Jefferson University Hospitals

Diseases & Conditions

  • Anemia (Iron Deficiency)
    Proper diagnosis of anemia by our physicians is important as it can be a sign of a more serious illness.

  • Asthma
    Our Asthma Program serves as resource for asthma patients and is staffed by a multidisciplinary team who teach patients the best ways to avoid attacks.

  • Chronic Bronchitis
    Our pulmonologists deliver comprehensive diagnostic and therapeutic services for the entire spectrum of diseases that affect the respiratory system, including chronic bronchitis which makes it difficult to breathe.

  • Constipation
    Most often constipation, when bowel movements are infrequent, is a temporary condition and can be alleviated through lifestyle changes.

  • Costochondritis
    An inflammation in the chest that causes pain is known as costochondritis, also referred to as chest wall pain.

  • Cystocele
    A cystocele occurs when the wall between a woman's bladder and vagina weakens and stretches, allowing the bladder to bulge into the vagina.

  • Diabetes
    Diabetes is a chronic condition that causes a person to have high blood glucose and its symptoms include frequent urination, unusual thirst, extreme fatigue and irritability, cuts or bruises that are slow to heal.

  • Dry Mouth (Xerostomia)
    If you are experiencing dry mouth, also known as xerostomia, you may also find that you have bad breath, an altered sense of taste and cracked lips.

  • Ear Infection
    The experts at Jefferson can relieve the symptoms of ear infections such as earaches, ear noise or buzzing, and hearing loss.

  • Earwax Blockage
    Earwax protects your ear canal by trapping dirt and slowing the growth of bacteria. But when it accumulates in your ear or becomes too hard to wash away naturally, a blockage occurs.

  • Fever
    A fever is a higher-than-normal body temperature and is a part of our body's natural response to infection.

  • High Blood Pressure
    High blood pressure is a serious condition that can lead to coronary heart disease, heart failure, stroke and other serious health problems.

  • Hoarseness
    If your voice is sounding abnormally deep and raspy for more than two weeks, you should seek treatment of your hoarseness.

  • Infectious Mononucleosis
    Our infectious disease specialists can expertly diagnose and treat mono and take care of symptoms such as fever and sore throat.

  • Influenza
    Influenza (or the flu) is a highly contagious viral infection and is one of the most severe illnesses of the winter season that affects the respiratory system.

  • Obesity
    Our highly trained medical staff will work with you to devise a customized plan for a healthier and more active lifestyle to help combat obesity.

  • Overactive Bladder
    Our physicians and nurses use the latest tools to diagnose bladder disorders such as overactive bladder (OAB).

  • Pelvic Pain
    There are many reasons you may be experiencing pain in your pelvic region. Given the range of causes, our experts will assess your unique situation and devise the best treatment plan for you.

  • Postpartum Depression
    A noticeable change in sleep pattern, feeling hopeless or worthless, decreased energy, inability to concentrate, recurring thoughts of death or suicide or feeling overwhelmed by feelings of sadness or grief, are signs of depression.

  • STD (Sexually Transmitted Disease)
    We offer rapid testing for sexually transmitted infections. We recommend annual testing and additional testing if you believe you had a possible exposure, experience symptoms or have a new sexual partner. If you are diagnosed with an STI, we will discuss treatment options with you.

  • Sinusitis
    An infection of the sinuses near the nose is called sinusitis. These infections can be acute, chronic or recurrent and can be caused by the common cold or an allergic inflammation.

  • Stuffy Nose (Nasal Congestion)
    A stuffy nose is a blockage of the air passageways in the nose caused by anything that irritates or inflames the nasal tissues, such as the common cold, allergies or spicy foods.

  • Swimmer's Ear (Otitis Externa)
    Our specialists provide diagnosis and treatment for swimmer's ear, an infection of the outer ear canal caused by bacteria that grows from water trapped in the ear.

  • Urinary Tract Infections
    Burning during urination, frequent urination and cloudy urine are signs of urinary tract infections (UTI) and can be treated by one of our specialists.