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A large group of single-cell microorganisms. Some cause infections and disease in animals and humans. The singular of bacteria is bacterium.

Endocarditis

Endocarditisis an infection of the inner lining of your heart chambers and valves.

Diseases and Conditions - Updated: June 11, 2014

Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia

Primary ciliary dyskinesia is a disease that affects tiny, hair-like structures, called cilia, that line the airways. These structures carry mucus toward the mouth to be coughed or sneezed out of the body. The mucus contains inhaled dust, bacteria, and other small particles. If the cilia don’t work well, dirt and bacteria stay in your airways, causing breathing problems, infections, and other disorders.

Diseases and Conditions - Updated: June 11, 2014

Bronchitis

Bronchitis is a condition in which the bronchial tubes, the tubes that carry air to your lungs, become inflamed.

Diseases and Conditions - Updated: June 11, 2014

Cystic Fibrosis

Cystic fibrosis is an inherited disease of your secretory glands, including the glands that make mucus and sweat.

Diseases and Conditions - Updated: June 11, 2014

Bronchiectasis

Bronchiectasis is a condition in which damage to the airways causes them to widen and become flabby and scarred.

Diseases and Conditions - Updated: June 11, 2014

Pneumonia

Pneumonia is an infection that inflames your lungs' air sacs. The air sacs may fill up with fluid or pus, causing symptoms such as a cough with phlegm, fever, chills, and trouble breathing.

Diseases and Conditions - Updated: June 11, 2014

Mitral Valve Prolapse

Mitral valve prolapse (MVP) is a condition in which one of the heart's valves, the mitral valve, doesn't work properly.

Diseases and Conditions - Updated: June 11, 2014

Lymphocytopenia

Lymphocytopenia is a condition in which your blood has a low number of white blood cells called lymphocytes.

Diseases and Conditions - Updated: June 11, 2014

Heart Valve Disease

Heart valve disease is a condition in which one or more of your heart valves don't work properly.

Diseases and Conditions - Updated: June 11, 2014

Sarcoidosis

Sarcoidosis involves inflammation that produces tiny lumps of cells in various organs in your body.

Diseases and Conditions - Updated: June 11, 2014

ARDS

ARDS, or acute respiratory distress syndrome, is a lung condition that leads to low oxygen levels in the blood.

Diseases and Conditions - Updated: June 11, 2014

Childhood Interstitial Lung Disease

Childhood interstitial lung disease is a group of rare lung diseases that affect babies, children, and teens.

Diseases and Conditions - Updated: June 11, 2014

Pernicious Anemia

Pernicious anemia is a condition in which the body can't make enough healthy red blood cells because it doesn't have enough vitamin B12.

Diseases and Conditions - Updated: June 11, 2014

LAM

LAM, or lymphangioleiomyomatosis (lim-FAN-je-o-LI-o-MI-o-ma-TO-sis), is a rare lung disease. It mostly affects women of childbearing age.

Diseases and Conditions - Updated: June 11, 2014

Hypotension

Hypotension is abnormally low blood pressure.

Diseases and Conditions - Updated: June 11, 2014

COPD

COPD, or chronic obstructive pulmonary (PULL-mun-ary) disease, is a progressive disease that makes it hard to breathe.

Diseases and Conditions - Updated: June 11, 2014

Congenital Heart Defects

Congenital heart defects are problems with the heart's structure that are present at birth.

Diseases and Conditions - Updated: June 11, 2014

Hemochromatosis

Hemochromatosis is a condition in which too much iron builds up in your body (iron overload). Iron is a mineral found in many foods.

Diseases and Conditions - Updated: June 11, 2014

Heart Murmur

A heart murmur is an extra or unusual sound heard during a heartbeat. Murmurs range from very faint to very loud.

Diseases and Conditions - Updated: June 11, 2014

Holes in the Heart

Holes in the heart are simple congenital heart defects.

Diseases and Conditions - Updated: June 11, 2014

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