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List of ailments beginning with d

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Diphtheria is a bacterial infection that mainly affects the nose and throat. In rare cases, it can also affect the skin, and is highly contagious. In severe cases, it can even be fatal.

Children are ...


Dizziness is a symptom rather than an illness, and can be an indication of many underlying conditions including dehydration, anaemia, vertigo and other problems.

In pregnancy, dizziness can been caus...


Dyspepsia or indigestion is discomfort, or pain in the upper abdomen. It usually occurs after eating, and can result in a feeling of over-fullness. In pregnancy it's caused by pregnancy hormones....