Diseases and Conditions

Diaphoresis

Diaphoresis

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Diaphoresis Definition Diaphoresis is simply defined as being the excretion of moisture through the pores of the skin and as such may be correctly used a synonym for the commonly used words,perspiration or sweating. The word sudor is also used for excretion through the skin but, in this case, the actual mechanism and origin of […]

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Anasarca

Anasarca

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Anasarca Definition By definition, Anasarca is the gross and generalized edema of the body tissues with profound subcutaneous swelling. [1]   So, what is edema? Edema is the bloating up of any body part due to accumulation of excess fluid in the body tissue. When this edema is confined to a particular part, say in a […]

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Still’s Disease

Still’s Disease

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What is Still’s Disease? Still’s disease, also known as systemic juvenile idiopathic arthritis, is a form of arthritis named after Sir George F. Still, an English physician [1]. It occurs more commonly in children, hence the name systemic ‘juvenile’  idiopathic arthritis. Adults can also be affected, although much rarely than in children. In addition, women […]

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Wilson’s Disease

Wilson’s Disease

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What is Wilson’s Disease? First described by British neurologist, Dr. Samuel Alexander Kinnier Wilson in 1912, this refers to the rare genetic condition wherein there is an excessive accumulation of copper in the body. [1] Another term that is used for Wilson’s disease is hepatolenticular degeneration. [2] A patient with this condition has the inability of […]

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HIV Rash

HIV Rash

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Rashes and Other Skin Conditions Related to H.I.V. Infection and A.I.D.S. The human immunodeficiency virus is a rather insidious enemy normally waging a slow undercover war against the body’s natural defences often with no outward signs or symptoms of any note for many years. The skin however frequently becomes affected and rashes and other conditions […]

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Flesh Eating Disease (Necrotizing Fasciitis)

Flesh Eating Disease (Necrotizing Fasciitis)

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Flesh Eating Disease Misnomer Flesh eating disease is a misnomer because the bacteria that cause this condition do not really consume tissues. The bacteria are responsible for the damage of muscle and toxins by releasing the toxins, which are much like streptococcal pyogenic exotoxins. These pyogenes are responsible for manufacturing exotoxin identified as super antigen. […]

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Crohn’s Disease

Crohn’s Disease

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What is Crohn’s Disease? Alternative names of this disease include Crohn syndrome, regional enteritis, ileitis, and granulomatous ileocolitis [1]. It is a type of Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) causing prolonged inflammation in the linings of the intestinal tract [2]. It most commonly affects the ileum, but can occur anywhere from the mouth to the end […]

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Chagas Disease

Chagas Disease

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What is Chagas Disease ? Also called American Trypanosomiasis,[4] is an inflammatory, infectious parasitic disease affecting cardiovascular, gastrointestinal, and nervous system of humans and other mammals. This disease can affect everyone but mostly diagnose among children. It is endemic in South America, Central America, and Europe. It is potentially life threatening disease if not treat can […]

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Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer’s Disease

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Alzheimer’s Definition Alzheimer’s Disease named after Aloysius Alzheimer in 1906, a German psychiatrist and neuropathologist. It is a progressive disease that destroys memory and other important mental actions. In this disease the connections between the brain cells and the brain cells itself degenerates and die thus creating a decline in memory and mental actions. It […]

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Kawasaki Disease

Kawasaki Disease

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What is Kawasaki Disease? Kawasaki Disease is an autoimmune disorder wherein the sufferer’s blood vessels are inflamed. This condition is rare but it mostly affects infants and children. Since the inflammation of blood vessels occurs all throughout the body, not only one organ system is affected. The main problem is the cardiovascular system since the […]

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Lipoma

Lipoma

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Lipoma Definition Lipoma is a growth of a “small ball” typically found underneath the skin composed of fatty lumps or mass of tissues. This is the most common benign soft tissue neoplasm (“new growth”) [1]. Types of Lipoma Angiolipoleiomyoma This is a solitary, asymptomatic, benign lump made up of fatty tissue, smooth muscle cells, connective tissue, […]

