Disease and Condition

June 23, 2015

wrinkles

Definition Wrinkles are a natural part of aging, but they’re most prominent on sun-exposed skin, such as the face, neck, hands and forearms. Although genetics are […]
June 23, 2015

wrist pain

Definition Wrist pain is a common complaint. Many types of wrist pain are caused by sudden injuries that result in sprains or fractures. But wrist pain […]
June 23, 2015

yeast infection

Definition A vaginal yeast infection is a type of vaginitis — inflammation of the vagina — characterized by vaginal irritation, intense itchiness and vaginal discharge. A […]
June 23, 2015

yellow fever

Definition Yellow fever is a viral infection spread by a particular species of mosquito. It’s most common in areas of Africa and South America, affecting travelers […]