Diseases & Conditions

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Ice Packs vs. Warm Compresses For Pain
It can sometimes be confusing whether to use heat or cold when treating sore muscles or an injury. Here are facts to keep in mind.
Illegal Drug Use and Pregnancy
Almost every drug passes from the mother's bloodstream through the placenta to the fetus. Illicit substances that cause drug dependence and addiction in the mother also cause the fetus to become addicted.
Illustration of the Mouth
Detailed anatomical description of the mouth, including a full-color, labeled illustration
Imagery
By creating images in the mind, a person can reduce pain and symptoms associated with his or her condition.
Immune (Idiopathic) Thrombocytopenic Purpura
Detailed information on idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura, including causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment
Immune System
The immune system keeps infectious microorganisms, such as bacteria, viruses, and fungi, out of the body, and destroys any infectious microorganisms that do invade.
Immunoglobulin A (IgA) Nephropathy
Detailed information on IgA nephropathy, including cause, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment
Immunology and Serology
Detailed information on immunology, the study of the body's immune system and its functions and disorders, and serology, the study of blood serum
Immunotherapy/Biological Therapy
Detailed information on biological therapy, also called immunotherapy, biological response modifier therapy, or biotherapy
Impetigo
Detailed information on impetigo, including causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment