Melasma Treatment, Symptoms, Pictures, Causes

What is Melasma? Melasma is a skin disease that is related to exposure to sun. It is more common in women compared to men and is more prevalent among pregnant women. Women who live in tropical climates are more prone to the skin disease. Pregnant ...

Ketones in Urine-Causes, Symptoms, Treatment

  First off, what are ketones? Ketones are by-products of fat and muscle metabolism. This occurs when the body does not have enough glucose stores, which are converted from carbohydrates to use as cellular energy. When these levels are ...

Burning Tongue Syndrome-Symptoms, Causes, Treatment

Burning Tongue Syndrome, also known as Burning Mouth Syndrome (BMS) or Glossodynia, is a condition characterized by pain or a burning sensation in the mouth, without obvious signs of injury to the affected areas. Signs and Symptoms of Burning ...

Bubbles in Urine-Is it normal?

Ever looked into the toilet bowl after urinating only to discover that your urine has frothed up and bubbled? Back in the ages of the Roman Empire, after voiding into a chamber pot, the characteristics of a person’s urine were examined and ...

Bilirubin in Urine

First of all, what exactly is bilirubin? Bilirubin is the byproduct of red blood cells, specifically hemoglobin. When no longer useful to the body or the cells become damaged, the liver or spleen breaks down the portions of the hemoglobin of ...

White Blood Cells in Urine – Causes, Treatment

There may be occasions where your physician or health care provider orders a routine examination called a urinalysis. You are instructed on how to clean your genitals, and then urinate into a sterile container. The sample you produce is whisked ...

Can You Take Ibuprofen When Pregnant?

Ibuprofen is nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID) used to provide relief from fever, arthritis, headache, back pain, toothache, menstrual cramps, and minor injuries. One of the most common questions among pregnant women is “can you ...

Symptoms of Colon Cancer in Women

Though colon cancer is more widespread in men than in women, it is still important to be able to identify the symptoms of colon cancer in women so that the disease can be addressed promptly.   Our colon plays an important part in our digestive ...

Symptoms of Kidney Disease in Women

  The symptoms of kidney disease in women are easily detected than in men. Also, kidney disease is more common in women than in men. This is because a woman’s genitalia are more likely to be exposed to bacteria that can cause kidney infection. ...

Green Discharge from Vagina

A green discharge from vagina is an indicator that the woman could be suffering from a serious vaginal disease. Other common symptoms that accompany this would be itching on the vaginal area, pain while urinating, and abdominal pain.   Discharge ...
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