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Psoriasis

Psoriasis

Psoriasis is an inflammatory disorder of the skin condition that causes itching, redness, soreness and pain. Thickened areas of the skin may appear scaly. There are several types of psoriasis.

Gout

Gout

Gout is a chronic auto-inflammatory disease causing painful joint inflammation. Gout occurs when there is too much uric acid in the blood.

Diabetic Wound

Diabetic Wound

A diabetic would is a complication from diabetes resulting in wounds of external and internal origin.

Mouth Ulcers (canker sores)

Mouth Ulcers (canker sores)

Mouth sores that form inside the mouth, on the tongue and the inside linings of the cheeks, lips and throat. Canker sores are usually round with a white surface surrounded by a red, inflamed area.

Warts

Warts

Warts are benign growths that appear as a raised lump with a rough surface. Warts may look segmented, different in shape, size, and color.

Diaper Dermatitis

Diaper Dermatitis

Diaper dermatitis or diaper rash, is a common condition that results from prolonged contact with irritants. Inflammation of the skin causes a rash to occur in the area covered by a diaper.

Skin Rash

Skin Rash

Skin rashes can be caused by allergic reactions, bug bites and other illnesses. Rashes come in many forms, often causing skin to become irritated, raised, itchy and red.

Hemorrhoids

Hemorrhoids

Hemorrhoids are a condition where the tissue and veins around the anus or lower rectum become inflamed. Symptoms include itching, bleeding, and pain.

Common Cold

Common Cold

The common cold is caused by different viruses that infect the upper respiratory system. Symptoms of the common cold include cough, sore throat, sneezing, runny nose, and low-grade fever.

Sore Throat

Sore Throat

A sore throat occurs when the lining of the throat becomes inflamed and swollen, usually caused by the common cold, viral or bacterial infection. Symptoms include: throat pain, increased mucus production, inflammation, swelling of the throat, and difficulty swallowing.

Conjunctivitis (pink eye)

Conjunctivitis (pink eye)

Pink eye is a highly contagious infection of the eye. It is caused by inflammation of the membrane that covers the outermost layer of the eye and the inner surface of the eyelids. Infection usually begins with one eye, but can quickly spread to other eye in cases of viral or bacterial conjunctivitis. Symptoms include: redness, itching, swelling, and discharge.

Burns

Burns

An injury resulting from contact with heat, chemicals, radiation, electricity, and/or sunlight that causes damage to the skin. Burn injuries are generally identified as first, second, or third degree burns. Symptoms include pain, blisters, swelling and loss of skin.

Body Ache (general pain)

Body Ache (general pain)

Aches cause dull pain in any part of the body that can be stabbing, throbbing, burning, cramping or sharp. Body aches indicate underlying inflammation.

Diabetic Ulcer

Diabetic Ulcer

Diabetic ulcer is a common complication of diabetes mellitus. Ulcers develop when there is a break in the skin which does not heal due to the underlying diabetic condition.

Hand Foot Mouth Disease (HFMD)

Hand Foot Mouth Disease (HFMD)

HFMD is caused by the enterovirus. The disease causes fever, skin rash, blisters on hands, buttocks, legs, feet, and inside the mouth. Other symptoms may include runny nose, sore throat, fever, cough, nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea.

Hypothyroidism

Hypothyroidism

Hypothyroidism (or underactive, low thyroid) is a common condition in which the thyroid gland makes too little thyroid hormone.

Herpes Simplex Virus-Type 1

Herpes Simplex Virus-Type 1

Small, white fluid-filled blisters that appear on or around the lips. They can occasionally affect the tongue and gums. Symptoms include swelling and inflammation, along with burning and tingling sensations.

Liver Cancer

Liver Cancer

Primary liver cancer begins in the liver. It is common among people with chronic liver inflammation and cirrhosis caused by infection from hepatitis B or C virus.