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Pyuria

Pyuria

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Pyuria Definition By its name, “Pyuria” literally means urine with pus. It is clinically defined as the presence of 6-10 or more neutrophils per high power field of voided urine caught midstream. Pyuria is not a disease in its own sense. It is not a valid medical diagnosis which a layman may believe it to be. […]

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Jaw Pain On One Side

Jaw Pain On One Side

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Pain on one side of the jaw, or unilateral pain, can stem from a variety of causes. Often there is a problem in the jaw itself. Jaw pain might also be a symptom of heart problems or infection. Pain in one side of the jaw is usually classified into primary and secondary pain. Primary pain […]

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Unsteady Gait

Unsteady Gait

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What is Unsteady Gait ? It is a condition of difficult walking. Gait is not normal here and a person experiences mild limping. Sometimes, a person suffering from unsteady gait may also find it difficult to stand. The problem related to gait arise due to disorders within the central nervous system i.e. brain, peripheral nerves […]

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Carbuncle

Carbuncle

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Carbuncle Definition A carbuncle is a form of abscess that is larger in size and possesses one or more opening. From these opening pus comes out.  A carbuncle is usually the result of bacterial infection. The infection is communicable so other people should avoid contact. Further, avoid squeezing it or pricking it as this also promotes spread of […]

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Nausea After Eating

Nausea After Eating

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Nausea is a feeling which is not well-liked by the people. It is a sort of uneasiness that produces an urge to gag or vomit. It can sometimes go along with a vomiting. Nausea after eating can occur due to many possible causes. Though, it is not that much a serious condition but need is […]

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Right Side Abdominal Pain

Right Side Abdominal Pain

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Pain is the natural reaction of our body if there is something wrong. If a person feels pain, it signals him that he needs to see a doctor right away to give him advice on what to do. However, addressing pain is just the treating the surface of the problem. There is something big that […]

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Hydromyelia

Hydromyelia

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What is Hydromyelia? Hydromyelia is a medical condition that involves widening of the intraspinal cavity or is a marked dilatation of the central spinal canal. The central canal of the spinal column is the main area of affectation that results to increased pressure due to fluid accumulation. Somehow, this condition is confused with syringomyelia or […]

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Understanding All About West Nile Virus And Knowing What To Do

Understanding All About West Nile Virus And Knowing What To Do

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According to the Center for Disease Control the West Nile Virus or WNV is a serious disease. Experts regard WNV as a recurring outbreak that hits North America usually around summer and goes on until fall. PubMed Health says the West Nile Virus is a disease that is transmitted by mosquitoes and people get infected […]

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Bulbocavernosus Reflex

Bulbocavernosus Reflex

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What is Bulbocavernosus Reflex? Bulbocaverosus reflex (BCR) is a polysynaptic reflex which is used to test for presence of spinal shock and is basically used to identify and record presence of a spinal cord injury or neurogenic impotence (erectile dysfunction due to a neurological disease). This reflex response is also referred as Osinski reflex which […]

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List of Autoimmune Diseases

List of Autoimmune Diseases

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List of autoimmune diseases Alopecia areata This is condition wherein human hair is lost in some areas of the head. This is also called as bald spots. Anklosing or Ankylosing Spondilitis This comes from the Greek words spondylos meaning vertebra and ankylosis which means stiff. The condition is previously called as the Bekhterev’s disease or […]

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Central Pontine Myelinolysis

Central Pontine Myelinolysis

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What is Central Pontine Myelinolysis? Central pontine myelinolysis or CPM is a rare neurological disorder that primarily affects the myelin sheath of our nerve cells (neurons) found in the brainstem. This is a demyelinating disease which was first described in the year 1959. The said disease affects specifically the central portion of the brainstem (pons). […]

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Arnold–Chiari Malformation

Arnold–Chiari Malformation

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What is Arnold–Chiari malformation? Arnold–Chiari malformation is referred to as the brain malformation or cerebellar structural defects. The cerebral tonsils get displaced downwards via the foramen magnum, resulting in cerebrospinal fluid outflow obstruction causing non-communicating hydrocephalus. This CSF outflow occurs due to the difference of phase in the influx and outflow of blood in the […]

