Physical Health

Learn about conditions at Medipark Clinic

is discomfort or a dull ache in the area between the chest

is pain or discomfort in the area located in the lower abdomen

is a common skin condition characterized by the appearance of pimples

This is a complication of acne when you pick or squeze your acne spots.

A stroke is a medical emergency that occurs when the blood supply

is a condition where the cells in a certain part of the body goes out of control

is a condition in which the body does not have enough red blood cells.

is a general term used to describe inflammation in one or more joints.

is discomfort or pain felt in the lower, upper or middle part of the back.

is discomfort or pain felt in the neck, shoulders, and upper back area.

is a sudden onset of facial muscle weakness or paralysis.

are abnormal growths in any part of the body, but not cancerous.

This is a condition to describe an abnormal enlargement of prostate gland that might affect peeing in individuals.

A brain hemorrhage, also known as a cerebral hemorrhage, is a type of stroke that occurs when a blood vessel in the brain ruptures and bleeds.

A cyst is a sac filled with fluid or other material that can form in different parts of the body.

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) is a common condition that causes pain.

Cataract occurs when the normally clear lens becomes cloudy.

Chest pain occurs anywhere between the neck and the upper tummy of your body.

Pneumonia is a type of lung infection that can be caused by bacteria, viruses, or fungi.

is a serious condition in which the liver becomes scarred and can’t function properly.

is an autoimmune disorder that affects the small intestine and occurs in people who are intolerant to gluten

Pink eye is medically known as conjunctivitis.

It is a chronic condition that affects the digestive system’s lining.

A healthy nasal passageway would have equal sizes on the left and right sides.

It is a disease where you have high blood sugar or blood glucose levels.

are terms that are often used interchangeably, but they refer to slightly different symptoms.

also known as dry eye disease, is a condition in which the eyes do not produce enough tears or the tears evaporate too quickly.

is a condition where one or more fingers of a person’s hand curl towards the palm, making it difficult to straighten them out.

An ear canal infection, also known as external otitis or swimmer’s ear, is an infection of the ear canal

An ear infection is an infection of the middle ear, which is the space behind the eardrum.

There is a hole or opening in the eardrum when there is a ruptured eardrum.

The term eczema refers to several types of swelling on the skin. Dermatitis is another name for Eczema.

Brain inflammation is encephalitis. Infections caused by viruses are most common, but bacteria can also cause them.

occurs when the tissue that lines the inside of the womb (the endometrium) grows outside of it.

The condition epilepsy causes recurring seizures in people. A seizure occurs when the brain sends the wrong signals.

A tremor is an unintentional, rhythmic movement of one or more parts of the body.

Pain in the face or forehead can be dull and throbbing or intense and stabbing. One or both sides may be affected.

The most common benign tumour in women of childbearing age is uterine fibroids.

It is another name for otitis media with effusion (OME) which mostly affects young children.

It is a rare disorder in which your immune system attacks your peripheral nervous system (PNS).

In haemorrhoids also knowns as piles, swollen, inflamed veins form around the bottom of your rectum or anus.

Everybody has had a headache at some point. A headache is the most common type of pain.

Heartburn is a burning sensation felt in the chest, caused by stomach acid flowing back into the esophagus

Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is a condition where stomach acid frequently flows back into the oesophagus.

Having heavy periods can have a big impact on a woman’s daily routine.

Liver inflammation is called hepatitis. An inflammation occurs when the body’s tissues are injured or infected.

Hernias occur when an organ or tissue bulges through a weak area of muscle. In most cases, hernias occur in the abdomen.

Hip dysplasia is a condition in which the hip joint is not properly formed and the thigh bone does not fit snugly into the hip socket.

Hypermobility refers to a condition where a person’s joints have an unusually large range of motion.

Jaundice is a condition characterized by a yellowing of the skin and whites of the eyes.

The term jet lag refers to a temporary sleep disorder. You suffer from it when your body’s biological clock does not match the local time zone.

Joint pain is discomfort or soreness in any of the body’s joints, which are the areas where bones meet.

The kidneys clean your blood by removing wastes, minerals, and excess fluid.

Bursitis is a condition characterized by inflammation of the fluid-filled sacs, called bursae, that cushion the joints.

A sprain occurs when a ligament is stretched or torn. A ligament is a tissue that connects bones at a joint.

Lymphedema is a form of swelling. The condition occurs when lymph accumulates in your soft tissues.

The term ‘sexual dysfunction’ refers to any physical or psychological problem that prevents you or your partner from getting sexual satisfaction.

Urinary incontinence – the inability to control the bladder – is a common, embarrassing problem.

Mastitis is a breast infection that typically occurs in lactating women. It is caused by a blocked milk duct.

