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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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High Leukocytes in Urine

The presence of leukocytes in urine may not be a cause for alarm, especially if in little amounts, but a heavy presence of these cells should signal that one could be having an infection or failure of an essential organ. It is advisable that one is tested to determine the cause of the high leukocytes […]

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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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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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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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