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 Rash

Zika rash is a symptom of Zika virus infection which typically transmits via the bite of Aedes mosquitoes. Patients suffer from flu-like symptoms such as fever, rash, and joint pain, etc. The main concern associated with Zika virus disease is the increased risk to occurrence of congenital microcephaly in babies born to infected mothers as […]

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 […]

Normal PSA Levels By Age

Even though it is not entirely reliable, PSA test has the potential to detect abnormalities in the prostate and therefore enable a person to address them before they cause further harm. If you are a male aged 45 years and above, you should probably consider undergoing this test. PSA levels vary in individuals depending on […]

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 […]