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Diseases, Illnesses & Ailments Starting from Letter T


  1. Travel Sickness
    Travel sickness, also known as motion sickness, is a psychosomatic disorder wherein people are subject to yawing, pitching and swaying motions. This can be observed while traveling in ships, airplanes and even in automobiles. [read more]

  2. Travellers' Diarrhoea
    Travellers' Diarrhoea this is common when travellers visit a place that has poor sanitation. Travellers' Diarrhoea is characterized by elevated frequency of formless bowel movements and is usually comes with abdominal cramps, urgency, vomiting, swelling, fever, and depression. [read more]

  3. Treacher Collins Syndrome
    Also known as Franceschetti-Zwahlen-Kleain syndrome or mandibulo facial dysostosis, Treacher Collins syndrome is a rare genetic disorder characterized by craniofacial deformities. Found in 10,000 births, the disease's typical features include downward slanting eyes, a small lower jaw, and malformed or absent ears. [read more]

  4. Tremor Hereditary Essential
    Also known as essential tremor or ET, Tremor hereditary essential is a neurological disorder characterized by shaking of hands and sometimes the other parts of the body such as the head, induced by intentional movements. Though the exact incident is unknown, ET is presumed to be the most common type of tremor and also the most commonly observed movement disorder. The disease was also previously known as “benign essential tremor” but the “benign” was removed due to the sometimes disabling nature of the disorder. [read more]

  5. Trench Mouth
    Trench mouth is severe type of gingivitis that usually causes painful, bleeding, infected gums and ulcerations. Usually develops in nations that have poor nutrition and poor living conditions. [read more]

  6. Trench Mouth
    Trench mouth is a severe form of gingivitis that results to painful, infected, bleeding gums, and ulcerations. It is also referred to as Vincent's stomatitis and acute necrotizing ulcerative gingivitis. [read more]

  7. Treponema Infection
    Transmitted through sexual contact, treponema is a rare infection caused by the Treponema pallidum bacterium. The bacteria enters the host via breaches in squamous or columnar epithelium. It can also be transmitted to a fetus by transplacental passage during the later stages of pregnancy. [read more]

  8. Treponema Pallidum
    Treponema pallidum is a subspecies of the bacteria-like spirochete pallidum, which causes a highly contagious disease known as syphilis. [read more]

  9. Trichinellosis
    Also known as trichinosis or trichiniasis, Trichinillosis is an infection due to the roundworm Trichinella spiralis. [read more]

  10. Trichinosis
    Also known as trichinellosis or trichiniasis, Trichinosis is an infection due to the roundworm Trichinella spiralis. [read more]

  11. Trichomoniasis
    Sometimes referred to as “trich,” Trichomoniasis is a common sexually transmitted disease caused by the single-celled protozoan parasite Trichomonas vaginalis. Trich is primarily an infection of the genitourinary tract. The disease is most common among women and uncircumcised men. [read more]

  12. Trichothiodystrophy
    Trichothiodystrophy is a characterization of the recessive hereditary disease Tay syndrome. Trichothiodystrophy means sulfur-deficient brittle hair with photosensitivity, ichthyosiform erythroderma (fish-like scales on skin), dystrophic or abnormal finger and toe nails, progeria-like faces or prematurely aged looking face, growth and mental retardation, infertility, and variable other defects. [read more]

  13. Trichotillomania
    Commonly known as ‘trich,” Trichotillomania or TTM is an impulse control disorder characterized by the repeated urge to pull out scalp hair, eyelashes, facial hair, nose hair, pubic hair, eyebrows or other body hair, that may result in noticeable bald spots. Though classified in the DSM-IV as an impulse control disorder, there are still questions about how it should be classified. [read more]

  14. Tricuspid Atresia
    A form of congenital heart disease, Tricuspid atresia is the complete absence of the tricuspid valve, causing the absence of right atrioventricular connection. This disorder is contracted during prenatal development, when the heart does not finish developing. [read more]

  15. Trigeminal neuralgia
    Also known as Tic Douloureux or prosopalgia, Trigeminal neuralgia is a neuropathic disorder of the trigeminal nerve that causes episodes of intense pain in the eyes, lips, nose, scalp, forehead, and jaw. The disease usually develops after the age of 40 but there have been cases where patients are as young as 3 years old. [read more]

  16. Trigger Finger
    Trigger finger is a condition where a person suffers from extreme pain due to the twitching of tendons especially when one snaps his fingers. [read more]

  17. Trigger Thumb
    Trigger finger or trigger thumb is a stenosing tenosynovitis disorder where the sheath around the tendon in a thumb or finger becomes swollen, or nodules from on the tendon. Though it usually affects the thumb, more than one finger may be affected at a time including the middle finger or ring finger. [read more]

  18. Trimethylaminuria
    Trimethylaminuria (TMAU) or fish odor syndrome or fish malador syndrome is a metabolic disorder, in which the body is unable to break down trimethylamine, a compound derived from the diet that has a strong odor of rotting fish. [read more]

  19. Triple A Syndrome
    Triple-A syndrome or Allgrove syndrome is a rare autosomal recessive disorder discovered by Jeremy Allgrove and colleagues in 1978. The name Triple A stands for achalasia-addisonianism-alacrima syndrome. This means that affected individuals have adrenal insufficiency, alacrima (absence of tear secretion), and achalasia. The latter means failure of a ring of muscle fibers such as the sphincter, to relax. [read more]

  20. Triple X Syndrome
    A form of chromosomal variation, Triple X syndrome is characterized by the presence of X chromosome in each cell of a human female. The condition also known as triplo-X, trisomy X, XXX syndrome, and 47, XXX aneuploidy, it results during a division of a parent's reproductive cells, which occurs once in every 1,000 births. [read more]



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