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Risks of Poor Sanitation

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List of the risks of poor sanitation, including illnesses, disorders, ailments, maladies, and diseases associated with poor sanitation. What are the dangers of poor sanitation? This list includes genetic disorders and chronic conditions linked to poor sanitation by the medical and science communities through research. The illnesses and medical conditions are listed in alphabetical order, and even include photos when available.

This is a list that features items like Trachoma and Hepatitis E.

While many of the diseases related to poor sanitation have only been suggested through correlation, a few diseases are caused by poor sanitation and do not exist without this risk factor. Among other potential problems, poor sanitation can lead to harmful conditions. (8 items)
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Diphtheria is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Risks of Poor Sanitation
Dyspnea, Lymphadenopathy, Pseudomembrane
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Food poisoning is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Risks of Poor Sanitation
Nausea, Anorexia, Fatigue
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Gastroenteritis is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Risks of Poor Sanitation
Nausea, Flatulence, Anorexia
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Hepatitis E is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Risks of Poor Sanitation
Jaundice, Nausea, Coma
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Kwashiorkor is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Risks of Poor Sanitation
Failure to thrive, Tooth loss, Anorexia
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Salmonellosis is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Risks of Poor Sanitation
Nausea, Fatigue, Abdominal pain
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Trachoma is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Risks of Poor Sanitation
Eye discharge, Photophobia, Corneal abrasion
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Viral Gastroenteritis is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Risks of Poor Sanitation
Nausea, Anorexia, Abdominal pain