Roseola

Roseola

Roseola is a common viral infection affecting children mostly between 6-24 months. It begins with a high fever followed by the development of a pink rash once the fever resolves. The rash mainly appears on the neck, stomach and back. The virus is contagious as long as the rash is present.

Toothache

Toothache

Toothaches result from inflammation of the inside of the tooth that contains tissue and nerves. Toothaches are usually the result dental injury or poor dental hygiene.

Dermatitis

Dermatitis

Dermatitis is inflammation of the skin resulting in swollen, reddened, itchy skin caused by a hypersensitivity response or chemical irritation. Two types of dermatitis include primary irritant dermatitis and allergic contact dermatitis.

LDL-High (Bad) Cholesterol

LDL-High (Bad) Cholesterol

LDL stands for Low-Density Lipoproteins. Cholesterol is a type of fat found in the body. It is vital for cell wall creation, hormone function, and digestion. Excessively high levels of LDL cholesterol can lead to build-up of plaque on the cell walls of arteries.

Skin Scar

Skin Scar

Scars result from the body’s natural healing process. An overproduction of collagen can cause scars to become raised, thick, and discolored.

Polyps

Polyps

Polyps are abnormal growths of tissue that can be identified as benign or pre-cancerous.

Shingles

Shingles

Shingles, also called herpes zoster, is a painful rash caused by a viral infection of the nerves below the skin. Symptoms include a constant dull burning pain, tender skin and a red blotchy rash.

Inflammation

Inflammation

An immune reaction triggered by irritation, injury, or infection to body tissue. An inflammatory response can be external or internal. It produces redness, warmth, swelling, and pain.

Seborrheic Dermatitis

Seborrheic Dermatitis

Seborrheic dermatitis is an inflammatory skin disease. It is commonly known as dandruff when it affects the scalp of adults, and known as cradle cap in infants. Red, flaky patches of skin appear on the scalp, face, and chest.

Heat Rash

Heat Rash

Heat rash, also known as prickly heat, is caused by the skin overheating. When sweat glands get blocked, the trapped sweat irritates skin causing tiny red bumps to develop.

Cervical Cancer

Cervical Cancer

Cancer that occurs in the cells of the cervix is referred to as cervical cancer. Human papillomavirus (HPV) is found in about 99% of cervical cancers. There are over 100 different types of HPV, most of which are considered low-risk and do not cause cervical cancer. High-risk HPV types may cause cervical cell abnormalities or cancer.

Keratosis Pilaris

Keratosis Pilaris

Keratosis Pilaris is a common skin condition among kids and adolescents resulting in tiny bumps on the skin. They appear on the cheeks, thighs, arms and buttocks. The bumps are typically white, but could also be red.

Dental and Gum Abscesses

Dental and Gum Abscesses

Abscesses occur when harmful oral bacteria accumulate around the root of a tooth and develop into a pus-filled pocket. Three types of dental abscesses that can affect the teeth and gums include: gingival, periapical and periodontal.

Tinea Versicolor

Tinea Versicolor

A type of skin fungus that typically appears on shoulders, back, chest, neck, or upper arms. These small flat patches of skin may be white, pink, red, tan, or brown. Skin can become scaly, discolored, and itchy.

Ulcerative Colitis

Ulcerative Colitis

Ulcerative colitis is considered to be an inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), a general term given for more than one type of bowel disorders. Ulcerative colitis causes inflammation and sores to form on the lining of the colon and rectum, resulting in bleeding and frequent diarrhea.

Blepharitis

Blepharitis

Blepharitis is an eye condition resulting from inflammation of the eyelid that can cause scratchy, swollen, tender, and irritated eyes. It is identified by posterior or anterior blepharitis. Symptoms include redness, swelling, cysts, and flaky crusts at the eyelid margin and along the lash line.

Respiratory Syncytial Virus

Respiratory Syncytial Virus

Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) is a respiratory illness caused by a virus infection. It is the most common cause of bronchiolitis and pneumonia in babies. Symptoms may include low-grade fever, sore throat, headache, irritability, and difficulty breathing.

