Can you have multiple diseases at once?
The phenomenon is known medically as coinfection and occurs when two germs, in this case viruses, cause infections at the same time.
More than 100 viruses can cause the common cold, so it’s not unusual to be exposed to two at once.
What are some examples of comorbidity?
Comorbidity is the simultaneous coexistence of multiple disorders alongside a primary disorder. Common comorbid conditions are depression, anxiety, schizophrenia and addiction. In children, we often see comorbid conditions of ADHD, learning disabilities and others.
What is the meaning of comorbid?
In medicine, comorbidity is the presence of one or more additional conditions co-occurring with (that is, concomitant or concurrent with) a primary condition; in the countable sense of the term, a comorbidity (plural comorbidities) is each additional condition.
When more than one problem manifests in the same person it is referred to as?
Dissociative identity disorder, formerly referred to as multiple personality disorder, is characterized by a person’s identity fragmenting into two or more distinct personality states. People with this condition are often victims of severe abuse.