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Results: 2930 causes of Postnasal drip OR Vomiting

    1. 2-Methylbutyric Aciduria
     A very rare genetic disorder where an enzyme deficiency prevents the break down of certain proteins into energy and results in a harmful accumulation of acids in the blood and body tissues. More specifically, there is a deficiency of an enzyme (2-methylbu...more »
    2. 2-methylbutyryl-coenzyme A dehydrogenase deficiency
     A very rare genetic disorder where an enzyme deficiency prevents the break down of certain proteins into energy and results in a harmful accumulation of acids in the blood and body tissues. More specifically, there is a deficiency of an enzyme (2-methylbu...more »
    3. 3-alpha-Hydroxyacyl-CoA Dehydrogenase Deficiency
     A rare inherited form of biochemical disorder characterized by the deficiency of a particular enzyme (3-Hydroxyacyl-CoA Dehydrogenase). The enzyme deficiency only affects certain body tissues, in particular the skeletal muscles. The lack of enzyme activit...more »
    4. 3-alpha-hydroxyacyl-coenzyme A dehydrogenase deficiency
     A rare inherited form of biochemical disorder characterized by the deficiency of a particular enzyme (3-Hydroxyacyl-CoA Dehydrogenase). The enzyme deficiency only affects certain body tissues, in particular the skeletal muscles. The lack of enzyme activit...more »
    5. ACTH Deficiency
     A rare endocrine disorder involving a lack of ACTH (adrenocorticotropic hormone) and low levels of cortisol and steroid hormones....more »
    6. ACTH deficiency, isolated
     An inherited deficiency of adrenocorticotropic hormone. The condition results from a genetic defect....more »
    7. ADANE
     A potentially fatal inherited neurological disease involving brain lesions. Symptoms tend to occur during childhood after an illness involving a fever. The disease is similar to Leigh syndrome but the course is acute rather than chronic....more »
    8. APECED Syndrome
     APECED is a recessively inherited genetic disease characterized by the presence of two of the following three conditions: impaired parathyroid function, yeast infection (candidiasis) and impaired adrenal gland function (Addison's disease). It is an autoim...more »
    9. Abdominal Cancer
     Growth of abnormal cells (tumour) affecting the organs in the abdominal cavity; may be due to primary growth of a tumour or spread from another tumour (metastases, secondary tumour)...more »
    10. Abdominal Hernia
     A protrusion of the intraabdominal contents through a defect in the abdominal wall...more »
    11. Abdominal Injuries
     Any injury involving the abdomen. Injuries may penetrating or caused by a fall or blow to the abdomen. Symptoms are variable depending on the nature of the injury....more »
    12. Abdominal Neoplasms
     A tumor that occurs in the abdomen....more »
    13. Abdominal cystic lymphangioma
     A rare form of benign tumor that occurs in infants. It is essentially a malformation of one of the abdominal lymph vessels where a portion is dilated and form a lymph fluid-filled cyst. Symptoms may vary depending on the exact location and size of the cys...more »
    14. Abuse dwarfism syndrome
     Retarded growth, intelligence and social behavior due to child abuse. The child abuse can take the form of mental or physical cruelty or neglect....more »
    15. Acanthamoeba infection
     Infection with a microscopic, free-living ameba that is readily found in the environment - soil, air and water. Most people exposed to the ameba will not become infected but when infections do occur, they tend to affect the eyes, central nervous system or...more »
    16. Acanthamoeba infection of the central nervous system
     Infection by an amoebic organism called Acanthamoeba. Infection usually occurs when the amoeba enters through a break in the skin or through the nose. Infection can be localized or systemic where it can involve the central nervous system and cause potenti...more »
    17. 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 »
    18. Accelerated hypertension
     Accelerated hypertension is a condition characterized by a rapid increase in blood pressure. The condition is a medical emergency which can cause organ damage if not treated promptly....more »
    19. Accutane -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is strong evidence to indicate that the use of Accutane during pregnancy may cause a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exp...more »
    20. 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 »
    21. Acetaminophen poisoning
     Excessive ingestion of a drug called acetaminophen....more »
    22. Acetazolamide -- Teratogenic Agent
     Experimental studies on mice, rats and rabbits indicate that the use of Acetazolamide 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 pregna...more »
    23. Acetohexamide -- Teratogenic Agent
     Experimental studies on mice indicate that the use of Acetohexamide during pregnancy may cause death during the embryonic stage....more »
    24. Achalasia -- adrenal -- alacrima syndrome
     A familial disorder characterized by adrenal gland-related hormonal problems, swallowing difficulty (achalasia) and a lack of tears (alacrima). Neurological impairment and motor and sensory neuropathy is progressive. The adrenal glands in patients are res...more »
    25. Acid reflux / heartburn
    26. Acid-Base Imbalance
     A disruption to the normal acid-base equilibrium in the body. There are four main groups of disorder involving an acid-base imbalance: respiratory acidosis or alkalosis and metabolic acidosis or alkalosis. Obviously the severity of symptoms is determined ...more »
    27. Acidemia, isovaleric
     A rare genetic condition where the body can't process proteins adequately. More specifically, there are insufficient levels of the enzyme needed to break down an amino acid called leucine. This results in a build up of isovaleric acid which can harm the b...more »
    28. Acidemia, methylmalonic
     An inborn error of metabolism where amino acids in the body aren't metabolized properly resulting in high levels of the acid throughout the body....more »
    29. Acidemia, propionic
     An inherited genetic disorder where the body is incapable of processing some proteins and fats resulting in the accumulation of certain substances in the body which causes the symptoms of the condition. The condition can be life threatening....more »
    30. Acidosis
     Excess acidic toxins or waste products in the blood...more »
    31. 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 »
    32. Ackee Fruit Food poisoning
     Unripe ackee fruit contains a chemical called hypoglycin A and B which affect the central nervous system and fatty acid oxidation. Eating the unripe fruit can cause symptoms can occur in as little as two hours but is generally 6 to 48 hours. The ackee fru...more »
    33. Acorn poisoning
     Acorns contain tannic acid which affects the metabolism of proteins and causing serious symptoms if large amounts are consumed. The amount of tannin in the acorn varies amongst species - higher tannin content results in a more bitter tasting acorn....more »
    34. Acquired angioedema
     A rare disorder characterized by recurring episodes of swelling of parts of the skin or mucous membranes. Sometimes internal organs may be involved. The disorder occurs in patients with lymphoproliferative or autoimmune disorders which result in the dysfu...more »
    35. Acquired angioedema, type 1
     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 disorders which affects the function of a complex...more »
    36. Acquired angioedema, type 2
     A rare disorder characterized by recurring episodes of swelling of parts of the skin or mucous membranes. Sometimes internal organs may be involved. Type 2 is an autoimmune disorder where patients develop autoantibodies which destroy the function of C1 es...more »
    37. Actinomycotic appendicitis
     Chronic suppurative appendicitis resulting from infection by Actinomyces israelii. . It is extremely rare, but it is important to diagnose it, since failure to treat it adequately may result in protracted illness with extensive local spread....more »
    38. Acute Appendicitis
     Infection of the appendix...more »
    39. Acute Bokhoror
     A brain disease caused by an unknown pathogen which is probably from the Picornavirus family of viruses. Mode of transmission is uncertain but genetic susceptibility may be involved. The incubation period appears to be an average of 15 years. The disease ...more »
    40. Acute Chemical poisoning -- Varnish makers' and painters' Naptha
     Varnish makers' and painters' Naptha is an ingredient used in certain pesticides. Exposure to the chemical can cause a range of symptoms depending on the level and route of exposure. Exposure can occur through inhalation, ingestion, the skin or eyes. Acut...more »
    41. Acute Cholecystitis
     Acute inflammation of the gall bladder, usually due to obstruction by a gall stone...more »
    42. Acute Disseminated Encephalomyelitis
     A rare neurological disorder where an inflammation of the brain and spinal cord occurs due to damage to the protective covering (myelin sheath) around the nerves....more »
    43. Acute Gastritis
     Sudden onset, generally short-lived infection of the gastrointestinal tract causing vomiting; may be due to infective causes (viruses, bacteria or protozoa), or due to drug toxicity and irritation...more »
    44. Acute Pancreatitis
     Sudden severe inflammation of the pancreas causing digestive complaints....more »
    45. Acute Pesticide poisoning -- Ureas
     Urea is a class of active ingredients used in certain defoliants, herbicides, insecticides and rodenticides. Exposure to the chemical can cause a range of symptoms depending on the level and route of exposure. Exposure can occur through inhalation, ingest...more »
    46. Acute Pesticide poisoning -- xylene
     Xylene is an ingredient used in certain insecticides. Exposure to the chemical can cause a range of symptoms depending on the level and route of exposure. Exposure can occur through inhalation, ingestion, the skin or eyes. Acute exposure involves a exposu...more »
    47. Acute Renal Failure
     Syndrome characterised by rapid decline in kidney function with accumulation of waste products in the blood, occurring over a period of days to weeks...more »
    48. Acute Sinusitis
     A condition which is characterized by an acute inflammatory reaction affecting the sinuses...more »
    49. Acute VE
     A brain disease caused by an unknown pathogen which is probably from the Picornavirus family of viruses. Mode of transmission is uncertain but genetic susceptibility may be involved. The incubation period appears to be an average of 15 years. The disease ...more »
    50. Acute Viliuisk Encephalitis
     A brain disease caused by an unknown pathogen which is probably from the Picornavirus family of viruses. Mode of transmission is uncertain but genetic susceptibility may be involved. The incubation period appears to be an average of 15 years. The disease ...more »
    51. Acute Viliuisk Encephalomyelitis
     A brain disease caused by an unknown pathogen which is probably from the Picornavirus family of viruses. Mode of transmission is uncertain but genetic susceptibility may be involved. The incubation period appears to be an average of 15 years. The disease ...more »
    52. Acute Vilyuisk Encephalitis
     A brain disease caused by an unknown pathogen which is probably from the Picornavirus family of viruses. Mode of transmission is uncertain but genetic susceptibility may be involved. The incubation period appears to be an average of 15 years. The disease ...more »
    53. Acute Vilyuisk Encephalomyelitis
     A brain disease caused by an unknown pathogen which is probably from the Picornavirus family of viruses. Mode of transmission is uncertain but genetic susceptibility may be involved. The incubation period appears to be an average of 15 years. The disease ...more »
    54. Acute fatty liver of pregnancy
     A rare complication of pregnancy that can occur in the second half of the pregnancy. It is characterized by excessive fatty deposits in the liver which can be fatal without prompt diagnosis and treatment which involves delivering the baby as soon as possi...more »
    55. Acute hemorrhagic leukoencephalitis
     A rare brain disease involving destruction of blood vessel walls, hemorrhages and swelling in the brain. The disease may be associated with a virus or vaccination. The disease can progress rapidly and death is common but treatment can result in complete r...more »
    56. Acute infections
     An infection that occurs acutely...more »
    57. Acute intermittent porphyria
     A rare metabolic disorder characterized by a deficiency in the porphobilinogen deaminase enzyme which results in a build-up of porphyrins or its precursors in the body. Using certain drugs or eating certain foods can trigger the symptoms of the condition....more »
    58. Acute kidney failure
     Sudden failure of the kidneys...more »
    59. Acute megacaryoblastic leukemia
     A rare form of malignant bone marrow cancer involving the proliferation of immature precursors of blood cells. More specifically, it involves the rapid proliferation of megakaryoblasts (premature form of megakaryocytes)....more »
    60. Acute meningitis
     Acute meningitis is an inflammation of the brain that presents in an acute fashion. The inflammation may be the result of infective agents such as bacteria, viruses and fungi as well as non-infective agents such as certain drugs. Acute forms of meningitis...more »
    61. Acute mercury inhalation
     Inhalation of mercury vapor can lead to serious symptoms and even death if sufficient quantities are inhaled. Mercury inhalation is more likely in confined or poorly ventilated spaces. Mercury from a broken thermometer can lead to symptoms if it occurs in...more »
    62. Acute mountain sickness
     A condition that occurs when an un-acclimatized person climbs to high altitudes....more »
    63. Acute radiation sickness
     Tissue injury can result from exposure to radiation. The radiation dose, rate of dosing and tissues irradiated will determine the severity and type of symptoms. The effects may be chronic, delayed or acute. Acute irradiation sickness usually occurs after ...more »
    64. Acute tin poisoning
     Acute ingestion of tin can cause various adverse symptoms....more »
    65. Acute vitamin A toxicity
     Acute ingestion of vitamin A can cause symptoms. Symptoms usually only last for a day or two....more »
    66. Acute zinc toxicity
     Acute ingestion of zinc can cause symptoms....more »
    67. Acyl-CoA dehydrogenase, very long chain, deficiency of
     A rare inherited genetic condition where the body is unable to convert certain fats to energy i.e. there is not enough of a certain enzyme which is needed to metabolize a type of fat called long-chain fatty acids. The build-up of these fatty acids in the ...more »
    68. Addison's Disease
     A rare progressive hormonal disorder characterized by insufficient production of certain hormones called adrenal corticosteroids....more »
    69. Addisonian crisis
     Severe adrenal gland complication from Addison's disease....more »
    70. Adenocarcinoid tumor
     A rare type of tumor that occurs in the gastrointestinal tract and tends to metastasize. The symptoms are determined by the location of the tumors....more »
    71. Adenoiditis
     Infection of the adenoids in the nasal-throat region...more »
    72. Adenoma, Islet Cell
     A pancreatic tumor which may be benign or malignant. Symptoms may vary depending on the location and size of the tumor as well as whether the tumor secretes hormones or not. For example, the tumor may block the biliary duct....more »
    73. Adhesions
     A fibrous band or structure by which parts abnormally adhere...more »
    74. Adhesive abuse
     Adhesive abuse is the use of various inhalants for the purpose of achieving a "high". They are often used as a cheap, readily available alternative to street drugs but they can cause serious damage to the body. Adhesives include household glues, rubber ce...more »
    75. Adhesive addiction
     Adhesive addiction refers to the compulsive need to abuse adhesives (e.g. sniffing them). Sufferers have withdrawal symptoms when attempting to stop the habit and feel unable to stop the habit despite knowing the harm it is causing their health. Aerosols ...more »
    76. Adrenal Cancer
     A malignant cancer that develops in the adrenal gland. The tumor may be nonfunctioning (does not produce hormones) or functioning in which case excessive levels of hormones can cause a variety of symptoms depending on which hormone is involved. Adrenal ho...more »
    77. Adrenal adenoma, familial
     A benign tumor that develops in the adrenal gland and tends to run in families. The tumor may be nonfunctioning (does not produce hormones) or functioning in which case excessive levels of hormones can cause a variety of symptoms depending on which hormon...more »
    78. Adrenal crisis
     A condition which is characterized by insufficient amounts of the adrenocortical hormones that results in vomiting, nausea, hypotension and electrolyte abnormalities...more »
    79. Adrenal disorders
     Disorders affecting the adrenal glands...more »
    80. Adrenal gland hyperfunction
     Excessive activity of the adrenal gland which causes excessive production of one or more adrenal hormones (aldosterone, corticosteroids, androgenic steroids, epinephrine and norepinephrine). The increased adrenal gland activity may be caused by an adrenal...more »
    81. Adrenal hemorrhage, neonatal
     Hemorrhage of the adrenal gland after birth. The severity of the disorder is varies from a small hemorrhage to damage to the whole adrenal gland. Sometimes the condition is discovered incidentally during ultrasounds for other reasons. The hemorrhage may o...more »
    82. Adrenal hyperplasia
     A group of disorder that occur when there is a problem in the process of making adrenal corticosteroids....more »
    83. Adrenal hyperplasia, congenital type 3
     A group of disorders that occur when a deficiency of 21-hydroxylase impairs the normal process of making adrenal corticosteroids. The severity of the condition is variable depending on the degree of deficiency....more »
    84. Adrenal hypertension
     Adrenal hypertension is high blood pressure caused by adrenal gland problems. For example, an adrenal tumor can cause excessive production of aldosterone which in turn causes salt-retention and high blood pressure. Severity of symptoms varies depending on...more »
    85. Adrenal hypofunction
     A condition which is characterized by a lack of production of hormones from the adrenal gland....more »
    86. Adrenal hypoplasia congenital, X-linked
     A genetic disorder which affects the body tissues that produce hormones. It is characterized by underdeveloped adrenal glands which results adrenal insufficiency and hypogonadotrophic hypogonadism....more »
    87. Adrenal incidentaloma
     A tumor of the adrenal gland that is discovered incidentally while performing an imaging examination for reasons other than an adrenal tumor. The tumor may be asymptomatic or can causes excessive secretion of adrenal hormones and resulting symptoms. The t...more »
    88. Adrenal insufficiency
     Where there is insufficient secretion of hormones secreted from the adrenal glands...more »
    89. Adrenal medulla neoplasm
     A tumor that develops in the part of the adrenal gland called the medulla which produces adrenalin and noradrenaline. The tumor is usually benign but can be malignant....more »
    90. Adrenoleukodystrophy
     A rare disorder which has characteristic symptoms of Addison disease (adrenocortical insufficiency) and Schilder disease (cerebral sclerosis). Bronze skin, brain sclerosis and demyelination are the main symptoms....more »
    91. Adverse reaction
     A reaction that is not anticipated and detrimentally affects the patient...more »
    92. Adverse reaction to chemical -- 1-Propanol
     1-Propanol is a chemical used in various antiseptics, polishes, cleaners, cosmetics and lacquer. Some people can suffer an adverse reaction to the chemical which mainly involves irritation to the part of the body exposed to the chemical - eyes, skin and g...more »
    93. Aerosol abuse
     Aerosol abuse is the use of various inhalants for the purpose of achieving a "high". They are often used as a cheap, readily available alternative to street drugs but they can cause serious damage to the body. Aerosols include air fresheners, hair spray, ...more »
    94. Aerosol addiction
     Aerosol addiction refers to the compulsive need to abuse aerosol (e.g. sniffing them). Sufferers have withdrawal symptoms when attempting to stop the habit and feel unable to stop the habit despite knowing the harm it is causing their health. Aerosols are...more »
    95. Aflatoxicosis
     Poisoning from ingestion of aflatoxins....more »
    96. Aflatoxin B1 exposure
     Aflatoxin B1 is a toxin produced by fungus from the Aspergillus genus. The toxin is carcinogenic in humans and can also cause other health effect, particularly liver problems. The fungus are found frequently in nature and can readily contaminate crops bef...more »
    97. Aflatoxin B2 exposure
     Aflatoxin B2 is a toxin produced by fungus from the Aspergillus genus. The toxin is carcinogenic in humans and can also cause other health effect, particularly liver problems. The fungus are found frequently in nature and can readily contaminate crops bef...more »
    98. Aflatoxin G1 exposure
     Aflatoxin G1 is a toxin produced by fungus from the Aspergillus genus. The toxin is carcinogenic in humans and can also cause other health effect, particularly liver problems. The fungus are found frequently in nature and can readily contaminate crops bef...more »
    99. Aflatoxin G2 exposure
     Aflatoxin G2 is a toxin produced by fungus from the Aspergillus genus. The toxin is carcinogenic in humans and can also cause other health effect, particularly liver problems. The fungus are found frequently in nature and can readily contaminate crops bef...more »
    100. Aflatoxin exposure
     Aflatoxins are toxins produced by fungus from the Aspergillus genus. The toxin is carcinogenic in humans and can also cause other health effect, particularly liver problems. The fungus are found frequently in nature and can readily contaminate crops befor...more »
    101. Al Gazali Hirschsprung syndrome
     A rare disorder characterized by Hirschsprung disease (an intestinal disorder), nail abnormalities and facial anomalies....more »
    102. Al Murrah-induced lead poisoning
     Al Murrah is a folk remedy used mainly by Saudi Arabian people to treat problems such as stomach pain, diarrhea and colic. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more susceptible...more »
    103. Alarcon-induced lead poisoning
     Alarcon is a folk remedy used mainly by Mexican people to treat digestive or stomach problems including indigestion and diarrhea. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more susc...more »
    104. Albatross syndrome
     Symptoms that occur after partial or total surgical removal of the stomach in patients with personality disorders. The symptoms experienced may be due to a peptic ulcer, salicylate addiction or for no detectable reason....more »
    105. Albayaidle-induced lead poisoning
     Albayaidle is a folk remedy used mainly by Mexican and Central American people to treat digestive or stomach problems such as vomiting and colic. It is also used to treat apathy and lethargy. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due ...more »
    106. Albayalde-induced lead poisoning
     Albayalde is a folk remedy used mainly by Mexican and Central American people to treat digestive or stomach problems such as vomiting and colic. It is also used to treat apathy and lethargy. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due t...more »
    107. Albuterol -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is strong evidence to indicate that exposure to Albuterol during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of ex...more »
    108. Alcohol Withdrawal
     Symptoms that occur when alcohol consumption is discontinued or reduced. Symptoms may vary depending on the level of dependence....more »
    109. Alcohol abuse
     Excessive use of alcohol ranging from binge drinking to severe alcoholism...more »
    110. 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 »
    111. Alcohol-induced hypertension
     Alcohol-induced hypertension is high blood pressure caused by excessive drinking of alcohol....more »
    112. Alcoholic intoxication
     The excessive consumption of alcohol can have toxic effects on the body and can ultimately result in death in severe cases....more »
    113. Aldehyde syndrome
     A metabolic anomaly where consumption of alcohol results in high levels of blood acetaldehyde which causes a variety of symptoms....more »
    114. Alendronate -- Teratogenic Agent
     Experimental studies on rats and rabbits indicate that the use of Alendronate during pregnancy may cause various harmful effects on the fetus. The likelihood and severity of symptoms may be affected by the level of exposure and the stage of pregnancy that...more »
    115. 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 »
    116. Allergies
     Immune system over-reaction to various substances....more »
    117. Alpine syndrome
     A condition that occurs in some people who go to low altitude winter resorts (1500 metres). It tends to mostly affect people who have been fasting when they arrive....more »
    118. Amanita polypyramis poisoning
     Amanita polypyramis is a type of large-capped mushroom often found growing in the wild in the US. The mushroom tends to give off a chlorine-like odor. It is poisonous and death can result if sufficient quantities are eaten....more »
    119. Amaryllis poisoning
     The Amaryllis plant is a bulbous, flowering herb which originated from South America. The bulb contains alkaloids such as lycorine which are toxic but a large quantity would need to be eaten to cause poisoning....more »
    120. American mountain fever
     A viral disease transmitted through the bite of ticks (Rocky Mountain wood tick and American dog tick) who are infected with the virus. Because the virus infects blood cells including erythrocytes, transmission can also occur through transfusion with infe...more »
    121. Aminophyllin -- Teratogenic Agent
     Experimental studies on rats indicate that the use of Aminophyllin during pregnancy may cause various harmful effects on the fetus. The likelihood and severity of symptoms may be affected by the level of exposure and the stage of pregnancy that the exposu...more »
    122. Amiodarone -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is strong evidence to indicate that exposure to Amiodarone during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of e...more »
    123. Amobarbital -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is strong evidence to indicate that exposure to Amobarbital during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of ...more »
    124. Amphetamine-induced hypertension
     Amphetamine-induced hypertension is high blood pressure caused by use of amphetamines. Patients with an existing history of hypertension may suffer further blood pressure increases while taking amphetamines and this can be serious. Severity of symptoms va...more »
    125. Ampicillin -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is strong evidence to indicate that exposure to Ampicillin 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 »
    126. Amyloid Neuropathies
     A peripheral nerve disorder caused by abnormal amyloid deposits in the nerves. Sensory, autonomic or motor nerves may be affected. The degree of nerve involvement, and hence symptoms, are variable....more »
    127. Amyloid angiopathy
     A blood vessel disorder caused by abnormal amyloid deposits in the blood vessel walls of the brain. The deposits can cause the blood vessel to become weak and rupture resulting in intracranial bleeding. Despite the potentially serious consequences the dis...more »
    128. Anaesthesia complications
     Complications that occur due to anaesthesia...more »
    129. Anaphylaxis
     A rare, potentially life-threatening allergic reaction....more »
    130. Anchovy poisoning (clupeotoxin)
     Some anchovies contain toxins (Clupeotoxin) which can be poisonous to humans if eaten. Heat does not destroy the toxin and there is still uncertainty as to the origin of the toxin. The toxin appears to be present in higher concentrations in summer and is ...more »
    131. Anemic -- hematuria syndrome
     An epidemic disease in Argentina which has a prolonged recovery time but usually there are no complications. Symptoms vary between seasons so that affected patients suffer anorexia, vomiting, diarrhea and dehydration in summer but suffer reduced urination...more »
    132. Anesthetic agent-induced liver damage
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to anesthetic agents. Anesthetic agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mild liver damage m...more »
    133. Anesthetic agent-induced liver damage -- Chloroform
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to an anesthetic agent called chloroform. Anesthetic agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury....more »
    134. Anesthetic agent-induced liver damage -- Cyclopropane
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to an anesthetic agent called cyclopropane. Anesthetic agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injur...more »
    135. Anesthetic agent-induced liver damage -- Ether
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to an anesthetic agent called ether. Anesthetic agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mild...more »
    136. Anesthetic agent-induced liver damage -- Halothane
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to an anesthetic agent called halothane. Anesthetic agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. ...more »
    137. Anesthetic agent-induced liver damage -- Methoxyflurane
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to an anesthetic agent called methoxyflurane. Anesthetic agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or inj...more »
    138. Anesthetic agent-induced liver damage -- Nitrous Oxide
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to an anesthetic agent called nitrous oxide. Anesthetic agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or inju...more »
    139. Aneurysmal subarachnoid haemorrhage
     Bleeding in the space around the brain that occurs from a leak in a weakened or dilated blood vessel under the arachnoid layer of the brain. Death can occur if treatment is not prompt....more »
    140. Angiostrongyliasis
     Infection by a parasitic worm (Angiostrongylus). Infection can occur through eating contaminated raw animals such as snails, slugs, prawns or crabs which act as hosts to these parasites....more »
    141. Animal allergies
     Allergy to animals, typically household pets....more »
    142. Anisakiasis
     Intestinal infection by a parasitic worm (Anisakidae). Infection usually occurs by eating seafood infected with the larvae....more »
    143. Annular pancreas
     An abnormality where a ring of pancreatic tissue forms around the duodenum and can block the flow of food through the digestive system. The severity of symptoms depends on the degree of constriction. Partial obstruction may not be detected until adulthood...more »
    144. Anorexia Nervosa
     A disorder where a distorted sense of body image leads to self-starvation to the point of death in some cases....more »
    145. Anorexia nervosa, genetic types
     There is mounting evidence that anorexia nervosa may be caused by genetic factors which when combined with psychosocial factors can increase a persons risk of developing the condition....more »
    146. Anthrax
     A serious infectious bacterial disease that can be fatal....more »
    147. Antibiotics-induced liver damage
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by taking certain antibiotics. Antibiotics are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mild liver damage may cause ...more »
    148. Antibiotics-induced liver damage -- Cephalosporin
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to Cephalosporin antibiotics. Antibiotics are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mild liver damage...more »
    149. Antibiotics-induced liver damage -- Chloramphenicol
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to an antibiotic called Chloramphenicol. Chloramphenicol a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mild l...more »
    150. Antibiotics-induced liver damage -- Clindamycin
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to Clindamycin antibiotics. Antibiotics are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mild liver damage m...more »
    151. Antibiotics-induced liver damage -- Erythromycin Ethyl succinate
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to Erythromycin Ethyl succinate antibiotics. Antibiotics are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mi...more »
    152. Antibiotics-induced liver damage -- Erythromycin estolate
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure Erythromycin estolate antibiotics. Antibiotics are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mild liver d...more »
    153. Antibiotics-induced liver damage -- Nitrofuran
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to Nitrofuran antibiotics. Antibiotics are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mild liver damage ma...more »
    154. Antibiotics-induced liver damage -- Novobiocin
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to Novobiocin antibiotics. Antibiotics are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mild liver damage ma...more »
    155. Antibiotics-induced liver damage -- Penicillin
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to Penicillin antibiotics. Antibiotics are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mild liver damage ma...more »
    156. Antibiotics-induced liver damage -- Quinolone
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to Quinolone antibiotics. Antibiotics are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mild liver damage may...more »
    157. Antibiotics-induced liver damage -- Rifampicin
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to Rifampicin antibiotics. Antibiotics are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mild liver damage ma...more »
    158. Antibiotics-induced liver damage -- Spectinomycin
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to Spectinomycin antibiotics. Antibiotics are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mild liver damage...more »
    159. Antibiotics-induced liver damage -- Sulfones
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to sulfone antiboitics. Antibiotics are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mild liver damage may c...more »
    160. Antibiotics-induced liver damage -- Telithromycin
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to Telithromycin antibiotics. Antibiotics are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mild liver damage...more »
    161. Antibiotics-induced liver damage -- Tetracycline
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to Tetracycline antibiotics. Antibiotics are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mild liver damage ...more »
    162. Anticonvulsive-induced liver damage
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to anticonvulsives. Anticonvulsives are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mild liver damage may c...more »
    163. Anticonvulsive-induced liver damage -- Mephenytoin
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to an anticonvulsive called mephenytoin. Anticonvulsives are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mi...more »
    164. Anticonvulsive-induced liver damage -- Phenobarbital
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to an anticonvulsive called phenobarbital. Anticonvulsives are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. ...more »
    165. Anticonvulsive-induced liver damage -- Phenytoin
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to an anticonvulsive called Phenytoin. Anticonvulsives are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mild...more »
    166. Anticonvulsive-induced liver damage -- Valproic Acid
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to an anticonvulsive called valproic acid. Anticonvulsives are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. ...more »
    167. Antifungal agent-induced liver damage
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to antifungal agents. Antifungal agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mild liver damage m...more »
    168. Antifungal agent-induced liver damage -- 5-Fluorocytosine
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to an antifungal agent called 5-Fluorocytosine. Antifungal agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or i...more »
    169. Antifungal agent-induced liver damage -- Amphotericin
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to an antifungal agent called Amphotericin. Antifungal agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injur...more »
    170. Antifungal agent-induced liver damage -- Griseofulvin
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to an antifungal agent called Griseofulvin. Antifungal agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injur...more »
    171. Antifungal agent-induced liver damage -- Ketoconazole
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to an antifungal agent called Ketoconazole. Antifungal agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injur...more »
    172. Antifungal agent-induced liver damage -- Saramycetin
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to an antifungal agent called Saramycetin. Antifungal agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury...more »
    173. 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 »
    174. Antimetazoal agent-induced liver damage
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to Antimetazoal agents. Antimetazoal agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mild liver dama...more »
    175. Antimetazoal agent-induced liver damage -- Amodiaquine
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to an antimetazoal agent called amodiaquine. Antimetazoal agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or in...more »
    176. Antimetazoal agent-induced liver damage -- Hycanthone
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to an antiprotozoal agent called hycanthone. Antimetazoal agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or in...more »
    177. Antiprotozoal agent-induced liver damage
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to antiprotozoal agents. Antiprotozoal agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mild liver da...more »
    178. Antiprotozoal agent-induced liver damage -- 8-Hydroxyquinolone
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to an antiprotozoal agent called 8-Hydroxyquinolone. Antiprotozoal agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver dam...more »
    179. Antiprotozoal agent-induced liver damage -- Carbarsone
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to an antiprotozoal agent called carbarsone. Antiprotozoal agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or i...more »
    180. Antiprotozoal agent-induced liver damage -- Emetine
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to an antiprotozoal agent called emetine. Antiprotozoal agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or inju...more »
    181. Antiprotozoal agent-induced liver damage -- Mepacrine
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to an antiprotozoal agent called mepacrine. Antiprotozoal agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or in...more »
    182. Antiprotozoal agent-induced liver damage -- Metronidazole
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to an antiprotozoal agent called Metronidazole. Antiprotozoal agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage o...more »
    183. Antiprotozoal agent-induced liver damage -- Thiabendazole
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to an antiprotozoal agent called Thiabendazole. Antiprotozoal agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage o...more »
    184. Antituberculous agent-induced liver damage
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to antituberculous agents. Antituberculous agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mild live...more »
    185. Antituberculous agent-induced liver damage -- Cycloserine
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to an antituberculous agent called cycloserine. Antituberculous agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage...more »
    186. Antituberculous agent-induced liver damage -- Ethionamide
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to an antituberculous agent called ethionamide. Antituberculous agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage...more »
    187. Antituberculous agent-induced liver damage -- Isoniazid
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to an antituberculous agent called isoniazid. Antituberculous agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage o...more »
    188. Antituberculous agent-induced liver damage -- Rifampicin
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to an antituberculous agent called rifampicin. Antituberculous agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage ...more »
    189. Antituberculous agent-induced liver damage -- p-aminosalicylic acid
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to an antituberculous agent called p-aminosalicylic acid. Antituberculous agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the li...more »
    190. Antiviral agent-induced liver damage
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to antiviral agents. Antiviral agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mild liver damage may...more »
    191. Antiviral agent-induced liver damage -- Cytarabine
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to an antiviral agent called cytarabine. Antiviral agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. M...more »
    192. Antiviral agent-induced liver damage -- Vidarabine
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to an antiviral agent called vidarabine. Antiviral agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. M...more »
    193. Antiviral agent-induced liver damage -- idoxuridine
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to an antiviral agent called idoxuridine. Antiviral agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. ...more »
    194. Antiviral agent-induced liver damage -- xenylamine
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to an antiviral agent called xenylamine. Antiviral agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. M...more »
    195. Anxiety-tension syndrome
     Anxiety associated with physical symptoms such as tense muscles and fatigue....more »
    196. Aortic aneurysm, familial abdominal 1
     A rare familial disorder where the abdominal aorta has a weak, bulging portion. The condition is asymptomatic but can result in death if it bursts. Type 1 is caused by a genetic defect on chromosome 19q13....more »
    197. Aortic aneurysm, familial abdominal 2
     A rare familial disorder where the abdominal aorta has a weak, bulging portion. The condition is asymptomatic but can result in death if it bursts. Type 2 is caused by a genetic defect on chromosome 4q31....more »
    198. Aortic aneurysm, familial abdominal 3
     A rare familial disorder where the abdominal aorta has a weak, bulging portion. The condition is asymptomatic but can result in death if it bursts. Type 3 is caused by a genetic defect on chromosome 9p21....more »
    199. Aortic supravalvular stenosis
     A rare congenital condition involving increased intestinal calcium absorption and characterized by development delay, distinctive facial features, small nails and short stature....more »
    200. Appendicitis/acute appendicitis/chronic appendicitis
    201. Appendix disorders
     Disorders that affect the appendix...more »
    202. Apple seed poisoning
     Apple seeds contain a toxic chemical called amygdalin which can cause serious symptoms if eaten in large quantities. Hospital admission is recommended if more than 50 apple seeds have been consumed....more »
    203. Apricot seed poisoning
     Apricot seeds contain a chemical called amygdalin which breaks down into cyanide in the human body. The toxic chemicals are not released if the pit remains intact and therefore poisoning usually occurs if the seeds are crushed and eaten. Accidental ingest...more »
    204. Arachnidism
     Poisoning from a spider bite....more »
    205. Arachnoid Cysts
     A rare disorder involving a fluid-filled cysts on the arachnoid membrane which is one of the thin layers of tissue that form a membrane which covers the spinal cord and brain. The type and severity of symptoms is determined by the size and location of the...more »
    206. Arachnoiditis
     A progressive disorder where the arachnoid membrane becomes inflamed and the brain and spinal cord may also become inflamed....more »
    207. Aralia poisoning
     Aralia is an evergreen shrub which produces clusters of small white flowers. The plant originated in Asia and Africa. The plant contains a toxic chemical called saponic glycoside and can cause skin irritation if skin contact occurs or other symptoms if ea...more »
    208. Arbovirosis
     An infectious disease caused by an arbovirus. The virus is transmitted by arthropods such as insects and ticks. Examples of arboviruses include Yellow Fever, Japanese encephalitis and tick-borne encephalitis. The symptoms may vary depending on the type of...more »
    209. Arcobacter butzleri infection
     A bacterial infection that involves bacteria from the Arcobacter genus. It tends to cause gastrointestinal symptoms but may also cause blood infections. The bacteria tends to originate in pigs, cattle, sheep and water....more »
    210. Arcobacter cryaerophilus infection
     A bacterial infection that involves bacteria from the Arcobacter genus. It tends to cause gastrointestinal symptoms but may also cause blood infections. The bacteria tends to originate in pigs, cattle, sheep and water....more »
    211. Arcobacter infection
     A bacterial infection that involves bacteria from the Arcobacter genus. It tends to cause gastrointestinal symptoms but may also cause blood infections. The bacteria tends to originate in pigs, cattle, sheep and water....more »
    212. Arctic bearded seal poisoning
     The Arctic Bearded seal is often used as a food source by the arctic inhabitants. Eating the liver and kidneys of the arctic bearded seal can result in a Vitamin A overdose which can cause serious symptoms and even death in extreme cases. It is believed t...more »
    213. Argentinean hemorrhagic fever
     An infectious disease caused by the Junin virus. Transmission can occur through contact with infected rodent (usually the corn mouse) urine, feces or saliva. The incubation period lasts from one to two weeks. The disease is most common in rural workers in...more »
    214. Arginase deficiency
     A very rare urea cycle disorder caused by a deficiency of the enzyme (arginase) needed to convert ammonia to the urea which can then be removed in the urine. The condition leads to excess build-up of ammonia in the body which is toxic to the nervous syste...more »
    215. Argininosuccinase lyase deficiency, late onset
     A rare inherited urea cycle disorder caused by lack of enzymes (argininosuccinase lyase) needed to turn ammonia into urea resulting in excess ammonia in the body. The late onset form of the condition tends to start later in life as there is some level of ...more »
    216. Argininosuccinase lyase deficiency, neonatal
     A rare inherited urea cycle disorder caused by lack of enzymes (argininosuccinase lyase) needed to turn ammonia into urea resulting in excess ammonia in the body. The neonatal form of the condition can result in death or severe complications if not treate...more »
    217. Argininosuccinic aciduria
     A rare inherited disorder of the urea cycle characterized by the lack of an enzyme (argininosuccinate lyase) which is needed to remove nitrogen from the body so a lack of the enzyme leads to a build-up of ammonia in the blood....more »
    218. Arizona Bark Scorpion poisoning
     A bite from the Arizona Bark scorpion contains chemicals toxic to the nerve system and can cause serious, life-threatening symptoms....more »
    219. Arnold-Chiari Malformation (Type 1)
     A rare malformation where the base of the brain enters into the upper spinal canal....more »
    220. Arnold-Chiari malformation type 2
     A rare malformation where the base of the brain enters into the upper spinal canal. The extent of the deformity is greater in type 2 than type 1 and hence the symptoms are more severe and are often associated with a myelomeningocele (opening of the spine ...more »
    221. Arthrogryposis, distal, type 2A
     A form of distal arthrogryposis (joint contractures in ends of limbs) that involves additional symptoms such as facial and spinal anomalies....more »
    222. Ascaridida Infections
     Infection with parasitic nematodes from the Ascaridida family. Specific infections include ascariasis, toxoscariasis and anisakiasis. Symptoms may vary depending on the specific nematode involved and the location of the infection....more »
    223. Ascaris lumbricoides
     Common roundworm infecting human intestines. Causing restlessness, fever, diarrhea....more »
    224. Asiatic porpoise poisoning
     The Asiatic porpoise is eaten mainly in China. Eating the liver, internal organs and muscle tissue of the Asiatic porpoise can cause poisoning symptoms in humans if sufficient quantities are consumed. The nature of the toxin is unknown but it is believed ...more »
    225. 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 »
    226. Astrocytoma
     A malignant tumour of the nervous system composed of astrocytes....more »
    227. Astrovirus
     An RNA virus that may affect the gastrointestinal system...more »
    228. Astroviruses
    229. Atamasco lily poisoning
     The atamasco lily is a bulbous plant with long thin leaves and single white or pink flowers. The plant originated in the US. All parts of the plant contain a toxic chemical called lycorine as well as alkaloids. The bulb is the most toxic part of the plant...more »
    230. Ataxia, episodic -- vertigo -- tinnitus -- myokymia
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by episodes of incoordination and unsteadiness as well as tinnitus and vertigo. Stress, exhaustion, sudden movements and exertion may trigger the episodes. It is caused by a defect on chromosome 1q42....more »
    231. 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 »
    232. Ativan withdrawal
     Symptoms that occur when Ativan (Lorazepam) use is discontinued or reduced. Ativan is an anti-anxiety drug. Symptoms may vary depending on the level of dependence....more »
    233. Atlantic mussel food poisoning
     Atlantic mussels contain a toxin called domoic acid which can affect nerve tissue. The mussels are found in the North Atlantic and Pacific coast and the Gulf of Mexico....more »
    234. 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 »
    235. Atresia of small intestine
     A rare birth defect where developmental abnormalities result in a part of the small intestine being completely absent or blocked....more »
    236. Atropine -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is strong evidence to indicate that exposure to Atropine 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 »
    237. 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 »
    238. Australian Sea Lion poisoning
     The Australian Sea Lion is sometimes used as a food source and is found in the South-Southwest waters of Australia. Eating the liver of the Australian Sea Lion can result in a Vitamin A overdose which can cause serious symptoms and even death in extreme c...more »
    239. Australian Umbrella Tree poisoning
     The Australian Umbrella tree is an evergreen shrub or tree which originated in Asia. The sap of the plant contains oxalate which can cause irritation symptoms. Skin contact with the sap from the plant can result in irritation and eating parts of the plant...more »
    240. Austrian syndrome
     A condition where alcoholism is associated with heart failure and pneumococcal meningitis....more »
    241. Autoimmune Hepatitis
     Liver inflammation caused due to autoimmune processes where the body's immune system attacks the liver....more »
    242. Autoimmune Vasculitis
     A inflammation of the blood vessels caused by an autoimmune reaction...more »
    243. Autoimmune oophoritis