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Giant cell arteritis

Giant cell arteritis

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What is Giant cell arteritis? Giant cell arteritis or GCA or Horton disease is nothing, but an inflammatory disease involving the blood vessels, which carry blood rich in oxygen from the heart to the remaining body parts. Commonly, it affects the blood vessels of the head, especially the medium and large arteries, external carotid artery […]

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Hypohidrosis

Hypohidrosis

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What is Hypohidrosis and how is it different from Hyperhidrosis When a patient suffers from some skin abnormalities, he may well be having Hypohidrosis; a rare clinically significant condition. Commonly, this focal illness is caused by local skin injury that may be either due to trauma or some type of radiation. Infections such as leprosy, […]

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Hypotrichosis

Hypotrichosis

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Hypotrichosis Definition Normally by birth every living being has some specific amount of hair over his head and body but in few cases children are born with less than normal hair and that defect is called hypotrichosis but in many cases it is observed that usually men lose their hair at the age of 25. […]

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Steatorrhea

Steatorrhea

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What is Steatorrhea? Steatorrhea is an absorptive or digestive symptom characterized by passage of fatty components in feces over and above 6 gm in 24 hours for no less than three successive days. This occurs usually because of decreased bile delivered to the intestine. Indicative of its occurrence is the presence of a large, foamy, […]

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Ventral Hernia

Ventral Hernia

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Ventral Hernia When a bulge appears on the surface of the body, especially on or around the abdomen, most people fear of cancerous tumor. But to your information it may not always be a tumor but possibly a Hernia. There are different types of hernia such as Epigastric Hernia, Umbilical Hernia, Inguinal Hernia, Femoral Hernia, […]

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Buffalo Hump

Buffalo Hump

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What is Buffalo Hump The term buffalo hump is related to a lump of fat that develops at the top of the neck between the shoulders. It may be related to a wide variety of conditions, most of which involve the hormones that are produced by the adrenal glands and are found in the blood. […]

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How Long Does The Flu Last

How Long Does The Flu Last

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You must be aware of what alarming consequence influenza can have in our lives. The flu is a type of air borne virus which folks can get from affected people through particles carried by the wind. It can also be caught if people come in direct contact with the bug if someone has sneezed. It […]

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Lyme Disease

Lyme Disease

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Lyme Disease About the disease Lyme disease is one of the most common tick-borne diseases in the Northern Hemisphere. This is caused by the spirochete bacteria wherein Borrelia burgdorferi is the most common bacterium. The ticks carry the bacteria from animals like mice and infect it on humans. Usually, ticks specifically the Ixodes ticks or […]

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Scar Tissue

Scar Tissue

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What are Scars? The term “scar” originated from the words “eschara” in Latin, “escharre” in French, and “eskhara” in Greek from the 14th century. These words literally mean hearth or fireplace, implying scabs produced subsequent to a burn. It was also related to the term “skar” from the Middle English, with literal meaning “crack, cut, […]

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HIV (AIDS) Rash

HIV (AIDS) Rash

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  What is HIV? Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) is a retrovirus causing the Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS). This is an illness altering one’s immune system, targeting the CD4 lymphocytes, tolerating opportunistic organisms to thrive in the body and thus, causing infections lethal to the host [1]. Easily spread through bodily fluids, sexual contact, blood transfusions, […]

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Pinched Nerve

Pinched Nerve

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What is a Pinched Nerve? By definition, a pinched nerve happens the nerves are compressed or there is too much pressure applied on by the surrounding tissues, cartilage, bone, muscles and or tendons. It causes pain and tingling sensation to the person who has it. Also, the nerve’s function is disrupted delaying transmission of signals […]

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Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

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What is Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis ? Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis is a condition that affects the nerve cells which are responsible for the voluntary muscle movements. This is a type of neurological disease where the patient’s condition aggravates gradually  until the nerve cells responsible for motor movements are paralyzed. Doctors and other health care associates fondly […]

