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: Bee and Wasp Sting
Bees and wasp stings may produce local reactions or body-wide allergic reactions. Severe allergic reactions to stings are known as anaphylactic reactions and may be life-threatening. Treatment involves cleansing, removal of the stinger, and application of ice packs. Epinephrine is the treatment of choice for severe allergic reactions. Check out these bad bugs! »