Encephalitis is a serious, potentially life-threatening condition that occurs when the brain becomes inflamed. It is most often caused by a virus, such as HSV.
A lumbar puncture also known as a spinal tap, is a medical procedure that involves the insertion of a needle into the lower back to collect cerebrospinal fluid.
A brain lesion is an abnormal area in the brain. It specifically refers to an area of injury or disease within the brain caused by injury, infection, or tumor.
Glomerulonephritis is a type of kidney disease that results in inflammation and damage to the glomeruli. It can lead to kidney failure if left untreated.
Renal failure (kidney failure) is a serious medical condition occurs when the kidneys are no longer able to remove waste and excess fluid from the blood.
Rheumatic fever is a serious inflammatory disease that can develop after a strep throat infection. It can cause damage to the heart, joints, skin, brain, etc.
Endocarditis is an infection of the inner lining of your heart chambers and valves. It becomes inflamed as a result of bacteria or other organisms.
Cystic fibrosis (CF) affects the lungs and digestive system. It is caused by a defective gene that causes the body to produce thick, sticky mucus.
Mastitis is an inflammation of the breast tissue that can affect breastfeeding mothers. It is caused by a bacterial infection and can cause pain in the breasts.