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Diseases and conditions

Diseases & Conditions, Prevention, Diagnosis and Treatment options

What to know about diagnosis

Misdiagnosis is common. Here's how to avoid it.

Symptoms and family history

  • Details about symptoms (intensity, when they occur, what makes them better or worse) are important for diagnosis
  • Tracking forms and apps can make it easier to record symptoms
  • About 40% of diseases are linked to genetics, making family history important as well


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