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Diseases, Illnesses & Ailments Starting from Letter I

  1. Intracranial Hematoma
    An intracranial hematoma occurs when a blood vessel ruptures within the brain or between the skull and the brain. The collection of blood (hematoma) compresses the brain tissue. [read more]

  2. Intracranial Hypotension
    Spontaneous intracranial hypotension is probably an under diagnosed cause of headache, even though it is estimated to affect only about one in 50,000 individuals. [read more]

  3. Intraductal Carcinoma
    Intraductal carcinoma, or ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS), is when abnormal cells multiply and form a growth within a milk duct of your breast. [read more]

  4. Intraocular Lymphoma
    Intraocular lymphoma is a rare malignant form of eye cancer that is capable of quickly spreading to the brain. [read more]

  5. Intraocular Melanoma
    Intraocular melanoma, a rare cancer, is a disease in which cancer (malignant) cells are found in the area of the eye called the uvea. [read more]

  6. Intratuterine Growth Retardation
    Intratuterine growth retardation (IGR) refers to a condition wherein an infant is born smaller than the normal size. Babies in this condition are often described to be small for their gestational age. [read more]

  7. Intrauterine Dwarfism
    Intrauterine dwarfism is a rare growth disorder also known as the Russel-Silver syndrome. It is one of the five types of primordial dwarfism. [read more]

  8. Intussusception
    Intussusception is a medical condition where a section of the bowel folds towards another part or the rectal area. This is congenital disease. [read more]

  9. Invasive Lobular Carcinoma
    Lobular carcinoma in situ (LCIS) is not a cancer, but its presence means that there is a small increase in the risk of developing breast cancer later on in life. Even so, majority of women with LCIS do not develop breast cancer. [read more]

  10. Iodine Deficiency
    Iodine deficiency is the result of lack if iodine in the diet. Iodine deficiency induced disorders include goiter and cretinism, which is a medical and physical condition characterized by severely underdeveloped physical and mental growth. [read more]

  11. Iridocorneal Endothelial Syndrome
    Iridocorneal endothelial syndrome is a disorder affecting the cornea of the eye. It is characterized by the decay of the corneal cells resulting to swelling, destruction of the iris and pupil, and limited passage of light into the eye. This disease is associated with Chandler's syndrome, iris atrophy and Cogan disease. [read more]

  12. Iridocyclitis
    Iridocyclitis is a medical condition characterized by inflammation in the middle layer or the whole interior of the eye. This is also referred to as a type of anterior uveitis, which is inflammation of the uvea of the eyes. Commonly it is described as inflammation of the iris and the ciliary body of the eye. [read more]

  13. Iritis
    Iritis is a medical condition that refers to the inflammation of the iris of the eye; it is considered as a form of anterior uveitis. Two types of Iritis are chronic and acute Iritis. Acute Iritis has the capability to heal by itself while Chronic Iritis does not easily respond to treatment, lasting for months or years and comes with a high risk for serious visual damage. [read more]

  14. Iron Deficiency
    Iron deficiency is a medical condition wherein the blood lacks sufficient amount of iron needed by the body. Iron is a nutrient needed to produce hemoglobin, a protein compound that makes up the red blood cells. The most common situation of iron deficiency is called iron-deficiency anemia. [read more]

  15. Iron Deficiency Anemia
    Iron deficiency anemia is the most common type of anemia, and is also known as sideropenic anemia. It is the very common cause of microcytic anemia. Iron deficiency anemia happens when the dietary intake or absorption of iron is insufficient, and hemoglobin, which contains iron, cannot be formed. [read more]

  16. Iron Overload
    In medicine, iron overload (also known as hemochromatosis) disorders are diseases caused by the accumulation of iron in the body. [read more]

  17. Iron Poisoning
    Iron poisoning is a disease brought about by excessive iron intake. This can be an effect of consuming abnormally high amounts of iron supplements, [read more]

  18. Irregular Heartbeat
    Arrhythmia, also known as an irregular heartbeat, is a condition where the heart beats either lower or faster than the normal heart beat of 50 to 100 beats per minute. Arrhythmias can occur even to those people with regular heart rate. [read more]

  19. Irritable Bladder
    Irritable bladder, or overactive bladder, is a problem with bladder function resulting in a sudden urge to urinate that is difficult to suppress. It may also result to incontinence, the involuntary loss of urine. [read more]

  20. Irritable Bowel Syndrome
    Irritable Bowel Syndrome, also known as Spastic Colon is a functional bowel disorder distinguished with abdominal pain and bowel habit changes. This disorder is relatively common and comprises up to 20% - 50% of consultations to gastroenterologists. [read more]

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