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Adenomyosis : Symptoms, Causes, Treatment

August 5, 20130 Comments

Adenomyosis is a disorder related to uterus of women in which there is breakage of the inner lining of the uterus. The lining penetrates into the wall of the uterus called myometrium causing heavy bleeding and cramps during periods. This condition can occur in any one area of the uterus or the entire uterus. It […]

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Canker Sore – Pictures, Symptoms, Causes, Treatment, Remedy

August 4, 20130 Comments

Canker sores are small blisters that occur on the oral cavity (mouth) on the base of gums. It is different from cold sores which occur only on the lips. Canker sores cause pain and it becomes difficult to eat and drink when blisters develop on the mouth. Canker sores are also called aphthous ulcers. No […]

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Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

August 4, 20130 Comments

Fetal alcohol syndrome is the effect of alcohol on the growing fetus when the pregnant woman consumes it. Side effects and problems caused to the fetus by the alcohol are known as fetal alcohol syndrome. Alcohol can have strong effect on the fetus like causing mental retardation, physical deformity and behavior problems on the child. […]

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Leukoplakia – Causes, Symptoms, Pictures, Treatment

July 30, 20130 Comments

Leukoplakia is marked by thick scaly white patches on the gums and bottom of the mouth. It is only temporary and can be easily scraped off. Leukoplakia white patches are harmless and do not cause cancer. However for small percentage of people it can be taken as early signs of cancer. In case you have […]

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Hydrocephalus

July 30, 20130 Comments

Hydrocephalus is the condition of accumulation of water or other fluids on the ventricles of the brain. Gradual increase in fluid will induce pressure on the brain disrupting normal brain functions. In normal condition, cerebrospinal fluid flows through the ventricles of the brain and spinal cord. But when it flows in excess it can damage […]

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Oral Herpes

July 26, 20130 Comments

Oral herpes is a virus that causes cold sores on your mouth along with painful blisters. Oral herpes is commonly called by other names like cold sores and fever blisters and herpes labialis. Herpes Simplex Virus HSV is the name of the virus that cause oral herpes. HSV 1 and 2 are the two types […]

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Oral Thrush

July 14, 20130 Comments

Oral thrush is caused by Candida albicans fungus and it affects the soft lining of the mouth or oral cavity. It produces white blisters or lesions on the tongue and inner part of mouth which can be painful and bleeding. For some people it will spread to the roof of your oral cavity and your […]

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Lipoma

July 12, 20130 Comments

Lipoma is a condition marked by the presence of fat lumps between the skin and the muscle. It is largely found on the neck, torso, upper thigh region and armpits. Lipomas occur either as single lump or in group or clusters. It is harmless and non-cancerous cells and only tissue growth of fat cells. It […]

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Herpangina

July 11, 20130 Comments

Herpangina is a disease causing fever and mouth sores. It largely occurs during summer season on young children. Virus belonging to the family of Coxsackie and enterovirus causes this disease. The affected child will develop sore throat with high fever. Herpangina is marked by the presence of ulcerous growth or blisters on the throat making […]

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Ingrown Toenail

July 11, 20130 Comments

An ingrown toenail is commonly found on many people. It affects the corner of your toe, particularly the big toe. The affected toe will accumulate soft flesh like structure on one corner of the toe causing intense pain and swelling. It can be easily treated at home by taking little extra care. You are at […]

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