This fit young woman was having strokes, and doctors didn’t know why
Five simple steps to avoid becoming a medical mystery
4 Dec 2016
A persistent headache turned out to be something ominous
21 Nov 2016
Doctors thought he just had jock itch. Then it spread.
24 Oct 2016
Pain kept this young woman from eating for 5 years, and doctors didn’t know why
26 Sep 2016
Doctors thought it was a simple foot infection. They were so wrong.
22 Aug 2016
In looking for ‘zebra,’ doctors are stumped by toddler’s painful legs, rash and bleeding gums
25 Jul 2016
He beat leukemia. But then, mysteriously, things got really bad.
6 Jun 2016
For half her life, doctors told her to lose weight. But something else was going on.
16 May 2016
Doctors were startled to find the cause of this 24-year-old’s excruciating pain
11 Apr 2016
He couldn’t eat, drink or work. And doctors couldn’t explain his searing pain.
14 Mar 2016
Odd teeth: A mother’s Internet sleuthing led to her daughter’s troubling diagnosis
8 Feb 2016
Doctors dismissed his pain as migraines. Then they said he had 24 hours to live.
11 Jan 2016
A simple test proved that a teen with stomach pain wasn’t a hypochondriac after all
21 Dec 2015
He went from a playful little boy to ‘a zombie.’ Why wouldn’t the doctors listen?
23 Nov 2015
At first, this man thought he had food poisoning. It turned out to be something far worse.
26 Oct 2015
What caused a newborn twin’s badly swollen legs
28 Sep 2015
A bad diagnosis
24 Aug 2015
Medical Mysteries: She couldn’t stop coughing. Were fragrances to blame?
27 Jul 2015
Medical Mysteries: A pain in the foot
8 Jun 2015
Medical Mysteries: Toxic chemotherapy
22 May 2015
Medical Mysteries: Like a slow-motion stroke
20 Apr 2015
Medical Mysteries that solved other baffling cases
16 Mar 2015
Medical Mysteries: What was wrong with the professor’s voice?
23 Feb 2015
Medical Mysteries: It seemed like a heart attack, but the tests said no.
26 Jan 2015
Medical Mysteries: Cancer patient was given no hope, but fought anyway
22 Dec 2014
Doctors puzzled by woman’s dizziness and amplified body sounds
24 Nov 2014
Medical mysteries: Patches of bumps and dry skin mask a frightening disease
27 Oct 2014
Medical Mysteries: What was causing a woman’s chronic digestive distress?
29 Sep 2014
She’s furious at the doctors who failed to diagnose the ailment she endured for years
25 Aug 2014
A mysterious rash on a woman’s hands and lips stumped specialists
28 Jul 2014
A fever gripped a woman every afternoon, only to slide back to normal while she slept
30 Jun 2014
For seven years, searing pain with no relief
26 May 2014
The doctor and the teenager
28 Apr 2014
What was making her son so sick? A doctor is frustrated by the diagnostic process.
17 Mar 2014
An unusual coincidence solved the mystery of the scary nosebleeds and low platelet counts
24 Feb 2014
What makes a good Medical Mystery? The writer tells all.
27 Jan 2014
Depression and possible dementia masked the real problem
23 Dec 2013
Why was this high school student losing weight and feeling so sick?
18 Nov 2013
Woman’s nonstop drenching sweats were a medical mystery
14 Oct 2013
Why couldn’t the baby see?
9 Sep 2013
Emergency surgery followed many missed chances to diagnose illness
12 Aug 2013
Joint replacement had been a success, but pain persisted in patient’s shoulder
22 Jul 2013
Fox News reporter struggled with painful eye condition for more than a year
10 Jun 2013
A clue to a girl’s painful ailment goes long overlooked
20 May 2013
A complicated case finally gets solved by a persistent physician
15 Apr 2013
Eating made her sick, but it took doctors years to figure out why
25 Mar 2013
Ian Liu’s back pain was horrible, but no one knew the reason
18 Feb 2013
A persistent and pernicious headache
28 Jan 2013
Cerebral palsy proves not to be the cause of boy’s decline
17 Dec 2012
A woman endures multiple surgeries when a wound will not heal
19 Nov 2012
‘Textbook’ of frightening coughing spells was not diagnosed immediately
29 Oct 2012
Unexplained pain in woman’s mouth caused her to lose weight, disrupt her life
24 Sep 2012
Man’s persistent rash seemed ordinary, but it was actually ominous
27 Aug 2012
Woman’s labored breathing was not caused by allergy, smoking or poor air quality
30 Jul 2012
Jet lag and a hectic life were not the cause of a woman’s exhaustion
2 Jul 2012
A boy’s serious ailment required only a simple fix once it was diagnosed
21 May 2012
‘I opened my laptop and my eyes snapped shut’
23 Apr 2012
A man’s persistent headache proves hard to diagnose and harder to treat
19 Mar 2012
Was crying caused by man’s severe depression?
20 Feb 2012
It wasn’t the vaccine — so why did baby have seizures?
30 Jan 2012
Preparation for surgery revealed cause of deteriorating eyesight
19 Dec 2011
Abdominal pain has been diagnosed, but it’s not curable
28 Nov 2011
Giving birth didn’t ease a woman’s dangerous hypertension
17 Oct 2011
What explained second-grader’s sudden panic and obsessions?
26 Sep 2011
A tiny baby who didn’t grow
29 Aug 2011
25 Jul 2011
Alcoholism didn’t cause man’s diabetes and cirrhosis
13 Jun 2011
Common symptom, uncommon cause
16 May 2011
Woman endured years of troubling spells before their cause was recognized
25 Apr 2011
Breathless, but not from asthma
28 Mar 2011
A Teen's Swollen Ankle
21 Feb 2011
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