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 […]

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 […]