Lyme Disease Rash

Lyme Disease Rash

Lyme Disease, medically referred to as Lyme borreliosis is an infectious disease caused by ‘Borellia’ bacteria. It is transmitted through the bite of infected ticks carrying the bacteria. Though the disease is treatable, it can cause complications if medical intervention is delayed. Its initial stage symptoms are similar to common flu, so the symptoms and […]

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 […]

White Particles in Urine

Urination is a very important function of the body as it helps in eliminating toxic wastes and excess liquid. Normal urine usually has a pale yellow, amber, or sometimes colorless appearance depending on the hydration level of the body. While appearance of white particles in urine does not necessarily mean that a person is in […]

Spleen Pain

Spleen Pain

The spleen is a part of the lymphatic system that is situated in the upper left section of the abdomen and guarded by the rib cage. It performs a host of functions, including draining worn out or damaged RBCs and infection causing matter as well as fighting particular bacteria types that cause pneumonia and meningitis. […]

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 […]

Sciatic Nerve Pain

Sciatic Nerve Pain

Also known as sciatica, sciatic nerve pain refers to sharp and intense pain that radiates between the legs and the lower back area. Such pain is caused due to irritation of the sciatic nerve which is the longest nerve in the body. The nerve starts in the lower back area, passes via the back of […]

Itchy Hands and Feet (With or Without Rash)

Itchy Hands and Feet (With or Without Rash)

Medically called pruritus, itching can be localized or generalized. The latter is typically a sign of some underlying systemic disorder, while localized itching, like itchy hands and feet, is often an indicator of some skin disease. Causes of itchy hands and feet Some of the common causes and associated symptoms of itchy hands and feet […]