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Diseases, Illnesses & Ailments Starting from Letter P

  1. Polyarthritis
    Polyarthritis is a type of arthritis that involves the inflammation of five or more joints. [read more]

  2. Polychondritis
    Polychondritis is an auto-immune disease in which the body's immune system starts to destroy cartilage tissues. It is a disease subclass in Rheumatology. [read more]

  3. Polycystic Kidney Disease
    Polycystic kidney disease is a kidney disorder due to multiple cysts in the kidneys. The disease may also damage the liver and pancreas. In rare cases, it can also damage the heart and brain. [read more]

  4. Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
    Polycystic Ovary Syndrome is the most common hormonal disorder of women of reproductive age, which may lead to infertility. [read more]

  5. Polycythemia
    Polycythemia, or erythrocytosis, is a condition where there is a net increase in the total number of blood cells, primarily in the red blood cells, of the body. There are different types of polycythemia: primary polycythemia (polycythemia vera), secondary polycythemia, chuvash polycythemia, and relative polycythemia [read more]

  6. Polycythemia Vera
    Polycythemia vera is a blood disorder due to the excess of red blood cells or over production of white blood cells and platelets. The excess red blood cells cause the thickening of blood. [read more]

  7. Polydactyly
    Polydactyly is a physical abnormality in which an individual has more than five fingers or toes. [read more]

  8. Polyendocrine Deficiency
    Polyendocrine Deficiency is a disease of which there are two classifications. These are simply called Type I and Type II. This disease is a heterogeneous group of rare disorders represented by autoimmune activity alongside more than one endocrine organ. [read more]

  9. Polymorphous Light Eruption
    Polymorphous light eruption is a common rash that occurs as a result of sensitivity to sunlight (photosensitivity). Several people who are sensitive to sunlight can experience a reaction after an episode of intense sun exposure, usually in the spring or early summer. [read more]

  10. Polymorphous Low-Grade Adenocarcinoma
    Polymorphous low-grade adenocarcinoma is a tumor affecting the minor salivary glands, commonly but not exclusively in the palate. [read more]

  11. Polymyalgia Rheumatica
    Polymyalgia rheumatica is an inflammatory disorder causing muscle aches and stiffness such as in the neck, shoulders, upper arms, thighs, and hips. [read more]

  12. Polymyositis
    Polymyositis is an inflammation of the muscle fibers usually those muscles close to the torso. [read more]

  13. Polyneuritis
    Polyneuritis is a widespread inflammation of several peripheral nerves at the same time. [read more]

  14. Polyostotic Fibrous Dysplasia
    Polyostotic fibrous dysplasia is also known as McCune-Albright syndrome. It is a genetic condition with disorder of the bones, pigmentation of skin, and premature puberty with hormonal problems. [read more]

  15. Polyposis, Hamartomatous Intestinal
    The disease is called Peutz-Jeghers syndrome, also known as Hereditary Intestinal Polyposis Syndrome. It is an inherited condition in which hamartomatous polyps develop in the gastrointestinal tract. [read more]

  16. Polyps, Stomach
    Stomach polyps are growths appearing in the stomach. The most common types of which are: fundic gland stomach polyps, which are found in the top portion of the stomach; hyperplastic stomach polyps; and adenomas, which arise from the stomach's glandular tissue. [read more]

  17. Polyps, Uterine
    Uterine polyps are growths appearing on the inner wall of the uterus, and protruding into the uterine cavity, caused by overgrowth of cells. [read more]

  18. Pompe's Disease
    Pompe's disease is a metabolic disorder in which the body an acid maltase deficiency. [read more]

  19. Pompholyx
    Pompholyx, otherwise known as dyshidrosis and dyshidrotic eczema, is a skin condition in which small, vesicles or fluid-filled blisters occur on the palms, or the soles, or both. [read more]

  20. pontiac Fever
    It is a mild form of legionellosis which is caused by the bacteria that commonly last for two to five days where in treatment is not necessary. [read more]

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