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Gangrene

Gangrene

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Gangrene and its History Originating from the Latin and Greek terms gangreana and gangraina, gangrene literally means degradation of a part of the living body. In the 16th century, the term was frequently utilized by surgeons, particularly in treating diseases of external pathological circumstances. A century after, the term was used in a more specific […]

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Ascariasis

Ascariasis

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Ascariasis Like a scene from some alien horror movie depicting grotesque alien life forms, dealing with an ascariasis infection can be both unnerving and dangerous. This kind of human infection is not usually discussed openly because of its sensitive nature, but it is a very serious threat, something that should be faced head on and […]

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Dizziness

Dizziness

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What is Dizziness? We have all been through that unexplainable feeling of not being able to correctly judge our immediate surroundings and feeling totally helpless, the usual term for that very uncomfortable state is dizziness. Dizziness is an umbrella term describing an impaired ability to stay in a stable position and have proper spatial awareness, […]

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Spondylolisthesis

Spondylolisthesis

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What is Spondylolisthesis? First described in 1782 by a Belgian physician, the ailment known as spondylolisthesis is a condition affecting the bones of the spinal column or the vertebra. Spondylolisthesis means any kind of displacement and misalignment of the vertebra whether to the front (anterolisthesis) or towards the back (retrolisthesis), and because these vertebrae are […]

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Piles

Piles

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What is Pile? Pile is also widely identified as hemorrhoids. Pile is the dilated or inflammed veins of a region in the anal canal. Moreover, it can be categorized according to its location in the anal sphincter. The first categorization is the internal hemorrhoids, which are located internally of the anal sphincter. The external hemorrhoids […]

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Seizure (Epilepsy)

Seizure (Epilepsy)

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What is a seizure? Our body normally produces cerebral neurons and if cases of too much and sudden discharges of these neurons, seizures can take place. Generally, seizures are defined as an atypical occurrence of sensory, motor and autonomic activities. Moreover, a combination of these atypical activities is also possible. In less severe cases, only […]

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Degenerative Disc Disease

Degenerative Disc Disease

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What is degenerative disc disease? Degenerative disc disease is the herniation of the intervertebral disc, more often called as ruptured disc, which results to the protrusion of the nucleus of the disc into the annulus or the fibrous ring around the disc, which subsequently causes nerve compression. Due to the degeneration of the disc, the […]

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Elephantitis (Elephantiasis)

Elephantitis (Elephantiasis)

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What is Elephantitis? Elephantiasis is a condition presenting as marked enlargement of certain regions of the body, most common of which are the upper and lower extremities, and genitalia. Usually misspelled and pronounced as elephantitis, the disease is also characterised by thickened and inflamed skin and its underlying tissues. [1, 2, 3, 4]   Elephantiasis: […]

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Glandular Fever

Glandular Fever

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What is Glandular Fever? Glandular fever is also known as “infection mononucleosis”, is a viral infection. Epstein-Barr Virus (EBV) is the virus that causes the infection. It commonly affects individuals aging between 10 years old to 25 years of age.  These aged groups are more vulnerable to getting this infection. Glandular fever Virus The virus […]

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Sternum Pain (Breast Bone Pain)

Sternum Pain (Breast Bone Pain)

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  Sternum or Breast Bone The organs in the thoracic cavity comprise of many critical organs of human body including the heart and lungs. This is the second largest cavity in the body and is surrounded (and protected) by the rib cage, breast bone (sternum) and the vertebral column. [1] The sternum, more commonly known as […]

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Sinus Headache

Sinus Headache

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What is Sinus Headache? Ever felt the deep and dull pain in the forehead and front part of head which worsens on leaning over or bending down? A throbbing headache usually experienced soon after waking up which gets better by afternoon? This type of headache is usually caused as a side-effect to Para nasal Sinusitis, […]