Eczema (Atopic Dermatitis)

Eczema (Atopic Dermatitis)

Eczema is a common skin condition that causes dry, itchy, red patches. Rashes appear on the face, in the folds of the arms, and the backs of knees, hands or feet. The raised patches may bubble and ooze.

Atherosclerosis

Atherosclerosis

Atherosclerosis is a disorder that results in the hardening of arteries. Plaque buildup may severely block the artery causing heart attack or stroke.

Cuts, Scratches, Bruises

Cuts, Scratches, Bruises

Skin injury is damage to the skin anywhere on the body’s surface causing redness, swelling, pain, and irritation.

Melanoma (skin cancer)

Melanoma (skin cancer)

Skin cancer is a type of cancer that starts in the cells of the skin. The two most common kinds of skin cancer are basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma. Melanoma usually develops on the head, face, neck, hands and arms.

MRSA

MRSA

Staphylococcus, commonly known as “staph,” is a bacteria carried on the skin or in the nose. It can cause pneumonia, wound infections, and bloodstream infections. MRSA, (Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus) is an antibiotic-resistant skin infection accompanied by fever, rash, and blisters.

Sunburn

Sunburn

Sunburn is an inflammation of the skin resulting from overexposure to ultraviolet radiation (UVR) or sunlamps. Symptoms include dizziness, fatigue, and painful reddish skin that feels hot when touched.

Depression

Depression

Depression is a mood disorder that may be characterized by profound and persistent feelings of sadness, loss, or anger that can greatly interfere with a person’s life. Depression ranges in seriousness from mild to temporary episodes of sadness to severe, ongoing depression. Sleep disturbance, appetite loss, and difficulty with mental processing are common symptoms of depression.

Urticaria (hives)

Urticaria (hives)

Hives are commonly caused by allergic reactions when the body releases a chemical known as histamine. Itchy, red patches of varying size appear and disappear quickly. They may also cause dramatic swelling of the lips, eyes, and ears.

Acne Vulgaris

Acne Vulgaris

Acne Vulgaris is an extremely common skin disorder in adolescents and adults that results in an outbreak of papules or pustules.

Athlete’s Foot

Athlete’s Foot

Athlete’s foot is a contagious, fungal infection of the foot. It commonly occurs between the toes. Symptoms include itchy blisters, and cracking, dry skin with raised scaly patches.

Fatty Liver Disease

Fatty Liver Disease

Fatty liver disease is a condition that describes the buildup of fat cells in the liver, due to the liver’s difficulty in breaking down fats. Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is usually seen in people who are obese, have diabetes, high blood pressure and high cholesterol.

Allergy

Allergy

Allergy symptoms occur when your immune system overreacts to an allergen. Common allergens include plant pollen, dust mites, molds, insect stings, or food.

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS)

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS)

CFS/ME (Myalgic Encephalomyelitis) is a complex disorder characterized by profound fatigue that affects several body systems. Weakness, muscle pain, impaired memory/mental concentration, and insomnia can make this condition debilitating.

Cerebral Malaria

Cerebral Malaria

Malaria is caused by parasites that are transmitted from one person to another by mosquitoes. Cerebral malaria is a severe form of the disease resulting in seizures, coma, and death. It is spread by the parasite Plasmodium falciparum.

Acute Pancreatitis

Acute Pancreatitis

Acute pancreatitis is a serious condition where the pancreas becomes inflamed quickly in a short period of time. Symptoms include abdominal pain, nausea, fever, and rapid heartbeat. Severe symptoms may show skin discoloration around the belly button or the side of the body.

Toenail fungus

Toenail fungus

Toenail fungus is an infection underneath the surface of the nail causing the nail to become disfigured and discolored. Other symptoms include: thickening of the nail, brittleness, and loosening/lifting of nail.

