Albumin in urine

Proteins are one of the important nutrients that aid in growth and development of the body, and also in muscle building. The body requires a variety of proteins for the maintenance of good health. Immunoglobulin and albumin are two types of ...

Epithelial cells in urine

A thorough analysis of the urine contents is done via a process known as urinalysis. It is a urine test that is often conducted by doctors to gain insights into the overall health of an individual. A urinalysis is generally recommended by doctors ...

Sugar in Urine

What does sugar in your urine mean ? Healthy individuals usually have very low levels of sugar in urine or not at all. The presence of very high levels of sugar in urine indicates the presence of a condition known as glycosuria. The condition ...

Blood in the Urine

What does blood in urine mean ? When one detects the presence of blood in the urine, it may result in some anxiety. However, it is not a cause of undue worry. This is because blood in the urine may be caused by something as simple as strenuous ...

Lipoma

What is lipoma ? Lipoma is a benign extra growth of fat cells, just between the skin and the underlying layer of muscle. It is a non-cancerous growth of soft tissues, which appear like a fibrous capsule.  Lipoma is a fatty lump which has a ...

Blurred vision

Blurred vision is a condition that results in diminished or absent sharpness in the normal vision, which prevents affected individuals from observing the minute details of all objects. Identification of all things and objects may become difficult ...

Blocked tear ducts

A partial or a total obstruction in the tear drain duct system results in watery and irritated eyes. Nearly 20% of newborns have blocked ducts which are present at birth, but usually get corrected within one year on their own. Adults may get ...

Blepharitis

What is blepharitis ? Blepharitis is a medical disorder that leads to inflammation of the eyelids. Blepharitis normally occurs on the outer end of the eyelids, where there is growth of eyelashes. Blepharitis is sometime known by another name, ...

Mucus in urine

Mucus is a yellowish, gelatinous colloid which can be found in a number of organs in the body such as the large intestine, lungs, etc. Mucus is produced by the mucous membrane. The inner wall of the intestine is shielded by the mucus which helps ...

Optical Migraine

What is optical migraine ? Optical migraine is a condition that results temporary loss of vision or disruption of sight in one of the eyes. The condition may form along with headaches or may prelude them. Other names for optical migraines are ...
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