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Diseases, Illnesses & Ailments Starting from Letter H

  1. Hermaphroditism
    Hermaphroditism (or Intersex) is a group of conditions where there is a discrepancy between the external genitals and the internal genitals (the testes and ovaries). [read more]

  2. Hernia
    A hernia is a protrusion of a tissue, structure, or portion of an organ through the muscular tissue or the membrane by which it is normally contained. The hernia had three parts: the orifice through which it herniates, the hernia sac, and its contents. [read more]

  3. Hernia In Children
    Hernia refers to the protrusion of a part of the intestines. This usually caused by an obstruction of the muscles in the abdominal area. In children, hernias occur due to an improper closure of the umbilical cord after birth. [read more]

  4. Hernia, Inguinal
    Inguinal hernias are protrusions of abdominal cavity contents through the inguinal canal. [read more]

  5. Hernia, Umbilical
    Umbilical hernia is a congenital malformation, particularly common in infants of African descent, and more frequent in boys. [read more]

  6. Herniated Disc
    The bones (vertebrae) that form the spine in your back are cushioned by small, spongy discs. These discs are healthy, they act as shock absorbers for the spine and maintain the spine flexible. [read more]

  7. Herpangina
    Herpangina is the name of a painful mouth infection, typically with a fever. Even though the name sounds like herpes, almost all of the many viruses that cause it are coxsackieviruses or other enteroviruses and not herpesvirus. [read more]

  8. Herpes
    Infection of the genitals is commonly known as herpes and predominantly occurs following sexual transmission of the type 2 strain of the virus (HSV-2). Oral herpes, colloquially called cold sores, is commonly caused by the type 1 strain of herpes simplex virus (HSV-1). [read more]

  9. Herpes Gestationis
    Herpes gestationis is a medical condition used to describe polymorphic vesicobullous eruption during pregnancy. [read more]

  10. Herpes of the Eye
    Herpes of the eye, or dendritic keratitis, is an eye infection caused by the herpes zoster virus. [read more]

  11. Herpes simplex disease
    Herpes simplex is commonly known as as cold sores. It is a viral infection of the skin that arises once or return again and again. This is because when the virus is cleared from the skin by the immune system it hides in the nerves and is never wholly removed from the body. Herpes infections are very prevalent. Unfortunately those who carry the herpes virus can spread the disease without even knowing it. [read more]

  12. Herpes simplex encephalitis
    Herpes simplex encephalitis (HSE) is a very serious disorder and one of the most severe viral infections affecting the human central nervous system. [read more]

  13. Herpes Simplex Virus, Genital
    Commonly affecting both men and women, genital herpes is a highly contagious sexually transmitted disease which include itching, pain and sores in your genital area. [read more]

  14. Herpes Simplex Virus, Orofacial
    Leading to the development of small and usually painful blisters on the skin of the mouth, lips, gums or lip area, herpes labialis is an infection caused by the herpes simples. The blisters are commonly called fever blisters or cold sores. [read more]

  15. Herpes Simplex Virus, Sacral
    Sacral herpes simplex virus or also called genital herpes is an infection of the lower back and buttocks and is a common recurrent skin condition associated with infection of the herpes simplex virus (HSV). HSV infection usually appears as small sores or blisters around the nose, mouth, buttocks, lower back and the genitals, though infections can develop almost anywhere on the skin where these tender sores may come back periodically in the same sites. [read more]

  16. Herpes viridae disease
    This is an infection by a member of the Herpesviridae family, a family of enveloped, linear, double-stranded DNA viruses; occurs in a wide variety of animals. [read more]

  17. Herpes zoster
    Herpes zoster (or zoster), commonly known as shingles, is a viral disease marked by a painful skin rash with blisters in a limited area on one side of the body. [read more]

  18. Herpes zoster oticus
    Herpes zoster oticus (HZ oticus) is a viral infection affecting the inner, middle, and external ear. HZ oticus manifests as severe otalgia and associated cutaneous vesicular eruption, typically of the external canal and pinna. When linked with facial paralysis, the infection is called Ramsay Hunt syndrome. [read more]

  19. Herpetic keratitis
    Herpes simplex virus (HSV) keratitis includes a wide variety of disease processes that HSV can cause in the human cornea. A variety of clinical manifestations of infectious and immunologic etiologies, such as neurotrophic keratopathy, infectious epithelial keratitis, necrotizing stromal keratitis, immune stromal keratitis (ISK), and endotheliitis, can affect all levels of the cornea. Although more common as a manifestation of recurrent HSV infection, HSV keratitis may also be detected during a primary infection. [read more]

  20. Herpetic Whitlow
    Herpetic whitlow is a painful viral infection occurring on the fingers or around the fingernails which is cause by infection with the herpes simplex virus (HSV). It is also called digital herpes simplex, hand herpes or finger herpes. These infections are very contagious and are easily spread by direct contact with skin lesions and usually appears as sores or small blisters around the nose, mouth, buttocks, and genitals, though the infections can develop almost anywhere on the skin. [read more]

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