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Tilted Cervix

A tilted uterus is one that curves backwards at the cervix rather than the normal forward position. Other names used to refer to a tilted uterus include: Uterine retro displacement Backward uterus Tipped uterus Uterine retroversion Retroverted uterus Retroflexed uterus   Symptoms of a tilted uterus There are some females who will not experience any […]

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Viral Exanthem

Viral exanthem is a medical term used for describing skin rashes, often triggered by pre-existing infections by viruses. The viruses may be those that cause diseases like chickenpox, rubella, roseola, measles, fifth disease, and hand-foot-mouth disease. It is also referred to as ‘non-specific viral rash.’ Most cases of viral exanthem are accompanied by systemic symptoms […]

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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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Enlarged Liver in Dogs

The liver could be the most important organ for your pet dog. It is important for digestion, removal of impurities in the system and blood clotting. It also helps in the removal of ammonia from the blood. The liver also supports the accumulation and metabolizing of fats, proteins, carbohydrates, and minerals. Since the liver performs […]

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Dravet Syndrome

Dravet syndrome is an uncommon genetic neurodevelopmental disorder starting in infancy and marked by multiple seizure types which may include deadly chronic seizures that need emergency medical care. The condition was first reported in 1978 by Dr. Charlotte Dravet, a French doctor. It is also known by other names, including PMEI/    polymorphic epilepsy in infancy, […]

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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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Hives all over body

Hives all over the body is a skin condition marked by the sudden outbreak of pale reddish, elevated and swollen plaques, bumps, and wheals. They may occur as part of an allergic reaction to different elements or due to unknown causes. It is medically referred to as urticaria. Symptoms Some of common signs and symptoms […]

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