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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
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    Down 60
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  2. 2
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    Apraxia, Aggression, Pathological laughing and crying

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  3. 3
    Up 215
    Down 42

    Skin Discoloration, Pain, Necrosis

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  4. 4
    Up 244
    Down 65

    Lymphadenopathy, Headache, Flu-like symptoms

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  5. 5
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    Optic papillitis, Horner's syndrome, Dyspnea

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  6. 6
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    Nail clubbing, Dyspnea, Cachexia

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  7. 7
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    Down 37
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  8. 8
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    Down 38

    Enanthem, Macule

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  9. 9
    Up 111
    Down 42

    Drooling, Hypomimia, Tremor

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  10. 10
    Up 101
    Down 30
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  11. 11
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    Fasciculation, Slurred Speech, Dysphagia

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  12. 12
    Up 112
    Down 41

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

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  13. 13
    Up 95
    Down 39
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  14. 14
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    Down 46
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  15. 15
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    Fever, Chills

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  16. 16
    Up 91
    Down 28
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  17. 17
    Up 64
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  18. 18
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  19. 19
    Up 63
    Down 42

    Joint pain, Dyspnea, Raynaud's phenomenon

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  20. 20
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    Down 34

    Swollen testicle, Lumbago, Painless testicular lump

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  21. 21
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    Down 22
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  22. 22
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    Boredom, Melancholia, Insomnia

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  23. 23
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    Flaccid paralysis

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  24. 24
    Up 66
    Down 18

    Plaque, Nasal congestion, Thick skin

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  25. 25
    Up 58
    Down 34

    Proctitis, Dysuria, Fever

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  26. 26
    Up 46
    Down 24

    Pain behind the eyes, Joint pain, Vascular Leak

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  27. 27
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  28. 28
    Up 51
    Down 17

    Skin ulcer, Skin lesion, Melanocytic nevus

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  29. 29
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    Pelvic pain, Vaginal bleeding, Increased vaginal discharge

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  30. 30
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    Dyspnea, Dizziness, Palpitation

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  31. 31
    Up 43
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    added by Seera Sea

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  32. 32
    Up 45
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    Bell's palsy, Radiculopathy, Malaise

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  33. 33
    Up 38
    Down 46

    Watery eyes, Red eye, Fever

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  34. 34
    Up 37
    Down 24

    Fatigue, Abdominal pain, Fever

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  35. 35
    Up 48
    Down 15

    Hyperreflexia, Fasciculation, Slurred Speech

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  36. 36
    Up 16
    Down 13

    added by klclyde Paranoid Schizophrenia

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  37. 37
    Up 32
    Down 27

    Joint pain, Lymphadenopathy, Strawberry tongue

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  38. 38
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    Bleeding, Nausea, Jaundice

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  39. 39
    Up 36
    Down 10

    Dyspnea, Gait abnormality, Scoliosis

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  40. 40
    Up 33
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  41. 41
    Up 34
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  42. 42
    Up 20
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  43. 43
    Up 27
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    Dyspnea, Collapse, Hemoptysis

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  44. 44
    Up 52
    Down 11

    added by BrandiWolf

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  45. 45
    Up 26
    Down 18
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  46. 46
    Up 24
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    Soft erections, Sexual dysfunction, Priapism

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  47. 47
    Up 21
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    Autoimmune hemolytic anemia, Scleritis, Fever

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  48. 48
    Up 25
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  49. 49
    Up 14
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  50. 50
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    Dizziness, Coma, Dehydration

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