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Diseases, Illnesses & Ailments Starting from Letter D

  1. Dysgraphia
    Dysgraphia generally refers to extreme difficulty in handwriting. The condition is defined as a learning disability as a result of difficulty in expressing thoughts in writing and graphing. [read more]

  2. Dyshidrosis
    Dyshidrosis, is also known by another medical term called dyshidrotic eczema or pompholyx. This is characterized by a skin condition where there is a development of small, fluid-filled blisters that usually occur on the palms of the hands or the soles the feet, or even both. [read more]

  3. Dyskeratosis congenita
    Dyskeratosis congenita is also referred to as Zinsser-Engman-Cole Syndrome. It is a type of rare disease that is characterized by a gradual failure of the bone marrow. [read more]

  4. Dyskinesia
    Dyskinesia is a disorder that is characterized by involuntary movements such as in chorea or tic. Dyskinesia has been found out to be a mere symptom of various medical conditions and has a specific underlying cause. [read more]

  5. Dyskinesia, drug induced
    Dyskinesia, drug induced generally refers to the symptom that is caused by the high-dose or long term usage of the drug calleddopamine antagonists, which are usually used as antipsychotics medications and antiemetic metoclopramide. Such neuroleptic drugs are generally used to be prescribed to treat a number of different types of psychiatric disorders. Other forms of dopamine antagonists that are known to cause tardive dyskinesia are drugs used for the treat cases of gastrointestinal disorders along with some neurological disorders. Majority of the drugs that are not actually intended to affect the dopamine, such as the antidepressants, may be also the main cause of tardive dyskinesia. While there are newer atypical antipsychotics available in the market today such as olanzapine and risperidone that may initially appear to have lesser dystonic ill-effects, only clozapine has been proven to have a signioficantly lower risk of complications such as tardive dyskinesia in comparison to the older antipsychotics. [read more]

  6. Dyslexia
    Dyslexia is a specific learning difficulty that primarily involves reading and writing characterized by trouble in word-sounds processing and difficulty in short-term verbal memory; evidences are visible in spoken and written language. The condition is an impairment of the ability of the brain to translate written images received by the eyes into meaningful language. [read more]

  7. Dyslexia Dysgraphia Dyscalculia
    Dyslexia-dysgraphia-dyscalculia is a group of learning disorders that occur during a child's stages of development. Dyslexia pertains to the slow ability to understand a word or idea, dysgraphia is the difficulty to write, and dyscalculia meanwhile deals with the child's slow learning of mathematics and logical reasoning. [read more]

  8. Dyslexia In Children
    Dyslexia in children is a learning disability in which a child finds difficulty in reading. When not detected early, this can develop into adult dyslexia. [read more]

  9. Dyslexia In Children
    Dyslexia is a learning disability that affects children in various ways. The major areas covered by dyslexia are reading, spelling and writing problems. [read more]

  10. Dysmenorrhea
    Dysmenorrhea is the medical term for menstrual cramps, referring to dull and throbbing pain felt in the lower abdomen just before or during menstrual periods. [read more]

  11. Dysmetabolic Syndrome
    Dysmetabolic syndrome is a group of metabolic disorders in the blood serum that increases one's risk of heart disease. It is characterized by abnormal uric acid levels, factor imbalance and vascular problems. [read more]

  12. Dysmorphophobia
    Dysmorphophobia is a psychiatric condition that is also known as body dysmorphic disorder or BDD. It has been defined over a century ago and is characterized by an intense fixation or focus on an invisible flaw in one's physical appearance. [read more]

  13. Dysmotility
    Dysmotility is a term used to describe gastrointestinal problems wherein the muscles do not function normally. Such diseases that result to dysmotility are gastroparesis, as well as intestinal obstruction. [read more]

  14. Dysostosis
    Dysostosis is the disorder that has something to do with the bone's development. In definition, it is defective formation of the bone, whether individual bones or collective ones. [read more]

  15. Dysparenia
    Dysparenia is the medical term to refer to painful intercourse that is mostly experienced by women. This is characterized by a recurrent pain in the genitals that is often persistent. [read more]

  16. Dyspepsia
    Dyspepsia is the uncomfortable or burning sensation felt in the upper abdomen which is usually accompanied by nausea, bloating of the abdomen, belching and oftentimes vomiting. [read more]

  17. Dyspepsia Nonulcer
    Nonulcer dyspepsia is a chronic disorder that affects the gastrointestinal system. This includes the esophagus, and the small intestine resulting to mild to serious discomfort of the abdomens. Nonulcer dyspepsia is often accompanied by nausea, belching and bloating. [read more]

  18. Dysphagia
    Dysphagia is the medical term that denotes persistent difficulty in swallowing usually occurring at any age but is most common to occur in older adults. [read more]

  19. Dysphasia
    Dysphasia is a learning disorder that affects language comprehension. People in this condition have problems in communicating with others, such as having trouble expressing their thoughts through words. [read more]

  20. Dysplastic Nevi
    Dysplastic nevi also called Clark's nevi and atypical moles are moles that are regarded as precancerous moles and have the tendency to turn into melanoma instead of regular moles. They are generally larger, irregular and have differences in color that may range from pink to dark brown; flat with some areas elevated above the surface of the skin. [read more]

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