Top Ten Worst Diseases

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1Cancer

Cancer is a horrible disease! Some people in my entire family had cancer. I hope one day there is a cure for cancer. I wish cancer wouldn't kill so many people. I am so glad I haven't had cancer and I am only 15 years old.

I lost somebody to cancer. His name was David Bailey. Iam still missing him. Whenever I see his house I just cry. I used to blame his death on myself. Because before he died I was naughty. At least he is in a better place where angels and peace and doves and god and Jesus are

It attacks you from the inside out, terrible way to go... It destroys your bodies cells.

My grandmother has cancer, it used to be really terrible sometimes. She's just so tired all the time- but now she's switched from chemotherapy to mistletoe therapy and she's doing lots better. When she first got the cancer, I was 9 now I'm 11 and she's living life to the full, I'm hoping she will go into remission soon. Fingers crossed.

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2AIDS

freddie mercury died of aids its the worst thing going - rockit(primejive)

You can survive Cancer but you can't escape AIDS. - gamefreak198

can be spread through sexual contact, whereas cancer cannot.

Aids is a lot worse than anything else

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3Ebola Haemorrhagic Fever

Severe internal bleeding and at least a week of your organs being reduced to mush. Then after all the pain and suffering you die of hypovolemic shock from blood loss.

I really think Ebola is bad. Possible, you can die in just 2 hours once you get it. Now there is a cure though. Black seeds and honey. In Africa, the sickness is spreading. I hope everyone gets cured. I consider ebola worser than cancer. I mean, cancer you have better chances of surviving. Ebola?! I don't now if people agree with me. You now in the Islamic religion, Mohammed said that black seeds and honey are the cure for every sickness but death. That could be the cure for aids as well.

I must be really brave - I've read the Hot Zone while eating despite all the blood and gore of it. Ebola seems not only to be extremely lethal, it also seems to be quite fascinating. But of course, I always find the more deadlier germs/diseases more interesting than the milder ones.
Don't forget Ebola's sibling, Marburg - It's not as deadly as Ebola, but it still has a very high mortality rate and the same sort of symptoms. Nice or what?

My friend died because of it

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4Rabies

Have you see the videos of people with rabies trying to drink water and can't because of hydrophobia, pretty sad stuff. Worst part is that their basically doomed.

Rabies is scary. I've seen this episode of monsters inside me and this girl was having strange mood changes, trouble focusing eyes and collapsing into seizures and shaking and then she died.

Swine flu isn't dangerous and you can escape cancer but with rabies you are dieing a slow death.

I wonder when it started?

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5ALS

With cancer, there is hope that chemo or surgery will work and eradicate the cancer. With ALS, there's no hope at all. The only drug available is one that slows down the diseases progression, giving the patient a few more months of life. ALS is absolutely terrifying as you become trapped in a body that doesn't work. You feel isolated because there's no way to communicate with others without the help of a computer or other device. You can't move at all, and no one survives. ALS takes everything from you and even makes it impossible to control when you laugh or cry. It's the worst disease, and it's unstoppable for now.

This is a horrid condition. A few friends had/have it. There are 4 types of Motor Neuron diseases out there 2 of which are fatal, one of which is not and one which is not fatal unless it mutates into one of the fatal two. ALS is one of the two fatal ones and unfortunately the most common motor neuron disease. In a few cases, ALS is not fatal and in a few other cases, people with ALS live longer than the usual 2 to 5 years (Stephen Hawkings being a famous example). But in most cases, it is a cruel and horrid death.

ALS is the worst of all diseases- it robs you of your body and dignity but leaves you with your mind. You are unable to communicate, use your limbs eat, swallow your own saliva or even hold up your head yet you know exactly what is going on around you. There is no cure and no fast death. I can not imagine a worse disease to get.

ALS should be number one for worst disease. It is fatal, and leaves its victims to watch as their body stops working and generates.

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6Alzheimer's

It is a hopeless disease. There is no cure, no treatment, very little help or understanding. It strips the person you love of every dignity and ounce of themselves, reducing them to a vegetable. Not only that the people left behind watch this helpless. In any other disease medicines or food might be withdrawn if there was no symptom control. In this case you watch as they become childlike. Husbands and children become carers, carers with no hope or relief. Just when you think it can't get worse it does. My mum has had Alzheimer approx 6 years she is 61 she will die old, 70-80 but really she die died years ago. Now we just watch and care as best we can as the depression, agitation, hallucination and language reduce as well as incontinence and other physical symptoms.
This person looks old, not like the picture I see in my head when I think mum. This person looks at me like she has never seen me unlike the mum I remember. There is so much more to say but I do not have the words to ...more

I have very bad experience, because my best friend, my everything, my whole world, got this disease. It was my mother, the worst disease is Alzheimer's at that moment I wish my mother had cancer not Alzheimer, when I see commercial about or in newspaper it hurts me very much.