     An autoimmune condition where the body's own immune system attacks the ovaries and causes them to become inflamed. It can lead to ovarian function stopping prematurely....more »
    244. Autoimmune thyroid disease associated Celiac Disease
     Patients with autoimmune thyroid disease are more susceptible to developing celiac disease than the average population. Celiac disease is an autoimmune disorder characterized by intolerance to gluten by the small intestine. The type and severity of sympto...more »
    245. Autonomic neuropathy
     A disorder of the nervous system concerned with regulation of activity of cardiac muscle, smooth muscle, and glands, usually restricted to the sympathetic and parasympathetic systems...more »
    246. Autumn crocus poisoning
     The Autumn crocus is a perennial herb which bears purplish-pink flowers. The plant is often used as an ornamental indoor or outdoor plant. The plant contains a chemical called colchicine which can be very poisonous if eaten. The plant is considered to be ...more »
    247. Azalea poisoning
     Bacillus cereus is a bacterium that can cause food poisoning symptoms such as vomiting and diarrhea. There are two types: Type I causes mainly vomiting and is associated with fried rice whereas type II causes mainly diarrhea and is associated with meats, ...more »
    248. Azarcon-induced lead poisoning
     Azarcon is a lead-containing tetraoxide salt used mainly by Mexican people to treat digestive or stomach problems including indigestion and diarrhea. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Ch...more »
    249. Azathioprine -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is strong evidence to indicate that exposure to Azathioprine 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 »
    250. 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 »
    251. BANF acoustic neurinoma
     A type of tumor that affects hearing and is associated with a condition called BANF (bilateral acoustic neurofibromatosis). The tumor is benign an occurs in the cells that form the myelin sheath of the vestibulocochlear nerve. The symptoms vary depending ...more »
    252. Ba Bow Sen-induced lead poisoning
     Ba Bow Sen is a folk remedy used mainly by Chinese people to treat childhood hyperactivity and to alleviate nightmares. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more susceptible to...more »
    253. Baber's syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized by the association of congenital liver cirrhosis with Fanconi syndrome....more »
    254. Babesiosis
     A parastic infection by a particular protozoa (Babesia) which is transmitted through tick bites. The disease produces symptoms similar to malaria....more »
    255. 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 »
    256. Bacillus cereus type I food poisoning
     Bacillus cereus is a bacterium that can cause food poisoning symptoms such as vomiting and diarrhea. There are two types: Type I causes mainly vomiting and is associated with fried rice whereas type II causes mainly diarrhea and is associated with meats, ...more »
    257. Back tumour
     The presence of tumour growth in the vertebra, whether due to primary malignancies e.g. leukaemic or myeloma infiltration of the bone marrow, or due to secondary metastases from another site e.g. lung or breast....more »
    258. 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 »
    259. Bacterial appendicitis
     Appendicitis is inflammation of the inner lining of the vermiform appendix that spreads to its other parts. Appendicitis may occur for several reasons, such as an infection of the appendix, but the most important step is the obstruction of the appendiceal...more »
    260. Bacterial digestive infections
     Bacterial infections affecting the gastrointestinal...more »
    261. Bacterial septicemia
     Sepsis of the bloodstream caused by bacteraemia....more »
    262. Bacterial toxic-shock syndrome
     A very rare, potentially fatal infection caused by toxins produced by bacteria, especially bacteria such as Staphylococcus aureus or Streptococcus pyogenes. The condition is often associated with tampon use but can originate from other sources....more »
    263. Balance disorders
     Various disorders impairing the body's sense of balance....more »
    264. Balantidiasis
     Intestinal infection with a parasitic protozoa (Balantidium coli) resulting in intestinal inflammation. It is usually transmitted through direct or indirect contact with pig fecal matter....more »
    265. Bali goli-induced lead poisoning
     Bali goli (flat black bean) is a folk remedy used mainly by Indian and Asian people to treat intestinal problems. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more susceptible to the e...more »
    266. Balsam apple poisoning
     The Balsam apple is a climbing vine which produces yellowish fruit. The fruit contains toxins - resin, saponic glycoside and alkaloids - which can cause various symptoms if eaten. Large amounts of the fruit or seeds to be consumed to cause toxicity. The l...more »
    267. Balsam pear poisoning
     The Balsam pear is a climbing vine which produces yellowish fruit. The fruit contains toxins - resin, saponic glycoside and alkaloids - which can cause various symptoms if eaten. Large amounts of the fruit or seeds to be consumed to cause toxicity. The le...more »
    268. Banti Syndrome
     A rare conditions where chronic congestive spleen enlargement causes it to destroy red blood cells too early. The spleen becomes enlarged due to an obstruction of blood flow in the organ and the resulting increase in blood pressure....more »
    269. Banti's syndrome
     A rare condition where chronic congestive spleen enlargement causes it to destroy red blood cells too early. The spleen becomes enlarged due to an obstruction of blood flow in the organ and the resulting increase in blood pressure....more »
    270. Barbiturate abuse
     Abuse of barbiturate medications...more »
    271. Barrett syndrome
     Barrett's syndrome refers to cellular changes in the lower portion of the oesophagus as a result of chronic reflux. The changes in the cells of the esophagus can lead to cancer of the esophagus (adenocarcinoma)....more »
    272. Barrett's esophagus
     Damage to the cells lining the esophagus usually from refluxed acid....more »
    273. Bartter's syndrome, antenatal type 1
     A rare genetic kidney disorder that causes hypokalemia. A defect in the NKCC2 gene impairs the functioning of the Na-Cl cotransporter and leads to electrolyte imbalance. The rate of death is high prior to diagnosis....more »
    274. Bartters syndrome, antenatal , type 2
     A rare genetic kidney disorder that causes hypokalemia. A defect in the ROMK gene impairs the ATP-regulated potassium channel functioning and leads to electrolyte imbalance....more »
    275. Basilar artery migraine
     Basilar migraine (BM), also known as Bickerstaff syndrome, consists of headache accompanied by dizziness, ataxia, tinnitus, decreased hearing, nausea and vomiting, dysarthria, diplopia, loss of balance, bilateral paresthesias or paresis, altered conscious...more »
    276. Bearsfoot hellebore poisoning
     The Bearsfoot hellebore is a relatively small, flowering evergreen plant which originated in Europe. All parts of the plant contain protoanemonin which can be toxic if large quantities are consumed....more »
    277. Beeswax poisoning
     Beeswax can cause a gastrointestinal blockage if excessive quantities are eaten....more »
    278. Behcet's Disease
     Recurring inflammation of small blood vessels affecting various areas....more »
    279. Benazepril Hydrochloride -- Teratogenic Agent
     Experimental studies on rats indicate that the use of Benazepril Hydrochloride during pregnancy may cause various harmful effects on the fetus. The likelihood and severity of symptoms may be affected by the level of exposure and the stage of pregnancy tha...more »
    280. Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo
     A condition where certain head movements cause extreme dizziness....more »
    281. Benign astrocytoma
     Benign tumors that occur in the brain or spinal cord. Symptoms and severity depends on the location and size of the tumors....more »
    282. Benign paroxysmal torticollis of infancy
     A harmless condition characterized by recurring periods of head tilting resulting from dystonia (sustained muscle contractions) of the neck muscles. Other symptoms such as vomiting and irritability may also occur variably. Episodes tend to occur without a...more »
    283. Benign peptic ulcer
     Benign ulcer is erosion in the lining of the stomach....more »
    284. Benzodiazepine abuse
     Abuse of benzodiazepine tranquiliser medications...more »
    285. Benzthiazide -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is strong evidence to indicate that exposure to Benzthiazide 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 »
    286. Benztropine -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is strong evidence to indicate that exposure to Benztropine 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 »
    287. Benztropine Mesylate -- Teratogenic Agent
     Reports indicate that the use of Benztropine Mesylate during pregnancy may cause various harmful effects on the fetus. The likelihood and severity of symptoms may be affected by the level of exposure and the stage of pregnancy that the exposure occurred a...more »
    288. Bernard syndrome
     A familial condition characterized by acute anemia, jaundice, hemoglobinuria and destruction of red blood cells. Acute symptoms may follow an episode of fever, abdominal pain, vomiting, malaise and joint pain....more »
    289. Bertielliasis
     A parasitic intestinal infection caused by a nematode called Bertiella. The parasite commonly infects koalas, possums and primates but can occur in humans. Transmission usually occurs through accidental ingestion of infected fleas....more »
    290. Beta ketothiolase deficiency
     A rare inherited disease characterized by the bodies inability to metabolise certain amino acids and products of the breakdown of fat. Harmful levels of organic acids build up in the body and cause ketoacidic attacks....more »
    291. 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 »
    292. Biaxin -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Biaxin (an antibiotic) during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level...more »
    293. Bicarbonate deficit
     A condition caused by excessive organic or inorganic acids in the body. The excess may be due to abnormally high acid production such as occurs during fever and starvation or may occur as a result of excessive acid intake, acid retention or loss of bases....more »
    294. Bile Duct Cancer
     A malignancy arising in the bile ducts of the liver...more »
    295. Bile Duct Conditions
     An inflammatory bacterial infection that affects the meninges...more »
    296. Biliary disorder
     Any condition affecting the bile ducts...more »
    297. Bint Al Zahab-induced lead poisoning
     Bint Al Zahab is a folk remedy used by various ethnic groups (e.g. Indians, Saudi Arabians) to treat infant colic and to facilitate the passage of meconium in newborns. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high ...more »
    298. Biotinidase deficiency
     A metabolic disorder where the body lacks the enzyme biotinidase needed to process the vitamin called biotin (vitamin H) into carboxylase enzymes....more »
    299. Bird cherry seed poisoning
     Wild cherry seeds contain a chemical called amygdalin which breaks down into cyanide in the human body. The toxic chemicals are not released if the seed remains intact and therefore poisoning usually occurs if the seeds are crushed and eaten. Accidental i...more »
    300. Bird of Paradise poisoning
     Various parts of the Bird of Paradise plant are poisonous - the seeds contain toxic tannins and the leaves can contain hydrocyanic acid. Eating five seed pods can result in poisoning symptoms but the plant is generally considered to have low toxicity....more »
    301. Birth control pill poisoning
     Birth control pill contain hormones such as estrogen and progestin and excessive ingestion of the pills can result in relatively minor symptoms - usually there are no serious problems associated with the ingested of many birth control pills at one time. T...more »
    302. Bismuth -- Teratogenic Agent
     Experimental studies on sheep indicate that the use of Bismuth 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 o...more »
    303. 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 »
    304. Bitter almond seed poisoning
     Bitter almond seeds contain a chemical called amygdalin which breaks down into cyanide in the human body. Accidental ingestion is very unusual. Bitter almond plants grow mainly in Northern America. Various processes can be used to leach the toxic chemical...more »
    305. Black henbane poisoning
     Black henbane is a herb which has hairy stems and bears flowers and fruit. All parts of the plant contain tropane alkaloids which is toxic enough to cause death if eaten. Black henbane is often used for medicinal purposes to treat a variety of health cond...more »
    306. Black jetbead poisoning
     The Black jetbead is a deciduous shrub which bears single white flowers and small groups of shiny black fruit. The fruit contains amygdalin which is very toxic and can cause severe poisoning or even death if eaten....more »
    307. Black locust poisoning
     The black locust is a large deciduous tree which has long clusters of scented flowers and flat fruit pods. The young leaves, seeds and inner bark contain various chemicals (robin, robinine and robitin) which can be toxic if large quantities are eaten. The...more »
    308. Black widow spider envenomation
     The black widow spider bite is toxic to the nerves and can cause serious symptoms. The black widow spider is most commonly found in North America....more »
    309. 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 »
    310. Blood lily poisoning
     The Blood lily is a bulbous herb which produces red flowers and berries. The plant originated from Africa. The bulb contains a poisonous chemical called lycorine as well as other alkaloids which can cause symptoms if ingested. The bulb is considered to ha...more »
    311. Bloodroot poisoning
     The Bloodroot is a flowering herb that bears fruit and whose stem contains red juices. The plant tends to grow in mountainous areas. The thickened roots (rhizomes) of the plant contain isoquinoline alkaloids which are very toxic and can cause death if eat...more »
    312. Blue Cohosh poisoning
     Blue Cohosh is a small flowering herb which has clusters of greenish-yellow flowers and fruit with a couple of blue seeds. The plant originated in the US and is often found in forests or wooded areas. Eating the raw seeds or roots can cause poisoning symp...more »
    313. Blue Diaper Syndrome
     A rare metabolic disorder characterized by vision problems, bluish urine, fever and digestive anomalies....more »
    314. Boerhaave syndrome
     A rare spontaneous rupture of the esophagus which can occur during violent vomiting or retching....more »
    315. Bog rosemary poisoning
     Bog rosemary is a type of heath found in bogs and cold peat areas of the more northern parts of the world. It is a small shrub with tall thin stems. The flowers are whit or pink. The plant contains a chemical called grayanotoxin which can cause various sy...more »
    316. Bokhoor-induced lead poisoning
     Bokhoor is a traditional used mainly by Saudi Arabian people to calm infants - it involves burning wood and lead sulphide and inhaling the fumes that are produced. This practice has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to the relatively high exposure...more »
    317. Bolivian hemorrhagic fever
     An infectious disease that occurs in Bolivia and is caused by the Machupo virus. Transmission can occur through contact with infected rodent (Calomys callosus) droppings. The incubation period lasts from one to two weeks....more »
    318. Bonefish poisoning (clupeotoxin)
     Some bonefish contain toxins (Clupeotoxin) which can be poisonous to humans if eaten. Heat does not destroy the toxin and there is still uncertainty as to the origin of the toxin. The toxin appears to be present in higher concentrations in summer and is b...more »
    319. Boron overuse
     Consumption of high doses of the mineral boron can cause various symptoms....more »
    320. Borries syndrome
     Localized brain inflammation without the production of pus....more »
    321. Boston Ivy poisoning
     The leaves of the Boston Ivy plant oxalates which is toxic to humans. The severity of symptoms depends on the quantity of leaves consumed. Skin symptoms can also occur if the skin comes into contact with the leaves....more »
    322. Bottlebrush buckeye poisoning
     The Bottlebrush buckeye is a deciduous shrub which bears clusters of white or pink flowers and smooth, leathery fruit containing shiny seeds. The plant originated in southern USA. The plant contains various toxic chemicals (glycoside esculin, saponin aesc...more »
    323. Botulism food poisoning
     Extremely dangerous food poisoning requiring medical attention, but not always recognized because of its non-abdominal symptoms....more »
    324. Bowel Obstruction
     Blockage in the bowel of the digestive tract....more »
    325. Bowel conditions
     Medical conditions that affect the bowels...more »
    326. Bowel strangulation
     Twisting of the bowel often around fibrous bands, causing decreased blood supply and death of bowel tissue....more »
    327. 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 »
    328. Box thorn poisoning
     The leaves of the Box thorn plant contain a toxic chemical called atropine and possibly other toxic compounds. The box thorn plant is a spiny-stemmed shrub which originated in Europe. Symptoms can be quite serious depending on the quantity of the plant in...more »
    329. Boxwood poisoning
     The boxwood is an evergreen, woody, flowering shrub often used as a hedge. The leaves contain steroidal alkaloids which can cause skin irritation upon skin contact with the sap or various other symptoms if eaten. The plant is considered to have a relative...more »
    330. Brain Stem Glioma
     Tumor of the brain stem consisting of neuroglia of many stages of development....more »
    331. Brain Stem Neoplasms
     A brain stem tumor. The tumor may be malignant or benign and the severity of the condition is determined by the size of the tumor and exact location....more »
    332. Brain abscess
     Pus accumulating into an abscess on the brain...more »
    333. Brain cancer
     Cancer of the brain....more »
    334. Brain infection
     Infection of the brain including encephalitis...more »
    335. Brain tumor, adult
     A growth or tumor that develops in the tissues of the brain in adults. The tumor can be benign or malignant....more »
    336. Brainerd diarrhea
     Diarrheal condition of unknown cause....more »
    337. Brennemann syndrome
     A condition that can occur in young children after a respiratory tract infection. It primarily involves inflammation and swelling of the lymph glands in the abdomen, fever, vomiting and nausea....more »
    338. Brennemann's syndrome
     Abdominal symptoms that can result from an upper respiratory infection. The abdominal symptoms are caused by inflammation of the abdominal lymph nodes. The condition is most likely to occur in children....more »
    339. Breynia officinalis poisoning
     Ingestion of the Breynia officinalis plant can cause irritation to mucosal linings and liver problems. The plant is often used as a herbal drug (Chi R Yun) to treat such things as poor growth, heart failure and venereal disease....more »
    340. Bright's Disease
     A condition where the parts of the kidneys that are responsible for filtering become inflamed and results in blood and proteins accidentally leaking into the urine. The condition can occur after certain infections and serious kidney dysfunction can result...more »
    341. Broad bean poisoning
     The broad bean is a vine which produces pea-like flowers and long, seed-filled pods. The seeds can be very toxic and can result in death if eaten. This toxic reaction only occurs to certain susceptible people who are unable to process certain chemicals in...more »
    342. Bromocriptine -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is strong evidence to indicate that exposure to Bromocriptine during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level o...more »
    343. Bronchiolitis
     Inflammation of the bronchioles....more »
    344. Brown Recluse spider poisoning
     The Brown Recluse spider is poisonous and is found mainly in southern and central areas of the US....more »
    345. Brown snake poisoning
     The Brown snake is a poisonous Australian snake. They are considered one of the most venomous snakes in the world and their bite can result in death without prompt medical attention. The snake venom contains toxins which affect the blood and nerve systems...more »
    346. Brown-Symmers disease
     A rare form of brain inflammation that occurs in children and can quickly lead to death. Symptoms usually start suddenly....more »
    347. Brun's syndrome
     Various neurological symptoms caused by an obstruction of the flow of cerebrospinal fluid with certain head postures. The obstruction is often due to some sort of brain tumor or cyst. Symptoms come and go depending on the position of the head....more »
    348. Buckeye poisoning
     Buckeye is a shrub or small tree which contains a toxic compound called aesculin that can cause gastrointestinal or neuromuscular symptoms. Young leaves, flowers and bark are the most toxic parts of the plant. The plant is most common in parts of North Am...more »
    349. Buckthorn poisoning
     The Buckthorn is a shrubby plant which bears black berries. The berries contain glycosides which can cause mild toxicity if eaten....more »
    350. Buffalo pea poisoning
     The buffalo pea is a poisonous plant which contains a toxic compound called quinolizidine alkaloid. The plant is mainly found in Western Canada....more »
    351. Bulimia nervosa
     Eating disorder with binging (overeating) and purging (vomiting)....more »
    352. 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 »
    353. Bunyavirus
     Virus of the family bunyaviridae....more »
    354. Buprenorphine -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is strong evidence to indicate that exposure to Buprenorphine during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level o...more »
    355. Burnett's milk drinker's syndrome
     Burnett's milk drinker's syndrome is a condition where the body is too alkaline and the blood contains too much calcium which results in impaired kidney function. It can be caused by drinking large quantities of milk or using too many alkaline antacid rem...more »
    356. Burnett's syndrome
     Burnett's syndrome is a condition where the body is too alkaline and the blood contains too much calcium which results in impaired kidney function. It can be caused by drinking large quantities of milk or using too many alkaline antacid remedies. High vit...more »
    357. Burning bush poisoning
     The burning bush is a shrub that has bright red leaves in autumn and bears red berries. The plant contains toxic chemicals such as lobelamine and lobeline which can cause symptoms if eaten in large quantities....more »
    358. Bush lily poisoning
     The Bush lily is a perennial herb which bears long strappy leaves, small funnel-shaped flowers and red berries. The plant originated in South Africa and is often grown in gardens or utilized as a houseplant. The plant contains alkaloids which can cause to...more »
    359. Bushmaster poisoning
     The Bushmaster is a poisonous snake found in America....more »
    360. 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 »
    361. Buttercup poisoning
     The buttercup plant contains a toxic compound called protoanemonin. The plant is most toxic while it is flowering with the sap being poisonous portion of the plant. Poisoning by eating the plant is unlikely due to the fact that skin contact is quite painf...more »
    362. C1esterase deficiency
     C1esterase deficiency is a condition characterized by swelling under the skin or mucosal tissue - the skin, respiratory tract or gastrointestinal tract may be affected. The condition may be inherited or acquired. Symptoms tend to develop over a few days a...more »
    363. Caffeine poisoning
     Excessive ingestion of caffeine....more »
    364. Caladium poisoning
     All parts of the Caladium plant are poisonous, particularly the sap. It contains a compound called calcium oxalate crystals which can cause abrasive injuries on sensitive eyes or mucosal tissues of the digestive tract. The plant is a common houseplant....more »
    365. 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 »
    366. California buckeye poisoning
     The California buckeye is a deciduous shrub which bears clusters of white or pink flowers and smooth, leathery fruit containing shiny seeds. The plant originated in California. The plant contains various toxic chemicals (glycoside esculin, saponin aescin)...more »
    367. Calla poisoning
     All parts of the Calla plant are poisonous, particularly the sap. It contains a compound called calcium oxalate crystals which can cause abrasive injuries on sensitive eyes or mucosal tissues of the digestive tract....more »
    368. 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 »
    369. Campylobacter food poisoning
     Common bacterial infection usually from chicken....more »
    370. Campylobacter jejuni
     Rod shaped bacteria causing diarrhea....more »
    371. Campylobacter jejuni infection
     Campylobacter jejuni infection is a common food borne bacterial infection which may vary in severity from mild to severe. Death can occur in severe cases but tends to occur in patients with other existing illnesses such as HIV, cancer or liver disease. Th...more »
    372. Campylobacter jejuni subspecies doylei infection
     A bacterial infection that involves bacteria from the Campylobacter family. It tends to cause gastrointestinal symptoms....more »
    373. Campylobacter laridis infection
     Campylobacter laridis is a food borne bacterial infection which may cause mild to severe gastroenteritis in healthy individuals and blood infection in immunocompromised patients....more »
    374. Candelabra cactus poisoning
     The Candelabra cactus is a spiny cactus with a milky sap. The sap contains a chemical called diterpene ester which is mildly toxic if eaten and can cause minor skin irritation upon skin contact....more »
    375. Candle poisoning
     Candles can cause a gastrointestinal blockage if excessive quantities are eaten....more »
    376. Capecitabine poisoning
     Capecitabine is used to treat metastatic colorectal and breast cancer . Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the e...more »
    377. Caper spruge poisoning
     The caper spruge is a herb which has a milky sap and bears flowers and fruit. The plant originated in Europe and tends to grow in mountainous areas. The plant sap contains diterpene esters which is mildly toxic if eaten and can cause minor skin irritation...more »
    378. 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 »
    379. 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 »
    380. Carbamoyl-phosphate synthase 1 deficiency
     A very rare inherited urea cycle disorder where the lack of the enzyme carbamoyl phosphate synthetase prevents ammonia from being turned into urea and being excreted in the urine. Excess ammonia builds up in the body which can cause serious complications ...more »
    381. Carbenicillin -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is strong evidence to indicate that exposure to Carbenicillin 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 »
    382. Carcinoid syndrome
     Carcinoid heart disease is a rare, metastatic disease that occurs predominantly in the right heart. The tricuspid and pulmonic valves are affected, leading to right heart failure, which results in increased morbidity and mortality....more »
    383. Cardiospasm
     Failure of the lower oesophageal sphincter to relax, resulting in food build up in the upper oesophagus....more »
    384. Carnation poisoning
     The carnation is a perennial flowering herb with narrow grayish leaves. The plant originated in Eurasia and is often grown in gardens and used in flower arrangements. The leaves contain triterpenoid saponins which can cause symptoms if sufficient quantiti...more »
    385. Carnitine overuse
     Consumption of high doses of the supplement carnitine can cause various symptoms....more »
    386. Carnitine transporter deficiency
     An inherited deficiency of carnitine caused by the impaired ability of the carnitine transporter protein to carry the carnitine to where it is needed. Instead the carnitine is excreted through the urine. Fasting or illness can trigger a severe attack....more »
    387. Carnitine-acylcarnitine translocase deficiency
     A very rare inherited metabolic disorder where long-chain fatty acids can't be metabolized properly because the compound needed to transport it is faulty. Ultimately this prevents certain fats (long-chain acylcarnitine) being converted to energy and resul...more »
    388. Caroli Disease
     A rare disorder where the bile ducts inside the liver become enlarged resulting in infection, irritation and gallstone formation....more »
    389. Carukia barnesi sting
     The Irukandji jellyfish is a very small type of box jellyfish found mainly in the northern tropical waters of Australia. Their sting is not particularly painful by the ensuing symptoms can be severe and life-threatening....more »
    390. Catarrh
     Nasal/sinus membrane inflammation...more »
    391. 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 »
    392. Caterpillar-induced bleeding syndrome
     Caterpillars from the Lonomia genus have spines along their body which can penetrate human skin and cause blood coagulation problems. The severity of the symptoms vary depending on the degree of envenomation but serious cases can result in death....more »
    393. Caterpillar-induced bleeding syndrome -- Lonomia achelous
     Lonomia achelous caterpillars are native to Northern Brazil and Venezuela. They have spines along their body which can penetrate human skin and cause blood coagulation problems. The severity of the symptoms vary depending on the degree of envenomation but...more »
    394. Caterpillar-induced bleeding syndrome -- Lonomia obliqua
     Lonomia obliqua caterpillars are native to Southern Brazil and have spines along their body which can penetrate human skin and cause blood coagulation problems. The severity of the symptoms vary depending on the degree of envenomation but serious cases ca...more »
    395. Caustic or corrosive substance ingestion
     Ingestion of a caustic (alkaline) or corrosive (acidic) substance. Many cases occur when children ingest cleaning products found in the home....more »
    396. Cebagin-induced lead poisoning
     Cebagin is a folk remedy used mainly by Middle Eastern people to treat teething. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more susceptible to the effects of lead. The use of folk r...more »
    397. Cefaclor -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Cefaclor (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 lev...more »
    398. Ceftazidime -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Ceftazidime (an antibiotic) during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the ...more »
    399. Celandine poisoning
     A biennial herb which bears small yellow flowers and a fruit capsule. The plant has a yellow-orange sap. Parts of the plant (mainly the roots) contain a highly toxic chemical called isoquinoline alkaloid which is toxic. Death can result if sufficient quan...more »
    400. 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 »
    401. Central nervous system infections
    402. Central nervous system lymphoma, primary
     A type of lymphoma that occurs in the central nervous system (brain and spinal cord). A lymphoma consists of cancerous lymphocytes which are a type of white blood cell. Symptoms vary according to the location of the lymphoma....more »
    403. Century Plant poisoning
     The Century Plant contains calcium oxalate crystals which can cause abrasive injuries to the eyes or mucosal linings. It can also cause skin inflammation. The sap is the most toxic part of the plant all though other parts such as the thorns can also cause...more »
    404. Cephalexin -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Cephalexin (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 l...more »
    405. Ceptaz -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Ceptaz (an antibiotic) during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level...more »
    406. Cerebellar abscess
     An abscess that forms in the part of the brain called the cerebellum. The abscess may result from other infections such as ear infections, dental abscess and lung infections. The prognosis is determined by the size and exact location of the abscess...more »
    407. Cerebral Aneurysm
     Dangerous swelling of a brain blood vessel that may rupture....more »
    408. Cerebral abscess
     An abscess that forms in the part of the brain called the cerebrum. The abscess may result from other infections such as ear infections, dental abscess and lung infections. The prognosis is determined by the size and exact location of the abscess....more »
    409. Cerebral astrocytoma, adult
     A very rare tumor that occurs in adults and develops in brain cells called astrocytes. The part of the brain involved is the cerebrum at the top of the head which controls functions such as reading, writing, thinking, learning, speech, emotion and volunta...more »
    410. Cerebral hemorrhage
     Bleeding in the brain...more »
    411. Cerebral hemorrhage with amyloidosis, hereditary, Dutch type
     An inherited condition characterized mainly by brain hemorrhage and amyloid deposits in the brain blood vessels. The size and location of the hemorrhage determines the severity of symptoms. The condition was first described in a Dutch family....more »
    412. Cerebral ventricle neoplasm
     A tumor that occurs in the fluid-filled spaces of the brain called the ventricles. Symptoms vary depending on the size and exact location of the tumor and whether it is cancerous or not....more »
    413. 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 »
    414. Chagas disease
     A parasitic infection caused by the protozoa Trypanosoma cruzi and transmitted by insect bites or blood transfusions. The disease primarily involves the heart and gastrointestinal system....more »
    415. Chemical pneumonia
     Lung inflammation from inhaled chemicals...more »
    416. Chemical poisoning
     Morbid condition caused by chemical....more »
    417. Chemical poisoning -- 1,1-Dimethylhydrazine
     1,1-Dimethylhydrazine is a chemical used mainly in jet fuel and rocket fuel, plant growth agent, photography and various other industrial uses. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms var...more »
    418. Chemical poisoning -- 1,2-Dibromo-3-Chloropropane
     1,2-Dibromo-3-Chloropropane is a chemical used in soil fumigants and as a nematocide for various field crops. Commercial examples include Fumagon, Nemagon, Fumazone, Nemapax, Nemafume. Excessive exposure to this chemical can cause relatively mild symptoms...more »
    419. 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 »
    420. 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 »
    421. Chemical poisoning -- 1,3-Dinitrobenzene
     1,3-Dinitrobenzene is a chemical used mainly in explosives. The chemical can be readily absorbed through the skin and cause systemic symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the expo...more »
    422. Chemical poisoning -- 1,4-Dioxane
     1,4-Dioxane is a chemical used mainly as a reagent in laboratries and as a solvent in chemical processing. The chemical is readily absorbed through the skin. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nat...more »
    423. Chemical poisoning -- 1-Pentanethiol
     1-Pentanethiol is a chemical used mainly in pesticides. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    424. Chemical poisoning -- 1-Propanol
     1-Propanol is a chemical used in various antiseptics, polishes, cleaners, cosmetics and lacquer. The main effects of an overdose of this chemical is depression of the central nervous system. However, some people can suffer an adverse reaction to the chemi...more »
    425. Chemical poisoning -- 2,4,6-Trichlorophenol
     2,4,6-Trichlorophenol is a chemical used mainly as an antiseptic, pesticide, wood preservative, glue preservative and as an antimildew agent in the textile manufacturing industry. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemica...more »
    426. Chemical poisoning -- 2,4,6-Trinitrotoluene
     2,4,6-Trinitrotoluene is a chemical used mainly as an explosive agent and in the production of dyes and photographic chemicals. The chemical may be absorbed through the skin. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical inv...more »
    427. Chemical poisoning -- 2-Butoxyethanol
     2-Butoxyethanol is a chemical used mainly in dry cleaning, textile dyeing, protective coatings, glass cleaners, solvents, cleaning agents and paint thinners. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nat...more »
    428. 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 »
    429. Chemical poisoning -- 5,-Methoxy-N,N-Diisopropyltryptamine
     5,-Methoxy-N,N-Diisopropyltryptamine is a chemical used as a designer drug for its hallucinogen and aphrodisiac effects. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    430. Chemical poisoning -- Acenaphthene
     Acenaphthene is a chemical used mainly in the production of pharmaceuticals, pesticides and dyes. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involv...more »
    431. Chemical poisoning -- Acetaldehyde
     Acetaldehyde is a chemical used in the production of various products - mirrors, disinfectants, plastics, explosives, varnish and food flavoring. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the e...more »
    432. Chemical poisoning -- Acetone
     Acetone is a chemical used as a solvent in products such as glues, rubber cement and fingernail polish remover. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    433. Chemical poisoning -- Acetonitrile
     Acetonitrile is a chemical used as a solvent mainly in nail removing agents. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    434. Chemical poisoning -- Acetylsalicylic Acid
     Acetylsalicylic Acid is also known as aspirin and is primarily used to relieve pain, fever and inflammation. Excessive exposure to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involv...more »
    435. Chemical poisoning -- Acrinathrin
     Acrinathrin is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. The chemical is toxic to the nerve system. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical ...more »
    436. Chemical poisoning -- Acrylic acid
     Acrylic acid is a chemical used mainly in the production of resins and acrylic acids which are usually used in adhesives and coatings. It is also used in water treatment and in the production of plastics and detergents. Ingestion and other exposures to th...more »
    437. Chemical poisoning -- Acrylonitrile
     Acrylonitrile is a chemical used mainly in the production of acrylic and modacrylic fibers but also in the production of certain plastics, nylon dyes, drugs and pesticides. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type...more »
    438. Chemical poisoning -- Adiponitrile
     Adiponitrile is a chemical used mainly in the production of hexamethylene diamine which in turn is used mainly to produce nylon. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending o...more »
    439. Chemical poisoning -- Aftershave
     Aftershave contains chemicals (ethyl alcohol, isopropyl alcohol) which can cause symptoms if ingested in sufficient quantities. Death from ingesting aftershave is considered unlikely. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of che...more »
    440. Chemical poisoning -- Agrocide
     Agrocide is a chemical insecticide used mainly to control scabies or lice as well as other agricultural insect pests. The insecticide is considered moderately toxic to humans and acts as a central nervous system stimulant. Ingestion and other exposures to...more »
    441. Chemical poisoning -- Agronexit
     Agronexit is a chemical insecticide used mainly as an agricultural insecticide. The insecticide is considered moderately toxic to humans and acts as a central nervous system stimulant. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various sympto...more »
    442. Chemical poisoning -- Alachlor
     Alachlor is a herbicide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    443. Chemical poisoning -- Alanycarb
     Alanycarb is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide and nematicide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature...more »
    444. Chemical poisoning -- Aldicarb
     Aldicarb is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide, nematicide and acaricide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and ...more »
    445. Chemical poisoning -- Aldoxycarb
     Aldoxycarb is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide and acaricide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature...more »
    446. Chemical poisoning -- Aldrin
     Aldrin is a chemical once used mainly in insecticides for crops and as a termite preventative. The chemical can readily be absorbed through the skin. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of t...more »
    447. Chemical poisoning -- Alkaline dry cell batteries
     Alkaline dry cell batteries contain toxic chemicals and eating the batteries can cause various symptoms if the chemical is released from the battery. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of t...more »
    448. 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 »
    449. Chemical poisoning -- Allyl Glycidyl Ether
     Allyl Glycidyl Ether is a chemical used mainly in the production of epoxies, thermoplastics, polyester resins, adhesives and elastomers. The chemical may be absorbed through the skin. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptom...more »
    450. Chemical poisoning -- Allyl alcohol
     Allyl alcohol is a chemical used mainly as a weed killers and as a material in the production of other chemical compounds. The chemical is readily absorbed through the skin. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical invo...more »
    451. Chemical poisoning -- Allyl chloride
     Allyl chloride is a chemical used mainly in the manufacture of epichlorohydrin and glycerin but is also used in the production of products such as polyester, varnish plastic adhesive, insecticides, perfumes and pharmaceuticals. Ingestion and other exposur...more »
    452. Chemical poisoning -- Allyl trichloride
     Allyl trichloride is a chemical used mainly as a varnish or paint remover, cleaning agent or degreasing agent. Exposure to the chemical can cause symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the natur...more »
    453. Chemical poisoning -- Allyxycarb
     Allyxycarb is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposu...more »
    454. Chemical poisoning -- Aluminum Phosphide
     Aluminum Phosphide is a chemical used mainly as a rodenticide and fumigant for grains. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    455. Chemical poisoning -- Amidithion
     Amidithion is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the a...more »
    456. Chemical poisoning -- Aminocarb
     Aminocarb is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposur...more »
    457. Chemical poisoning -- Amiton
     Amiton is a chemical once used as an insecticide and acaricide - it is no longer in use due to its nerve toxicity. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and seve...more »
    458. Chemical poisoning -- Amitraz
     Amitraz is a chemical used mainly as a topical parasitic preventative in livestock and fruit trees. It is also used as an insect repellant and a prevention of mite infestation. The chemical is readily absorbed through the skin. The type and severity of sy...more »
    459. Chemical poisoning -- Ammonia
     Ammonia is a chemical used mainly in household cleaning products and bleach. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    460. Chemical poisoning -- Ammonium Bifluoride
     Ammonium Bifluoride is a chemical used wheel cleaners, herbicides and in the manufacture of magnesium. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    461. Chemical poisoning -- Ammonium Chloride
     Ammonium Chloride is a chemical used as a medical agent for conditions such as metabolic acidosis, in deodorizer cleaners and also used in industry in fertilizers, electroplating, galvanizing, soldering and in deodorizer cleaners. The type and severity of...more »
    462. Chemical poisoning -- Ammonium Nitrate
     Ammonium Nitrate is a chemical used mainly in explosives, fireworks and fertilizers. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the na...more »
    463. Chemical poisoning -- Ammonium Sulfamate
     Ammonium Sulfamate is a chemical used mainly in herbicides, fertilizers and. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of ...more »
    464. Chemical poisoning -- Anti-rust products
     Anti-rust products contain various chemicals which are toxic if ingested. The ingested chemicals can continue to cause damage to the organs and gastrointestinal lining for weeks after the ingestion and severe cases can result in death. The type and severi...more »
    465. Chemical poisoning -- Anticoagulant rodenticide
     Anticoagulant rodenticide is a chemical used to control rodents. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    466. Chemical poisoning -- Antifreeze
     Antifreeze is used in vehicles to prevent freezing or boiling over of the cooling system. The chemicals (methanol, ethylene and propylene glycol) in the antifreeze can cause severe poisoning symptoms if ingested. The type and severity of symptoms varies d...more »
    467. Chemical poisoning -- Antimony
     Antimony is a chemical often used as an alloy with other metals such as lead. It is used in solder, ammunition, pewter, sheet metal, pipe metal and cable sheaths. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and th...more »
    468. Chemical poisoning -- Antu
     Antu is used as a rodenticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    469. Chemical poisoning -- Aparasin
     Aparasin Aparasin. The insecticide is considered moderately toxic to humans and acts as a central nervous system stimulant. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the...more »
    470. Chemical poisoning -- Aphtiria
     Aphtiria is a chemical insecticide used mainly to control scabies or lice. The insecticide is considered moderately toxic to humans and acts as a central nervous system stimulant. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. T...more »
    471. Chemical poisoning -- Arsine
     Arsine is a chemical used in the making of semiconductors and in the metal refining industry. It is considered a possible chemical agent in chemical warfare. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nat...more »
    472. Chemical poisoning -- Asphalt
     Asphalt is the substance used in road surfacing and is also used in electrical adhesive and paints. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    473. Chemical poisoning -- Athyl-Gusathion
     Athyl-Gusathion is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on ...more »
    474. Chemical poisoning -- Automatic dishwashing detergent
     Automatic dishwashing detergents contain chemicals which can cause severe symptoms if ingested. The chemicals in the dishwashing detergent cause damage to the gastrointestinal lining and the damage may continue for weeks after the poison was ingested. Dea...more »
    475. Chemical poisoning -- Azinfos-methyl
     Azinfos-methyl is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on t...more »
    476. Chemical poisoning -- Azinfosethyl
     Azinfosethyl is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the...more »
    477. Chemical poisoning -- Azinophos-methyl
     Azinophos-methyl is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on...more »
    478. Chemical poisoning -- Azinphos
     Azinphos is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amo...more »
    479. Chemical poisoning -- Azinphos-ethyl
     Azinphos-ethyl is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on t...more »
    480. Chemical poisoning -- Azinphos-methyl
     Azinphos-methyl is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on ...more »
    481. Chemical poisoning -- Azinphosmetile
     Azinphosmetile is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on t...more »
    482. Chemical poisoning -- Azothoate
     Azothoate is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the am...more »
    483. Chemical poisoning -- Baking Powder
     Baking powder is generally considered non toxic and is used in cooking. However, excessive doses can cause gastrointestinal symptoms....more »
    484. Chemical poisoning -- Baking soda
     Baking soda is generally considered non toxic and is used in cooking. However, excessive doses can cause various symptoms....more »
    485. Chemical poisoning -- Barium Nitrate
     Barium Nitrate is a chemical used mainly in fireworks, sparklers and ceramic glazes. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    486. Chemical poisoning -- Barthrin
     Barthrin is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. The chemical is toxic to the nerve system. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical inv...more »
    487. Chemical poisoning -- Ben-Hex
     Ben-Hex is a chemical insecticide used mainly to control scabies. The insecticide is considered moderately toxic to humans and acts as a central nervous system stimulant. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type a...more »
    488. Chemical poisoning -- Bendiocarb
     Bendiocarb is a carbamate pesticide used mainly in . Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure. The chemic...more »
    489. Chemical poisoning -- Benfuracarb
     Benfuracarb is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the expos...more »
    490. Chemical poisoning -- Benhexol
     Benhexol is a chemical insecticide used mainly to control scabies or lice. The insecticide is considered moderately toxic to humans and acts as a central nervous system stimulant. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. T...more »
    491. Chemical poisoning -- Benoxafos
     Benoxafos is a chemical pesticide used as an acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical...more »
    492. Chemical poisoning -- Bentazon
     Bentazon is a chemical used mainly in herbicides for various crop plants. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    493. Chemical poisoning -- Benzene
     Benzene is a chemical used mainly in gasoline fuel and as an industrial solvent. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    494. Chemical poisoning -- Benzene hexachloride
     Benzene hexachloride is a chemical insecticide. The insecticide is considered moderately toxic to humans and acts as a central nervous system stimulant. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of sym...more »
    495. Chemical poisoning -- Beryllium
     Beryllium is an element used mainly in vehicle electronics, optics, ore processing, microwave oven parts, fuel containers and disc brakes for aeroplanes. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature ...more »
    496. Chemical poisoning -- Beta-cyfluthrin
     Beta-cyfluthrin is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. The chemical is toxic to the nerve system. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemi...more »
    497. Chemical poisoning -- Bexol
     Bexol is a chemical insecticide used mainly to control scabies or lice. The insecticide is considered moderately toxic to humans and acts as a central nervous system stimulant. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The ...more »
    498. Chemical poisoning -- Bifenthrin
     Bifenthrin is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is toxic to the nerve system. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount...more »
    499. Chemical poisoning -- Bioallethrin
     Bioallethrin is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. The chemical is toxic to the nerve system. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical...more »
    500. Chemical poisoning -- Bioehtanomethrin
     Bioehtanomethrin is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. The chemical is toxic to the nerve system. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chem...more »
    501. Chemical poisoning -- Biopermethrin
     Biopermethrin is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    502. Chemical poisoning -- Bioresmethrin
