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Diseases, Illnesses & Ailments Starting from Letter P

  1. Protanopia
    Protanopia is also known as Red-Green Color Blindness. Red-green color blindness is split into two different types: People with protan color blindness are less sensitive to red light, and those with deuteranopia or deuteranomly (the second type of red-green color blindness) related to sensitiveness on green light. Males are more prone to this disorder. [read more]

  2. Protein C Deficiency
    Protein C deficiency is a rare and life-threatening disorder marked by an increased inclination to form blood clots, which places an increased risk to possible thrombosis. [read more]

  3. Protein S Deficiency
    Protein S deficiency is an inherited condition caused by lack of Protein S in the blood plasma. Individuals with Protein S deficiency have an increased tendency to form blood clots. [read more]

  4. Protein-Energy Malnutrition
    Protein-energy malnutrition also known as protein-calorie malnutrition is a potentially fatal body-depletion ailment developing in children and adults who consumes insufficient amounts of protein and energy to meet the nutritional demands of the body. [read more]

  5. Proteinuria
    Proteinuria is a condition in which the urine contains a relatively abnormal amounts of proteins or the albumin. This can be because the glomeruli in our kidneys are damaged allowing the protein from our blood to exit to the urine. This condition is also being linked to some cardiovascular diseases. [read more]

  6. Proteus Syndrome
    Proteus syndrome is a congenital condition characterized by skin overgrowths and abnormal bone developments, which often presents with tumors located in different parts of the body. [read more]

  7. Proximal Myotonic Myopathy
    Proximal myotonic myopathy is a inherited muscular disorder that results to muscle weakness, frequent muscle contractions, cataracts, infertility, balding, and cardiac problems. The disorder was only discovered in 2001. It is also known as myotonic dystrophy type 2. [read more]

  8. Prune Belly Syndrome
    Prune belly syndrome is a congenital defect that occurs in about 1 in 30,000 newborn babies. It is a rare birth defect of the urinary system. The disease got its name because of the wrinkled skin that develops in the abdomens of those affected. Prune belly syndrome is also known as Abdominal Muscle Deficiency Syndrome, Eagle-Barrett Syndrome, and Obrinsky Syndrome. [read more]

  9. Prurigo Nodularis
    Prurigo nodularis is a skin disease that consists of itchy nodules on the arms and legs. Patients often incur excoriated lesion because of scratching. [read more]

  10. pruritus
    Pruritus is an itchy skin condition that may be the result of rashes or other itchy skin condition. [read more]

  11. pruritus Ani
    Pruritis ani is an itching around the anus. It is also called anal itching. [read more]

  12. Pseudoachondroplasia
    Pseudoachondroplasia is a kind of dwarfism that results to shortened limbs. It is an autosomal dominant genetic defect that occurs at the first 2 to 3 years of growth. The disorder is usually observed by a slower walking progress and wadding gait. [read more]

  13. Pseudocholinesterase Deficiency
    Pseudocholinesterase deficiency is a hereditary abnormality of the blood plasma enzyme. Persons affected by the disorder tend to be sensitive to certain kinds of muscle relaxants and anesthetics. When anesthetic drugs are administered to these patients, they suffer from prolonged parlysis of the respiratory muscles, thus they require a respirator to generate breathing. Paralysis usually wears off eventually. [read more]

  14. Pseudofolliculitis Barbae
    This term refers to the persistent swelling which is caused by shaving. The term means false (pseudo) hair (follicle) inflammation (itis) of the beard (barbae). It is also referred to as PFB or term such as razor bumps. This often affects male faces especially with curly hair though it can also affect other parts of the body where hair is plucked or shaved. [read more]

  15. Pseudogout
    Pseudogout, also known as calcium pyrophosphate deposition disease is a rheumatologic disorder that consists of red, swollen joints that resemble gouty arthritis and acute synovitis. [read more]

  16. Pseudohermaphroditism
    Pseudohermaphroditism is a congenital disorder where a person is born with secondary sex characteristics. Presentations of the disorder vary; in some cases external sex organs are intermediate between the vagina or penis, but there are those that aren't. Pseuodhermaphroditism isn't detected until puberty. [read more]

  17. Pseudohypoaldosteronism
    Pseudohypoaldosteronism, or hyperchloremic acidosis is a kind of metablic acidosis the results to a reduced plasma bicarbonate concentration and higher levels of plasma chloride concentration (anion gap). [read more]

  18. Pseudohypoparathyroidism
    Pseudohypoparathyroidism is medical state where the body no longer responds to the parathyroid hormone. Persons in this condition have high phosphate and low serum calcium, but the level of parathyroid hormones is high. The disorder leads to abnormalities in the metacarpals. [read more]

  19. Pseudomembranous Colitis
    Pseudomembranous colitis is the inflammation of the large intestine due to the use of antibiotics, which disrupt the balance of good and bad bacteria causing the harmful microorganisms to increase and spread in the colon. It is sometimes referred to as antibiotic-associated colitis or C. difficile colitis. [read more]

  20. Pseudomonas Stutzeri Infection
    Pseudomonas stutzeri infections are conditions brought about by the bacterium Pseudomonas stutzeri. It is a Gram-negative, single polar-flagellated bacterium found in soil. A denitirifying kind of bacterium that can degrade carbon tetrachloride when used in bioremediation. [read more]

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