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eMedTV Conditions & Diseases A-Z

Enteropathic Arthritis - Hepatitis E

This page contains links to eMedTV Conditions & Diseases containing information on subjects from Enteropathic Arthritis to Hepatitis E. The information is organized alphabetically; the "Favorite Articles" contains the top articles on this page. Links in the box will take you directly to the articles; those same links are available with a short description further down the page.
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  • Enteropathic Arthritis
    Enteropathic arthritis is a type of arthritis that occurs in people with an inflammatory bowel disease. This eMedTV resource features a detailed overview of this condition, including information about symptoms it may cause and how they are treated.
  • Ependymoma
    An ependymoma is a tumor that forms in the tissues of the brain and spinal cord. This eMedTV article provides a detailed discussion on this common type of childhood cancer, including symptoms and treatment options, with links to more information.
  • Epilepsy (Health Channel Home)
    Epilepsy is a disorder in which neurons in the brain signal abnormally, resulting in seizures. This eMedTV article describes what you'll learn on eMedTV's Epilepsy Channel, including what causes the disorder and how it can be treated.
  • Epilepsy (Overview Article)
    A person is said to have epilepsy when he or she has had two or more seizures. As this eMedTV article explains, epilepsy occurs when neurons in the brain signal abnormally. This page offers an overview of this brain disorder.
  • Equine Encephalitis
    Equine encephalitis is an inflammation of the brain that affects horses and humans. As this eMedTV article explains, there are three types: eastern, western, and Venezuelan. This page describes these different types, including symptoms and prognosis.
  • Erectile Dysfunction (Health Channel Home)
    Up to 30 million American men may have erectile dysfunction (ED), a condition involving difficulty with erections. This eMedTV channel offers articles on ED's causes, diagnosis, and treatment -- as well as research being done on new treatments.
  • Erectile Dysfunction (Overview Article)
    Affecting up to 30 million American men, erectile dysfunction is a common but highly treatable problem. This eMedTV article offers an overview of why erectile dysfunction occurs and how it is treated. This page also provides statistics on the topic.
  • Essential Hypertension
    This eMedTV Web page explains how working to prevent primary hypertension can reduce your risk of having a heart attack. This page takes a look at several prevention techniques, such as reducing risk factors like inactivity and drinking too much alcohol.
  • Ewing's Sarcoma
    Ewing's sarcoma is a form of cancer that begins in the immature nerve tissue in the bone marrow. This eMedTV article offers an overview of this condition, including information about its symptoms and how it is diagnosed and treated.
  • Exercise-Induced Asthma
    Exercise-induced asthma is a type of asthma that is triggered by participating in physical activity. This eMedTV resource explains more about the causes and symptoms of this type of asthma and offers tips on preventing this condition.
  • External Hemorrhoids
    As this eMedTV Web page explains, external hemorrhoids is a condition that occurs due to increased pressure on the hemorrhoidal veins outside the anus. This page offers an overview of this condition and its causes, symptoms, and treatment.
  • Facial Cellulitis
    Facial cellulitis is a bacterial skin infection that occurs on the face. This section of the eMedTV archives discusses facial cellulitis in detail, including information about its symptoms and common treatment options for the infection.
  • Febrile Seizures
    Febrile seizures are convulsive attacks brought on by fever in small children or infants. As this eMedTV article explains, these seizures are not considered a form of epilepsy and do not cause brain damage.
  • Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder
    Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder is directly caused by drinking alcohol during pregnancy. This eMedTV page explains the types of the disorder; associated physical, mental, and behavioral issues; and ways to help a child with the condition.
  • Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
    If a women drinks alcohol during pregnancy, her child may be born with fetal alcohol syndrome. This eMedTV resource further describes this syndrome, including its causes, effects, treatment options, and prevalence.
  • Fetal Distress
    As this eMedTV page explains, fetal distress is a term that has no clear definition but refers to any trouble the baby is having prior to delivery. Fetal distress can be brought on by anything that cuts off the supply of blood or oxygen to the baby.
  • Fever Blisters
    Fever blisters occur as a result of direct or indirect contact with someone who has an active infection. This eMedTV article describes this condition in more detail and explains how the blisters can be diagnosed, transmitted, and treated.
  • Fibromyalgia
    Fibromyalgia is a condition involving muscle pain, fatigue, and multiple tender points. This eMedTV article offers an in-depth look at this condition, including information on its symptoms, treatment options, and possible causes.
  • Fifth Disease
    Fifth disease is a mild illness that usually occurs in children and is caused by parvovirus B19. This eMedTV Web page explains the history, symptoms, transmission, and treatment of the disease, and links to other resources about the condition.
  • Flu (Health Channel Home)
    About 10 percent to 20 percent of Americans get the flu every flu season (from late fall through winter). This eMedTV channel offers articles on the symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and potential complications of this highly contagious infection.
