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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.
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  1. 1
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  2. 2
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    Apraxia, Aggression, Pathological laughing and crying

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  3. 3
    Up 334
    Down 91

    Lymphadenopathy, Headache, Flu-like symptoms

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  4. 4
    Up 275
    Down 67

    Skin Discoloration, Pain, Necrosis

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  5. 5
    Up 195
    Down 89

    Optic papillitis, Horner's syndrome, Dyspnea

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  6. 6
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    Down 62

    Nail clubbing, Dyspnea, Cachexia

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  7. 7
    Up 200
    Down 59

    Enanthem, Macule

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  8. 8
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  9. 9
    Up 143
    Down 65

    Drooling, Hypomimia, Tremor

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  10. 10
    Up 122
    Down 57
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  11. 11
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    Fasciculation, Slurred Speech, Dysphagia

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  12. 12
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    Down 58

    Breast lump, Paget's disease of the breast, Nipple discharge

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  13. 13
    Up 124
    Down 57
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  14. 14
    Up 119
    Down 61
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  15. 15
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    Down 44
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  16. 16
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    Fever, Chills

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  17. 17
    Up 117
    Down 41
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  18. 18
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    Down 30
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  19. 19
    Up 79
    Down 54

    Joint pain, Dyspnea, Raynaud's phenomenon

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  20. 20
    Up 103
    Down 56

    Boredom, Melancholia, Insomnia

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  21. 21
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    Down 43

    Flaccid paralysis

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  22. 22
    Up 99
    Down 45

    Swollen testicle, Lumbago, Painless testicular lump

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  23. 23
    Up 19
    Down 7

    Dyspnea, Dizziness, Palpitation

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  24. 24
    Up 77
    Down 27

    Skin ulcer, Skin lesion, Melanocytic nevus

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  25. 25
    Up 83
    Down 29

    Pelvic pain, Vaginal bleeding, Increased vaginal discharge

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  26. 26
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    Down 47

    Proctitis, Dysuria, Fever

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  27. 27
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    Down 42
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  28. 28
    Up 62
    Down 40
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  29. 29
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    Down 26

    added by Seera Sea

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  30. 30
    Up 63
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    Bell's palsy, Radiculopathy, Malaise

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  31. 31
    Up 60
    Down 36

    Pain behind the eyes, Joint pain, Vascular Leak

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  32. 32
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    Plaque, Nasal congestion, Thick skin

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  33. 33
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    Fatigue, Abdominal pain, Fever

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  34. 34
    Up 34
    Down 19

    added by klclyde Paranoid Schizophrenia

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  35. 35
    Up 52
    Down 14

    Dyspnea, Gait abnormality, Scoliosis

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  36. 36
    Up 53
    Down 59

    Watery eyes, Red eye, Fever

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  37. 37
    Up 57
    Down 29

    Hyperreflexia, Fasciculation, Slurred Speech

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  38. 38
    Up 48
    Down 23
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  39. 39
    Up 44
    Down 25
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  40. 40
    Up 37
    Down 40

    Joint pain, Lymphadenopathy, Strawberry tongue

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  41. 41
    Up 39
    Down 22

    Dyspnea, Collapse, Hemoptysis

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  42. 42
    Up 31
    Down 36
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  43. 43
    Up 72
    Down 20

    added by BrandiWolf

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  44. 44
    Up 38
    Down 20

    Autoimmune hemolytic anemia, Scleritis, Fever

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  45. 45
    Up 35
    Down 28
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  46. 46
    Up 36
    Down 31
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  47. 47
    Up 30
    Down 69

    Soft erections, Sexual dysfunction, Priapism

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  48. 48
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  49. 49
    Up 26
    Down 25

    Dizziness, Coma, Dehydration

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  50. 50
    Up 6
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    added by tc13 boils one of the scariest desease

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