Alzheimer’s disease

Alzheimer’s disease

Alzheimer's disease is the most common form of dementia. It is a progressive neurological disorder that attacks the brain’s nerve cells. It is characterized by memory loss, behavioral changes, language deterioration, and decline of cognitive skills.

Cataracts

Cataracts

Cataracts are a condition causing clouding of the lens of an eye. Proteins in the lens begin to break down and the lens becomes cloudy, affecting vision. Most commonly, cataracts occur in older adults and develop gradually.

Cardiovascular Disease

Cardiovascular Disease

Cardiovascular disease/heart disease is characterized by gradual clogging, hardening and damage done to the interior walls of the blood vessels.  

Arthritis

Arthritis

Arthritis is a general term that is described as inflammation of joints, the tissues which surround the joint and other connective tissue. Two most common types of arthritis are osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis.

Asthma

Asthma

Asthma is a disease that affects the lungs. This chronic condition causes inflammation and narrowing of the air passageway. Symptoms include episodes of wheezing, breathlessness, chest tightness, and nighttime or early morning coughing. Asthma can have varying intensity from mild to severe persistent attacks.

Stye

Stye

A common infection or inflammation of the eyelid gland resulting in a small, tender lump that causes redness and sensitivity.

Autoimmune Hepatitis

Autoimmune Hepatitis

Autoimmune hepatitis (AIH) is an autoimmune liver disease that occurs when the immune system attacks the cells of the liver and biliary system. AIH is a chronic condition and can result in cirrhosis (scarring) of the liver and can ultimately lead to liver failure.

Breast Cancer

Breast Cancer

Breast cancer is the development of malignant cells in the breast. Early diagnosis is especially important for breast cancer because the disease responds best to treatment before it has spread.

Angioedema

Angioedema

Angioedema refers to an allergic reaction that happens beneath the surface of the skin. A secondary reaction of hives or swelling can be seen on the surface of the skin. Abdominal cramps, swollen eyes or mouth, and difficulty breathing are also common symptoms.

Chronic Ethanol Ingestion

Chronic Ethanol Ingestion

Chronic ethanol ingestion induces oxidation of the kidneys resulting in damage to kidney tissue and function.

Aneurysm

Aneurysm

An aneurysm is an abnormal widening of a part of an artery due to weakness in the wall of the blood vessel. Some common locations for aneurysms include: heart (the aorta), brain (cerebral aneurysm), and behind the knee in the leg (popliteal artery aneurysm).  

Measles

Measles

Measles is an acute viral illness that causes a skin rash, fever, runny nose, cough, and conjunctivitis (“pink eye”). A red, blotchy skin rash first appears on the face and hairline. The rash then spreads downward across the body. Measles is highly contagious and spread through the air, or by direct contact with infectious droplets.

Cancer

Cancer

Cancer is a group of different diseases characterized by an uncontrolled growth and spread of abnormal cells. There are many different types of cancer. Cancers are typically named for the organ or the cell where the cancer begins.

Eosinophilic Pneumonia

Eosinophilic Pneumonia

Eosinophilic Pneumonia (Loffler’s Syndrome), is inflammation of the lungs due to a build-up of a large number of white blood cells called eosinophils.

Vitiligo

Vitiligo

Vitiligo is a condition marked by the loss of skin pigment, called melanocytes. When melanocytes are destroyed, white patches appear on the skin. Vitiligo can affect skin on any part of the body. Over time, white patches may grow in size or spread to other parts of the body.

Rosacea

Rosacea

Rosacea is a skin condition that typically affects the face and eyes. Skin may resemble an intense redness in color and a formation of pimples and enlarged blood vessels may appear. Other symptoms include frequent episodes of blushing or flushing of the face and neck.

Diabetes-Type 1

Diabetes-Type 1

Type 1 Diabetes is also known as Insulin-dependent diabetes, which onsets in juvenile years. It is a life-long disease that affects the body’s ability to make and use insulin. Insulin is necessary for glucose to move from the blood to the inside of the cells.