     Bioresmethrin is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    503. Chemical poisoning -- Biphenyl
     Biphenyl is a chemical used mainly as a fungicide for fruit packaging and in textile dyes. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and ...more »
    504. Chemical poisoning -- Borates
     Borate is a chemical used in a wide variety of products - herbicides, paints, insecticides, rodenticides and various personal products such as skin creams, toothpastes and powders. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. ...more »
    505. Chemical poisoning -- Boric Acid
     Boric Acid is a chemical used mainly in foods (preservative, emulsifier, neutralizer), antiseptics, pesticides and contact lens cleaners. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. Application of boric acid directly to damag...more »
    506. Chemical poisoning -- Bromates
     Bromate is a chemical used mainly in perming solution neutralizers and in small amounts as a bread preservative. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of ...more »
    507. 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 »
    508. Chemical poisoning -- Bromophos
     Bromophos is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the am...more »
    509. Chemical poisoning -- Bromophos-ethyl
     Bromophos-ethyl is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on ...more »
    510. Chemical poisoning -- Bubble Bath soap
     The ingestion of bubble bath soap can cause gastrointestinal symptoms....more »
    511. Chemical poisoning -- Bufencarb
     Bufencarb is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposur...more »
    512. Chemical poisoning -- Butacarb
     Butacarb is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure...more »
    513. Chemical poisoning -- Butocarboxim
     Butocarboxim is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the expo...more »
    514. Chemical poisoning -- Butoxcarboxim
     Butoxcarboxim is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exp...more »
    515. Chemical poisoning -- Button batteries
     Button batteries are small round, button-shaped batteries used in various products such as watches and calculators. Generally, swallowing the batteries will cause no problems unless it becomes stuck in the gastrointestinal tract. The batteries may also be...more »
    516. Chemical poisoning -- Butyl Alcohol
     Butyl alcohol is a chemical used mainly in solvents and in pharmaceutical manufacturing processes. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical invol...more »
    517. Chemical poisoning -- Butylamines
     Butylamines are chemicals used in a variety of manufacturing processes such as in the production of pesticides, pharmaceuticals, plastics, dyes, textiles and in leather tanning and photography. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause vario...more »
    518. Chemical poisoning -- Cadmium
     Cadmium is a chemical used mainly in batteries, solder, amalgams, cigarettes, PVC pigments and phosphate fertilizer production. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on...more »
    519. Chemical poisoning -- Cadusafos
     Cadusafos is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and nematicide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the a...more »
    520. Chemical poisoning -- Calcium Oxide
     Calcium oxide is a chemical used mainly in sewage treatment, dry cement and in the manufacture of products such as aluminum, glass and steel. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varie...more »
    521. Chemical poisoning -- Calcium Polysulfide
     Calcium polysulfide is a chemical used mainly in antifungal treatments for trees. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the natur...more »
    522. Chemical poisoning -- Calcium hypochlorite
     Calcium hypochlorite is a chemical used mainly in bleaching products, fungicides, algicides, disinfectants and deodorants. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the ...more »
    523. Chemical poisoning -- Camphor
     Camphor is a chemical used mainly in moth repellents, pharmaceuticals (preservative) cosmetics, explosives, varnishes and various therapeutic applications. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of ...more »
    524. 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 »
    525. Chemical poisoning -- Captan
     Captan is a chemical used as a fungicide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure. The chemical is consi...more »
    526. Chemical poisoning -- Carbanolate
     Carbanolate is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide and acaricide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the natur...more »
    527. Chemical poisoning -- Carbaryl
     Carbaryl is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide and acaricide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature o...more »
    528. Chemical poisoning -- Carbofuran
     Carbofuran is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide, nematicide and acaricide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved an...more »
    529. 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 »
    530. Chemical poisoning -- Carbon Tetrachloride
     Carbon tetrachloride is a chemical used mainly in grain fumigants, insecticides and in the production of fluorocarbons. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The chemical is readily absorbed through the skin. The type a...more »
    531. Chemical poisoning -- Carbophenothion
     Carbophenothion is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on ...more »
    532. Chemical poisoning -- Carbosulfan
     Carbosulfan is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide and nematicide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the natu...more »
    533. Chemical poisoning -- Caulking products
     Caulking products (e.g. silicon, acrylic, neoprene) are used to seal gaps and the chemicals in them can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    534. Chemical poisoning -- Chalk
     Swallowing chalk can cause a variety of gastrointestinal symptoms in some people if sufficient quantities are eaten. Eye irritation can also result from eye exposure. The chalk dust can also cause respiratory symptoms in some people. The type and severity...more »
    535. Chemical poisoning -- Chloralose
     Chloralose is a chemical used mainly in poisons for rodents and crows . Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the e...more »
    536. Chemical poisoning -- Chlorate salts
     Chlorate salt is a chemical used mainly in herbicides and in the manufacture of matches and explosives. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical ...more »
    537. Chemical poisoning -- Chlordane
     Chlordane is a poison use to control termites - is banned in the US and many other countries due to its harmful effects. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The chemical is readily absorbed through the skin. The type ...more »
    538. Chemical poisoning -- Chloresene
     Chloresene is a chemical insecticide used mainly to control scabies or lice. The insecticide is considered moderately toxic to humans and acts as a central nervous system stimulant. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms....more »
    539. Chemical poisoning -- Chlorfenvinphos
     Chlorfenvinphos is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on ...more »
    540. Chemical poisoning -- Chlorine
     Chlorine is a chemical used mainly in bleaches, water disinfectants and in pulp mills. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. Chlorine is very corrosive and extensive damage to body tissues can result. The type and sever...more »
    541. Chemical poisoning -- Chloroacetophenone
     Chloroacetophenone is a chemical used mainly in tear gas for riot control purposes. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nat...more »
    542. Chemical poisoning -- Chlorobenzene
     Chlorobenzene is a chemical used mainly as a solvent and in the production of various other chemicals. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical i...more »
    543. Chemical poisoning -- Chlorobenzylidene Malononitrile
     Chlorobenzylidene Malononitrile is a chemical used mainly in tear gas. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the ex...more »
    544. Chemical poisoning -- Chlorodiphenyl
     Chlorodiphenyl is a chemical used mainly in electrical cables and wires, electric condensers, lubricants and foundry coating and in the manufacture of paper, resins, rubbers, textiles, wood preservatives, electrical components, lacquers, herbicides and pl...more »
    545. 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 »
    546. Chemical poisoning -- Chloromethane
     Chloromethane is a chemical used mainly in the production of silicones as well as agricultural chemicals, butyl rubber and other products. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The chemical is readily absorbed through t...more »
    547. Chemical poisoning -- Chloropicrin
     Chloropicrin is a chemical used mainly in fumigants for grain storage. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the ex...more »
    548. Chemical poisoning -- Chloropyrifos
     Chloropyrifos is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide, nematicide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies dep...more »
    549. Chemical poisoning -- Chlorpyrifos
     Chlorpyrifos is a chemical used mainly in as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The chemical may be absorbed readily through the skin. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount ...more »
    550. Chemical poisoning -- Chlorpyrifos methyl
     Chlorpyrifos methyl is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending...more »
    551. Chemical poisoning -- Chromium
     Chromium is a chemical used mainly as an alloy in manufactured steel goods, anti-corrosive plating and also has industrial applications . Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies de...more »
    552. Chemical poisoning -- Cismethrin
     Cismethrin is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    553. Chemical poisoning -- Clinitest tablet
     Clinitest tablet are used to test sugar levels in urine. The tablets contain various chemicals (copper sulfate, sodium hydroxide, sodium carbonate) and eating them can cause serious symptoms. The chemicals cause damage to the gastrointestinal lining and t...more »
    554. Chemical poisoning -- Cloethocarb
     Cloethocarb is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide and nematicide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the natu...more »
    555. Chemical poisoning -- Cloth Dyes
     Cloth dyes contain chemicals which are considered not toxic but the ingestion of large amounts cay cause symptoms. Some dyes contain corrosive ingredients which can cause severe gastrointestinal damage and even death in severe cases. Most household cloth ...more »
    556. Chemical poisoning -- Cologne
     Colognes contain chemicals such as ethanol and isopropanol which can cause symptoms if ingested or inhaled in excessive quantities. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    557. Chemical poisoning -- Coumaphos
     Coumaphos is used as a pesticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The chemical may be absorbed readily through the skin. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and th...more »
    558. Chemical poisoning -- Cresols
     Cresols are a group of chemicals that occur naturally in mammals and various plants. It is also manufactured and used in the production of disinfectants, deodorizers and pesticides. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms....more »
    559. Chemical poisoning -- Cresylic acid
     Cresylic acids are a group of chemicals that are used as solvents and in the manufacture of various products such as deodorants, disinfectants, pesticides, glues, paints, herbicides, pharmaceuticals as well as others. Ingestion and other exposures to the ...more »
    560. Chemical poisoning -- Cyanthoate
     Cyanthoate is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the a...more »
    561. Chemical poisoning -- Cyclethrin
     Cyclethrin is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. The chemical is toxic to the nerve system. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical i...more »
    562. Chemical poisoning -- Cyclohexylamine
     Cyclohexylamine is a chemical used industrial and household applications: pesticides, dry-cleaning soaps, plasticizers, textile chemicals, artificial sweeteners, dyes and corrosion inhibitors. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause variou...more »
    563. Chemical poisoning -- Cyfluthrin
     Cyfluthrin is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. The chemical is toxic to the nerve system. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical i...more »
    564. Chemical poisoning -- Cyhalothrin
     Cyhalothrin is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. The chemical is toxic to the nerve system. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical ...more »
    565. Chemical poisoning -- Cyllprothrin
     Cyllprothrin is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. The chemical is toxic to the nerve system. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical...more »
    566. Chemical poisoning -- Cypermethrin
     Cypermethrin is a widely used insecticide and acaricide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    567. Chemical poisoning -- Cyphenothrin
     Cyphenothrin is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    568. Chemical poisoning -- DDD
     DDD is a chemical used mainly as a pesticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The chemical may be readily absorbed through the skin. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical inv...more »
    569. Chemical poisoning -- DDT
     DDT is a chemical used mainly as a pesticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The chemical may be readily absorbed through the skin. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical inv...more »
    570. Chemical poisoning -- Decarbofuran
     Decarbofuran is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the expo...more »
    571. Chemical poisoning -- Deltamethrin
     Deltamethrin is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    572. Chemical poisoning -- Demeton
     Demeton-S is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the am...more »
    573. Chemical poisoning -- Demeton-O
     Demeton-O is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the am...more »
    574. Chemical poisoning -- Demeton-O-methyl
     Demeton-O-methyl is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on...more »
    575. Chemical poisoning -- Demeton-S-methyl
     Demeton-S-methyl is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on...more »
    576. Chemical poisoning -- Demeton-S-methylsulphon
     Demeton-S-methylsulphon is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depen...more »
    577. Chemical poisoning -- Demeton-methyl
     Demeton-methyl is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on t...more »
    578. Chemical poisoning -- Deoderant
     Deoderants contain various chemicals which can cause serious symptoms if sufficient quantities are ingested. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    579. Chemical poisoning -- Depilatories
     Depilatories are used to remove hair from parts of the body. They contain various chemicals which can cause serious symptoms if sufficient quantities are ingested. The chemicals cause damage to the gastrointestinal lining and the damage may continue for w...more »
    580. Chemical poisoning -- Dialifos
     Dialifos is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amo...more »
    581. Chemical poisoning -- Diazinon
     Diazinon is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amo...more »
    582. Chemical poisoning -- Dichloronaphthoquinone
     Dichloronaphthoquinone is a chemical used mainly as a fungicide, seed disinfectant and a herbicide for water. 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 »
    583. Chemical poisoning -- Dichlorphenamide
     Dichlorphenamide is a chemical used mainly as a treatment for glaucoma. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the e...more »
    584. Chemical poisoning -- Dichlorvos
     Dichlorvos is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the a...more »
    585. Chemical poisoning -- Dicresyl
     Dicresyl is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure...more »
    586. Chemical poisoning -- Dicrotophos
     Dicrotophos is a toxic insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    587. Chemical poisoning -- Dieldrin
     Dieldrin is a chemical used mainly to prevent termite infestations. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. This chemical may be absorbed readily through the skin. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the...more »
    588. Chemical poisoning -- Diesel oil
     Diesel oil is a commonly used fuel. Ingestion is unlikely due to the foul taste and smell. Accidental or purposeful ingestion can result in internal burns and various other symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chem...more »
    589. Chemical poisoning -- Diethylene Glycol
     Diethylene Glycol is a chemical used mainly in coolants, manufacture of plastic products and resins as well as other uses. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the ...more »
    590. Chemical poisoning -- Dimefluthrin
     Dimefluthrin is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    591. Chemical poisoning -- Dimetan
     Dimetan is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    592. Chemical poisoning -- Dimethoate
     Dimethoate is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide, nematicide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depend...more »
    593. Chemical poisoning -- Dimethrin
     Dimethrin is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    594. Chemical poisoning -- Dimethyl Phthalate
     Dimethyl Phthalate is a chemical used mainly as an insect repellant . Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exp...more »
    595. Chemical poisoning -- Dimethylnitrosamine
     Dimethylnitrosamine is a chemical used mainly as a solving in the manufacture of plastics, rubbers, lubricants and rocket fuel. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on...more »
    596. Chemical poisoning -- Dimetilan
     Dimetilan is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposur...more »
    597. Chemical poisoning -- Dinitrocresol
     Dinitrocresol is a chemical used mainly as a herbicide and fungicide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exp...more »
    598. 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 »
    599. Chemical poisoning -- Dioxacarb
     Dioxacarb is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposur...more »
    600. Chemical poisoning -- Dioxathion
     Dioxathion is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the a...more »
    601. Chemical poisoning -- Diquat Dibromide
     Diquat Dibromide is a chemical used mainly in herbicides. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    602. Chemical poisoning -- Disulfiram
     Disulfiram is a drug used mainly to manage alcoholism. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    603. Chemical poisoning -- Disulfoton
     Disulfoton is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the a...more »
    604. Chemical poisoning -- Drain Cleaners
     Drain cleaners contain chemicals which can cause severe symptoms if ingested. The chemicals in the drain cleaners cause damage to the gastrointestinal lining and the damage may continue for weeks after the poison was ingested. Death can result in severe c...more »
    605. Chemical poisoning -- Drainpipe Cleaners
     Drainpipe Cleaners contain chemicals which can cause severe symptoms if ingested. The chemicals in the drainpipe cleaners cause damage to the gastrointestinal lining and the damage may continue for weeks after the poison was ingested. Death can result in ...more »
    606. Chemical poisoning -- Dye remover
     Dye removers can contain chemicals which are corrosive and can cause severe gastrointestinal damage and even death in severe cases. The damage may continue for a few weeks after ingestion so death can occur weeks after the incident. The type and severity ...more »
    607. Chemical poisoning -- EMPC
     EMPC is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure. Th...more »
    608. Chemical poisoning -- Empenthrin
     Empenthrin is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    609. Chemical poisoning -- Emulsion paints
     Emulsion paints (latex or water-based) contain various chemicals which can cause serious symptoms if sufficient quantities are swallowed. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    610. Chemical poisoning -- Endosulfan
     Endosulfan is a chemical used mainly as a crop pesticide and wood preservative. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The chemical may be readily absorbed through the skin. The type and severity of symptoms varies depen...more »
    611. Chemical poisoning -- Endothall
     Endothall is a chemical used mainly as a pesticide and rodenticide but it is rarely used today. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved...more »
    612. Chemical poisoning -- Endothion
     Endothion is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the am...more »
    613. Chemical poisoning -- Epichlorohydrin
     Epichlorohydrin is a chemical used for a variety of applications - epoxy production, insecticides, solvent and agricultural chemical. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The chemical is readily absorbed through the sk...more »
    614. Chemical poisoning -- Esfenvalerate
     Esfenvalerate is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    615. Chemical poisoning -- Ether
     Ether is a chemical used mainly as an anesthetic and industrial solvent. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the ...more »
    616. Chemical poisoning -- Ethiofencarb
     Ethiofencarb is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the expo...more »
    617. Chemical poisoning -- Ethion
     Ethion is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amoun...more »
    618. Chemical poisoning -- Ethoate-methyl
     Ethoate-methyl is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on t...more »
    619. Chemical poisoning -- Ethoprophos
     Ethoprophos is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chem...more »
    620. Chemical poisoning -- Ethyl Mercaptan
     Ethyl Mercaptan is a chemical used mainly in the production of fungicides, insecticides and plastics as well as an odorizing agent for natural gas. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms...more »
    621. Chemical poisoning -- Ethyl Methacrylate
     Ethyl Methacrylate is a chemical used mainly in . Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    622. Chemical poisoning -- Ethyl-guthion
     Azinphos-ethyl is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on t...more »
    623. Chemical poisoning -- Ethylene Dichloride
     Ethylene Dichloride is a chemical used mainly in fat solvents and as a fumigant. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature...more »
    624. Chemical poisoning -- Ethylene Glycol
     Ethylene Glycol is a chemical used mainly in antifreeze, coolants and as a solvent. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nat...more »
    625. Chemical poisoning -- Ethylene Glycol Dinitrate
     Ethylene Glycol Dinitrate is a chemical used mainly in the manufacture of commercial dynamite and blasting gelatin. The chemical may be absorbed readily through the skin. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type a...more »
    626. 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 »
    627. Chemical poisoning -- Ethyleneamine
     Ethyleneamine is a chemical which is widely used in the manufacture of products such as adhesive, paper, textiles, fuels, lubricants, varnishes, lacquers, coating resins, cosmetics, photographic chemicals and agricultural chemicals. Ingestion and other ex...more »
    628. Chemical poisoning -- Etrimfos
     Etrimfos is a chemical insecticide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the na...more »
    629. Chemical poisoning -- Face Powder
     Face powder contains various chemicals that can cause symptoms if ingested although this is rare. Eye and inhalation exposure can also cause symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of ...more »
    630. Chemical poisoning -- Fenchlorphos
     Fenchlorphos is a chemical insecticide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and th...more »
    631. Chemical poisoning -- Fenethacarb
     Fenethacarb is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the expos...more »
    632. Chemical poisoning -- Fenfluthrin
     Fenfluthrin is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    633. Chemical poisoning -- Fenitrothion
     Fenitrothion is a chemical insecticide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and th...more »
    634. Chemical poisoning -- Fenobucarb
     Fenobucarb is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposu...more »
    635. Chemical poisoning -- Fenpirithrin
     Fenpirithrin is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    636. Chemical poisoning -- Fenpropathrin
     Fenpropathrin is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide and acarcide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of t...more »
    637. Chemical poisoning -- Fensulfothion
     Fensulfothion is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and nematicide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on t...more »
    638. Chemical poisoning -- Fenthion
     Fenthion is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and avicide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amoun...more »
    639. Chemical poisoning -- Fenvalerate
     Fenvalerate is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide and acaricide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of th...more »
    640. Chemical poisoning -- Fipronil
     Fipronil is a chemical used mainly in pesticides. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    641. Chemical poisoning -- Flucythrinate
     Flucythrinate is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide and acaricide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of ...more »
    642. Chemical poisoning -- Flufenprox
     Flufenprox is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    643. Chemical poisoning -- Fluoridated toothpaste
     Fluoridated toothpaste contains fluoride and various other chemicals which can cause serious symptoms if sufficient quantities are swallowed. As little as half a tube of children's paste can cause death in a 2 year old child and a whole tube can cause dea...more »
    644. Chemical poisoning -- Fluvalinate
     Fluvalinate is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide and acaricide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of th...more »
    645. Chemical poisoning -- Fonophos
     Fonophos is a chemical insecticide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the na...more »
    646. Chemical poisoning -- Formothion
     Formothion is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the a...more »
    647. Chemical poisoning -- Furathiocarb
     Furathiocarb is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the expo...more »
    648. Chemical poisoning -- Furethrin
     Furethrin is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    649. Chemical poisoning -- Furfural
     Furfural is a chemical used mainly as an industrial solvent and in the manufacture of fuels, foods and ant poisons. The chemical is readily absorbed through the skin. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and s...more »
    650. Chemical poisoning -- Furniture polish
     Furniture polish contains chemicals (hydrocarbons) which can cause serious symptoms if ingested. The ingested chemicals can continue to cause damage to the organs and gastrointestinal lining for weeks after the ingestion and severe cases can result in dea...more »
    651. Chemical poisoning -- Gasoline
     Gasoline is a chemical used as a fuel for combustion engines. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    652. Chemical poisoning -- Glaze
     Glazes are used to put a shiny finish on various surfaces such as pottery. Glazes contain chemicals such as lead and zinc oxide which can cause serious symptoms if sufficient quantities are eaten. The chemicals cause damage to the gastrointestinal lining ...more »
    653. Chemical poisoning -- Glutaraldehyde
     Glutaraldehyde is a chemical used mainly in sterilizing agents, herbicides, pesticides and disinfectants. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemica...more »
    654. 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 »
    655. Chemical poisoning -- Guthion (ethyl)
     Guthion (ethyl) is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on ...more »
    656. Chemical poisoning -- HCH-gamma
     HCH-gamma is an insecticide which is considered moderately toxic to humans and acts as a central nervous system stimulant. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the ...more »
    657. Chemical poisoning -- Hair Bleach
     Hair bleach contain chemicals which can cause serious symptoms if ingested. The chemicals in the hair bleach can continue to cause gastrointestinal damage for weeks after ingestion. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemi...more »
    658. Chemical poisoning -- Hair Dye
     Hair dyes contain chemicals which can cause serious symptoms if ingested. The chemicals in the hair dye can continue to cause damage for weeks after ingestion. Some dyes contain lead or mercury which can cause neurological problems even if low level expos...more »
    659. Chemical poisoning -- Halfenprox
     Halfenprox is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide and acaricide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the...more »
    660. Chemical poisoning -- Heptachlor
     Heptachlor is a chemical used mainly in pesticides to control termites and fire ants. The chemical may be absorbed through the skin. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies dependi...more »
    661. Chemical poisoning -- Heptenophos
     Heptenophos is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the ...more »
    662. Chemical poisoning -- Hexachlorocyclohexane (gamma)
     Hexachlorocyclohexane (gamma) is an insecticide which is considered moderately toxic to humans and acts as a central nervous system stimulant. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms vari...more »
    663. Chemical poisoning -- Hexachlorocyclopentadiene
     Hexachlorocyclopentadiene is a chemical used mainly in the production of chlorinated pesticides, flame retardants, dyes and certain resins. The chemical may be absorbed through the skin. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symp...more »
    664. Chemical poisoning -- Hexane
     Hexane is a chemical used mainly in the manufacture of products such as glue, paint, shoes and furniture. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemica...more »
    665. Chemical poisoning -- Hydrazine
     Hydrazine is a chemical used mainly in rocket fuel, photography, laboratory chemical, corrosion inhibitor, mirror silvering and in the production of pharmaceuticals and pesticides. The chemical may be absorbed through the skin. Ingestion and other exposur...more »
    666. Chemical poisoning -- Hydrogen Chloride
     Hydrogen Chloride is a chemical used mainly in the manufacture of rubber and vinyl chloride . Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved a...more »
    667. Chemical poisoning -- Hydrogen Fluoride
     Hydrogen Fluoride is a chemical used mainly in car cleaning products and in the production of integrated circuits. The chemical may be absorbed through the skin. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severi...more »
    668. Chemical poisoning -- Hydrogen Sulfide
     Hydrogen Sulfide is a chemical that can be used in production processes (paper, tanneries, sulfide ores) or it may be a byproduct of certain industries. It is also found naturally in sewers and manure. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cau...more »
    669. Chemical poisoning -- Hydroquinone
     Hydroquinone is a chemical used mainly in photography developing solution, pharmaceuticals, fur processing, paints, fuel, organic chemicals, plastics, stone coatings and styrene monomers. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various sym...more »
    670. Chemical poisoning -- Hyquincarb
     Hyquincarb is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposu...more »
    671. Chemical poisoning -- Imazapyr
     Imazapyr 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 »
    672. Chemical poisoning -- Imiprothrin
     Imiprothrin is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    673. Chemical poisoning -- Incense
     Drinking liquid incense or inhaling incense fumes can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    674. Chemical poisoning -- Iodofenphos
     Iodofenphos is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the ...more »
    675. Chemical poisoning -- Isofenphos
     Isofenphos is an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    676. Chemical poisoning -- Isoprocarb
     Isoprocarb is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposu...more »
    677. Chemical poisoning -- Isopropyl Alcohol
     Isopropyl Alcohol is a chemical used mainly as a rubbing alcohol and also in perfumes, paint thinners, disinfectants, cleaners and fuels. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies de...more »
    678. Chemical poisoning -- Jet Fuel-5
     Jet Fuel-5 is an aviation turbine fuel used by the US military. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    679. Chemical poisoning -- Jewelry cleaner
     Jewelry cleaner contains various chemicals which can cause serious symptoms if ingested or other types of exposure occurs. The chemicals cause damage to the gastrointestinal lining and the damage may continue for weeks after the poison was ingested. Death...more »
    680. Chemical poisoning -- Kerosene
     Kerosene is a chemical used mainly in paints, pesticides, lighter fluid, illuminating fuel and heating. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical ...more »
    681. Chemical poisoning -- Kratom
     Kratom is a plant used to make a tea which produce similar effects to opium . Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of...more »
    682. Chemical poisoning -- Lacquer
     Lacquer contains various chemicals which can cause serious symptoms if ingested or other types of exposure occurs. The chemicals cause damage to the gastrointestinal lining and the damage may continue for weeks after the poison was ingested. Death can res...more »
    683. Chemical poisoning -- Lead-containing Paint
     Lead pain contains lead as well as other harmful chemicals. The lead in the pain is toxic (especially to young children) and ingesting fresh or old paint can cause serious symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemi...more »
    684. Chemical poisoning -- Lewisite
     Lewisite is a very poisonous gas which has the potential to be used in chemical warfare due to its deadly effects. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount o...more »
    685. Chemical poisoning -- Lighter fluid
     Lighter fluid contains various chemicals which can cause serious symptoms if ingested or other types of exposure occurs. The chemicals cause damage to the gastrointestinal lining and the damage may continue for weeks after the poison was ingested. Death c...more »
    686. Chemical poisoning -- Lindane
     Lindane is a chemical used mainly as an agricultural insecticide but also as a treatment of lice and scabies infestations. The insecticide is considered moderately toxic to humans and acts as a central nervous system stimulant. Ingestion and other exposur...more »
    687. Chemical poisoning -- Lysergic Acid Diethylamide
     Lysergic Acid Diethylamide is a hallucinogenic drug which is often misused. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of t...more »
    688. Chemical poisoning -- Malathion
     Malathion is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the am...more »
    689. Chemical poisoning -- Mecarbam
     Mecarbam is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amo...more »
    690. Chemical poisoning -- Metal cleaner
     Metal cleaner contains various chemicals which can cause severe symptoms if ingested or other forms of exposure occur. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    691. Chemical poisoning -- Metal polish
     Metal polish contains various chemicals which can cause severe symptoms if ingested or other forms of exposure occur. The chemicals cause damage to the gastrointestinal lining and the damage may continue for weeks after the poison was ingested. Death can ...more »
    692. Chemical poisoning -- Metaldehyde
     Metaldehyde is a chemical used mainly as a molluscicide, in heating fuel and in fire lighters. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved ...more »
    693. Chemical poisoning -- Methacrifos
     Methacrifos is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the ...more »
    694. Chemical poisoning -- Methacrylate
     Methacrylate is a chemical used mainly in plastics, adhesives and bone cements. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature ...more »
    695. Chemical poisoning -- Methamidophos
     Methamidophos is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on th...more »
    696. 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 »
    697. Chemical poisoning -- Methidathion
     Methidathion is a chemical insecticide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and th...more »
    698. Chemical poisoning -- Methiocarb
     Methiocarb is a toxic pesticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    699. Chemical poisoning -- Methomyl
     Methomyl is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure...more »
    700. Chemical poisoning -- Methoxychlor
     Methoxychlor is a chemical used mainly in as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    701. 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 »
    702. Chemical poisoning -- Methyl Ethyl Ketone
     Methyl Ethyl Ketone is a chemical used mainly in fiberglass and plastic manufacture. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the na...more »
    703. Chemical poisoning -- Methyl Isocyanate
     Methyl Isocyanate is a chemical used mainly in herbicides and pesticides. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the...more »
    704. Chemical poisoning -- Methyl Mercaptan
     Methyl Mercaptan is a chemical used mainly in the production of plastic, pesticides and jet fuel. It is also used in certain toxic gases to give them a detectable odor. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and...more »
    705. Chemical poisoning -- Methyl Tert-Butyl Ether
     Methyl Tert-Butyl Ether is a chemical used mainly in automotive gasoline but is also used as a solvent and chemical reagent. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on th...more »
    706. Chemical poisoning -- Methyl parathion
     Methyl parathion is a chemical used mainly as an insecticide for various crops. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The chemical may be absorbed through the skin. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on ...more »
    707. Chemical poisoning -- Methylene Chloride
     Methylene Chloride is a chemical used mainly in paint removers, nail polish remover, fumigants and fire extinguishers. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amou...more »
    708. Chemical poisoning -- Methylene Diisocyanate
     Methylene Diisocyanate is a chemical used mainly in the production of hard plastics and polyurethane foams. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemi...more »
    709. Chemical poisoning -- Metiltriazotion
     Metiltriazotion is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on ...more »
    710. Chemical poisoning -- Metobromuron
     Metobromuron is a chemical used mainly as a herbicide. The chemical is generally considered toxic only if large amounts are consumed. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depend...more »
    711. Chemical poisoning -- Metofluthrin
     Metofluthrin is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    712. Chemical poisoning -- Metolcarb
     Metolcarb is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide and acaricide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature ...more »
    713. Chemical poisoning -- Mevinphos
     Mevinphos is a chemical insecticide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the n...more »
    714. Chemical poisoning -- Mexacarbate
     Mexacarbate is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the expos...more »
    715. Chemical poisoning -- Mineral oil
     Mineral oil can cause gastrointestinal symptoms if ingested....more »
    716. Chemical poisoning -- Monocrotophos
     Monocrotophos is a chemical insecticide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and t...more »
    717. Chemical poisoning -- Morpholine
     Morpholine is a chemical used in a variety of applications: rubber industry, corrosion inhibitor, pharmaceuticals, dyes, crop pesticides and as a solvent in various manufacturing processes. The chemical may be absorbed through the skin. Ingestion and othe...more »
    718. Chemical poisoning -- Mould remover
     Mould removers contains various chemicals which can cause serious symptoms if swallowed, inhaled or skin and eye exposure occurs. The chemicals cause damage to the gastrointestinal lining and the damage may continue for weeks after the poison was ingested...more »
    719. Chemical poisoning -- Mouth Wash
     Mouth wash contains various chemicals which can cause serious symptoms if sufficient quantities are swallowed. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    720. Chemical poisoning -- Naphthalene
     Naphthalene is a chemical used mainly as a moth repellant, toilet deodorizer and the manufacture of other chemicals. The chemical may be absorbed through the skin. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and seve...more »
    721. Chemical poisoning -- Nickel Carbonyl
     Nickel Carbonyl is a chemical used mainly in petroleum and rubber production and in electroplating. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical invo...more »
    722. Chemical poisoning -- Nitrates
     Nitrates are chemicals used mainly in explosives and ammunitions but are also an ingredient in cold packs. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemic...more »
    723. Chemical poisoning -- Nitric Acid
     Nitric Acid is a chemical used mainly as a cleaning agent for food and dairy equipment, in explosives, metal etching, in liquid fuel rockets and as a laboratory reagent. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type an...more »
    724. Chemical poisoning -- Nitrilacarb
     Nitrilacarb is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the expos...more »
    725. Chemical poisoning -- Nitrites
     Nitrite is a chemical used in many applications: manufacture of dyes, fabric manufacture, corrosive inhibitors, photography and cyanide antidote kits. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of sympt...more »
    726. Chemical poisoning -- Nitrofen
     Nitrofen is a used as a herbicide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    727. Chemical poisoning -- Nitrogen Dioxide
     Nitrogen Dioxide is a chemical which has industrial applications but is also an air pollutant formed by burning fossil fuels such as gas, oil and coal as well as vehicle exhaust and industrial byproduct. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can c...more »
    728. Chemical poisoning -- Nitroglycerin
     Nitroglycerin is a chemical used mainly in the manufacture of explosives, dynamite, rocket propellant and smokeless powders. The chemical is readily absorbed through the skin. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The t...more »
    729. Chemical poisoning -- Nitromethane
     Nitromethane is a chemical used mainly in racing fuel and as an industrial and cleaning solvent. It is also used in the manufacture of various products: explosives, coatings, pesticides, coatings and pharmaceuticals. Ingestion and other exposures to the c...more »
    730. Chemical poisoning -- Nitrophenol
     Nitrophenol is a chemical used mainly in the production of dyes and pigments and also in fungicides and laboratory chemicals. The chemical may be absorbed through the skin. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type...more »
    731. Chemical poisoning -- Nitrophenol Urea
     Nitrophenol Urea is a pesticide. The chemical may be absorbed through the skin. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature ...more »
    732. Chemical poisoning -- Nitrotoluene
     Nitrotoluene is a chemical used mainly in industrial applications for the production of things such as agricultural chemicals, explosives, rubber chemicals, sulfur dyes and azo dyes. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms...more »
    733. Chemical poisoning -- Oil-based paint
     Oil-based paint contains various chemicals which can cause serious symptoms if sufficient quantities are swallowed or if other types of exposure occurs. These paint contain toxic hydrocarbons as well as various other heavy metals depending on the type of ...more »
    734. Chemical poisoning -- Omethoate
     Omethoate is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the am...more »
    735. Chemical poisoning -- Oven Cleaners
     Oven cleaners contain toxic chemicals which can cause serious symptoms on exposure. Severe gastrointestinal burns can be caused by ingesting oven cleaner. The burns can lead to perforation which involves a high risk of death. The type and severity of symp...more »
    736. Chemical poisoning -- Oxamyl
     Oxamyl is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide, acaricie and nematicide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the...more »
    737. Chemical poisoning -- Oxydeprofos
     Oxydeprofos is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the ...more »
    738. Chemical poisoning -- Oxydisulfoton
     Oxydisulfoton is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on th...more »
    739. Chemical poisoning -- Para-Dichlorobenzene
     Para-Dichlorobenzene is a chemical used mainly as a pesticide, mold and mildew preventer, moth repellent and toilet deodorant. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on ...more »
    740. Chemical poisoning -- Paramethoxyamphetamine
     Paramethoxyamphetamine is used as a recreational hallucinogenic drug. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exp...more »
    741. Chemical poisoning -- Paraphenylenediamine
     Paraphenylenediamine is a chemical used mainly in photographic developing solutions, hair dye, photocopying and printing ink, black rubber, grease, temporary tattoos and car cosmetics. The chemical may be absorbed through the skin. Ingestion and other exp...more »
    742. Chemical poisoning -- Parathion
     Parathion is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the am...more »
    743. Chemical poisoning -- Parathion Methyl
     Parathion Methyl is a chemical insecticide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved an...more »
    744. Chemical poisoning -- Pentaborane
     Pentaborane is a chemical used mainly as a fuel additive, reducing agent and rocket propellant. The chemical may be absorbed through the skin. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms vari...more »
    745. Chemical poisoning -- Pentachlorophenol
     Pentachlorophenol is a chemical used mainly in fungicides, herbicides, insecticides, molluscicides, algicides and bactericides. It is commonly used as a wood preservative. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type ...more »
    746. Chemical poisoning -- Perming lotion
     Perming lotion is a product used to create permanent hair curls. It contains chemicals such as thioglycolate which can cause poisoning symptoms if exposure occurs. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and t...more »
    747. Chemical poisoning -- Phenkapton
     Phenkapton is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the a...more »
    748. Chemical poisoning -- Phenol
     Phenol is a chemical used mainly in the production of fertilizer, explosives, rubber, paint, paint remover, perfumes, asbestos products, wood preservatives, resins, textiles, pharmaceuticals and drugs. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cau...more »
    749. Chemical poisoning -- Phorate
     Phorate is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide, nematicide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending...more »
    750. Chemical poisoning -- Phosalone
     Phosalone is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the am...more »
    751. Chemical poisoning -- Phosdrin
     Phosdrin is a toxic pesticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    752. Chemical poisoning -- Phosmet
     Phosmet is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amou...more »
    753. Chemical poisoning -- Phosphamidon
     Phosphamidon is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and nematicide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on th...more »
    754. Chemical poisoning -- Phosphine
     Phosphine is a chemical used mainly in pesticides and rodenticides. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the expos...more »
    755. Chemical poisoning -- Phoxim
     Phoxim is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amoun...more »
    756. 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 »
    757. Chemical poisoning -- Pine Oil
     Pine Oil is a chemical used mainly as a disinfectant or cleaning agent. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the e...more »
    758. Chemical poisoning -- Pirimicarb
     Pirimicarb is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposu...more »
    759. Chemical poisoning -- Pirimiphos-methyl
     Pirimiphos-methyl is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending o...more »
    760. Chemical poisoning -- Polychlorinated Dibenzofurans
     Polychlorinated Dibenzofurans are a group of chemicals that are usually formed as a byproduct of various industrial processes. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on ...more »
    761. Chemical poisoning -- Pool Cleaners
     Pool Cleaners contain various chemicals (mainly chlorine) which can cause serious symptoms if sufficient quantities are swallowed. The chemicals are very damaging to the mucosal linings in the body. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on th...more »
    762. Chemical poisoning -- Potassium Permanganate
     Potassium Permanganate is a chemical used in various applications: topical antibacterial, photography, laboratory chemical, wood dye, water purification and bleaching processes. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The...more »
    763. Chemical poisoning -- Prallethrin
     Prallethrin is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    764. Chemical poisoning -- Primiphos methyl
     Primiphos methyl is a chemical insecticide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved an...more »
    765. Chemical poisoning -- Profenofos
     Profenofos is a toxic pesticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    766. Chemical poisoning -- Profluthrin
     Profluthrin is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    767. Chemical poisoning -- Promacyl
     Promacyl is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide and acaricide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature o...more »
    768. Chemical poisoning -- Promecarb
     Promecarb is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposur...more »
    769. Chemical poisoning -- Propoxur
     Propoxur is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide and acaricide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature o...more »
    770. Chemical poisoning -- Prothidathion
     Prothidathion is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on th...more »
    771. Chemical poisoning -- Prothoate
     Prothoate is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the am...more »
    772. Chemical poisoning -- Protrifenbute
     Protrifenbute is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    773. Chemical poisoning -- Pyresmethrin
     Pyresmethrin is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    774. Chemical poisoning -- Pyrethrin
     Pyrethrin is used mainly as an indoor insecticide. Pyrethrin is considered to have a relatively low level of toxicity with large amounts usually required to produce toxicity symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of che...more »
