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Cardiovascular

... Cardiovascular Powered by: This information is provided by an independent source. Merck & Co., Inc. is not responsible for this content. Please ... a defect in insulin secretion by beta cells. Diabetes mellitus is an independent risk factor for cardiovascular disease . Aerobic exercise , such ...

Abdomen

... Definition: A swollen abdomen is marked by increased abdominal girth . Lump in the abdomen Powered by: This information is provided by an independent source. Merck & Co., Inc. is not responsible for this content. Please discuss any and all treatment options with your healthcare professional. ...

Abdominal mass

... left -upper quadrant, right -lower quadrant, and left -lower quadrant. Abdominal mass Powered by: This information is provided by an independent source. Merck & Co., Inc. is not responsible for this content. Please discuss any and all treatment options with your healthcare professional. ...

Abdominal rigidity

... Abdominal rigidity Powered by: This information is provided by an independent source. Merck & Co., Inc. is not responsible for this content. Please discuss any and all treatment options with your healthcare professional. ...

Abortion

... Names : Elective Abortion , Therapeutic Abortion Definition ... Abortion - incomplete Powered by: This information is provided by an independent source. Merck & Co., Inc. is not responsible for this content. Please discuss any and all treatment options with your healthcare professional. ...

Acute pancreatitis

... and swelling with presence of extra immune cells) of the pancreas . Acute pancreatitis Powered by: This information is provided by an independent source. Merck & Co., Inc. is not responsible for this content. Please discuss any and all treatment options with your healthcare professional. ...

ADH

... less active. The lower activity level seems to cause inattention. Dilutional hyponatremia (SI ADH ) Powered by: This information is provided by an independent source. Merck & Co., Inc. is not responsible for this content. Please discuss any and all treatment options with your healthcare professional. ...

Adolescent depression

... of American teens have experienced a serious episode of depression , ... Adolescent depression Powered by: This information is provided by an independent source. Merck & Co., Inc. is not responsible for this content. Please discuss any and all treatment options with your healthcare professional. ...

Adrenal Hyperplasia

... of inherited disorders relating to the adrenal glands , ... Congenital adrenal hyperplasia Powered by: This information is provided by an independent source. Merck & Co., Inc. is not responsible for this content. Please discuss any and all treatment options with your healthcare professional. ...

Age-related hearing loss

... loss of hearing , beginning with high-frequency sounds such as speech. Age-related hearing loss Powered by: This information is provided by an independent source. Merck & Co., Inc. is not responsible for this content. Please discuss any and all treatment options with your healthcare professional. ...

Agitation

... to an unpleasant state of extreme arousal, increased tension, and irritability . Agitation Powered by: This information is provided by an independent source. Merck & Co., Inc. is not responsible for this content. Please discuss any and all treatment options with your healthcare professional. ...

Alcohol use

... minutes. Alcohol remains in the blood stream until it is broken down by the liver . Alcohol use Powered by: This information is provided by an independent source. Merck & Co., Inc. is not responsible for this content. Please discuss any and all treatment options with your healthcare professional. ...

Alcoholic liver disease

... of the liver induced by alcohol abuse . See also cirrhosis . Alcoholic liver disease Powered by: This information is provided by an independent source. Merck & Co., Inc. is not responsible for this content. Please discuss any and all treatment options with your healthcare professional. ...

Alcoholism

... . There is both physical and psychological dependence with this addiction . Alcoholism Powered by: This information is provided by an independent source. Merck & Co., Inc. is not responsible for this content. Please discuss any and all treatment options with your healthcare professional. ...

Ambulatory

... obesity , disease d leg veins, kidney disease , cirrhosis of the liver , anemia , ... SETTING: Ambulatory outpatient facility in an independent research institution. One study [2] evaluated 215 randomly selected hospital ized and ambulatory cancer patients in 3 different cancer ...

Ambiguous genitalia

... or absence of internal genital structures (such as undescended testes ). Ambiguous genitalia Powered by: This information is provided by an independent source. Merck & Co., Inc. is not responsible for this content. Please discuss any and all treatment options with your healthcare professional. ...

Aneurysm

... within your brain that weakens over time and undergoes such widening. Aneurysm in the brain Powered by: This information is provided by an independent source. Merck & Co., Inc. is not responsible for this content. Please discuss any and all treatment options with your healthcare professional. ...

Aneurysm in the brain

... Aneurysm in the brain Powered by: This information is provided by an independent source. Merck & Co., Inc. is not responsible for this content. Please discuss any and all treatment options with your healthcare professional. ...

Ankle pain

... there are tiny tears in the ligament s that may make the ankle somewhat unstable. Ankle pain Powered by: This information is provided by an independent source. Merck & Co., Inc. is not responsible for this content. Please discuss any and all treatment options with your healthcare professional. ...

Ankylosing spondylitis

... it affects other joints in the body, such as the hips, knees and ankles. Ankylosing spondylitis Powered by: This information is provided by an independent source. Merck & Co., Inc. is not responsible for this content. Please discuss any and all treatment options with your healthcare professional. ...

