Conditions & Treatments
The term eating disorders refers to a variety of disorders. The common feature of all the eating disorders is abnormal eating behaviors. Eating disorders are serious mental health problems and can be life threatening.
Common elbow problems include the following: arthritis - common forms of arthritis, bursitis, fractures, and injury.
Empty sella syndrome is a condition where the bony structure that houses the pituitary gland is enlarged, sometimes resulting in high fluid pressure inside the skull.
Encephalitis is an inflammation caused by a viral infection.
An enchondroma is a type of benign (non-cancerous) bone tumor that originates from cartilage.
Encopresis is a problem that children four years old or older can develop due to chronic (long-term) constipation.
Renal failure refers to temporary or permanent damage to the kidneys that results in loss of normal kidney function.
Cancer of the endometrium, the most common cancer of the female reproductive organs, is a disease in which malignant (cancerous) cells are found in the endometrium. Endometrioid cancer is a specific type of endometrial cancer.
Endometriosis is a common gynecological condition involving abnormal buildup of tissue, often causing pain or infertility.
Urinary incontinence (enuresis) is the medical term for bedwetting.
Epilepsy is a neurological condition involving the brain that makes people more susceptible to having seizures.
Impotence, or erectile dysfunction (ED), may result from the total inability to achieve erection, an inconsistent ability to achieve an erection, or the ability to only sustain a brief erection.
Erythema multiforme is a skin disorder characterized by symmetrical, red, raised skin areas all over the body.
Erythema nodosum is characterized by tender, red bumps, usually found on the shins. Quite often, erythema nodosum is not a separate disease, but, rather, a sign of some other disease, or of a sensitivity to a drug.
A particular strain of E. coli known as E. coli O157:H7 causes a severe intestinal infection in humans. It is the most common strain to cause illness in people.
Esophageal cancer is cancer that develops in the esophagus, the muscular tube that connects the throat to the stomach.
Ewing sarcoma is a cancer that occurs primarily in the bone or soft tissue.
Excessive hairiness, also known as hirsutism, is characterized by abnormal hair growth on areas of skin that are not normally hairy.
Excessive sweating, also called hyperhidrosis, can affect the entire body, but usually occurs in the palms, soles, armpits, and/or groin area.
Exstrophy of the bladder is a complex combination of disorders that occurs during fetal development. The disorder usually involves many systems in the body, including the urinary tract, skeletal muscles and bones, and the digestive system.