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The Scariest Diseases of All Time

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

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 is ranked by a combination of each item's votes & positioning in reranks
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  1. 1
    Up 296
    Down 52
    100
  2. 2
    Up 223
    Down 71
    Apraxia, Aggression, Pathological laughing and crying More
    92
  3. 3
    Up 194
    Down 35
    Skin Discoloration, Pain, Necrosis More
    92
  4. 4
    Up 217
    Down 58
    Lymphadenopathy, Headache, Flu-like symptoms More
    90
  5. 5
    Up 130
    Down 61
    Optic papillitis, Horner's syndrome, Dyspnea More
    81
  6. 6
    Up 145
    Down 41
    Nail clubbing, Dyspnea, Cachexia More
    78
  7. 7
    Up 149
    Down 35
    Bubo More
    77
  8. 8
    Up 128
    Down 34
    Enanthem, Macule More
    76
  9. 9
    Up 102
    Down 35
    Drooling, Hypomimia, Tremor More
    72
  10. 10
    Up 91
    Down 25
    70
  11. 11
    Up 99
    Down 35
    Fasciculation, Slurred Speech, Dysphagia More
    69
  12. 12
    Up 107
    Down 41
    66
  13. 13
    Up 101
    Down 38
    Breast lump, Paget's disease of the breast, Nipple discharge More
    65
  14. 14
    Up 96
    Down 38
    63
  15. 15
    Up 88
    Down 33
    63
  16. 16
    Up 73
    Down 32
    Fatigue, Tachycardia, Dizziness More
    59
  17. 17
    Up 75
    Down 33
    Fever, Chills More
    59
  18. 18
    Up 84
    Down 25
    No image
    Dysphagia, Otalgia, Dysphonia More
    58
  19. 19
    Up 62
    Down 35
    Joint pain, Dyspnea, Raynaud's phenomenon More
    57
  20. 20
    Up 60
    Down 26
    56
  21. 21
    Up 66
    Down 26
    56
  22. 22
    Up 77
    Down 34
    Boredom, Melancholia, Insomnia More
    55
  23. 23
    Up 64
    Down 18
    55
  24. 24
    Up 70
    Down 30
    Swollen testicle, Lumbago, Painless testicular lump More
    55
  25. 25
    Up 41
    Down 27
    Flaccid paralysis More
    54
  26. 26
    Up 55
    Down 30
    Proctitis, Dysuria, Fever More
    53
  27. 27
    Up 59
    Down 15
    Plaque, Nasal congestion, Thick skin More
    53
  28. 28
    Up 48
    Down 27
    52
  29. 29
    Up 43
    Down 22
    Pain behind the eyes, Joint pain, Vascular Leak More
    52
  30. 30
    Up 45
    Down 16
    Skin ulcer, Skin lesion, Melanocytic nevus More
    50
  31. 31
    Up 40
    Down 15
    50
    added by: Seera Sea
  32. 32
    Up 53
    Down 21
    Pelvic pain, Vaginal bleeding, Increased vaginal discharge More
    49
  33. 33
    Up 32
    Down 11
    49
  34. 34
    Up 40
    Down 9
    Hyperreflexia, Dizziness, Vision loss More
    49
  35. 35
    Up 41
    Down 14
    Bell's palsy, Radiculopathy, Malaise More
    49
  36. 36
    Up 46
    Down 23
    Nausea, Cramp, Fever More
    48
  37. 37
    Up 35
    Down 41
    Watery eyes, Red eye, Fever More
    46
  38. 38
    Up 35
    Down 21
    Fatigue, Abdominal pain, Fever More
    45
  39. 39
    Up 21
    Down 13
    44
  40. 40
    Up 21
    Down 22
    Dyspnea, Sweating, Fatigue More
    44
  41. 41
    Up 15
    Down 8
    No image

    Paranoid Schizophrenia

    44
    added by: klclyde
  42. 42
    Up 28
    Down 19
    No image
    44
  43. 43
    Up 43
    Down 13
    Hyperreflexia, Fasciculation, Slurred Speech More
    43
  44. 44
    Up 31
    Down 22
    Joint pain, Lymphadenopathy, Strawberry tongue More
    43
  45. 45
    Up 22
    Down 19
    No image
    43
  46. 46
    Up 32
    Down 12
    42
  47. 47
    Up 27
    Down 28
    No image
    41
  48. 48
    Up 43
    Down 23
    Bleeding, Nausea, Jaundice More
    41
  49. 49
    Up 32
    Down 9
    No image
    Dyspnea, Gait abnormality, Scoliosis More
    41
  50. 50
    Up 30
    Down 12
    No image
    40
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