Category: Diseases and Conditions

Liquid Poop – Causes

Liquid poop can be caused by varied reasons and most of them trigger a temporary case of loose watery stools. Severe instances of liquid poop are uncommon and are marked by long-term disturbances in bowel movements and prolonged changes in consistency and shape of stool. Liquid poop is usually harmless and short-term and hence medical […]

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What do I do for Sour Burps?

Also called acid reflux, sour burps is a widespread gastrointestinal condition. It often affects older people over the age of 40 years. The most common associated symptom is heartburn, but the condition may also occur without any expected symptoms. Sour burps may sometimes be the symptom of or the cause of other underlying health problems. […]

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Turbid Urine

The color of urine can change time in time due to a number of reasons some of which may not be a cause for alarm. In others, the color change may indicate some underlying health issue. Normal urine appears clear with a straw yellow color. If your urine does not have that characteristically clear appearance, […]

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Tan Colored Stool

The color of stool can change dramatically without presenting any health issues. People tend to be worried when they observe their bowel movement and see some changes. Stool may be in a variety of colors. Common colors include brown, light brown, yellow, tan, and orange. But some other colors are a concern such as dark […]

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What Does It Mean When Your Left Eye Jumps?

Eye twitching is a sudden involuntary movement in eyelids also known as eyelid spasms. This is a common condition among people. While there are superstitions associated with left eye jumps or twitches, they are also linked with medical conditions of the body. People should not be intertwined in superstitions to ignore potential medical issues related […]

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Sickle Cell Anemia

Sickle cell anemia is a hereditary type of anemia. Anemia is a blood disorder marked by deficient levels of RBCs and insufficient supply of oxygen across the body. The red blood cells/RBCs are normally circular and flexible, flowing freely via the blood vessels. In people with sickle cell anemia, the RBCs are sticky and stiff […]

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DiGeorge Syndrome

DiGeorge syndrome is a congenital genetic condition marked by incomplete development of numerous body systems. It is caused due to deletion of a section of chromosome 22 and hence is medically referred to as 22q11.2 deletion syndrome. Before the discovery of chromosome 22 defect as the causative factor, DiGeorge syndrome was referred to by several […]

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Copper Taste in Mouth

Copper taste in mouth or metallic taste in mouth is medically known as dysgeusia. It is marked by a coppery, sour, and/or acidic taste in the mouth which often continues for long periods of time. Copper taste in mouth may occur due to many different reasons; it can be caused due to minor health problems […]

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Nausea during Period

Menstrual cycles in women may be accompanied by many other secondary symptoms, including nausea. It may be noted that different women experience different signs and symptoms during a period. Some of the common causes of nausea during period are listed below: Causes Nausea during period may be caused due to: Endometriosis: This pathological condition is […]

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Syringomas

Syringomas are described as harmless sweat duct tumors which are usually seen in clusters around eyes or on the eyelids. However, such cluster of boils may also occur on armpits, navel or vulva in females. Though the condition may seem to be serious it is actually benign. This condition is often caused due to eccrine […]

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