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Impetigo

Symptoms Include:
Rash | Blistering  | Itch

 

Impetigo is a skin ailment that causes sores and blisters and is very contagious. It’s usually not dangerous, and it normally gets better after a week of treatment. Impetigo can afflict persons of any age, however, children are more likely to be affected than adults.

 

Related Conditions:
Blisters

Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF)

Symptoms Include:
Shortness of breath | Cough | Tiredness | Fatigue | Weight loss

 

Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) is a scarring of the lungs that makes breathing difficult. If you’ve been having trouble breathing or have had a cough for more than three weeks, see a doctor. These aren’t normal symptoms, and they shouldn’t be overlooked.

Indigestion

Symptoms Include:
Indigestion | Pain | Nausea | Bloating

 

The word “indigestion” (dyspepsia) refers to stomach pain or discomfort. It occurs below the ribs, in the middle of the top region of the stomach. It’s a normal issue that most individuals will face at some point in their lives. It’s usually moderate and only happens once in a while.

Infantile colic (baby colic)

Symptoms Include:
Crying a lot

 

Infantile colic is a term used to describe excessive and frequent screaming in a baby who looks to be in good health. It’s a common issue with infants. Taking care of a colicky baby can be exhausting and upsetting. However, the issue will normally go away on its own and is usually nothing to be concerned about.

Infertility

Symptoms Include:
Low fertility

 

Infertility occurs when a couple is unable to conceive (get pregnant) despite having regular unprotected intercourse. Around one out of every seven couples may have trouble conceiving. Within a year, the majority of couples will conceive spontaneously. After a year, if you and your partner haven’t conceived, you should see a doctor.

Inflammatory bowel disease

Symptoms Include:
Pain | Blood | Diarrhoea | Weight loss

 

Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is a general term that refers to two different disorders. Ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease are these conditions. They are long-term conditions characterised by intestinal inflammation. IBD can strike anyone at any age, however, it is most commonly diagnosed between the ages of 15 and 40.

 

Related Conditions:
Diarrhoea | Ulcerative colitis | Crohn’s disease

Ingrown hairs

Symptoms Include:
Pain | Pus | Redness | Spots

 

Hairs that have curled around and grown back into the skin are known as ingrown hairs. They leave raised red areas on the skin that can get infected. Ingrown hairs frequently disappear on their own without treatment. If the spots don’t go away or are bothering you, see your doctor.

Ingrown toenail

Symptoms Include:
Pain | Redness | Pus | Blood

 

When the sides of a toenail grow into the surrounding skin, it is called an ingrown toenail. The flesh gets red, puffy, and sensitive as the nail coils and pierces it.

Insect bites and stings

Symptoms Include:
Pain | Skin lesions | Rash  | Itch

 

Insect bites and stings are widespread, yet they normally cause very minimal discomfort. Some stings, on the other hand, might be painful and cause a major allergic reaction.

 

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Insomnia

Symptoms Include:
Insomnia

 

Insomnia is a condition in which you have difficulty sleeping on a regular basis. It normally improves with a change in sleeping patterns.

Interstitial cystitis

Symptoms Include:
Pain | Need to pee | Peeing more | Peeing at night

 

Interstitial cystitis is a bladder infection that causes chronic pelvic pain and urine issues. If you have persistent pelvic pain or observe a change in your peeing pattern, see your doctor. It’s important to receive a diagnosis because these symptoms could be caused by a variety of things.

Intracranial hypertension (IH)

Symptoms Include:
Headache | Blurred vision | Nausea | Vomiting

 

The medical term for a build-up of pressure surrounding the brain is intracranial hypertension (IH).

Iron deficiency anaemia

Symptoms Include:
Tiredness | Fatigue | Shortness of breath | Fast heartbeat | Pale

 

Iron deficiency anaemia is a disorder in which the body’s iron stores are depleted, resulting in a reduction in red blood cells. If you have signs of iron deficiency anaemia, you should see your doctor.

 

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Irregular periods

Symptoms Include:
Irregular periods

 

Some women’s menstrual cycles aren’t always predictable. They may have early or late periods. They can differ in terms of how long they persist or how heavy they are at any given time.

 

Related Conditions:
Period problems

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)

Symptoms Include:
Pain | Change in bowel habit | Bloating | Flatulence

 

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a long-term digestive disorder that affects many people. Stomach cramps, bloating, diarrhoea, and/or constipation are all possible side effects. Individual symptoms differ, and some people are more affected than others. Women are affected twice as often as males.

 

Related Conditions:
Diarrhoea

Itching

Symptoms Include:
Itch

 

Itchy skin is usually a bothersome but short-term issue. It almost never indicates a major underlying reason.

Itchy bottom

Symptoms Include:
Itch

 

Itchy bottoms are a symptom, not a condition. If you have an itch and want to scratch the skin surrounding the anus (your body’s exit point for poo). If your bottom has been itchy for more than a few days, you should see your doctor find out what’s causing it.

 

Related Conditions:
Haemorrhoids (piles) | Threadworms | Anal fissure | Eczema (atopic) | Psoriasis
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