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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 291
    Down 51
    100
  2. 2
    Up 221
    Down 68
    Apraxia, Aggression, Pathological laughing and crying More
    92
  3. 3
    Up 192
    Down 34
    Skin Discoloration, Pain, Necrosis More
    92
  4. 4
    Up 214
    Down 57
    Lymphadenopathy, Headache, Flu-like symptoms More
    90
  5. 5
    Up 130
    Down 60
    Optic papillitis, Horner's syndrome, Dyspnea More
    81
  6. 6
    Up 147
    Down 35
    Bubo More
    81
  7. 7
    Up 144
    Down 41
    Nail clubbing, Dyspnea, Cachexia More
    80
  8. 8
    Up 127
    Down 34
    Enanthem, Macule More
    78
  9. 9
    Up 102
    Down 35
    Drooling, Hypomimia, Tremor More
    74
  10. 10
    Up 90
    Down 25
    73
  11. 11
    Up 99
    Down 35
    Fasciculation, Slurred Speech, Dysphagia More
    71
  12. 12
    Up 107
    Down 41
    70
  13. 13
    Up 101
    Down 38
    Breast lump, Paget's disease of the breast, Nipple discharge More
    69
  14. 14
    Up 88
    Down 33
    67
  15. 15
    Up 95
    Down 38
    65
  16. 16
    Up 84
    Down 25
    No image
    Dysphagia, Otalgia, Dysphonia More
    64
  17. 17
    Up 73
    Down 32
    Fatigue, Tachycardia, Dizziness More
    63
  18. 18
    Up 74
    Down 33
    Fever, Chills More
    62
  19. 19
    Up 59
    Down 15
    Plaque, Nasal congestion, Thick skin More
    62
  20. 20
    Up 32
    Down 11
    61
  21. 21
    Up 61
    Down 35
    Joint pain, Dyspnea, Raynaud's phenomenon More
    60
  22. 22
    Up 40
    Down 15
    60
    added by: Seera Sea
  23. 23
    Up 65
    Down 26
    59
  24. 24
    Up 63
    Down 18
    58
  25. 25
    Up 55
    Down 30
    Proctitis, Dysuria, Fever More
    58
  26. 26
    Up 77
    Down 34
    Boredom, Melancholia, Insomnia More
    58
  27. 27
    Up 59
    Down 26
    58
  28. 28
    Up 41
    Down 27
    Flaccid paralysis More
    57
  29. 29
    Up 45
    Down 16
    Skin ulcer, Skin lesion, Melanocytic nevus More
    57
  30. 30
    Up 69
    Down 30
    Swollen testicle, Lumbago, Painless testicular lump More
    56
  31. 31
    Up 48
    Down 27
    55
  32. 32
    Up 46
    Down 23
    Nausea, Cramp, Fever More
    55
  33. 33
    Up 53
    Down 21
    Pelvic pain, Vaginal bleeding, Increased vaginal discharge More
    54
  34. 34
    Up 43
    Down 22
    Pain behind the eyes, Joint pain, Vascular Leak More
    54
  35. 35
    Up 41
    Down 14
    Bell's palsy, Radiculopathy, Malaise More
    53
  36. 36
    Up 22
    Down 19
    No image
    53
  37. 37
    Up 21
    Down 13
    52
  38. 38
    Up 35
    Down 21
    Fatigue, Abdominal pain, Fever More
    50
  39. 39
    Up 21
    Down 22
    Dyspnea, Sweating, Fatigue More
    50
  40. 40
    Up 35
    Down 41
    Watery eyes, Red eye, Fever More
    50
  41. 41
    Up 15
    Down 8
    No image

    Paranoid Schizophrenia

    50
    added by: klclyde
  42. 42
    Up 40
    Down 9
    Hyperreflexia, Dizziness, Vision loss More
    49
  43. 43
    Up 27
    Down 28
    No image
    49
  44. 44
    Up 22
    Down 48
    Soft erections, Sexual dysfunction, Priapism More
    48
  45. 45
    Up 28
    Down 19
    No image
    48
  46. 46
    Up 43
    Down 10
    47
    added by: BrandiWolf
  47. 47
    Up 43
    Down 13
    Hyperreflexia, Fasciculation, Slurred Speech More
    46
  48. 48
    Up 31
    Down 22
    Joint pain, Lymphadenopathy, Strawberry tongue More
    45
  49. 49
    Up 32
    Down 9
    No image
    Dyspnea, Gait abnormality, Scoliosis More
    45
  50. 50
    Up 32
    Down 12
    44
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