Cancerous Moles

Nevi is the clinical name for moles, which are clustered pigmented cells found on the skin. Moles appear as small spots with dark brown color and can have a range of colors. These pigmented cells can develop anywhere on the body. In most cases, ...

Cherry Angioma – Pictures, Removal, Treatment

Cherry angioma develops on the skin for unknown reasons. They are described as red cherry-like growths on the skin in different sizes that occur most frequently on the trunks. These masses develop suddenly but are benign, which means they don’t ...

Hypoxia vs Hypoxemia

Hypoxia and hypoxemia refer to two different disorders which are usually used to signify a similar set of symptoms. However, it may be noted that hypoxia and hypoxemia are distinctly different from one another in number of ways. Hypoxia is a ...

Mosquito bites

Mosquito bites occur due to the bites of mosquitoes which are insects belonging to the Culicidae family. Their features include a quite slender body, long legs, a balanced pair of wings, along with a pair of halters. The female mosquito is the ...

Folliculitis

What is Folliculitis ? It is a condition caused due to infection of the hair follicles by Staphylococcus aureus or other bacteria. Some variants of folliculitis are also called barber’s itch or hot tub folliculitis. Extreme cases can result ...

West Nile Virus Symptoms in Adults

West Nile Virus symptoms in adults are often subtle, even unnoticeable. Even so, it is a kind of disease that shouldn’t be taken for granted as it could become potentially life-threatening. Majority of the sufferers experience flu-like symptoms ...

Light Colored Stool in Adults

Should light colored stool in adults be a cause for concern? Light colored stool could appear gray, light yellow or putty-colored. People passing this kind of stool should not delay visiting the doctor as this is a sign that something is wrong ...

Knee Pain without Swelling

A chronically degenerated tendon in the knee causes knee pain without swelling which is medically referred to as tendonosis. It occurs due to the failure of small-scale tendon injuries to heal completely.  When these injuries accumulate, it ...

Heat Bumps on Face

Heat bumps on face cause superficial blisters or lumps on the face, especially on the forehead. They may appear on other parts of the face or body as well, but they tend to crop up more frequently on the forehead. These bumps arise due to excessive ...

Bright Yellow Mucus

Bright yellow mucus occurs when the body is trying to fight off infection. Its appearance could also be due to some forms of allergies and even humid environment. Those who have it may also complain of headache, fever, fatigue and nasal congestion. ...
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