There is a wide gap of measures between a disease and a disorder. The main difference between a disease and a disorder is that a disease is most often than not caused by factors such as viruses and bacteria while a disorder is due to abnormalities mostly being intrinsic like birth defects and genetic malfunction.What is the difference between disease and condition?
• The word condition is used in the sense of ‘state’ or ‘an illness or a medical problem’. • On the other hand, the word disease is used in the sense of ‘sickness’. It is also used in the sense of ‘illness’. • Now, the word disease always carries a negative connotation as we are speaking of a sickness.Is AIDS a disease or syndrome?
Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome or Acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) is a disease caused by a virus called HIV. Acquired means that people are not born with the disease. They get it after being infected with the HIV virus. Immune or Immuno- talks about the immune system.