The Scariest Diseases of All Time Diseases / Medical Conditions
0Ultimate List
originally by  tags 9,997 votes 1,200 voters 162,529 views 68 items f p @

The Scariest Diseases of All Time

List Criteria: Vote up any disease or disorder that seems like a horrible/painful thing to experience. Diseases do not have to be incurable.

You know when you have a cold and feel like you're dying? Well buck up, because your little sniffles are nothing compared to the world's scariest diseases. This list of the scariest diseases of all time, as ranked by the Ranker Community, will have you checking WebMD like a madman (or woman). 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? Which scary illnesses frighten you the most?

From scary skin diseases, to terrifying viruses, some of these illnesses even just have plain scary disease names to go along with their awful symptoms. Being a shut in might sound appealing after learning about these horrible diseases, but that's no way to live. Still, what are the most distressing fatal diseases? Choose the fatal diseases that freak you out the most and vote them up, then talk to your doctor about how to stay healthy.

  • 23 ReRanks
    • Women
    • Men
    • Age
    • Region
  • See list ranked by
L The List
Z
B Comments
& Embed
G Options
2rerank list
  1. 1
    + 492
    - 150
    ) open
  2. 2
    + 381
    - 130

    Apraxia, Aggression, Pathological laughing and crying

    ) open
  3. 3
    + 389
    - 109

    Lymphadenopathy, Headache, Flu-like symptoms

    ) open
  4. 4
    + 331
    - 76

    Skin Discoloration, Pain, Necrosis

    ) open
  5. 5
    + 233
    - 100

    Optic papillitis, Horner's syndrome, Dyspnea

    ) open
  6. 6
    + 257
    - 67

    Nail clubbing, Dyspnea, Cachexia

    ) open
  7. 7
    + 242
    - 71

    Enanthem, Macule

    ) open
  8. 8
    + 267
    - 72
    ) open
  9. 9
    + 175
    - 76

    Drooling, Hypomimia, Tremor

    ) open
  10. 10
    + 153
    - 61
    ) open
  11. 11
    + 158
    - 70

    Fasciculation, Slurred Speech, Dysphagia

    ) open
  12. 12
    + 177
    - 66

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

    ) open
  13. 13
    + 149
    - 62
    ) open
  14. 14
    + 109
    - 49
    ) open
  15. 15
    + 139
    - 71
    ) open
  16. 16
    + 138
    - 44
    ) open
  17. 17
    + 136
    - 68

    Fever, Chills

    ) open
  18. 18
    + 120
    - 32
    ) open
  19. 19
    + 40
    - 11

    Dyspnea, Dizziness, Palpitation

    ) open
  20. 20
    + 107
    - 30

    Pelvic pain, Vaginal bleeding, Increased vaginal discharge

    ) open
  21. 21
    + 100
    - 29

    Skin ulcer, Skin lesion, Melanocytic nevus

    ) open
  22. 22
    + 127
    - 67

    Boredom, Melancholia, Insomnia

    ) open
  23. 23
    + 123
    - 51

    Swollen testicle, Lumbago, Painless testicular lump

    ) open
  24. 24
    + 92
    - 63

    Joint pain, Dyspnea, Raynaud's phenomenon

    ) open
  25. 25
    + 78
    - 51

    Flaccid paralysis

    ) open
  26. 26
    + 79
    - 42
    ) open
  27. 27
    + 100
    - 48
    ) open
  28. 28
    + 79
    - 30

    added by Seera Sea

    ) open
  29. 29
    + 95
    - 54

    Proctitis, Dysuria, Fever

    ) open
  30. 30
    + 79
    - 32

    Bell's palsy, Radiculopathy, Malaise

    ) open
  31. 31
    + 73
    - 43

    Pain behind the eyes, Joint pain, Vascular Leak

    ) open
  32. 32
    + 107
    - 31

    Plaque, Nasal congestion, Thick skin

    ) open
  33. 33
    + 51
    - 24

    added by klclyde
    Paranoid Schizophrenia

  34. 34
    + 62
    - 36

    Fatigue, Abdominal pain, Fever

    ) open
  35. 35
    + 64
    - 17

    Dyspnea, Gait abnormality, Scoliosis

    ) open
  36. 36
    + 63
    - 68

    Watery eyes, Red eye, Fever

    ) open
  37. 37
    + 59
    - 22
    ) open
  38. 38
    + 70
    - 31

    Hyperreflexia, Fasciculation, Slurred Speech

    ) open
  39. 39
    + 55
    - 27
    ) open
  40. 40
    + 45
    - 44

    Joint pain, Lymphadenopathy, Strawberry tongue

    ) open
  41. 41
    + 50
    - 24

    Dyspnea, Collapse, Hemoptysis

    ) open
  42. 42
    + 13
    - 0

    added by possumprincess

    ) open
  43. 43
    + 39
    - 40
    ) open
  44. 44
    + 51
    - 25

    Autoimmune hemolytic anemia, Scleritis, Fever

    ) open
  45. 45
    + 84
    - 24

    added by BrandiWolf

    ) open
  46. 46
    + 45
    - 30
    ) open
  47. 47
    + 11
    - 0

    added by possumprincess
    Pelvic pain, Dyspnea, Bloating

    ) open
  48. 48
    + 44
    - 34
    ) open
  49. 49
    + 36
    - 28

    Dizziness, Coma, Dehydration

    ) open
  50. 50
    + 30
    - 28
    ) open
69 +

Something missing? Add it!

items 1 - 50 of 68

L List Options 2 Rerank List B Comments & Embed z Share Next List >

viewers of this list also saw...

more popular lists