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Flu

The flu is an infection of the nose, throat, and lungs. It spreads easily.

Diseases and Conditions - Last reviewed: August 29, 2013

Gonorrhea

Gonorrhea is a common sexually transmitted infection (STI).

Diseases and Conditions - Last reviewed: April 25, 2013

Peptic ulcer

A peptic ulcer is an open sore or raw area in the lining of the stomach or intestine.

Diseases and Conditions - Last reviewed: July 18, 2013

Ear infection - acute

Ear infections are one of the most common reasons parents take their children to the doctor. While there are different types of ear infections, the most common is called otitis media, which means an inflammation and infection of the middle ear. The middle ear is located just behind the eardrum.

Diseases and Conditions - Last reviewed: May 16, 2012

Urinary tract infection - adults

A urinary tract infection, or UTI, is an infection of the urinary tract. The infection can occur at different points in the urinary tract including:

Diseases and Conditions - Last reviewed: August 11, 2013

Strep throat

Strep throat is a disease that causes a sore throat (pharyngitis). It is an infection with a germ called Group A Streptococcus bacteria.

Diseases and Conditions - Last reviewed: February 4, 2014

Urinary tract infection - children

A urinary tract infection (UTI) is an infection of the urinary tract. This article discusses UTIs in children.

Diseases and Conditions - Last reviewed: August 11, 2013

Acne

Acne is a skin condition that causes pimples or "zits." Whiteheads, blackheads, and red, inflamed patches of skin (such as cysts) may develop.

Diseases and Conditions - Last reviewed: October 18, 2013

Otitis

Otitis is a general term for infection or inflammation of the ear.

Diseases and Conditions - Last reviewed: August 30, 2014

Sinusitis

Sinusitis is inflammation of the sinuses. It occurs as the result of an infection from a virus, bacteria, or fungus.

Diseases and Conditions - Last reviewed: May 18, 2014

Pharyngitis - sore throat

Pharyngitis, or sore throat, is discomfort, pain, or scratchiness in the throat. It often makes it painful to swallow.

Diseases and Conditions - Last reviewed: February 4, 2014

Periodontitis

Periodontitis is inflammation and infection of the ligaments and bones that support the teeth.

Diseases and Conditions - Last reviewed: February 25, 2014

Tonsillitis

Tonsillitis is inflammation (swelling) of the tonsils.

Diseases and Conditions - Last reviewed: December 4, 2013

Mononucleosis

Mononucleosis, or mono, is a viral infection that causes fever, sore throat, and swollen lymph glands, most often in the neck.

Diseases and Conditions - Last reviewed: May 12, 2014

Colitis

Colitis is swelling (inflammation) of the large intestine (colon).

Diseases and Conditions - Last reviewed: October 13, 2013

Cholestasis

Cholestasis is any condition in which the flow of bile from the liver is slowed or blocked.

Diseases and Conditions - Last reviewed: May 15, 2014

Serum sickness

Serum sickness is a reaction that is similar to an allergy. The immune system reacts to medications that contain proteins used to treat immune conditions. Or it can react to antiserum, the liquid part of blood that contains antibodies given to a person to help protect them against germs or poisonous substances.

Diseases and Conditions - Last reviewed: May 10, 2014

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