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Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension

Pseudotumor cerebri is a disorder related to high pressure in the brain. It causes signs and symptoms of a brain tumor. It is also called intracranial hypertension.

Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension

Pseudotumor cerebri is a disorder related to high pressure in the brain. It causes signs and symptoms of a brain tumor. It is also called intracranial hypertension.

Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) occurs when the lung tissue becomes scarred. No one knows what causes this scarring. IPF is the most common form of interstitial lung disease, a group of diseases that affect the tissue between the ...

IgG Deficiencies

An IgG deficiency is a health problem in which your body doesn’t make enough Immunoglobulin G (IgG). People with IgG deficiency are more likely to get infections.

Iliotibial Band Syndrome

Iliotibial band syndrome (often called “IT band syndrome”) is a medical condition that causes pain on the outside of the knee. It mostly commonly happens in athletes, especially distance runners, or those new to exercise.

Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura

Immune thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP) is a blood disorder. With this disease, you have a lower amount of platelets than normal in your blood. Platelets are blood cell fragments that help with blood clotting. Having fewer platelets can ...

Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura in Children

ITP is a blood disorder that causes a decrease in the number of platelets in the blood. Platelets help stop bleeding. So, a decrease in platelets can result in easy bruising, bleeding gums, and bleeding inside the body. The lower the ...

Immunoglobulin A (IgA) Nephropathy

IgA nephropathy is a chronic kidney disease. It progresses over 10 to 20 years, and can lead to end-stage renal disease. It is caused by deposits of the protein immunoglobulin A (IgA) inside the filters (glomeruli) in the kidney. These ...

Immunoglobulin A Deficiency

Immunoglobulin A (IgA) is a blood protein that's part of your immune system. Your body makes IgA to help fight off sickness. Having an IgA deficiency means that you have low levels or no immunoglobulin A in your bloodstream. 

Immunotherapy

Immunotherapy is a type of cancer treatment that uses the body's own immune system to fight cancer. The immune system naturally defends the body against cancer cells. However, some cancer cells grow and spread by hiding from the immune ...

Impacted Earwax

A buildup of earwax is called impacted earwax. It can cause symptoms such as hearing loss. Impacted earwax is very common. With age, earwax tends to become harder and less mobile. Older adults are more likely to have problems with excess...

Imperforate Anus in Children

Imperforate anus is a problem that your child is born with. It happens when your child has a blocked or missing anus.

Impetigo

Impetigo is an infection of the outer layer of the skin. It's most often caused by the bacteria Staphylococcus aureus. Impetigo is much more common in children, but adults can get it too. It's more common in the summer months.

Impetigo in Children

Impetigo is an infection of the skin. When it affects just the surface, it’s called superficial impetigo. Impetigo can also affect deeper parts of the skin. This is called ecthyma. It may occur on healthy skin. Or it may occur where the ...

Impingement Syndrome of the Shoulder

Impingement syndrome describes a condition in which the tendons of the rotator cuff of the shoulder are pinched as they pass between the top of the upper arm (humerus) and the tip of the shoulder (acromion). The rotator cuff is a group ...

Inappropriate Sinus Tachycardia

Inappropriate sinus tachycardia (IST) is a health problem in which the heart beats very quickly without a good reason. It is a type of heart rhythm abnormality called an arrhythmia.

Increased Intracranial Pressure (ICP)

A brain injury or some other health problem can cause growing pressure inside your skull. This dangerous condition is called increased intracranial pressure (ICP). It can lead to a headache. It can also further injure your brain or ...

Indigestion

Indigestion (dyspepsia) is a pain or burning feeling in your upper belly or abdomen. It is common in adults.

Infant of a Mother with Diabetes

An infant of a mother with diabetes is a baby who is born to a mother with diabetes. Because the mother has diabetes, the baby is at risk for problems.

Infectious Esophageal Disorders

The esophagus, which extends from the mouth to the stomach, can be infected by bacteria, fungi or viruses. The most common viral causes of esophageal infections are herpes simplex, chicken pox virus and cytomegalovirus. These are ...

Infectious Esophagitis

Infectious esophagitis is swelling and irritation of your esophagus, triggered by an infection.

Infectious Mononucleosis (Mono) in Teens and Young Adults

Infectious mononucleosis is a contagious illness. It’s common in teens and young adults.

Infectious Mononucleosis

Infectious mononucleosis causes swollen lymph glands, fever, sore throat, and chronic fatigue.

Infertility

Infertility is a problem of the reproductive system. It impairs the body's ability to reproduce. It could be caused by a problem with the man’s system, the woman’s system, or both.

Inflammatory Aortic Disease (Aortitis)

The aorta is the largest artery in the body. It rises from the heart's left ventricle (the major chamber that pumps blood out of the heart) and is filled with oxygen-rich blood that travels throughout the body. When this artery becomes ...

Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) refers to certain chronic diseases that cause inflammation (painful swelling, usually with heat) of the intestines. Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis are the two terms most often assigned to the ...

Inflammatory Breast Cancer

A rare but aggressive form of cancer, inflammatory breast cancer blocks the lymph vessels in the skin of the breast. The condition often causes the breast to appear swollen, red and inflamed.

Influenza (Flu)

Influenza, or flu, is a respiratory tract infection that spreads easily. It is caused by a virus.

Influenza (Flu) in Children

Influenza (flu) is a very contagious viral infection that affects the air passages of the lungs. It causes a high fever, body aches, a cough, and other symptoms.

Inguinal and Umbilical Hernias in Children

A hernia is when a part of the intestine pushes through a weak spot in the belly (abdominal) muscles. The hernia creates a soft lump or bulge under the skin.

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