  • Flu (Overview Article)
    The flu, a highly contagious respiratory infection, causes cough and fever in people who have it. This eMedTV segment offers a detailed look at this illness, including who is most at risk from it and how outbreaks occur.
  • Food Allergies
    A food allergy occurs when a food triggers an abnormal response by the body's immune system. This eMedTV article explains the difference between an allergy and food intolerance, how they are diagnosed, and being aware of cross-reactivity.
  • Food Intolerance
    Common types of food intolerance include histamine toxicity, celiac disease, and lactose intolerance. This eMedTV article provides an in-depth look at these conditions and explains how they are often confused with food allergy.
  • Fungal Sinusitis
    It is rare -- but possible -- for a sinus infection (sinusitis) to be caused by a fungus. This part of the eMedTV site discusses fungal sinusitis in greater detail, explaining the symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of this potentially dangerous condition.
  • GAD
    GAD causes people to worry excessively about things like money or work, even when there is no valid reason. This eMedTV segment offers detailed facts on the disorder, including information on symptoms, causes, and treatment options.
  • Gastrointestinal Anthrax
    As this eMedTV Web page explains, gastrointestinal anthrax is a disease caused by eating meat contaminated with anthrax bacteria or their spores. This article describes possible symptoms of this condition and explains how it is treated.
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
    Generalized anxiety disorder causes people to feel constant, severe anxiety, often without a reason. This eMedTV Web page offers more facts on the condition, including the symptoms, causes, and treatment options.
  • Genital Herpes
    Genital herpes, a common STD, has symptoms that primarily affect the genitals and rectum. This eMedTV Web page explains how the disease is transmitted, lists the treatments that are available, and describes the symptoms of the condition.
  • Genital Warts
    Genital warts are highly contagious and can be spread through sexual contact with an infected individual. This eMedTV page further describes genital warts, explains how they are spread, and lists the various treatment options that are available.
  • GERD (Health Channel Home)
    If you have heartburn two or more times a week, and it isn't helped by over-the-counter drugs, you may have gastroesophageal reflux disease (or GERD). This eMedTV channel offers articles on the causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of GERD.
  • GERD (Overview Article)
    If you have heartburn two or more times a week, you may have GERD. This eMedTV article provides a detailed look at gastroesophageal reflux disease and explains its symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment options.
  • Gestational Diabetes
    Gestational diabetes is a type of diabetes that only affects pregnant women. This page of the eMedTV library discusses this condition in detail (including its effects on the baby) and explains that, for most women, it often goes away after pregnancy.
  • Gestational Hypertension
    Some pregnant women may experience gestational hypertension after the twentieth week of pregnancy. As this eMedTV page explains, if the hypertension is caught early, complications affecting the organs, such as the brain, may be avoided.
  • Giardia
    Giardia infections, caused by a one-celled, microscopic parasite, are a common cause of diarrhea in humans. This eMedTV segment discusses this topic in detail, with information on symptoms, treatment, and how to prevent an infection.
  • Giardiasis
    Giardiasis is an intestinal illness that causes diarrhea. This eMedTV article offers an in-depth look at the condition, including symptoms, common transmission methods, and treatment options. Links to additional information are also provided.
  • Glaucoma (Health Channel Home)
    Glaucoma can cause high pressure within the eye, damage to the optic nerve, and loss of side vision. This eMedTV channel offers articles on the types, causes, and treatment of glaucoma -- as well as some driving safety tips for people with glaucoma.
  • Glaucoma (Overview Article)
    Glaucoma refers to a group of eye diseases that feature high pressure in the eye and other problems. This eMedTV selection offers an in-depth look at this topic, including possible symptoms, diagnosis, treatment options, and more.
  • Gonorrhea (Health Channel Home)
    Gonorrhea is a sexually transmitted infection that can cause anal itching and painful urination, among other symptoms. This eMedTV channel offers articles on other gonorrhea symptoms and possible complications, as well as how to prevent gonorrhea.
  • Gonorrhea (Overview Article)
    Gonorrhea is a type of sexually transmitted infection. This page on the eMedTV site takes an in-depth look at this disease, including information on how it is spread, what causes it, how it is treated, and more.
  • Gout
    Gout occurs when too much uric acid builds up in the body. This eMedTV article provides information on how often this condition occurs and who it affects, and also outlines the four stages (including asymptomatic hyperuricemia and acute gout).
  • Grass Pollen Allergy
    Although a grass pollen allergy is hard to prevent, it's not as common as you might think. This eMedTV article describes this type of allergy in detail, including types of grasses that cause it, prevention strategies, and more.
  • Graves' Disease
    An autoimmune condition, Graves' disease is the most common cause of hyperthyroidism in the United States. This eMedTV selection provides an overview of this condition, including information on its causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and more.
