Turner Syndrome

Turner syndrome refers to a genetic disorder that is only found in girls. The most common features of people that suffer from the condition are shortness, nonfunctional ovaries, and certain physical characteristics. There is no cure for this ...

Amoxicillin Rash

Amoxicillin is an antibiotic that helps fight bacterial infections. Amoxicillin rash is generally an allergic or non-allergic reaction to the antibiotic and is marked by itchy and red patches on the skin, especially on the torso. Amoxicillin ...

Tick Bite – Pictures, Symptoms, Causes, Treatment

A tick bite can be a host to a variety of illnesses which can be either mild or severe. The effects of the bite varies from person to person depending on the kind of tick involved, the disease or infection it is carrying and the person’s hypersensitivity ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Muscle Atrophy – Causes

Here are muscle atrophy causes, information on symptoms and treatment. What is Muscle Atrophy ? Muscle Atrophy is medically defined as  a condition that is commonly characterized by decrease in the mass of the muscle, either partially or completely. ...

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 ...

Mild Eczema

When a person develops an itchy rash that feels warm to the touch, it could probably be a case of mild eczema. People suffering from this kind of skin problem often have dry skin. Unlike severe eczema, this does not cover the whole body and ...
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