy
     A cat allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to cats. The allergy is usually associated with the skin, saliva or urine of cats. Cats frequently lick themselves which results in saliva sticking to the fur. Thus a person allergic to cats...more »
    127. Cataract -- intellectual deficit -- anal atresia -- urinary defects
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by cataracts, mental retardation and genitourinary tract abnormalities and absent anal opening....more »
    128. Caterpillar complication poisoning
     The spines on certain caterpillars can cause a skin reaction as well as systemic symptoms if ingested. The nature of the symptoms vary depending on the species of caterpillar involved. Some only produce skin reactions whereas others can produce systemic s...more »
    129. Caudal appendage -- deafness
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by deafness, finger bone abnormalities and a spinal extension giving a tail-like appearance (caudal appendage)....more »
    130. Celexa -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Celexa (an antidepressant) during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the l...more »
    131. Cellulitis
     Inflammation of skin or subcutaneous tissues....more »
    132. Cercarial dermatitis
     A short-lived rash that occurs as an allergic reaction to larval (cercariae) infection of the skin. These particular parasites use birds and animals as their first hosts. Larval eggs are excreted in the faeces and when they land in water, they hatch into ...more »
    133. Cerebellar ataxia -- areflexia -- pes cavus -- optic atrophy -- sensorineural hearing loss
     A rare syndrome characterized mainly by ataxia, absent reflexes, high foot arch (pes cavus), progressive optic nerve degeneration and hearing impairment. The ataxic symptoms tended to occur early in life after an illness involving fevers. The ataxia then ...more »
    134. Cerebellar hypoplasia -- endosteal sclerosis
     A rare disorder character where a part of the brain (cerebellum) is underdeveloped and abnormally increased bone density (endosteal sclerosis)....more »
    135. Cerebellar hypoplasia -- tapetoretinal degeneration
     A rare disorder character where a part of the brain (cerebellum) is underdeveloped and a nonprogressive eye disorder involving the retinal pigments. The cerebellum is the part of the brain that controls balance and movement....more »
    136. Cerebellar parenchymal degeneration
     Progressive deterioration of brain tissue. Symptoms can vary depending on the rate of progression, location and extent of the degeneration....more »
    137. Cerivastatin -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Cerivastatin (a statin medication) during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected ...more »
    138. Chalazion
     Slow-growing swelling of the upper or lower eyelid usually caused by a blockage in the oil glands in the eyelid....more »
    139. Chemical poisoning -- 1,2-Dibromoethane
     1,2-Dibromoethane is a chemical used in gasoline, soil fumigants, fire extinguishers, flue gases and mechanical gauge fluid. Excessive exposure to this chemical can cause serious symptoms. Some people can suffer an adverse reaction to the chemical. The ty...more »
    140. Chemical poisoning -- 1,3-Dichloropropene
     1,3-Dichloropropene is a chemical used in solvents and soil fumigants for nematode control. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    141. Chemical poisoning -- 2-Methyl-4-Chlorophenoxyacetic Acid
     2-Methyl-4-Chlorophenoxyacetic Acid is a chemical mainly used as a herbicide for field crops and turf. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    142. Chemical poisoning -- Acrylamide
     Acrylamide is a chemical used mainly in the treatment of waste water, grout agent, paper strengthening agent and adhesive agents. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    143. Chemical poisoning -- Allethrin
     Allethrin is a chemical used as an insecticide, mainly in households. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exp...more »
    144. Chemical poisoning -- Bromide
     Bromide is a chemical used for many applications - flame retardant, industrial uses, pesticides, sanitary products, fumigants, medicines, dyes, photographic solutions and water purification. Bromides act as central nervous system depressants and the inges...more »
    145. Chemical poisoning -- Captafol
     Captafol is a chemical used mainly as a fungicide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    146. Chemical poisoning -- Carbon Disulfide
     Carbon Disulfide is a chemical used mainly in corrosion inhibitors, cold and nickel plating, photography applications and as a solvent in gums and resins. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of s...more »
    147. Chemical poisoning -- Chloroform
     Chloroform is a chemical used mainly as a refrigerant but also as a solvent in various processing and industrial applications. It's use as an anesthetic is relatively uncommon these days. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various sym...more »
    148. Chemical poisoning -- Dinitrophenol
     Dinitrophenol is a chemical that has various applications: herbicide, pesticide, fungicide, acaricide, manufacture of dyes and wood preservative. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms v...more »
    149. Chemical poisoning -- Ethylene Oxide
     Ethylene oxide is a chemical used mainly in detergents, plasticizers, fumigants, inks, cosmetics and brake fluid. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of...more »
    150. Chemical poisoning -- Glufosinate
     Glufosinate is a chemical used mainly in herbicides. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    151. Chemical poisoning -- Glyphosate
     Glyphosate is a chemical used mainly in herbicides. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    152. Chemical poisoning -- Limonene
     Limonene is a chemical used mainly as a solvent, in the manufacture of resins and in perfumes and aerosols. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemi...more »
    153. Chemical poisoning -- Manganese
     Manganese is a chemical used mainly in fertilizers, welding rods, matches, electrical coils, ceramics and animal food additives. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending o...more »
    154. Chemical poisoning -- Methanol
     Methanol is a chemical used mainly in fuel, paint removers, solvent, antifreeze and in the production process of many other products. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depend...more »
    155. Chemical poisoning -- Methyl Bromide
     Methyl Bromide is a chemical used mainly in insecticides, fire extinguishers, wool degreasers and oil extraction. The chemical may be absorbed through the skin. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severit...more »
    156. Chemical poisoning -- Monosodium Methanarsenate
     Monosodium Methanarsenate is a chemical used mainly as a herbicide or pesticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature...more »
    157. Chemical poisoning -- Phthalthrin
     Phthalthrin is an insecticide - it is used mainly for indoor purposes. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. Generally, large amounts need to be involved to cause serious symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms vari...more »
    158. Chemical poisoning -- Selenium
     Selenium is a chemical element used mainly as an industrial catalyst, in glass and ceramic manufacturing, as an animal feed additive, in photography and in the electronics industry. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms....more »
    159. Chemical poisoning -- Sodium Monofluoroacetate
     Sodium Monofluoroacetate is a chemical used mainly as a rodenticides, often to control mammal pests in crops. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of che...more »
    160. Chemical poisoning -- Tetramethrin
     Tetramethrin is an insecticide - it is used mainly for indoor purposes. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. Generally, large amounts need to be involved to cause serious symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms var...more »
    161. Chemical poisoning -- Toluene Diisocyanate
     Toluene Diisocyanate is a chemical used mainly in the manufacture of elastomers and polyurethane foams. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical ...more »
    162. Chemical poisoning -- Trichloroethylene
     Trichloroethylene is a chemical used mainly as an industrial solvent and in adhesives, lacquer, fire retardants and house cleaning solvents. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies...more »
    163. Chemical poisoning -- Xylene
     Xylene is a chemical used mainly in pesticides and in the manufacture of glue, paint, paper, rubber, pharmaceuticals and polymers. It is also used as a solvent and clarifier for microscopic tissue examinations in laboratories. Ingestion and other exposure...more »
    164. Chiari-1 Malformation
     A rare malformation where the base of the brain enters into the upper spinal canal....more »
    165. Chicken allergy
     A chicken allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to chickens. The allergy is usually associated with the skin, feathers or excrement from the chicken. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine...more »
    166. Chickenpox
     Common viral infection....more »
    167. Chilblain
     Skin inflammation usually in cold weather...more »
    168. Chlordiazepoxide -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Chlordiazepoxide (a sedative or hypnotic drug) during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may ...more »
    169. Chloroquine -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Chloroquine (an antimalarial drug) during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected ...more »
    170. Chlorpropamide -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Chlorpropamide (an antidiabetic drug) during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affect...more »
    171. Cholangitis
     bile duct inflammation (cholangitis)...more »
    172. Cholecystitis
     Inflammation of the gallbladder which concentrates and stores bile. The condition may occur suddenly (acute) or persist over a longer period of time (chronic)....more »
    173. Cholestasis -- pigmentary retinopathy -- cleft palate
     A rare syndrome characterized by degeneration of retinal pigments, cleft lip, cleft palate, kidney problems and cholestasis (bile flow obstruction)....more »
    174. Cholestasis disease of pregnancy
     A liver condition that can occur usually in the last stage of pregnancy. The flow of bile in the gallbladder or liver is impaired by the high levels of pregnancy hormones. The bile acids build up in the organs and then enter the bloodstream. The main symp...more »
    175. Cholestasis, Intrahepatic
     A liver disorder where the bile is unable to flow properly through the liver. The severity of the condition is variable depending on the cause of the condition....more »
    176. Cholestasis, intrahepatic of pregnancy
     A rare liver disorder (impaired flow of bile) that occurs during third trimester of pregnancy with symptoms usually disappearing after delivery....more »
    177. Cholestasis, progressive familial intrahepatic 1
     A rare inherited condition where bile is unable to drain from the liver where it builds up and causes progressive liver damage....more »
    178. Cholestasis, progressive familial intrahepatic 3
     A rare inherited condition where bile is unable to drain from the liver where it builds up and causes progressive liver damage. The condition has an early onset and usually leads to end-stage liver disease by the end of the second decade. The various type...more »
    179. 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....more »
    180. Chromosome 18p minus syndrome
     A rare genetic disorder where a portion of the genetic material from the short arm of chromosome18 is missing. The symptoms or severity may vary somewhat between patients....more »
    181. Chromosome 18q, partial deletion
     A rare chromosomal disorder involving deletion of genetic material from the long arm of chromosome 18. The type and severity of symptoms are determined by the amount and location of the lost genetic material....more »
    182. Chromosome 18q- Syndrome
     A rare chromosomal disorder where a portion of chromosome 18 is missing. The type and severity of symptoms is determined by the amount of genetic material that is missing....more »
    183. Chromosome 6 Ring
     A rare chromosomal disorder where the ends of chromosome 6 have been deleted and the two broken ends have rejoined to form a ring shape resulting in a range of symptoms determined by the size of the genetic deletion....more »
    184. Chronic Hepatitis
     Chronic hepatitis is defined as inflammatory disease of the liver lasting for more than six months....more »
    185. Chronic Kidney Disease
     Long-term and generally irreversible disease of the kidneys due to infection, obstruction, congenital diseases or generalised diseases causing failure of the kidneys' normal functions....more »
    186. Chronic Myeloproliferative Disorders
     A group of blood cancers where excessive numbers of blood cells are made by overactive or cancerous bone marrow. The number of excess blood cells tends to grow slowly. Examples of such disorders includes chronic myelogenous leukemia, polycythemia vera and...more »
    187. Chronic Neutrophilic Leukemia
     A rare form of leukemia characterized by excessive levels of mature neutrophils....more »
    188. Chronic adult T-Cell leukemia
     A form of blood cancer affecting the T-cells which make up the body's immune system. The disease is caused by the HTLV-1 virus (human T-cell leukemia virus) which causes the proliferation of abnormal T-cells. The virus can be transmitted sexually and may ...more »
    189. Chronic interstitial nephritis
    190. Chronic kidney failure
     Gradual failure of the kidneys over a period of time...more »
    191. Chronic liver disease
     Any form of chronic liver disease...more »
    192. Chronic pyelonephritis
     Chronic pyelonephritis is persistent kidney inflammation that can scar the kidneys and may lead to chronic renal failure....more »
    193. Chronic renal insufficiency
     Chronic lack of function of the renal system. Kidneys....more »
    194. Chronic vitamin A toxicity
     Chronic excessive ingestion of vitamin A can cause symptoms....more »
    195. Chrysanthemum poisoning
     Contact with Chrysanthemum plants can cause a variety of skin symptoms in susceptible people. Repeated exposure increases the risk of developing symptoms....more »
    196. Ciguatera poisoning
     Rare toxic food poisoning from eating contaminated fish...more »
    197. Cipro -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Cipro (a fluoroquinolone antibiotic) during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affecte...more »
    198. Ciprofloxacin -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Ciprofloxacin (a fluoroquinolone antibiotic) during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be...more »
    199. Cirrhosis of liver
     Chronic liver disease wherein normal liver parenchyma is replaced by fibrous tissue....more »
    200. Cirrhosis of the liver
     Scarring of the liver from alcohol or other causes....more »
    201. Classical Hodgkin disease
     Hodgkin's disease is a type of cancer characterized by the abnormal proliferation of a type of white blood cell called lymphocyte. Hodgkin's lymphoma is classified into classical types and nodular lymphocyte predominant type. The nodular form tends to be ...more »
    202. Clorazepate -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Clorazepate during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposur...more »
    203. Cocaine abuse
     Stimulant drug with various effects...more »
    204. Cocky Apple stinging caterpillar poisoning
     Contact with the poisonous hairs or spines of the Cocky Apple stinging caterpillar can cause skin rashes or even a hypersensitivity reaction in some cases....more »
    205. Codeine -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Codeine (an opiate drug) during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the lev...more »
    206. Codeine overdose
     Codeine is a prescription drug mainly used to treat pain. Excessive doses of the drug can result in various symptoms and even death in severe cases....more »
    207. Cold contact urticaria
     A chronic condition where the skin develops hives and becomes very red and itchy after exposure to cold....more »
    208. Comel-Netherton Syndrome
     A rare inherited condition characterized by abnormally formed hair shafts and a skin condition involving scaling and redness of the skin. Patients are also predisposed to developing allergic conditions such as asthma and eczema and food allergies. The sev...more »
    209. Common Woolly Bear moth caterpillar poisoning
     Contact with the poisonous hairs or spines of the Common Woolly Bear moth caterpillar can cause skin rashes or even a hypersensitivity reaction in some cases....more »
    210. Condoms and diaphragms induced allergies
     Condoms and diaphragms induced allergies are an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to the latex in condoms and diaphragms....more »
    211. Cone rod dystrophy -- amelogenesis imperfecta
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by degeneration of parts of the eye that absorb light (cone rod dystrophy) as well as teeth abnormalities....more »
    212. Cone shell poisoning
     A number of species of cone shells are capable of envenomating humans. The toxin is a neurotoxin and thus primarily affects the nervous system. Cone shells are found mainly in shallow waters of the Indian and Pacific oceans. The toxicity varies amongst sp...more »
    213. Cone-Rod Dystrophy, X-linked, 1
     An inherited eye disease characterized by progressive deterioration of mainly the retinal cones. The type and severity of symptoms may vary with patients have various degrees of involvement of the rods and cones. Type X1 is linked to a defect on chromosom...more »
    214. Cone-Rod Dystrophy, X-linked, 2
     An inherited eye disease characterized by progressive deterioration of mainly the retinal cones. The type and severity of symptoms may vary with patients have various degrees of involvement of the rods and cones. Type X2 is linked to a defect on chromosom...more »
    215. Cone-Rod Dystrophy, X-linked, 3
     An inherited eye disease characterized by progressive deterioration of mainly the retinal cones. The type and severity of symptoms may vary with patients have various degrees of involvement of the rods and cones. Type X3 is linked to a defect on chromosom...more »
    216. Contact dermatitis
     Skin reaction to an irritant...more »
    217. Corneal dystrophy -- ichthyosis -- microcephaly -- mental retardation
     A very rare syndrome characterized by vision loss, scaly skin, small head and mental retardation....more »
    218. Corneal dystrophy -- perceptive deafness
     A very rare syndrome characterized by eye problems and deafness. Hearing starts to deteriorate during the 20's and 30's....more »
    219. Cradle Cap
     Common scalp condition in babies...more »
    220. Craniofacial dysostosis type 1
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by premature joining of certain skull bones during development which has an impact on the shape of the head and face. Features include poor vision, hypoplasia of maxilla an impaired hearing....more »
    221. Creeping disease
     A skin disease caused by a parasite which tunnels its way through the skin leaving a visible red, itchy, linear eruption on the skin where it has been. The hookworm parasite can't use humans to complete its life cycle but continues to travel through the s...more »
    222. Cromolyn Sodium -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Cromolyn Sodium (an asthma preventer) during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affect...more »
    223. Cutaneous Candidiasis
     A condition which is characterized by a candida infection which occurs on the cutaneous surface...more »
    224. Cutaneous T-cell lymphoma
     A malignancy of the T-cells which make up part of the body's immune system. The cancer is characterized by the excessive proliferation of T-cells which are a type of white blood cell. The degree of skin involvement is variable....more »
    225. Cyclosporin -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Cyclosporin (an immunosuppressant drug) during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affe...more »
    226. Cyclosporine -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Cyclosporine (an immunosuppressant drug) during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be aff...more »
    227. Cysticercosis
     An infectious disease caused by the pork tapeworm Taenia solium. If the larvae are ingested then a mild or asymptomatic tapeworm infection occurs. However, ingested eggs pass into the bloodstream where they can then enter various tissues and form the cyst...more »
    228. Cystitis
     Bladder infection or inflammation...more »
    229. Cytarabine -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Cytarabine (a chemotherapy drug) during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by...more »
    230. 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 ...more »
    231. Dandy-Walker -- facial hemangioma
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by a brain malformation (Dandy-Walker) and a hemangioma on the face (mass of dilated blood vessels)....more »
    232. Daphne poisoning
     Daphne is a shrub that contains a toxin called mezerein (skin irritant) in the bark as well as a toxin called daphnin. The bark, sap and berries are the most toxic parts of the plant. The plant is native to Europe and Asia but is also found in other parts...more »
    233. Darier Disease
     A slowly progressing inherited skin disorder characterized by small brownish warty bumps and nail abnormalities. The skin disorder because the skin cells are not held together properly....more »
    234. Decompression sickness
     Condition from overly rapid decompression, especially when diving....more »
    235. Demodicidosis
     A parasitic infection caused by the Demodex mite (Demodex folliculorum and Demodex brevis) which normally live harmlessly in hair follicles especially on the facial area. The mite can cause symptoms in immunocompromised people....more »
    236. Dendrolimiasis
     A chronic illness caused by contact with certain poisonous caterpillar spines or urticating hairs....more »
    237. Dermatitis
     General name for any type of skin inflammation....more »
    238. Dermatomyositis
     A muscle disease characterized by chronic muscle inflammation resulting in progressive muscle weakness and a characteristic rash....more »