  • Haemophilus Influenzae
    Haemophilus influenzae type b disease is also known as Hib disease. As this eMedTV article explains, it is a bacterial illness that can cause a potentially fatal brain infection in children. This page discusses the disease in detail.
  • Hairy Cell Leukemia
    Hairy cell leukemia occurs when cancer cells develop in the blood and bone marrow. This section of the eMedTV library provides an overview of this condition, including information about its symptoms, tests used to detect the disease, and treatment.
  • Hardening of the Arteries
    Hardening of the arteries (arteriosclerosis) refers to the hardening and thickening of blood vessels. This eMedTV article examines the conditions that cause hardened arteries, such as atherosclerosis (a buildup of plaque on the artery walls).
  • Hay Fever
    Hay fever, also known as pollen allergy, is one of the most common allergies in the United States. This eMedTV resource provides detailed information on this allergy, including symptoms, how it differs from a cold, and why it is hard to prevent.
  • Head Lice
    Even though head lice are very common, they are easily treated, and the lice do not spread disease. This eMedTV article provides a detailed overview on head lice, including information on the insect's life cycle, transmission methods, and treatment.
  • Heart Attack
    A heart attack occurs when the supply of blood and oxygen to part of the heart is blocked. This eMedTV article explores the causes, symptoms, and treatment of heart attacks and provides links to additional resources.
  • Heart Disease (Health Channel Home)
    There are many forms of heart disease, but the most common is coronary artery disease. This eMedTV resource explains how heart disease may lead to a heart attack and discusses risk factors for the condition as well as symptoms and treatment options.
  • Heart Disease (Overview Article)
    This eMedTV article takes an in-depth look at the most common type of heart disease, including information about risk factors, symptoms, and treatment and prevention options. It also offers a list of statistics on this disease in the United States.
  • Heart Diseases
    Coronary artery disease is often referred to as "heart disease," but many different heart diseases exist. This eMedTV article discusses these conditions based on the area of the heart or blood vessel system they affect.
  • Hemochromatosis
    Hemochromatosis is a disorder in which the intestines absorb too much iron. The information in this eMedTV Web page discusses the types, causes, symptoms, and treatment of this condition and also provides links to more information.
  • Hemophilia
    An inherited blood disorder, hemophilia occurs when the blood does not clot normally. This eMedTV article provides an overview of hemophilia, including information about how it is diagnosed and treated, and offers links to additional information.
  • Hemophilia A
    Hemophilia A is the most common form of hemophilia, an inherited bleeding disorder. This page of the eMedTV Web site offers an overview of this condition, including an explanation of how it interferes with the normal clotting process.
  • Hemophilia B
    Hemophilia B is a disorder that involves a lack of clotting factor 9. This eMedTV article offers a detailed overview of this condition, including information about symptoms, how it affects blood's ability to clot, and treatment options.
  • Hemorrhoids (Health Channel Home)
    Hemorrhoids occur when the veins around the rectum and anus become inflamed. This eMedTV resource describes the types of articles contained in this eMedTV channel and explains how to navigate the page to find the information you need.
  • Hemorrhoids (Overview Article)
    Hemorrhoids are swollen and inflamed veins around the anus that often result from straining to move stool. This eMedTV segment discusses them in more detail, including information on their prevention, diagnosis, and treatment.
  • Hep C
    The majority of people with hepatitis C do not have early symptoms. As explained in this eMedTV segment, for those people who do have early signs and symptoms of hep C, they may include things such as fatigue, nausea, jaundice, and fever.
  • Hepatitis A
    Hepatitis A is a liver disease caused by a virus. This segment of the eMedTV archives takes an in-depth look at the condition, including transmission methods, the contagious period, possible symptoms, treatment options, and more.
  • Hepatitis B
    Hepatitis B is a liver disease that is caused by a virus. This portion of the eMedTV library takes a closer look at this form of hepatitis, including how it is spread, possible symptoms, treatment options, and more.
  • Hepatitis C (Health Channel Home)
    Hepatitis C is a form of liver inflammation caused by infection with the hepatitis C virus. This eMedTV article explains how the virus is spread, the possible symptoms of hepatitis C, how it's diagnosed, and the current treatments for this disease.
  • Hepatitis C (Overview Article)
    Hepatitis C is a liver disease caused by a virus, which can be spread through contact with infected blood. This eMedTV page talks about this condition in greater detail, including information on how it is transmitted, diagnosed, and treated.
  • Hepatitis D
    Hepatitis D is a disease of the liver that can cause joint pain, dark urine, nausea, and other symptoms. This eMedTV page gives an overview of this disease, noting how it's spread and how it can be treated.
  • Hepatitis E
    Hepatitis E, a liver disease most often seen in young-to-middle-aged adults, can cause diarrhea and nausea. This eMedTV page lists other possible symptoms (like fatigue), and also covers the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of this disease.
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