    775. Chemical poisoning -- Pyrethroid
     Pyrethroid is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. The chemical is toxic to the nerve system. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical i...more »
    776. Chemical poisoning -- Pyridine
     Pyridine is a chemical used mainly in the production of herbicides, pesticides, antihistamine steroids, sulfa antibiotics, water repellents, dyes, paints and rubber. The chemical may be absorbed through the skin. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemi...more »
    777. Chemical poisoning -- Pyrimitate
     Pyrimitate is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the a...more »
    778. Chemical poisoning -- Quinalphos
     Quinalphos is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the a...more »
    779. Chemical poisoning -- Quintiofos
     Quintiofos is a chemical pesticide used as an acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemica...more »
    780. Chemical poisoning -- RDX
     RDX is a chemical used mainly in explosives, fireworks, detonators and rodenticides. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the na...more »
    781. Chemical poisoning -- Rotenone
     Rotenone is a naturally occurring chemical found in certain plants (Derris and Lonchocarpus sp.). It gives the plant insecticidal and pesticidal properties and is hence utilized commercially as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical...more »
    782. Chemical poisoning -- Selenious Acid
     Selenious Acid is a chemical used mainly in gun bluing agents. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    783. 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 »
    784. Chemical poisoning -- Silafluofen
     Silafluofen is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    785. Chemical poisoning -- Sodium Hypochlorite
     Sodium Hypochlorite is a chemical used mainly in disinfectants, bleach, deodorizers and as a water purifier. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chem...more »
    786. 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 »
    787. Chemical poisoning -- Sodium Oleate
     Sodium Oleate is a chemical used mainly in insecticides. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    788. Chemical poisoning -- Solder
     Solder contains various chemicals and heavy metals which can cause serious symptoms if sufficient quantities are swallowed. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    789. Chemical poisoning -- Sophamide
     Sophamide is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the am...more »
    790. Chemical poisoning -- Stoddard Solvent
     Stoddard Solvent is a solvent used in dry cleaning, ink printing, adhesives, paint thinners, liquid photocopier toners. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amo...more »
    791. Chemical poisoning -- Sulfotep
     Sulfotep is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amo...more »
    792. Chemical poisoning -- Sulfuric Acid
     Sulfuric Acid is a chemical used mainly in car batteries and in the fur and leather industries. It is a significant component of air pollution and results in the production of "acid rain". Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various sy...more »
    793. Chemical poisoning -- Sulfuryl Fluoride
     Sulfuryl Fluoride is a chemical used mainly as a fumigant insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the ex...more »
    794. Chemical poisoning -- Tar remover
     Tar remover contains various chemicals (mainly hydrocarbons) which can cause serious symptoms if sufficient quantities are swallowed. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    795. Chemical poisoning -- Tau-Fluvalinate
     Tau-Fluvalinate is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide and acaricide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature o...more »
    796. Chemical poisoning -- Tazimcarb
     Tazimcarb is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposur...more »
    797. Chemical poisoning -- Tefluthrin
     Tefluthrin is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    798. Chemical poisoning -- Terbufos
     Terbufos is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and nematicide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the am...more »
    799. Chemical poisoning -- Tetrachloroethane
     Tetrachloroethane is a chemical used mainly as a dry cleaning solvent but is also used as a degreaser and in paint strippers and spot removers. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms var...more »
    800. Chemical poisoning -- Tetraethyl Pyrophosphate
     Tetraethyl Pyrophosphate is a toxic pesticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    801. 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 »
    802. Chemical poisoning -- Tetramethylammonium Hydroxide
     Tetramethylammonium Hydroxide is a chemical used mainly in the production of a variety of electronic components. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of ...more »
    803. Chemical poisoning -- Thallium
     Thallium is an element used for such things as electronic devices, selenium rectifiers, gamma radiation detection apparatus, transmission equipment and infrared radiation detection. It is also used as a catalyst in various manufacturing processes. Ingesti...more »
    804. Chemical poisoning -- Thallium Sulfate
     Thallium Sulfate is a chemical used mainly in the manufacture of switches and closures in the semiconductor industry. It has historically also been used as a rodenticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type a...more »
    805. Chemical poisoning -- Thiocarboxime
     Thiocarboxime is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide and acaricide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nat...more »
    806. Chemical poisoning -- Thiodicarb
     Thiodicarb is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposu...more »
    807. Chemical poisoning -- Thiofanox
     Thiofanox is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide and acaricide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature ...more »
    808. Chemical poisoning -- Thiometon
     Thiometon is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the am...more »
    809. Chemical poisoning -- Thiram
     Thiram is a chemical used mainly in the rubber industry, latex manufacture and as a pesticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved ...more »
    810. Chemical poisoning -- Tin
     Tin is an element used mainly in steel can coatings, copper wire coating and solder, bronze and pewter. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical ...more »
    811. Chemical poisoning -- Titanium
     Titanium is an element used mainly in alloys. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    812. Chemical poisoning -- Tolclofos methyl
     Tolclofos methyl is a chemical insecticide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved an...more »
    813. Chemical poisoning -- Toluene
     Toluene is a chemical used mainly in pesticides, degreasers, glues and pain removers. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the n...more »
    814. 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 »
    815. Chemical poisoning -- Tralomethrin
     Tralomethrin is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    816. Chemical poisoning -- Transfluthrin
     Transfluthrin is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    817. Chemical poisoning -- Transpermethrin
     Transpermethrin is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure...more »
    818. Chemical poisoning -- Triazophos
     Triazophos is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide, nematicide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depend...more »
    819. Chemical poisoning -- Triazotion
     Triazotion is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the a...more »
    820. Chemical poisoning -- Trichlorfon
     Trichlorfon is an insecticide used mostly in crops. It is considered motderately toxic to humans. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involv...more »
    821. Chemical poisoning -- Trichloroethane
     Trichloroethane is a chemical used mainly as an industrial solvent but also in inks and lubricants. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical invo...more »
    822. 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 »
    823. Chemical poisoning -- Trifenfos
     Trifenfos is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the am...more »
    824. Chemical poisoning -- Trimethacarb
     Trimethacarb is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide, bird repellent, molluscicide and mamal repellent. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amou...more »
    825. Chemical poisoning -- Turpentine Oil
     Turpentine Oil is a chemical used mainly as a solvent, paint thinner and various other applications such as deodorizing fragrances and antiseptics. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms...more »
    826. Chemical poisoning -- Vamidothion
     Vamidothion is a chemical pesticide used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is an organophosphorus compound and ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the ...more »
    827. Chemical poisoning -- White Phosphorus
     White Phosphorus is a chemical used mainly in fertilizers, water treatment, rodenticides and insecticides (for cockroaches). Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on th...more »
    828. Chemical poisoning -- Window cleaner
     Window cleaner contains various chemicals (usually alcohols and ammonia) which can cause serious symptoms if sufficient quantities are ingested. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the ex...more »
    829. Chemical poisoning -- XMC
     XMC is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure. The...more »
    830. Chemical poisoning -- Xylylcarb
     Xylylcarb is a carbamate pesticide used mainly as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposur...more »
    831. Chemical poisoning -- Zinc Phosphide
     Zinc Phosphide is a chemical used mainly as a rodenticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    832. Chemical poisoning -- acetic acid
     Acetic acid is a chemical used for medicinal purposes such as superficial ear infections, jellyfish stings and bladder irrigation. Acetic acid is a also a component of vinegar which is used as a cooking ingredient. The type and severity of symptoms varies...more »
    833. Chemical poisoning -- alpha-Cypermethrin
     alpha-Cypermethrin is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide and acaricide. The chemical is toxic to the nerve system. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on th...more »
    834. Chemical poisoning -- beta-Cypermethrin
     Beta-Cypermethrin is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. The chemical is toxic to the nerve system. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of che...more »
    835. Chemical poisoning -- gamma-Cyhalothrin
     Gamma-Cyhalothrin is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. The chemical is toxic to the nerve system. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of che...more »
    836. Chemical poisoning -- gamma-HccH
     Gamma-HccH is an insecticide which is considered moderately toxic to humans and acts as a central nervous system stimulant. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the...more »
    837. Chemical poisoning -- lambda-Cyhalothrin
     lambda-Cyhalothrin is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. The chemical is toxic to the nerve system. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of ch...more »
    838. Chemical poisoning -- theta-Cypermethrin
     theta -Cypermethrin is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. The chemical is toxic to the nerve system. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of c...more »
    839. Chemical poisoning -- zeta-Cypermethrin
     zeta-Cypermethrin is a pyrethroid chemical used as an insecticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposu...more »
    840. Chenile plant poisoning
     The chenille plant is a shrub which bears a long thin stem of red flowers. The plant originated in Australia and New Guinea and is often utilized as a houseplant or ornamental garden plant. The sap from the plant contains diterpene esters which can cause ...more »
    841. Cherry laurel seed poisoning
     Wild cherry seeds contain a chemical called amygdalin which breaks down into cyanide in the human body. The toxic chemicals are not released if the seed remains intact and therefore poisoning usually occurs if the seeds are crushed and eaten. Accidental i...more »
    842. Cherry seed poisoning
     Cherry seeds contain a chemical called amygdalin which breaks down into cyanide in the human body. The toxic chemicals are not released if the seed remains intact and therefore poisoning usually only occurs if the seeds are crushed and eaten. Accidental i...more »
    843. Chiari Malformation
     Protrusion of the brain down the spinal column....more »
    844. Chiari-1 Malformation
     A rare malformation where the base of the brain enters into the upper spinal canal....more »
    845. Chilaiditi syndrome
     A rare disorder where a part of the colon, or sometimes intestine, is abnormally positioned between the liver and the diaphragm. The defect may occur in people who have chronic lung disease or abdominal ascites but may also occur in healthy individuals wi...more »
    846. Childhood liver cancer, primary
     Cancer that develops in the tissue of the liver in children....more »
    847. China Tree poisoning
     The China tree is a deciduous tree which bears clusters of numerous pinkish-purple flowers. It also produces a yellow-green fruit. The fruit and leaves contain a chemical called tetranortriterpene neurotoxin which can cause poisoning symptoms if consumed ...more »
    848. Chlorambucil -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Chlorambucil (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 »
    849. Chlorpheniramine -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Chlorpheniramine (an antihistamine medication) during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may ...more »
    850. 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 »
    851. Chlortetracycline -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Chlortetracycline (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 b...more »
    852. Chlorzoxazone -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Chlorzoxazone (a muscle relaxant and pain reliever) during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects...more »
    853. Chokecherry seed poisoning
     Chokecherry seeds contain a chemical called amygdalin which breaks down into cyanide in the human body. The toxic chemicals are not released if the seed remains intact and therefore poisoning usually occurs if the seeds are crushed and eaten. Accidental i...more »
    854. Cholangitis
     bile duct inflammation (cholangitis)...more »
    855. 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 »
    856. Cholelithiasis
     Is the presence of gallstones in the gallbladder...more »
    857. Cholera
     An acute bacterial disease transmitted through food or water contaminated with human faeces. The intestinal infection is caused by the bacterium Vibrio cholerae....more »
    858. 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 »
    859. Cholestyramine -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Cholestyramine (cholesterol-lowering 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 a...more »
    860. Cholybar -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Cholybar (cholesterol-lowering 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 »
    861. Choriocarcinoma, infantile
     A rare malignant cancer that originates in the placenta. It is an aggressive cancer which generally results in infant death....more »
    862. Choroid Plexus neoplasms
     A rare type of brain tumor that originates in the choroids plexus. The choroids plexus is located inside a space in the brain called the ventricles and produces cerebrospinal fluid. Symptoms are determined by the size, type and exact location of the tumor...more »
    863. Christmas Cherry poisoning
     The Christmas Cherry is a small reddish-orange fruit. The plant contains a compound called solanocapsine which can cause symptoms if excessive amounts are consumed. The compound is found in all parts of the plant - especially the leaves and unripe fruit. ...more »
    864. Christmas Rose poisoning
     The Christmas Rose plant contains proteoanemonin which can cause blisters and saponins which can cause irritation. The plant is found mainly in Europe. All parts of the plant are poisonous....more »
    865. Chromosome 10p duplication/10q deletion syndrome
     A rare chromosomal disorder where a section of the short arm (p) of chromosome 10 is duplicated and a section of the long arm (q) of chromosome 10 is deleted resulting in various abnormalities....more »
    866. Chromosome 16q, partial deletion
     A rare chromosomal disorder involving deletion of genetic material from the long arm of chromosome 17. The type and severity of symptoms are determined by the amount and location of the lost genetic material....more »
    867. Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
     Severe chronic fatigue disorder often following infection....more »
    868. Chronic Hepatitis B
     Chronic form of HepB liver infection....more »
    869. Chronic Infectious Diarrhoea
     It may be defined as diarrhea caused by an infection of the digestive system by a bacterium, virus, or parasite that results in frequent bowel motions producing excessive amounts of liquidy feces....more »
    870. 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 »
    871. Chronic Sinusitis
     Chronic form of sinusitis, inflammation of the sinus cavities....more »
    872. Chronic digestive conditions
     The chronic digestive conditions include Bowel Cancer, Coeliac Disease, Constipation, Diarrhoea, Diverticular disease, Flatulence, Haemorrhoids, Indigestion and heartburn, Inflammatory Bowel Disease (Crohn's Disease and ulcerative colitis), Irritable Bowe...more »
    873. Chronic interstitial nephritis
    874. Chronic liver disease
     Any form of chronic liver disease...more »
    875. Chronic pyelonephritis
     Chronic pyelonephritis is persistent kidney inflammation that can scar the kidneys and may lead to chronic renal failure....more »
    876. Chronic renal insufficiency
     Chronic lack of function of the renal system. Kidneys....more »
    877. Chronic rhinitis
     Rhinitis is the medical term describing irritation and inflammation of some internal areas of the nose...more »
    878. Chronic vitamin A toxicity
     Chronic excessive ingestion of vitamin A can cause symptoms....more »
    879. Chuifong tokuwan-induced lead poisoning
     Chuifong tokuwan is a folk remedy used mainly by Asian people to arthritis and other pain. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more susceptible to the effects of lead. The use...more »
    880. Churee poisoning
     The Churee plant is a succulent, cactus-like, spiny plant which also bears relatively large leaves. The sap of the plant contains a chemical (diterpene ester) which can cause skin and eye irritation on exposure or gastrointestinal symptoms if eaten. The p...more »
    881. Chylomicron Retention Disease
     A rare condition characterized by the inability of the intestines to absorb fats from the diet which cause failure to thrive in infants....more »
    882. Ciguatera poisoning
     Rare toxic food poisoning from eating contaminated fish...more »
    883. Cimetidine -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Cimetidine (used as an antihistamine and stomach acid secretion inhibitor) during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood ...more »
    884. 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 »
    885. 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 »
    886. Cirrhosis of liver
     Chronic liver disease wherein normal liver parenchyma is replaced by fibrous tissue....more »
    887. Cirrhosis of the liver
     Scarring of the liver from alcohol or other causes....more »
    888. Citalopram toxicity
     The toxic reaction of the body to the substance, possibly via allergic reaction or overdose....more »
    889. Citrullinemia
     Citrullinemia is an inherited urea cycle disorder which causes toxic substances including ammonia to build up in the blood. There are two main subtypes of Citrullinemia (I and II) which are caused by different genetic abnormalities and result in different...more »
    890. Citrullinemia I
     A very rare urea cycle disorder where a lack of the enzyme argininosuccinate synthetase prevents ammonia being turned into urea which can then be excreted in the urine. The build up of ammonia in the body can cause harmful effects. The neonatal form of ci...more »
    891. Citrullinemia II
     A very rare urea cycle disorder involving a deficiency of the transport compound called Citrin. Citrin transports aspartate to where the enzyme argininosuccinic acid synthase can combine it with citrulline to make argininosuccinic acid. The deficiency pre...more »
    892. Clarithromycin -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Clarithromycin (an antibiotic) during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by t...more »
    893. Classic childhood ALD
     Classic severe form of ALD in boys....more »
    894. Classic galactosemia
     Rare serious genetic defect in galactose metabolism....more »
    895. Claviceps purpurea poisoning
     Claviceps purpurea is a type of fungus that can contaminate grains such as rye, wheat, oats and barely. Ingestion of contaminated foods can cause poisoning with the severity of symptoms varying depending on the amount consumed....more »
    896. Clemastine -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Clemastine (an antihistamine) during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by th...more »
    897. Climbing Onion poisoning
     The Climbing onion is an unusual plant with many small branching, green, leafless stems and small whitish-green flowers. The plant originated in Africa and is often used as an ornamental house or garden plant. The plant contains a chemical (cardiac glycos...more »
    898. Clonazepam -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Clonazepam during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure...more »
    899. Clonidine -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Clonidine during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure ...more »
    900. Closed-angle glaucoma
     A severe form of glaucoma needing emergency treatment to avoid blindness....more »
    901. Clostridium sordellii
     Clostridium sordellii is a rare bacterium that can cause infections such as pneumonia, arthritis, peritonitis and endocarditis. It is most often associated with childbirth, trauma, medically induced abortions, injection drug use and routine gynecological ...more »
    902. Cloxapen -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Cloxapen (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 lev...more »
    903. Clupeotoxism
     A potentially fatal condition caused by eating fish such as herrings and anchovies from the Clupeidae family of fish. Severe poisoning can result in death within half an hour of ingestion. Outbreaks have been reported in the Caribbean Sea and the Indian-P...more »
    904. Coastal leucothoe poisoning
     The coastal leucothoe is an evergreen shrub which bears small clusters of bell-shaped, white flowers in the apex of the leaves. It also bears small capsulated fruit. The leaves and flower nectar contain a chemical called andromedotoxin which is very toxic...more »
    905. Cobalamin malabsorption, selective, with proteinuria
     A rare inherited disorder characterized by vitamin B12 deficiency which results from the body's inability to absorb vitamin B12 from the foods eaten....more »
    906. Cobra poisoning
     The Cobra is a poisonous snake which can be found in Africa, Asia and other parts of the world. Some cobras are able to spit venom into the victims eye and cause serious symptoms....more »
    907. Cocaine addiction
     An uncontrollable desire to use cocaine on a regular basis. Chronic cocaine use can lead to dependency in as little as two weeks. Frequent use leads to an increased tolerance to the drug so higher and higher doses are required to achieve the desired eupho...more »
    908. Cocaine overdose
     Cocaine is an illegal and highly addictive recreational drug. Excessive doses of the drug can result in various symptoms and even death in severe cases....more »
    909. Cocaine withdrawal
     Symptoms that occur when cocaine use is discontinued or reduced. Symptoms may vary depending on the level of dependence....more »
    910. Cocaine-induced hypertension
     Cocaine-induced hypertension is high blood pressure caused by use of cocaine. Patients with an existing history of hypertension may suffer further blood pressure increases while taking cocaine and this can be serious. Severity of symptoms varies amongst p...more »
    911. Coconut crab poisoning
     The coconut crab is commonly found and eaten as a delicacy in the Indo-Pacific region. These crabs can contain toxic chemicals which can cause severe poisoning in humans if eaten. The toxicity of these crabs is believed to be derived from the ingestion of...more »
    912. 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 »
    913. Codeine withdrawal
     Symptoms that occur when Codeine use is discontinued or reduced. Codeine is a sedative pain-killer. Symptoms may vary depending on the level of dependence....more »
    914. Coenzyme Q cytochrome c reductase deficiency of
     A rare genetic defect where an enzyme deficiency (CoQ-Cytochrome C reductase) disrupts cellular processes. Any of a variety of the components of the enzyme may be missing or defective and hence the clinical presentation and severity may vary. The deficien...more »
    915. Colchicine poisoning
     Ingestion of toxic quantities of colchicines. Colchicine is primarily used as a medicinal theapy for conditions such as gout and familial Mediterranean fever, scleroderma, secondary amyloidosis and pericarditis. The chemical is a natural chemical found in...more »
    916. Colchicine toxicity
     The toxic reaction of the body to the substance, possibly via allergic reaction or overdose....more »
    917. Colibacillosis
     Infection with a bacteria called Escherichia coli. Infection can cause severe diarrhea or septicemia. The bacteria can also produce toxins which can affect other parts of the body also. Infections can occur anywhere in the world but some developing countr...more »
    918. Collagenous celiac disease
     Collagenous celiac disease is used to describe progressive celiac disease characterized by the presence of a layer of collagen (scarring) in the intestinal layers. This form of celiac disease usually fails to respond to treatments such as gluten-free diet...more »
    919. Colonic Inertia
     The nerves and muscles of the bowel do not function normally resulting in chronic constipation....more »
    920. Colonic volvulus
     Twisting of the colon....more »
    921. Colorado tick encephalitis
     A viral disease transmitted through the bite of ticks (Rocky Mountain wood tick and American dog tick) who are infected with the virus. Because the virus infects blood cells including erythrocytes, transmission can also occur through transfusion with infe...more »
    922. Colorado tick fever
     A tickborne condition caused by an arenavirus...more »
    923. Colorectal Cancer, Susceptibility to, 1
     Colorectal cancer refers to cancer of the colon (bowel) or cancer of the rectum, depending on the region affected. It is an under-diagnosed condition because it has no early symptoms. Even when symptoms occur, both the symptoms and the diagnostic tests re...more »
    924. Colorectal Cancer, Susceptibility to, 10
     Colorectal cancer refers to cancer of the colon (bowel) or cancer of the rectum, depending on the region affected. It is an under-diagnosed condition because it has no early symptoms. Even when symptoms occur, both the symptoms and the diagnostic tests re...more »
    925. Colorectal Cancer, Susceptibility to, 11
     Colorectal cancer refers to cancer of the colon (bowel) or cancer of the rectum, depending on the region affected. It is an under-diagnosed condition because it has no early symptoms. Even when symptoms occur, both the symptoms and the diagnostic tests re...more »
    926. Colorectal Cancer, Susceptibility to, 2
     Colorectal cancer refers to cancer of the colon (bowel) or cancer of the rectum, depending on the region affected. It is an under-diagnosed condition because it has no early symptoms. Even when symptoms occur, both the symptoms and the diagnostic tests re...more »
    927. Colorectal Cancer, Susceptibility to, 3
     Colorectal cancer refers to cancer of the colon (bowel) or cancer of the rectum, depending on the region affected. It is an under-diagnosed condition because it has no early symptoms. Even when symptoms occur, both the symptoms and the diagnostic tests re...more »
    928. Colorectal Cancer, Susceptibility to, 4
     Colorectal cancer refers to cancer of the colon (bowel) or cancer of the rectum, depending on the region affected. It is an under-diagnosed condition because it has no early symptoms. Even when symptoms occur, both the symptoms and the diagnostic tests re...more »
    929. Colorectal Cancer, Susceptibility to, 5
     Colorectal cancer refers to cancer of the colon (bowel) or cancer of the rectum, depending on the region affected. It is an under-diagnosed condition because it has no early symptoms. Even when symptoms occur, both the symptoms and the diagnostic tests re...more »
    930. Colorectal Cancer, Susceptibility to, 6
     Colorectal cancer refers to cancer of the colon (bowel) or cancer of the rectum, depending on the region affected. It is an under-diagnosed condition because it has no early symptoms. Even when symptoms occur, both the symptoms and the diagnostic tests re...more »
    931. Colorectal Cancer, Susceptibility to, 7
     Colorectal cancer refers to cancer of the colon (bowel) or cancer of the rectum, depending on the region affected. It is an under-diagnosed condition because it has no early symptoms. Even when symptoms occur, both the symptoms and the diagnostic tests re...more »
    932. Colorectal Cancer, Susceptibility to, 8
     Colorectal cancer refers to cancer of the colon (bowel) or cancer of the rectum, depending on the region affected. It is an under-diagnosed condition because it has no early symptoms. Even when symptoms occur, both the symptoms and the diagnostic tests re...more »
    933. Colorectal Cancer, Susceptibility to, 9
     Colorectal cancer refers to cancer of the colon (bowel) or cancer of the rectum, depending on the region affected. It is an under-diagnosed condition because it has no early symptoms. Even when symptoms occur, both the symptoms and the diagnostic tests re...more »
    934. Colorectal cancer
     Cancer of the colon (bowel) or rectum....more »
    935. Combat stress reaction
     A term used in the military which refers to behaviors that result from the stress of fighting in a war....more »
    936. Common poppy poisoning
     The common poppy is most commonly associated with cultivation for it's content of opium which is used as an illegal recreational drug. It is illegal to cultivate the plant. However, the plant is legitimately grown in some areas in order to produce medicin...more »
    937. Concussion
     Brain injury causing loss of consciousness and bruising of the brain...more »
    938. 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 »
    939. 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 »
    940. Congenital Disorders of Glycosylation Type Ia
     A very rare inherited metabolic disorder where defective carbohydrate compounds are attached to glycoproteins and thus impairing glycoprotein function. Type 1A involves a phosphomannomutase enzyme defect and affects most body systems especially the nervou...more »
    941. Congenital Malabsorptive Diarrhea, 4
     A congenital condition characterized by diarrhea and malabsorption resulting form a reduced number of enteroendocrine cells. Enteroendocrine cells are found mainly in the pancreas but also in the gastrointestinal tract and they produce various hormones ne...more »
    942. Congenital Toxoplasmosis
     Fetal infection with toxoplasmosis....more »
    943. Congenital Vitamin B12 Malabsorption
     A rare inherited disorder characterized by vitamin B12 deficiency which results from the body's inability to absorb vitamin B12 from the foods eaten....more »
    944. Congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH)
     A group of disorder that occur when there is a problem in the process of making adrenal corticosteroids....more »
    945. Congenital adrenal hyperplasia -- sodium-wasting form
     A group of disorder that occur when a deficiency of 21-hydroxylase impairs the normal process of making adrenal corticosteroids - a severe deficiency of 21-hydroxylase causing salt-wasting which is potentially fatal....more »
    946. Congenital aneurysms of the great vessels
     A bulge in one of the main blood vessels in the body - pulmonary artery, pulmonary veins, vena cava and aorta. The condition is generally asymptomatic unless the aneurysm becomes very large or bursts which can result in rapid death depending on the locati...more »
    947. Congenital aplastic anemia
     A genetic disorder where the bone marrow does not produce enough blood cells. Fanconi's anemia is an example of congenital aplastic anemia....more »
    948. Congenital bronchobiliary fistula
     A rare malformation where there is an abnormal opening between a bile duct and the bronchial (respiratory) system....more »
    949. Congenital disorder of glycosylation type 1H
     Congenital disorders of glycosylation is a group of very rare inherited metabolic disorder where defective carbohydrate compounds are attached to glycoproteins and thus impairing glycoprotein function. Type Ih is caused by a defect on chromosome 11pter-p1...more »
    950. Congenital disorder of glycosylation type 1X
     Congenital disorder of glycosylation is a rare inherited metabolic disorder where defective carbohydrate compounds are attached to glycoproteins and thus impairing glycoprotein function. Type 1X also involves thrombocytopenia with normal levels of phospho...more »
    951. Congenital hepatic fibrosis
     A rare inherited birth disorder characterized by fibrosis (scarring) of the liver which affects its ability to function. The severity of the condition is variable with some patients being symptomatic during infancy while others may be asymptomatic for mos...more »
    952. Congenital hepatic porphyria
     A rare congenital disorder where there is an excess of porphyrin (pigments) in the body. The liver is responsible for making porpyrins....more »
    953. Congenital lactase deficiency
     A congenital metabolic disorder where a deficiency of an enzyme called lactase impairs the body's ability to digest milk and other products that contain lactose. Symptoms tend to occur soon after consuming such products. The severity of symptoms depends o...more »
    954. Congenital sucrose-isomaltose malabsorption
     A rare disorder where a congenital deficiency of an enzyme (sucrase-isomaltase) prevents the absorption of sucrase and isomaltose consumed in the diet....more »
    955. Conn Syndrome-induced hypertension
     Conn Syndrome-induced hypertension is high blood pressure associated with Conn Syndrome. It results from excessive production of a hormone called aldosterone by the adrenal glands. The high blood pressure often responds poorly to the usual medications. De...more »
    956. Constipation
     Difficult or dry bowel movements...more »
    957. Conversion Disorder
     A psychological condition where physical symptoms arise due to emotional dilemmas....more »
    958. Cope's syndrome
     Cope's syndrome is a condition where the body is too alkaline and the blood contains too much calcium. It can be caused by drinking large quantities of milk or using too many alkaline antacid remedies. High vitamin D intake can make the condition worse. T...more »
    959. Copper toxicity
     Excessive accumulation of copper in the body can cause symptoms....more »
    960. Copperhead snake poisoning
     The Copperhead snake is a poisonous snake found mainly in parts of North America. The toxicity of the poison varies among species but some species are extremely poisonous and readily result in death if the patient is not treated....more »
    961. Coral bean poisoning
     The Coral bean is a perennial herb which has scarlet flowers on a long stem and bears long pods containing bright red seeds. The plant (especially the seeds) contain chemicals (alkaloids and cyanogenic glycoside) which can cause symptoms if eaten. The pla...more »
    962. Cordyceps-induced lead poisoning
     Cordyceps is a folk remedy by Chinese people to treat high blood pressure, bleeding problems and diabetes. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more susceptible to the effects ...more »
    963. Corn Lily poisoning
     Corn Lily is a poisonous plant native to the Sierra Nevada mountains. It's appearance is similar to the corn grown as a crop. The plant poison primarily affects the nervous system....more »
    964. Corn cockle poisoning
     The corn cockle is a perennial herb which bears thin, pinkish or purplish flowers on a long stalk. It also has capsulated fruit containing many seeds. The seeds contain a chemical called glycoside githagenin which can cause symptoms if sufficient quantiti...more »
    965. Cornelia de Lange syndrome 1
     A very rare disorder involving delayed physical development and various malformations involving the head, face and limbs. Type 1 is more severe than type 2 though the range and severity of symptoms is variable....more »
    966. Cornelia de Lange syndrome 2
     A very rare disorder involving delayed physical development and various malformations involving the head, face and limbs. Type 2 is not as severe as type 1 with some of the abnormalities not presenting until later in life or absent altogether. The range a...more »
    967. Corpus callosum agenesis -- blepharophimosis -- Robin sequence
     A very rare syndrome characterized by abnormal brain development, various facial anomalies, heart defects and other symptoms....more »
    968. Corpus callosum, agenesis of, blepharophimosis Robin type
     A very rare syndrome characterized by abnormal brain development, various facial anomalies, heart defects and other symptoms....more »
    969. Corsican Hellebore poisoning
     The Corsican hellebore is often grown in gardens. It bears cupped, light green flowers. The plant contains a chemical called protoanemonin which can cause symptoms if eaten in large quantities. Skin exposure to the plant can also cause skin irritation but...more »
    970. Corticosteroid-induced hypertension
     Corticosteroid-induced hypertension is high blood pressure caused by use of corticosteroids. Patients with an existing history of hypertension may suffer further blood pressure increases while taking corticosteroids. Severity of symptoms varies amongst pa...more »
    971. Corticosterone Methyloxidase type I Deficiency
     A very rare genetic disorder where deficiency of a particularly chemical (aldosterone synthase) results in a deficiency of aldosterone. The condition can be severe enough to cause infant death unless the patient is diagnosed and treated....more »
    972. Crack addiction
     An uncontrollable desire to use crack on a regular basis. Chronic crack use can lead to dependency in as little as two weeks. Crack is a form of cocaine - powdered cocaine is heated with ammonia or sodium bicarbonate to make rocks of crack. Frequent use l...more »
    973. Crack withdrawal
     Symptoms that occur when cocaine hydrochloride use is discontinued or reduced. Symptoms may vary depending on the level of dependence....more »
    974. Creatine deficiency, X-linked
     A rare inherited disorder characterized mainly by mental retardation, seizures, short stature and facial anomalies. The disorder is caused by the absence of a compound needed to transport creatine and thus creatine levels may be normal or high, but the bo...more »
    975. Cree leukoencephalopathy
     A rare form of brain demyelination which usually starts between 3 and 9 months of age and death occurs by 21 months....more »
    976. Creeping Spurge poisoning
     The creeping surge is a small flowering plant with bluish-gray leaves. The plant originated in Europe and Asia and is often used as an ornamental indoor and outdoor plant. The plant contains diterpene esters which can cause symptoms if excessive quantitie...more »
    977. Crinum lily poisoning
     Crinum lilies are bulbous plants which produce fairly large, distinctive white flowers. The plant bulb contains alkaloids which may be toxic if sufficient quantities are eaten. The plant is considered to have low toxicity if eaten....more »
    978. Crohn's disease
     Crohn's disease causes inflammation of the digestive system. It is one of a group of diseases called inflammatory bowel disease. The disease can affect any area from the mouth to the anus. It often affects the lower part of the small intestine called the ...more »
    979. Cronkhite-Canada disease
     A rare condition characterized primarily by polyps in the digestive tract, hair loss and nail problems....more »
    980. Crotalidae snake poisoning
     Crotalids are snakes from the Crotalidae family. This group of snakes includes rattlesnakes which are usually found in America. These snakes are easily identified by the "rattle" at the tip of their tails. The toxicity of the venom can vary among species ...more »
    981. Croton poisoning
     The croton is a shrub which bears white flowers and leaves with white, red or yellow coloration through them. The plant contains diterpene esters which can cause symptoms if large quantities are eaten. Skin contact with the plant can also cause skin irrit...more »
    982. Crown of Thorns poisoning
     The Crown of Thorns is a spiny, spreading shrub which can grow to a couple of metres in height. Some species of the plant are poisonous if ingested, can cause a skin reaction in susceptible people and can also cause severe symptoms if eye exposure occurs....more »
    983. Cryptococcal Meningitis
     Cryptococcal meningitis is an infection of the meninges (the membranes covering the brain and spinal cord), caused by the fungus Cryptococcus neoformans....more »
    984. Cryptosporiosis
     Contagious parasitic digestive infection...more »
    985. Cuban lily poisoning
     The Cuban lily is very toxic bulbous herb. It has long thin leaves with sprays of white, blue or purple bell-shaped flowers. The plant originated in Africa, Europe and Asia. Skin contact can cause skin irritation and eating parts of the plant can result i...more »
    986. Cushing's syndrome-induced hypertension
     Cushing's syndrome-induced hypertension is high blood pressure caused by a condition caused Cushing's syndrome where the adrenal glands produce excessive amounts of cortisol....more »
    987. Cycad nut poisoning
     The cycad nut contains a toxic chemical called cyasin which can be leeched out by soaking in water. The nuts are often used as a food source but it is important to leech out the toxic chemicals first. Eating nuts that still contain the toxin can cause ser...more »
    988. Cycad poisoning
     Cycads are a green plant which has a thick trunk from the top of which sprouts palm-like leaves. Eating the seeds, leaves or unprocessed flour made from the trunk of the plant can cause various symptoms if large quantities are eaten. The harmful compounds...more »
    989. Cyclic vomiting syndrome
     A rare disorder involving repeated cyclic episodes of vomiting which occur for no obvious reason....more »
    990. Cyclophosphamide -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Cyclophosphamide 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 »
    991. Cyclospora cayetanenis food poisoning
     Cyclospora cayetanenis is a parasite that can cause food poisoning. Contamination through consuming food and water contaminated through contact with infected feces. Diarrhea is usually the main symptom. The severity of symptoms often depends on the age an...more »
    992. Cyclosporiasis
     A parasitic disease caused by Cyclospora cayetensis which is transmitted by ingestion of food or water contaminated by infected fecal matter. Some cases are asymptomatic while others can be quite severe and untreated cases can suffer relapses....more »
    993. 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 »
    994. Cyclosporine toxicity
     The toxic reaction of the body to the substance, possibly via allergic reaction or overdose....more »
    995. Cyclosporine-induced hypertension
     Cyclosporine-induced hypertension is high blood pressure caused by taking cyclosporine. Patients with an existing history of hypertension may suffer further blood pressure increases while taking amphetamines and this can be serious. Severity of symptoms v...more »
    996. Cyclosporiosis
     A parasitic disease caused by Cyclospora cayetensis which is transmitted by ingestion of food or water contaminated by infected fecal matter. Some cases are asymptomatic while others can be quite severe and untreated cases can suffer relapses....more »
    997. Cypress spurge poisoning
     Cypress spurge is a herb with narrow leaves and small yellow flowers. The plant contains diterpene esters which can cause symptoms if large quantities are eaten. Skin exposure to the sap can result in minor skin irritation....more »
    998. Cystic Fibrosis
     Cystic fibrosis is a hereditary disease affecting the exocrine (mucus) glands of the lungs, liver, pancreas, and intestines, causing progressive disability due to multisystem failure....more »
    999. Cystine stone
     A stone caused by a defect in cystine metabolism...more »
    1000. Cystinosis
     A rare biochemical disorder involving the accumulation of a chemical called cystine in various parts of the body which can cause harmful effects....more »
    1001. Cystitis
     Bladder infection or inflammation...more »
    1002. 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 »
    1003. Cytochrome c oxydase deficiency, French-Canadian type
     A rare, progressive, inherited metabolic disorder where a deficiency of the enzyme cytochrome C oxidase affects skeletal muscles, connective tissue, brain and liver....more »
    1004. Daffodil poisoning
     Daffodils contain a toxic chemical which can cause poisoning symptoms if ingested. The plant also has the potential to cause skin reactions in susceptible people. The daffodil bulb contains the highest concentration of toxins and accidental ingestion has ...more »
    1005. Dandy Walker syndrome recessive form
     A rare recessively inherited brain malformation where a cyst develops in the brain which can interfere with the drainage of cerebrospinal fluid and lead to hydrocephalus. The severity of the condition is variable and symptoms tend to only occur if the flu...more »
    1006. Dandy-Walker Syndrome
     A congenital brain malformation characterized by increased fluid in the brain....more »
    1007. 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 »
    1008. Darvocet overdose
     Darvocet is a prescription drug mainly used to treat pain. Excessive doses of the drug can result in various symptoms and even death in severe cases....more »
    1009. Daunorubicin -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Daunorubicin (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 »
    1010. Deadly nightshade (Solanum dulcamara) poisoning
     The deadly nightshade is a woody vine and is considered quite toxic. It is found in Europe, Asia, North Africa and North America. There are a number of species of nightshade with variable toxicity. The Solanum dulcamara is considered less toxic with about...more »
    1011. Death Angel poisoning
     The Death Angel is a poisonous white, long-stemmed mushroom found mainly in the US....more »
    1012. Death Camas poisoning
     The Death Camas is a plant from the lily family. It contains a toxic chemical called zygacine. Young plants tend to be more toxic than older plants. It is most often found in dry areas of Western US. The bulb is often confused with edible wild onions - ea...more »
    1013. Declomycin -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Declomycin (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 l...more »
    1014. Decompression sickness
     Condition from overly rapid decompression, especially when diving....more »
    1015. Decreased bicarbonate
    1016. Decreased cerebral perfusion
    1017. Decreased chloride
    1018. Demeclocycline -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Demeclocycline (an antibiotic) during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by t...more »
    1019. Dengue fever
     An acute viral disease characterized by fever, rash and myalgia and caused by a flavivirus which is transmitted by mosquitoes....more »
    1020. Dermatomyositis
     A muscle disease characterized by chronic muscle inflammation resulting in progressive muscle weakness and a characteristic rash....more »
    1021. Deshi Dewa-induced lead poisoning
     Deshi Dewa is a folk remedy by Indian people as a fertility medicine. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more susceptible to the effects of lead. The use of folk remedies is ...more »
    1022. Developmental Lactase Deficiency
     This form of lactase deficiency occurs in premature infants. Lactase enzyme activity usually develops late in pregnancy so a preterm infant will not yet have developed this enzyme function. The greater the degree of prematurity, the greater the reduction ...more »
    1023. Developmental delay due to 2-methylbutyryl-CoA dehydrogenase deficiency
     A very rare genetic disorder where an enzyme deficiency prevents the break down of certain proteins into energy and results in a harmful accumulation of acids in the blood and body tissues. More specifically, there is a deficiency of an enzyme (2-methylbu...more »
    1024. Deviated Septum
     A septum in the nose that is deviated from the normal position...more »
    1025. Devil's Ivy poisoning
     Devil's Ivy is a vine related to the philodendron plant and contains calcium oxalate crystals which can cause irritation and skin reactions. All parts of the plant are toxic....more »
    1026. Devil's Snuff Box poisoning
     Devil's Snuff Box is a type of mushroom which has an extremely ugly appearance. These mushrooms are very poisonous and can cause death if eaten....more »
    1027. Dexedrine overdose
     Dexedrine is a prescription drug mainly used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and narcolepsy. Excessive doses of the drug can result in various symptoms and even death in severe cases....more »
    1028. Diabetes Insipidus
     Rare pituitary disorder often affecting the kidneys....more »
    1029. Diabetes Insipidus, Neurogenic
     A disturbed water balance due to a deficiency of vasopressin (antidiuretic) hormone which causes excessive thirst and urination. Causes include autoimmune disease, malignancy, trauma, infection and blood vessel disease....more »
    1030. Diabetes Mellitus, Insulin-Dependent, Susceptibility to, 1
     Insulin-dependent diabetes is a condition where the body is unable to produce its own insulin in sufficient quantities to regulate blood sugar levels. Researchers have discovered a number of genes which are linked to an increased risk of developing type 1...more »
    1031. Diabetes Mellitus, Insulin-Dependent, Susceptibility to, 10
     Insulin-dependent diabetes is a condition where the body is unable to produce its own insulin in sufficient quantities to regulate blood sugar levels. Researchers have discovered a number of genes which are linked to an increased risk of developing type 1...more »
    1032. Diabetes Mellitus, Insulin-Dependent, Susceptibility to, 11
     Insulin-dependent diabetes is a condition where the body is unable to produce its own insulin in sufficient quantities to regulate blood sugar levels. Researchers have discovered a number of genes which are linked to an increased risk of developing type 1...more »
    1033. Diabetes Mellitus, Insulin-Dependent, Susceptibility to, 12
     Insulin-dependent diabetes is a condition where the body is unable to produce its own insulin in sufficient quantities to regulate blood sugar levels. Researchers have discovered a number of genes which are linked to an increased risk of developing type 1...more »
    1034. Diabetes Mellitus, Insulin-Dependent, Susceptibility to, 13
     Insulin-dependent diabetes is a condition where the body is unable to produce its own insulin in sufficient quantities to regulate blood sugar levels. Researchers have discovered a number of genes which are linked to an increased risk of developing type 1...more »
    1035. Diabetes Mellitus, Insulin-Dependent, Susceptibility to, 15
     Insulin-dependent diabetes is a condition where the body is unable to produce its own insulin in sufficient quantities to regulate blood sugar levels. Researchers have discovered a number of genes which are linked to an increased risk of developing type 1...more »
    1036. Diabetes Mellitus, Insulin-Dependent, Susceptibility to, 17
     Insulin-dependent diabetes is a condition where the body is unable to produce its own insulin in sufficient quantities to regulate blood sugar levels. Researchers have discovered a number of genes which are linked to an increased risk of developing type 1...more »
    1037. Diabetes Mellitus, Insulin-Dependent, Susceptibility to, 18
     Insulin-dependent diabetes is a condition where the body is unable to produce its own insulin in sufficient quantities to regulate blood sugar levels. Researchers have discovered a number of genes which are linked to an increased risk of developing type 1...more »
    1038. Diabetes Mellitus, Insulin-Dependent, Susceptibility to, 19
     Insulin-dependent diabetes is a condition where the body is unable to produce its own insulin in sufficient quantities to regulate blood sugar levels. Researchers have discovered a number of genes which are linked to an increased risk of developing type 1...more »
    1039. Diabetes Mellitus, Insulin-Dependent, Susceptibility to, 2
     Insulin-dependent diabetes is a condition where the body is unable to produce its own insulin in sufficient quantities to regulate blood sugar levels. Researchers have discovered a number of genes which are linked to an increased risk of developing type 1...more »
    1040. Diabetes Mellitus, Insulin-Dependent, Susceptibility to, 20
     Insulin-dependent diabetes is a condition where the body is unable to produce its own insulin in sufficient quantities to regulate blood sugar levels. Researchers have discovered a number of genes which are linked to an increased risk of developing type 1...more »
    1041. Diabetes Mellitus, Insulin-Dependent, Susceptibility to, 21
     Insulin-dependent diabetes is a condition where the body is unable to produce its own insulin in sufficient quantities to regulate blood sugar levels. Researchers have discovered a number of genes which are linked to an increased risk of developing type 1...more »
    1042. Diabetes Mellitus, Insulin-Dependent, Susceptibility to, 22
     Insulin-dependent diabetes is a condition where the body is unable to produce its own insulin in sufficient quantities to regulate blood sugar levels. Researchers have discovered a number of genes which are linked to an increased risk of developing type 1...more »
    1043. Diabetes Mellitus, Insulin-Dependent, Susceptibility to, 23
     Insulin-dependent diabetes is a condition where the body is unable to produce its own insulin in sufficient quantities to regulate blood sugar levels. Researchers have discovered a number of genes which are linked to an increased risk of developing type 1...more »
    1044. Diabetes Mellitus, Insulin-Dependent, Susceptibility to, 24
     Insulin-dependent diabetes is a condition where the body is unable to produce its own insulin in sufficient quantities to regulate blood sugar levels. Researchers have discovered a number of genes which are linked to an increased risk of developing type 1...more »
    1045. Diabetes Mellitus, Insulin-Dependent, Susceptibility to, 3
     Insulin-dependent diabetes is a condition where the body is unable to produce its own insulin in sufficient quantities to regulate blood sugar levels. Researchers have discovered a number of genes which are linked to an increased risk of developing type 1...more »
    1046. Diabetes Mellitus, Insulin-Dependent, Susceptibility to, 4
     Insulin-dependent diabetes is a condition where the body is unable to produce its own insulin in sufficient quantities to regulate blood sugar levels. Researchers have discovered a number of genes which are linked to an increased risk of developing type 1...more »
    1047. Diabetes Mellitus, Insulin-Dependent, Susceptibility to, 5
     Insulin-dependent diabetes is a condition where the body is unable to produce its own insulin in sufficient quantities to regulate blood sugar levels. Researchers have discovered a number of genes which are linked to an increased risk of developing type 1...more »
    1048. Diabetes Mellitus, Insulin-Dependent, Susceptibility to, 6
     Insulin-dependent diabetes is a condition where the body is unable to produce its own insulin in sufficient quantities to regulate blood sugar levels. Researchers have discovered a number of genes which are linked to an increased risk of developing type 1...more »
    1049. Diabetes Mellitus, Insulin-Dependent, Susceptibility to, 7
     Insulin-dependent diabetes is a condition where the body is unable to produce its own insulin in sufficient quantities to regulate blood sugar levels. Researchers have discovered a number of genes which are linked to an increased risk of developing type 1...more »
    1050. Diabetes Mellitus, Insulin-Dependent, Susceptibility to, 8
     Insulin-dependent diabetes is a condition where the body is unable to produce its own insulin in sufficient quantities to regulate blood sugar levels. Researchers have discovered a number of genes which are linked to an increased risk of developing type 1...more »
    1051. Diabetes insipidus, nephrogenic type 2
     A rare congenital condition where the kidney fails to respond to the antidiuretic hormone (arginine vasopressin), thus preventing reabsorption of water. This results in excessive urination and thirst. Type II is specifically caused by a defect in the AQP2...more »
    1052. Diabetes insipidus, nephrogenic, dominant type
     A rare dominantly inherited, congenital condition where the kidney fails to respond to the antidiuretic hormone (arginine vasopressin), thus preventing reabsorption of water. This results in excessive urination and thirst. The condition is specifically ca...more »
    1053. Diabetes insipidus, nephrogenic, recessive type
     A rare recessively inherited, congenital condition where the kidney fails to respond to the antidiuretic hormone (arginine vasopressin), thus preventing reabsorption of water. This results in excessive urination and thirst. The condition is specifically c...more »
    1054. Diabetic Gastroparesis
     Gastroparesis is a diabetic complication that occurs from neuropathy of the stomach nerve (called the "vagus nerve"). This causes digestive difficulties as the food starts to move too slowly through the stomach....more »
    1055. Diabetic Ketoacidosis
     Life-threatening complication of high blood sugars and diabetes....more »
    1056. Diabetic neuropathy
     Nerve damage from diabetes affecting any body part; most commonly feet....more »
    1057. Diarrhea
     Loose or watery stool....more »
    1058. Dibasic aminoaciduria 2
     A rare condition where protein intolerance occurs as a result of a defect in the transport of dibasic amino acids through the intestines and kidneys. The amino acids (component of protein) can't be broken down properly and used by the body so it builds up...more »
    1059. Dicyclomine -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Dicyclomine during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposur...more »
    1060. Dieffenbachia poisoning
     Dieffenbachia is a common houseplant which has large leaves. The plant contains poisonous chemicals (oxalic acid and asparagine) which can cause various symptoms if large amounts of the plant is ingested....more »
    1061. Diencephalic Syndrome
     A condition characterized by dysfunction of the diencphalon of the brain...more »
    1062. Dienestrol -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Dienestrol (a synthetic form of Viagra) 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 »
    1063. Diethylstilbestrol -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Diethylstilbestrol (a nonsteroidal estrogen) during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be...more »
    1064. Diffuse leiomyomatosis with Alport syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by multiple tumors (in the esophagus, female genitals, trachea and bronchus) and Alport syndrome which involves progressive kidney dysfunction....more »
    1065. Diflucan -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Diflucan (an antifungal drug) during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by th...more »
    1066. Digestive Diseases
     Diseases that affect the digestive system...more »
    1067. Digestive system cancer
     A malignancy that affects the gastrointestinal cancer...more »
    1068. Digoxin -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Digoxin (a heart drug) during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level...more »
    1069. Dihydroergotamine -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Dihydroergotamine (a migraine 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 »
    1070. Dilantin -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is strong evidence to indicate that the use of Dilantin (anti-seizure medication) during pregnancy may cause a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be af...more »
    1071. Dilaudid withdrawal
     Symptoms that occur when Dilaudid use is discontinued or reduced. Dilaudid is a pain-killing drug. Symptoms may vary depending on the level of dependence. Symptoms are usually peak during the second day and last about a week....more »
    1072. Dilor -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Dilor (a bronchodilator) during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the lev...more »
    1073. 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 »
    1074. Dilutional hyponatremia
     Low sodium levels due to excessive fluids....more »
    1075. Dimenhydrinate -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Dimenhydrinate (an anti-nausea drug) during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affecte...more »
    1076. Diphenoxylate -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Diphenoxylate (an antidiarrhea 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 »
    1077. Diphyllobothrium latum infection
     A tapeworm infection with a tapeworm species called Diphyllobothrium latum. The infection is called diphyllobothriasis and usually results from eating undercooked contaminated fish. Infections are most common in countries where eating raw fish is common e...more »
    1078. Disequilibrium syndrome
     A complication that can occur during or after dialysis and probably caused by abnormal water balance within the brain. Swelling of the brain causes a range of neurological symptoms....more »
    1079. Dissociative disorder
     A sudden change in the state of consciousness and identity...more »
    1080. Distomatosis
     Infection by parasitic flat worms. Infection can involve liver, lungs or intestines. Symptoms are determined by the location of the infection. Contamination usually occurs through ingesting contaminated food or water....more »
    1081. Disulfiram toxicity
     The toxic reaction of the body to the substance, possibly via allergic reaction or overdose....more »
    1082. 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 »
    1083. Diverticular Disease
     Protrusions of the colon wall (diverticulosis) or their inflammation (diverticulitis)...more »
    1084. Diverticular disease and diverticulitis
    1085. Dobriner syndrome
     An inherited metabolic disorder involving a deficiency of coproporphyrinogen oxidase. The condition is similar to but milder than intermittent porphyria and sometimes includes photosensitivity....more »
    1086. Dock poisoning
     Dock is an annual herb that bears clusters of reddish flowers and a reddish brown fruit. The leaves are edible if cooked first but eating uncooked leaves can cause symptoms. The plant is considered to have a relatively low level of toxicity. Skin exposure...more »
    1087. 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 »
    1088. Down's syndrome associated Celiac Disease
     Patients with Down's syndrome have a high degree of susceptibility to developing celiac disease. Up to 17% of Down's syndrome sufferers develop celiac disease but this rate varies amongst age groups and country of origin. Celiac disease is an autoimmune d...more »
    1089. Doxycycline -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Doxycycline 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 »
    1090. Dracunculiasis
     An infectious disease caused by the nematode Dracunculus medinensis which is usually transmitted by drinking water contaminated by infected crustaceans....more »
    1091. Dramamine -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Dramamine (an anti-nausea drug) during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by ...more »
    1092. Dressler (D.)syndrome
     A rare autoimmune blood disorder where erythrocytes are destroyed suddenly after exposure to cold (usually 15°C or lower)....more »
    1093. Drug Allergies
     Allergies to medications or other drugs....more »
    1094. Drug poisoning
     The poisoning of an individual with a noxious substance...more »
    1095. Drug-induced hypertension
     Drug-induced hypertension is high blood pressure caused by taking certain drugs or medications e.g. corticosteroids, cyclosporine, amphetamines, alcohol and estrogens....more »
    1096. Drug-induced liver damage -- 5-Fluorocytosine
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to an antifungal agent called 5-Fluorocytosine. Antifungal agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or i...more »
    1097. Drug-induced liver damage -- Allopurinol
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to allopurinol. Allopurinol is a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mild liver damage may cause few ...more »
    1098. Drug-induced liver damage -- Amphotericin
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to an antifungal agent called Amphotericin. Antifungal agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injur...more »
    1099. Drug-induced liver damage -- Anabolic C-17
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to Anabolic C-17 which is an endocrine agent. Endocrine agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or inju...more »
    1100. Drug-induced liver damage -- Anesthetic agent
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to anesthetic agents. Anesthetic agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mild liver damage m...more »
    1101. Drug-induced liver damage -- Antianginal agents
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to antianginal agents. Antianginal agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mild liver damage...more »
    1102. Drug-induced liver damage -- Antiarrhythmics
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to antiarrhythmics. Antiarrhythmics are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mild liver damage may c...more »
    1103. Drug-induced liver damage -- Antibiotics
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to certain antibiotics. Antibiotics are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mild liver damage may c...more »
    1104. Drug-induced liver damage -- Anticoagulants
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to anticoagulants. Anticoagulants are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mild liver damage may cau...more »
    1105. Drug-induced liver damage -- Antifungals
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to antifungal agents. Antifungal agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mild liver damage m...more »
    1106. Drug-induced liver damage -- Antihyperlipidemic agents
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to antihyperlipidemic agents. Antihyperlipidemic agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mil...more »
    1107. Drug-induced liver damage -- Antihypertensives
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to antihypertensives. Antihypertensives are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mild liver damage m...more »
    1108. Drug-induced liver damage -- Antineoplastic agents
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to antineoplastic agents. Antineoplastic agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mild liver ...more »
    1109. Drug-induced liver damage -- Antithyroid drugs
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to endocrine agents called antithyroid drugs. Endocrine agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or inju...more »
    1110. Drug-induced liver damage -- Benzodiazepine
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to a psychotropic agent called benzodiazepine. Psychotropic agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or ...more »
    1111. Drug-induced liver damage -- British anti-Lewisite penicillamine
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to British anti-Lewisite penicillamine. British anti-Lewisite penicillamine is a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver da...more »
    1112. Drug-induced liver damage -- Butyrophenone
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to a psychotropic agent called butyrophenone. Psychotropic agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or i...more »
    1113. Drug-induced liver damage -- Cephalosporin
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to Cephalosporin antibiotics. Antibiotics are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mild liver damage...more »
    1114. Drug-induced liver damage -- Chloramphenicol
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to Chloramphenicol. Chloramphenicol is a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mild liver damage may ca...more »
    1115. Drug-induced liver damage -- Chloroform
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to an anesthetic agent called chloroform. Anesthetic agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury....more »
    1116. Drug-induced liver damage -- Cimetidine
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to Cimetidine. Cimetidine is a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mild liver damage may cause few if...more »
    1117. Drug-induced liver damage -- Clindamycin
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to Clindamycin antibiotics. Antibiotics are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mild liver damage m...more »
    1118. Drug-induced liver damage -- Colchicine
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to colchicine. Colchicine is a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mild liver damage may cause few if...more »
    1119. Drug-induced liver damage -- Cyclopropane
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to an anesthetic agent called cyclopropane. Anesthetic agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injur...more »
    1120. Drug-induced liver damage -- Cycloserine
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to an antituberculous agent called cycloserine. Antituberculous agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage...more »
    1121. Drug-induced liver damage -- Cytarabine
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to an antiviral agent called cytarabine. Antiviral agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. M...more »
    1122. Drug-induced liver damage -- Dantrolene
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to Dantrolene. Dantrolene is a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mild liver damage may cause few if...more »
    1123. Drug-induced liver damage -- Diflunisal
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to diflunisal. Diflunisal is a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mild liver damage may cause few if...more »
    1124. Drug-induced liver damage -- Disulfiram
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to Disulfiram. Disulfiram is a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mild liver damage may cause few if...more »
    1125. Drug-induced liver damage -- Diuretic Agents
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to diuretic agents. Diuretic agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mild liver damage may c...more »
    1126. Drug-induced liver damage -- Erythromycin estolate
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to an antibiotic called erythromycin estolate. Erythromycin estolate is a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or...more »
    1127. Drug-induced liver damage -- Erythromycin ethyl succinate
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to an antibiotic called Erythromycin ethyl succinate. Erythromycin ethyl succinate is a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the l...more »
    1128. Drug-induced liver damage -- Ethionamide
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to an antituberculous agent called ethionamide. Antituberculous agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage...more »
    1129. Drug-induced liver damage -- Fenoprofen
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to fenoprofen. Fenoprofen is a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mild liver damage may cause few if...more »
    1130. Drug-induced liver damage -- Glucocorticoids
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to endocrine agents called glucocorticoids. Endocrine agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury...more »
    1131. Drug-induced liver damage -- Griseofulvin
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to an antifungal agent called Griseofulvin. Antifungal agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injur...more »
    1132. Drug-induced liver damage -- Halothane
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to an anesthetic agent called halothane. Anesthetic agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. ...more »
    1133. Drug-induced liver damage -- Ibuprofen
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to ibuprofen. Ibuprofen is a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mild liver damage may cause few if a...more »
    1134. Drug-induced liver damage -- Indomethacin
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to indomethacin. Indomethacin is a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mild liver damage may cause fe...more »
    1135. Drug-induced liver damage -- Iodide ion
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to Iodide ion. Iodide ion is a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mild liver damage may cause few if...more »
    1136. Drug-induced liver damage -- Isoniazid
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to an antituberculous agent called isoniazid. Antituberculous agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage o...more »
    1137. Drug-induced liver damage -- Ketoconazole
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to an antifungal agent called Ketoconazole. Antifungal agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injur...more »
    1138. Drug-induced liver damage -- Mephenytoin
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to an anticonvulsive called mephenytoin. Anticonvulsives are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mi...more »
    1139. Drug-induced liver damage -- Methoxyflurane
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to an anesthetic agent called methoxyflurane. Anesthetic agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or inj...more »
    1140. Drug-induced liver damage -- Naproxen
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to naproxen. Naproxen is a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mild liver damage may cause few if any...more »
    1141. Drug-induced liver damage -- Nitrofuran
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to Nitrofuran antibiotics. Antibiotics are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mild liver damage ma...more »
    1142. Drug-induced liver damage -- Nitrous Oxide
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to an anesthetic agent called nitrous oxide. Anesthetic agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or inju...more »
    1143. Drug-induced liver damage -- Novobiocin
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to Novobiocin antibiotics. Antibiotics are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mild liver damage ma...more »
    1144. Drug-induced liver damage -- Oral hypoglycemics
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to oral hypoglycemics which are endocrine agents. Endocrine agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or ...more »
    1145. Drug-induced liver damage -- Penicillin
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to an antibiotic called penicillin. Penicillin is a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mild liver da...more »
    1146. Drug-induced liver damage -- Phenobarbital
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to an anticonvulsive called phenobarbital. Anticonvulsives are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. ...more »
    1147. Drug-induced liver damage -- Phenothiazines
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to a psychotropic agent called phenothiazine. Psychotropic agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or i...more »
    1148. Drug-induced liver damage -- Phenylbutazone
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to phenylbutazone. Phenylbutazone is a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mild liver damage may caus...more »
    1149. Drug-induced liver damage -- Phenytoin
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to an anticonvulsive called Phenytoin. Anticonvulsives are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mild...more »
    1150. Drug-induced liver damage -- Quinolone
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to Quinolone antibiotics. Antibiotics are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mild liver damage may...more »
    1151. Drug-induced liver damage -- Ranitidine
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to Ranitidine. Ranitidine is a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mild liver damage may cause few if...more »
    1152. Drug-induced liver damage -- Rifampicin
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to an antituberculous agent called rifampicin. Antituberculous agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage ...more »
    1153. Drug-induced liver damage -- Salicylate
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to salicylates. Salicylates are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mild liver damage may cause few...more »
    1154. Drug-induced liver damage -- Saramycetin
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to an antifungal agent called Saramycetin. Antifungal agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury...more »
    1155. Drug-induced liver damage -- Spectinomycin
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to Spectinomycin antibiotics. Antibiotics are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mild liver damage...more »
    1156. Drug-induced liver damage -- Steroids
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to steroids which are endocrine agents. Endocrine agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mi...more »
    1157. Drug-induced liver damage -- Sulfonamide
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to Sulfonamide antibiotics. Antibiotics are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mild liver damage m...more »
    1158. Drug-induced liver damage -- Sulfones
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to sulfone antibiotics. Antibiotics are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mild liver damage may c...more »
    1159. Drug-induced liver damage -- Sulindac
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to sulindac. Sulindac is a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mild liver damage may cause few if any...more »
    1160. Drug-induced liver damage -- Tamoxifen
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to Tamoxifen which is an endocrine agent. Endocrine agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. ...more »
    1161. Drug-induced liver damage -- Telithromycin
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to an antibiotic called Telithromycin. Telithromycin is a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mild li...more »
    1162. Drug-induced liver damage -- Tetracycline
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to Tetracycline antibiotics. Antibiotics are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mild liver damage ...more »
    1163. Drug-induced liver damage -- Thioxanthene
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to a psychotropic agent called Thioxanthene. Psychotropic agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or in...more »
    1164. Drug-induced liver damage -- Thorotrast
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to Thorotrast. Thorotrast is a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mild liver damage may cause few if...more »
    1165. Drug-induced liver damage -- Valproic Acid
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to an anticonvulsive called valproic acid. Anticonvulsives are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. ...more »
    1166. Drug-induced liver damage -- Vidarabine
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to an antiviral agent called vidarabine. Antiviral agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. M...more »
    1167. Drug-induced liver damage -- Vitamin A
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to Vitamin A. Vitamin A is a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mild liver damage may cause few if a...more »
    1168. Drug-induced liver damage -- Zoxazolamine
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to Zoxazolamine. Zoxazolamine is a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mild liver damage may cause fe...more »
    1169. Drug-induced liver damage -- anticonvulsives
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to certain anticonvulsives. Anticonvulsives are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mild liver dama...more »
    1170. Drug-induced liver damage -- antituberculous agents
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to antituberculous agents. Antituberculous agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mild live...more »
    1171. Drug-induced liver damage -- antiviral medication
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to antiviral agents. Antiviral agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mild liver damage may...more »
    1172. Drug-induced liver damage -- endocrine agent
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to endocrine agents. Endocrine agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mild liver damage may...more »
    1173. Drug-induced liver damage -- idoxuridine
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to an antiviral agent called idoxuridine. Antiviral agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. ...more »
    1174. Drug-induced liver damage -- monoamine oxidase inhibitors
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to psychotropic agents called monoamine oxidase inhibitors. Psychotropic agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liv...more »
    1175. Drug-induced liver damage -- p-aminosalicylic acid
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to an antituberculous agent called p-aminosalicylic acid. Antituberculous agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the li...more »
    1176. Drug-induced liver damage -- psychotropic agents
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to certain psychotropic agents. Psychotropic agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mild li...more »
    1177. Drug-induced liver damage -- tricyclic antidepressant
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to a psychotropic agent called tricyclic antidepressant. Psychotropic agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver ...more »
    1178. Drug-induced liver damage -- xenylamine
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to an antiviral agent called xenylamine. Antiviral agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. M...more »
    1179. 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 »
    1180. Drugs-induced liver damage -- Ether
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to an anesthetic agent called ether. Anesthetic agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mild...more »
    1181. Duodenal atresia
     A rare birth defect where a portion of the small intestine is absent or completely closed off and the digestive products cannot pass through. It is usually associated with other birth defects....more »
    1182. Duodenal ulcer
     A peptic ulcer is erosion in the lining of the stomach or duodenum (the first part of the small intestine). The word "peptic" refers to pepsin, a stomach enzyme that breaks down proteins. If a peptic ulcer is located in the stomach it is called a gastric ...more »
    1183. Duodenal ulcer due to antral G-cell hyperfunction
     A rare disease where duodenal ulcers form due to the over-functioning antral G-cells. G-cells secrete gastrin which is a hormone that initiates gastric acid production in the stomach. Excessive stomach acid can lead to ulcers....more »
    1184. Duodenitis
     Inflammation of the duodenal mucosa...more »
    1185. Dust mite allergies
     Allergy to dust mites in household dust....more »
    1186. Dyphylline -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Dyphylline (a bronchodilator) during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by th...more »
    1187. Dysentery
     A general term for various bacterial digestive disorders....more »
    1188. EGE
     A rare disorder where white blood cells (eosinophils) infiltrate the layers of the lining of the stomach and intestines and cause gastrointestinal symptoms. The degree of infiltration will determine the severity of symptoms....more »
    1189. Ear infection (infant)
     An infection that affects the ear...more »
    1190. Earthball poisoning
     Earthball is a type of mushroom usually found in the US. The mushroom is very poisonous and can result in death if eaten....more »
    1191. Eating disorders
     Various mental disorders impairing normal eating or appetite....more »
    1192. Ebola
     Dangerous virus mostly found in Africa....more »
    1193. Echinacea -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Echinacea 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 »
    1194. Ecstasy abuse
     Use of the illicit drug called ecstasy...more »
    1195. Ecstasy addiction
     An uncontrollable desire to use ecstasy on a regular basis. Chronic ecstasy use can lead to dependency in as little as two weeks. Ecstasy is a synthetic psychoactive drug often used as a recreational drug. Street names for the drug includes: XTC, Adam, Cl...more »
    1196. Egg Hypersensitivity
     An allergic reaction to eggs that is caused by a hypersensitive immune system....more »
    1197. Ehrlichiosis
     Bacterial tick-borne disease...more »
    1198. Elapid poisoning
     Sea snakes, Kraits and cobras are from the Elapid group of snakes. The toxicity of the venom varies depending on the species. The venom is usually toxic to the nerves or heart. Early symptoms such as drowsiness can occur within 30 minutes with more severe...more »
    1199. Elderberry poisoning
     The elderberry is a deciduous flowering shrub originating in America. All parts of the plant are poisonous and the tree also produces a fruit which is poisonous if unripe. The toxic chemical in the plant is cyanogenic glycoside and alkaloids. The plant is...more »
    1200. Electrolyte abnormality
     An imbalance in the level of any of a number of chemicals (electrolytes) in the blood stream e.g. chloride, sodium, magnesium, potassium, calcium, phosphate and bicarbonate. Symptoms can vary depending on which electrolyte is involved and the severity of ...more »
    1201. Enalapril -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Enalapril (an ACE inhibitor) during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the...more »
    1202. Encephalitis
     Dangerous infection of the brain...more »
    1203. Encephalitis, California serogroup viral
     A mosquito borne viral illness...more »
    1204. Encephalomyelitis
     Inflammation of the brain and spinal cord....more »
    1205. 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 »
    1206. End-stage renal disease
     Final stage of total kidney failure....more »
    1207. Endocardial fibroelastosis
     A rare heart disorder characterized by a thickening of the heart muscle lining causing heart enlargement and heart failure....more »
    1208. Endocrine agent-induced liver damage
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to endocrine agents. Endocrine agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mild liver damage may...more »
    1209. Endocrine agent-induced liver damage -- Anabolic C-17
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to Anabolic C-17 which is an endocrine agent. Endocrine agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or inju...more »
    1210. Endocrine agent-induced liver damage -- Antithyroid drugs
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to endocrine agents called antithyroid drugs. Endocrine agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or inju...more »
    1211. Endocrine agent-induced liver damage -- Glucocorticoids
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to endocrine agents called glucocorticoids. Endocrine agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury...more »
    1212. Endocrine agent-induced liver damage -- Oral contraceptives
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to oral contraceptives which are endocrine agents. Endocrine agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or...more »
    1213. Endocrine agent-induced liver damage -- Oral hypoglycemics
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to oral hypoglycemics which are endocrine agents. Endocrine agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or ...more »
    1214. Endocrine agent-induced liver damage -- Steroids
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to steroids which are endocrine agents. Endocrine agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mi...more »
    1215. Endocrine agent-induced liver damage -- Tamoxifen
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to Tamoxifen which is an endocrine agent. Endocrine agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. ...more »
    1216. Endocrine disorders
     Any disorder that affects the endocrine system...more »
    1217. Endodermal sinus tumor
     A form of malignant germ cell tumor that occurs mainly in young children. They can occur in the testis, ovaries, uterus, abdomen, thorax, tailbone region, vagina, liver, retroperitoneum and pineal ventricle of the brain. Symptoms will vary depending on th...more »
    1218. Endolymphatic sac tumors (ELST's) in Von Hippel Lindau (VHL) disease
     A tumor that develops in the endolymph sacs which are structures inside the ear. These tumors occur predominantly in patients suffering from Von Hippel Landau disease. The tumors don't metastasize....more »
    1219. English Ivy poisoning
     English Ivy is a poisonous vine fund in Europe, US and Canada. The leaves and berries are the most toxic part of the plant but all parts of the plant are toxic. Falcarinol and polyacetylene are the toxic chemicals found in the plant....more »
    1220. Enteric Anendocrinosis
     A congenital condition characterized by diarrhea and malabsorption resulting form a reduced number of enteroendocrine cells. Enteroendocrine cells are found mainly in the pancreas but also in the gastrointestinal tract and they produce various hormones ne...more »
    1221. Enterocolitis
     Serious type of intestinal infection...more »
    1222. Enterohemorrhagic E. Coli infection
     A bacterial infection that results from ingesting contaminated food or water and results in bloody diarrhea. Enterohemorrhagic refers to the intestinal bleeding associated with the infection....more »
    1223. Enteroinvasive E. Coli infection
     A type of bacterial infection that results from ingesting contaminated food or water and results in gastroenteritis. Enteroinvasive refers to the invasion of bacteria into the gastrointestinal lining. It tends to occur as occasional outbreaks in developed...more »
    1224. Enteropathogenic E. Coli infection
     A bacterial infection that results from ingesting contaminated food or water and results in watery and sometimes bloody diarrhea. It most often causes diarrhea in infants in developing countries. Contaminated drinking water and meat products are the main ...more »
    1225. Enteropathy type T-cell lymphoma
     A rare subtype of gastrointestinal non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. Uncontrolled celiac disease appears to be a risk factor for developing this type of lymphoma....more »
    1226. Enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli
     Bacterial infection of the digestive system...more »
    1227. Enterovirus antenatal infection
     Fetal infection with enterovirus. The condition is extremely rare but infection around the time of birth often results in death or paralysis in survivors. The type and severity of symptoms is determined by the exact type of virus involved and at what stag...more »
    1228. Envenomization by the Martinique lancehead viper
     Posionous bite by a snake called the Lancehead Viper. It is a very venomous pit viper found in Martinique. Death is not common as the bite usually only causes a localized reaction rather than a systemic one. 10-20% of untreated cases result in death....more »
    1229. Eosinophilic enteropathy, pattern I
     A rare disorder where white blood cells (eosinophils) infiltrate the deepest layers of the lining of the stomach and sometimes the intestines....more »
    1230. Ependymoma
     A tumor that occurs in the central nervous system (brain and spinal cord). Symptoms vary according to the aggressiveness, size and exact location of the tumor....more »
    1231. Ephedrine -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Ephedrine during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure ...more »
    1232. Epidermolysis bullosa, junctional, with pyloric atrophy
     A rare inherited skin disease which is characterized by fragile skin which readily forms skin blisters as well as obstruction of the passage from the stomach to the intestine (pylorus). Death usually occurs within weeks of birth....more »
    1233. Episodic ataxia, type 3
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by episodes of incoordination and unsteadiness as well as tinnitus and vertigo. Stress and exertion may trigger the episodes. Type 3 is caused by a defect on chromosome 1q42....more »
    1234. Episodic ataxia, type 7
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by episodes of incoordination and unsteadiness which lasted from hours to days. Episodes occurred from monthly to yearly and the frequency tends to lessen with age. Stress and exertion may trigger the episodes. Type 7...more »
    1235. 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 »
    1236. 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 »
    1237. 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 »
    1238. Erysipelas
     A severe streptococcal bacterial infection where infection spreads from the skin to tissue underneath. The face and extremities are the usual sites affected....more »
    1239. Erythema chronicum migrans
     The first stage of Lyme disease which is transmitted by the bite of the Ixodid tick. The first stage involves a skin rash with systemic symptoms also often occurring....more »
    1240. 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 »
    1241. Erythropoietin-induced hypertension
     Erythropoietin-induced hypertension is high blood pressure caused by taking erythropoietin which is sometimes used to treat anemia in conditions such as chornic kidney failure. Patients with an existing history of hypertension may suffer further blood pre...more »
    1242. Esophageal carcinoma
     A cancer of the esophagus....more »
    1243. Esophageal diverticulum
     Stretched pocket area of esophagus tissue...more »
    1244. Esophageal stricture
     Narrowing of the esophagus...more »
    1245. Esophageal ulcer
     An ulcer erosion of the mucous membrane located in the esophagus...more »
    1246. Esophageal varices
     Abnormally dilated blood vessels in the wall of the esophagus. The condition is asymptomatic unless the blood vessel bursts which can result in death....more »
    1247. Esophagitis
     Inflammation of the esophagus...more »
    1248. Esophagus Cancer
     Cancer of the esophagus in the throat....more »
    1249. Esophagus diseases
     Diseases affecting the esophagus...more »
    1250. Ethanol -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Ethanol during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure an...more »
    1251. 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 »
    1252. Etoposide -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Etoposide (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 »
    1253. Eucalyptus Oil poisoning
     Eucalyptus oil can be used for medicinal purposes but excessive ingestion can cause problems. Likewise, eating the leaves of the eucalyptus plant (very unlikely) can also cause poisoning symptoms....more »
    1254. Eucalyptus poisoning
     Eucalyptus trees bear leaves with a distinctive odor when crushed. The tree is found mainly in Australia. The leaves and bark contains eucalyptus oil and cyanogenic glycoside which can cause symptoms if large quantities are eaten. The leaves are the main ...more »
    1255. Eugenol oil poisoning
     Eugenol oil is used as a supplement or as a therapeutic ingredient in various medications and foods but excessive doses of undiluted oil can cause symptoms. Smoking undiluted cloves in cigarettes can also cause symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms ...more »
    1256. Euphorbium poisoning
     Euphorbium is a spiny, cactus-like shrub with green succulent stems and tiny yellow flowers. The plant contains diterpene esters in its sap which can cause symptoms if eaten. Skin exposure can result in skin irritation. The plant is considered to have a r...more »
    1257. Extradural hematoma
     Bleeding in the skull outside the brain...more »
    1258. Extragonadal Germ Cell Tumor
     A rare form of cancer that originates in germ cells that are found in areas such as the brain, chest, tailbone or abdomen rather than the ovaries or testicles. Germ cells are the precursors for male sperm and female eggs. The symptoms are determined by th...more »
    1259. Fabry's Disease
     Genetic fat storage disorder...more »
    1260. Fallopian tube conditions
     Conditions that affect the fallopian tubes of a woman...more »
    1261. False Hellebore poisoning
     False Hellebore is a herbaceous plant which bears large clusters of greenish-yellow flowers on the ends of branches. The plant is found mainly growing in the wild in the US. The plant contains steroidal alkaloids which can cause symptoms if large quantiti...more »
    1262. False cactus poisoning
     False cactus is a spiny, cactus-like plant found mainly in gardens in India. The plant contains diterpene esters which is mildly toxic if eaten. Skin irritation can also occur on skin exposure....more »
    1263. False indigo poisoning
     The false indigo is a herb which produces long, flower-filled stalks as well as seed pods. The plant is considered to have low toxicity but eating sufficient quantities of any part of the plant may cause gastrointestinal symptoms. The toxic chemicals in t...more »
    1264. False jessamine poisoning
     False jessamine is a shrubby plant with small white to purple flowers and red, purple or yellow berries. The plant originated in Europe. The leaves contain chemicals (atropine, scopolamine, hyoscyamine) which can cause symptoms if large amounts are eaten....more »
    1265. False poinciana poisoning
     False poinciana is a small tree with small leaves along divided branches. It has pea-like flowers and pods of fruit. The plant originated in South America. The seeds contain saponic glycosides and eating them can result in severe poisoning and even death ...more »
    1266. Familial Colorectal Cancer
     An inherited disorder in which affected individuals have a higher-than-normal chance of developing colorectal cancer and certain other types of cancer, often before the age of 50....more »
    1267. Familial Lactase Deficiency
     A congenital metabolic disorder where normal amounts of lactase are produced but the lactase is defective and unable to digest milk and other products that contain lactose. Symptoms tend to occur soon after consuming such products....more »
    1268. Familial Selective Vitamin B12 Malabsorption
     A rare inherited disorder characterized by vitamin B12 deficiency which results from the body's inability to absorb vitamin B12 from the foods eaten....more »
    1269. Familial hypertension
     An inherited from of high blood pressure that tends to run in families....more »
    1270. Fanconi's syndrome
    1271. Farouk-induced lead poisoning
     Farouk is a folk remedy by Saudi Arabian people to treat teething. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more susceptible to the effects of lead. The use of folk remedies is sti...more »
    1272. Fascioliasis
     A rare parastitic infectious disease caused by liver fluke Fasciola hepatica which can cause blockage of the bile ducts in the liver....more »
    1273. Fetterbush poisoning
     Fetterbush is an evergreen shrub which bears elongated spikes of small, urn-shaped flowers. The plant is found mainly in the US. The leaves and flower nectar contain andromedotoxin which is very poisonous if eaten. Severe poisoning can result in death....more »
    1274. Fever
     Elevation of the body temperature above the normal 37 degrees celsius...more »
    1275. Filovirus
     A group of viruses that includes Marburg and Ebola...more »
    1276. Fir Club Moss poisoning
     Fir Club Moss is a creeping evergreen plant that grows close to the ground and contains a toxic substance called huperzine A. The plant is found in warmer climates. The severity of symptoms depends on the amount ingested....more »
    1277. Fitz syndrome
     Symptoms caused by an acute pancreatic inflammation....more »
    1278. Fitz-Hugh syndrome
     A complication of upper genital tract infections in females where the membrane lining the stomach (peritoneum) and tissues surrounding the liver become inflamed. The infections involved are usually Chlamydia or gonorrhea. In some cases the diaphragm is al...more »
    1279. Flavivirus
     A group B arbovirus that causes disease in humans and animals...more »
    1280. Flavivirus Infections
     Infection with a virus from the Flaviviridae family of viruses. Infections by these pathogens include Dengue fever, Rocio encephalitis, West Nile virus and Japanese encephalitis. Transmission usually occurs through the bite of a mosquito....more »
    1281. Florida arrowroot poisoning
     The Florida arrowroot is an evergreen plant with fern-like leaves. It bears cones of orange to red fleshy seeds. The seeds contain glycosides which can cause poisoning symptoms if eaten in large quantities....more »
    1282. Florida leucothoe poisoning
     The Florida leucothoe is a shrubby plant often grown in gardens. The leaves contain andromedotoxin which can cause serious symptoms if eaten. The plant is considered very poisonous and can result in death if sufficient quantities of leaves are consumed....more »
    1283. Flowering spurge poisoning
     The flowering spurge is a slender plant which bears little white flowers. The plant is sometimes used for medicinal purposes by native Americans to treat conditions such as skin infections and gonorrhea but the milky sap of the plant contains diterpene es...more »
    1284. Flu
     Very common viral respiratory infection....more »
    1285. Flucloxacillin -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Flucloxacillin (an antibiotic) during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by t...more »
    1286. Fluconazole -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Fluconazole (an antifungal drug) during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by...more »
    1287. 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 »
    1288. 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 »
    1289. Fluoxetine toxicity
     The toxic reaction of the body to the substance, possibly via allergic reaction or overdose....more »
    1290. 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 »
    1291. Fluvoxamine toxicity
     The toxic reaction of the body to the substance, possibly via allergic reaction or overdose....more »
    1292. 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 »
    1293. 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 »