Churg-Strauss Syndrome

Churg-Strauss Syndrome

Churg-Strauss Syndrome, also known as Eosinophilic Granulomatosis with Polyangitis (EGP), is a rare disorder that may affect multiple organ systems, especially the lungs. The disorder is characterized by abnormal clustering of white blood cells and can cause inflammatory lesions called granulomas. Asthma is one of the key features of EGP. Other early symptoms/signs include nasal polyps and allergic rhinitis.

Colorectal Cancer

Colorectal Cancer

Colon, or colorectal cancer, is cancer that starts in the large intestine (colon) or the rectum (end of the colon). Colorectal cancers generally develop over time from precancerous polyps.

Diabetes Mellitus - Type 2

Diabetes Mellitus - Type 2

Type 2 Diabetes is also known as non-insulin dependent diabetes, which onsets at any age and is related to insulin resistance. Obesity and cholesterol impact the onset of type 2 diabetes.

Dyslipidemia

Dyslipidemia

Dyslipidemia is characterized by abnormal amounts fats or lipids in the blood stream.

Eosinophilic Cellulitis

Eosinophilic Cellulitis

Eosinophilic cellulitis, also known as Wells Syndrome, is an uncommon inflammatory disease characterized by itchy, burning, inflamed areas on the skin. The lesions often present on the lower legs and arms.

Graves' Disease

Graves' Disease

Graves' disease is an autoimmune disorder that develops when the body makes antibodies to the thyroid-stimulating hormone receptor (TSHR). This overactivity of the thyroid gland is connected to hyperthyroidism.

Impetigo

Impetigo

Impetigo is a common bacterial infection in children that causes a crusty rash. These sores are usually honey-colored, contagious, and caused by the Staphylococcus bacteria.

Gastric Cancer (stomach cancer)

Gastric Cancer (stomach cancer)

Gastric cancer develops in the lining of the stomach when cells begin to present abnormally and multiply.

Eosinophilic Fasciitis

Eosinophilic Fasciitis

Eosinophilic Fasciitis, also known as Shulman’s Syndrome, is an uncommon connective tissue disease characterized by inflammation, painful swelling, and stiffness of the extremities.

Leukemia

Leukemia

Leukemia is a cancer of the white blood cells in bone marrow. Symptoms include: fatigue, paleness of skin, recurrent infections, bone pain, abdominal swelling, easy bruising, small red spots on the skin, and fever without known cause.

High Blood Pressure

High Blood Pressure

High blood pressure is also known as hypertension. Hypertension occurs when blood pressure rises and stays above normal for a period of time. Blood pressure refers to the force of blood pushing against the walls of the arteries as the blood is pumped by the heart. Hypertension can lead to heart attacks, strokes, and kidney failure.

Human Immunodeficiency Virus

Human Immunodeficiency Virus

HIV is a virus that attacks the body's immune system. A person who has HIV may not have any symptoms, but they carry the virus and could pass it on through blood or bodily fluids. The HIV virus weakens the immune system as it destroys CD4 cells and can lead to Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS).

Chickenpox

Chickenpox

Chickenpox is a highly contagious disease caused by the varicella zoster virus, a member of the herpes virus family. Symptoms include fever, tiredness, and an extremely itchy rash with small red spots.

Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Irritable Bowel Syndrome

IBS is a gastrointestinal (GI) disorder that affects the large intestine. IBS is characterized by recurrent pain, abdominal cramping, gas, diarrhea and/or constipation.

Acanthosis Nigricans

Acanthosis Nigricans

Acanthosis Nigricans (AN) is a skin pigmentation disorder that results in dark patches on the skin. These markings have a thick, velvety texture and can occur on any location of the body.

Respiratory Distress Syndrome

Respiratory Distress Syndrome

Respiratory Distress Syndrome (RDS) is a rapidly progressive disease occurring in critically ill patients. The main complication in RDS is fluid leaking into the lungs, making breathing difficult or impossible.