My grandpa has Alzheimers... I can't even explain how horrible it is. It takes such a toll on you and your family. I can barely remember who my grandpa really is. Most people die physically before they die mentally. But with Alzheimers, the patient dies on the inside years before they are technically 'dead'. Pray that no one in your life EVER get Alzheimers. It changes everything forever. And there is nothing that can help it.

This should be above cancer at least with that you still have mobility of your body

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7Fatal Familial Insomnia

no cure for this disease prevents you from sleeps slowly eats away at the thalamous and eventually kills you its the worst prion disease if one member of your family has it you have a 50/50 chance of getting it - Elvisjackson

my grandmothers side carries this horrible gene. I've heard about my previous ancestors dying with it & witnessed my grandmother & uncle die with it. I pray that I am not a carrier of this gene.

With this, it seems there is no escape, even temporarily, from the reality of your imminent end. One can usually sleep and momentarily forget the disease which ails you, but with this, you're awake for the whole thing, at least to a degree.

Absolutely horrible.

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8Diabetes

I've had diabetes since two weeks after my first birthday, and I wouldn't wish this on the worst person on earth. I've taken over two hundred thousand needles from it, have three diseases caused by it, and have developed chronic depression due to hating my life with it, and extreme anxiety from being bullied as a child for having it. My body is just a big pin cushion, and I'm covered in scar tissue. When my bloods are low, I hallucinate, and when they're high, I feel so much pain that I want to die. It's the reason behind five suicide attempts, and the reason I have to go to therapy.
I've lost two aunts to diabetes, and my third is in the hospital, blind, paralyzed, with kidney failure from it. I've died four times and I'm not even twenty-one.
There is no cure for it, and my children have a fifty-percent chance of getting it. It weakens my body to the point that a small shove will bruise me, and I'll get sick at just the tiniest thing. Cancer at least has a cure, and get's ...more

I've had the real Diabetes (type 1) for over ten years now. Since I was seventeen I've been injecting myself on average 5 - 6 times a day and pricking my fingers and forcing blood out of the end so to test the sugar content of my blood. If I tally the total number of injections then I would estimate it to be almost 19, 000. Now remember that in those ten years I have not had a day off. Every day, more injections, into already bruised parts of my body. The bruising never goes, the humiliation of your own body turning against you and coming very close to killing you is too much. I've woken from the warped nightmares of hypoglycemic comas more times than I can remember and every new day is a test to prevent the next episode from being the last. There is no end to this disease, it will get you eventually.

I am 14 years old living with type one diabetes. I've had it for 2 years now and I can honestly say that I have tried to commit suicide because I was so unhappy it was ruining my life went into a coma because everyone at school saw me with wires and needles ( insulin pump and injections) girls bullied me because of it

There was a kid in my 5th grade class who had Diabetes, and his mom had to come to school with him all the time just to watch him. That was just terrible.

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9Cholera

The scientist who found out the cure tested it by actually infecting himself with cholera. Obviously it worked or else there wouldn't be a cure. That takes guts.

They have found a cure to it but you can only get it in North America. - SuperBacca

Yeah it sounds like the worst, losing up to 2 gallons of water a day through diarrhea and if that wasn't bad enough if you aren't hooked up to an iv the salt shock will kill you before the dehydration does.

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10Malaria

Even though there are tablets against this, many people who cannot afford these drugs easily die of malaria. It is worse then any other disease because the parasite injects the disease in without you knowing so you could get it and still not know.

Guys.. Half of the people who has ever died, has died from malaria. All should vote this as number 1 unless you're voting in that form of how much it ruins your life.

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The Newcomers

?Lyme Disease

Steals your body, mind, and years of your life. Extremely difficult to get a diagnosis. You can barely move, but worst of all, you can't even think. You don't get any sympathy or cards, but it's said to feel just as bad as going through chemo or radiation

?Zika Virus

This disease is one of the worst I have never encountered. I can't believe that unborn people get their minds messed with from a bite. It's just so sad.

I saw a baby seize out and die after being bit by a mosquito, and it was so sad!

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The Contenders

11Schizophrenia

Your in a world conspiracy, your memories shot, voices surround you, your in hell. Life is a dream, each day is strange, scary, everyone is demons. Can't tell if your alive or dead, all your senses messed up, your nĂºmero uno target, insomnia, depression/joy. Conversation is weird, big shun from society, can't make friends, no one wants to date you, your mind isn't "yours". Many suicide attempts, aliens, demons, ghosts, psychics, jinn, demons, no truth, only schizo on planet, cursed, hated, people want to abuse you and take advantage of you. Generally have to collect disability. Like a life long LSD trip that you can't escape from, and no guide book or help because the voices don't really speak intelligible English. Basically it feels like you died and the world is waiting to collapse of you, your family, your neighbors. No escape, 5 suicide attempts, can't die, God's curse, infinite hell AKA Schizophrenia.

