Diseases, Conditions and Tests
The RxList disease and condition listing contains explanations of many medical conditions and tests. Disease articles are written by U.S. Board Certified Physicians. To use the listing, browse the terms by selecting a letter.
Featured: Adult-Onset Asthma
Adult-onset asthma is more common in women than in men and is possibly related to allergies or allergic asthma. About half of adults who have asthma also have allergies. Adult-onset asthma may be the result of commonplace substances in work or home environments.
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