Disease Names and List of Diseases with Pictures

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Disease Names

You are now going to learn the correct English names for a whole host of diseases.

Disease Names
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List of Diseases

  • Runny nose
  • Broken bone
  • Bruise
  • Sunburn
  • Chills
  • Backache
  • Nausea
  • Dizziness
  • Flu
  • Stomachache
  • Fever
  • Snakebite
  • Cough

Common Disease Names with Pictures and Examples

Learn common disease list in English with useful pictures and example sentences. Illness is generally used as a synonym for disease.

Runny nose

  • A condition in which the nose produces excessive mucus, often a symptom of allergies or a cold.
  • Example: The person had a runny nose and sneezed frequently, so they took allergy medication to relieve their symptoms.

Runny nose

Broken bone

  • A fracture or break in one of the bones of the body, often caused by an injury or accident.
  • Example: The person fell off their bike and broke their leg, so they had to wear a cast to allow it to heal.

Broken bone

Bruise

  • A discoloration of the skin caused by damage to blood vessels under the skin, often caused by an injury or impact.
  • Example: The person had a bruise on their arm after they accidentally bumped into a table.

Bruise

Sunburn

  • A condition in which the skin becomes red, painful, and irritated after exposure to the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) rays.
  • Example: The person forgot to apply sunscreen and got a painful sunburn after spending the day at the beach.

Sunburn

Chills

  • A sudden feeling of coldness and shivering, often accompanied by fever or illness.
  • Example: The person had chills and a fever, so they stayed home from work to rest and recover.

Chills

Backache

  • Pain or discomfort in the back, often caused by injury, poor posture, or age-related changes.
  • Example: The person had a backache after lifting heavy boxes, so they applied heat and took pain medication to relieve their symptoms.

Backache

Nausea

  • A feeling of sickness or queasiness in the stomach, often accompanied by the urge to vomit.
  • Example: The person had nausea and felt dizzy, so they lay down and rested until they felt better.

Nausea

Dizziness

  • A feeling of lightheadedness or unsteadiness, often accompanied by a loss of balance or fainting.
  • Example: The person had dizziness and felt like they might faint, so they sat down and rested until their symptoms subsided.

Dizziness

Flu

  • A contagious viral infection that causes fever, chills, muscle aches, cough, and other symptoms.
  • Example: The person had the flu and stayed home from work to avoid spreading the virus to others.

Flu

Stomachache

  • Pain or discomfort in the stomach or abdominal area, often caused by digestive problems or illness.
  • Example: The person had a stomachache after eating spicy food, so they drank ginger tea to help soothe their stomach.

Stomachache

Fever

  • A temporary increase in body temperature, often a sign of infection or illness.
  • Example: The person had a fever and took over-the-counter medication to reduce their temperature and relieve their symptoms.

Fever

Snakebite

  • A wound caused by the venomous bite of a snake, which can be life-threatening if not treated promptly.
  • Example: The person was bitten by a snake and went to the hospital to receive antivenom treatment.

Snakebite

Cough

  • A reflex action that clears the throat and airways of mucus, often a symptom of respiratory illness or allergies.
  • Example: The person had a persistent cough and went to the doctor to get a diagnosis and treatment for their underlying condition.

Cough

100 Common Diseases in English

Here is a list of 100 common diseases in English:

  1. Cancer
  2. Diabetes
  3. Flu
  4. COVID-19
  5. Alzheimer’s disease
  6. Heart disease
  7. Stroke
  8. Depression
  9. HIV/AIDS
  10. Malaria
  11. Tuberculosis
  12. Asthma
  13. Arthritis
  14. Parkinson’s disease
  15. Multiple sclerosis
  16. Hepatitis
  17. Measles
  18. Mumps
  19. Rubella
  20. Chickenpox
  21. SARS
  22. Lyme disease
  23. Chlamydia
  24. Gonorrhea
  25. Syphilis
  26. Genital warts
  27. Herpes
  28. Influenza
  29. Polio
  30. Yellow fever
  31. Rabies
  32. Ebola
  33. Smallpox
  34. Cholera
  35. Typhoid fever
  36. Diphtheria
  37. Pneumonia
  38. Tuberculosis
  39. Bronchitis
  40. Emphysema
  41. Colitis
  42. Crohn’s disease
  43. Ulcerative colitis
  44. Irritable bowel syndrome
  45. Gastroenteritis
  46. Diverticulitis
  47. Appendicitis
  48. Hernia
  49. Cirrhosis
  50. Hepatitis B
  51. Hepatitis C
  52. Leukemia
  53. Lymphoma
  54. Melanoma
  55. Prostate cancer
  56. Breast cancer
  57. Ovarian cancer
  58. Endometrial cancer
  59. Cervical cancer
  60. Colon cancer
  61. Rheumatoid arthritis
  62. Osteoarthritis
  63. Gout
  64. Migraine
  65. Epilepsy
  66. Schizophrenia
  67. Bipolar disorder
  68. Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
  69. Autism spectrum disorder
  70. Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)
  71. Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  72. Anemia
  73. Hemophilia
  74. Sickle cell anemia
  75. Thalassemia
  76. Hypothyroidism
  77. Hyperthyroidism
  78. Addison’s disease
  79. Cushing’s syndrome
  80. Multiple sclerosis
  81. Muscular dystrophy
  82. ALS (Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis)
  83. Huntington’s disease
  84. Alzheimer’s disease
  85. Dementia
  86. Parkinson’s disease
  87. Epidermolysis bullosa
  88. Dermatitis
  89. Psoriasis
  90. Eczema
  91. Acne
  92. Rosacea
  93. Shingles
  94. Athlete’s foot
  95. Ringworm
  96. Jock itch
  97. Impotence
  98. Infertility
  99. Menopause
  100. Andropause