Ulcers are crater-like sores (generally 1/4 inch to 3/4 inch in diameter, but sometimes 1 to 2 inches in diameter) which form in the lining of the stomach (called gastric ulcers), just below the stomach at the beginning of the small intestine in the duodenum (called duodenal ulcers) or less commonly in the esophagus (called esophageal ulcers).
Tinnitus is more a symptom than a condition. It is the perception of sound in the absence of an external source. Though “tinnitus” is from a Latin word meaning to ring like a bell, the perceived sound is variously described not only as ringing, but also buzzing, hissing, or even roaring, whistling, or pounding.
A localized circumscribed inflammatory swelling of one of several sebaceous glands of the eyelid, which is caused by a bacterial infection.
Basal cell skin cancer is by far the most common form of skin cancer in the United States. It is believed to occur when ultraviolet radiation (usually sunlight) damages the genetic material of the basal cells located in the thin, top layer of the skin (epidermis) or hair follicles.
Endocarditis is an inflammation or infection of the endocardium, which is the inner lining of the heart muscle and, most commonly, the heart valves. It is usually caused by bacterial infection, but can be caused by fungus.
Candida albicans becomes an infectious agent when there is some change in the body environment that allows it to grow out of control.