Conditions & Treatments

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    Hirschsprung Disease

    Hirschsprung disease is a serious birth defect where nerve cells are completely missing from the end of the bowel. Normally, the esophagus, stomach, small intestine and colon have about 500 million nerve cells (i.e. neurons) that control almost everything the gut does....

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    Hirsutism

    Hirsutism is the excessive growth of body and facial hair, including the chest, stomach and back....

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    Hives

    Urticaria, or hives, is a problem in which red, itchy, and swollen areas show up on the skin. It usually happens as an allergic reaction from eating certain foods or taking certain medicines....

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    Hodgkin Lymphoma

    Hodgkin lymphoma is a type of cancer in the lymphatic system. The lymphatic system is part of the immune system. It helps to fight diseases and infections....

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    Home Care and Hospice: The Wings Program

    Wings pediatric hospice provides nurturing and supportive services in the home to improve quality of life for both the patient and the family....

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    Horseshoe Kidney

    Horseshoe kidney when the 2 kidneys join (fuse) together at the bottom to form a U shape like a horseshoe. It is also known as renal fusion. The condition occurs when a baby is growing in the womb, as the baby’s kidneys move into place....

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    Human Bites

    Treatment for Human Bites Human bites can easily become infected due to the number of bacteria in the human mouth. In fact, human bite wounds are more likely to become infected than dog or cat bites. A healthcare provider should check any human bite that...

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    Hurler Syndrome

    Hurler syndrome is a rare, inherited disease of metabolism in which a person cannot break down long chains of sugar molecules called glycosaminoglycans. Hurler syndrome belongs to a group of diseases called mucopolysaccharidoses, or MPS....

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    Hyaline Membrane Disease (HMD) - Respiratory Distress Syndrome

    Overview What is respiratory distress syndrome in premature babies? Respiratory distress syndrome (RDS) is a common problem in premature babies. It causes babies to need extra oxygen and help with breathing. The course of illness with RDS depends on: The size and gestational age of...

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    Hydroceles

    A hydrocele a buildup of fluid in the thin pouch (tunica vaginalis) that holds the testes in the scrotum. Up to 1 in 10 baby boys have a hydrocele at birth....