The inner ear is afflicted with Meniere’s disease. This condition causes severe dizziness, tinnitus, fluctuating hearing loss

It is an inflammation of the thin membrane that surrounds the brain and spinal cord, known as the meninges.

Women who suffer from menstrual cramps (dysmenorrhea) feel throbbing or cramping pains in the lower abdomen.

Migraines are a type of headache that can cause severe pain, typically on one side of the head.

An autoimmune disease of the nervous system, multiple sclerosis (MS) affects your brain and spinal cord.

Neuropathic pain is a type of chronic pain that is caused by damage or dysfunction of the nerves that carry signals between the brain and the body.

In night terrors, screaming, running, and flailing occur while you are still asleep. Night terrors, also known as sleep terrors, are usually accompanied by sleepwalking.

Nipple discharge is the term used to describe any fluid that comes out of the nipples.

It is a condition in which fat builds up in the liver. Fatty liver disease can be classified into two types: alcohol-related and non-alcoholic.

Obesity is a condition where you have too much body fat. It is not the same as being overweight, which means weighing too much.

The pancreas is a large gland located behind the stomach. This gland secretes digestive juices into the small intestine

It is a movement disorder caused by a lack of a brain chemical called dopamine produced by nerve cells in the brain.

Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) results from infection and inflammation of the uterus, ovaries, and other female reproductive organs

Pituitary glands are pea-sized glands located at the base of the brain. Pituitary glands produce hormones that influence the growth and functions of other glands in the body.

Polyps are growths that can occur in various parts of the body, including the colon, nose, and throat.

Pelvic organ prolapse (POP) is a condition where one or more of the pelvic organs (bladder, uterus, rectum, or small intestine)

Psoriasis is a skin condition characterised by itchy patches of thick, red skin with silvery scales.

Rosacea is a chronic skin condition that sometimes affects your eyes. Those with fair skin and women are at a higher risk of getting rosacea.

Sleepwalking or somnambulism means getting up and walking around while asleep.

When you play sports or exercise, you can sometimes injure yourself.

Dysphagia, a swallowing disorder, may cause difficulty or pain when swallowing. Some people are unable to swallow at all.

Tendons are tough, fibrous, cord-like tissue bands that connect muscle to bone or another structure, such as an eyeball.

An elbow condition called tennis elbow, or lateral epicondylitis, is caused by repetitive wrist or arm movements to the tendons in the elbow.

Tonsillitis is an inflammation of the tonsils, which are the two small clusters of tissue at the back of the throat.

Ulcerative colitis (UC) is a disease that causes inflammation and sores in the rectum and colon.

Uveitis is an inflammation of the eye. Uvea (middle layer of the eye wall) is affected.

A varicose vein is a swollen, twisted vein beneath the skin. Most commonly, they occur in the legs, but they can also occur elsewhere.

Tears play several significant roles in your body. In addition to keeping your eyes lubricated, they also help to remove foreign particles and dust from your eyes.

There is no doubt that cluster headaches can be one of the most painful types of headaches due to their cyclical pattern or cluster periods.

The large intestine is affected by irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Abdominal cramps, bloating, and bowel changes can be symptoms of the condition.

It is an inflammation of the inner lining of the chambers and valves of the heart that can be deadly.

Heart attacks occur when the heart’s blood flow is abruptly blocked. In the absence of blood, the heart cannot receive oxygen.

Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) or sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are typically spread through sexual contact.

Body waste and extra water are removed from the body through the urinary system. The kidney, ureter, bladder, and urethra are all part of the urinary system.

The respiratory system is responsible for breathing in the body and is divided into two main component.

Gastritis is a condition characterized by inflammation of the lining of the stomach.

An ulcer in your stomach or duodenum, the first part of your small intestine, is called a peptic ulcer. The most common symptom is a burning stomach pain.

It is a measure of the force exerted by your blood on your arteries. Heartbeats pump blood into the arteries.

The human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) causes acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS), a potentially life-threatening condition.

Infertility is the inability to conceive a child after a certain period of time, typically one year of regular, unprotected intercourse.

Appendicitis is a condition in which the appendix, a small pouch-like organ attached to the large intestine, becomes inflamed and swollen.

Cholecystitis is a condition characterized by inflammation of the gallbladder, a small organ located under the liver that stores bile.

Anal pain, also known as proctalgia, is pain or discomfort in the anus or rectum.

Rectal bleeding refers to any bleeding from the rectum or anus.

Coughing up blood, also known as haemoptysis, is the spitting or coughing up of blood from the lungs or airways.

Vomiting blood, also known as hematemesis, is the vomiting of blood or blood clots.

Vomiting and diarrhoea are common symptoms that can occur together. They both are the body’s way of getting rid of harmful substances.