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Diseases and Conditions

Herpangina

Herpangina is a viral illness characterized by ulcers and lesions (sores) inside the mouth, sore throat, and fever. Even though the name sounds like herpes , almost all of the

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Henoch Schonlein Purpura

Henoch-Schonlein purpura (HSP or anaphylactoid purpura) is a form of blood vessel inflammation or vasculitis . It is one of the most common forms of vasculitis in childhood. HSP is

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Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome

Hemolytic uremic syndrome is a rare condition affecting mostly children under the age of 10. A condition characterized by the breakup of red blood cells (hemolysis) and kidney failure. There

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Hemolysis

Hemolysis is the destruction of red blood cells which leads to the release of hemoglobin from within the red blood cells into the blood plasma . Although new red blood

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Hair Tourniquet

Hair tourniquet is a medical condition where in a hair or other thread becomes tied around a toe or finger tightly, so as to put the digit at risk of

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Guillain Barre Syndrome

Guillain-Barre syndrome is a serious disorder that occurs when the body’s defense system mistakenly attacks part of the nervous system. The first symptoms of this disorder include varying degrees of weakness or

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Gonorrhea

Gonorrhea is a curable transmitted infection (STI).The disease spreads through semen or fluids during unprotected contact, with an infected partner. Casual contact, such as kissing, doesn’t spread the disease. It

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Giardiasis

Giardiasis is a diarrheal illness caused by a one-celled, microscopic parasite, Giardia intestinalis (also known as Giardia lamblia ). Giardia (say “gee-ar-dee-ah”) is the name of a microscopic parasite that

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Genital Warts

Genital warts (sometimes called condylomata acuminata or venereal warts) are the most easily recognized sign of genital HPV infection. Genital Warts are flesh-colored or gray growths found in the genital

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Gastrointestinal Bleeding

Gastrointestinal (GI) bleeding describes any blood loss that occurs through the digestive tract. It has diverse causes, and a medical history, as well as physical examination , generally distinguishes between

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