    239. Dermatostomatitis, Stevens Johnson type
     A rare but serious condition involving inflammation and blistering of the skin and mucous membranes. It is believed to be an allergic reaction that can occur in response to some drugs or infectious diseases....more »
    240. Devergie syndrome
     A chronic skin disorder involving the development of raised spots on the skin that grow and merge into each other to produce large red scaling plaques....more »
    241. Diabetes-like blepharitis
     It is an ocular disease characterized by inflammation of the eyelid margins. Blepharitis may cause redness of the eyes, itching and irritation of the eyelids in one or both eyes. Its appearance is often confused with conjunctivitis and due to its recurrin...more »
    242. Diabetic Ketoacidosis
     Life-threatening complication of high blood sugars and diabetes....more »
    243. Dialyzer hypersensitivity syndrome
     An anaphylactic reaction that occurs in some patients who are dialyzed on artificial kidneys. A compound (ethylene oxide) used to dry sterilize artificial kidneys is a likely allergen....more »
    244. Diazepam -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Diazepam during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure a...more »
    245. Diclofenac -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Diclofenac (an NSAID drug) during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the l...more »
    246. Diencephalic Syndrome
     A condition characterized by dysfunction of the diencphalon of the brain...more »
    247. Diffuse systemic sclerosi
     A rare condition that characterized by skin tightness affecting the trunk and extremities as well as organ involvement. It involves an early period of internal inflammation which distinguishes it from other forms of scleroderma and the organ involvement c...more »
    248. Diltiazem -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Diltiazem during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure ...more »
    249. Dipylidiasis
     A parasitic intestinal infection caused by a tapeworm called Dipylidium caninum. The parasite commonly infects dogs and cats but can occur in humans. Transmission usually occurs through accidental ingestion of infected cat or dog fleas. Children are more ...more »
    250. Dipylidium
     The dog tapeworm...more »
    251. 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 ...more »
    252. Diuril -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Diuril ( a diuretic) during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level o...more »
    253. Dog allergy
     A dog allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to dogs. The allergy is usually associated with the skin, saliva or urine of dogs. Dogs frequently lick themselves which results in saliva sticking to the fur. Thus a person allergic to dogs...more »
    254. Dolobid -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Dolobid (an NSAID drug) during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the leve...more »
    255. Dracunculiasis
     An infectious disease caused by the nematode Dracunculus medinensis which is usually transmitted by drinking water contaminated by infected crustaceans....more »
    256. Drug Allergies
     Allergies to medications or other drugs....more »
    257. Drug-induced liver disease
     Drug-induced liver diseases are diseases of the liver that are caused by physician-prescribed medications, over-the-counter medications, vitamins, hormones, herbs, illicit ("recreational") drugs, and environmental toxins....more »
    258. Dry skin
     Dryness of the skin....more »
    259. Duck allergy
     A duck allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to ducks. The allergy is usually associated with the skin, feathers or excrement from the duck. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in respo...more »
    260. Duhring disease
     A rare chronic skin disorder involving rashes of small skin bumps and blisters that are extremely itchy....more »
    261. 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....more »
    262. Dup (2) (q34-qter)
     A rare chromosomal disorder characterized by various anomalies. The listed symptoms are those observed in the few reported cases. The manifestations linked to most genetic defects are often variable to some degree....more »
    263. Dust mite allergies
     Allergy to dust mites in household dust....more »
    264. Dyshidrotic dermatitis
     A skin disorder (eczema) that affects the soles of the feet, the palms of the hands and the sides of the fingers. There is no known cause but contributing factors include stress, hot or cold weather, pre-existing atopic condition, metal implants, smoking,...more »
    265. Dystonia 1, Torsion, Autosomal Dominant
     A rare movement disorder where the patients suffers uncontrollable muscle contractions and distortion of body position. The limbs are usually involved first and then the condition spreads to other parts of the body....more »
    266. Dystonia Musculorum Deformans 1
     A rare movement disorder where the patients suffers uncontrollable muscle contractions and distortion of body position. The limbs are usually involved first and then the condition spreads to other parts of the body....more »
    267. Dystonia musculorum deformans type 1
     A rare movement disorder where the patient suffers involuntary muscle contractions and distortion of body position. The trunk, neck and limbs are usually involved first....more »
    268. Ear Psoriasis
     Psoriasis is a chronic skin condition characterized by scaling and inflammation of the skin which can occur on virtually any part of the body. Ear psoriasis refers to psoriasis that develops on the ears. It can be the result of psoriasis spreading from th...more »
    269. Echinococcus granulosus
     A infection caused by a type of small tapeworm...more »
    270. 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....more »
    271. Elastosis perforans serpiginosa
     A rare skin condition characterized by the development of small, usually red, bumps on the skin. Abnormal skin fibre tissue forms from the inner skin layer to the outer skin layer which in turn causes the top skin layer to respond to it as if it were a fo...more »
    272. End Stage Liver Failure
     Late stage of liver failure characterised by the onset of mental and neurological symptoms, due to build up of toxic metabolites....more »
    273. Endocrine pancreatic cancer
     Any disease that affects the endocrine pancreas...more »
    274. Eosinophilia-myalgia syndrome
     A rare condition that occurs in some people who take the antidepressant L-tryptophan....more »
    275. Eosinophilic pustular folliculitis
     A rare skin disorder characterized by the recurring development of characteristic skin papules and pustules....more »
    276. Epidermolysis Bullosa Pruriginosa
     A rare inherited skin blistering disorder characterized by the development of skin blistering and scarring mainly on the shins. The condition is caused by a defect in the collagen gene. The skin sensitivity may improve with age....more »
    277. Epidermolysis bullosa, dermolytic
     A rare genetic syndrome characterized by fragile skin which blisters easily due to defective skin collagen. The mucosal lining of the mouth and even intestines may be effected in severe cases....more »
    278. Epoetin alfa -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Epoetin alfa (used to treat some forms of anemia) during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects m...more »
    279. Epogen -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Epogen (used to treat some forms of anemia) during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be ...more »
    280. Ergotamine -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Ergotamine during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure...more »
    281. Erucism
     Erucism is a skin reaction to envenomation from certain poisonous caterpillar spines. The reaction can be cause by contact with the spines or hairs of the caterpillar. Even airborne caterpillar hair can cause symptoms as can spines or hair on dead caterpi...more »
    282. Eruptive psoriasis
     Guttate psoriasis is a skin condition in which small, red, teardrop-shaped spots appear on the arms, legs, and middle of the body. Guttate means "drop" in Latin....more »
    283. Erysipeloid
     A dermatitis or cellulitis of the hand and fingers...more »
    284. Erythema ab igne
    285. Erythema multiforme
     An allergic inflammatory skin disorder which has a variety of causes and results in skin and mucous membrane lesions that affect mainly the hands, forearms, feet, mouth nose and genitals....more »
    286. Erythroderma
     Condition with thickening and flaking skin...more »
    287. Erythroderma desquamativa of Leiner
     A rare skin disorder characterized by a reddish, thickened skin rash that spreads to various parts of the body and is usually accompanied by diarrhea, failure to thrive, anemia and recurring local and systemic infections....more »
    288. Erythrokeratodermia symmetrica progressiva
     A rare inherited skin disease with characteristic skin lesions usually found on hands and feet but can be found on other parts of the body....more »
    289. Erythromycin -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Erythromycin (an antibiotic) during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the...more »
    290. Essential thrombocytosis -- same as essential thrombocythemia
     A rare blood disorder where the blood contains too many platelets due to excessive megakaryocytes (platelet-producing cells). Platelets are essential for blood clotting but in essential thrombocythemia excessive platelets can cause the blood to form abnor...more »
    291. Ethylenediamine dihydrochloride mix allergy
     A Ethylenediamine dihydrochloride allergy refers to an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to Ethylenediamine dihydrochloride which is often found in medicinal preparations such as skin creams and nose drops. It also has various industrial uses. ...more »
    292. Etodolac -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Etodolac (used mainly for arthritis) during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affecte...more »
    293. Exercise induced anaphylaxis
     A rare form of hives triggered by exercise. The condition can progress to shock and even death. Some sufferers are prone to this condition if they eat certain foods (especially wheat) before exercising....more »
    294. Eye allergy
     Allergic of the eye is usually characterized by inflammation of the conjunctiva associated with itching, redness and watering of the eyes....more »
    295. Eye muscle strain
     An eye disorder caused by strain on the eye muscles. The eyes become tired when being used intensely such as occurs when working on the computer, driving or reading, long periods of time straining to see in dim light or extremely bright lights. Eye refrac...more »
    296. 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....more »
    297. Facial Psoriasis
     Psoriasis is a chronic skin condition characterized by scaling and inflammation of the skin which can occur on virtually any part of the body. Facial psoriasis refers to psoriasis that develops on the skin of the face. This location is particularly proble...more »
    298. Familial Eosinophilic Cellulitis
     A relatively uncommon, recurring skin condition which is inherited and characterized by flame-shaped, raised, red skin lesions. The skin lesions usually blister and change color and resolve after a few weeks. One or more skin lesions may be present....more »
    299. Famotidine -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Famotidine (used to treat and prevent ulcers) during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may b...more »
    300. Fascioliasis
     A rare parastitic infectious disease caused by liver fluke Fasciola hepatica which can cause blockage of the bile ducts in the liver....more »
    301. Favre-Chaix angiodermatitis
     Skin and blood vessel changes that occur in the feet due to chronically poor blood supply. The size of the lesion may vary from tiny to covering a large part of the foot....more »
    302. Febrile Ulceronecrotic Mucha-Habermann disease
     A very rare skin disease characterized by bleeding skin ulcers and fever. There is no obvious cause of the condition. The skin ulcers spread and can cover most of the body. Sepsis and death is more likely in adults....more »
    303. Fecal incontinence
     Leaking or poorly controlled bowel motions...more »
    304. Female genital disorders
     Any condition affecting the female genital organs....more »
    305. Female sexual conditions
     Sexual conditions that affect the female...more »
    306. 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...more »
    307. Fire coral larvae envenomation
     The tiny stinging larvae of fire coral can release a toxin if they are put under pressure. Thus, any larvae trapped under swimming bathers or caps can cause toxins to be released. The skin develops an allergic response to the toxin and a rash forms. Swimm...more »
    308. Flucytosine -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Flucytosine (an antifungal drug) during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by...more »
    309. Fluorouracil -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Fluorouracil (a chemotherapy drug) during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected ...more »
    310. Fluphenazine -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Fluphenazine (an antipsychotic drug) during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affecte...more »
    311. Flurazepam -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Flurazepam during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure...more »
    312. Food Additive Adverse reaction -- MSG
     An intolerance to MSG is an adverse reaction (not an immune response) by the body to a food additive called MSG which is used in a number of foods. The adverse reaction results from the body's inability to metabolize or deal with the food additive. The am...more »
    313. Food Additive Adverse reaction -- amines
     An intolerance to amines is an adverse reaction (not an immune response) by the body to amines which are found naturally in foods such as bananas, pineapples, vegetables, red wine, citrus fruit and many other foods. The adverse reaction results from the b...more »
    314. Food Additive Adverse reaction -- citric acid intolerance
     An intolerance to citric acid is an adverse reaction (not an immune response) by the body to citric acid or foods containing citric acid. Citric acid can be found naturally in foods but is also frequently used as an additive to various foods. The adverse ...more »
    315. Food Additive Adverse reaction -- food additives
     An intolerance to food additives is an adverse reaction (not an immune response) by the body to food additives. The adverse reaction results from the body's inability to metabolize or deal with the food additive. The amount of the substance required to tr...more »
    316. Food Additive Adverse reaction -- salicylate
     An intolerance to salicylates is an adverse reaction (not an immune response) by the body to salicylates which is an ingredient in aspirin but is also found naturally in various fruit, vegetables, herbs and spices. The adverse reaction results from the bo...more »
    317. Food Additive Adverse reaction -- sulfite
     An intolerance to sulfites is an adverse reaction (not an immune response) by the body to sulfites which is often used as a preservative in a variety of foods and medications including meats, salads and dried fruits. The adverse reaction results from the ...more »
    318. Food Additive Allergy -- Annatto
     Annatto allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to a yellow food coloring called annatto which is used as an additive in a number of foods and drinks The specific symptoms that can result can vary considerably amongst patients and may r...more »
    319. Food Additive Allergy -- BHA antioxidants
     A BHA antioxidant allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to a food additive called BHA antioxidant which is used primarily in fats and oils to prevent them spoiling. The specific symptoms that can result can vary considerably amongst p...more »
    320. Food Additive Allergy -- BHT antioxidants
     A BHT antioxidant allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to a food additive called BHT antioxidant which is used primarily in fats and oils to prevent them spoiling. The specific symptoms that can result can vary considerably amongst p...more »
    321. Food Additive Allergy -- Carmine
     A carmine allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to carmine which is used as an additive in a number of foods (red yoghurt, red popsicles, red drinks) as well as in some cosmetics The specific symptoms that can result can vary consider...more »
    322. Food Additive Allergy -- amaranth
     An amaranth allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to a red food coloring called amaranth which is used in a number of foods and drinks. The specific symptoms that can result can vary considerably amongst patients and may range from mi...more »
    323. Food Additive Allergy -- antioxidants
     An antioxidant allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to a food additive called antioxidants which is used primarily in fats and oils to prevent them spoiling. The specific symptoms that can result can vary considerably amongst patient...more »
    324. Food Additive Allergy -- benzoate
     A benzoate allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to a food additive called benzoate which is used in a number of foods. The specific symptoms that can result can vary considerably amongst patients and may range from mild to severe....more »
    325. Food Additive Allergy -- carageenan gum
     A carageenan gum allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to a food additive called carageenan gum which is used in a number of foods. The specific symptoms that can result can vary considerably amongst patients and may range from mild t...more »
    326. Food Additive Allergy -- erythrosine
     An erythrosine allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to a red food coloring called erythrosine which is used in a number of foods and drinks. The specific symptoms that can result can vary considerably amongst patients and may range f...more »
    327. Food Additive Allergy -- guar gum
     A guar gum allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to a food additive called guar gum which is used in a number of foods. The specific symptoms that can result can vary considerably amongst patients and may range from mild to severe....more »
    328. Food Additive Allergy -- gum
     A gum allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to a food additive called gum which is used in a number of foods. The specific symptoms that can result can vary considerably amongst patients and may range from mild to severe....more »
    329. Food Additive Allergy -- gum acacia
     A gum acacia allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to a food additive called gum acacia which is used in a number of foods. The specific symptoms that can result can vary considerably amongst patients and may range from mild to severe...more »
    330. Food Additive Allergy -- gum tragacanth
     A gum tragacanth allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to a food additive called gum traganth (type of gum) which is used in a number of foods. The specific symptoms that can result can vary considerably amongst patients and may range...more »
    331. Food Additive Allergy -- lecithin
     A lecithin allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to a food additive called lecithin which is used in a number of foods. The specific symptoms that can result can vary considerably amongst patients and may range from mild to severe....more »
    332. Food Additive Allergy -- locust bean gum
     A locust bean gum allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to a food additive called locust bean gum which is used in a number of foods. The specific symptoms that can result can vary considerably amongst patients and may range from mild...more »
    333. Food Additive Allergy -- quinoline yellow
     A quinoline yellow allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to a yellow food coloring called quinoline yellow which is used in a number of foods and drinks. The specific symptoms that can result can vary considerably amongst patients and...more »
    334. Food Additive Allergy -- saffron
     A saffron allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to a yellow food coloring called saffron which is used as an additive in a number of foods and drinks. The specific symptoms that can result can vary considerably amongst patients and ma...more »
    335. Food Additive Allergy -- salicytes
     A salicylate allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to a food additive called salicylate which is used in a number of foods. Salicylates also occur naturally in a wide range of plant foods especially fruits. The specific symptoms that ...more »
    336. Food Additive Allergy -- sulphite
     A sulphite allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to a food additive called sulphite which is used in a number of foods. The specific symptoms that can result can vary considerably amongst patients and may range from mild to severe....more »
    337. Food Additive Allergy -- sulphite derivative
     A sulphite derivative allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to a food additive called sulphite derivative which is used in a number of foods. The specific symptoms that can result can vary considerably amongst patients and may range f...more »
    338. Food Additive Allergy -- sunset yellow
     A sunset yellow allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to a yellow food coloring called sunset yellow which is used in a number of foods and drinks. The specific symptoms that can result can vary considerably amongst patients and may r...more »
    339. Food Additive Allergy -- tartrazine
     A tartrazine allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to tartrazine which is used as an additive in a number of foods (some breakfast cereals, cake mixes, chocolate chips etc.) The specific symptoms that can result can vary considerably ...more »
    340. Food Additive Allergy -- xanthan gum
     A xanthan gum allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to a food additive called xanthan gum which is used in a number of foods. The specific symptoms that can result can vary considerably amongst patients and may range from mild to seve...more »
