Diseases / Illnesses

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Diseases / Illnesses
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2014-11-16 23:42:57
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  1. A potentially life-threatening condition that occurs when the epiglottis — a small cartilage "lid" that covers your windpipe — swells, blocking the flow of air into your lungs
    Epiglottitis
  2. Breathing difficulty and a "barking" cough; is due to swelling around the vocal cords. It is common in infants and children
    LARYNGOTRACHEAL BRONCHITIS (CROUP) -
  3. Swelling and mucus buildup in the smallest air passages in the lungs (bronchioles), usually due to a viral infection
    Bronchiolitis
  4. Small, bulging sacs or pouches of the inner
    lining of the intestine (diverticulosis) that become inflamed or infected. Most often, these pouches are in the large intestine (colon)
    Diverticulitis
  5. A psychiatric illness marked by impairments in the perception or expression of reality
    Schizophrenia
  6. A biphasic psychiatric condition characterized by alternations of depression and mania. Manic patients are excessively elated, overly talkative, and have accelerated speech
    Bipolar disorder

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