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Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a disease that affects a person’s central vision. AMD is the most common cause of severe loss of eyesight among people ages 60 and older. Only the center of vision is affected with this disease.

Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a disease that affects a person’s central vision. It's the most common cause of severe eyesight loss among people age 50 and older.

AIDS-Related Lymphoma in Children

AIDS-related lymphoma is a type of cancer called non-Hodgkin lymphoma. It grows in some people with AIDS. AIDS is a disease that weakens the immune system. AIDS raises the risk for long-term (chronic) disease, such as cancer.

Alagille Syndrome

Alagille syndrome is an inherited condition in which bile builds up in the liver because there are too few bile ducts to drain the bile. This results in liver damage.

Alcohol-Induced Liver Disease

Alcohol-induced liver disease is caused by heavy use of alcohol. The liver's job is to break down alcohol. If you drink more than it can process, it can become badly damaged.

Alcoholic Hepatitis

Diseases & Conditions

Alcoholic Hepatitis

Diseases & Conditions

Allergic Rhinitis in Children

Diseases & Conditions - Pediatrics

Allergies in Children

Allergies are problems of the immune system. Most allergic reactions happen when the immune system reacts to a “false alarm.” Normally, the human body defends itself against harmful things such as viruses or bacteria. But sometimes the ...

Allergy Overview

Allergies are problems of the immune system. Normally the immune system attacks harmful things such as viruses or bacteria. But sometimes it overreacts and responds to things that are normally harmless. These include dust, mold, pollen, ...

Alpha Thalassemia

Thalassemia is an inherited blood disorder. It is passed down from one or both parents through their genes. Learn about the4 types of alpha thalassemia, symptoms, treatment options, and more.

Alpha Thalassemia in Children

Alpha thalassemia is an inherited blood disorder. This means it is passed down through the parent’s genes. It causes anemia in affected children. Anemia is a low red blood cell or low hemoglobin level. Hemoglobin is the part of red blood...

Alpha Thalassemia in Children

Diseases & Conditions - Pediatrics

Alzheimer Disease

Alzheimer disease is a disease that affects the brain and nervous system. It is a type of dementia that happens when nerve cells in the brain die.

Amenorrhea

Amenorrhea means you haven't had your period for more than 3 cycles. It can be caused by a variety of things including overexercising, being overweight, or due to an ovulation problem.

Amenorrhea in Teens

Amenorrhea is when a girl's menstrual bleeding (period) doesn't occur.

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis is a fatal neurological disorder that causes progressive degeneration of nerve cells in the spinal cord and brain. It is often referred to as Lou Gehrig disease.

Anal Cancer Overview

The anus is the last part of the digestive tract. Most anal cancers start in the cells that make the inside lining of the anus. Learn more about symptoms, diagnosis, and treatments.

Analgesic Nephropathy

Taking one or a mix of painkiller medicines daily over a long time may cause chronic kidney problems. This is called analgesic nephropathy. Painkillers that combine 2 or more medicines (such as, aspirin and acetaminophen together) with ...

Analgesic Nephropathy

Taking one or a mix of painkiller medicines daily over a long time may cause chronic kidney problems. This is called analgesic nephropathy. Painkillers that combine 2 or more medicines (such as, aspirin and acetaminophen together) with ...

Anaphylaxis in Children

Anaphylaxis is a severe and sometimes life-threatening reaction to an allergen. An allergen is something that your child is allergic to. Anaphylaxis is a medical emergency. Your child can have a reaction within seconds or as long as an ...

Anaplasmosis

Anaplasmosis is an illness caused by bacteria that’s spread by ticks. The bacteria are called Anaplasma phagocytophilum. The illness causes fever, muscle aches, and other symptoms.

Anaplasmosis

Anaplasmosis is an illness caused by bacteria that’s spread by ticks. The bacteria are called Anaplasma phagocytophilum. The illness causes fever, muscle aches, and other symptoms

Anastomotic Stenosis (Stricture) After Gastric Bypass Surgery

After gastric bypass surgery for weight loss, the new connection between the stomach pouch and the small intestine may narrow. This is called an anastomotic stenosis. It’s also known as a stricture.

Anatomy of the Spine

The human spine is a complex anatomic structure that is the scaffolding for the entire body. It provides several important functions, including protection the spinal cord and nerves, and structural support for the body, allowing us to ...

Anemia in Children

Anemia is a common problem in children. A child who has anemia does not have enough red blood cells or hemoglobin. Hemoglobin is a type of protein that allows red blood cells to carry oxygen to other cells in the body.

Anemia in Children

Diseases & Conditions - Pediatrics

Anemia in Pregnancy

Anemia is when your blood has too few red blood cells. Having too few red blood cells makes it harder for your blood to carry oxygen or iron. This can affect how cells work in nerves and muscles. During pregnancy, your baby also needs ...

Anemia Overview

Anemia is a common blood disorder. It occurs when you have fewer red blood cells than normal, or not enough hemoglobin in your blood. Here's what you need to know about this condition.

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