    341. Food Allergy -- Coriander
     A coriander allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to coriander or food containing coriander. This type of allergy is rare and serious reactions are very rare. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and ...more »
    342. Food Allergy -- Linden tea
     A linden tea allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to linden tea or food containing linden tea. This type of allergy is rare and serious reactions are very rare. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) a...more »
    343. Food Allergy -- MSG
     An MSG allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to MSG or food containing MSG. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptoms that can ...more »
    344. Food Allergy -- Quorn
     A quorn allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to quorn or food containing quorn. Quorn is a type of protein made from a fungus. This type of allergy is rare and serious reactions are very rare. The body's immune system produces immuno...more »
    345. Food Allergy -- abalone
     An abalone allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to abalone or food containing abalone. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific sympto...more »
    346. Food Allergy -- almond
     An almond allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to almonds or food containing almonds. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptom...more »
    347. Food Allergy -- aniseed
     An aniseed allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to aniseed or food containing aniseed. This type of allergy is rare and serious reactions are very rare. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and hista...more »
    348. Food Allergy -- apple
     An apple allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to apples or food containing apples. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptoms t...more »
    349. Food Allergy -- apricot
     An apricot allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to apricots or food containing apricots. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symp...more »
    350. Food Allergy -- avocado
     An avocado allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to avocados or food containing avocados. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symp...more »
    351. Food Allergy -- banana
     A banana allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to bananas or food containing bananas. This type of allergy is rare and serious reactions are very rare. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histami...more »
    352. Food Allergy -- barley
     A barley allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to barley or food containing barley. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptoms t...more »
    353. Food Allergy -- bean
     A bean allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to beans or food containing beans. This type of allergy is rare and serious reactions are very rare. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in ...more »
    354. Food Allergy -- beef
     A beef allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to beef. This type of allergy is rare and severe reactions are even rarer. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with t...more »
    355. Food Allergy -- beer
     A beer allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to beer or food containing beer. This type of allergy is rare and serious reactions are very rare. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in re...more »
    356. Food Allergy -- bell pepper
     A bell pepper allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to bell peppers or food containing bell pepper. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The spe...more »
    357. Food Allergy -- brazil nut
     A brazil nut allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to brazil nuts or food containing brazil nuts. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The speci...more »
    358. Food Allergy -- buckwheat
     A buckwheat allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to buckwheat. This type of allergy is rare and severe reactions are even rarer. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to cont...more »
    359. Food Allergy -- cabbage
     A cabbage allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to cabbage or food containing cabbage. This type of allergy is rare and serious reactions are very rare. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histam...more »
    360. Food Allergy -- carp
     A carp (type of fish) allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to carp or food containing carp. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific s...more »
    361. Food Allergy -- carrot
     A carrot allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to carrots or food containing carrots. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptoms...more »
    362. Food Allergy -- cashew
     A cashew allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to cashews or food containing cashews. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptoms...more »
    363. Food Allergy -- castor bean
     A castor bean allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to castor beans or food containing castor beans. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The sp...more »
    364. Food Allergy -- celery
     A celery allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to celery or food containing celery. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptoms t...more »
    365. Food Allergy -- chamomile tea
     A chamomile tea allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to chamomile tea or food containing chamomile. This type of allergy is rare and serious reactions are very rare. The specific symptoms that can result can vary considerably amongst...more »
    366. Food Allergy -- cherry
     A cherry allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to cherries or food containing cherries. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific sympto...more »
    367. Food Allergy -- chestnut
     A chestnut allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to chestnuts or food containing chestnuts. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific sy...more »
    368. Food Allergy -- chick pea
     A chick pea allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to chick peas or food containing chick peas. This type of allergy is rare and serious reactions are very rare. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) an...more »
    369. Food Allergy -- chicken meat
     A chicken meat allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to chicken meat. This type of allergy is rare and severe reactions are even rarer. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response t...more »
    370. Food Allergy -- cinnamon
     A cinnamon allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to cinnamon or food containing cinnamon. This type of allergy is rare and serious reactions are very rare. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and his...more »
    371. Food Allergy -- coconut
     A coconut allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to coconuts or food containing coconut. This type of allergy is rare and serious reactions are very rare. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and hista...more »
    372. Food Allergy -- codfish
     A codfish allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to codfish or food containing codfish. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptom...more »
    373. Food Allergy -- crab
     A crab allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to crabs or food containing crab. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptoms that c...more »
    374. Food Allergy -- crayfish
     A crayfish allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to crayfish or food containing crayfish. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symp...more »
    375. Food Allergy -- cumin
     A cumin allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to cumin or food containing cumin. This type of allergy is rare and serious reactions are very rare. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in...more »
    376. Food Allergy -- date palm
     A date palm allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to date palms or food containing date palms. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific...more »
    377. Food Allergy -- duck meat
     A duck meat allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to duck meat. This type of allergy is rare and severe reactions are even rarer. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to cont...more »
    378. Food Allergy -- fennel
     A fennel allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to fennel or food containing fennel. This type of allergy is rare and serious reactions are very rare. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine...more »
    379. Food Allergy -- fish
     A fish allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to fish or food containing fish. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptoms that ca...more »
    380. Food Allergy -- frog
     A frog allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to eating frogs or food containing frogs. This type of allergy is rare and severe reactions are even rarer. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histam...more »
    381. Food Allergy -- fruit
     A fruit allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to fruit or food containing fruit. This type of allergy is rare and serious reactions are very rare. Cooking the fruit may reduce or eliminate the reaction. The specific symptoms that can ...more »
    382. Food Allergy -- garbanzo (legume)
     A garbanzo allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to garbanzo or food containing garbanzo. This type of allergy is rare and serious reactions are very rare. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and his...more »
    383. Food Allergy -- garlic
     A garlic allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to garlic or food containing garlic. This type of allergy is rare and serious reactions are very rare. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine...more »
    384. Food Allergy -- goose meat
     A goose meat allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to goose meat. This type of allergy is rare and severe reactions are even rarer. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to co...more »
    385. Food Allergy -- hazelnut
     A hazelnut allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to hazelnuts or food containing hazelnuts. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific sy...more »
    386. Food Allergy -- hops
     A hop allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to hops or food containing hops. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptoms that can...more »
    387. Food Allergy -- kidney bean
     A kidney bean allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to kidney bean or food containing kidney bean. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The spec...more »
    388. Food Allergy -- kiwi fruit
     A kiwi fruit allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to kiwi fruit or food containing kiwi fruit. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specifi...more »
    389. Food Allergy -- lamb
     A lamb allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to lamb meat. This type of allergy is rare and severe reactions are even rarer. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact w...more »
    390. Food Allergy -- lentil
     A lentil allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to lentils or food containing lentils. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptoms...more »
    391. Food Allergy -- lettuce
     A lettuce allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to lettuce or food containing lettuce. This type of allergy is rare and serious reactions are very rare. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histam...more »
    392. Food Allergy -- lima bean
     A lima bean allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to lima beans or food containing lima beans. This type of allergy is rare and serious reactions are very rare. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) an...more »
    393. Food Allergy -- lobster
     A lobster allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to lobsters or food containing lobster. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific sympto...more »
    394. Food Allergy -- lychee
     A lychee allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to lychee or food containing lychee. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptoms t...more »
    395. Food Allergy -- mackerel
     A mackerel allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to mackerel or food containing mackerel. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symp...more »
    396. Food Allergy -- mango
     A mango allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to mango or food containing mango. This type of allergy is rare and serious reactions are very rare. The specific symptoms that can result can vary considerably amongst patients e.g. skin,...more »
    397. Food Allergy -- meat
     A meat allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to meat. This type of allergy is rare and severe reactions are even rarer. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with t...more »
    398. Food Allergy -- melon
     A melon allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to melons or food containing melons. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptoms th...more »
    399. Food Allergy -- milk
     A milk allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to milk or food containing milk. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptoms that ca...more »
    400. Food Allergy -- mollusk
     A mollusk allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to mollusks or food containing mollusk. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific sympto...more »
    401. Food Allergy -- mussel
     A mussel allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to mussels or food containing mussels. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptoms...more »
    402. Food Allergy -- mustard leaf
     A mustard leaf allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to mustard leaves or food containing mustard leaves. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. T...more »
    403. Food Allergy -- oat
     An oat allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to oats or food containing oats. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptoms that ca...more »
    404. Food Allergy -- olive
     An olive allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to olives or food containing olives. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptoms t...more »
    405. Food Allergy -- oranges
     An orange allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to oranges or food containing oranges. This type of allergy is rare and serious reactions are very rare. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histam...more »
    406. Food Allergy -- papaya
     A papaya allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to papaya or food containing papaya. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptoms t...more »
    407. Food Allergy -- paprika
     A paprika allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to paprika or food containing paprika. This type of allergy is rare and serious reactions are very rare. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histam...more »
    408. Food Allergy -- parsley
     A parsley allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to parsley or food parsley tomatoes. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptoms ...more »
    409. Food Allergy -- pea
     A pea allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to peas or food containing peas. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptoms that can...more »
    410. Food Allergy -- peach
     A peach allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to peach or food containing peach. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptoms that...more »
    411. Food Allergy -- peanuts
     A peanut allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to peanuts or food containing peanuts. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptoms...more »
    412. Food Allergy -- pear
     A pear allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to pears or food containing pears. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptoms that ...more »
    413. Food Allergy -- pecan
     A pecan allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to pecans or food containing pecans. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptoms th...more »
    414. Food Allergy -- pine nut
     A pine nut allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to pine nuts or food containing pine nuts. This type of allergy is rare and serious reactions are very rare. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and h...more »
    415. Food Allergy -- pineapple
     A pineapple allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to pineapples or food containing pineapple. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific ...more »
    416. Food Allergy -- plantain
     A plantain allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to plantain or food containing plantain. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symp...more »
    417. Food Allergy -- plum
     A plum allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to plums or food containing plums. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptoms that ...more »
    418. Food Allergy -- pomegranates
     A pomegranate allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to pomegranates or food containing pomegranates. This type of allergy is rare and serious reactions are very rare. The specific symptoms that can result can vary considerably amongst...more »
    419. Food Allergy -- pork
     A pork allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to meat. This type of allergy is rare and severe reactions are even rarer. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with t...more »
    420. Food Allergy -- potato
     A potato allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to potato or food containing potato. This type of allergy is rare and severe reactions are even rarer. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine...more »
    421. Food Allergy -- pumpkin
     A pumpkin allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to pumpkin or food containing pumpkin. This type of allergy is rare and serious reactions are very rare. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histam...more »
    422. Food Allergy -- red meat
     A red meat allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to red meat. This type of allergy is rare and severe reactions are even rarer. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contac...more »
    423. Food Allergy -- rice
     A rice allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to rice or food containing rice. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptoms that ca...more »
    424. Food Allergy -- rye
     A rye allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to rye or food containing rye. This type of allergy is rare and severe reactions are even rarer. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in respo...more »
    425. Food Allergy -- salmon
     A salmon allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to salmon or food containing salmon. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptoms t...more »
    426. Food Allergy -- scallop
     A scallop allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to scallops or food containing scallops. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific sympt...more »
    427. Food Allergy -- sesame
     A sesame allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to sesame or food containing sesame. This type of allergy is rare and severe reactions are even rarer. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine...more »
    428. Food Allergy -- shellfish
     A shellfish allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to shellfish or food containing shellfish. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific s...more »
    429. Food Allergy -- shrimp
     A shrimp allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to shrimp or food containing shrimp. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptoms t...more »
    430. Food Allergy -- snail
     A snail allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to snails or food containing snails. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptoms th...more »
    431. Food Allergy -- soy
     A soy allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to soy or food containing soy. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptoms that can r...more »
    432. Food Allergy -- soybean
     A soybean allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to soybean or food containing soybean. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptom...more »
    433. Food Allergy -- spices
     A spice allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to spices or food containing spices. This type of allergy is rare and serious reactions are very rare. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine ...more »
    434. Food Allergy -- strawberry
     A strawberry allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to strawberries or food containing strawberries. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The spe...more »
    435. Food Allergy -- sulfite
     A sulfite allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to sulfite or food containing sulfite. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptom...more »
    436. Food Allergy -- sunflower seeds
     A sunflower seed allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to sunflower seeds or food containing sunflower seeds. This type of allergy is rare and serious reactions are very rare. The specific symptoms that can result can vary considerabl...more »
    437. Food Allergy -- thyme
     A thyme allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to thyme or food containing thyme. This type of allergy is rare and serious reactions are very rare. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in...more »
    438. Food Allergy -- tomato
     A tomato allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to tomatoes or food containing tomatoes. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific sympto...more »
