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This is a list of patron saints of ailments, illnesses, and dangers.
- Abd-al-Masih – sterile women (in Syria)
- Abel of Reims – patron of the blind and the lame
- Abhai – venomous reptiles
- Agapitus of Palestrina – invoked against colic
- Agatha – breast cancer
- Agathius – headache
- Agricola of Avignon – bubonic plague, misfortunes
- Agrippina of Mineo – invoked against evil spirits, leprosy, thunderstorms, bacterial diseases, and bacterial infections
- Alberto Marvelli - politicians, athletes, road safety
- Albinus of Angers – against pirate attack
- Alfie Lambe - stomach cancer, youth, people who suffer from shyness
- Aloysius Gonzaga – the blind
- Alphonsa–against diseases in the feet
- Alphonsus Liguori – arthritis
- Amabilis of Riom – invoked against fire, snakes, and snake bites; also invoked against demonic possession, mental illness, poison, wild beasts
- Andrew the Apostle - convulsions, gout, sore throat, fever, whooping cough
- Andrew Avellino – sudden death
- Andrew Corsini – riot, civil disorder
- Anthony – skin disease, Saint Anthony's fire
- Anthony of Padua – Missing people and lost things
- Apollinaris – epilepsy, gout
- Apollonia – toothache
- Arthelais – kidnapping, illness
- Aspren – invoked against migraine
- Audoin (Ouen) – deafness
- Augustine of Hippo – sore eyes
- Adrian of Nicomedia – plague, epilepsy
- Balbina – scrofula
- Benedict Joseph Labre - the mentally ill, homeless
- Berlinda of Meerbeke – invoked against cattle diseases
- Bernadette - the sick, asthma sufferers, nurses and carers
- Bernardino of Siena – chest problems, lung problems, gambling addictions
- Bessus – protector of soldiers against the dangers of war; also invoked for fertility.
- Saint Bibiana - epilepsy, hangovers, headaches, insanity, mental illness
- Blaise – ailments of the throat
- Caesarius of Terracina - invoked against drowning, flooding, and for the good success of Caesarean section
- Cajetan – invoked against illegal gamblings
- Cannera - against drowning, nyctophobia
- Carlos Manuel Rodriguez - crohns disease and IBS
- Casimiro Barello - the homeless, pneumonia
- Castulus – invoked against erysipelas, lightning, horse theft, wildfires, and drowning
- Catherine of Vadstena – against abortion, miscarriage
- Christina the Astonishing – against insanity, mental disorders.
- Clementina Nengapeta - victims of rape, humour
- Coloman – plague, sick horses, against hanging
- Conrad of Piacenza – against hernias
- Cornelius – invoked against epilepsy, cramps, afflictions associated with the nerves and ears
- Crescentinus – headache
- Cyriacus – eye disease
- Damien of Molokai – leprosy, HIV and AIDS
- Defendens – invoked against wolves and fires
- Deicolus – childhood illnesses
- Denise – against headaches and motorcycle/bicycle accidents
- Deodatus of Nevers – against thunderstorm, evil spirits, and plague
- Dometius of Persia – invoked against sciatica
- Domninus of Fidenza – rabies
- Dymphna – sleepwalking, epilepsy, insanity, mental illness
- Edmund the Martyr of East Anglia - patron saint of pandemics
- Emygdius of Ascoli – invoked against earthquakes
- Engelmund of Velsen – invoked against toothache
- Epipodius – victims of betrayal and of torture
- Erasmus of Formiae or St Elmo – invoked against colic in children, intestinal ailments and diseases, cramps and the pain of women in labour
- Eurosia – invoked against storms, hail storms, lightning
- Expeditus – invoked against procrastination
- Felipe Ruiz Fraile - youth, tailors, cooks, slow learners
- Fiacre – Venereal disease sufferers, hemorrhoids
- Fillan – mental illness
- Florian – invoked against fire, floods and drowning
- Flora of Beaulieu - people who suffer depression
- Four Holy Marshals – epidemics, diseases
- Fourteen Holy Helpers – epidemics, bubonic plague or the Black Death
- Gangulphus – eye and skin conditions; knee pains; invoked against adultery and marital difficulties
- Gemma Galgani – invoked against spinal injuries, back pain, headaches, loss of parents
- Genesius of Rome – actors, clowns, comedians, comics, converts, dancers, musicians, stenographers, printers, lawyers, epileptics, thieves, torture victims
- Gerard of Lunel – invoked against epilepsy and headaches
- Gerard Majella – pregnancy
- Gereon – headaches, migraine
- Germaine Cousin - skin diseases, victims of child abuse
- Gertrude of Nivelles – invoked against fever, rats, and mice, particularly field-mice.
- Giuseppe Benedetto Cottolengo – invoked against cirrhosis and other liver diseases
- Godelina – throat trouble
- Gotthard of Hildesheim – invoked against fever, dropsy, childhood sicknesses, hailstones, the pain of childbirth, and gout
- Gratus of Aosta – against lightning; fear of insects
- Guy of Anderlecht – invoked against epilepsy, against rabies, against infantile convulsions
- Hemma of Gurk – invoked during childbirth and against diseases of the eye
- Hermes – mental illnesses
- Harvey – eye problems, eye disease
- Hippolytus of Rome – sick horses
- Hubertus - Rabies
- Hugh of Cluny – fever
- Hyacinth – those in danger of drowning
- James the Great – rheumatism
- John of Bridlington – women in difficult labor
- John of God - the mentally ill
- John Berchmans -- students, youth
- John Macias - the souls in purgatory.