    1294. 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 »
    1295. 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 »
    1296. 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 »
    1297. 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 »
    1298. 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 »
    1299. 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 »
    1300. 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 »
    1301. 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 »
    1302. 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 »
    1303. 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 »
    1304. 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 »
    1305. 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 »
    1306. 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 »
    1307. 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 »
    1308. 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 »
    1309. 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 »
    1310. 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 »
    1311. 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 »
    1312. 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 »
    1313. 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 »
    1314. 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 »
    1315. 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 »
    1316. 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 »
    1317. 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 »
    1318. 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 »
    1319. 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 »
    1320. 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 »
    1321. 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 »
    1322. 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 »
    1323. 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 »
    1324. 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 »
    1325. 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 »
    1326. 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 »
    1327. 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 »
    1328. 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 »
    1329. 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 »
    1330. 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 »
    1331. 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 »
    1332. 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 »
    1333. 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 »
    1334. 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 »
    1335. 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 »
    1336. 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 »
    1337. 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 »
    1338. 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 »
    1339. 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 »
    1340. 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 »
    1341. 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 »
    1342. 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 »
    1343. 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 »
    1344. 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 »
    1345. 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 »
    1346. 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 »
    1347. 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 »
    1348. 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 »
    1349. 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 »
    1350. 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 »
    1351. 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 »
    1352. 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 »
    1353. 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 »
    1354. 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 »
    1355. 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 »
    1356. 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 »
    1357. 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 »
    1358. 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 »
    1359. 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 »
    1360. 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 »
    1361. 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 »
    1362. 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 »
    1363. 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 »
    1364. 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 »
    1365. 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 »
    1366. 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 »
    1367. 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 »
    1368. 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 »
    1369. 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 »
    1370. 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 »
    1371. 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 »
    1372. 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 »
    1373. 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 »
    1374. 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 »
    1375. 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 »
    1376. 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 »
    1377. 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 »
    1378. 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 »
    1379. 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 »
    1380. 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 »
    1381. 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 »
    1382. 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 »
    1383. 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 »
    1384. 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 »
    1385. 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 »
    1386. 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 »
    1387. 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 »
    1388. 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 »
    1389. 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 »
    1390. 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 »
    1391. 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 »
    1392. 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 »
    1393. 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 »
    1394. 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 »
    1395. 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 »
    1396. 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 »
    1397. 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 »
    1398. 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 »
    1399. 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 »
    1400. 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 »
    1401. 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 »
    1402. 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 »
    1403. 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 »
    1404. 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 »
    1405. 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 »
    1406. 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 »
    1407. 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 »
    1408. 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 »
    1409. 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 »
    1410. 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 »
    1411. 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 »
    1412. 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 »
    1413. 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 »
    1414. 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 »
    1415. 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 »
    1416. 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 »
    1417. 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 »
    1418. 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 »
    1419. 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 »
    1420. 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 »
    1421. 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 »
    1422. 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 »
    1423. 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 »
    1424. Food allergies
     Immune over-reaction to an eaten food....more »
    1425. Food poisoning
     Poisoning from a substance or microbe in food....more »
    1426. Fortaz -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Fortaz (an antibiotic) during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level...more »
    1427. Fosinopril -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Fosinopril during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure...more »
    1428. Four-O'Clock poisoning
     The Four-O'Clock plant is a popular flowering ornamental plant which often has different colored flowers on the same plant. The roots and seeds of the plant contains a toxin called trigonelline which can cause skin irritation upon contact with the skin or...more »
    1429. Foxglove poisoning
     The foxglove is a herb which produces fruit in a capsule and colored, tubular flowers. The leaves, flowers and seeds of the plant contain a very toxic chemical called digitalis glycoside which can cause serious symptoms or even death if eaten. Skin irrita...more »
    1430. Francisella tularenis infection
     Francisella tularenis is a type of bacteria that can cause infection involving the skin, respiratory and gastrointestinal systems. The nature and severity of symptoms varies depending on the location of the infection. The bacteria primarily causes localiz...more »
    1431. Fructose-1-phosphate aldolase deficiency, hereditary
     An inherited metabolic disorder where deficiency of the enzyme fructose-1-phsophate aldolase prevents fructose being metabolized resulting in fructose intolerance....more »
    1432. Fructosuria
     A rare harmless asymptomatic condition caused by a lack of the liver enzyme called fructokinase which is needed to turn fructose into glycogen....more »
    1433. Functioning pancreatic endocrine tumor
     Tumors that develop in the pancreas and cause excessive secretion of one or more pancreatic hormones such as insulin, somatostatin, glucagons, gastrin, ACTH (corticosteroids) and vasoactive intestinal peptidase....more »
    1434. Fungal meningitis
     Fungal meningitis is an infection that causes swelling and irritation of the tissue around the brain and spinal cord. It usually strikes people whose weakened immune systems can't fight off infection. The disease is not common. but it can be very serious....more »
    1435. Gabapentin -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Gabapentin 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 »
    1436. Galactosemia I
     A rare inherited disorder where deficiency of a particular enzyme (galactose-1-phosphate uridyl transferase) prevents the metabolism of galactose which is a sugar component of milk. Ranges from milk intolerance in mild cases to death in severe untreated c...more »
    1437. Galactosemia III
     A rare inherited disorder where deficiency of a particular enzyme (UDP-Galactose-4-epimerase) prevents the metabolism of galactose which is a sugar component of milk. The condition may vary from mild to severe....more »
    1438. Gall Bladder Cancer
     Cancer of the gall bladder....more »
    1439. Gall bladder conditions
     Any condition that affects the gallbladder...more »
    1440. Galloway-Mowat Syndrome
     A condition which is characterized by microcephaly, hiatal hernia and nephrotic syndrome...more »
    1441. Gallstones
     Stone-like deposits in the gall bladder....more »
    1442. Ganglioglioma
     A type of tumor that develops in the central nervous system. The tumor originates from glial and nerve cells. The tumor may grow rapidly and symptom will vary depending on the exact location and size of the tumor....more »
    1443. Gastric Reflux
     Condition where relaxation of the sphincter at the bottom of the oesophagus allows acidic stomach contents to enter the oesophagus, causing irritation (See also Gastro-oesophageal Reflex Disease (GORD))...more »
    1444. Gastric Ulcer
     A gastric ulcer is a break in the normal tissue that lines the stomach....more »
    1445. Gastric erosion
     Inflammation of the stomach lining...more »
    1446. Gastric lymphoma
     A rare type of tumor that occurs in the lining of the stomach. The tumor may be primary or have spread there from other parts of the body. This type of tumor is more common in old people....more »
    1447. Gastritis
     Inflammation of the stomach lining...more »
    1448. Gastroenteritis
     Acute stomach or intestine inflammation...more »
    1449. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
     Repeated reflux of stomach acid into the throat....more »
    1450. Gastrointestinal Anthrax
     Anthrax of the digestive system....more »
    1451. Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors
     Cancer that develops from stroma cells in the wall of the gastrointestinal tract. The primary locations are the small intestine, esophagus and esophagus with symptoms being determined by the location, stage and size of the tumor....more »
    1452. Gastrointestinal bleeding
     Internal bleeding in the digestive tract...more »
    1453. Gastrointestinal disorders
     Medical disorders of the gastrointestinal system, from entry to exit in the digestive system....more »
    1454. Gastrointestinal infections related to AIDS
     It usually occurs due to decreased immunity....more »
    1455. Gastrointestinal mucormycosis
     An infectious disease caused by fungus from the order Mucorales which is normally found in the soil and in decaying plant matter. Transmission is usually through the inhalation of spores. It is generally harmless to healthy individuals but can cause infec...more »
    1456. Gastrointestinal zygomycosis
     An infectious disease caused by fungus from the orders Mucorales and Entomophthorales which are normally found in the soil and in decaying plant matter. The infection differs from mucormycosis which only involves the order Mucorales. Transmission is usual...more »
    1457. Gastroparesis
     Slow stomach emptying from stomach nerve damage...more »
    1458. 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 »
    1459. Ghasard-induced lead poisoning
     Ghasard is a lead-containing tetraoxide salt used mainly by Asian and Indian people as a tonic (usually for indigestion). This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more susceptible ...more »
    1460. Ghost cell glaucoma
     Ghost cell glaucoma can occur after vitreous hemorrhage when the residual deformed red blood cells gain access to the anterior chamber and clog the trabecular meshwork resulting in increased intraocular pressure....more »
    1461. Giardia
     Contagious parasitic digestive infection...more »
    1462. Gila Lizard poisoning
     Gila lizards are one of the few venomous species of lizard. They are found in parts of America such as Arizona, California, Nevada and Mexico. Envenomation by lizards is very uncommon but these venomous lizards can cause life-threatening symptoms. Gila li...more »
    1463. Glaucoma acquired secondary to intraocular neoplasm
     It is characterised by elevated intraocular pressure....more »
    1464. Glenard syndrome
     The downward displacement of internal organs....more »
    1465. Glioma
     A rare type of tumor that occurs from glial cells that make up the central nervous system. These tumors usually occur in the brain but can also occur in the spinal cord and other nerves such as the optic nerve. Symptoms depend on the size and location of ...more »
    1466. Glioma Susceptibility
     A glioma is a rare type of tumor that occurs from glial cells that make up the central nervous system. These tumors usually occur in the brain but can also occur in the spinal cord and other nerves such as the optic nerve. Symptoms depend on the size and ...more »
    1467. Glioma Susceptibility 1
     A glioma is a rare type of tumor that occurs from glial cells that make up the central nervous system. These tumors usually occur in the brain but can also occur in the spinal cord and other nerves such as the optic nerve. Symptoms depend on the size and ...more »
    1468. Glioma Susceptibility 2
     A glioma is a rare type of tumor that occurs from glial cells that make up the central nervous system. These tumors usually occur in the brain but can also occur in the spinal cord and other nerves such as the optic nerve. Symptoms depend on the size and ...more »
    1469. Glioma Susceptibility 3
     A glioma is a rare type of tumor that occurs from glial cells that make up the central nervous system. These tumors usually occur in the brain but can also occur in the spinal cord and other nerves such as the optic nerve. Symptoms depend on the size and ...more »
    1470. Glioma Susceptibility 4
     A glioma is a rare type of tumor that occurs from glial cells that make up the central nervous system. These tumors usually occur in the brain but can also occur in the spinal cord and other nerves such as the optic nerve. Symptoms depend on the size and ...more »
    1471. Glioma Susceptibility 5
     A glioma is a rare type of tumor that occurs from glial cells that make up the central nervous system. These tumors usually occur in the brain but can also occur in the spinal cord and other nerves such as the optic nerve. Symptoms depend on the size and ...more »
    1472. Glioma Susceptibility 6
     A glioma is a rare type of tumor that occurs from glial cells that make up the central nervous system. These tumors usually occur in the brain but can also occur in the spinal cord and other nerves such as the optic nerve. Symptoms depend on the size and ...more »
    1473. Glioma Susceptibility 7
     A glioma is a rare type of tumor that occurs from glial cells that make up the central nervous system. These tumors usually occur in the brain but can also occur in the spinal cord and other nerves such as the optic nerve. Symptoms depend on the size and ...more »
    1474. Glioma Susceptibility 8
     A glioma is a rare type of tumor that occurs from glial cells that make up the central nervous system. These tumors usually occur in the brain but can also occur in the spinal cord and other nerves such as the optic nerve. Symptoms depend on the size and ...more »
    1475. Gliomatosis cerebri
     A rare, aggressive type of malignant brain tumor. Cancerous glial cells infiltrate various parts of the brain and can result in a variety of symptoms....more »
    1476. Gliosarcoma
     A type of brain tumor that originates from glial cells. The tumor may grow rapidly and symptom will vary depending on the exact location and size of the tumor....more »
    1477. Glory lily poisoning
     The glory lily is a type of vine which bears unusual yellow and red flowers. It is often used as an indoor and outdoor ornamental plant. The plant contains various chemicals that can cause serious symptoms if eaten. The roots are the most toxic part of th...more »
    1478. Glutaric Acidemia Type II
     A condition which is characterized by an inability of the body to use fats and proteins of the body for energy...more »
    1479. Glutaric aciduria 2
     A metabolic disorder involving an enzyme deficiency - electron transfer flavoprotein ubiquinone oxydoreductase. The severity of symptoms depends on the level of deficiency. The infant onset form is the most severe and often results in death. Severe cases ...more »
    1480. Glutaric aciduria type II
     A rare disorder of amino acid metabolism characterized by a defect in the enzyme ETF (electron transfer flavenoid) or ETF dehydrogenase. The condition causes variable symptoms....more »
    1481. Glutaricaciduria 2B
     A milder, later-onset form of glutaricaciduria where there is excessive blood and urine levels of glutaric acid due to the body's impaired ability to metabolize protein and fat into energy....more »
    1482. Glutathione Synthetase Deficiency
     An inborn error of metabolism where insufficient glutathione is produced. Glutathione is an antioxidant which helps destroy unstable molecules that can cause damage to cells and helps develop certain cell components. The condition is due to insufficient g...more »
    1483. Gnathostoma Infection
     Infection with a type of round worm (Gnathostoma spinigerum and Gnathostoma hispidum). Infection typically occurs through eating undercooked fish or poultry containing the roundworm larvae or by drinking contaminated water. The symptoms are determined by ...more »
    1484. Gnathostoma hispidum infection
     A tapeworm infection with a tapeworm species called Gnathostoma hispidum. The infection is called gnathostomiasis and usually results from eating undercooked contaminated fish or poultry or drinking contaminated water. The nature and severity of symptoms ...more »
    1485. Gnathostoma spinigerum infection
     A tapeworm infection with a tapeworm species called Gnathostoma spinigerum. The infection is called gnathostomiasis and usually results from eating undercooked contaminated fish or poultry or drinking contaminated water. The nature and severity of symptom...more »
    1486. Gold poisoning
     A type of heavy metal poisoning caused by excessive exposure to gold....more »
    1487. Golden Chain tree poisoning
     The Golden Chain tree is a relatively small tree which produces bright yellow flowers. The plant contains a chemical called cytisine which can cause similar effects to nicotine if ingested and can be serious if patients have underlying health problems. Al...more »
    1488. Golden club poisoning
     The golden club is a water plant that has rhizomes (thick roots) under the water and flowers on a long stem above the water. The plant contains calcium oxalate crystals which can cause abrasive injuries on sensitive eyes or mucosal tissues of the digestiv...more »
    1489. Golden hurricane lily poisoning
     The golden hurricane lily is a bulbous herb with strappy leaves and bright yellow flowers on the end of a long stem. It is often used as an ornamental plant in gardens. The bulb of the plant contains a chemical called lycorine which can cause symptoms if ...more »
    1490. Gonionemus poisoning
     Gonionemus is a type of hydrozoan jellyfish which can deliver a venomous sting. The sting can cause various combinations of skin, respiratory and joint and pain symptoms. In mild cases, only the skin is affected. Stings most often occur in the Northern he...more »
    1491. Gonorrhea
     Common sexually transmitted disease often without symptoms....more »
    1492. Goodpasture syndrome
     A rare disease involving inflammation of membranes in the lung and kidneys....more »
    1493. Graeck-Imerslund disease
    1494. Graft-versus-host disease -- acute
     A rare condition that occurs in people with a poor immune system who undergo a bone marrow transplant or blood transfusion....more »
    1495. Granulomatous amebic encephalitis
     Brain/CNS infection from Acanthamoeba bacteria...more »
    1496. Granulomatous amoebic encephalitis
     A rare opportunistic brain infection caused by certain amoeba - Acanthamoeba or Balamuthia amoebae. The amoeba generally only causes encephalitis in people who are immunocompromised or have a chronic disease such as diabetes. The amoeba initially cause pn...more »
    1497. Grasbeck-Imerslund Disease
     A rare inherited disorder characterized by vitamin B12 deficiency which results from the body's inability to absorb vitamin B12 from the foods eaten....more »
    1498. Gray baby syndrome
     A side effect of chloramphenicol (antibiotic) administration to infants - especially premature infants. Infants lack the liver enzymes to metabolize the drug and it builds up to toxic levels. Death is relatively common....more »
    1499. Green dragon poisoning
     The green dragon is a herbaceous plant which bears inconspicuous flowers. The plant contains calcium oxalate crystals which can cause various symptoms if eaten. Severe mouth pain is usually associated with eating parts of the plant which usually prevents ...more »
    1500. Green gill mushroom poisoning
     Green gill is a type of mushroom with a smooth cap and white gills eventually turning greenish. The mushroom is commonly found growing naturally in the US. This mushroom is very poisonous and causes severe gastrointestinal symptoms. Severe poisoning can l...more »
    1501. Greta-induced lead poisoning
     Greta is a lead-containing tetraoxide salt used mainly by Mexican people to treat digestive or stomach problems including indigestion and diarrhea. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Chil...more »
    1502. Griseofulvin -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Griseofulvin (an antifungal drug) during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected b...more »
    1503. Groin Hernia
     Lump in groin where segment of bowel has protruded through small imperfection in abdominal wall or inguinal canal...more »
    1504. Guanarito virus
    1505. Guillain-Barre Syndrome
     A rare progressive form of ascending polyneuropathy believed to be an autoimmune response....more »
    1506. Gullner Syndrome
     A rare, inherited kidney condition inherited in a familial manner....more »
    1507. HADH deficiency
     A rare inherited form of biochemical disorder characterized by the deficiency of a particular enzyme (3-Hydroxyacyl-CoA Dehydrogenase). The enzyme deficiency only affects certain body tissues, in particular the skeletal muscles. The lack of enzyme activit...more »
    1508. HARD syndrome
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by a smooth brain surface and eye, genitourinary and other abnormalities....more »
    1509. HELLP syndrome
     A rare potentially fatal condition that occurs in pregnant women and is frequently associated with pre-eclampsia....more »
    1510. HHV-6 encephalitis
     A rare condition that usually occurs in immunocompromised people such as those undergoing transplants or HIV patients. The condition causes neurological symptoms....more »
    1511. HIV-1, CRF36_cpx
     HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AI...more »
    1512. HMG-CoA lyase deficiency
     A rare inherited metabolic disorder where deficiency of a particular enzyme impairs the processing of amino acids in food to create energy and causes various symptoms. Stresses on the body such as infection, fasting and heavy exercise can trigger an episo...more »
    1513. HOTS
     High blood calcium levels and bone resorption that occurs in some patients with T-cell lymphoma which is a cancer of the white blood cells....more »
    1514. Hai Ge Fen-induced lead poisoning
     Hai Ge Fen is clamshell powder used mainly by Chinese people to make traditional Chinese herbal medicines. This product has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more susceptible to the effects of l...more »
    1515. Haim-Munk syndrome
     A rare inherited disorder involving red, thickened patches of skin on the palms and soles, skin infections and nail and teeth abnormalities....more »
    1516. 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 »
    1517. Hangover
     Condition following excessive alcohol consumption....more »
    1518. Hantavirosis
     Infection by hantavirus which is a virus from the family Bunyaviridae. Infection generally causes severe febrile illness which can involve bleeding, shock and even death in some cases. The disease is transmitted by infected rodents....more »
    1519. Hantavirus
     A genus of viruses from the family Bunyaviridae...more »
    1520. Hardikar syndrome
     A very rare disorder characterized by obstructive liver disease, cleft lip, cleft palate, eye and urogenital abnormalities....more »
    1521. Hawaiian Baby Woodrose poisoning
     The Hawaiian Baby Woodrose is a woody vine that grows in tropical climates such as in Hawaii, India, Florida and California. The plant bears rose-colored flowers and black seeds. The seeds contain ergoline alkaloids which can produce effects similar to LS...more »
    1522. Hay fever
     An allergy which causes sneezing, runny nose or blocked nose for part of the year....more »
    1523. Head Cancer
     A malignancy that occurs on the head...more »
    1524. Headache-free migraine
     A syndrome with no headache but other migraine-like symptoms...more »
    1525. Heart attack
     Serious and often fatal acute heart condition...more »
    1526. Heart failure
     Slow failure of the heart (cardiac insufficiency)....more »
    1527. Heartburn
     Pain from stomach acid coming back up the esophagus...more »
    1528. Heat syndrome
     A condition which is characterized by an elevated body temperature...more »
    1529. Helicobacter cinaedi infection
     Helicobacter cinaedi is a food borne bacterial infection which may cause mild to severe gastroenteritis....more »
    1530. Helicobacter fenneliae infection
     Helicobacter fenneliae is a food borne bacterial infection which may cause mild to severe gastroenteritis....more »
    1531. Heliotrope poisoning
     The Heliotrope is a herbaceous plant which bears small white, purple or blue flowers. The plant can be found growing in the wild and is also used indoors and outdoors as an ornamental plant. The leaves contain chemicals which can cause symptoms if eaten o...more »
    1532. 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 »
    1533. Hemangioblastoma
     A benign tumor that tends to occur in the central nervous system such as the brain and spinal cord. The tumor arises from the stem cells that develop into blood vessels or blood cells (hemangioblasts). Symptoms vary depending on the exact location and siz...more »
    1534. Hematemesis
     A condition which is characterized by the vomiting of blood...more »
    1535. Hemolytic uremic syndrome, atypical, childhood
     A rare disorder involving destruction of blood cells and kidney disease. Unlike typical hemolytic uremic syndrome which usually follows a bacterial infection, the atypical form is possibly a genetic disorder. The distinguishing feature of the atypical for...more »
    1536. Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis, familial, 1
     A rare recessively inherited disorder involving an overactive immune system. More specifically, the body becomes infiltrated by large numbers of histiocytes (macrophages) that accumulate in various organs such as the liver, spleen, bone marrow, skin and c...more »
    1537. Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis, familial, 2
     A rare recessively inherited disorder involving an overactive immune system. More specifically, the body becomes infiltrated by large numbers of histiocytes (macrophages) that accumulate in various organs such as the liver, spleen, bone marrow, skin and c...more »
    1538. Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis, familial, 3
     A rare recessively inherited disorder involving an overactive immune system. More specifically, the body becomes infiltrated by large numbers of histiocytes (macrophages) that accumulate in various organs such as the liver, spleen, bone marrow, skin and c...more »
    1539. Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis, familial, 4
     A rare recessively inherited disorder involving an overactive immune system. More specifically, the body becomes infiltrated by large numbers of histiocytes (macrophages) that accumulate in various organs such as the liver, spleen, bone marrow, skin and c...more »
    1540. Hemophagocytic reticulosis
     The abnormal proliferation of reticulum cell (histiocytes) which infiltrate various organs and. Macrophages destroy blood cells causing blood abnormalities. Meningoencephalitis frequently occurs when the histiocytes infiltrate the mininges and cerebral ti...more »
    1541. Hemorrhage
     Bleeding of any type (especially when referring to severe bleeding)...more »
    1542. Henna-induced lead poisoning
     Henna is used mainly by Middle Eastern people as a hair and skin dye. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more susceptible to the effects of lead. The use of folk remedies is ...more »
    1543. Henoch-Schonlein purpura
     A form of vasculitis (blood vessel inflammation) that affects blood capillaries and affects mostly the skin, kidneys, joints and stomach....more »
    1544. Hepadnaviral infection
     There are a number of viruses in the Hepadnavirdae family of viruses but only type B can cause infection in the human. It causes hepatitis B infection in humans. The other types of the virus can cause infection in other animals....more »
    1545. Hepadnaviruses
     There are a number of viruses in the Hepadnavirdae family of viruses but only type B can cause infection in the human. It causes hepatitis B infection in humans. The other types of the virus can cause infection in other animals....more »
    1546. Hepadnoavirus infection
     There are a number of viruses in the Hepadnavirdae family of viruses but only type B can cause infection in the human. It causes hepatitis B infection in humans. The other types of the virus can cause infection in other animals....more »
    1547. Hepatic veno-occlusive disease -- immunodeficiency
     A rare form of liver disease involving the blockage of veins in the liver due to thickening of the blood vessel walls as well as immunodeficiency. The disease may be caused by a variety of factors including bone marrow transplant and genetic defects....more »
    1548. Hepatitis
     Any type of liver inflammation or infection....more »
    1549. Hepatitis A
     Contagious viral infection of the liver...more »
    1550. Hepatitis B
     Viral liver infection spread by sex or body fluids....more »
    1551. Hepatitis C
     Viral liver infection spread by blood....more »
    1552. Hepatitis D
     Viral liver infection occurring in association with HepB....more »
    1553. Hepatitis E
     Viral liver infection....more »
    1554. Hepatitis X
     Hepatitis infection by an unknown virus not classified as HepA/B/C/D/E....more »
    1555. Hepatorenal tyrosinemia
     A rare genetic metabolic disorder characterized by a deficiency of particular enzymes which prevents the breakdown of tyrosine which then builds up in the liver. Type 1 involves a deficiency of the enzyme fumaril acetoacetate hydrolase....more »
    1556. Herbal Agent adverse reaction -- Cascara Sagrada
     Cascara Sagrada can be used as a herbal agent used as a laxative. The herbal agent contains a chemical called antrhaquinone glycoside and may result in an adverse reaction....more »
    1557. Herbal Agent adverse reaction -- Chamomile
     Chamomile can be used as a herbal agent sometimes used topically to treat inflammation and internally to treat indigestion. The herbal agent is derived from substances such as the flower pollen which can cause hypersensitivity reaction in susceptible peop...more »
    1558. 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 »
    1559. Herbal Agent adverse reaction -- Clove
     Clove can be used as a herbal agent that can be used topically for tooth pain or as a local anesthetic in dentistry. The herbal agent can cause an adverse reaction or even anaphylaxis in some people....more »
    1560. Herbal Agent adverse reaction -- Echinacea
     Echinacea can be used as a herbal agent to treat arthritis, vaginal yeast infections, cold and flu as well as infections involving the respiratory system, urinary tract and skin. The herbal agent can produce and adverse reaction in some people....more »
    1561. Herbal Agent adverse reaction -- Ginkgo biloba
     Ginkgo biloba can be used as a herbal agent to treat conditions such as tinnitus, brain trauma, vertigo, blood vessel diseases and any other problems which benefit from the blood vessel dilating action of the herbal agent. Ginkgo biloba can cause adverse ...more »
    1562. Herbal Agent adverse reaction -- Margosa oil
     Margosa oil can be used as a herbal agent to treat parasitic infestations. The herbal agent contains various chemicals which can cause an adverse reaction in some people....more »
    1563. Herbal Agent adverse reaction -- Passion Flower
     Passion Flower can be used as a herbal agent to treat insomnia, nerve painand anxiety. The herbal agent contains various chemicals which can cause an adverse reaction in some people....more »
    1564. Herbal Agent adverse reaction -- Pennyroyal Oil
     Pennyroyal Oil can be used as a herbal agent to treat delayed menstruation and as an insect repellent. The herbal agent can cause an adverse reaction in some people....more »
    1565. Herbal Agent adverse reaction -- Sassafras Oil
     Sassafras Oil can be used as a herbal agent to treat skin irritation such as insect bites. The herbal agent contains a chemical called safrole which can cause harmful effects if ingested ....more »
    1566. Herbal Agent adverse reaction -- Senna
     Senna can be used to treat constipation or to prepare the colon for a rectal examination. The herbal agent can cause an adverse reaction in some people....more »
    1567. Herbal Agent overdose -- Ajuga Nipponensis Makino
     Ajuga Nipponensis Makino can be used as a herbal agent used to control inflammation and coughing, to support liver function and is also used as a diuretic. The herbal agent contains chemicals such as cyasterone and ajugasterone and the ingestion of excess...more »
    1568. Herbal Agent overdose -- Arnica Flower
     Arnica Flower can be used as a herbal agent used to topically for such things as bruises, hematomas and contusions. The herbal agent contains chemicals such as flavonoid glycoside, coumarin and sesquiterpene lactone. Ingestion of the herbal agent can resu...more »
    1569. Herbal Agent overdose -- Autumn Crocus
     Autumn crocus can be used as a herbal agent to treat gout and rheumatoid conditions. The herbal agent contains chemicals such as colchicine and the ingestion of excessive amounts of this can result in symptoms. Severe overdose can result in death and chro...more »
    1570. Herbal Agent overdose -- Betel Nut
     Betel Nut is used as a herbal agent used alleviate pain and improve mood problems. The betel nut contains chemicals such as (arecoline on raw nut, arecaidine - after roasting)and the ingestion of excessive amounts of these can result in symptoms. Chronic ...more »
    1571. Herbal Agent overdose -- Buckthorn Bark
     Buckthorn Bark can be used as a herbal agent used as a laxative. The herbal agent contains a chemical called frangulin and the ingestion of excessive amounts of these can result in unwanted symptoms. Chronic use can affect the electrolyte balance in the b...more »
    1572. Herbal Agent overdose -- Catnip
     Catnip can be used as a herbal agent to treat diarrhea, fever, menstrual cramps and for sedation. The herbal agent contains a chemical called nepetalactone and tannins. The ingestion of excessive amounts of these can result in nervous system symptoms and ...more »
    1573. Herbal Agent overdose -- Feverfew
     Feverfew can be used as a herbal agent to treat menstrual discomfort, fever and migraines. The herbal agent contains a chemical called parthenolide which can cause an adverse reaction in some people and various gastrointestinal symptoms if excessive quant...more »
    1574. Herbal Agent overdose -- Garlic
     Garlic can be used as a herbal agent to treat cholesterol problems, high blood pressure and to reduce inflammation and the risk of blood clots. The bulb of the garlic plant contain alliin and ajoene which can cause an adverse reaction in some people or va...more »
    1575. Herbal Agent overdose -- Germanium
     Germanium is used as a health food supplement mainly in Japan but it can cause various problems if too much is taken. Chronic use and the ingestion of a large amount at one time can result in overdose symptoms....more »
    1576. Herbal Agent overdose -- Golden Seal
     Golden seal can be used as a herbal agent to treat a variety of conditions - bleeding after birth, mucosal inflammation, constipation, hemorrhoids. The herbal agent contains chemicals (alkaloid hydrastine, berberine) which can cause various symptoms if ex...more »
    1577. 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 »
    1578. Herbal Agent overdose -- Lobelia
     Lobelia can be used as a herbal agent to treat respiratory congestion, muscle spasms and to assist in quitting smoking. The herbal agent contains a certain chemicals which can imitate the effects of nicotine but which can cause various symptoms if excessi...more »
    1579. Herbal Agent overdose -- Nutmeg
     Nutmeg can be used as a herbal agent to treat delayed menstruation. The herbal agent can cause various overdose symptoms if excessive quantities are taken....more »
    1580. 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 »
    1581. Herbal Agent overdose -- Pygeum africanum
     Pygeum africanum can be used as a herbal agent to treat benign prostatic hyperplasia. The herbal agent can cause gastrointestinal symptoms if excessive quantities are taken....more »
    1582. Herbal Agent overdose -- Rhubarb
     Rhubarb can be used as a herbal agent to treat constipation. Excessive intake of rhubarb can result in overdose symptoms....more »
    1583. Herbal Agent overdose -- Rue
     Rue can be used to induce abortion, as a topical insect repellant or to treat spasms and delayed menstruation. The herbal agent contains chemicals (alkaloids, arborine, arborinine) which can cause various symptoms if excessive quantities are taken....more »
    1584. Herbal Agent overdose -- Ting Kung Teng
     Ting Kung Teng can be used as a herbal agent to treat arthritis and musculoskeletal problems. The herbal agent contains chemicals which can cause various symptoms if excessive quantities are taken....more »
    1585. Herbal Agent overdose -- Wormwood
     Wormwood can be used to treat worm infestations and as a sedative or hair tonic. The herbal agent contains chemicals which can cause various symptoms if excessive quantities are taken....more »
    1586. Hercules' Club poisoning
     the Hercules' Club is a small deciduous, prickly tree which bears groups of white flowers and black berries. The bark, roots and unripe berries can cause symptoms if ingested. Skin irritation can occur from skin contact with the bark or roots. The ripe be...more »
    1587. Hereditary Megaduodenum
     A rare inherited condition where muscle disease affects muscles along the gastrointestinal tract and urinary tract. The inability of these muscles to function normally affects the flow of substances through the intestines and the urinary system which can ...more »
    1588. Hereditary amyloidosis
     An inherited form of amyloidosis which is characterized by a build up of the protein amyloid in tissues and organs. This form of amyloidosis tends to affect mainly the nervous system and gastrointestinal tract. Symptoms are determined by the size and loca...more »
    1589. Hereditary angioedema, type 1
     A rare disorder characterized by recurring episodes of swelling of parts of the skin or mucous membranes. Sometimes internal organs may be involved. Symptoms can last for up to five days with usually weeks between episodes. Type I is the most common type ...more »
    1590. Hereditary angioedema, type 2
     A rare disorder characterized by recurring episodes of swelling of parts of the skin or mucous membranes. Sometimes internal organs may be involved. Symptoms can last for up to five days with usually weeks between episodes. Type 2 is due to defective C1 i...more »
    1591. Hereditary angioedema, type III
     A rare disorder characterized by recurring episodes of swelling of parts of the skin or mucous membranes. Sometimes internal organs may be involved. Symptoms can last for up to five days with usually weeks between episodes. Type 3 is due to a defect in Co...more »
    1592. Hereditary carnitine deficiency
     An inherited deficiency of carnitine resulting primarily in muscle problems. Severe symptoms can be triggered by periods of illness or fasting....more »
    1593. Hereditary carnitine deficiency syndrome
     An inherited deficiency of carnitine resulting primarily in muscle weakness. The carnitine deficiency may be due to excessive loss of insufficient production....more »
    1594. Hereditary carnitine deficiency syndrome, systemic
     An inherited deficiency of carnitine in tissues other than the muscles resulting primarily in muscle weakness....more »
    1595. Hereditary pancreatitis
     A rare inherited condition involving recurring bouts of pancreatitis (inflammation of the pancreas) often leading to chronic pancreatitis due to scarring of the pancreas....more »
    1596. Hereditary primary Fanconi disease
     A rare inherited disorder characterized by defective reabsorption of various substances such as phosphate, potassium, amino acids and glucose which manifests as a wide range of abnormalities and problems....more »
    1597. Hereditary spherocytic hemolytic anemia
     An inherited blood disorder where a metabolic defect causes defects in the red blood cells membranes which leads to their characteristic spherical shape (normal cells are doughnut shaped) and premature destruction....more »
    1598. Hernia
     General term for an organ protruding where it should not....more »
    1599. Heroin dependence
     The physical and psychological dependence to the recreational drug heroin...more »
    1600. Heroin withdrawal
     Symptoms that occur when heroin use is discontinued or reduced. Symptoms may vary depending on the level of dependence....more »
    1601. Herring poisoning (clupeotoxin)
     Some herrings contain toxins (Clupeotoxin) which can be poisonous to humans if eaten. Heat does not destroy the toxin and there is still uncertainty as to the origin of the toxin. The toxin appears to be present in higher concentrations in summer and is b...more »
    1602. Hiatal hernia
     Hernia of the stomach through the diaphragm muscle....more »
    1603. High Blood Pressure/Hypertension
    1604. Hip cancer
     The presence of tumour growth in the bone of the hip, whether due to primary malignancies e.g. leukaemic or myeloma infiltration of the bone marrow, or due to secondary metastases from another site e.g. lung or breast; cancer affecting bone of hip likely ...more »
    1605. Hirschsprung's disease
     A rare condition where abnormalities in the bowel muscles prevent it from contracting normally and pushing the fecal matter through which results in obstruction and dilation of the bowel....more »
    1606. Hobo spider poisoning
     The Hobo spider is a type of funnel web spider which can deliver a painful bite. Their bite can cause localized tissue necrosis which can take a long time to heal. Systemic symptoms may occur in severe cases but this is rare....more »
    1607. Holly poisoning
     The Holly is an evergreen tree whose glossy green leaves have spiny edges. They bear a bright red or sometimes yellow berry. The berries are mildly toxic and eating large quantities can cause gastrointestinal symptoms....more »
    1608. Honey intoxication
     Food poisoning from the ingestion of honey....more »
    1609. Honeymoon Bladder
     Urinary tract infection, usually in women, arising from period of frequent sexual intercourse....more »
    1610. Horse nettle poisoning
     Horse nettle is a herbaceous plant which has prickles and bears yellow berries. The berries contain solanin alkaloids which can cause symptoms if eaten in large quantities. It is often found growing in the wild in many parts of the world. Death is conside...more »
    1611. Horseradish poisoning
     Horseradish is a herb which has a long thick root. It is often found in gardens. The roots contain a chemical called glucosinolate which can cause symptoms if large quantities are eaten. Eating small quantities of the root is considered harmless. The safe...more »
    1612. Horseshoe Crab poisoning
     The Asiatic horseshoe crab is eaten mainly in parts of Asia. Various parts of the crab become toxic during the reproductive season - flesh, unlaid green eggs and viscera. Poisoning most often occurs in Thailand. Eating the crabs should be avoided during r...more »
    1613. Hot pepper poisoning
     Hot pepper is a plant which bears small, elongated fruit which can be red, green or yellow. The fruit and leaves contain chemicals such as capsaicin and can cause severe skin, eye and mouth irritation. Eating large amounts can also cause gastrointestinal ...more »
    1614. Human carcinogen -- Melphalan
     Melphalan (a chemotheraphy drug) is deemed to be carcinogenic to humans. The carcinogenicity of the substance may be influenced by duration and level of exposure....more »
    1615. 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 »
    1616. Human carcinogen -Tamoxifen
     Tamoxifen is a drug used to reduce the risk of developing breast cancer but is also deemed to be carcinogenic to humans as it increases the risk of developing other cancers. The carcinogenicity of the substance may be influenced by the duration and level ...more »
    1617. Human granulocytic ehrlichiosis
     A rare infectious condition caused by infection with a type of bacteria called Ehrlichia (Anaplasma phagocytophilia) which attack granulocytes (a type of white blood cell). The infection is transmitted by the deer and American dog tick....more »
    1618. Human monocytic ehrlichiosis
     A rare infectious condition caused by infection with a type of bacteria called Ehrlichia (Ehrlichia chaffeensis) which attack monocytes(a type of white blood cell). The infection is transmitted by the Lone Star and American dog tick....more »
    1619. Hyacinth poisoning
     The Hyacinth is a bulb plant which bears stalks of colored, funnel-shaped flowers. The plant contains alkaloids such as lycorine which can cause symptoms if ingested. Large amounts need to be eaten to cause toxicity and skin exposure can cause irritation....more »
    1620. Hydrangea poisoning
     The hydrangea is a beautiful flowering plant. The buds, flowers and leaves contains a chemical called amygdalin which can cause symptoms if ingested. Skin irritation can also occur upon skin exposure....more »
    1621. Hydrocarbon poisoning
     Excessive ingestion of hydrocarbon compounds such as turpentine, pine oil, cleaning agents, fuel, polishes, kerosene and car products....more »
    1622. Hydrocephalus autosomal recessive
     A rare, recessively inherited disorder where there is an abnormal buildup of fluid (cerebrospinal fluid) inside the skull....more »
    1623. 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 »
    1624. Hydrocodone overdose
     Hydrocodone is a prescription drug used mainly to treat pain. Excessive doses of the drug can result in various symptoms and even death in severe cases....more »
    1625. Hydrocodone withdrawal
     Symptoms that occur when Hydrocodone use is discontinued or reduced. Hydrocodone is pain-killing drug. Symptoms may vary depending on the level of dependence. Symptoms are usually peak during the second day and last about a week....more »
    1626. 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 »
    1627. Hymenolepsis diminuta infection
     A tapeworm infection caused by Hymenolepsis diminuta that is relatively common in rodents but can rarely cause infection in humans. Insects such as fleas and beetles are intermediate hosts and transmission to humans can result from accidentally swallowing...more »
    1628. Hymenolepsis nana infection
     A tapeworm infection caused by Hymenolepsis nana that is relatively common in house mice but can cause infection in humans. Insects such as fleas and beetles are intermediate hosts and transmission to humans can result from accidentally swallowing infecte...more »
    1629. Hyperadrenalism
     Excessive levels of adrenal hormones in the body. Symptoms depend on which hormone is involved and the degree of involvement. Adrenal hormones are aldosterone, corticosteroids, androgenic steroids, epinephrine and norepinephrine....more »
    1630. Hyperaldosteronism-induced hypertension
     Hyperaldosteronism -induced hypertension is high blood pressure caused by excessive production of a hormone called aldosterone by the adrenal glands. The high blood pressure often responds poorly to the usual medications. Death can result in severe cases....more »
    1631. Hyperdibasic aminoaciduria type 2
     A rare inborn urea cycle disorder characterized by an enzyme defect in the amino acid transporter gene SLC7A7 (positive amino acid transporter)....more »
    1632. Hyperemesis Gravidarum
     Rare condition of excessive vomiting during pregnancy...more »
    1633. Hyperglycemia
     High levels of glucose in the blood...more »
    1634. Hyperglycerolemia, juvenile form
     A genetic condition where an enzyme deficiency (glycerol kinase) results in an accumulation of glycerol in the body as well as it's excretion through the urine. The juvenile form of the condition occurs in chidren and can cause serious complications....more »
    1635. Hyperglycinemia
     Increased blood levels of glycine. There are two types of hyperglycinemia (ketotic and nonketotic) with different symptoms....more »
    1636. Hyperimmunoglobinemia D with recurrent fever