    439. Food Allergy -- tree nuts
     A tree nut allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to tree nuts or food containing tree nuts. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific sy...more »
    440. Food Allergy -- tuna
     A tuna allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to tuna or food containing tuna. This type of allergy is rare and serious reactions are very rare. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in re...more »
    441. Food Allergy -- turnip
     A turnip allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to turnip or food containing turnip. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptoms t...more »
    442. Food Allergy -- turtle
     A turtle allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to the ingestion of turtle meat. This type of allergy is rare and serious reactions are very rare. The specific symptoms that can result can vary considerably amongst patients e.g. skin, ...more »
    443. Food Allergy -- vegetable oil
     A vegetable oil allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to vegetable oil or food containing vegetable oil. This type of allergy is rare and serious reactions are very rare. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an an...more »
    444. Food Allergy -- walnuts
     A walnut allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to walnuts or food containing walnuts. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptoms...more »
    445. Food Allergy -- watermelon
     A watermelon allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to melons or food containing watermelons. This type of allergy is rare and serious reactions are very rare. The specific symptoms that can result can vary considerably amongst patient...more »
    446. Food Allergy -- wheat
     A wheat allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to wheat or food containing wheat. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptoms that...more »
    447. Food Allergy -- zucchini
     A zucchini allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to zucchini or food containing zucchini. This type of allergy is rare and serious reactions are very rare. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and his...more »
    448. Food allergies
     Immune over-reaction to an eaten food....more »
    449. Food intolerances
     Any inability to tolerate particular foods....more »
    450. Forsius-Eriksson syndrome
     A rare inherited disorder characterized by reduced eye pigmentation and various eye problems. The disorder is inherited in a familial X-linked manner so only males manifest the symptoms whereas females may be asymptomatic or suffer mild symptoms....more »
    451. Fox-Fordyce Disease
     A rare disorder where sweat trapped in the sweat glands results in itching inflammation of the involved tissue...more »
    452. Fresh Mangrove caterpillar poisoning
     Contact with the poisonous hairs or spines of the Fresh Mangrove caterpillar can cause skin rashes or even a hypersensitivity reaction in some cases....more »
    453. Friedreich ataxia -- congenital glaucoma
     A rare disorder characterized by glaucoma at birth and a progressive neuromuscular disorder....more »
    454. Fungal infections
     Any condition caused by fungus....more »
    455. Gall Bladder Cancer
     Cancer of the gall bladder....more »
    456. Gemfibrozil -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Gemfibrozil during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposur...more »
    457. Generalised anxiety disorder
     Anxiety is a feeling of apprehension or fear....more »
    458. Generalized Myasthenia Gravis
     Myasthenia gravis is a chronic neuromuscular disease resulting from autoimmune dysfunction. In generalized myasthenia gravis weakness develops mainly in the limbs and trunk. The severity of symptoms may vary amongst patients. Most patients suffer increase...more »
    459. Generalized pustular psoriasis
     This is a rare form of psoriasis is also known as von Zumbusch psoriasis. It can be life-threatening especially in the elderly. It is characterized by the development of pustules in the flexural areas - the backs of the knees, the insides of the elbows, t...more »
    460. Generalized pustular psoriasis of pregnancy
     A form of psoriasis that occurs during the third trimester of pregnancy and is characterized by pustules rather the skin bumps. The skin under and around the pustules is red and variable areas of skin may be involved. The pustules tends to occur in locali...more »
    461. Genital herpes
     Sexually transmitted infection of the genital region....more »
    462. Genital psoriasis
     Psoriasis is a chronic skin condition characterized by scaling and inflammation of the skin which can occur on virtually any part of the body. Psoriasis can occur on the mucous membranes of the genitals but it is not as common as occurrence on the skin. L...more »
    463. Gestational pemphigoid
     A rare autoimmune skin blistering disorder that occurs during pregnancy onset during second trimester with severe form recurring after delivery during menstruation....more »
    464. Giant silkworm poisoning
     A pale, yellow-green caterpillar with red legs which has poisonous green spines on parts of its back. It is commonly found in North America....more »
    465. Gluten allergy
     Gluten allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to gluten or foods containing gluten. The specific symptoms that can result can vary considerably amongst patients from a severe anaphylactic reaction to asthma, abdominal symptoms, eczema ...more »
    466. Gonococcal urethritis
     An infection of the urethra causing inflammation by a gonococcal organism...more »
    467. Gonorrhea
     Common sexually transmitted disease often without symptoms....more »
    468. Goose allergy
     A goose allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to geese. The allergy is usually associated with the skin, feathers or excrement of the goose. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in respo...more »
    469. Graft-versus-host disease
     A disease characterised by an immune response as a result of a transplantation or transfusion resulting in a widespread systemic inflammatory response...more »
    470. Grapeleaf skeletonizer caterpillar poisoning
     Contact with the poisonous hairs or spines of the grapeleaf skeletonizer caterpillar can cause skin rashes or even a hypersensitivity reaction in some cases....more »
    471. Grass pollen allergy
     A grass pollen allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to pollen produced by various grasses. The specific symptoms that can result can vary amongst patients....more »
    472. Grover's disease
     A rare skin condition characterized by small, raised, red lesions and blisters that occur only temporarily....more »
    473. Gypsy moth caterpillar poisoning
     Contact with the poisonous hairs or spines of the Gypsy moth caterpillar can cause skin rashes or even a hypersensitivity reaction in some cases....more »
    474. HIV-associated eosinophilic folliculitis
     An itchy skin rash that occurs in HIV patients. It appears as little itchy red bumps or pustules that originate in hair follicles. It tends to occur mainly on the upper body....more »
    475. HIV/AIDS
     HIV is a sexually transmitted virus and AIDS is the progressive immune failure that HIV causes....more »
    476. 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...more »
    477. Handgrips induced allergies
     Handgrips induced allergies are an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to the latex in handgrips. Symptoms usually involve the hands....more »
    478. Hardikar syndrome
     A very rare disorder characterized by obstructive liver disease, cleft lip, cleft palate, eye and urogenital abnormalities....more »
    479. Hay fever
     An allergy which causes sneezing, runny nose or blocked nose for part of the year....more »
    480. Head lice
     Small lice infesting the hair and head....more »
    481. Heat rash
     Skin rash due to hot and humid weather...more »
    482. Helminthiasis
     Infection of the human body with a parasitic worm such as roundworms and pinworms. The worms usually only involve the intestinal tract but sometimes they may invade other organs. The type and severity of symptoms is determined by the type of worm and the ...more »
    483. Hemochromatosis
     Excess of iron leading to problems with joints, liver, heart and pancreas....more »
    484. Hemorrhoids
     Swollen blood vessels around the anus....more »
    485. Heparin -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Heparin (an anticoagulant drug) during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by ...more »
    486. Herbal Agent adverse reaction -- Chaparral
     Chaparral can be used as a herbal agent to treat abdominal cramps, pain and acne. The herbal agent contains a chemical called NDGA which can cause an adverse reaction in some people. Skin contact can also result in dermatitis. Patients with preexisting li...more »
    487. Herbal Agent adverse reaction -- Nettles
     The root extracts from nettle plants can be used as a herbal agent to treat rheumatic disorders and urinary problems related to enlarged prostate. The root extract can cause an adverse reaction in some people....more »
    488. 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....more »
    489. Herbal Agent overdose -- Chaste Tree
     Chaste tree can be used as a herbal agent to treat menstrual problems and breast pain. The herbal agent can cause an adverse reaction in some patients. It is important to note that this herb may inhibit the effect of the birth control pill....more »
    490. Herbal Agent overdose -- Horse Chestnuts
     Horse Chestnuts can be used as a herbal agent to treat varicose veins, improve blood circulation through veins and to prevent fluid buildup following operations. The herbal agent contains a chemical called aesculin which can cause various symptoms if exce...more »
    491. Herbal Agent overdose -- Peppermint Oil
     Peppermint Oil can be used as an antispasmodic (to treat nausea, dyspepsia and irritable bowel syndrome) and as an antibacterial. The herbal agent contains various chemicals (menthol, menthone, methyl acetate) which can cause symptoms if excessive quantit...more »
    492. Herbal Agent overdose -- Reishi mushroom
     Reishi mushroom can be used as a herbal agent to improve the immune system and to prevent cancer. The herbal agent can cause various symptoms if excessive quantities are taken....more »
    493. Herbal Agent overdose -- St John's Wort
     St John's Wort can be used to treat depression, stress, insomnia, anxiety and as a topical treatment for vitiligo and wounds. The herbal agent contains a chemical called xanthone which can cause symptoms if excessive doses are taken....more »
    494. Hereditary paroxysmal cerebral ataxia
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by episodes of incoordination and unsteadiness as well as nystagmus (rapid, involuntary eye movements). Stress, exertion, alcohol and coffee may trigger the episodes which can last from minutes to days....more »
    495. Heroin dependence
     The physical and psychological dependence to the recreational drug heroin...more »
    496. Herpes
     Virus with one subtype causing cold sores and another causing genital herpes....more »
    497. Hickory tussock moth caterpillar poisoning
     Contact with the poisonous hairs or spines of the Hickory tussock moth caterpillar can cause skin rashes or even a hypersensitivity reaction in some cases....more »
    498. Hives
     Weals on the skin due to an allergic reaction....more »
    499. Hodgkin lymphoma, during pregnancy
     A cancer of the lymph system that occurs during pregnancy. The dilemma is that treatment can't be initiated until the baby is delivered or terminated. If the pregnancy is in the early stages, termination is recommended. If the pregnancy is in the later st...more »
    500. Hodgkin's Disease
     A form of cancer that affects the lymphatic system....more »
    501. Hodgkin's disease, adult
     A type of cancer that affects the lymphatic system in adults. The lymphatic system forms part of the body's immune system. This type of cancer can also occur in children....more »
    502. Hodgkin's disease, childhood
     A type of cancer that affects the lymphatic system in children. The lymphatic system forms part of the body's immune system. This type of cancer can also occur in children....more »
    503. Hodgkin's disease, nodular sclerosis
     Hodgkin's disease is a type of cancer characterized by the abnormal proliferation of a type of white blood cell called lymphocyte. Hodgkin's lymphoma is classified into classical types and nodular lymphocyte predominant type. The nodular form tends to be ...more »
    504. Holocarboxylase synthetase deficiency
     An inherited disorder where the enzymes that use the vitamin biotin are defective....more »
    505. Hookworm
     Worm spread through feces with poor sanitation....more »
    506. House dust allergy
     House dust allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to allergens dound in household dust such as pet dander, mold and dust mites. The specific symptoms that can result can vary amongst patients....more »
    507. Human carcinogen -- Myleran
     Myleran is deemed to be carcinogenic to humans. The carcinogenicity of the substance may be influenced by the duration and level of exposure. Myleran exposure is associated mainly with an increased risk of developing leukemia....more »
    508. Human parvovirus B19 infection
     An infectious disease caused by parovirus B19 which causes fifth disease and erythema infectiosum....more »
    509. Hydroa vacciniforme
     A rare skin disorder characterized the development of crusting skin eruptions following exposure to the sun....more »
    510. Hydrocodone -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Hydrocodone (an analgesic drug) during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by ...more »
    511. Hydroxychloroquine -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Hydroxychloroquine (an antimalarial drug) during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be af...more »
    512. Hydroxyprogesterone -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Hydroxyprogesterone during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of...more »
    513. Hymenolepiasis
     A rare parasitic disease caused by a tapeworm called Hymenolepis nana or Hymenlepis dimunita. Infestation occurs through fecal contamination or by accidentally consuming insects that have eaten the parasitic eggs....more »
    514. Hyper-IgE Syndrome
     A condition characterized by an excess of immunoglobulin E...more »
    515. Hyperparathyroidism
     Increased secretion of parathyroid hormone from the parathyroid glands....more »
    516. Hypersensitive
    517. Hypersensitivity reaction
    518. Hypersensitivity to Pets
    519. Hypersensitivity to drugs
    520. Hypersensitivity to food
    521. Hypersensitivity to pollen
    522. 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...more »
    523. Hypervitaminoses A and D
     The excessive physiological effect of vitamin A or D cause by excessive intake of the vitamins...more »
    524. Hypomyelination -- hypogonadotropic hypogonadism -- hypodontia
     A rare syndrome characterized by delayed puberty, missing teeth and reduced myelination which causes progressive ataxia....more »
    525. Hypoplasia hepatic ductular
     A rare liver disorder where there are fewer than normal bile ducts in the liver - sometimes all the bile ducts are absent. Alagille syndrome is characterized by this liver abnormalitiy as well as a distinctive face, abnormal vertebrae and retarded physica...more »
    526. IV infection
     An infection that occurs at an intravenous line site...more »
    527. Ibuprofen -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Ibuprofen during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure ...more »
    528. Ichthyosis vulgaris, sex-linked, recessive
     A genetic skin condition caused by a deficiency of steroid sulfatase and characterized by large brownish scales which can occur almost anywhere on the skin and can be disfiguring. The face, scalp, palms and soles are usually not involved. The condition on...more »
    529. Ichthyosis, Keratosis Follicularis Spinulosa Decalvans
     A rare inherited skin disorder where the skin around hair follicles becomes stiffened and the resulting scarring causes hair loss....more »
    530. 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 ...more »
    531. Idiopathic dystonia DYT1
     A rare movement disorder where the patients suffers uncontrollable muscle contractions and distortion of body position. The limbs are usually involved first and then the condition spreads to other parts of the body....more »
    532. Idiopathic hypereosinophilic syndrome
     A rare blood disorder where the bone marrow produces too many eosinophils over a long period of time which can cause organ or tissue damage. The disorder can affect and part of the body but most often affects the skin, heart and nervous system. The increa...more »
    533. IgA Pemphigus
     Pemphigus is an autoimmune skin blistering disease which affects mainly the skin - mucous membranes are rarely affected. Usually the autoimmune reaction is mediated by IgG antibodies but in IgA pemphigus, IgA antibodies are involved. This form of the cond...more »
    534. 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...more »
    535. Imipramine -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Imipramine during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure...more »
    536. Impetigo
     Contagious skin rash from bacteria...more »
    537. Indomethacin -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Indomethacin during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposu...more »
    538. Infantile pustular psoriasis
     Pustular psoriasis is a form of psoriasis characterized by pustules rather the skin bumps. There are various subtypes of the disorder: generalized, annular, palmoplantar or juvenile. Infantile pustular psoriasis tends to occur during infancy. The skin und...more »
    539. Inflammatory breast cancer
     Inflammatory breast cancer is a rare and aggressive form of invasive breast cancer, where the skin of the breast becomes red, inflamed and pitted in appearance....more »
    540. Insect allergy
     An allergic response to a wasp sting....more »
    541. 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....more »
    542. Insect sting allergies
     When a person has an allergic reaction at the site of an insect sting...more »
    543. Insulin -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Insulin during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure an...more »
    544. Intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma
     A slow growing malignant cancer that occurs in the bile ducts in the liver....more »
    545. Ipratropium -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Ipratropium during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposur...more »
    546. Iron deficiency
     When there is a deficiency of iron in the body...more »
    547. 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...more »
    548. Isotretinoin -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Isotretinoin (an acne treatment drug) during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affect...more »
    549. Itraconazole -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Itraconazole (an antifungal drug) during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected b...more »
    550. Jaundice
     Bile or liver problem causing yellowness....more »
    551. Joubert Syndrome 9
     Joubert syndrome is a rare congenital neurological disorder characterized mainly by a brain anomaly where the cerebellar vermis is underdeveloped. This part of the brain is responsible to for balance and coordination. Most of the symptoms are of a neurolo...more »
    552. Juvenile pustular psoriasis
     Pustular psoriasis is an uncommon form of psoriasis.People with pustular psoriasis have clearly defined, raised bumps on the skin that are filled with pus (pustules). The skin under and around these bumps is red. Large portions of your skin may redden....more »
    553. Katayama fever
     An acute disease due to infection with Schistosoma parasites. Transmission can occur through contact with infected waters....more »
    554. Keflex -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Keflex (an antibiotic) during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level...more »
    555. Keratosis follicularis Spinulosa Decalvans, Autosomal Dominant
     A rare inherited skin disorder affecting mostly males and characterized by hardening of skin around hair follicles which leads to scarring and loss of hair. The skin on the face, neck, forearms and other areas can also be affected. Because the condition i...more »
    556. Keratosis follicularis Spinulosa Decalvans, X-Linked
     A rare inherited skin disorder affecting mostly males and characterized by hardening of skin around hair follicles which leads to scarring and loss of hair. The skin on the face, neck, forearms and other areas can also be affected....more »
    557. Keratosis follicularis spinulosa decalvans
     A rare inherited skin disorder affecting mostly males and characterized by hardening of skin around hair follicles which leads to scarring and loss of hair. The skin on the face, neck, forearms and other areas can also be affected....more »
    558. Kerion celsi
     A parasitic fungal skin infection that tends to occur mainly on the back of the neck, scalp or beard. It is caused by animal fungi. The condition resolves itself in a matter of weeks but hair loss in the affected area may be permanent....more »
    559. 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...more »
    560. Ketorolac -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Ketorolac during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure ...more »
    561. Kidney conditions
     Any condition affecting the kidney organs....more »
    562. Kidney failure
     Total failure of the kidneys to filter waste...more »
    563. Kidney stones
     Kidney stones are solid deposits of salts (e.g calcium) from the urine. These deposits can impair the passage of urine that has the potential to result in infection and kidney damage or failure in severe cases....more »
    564. 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....more »
    565. 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....more »
    566. 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....more »
    567. Lamellar ichthyosis, type 3
