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This test looks for Borrelia antibodies in your cerebrospinal fluid. bacteria cause Lyme disease.
Detailed information on scoliosis, including types, causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment
If you are in the hospital recovering from surgery, healing from an injury, or being treated for a disabling medical condition, physical rehabilitation may be an important part of your treatment.
This test looks for a certain protein made by your immune system. The test can help tell whether you have an autoimmune disease.
Detailed information on juvenile osteoporosis, including cause, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment
This test measures the level of a substance called rheumatoid factor in your blood. It helps your doctor find out whether you have rheumatoid arthritis.
Folk wisdom links cold hands and feet with a warm heart. But that wisdom also refers to the natural process in which the body slows or reduces circulation to the hands and feet in order to boost blood flow and warmth for the internal organs in response to cold conditions.
This test looks for HIV infection in your blood or saliva. It can give you results in about 20 minutes.
Age, chronic diseases, and endometriosis are common factors for women. For men, they are STDs, toxic substances at work, and cigarette smoking.
Detailed information on X-linked agammaglobulinemia, including causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment
Detailed information on the immune system, including a full-color, labeled illustration of the immune system
Dermatomyositis is a rare disease marked by increasing muscle weakness, skin rash and inflammation, and swelling of the eyelids.