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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
    Up 396
    Down 90
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  2. 2
    Up 297
    Down 77

    Lymphadenopathy, Headache, Flu-like symptoms

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  3. 3
    Up 284
    Down 96

    Apraxia, Aggression, Pathological laughing and crying

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  4. 4
    Up 247
    Down 58

    Skin Discoloration, Pain, Necrosis

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  5. 5
    Up 177
    Down 78

    Optic papillitis, Horner's syndrome, Dyspnea

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  6. 6
    Up 192
    Down 52

    Nail clubbing, Dyspnea, Cachexia

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  7. 7
    Up 199
    Down 46
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  8. 8
    Up 175
    Down 47

    Enanthem, Macule

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  9. 9
    Up 127
    Down 53

    Drooling, Hypomimia, Tremor

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  10. 10
    Up 115
    Down 44
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  11. 11
    Up 119
    Down 51

    Fasciculation, Slurred Speech, Dysphagia

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  12. 12
    Up 130
    Down 50

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

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  13. 13
    Up 97
    Down 47

    Fever, Chills

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  14. 14
    Up 107
    Down 50
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  15. 15
    Up 80
    Down 34
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  16. 16
    Up 107
    Down 55
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  17. 17
    Up 106
    Down 32
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  18. 18
    Up 82
    Down 25
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  19. 19
    Up 89
    Down 37

    Swollen testicle, Lumbago, Painless testicular lump

    open
  20. 20
    Up 80
    Down 35
    open
  21. 21
    Up 79
    Down 21

    Plaque, Nasal congestion, Thick skin

    open
  22. 22
    Up 71
    Down 47

    Joint pain, Dyspnea, Raynaud's phenomenon

    open
  23. 23
    Up 90
    Down 47

    Boredom, Melancholia, Insomnia

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  24. 24
    Up 56
    Down 36

    Flaccid paralysis

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  25. 25
    Up 68
    Down 38

    Proctitis, Dysuria, Fever

    open
  26. 26
    Up 71
    Down 23

    Pelvic pain, Vaginal bleeding, Increased vaginal discharge

    open
  27. 27
    Up 12
    Down 2

    Dyspnea, Dizziness, Palpitation

    open
  28. 28
    Up 61
    Down 19

    Skin ulcer, Skin lesion, Melanocytic nevus

    open
  29. 29
    Up 54
    Down 28

    Pain behind the eyes, Joint pain, Vascular Leak

    open
  30. 30
    Up 53
    Down 19

    added by Seera Sea

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  31. 31
    Up 56
    Down 34
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  32. 32
    Up 53
    Down 21

    Bell's palsy, Radiculopathy, Malaise

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  33. 33
    Up 47
    Down 50

    Watery eyes, Red eye, Fever

    open
  34. 34
    Up 42
    Down 27

    Fatigue, Abdominal pain, Fever

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  35. 35
    Up 23
    Down 14

    added by klclyde Paranoid Schizophrenia

    open
  36. 36
    Up 54
    Down 18

    Hyperreflexia, Fasciculation, Slurred Speech

    open
  37. 37
    Up 55
    Down 26

    Bleeding, Nausea, Jaundice

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  38. 38
    Up 41
    Down 12

    Dyspnea, Gait abnormality, Scoliosis

    open
  39. 39
    Up 35
    Down 30

    Joint pain, Lymphadenopathy, Strawberry tongue

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  40. 40
    Up 39
    Down 19
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  41. 41
    Up 40
    Down 17
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  42. 42
    Up 33
    Down 17

    Dyspnea, Collapse, Hemoptysis

    open
  43. 43
    Up 25
    Down 29
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  44. 44
    Up 60
    Down 14

    added by BrandiWolf

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  45. 45
    Up 30
    Down 21
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  46. 46
    Up 28
    Down 17

    Autoimmune hemolytic anemia, Scleritis, Fever

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  47. 47
    Up 30
    Down 25
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  48. 48
    Up 27
    Down 58

    Soft erections, Sexual dysfunction, Priapism

    open
  49. 49
    Up 3
    Down 3

    added by tc13 boils one of the scariest desease

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  50. 50
    Up 18
    Down 20
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