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medical condition

A disease, illness or injury; any physiologic, mental or psychological condition or disorder (e.g., orthopaedic; visual, speech or hearing impairments; cerebral palsy; epilepsy; muscular dystrophy; multiple sclerosis; cancer; coronary artery disease; diabetes; mental retardation; emotional or mental illness; specific learning disabilities; HIV disease; TB; drug addiction; alcoholism). A biological or psychological state which is within the range of normal human variation is not a medical condition. 

Medical condition is a phrase used in documents for physicians applying to licensing agencies (e.g., state medical boards, malpractice insurance carriers, third-party payers, etc.), which is used to determine a physician’s physical “suitability” to practise medicine.
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medical condition

A disease, illness, or injury Medical practice Any condition–eg, physiologic, mental, or psychologic conditions or disorders–eg, orthopedic, visual, speech, or hearing impairments, cerebral palsy, epilepsy, muscular dystrophy, multiple sclerosis, CA, CAD, DM, mental retardation, emotional or mental illness, specific learning disabilities, HIV disease, TB, drug addiction, alcoholism
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Patient discussion about medical condition

Q. People can’t wake me up- is it a medical condition? When people try to wake me up in the middle of the night I give them a really hard time until I wake up fully. I once eve got into a fight with someone trying to wake me up.

A. We had someone like you in the army. He would just not wake up for his watches. He wasn’t that popular as you presume…then he went to a “sleep lab” and apparently he has some kind of a sleep disorder…so you are fine, you just have to go to sleep earlier if you know you have to wake up early in the morning. You just need 8 hours of sleep and then you won’t have a problem waking up,

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