Burping During Pregnancy

Most of the people burp a few times in a day and usually after having food. Pregnant women however burp more frequently because of the increased progesterone in the body and also because of the baby pushing on the lungs, stomach as well as intestines. For most of the women in such situations, being embarrassed […]

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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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What to do for a wasp sting?

Wasp sting are common bites experienced by people especially during warmer seasons when people are outdoors for longer time. Wasps can be described as small insects such as bees, ants, hornets etc that belong to Hymenoptera or its sub-type Apocrita. They have smoother stringers which can be withdrawn from the human skin easily. This enables […]

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White Patches on Skin

White patches on skin are common medical anomalies. These may occur due to various factors ranging from nutritional deficiency to fungal infection. Though ‘white patches on skin’ is not a serious issue it should be checked by a doctor. Diagnosis of these patches would help to understand the cause. Obtaining treatment through certified doctor would […]

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Pinworm Infection

Pinworm infection is among the common intestinal worm infections recorded in the United States. Pinworm belongs to Enterobius genus which is also called as threadworm. It is a parasitic anematode or roundworm which is considered as a common parasite found in intestine especially in humans. The medical condition that occurs due to infestation of pinworm […]

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Vitamin D Absorption

Vitamin D is essential for maintaining the levels of calcium and phosphorous in the body.  It is a type of fat-soluble vitamin which primarily helps strengthen the bones, and facilitate the absorption of calcium occurring in digested food into the bloodstream. Vitamin D3 and vitamin D2 are the two main forms of vitamin D. D3 […]

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What does appendicitis feel like?

Appendicitis is a condition characterized by inflammation and swelling of the appendix. The appendix is a pouch-like, finger shaped organ that extends from the colon towards the bottom right side of the abdominal cavity. Doctors are not yet aware about the function or purpose of the appendix. People with appendicitis will experience pain in the […]

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What does pneumonia feel like?

Pneumonia is an illness characterized by infection and inflammation of the air sacs present in either or both the lungs. There may be buildup of pus or fluid in the air sacs, leading to fever, coughing with pus or phlegm, breathing problems, and chills. Pneumonia may arise due to infection by varied pathogens such as […]

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What side is your liver on?

Just like the heart and the brain, the liver is also a vital organ in the body. It is therefore important to know information about the organ, such as liver functions, liver diseases, and what side is your liver on? The liver is the biggest internal organ in the human body. It is pinkish-brown or […]

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Why is my poop black?

Black stool can be caused due to minor reasons like intake of certain medications or foods, or it can arise due to serious causes like internal bleeding in the upper or lower gastrointestinal tract. Contact of feces with blood can make the poop change its color to black or bright red. It is best to […]

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