     A very rare disorder involving a high immunoglobulin level associated with periods of fever which generally reoccur every month or two....more »
    1637. Hyperinsulinemic hypoglycemia, familial, 2
     A disorder where too much insulin causes low blood sugar in infants. Prompt treatment is needed to avoid the brain being damaged by repeated periods of low blood sugar. The various types of familial hyperinsulinemic hypoglycemia are distinguished by their...more »
    1638. Hyperornithinemia-hyperammonemia-homocitrullinuria syndrome
     A very rare inherited metabolic disorder where ammonia builds up in the body due to a defect in the transport of ornithine which prevents ammonia being converted to urea and being excreted through the urine. The severity of the condition is variable....more »
    1639. Hyperparathyroidism
     Increased secretion of parathyroid hormone from the parathyroid glands....more »
    1640. Hyperphagia
     A term used to describe excessive eating. It is often caused by damage to the part of the brain called the hypothalmos....more »
    1641. Hyperreninemic Hypoaldosteronism, Familial 2
     A very rare genetic disorder where deficiency of a particularly chemical results in a deficiency of aldosterone. The condition can be severe enough to cause infant death unless the patient is diagnosed and treated....more »
    1642. Hypersensitivity to food
    1643. Hypertension
     High blood pressure...more »
    1644. Hypertension due to bilateral renal artery stenosis
     Hypertension due to bilateral renal artery stenosis is high blood pressure resulting from narrowing kidney blood vessels which prevents the blood from flowing through the kidneys properly....more »
    1645. Hypertension, Essential
     Essential hypertension is a type of hypertension that has no detectable cause. Patients have an increased blood pressure for no apparent reason. Most cases of hypertension are of this form....more »
    1646. Hypertension, Essential, Susceptibility to
     Essential hypertension is a type of hypertension that has no detectable cause. Patients have an increased blood pressure for no apparent reason. Most cases of hypertension are of this form. Researchers have identified a number of genes linked to an increa...more »
    1647. Hypertension, Essential, Susceptibility to, 1
     Essential hypertension is a type of hypertension that has no detectable cause. Patients have an increased blood pressure for no apparent reason. Most cases of hypertension are of this form. Researchers have identified a number of genes linked to an increa...more »
    1648. Hypertension, Essential, Susceptibility to, 2
     Essential hypertension is a type of hypertension that has no detectable cause. Patients have an increased blood pressure for no apparent reason. Most cases of hypertension are of this form. Researchers have identified a number of genes linked to an increa...more »
    1649. Hypertension, Essential, Susceptibility to, 3
     Essential hypertension is a type of hypertension that has no detectable cause. Patients have an increased blood pressure for no apparent reason. Most cases of hypertension are of this form. Researchers have identified a number of genes linked to an increa...more »
    1650. Hypertension, Essential, Susceptibility to, 4
     Essential hypertension is a type of hypertension that has no detectable cause. Patients have an increased blood pressure for no apparent reason. Most cases of hypertension are of this form. Researchers have identified a number of genes linked to an increa...more »
    1651. Hypertension, Essential, Susceptibility to, 5
     Essential hypertension is a type of hypertension that has no detectable cause. Patients have an increased blood pressure for no apparent reason. Most cases of hypertension are of this form. Researchers have identified a number of genes linked to an increa...more »
    1652. Hypertension, Essential, Susceptibility to, 6
     Essential hypertension is a type of hypertension that has no detectable cause. Patients have an increased blood pressure for no apparent reason. Most cases of hypertension are of this form. Researchers have identified a number of genes linked to an increa...more »
    1653. Hypertension, Essential, Susceptibility to, 7
     Essential hypertension is a type of hypertension that has no detectable cause. Patients have an increased blood pressure for no apparent reason. Most cases of hypertension are of this form. Researchers have identified a number of genes linked to an increa...more »
    1654. Hypertension, Essential, Susceptibility to, 8
     Essential hypertension is a type of hypertension that has no detectable cause. Patients have an increased blood pressure for no apparent reason. Most cases of hypertension are of this form. Researchers have identified a number of genes linked to an increa...more »
    1655. Hypervitaminoses A and D
     The excessive physiological effect of vitamin A or D cause by excessive intake of the vitamins...more »
    1656. Hypoaldosteronism, familial
     A very rare genetic disorder where deficiency of a particularly chemical (aldosterone synthase) results in a deficiency of aldosterone. The condition can be severe enough to cause infant death unless the patient is diagnosed and treated....more »
    1657. Hypobetalipoproteinemia
     A medical term for low levels of apolipoprotein (LDL cholesterol) in the blood....more »
    1658. Hypokalemia
     Low levels of potassium in the body....more »
    1659. Hypokalemic periodic paralysis
     A rare inherited muscle condition characterized by periods of severe muscle weakness or paralysis which can last from hours to days. Episodes can occur as often as daily or only rarely....more »
    1660. Hypomagnesemia primary
     Low blood magnesium levels which is caused by the abnormal absorption and excretion of the mineral and can be caused by such things as kidney problems and intestinal malabsorption....more »
    1661. Hyponatremia
     An electrolyte disturbance involving low sodium levels in the blood. Symptoms are determined by the degree of imbalance. Very low sodium levels can cause water intoxication which can be very dangerous....more »
    1662. 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 »
    1663. Ichthyocrinotoxication
     Poisoning that occurs through ingestion of toxic glandular skin secretions of certain fish (moray eel, toadfish, lamprey, hagfish, pufferfish, trunkfish and porcupine fish)....more »
    1664. Ichthyohepatotoxication
     Ichthyohepatotoxication is a condition caused by eating the liver of certain fish. It is believed that the high vitamin A content of the liver leads to vitamin A overdose and the resulting symptoms. Tropical shark livers are associated with this condition...more »
    1665. 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 »
    1666. Imerslund's Anemia
     A rare inherited disorder characterized by vitamin B12 deficiency which results from the body's inability to absorb vitamin B12 from the foods eaten....more »
    1667. Imerslund's Syndrome
     A rare inherited disorder characterized by vitamin B12 deficiency which results from the body's inability to absorb vitamin B12 from the foods eaten....more »
    1668. Imerslund-Najman-Grasbeck Anemia
     A rare inherited disorder characterized by vitamin B12 deficiency which results from the body's inability to absorb vitamin B12 from the foods eaten....more »
    1669. Imerslund-Najman-Grasbeck Disease
     A rare inherited disorder characterized by vitamin B12 deficiency which results from the body's inability to absorb vitamin B12 from the foods eaten....more »
    1670. Imerslund-Najman-Grasbeck Syndrome
     A rare inherited disorder characterized by vitamin B12 deficiency which results from the body's inability to absorb vitamin B12 from the foods eaten....more »
    1671. 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 »
    1672. Immune disorders
     Disorders that affect the immune system...more »
    1673. Inborn amino acid metabolism disorder
     A group of inherited disorders where the body is not able to metabolize amino acids consumed in the diet. Amino acids are a part of carbohydrates, fats and proteins and are metabolized in order to provide energy or to make other needed compounds. There ar...more »
    1674. Inborn urea cycle disorder
     A genetic disorder involving a deficiency of one of the enzymes needed in the urea cycle. The urea cycle is the process of removing ammonia from blood stream by converting it to urea and excreting it via urine. A build-up of ammonia in the blood is toxic ...more »
    1675. Indian Tobacco poisoning
     The Indian Tobacco plant contains alkaloids such as lobeline which can result in similar effects to nicotine. The plant is sometimes used in herbal preparations which is usually how poisoning occurs....more »
    1676. 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 »
    1677. Infantile colic
     Persistent infant crying without any obvious cause...more »
    1678. Infantile hypophosphatasia
     An inherited bone disorder due to an inborn error of metabolism characterized by a deficiency of alkaline phosphate. The condition becomes noticeably during infancy and involves a period of normal development (about 6 months) followed by deterioration due...more »
    1679. Infectious Diarrhea
     Infectious digestive infections causing diarrhea....more »
    1680. Inflammatory Bowel Disease 1
     Inflammatory bowel disease refers to digestive symptoms resulting from chronic bowel inflammation. Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis are two of the main subtypes of the disease. Scientists have discovered an array of genetic mutations which can resul...more »
    1681. Inflammatory Bowel Disease 10
     Inflammatory bowel disease refers to digestive symptoms resulting from chronic bowel inflammation. Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis are two of the main subtypes of the disease. Scientists have discovered an array of genetic mutations which can resul...more »
    1682. Inflammatory Bowel Disease 11
     Inflammatory bowel disease refers to digestive symptoms resulting from chronic bowel inflammation. Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis are two of the main subtypes of the disease. Scientists have discovered an array of genetic mutations which can resul...more »
    1683. Inflammatory Bowel Disease 12
     Inflammatory bowel disease refers to digestive symptoms resulting from chronic bowel inflammation. Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis are two of the main subtypes of the disease. Scientists have discovered an array of genetic mutations which can resul...more »
    1684. Inflammatory Bowel Disease 13
     Inflammatory bowel disease refers to digestive symptoms resulting from chronic bowel inflammation. Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis are two of the main subtypes of the disease. Scientists have discovered an array of genetic mutations which can resul...more »
    1685. Inflammatory Bowel Disease 14
     Inflammatory bowel disease refers to digestive symptoms resulting from chronic bowel inflammation. Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis are two of the main subtypes of the disease. Scientists have discovered an array of genetic mutations which can resul...more »
    1686. Inflammatory Bowel Disease 15
     Inflammatory bowel disease refers to digestive symptoms resulting from chronic bowel inflammation. Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis are two of the main subtypes of the disease. Scientists have discovered an array of genetic mutations which can resul...more »
    1687. Inflammatory Bowel Disease 16
     Inflammatory bowel disease refers to digestive symptoms resulting from chronic bowel inflammation. Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis are two of the main subtypes of the disease. Scientists have discovered an array of genetic mutations which can resul...more »
    1688. Inflammatory Bowel Disease 17
     Inflammatory bowel disease refers to digestive symptoms resulting from chronic bowel inflammation. Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis are two of the main subtypes of the disease. Scientists have discovered an array of genetic mutations which can resul...more »
    1689. Inflammatory Bowel Disease 18
     Inflammatory bowel disease refers to digestive symptoms resulting from chronic bowel inflammation. Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis are two of the main subtypes of the disease. Scientists have discovered an array of genetic mutations which can resul...more »
    1690. Inflammatory Bowel Disease 19
     Inflammatory bowel disease refers to digestive symptoms resulting from chronic bowel inflammation. Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis are two of the main subtypes of the disease. Scientists have discovered an array of genetic mutations which can resul...more »
    1691. Inflammatory Bowel Disease 2
     Inflammatory bowel disease refers to digestive symptoms resulting from chronic bowel inflammation. Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis are two of the main subtypes of the disease. Scientists have discovered an array of genetic mutations which can resul...more »
    1692. Inflammatory Bowel Disease 20
     Inflammatory bowel disease refers to digestive symptoms resulting from chronic bowel inflammation. Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis are two of the main subtypes of the disease. Scientists have discovered an array of genetic mutations which can resul...more »
    1693. Inflammatory Bowel Disease 21
     Inflammatory bowel disease refers to digestive symptoms resulting from chronic bowel inflammation. Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis are two of the main subtypes of the disease. Scientists have discovered an array of genetic mutations which can resul...more »
    1694. Inflammatory Bowel Disease 22
     Inflammatory bowel disease refers to digestive symptoms resulting from chronic bowel inflammation. Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis are two of the main subtypes of the disease. Scientists have discovered an array of genetic mutations which can resul...more »
    1695. Inflammatory Bowel Disease 23
     Inflammatory bowel disease refers to digestive symptoms resulting from chronic bowel inflammation. Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis are two of the main subtypes of the disease. Scientists have discovered an array of genetic mutations which can resul...more »
    1696. Inflammatory Bowel Disease 24
     Inflammatory bowel disease refers to digestive symptoms resulting from chronic bowel inflammation. Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis are two of the main subtypes of the disease. Scientists have discovered an array of genetic mutations which can resul...more »
    1697. Inflammatory Bowel Disease 25
     Inflammatory bowel disease refers to digestive symptoms resulting from chronic bowel inflammation. Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis are two of the main subtypes of the disease. Scientists have discovered an array of genetic mutations which can resul...more »
    1698. Inflammatory Bowel Disease 26
     Inflammatory bowel disease refers to digestive symptoms resulting from chronic bowel inflammation. Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis are two of the main subtypes of the disease. Scientists have discovered an array of genetic mutations which can resul...more »
    1699. Inflammatory Bowel Disease 27
     Inflammatory bowel disease refers to digestive symptoms resulting from chronic bowel inflammation. Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis are two of the main subtypes of the disease. Scientists have discovered an array of genetic mutations which can resul...more »
    1700. Inflammatory Bowel Disease 3
     Inflammatory bowel disease refers to digestive symptoms resulting from chronic bowel inflammation. Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis are two of the main subtypes of the disease. Scientists have discovered an array of genetic mutations which can resul...more »
    1701. Inflammatory Bowel Disease 4
     Inflammatory bowel disease refers to digestive symptoms resulting from chronic bowel inflammation. Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis are two of the main subtypes of the disease. Scientists have discovered an array of genetic mutations which can resul...more »
    1702. Inflammatory Bowel Disease 5
     Inflammatory bowel disease refers to digestive symptoms resulting from chronic bowel inflammation. Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis are two of the main subtypes of the disease. Scientists have discovered an array of genetic mutations which can resul...more »
    1703. Inflammatory Bowel Disease 6
     Inflammatory bowel disease refers to digestive symptoms resulting from chronic bowel inflammation. Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis are two of the main subtypes of the disease. Scientists have discovered an array of genetic mutations which can resul...more »
    1704. Inflammatory Bowel Disease 7
     Inflammatory bowel disease refers to digestive symptoms resulting from chronic bowel inflammation. Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis are two of the main subtypes of the disease. Scientists have discovered an array of genetic mutations which can resul...more »
    1705. Inflammatory Bowel Disease 9
     Inflammatory bowel disease refers to digestive symptoms resulting from chronic bowel inflammation. Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis are two of the main subtypes of the disease. Scientists have discovered an array of genetic mutations which can resul...more »
    1706. Inhalant abuse
     Inhalant abuse is the use of various inhalants for the purpose of achieving a "high". They are often used as a cheap, readily available alternative to street drugs but they can cause serious damage to the body. Inhalants include gasoline, adhesives, solve...more »
    1707. Inhalant addiction
     Inhalant addiction refers to the compulsive need to abuse inhalants (e.g. inhaling them). Sufferers have withdrawal symptoms when attempting to stop the habit and feel unable to stop the habit despite knowing the harm it is causing their health. Inhalants...more »
    1708. Inherited Hemolytic-Uremic Syndrome
     A condition which is characterized by thrombotic microangiography occurring with renal failure, hemolytic anemia and severe thrombocytopenia...more »
    1709. Insect allergy
     An allergic response to a wasp sting....more »
    1710. 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 »
    1711. Insect sting allergies
     When a person has an allergic reaction at the site of an insect sting...more »
    1712. Interstitial nephritis
     A condition which is characterized by disease of the renal interstitial tissue...more »
    1713. Intestinal Conditions
     Conditions that affect the intestines...more »
    1714. Intestinal Flu
     Sudden onset, generally short-lived infection of the gastrointestinal tract; may be caused by viruses, bacteria or protozoa...more »
    1715. Intestinal Pseudoobstruction in Adults
     A condition characterized by the clinical presentation of obstruction of the intestines when there is no mechanical cause....more »
    1716. Intestinal capillariasis
     Infection with a type of roundworm (Capillaria phillipinensis) found in the Phillipines and Thailand. Infection can occur by eating raw contaminated freshwater fish....more »
    1717. Intestinal obstruction
     Blockage in the intestines of the digestive tract....more »
    1718. Intestinal pseudo-obstruction
     A digestive disorder where the intestines are unable to contract normally and push food through the digestive system. This results in symptoms similar to an obstruction and hence the name pseudo-obstruction. The walls of the affected gastrointestinal trac...more »
    1719. Intestinal pseudoobstruction chronic idiopathic
     A digestive disorder where the intestines are unable to contract normally and push food through the digestive system. This results in symptoms similar to an obstruction and hence the name pseudoobstruction. The condition has no obvious cause....more »
    1720. Intracranial Hemorrhages
     Bleeding inside the skull. The condition is a medical emergency and the greater the bleeding, the more severe the condition....more »
    1721. Intracranial arachnoid cysts
     A rare disorder involving a fluid-filled cysts on the arachnoid membrane which is one of the thin layers of tissue that form a membrane which covers the brain. The type and severity of symptoms is determined by the size and location of the cyst....more »
    1722. Intracranial germ cell tumour
     A brain tumor that arises from germ (sex) cells. This type of tumor tends to occur in patients under the age of 30, usually in the second decade. Symptoms depend on the size, exact location and rate of growth of the tumor....more »
    1723. Intussusception
     Bowel folding into itself sometimes creating bowel obstruction...more »
    1724. Invasive group A Streptococcal disease
     Infection with Group A Streptococcal bacteria...more »
    1725. Iris poisoning
     The iris is a common flowering plant that grows from rhizomes or bulbs. The rhizomes or bulbs contain a toxic chemical called irisin which can cause various symptoms if ingested. Irises are considered to have low toxicity and skin irritation upon skin exp...more »
    1726. Irish potato poisoning
     The common potato is an edible root. However, the potato sprouts and green skin in old potatoes contain chemicals such as solanine which can cause symptoms if eaten. Severe cases can result in death but this is relatively rare....more »
    1727. Iron poisoning
     Excessive ingestion of iron - often occurs when children ingest adult iron tablets....more »
    1728. Isoniazid -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Isoniazid 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 »
    1729. Isopsoriasis
     An infectious disease caused by a protozoa called Isospora belli and is more common in tropical and subtropical areas with poor sanitation. The infection can be life-threatening in immunocompromised patients....more »
    1730. 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 »
    1731. Isovaleric academia
    1732. Italian arum poisoning
     Italian arum is a herbaceous plant which has heart-shaped leaves and small flowers surrounded by a spathe. It is often used indoors or outdoors as an ornamental plant. The plant contains calcium oxalate crystals which can cause abrasive injuries on sensit...more »
    1733. 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 »
    1734. Jamaican vomiting sickness
     A fatal reaction to eating unripe ackee fruit....more »
    1735. Janbon syndrome
     Gastrointestinal symptoms that can occur when using a drug called oxytetracycline which is a type of antibiotic. The drug tends to destroy the good bacteria in the gastrointestinal system and allows other bacteria resistant to the drug to flourish....more »
    1736. Japanese Boxwood poisoning
     The Japanese boxwood is an evergreen, woody, flowering shrub often used as a hedge. The leaves contain steroidal alkaloids which can cause skin irritation upon skin contact with the sap or various other symptoms if eaten. The plant is considered to have a...more »
    1737. Japanese andromeda poisoning
     An evergreen flowering shrub originating from Asia. The leaves and flower nectar contain a chemical called andromedotoxin which is highly toxic. Ingesting the leaves or nectar can result in death as the plant is considered highly toxic....more »
    1738. Japanese aucuba poisoning
     Japanese aucuba is shrub which bears green and yellow mottled leaves, small flowers and a bright red or sometimes yellow berries. The fruit and leaves of the plant contain a chemical called aucubin which can cause symptoms if eaten. The plant is considere...more »
    1739. Japanese encephalitis
     A form of encephalitis caused by a flavivirus (Japanese B encephalitis virus - JBEV) and transmitted by mosquito bites. Most cases are mild and asymptomatic but severe cases can lead to death....more »
    1740. Japanese pagoda tree poisoning
     A deciduous tree which bears clusters of fragrant, pea-like flowers. The plant originated in China and is often used as an ornamental tree. The seeds contain a chemical which can cause symptoms if eaten. The seeds are considered to have a low level of tox...more »
    1741. Japanese poinsettia poisoning
     The Japanese poinsettia is a shrubby plant with thick, succulent, green stems. The flowers form on the ends of the branches and are red. The plant is often used indoors and outdoors as an ornamental plant. The sap from the plant contains diterpene esters ...more »
    1742. Jatropha multifida poisoning
     The Jatropha multifida is a decorative garden plant which bears a sweet fruit. It is found in Africa, Australia and America. The oil from the plant is used in parts of Africa to treat parasitic infestations and rheumatism. The seeds, fruit and sap contain...more »
    1743. Jejunal Atresia
     A rare birth defect where developmental abnormalities result in the small intestine being completely absent or blocked....more »
    1744. Jejunal atresia with renal adysplasia
     A very rare genetic disorder characterized mainly be abnormal or absent kidneys as well as jejunal atresia. Jejunal atresia is a birth defect where a portion of the small intestine (jejunum) is completely closed off or blocked due....more »
    1745. Jessamine poisoning
     Jessamine is an evergreen shrub which bears aromatic flowers and small white or purplish berries. It is often utilized as a houseplant or grown in gardens. The unripe berries contain various alkaloids which can be toxic if large quantities of the berries ...more »
    1746. Jimsonweed poisoning
     The Jimsonweed is a herb that bears single large white or lavender flowers and seeds surrounded by a spiny shell. The plant contains tropane alkaloids (mainly the seeds and leaves) which can cause symptoms if eaten in large quantities....more »
    1747. Jin Bu Huan-induced lead poisoning
     Jin Bu Huan is a folk remedy used mainly by Chinese people to treat pain. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more susceptible to the effects of lead. The use of folk remedies...more »
    1748. Jirasek-Zuelzer-Wilson syndrome
     A rare abnormality that can occur in newborn infants and involves a complete lack of nerve tissue in the entire colon. The colon is unable to move digesting material through it and leads to a blockage of the digestive system....more »
    1749. Jonquil poisoning
     The Jonquil is a pretty flowering bulb plant. The bulb contains phenanthridine alkaloids and calcium oxalate crystals which can cause symptoms if ingested. Generally, toxicity only occurs if large quantities are eaten. Severe skin irritation can occur upo...more »
    1750. Juniper tar poisoning
     Tar from the Juniper plant is sometimes used to treat skin conditions such as eczema and psoriasis. Ingestion of the substance can cause poisoning symptoms....more »
    1751. Juvenile Megaloblastic Anemia
     A rare inherited disorder characterized by vitamin B12 deficiency which results from the body's inability to absorb vitamin B12 from the foods eaten....more »
    1752. Juvenile pilocytic astrocytoma
     A type of brain tumor that occurs in children and young adults. The tumor is derived from a type of cell called an astrocyte and it can occur in various parts of the brain as well as the optic pathways and the spinal cord. Malignancy is rare. Symptoms may...more »
    1753. Kandu-induced lead poisoning
     Kandu (red powder) is a folk remedy used mainly by Asian and Indian people to treat intestinal problems. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more susceptible to the effects of...more »
    1754. Kaposi sarcoma, acquired immunodeficiency syndrome-associated form
     A form of cancer caused by a type of herpesvirus that occurs mainly in the skin but may also occur in lymph nodes, internal organs and mucosal areas. The AIDS-associated form is aggressive and tends to occur mainly on the face, genitals and lower extremit...more »
    1755. Kawasaki disease
     A childhood illness that generally affects the skin, mouth and lymph nodes....more »
    1756. 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 »
    1757. Kentucky coffee tea poisoning
     Kentucky coffee tea is a large, deciduous tree which bear small flowers and a flattened seed pod. The sticky, sweet substance surrounding the seeds in the seedpods contains a chemical called alkaloid cytosine which can cause symptoms if eaten. The plant i...more »
    1758. 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 »
    1759. 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 »
    1760. Kidney failure
     Total failure of the kidneys to filter waste...more »
    1761. 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 »
    1762. King Cobra poisoning
     The King Cobra is a large venomous snake usually found in southeast Asia and India. Most bites from this snake results in envenomation due to the ferocity of their bite. The poison primarily affects the neuromuscular system but can also affect blood clott...more »
    1763. Klaricid -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Klaricid (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 lev...more »
    1764. Klonopin -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Klonopin 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 »
    1765. Kohl-induced lead poisoning
     Kohl is a folk remedy used mainly by various ethnic groups (e.g. Africans, Asians, Indians and Pakistanis) to treat skin infections and to manage the umbilical stump. It is also used as a cosmetic in Arab communities. This folk remedy has the potential to...more »
    1766. Korovnikov syndrome
     A rare disorder characterized by enlarged spleen and increased blood platelets which leads to bleeding problems. It is considered to by a form of Banti's disease....more »
    1767. Kushta-induced lead poisoning
     Kushta is a folk remedy used mainly by Indian and Pakistani people as an aphrodisiac and to treat diseases involving organs such as the liver, brain, heart and stomach. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high ...more »
    1768. Kyasanur-Forrest disease
     A viral hemorrhagic fever that is transmitted to humans through tick bites. It is most prevalent in South Asia....more »
    1769. L-3-alpha-hydroxyacyl-CoA dehydrogenase, short chain, deficiency
     A rare inherited form of biochemical disorder characterized by the deficiency of a particular enzyme (3-Hydroxyacyl-CoA Dehydrogenase). The enzyme deficiency only affects certain body tissues, in particular the skeletal muscles. The lack of enzyme activit...more »
    1770. LADHSC deficiency
     A rare inherited form of biochemical disorder characterized by the deficiency of a particular enzyme (3-Hydroxyacyl-CoA Dehydrogenase). The enzyme deficiency only affects certain body tissues, in particular the skeletal muscles. The lack of enzyme activit...more »
    1771. Labrynthitis
     Inner ear condition affecting various ear structures...more »
    1772. Lactic Acidosis
     Acidic blood (acidosis) due to buildup of lactate...more »
    1773. Lactic acidosis congenital infantile
     A rare congenital condition where an infant has high levels of lactic acid in the blood causing metabolic acidosis....more »
    1774. 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 »
    1775. 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 »
    1776. Lansoprazole -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Lansoprazole 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 »
    1777. Lantana poisoning
     Lantana is a small flowering shrub with spiny stems. It bears small clusters of colorful flowers on a stalk and small green fruit which become dark when ripe. The plant contains a chemical called triterpene which can cause poisoning symptoms if eaten. Dea...more »
    1778. Lassa fever
     Infectious rat-borne West African disease....more »
    1779. Latex allergies
     When a person has an allergic reaction to latex...more »
    1780. 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 »
    1781. Lead poisoning
     A type of heavy metal poisoning caused by excessive exposure to lead....more »
    1782. Lead poisoning -- African Folk Remedies -- Kohl
     Kohl is a folk remedy used mainly by African people to treat skin infections and to manage the umbilical stump. It is also used as a cosmetic in Arab communities. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high conten...more »
    1783. Lead poisoning -- African Folk Remedies -- Surma
     Surma is a black powder used as a cosmetic as well as a folk remedy by African people to treat teething. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more susceptible to the effects of...more »
    1784. Lead poisoning -- Aisan Folk Remedies -- Chuifong tokuwan
     Chuifong tokuwan is a folk remedy used mainly by Asian people to arthritis and other pain. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more susceptible to the effects of lead. The use...more »
    1785. Lead poisoning -- Asian Folk Remedies -- Bali goli
     Bali goli (flat black bean) is a folk remedy used mainly by Asian people to treat intestinal problems. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more susceptible to the effects of l...more »
    1786. Lead poisoning -- Asian Folk Remedies -- Deshi Dewa
     Deshi Dewa is a folk remedy by Asian people as a fertility medicine. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more susceptible to the effects of lead. The use of folk remedies is s...more »
    1787. Lead poisoning -- Asian Folk Remedies -- Ghasard
     Ghasard is a lead-containing tetraoxide salt used mainly by Asian and Indian people as a tonic (usually for indigestion). This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more susceptible ...more »
    1788. Lead poisoning -- Asian Folk Remedies -- Kandu
     Kandu (red powder) is a folk remedy used mainly by Asian people to treat intestinal problems. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more susceptible to the effects of lead. The ...more »
    1789. Lead poisoning -- Asian Folk Remedies -- Kohl
     Kohl is a folk remedy used mainly by Asian people to treat skin infections and to manage the umbilical stump. It is also used as a cosmetic in Arab communities. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content ...more »
    1790. Lead poisoning -- Asian Folk Remedies -- Pay-loo-ah
     Pay-loo-ah is a folk remedy used mainly by Vietnamese people to treat fever and rash. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more susceptible to the effects of lead. The use of f...more »
    1791. Lead poisoning -- Asian Folk Remedies -- Surma
     Surma is a black powder used as a cosmetic as well as a folk remedy by Asian people to treat teething. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more susceptible to the effects of l...more »
    1792. Lead poisoning -- Chinese Folk Remedies -- Ba Bow Sen
     Ba Bow Sen is a folk remedy used mainly by Chinese people to treat childhood hyperactivity and to alleviate nightmares. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more susceptible to...more »
    1793. Lead poisoning -- Chinese Folk Remedies -- Cordyceps
     Cordyceps is a folk remedy by Chinese people to treat high blood pressure, bleeding problems and diabetes. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more susceptible to the effects ...more »
    1794. Lead poisoning -- Chinese Folk Remedies -- Hai Ge Fen
     Hai Ge Fen is clamshell powder used mainly by Chinese people to make traditional Chinese herbal medicines. This product has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more susceptible to the effects of l...more »
    1795. Lead poisoning -- Chinese Folk Remedies -- Jin Bu Huan
     Jin Bu Huan is a folk remedy used mainly by Chinese people to treat pain. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more susceptible to the effects of lead. The use of folk remedies...more »
    1796. Lead poisoning -- Chinese Folk Remedies -- Po Ying Tan
     Po Ying Tan is a folk remedy used mainly by Chinese people to treat minor childhood complaints. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more susceptible to the effects of lead. Th...more »
    1797. Lead poisoning -- Chinese Folk Remedies -- Rueda
     Rueda is a lead-containing folk remedy used mainly by Chinese people to treat infant colic or to calm young children. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more susceptible to t...more »
    1798. Lead poisoning -- Folk Remedies
     A number of folk remedies have the potential to cause lead poisoning due to their relatively high content of lead. Children are more susceptible to the effects of lead. The use of folk remedies is still prevalent in some cultures. The high content of lead...more »
    1799. Lead poisoning -- Hispanic Folk Remedies -- Alarcon
     Alarcon is a folk remedy used mainly by Hispanic people to treat digestive or stomach problems including indigestion and diarrhea. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more sus...more »
    1800. Lead poisoning -- Hispanic Folk Remedies -- Azarcon
     Azarcon is a lead-containing tetraoxide salt used mainly by Hispanic people to treat digestive or stomach problems including indigestion and diarrhea. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. C...more »
    1801. Lead poisoning -- Hispanic Folk Remedies -- Coral
     Coral is a lead-containing tetraoxide salt used mainly by Hispanic people to treat digestive or stomach problems including indigestion and diarrhea. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Chi...more »
    1802. Lead poisoning -- Hispanic Folk Remedies -- Greta
     Greta is a lead-containing tetraoxide salt used mainly by Hispanic people to treat digestive or stomach problems including indigestion and diarrhea. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Chi...more »
    1803. Lead poisoning -- Hispanic Folk Remedies -- Liga
     Liga is a lead-containing tetraoxide salt used mainly by Hispanic people to treat digestive or stomach problems including indigestion and diarrhea. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Chil...more »
    1804. Lead poisoning -- Hispanic Folk Remedies -- Luiga
     Luiga is a folk remedy used mainly by Hispanic people to treat digestive or stomach problems including indigestion and diarrhea. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more susce...more »
    1805. Lead poisoning -- Hispanic Folk Remedies -- Maria Luisa
     Maria Luisa is a lead-containing tetraoxide salt used mainly by Hispanic people to treat digestive or stomach problems including indigestion and diarrhea. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lea...more »
    1806. Lead poisoning -- Indian Folk Remedies -- Deshi Dewa
     Deshi Dewa is a folk remedy by Indian people as a fertility medicine. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more susceptible to the effects of lead. The use of folk remedies is ...more »
    1807. Lead poisoning -- Indian Folk Remedies -- Kandu
     Kandu (red powder) is a folk remedy used mainly by Indian people to treat intestinal problems. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more susceptible to the effects of lead. The...more »
    1808. Lead poisoning -- Indian Folk Remedies -- Kohl
     Kohl is a folk remedy used mainly by Indian people to treat skin infections and to manage the umbilical stump. It is also used as a cosmetic in Arab communities. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content...more »
    1809. Lead poisoning -- Indian Folk Remedies -- Kushta
     Kushta is a folk remedy used mainly by the Indian people as an aphrodisiac and to treat diseases involving organs such as the liver, brain, heart and stomach. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of...more »
    1810. Lead poisoning -- Indian Folk Remedies -- Surma
     Surma is a black powder used as a cosmetic as well as a folk remedy by Indian people to treat teething. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more susceptible to the effects of ...more »
    1811. Lead poisoning -- Iranian Folk Remedies -- Bint Al Zahab
     Bint Al Zahab is a folk remedy used mainly by Iranian people to treat infant colic and to facilitate the passage of meconium in newborns. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are m...more »
    1812. Lead poisoning -- Kuwait Folk Remedies -- Bokhoor
     Bokhoor is a traditional used mainly by Kuwait people to calm infants - it involves burning wood and lead sulphide and inhaling the fumes that are produced. This practice has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to the relatively high exposure to lea...more »
    1813. Lead poisoning -- Loas Folk Remedies -- Pay-loo-ah
     Pay-loo-ah is a folk remedy used mainly by the Hmong people from Loas to treat fever and rash. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more susceptible to the effects of lead. The...more »
    1814. Lead poisoning -- Mexican Folk Remedies -- Alarcon
     Alarcon is a folk remedy used mainly by Mexican people to treat digestive or stomach problems including indigestion and diarrhea. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more susc...more »
    1815. Lead poisoning -- Mexican Folk Remedies -- Albayaidle
     Albayaidle is a folk remedy used mainly by Mexican people to treat digestive or stomach problems such as vomiting and colic. It is also used to treat apathy and lethargy. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively hig...more »
    1816. Lead poisoning -- Mexican Folk Remedies -- Albayalde
     Albayalde is a folk remedy used mainly by Mexican people to treat digestive or stomach problems such as vomiting and colic. It is also used to treat apathy and lethargy. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high...more »
    1817. Lead poisoning -- Mexican Folk Remedies -- Azarcon
     Azarcon is a lead-containing tetraoxide salt used mainly by Mexican people to treat digestive or stomach problems including indigestion and diarrhea. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Ch...more »
    1818. Lead poisoning -- Mexican Folk Remedies -- Coral
     Coral is a folk remedy used mainly by Mexican people to treat digestive or stomach problems including indigestion and diarrhea. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more suscep...more »
    1819. Lead poisoning -- Mexican Folk Remedies -- Greta
     Greta is a lead-containing tetraoxide salt used mainly by Mexican people to treat digestive or stomach problems including indigestion and diarrhea. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Chil...more »
    1820. Lead poisoning -- Mexican Folk Remedies -- Liga
     Liga is a lead-containing tetraoxide salt used mainly by Mexican people to treat digestive or stomach problems including indigestion and diarrhea. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Child...more »
    1821. Lead poisoning -- Mexican Folk Remedies -- Luiga
     Luiga is a folk remedy used mainly by Mexican people to treat digestive or stomach problems including indigestion and diarrhea. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more suscep...more »
    1822. Lead poisoning -- Mexican Folk Remedies -- Maria Luisa
     Maria Luisa is a lead-containing tetraoxide salt used mainly by Mexican people to treat digestive or stomach problems including indigestion and diarrhea. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead...more »
    1823. Lead poisoning -- Middle East Folk Remedies -- Surma
     Surma is a black powder used as a cosmetic as well as a folk remedy by Middle East people to treat teething. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more susceptible to the effect...more »
    1824. Lead poisoning -- Middle Eastern Folk Remedies -- Alkohl
     Alkohl is a folk remedy used mainly by Middle Eastern people to treat skin infections and to manage the umbilical stump. It is also used as a cosmetic in Arab communities. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively hi...more »
    1825. Lead poisoning -- Middle Eastern Folk Remedies -- Anzroot
     Anzroot is a folk remedy used mainly by Middle Eastern people to treat gastroenteritis. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more susceptible to the effects of lead. The use of...more »
    1826. Lead poisoning -- Middle Eastern Folk Remedies -- Cebagin
     Cebagin is a folk remedy used mainly by Middle Eastern people to treat teething. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more susceptible to the effects of lead. The use of folk r...more »
    1827. Lead poisoning -- Middle Eastern Folk Remedies -- Henna
     Henna is used mainly by Middle Eastern people as a hair and skin dye. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more susceptible to the effects of lead. The use of folk remedies is ...more »
    1828. Lead poisoning -- Middle Eastern Folk Remedies -- Kohl
     Kohl is a folk remedy used mainly by Middle Eastern people to treat skin infections and to manage the umbilical stump. It is also used as a cosmetic in Arab communities. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high...more »
    1829. Lead poisoning -- Middle Eastern Folk Remedies -- Saoot
     Saoot is a folk remedy used mainly by Middle Eastern people to treat digestive eye injuries, teething and to manage the umbilical stump in newborns. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Chi...more »
    1830. Lead poisoning -- Pakistan Folk Remedies -- Kohl
     Kohl is a folk remedy used mainly by Pakistani people to treat skin infections and to manage the umbilical stump. It is also used as a cosmetic in Arab communities. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high cont...more »
    1831. Lead poisoning -- Pakistan Folk Remedies -- Kushta
     Kushta is a folk remedy used mainly by the Pakistani people as an aphrodisiac and to treat diseases involving organs such as the liver, brain, heart and stomach. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content...more »
    1832. Lead poisoning -- Pakistan Folk Remedies -- Surma
     Surma is a black powder used as a cosmetic as well as a folk remedy by Pakistani people to treat teething. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more susceptible to the effects ...more »
    1833. Lead poisoning -- Pakistani eye cosmetics
     Exposure to lead can result from the use of Pakistani eye cosmetics contaminated with lead. The most frequent cases have been noted in children as they are more sensitive to the effects of lead. Lead exposure can cause elevated levels of lead in the blood...more »
    1834. Lead poisoning -- Saudi Arabian Folk Remedies -- Al Murrah
     Al Murrah is a folk remedy used mainly by Saudi Arabian people to treat problems such as stomach pain, diarrhea and colic. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more susceptible...more »
    1835. Lead poisoning -- Saudi Arabian Folk Remedies -- Bint Dahab
     Bint Dahab is a folk remedy used mainly by Saudi Arabian people to treat such things as constipation, diarrhea, colic and various other infant conditions. It is also used by Saudi Arabian jewelers. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisonin...more »
    1836. Lead poisoning -- Saudi Arabian Folk Remedies -- Bokhoor
     Bokhoor is a traditional used mainly by Saudi Arabian people to calm infants - it involves burning wood and lead sulphide and inhaling the fumes that are produced. This practice has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to the relatively high exposure...more »
    1837. Lead poisoning -- Saudi Arabian Folk Remedies -- Farouk
     Farouk is a folk remedy by Saudi Arabian people to treat teething. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more susceptible to the effects of lead. The use of folk remedies is sti...more »
    1838. Lead poisoning -- Saudi Arabian Folk Remedies -- Santrinj
     Santrinj is a paint primer but is also used as a folk remedy mainly by Saudi Arabian people to treat teething and gum boils. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more susceptib...more »
    1839. Lead poisoning -- Saudi Folk Remedies -- Traditional Saudi medicine
     Traditional Saudi medicine is a folk remedy used mainly by Saudi people to treat teething and diarrhea. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more susceptible to the effects of ...more »
    1840. Lead poisoning -- Tamarind candy
     Eating tamarind candy jam products made in Mexico can lead to exposure to lead as the product is often packaged in lead-containing containers which can leach lead. The most frequent cases have been noted in children as they are more sensitive to the effec...more »
    1841. Lead poisoning -- Tibetan Folk Remedies -- Tibetan herbal vitamin
     Tibetan herbal vitamin is a folk remedy used mainly by Tibetan people to improve brain functioning. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more susceptible to the effects of lead...more »
    1842. Leatherwood poisoning
     Leatherwood is a shrubby plant which bears elongated clusters of flowers. The plant is usually found growing in the wild. The plant contains resin which can cause symptoms if eaten. The plant is considered to have a relatively low level of toxicity. Skin ...more »
    1843. Lederer's anemia
     Lederer's anemia refers to the rapid destruction of red blood cells for no apparent reason....more »
    1844. Ledermycin -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Ledermycin (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 l...more »
    1845. Legionella adelaidensis infection
     Legionella adelaidensis is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or...more »
    1846. Legionella anisa infection
     Legionella anisa is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or those ...more »
    1847. Legionella beliardensis infection
     Legionella beliardensis is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or...more »
    1848. Legionella birminghamensis infection
     Legionella birminghamensis is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly...more »
    1849. Legionella bozemanii infection
     Legionella bozemanii is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or th...more »
    1850. Legionella bruneiensis infection
     Legionella bruneiensis is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or ...more »
    1851. Legionella brunensis infection
     Legionella brunensis is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or th...more »
    1852. Legionella busanensis infection
     Legionella busanensis is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or t...more »
    1853. Legionella cherrii infection
     Legionella cherrii is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or thos...more »
    1854. Legionella cincinnatiensis infection
     Legionella cincinnatiensis is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly...more »
    1855. Legionella donaldsonii infection
     Legionella donaldsonii is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or ...more »
    1856. Legionella donaldsonil infection
     Legionella donaldsonil is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or ...more »
    1857. Legionella drancourtii infection
     Legionella drancourtii is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or ...more »
    1858. Legionella drozanskii infection
     Legionella drozanskii is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or t...more »
    1859. Legionella dumofii infection
     Legionella dumofii is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or thos...more »
    1860. Legionella erythra infection
     Legionella erythra is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or thos...more »
    1861. Legionella fairfieldensis infection
     Legionella fairfieldensis is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly ...more »
    1862. Legionella fallonii infection
     Legionella falloni is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or thos...more »
    1863. Legionella feelei infection
     Legionella feelei is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or those...more »
    1864. Legionella feeleii infection
     Legionella feeleii is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or thos...more »
    1865. Legionella gesstiana infection
     Legionella gesstiana is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or th...more »
    1866. Legionella gormanii infection
     Legionella micdadei is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or tho...more »
    1867. Legionella gratiana infection
     Legionella gratiana is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or tho...more »
    1868. Legionella gresilensis infection
     Legionella gresilensis is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or ...more »
    1869. Legionella hackeliae infection
     Legionella hackeliae is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or th...more »
    1870. Legionella impletisoli infection
     Legionella impletisoli is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or ...more »