     A very rare disorder where an infant is born covered with a transparent membrane which sheds to reveal large dark, plate-like scales. Type 3 is distinguished by the location of the genetic defect - chromosome 19p12-q12. This type also affects the ears and...more »
    568. 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....more »
    569. Lamictal -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Lamictal during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure a...more »
    570. Lamotrigine -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Lamotrigine during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposur...more »
    571. Latex allergies
     When a person has an allergic reaction to latex...more »
    572. Latex catheters induced allergies
     Latex catheters induced allergies are an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to the latex in catheters. Symptoms may vary depending on the location of the catheter....more »
    573. Leber Congenital Amaurosis, type 13
     A rare inherited retinal disease (retinal dystrophy) that usually starts during the fetal stage. Vision impairment is obvious usually by the age of 4 years. Type 13 is distinguished from the other forms of this condition by the genetic origin of the defec...more »
    574. Leber congenital amaurosis, type 10
     A rare inherited retinal disease (retinal dystrophy) that starts during the fetal stage. Vision impairment is obvious at birth or within months of birth. Type 10 is distinguished from the other forms of this condition by the genetic origin of the defect -...more »
    575. Leber congenital amaurosis, type 11
     A rare inherited retinal disease (retinal dystrophy) that starts during the fetal stage. Vision impairment is obvious at birth or within months of birth. Type 11 is distinguished from the other forms of this condition by the genetic origin of the defect -...more »
    576. Leber congenital amaurosis, type 12
     A rare inherited retinal disease (retinal dystrophy) that usually starts during the fetal stage. Vision impairment is usually apparent at birth or within months of birth. Type 12 is distinguished from the other forms of this condition by the genetic origi...more »
    577. Leiner Disease
     A skin and immune system disorder occurring in newborns and characterized by a patch of thick red skin that usually starts on the buttocks and spreads to other parts of the body. Recurring infections, failure to thrive, wasting and nervous system deficien...more »
    578. Lepidopterism
     A systemic illness caused by contact with certain poisonous caterpillar spines or urticating hairs....more »
    579. Leukemia
     Cancer of the blood cells, usually white blood cells....more »
    580. 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....more »
    581. Leukocytoclastic angiitis -- cutaneous
     Inflammation of small blood vessels in the skin. It may occur for no obvious reason or may be associated with conditions such as collagen vascular disorders, certain infections and certain drugs or foods....more »
    582. Leukocytoclastic angiitis -- systemic
     Inflammation of small blood vessels. Usually the small blood vessels in the skin are involved but sometimes small blood vessels in other organs such as joints, kidneys, and gastrointestinal tract may be involved. Symptoms become more serious once there is...more »
    583. Levine-Critchley syndrome
     A very rare inherited disorder mainly involving progressive muscle weakness and wasting, abnormal limb movement, progressive cognitive loss and red blood cell abnormalities....more »
    584. Librium -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Librium (a sedative or hypnotic drug) during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affect...more »
    585. Lice
     A parasitic insect that can infect humans...more »
    586. Lichen amyloidosis
     A chronic itchy skin rash caused by abnormal deposits of amyloid in the skin. There doesn't appear to be amyloid deposits in any other part of the body. The skin lesions are usually found on the shins but can also occur on the thighs, back and forearms. I...more »
    587. Lichen planus
     Skin rash...more »
    588. Lichen planus follicularis
     A skin disorder that affects hair follicles. Usually the scalp is affected....more »
    589. Lichen sclerosis et atrophicus
     A chronic skin disease characterized by shiny, white atrophic skin patches which tend to occur on the neck, genital areas, around the anus, under the breasts and in body folds....more »
    590. Lichen simplex chronicus
     Lichen simplex chronicus refers to thickened itchy skin that results from persistently rubbing or scratching an area of skin....more »
    591. Limbic encephalitis -- neuromyotonia -- hyperhidrosis -- polyneuropathy
     A rare autoimmune disorder involving excessive sweating, dysfunction central nervous system and neuromyotonia. The condition occurs when the body develops antibodies to voltage-gated potassium channels....more »
    592. Lindane -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Lindane during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure an...more »
    593. Lipobay -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Lipobay (a statin medication) during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by th...more »
    594. Liver cancer
     Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is a primary malignancy of the liver....more »
    595. Liver conditions
     Any condition that affects the liver...more »
    596. Liver failure
     Acute liver failure (ALF) is an uncommon condition in which the rapid deterioration of liver function results in coagulopathy and alteration in the mental status of a previously healthy individual....more »
    597. 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...more »
    598. Lodine -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Lodine (used mainly for arthritis) during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected ...more »
    599. Loeffler's endocarditis
     Heart muscle disease caused by infiltration of the heart by eosinophils (type of white blood cell). It occurs as a complication long-term, high eosinophilic levels in the peripheral blood....more »
    600. 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....more »
    601. Louse-borne diseases
     Diseases that are carried by the louse and contracted by humans...more »
    602. Lymph node neoplasm
     Lymph node tumor....more »
    603. Lymphatic Filariasis
     Parasitic worm infection of the lympatic system...more »
    604. Lymphatic neoplasm
     A tumor that develops in lymphatic tissue. The tumor may be cancerous or benign....more »
    605. Lymphatic system cancer
     Any type of cancer affecting the lymphatic system, including lymphomas....more »
    606. Lymphatic system tumors
     Any type of tumor affecting the lymphatic system, whether cancerous or benign....more »
    607. Lymphocyte depletion Hodgkin's disease
     Hodgkin's disease is a type of cancer characterized by the abnormal proliferation of a type of white blood cell called lymphocyte. Hodgkin's lymphoma is classified into classical types and nodular lymphocyte predominant type. The nodular form tends to be ...more »
    608. Lymphoma
     Cancer involving lymph nodes and the immune system....more »
    609. Lymphoma, AIDS-related
     HIV patients face an increased risk of various infections and cancers. AIDS-related lymphoma is lymphoma that occurs in AIDS patients. Lymphomas are white blood cell cancers (white blood cells form part of the body's immune system)....more »
    610. Lymphoma, Large-Cell, Follicular
     A cancer of cells in the immune system. The cancer is comprised of large cells and tends to be aggressive and metastasizes readily....more »
    611. Lymphoma, large-cell
     A cancer of cells in the immune system. The cancer is comprised of large cells and tends to be aggressive and metastasizes readily....more »
    612. Lymphoma, large-cell, immunoblastic
     A cancer of the immune system characterized by the presence of immunoblasts. Immunoblasts are T cells which have been transformed due to stimulation by an antigen....more »
    613. Lymphoma, small cleaved-cell, diffuse
     A slow-growing cancer of the lymph system that involves small cells. The diffuse form has no distinguishable pattern of progression through the lymph node....more »
    614. Lymphoma, small cleaved-cell, follicular
     A slow-growing cancer of the lymph system consisting of small cells that can circulate readily in the blood. The cancer occurs in a follicular pattern. Despite it's ability to spread, the cancer tends to be less aggressive than the large cell variety....more »
    615. Malignant Jaundice
     Jaundice due to an obstruction or blockage in one of the bile ducts by a tumor. Bile ducts are vessels which carry bile from the liver to the digestive system or gallbladder....more »
    616. Malignant obstructive biliary disease
     Obstruction or blockage in one of the bile ducts by a tumor. Bile ducts are vessels which carry bile from the liver to the digestive system or gallbladder. Jaundice is usually one of the main symptoms....more »
    617. Mansonella streptocerca infection
     A parasitic nematode infection which occurs in West Africa and can be transmitted by mosquito bites. The adult worms tend to live in the skin and cause symptoms....more »
    618. Mansonelliasis
     Infection with a nematode (worm-like parasite) called Mansonella. Transmission usually occurs through the bite of a midge....more »
    619. Manz syndrome
     A rare inherited kidney disorder characterized low blood magnesium and high urine calcium levels as well as nystagmus....more »
    620. Marine toxins
     Toxins produced by marine animals...more »
    621. 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...more »
    622. Measles
     Once common viral infection now rare due to vaccination....more »
    623. Mebendazole -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Mebendazole during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposur...more »
    624. Mefenamic Acid -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Mefenamic Acid 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...more »
    625. Mefloquine -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Mefenamic Acid 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...more »
    626. Melanoma
     Melanoma is the most dangerous type of skin cancer. It is the leading cause of death from skin disease. It involves cells called melanocytes, which produce a skin pigment called melanin. Melanin is responsible for skin and hair color....more »
    627. Menopause
     The end of female menstruation and fertility....more »
    628. Mental retardation -- blepharophimosis -- obesity -- web neck
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by mental retardation, eye abnormalities, obesity and a webbed neck....more »
    629. Mental retardation -- macrocephaly -- coarse facies -- hypotonia
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by mental retardation, large head, coarse face and reduced muscle tone....more »
    630. Mental retardation -- skeletal dysplasia -- abducens palsy
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by mental retardation, skeletal abnormalities and weakness of an eye muscle....more »
    631. Meperidine -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Meperidine during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure...more »
    632. Meprobamate -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Meprobamate during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposur...more »
    633. 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....more »
    634. Mesquite Buck moth caterpillar poisoning
     Contact with the poisonous hairs or spines of the Mesquite Buck moth caterpillar can cause skin rashes or even a hypersensitivity reaction in some cases....more »
    635. Mesquite stinger caterpillar poisoning
     Contact with the poisonous hairs or spines of the Mesquite stinger caterpillar can cause skin rashes or even a hypersensitivity reaction in some cases....more »
    636. Metastatic liver cancer
     Metastatic liver cancer is a cancer that has spread to the liver from elsewhere in the body....more »
    637. Methacycline -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Methacycline during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposu...more »
    638. Methimazole -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Methimazole during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposur...more »
    639. Methyclothiazide -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Methyclothiazide during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of ex...more »
    640. Methylphenidate -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Methylphenidate during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exp...more »
    641. Metolazone -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Metolazone during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure...more »
    642. Metoprolol -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Metoprolol during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure...more »
    643. Metronidazole -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Metronidazole during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of expos...more »
    644. Microcephaly -- mental retardation -- retinopathy
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by a small head, mental retardation and retinal disease....more »
    645. Microcephaly -- microphthalmos -- blindness
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by a small head, small eyes and blindness....more »
    646. Mild allergy
    647. Minamata disease
     Ingestion of seafood containing methylmercury can result in neurological toxicity symptoms....more »
    648. Mite conditions
     Any condition that is caused by the mite...more »
    649. Mixed cellularity Hodgkin's disease
     Hodgkin's disease is a type of cancer characterized by the abnormal proliferation of a type of white blood cell called lymphocyte. Hodgkin's lymphoma is classified into classical types and nodular lymphocyte predominant type. The nodular form tends to be ...more »
    650. Mold allergies
     Allergies to airborne or household molds....more »
    651. Molluscum contagiosum
     Common wart-causing virus....more »
    652. 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...more »
    653. 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....more »
    654. Mouth psoriasis
     Psoriasis is a chronic skin condition characterized by scaling and inflammation of the skin which can occur on virtually any part of the body. Psoriasis can occur on the mucous membranes of the mouth but it is not as common as occurrence on the skin. Lesi...more »
    655. Movement disorders
     Medical conditions affecting the movement systems, such as walking or tremor....more »
    656. Mucha-Habermann syndrome
     A rare skin disorder characterized by recurring skin lumps, blisters and bleeding under the skin....more »
    657. Multicentric reticulohistiocytosis
     A rare condition characterized by the proliferation of histiocytes (immune cells) which causes destructive arthritis and skin nodules....more »
    658. Multiple Sclerosis
     Autoimmune attack on spinal nerves causing diverse and varying neural problems....more »
    659. Multiple Sclerosis, Susceptibility To, 1
     Multiple sclerosis is a nerve or spinal cord disease that causes random damage to parts of the nervous system. The result is a diverse range of possible symptoms depending on which parts of the cord are damaged, and how often the inflammation reoccurs. Ty...more »
    660. Multiple Sclerosis, Susceptibility To, 2
     Multiple sclerosis is a nerve or spinal cord disease that causes random damage to parts of the nervous system. The result is a diverse range of possible symptoms depending on which parts of the cord are damaged, and how often the inflammation reoccurs. Ty...more »
    661. Multiple Sclerosis, Susceptibility To, 3
     Multiple sclerosis is a nerve or spinal cord disease that causes random damage to parts of the nervous system. The result is a diverse range of possible symptoms depending on which parts of the cord are damaged, and how often the inflammation reoccurs. Ty...more »
    662. Multiple Sclerosis, Susceptibility To, 4
     Multiple sclerosis is a nerve or spinal cord disease that causes random damage to parts of the nervous system. The result is a diverse range of possible symptoms depending on which parts of the cord are damaged, and how often the inflammation reoccurs. Ty...more »
    663. Mycetoma
     Any of a group of infections caused by actinomycetes (bacterial) or a fungus (eumycetoma). It causes a chronic, pus-producing infection under the skin and sometimes involves bone. The infection most often occurs in the feet. The infection is most common i...more »
    664. Mycobacterium haemophilum
     A form of mycobacterium...more »
    665. Mycosis fungoides
     Mycosis fungoides is a rare form of T-cell lymphoma of the skin. The disease is typically slowly progressive and chronic....more »
    666. 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 ...more »
    667. Myxedema
     Skin and tissue disorder usually due to hypothyroidism...more »
    668. Nabumetone -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Nabumetone during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure...more »
    669. Nalidixic Acid -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Nalidixic Acid 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...more »
    670. Naproxen -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Naproxen during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure a...more »
    671. Neonatal hepatitis
     A liver inflammation that occurs during the first few months of an infant's life....more »
    672. Nephrogenic Fibrosing Dermopathy
     A rare disorder characterized by thickening and hardening of the skin as well as other symptoms. The course of the disease may be mild or aggressive and occurs in patients with underlying disorders kidney disease....more »
    673. Netherton syndrome ichthyosis
     A rare inherited skin disorder characterized by scaly skin which forms in a circular pattern....more »
    674. Neuroaxonal dystrophy -- renal tubular acidosis
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by muscle and kidney abnormalities....more »
    675. Neurodegeneration With Brain Iron Accumulation 2
     A rare, inherited, progressive neurological movement disorder where accumulation of iron in the brain causes degeneration of the nervous system. Type 2 is linked to a defect in the PLA2G6 gene on chromosome 22q13.1....more »
    676. Neurodermatitis
     Lichen simplex chronicus refers to thickened itchy skin that results from persistently rubbing or scratching an area of skin....more »
    677. Neuroma biliary tract
     A benign nerve tumor that occurs in the biliary tract. Often occurs after certain surgeries such as gall bladder removal....more »
    678. Nitrofurantoin -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Nitrofurantoin 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...more »
    679. Nodular Prurigo
     Small itchy nodules found on the arms and legs....more »
    680. Nodular sclerosing Hodgkin's lymphoma
     Hodgkin's disease is a type of cancer characterized by the abnormal proliferation of a type of white blood cell called lymphocyte. Hodgkin's lymphoma is classified into classical types and nodular lymphocyte predominant type. The nodular form tends to be ...more »
    681. Non-Food Allergy -- Aesculus pollen
     An aesculus pollen allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to pollen produced by aesculus trees. The specific symptoms that can result can vary amongst patients....more »
    682. 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...more »
    683. Non-Food Allergy -- Alder
     An alder allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to pollen produced by alder. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptoms that can ...more »
    684. Non-Food Allergy -- Alder tree
     An alder tree allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to pollen produced by Alder trees. The pollen from alder trees is considered to have a relatively moderate to high potential for allergy. The body's immune system produces immunoglob...more »
    685. Non-Food Allergy -- American feverfew
     An American feverfew allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to pollen produced by a weed called American feverfew. The pollen from American feverfew is considered to have a moderate potential for allergy. The specific symptoms that can...more »
    686. 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 ...more »
    687. 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 ...more »
    688. 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 ...more »
    689. Non-Food Allergy -- Ash juniper tree pollen
     An ash juniper tree pollen allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to pollen produced by ash juniper trees. The specific symptoms that can result can vary amongst patients....more »
    690. Non-Food Allergy -- Beet
     A beet allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to pollen produced by beet plants. The pollen from beet plants is considered to have a relatively low potential for allergy. The specific symptoms that can result can vary amongst patients....more »
    691. 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...more »
    692. 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...more »
    693. Non-Food Allergy -- Bermuda grass
     A Bermuda grass allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to pollen produced by Bermuda grass. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific sym...more »
    694. 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....more »
    695. Non-Food Allergy -- Bluegrass
     A bluegrass pollen allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to pollen produced by bluegrass. The specific symptoms that can result can vary amongst patients....more »
    696. 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 ...more »
    697. Non-Food Allergy -- Canary grass
     A canary grass allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to pollen produced by canary grass. The specific symptoms that can result can vary amongst patients....more »
    698. Non-Food Allergy -- Capeweed
     A capeweed allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to pollen produced by capeweed which is usually found in Australia. The specific symptoms that can result can vary amongst patients....more »
    699. 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...more »
    700. 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, ...more »
    701. Non-Food Allergy -- Cockroach
