Category: Conditions

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 […]

Collarbone Pain

The collarbone or the clavicle is a short, bent bone that runs from the center of chest to the end part of the shoulders and is located just above the first rib bone from the top. Collarbone pain may occur due to shoulder injuries or direct impact on the clavicle, which causes it to fracture […]

Brown Recluse Bite – All You Need to Know

Brown Recluse Bite – All You Need to Know

Of the several species of the spiders, only four of them are considered to be harmful to human beings. They are namely the hobo, the black widow, the yellow sac spider and the brown recluse.  The latter is sometimes referred to as the violin or fiddle back spiders. They are named recluse because of their […]

Patellar Tendonitis

Patellar Tendonitis

The knee is one of the largest and busiest joints in the human body. This is because it is every day involved in the routine of enabling you to walk. For athletes and people who seek healthy lifestyles through jogging and running, the knee is subjected to far more work. This extra work can, in […]

Occipital Lymph Node

One of the critical components of the immune system is the lymphatic system. The lymph nodes are to be found throughout the body and their work involves helping the body in recognizing and fighting germs, foreign substances and infections. Location of the occipital lymph node There are different kinds of lymph nodes present in the […]

Mucus Threads in Urine

Mucus is a viscous slimy element that consists of inorganic salts, cells, mucins plus water which are secreted as protective lard by the mucus membrane glands and the cells. Over the years, research has found that human beings have the slimy element in their urinary tract. The mucus can appear to be threads, secretion or […]

Gallbladder Pain

Gallbladder Pain

The gallbladder is a pouch-like organ that’s shaped like a pear and its function is to store bile – a liquid product of the liver that’s essential for the digestion of fatty foods. In the event that either the duct or tube that moves bile to the gallbladder from the liver or the one that […]

Zika Fever

Zika Fever

Zika fever is a mild non-contagious illness that is caused due to transmission of Zika virus via the bite of Aedes mosquitoes that occur all over the globe. There is some evidence that suggests a link between Zika virus infection in mothers and the occurrence of potentially life-threatening congenital condition called microcephaly in newborns. It […]