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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 324
    Down 58
    100
  2. 2
    Up 238
    Down 77
    Apraxia, Aggression, Pathological laughing and crying More
    92
  3. 3
    Up 210
    Down 41
    Skin Discoloration, Pain, Necrosis More
    92
  4. 4
    Up 237
    Down 65
    Lymphadenopathy, Headache, Flu-like symptoms More
    90
  5. 5
    Up 147
    Down 64
    Optic papillitis, Horner's syndrome, Dyspnea More
    82
  6. 6
    Up 159
    Down 44
    Nail clubbing, Dyspnea, Cachexia More
    79
  7. 7
    Up 164
    Down 37
    Bubo More
    78
  8. 8
    Up 141
    Down 37
    Enanthem, Macule More
    77
  9. 9
    Up 110
    Down 40
    Drooling, Hypomimia, Tremor More
    72
  10. 10
    Up 99
    Down 29
    71
  11. 11
    Up 105
    Down 40
    Fasciculation, Slurred Speech, Dysphagia More
    69
  12. 12
    Up 110
    Down 41
    Breast lump, Paget's disease of the breast, Nipple discharge More
    66
  13. 13
    Up 93
    Down 39
    62
  14. 14
    Up 98
    Down 45
    62
  15. 15
    Up 80
    Down 37
    Fever, Chills More
    59
  16. 16
    Up 64
    Down 29
    56
  17. 17
    Up 69
    Down 29
    56
  18. 18
    Up 63
    Down 41
    Joint pain, Dyspnea, Raynaud's phenomenon More
    56
  19. 19
    Up 80
    Down 39
    Boredom, Melancholia, Insomnia More
    55
  20. 20
    Up 47
    Down 29
    Flaccid paralysis More
    55
  21. 21
    Up 75
    Down 34
    Swollen testicle, Lumbago, Painless testicular lump More
    55
  22. 22
    Up 66
    Down 22
    54
  23. 23
    Up 65
    Down 18
    Plaque, Nasal congestion, Thick skin More
    54
  24. 24
    Up 58
    Down 33
    Proctitis, Dysuria, Fever More
    53
  25. 25
    Up 46
    Down 24
    Pain behind the eyes, Joint pain, Vascular Leak More
    52
  26. 26
    Up 49
    Down 31
    51
  27. 27
    Up 50
    Down 17
    Skin ulcer, Skin lesion, Melanocytic nevus More
    51
  28. 28
    Up 59
    Down 22
    Pelvic pain, Vaginal bleeding, Increased vaginal discharge More
    51
  29. 29
    Up 0
    Down 0
    Dyspnea, Dizziness, Palpitation More
    50
  30. 30
    Up 42
    Down 17
    50
    added by: Seera Sea
  31. 31
    Up 44
    Down 17
    Bell's palsy, Radiculopathy, Malaise More
    49
  32. 32
    Up 38
    Down 45
    Watery eyes, Red eye, Fever More
    46
  33. 33
    Up 0
    Down 0
    45
  34. 34
    Up 36
    Down 24
    Fatigue, Abdominal pain, Fever More
    45
  35. 35
    Up 47
    Down 15
    Hyperreflexia, Fasciculation, Slurred Speech More
    43
  36. 36
    Up 16
    Down 12

    Paranoid Schizophrenia

    43
    added by: klclyde
  37. 37
    Up 31
    Down 27
    Joint pain, Lymphadenopathy, Strawberry tongue More
    42
  38. 38
    Up 47
    Down 25
    Bleeding, Nausea, Jaundice More
    42
  39. 39
    Up 35
    Down 10
    Dyspnea, Gait abnormality, Scoliosis More
    42
  40. 40
    Up 32
    Down 16
    41
  41. 41
    Up 32
    Down 15
    40
  42. 42
    Up 19
    Down 25
    38
  43. 43
    Up 51
    Down 11
    37
    added by: BrandiWolf
  44. 44
    Up 26
    Down 17
    37
  45. 45
    Up 26
    Down 16
    Dyspnea, Collapse, Hemoptysis More
    37
  46. 46
    Up 24
    Down 52
    Soft erections, Sexual dysfunction, Priapism More
    36
  47. 47
    Up 20
    Down 15
    Autoimmune hemolytic anemia, Scleritis, Fever More
    35
  48. 48
    Up 24
    Down 23
    35
  49. 49
    Up 14
    Down 17
    33
  50. 50
    Up 17
    Down 19
    Dizziness, Coma, Dehydration More
    32
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