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Stiff Neck Pain

Stiff Neck Pain

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What is Stiff Neck ? Stiff Neck Definition Stiff neck is a condition wherein there is limited movement in the neck area often because of neck muscle pain or cramps. This is a non-specific term for neck sprain, pulled neck, stiff neck headache. This can also be an adverse reaction to problems or pain from […]

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Frostbite

Frostbite

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What is Frostbite ? Congelatio is the medical term for Frostbite. It is a condition wherein there is damage to the skin as well as to the tissue beneath caused by severe cold temperature.   It happens when there is too much exposure to low temperature or below °0 centigrade. This affects the hands, feet, nose, […]

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Numbness and Tingling at the Back of Head and Face

Numbness and Tingling at the Back of Head and Face

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  Facial numbness and tingling at the back of the head and face can be referred to as having less or no sensation in the skin of these areas. This can actually happen to any parts of the body. The sensation may be felt or characterized as prickling pins and needles, creeping, and ant crawling […]

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Vitamin D Deficiency Symptoms

Vitamin D Deficiency Symptoms

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Symptoms Of Vitamin D Deficiency Vitamin D is one of the four fat soluble vitamin that helps the body absorb and utilize calcium and phosphorus from the foods taken. This is also called the “sunshine vitamin” because it is created when the body absorbed the heat of the sun. A good source of this vitamin […]

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Toenail Fungus

Toenail Fungus

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What is Fungus? Fungi are one of the most widely disseminated organisms. Having around 80,000 species, they are of great medical and environmental importance. Among the examples of fungi include molds, mildew, mushrooms, rusts, smuts, toadstools and yeasts. [1] Although most fungi are not a threat to human health, a number can be quite dangerous, […]

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Ingrown Toenail

Ingrown Toenail

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What are Ingrown Toenails? Ingrown toenails are alternatively termed as unguis incarnatus or onychocryptosis, from the Greek terms onyx and kryptos, with the literal meaning hidden nail [1]. It is a condition wherein the toenail, instead of growing over, develops within the flesh [2]. Common among adults, this is usually present among men than women. […]

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Erythroblastosis Fetalis

Erythroblastosis Fetalis

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Utmost care is given to every pregnant woman. Proper diet, scheduled exercise and regular prenatal check ups are carefully observed. This is because diseases associated with pregnancy are very delicate as both the mother and the fetus can be affected. Apart from well know pregnancy induced disease states like diabetes and hypertension there diseases that […]

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Cerebral Palsy Information

Cerebral Palsy Information

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What is Cerebral palsy? Infantile Cerebral palsy is not a single but a broad term describing a set of maladies which are seen in early life of an individual, during early childhood to be more precise. This renders a child incapable of normal bodily and muscular movements. It is seen that mostly children are born […]

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SmartLipo

SmartLipo

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What Is Smart Lipo? Smart Liposuction or lipolysis is a contentious procedure to reduce the fat cells from the body. This is basically a cosmetic system where injections with special drug are injected to the body so that the drug can breaker down the fats from the cells. Smartlipo procedure Injection For treating in this […]

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What is Ascites ?

What is Ascites ?

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Ascites Definition Ascites is defined as the condition where excess amount of fluid is abnormally accumulated in the abdomen. This gathering of fluid in the peritoneal cavity is also known as peritoneal fluid excess, peritoneal cavity fluid, hydro-peritoneum or abdominal dropsy. What is Ascites? The peritoneal cavity normally contains a few gallons of fluid which […]

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What is Apoplexy ?

What is Apoplexy ?

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Apoplexy Definition Apoplexy is a condition of sudden unconsciousness when an occlusion or rupture of any blood vessel leads to lack of oxygen supply to the brain. Any such cerebrovascular accident leads to uncontrolled bleeding in the brain causing impulsive unconsciousness. It leads to paralysis of various body parts. Apoplexy is a major cause of […]

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Armpit Odor

Armpit Odor

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What is Armpit Odor? Also known as underarm odor, the smell resulting from this condition can be unpleasant. The medical term used for foul-smelling sweat or perspiraration is bromhidrosis. This occurs during puberty, particularly at the axilla (armpit) due to apocrine gland secretion [1]. Most of the time, this condition is associated with underarm sweating. […]