Anti

... medicines are drugs used to reduce pain and inflammation . Anti - smooth muscle anti body Powered by: This information is provided by an independent source. Merck & Co., Inc. is not responsible for this content. Please discuss any and all treatment options with your healthcare professional. ...

Antibody

... or exposure to an antigen , or something that the body does not recognize as self. Antibody Powered by: This information is provided by an independent source. Merck & Co., Inc. is not responsible for this content. Please discuss any and all treatment options with your healthcare professional. ...

Arachnodactyly

... Names: Dolichostenomelia; Spider fingers; Achromacria Considerations: ... Arachnodactyly Powered by: This information is provided by an independent source. Merck & Co., Inc. is not responsible for this content. Please discuss any and all treatment options with your healthcare professional. ...

Appetite

... Alternative Names: Loss of appetite ; Decreased appetite Home Care: ... Appetite - decreased Powered by: This information is provided by an independent source. Merck & Co., Inc. is not responsible for this content. Please discuss any and all treatment options with your healthcare professional. ...

Artery

... : Vasospastic Angina , Variant Angina , Prinzmetal's Angina ... Mesenteric artery ischemia Powered by: This information is provided by an independent source. Merck & Co., Inc. is not responsible for this content. Please discuss any and all treatment options with your healthcare professional. ...

Aseptic meningitis

... characterized by changes in mental status and nerve functions. Syphilitic aseptic meningitis Powered by: This information is provided by an independent source. Merck & Co., Inc. is not responsible for this content. Please discuss any and all treatment options with your healthcare professional. ...

Aspiration pneumonia

... food , drink, vomit, or secretions from the mouth) into the lungs . Aspiration pneumonia Powered by: This information is provided by an independent source. Merck & Co., Inc. is not responsible for this content. Please discuss any and all treatment options with your healthcare professional. ...

Autoimmune hepatitis

... normal cells for a foreign tissue or pathogen ( disease -causing agent). Autoimmune hepatitis Powered by: This information is provided by an independent source. Merck & Co., Inc. is not responsible for this content. Please discuss any and all treatment options with your healthcare professional. ...

Bacterial

... in the groin area. What is going on in the body? Non-gonococcal (septic) bacterial arthritis Powered by: This information is provided by an independent source. Merck & Co., Inc. is not responsible for this content. Please discuss any and all treatment options with your healthcare professional. ...

Balanced diet

... nutrition may help relieve some of your premenstrual syndrome ( PMS ) symptoms. Balanced diet Powered by: This information is provided by an independent source. Merck & Co., Inc. is not responsible for this content. Please discuss any and all treatment options with your healthcare professional. ...

Bleeding

... to poor blood clotting and excessive bleeding . What is going on in the body? Bleeding time Powered by: This information is provided by an independent source. Merck & Co., Inc. is not responsible for this content. Please discuss any and all treatment options with your healthcare professional. ...

Bleeding time

... Bleeding time Powered by: This information is provided by an independent source. Merck & Co., Inc. is not responsible for this content. Please discuss any and all treatment options with your healthcare professional. ...

Bone X

... x -ray may detect fractures , tumor s, or degenerative conditions of the bone. Bone X -ray Powered by: This information is provided by an independent source. Merck & Co., Inc. is not responsible for this content. Please discuss any and all treatment options with your healthcare professional. ...

Bone X-ray

... bone x-ray may detect fractures , tumor s, or degenerative conditions of the bone. Bone X-ray Powered by: This information is provided by an independent source. Merck & Co., Inc. is not responsible for this content. Please discuss any and all treatment options with your healthcare professional. ...

Bowel

... abdominal pain , constipation or diarrhea . Irritable bowel syndrome (functional bowel ) Powered by: This information is provided by an independent source. Merck & Co., Inc. is not responsible for this content. Please discuss any and all treatment options with your healthcare professional. ...

Bowel resection

... Large bowel resection - series Powered by: This information is provided by an independent source. Merck & Co., Inc. is not responsible for this content. Please discuss any and all treatment options with your healthcare professional. ...

Breathing difficulty

... (by sitting or standing) to be able to breathe deeply or comfortably, ... Breathing difficulty Powered by: This information is provided by an independent source. Merck & Co., Inc. is not responsible for this content. Please discuss any and all treatment options with your healthcare professional. ...

Bulimia

... of hours, and then purges by vomiting , overexercising, or misusing laxatives, ... Bulimia Powered by: This information is provided by an independent source. Merck & Co., Inc. is not responsible for this content. Please discuss any and all treatment options with your healthcare professional. ...

Capillary

... of the skin . It is sometimes referred to as a port-wine stain . Capillary nail refill test Powered by: This information is provided by an independent source. Merck & Co., Inc. is not responsible for this content. Please discuss any and all treatment options with your healthcare professional. ...

Carcinoma

... age. [ Med Help International ] [ Search ] [ Ask the Doctor Forums ] ... Renal cell carcinoma Powered by: This information is provided by an independent source. Merck & Co., Inc. is not responsible for this content. Please discuss any and all treatment options with your healthcare professional. ...
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