Category: Conditions

Chills without Fever

Chills refer to a condition wherein the body shivers significantly, the muscles rapidly contract and relax, and the body tries to produce heat so as to raise its internal temperature. Chills are accompanied by symptoms like Goosebumps, chattering teeth, shaking, and sweating, etc. Fever refers to high body temperature. Chills usually occur with fever. However, […]

Pinched Nerve in Ankle

Pinched Nerve in Ankle

One gets a pinched nerve when there is too much pressure placed on a nerve by surrounding tissues; usually cartilage, bones, tendons and muscles. There is interruption of the function on the nerve and this causes pain, weakness, tingling or numbness. The pinch can range from mild to severe, and may cause temporary or far-reaching […]

Shingles on Scalp

Shingles on Scalp

Shingles is a viral disease that compromises the nerve pathway. It is also known as herpes zoster and is caused by a virus known as Varicella Zoster, which is also the virus which causes chicken pox. Shingles are extremely painful especially when they occur on the scalp. Blisters filled with fluid develop on the scalp […]

Hematoma On Leg

A hematoma refers to the abnormal accumulation of leaked blood from damaged blood cells outside the blood vessel. The blood leaks into the neighboring tissues where it does not belong. The blood can accumulate in any part of the body and can be large or small. The damaged blood vessel can be an artery, a […]

Bladder Wall Thickening

The bladder is a part of the urinary system. It is a small sac which collects urine released by the kidneys. Bladder wall thickening may occur due a variety of different reasons. Treatment of thickened bladder wall is dependent on the underlying cause. Symptoms Some of the common signs and symptoms of bladder wall thickening […]

Discoid Atelectasis

The collapse of part or the whole of the lungs is a condition known as discoid atelectasis. The collapsed part does not re-inflate properly and is therefore devoid of any airflow. Discoid atelectasis is usually a side effect of anesthesia use during surgery. This happens to patients who have been bedridden for long periods of […]

Blood Blister on Tongue

 A blood blister is a blister that is filled with blood rather than a transparent fluid, which is usually present in most blisters. A blood blister is usually a minute red bump on the tongue surface or on its sides. These blood blisters normally appear suddenly. This is normally an unwarranted cause for worry in […]

Diarrhea After Every Meal

Diarrhea refers to 2/3 instances of loose stools for a period of 3 or more days. In addition to watery, loose stools, diarrhea after every meal may be accompanied by symptoms like bloating, abdominal pain and cramps, nausea, vomiting, fever, and blood in stool in some instances. Diarrhea leads to loss of water and fluids […]

Uncontrollable Cough

Uncontrollable Cough

Uncontrollable cough refers to sustained bouts of coughing. It often occurs as a symptom of some underlying disease. Uncontrollable cough has a tendency to deteriorate at night. Uncontrollable cough may be followed by symptoms like throat discomfort, shortness of breath, and scratchy throat, etc. Mild cases clear out in 1-2 days without medical treatment. Severe […]

Upper Middle Stomach Pain

Upper Middle Stomach Pain

The upper middle abdominal region has many organs like the stomach, lower rib cage, gall bladder, small intestine, pancreas, liver, bile ducts, transverse section of colon, and abdominal aorta, etc. Hence, upper middle abdominal pain is usually a symptom of a condition affecting any of the organs present in the region. Causes of upper middle […]