     A cockroach allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to cockroaches, in particular their saliva, outer shell, eggs and feces. The specific symptoms that can result can vary amongst patients....more »
    702. 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 ...more »
    703. Non-Food Allergy -- Cypress tree
     A cypress tree allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to pollen produced by cypress trees. The pollen from cypress trees is considered to have a relatively moderate to high potential for allergy. The body's immune system produces immun...more »
    704. Non-Food Allergy -- English plantain
     An English plantain allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to pollen produced by English plantain. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The speci...more »
    705. 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 ...more »
    706. Non-Food Allergy -- European Ash tree
     A European ash tree allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to pollen produced by the European Ash tree. The specific symptoms that can result can vary amongst patients....more »
    707. 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...more »
    708. Non-Food Allergy -- Hickory tree
     A hickory tree allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to pollen produced by hickory trees. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symp...more »
    709. Non-Food Allergy -- Hornbeam tree
     A hornbeam tree allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to pollen produced by hornbeam trees. The pollen from hornbeam trees is considered to have a moderate potential for allergy. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE...more »
    710. 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...more »
    711. 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, ...more »
    712. 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...more »
    713. Non-Food Allergy -- Johnson grass
     A Johnson grass allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to pollen produced by Johnson grass. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific sym...more »
    714. Non-Food Allergy -- Kentucky bluegrass
     A Kentucky bluegrass allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to pollen produced by Kentucky bluegrass. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The sp...more »
    715. Non-Food Allergy -- Marsh Elder
     A marsh elder allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to pollen produced by marsh elder which is a type of weed. The pollen from Marsh elder is considered to have a relatively low potential for allergy. The specific symptoms that can re...more »
    716. Non-Food Allergy -- Monteroy pine tree
     A Monteroy pine tree allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to pollen produced by Monteroy pine tree. The specific symptoms that can result can vary amongst patients....more »
    717. 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...more »
    718. 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...more »
    719. Non-Food Allergy -- Oak tree
     An oak tree allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to pollen produced by oak trees. The pollen from oak trees is considered to have a moderate potential for allergy. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody...more »
    720. Non-Food Allergy -- Olea tree pollen
     An Olea treepollen allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to pollen produced by Olea trees. The specific symptoms that can result can vary amongst patients....more »
    721. Non-Food Allergy -- Orache (Atriplex)
     An orache (Atriplex) allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to pollen produced by weeds called orache. The pollen from Orache is considered to have a relatively low potential for allergy. The specific symptoms that can result can vary ...more »
    722. Non-Food Allergy -- Patterson's curse
     A Patterson's curse allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to pollen produced by a weed called Patterson's curse. The pollen from Patterson's curse is considered to have a relatively high potential for allergy. The specific symptoms th...more »
    723. Non-Food Allergy -- Pecan trees
     A pecan tree allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to pollen produced by pecan trees. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptoms...more »
    724. Non-Food Allergy -- Rapeseed oil
     A rapeseed oil allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to pollen produced by rapeseed weeds. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific sym...more »
    725. 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....more »
    726. Non-Food Allergy -- Redtop grass
     A Redtop grass allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to pollen produced by Redtop grass. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific sympt...more »
    727. Non-Food Allergy -- Ryegrass pollen
     A ryegrass allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to pollen produced by ryegrass. The specific symptoms that can result can vary amongst patients....more »
    728. 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...more »
    729. Non-Food Allergy -- Sorrel
     A sorrel allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to pollen produced by sorrel which is a type of herb. The pollen from sorrel is considered to have a relatively moderate to high potential for allergy. The body's immune system produces i...more »
    730. Non-Food Allergy -- Sunflower pollen
     A sunflower pollen allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to pollen produced by sunflowers. The specific symptoms that can result can vary amongst patients....more »
    731. 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....more »
    732. Non-Food Allergy -- Velvet grass
     A velvet grass allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to pollen produced by velvet grass. The specific symptoms that can result can vary amongst patients....more »
    733. Non-Food Allergy -- White cedar tree
     A white cedar tree allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to pollen produced by the white cedar tree. The specific symptoms that can result can vary amongst patients....more »
    734. 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 ...more »
    735. 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...more »
    736. Non-Food Allergy -- amaranthus
     An amaranthus allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to pollen produced by a weed called amaranthus. The pollen from amaranthus is considered to have a relatively low potential for allergy. The specific symptoms that can result can var...more »
    737. Non-Food Allergy -- ash tree
     An ash tree grass allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to pollen produced by ash trees. The pollen from ash trees is considered to have a relatively moderate to high potential for allergy. The body's immune system produces immunoglob...more »
    738. Non-Food Allergy -- beech tree
     A beech tree allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to pollen produced by beech trees. The pollen from beech trees is considered to have a relatively low to moderate potential for allergy. The body's immune system produces immunoglobul...more »
    739. Non-Food Allergy -- bent grass
     A bent grass allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to bent grass which is often used on golf courses and around homes. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with th...more »
    740. Non-Food Allergy -- birch tree
     A birch tree allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to pollen produced by birch trees. The pollen from birch trees is considered to have a relatively high potential for allergy. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE -...more »
    741. Non-Food Allergy -- box elder tree
     A box elder tree allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to pollen produced by box elder trees. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific ...more »
    742. Non-Food Allergy -- chlorine
     A chlorine allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to chlroine. 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 can var...more »
    743. Non-Food Allergy -- cocklebur
     A cocklebur allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to pollen produced by a plant called cocklebur. The specific symptoms that can result can vary amongst patients....more »
    744. Non-Food Allergy -- daisy
     A daisy allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to pollen produced by daisies. The pollen from daisies is considered to have a relatively low potential for allergy. The specific symptoms that can result can vary amongst patients....more »
    745. Non-Food Allergy -- dandelion pollen
     A dandelion allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to pollen produced by dandelions. The specific symptoms that can result can vary amongst patients....more »
    746. Non-Food Allergy -- dust mites
     A mite allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to dust mites. 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 can vary ...more »
    747. Non-Food Allergy -- elm tree
     An elm tree allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to pollen produced by elm trees. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptoms th...more »
    748. Non-Food Allergy -- fungus, Alternaria
     An Alternaria fungus allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to spores produced by a fungus called Alternaria. Alternaria is a common outdoor mold and can cause severe asthmatic symptoms as well as other allergy symptoms. Symptoms tend ...more »
    749. Non-Food Allergy -- fungus, Aspergillus spp
     An Aspergillus spp fungus allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to spores produced by a fungus called Aspergillus spp. Aspergillus is a common indoor and outdoor mold. Symptoms tend to occur in a seasonal pattern as spore production b...more »
    750. Non-Food Allergy -- fungus, Aureobasidium (Pullularia)
     A Aureobasidium fungus allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to spores produced by a fungus called Aureobasidium. Aureobasidium is a common outdoor mold often found on paper, lumber and painted objects. Symptoms tend to occur in a sea...more »
    751. Non-Food Allergy -- fungus, Candida albicans
     A Candida albicans fungus allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to spores produced by a fungus called Candida albicans. Symptoms tend to occur in a seasonal pattern as spore production by molds tends to increase and decrease with chan...more »
    752. Non-Food Allergy -- fungus, Cladosporium
     A Cladosporium fungus allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to spores produced by a fungus called Cladosporium. Cladosporium is one of the most common outdoor airborne molds. Symptoms tend to occur in a seasonal pattern as spore produ...more »
    753. Non-Food Allergy -- fungus, Epicoccum
     An Epicoccum fungus allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to spores produced by a fungus called Epicoccum. Epicoccum tends to be found in grassland and agricultural areas. Symptoms tend to occur in a seasonal pattern as spore producti...more »
    754. Non-Food Allergy -- fungus, Fusarium
     A Fusarium fungus allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to spores produced by a fungus called Fusarium. Fusarium is often found on rotting plants. Symptoms tend to occur in a seasonal pattern as spore production by molds tends to incr...more »
    755. Non-Food Allergy -- fungus, Helminthosporium
     A Helminthosporium fungus allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to spores produced by a fungus called Helminthosporium. Helminthosporium is a fungus found more often in warmer climates. Symptoms tend to occur in a seasonal pattern as ...more »
    756. Non-Food Allergy -- fungus, Mucor
     A Mucor fungus allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to spores produced by a fungus called Mucor. Mucor is a relatively uncommon fungus but can be found on decaying vegetation and damp indoor areas. Symptoms tend to occur in a seasona...more »
    757. Non-Food Allergy -- fungus, Penicillium
     A Penicillium fungus allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to spores produced by a fungus called Penicillium. Penicillium is a common indoor mold and allergy to this fungus is unrelated to a penicillin allergy. Symptoms tend to occur ...more »
    758. Non-Food Allergy -- fungus, Phoma
     A Phoma fungus allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to spores produced by a fungus called Phoma. Phoma is an outdoor mold which is predominant during wet periods. Symptoms tend to occur in a seasonal pattern as spore production by mo...more »
    759. Non-Food Allergy -- fungus, Rhizopus
     A Rhizopus fungus allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to spores produced by a fungus called Rhizopus. Rhizopus is relatively uncommon but can be found on decaying vegetation and damp indoor areas. Symptoms tend to occur in a seasona...more »
    760. Non-Food Allergy -- fungus, smut
     A smut allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to spores produced by a fungus called smut. Smut is common in agricultural areas. Symptoms tend to occur in a seasonal pattern as spore production by molds tends to increase and decrease wi...more »
    761. Non-Food Allergy -- goosefoot
     A goosefoot allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to pollen produced by a weed called goose foot. The specific symptoms that can result can vary amongst patients....more »
    762. Non-Food Allergy -- grass
     A grass allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to grass or pollen produced by grass. Grasses are considered to have a relatively high potential for allergy. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and his...more »
    763. Non-Food Allergy -- guayule
     A guayule allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to pollen produced by guayule which is a type of weed. The pollen from guayule is considered to have a relatively low potential for allergy. The specific symptoms that can result can var...more »
    764. Non-Food Allergy -- hazel tree
     A hazel tree allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to pollen produced by hazel trees. The pollen from hazel trees is considered to have a relatively moderate to high potential for allergy. The body's immune system produces immunoglobu...more »
    765. Non-Food Allergy -- hemp
     A hemp allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to pollen produced by the hemp plant. The specific symptoms that can result can vary amongst patients....more »
    766. 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 ...more »
    767. Non-Food Allergy -- hop shrub
     A hop shrub allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to pollen produced by hop shrubs. The pollen from hop shrubs is considered to have a relatively low potential for allergy. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an ...more »
    768. Non-Food Allergy -- horse chestnut tree
     A horse chestnut tree allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to pollen produced by horse chestnut trees. The pollen from horse chestnut trees is considered to have a relatively low to moderate potential for allergy. The body's immune s...more »
    769. Non-Food Allergy -- maple tree
     A maple tree allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to pollen produced by maple trees. The pollen from maple trees is considered to have a relatively low to moderate potential for allergy. The body's immune system produces immunoglobul...more »
    770. Non-Food Allergy -- mountain cedar tree
     A mountain cedar tree allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to pollen produced by mountain cedar trees. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The...more »
    771. Non-Food Allergy -- mugwort tree
     A mugwort tree allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to pollen produced by mugwort trees. The pollen from mugwort trees is considered to have a relatively high potential for allergy. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E ...more »
    772. Non-Food Allergy -- nettle
     A nettle allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to pollen produced by nettle. The pollen from nettle is considered to have a relatively low potential for allergy. The specific symptoms that can result can vary amongst patients....more »
    773. Non-Food Allergy -- olive tree
     An olive tree allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to pollen produced by olive trees. The pollen from olive trees is considered to have a relatively high potential for allergy. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE ...more »
    774. Non-Food Allergy -- orchard grass
     An orchard grass allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to pollen produced by orchard grass. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific sy...more »
    775. 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...more »
    776. Non-Food Allergy -- pigweed
     A pigweed allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to pollen produced by pigweed. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptoms that c...more »
    777. Non-Food Allergy -- plane tree
     A plane tree allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to pollen produced by plane trees. The pollen from plane trees is considered to have a moderate to high potential for allergy. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE ...more »
    778. Non-Food Allergy -- plantago pollen
     A plantago pollen allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to pollen produced by plantago which is a type of weed. The specific symptoms that can result can vary amongst patients....more »
    779. Non-Food Allergy -- poplar tree pollen
     A poplar tree pollen allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to pollen produced by poplar trees. The specific symptoms that can result can vary amongst patients....more »
    780. Non-Food Allergy -- ragweed
     A ragweed allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to pollen produced by ragweed. The pollen from ragweed is considered to have a relatively high potential for allergy. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibod...more »
    781. Non-Food Allergy -- redroot
     A redroot allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to pollen produced by redroot. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptoms that c...more »
    782. Non-Food Allergy -- sagebrush
     A sagebrush allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to pollen produced by sagebrush. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptoms th...more »
    783. 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....more »
    784. Non-Food Allergy -- sweet chestnut tree
     A sweet chestnut tree allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to pollen produced by sweet chestnut trees. The pollen from sweet chestnut trees is considered to have a relatively low to moderate potential for allergy. The body's immune s...more »
    785. Non-Food Allergy -- sweet vernal grass
     A sweet vernal grass allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to pollen produced by sweet vernal grass. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The sp...more »
    786. Non-Food Allergy -- tilia tree pollen
     A tilia tree pollen allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to pollen produced by tilia tree. The specific symptoms that can result can vary amongst patients....more »
    787. Non-Food Allergy -- timothy grass
     A timothy grass allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to pollen produced by timothy grass. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific sym...more »
    788. Non-Food Allergy -- tree pollen
     A tree pollen allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to pollen produced by trees. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptoms that...more »
    789. Non-Food Allergy -- tumble weed (Russian thistle)
     A tumble weed allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to pollen produced by tumble weed. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptom...more »
    790. Non-Food Allergy -- wall pellitory
     A wall pellitory allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to pollen produced by wall pellitory. The pollen from wall pellitory is considered to have a relatively high potential for allergy. The body's immune system produces immunoglobuli...more »
    791. Non-Food Allergy -- walnut tree
     A walnut tree allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to pollen produced by walnut trees. The pollen from walnut trees is considered to have a moderate potential for allergy. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an ...more »
    792. 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...more »
    793. Non-Food Allergy -- willow tree
     A willow tree allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to pollen produced by willow trees. The pollen from willow trees is considered to have a relatively low potential for allergy. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE...more »
    794. Non-Food Allergy -- willow tree pollen
     A willow tree pollen allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to pollen produced by willow trees. The specific symptoms that can result can vary amongst patients....more »
    795. Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
     A type of lymphoma, a cancer affecting lymph nodes and the immune system....more »
    796. Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, during pregnancy
     A cancer that originates in the lymphatic system and occurs during pregnancy. The greatest problem is the fact that the cancer is usually quite aggressive and delays in delivery often results in delayed treatment and a poor prognosis....more »
    797. Norfloxacin -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Norfloxacin during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposur...more »
    798. Notalgia paresthetica
     A rare sensory nerve disorder involving the nerves radiating from the spine and characterized by areas of skin on the back that suffer itching, burning, lack of sensation and sometimes pigmentation....more »
    799. 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...more »
    800. Novo-Clopate -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Novo-Clopate during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposu...more »
    801. Nummular dermatitis
