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A to Z Symptom: Nausea

Nausea (stomach upset or feeling queasy) can be caused by many things. Often, it can be managed at home with treatment to prevent dehydration.

A to Z: Necrotizing Enterocolitis

Necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) is a serious intestinal problem where tissue in a newborn's colon dies off. Babies with necrotizing enterocolitis need medical care right away.

A to Z: Necrotizing Respiratory Granulomatosis

See: Granulomatosis With Polyangiitis (GPA).

A to Z: Neoplasm (Tumor), Malignant

Learn about tumors and cancer.

A to Z: Nephrotic Syndrome

Learn about conditions that affect the kidneys and urinary tract.

A to Z: Neurofibromatosis

Learn more about neurofibromatosis (NF), which can cause tumors to grow, including how it's treated.

A to Z: Neurogenic Bladder

The term neurogenic bladder refers to a bladder that doesn't function properly because of nervous damage.

A to Z: Neurosis

See: Mental Disorder, Non-psychotic.

A to Z: Neutropenia

Neutropenia is when the body has very low levels of certain white blood cells called neutrophils, the body's main defense against infection.

A to Z: Nonunion of Fracture

In this condition, a broken bone does not heal completely and needs advanced treatment. Learn more.