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High Rates of Rheumatic Fever

High Rates of Rheumatic Fever

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General practitioners and pediatricians in New Zealand consider not just the astonishingly high rates of rheumatic fever but also it’s mere existence as an embarrassing factor. Rheumatic fever occurs due to streptococcus throat infections and is fatal as it can lead to serious heart problems. Just last week in Northland, 600 children underwent screening for […]

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Heel bone spurs and plantar fasciitis

Heel bone spurs and plantar fasciitis

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In order to heal heel bone spurs,a person tends to go through alternatives like aspirin, Ibuprofen, and cortisone injections, but they can temporarily ease inflammation and foot pain, however they cannot provide a long-term solution. Heel spurs are bony growths on the underside of the heel that typically form when your body attempts to repair […]

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Laryngitis:  Symptoms, Causes and Treatment

Laryngitis: Symptoms, Causes and Treatment

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Larynx or the vocal cords get affected the most. Laryngitis is in fact inflammation of the vocal chords. The person loses his voice partially or in major cases fully. This loss of voice is called laryngitis in medical terms. He experiences difficulty in swallowing even his saliva. The person suffering from laryngitis gets a sore […]

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Toenail psoriasis – Symptoms, Treatment and how to prevent

Toenail psoriasis – Symptoms, Treatment and how to prevent

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What is Toenail psoriasis and How common is toenail psoriasis? Psoriatic nail is generally an idiopathic condition. Around the world U.S. people are more infected. Psoriasis nail generally occurs to the patient who is suffering from psoriasis disease. Psoriasis is an infectious chronic disease with dark red papules and pustules over the skin which occurs […]

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BEDWETTING: Causes, how to stop, prevent and tips

BEDWETTING: Causes, how to stop, prevent and tips

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What is bedwetting  and the reason for it ? Bedwetting is a very common problem for the children, although it is even found in some adults. The reason behind the bedwetting can vary over different causes and for solving the bedwetting problem, the doctors cure the specific reason. Causes and reasons for bedwetting First reason […]

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Allergy from laundry detergents : Reasons, preventions and how to avoid

Allergy from laundry detergents : Reasons, preventions and how to avoid

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Laundry detergents can be very dangerous for someone and if you have a sensitive skin, you might easily get attacked by the chemical of the detergent. To know how to live safe from laundry detergent allergy, you have to know what causes the allergy and how to solve it. The common idea of laundry detergent […]

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Allergy from dust mites : Dust allergy causes, prevention and treatment

Allergy from dust mites : Dust allergy causes, prevention and treatment

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Dust allergy is one of the most common medical conditions in all over the world. To be safe from such irritating problem, you have to know how to control allergy from dust mites. There are several dust mites that causes the allergy and among them the human dander, pets, molds and cockroach waste are the […]

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Allergies from Food Dyes : Types, Causes and symptoms

Allergies from Food Dyes : Types, Causes and symptoms

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Almost every individual likes junk food or bright colored foods. But, this fact is less known amongst many people that the food coloring elements used in the processing of these foods can result in food dye allergy reactions. The additives which are used in the processing are used for a number of reasons. These include […]

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Chronic pain : Relief,management, treatment and therapy

Chronic pain : Relief,management, treatment and therapy

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Chronic pain is very disturbing. It makes life miserable and there is no way that a patient feels comfortable in his life for at least once, but still you canfight against chronic pain in your own ways. These methods will not cure the pain, but will help to reduce it. You must remember that the […]

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Herpes Simplex Virus

Herpes Simplex Virus

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What is Herpes Simplex Virus? Herpes Simplex Virus is a virus which causes the infection known as Herpes Simplex.  Herpes Simplex Virus belongs to a family of virus called Herpesviridae. It affects human only. This virus is divided into two categories, namely HSV1 and HSV2. The type 1 causes infection above the waist while the […]

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Symptoms and relief treatment for Neck Arthritis

Symptoms and relief treatment for Neck Arthritis

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Neck arthritis is also called as cervical spondylosis or degenerative disk disease. To be able to take appropriate treatment and bring arthritis relief, it is important to first identify the symptoms of Neck Arthritis to know if one if suffering from neck arthritis or not. The common symptoms are severe pain in the neck which may […]

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What is Lip Twitching? Its causes and treatment.

