Category: Infection

SYMPTOMS OF VIRAL HEMORRHAGIC FEVERS

Viral hemorrhagic (hem-uh-RAJ-ik) fevers are infectious diseases that interrupt the blood’s clotting ability. These diseases can also cause harm to the walls of tiny blood vessels, causing them leaky. The internal bleeding that occurs can range from relatively minor to life-threatening. Some viral hemorrhagic fevers may include: Dengue Ebola Lassa Marburg Yellow fever These diseases …

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BENEFITS OF PEPPERMINT TEA

benefits of peppermint tea – Google Search Peppermint (Mentha × piperita) is an aromatic herb that belongs to a mint family which is a cross between watermint and spearmint. It is gotten from Europe and Asia, it has been used for decades for its pleasant, minty taste and health benefits. Peppermint can be used as …

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INGROWN NASAL HAIR

An ingrown hair seems to happen when a hair that’s been removed through methods such as tweezing, shaving, or waxing grows back into your skin. Those with curly hair happens to have ingrown hairs more often due to the hair naturally tends to curl back towards the skin. Although mostly seen on the face and …

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RISK OF VOCAL CORD PARALYSIS

Vocal cord paralysis occurs when the nerve impulses to your voice box (larynx) are disrupted. This leads to paralysis of the vocal cord muscles. Vocal cord paralysis can disrupt your speak ability and even breathe. That’s because your vocal cords, sometimes known as vocal folds, do more than just make sound. They also guard your …

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SCROTAL MASSES: SYMPTOMS & CAUSES

Scrotal masses are abnormalities in the bag of skin hanging right behind the penis (scrotum). The scrotum contains the testicles and related structures that produce, store and transport sperm and male sex hormones. Scrotal masses might be an accumulation of fluids, the growth of abnormal tissue, or normal contents of the scrotum that have become …

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RISK OF SHIGELLA INFECTION

Shigella infection (shigellosis) is an intestinal condition caused by a family of bacteria known as shigella. The major sign of shigella infection is diarrhea, which is usually bloody. Shigella can be transmitted through direct contact with the bacteria found in the stool. For example, this can occur in a child care setting when staff members …

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IMPLICATIONS OF SEPSIS

Sepsis is a potentially life-threatening complication of an infection. Sepsis happens when chemicals released into the bloodstream to fight against the infection causes inflammatory responses throughout the body. This inflammation can cause a cascade of changes that can harm multiple organ systems, making them to fail. If sepsis persists to septic shock, blood pressure drops …

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TESTICULAR CANCER: SYMPTOMS & CAUSES

Testicular cancer occurs in the testicles (testes), which are found inside the scrotum, a loose bag of skin below the penis. The testicles secrete male sex hormones and sperm for reproduction. Testicular cancer is very rare when compared with other types of cancer. But testicular cancer is the most type common cancer in American males …

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PANIC ATTACKS AND PANIC DISORDER: SYMPTOMS & CAUSES

A panic attack is a sudden episode of intense fear that causes severe physical reactions when there is no complication or apparent cause. Panic attacks can be very dangerous. When panic attacks happen, you might feel you’re losing control, experiencing a heart attack or even dying. Many people experience just one or two panic attacks …

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PANCREATITIS: SYMPTOMS & CAUSES

Pancreatitis caused by gallstones Pancreatitis is inflammation of the pancreas. The pancreas is a long, flat gland that found behind the stomach in the upper abdomen. The pancreas secretes enzymes that help digestion and hormones that help regulate the way your body processes sugar (glucose). Pancreatitis can result as acute pancreatitis which means it appears …

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