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  • A Serious Look at Fainting

    Fainting (syncope) is a brief loss of consciousness. This leads to falling down or needing to lie down, followed by a quick recovery. Fainting by itself is not a problem, but it could be a sign of a serious health condition.

  • Acute Fatty Liver of Pregnancy

    AFLP is a rare, but serious, liver problem in pregnancy. With AFLP the liver cells have too much fat, which can damage the liver.

  • Anal Fistula

    An anal fistula is an abnormal opening in the skin near the anus. It leads to the inside of the anal canal in the colon.

  • Atrial Fibrillation

    Atrial fibrillation is when the upper chambers of the heart don’t pump normally. Learn what happens in the heart, and how it can be managed.

  • Atrial Flutter

    Atrial flutter is when the upper chambers of the heart beat too fast. Learn how it happens, and how it can be treated.

  • Blood Circulation in the Fetus and Newborn

    During pregnancy, the fetal lungs are not used for breathing - the placenta does the work of exchanging oxygen and carbon dioxide through the mother's circulation. With the first breaths of air the baby takes at birth, the fetal circulation changes.

  • Brain Cancer: Overview

    Brain cancer includes primary and secondary tumors. Learn more about symptoms, diagnosis, and treatments.

  • Carcinoma Of Unknown Origin Overview

    In carcinoma of unknown primary (CUP), doctors can’t tell where the cancer started. CUP has already spread by the time it’s diagnosed. Learn more about symptoms, diagnosis, and treatments.

  • Chin, Cheek, or Jaw Reshaping/Facial Implants

    Detailed information on chin reshaping, cheek reshaping, jaw reshaping, and facial implants, including possible facial implant complications

  • Cuts and Wounds of the Face

    Most minor cuts or wounds to the face can be handled at home with simple first-aid treatment.