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Your urinary tract is the system that makes urine and carries it out of your body. It includes your bladder and kidneys and the tubes that...
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The symptoms of food poisoning usually affect your stomach and intestines (gastrointestinal tract). The first symptom is usually diarrhea.Other...
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Viruses, bacteria, or (in rare cases) parasites or other organisms cause pneumonia.In most cases, the specific organism (such as bacteria or virus)...
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Although the exact cause of breast cancer is not known, most experts agree that there are several factors that increase your risk of breast cancer...
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Medications may be needed when symptoms of sinusitis are severe or do not improve. The goals of treatment with medication are to: Treat the...
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There are three types of thyroid surgery to treat thyroid cancer. Thyroid lobectomy removes a part (or lobe) of your thyroid gland. Near-total...
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If your health professional suspects that you have prostatitis, he or she will begin with a complete medical history and physical exam. The type of...
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Prostatitis is swelling or infection of the prostate gland. It often hurts. The prostate gland sits just below a man's bladder and makes part of the...
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Prostatitis, especially if it continues for a long time, can cause stress, anxiety, and depression.Acute prostatitisMen with acute prostatitis have...
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Bipolar disorder is an illness that causes extreme mood changes from manic episodes of very high energy to the extreme lows of depression. It is also...
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The classic symptoms of psoriasis are raised, red patches of skin topped with loose, silvery scales, usually on the knees or elbows.There are several...
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Psoriasis (say "suh-RY-uh-sus") is a long-term (chronic) skin problem that causes skin cells to grow too quickly, resulting in thick, white, silvery...
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Psoriasis is usually long-lasting, returns often (chronic), and can be unpredictable. Symptoms may come on suddenly (flare) and then improve and go...
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Many doctors believe that psoriasis may be passed down from parents to their children (inherited). White (Caucasian) people who carry a certain gene...
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Call your doctor if you have symptoms of psoriasis, such as:Bright red areas of raised patches (plaques) that are covered with loose, silvery...