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Granuloma Annulare

September 19, 20130 Comments

Granuloma annulare is a type of skin condition that causes raised bumps that are red in color. It often occurs in the hands and feet and is common among children and teenagers but it can develop on any age group. What exactly causes granuloma lesions on the skin is not known till date but it […]

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Heat Rash

September 19, 20130 Comments

Heat rash is not reserved for infants alone but it can also occur on adults. Heat rash mostly develops during hot weather conditions but it can also occur when the sweat glands are blocked failing to perspire. Heat rashes or prickly heat are marked by blister formation or red lumps causing intense itching. They do […]

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Swollen Glands in Neck

September 6, 20130 Comments

Lymph glands are present throughout your body and its main task is to fight against bacteria, virus and any microorganisms that cause infection. Lymph glands play vital role in the body’s immune system and they become visible only when it gets swollen. When the lymph glands are infected they become swollen. Swollen glands in neck […]

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Mouth Ulcer

September 2, 20130 Comments

Mouth ulcers are common harmless disease that cause oval sores on the oral cavity. It is largely seen inside portion of the cheeks. Mouth ulcers can cause difficulty in eating and swallowing. It would clear up on its own without any treatment and you can consult a doctor only if it continues to trouble you […]

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DiGeorge Syndrome

September 2, 20130 Comments

DiGeorge Syndrome is characterized by deletion of chromosome leading to poor development of body systems. Very often heart problems, poor immunity and behavioral disorders are seen in children with this syndrome. Some children may have severe symptoms involving vital organs of the body. DiGeorge syndrome is also known as 22q.11.2 deletion syndrome, velo-cardio facial syndrome […]

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Kawasaki Disease

August 28, 20130 Comments

Kawasaki disease is a rare condition that causes inflammation of artery present in the body. It can affect any artery like coronary artery that supplies blood to the heart or the artery that carries blood from the kidneys. This disease can affect the lymph nodes of the system and the soft mucous membranes of the […]

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Melasma

August 18, 20130 Comments

Melasma is a common skin problem causing discoloration of skin in women. There will be tanning of skin forming brown patches on the upper lip and upper cheeks and on the forehead. Often melasma is caused due to exposure of skin to harsh rays of sunlight and due to oral contraceptive pills and hormonal changes. […]

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Stevens Johnson Syndrome

August 17, 20130 Comments

Stevens Johnson syndrome is a rare skin condition caused by adverse reaction to medicines or infection. It usually begins like flu which is followed by the appearance of red rash causing blisters on the skin. It will severely affect the epidermis layer of the skin which will start shedding. Actually this syndrome is a medical […]

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Chigger Bite – Symptoms, Treatment, Home Remedies, Pictures

August 16, 20130 Comments

Chiggers are certain types of mite belonging to the family of Trombiculidae. They are like ticks and spiders but they live in gardens, parks and forests. Larval form of chigger is largely found on plants that lie close to the ground surface. Chiggers live in moist areas only since they need high level of humidity. […]

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Morquio Syndrome

August 10, 20130 Comments

Glycosaminoglycans are large sugar molecules present in our body. They are largely present in mucus, synovial fluid around the joints, and extracellular matrix and everywhere on the body. It is also called muco-polysaccharides. These sugar molecules attract protein molecules forming proteoglycans. These are long chain of building blocks occurring in our body which is often […]

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