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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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    Down 102

    Apraxia, Aggression, Pathological laughing and crying

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  3. 3
    Up 323
    Down 84

    Lymphadenopathy, Headache, Flu-like symptoms

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  4. 4
    Up 263
    Down 63

    Skin Discoloration, Pain, Necrosis

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  5. 5
    Up 189
    Down 81

    Optic papillitis, Horner's syndrome, Dyspnea

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  6. 6
    Up 207
    Down 57

    Nail clubbing, Dyspnea, Cachexia

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  7. 7
    Up 191
    Down 54

    Enanthem, Macule

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  8. 8
    Up 215
    Down 55
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  9. 9
    Up 135
    Down 59

    Drooling, Hypomimia, Tremor

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  10. 10
    Up 118
    Down 53
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  11. 11
    Up 123
    Down 60

    Fasciculation, Slurred Speech, Dysphagia

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  12. 12
    Up 142
    Down 53

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

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  13. 13
    Up 117
    Down 53
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  14. 14
    Up 115
    Down 58
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  15. 15
    Up 83
    Down 39
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  16. 16
    Up 109
    Down 52

    Fever, Chills

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  17. 17
    Up 112
    Down 37
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  18. 18
    Up 92
    Down 27
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  19. 19
    Up 75
    Down 52

    Joint pain, Dyspnea, Raynaud's phenomenon

    open
  20. 20
    Up 61
    Down 39

    Flaccid paralysis

    open
  21. 21
    Up 97
    Down 51

    Boredom, Melancholia, Insomnia

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  22. 22
    Up 96
    Down 40

    Swollen testicle, Lumbago, Painless testicular lump

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  23. 23
    Up 72
    Down 23

    Skin ulcer, Skin lesion, Melanocytic nevus

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  24. 24
    Up 78
    Down 25

    Pelvic pain, Vaginal bleeding, Increased vaginal discharge

    open
  25. 25
    Up 16
    Down 6

    Dyspnea, Dizziness, Palpitation

    open
  26. 26
    Up 84
    Down 39
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  27. 27
    Up 76
    Down 43

    Proctitis, Dysuria, Fever

    open
  28. 28
    Up 59
    Down 36
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  29. 29
    Up 58
    Down 23

    added by Seera Sea

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  30. 30
    Up 59
    Down 24

    Bell's palsy, Radiculopathy, Malaise

    open
  31. 31
    Up 58
    Down 33

    Pain behind the eyes, Joint pain, Vascular Leak

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  32. 32
    Up 88
    Down 24

    Plaque, Nasal congestion, Thick skin

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  33. 33
    Up 49
    Down 30

    Fatigue, Abdominal pain, Fever

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  34. 34
    Up 28
    Down 17

    added by klclyde Paranoid Schizophrenia

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  35. 35
    Up 52
    Down 56

    Watery eyes, Red eye, Fever

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  36. 36
    Up 48
    Down 13

    Dyspnea, Gait abnormality, Scoliosis

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  37. 37
    Up 55
    Down 26

    Hyperreflexia, Fasciculation, Slurred Speech

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  38. 38
    Up 45
    Down 20
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  39. 39
    Up 42
    Down 24
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  40. 40
    Up 36
    Down 38

    Joint pain, Lymphadenopathy, Strawberry tongue

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  41. 41
    Up 38
    Down 20

    Dyspnea, Collapse, Hemoptysis

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  42. 42
    Up 30
    Down 34
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  43. 43
    Up 67
    Down 18

    added by BrandiWolf

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  44. 44
    Up 34
    Down 20

    Autoimmune hemolytic anemia, Scleritis, Fever

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  45. 45
    Up 34
    Down 26
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  46. 46
    Up 34
    Down 30
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  47. 47
    Up 29
    Down 66

    Soft erections, Sexual dysfunction, Priapism

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  48. 48
    Up 21
    Down 23
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  49. 49
    Up 5
    Down 8

    added by tc13 boils one of the scariest desease

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  50. 50
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    Dizziness, Coma, Dehydration

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