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Diseases, Illnesses & Ailments Starting from Letter E


  1. Esophagitis
    Esophagitis simply refers to the swelling or inflammation of the esophagus. It is usually caused by other illnesses such as gastroesophageal reflux syndrome (GERD), and infections due to certain viruses and bacteria. Food allergies can also result to esophagitis. The swelling of the esophagus can be treated by NSAID medications. [read more]

  2. Esotropia
    Esotropia is a form of squint or strabismus. In this condition, one or both of the eyes are turned inwards. Esotropia can be present constantly or may occur in an intermittent manner. It can usually give a cross-eyed appearance of the affected person. Esotropia is also sometimes wrongly called as lazy eye. [read more]

  3. essential hypertension
    Hypertension, HTN or HPN commonly called to as "high blood pressure”. It is a medical problem in which the blood pressure or BP of a person is elevated. A person is considered to be hypertensive if a person's systolic pressure is 140 mmhg and above while the diastolic pressure is 90 mmHg and above. There are two classification of hypertension , the essential or primary hypertension ,indicates that no specific medical factor that can explain the condition. The secondary hypertension indicates the condition of the patient is cause by another disorder. [read more]

  4. Essential Mixed Cryoglobulinemia
    Essential mixed cryoglobulinemia is an autoimmune defect that involves the blood as well as other body systems. It is characterized by the abnormal presence of various antibodies in the bloodstream. [read more]

  5. essential thrombocytopenia
    Essential thrombocytopenia refers to low platelets level in blood. The normal platelet count in the blood ranges from 150,000 and 450,000 per mm3. While in thrombocytopenia it has less than 150,000 per mm. [read more]

  6. essential thrombocytosis
    Essential thrombocytosis (ET) also known as essential thrombocythemia refers to overproduction of platelets in the bone marrow . In some cases this disorder is progressive, it means this disease get worst. [read more]

  7. Essential Tremor
    The word “essential” in essential tremor means that the disorder isn't linked to other disease and is a sign of a movement disorder characterized as dismissed trembling hands or shaking head also it is also part of a normal aging process. It is the most common of the many movement disorder. [read more]

  8. Ethylmalonic aciduria
    Ethylmalonic aciduria also called as Organic academia and organic aciduria, this disease is a metabolic disorders. That affects the amino acid breakdown. The alteration of amino acids metabolism can affect not just one organ but the whole organs of the body. There are four types of ethylmalonic aciduris, these are the methylmalonic acidemia, propionic acidemia, isovaleric acidemia, and maple syrup urine disease.[1] [read more]

  9. Evans' Syndrome
    Evans' Syndrome is a disorder that refers to an autoimmune disease. It means that the patient's antibodies attack their own blood products like the red blood cells and platelet. It is commonly cause by the two autoimmune disorders, the Autoimmune hemolytic anemia (a condition in which the red blood cells are destroyed by an autoimmune process). And the immune thrombocytopenic purpura (a condition in which the platelets are destroyed by autoimmune process.) [read more]

  10. Ewing's sarcoma
    Ewing's sarcoma is also known as primitive neuroectodermal tumor and bone cancer. It is a disease that the cancer cell is found in the bone. |It is commonly occurs in pelvisc bone, the femur bone, humerus bone, and the ribs. [read more]

  11. Excessive Sweating
    Excessive sweat, or hyperhidrosis, is the excessive release of perspiration. It is the kind of sweating not caused by strenuous activities but can be due to genetic defects. It usually triggers the hands, underarms and feet. [read more]

  12. Exhibitionism
    Exhibitionism is a psychological disorder wherein a person makes it a habit to display unusual behaviors to attract public attention. This is characterized by habitual daredevil stunts or exposure of sexual behaviors. [read more]

  13. Exogenous lipoid pneumonia
    Exogenous lipoid pneumonia Also known as Lipid pneumonia or lipoid pneumonia is a lung inflammation or what we called pneumonia. But the difference is the exogenous is the lipid has entered the bronchial tree or the lungs while in pneumonia the water enters the lungs. [read more]

  14. Exophthalmos
    Exophthalmos is referring to as a bulging of the eye out of the orbit bone. There are two types of exopthalmus, its either bilateral, it is often seen in Graves' Disease or unilateral cause by an orbital tumor. [read more]

  15. Exostoses, multiple
    Hereditary multiple exostoses (HME) is also called Multiple exostosis it is a disorder in which multiple bone growth in the bony area. [read more]

  16. exostosis
    exostosis is a bone disorder of the formation of new bone is altered. There is overgrowth of the bone of an individual. [read more]

  17. Exploding head syndrome
    Exploding head syndrome is a medical disorder that the patient suffers from a very loud noise that comes from within his or her head. [read more]

  18. Extensively Drug Resistant Tuberculosis
    Extensively drug resistant tuberculosis (XDR TB) is a rare type of tuberculosis that is resistant to almost every kind of anti-TB medication, including rifampin and isonazid. XDR TB also doesn't respond to second-line medications such as fluoroquinolones. [read more]

  19. External Compression Headaches
    External compression headache is the pain of constant pressure on the forehead or scalp that is caused by an object worn on the head. [read more]

  20. External Otitis
    Swimmer's ear or external otitis is an infection of the outer ear and ear canal. This happens when the ear is exposed to excess moisture and water is trapped in the ear canal. The acidity that normally prevents infection is diluted because the skin becomes soggy. Cuts along the lining of the ear can also cause bacteria to penetrate the skin. [read more]



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