Diseases & Conditions

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Back and Neck Pain
Pain in the back or neck area can be acute, which comes on suddenly and intensely, or chronic, which can last for weeks, months, or even years. The pain can be continuous or intermittent.
Bacterial Skin Infections
Detailed information on the most common bacterial skin infections, including cellulitis, folliculitis, boils, carbuncles, and staphylococcal scalded skin syndrome
Balance Disorders
Detailed information on balance disorders, including acoustic neurinoma and Ménière's disease
Baldness (Alopecia)
Baldness is usually most noticeable on the scalp, but can occur anywhere on the body where hair grows. The condition is more common in men than in women.
Barium X-Rays (Upper and Lower GI)
Detailed information on barium x-rays, also called upper and lower GI series, including information on how the procedure is performed
Barrett's Esophagus
Detailed information on Barrett's esophagus, including cause, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment
Basal Cell Carcinoma
Detailed information on basal cell carcinoma, including risk factors and how the disease develops
Basal Cell Nevus Syndrome (Gorlin Syndrome)
The risk for ovarian cancer and skin cancer is increased with basal cell nevus syndrome, a rare genetic disorder.
Basic Anatomy of the Heart
Located almost in the center of the chest, the adult human heart is about the size of two fists held side-by-side.
Bed Sores
Detailed information on bed sores, including causes, prevention, and treatment