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The Scariest Diseases of All Time

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List of the scariest diseases of all time, as ranked by the Ranker Community. Everyone wants to be healthy from the minute they are born to the last breath they take, but that doesn't always happen. There are a lot of scary, debilitating things that can happen to your body along the way. A slow, wasting sickness or a something that only gives you 3 months to live? How do you rank it?

What are the most distressing fatal diseases? Choose the fatal disease that freaks you out the most and vote for which of these are the scariest diseases.

List Criteria: Vote up any disease or disorder that seems like a horrible / painful life sentence

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Score
  1. 1
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    Down 41
    100
  2. 2
    Up 183
    Down 50
    Apraxia, Aggression, Pathological laughing and crying More
    92
  3. 3
    Up 156
    Down 28
    Skin Discoloration, Pain, Necrosis More
    89
  4. 4
    Up 176
    Down 44
    Lymphadenopathy, Headache, Flu-like symptoms More
    88
  5. 5
    Up 103
    Down 52
    Optic papillitis, Horner's syndrome, Dyspnea More
    79
  6. 6
    Up 112
    Down 37
    Nail clubbing, Dyspnea, Cachexia More
    78
  7. 7
    Up 115
    Down 26
    Bubo More
    77
  8. 8
    Up 105
    Down 27
    Enanthem, Macule More
    74
  9. 9
    Up 83
    Down 28
    Fasciculation, Slurred Speech, Dysphagia More
    71
  10. 10
    Up 72
    Down 22
    71
  11. 11
    Up 76
    Down 30
    Drooling, Hypomimia, Tremor More
    70
  12. 12
    Up 81
    Down 36
    67
  13. 13
    Up 78
    Down 33
    Breast lump, Paget's disease of the breast, Nipple discharge More
    66
  14. 14
    Up 66
    Down 30
    64
  15. 15
    Up 74
    Down 32
    63
  16. 16
    Up 64
    Down 21
    No image
    Dysphagia, Otalgia, Dysphonia More
    61
  17. 17
    Up 60
    Down 27
    Fever, Chills More
    61
  18. 18
    Up 46
    Down 28
    Joint pain, Dyspnea, Raynaud's phenomenon More
    59
  19. 19
    Up 55
    Down 28
    Fatigue, Tachycardia, Dizziness More
    58
  20. 20
    Up 29
    Down 10
    58
    added by: Seera Sea
  21. 21
    Up 54
    Down 24
    57
  22. 22
    Up 47
    Down 21
    57
  23. 23
    Up 48
    Down 15
    56
  24. 24
    Up 41
    Down 25
    Proctitis, Dysuria, Fever More
    56
  25. 25
    Up 54
    Down 25
    Swollen testicle, Lumbago, Painless testicular lump More
    55
  26. 26
    Up 56
    Down 31
    Boredom, Melancholia, Insomnia More
    55
  27. 27
    Up 39
    Down 23
    54
  28. 28
    Up 30
    Down 13
    Skin ulcer, Skin lesion, Melanocytic nevus More
    54
  29. 29
    Up 31
    Down 22
    Flaccid paralysis More
    53
  30. 30
    Up 33
    Down 19
    Nausea, Cramp, Fever More
    52
  31. 31
    Up 38
    Down 17
    Pelvic pain, Vaginal bleeding, Increased vaginal discharge More
    52
  32. 32
    Up 30
    Down 18
    Pain behind the eyes, Joint pain, Vascular Leak More
    52
  33. 33
    Up 15
    Down 14
    No image
    51
  34. 34
    Up 25
    Down 10
    Bell's palsy, Radiculopathy, Malaise More
    50
  35. 35
    Up 27
    Down 30
    Watery eyes, Red eye, Fever More
    50
  36. 36
    Up 13
    Down 15
    Dyspnea, Sweating, Fatigue More
    49
  37. 37
    Up 20
    Down 23
    No image
    47
  38. 38
    Up 19
    Down 12
    No image
    47
  39. 39
    Up 21
    Down 18
    Fatigue, Abdominal pain, Fever More
    47
  40. 40
    Up 14
    Down 35
    Soft erections, Sexual dysfunction, Priapism More
    47
  41. 41
    Up 32
    Down 8
    Hyperreflexia, Fasciculation, Slurred Speech More
    45
  42. 42
    Up 35
    Down 11
    Plaque, Nasal congestion, Thick skin More
    45
  43. 43
    Up 21
    Down 18
    Joint pain, Lymphadenopathy, Strawberry tongue More
    43
  44. 44
    Up 23
    Down 7
    Hyperreflexia, Dizziness, Vision loss More
    43
  45. 45
    Up 23
    Down 7
    43
  46. 46
    Up 36
    Down 18
    Bleeding, Nausea, Jaundice More
    43
  47. 47
    Up 21
    Down 6
    No image
    Dyspnea, Gait abnormality, Scoliosis More
    43
  48. 48
    Up 23
    Down 8
    No image
    43
  49. 49
    Up 24
    Down 9
    42
    added by: BrandiWolf
  50. 50
    Up 16
    Down 3
    42
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