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Separation Anxiety Disorder in Children

A child with SAD worries a lot about being apart from family members or other close people. The child has a fear of being lost from their family or of something bad occurring to a family member if he or she is not with the person.


Septicemia is the clinical name for blood poisoning by bacteria. It is a medical emergency and needs urgent medical treatment.


Sepsis is a serious medical condition that can result in organ damage or death. It happens when the body’s immune system has a severe response to an infection. Sepsis is a medical emergency.

Sepsis in the Newborn

Newborn sepsis is a severe infection in an infant younger than 28 days old. The infection is in your baby’s blood. But it may affect any body system or the whole body.

Septal Myectomy

Septal myectomy is a type of open-heart surgery for hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (thick heart muscle). It decreases symptoms of the condition.

Septic Arthritis (Infectious Arthritis) in Children

Septic arthritis is an infection in the joint fluid (synovial fluid) and joint tissues. It occurs more often in children than in adults.

Septic Arthritis

Septic arthritis is an infection in the joint fluid (synovial fluid) and joint tissues.

Sever Disease in Children

Sever disease occurs when a tendon in one or both of your child's heels becomes injured and inflamed.

Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) in Children

Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) is a viral illness. It is very contagious and can spread quickly. It can cause mild illness, severe illness, or death.

Severe Combined Immunodeficiency (SCID) in Children

SCID is a very rare disease that can be deadly. It causes a child to have a very weak immune system. As a result, the child is unable to fight off even mild infections. The disease is also known as the “boy in the bubble” syndrome ...

Shin Splints

Shin splints refers to pain and tenderness along or just behind the large bone in the lower leg (the tibia).

Shingles (Herpes Zoster) in Children

Shingles (herpes zoster) is a painful skin rash. It’s caused by the varicella-zoster virus (VZV). This is the same virus that causes chickenpox.


Shingles, or herpes zoster, is a common infection of the nerves that is caused by a virus. It causes a painful rash or small blisters on an area of skin.

Short Bowel Syndrome in Adults

Short bowel syndrome is a group of problems. They happen to people who have had a large part of their small intestine removed.

Short Bowel Syndrome in Children

Short bowel syndrome is a group of problems. They happen to children who have had a significant part of their small intestine removed. This complex condition can be life-threatening in some babies and children.

Shoulder Dislocation

A dislocated shoulder means the upper arm bone (humerus) has moved out of the shoulder joint. It can cause pain, swelling, numbness and trouble moving the shoulder.

Shoulder Instability

The shoulder joint is the most mobile joint in our bodies. But that wide range of motion comes at a price—a loss of stability in the joint.

Shoulder Pain and Problems

Detailed information on shoulder pain and the most common types of shoulder problems

Shoulder Separation

When you have a shoulder separation injury, trauma damages the ligaments surrounding your acromioclavicular (AC) joint. This is where your collarbone (clavicle) meets your shoulder blade (scapula). If your injury is severe, part of your ...

Shoulder Tendonitis

Shoulder tendonitis is an inflammation of your rotator cuff or biceps tendon. Read on for details about this condition.

Sick Sinus Syndrome

Sick sinus syndrome (SSS) is a type of abnormal heartbeat, or arrhythmia. If you have SSS, you may have episodes when your heart beats very slowly, stops beating for a short while, or beats very rapidly.

Sickle Cell Anemia

Sickle cell anemia is a genetic condition that affects hemoglobin, the part of red blood cells responsible for carrying oxygen from the lungs to the rest of the body. Red blood cells with normal hemoglobin are round, smooth and flexible,...

Sickle Cell Disease

Sickle cell disease (SCD) is an inherited blood disorder that causes the body to make abnormal hemoglobin. This is the protein in red blood cells that carries oxygen to all parts of your body. The damaged red blood cells block blood flow...

Sickle Cell Disease in Children

Sickle cell disease is an inherited blood disorder that is present at birth. Children with SCD make an abnormal type of hemoglobin. This is the protein in red blood cells that carries oxygen to all parts of the body.

Sigmoid Colectomy

The colon, or large bowel, has three sides: the ascending colon (right side), the transverse colon, and the descending colon (left side). The left side of the colon has four sections: the descending colon, the sigmoid colon, the rectum, ...


A sigmoidoscopy is a diagnostic test to check the lower part of your colon or large intestine (the sigmoid colon). This part of your colon is close to your rectum and anus.

Simple Kidney Cysts

Simple kidney cysts are fluid-filled sacs that form in your kidneys. These cysts usually don’t affect how the kidneys function.

Simple Partial Seizures

A partial (focal) seizure happens when unusual electrical activity affects a small area of the brain. When the seizure does not affect awareness, it is known as a simple partial seizure.

Sinus Bradycardia

Sinus bradycardia is a type of slow heartbeat. A special group of cells begin the signal to start your heartbeat. These cells are in the sinoatrial (SA) node. Normally, the SA node fires at about 60 to 100 times per minute at rest. In ...

Sinus Headaches

Pressure around the eyes, forehead and cheeks usually means a sinus headache, but other conditions may be causing the discomfort. Sinusitis, tension, or a migraine may be causing the headache.

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