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 ...

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. ...

Low Grade Squamous Intraepithelial Lesion

Low grade squamous intraepithelial lesion is a type of irregular development of squamous cells on the top layer of the cervix.  The cervix, as we know, is  a little organ, in the form of a cylinder that lies as a part of the lower end of the ...

Muscular Dystrophy

What is Muscular Dystrophy ? Muscular Dystrophy or MD refers to a genetic disease wherein the muscle fibers get easily damaged and progressively deteriorate. This condition affects both the voluntary and involuntary muscles as well as the skeletal ...

Erythema Nodosum

What is Erythema Nodosum ? It is a form of inflammatory disorder which is typified by the presence of tender and painful reddish lumps underneath the skin. Erythema Nodosum could be triggered by drug reactions, systemic diseases or infections. ...

Pictures of Eczema, Types

Eczema is a condition of the skin that can affect it in a number of ways and cause symptoms such as irritation, inflammation, swelling and itching. This type of skin disorder can develop in individuals belonging to all races, ethnicity and age ...

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 ...

Morquio Syndrome

Morquio’s syndrome is a metabolic disorder that is inherited and wherein the body misses or lacks the essential ingredients that are necessary to break down elongated chains of sugar molecules known as glycosaminoglycans. Glycosaminoglycans ...

Ehlers-Danlos syndrome

What is Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome ? The syndrome refers to a group of rare, inherited abnormalities that affect the connective tissues, mainly the joints, skin and the walls of the blood vessels. Collagen is a major constituent of connective tissue. ...

Fragile X Syndrome

What is Fragile X Syndrome ? It is one of the major types of inherited mental retardation. Fragile X Syndrome is caused due to mutation or alteration of a particular that is passed down in families. Fragile X syndrome tends to affect individuals ...
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