Category: Conditions

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 […]

Flaky Eyelids

Flaky Eyelids

The skin that covers eyelids is very sensitive compared to that in other external parts of the body. This makes it less resistant to bacterial infection and harsh environments. The lids are also highly susceptible to allergens; it is likely that they will be the first to be affected when you are about to experience […]

Blood in Urine (Female)

¬†Blood in urine is medically known as hematuria. If you witness such condition, it is important to consult a doctor so as to diagnose the underlying problem.It is more commonly seen in women as it is a common feature of urinary tract infections, which is more commonly seen in women. Symptoms The visible sign is […]

Episcleritis

Episcleritis

Episcleritis is a common illness which causes inflammation of the eye. It is however not a malignant disease and it affects only a particular part of the eye known as episclera. Episcleral tissues lie between conjunctiva and the sclera. Conjunctiva is the mucous membrane coating the inner eyelid whereas sclera is the white portion of […]

Retroverted Uterus

Retroverted Uterus

The uterus is a hollow pear shaped organ. It is a region where the growth of developing foetus takes place. It is very small during non pregnant stage, but during pregnancy it becomes enlarged and visible, due to its immense elasticity. Normally uterus lies in straight vertical position, in line with the vagina. It is […]

Acholic Stool

The normal stools appear brown to yellowish brown in colour, mainly due to the presence of the coloured pigments which come from bile. In some of the systemic conditions, the stools appear pale or clay coloured and are known as acholic stools. Such problems generally arise due to problems in biliary system. This condition can […]

Stone in Salivary Gland

Stone in Salivary Gland

Saliva is a liquid which is constantly produced from the salivary glands of your body and flows to the oral cavity through ducts. Sometimes, some of the constituents of this saliva can get crystallized to form a solid mass and may get stuck in the gland body or the duct through which it flows. This […]

Leukocytes in Urine (No Nitrates)

Even in healthy persons, the body is continually fighting pathogens that try to invade it. This battle results damage of some white blood cells. The dead cells are mostly eliminated through urine. That explains why regular urinal discharge has traces of leukocytes. It however becomes abnormal when the white blood cell count in urine goes […]