    1871. Legionella isrealensis infection
     Legionella isrealensis is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or ...more »
    1872. Legionella jamestowniensis infection
     Legionella jamestowniensis is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly...more »
    1873. Legionella jordanis infection
     Legionella jordanis is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or tho...more »
    1874. Legionella lansingensis infection
     Legionella lansingensis is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or...more »
    1875. Legionella londinensis infection
     Legionella londinensis is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or ...more »
    1876. Legionella longbeachae infection
     Legionella longbeachae is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or ...more »
    1877. Legionella lytica infection
     Legionella lytica is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or those...more »
    1878. Legionella maceachemii infection
     Legionella maceachemii is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or ...more »
    1879. Legionella maceachernii infection
     Legionella maceachernii is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or...more »
    1880. Legionella micdadei infection
     Legionella micdadei is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or tho...more »
    1881. Legionella monrovica infection
     Legionella monrovica is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or th...more »
    1882. Legionella moravica infection
     Legionella moravica is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or tho...more »
    1883. Legionella nautarum infection
     Legionella nautarum is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or tho...more »
    1884. Legionella oakridgensis infection
     Legionella oakridgensis is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or...more »
    1885. Legionella parisiensis infection
     Legionella parisiensis is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or ...more »
    1886. Legionella quateirensis infection
     Legionella quateirensis is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or...more »
    1887. Legionella quinlivanii infection
     Legionella quinlivanii is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or ...more »
    1888. Legionella rowbothamii infection
     Legionella rowbothamii is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or ...more »
    1889. Legionella rubrilucens infection
     Legionella rubrilucens is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or ...more »
    1890. Legionella sainthelensi infection
     Legionella sainthelensi is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or...more »
    1891. Legionella santicrucis infection
     Legionella santicrucis is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or ...more »
    1892. Legionella shakespearei infection
     Legionella shakespearei is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or...more »
    1893. Legionella spiritensis infection
     Legionella spiritensis is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or ...more »
    1894. Legionella steigerwaltii infection
     Legionella steigerwaltii is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly o...more »
    1895. Legionella tauriensis infection
     Legionella tauriensis is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or t...more »
    1896. Legionella tusconensis infection
     Legionella tucsonensis is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or ...more »
    1897. Legionella wadsorthii infection
     Legionella wadsorthii is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or t...more »
    1898. Legionella wadsworthii infection
     Legionella wadsworthii is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or ...more »
    1899. Legionella waltersii infection
     Legionella moravica is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or tho...more »
    1900. Legionella worsliensis infection
     Legionella worsliensis is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or ...more »
    1901. Legionella yabuuchiae infection
     Legionella yabuuchiae is a type of bacteria which can cause infection in susceptible humans. Risk factors include diabetes, certain cancers, old age, immunosuppression, emphysema and smoking. Infection is rare and can occur at any age but the elderly or t...more »
    1902. Legionnaires' disease
     A severe respiratory disease which is caused by the Legionella pneumophila bacteria. The condition can result in pneumonia and can be life-threatening....more »
    1903. Leigh syndrome, French Canadian type
     A rare, progressive, inherited metabolic disorder where a deficiency of the enzyme cytochrome C oxidase affects skeletal muscles, connective tissue, brain and liver....more »
    1904. Leigh syndrome, Saguenay-Lac-St. Jean type
     A rare, progressive, inherited metabolic disorder where a deficiency of the enzyme cytochrome C oxidase affects skeletal muscles, connective tissue, brain and liver....more »
    1905. Leiomyomatosis of oesophagus, congenital cataract and hematuria
     A rare disorder characterized by congenital cataracts, blood in urine and the development of tumors in the esophagus called a leiomyoma. A leiomyoma is a benign tumor that originates from smooth muscle tissue. These tumors may also be present in the femal...more »
    1906. Lemierre's syndrome
     A very rare condition where a throat infection leads to secondary infection and blood clot formation in the internal jugular vein. The infected blood clot can then travel to other parts of the body and cause problems. The usual bacterial culprit is Fusoba...more »
    1907. Lenten rose poisoning
     Lenten rose is a herbaceous plant which has light-colored flowers which become purple as they age. The plant is often found in gardens. The plant contains a chemical called protoanemonin which can cause various symptoms if large quantities are eaten. Skin...more »
    1908. Leopard's-bane poisoning
     The Leopard's-bane is a herb which produces yellow flowers and originated from Europe. The plant contains a toxin called helenalin which can cause skin irritation on skin contact or various symptoms if eaten. Toxicity tends to occur only if large amounts ...more »
    1909. Lepidopterism
     A systemic illness caused by contact with certain poisonous caterpillar spines or urticating hairs....more »
    1910. Leucinosis
     A term used to describe high levels of leucine in the body. It is associated with a metabolic disorder called maple syrup urine disease where there is a deficiency of an enzyme needed to break down leucine so it builds up within the body....more »
    1911. Leukemia
     Cancer of the blood cells, usually white blood cells....more »
    1912. Leukemia, T-Cell
     A form of blood cancer characterized by the proliferation of cancerous T-cells which make up part of the body's immune system. The exact symptoms and progression vary depending on the subtype involved....more »
    1913. Leukeran -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Leukeran (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 t...more »
    1914. Licorice-induced hypertension
     Licorice-induced hypertension is a relatively quick increase in blood pressure due to eating licorice (either in the form of candy or as a herb). Blood pressure usually resumes to normalisation quite rapidly. Patients with existing blood pressure problems...more »
    1915. Lidocaine toxicity
     The toxic reaction of the body to the substance, possibly via allergic reaction or overdose....more »
    1916. Liga-induced lead poisoning
     Liga is a lead-containing tetraoxide salt used mainly by Mexican people to treat digestive or stomach problems including indigestion and diarrhea. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Child...more »
    1917. Lightwood-Albright syndrome
     A rare syndrome caused by kidney dysfunction....more »
    1918. Lily-of-the-Valley poisoning
     Lily-of-the-Valley is a plant often grown in gardens. The plant contains cardiac glycosides (convallamatian, convallarin) and saponins which can cause poisoning symptoms if eaten. Large amounts would need to be eaten to cause poisoning symptoms. Cardiovas...more »
    1919. Lionfish poisoning
     The Lionfish is a venomous bottom-dwelling fish which is found in the Pacific and Indian Oceans. Symptoms tend to abate after 8 to 12 hours....more »
    1920. 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 »
    1921. Lipoid congenital adrenal hyperplasia
     A rare form of congenital adrenal hyperplasia where the early phase of adrenal cortisol production is defective which causes mineralocorticoid deficiency. Male pseudohermaphroditism is the main characteristic of this disorder....more »
    1922. Liposarcoma
     A form of malignant mesenchymal tumour usually occurring in the thigh...more »
    1923. Lisinopril -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Lisinopril 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 »
    1924. Lithium toxicity
     The toxic reaction of the body to the substance, possibly via allergic reaction or overdose....more »
    1925. Liver cancer
     Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is a primary malignancy of the liver....more »
    1926. Liver conditions
     Any condition that affects the liver...more »
    1927. 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 »
    1928. Liver vein outflow obstruction
     Budd-Chiari syndrome is the clinical picture caused by occlusion of the hepatic veins. It presents with the classical triad of abdominal pain, ascites and hepatomegaly....more »
    1929. Lizard poisoning
     A few lizard species are venomous e.g. Gila monster and Mexican beaded lizard. Envenomation by lizards is very uncommon but these venomous lizards can cause life-threatening symptoms. Gila lizards tend to hold on with their jaws while biting and the longe...more »
    1930. Lobelia poisoning
     Lobelia is a herbaceous plant which bears elongated shafts of small blue, white or red flowers. The plant contains alkaloids such as lobeline which can result in similar effects to nicotine. The plant is sometimes used in herbal preparations which is usua...more »
    1931. 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 »
    1932. 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 »
    1933. Long-chain 3-hydroxyacyl-coenzyme A dehydrogenase deficiency
     A rare inherited genetic condition where the body is unable to convert certain fats to energy i.e. there is not enough of a certain enzyme (3-hydroxyacyl-coenzyme A dehydrogenase) which is needed to metabolize a type of fat called long-chain fatty acids. ...more »
    1934. Loperamide -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Loperamide 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 »
    1935. 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 »
    1936. Lortab withdrawal
     Symptoms that occur when Lortab use is discontinued or reduced. Lortab is a pain-killer and cough reliever. Symptoms may vary depending on the level of dependence. Symptoms are usually peak during the second day and last about a week....more »
    1937. Lufyllin -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Lufyllin (a bronchodilator) during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the ...more »
    1938. Luiga-induced lead poisoning
     Coral is a folk remedy used mainly by Mexican people to treat digestive or stomach problems including indigestion and diarrhea. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead. Children are more suscep...more »
    1939. Lymphocytic Choriomeningitis
     Rodent-borne viral disease often causing meningitis or encephalitis...more »
    1940. Lysteria monocytoigeneses meningitis
     A very rare form of meningitis (bacterial infection of the brain membrane or meninges) caused by Listeria monocytogenes. The condition is more common in the elderly and those with poor immune system and death is common....more »
    1941. M/SCHAD deficiency
     A rare inherited form of biochemical disorder characterized by the deficiency of a particular enzyme (3-Hydroxyacyl-CoA Dehydrogenase). The enzyme deficiency only affects certain body tissues, in particular the skeletal muscles. The lack of enzyme activit...more »
    1942. MELAS
     A mitochondrial disorder characterized by stroke-like episodes, headaches, vomiting and other neurological symptoms....more »
    1943. Machupo virus
     A virus which is the cause of a form of hemorrhagic fever occurring in Bolivia...more »
    1944. Magic lily poisoning
     The Magic lily is a bulbous plant which has long, narrow leaves and large scented flowers on long stems. The flowers are often grown in gardens. The bulb of the plant contains an alkaloid chemical called lycorine which can cause symptoms if eaten. The pla...more »
    1945. Mal de debarquement
     Imbalance that occurs after being exposed to motion such as on a boat. It differs to normal motion sickness in that symptoms can last months or even years and may be quite debilitating....more »
    1946. Malaria
     A parasitic disease transmitted through mosquito bites....more »
    1947. 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 »
    1948. Malignant astrocytoma
     A very malignant primary brain tumor consisting of astrocytes. The tumor spreads throughout the brain and a third of patients dying in the first year....more »
    1949. Malignant germ cell tumor
     Malignant tumors that are made up of germ cells which are immature cells that eventually become reproductive system tissues in males and females. The symptoms depend on the location of the tumor which may occur in the ovaries, testes or anywhere along the...more »
    1950. Malignant hypertension
     Malignant hypertension is a condition characterized by very high blood pressure and swelling of the optic nerve. This type of hypertension is more common in people with kidney problems such as narrowed kidney blood vessels. The condition is a medical emer...more »
    1951. 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 »
    1952. Malignant peptic ulcer
     Malignant ulcers are the complications of an untreated chronic gastric ulcers. A peptic ulcer is erosion in the lining of the stomach or duodenum (the first part of the small intestine....more »
    1953. Mallory-Weiss syndrome
     A laceration of the lining of the gastroesophageal junction or just above it - often caused by severe vomiting....more »
    1954. Malonic aciduria
     A very rare genetic disorder where a deficiency of a particular enzyme (malonyl-CoA decarboxylase) impairs the body's ability to convert fatty acids into energy that can be used by muscles such as the heart muscle. Fatty acids also accumulate in the body ...more »
    1955. Mango poisoning
     The Mango tree grows in tropical areas and produces an edible fruit. However, the plant contains chemicals called anacardic acid, cardol and anacardol which can cause and allergic contact dermatitis. The fruit skin, sap and shell contain the chemicals....more »
    1956. Mannosidosis, alpha B lysosomal
     A rare inherited metabolic disorder involving a deficiency of an enzyme (alpha-mannosidosase) which results in the accumulation of certain chemicals in the body which leads to progressive damage....more »
    1957. Maple syrup urine disease
     A very rare inherited metabolic disorder involving abnormal metabolism of branched chain amino acids (leucine, isoleucine and valine) and resulting in severe illness which generally leads to death if not treated. Other milder variants of the disease do ex...more »
    1958. Maple syrup urine disease, type 1A
     A very rare inherited metabolic disorder involving abnormal metabolism of branched chain amino acids (leucine, isoleucine and valine) and resulting in severe illness which generally leads to death if not treated. Even mild form can result in mental and ph...more »
    1959. Maple syrup urine disease, type 1B
     A very rare inherited metabolic disorder involving abnormal metabolism of branched chain amino acids (leucine, isoleucine and valine) and resulting in severe illness which generally leads to death if not treated. Even mild form can result in mental and ph...more »
    1960. Maple syrup urine disease, type 2
    1961. Maple syrup urine disease, type 3
    1962. Maple syrup urine disease, type II
     A very rare inherited metabolic disorder involving abnormal metabolism of branched chain amino acids (leucine, isoleucine and valine) and resulting in severe illness which generally leads to death if not treated. Even mild form can result in mental and ph...more »
    1963. Maple syrup urine disease, type III
     A very rare inherited metabolic disorder involving abnormal metabolism of branched chain amino acids (leucine, isoleucine and valine) and resulting in severe illness which generally leads to death if not treated. Even mild form can result in mental and ph...more »
    1964. Marasmus
     A form of malnutrition caused by a severe deficiency of both protein and calories...more »
    1965. Marburg virus
     Serious virus related to Ebola....more »
    1966. Maria Luisa-induced lead poisoning
     Maria Luisa is a lead-containing tetraoxide salt used mainly by Mexican people to treat digestive or stomach problems including indigestion and diarrhea. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of lead...more »
    1967. Marie-Seé Syndrome
     A sudden buildup of fluid inside the skull (hydrocephalus) in infants who are given large doses of vitamin A. Symptoms tend to occur about 12 hours after the receiving the vitamin A and usually last for a day or two....more »
    1968. Marijuana abuse
     Illicit depressant/hallucinogenic drug...more »
    1969. Marine toxins
     Toxins produced by marine animals...more »
    1970. Marine turtle poisoning
     Marine turtles are found and eaten in the rivers and coastal waters of Southeast Asia. It is believed that sometimes these turtles become poisonous when the eat toxic algae which occur at certain times of the year. Symptoms vary in nature and severity amo...more »
    1971. Marine turtle poisoning -- Green Sea Turtle
     Green Sea turtles are found and eaten in the rivers and coastal waters of Southeast Asia. It is believed that sometimes these turtles become poisonous when the eat toxic algae which occur at certain times of the year. Symptoms vary in nature and severity ...more »
    1972. Marine turtle poisoning -- Hawksbill Turtle
     Hawksbill turtles are found and eaten in the rivers and coastal waters of Southeast Asia. It is believed that sometimes these turtles become poisonous when the eat toxic algae which occur at certain times of the year. Symptoms vary in nature and severity ...more »
    1973. Marine turtle poisoning -- Leatherback Turtle
     Leatherback turtles are found and eaten in the rivers and coastal waters of Southeast Asia. It is believed that sometimes these turtles become poisonous when the eat toxic algae which occur at certain times of the year. Symptoms vary in nature and severit...more »
    1974. Marine turtle poisoning -- Loggerhead Turtle
     Loggerhead turtles are found and eaten in the rivers and coastal waters of Southeast Asia. It is believed that sometimes these turtles become poisonous when the eat toxic algae which occur at certain times of the year. Symptoms vary in nature and severity...more »
    1975. Marine turtle poisoning -- Soft-shelled Turtle
     Soft-shelled turtles are found and eaten in the rivers and coastal waters of Southeast Asia. It is believed that sometimes these turtles become poisonous when the eat toxic algae which occur at certain times of the year. Symptoms vary in nature and severi...more »
    1976. Marsh marigold poisoning
     Marsh marigold is a low growing plant with rounded leaves and small yellow flowers. The plant can be found growing in the wild or in gardens. The leaves from the plant contain a chemical called protoanemonin which can cause symptoms if large quantities ar...more »
    1977. 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 »
    1978. Mayapple poisoning
     The Mayapple is a small flowering plant which is often found growing naturally. It bears small single flowers and apple-like fruit which turns yellow when ripe. The unripe fruit and leaves contain a chemical called podophyllin which can cause poisoning if...more »
    1979. Meadows syndrome
     A rare condition that affects pregnant women during the last trimester or within two months after birth. It is characterized by breathing difficult, chest pain, congestive heart failure, heart rhythm abnormalities, high blood pressure, gastrointestinal sy...more »
    1980. Measles
     Once common viral infection now rare due to vaccination....more »
    1981. 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 »
    1982. Meconium plug syndrome
     A condition that can occur in newborns where a mass of thickened meconium obstructs the large intestines. The condition may occur as a result of other disorders such as cystic fibrosis, colon atresia, narrowed colon, impaired intestinal motility (Hirschsp...more »
    1983. Medium and long chan 3-hydroxyacyl-coenzyme A dehydrogenase deficiency
     A metabolic disorder characterized by the deficiency of an enzyme (3-hydroxyacyl-coenzyme A dehydrogenase) which is needed to metabolise long and medum-chain fatty acids. The severity of symptoms may vary depending on the degree of the deficiency....more »
    1984. Medium and short chain 3-hydroxyacyl-CoA dehydrogenase deficiency
     A rare inherited form of biochemical disorder characterized by the deficiency of a particular enzyme (3-Hydroxyacyl-CoA Dehydrogenase). The enzyme deficiency only affects certain body tissues, in particular the skeletal muscles. The lack of enzyme activit...more »
    1985. Medium-Chain Acyl-CoA Dehydrogenase Deficiency
     A rare disorder where the body lacks enzymes needed to convert some fats (medium-chain fatty acids) into energy and hence these fats build up in the body and cause damage....more »
    1986. Medulloblastoma
     A type of brain tumor....more »
    1987. 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 »
    1988. Megaduodenum and/or megacystis
     A rare familial condition where muscle disease affects muscles along the gastrointestinal tract and urinary tract. The inability of these muscles to function normally affects the flow of substances through the intestines and the urinary system which can r...more »
    1989. Megaloblasti Anemia, 1
     A rare inherited disorder characterized by vitamin B12 deficiency which results from the body's inability to absorb vitamin B12 from the foods eaten....more »
    1990. Megaloblastic Anemia 1
     A rare genetic blood disorder where a defect in the vitamin B12 receptor means that it can't be absorbed from food during digestion. As a result of the low vitamin B12 levels, the body produces increased numbers of abnormal enlarged red blood cells (megal...more »
    1991. Megaloblastic Anemia, Familial
     A rare inherited disorder characterized by vitamin B12 deficiency which results from the body's inability to absorb vitamin B12 from the foods eaten....more »
    1992. Melanoma -- astrocytoma syndrome
     A rare syndrome characterized by the association of a melanoma with a type of brain tumor called an astrocytoma. The exact symptoms may vary depending on the exact location of the brain tumor....more »
    1993. Melioidosis
     Bacterial infection from soil or water....more »
    1994. Meninges cancer
     A disorder where a cancerous malignancy is found in the meninges of the brain...more »
    1995. Meningioma
     A slow-growing tumor of the meninges that is not cancerous. Symptoms are determined by the size and location of the tumor....more »
    1996. Meningitis
     Dangerous infection of the membranes surrounding the brain....more »
    1997. Meningococcal A
     Meningococcal meningitis is an infection that causes inflammation of the membranes covering the brain and spinal cord. Meningococcal meningitis A is caused by meningococcus A which is mostly common in hyperendemic areas in Africa known as the meningitis b...more »
    1998. Meningococcal B
     Meningococcal meningitis B is an infection that causes inflammation of the membranes covering the brain and spinal cord....more »
    1999. Meningococcal C
     Meningitis C is a strain of meningococcal meningitis, a bacterial infection of the membranes surrounding the brain and spinal cord....more »
    2000. Meningococcal disease
     Dangerous bacterial infection causing meningitis or bacteremia....more »
    2001. Mental Retardation, Joint Hypermobility With or without Metabolic Abnormalities
     A rare syndrome observed in a small number of patients and characterized by the association of mental retardation, loose joints. Metabolic abnormalities occur in only some patients....more »
    2002. 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 »
    2003. 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 »
    2004. Mercaptopurine -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Mercaptopurine 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 »
    2005. Mercury poisoning
     A type of heavy metal poisoning caused by excessive exposure to mercury....more »
    2006. Mercury poisoning -- Folk Remedies
     Various folk remedies and medicines contain inorganic mercury and mercury salts. They can lead to mercury poisoning and severe cases can result in death. Children tend to be more sensitive to the effects of mercury poisoning than adults. Even low levels o...more »
    2007. Mercury poisoning -- consumption of contaminated fish
     Eating fish contaminated with mercury can lead to mercury poisoning in humans. The severity and range of symptoms experienced can vary greatly depending on the level and duration of exposure. Severe poisoning can lead to death. Pregnant women who eat merc...more »
    2008. Mescal poisoning
     The Mescal is a small rounded cactus which has no spines but has tufts of hairs and a flower in the centre. The plant is grown for use as a narcotic in some parts of the world due to its hallucinogenic effect. All above-ground parts of the plant contain t...more »
    2009. Mesenteric Adenitis
     Swollen abdominal lymph nodes...more »
    2010. Mesenteric artery syndrome
     A rare condition where a part of the duodenum is compressed by the mesenteric artery which results in duodenal obstruction....more »
    2011. Mesothelioma, adult malignant
     A rare type of malignant cancer that occurs in the pleura (chest lining) or peritoneum (abdominal lining). The cancer develops in people who have inhaled asbestos fibres. Symptoms tend to occur many years or even decades after the exposure....more »
    2012. Mesothelioma, adult malignant -- peritoneal
     A rare type of malignant cancer that occurs in the peritoneum (abdominal lining). The cancer develops in people who have inhaled asbestos fibers. Symptoms tend to occur many years or even decades after the exposure....more »
    2013. Metabolic disorders
     Disorders that affect the metabolic system in human...more »
    2014. Metal Fume Fever -- Aluminium
     Metal fume fever is a flu-like illness which can result from inhalation of aluminium oxide fumes. The condition is most likely to occur in poorly ventilated areas in the metal-working industry....more »
    2015. Metal Fume Fever -- Antimony
     Metal fume fever is a flu-like illness which can result from inhalation of antimony fumes. The condition is most likely to occur in poorly ventilated areas in the metal-working industry....more »
    2016. Metal Fume Fever -- Cadmium
     Metal fume fever is a flu-like illness which can result from inhalation of cadmium fumes. The condition is most likely to occur in poorly ventilated areas in the metal-working industry....more »
    2017. Metal Fume Fever -- Chromium
     Metal fume fever is a flu-like illness which can result from inhalation of chromium fumes. The condition is most likely to occur in poorly ventilated areas in the metal-working industry....more »
    2018. Metal Fume Fever -- Copper
     Metal fume fever is a flu-like illness which can result from inhalation of copper fumes. The condition is most likely to occur in poorly ventilated areas in the metal-working industry....more »
    2019. Metal Fume Fever -- Iron
     Metal fume fever is a flu-like illness which can result from inhalation of iron fumes. The condition is most likely to occur in poorly ventilated areas in the metal-working industry....more »
    2020. Metal Fume Fever -- Magnesium
     Metal fume fever is a flu-like illness which can result from inhalation of magnesium fumes. The condition is most likely to occur in poorly ventilated areas in the metal-working industry....more »
    2021. Metal Fume Fever -- Manganese
     Metal fume fever is a flu-like illness which can result from inhalation of manganese fumes. The condition is most likely to occur in poorly ventilated areas in the metal-working industry....more »
    2022. Metal Fume Fever -- Nickel
     Metal fume fever is a flu-like illness which can result from inhalation of nickel fumes. The condition is most likely to occur in poorly ventilated areas in the metal-working industry....more »
    2023. Metal Fume Fever -- Selenium
     Metal fume fever is a flu-like illness which can result from inhalation of selenium fumes. The condition is most likely to occur in poorly ventilated areas in the metal-working industry....more »
    2024. Metal Fume Fever -- Silver
     Metal fume fever is a flu-like illness which can result from inhalation of silver fumes. The condition is most likely to occur in poorly ventilated areas in the metal-working industry....more »
    2025. Metal Fume Fever -- Tin
     Metal fume fever is a flu-like illness which can result from inhalation of tin fumes. The condition is most likely to occur in poorly ventilated areas in the metal-working industry....more »
    2026. Metal Fume Fever -- Zinc
     Metal fume fever is a flu-like illness which can result from inhalation of zinc fumes. The condition is most likely to occur in poorly ventilated areas in the metal-working industry....more »
    2027. Metal fume fever
     Metal fume fever is a flu-like illness which can result from inhalation of iron oxide fumes. The condition is most likely to occur in poorly ventilated areas in the metal-working industry....more »
    2028. Metaphyseal dysplasia Pyle type
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by bone deformities involving the limbs, skull and other parts of the skeleton....more »
    2029. Metformin -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Metformin 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 »
    2030. 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 »
    2031. Methadone -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Methadone 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 »
    2032. Methamphetamine overdose
     Methamphetamine is a prescription drug mainly used to treat ADHD . Excessive doses of the drug can result in various symptoms and even death in severe cases....more »
    2033. Methyldopa -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Methyldopa 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 »
    2034. Methylmalonate Semialdehyde Dehydrogenase Deficiency
     A condition which is characterized by a deficiency of methylmalonate semialdehyde dehydrogenase...more »
    2035. Methylmalonic acidemia
    2036. Methylmalonic acidemia, Cobalamin B deficiency
     An inherited organic acid disorder where an enzyme deficiency (Cobalamin B deficiency) impairs the body's ability to break down certain proteins (methionine, threonine, isoleucine and valine) consumed in the diet. This results in a buildup of glycine and ...more »
    2037. Methylmalonic acidemia, Methylmalonyl CoA mutase deficiency
     An inherited organic acid disorder where an enzyme (Methylmalonyl CoA mutase apoenzyme) deficiency impairs the body's ability to break down certain proteins (methionine, threonine, isoleucine and valine) consumed in the diet. This results in a buildup of ...more »
    2038. Methylmalonic acidemia, cobalamin A deficiency
     An inherited organic acid disorder where an enzyme deficiency (Cobalamin A deficiency) impairs the body's ability to break down certain proteins (methionine, threonine, isoleucine and valine) consumed in the diet. This results in a buildup of glycine and ...more »
    2039. Methylmalonic acidemia, methylmalonyl CoA racemase deficiency
     An inherited organic acid disorder where an enzyme (methylmalonyl CoA racemase) deficiency impairs the body's ability to break down certain proteins (methionine, threonine, isoleucine and valine) consumed in the diet. This results in a buildup of glycine ...more »
    2040. 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 »
    2041. 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 »
    2042. 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 »
    2043. Mexican Beaded Lizard poisoning
     Gila lizards are one of the few venomous species of lizard. They are found in parts of America such as Arizona, California, Nevada and Mexico. Envenomation by lizards is very uncommon but these venomous lizards can cause life-threatening symptoms. Gila li...more »
    2044. Mexican tea poisoning
     Mexican tea is plant that bears elongated clusters of small green flowers and small greenish fruit which contain seeds which are green when fresh and black when dry. The plant has a strong odor. The oil in the seeds contain chemicals (including terpene pe...more »
    2045. Microcephaly, hiatal hernia and nephrotic syndrome
     A rare genetic disorder primarily involving physical and developmental abnormalities as well as kidney disease....more »
    2046. Microgastria short stature diabetes
     A rare syndrome characterized by a very small stomach, diabetes and a growth hormone deficiency....more »
    2047. Microphthalmia syndromic, type 10
     A rare inherited syndrome characterized mainly by small eyes and wasting of brain tissue....more »
    2048. Middle ear infection
     Infection of middle ear also called otitis media....more »
    2049. Mifepristone -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Mifepristone 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 »
    2050. Migraine
     Chronic recurring headaches with or without a preceding aura....more »
    2051. Migraine with aura, susceptibility to, 9
     A form of migraine caused by a genetic defect on chromosome 5q21. Physical activity can exacerbate symptoms. The headaches can last between 4 hours and 3 days....more »
    2052. Migraine with or without aura, susceptibility to, 1
     A form of migraine caused by a genetic defect on chromosome 4q24. Physical activity can exacerbate symptoms. The headaches usually last between 4 hours and 3 days....more »
    2053. Migraine with or without aura, susceptibility to, 10
     A form of migraine caused by a genetic defect on chromosome 17p13. Physical activity can exacerbate symptoms. The headaches can last between 4 hours and 3 days....more »
    2054. Migraine with or without aura, susceptibility to, 11
     A form of migraine caused by a genetic defect on chromosome 18q12. Physical activity can exacerbate symptoms....more »
    2055. Migraine with or without aura, susceptibility to, 2
     A form of migraine caused by a genetic defect on chromosome Xq. Physical activity can exacerbate symptoms. The headaches can last between 4 hours and 3 days....more »
    2056. Migraine with or without aura, susceptibility to, 3
     A form of migraine caused by a genetic defect on chromosome 6p21.2-p12.2. Physical activity can exacerbate symptoms. The headaches tend to last for more than twelve hours and can occur as often as weekly and as rarely as yearly....more »
    2057. Migraine with or without aura, susceptibility to, 4
     A form of migraine caused by a genetic defect on chromosome 14q21.2-q22.3. Physical activity can exacerbate symptoms. The headaches can last between 4 hours and 3 days....more »
    2058. Migraine with or without aura, susceptibility to, 5
     A form of migraine caused by a genetic defect on chromosome 19p13. Physical activity can exacerbate symptoms. The headaches can last between 4 hours and 3 days....more »
    2059. Migraine with or without aura, susceptibility to, 6
     A form of migraine caused by a genetic defect on chromosome 1q31. Physical activity can exacerbate symptoms....more »
    2060. Migraine with or without aura, susceptibility to, 7
     A form of migraine caused by a genetic defect on chromosome 15q11.2-q12. Physical activity can exacerbate symptoms. The headaches can last between 4 hours and 3 days....more »
    2061. Migraine with or without aura, susceptibility to, 8
     A form of migraine caused by a genetic defect on chromosome 5q21. Physical activity can exacerbate symptoms....more »
    2062. Mild citrullinemia
     Citrullinemia is an inherited urea cycle disorder which causes toxic substances including ammonia to build up in the blood. There are two main subtypes of Citrullinemia (I and II) which are caused by different genetic abnormalities and result in different...more »
    2063. Milk poisoning
     Milk poisoning is a condition where the body is too alkaline and the blood contains too much calcium. It can be caused by drinking large quantities of milk or using too many alkaline antacid remedies. High vitamin D intake can make the condition worse. Th...more »
    2064. Milk-Alkali syndrome
     Milk-Alkali syndrome is a condition where the body is too alkaline and the blood contains too much calcium which results in impaired kidney function. It can be caused by drinking large quantities of milk or using too many alkaline antacid remedies. High v...more »
    2065. Milkweed poisoning
     The milkweed is a flowering herb which bears clusters of red, orange or yellow flowers. The plant contains chemicals (resinoids, cardiac glycosides) which are toxic if large quantities are ingested....more »
    2066. Millian erythema
     Symptoms that occur following a course of drug injections with drugs such as arsphenamine....more »
    2067. Minocycline -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Minocycline 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 »
    2068. Misoprostol -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Misoprostol 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 »
    2069. Mistletoe poisoning
     The mistletoe is an evergreen shrub that tends to grow on tree branches. It produces white berries which contain amines. The berries can cause poisoning if eaten in large quantities. Eating more than 20 berries or 5 leaves is likely to cause symptoms and ...more »
    2070. Mitochondrial diseases
     Any of a group of mitochondrial disorders affecting cell metabolism and especially muscles....more »
    2071. Mixed connective tissue disease
     A rare disorder of the connective tissue which affects a range of body tissues and organs....more »
    2072. Moccasin snake poisoning
     The Moccasin snake is a poisonous snake found mainly in America and Asia. Moccasin snakes include the copperhead, cottonmouth and the Siberian, Central Asian and Malayan pit vipers. They are considered less venomous than rattlesnakes The snake venom conta...more »
    2073. Mohave Rattle snake poisoning
     The Mohave rattle snake is a poisonous snake found mainly in Mexico and south-western areas of the US. The type of venom in Mohave snakes varies amongst species. Those with Type A venom tend to affect the nervous system whereas those with Type B venom pri...more »
    2074. Mold allergies
     Allergies to airborne or household molds....more »
    2075. Monkshood poisoning
     Monkshood is a poisonous plant with distinctive flowers. The perennial plant is native to Europe but is also grown in parts of the US and is sometimes used as a medicinal herb....more »
    2076. Morning Glory poisoning
     The morning glory is a flowering vine with heart-shaped leaves that originates from tropical areas of America. The seeds contain chemicals (indole alkaloids, LSD) which can cause symptoms if eaten. The seeds are considered to have a low level of toxicity....more »
    2077. Morning sickness
     Pregnancy-related nausea or vomiting, usually in mornings....more »
    2078. 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 »
    2079. Morphine overdose
     Morphine is a highly addictive drug used to treat pain. Excessive doses of the drug can result in various symptoms and even death in severe cases....more »
    2080. Morphine withdrawal
     Symptoms that occur when Morphine use is discontinued or reduced. Morphine is a pain-killing drug. Symptoms may vary depending on the level of dependence. Symptoms are usually the most severe between 36 and 72 hours after withdrawal and symptoms tend to a...more »
    2081. Motion sickness
     Nausea from any type of motion or travel...more »
    2082. Mountain Laurel poisoning
     The mountain laurel is a large evergreen shrub which bears clusters of small flowers. The plant contains chemicals (andromedotoxin, arbutin) which can cause poisoning symptoms if eaten. The plant is considered highly toxic if ingested. The level of toxici...more »
    2083. Mountain andromeda poisoning
     The Mountain Andromeda is an evergreen flowering shrub bearing elongated clusters of white flowers. The leaves and flower nectar contain a chemical called andromedotoxin which is highly toxic. Ingesting the leaves or nectar can result in death as the plan...more »
    2084. Mountain fever
     A viral disease transmitted through the bite of ticks (Rocky Mountain wood tick and American dog tick) who are infected with the virus. Because the virus infects blood cells including erythrocytes, transmission can also occur through transfusion with infe...more »
    2085. Mountain tick fever
     A viral disease transmitted through the bite of ticks (Rocky Mountain wood tick and American dog tick) who are infected with the virus. Because the virus infects blood cells including erythrocytes, transmission can also occur through transfusion with infe...more »
    2086. Mucormycosis
     An infectious disease caused by fungus from the order Mucorales which is normally found in the soil and in decaying plant matter. Transmission is usually through the inhalation of spores. It is generally harmless to healthy individuals but can cause infec...more »
    2087. Multiple Myeloma
     A rare malignant cancer that occurs in the bone marrow. More common in skull, spine, rib cage, pelvis and legs....more »
    2088. Multiple carboxylase deficiency, propionic acidemia
     A disorder of fat metabolism where the body is unable to convert fat to energy due to the lack of a number of enzymes (carboxylases). Sufferers need to eat regularly to prevent symptoms. Symptoms are determined by the size and exact location of the tumor....more »
    2089. Multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1
     Rare inherited disease causing tumors in multiple glands...more »
    2090. Mumps
     An acute viral disease that causes the salivary glands to become swollen, sore and inflamed. Immunization had greatly reduced the incidence of this disease....more »
    2091. Murine typhus
     An infectious condition which is characterized by a similar condition to that of typhus due to Rickettsia typhi....more »
    2092. Muscle contraction headache
     Headache from tension or muscle contraction....more »
    2093. Mustard tree poisoning
     The mustard tree is found in various parts of America and contains nicotine. Ingestion of the plant can cause various symptoms. The leaves of the plant is sometimes smoked for its effects but it can result in death....more »
    2094. Mycotoxin-induced liver damage -- Aflatoxin
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to a mycotoxin called Aflatoxin which is a toxin produced by some Aspergillus fungus. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mild liver damage may ...more »
    2095. Mycotoxin-induced liver damage -- Cyclochlorotine
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to a Mycotoxin called Cyclochlorotine which is a toxin produced by a particular fungus (Penicillium islandicum). Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or inj...more »
    2096. Mycotoxin-induced liver damage -- Luteoskyrins
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to a Mycotoxin called Luteoskyrin which is a toxin produced by a particular fungus (Penicillium islandicum). Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury....more »
    2097. Mycotoxin-induced liver damage -- Ochratoxin
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to a Mycotoxin called Ochratoxin. Ochratoxin is a toxin produced by a particular fungus (Aspergillus ochraceus and Penicillium verrucosum). It is a relatively common food contaminant and can be found in mou...more »
    2098. Mycotoxin-induced liver damage -- Rubratoxin
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to a Mycotoxin called Rubratoxin. Rubratoxin is a toxin produced by a particular fungus (Penicillium rubrum and purpurogenum) which is most commonly found on cereal grains. Symptoms vary depending on the de...more »
    2099. Mycotoxin-induced liver damage -- Sterigmatocystin
     Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to a Mycotoxin called Sterigmatocystin. It is a toxin produced by a particular fungus (Aspergillus). Sterigmatocystin may also increase the risk of developing liver cancer. Most likely sources of exposure a...more »
    2100. Myiasis
     A condition that is characterised by the invasion of the body by the larvae of flies...more »
    2101. Ménière's disease
     Ear fluid disorder causing balance problems....more »
    2102. Ménétrier's disease
     Rare chronic disease with excessive growth of skin folds in the stomach....more »
    2103. N-acetyl glutamate synthetase deficiency
     A rare inherited urea cycle disorder where a lack of a certain enzyme (N-acetyl glutamate synthetase) results in accumulation of ammonia in the blood as it can't be broken down and removed through the urine....more »
    2104. 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 »
    2105. Naegleria
     Rare bacterial infection from contaminated water...more »
    2106. Naked brimcap poisoning
     Naked brimcap is a brown mushroom which becomes slimy when wet and is covered in thin hairs. The mushroom is often found growing in the wild in the US. This mushroom is poisonous and can lead to death if sufficient quantities are eaten. They are considere...more »
    2107. 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 »
    2108. 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 »
    2109. Narcotic addiction
     An uncontrollable desire to use narcotics on a regular basis. The drug may be used as a therapeutic medication for various conditions but it's use is also frequently abused. Examples of narcotic drugs include heroin, morphine, Demerol and codeine. Frequen...more »
    2110. Nasal decongestant-induced hypertension
     Nasal decongestant-induced hypertension is high blood pressure caused by taking nasal decongestants. Patients with an existing history of hypertension may suffer further blood pressure increases while taking nasal decongestants and this can be serious. Se...more »
    2111. Nasal polyp
     A polyp that is found in the nasal passage...more »
    2112. Nasopharyngeal carcinoma
     A malignant cancer that occurs in the nasopharynx area which is the upper part of the throat. Often there are no symptoms until the cancer has metastasized to other parts of the body such as the neck....more »
    2113. Nasopharyngitis
     Nasopharyngitis is a contagious, viral infectious disease of the upper respiratory system, primarily.It is the most common infectious disease in humans...more »
    2114. Nasopharynx cancer
     A condition which is characterized a malignancy located in the nasopharynx...more »
    2115. Necrotizing enterocolitis
     A rare disease that is tends to occur in premature infants and involves inflammation and destruction of gastrointestinal tissue. It usually occurs within weeks of birth - often after the start of milk feeding. The condition can be extremely serious and ev...more »
    2116. Nefazodone toxicity
     The toxic reaction of the body to the substance, possibly via allergic reaction or overdose....more »
    2117. Neonatal bacterial meningitis
     Bacterial meningitis that occurs in an infant under 3 months of age. Bacterial meningitis is a bacterial brain infection....more »
    2118. Neonatal sepsis
     Bacterial blood infection in an infant under 3 months of age....more »
    2119. Nephrogenic diabetes insipidus
     A rare inherited condition where the kidneys can't concentrate the urine sufficiently which results in excessive urination and thirst. The condition occurs because the kidneys are unable to respond to the antidiuretic hormone....more »
    2120. Nephthytis poisoning
     Nephthytis is vine with heart-shaped leaves with distinctive light-colored veins. The plant contains calcium oxalate crystals which can cause various symptoms if ingested. The damage is usually caused by the abrasive action of the crystals. Eye exposure c...more »
    2121. Nesidioblastosis of pancreas
     A rare genetic disorder where abnormal islets of Langerhans cells in the pancreas produce excess insulin which causes very low blood sugar levels. Untreated low blood sugar can cause permanent brain damage....more »
    2122. Neurofibromatosis, familial intestinal
     A rare type of familial tumor that arises from intestinal nerves....more »
    2123. Niemann-Pick disease
     A rare inherited biochemical disorder involving the deficiency of an enzyme (acid sphingomyelinase) needed to break down certain lipids which results in an accumulation of these lipids in the body....more »
    2124. 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 »
    2125. Nocturnal heartburn
     Heartburn seen more in the nights affecting sleep....more »
    2126. Non functioning pancreatic endocrine tumor
     A tumor of the pancreas that does not result in an increased hormone production but can cause symptoms when the tumor becomes big enough to push against other structures. The tumor may be malignant or benign....more »
    2127. 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 »
    2128. 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 »
    2129. 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 »
    2130. 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 »
    2131. 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 »
    2132. 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 »
    2133. 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 »
    2134. 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 »
    2135. 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 »
    2136. 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 »
    2137. 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 »
    2138. 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 »
    2139. 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 »
    2140. 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 »
    2141. 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 »
    2142. 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 »
    2143. 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 »
    2144. 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 »
    2145. 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 »
    2146. 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 »
    2147. 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 »
    2148. 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 »
    2149. 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 »
    2150. 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 »
    2151. 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 »
    2152. 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 »
    2153. Non-diarrheal (D-) HUS syndrome
     A rare condition characterized by hemolytic anemia, thrombocytopenia and kidney failure that is not associated with diarrhea which means that it is not a result of bacterial gastroenteritis. This form of hemolytic uremic syndrome may be caused by kidney t...more »
    2154. Non-ketotic hyperglycinemia
     A rare disorder of amino acid metabolism where glycine and proline are unable to be metabolized properly due to defects in the glycine cleavage system....more »
    2155. Norwalk gastroenteritis
     A viral (Norwalk virus) infection that is transmitted through fecal-oral contact which can happen through eating contaminated food or drinking contaminated water. Symptoms are usually relatively mild. The incubation period is 18-72 hours....more »
    2156. Norwalk-like viruses
     Several shellfish or oyster-associated gastro-causing viruses related to Norwalk or caliciviruses....more »
    2157. 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 »
    2158. 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 »
    2159. 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 »
    2160. OHSS
     Excessive stimulation of the ovaries that usually occurs as a complication of in vitro fertilization but may also occur spontaneously. The degree of excessive ovarian stimulation may var