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Drool Rash

Drooling in babies is mainly caused by teething, although there are times when a child can drool even when teething is not the underlying cause. When the baby constantly drools on the chest and the chin, the skin will develop a red irritation called a drooling rash. There are certain things that you should know […]

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Herpes Whitlow

Herpes whitlow is a skin rash caused due to infection by herpes simplex virus/HSV. The early stages of the infection is marked by formation of tiny, reddish, and elevated spots or bumps on skin, especially the fingers. The abnormal bumps will then worsen and turn into a severely painful and discomforting lesion. Sometimes, the pain […]

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Encephalomalacia

Encephalomalacia is a brain disorder characterized by local or widespread softening of tissues in brain. Such softening usually occurs due to inflammation or hemorrhage and the softened area of brain does not function at all. Different areas of the brain may be adversely affected and tissue damage may occur in frontal, temporal, occipital, and parietal […]

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Spastic Colon

Spastic colon is a condition of the large intestine marked by abdominal cramping and pain, bloating, gas, diarrhea, and constipation. In most cases, patients experience mild symptoms, but sometimes it may be severe. Spastic colon is also referred to as irritable bowel syndrome/IBS. It may however be noted that the term spastic colon refers to […]

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Lumbosacral Neuritis

The condition of inflammation or irritation of nerves occurring in lumbar area vertebra is known as lumbosacral neuritis. The lower back region consists of L1 to L5 vertebral bones, the sacrum, and a big bone (which connects the pelvis to the spinal column) at spine’s lower end. The fibers or nerve root of any of […]

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Pus Pockets in Throat

‘Pus pockets in throat’ is not a condition in itself but rather a symptom of some other underlying illness like pharyngitis or tonsillitis. Pus pockets in throat may be caused due to inflammation of the pharynx or the tonsils which in turn can occur due to varied illnesses like common cold, flu, and bacterial infections […]

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Lip Discoloration

Lips are soft and usually reddish or pinkish in color. Lips may discolor or become darker due to a variety of causes, including contact with environmental elements, underlying skin ailments, systemic conditions, lifestyle aspects, and electromagnetic, chemical, physical, or mechanical damage of lip tissue. It may be noted that lips usually never attain a completely […]

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Supernumerary Teeth

‘Supernumerary teeth’ is an oral condition marked by presence of more than normal number of teeth. Also known as hyperdontia, it is a rare abnormality that affects about 1 to 4 percent of children. Children typically get their milk teeth, 20 in number, before age 3 years. The deciduous teeth begin to shed around 5 […]

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Lipase Test – All You Need to Know

Lipase test is a test done to find the amount of lipase in the blood. Lipase is an enzyme that is present in the pancreas and its main function is to help the intestines in the breaking down and absorption of fats into the body. Lipase is generated by tongue, stomach, liver, saliva and some […]

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How long does cocaine stay in your system?

Most of the cocaine users dread the period that the cocaine will take in their body systems. Traces of cocaine can be detected in the body system unit such as blood, urine, hair, saliva or sweat. The chemical name for the cocaine is known as benzoylmethylecgonine. Once the cocaine is taken, it is expelled out […]

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