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Kaposi Sarcoma

May 13, 20140 Comments

Kaposi sarcoma is rare cancer type that affects the skin, lymph nodes and mouth. It was Moritz Kaposi who invented this cancer in 1872 and hence the name Kaposi sarcoma. This cancer is characterized by abnormal growth of blood vessels and the presence of malignant lesions. This disease is caused by HIV virus and is […]

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Meningitis

April 24, 20140 Comments

Meningitis is a disease related to brain/spinal cord causing severe headache and fever. The meninges are soft membranes that cover the brain which becomes swollen during this infection. Meningitis is caused by virus and sometimes by bacteria or fungus. If detected in early stages, this disease can be managed by suitable medications but if ignored […]

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Guttate Psoriasis

April 23, 20140 Comments

The term “guttate” means to drop in Latin. Guttate psoriasis is a skin rash which is marked by red colored small rashes resembling teardrop on the arms and legs. The rash will be very small looking like that of teardrop. It is one of the most common types of psoriasis affecting more than 10% of […]

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Scabies – Rash, Treatment, Symptoms, Causes, Pictures

April 23, 20140 Comments

Scabies are skin infection caused by tiny insects leading to severe itching. The tiny mites will make burrows on the skin area urging the person to scratch intensely. The scratching and itching will be severe during night. Scabies can be transmitted by direct skin contact but it can be fully cured by oral or topical […]

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Paresthesia

February 22, 20140 Comments

Paresthesia is the condition in which one experience a tingling or prickling sensation in his feet and arms. Often it occurs on the extremities of the body but sometime it can occur in other parts of the body. It can be described as “skin crawling” process but will not cause any pain. Very often we […]

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Sciatica

November 24, 20130 Comments

Sciatica is an intense pain that is felt from the lower back till the buttocks region and even beyond that till your leg. Often, sciatica will affect only one side of the body causing pain. Sciatic nerve is present in the herniated disk of the spine and when it gets compressed it causes pain. The […]

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Acne Rosacea

November 24, 20130 Comments

Acne Rosacea Fast Facts :  Acne rosacea is a chronic skin disease that affects both teenagers and adults.  It causes redness on the face with periodic flares and remissions.  It begins with facial blushing and is high on middle aged women who have fair complexion.  Rosacea commonly occurs on the face and more particularly on […]

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Toothache

October 12, 20130 Comments

Toothache is the condition of having pain in and around your tooth. It is caused by many reasons like tooth decay, tooth fracture, cavities, infected gums and a damaged filling. Toothache Symptoms : The intensity of pain may range from mild to severe. Toothache will cause swelling or inflammation of the tooth, sharp pain on […]

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Anorexia Nervosa

October 12, 20130 Comments

Anorexia nervosa is a disorder in which the affected person will have an obsession about his weight gain and about the food he eats. Such individuals will maintain weight that is very much below the normal weight. It is an eating disorder that is characterized by starving and doing strenuous exercises to lose weight. This […]

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Pink Eye – Symptoms, Causes, Treatment

October 4, 20130 Comments

Pink eye is the common name for conjunctivitis which is an eye infection. It is caused by bacteria or virus and sometimes due to allergic reactions. Pink eye can cause itchiness, burning sensation and redness of the membrane covering the eyelids. Usually the condition of pink eye will not affect vision. It is contagious spreading […]

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