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The resources below provide overviews of many common conditions and medical situations.

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ADHD

Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a common brain disorder that chronically affects a person’s ability to focus and may interfere with the person’s ability to function. Read more.

Animal Bites

The major concern with animal bites is infection. Bites can look superficial but actually be quite deep. Read more.

Antibiotics

Antibiotic resistance is a growing health concern. Learn what antibiotics are and their proper use. Read more.

Anxiety

Anxiety disorders are the most common mental disorders in the United States and are highly treatable. Read more.

Back Pain

Back pain can be pretty common and can usually be self-treated. Read more.

Birth Control/Contraception

If you choose to be sexually active, several options exist to help you prevent pregnancy. Read more.

Burns

There are three types of burns that vary in severity: first-degree, second-degree, and third-degree burns. Read more.

Chlamydia

A common and easily treatable sexually transmitted infection (STI) that often shows no symptoms. Read more.

Cold and Flu

Both are viral respiratory infections, with the flu being much more severe. Read more.

Colposcopy

A magnified examination of the cervix which lasts longer than the more common pap test. Learn what to expect and how to prepare. Read more.

Depression

A very common and highly treatable mood disorder that negatively affects you physically and mentally. Read more.

Eating Disorders

Potentially life-threatening conditions that affect both men and women. Read more.

Fever

A fever is a rise in temperature that indicates the body is fighting an infection or illness. Read more.

Gonorrhea

A common sexually transmitted infection (STI) caused by bacteria. Though treatable, infections are on the rise as many strains of gonorrhea become drug-resistant. Read more.

Headaches

Headaches are classified as primary headaches and secondary headaches and can occur in a certain location of the head or spread across the entire region of the head. Read more.

Hepatitis B

A viral infection of the liver causing inflammation and possible damage to the organ. Read more.

Herpes

A viral sexually transmitted infection (STI). Although not life threatening, there is no cure. Read more.

Human Immunodeficiency Virus/ Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (HIV/AIDS)

A viral infection that attacks your immune system. HIV occurs in stages and is treatable. If left untreated, it can develop into AIDS, which can be life-threatening. Read more.

Human Papillomavirus (HPV)

The most common Sexually Transmitted Infection in the United States. Read more.

LGBTQA Resources

A list of organizations that can help lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer/questioning, and asexual (LGBTQA) students access social services, advocacy groups, and health clinics. Read more.

Pelvic Exams

College is often the first time a woman has a pelvic exam. Learn what to expect and how to prepare. Read more.

Pink Eye

A highly contagious inflammation or infection of the membrane that lines the eyelid and covers the white part of the eyeball. Read more.

Rashes

Very common skin conditions that cause redness, itching, and inflammation of the skin. Read more.

Sleep Problems

Issues with sleeping are very common with college students. Lack of sleep can have a number of negative side effects, including increased stress and decreased focus. Read more.

Sore Throat

A common irritation of the throat that can be caused by allergens, bacteria or viruses. Read more.

Sprains

What happens when you tear or stretch a tendon. Read more.

Stomach Aches

Common abdominal pain whose causes may include loose bowel movements. Read more.

Syphilis

A bacterial Sexually Transmitted Infection that is treatable. Read more.

Trichomoniasis

A common and curable sexually transmitted infection (STI) caused by a parasite. Read more.

Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)

A bacterial infection of the bladder and/or urethra. Read more.

Vaginal Problems

When it comes to vaginas, a lot of people don’t know what is and isn’t normal. Learn about some common ailments and treatments. Read more.

What’s In Your Medicine Cabinet?

Find out what basic first aid and self-care items to keep in your dorm, house, or apartment. Read more.