     A skin disorder characterized by the development of round or oval skin lesions which itch and burn. In the initial stages, small red spots or blisters form and the grow and joint together to form a patch. The lesion eventually looks similar to a ringworm ...more »
    802. Nystatin -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Nystatin during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure a...more »
    803. Obal syndrome
     The association of eye problems with severe malnutrition. The condition occurred frequently in soldiers, prisoners of war and people in concentration camps....more »
    804. Obstructive Jaundice
     Condition where blockage of the flow of bile from the liver causes overspill of bile products into the blood and incomplete bile excretion from the body....more »
    805. Obstructive biliary disease
     A disease process that causes obstruction or blockage in one of the bile ducts which are vessels that carry bile from the liver to the digestive system or gallbladder. Diseases that can cause such obstructions includes tumors, gallstones, parasites, bile ...more »
    806. Occupational Cancer -- Hodgkin's lymphoma
     Occupational exposure to wood dust can increase the risk of developing Hodgkin's lymphoma....more »
    807. Occupational Cancer -- Liver cancer
     Occupational exposure to vinyl chloride can increase the risk of developing liver cancer....more »
    808. Occupational Cancer -- Lymphatic cancer
     Occupational exposure to X-radiation can increase the risk of developing lymphatic cancer....more »
    809. Occupational Cancer -- Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
     Occupational exposure to halogenated hydrocarbons can increase the risk of developing Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma....more »
    810. Ocular Myasthenia Gravis
     Myasthenia gravis is a chronic neuromuscular disease resulting from autoimmune dysfunction. In ocular myasthenia gravis, only the eye muscles are affected. A significant number of patients with ocular myasthenia gravis go on to develop symptoms in other m...more »
    811. Oleander caterpillar poisoning
     Contact with the poisonous hairs or spines of the Oleander caterpillar can cause skin rashes or even a hypersensitivity reaction in some cases....more »
    812. Olivopontocerebellar atrophy -- deafness
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by brain abnormalities and deafness....more »
    813. Ophthalmoplegia, progressive external -- scoliosis
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by progressive eye muscle weakness and scoliosis....more »
    814. Oppenheim's dystonia
     A rare movement disorder where the patients suffer uncontrollable muscle contractions and distortion of body position. The limbs are usually involved first and then the condition spreads to other parts of the body....more »
    815. Osler-Vaquez disease
     An uncommon chronic blood disease involving an increased red blood cell count....more »
    816. Otitis externa
     Infection of the outer ear canal...more »
    817. 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...more »
    818. 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...more »
    819. PFIC
     A rare inherited condition where bile is unable to drain from the liver where it builds up and causes progressive liver damage. End-stage liver disease usually occurs before adulthood. There are three different subtypes of the disorder, each with a differ...more »
    820. PUPPPS
     Pruritic urticarial papules and plaques of pregnancy...more »
    821. 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....more »
    822. Paget's Disease
     Breast carcinoma involving nipple and areola....more »
    823. Paget's extramammary disease
     A rare cancer characterized by a chronic rash that resembles eczema and usually occurs on the genital and anal areas....more »
    824. Palagia sting
     The Mauve stinger is a common jellyfish found in most parts of the world. Stings most often occur in the Mediterranean and Australia. A sting from this jellyfish can cause a variety of skin symptoms that vary from patient to patient....more »
    825. Pale tussock moth caterpillar poisoning
     Contact with the poisonous hairs or spines of the Pale tussock moth caterpillar can cause skin rashes or even a hypersensitivity reaction in some cases....more »
    826. Palmoplantar Psoriasis
     Psoriasis is a chronic skin condition characterized by scaling and inflammation of the skin which can occur on virtually any part of the body. Palmoplantar psoriasis refers to psoriasis that develops on the palms of the hands and soles of the feet....more »
    827. Palmoplantar pustular psoriasis
     Pustular psoriasis is a form of psoriasis characterized by pustules rather the skin bumps. There are various subtypes of the disorder: generalized, annular, palmoplantar or juvenile. In palmoplantar pustulosis, the pustules only occur on the hands and fee...more »
    828. Paming moth caterpillar poisoning
     Contact with the poisonous hairs or spines of the Paming moth caterpillar can cause skin rashes or even a hypersensitivity reaction in some cases....more »
    829. Pancreatic Islet Cell Cancer
     A malignant carcinoma that is located in the islet cells of the pancreas...more »
    830. Pancreatic cancer
     Pancreatic cancer is a malignant neoplasm of the pancreas...more »
    831. Papilloma
     A benign tumour that is located in the epithelium...more »
    832. 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....more »
    833. Para-amino benzoic acid overuse
     High doses of para-amino benzoic acid (member of the vitamin B family) cause symptoms....more »
    834. 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...more »
    835. Paraneoplastic syndromes
    836. Parasitic Conditions
     A condition that is characterised by another organism living off another organism...more »
    837. Parasitophobia
     An exaggerated or irrational fear of parasites....more »
    838. 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...more »
    839. Peanut Allergy
     Allergic reaction brought on by the ingestion of, or exposure to peanuts in a sensitised person...more »
    840. Peeling skin syndrome
     A very rare inherited disorder where the skin peels continually. Various other abnormalties may also occur....more »
    841. 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....more »
    842. Pellagra
     Dietary deficiency of vitamin B3 (niacin)...more »
    843. Pemphigus Foliaceus
     A relatively milder form of the autoimmune skin disorder called pemphigus. Blisters occur on the skin but usually the mucous membranes are unaffected....more »
    844. Pemphigus neonatorum
     A group of conditions affecting the new born that resembles pemphigus...more »
    845. Penicillamine -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Penicillamine during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of expos...more »
    846. 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...more »
    847. Perennial allergic rhinitis
     A condition which is characterized by a constant allergic reaction of the nasal mucousa...more »
    848. Perennial rhinitis
     A condition which is characterized by a constant inflammation of the nasal mucous membrane...more »
    849. Perphenazine -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Pentazocine during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposur...more »
    850. Persistent anxiety
     Anxiety is a feeling of apprehension or fear....more »
    851. 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....more »
    852. Pfiesteria piscicida infection
     Pfiesteria piscicida is a tiny marine organism called a dinoflagellate that is found in waters where fresh and salt water mix e.g. at river mouths. It is believed to be responsible for killing fish as well as health problems in humans....more »
    853. Phaeohyphomycosis
     An opportunistic infection that is caused by dermatiaceous fungi...more »
    854. Phenylbutazone -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Phenylbutazone 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...more »
    855. 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...more »
    856. Phosgene oxime -- skin exposure
     Phosgen oxime has no useful purpose but may be manufactured for use as a chemical weapon. The chemical is poisonous and exposure can occur through ingestion, inhalation and absorption through the skin. The chemical can penetrate clothing and the severity ...more »
    857. Phosgene oxime exposure
     Phosgene oxime has no useful purpose but may be manufactured for use as a chemical weapon. The chemical is poisonous and exposure can occur through ingestion, inhalation and absorption through the skin. Symptoms will vary depending on the method of exposu...more »
    858. 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...more »
    859. 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...more »
    860. Pindolol -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Pindolol during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure a...more »
    861. 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....more »
    862. Pinworm
     Small, threadlike parasitic worms mainly in colon and rectum...more »
    863. Piroxicam -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Piroxicam during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure ...more »
    864. Pityriasis Alba
     Skin condition of children...more »
    865. Pityriasis Rosea
     Skin inflammation...more »
    866. 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....more »
    867. Pollen food allergy syndrome
     A significant number of people with an allergy to pollen also have allergic responses to certain plant foods (usually fruit) which have similar proteins to that found in pollens. Examples of these includes pineapple, avocado, chestnuts, apples, raw carrot...more »
    868. Polyarteritis nodosa
     A serious blood vessel disease where small and medium-sized arteries become swollen and damaged and are unable to adequately supply oxygenated blood to various tissues in the body. The disease can occur in a mild form or a serious, rapidly fatal form....more »
    869. Polycythemia
     Excess red blood cells in the blood...more »
    870. Polycythemia rubra
     An uncommon chronic blood disease involving an increased production of red blood cells by the bone marrow. The production of platelets and white blood cells may also be increased....more »
    871. Polycythemia vera
     A condition which is characterized by myeloproliferation of unknown etiology...more »
    872. Polymicrogyria, Bilateral Frontoparietal
     Polymicrogyria refers to abnormal brain development where the brain has abnormally smooth gyri (convolutions) on the surface of the brain. In the bilateral frontoparietal form, both sides of the portion of the brain called the frontoparietal region are af...more »
    873. Polymorphous light eruption
     A bumpy, itchy skin rash that develops in certain people in response to sun exposure. Symptoms tend to persist for a number of days even after sun exposure stops. The skin can harden and become desensitized to the effects of the sun with repeated exposure...more »
    874. Pompholyx (dyshidrotic eczema)
     Pompholyx is an itchy skin condition characterized by small fluid-filled blisters. The condition tends to predominantly affect the fingers, toes, palms and soles. This form of eczema is relatively uncommon....more »
    875. 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...more »
    876. Porphyria
     A group of disorders characterized by excess production of porphyrin or its precursors which affects the skin and/or nervous system....more »
    877. Portal hypertension
     Portal hypertension may be defined as a portal pressure gradient of 12 mm Hg or greater and is often associated with varices and ascites....more »
    878. Portugese Man-of-War larvae envenomation
     The tiny stinging larvae of the Portugese Man-of-War can release a toxin if they are put under pressure. Thus, any larvae trapped under swimming bathers or caps can cause toxins to be released. The skin develops an allergic response to the toxin and a ras...more »
    879. Possible human carcinogenic exposure -- Medroxyprogesterone acetate
     Some evidence indicates that exposure to Medroxyprogesterone acetate has a possible link to an increased risk of developing cancer in humans. The carcinogenicity of the substance may be influenced by the duration and level of exposure....more »
    880. Possible human carcinogenic exposure -- Propylthiouracil
     Some evidence indicates that exposure to Propylthiouracil has a possible link to an increased risk of developing cancer in humans. The carcinogenicity of the substance may be influenced by the duration and level of exposure. Propylthiouracil is a pharmace...more »
    881. Possible human carcinogenic exposure -- Zalcitabine
     Some evidence indicates that exposure to Zalcitabine has a possible link to an increased risk of developing cancer in humans. The carcinogenicity of the substance may be influenced by the duration and level of exposure. Zalcitabine has been used as an ant...more »
    882. Prednisolone -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Prednisolone during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposu...more »
    883. Prednisone -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Prednisone during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure...more »
    884. Pregnancy
     The condition of supporting a fetus from conception till birth....more »
    885. Primary Biliary Cirrhosis 1
     Primary biliary cirrhosis is a chronic condition involving progressive destruction of the bile ducts in the liver. This results in an abnormal buildup of bile in the liver which eventually progresses to liver failure. Primary biliary cirrhosis 1 is linked...more »
    886. Primary Biliary Cirrhosis 2
     Primary biliary cirrhosis is a chronic condition involving progressive destruction of the bile ducts in the liver. This results in an abnormal buildup of bile in the liver which eventually progresses to liver failure. Primary biliary cirrhosis 2 is linked...more »
    887. Primary Biliary Cirrhosis 3
     Primary biliary cirrhosis is a chronic condition involving progressive destruction of the bile ducts in the liver. This results in an abnormal buildup of bile in the liver which eventually progresses to liver failure. Primary biliary cirrhosis 3 is linked...more »
    888. Primary biliary cirrhosis
     Primary biliary cirrhosis is a chronic and progressive cholestatic disease of the liver....more »
    889. Primary cutaneous amyloidosis
     A rare disorder where a substance called amyloid is deposited in the skin resulting in discolored bumps or nodules in the skin. No other body organs are involved....more »
    890. Primary dystonia
     Dystonia is a neurological movement disorder where the muscle contract involuntarily and cause abnormal postures or repetitive, twisting movements. In primary dystonia the condition is the result of a genetic defect and there are no other symptoms other t...more »
    891. Primary sclerosing cholangitis
     Primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC) is a chronic cholestatic liver disease of unknown etiology that is recognized increasingly in children....more »
    892. Processionary tree caterpillar poisoning
     A dark, grey-black caterpillar which can cause varying symptoms on contact with its hairs or spines....more »
    893. Procrit -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Procrit (used to treat some forms of anemia) during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be...more »
    894. Progeroid syndrome, neonatal
     A rare congenital condition characterized by poor growth, aged facial appearance, and mental retardation. Death occurs usually by 6 years of age....more »
    895. 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....more »
    896. Protoporphyria erythropoietic
     An inherited metabolic disorder where a deficiency of ferrochelatase leads to a buildup of protoporphyrin in the bone marrow, red blood cells and occasionally the liver....more »
    897. Prurigo
     Itchy nodules created by repeated scratching....more »
    898. Prurigo nodularis of Hyde
     A relatively uncommon skin disorder involving the development of firm itchy skin nodules. The nodules usually start on the arms and legs but can affect any part of the body in varying numbers. The exact cause is unknown but it is often associated with con...more »
    899. Pruritic urticarial papules plaques of pregnancy
     A very rare skin disorder that affects women in the later stages of pregnancy. Itchy, bumpy hives and plaques develop usually on the abdominal area....more »
    900. Pseudoxanthoma elasticum, forme fruste
     An inherited systemic disease of connective tissue involving progressive calcification and degeneration of elastic fibers throughout the body, including the skin, eyes and cardiovascular system....more »
    901. 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...more »
    902. Psoriasis Susceptibility
     A predisposition to developing psoriasis that is linked to a defective gene related to the immune system. Psoriasis is an inflammatory skin condition where the defective immune system causes skin cells to grow rapidly. It affects a significant number of p...more »
    903. Psoriasis Susceptibility 1
     A predisposition to developing psoriasis that is linked to a defective gene related to the immune system. Type 1 is linked to a defect in the HLACw6 gene on chromosome 6p21.3. Psoriasis is an inflammatory skin condition where the defective immune system c...more »
    904. Psoriasis Susceptibility 10
     A predisposition to developing psoriasis that is linked to a defective gene related to the immune system. Type 10 is linked to a defect in a gene on chromosome 18p11.23. Psoriasis is an inflammatory skin condition where the defective immune system causes ...more »
    905. Psoriasis Susceptibility 11
     A predisposition to developing psoriasis that is linked to a defective gene related to the immune system. Type 11 is linked to a defect in a gene on chromosome 5q31.1-q33.1. Psoriasis is an inflammatory skin condition where the defective immune system cau...more »
    906. Psoriasis Susceptibility 12
     A predisposition to developing psoriasis that is linked to a defective gene related to the immune system. Type 12 is linked to a defect in a gene on chromosome 20q13. Psoriasis is an inflammatory skin condition where the defective immune system causes ski...more »
    907. Psoriasis Susceptibility 2
     A predisposition to developing psoriasis that is linked to a defective gene related to the immune system. Type 2 is linked to a defect in a gene on chromosome 17q25. Psoriasis is an inflammatory skin condition where the defective immune system causes skin...more »
    908. Psoriasis Susceptibility 3
     A predisposition to developing psoriasis that is linked to a defective gene related to the immune system. Type 3 is linked to a defect in a gene on chromosome 4q. Psoriasis is an inflammatory skin condition where the defective immune system causes skin ce...more »
    909. Psoriasis Susceptibility 4
     A predisposition to developing psoriasis that is linked to a defective gene related to the immune system. Type 4 is linked to a defect in a gene on chromosome 1q21. Psoriasis is an inflammatory skin condition where the defective immune system causes skin ...more »
    910. Psoriasis Susceptibility 5
     A predisposition to developing psoriasis that is linked to a defective gene related to the immune system. Type 5 is linked to a defect in a gene on chromosome 3q21. Psoriasis is an inflammatory skin condition where the defective immune system causes skin ...more »
    911. Psoriasis Susceptibility 6
     A predisposition to developing psoriasis that is linked to a defective gene related to the immune system. Type 6 is linked to a defect in a gene on chromosome 19p13. Psoriasis is an inflammatory skin condition where the defective immune system causes skin...more »
    912. Psoriasis Susceptibility 7
     A predisposition to developing psoriasis that is linked to a defective gene related to the immune system. Type 7 is linked to a defect in a gene on chromosome 1p. Psoriasis is an inflammatory skin condition where the defective immune system causes skin ce...more »
    913. Psoriasis Susceptibility 8
     A predisposition to developing psoriasis that is linked to a defective gene related to the immune system. Type 8 is linked to a defect in a gene on chromosome 16q. Psoriasis is an inflammatory skin condition where the defective immune system causes skin c...more »
    914. Psoriasis Susceptibility 9
     A predisposition to developing psoriasis that is linked to a defective gene related to the immune system. Type 9 is linked to a defect in a gene on chromosome 4q31-q34. Psoriasis is an inflammatory skin condition where the defective immune system causes s...more »
    915. Psoriasis on Eblows and Knees
     Psoriasis is a chronic skin condition characterized by scaling and inflammation of the skin which can occur on virtually any part of the body. Psoriasis on the elbows and/or knees is very common....more »
    916. Psoriasis on Mucous Membranes
     Psoriasis is a chronic skin condition characterized by scaling and inflammation of the skin which can occur on virtually any part of the body. Psoriasis can occur on mucous membranes but it is not as common as occurrence on the skin. Most commonly affecte...more »
    917. Psoriasis on lower back
     Psoriasis is a chronic skin condition characterized by scaling and inflammation of the skin which can occur on virtually any part of the body. Psoriasis on the lower back region is very common....more »
    918. Psoriasis on trunk and limbs
     Psoriasis is a chronic skin condition characterized by scaling and inflammation of the skin which can occur on virtually any part of the body. Psoriasis on the trunk and limbs is quite common and large areas of skin involvement may require systemic treatm...more »
    919. Psoriatic Arthritis, susceptibility to
     An inflammatory condition where the defective immune system causes joint inflammation as well as skin cells to grow rapidly causing psoriasis. Not all patients who are susceptible to the condition will develop it. There are various environmental factors w...more »
    920. Psoriatic arthritis, juvenile form
     A type of arthritis associated with psoriasis in children. Psoriasis and arthritis are both inflammatory conditions with one affecting the skin and the other affecting the joints. The arthritis tends to precede the psoriasis....more »
    921. Puss caterpillar poisoning
     The puss caterpillar has hollow, poison-filled spines amongst the hairs along its body. It is found mainly in the southern states of the United states. It is often found feeding on trees such as elm, oak and sycamore. Contact with the poisonous spines can...more »
