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A to Z: Epididymitis

Epididymitis refers to swelling and inflammation of the epididymis, the coiled tube at the back of the testicle that holds and carries sperm.

A to Z: Epilepsy

Epilepsy is a seizure disorder in which electrical signals in the brain misfire, causing temporary communication problems between nerve cells. Someone who gets recurrent seizures is thought to have epilepsy.

A to Z: Epistaxis (Nosebleed)

Epistaxis is another word for nosebleed, when small blood vessels break in the tissue lining of the nose.

A to Z: Erythema Multiforme

Erythema multiforme is a skin condition caused by a hypersensitive reaction to an infection or, in some cases, medication.

A to Z: Esophagitis

Learn about conditions that affect the esophagus and upper gastrointestinal tract.

A to Z: Expressive Language Disorder

This type of speech problem can make it hard for kids to put words together and express what they want to say. Learn more here.