What is Lip Twitching? Its causes and treatment.

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What is lip twitching? Lip twitching, is a problem in which a person faces involuntary lip movement or to be precise twitching of lips. The sudden and irregular muscle contraction is the main cause of it; however the reasons for such contractions may be different. Generally such twitching occurs and disappears within a fraction of […]

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Causes, Reasons,Tips and Management for Constant Diarrhea

Causes, Reasons,Tips and Management for Constant Diarrhea

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Diarrhea is one of the common problems that people today face. In other words, diarrhea is also known as “lose motions”. Diarrhea literally means flowing, and it is a Greek word. Today, diarrhea, the common disease, is faced by many people all over the world and various reasons are involved in this ailment. However, if […]

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The Danger of High Fever : Signs, treatment and management

The Danger of High Fever : Signs, treatment and management

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Fever is one of the most known sicknesses. It is a disease itself as well as symptom for many other diseases. Some of these diseases are really very serious. The fever occurs when the temperature of the body increases than the normal state. Sometimes the temperature increases very high and that is called Hyperpyrexia. The […]

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Long Term Low Fever – Symptoms and Treatment

Long Term Low Fever – Symptoms and Treatment

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Fever itself is not a big problem. But serious diseases may come in the face of fever and that is not a good thing. Usually the fever is very common all over the world. It can occur for many reasons. Fever can even attack just for the changing of location. The normal body temperature is […]

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Viral illness in players : Symptoms and Treatment

Viral illness in players : Symptoms and Treatment

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Viral illness is one of the several injuries that are most common for the sportsmen. Its attack does not require physical contact. It can happen in the most delicate of manner when the victim has no idea about it and still follows his schedules. The urge to perform better that makes the athlete vulnerable to […]

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Fainting – Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Fainting – Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

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Syncope is the medical name for fainting.. It is a temporary, unexpected loss of consciousness that is often caused by a blood pressure drop and a fall in heart rate. Nearly half of all people in the US – from young children to elderly individuals – experience at least one fainting spell in their lives. […]

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Symptoms and Treatment for Puerperal Fever

Symptoms and Treatment for Puerperal Fever

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Puerperal fever might occur in a few days after parturition if proper care is not given. It develops in a few days and one need to take lot of care. Alexander Gordon, Oliver Wendell Holmes, and Ignaz Philip Semmelweiss are the other three name of puerperal fever. This is because Alexander Gordon was the first […]

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What is Malaria : Symptoms, Tests and Prevention

What is Malaria : Symptoms, Tests and Prevention

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What is Malaria? Malaria is an illness caused by a parasite. This parasite usually tends to get transferred in human bodies through an insect named anopheles mosquito. This is a female mosquito; they must have been infected by a previous blood meal taken from an infected person. This bacterium keeps transferring as mosquitoes keep biting […]

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Typhoid fever : Its Effects, Treatment and Prevention.

Typhoid fever : Its Effects, Treatment and Prevention.

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What is thyroid fewer? Typhoid fever is caused by Salmonella typhi bacteria, and the transmission of this bacterium in human body it ceases to bring fever. This normally is found in contaminated food and water. The incubation period of typhoid fever is usually one to two weeks, and the duration of the illness is about […]

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What is AIDS (HIV)? Control, Prevention & Common Myths and Facts

What is AIDS (HIV)? Control, Prevention & Common Myths and Facts

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What is AIDS ? AIDS is a life-threatening and  chronic condition cause by the (HIV) Human immunodeficiency virus. It  damages the immune system and interferes with the body’s ability to  fight bacteria, virus and fungi. Do you Know ? Worldwide there are 33.4 million people living with HIV • Among them 31.3 million are adults […]

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