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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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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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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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Epidermolysis bullosa

Epidermolysis bullosa refers to a group of disorders that is inherited. It leads to blister formation and physical trauma. It is caused by mutations in 14 genes giving birth to other major diseases and risks for more complications or premature death. It is a chronic and autoimmune blistering disorder of the skin and the mucous […]

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What is a hammer toe?

 Hammer toe is a term used to describe a type of foot deformity. It typically occurs in women who use high-heeled or narrow toe box shoes. Such footwear generally push the toes towards the front area of the shoe, consequently causing an anomalous curve/bend. The presence of an abnormal curve in the middle joint of […]

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Hernia in women – Symptoms, Causes, Treatment, Pictures

A protrusion or bulging of a section an organ through the wall of the cavity that encloses it is referred to as hernia. It is often incorrectly assumed that hernia is a problem which affects just men. Hernia can also occur in women as well as children. However, men are at greater risk than women. […]

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Acalculous cholecystitis

Acalculous cholecystitis is a  kind of inflammation of gallbladder that occurs without development of gallstone as the primary cause. Acalculous is a word used to typify cholecystitis that is not associated to development of gallstone. Cholecystitis is a medical anomaly characterized through gallbladder inflammation. Gallbladder is a tiny organ which is pear shaped and is […]

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Gluten Rash

Gluten rash affects almost one percent of the population where the small intestines are damaged because of the intolerance towards gluten, a protein present in wheat, barley, rye and other products containing these. However people who are not allergic to gluten might also face the similar problems and display symptoms very closely related to it. […]

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