Category: Conditions

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 […]

Zika Virus - All You Need to Know

Zika Virus – All You Need to Know

Zika virus is a type of virus that is transmitted via the bite of Aedes mosquitoes leading to the development of Zika virus disease. The virus has been known to be in circulation in the Americas, Africa, the Pacific, and Asia. Symptoms of Zika virus disease include a skin rash, mild fever, and conjunctivitis, etc., […]

Microcephaly

Microcephaly

Microcephaly is the condition in which there is lack of ample brain development thus causes the head to look small in size as compared to other persons of the same age and gender. Microcephaly, is a quite an unusual neurological condition and is considered as a type of birth defect. The condition can be proven […]

Sweat Smells like Vinegar

Pure sweat has no smell. However, after secretion, as it comes to the skin surface, the liquid interacts with various bacteria that break down components within it, which results in different odors that also vary in intensity. If your sweat smells like vinegar, it is because it has traces of substances that when broken down […]