    922. Quinidine -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Quinidine during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure ...more »
    923. Rabies
     An infectious disease that can affect any mammal including humans and is transmitted through the saliva of an infected animal. The infectious agent is the Neurotropic lyssavirus which affects the salivary gland and also causes neurological symptoms....more »
    924. Randa's Eyed Silk moth caterpillar poisoning
     Contact with the poisonous hairs or spines of the Randa's Eyed Silk moth caterpillar can cause skin rashes or even a hypersensitivity reaction in some cases....more »
    925. Rectal fistula
    926. Red neck syndrome
     Sudden redness that spreads over the upper body and neck and is due to intravenous vancomycin....more »
    927. Reiter’s syndrome
     A form of reactive arthritis characterized by arthritis, urethritis, conjunctivitis and skin lesions....more »
    928. Renal hypomagnesemia -- hypercalciuria -- nephrocalcinosis
     A rare form of kidney disease which is progressive....more »
    929. Retinal degeneration -- nanophthalmos -- glaucoma
     A very rare syndrome characterized by eye problems that has an early onset....more »
    930. Retinis pigmentosa -- deafness -- hypogenitalism
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by progressive retinal damage, deafness and genital anomalies....more »
    931. Retinitis pigmentosa -- mental retardation -- deafness
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by progressive retinal damage, mental retardation and deafness....more »
    932. Rhabditida Infections
     Infection with a parasitic worm from the order rhabditida. The symptoms are determined by the species involved....more »
    933. Rhesus isoimmunisation
     The antibody mediated destruction of red blood cells by those sensitive...more »
    934. Rhinosporidiosis
     An infectious disease caused by Rhinosporidium seeberi which occurs mainly in the nasal cavity or nearby mucosa-lined structures such as the conjunctiva. On rare occasions other parts of the body may be infected e.g. genital, rectum, ear and skin. The inf...more »
    935. Ritter syndrome
     A rare infantile skin disorder involving severe redness, inflammation, blistering and peeling of skin and mucous membranes which can result from a variety of infections, malignancies and drugs....more »
    936. River Blindness
     Skin and eye infection caused by the helminth (worm) 'Onchocerca volvulus', transmitted via fly bites and usually seen only in parts of Africa, the Middle East and South America...more »
    937. Rocky Mountain spotted fever
     A bacterial disease caused by Rickettsia rickettsii and transmitted by ticks. The condition causes fever and a characteristic rash and may be fatal in severe or untreated cases....more »
    938. 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...more »
    939. Satin moth caterpillar poisoning
     Contact with the poisonous hairs or spines of the Satin moth caterpillar can cause skin rashes or even a hypersensitivity reaction in some cases....more »
    940. Scabies
     Mite infection of the skin common in institutions....more »
    941. Schistosomiasis mansoni
     A trematode which causes schistosomiasis mansoni...more »
    942. 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...more »
    943. Sea anemone larvae envenomation
     The tiny stinging larvae of certain sea anemone (Edwardsiella lineata) can release a toxin if they are put under pressure. Thus, any larvae trapped under swimming bathers or caps can cause toxins to be released. The skin develops an allergic response to t...more »
    944. Sea bather's eruption
     A rash that can develop sometimes when swimming in the ocean. The rash forms on the skin covered by the bathing suit and is caused by an allergic response to stinging cells from the larvae of certain sea anemones and thimble jellyfish which become trapped...more »
    945. Sea thimble larvae envenomation
     The tiny stinging larvae of the sea thimble can release a toxin if they are put under pressure. Thus, any larvae trapped under swimming bathers or caps can cause toxins to be released. The skin develops an allergic response to the toxin and a rash forms. ...more »
    946. Seafood allergy
     A seafood allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to seafood or food containing seafood. The specific symptoms that can result can vary considerably amongst patients from a severe anaphylactic reaction to asthma, abdominal symptoms, ecz...more »
    947. Seasonal allergic rhinitis
     A condition characterized by an allergic inflammatory response in the mucosa of the sinuses which is related to the seasons...more »
    948. Secernentea Infections
     Infection with a type of parasitic nematode (worm). The symptoms are highly variable depending on where the worm migrates to through out the body and which particular species is involved. Some examples of nematodes are Wuchereria, Spirurina, Mansonella, D...more »
    949. Secondary Biliary Cirrhosis
     Secondary biliary cirrhosis is a condition where the bile ducts are unable to transport bile effectively due to a secondary cause which results in blockage, inflammation, scarring or some other damage to the bile ducts. The condition may result from such ...more »
    950. Semen allergy
     An allergic reaction to the semen of a sexual partner. The reaction may be localized or systemic....more »
    951. Sertraline -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Sertraline during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure...more »
    952. Sezary syndrome
     A rare type of lymphoma characterized by skin redness, leukemia and enlarged lymph nodes....more »
    953. Shingles
     Infectious viral infection occuring years after chickenpox infection....more »
    954. Sick building syndrome
     A condition that occurs in workers who work in buildings with poor hygiene conditions with respect to ventilation, humidity and dust....more »
    955. Silver Spotted Tiger moth caterpillar poisoning
     Contact with the poisonous hairs or spines of the Silver Spotted Tiger moth caterpillar can cause skin rashes or even a hypersensitivity reaction in some cases....more »
    956. Sjogren's Syndrome
     Autoimmune disease damaging the eye tear ducts and other glands....more »
    957. 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....more »
    958. Skin allergies
     A reaction to the exposure of the skin to an allergen...more »
    959. 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...more »
    960. Skin conditions
     Any condition that affects the skin...more »
    961. Skin rash
     A reaction to the exposure of the skin to an allergen...more »
    962. Slap-cheek syndrome
     Viral infection where children get rosy cheeks....more »
    963. Smoldering adult T-Cell leukemia
     A form of blood cancer affecting the T-cells which make up the body's immune system. The disease is caused by the HTLV-1 virus (human T-cell leukemia virus) which causes the proliferation of abnormal T-cells. The virus can be transmitted sexually and may ...more »
    964. Sneddon-Wilkinson disease
     A rare chronic condition involving the development of blisters and pustules, usually on the trunk, armpits and flexural areas. It is often associated with conditions such as thyroid problems, lupus and rheumatoid arthritis. The condition tends to flare up...more »
    965. Soap allergy
     An immune-mediated reaction to exposure to soap. Soap allergy tends to be more common in children and symptoms can vary in nature and severity....more »
    966. Sodium Iodide -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Sodium Iodide during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of expos...more »
    967. Solar urticaria
     A form of hives that occurs in response to sun exposure. Symptoms usually occur within minutes of the sun exposure. Symptoms usually persist for between half an hour to two hours....more »
    968. 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...more »
    969. 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...more »
    970. Spinocerebellar ataxia -- dysmorphism
     A rare inherited syndrome characterized by ataxia and unusual facial appearance....more »
    971. Spiny elm caterpillar poisoning
     Contact with the poisonous hairs or spines of the Spiny Elm caterpillar can cause skin rashes or even a hypersensitivity reaction in some cases....more »
    972. Spirometra erinace-ieuropaei infection
     Infection with a tapeworm species called Spirometra erinace-ieuropaei. Infection usually results from ingesting contaminated food or water. The parasite can migrate to any part of the body but usually resides under the skin where it develops into a nodule...more »
    973. Spirometra mansoni infection
     Infection with a tapeworm species called Spirometra mansoni. Infection usually results from ingesting contaminated food or water. The parasite can migrate to any part of the body but usually resides under the skin where it develops into a nodule....more »
    974. Spirometra mansonoides infection
     Infection with a tapeworm species called Spirometra mansonoides. Infection usually results from ingesting contaminated food or water. The parasite can migrate to any part of the body but usually resides under the skin where it develops into a nodule....more »
    975. Spirometra theileri infection
     Infection with a tapeworm species called Spirometra theileri. Infection usually results from ingesting contaminated food or water. The parasite can migrate to any part of the body but usually resides under the skin where it develops into a nodule....more »
    976. Spleen Cancer
     Malignancy of white blood cells with tumour deposits in the spleen....more »
    977. Spleen neoplasm
     A tumor that originates in the spleen....more »
    978. St. Anthony's fire
     Very painful burning sensation in the arms and legs caused by excessive exposure to ergotamines. Ergotamines are produced by particular fungi. It is also a drug used for such things as migraine controls and to induce abortions. Ergotamines result in the c...more »
    979. 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....more »
    980. Stevens-Johnson Syndrome
     A rare but serious condition involving inflammation and blistering of the skin and mucous membranes. It is believed to be an allergic reaction that can occur in response to some drugs or infectious diseases....more »
    981. Stinging Bark caterpillar poisoning
     Contact with the poisonous hairs or spines of the Stinging Bark caterpillar can cause skin rashes or even a hypersensitivity reaction in some cases....more »
    982. Stinging Nettle caterpillar poisoning
     Contact with the poisonous hairs or spines of the Stinging Nettle caterpillar can cause skin rashes or even a hypersensitivity reaction in some cases....more »
    983. Stinging Rose caterpillar poisoning
     Contact with the poisonous hairs or spines of the Stinging Rose caterpillar can cause skin rashes or even a hypersensitivity reaction in some cases....more »
    984. Stones
     The formation of consolidations that are stone like in nature...more »
    985. Strongyloidiasis
     A parasitic infectious disease involving the intestines and caused by the nematode Strongyloides stercoralis. Infection usually occurs in crowded, unsanitized populations....more »
    986. Sucralfate -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Sucralfate during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure...more »
    987. 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...more »
    988. Sulfasalazine -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Sulfasalazine during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of expos...more »
    989. Sulindac -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Sulindac during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure a...more »
    990. Sulphasalazine -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Sulphasalazine 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...more »
    991. Summerskill-Walshe-Tygstrup syndrome
     A rare liver disorder characterized by intermittent episodes of cholestasis (impaired bile flow within the liver) that doesn't involve obstruction of bile ducts outside the liver. The jaundice tends to disappear in weeks or months without treatment and th...more »
    992. Sun allergy
     An immune system reaction to sun exposure which usually takes the form of a red itchy skin rash....more »
    993. Sunscreen allergy
     An immune-mediated reaction to exposure to sunscreen. Sunscreen allergy tends to be more common in children and symptoms can vary in nature and severity....more »
    994. Syphilis
     A sexually transmitted disease caused by a bacteria (Treponema pallidum). The condition is often asymptomatic in the early stages but one or more sores may be present in the early stages. Untreated syphilis usually results in remission of visible symptoms...more »
    995. Systemic mastocytosis
     A condition which is characterized by an accumulation of mast cells in the tissues of the body...more »
    996. Tacrolimus -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Tacrolimus during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure...more »
    997. Tenoxicam -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Tenoxicam during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure ...more »
    998. Thalidomide -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Thalidomide during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposur...more »
    999. Theodore's syndrome
     A condition involving the surface of the eye and characterized by periods of inflammation of the conjunctiva - especially the part of the conjunctiva that forms the outermost layer of the whites of the eyes. The exact cause of the condition is unknown. It...more »
    1000. Thrush
     Thrush is a fungal infection which is caused by a fungus from the Candida species. It usually affects the mucus membranes of the mouth and vagina. Occasionally the infection can spread throughout the body and cause severe illness....more »
    1001. Tic disorders
    1002. Tick bite
     When an individual is bitten by a tick...more »
    1003. Timolol -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Timolol during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure an...more »
    1004. Tinea corporis
     A condition which is characterized by tinea of glabrous skin...more »
    1005. Torulopsis
     A type of yeast infection caused by Torulopsis glabrata. The fungus is often found in normal healthy skin, respiratory system, genitourinary system and gastrointestinal system and it generally only becomes a problem in weakened or immunocompromised people...more »
    1006. Toxic mushrooms -- Renal toxic (orelline)
     Some mushrooms (Amanita smithiana) contain chemicals (allenic norleucine, chlorocrotyglycine) which can cause kidney damage....more »
    1007. Toxocara canis
     A form of nematode found in the dog...more »
    1008. Toxocara cati
     A form of nematode found in the cat...more »
    1009. Tranxene -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Tranxene during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure a...more »
    1010. Tretinoin -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Tretinoin during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure ...more »
    1011. Trichomoniasis
     Sexually transmitted parasitic infection....more »
    1012. 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....more »
    1013. True Jellyfish larvae envenomation
     The tiny stinging larvae of true jellyfish (such as Linuche unguiculata) can release a toxin if they are put under pressure. Thus, any larvae trapped under swimming bathers or caps can cause toxins to be released. The skin develops an allergic response to...more »
    1014. Tungiasis
     A skin disease caused by a parasitic sand flea called Tunga penetrans which is found in the tropical parts of Africa. The female flea burrows into the skin (usually the feet) and causes localized itching and then pain. Usually the condition resolves itsel...more »
    1015. Turban shell mollusk poisoning
     The turban shell mollusk may become toxic due to a diet of toxic algae. The toxins occur in the gut of the mollusk and can cause poisoning symptoms in humans if the whole mollusk is eaten. Removing the internal organs of the mollusk prior to eating can re...more »
    1016. 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...more »
    1017. 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...more »
    1018. Type 2 diabetes
     Most common diabetes in adults, usually progressing slowly, mostly treated without insulin at diagnosis....more »
    1019. Ultram overdose
     Ultram is a drug used to treat or prevent pain. Excessive doses of the drug can result in various symptoms and even death in severe cases....more »
    1020. Uremia
     Excessive urea and waste products in the blood...more »
    1021. Uremic encephalopathy
     Uremic encephalopathy is a consequence of renal failure and occurs due to build up of toxins which are normally cleared by the kidneys....more »
    1022. Urinary tract infections (child)
     Infection of the urinary system in children....more »
    1023. Ursodeoxycholic Acid -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Ursodeoxycholic Acid during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level o...more »
    1024. Urticaria, Cholinergic
     A skin rash caused by an abnormal reaction to body heat. The hypersensitivity reaction can be triggered by heat, emotional stress and exercise. Heat triggers may include heat from the sun, hot showers and spicy foods....more »
    1025. Urticaria, Physical
     An itchy rash (hives) caused by a hypersensitive reaction to physical stimuli such as cold, pressure, water and sunlight....more »
    1026. Uveal diseases
     Any condition which affects the uvea of the eye...more »
    1027. Uveal melanoma
     A condition which is characterised by malignancy of the uvea...more »
    1028. Uveitis
     A condition which is characterised by the inflammation of the uvea of the eye...more »
    1029. Vaginal candidiasis
     Fungal infection of the vagina, sometimes called thrush....more »
    1030. Vaginitis
     Vaginal inflammation or infection of any type....more »
    1031. Vaginosis (bacterial vaginosis)
     A bacterial infection of the vagina causing offensive discharge....more »
    1032. Valium -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Valium during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure and...more »
    1033. Vaquez disease
     An uncommon chronic blood disease involving an increased red blood cell count....more »
    1034. 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...more »
    1035. Vasculitis hypersensitivity
     A condition which is characterised by a reaction that results in the inflammation of the blood vessels...more »
    1036. Vasculitis, cutaneous necrotising
     A condition which is characterised by a vasculitis that results in a necrosis of the cutaneous tissues...more »
    1037. Verrucous nevus
     A condition characterised by the occurrence of one or more pigmented lesions on the skin...more »
    1038. Vibratory angioedema
     A rare condition where the skin produces a hypersensitivity reaction to a vibrating stimulus....more »
    1039. Voltaren -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Voltaren (an NSAID drug) during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the lev...more »
    1040. Vulva cancer
     Cancer of the skin of the vulval area....more »
    1041. Vulvar Diseases
     Any disease that involves the vulva which is a part of the female genitalia. Diseases can include cancer or fungal, bacterial or viral infections. Symptoms and prognosis will vary depending on the disease process involved....more »
    1042. Vulvar cancer
     Cancer (malignant) that develops in the tissue of the vulva....more »
    1043. Vulvitis
     Vulval skin inflammation...more »
    1044. Wallenberg's Syndrome
     A rare neurological condition caused by a stroke (involving the cerebellar artery) and resulting in symptoms such as facial paralysis or weakness on one side of body....more »
    1045. Warfarin -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Warfarin during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure a...more »
    1046. 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....more »
    1047. 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....more »
    1048. West African Trypanosomiasis
     West African sleeping sickness from the tsetse fly...more »
    1049. White marked tussock moth caterpillar poisoning
     Contact with the poisonous hairs or spines of the White marked tussock moth caterpillar can cause skin rashes or even a hypersensitivity reaction in some cases....more »
    1050. Wilms tumor -- aniridia -- genitourinary anomalies -- mental retardation
     A syndrome resulting from deletion of genetic material from chromosome the short arm of chromosome 11 (11p13). The characteristic symptoms are partial or complete absence of iris, genitourinary anomalies, mental retardation and Wilms' tumor. The specific ...more »
    1051. Wiskott-Aldrich Syndrome
     An inherited immune system disorder that affects only males and is characterized by recurring infections, eczema and reduced level of blood platelets (thrombocytopenia)....more »
    1052. Woodhouse Sakati syndrome
     A condition which consists of numerous symptoms such as diabetes, hypogonadism, deafness and mental retardation...more »
    1053. Wound drains and tubes induced allergies
     Wound drains and tubes induced allergies are an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to the latex in wound drains and tubes which are often used during surgery. Symptoms may vary depending on the location of the wound drains and tubes....more »
    1054. Wyburn-Mason Syndrome
     A condition which is characterized by arteriovenous aneurysms on one or both sides of the brain...more »
    1055. X-linked mental retardation -- hypotonia
     A very rare inherited disorder characterized primarily by mental retardation. Initial symptoms of muscle weakness gives way to spasticity and contractures....more »
    1056. Xanthogranulomatous cholecystitis
     A lipid laden foam cell tumour of the gallbladder resulting in inflammation...more »
    1057. 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....more »
    1058. Yaws
     A rare infections disease caused by the spiral-shaped bacteria Treponema pertenue. The disease consists of three phases: skin lesions are followed by bone, joint and widespread skin symptoms and finally by inflammation and destruction of cartilage in the ...more »

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