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Megaloblastic Anemia in Children

Anemia is a problem in which there are not enough red blood cells or hemoglobin. Hemoglobin is the part of red blood cells that carries oxygen throughout the body. In megaloblastic anemia, the bone marrow, where the cells are formed, ...

Megaureter in Children

Megaureter is a ureter that is much wider than normal. A megaureter may not drain urine normally. This can lead to infections and kidney damage.

Melanoma: Overview

Melanoma is a type of skin cancer. Here are answers to some frequently asked questions about melanoma.

Ménière Disease

Ménière disease is a balance disorder. It causes a severe spinning sensation (vertigo), hearing issues, loss of balance, and headaches.

Meningioma

A meningioma is a tumor that grows in the meninges, the layers of tissues that cover the brain and spinal cord.

Meningitis

Meningitis is inflammation of the membranes that surround the brain. Meningitis can be caused by either a virus or bacteria. Bacterial meningitis may be life-threatening.

Meningitis in Children

Meningitis is most often caused by a bacterial or viral infection that moves into the cerebral spinal fluid (CSF).

Meningococcal Infections in Children

Meningococcal infections are not common, but they can be fatal. They occur most often in late winter and early spring. Children are more often affected, but the illnesses also occur in teens and adults.

Menorrhagia

Menorrhagia is heavy or prolonged bleeding during your period. It can be caused by hormone problems or problems with the uterus. Medications or procedures to treat the uterus can help.

Menstrual Cramps (Dysmenorrhea) in Teens

Menstrual cramps (dysmenorrhea) are severe, painful cramps that occur with menstruation.

Menstrual Pain

Menstrual pain is common in women of all ages. It's the feeling of cramps you get in your lower belly with your monthly period. Menstrual pain usually isn't a serious condition. In this video, you'll learn how this condition develops and...

Merkel Cell Cancer

Detailed information on merkel cell cancer, including diagnosis and treatment

Mesenteric Ischemia

Mesenteric ischemia is decreased or blocked blood flow to your intestine.

Metabolic Syndrome

Metabolic syndrome is a condition that includes the presence of a cluster of risk factors for cardiovascular disease. Metabolic syndrome greatly raises the risk for diabetes, heart disease, stroke, or all three.

Metatarsus Adductus in Children

Metatarsus adductus is a common foot deformity noted at birth. It causes the front half of the child's foot (forefoot) to turn inward.

Metered-Dose Inhaler

A metered-dose inhaler is a device that is used to treat lung conditions like asthma or COPD. It measures and sends the right amount of medicine to your lungs. Watch and learn how to use one correctly.

Microcephaly in Children

Microcephaly is a condition where a baby's head is much smaller than normal. It is most often present at birth (congenital). Most children with microcephaly also have a small brain and an intellectual disability. Some children with small...

Micropenis in Children

A micropenis is a penis that is smaller than normal. A penis length of less than 0.75 inches is considered micropenis.

Microscopic Polyangiitis (MPA)

Microscopic polyangiitis (MPA) is a condition that causes small blood vessels to be inflamed. It's a rare type of vasculitis. The disease can damage the blood vessels and cause problems in organs around the body. MPA most often affects ...

Middle Ear Infection (Otitis Media) in Adults

A middle ear infection occurs behind the eardrum. It is most often caused by a virus or bacteria. Most kids have at least one middle ear infection by the time they are 3 years old. But adults can also get them.

Middle Ear Infection (Otitis Media) in Adults

A middle ear infection occurs behind the eardrum. It is most often caused by a virus or bacteria. Most kids have at least one middle ear infection by the time they are 3 years old. But adults can also get them.

Migraine Headaches

This often severe, throbbing type of headache is different from other types of headaches in that symptoms other than pain occur with the headache. Nausea and vomiting, lightheadedness, sensitivity to light (photophobia), and other visual...

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