Category: Trivia

Tinea Manuum (Hand Fungus)

Tinea Manuum (Hand Fungus)

Infection of the hands by dermatophytes fungi is known as tinea manuum. Like most skin infection by dermatophytes, tinea manuum is also superficial and affects just the uppermost skin layer. Symptoms of tinea manuum Listed below are a few common signs and symptoms of tinea manuum: The rash on skin has reddish raised borders with […]

How Do You Know If You Are Ovulating?

Women can gain better control of their reproductive systems by understanding the different signs that mark the stages of their menstrual cycles. If you are sexually active and you are either looking forward to a pregnancy or trying to avoid it, knowing your time of ovulation will raise your chances of achieving the target. The […]

How to get rid of an oily face?

The skin has its own advanced system that enables it to take care of itself and protect the body against environmental harm. At times however, things may not go as they should, and so the skin’s immune system ends up either becoming too active or less active. This is what might cause one to have […]

Oily Stool

Certain problems in the digestive system may result in poor fat or oil absorption, leading to release of oily stool. The condition, known as Steatorrhea, may vary in severity and frequency depending on its causes. In affected persons, the stool, which floats on toilet water, might also have a strong odor. In some cases, the […]

Metallic Smell in the Nose

Metallic Smell in the Nose

People, at time say that they are experiencing odd or unusual smell in nose. A feeling of metallic smell in nose is one of the most common symptoms of underlying health problems in the respiratory, neural and circulatory systems. Sometimes however, this smell may also arise out of non threatening causes and so should not […]

Why is my Tongue Green?

Why is my Tongue Green?

The normal color of the tongue is reddish pink. A healthy tongue is almost smooth and a little velvety. However the color and texture changes depending on the overall health of a person, especially the oral health such as in infections the tongue can turn coarse and rough at times with tongue sores. The general […]

Trace protein in Urine

Trace protein in Urine

The excretory structure of the body includes kidney, ureter,bladder, and urethra. It is one of the important functioning systems in the body. In the cleaning process, the function of the kidney is to filter the waste product from the blood and excrete out through urine. Excess protein in the body is also eliminated by the […]

How long does Nicotine stay in your System?

Nicotine can be found in any of the tobacco products. Consumption of tobacco in any type, like cigar, spit/snuff tobacco, cigarette, smokeless tobacco etc. is harmful for health. When a person consumes tobacco, nicotine passes inside the body and it metabolizes into cotinine in lungs, liver and other body parts. Nicotine use can be detected […]

How long does Prednisone stay in your system?

How long does Prednisone stay in your system?

Prednisone, also called as Corticosteroid makes the natural hormone named Cortisol. The hormone is produced by Adrenal glands and is essential for the body’s immune system. It also acts as an anti-inflammatory. Taking prednisone produces more amount of Cortisol in the body than what is produced naturally which actually affects body’s natural function of producing […]

Does Coconut oil clog Pores?

Does Coconut oil clog Pores?

Coconut oil is an awesome body moisturizer and hair conditioner that is very absorbent and soothes and softens the skin. It has anti-inflammatory components, antibacterial properties, antioxidants, and fatty acid content. Coconut oil is thus very good for the body, but it can clog pores in acne-riddled skin. Also, some people may suffer from clogged […]