Living with schizophrenia is hell. It makes you want to kill yourself. I can't wait until euthanasia is legal in Canada. It might be in 2016. When it is I'm putting myself down.

It's scary you think someone or something is after you but you don't know if they are real

My mother has schizophrenia. I am 12 with 2 sisters and I hope that none of us get it.

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12Parkinson's

My grandfather died of this disease. There is a sort of cure. If you fight and they get the dosage wright then you live longer. It a genetic thing and is actually passed through the mother but normally a man gets it. Early signs are hands shaking when you sit down and aren't doing things with your hands. I watched a man who could put me on his shoulders and laugh all day die on a hospital bed in a coma like state. He wasn't even alive long enough for the doctors to figure it out. It's bad, really bad.

The victims of the disease are not at fault for their condition and there is no cure, only symptom management, as far as I know. I don't know why rabies is ranked higher/worse than this. But then again there is a lot I don't know.

It makes you scared to walk, and you freak out around people as you think they may crash into you. Small children who used to be a delight to watch are now a constant threat that they may trip you

horrifying

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13Huntington's

I watched my mother deteriate over 17 years before this destructive cruel disease killed her off. Now I am watching the same thing happen to my younger sister and its heartbreaking. She can only lie down day and night and is now starting to choke even on the milk shakes she can only feed on. She will soon have a tube through her stomach to feed her. This disease affects the nervous system and shrinks the brain. No one can be cured from this. It is a slow and awful way to die

River dance, that's funny but it is more like standing on 2 different waterbeds at the same time. Definitively in the top 5. The 3 top reasons for dieing from it are accidents, suicide and choking because you can't swallow

Someone I know has this disease and it's frightening for him, he simply doesn't know what to do with himself as his motor functions disappear and his moods fluctuate. He's such a nice man, I wouldn't wish this disease on my worst enemy.

There is nothing more slowly ravaging than Huntington's that is the cruelty of it slowly becoming less each day for years

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14Swine Flu

80 deaths and 100 cases as of today - ronluna

My Friend Actually suffered this. Thankfully he survived

I got the swine flu when I was just 5

Even a great country like Japan got infected with this disease screw this one - ronluna

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15Yellow Fever

Damages your adrenal glands and your nervous system causing unirrational fears such as water and lots of people have been found dead after a yellow fever epidemic

It's irrational fears and it is bad untreated it can kill thousands of people

I'm glad that my dad recently took a vaccination for yellow fever. - Animefan12

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16Smallpox

Fever, and the bumps are pretty itchy, once you scratch blood and chemicals start coming out

Killed one third of the people that got it.

Thank God that this disease is gone! (That's what others are saying. I REALLY hope it's true.)

Worst disease in my book have you seen the pictures!

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18Typhoid

I got it and it was bad so far in the 18th century. Bad. Fever that can't lower fast

20Tourette's Syndrome

I have Tourette's but it's pretty mild compared to some of the stuff other people with Tourette's have to deal with. I jerk my head, I shake for a little second, and sometimes I make a weird noise. It's really embarrassing when in happens in front of people. But motor tics can be disregarded and overlooked when they're mild, and people can look at me as more than 'that twitchy kid'. But it sucks pretty bad when you're impulsive. I do stupid things I end up regretting every day. I don't take time to think about some of the things I do and when I get really pissed off and I kick stuff and bash my forehead into things. Also, sometimes I do it to try and impress my friends by crushing apples with my head. I do this to make my friends laugh all the time and most of the time I say to myself "That was so stupid, what is wrong with me" afterwards. And unfortunately, most people don't really know much about it. They just think of motor tics, but not the lack of impulse control for some ...more

Just how bad is it to live with uncontrollable reactions to certain things. To the point where people don't understand you, you get bullied and harassed, rejected from society with no real way of getting back in. The saddest part about Tourette's syndrome is that it doesn't have to be so bad. People could be more understanding of such matters, but society has perverted it like most everything else to where one who has it has no chances of living a normal life.

I have got it. People always make fun of you. Once this boy and a mob were chasing after me shouting; Tourette's freak, chips (which I say when I tic), creep I ran inside I was sobbing. Please don't freak out. At this I used an sometimes bite my hand. Because I fell cross at myself and my dad called me evil hearted and he used to slap me round the head when I ticked I am getting better now and getting help

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