What is another word for ailment?

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[ ˈe͡ɪlmənt], [ ˈe‍ɪlmənt], [ ˈeɪ_l_m_ə_n_t]

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Ailment is a general term that refers to any sort of physical or mental disorder. They can be caused by a virus, bacteria, fungus, or other external agent. They can also be the result of an imbalance in the body's normal functioning, and can adversely affect one's health. Some ailsments, such as epilepsy, are well-known and often chronic. Others, such as mumps, are more easily preventable but can still be quite harmful. Some ailsments, such as diabetes, can be life-threatening if not properly managed.

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