- Joseph – against doubt, against hesitation, dying people, expectant mothers, happy death, holy death, interior souls, people in doubt, pioneers, pregnant women, travellers, and fetuses
- Joseph of Anchieta – of those who suffer scoliosis
- Jude Thaddaeus – lost causes, desperate situations
- Julia of Corsica – pathologies of the hands and the feet
- Juliana of Nicomedia – childbirth, sickness
- John Henry Newman – against sepsis.
- Lorenzo Ruiz – poor, immigrants, migrant workers, separated families
- Leodegar (Saint Mungo) – blindness, eye disease, eye problems, sore eyes
- Leoluca – invoked as a protector from natural disasters, plague, invasion.
- Liborius of Le Mans – against gallstones, colic
- Lucy of Syracuse – haemorrhage, eye complaints
- Macrina the Elder – poverty
- Mammes – protector of sufferers from broken bones and hernias
- Marciana of Mauretania – invoked to cure wounds
- St. Marciana of Toledo – curing of wounds
- Marculf – scrofula, diseases of the skin
- Mary Magdalene – people ridiculed for their piety, penitent sinners, prostitutes, repentance, sexual temptation
- Maria Goretti – victims of rape, crime victims, invoked against pedophiles.
- Martin of Tours – alcoholism
- Matthias – alcoholism, smallpox
- Maturinus – invoked against mental illness and infertility
- St. Maurus – rheumatism, gout, epilepsy
- Maximilian Kolbe – drug addiction
- Maximin of Trier – invoked as protection against perjury, loss at sea and destructive rains
- St. Medard – toothache
- St. Michael the Archangel – against danger at sea, against temptations, holy death, sick people, storms at sea, police officers.
- Miliau – against rheumatism
- Natalia of Nicomedia – plague, epilepsy
- Nonnosus – diseases of the kidneys, invoked against physical defects, back pains, and school-related students' crises
- Nicholas of Trani - the mentally ill, the homeless
- Pacificus of San Severino – chronic pain
- Paraskevi of Rome – protectress of blind people
- Patroclus of Troyes – demons, fever
- Peregrine of Auxerre – against snake bites
- Saint Peregrine Laziosi – cancer
- Saint Peter – involved against criminals
- Saint Peter of Saint Joseph de Betancur – those who serve the sick
- Saint Paulina – Diabetics
- Pancras – cramp, headache, bearing false witness, perjury
- Pharaildis – childhood diseases; difficult marriages; victims of abuse
- Saint Pio of Pietrelcina – Stress relief and New year blues
- Polycarp – earache, dysentery
- Potamiana – protector of rape victims
- Saint Quentin – coughs, sneezes, and dropsy.
- Quirinus of Neuss – invoked against the bubonic plague, smallpox, and gout
- Quiteria – against rabies
- Rasso – invoked against stomach pains, especially in children
- Regina – against poverty, impoverishment, torture victims
- Reinildis – to cure open wounds, against eye diseases
- Reverianus – invoked against drought
- Roch – invoked against cholera, epidemics, knee problems, plague, skin diseases
- Rita of Cascia – lost causes or impossible cases, marital problems, abuse
- Sebaldus – against cold and cold weather
- Sebastian - against plague
- Scholastica – convulsive children; invoked against storms and rain
- Servatius – invoked against foot troubles, lameness, rheumatism, rats, and mice
- Silvia – invoked by pregnant women for safe delivery of children
- Sithney – invoked against rabies
- Suitbert of Kaiserwerdt – angina
- Symphorian – syphilis, eye troubles
- Theobald of Provins – invoked against fever; afflictions associated with the eyes; Dry cough; infertility; panic attacks
- Trophimus of Arles – against drought
- Tryphon – against infestations of bedbugs, rodents and locusts[page needed]
- Ubald – migraine, neuralgia, sick children, autism, obsessive compulsive disorder
- Urban of Langres – invoked against blight, frost, storms, alcoholism, and faintness
- Ursicinus of Saint-Ursanne – invoked against stiff neck
- Ursus of Aosta – faintness, kidney disease, and rheumatism
- Valentine – fainting, plague, epilepsy
- Victor of Marseilles – invoked against lightning
- Vitalis of Assisi – diseases and sicknesses affecting the genitals
- Vitus – Choreas (Sydenham's chorea, Huntington's disease), epilepsy, seizures, oversleeping
- Walter of Pontoise – invoked against stress
- Wilgefortis – people seeking relief from tribulations, in particular by women who wished to be liberated from abusive husbands.
- William Firmatus – against headache
- Willibrord – convulsions, epilepsy, epileptics
- Winnoc – fever, whooping cough
- Wulfram of Sens – for protection against the dangers of the sea.
- Patron saints of occupations and activities
- Patron saints of places
- Patronage of the Blessed Virgin Mary
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