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Stevens-Johnson Syndrome

Stevens-Johnson syndrome is a rare disorder of the skin and mucus membranes- usually a reaction to a medication or infection. It is regarded as a kind of toxic epidermal necrolysis, in simpler terms, a condition in which dying cells cause the epidermis to separate from the dermis. It is often thought to arise from a […]

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Scratched Cornea

The eye is one of the most delicate, yet most exposed parts of the body. It is for this particular reason that eye injuries are a fairly common occurrence. Eye scratches usually take the top of the list of eye injuries. They can occur in many ways and forms, but the most common is corneal […]

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Noonan Syndrome

Noonan syndrome is a disorder involving changes in genes that impair the normal development of the body parts. This disorder presents in different ways some of which include heart defects, short stature, unusual facial characteristics, and developmental delays. While the syndrome occurs due to genetic mutation and can be acquired from dominant inheritance whereby a […]

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Morquio Syndrome

Morquio syndrome is a rare hereditary birth defect that is estimated to occur in one of every 200,000 births. This disease is progressive, meaning the symptoms will worsen, as the child gets older. It is so rare that both parents must have a defective gene for there to be a chance of passing the syndrome […]

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Broken Foot

Broken foot refers to a fracture or cracks in any of the foot bones. In most cases, the region around the fracture becomes tender and bruises may also appear. It is important that one should not place any weight on such a foot until it has been assessed by a doctor and proper treatment given. […]

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Verrucous Keratosis

Verrucuos keratosis refers to a skin disease affecting the epidermis. Verrucous means growths resembling warts, while keratinocytes mean the growths forming on your outermost layer of the skin. The illness causes overgrowths on the skin that look like warts. The condition is also referred to as seborrheic keratosis. The only slight difference between the two […]

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Neutrophils – What You Need to Know

Neutrophils are white blood cells that fight infection in the body. It is critical that neutrophils are always at normal range because of the essential role they play in the immune system. Like platelets, these cells may decrease during certain situations. An example is when one is going through myelosuppressive therapy, a treatment that inhibits […]

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IBS Pain

What is IBS? IBS or irritable bowel syndrome is a very common functional gut disorder. This means, in this syndrome, there exist no structural abnormality. So, only the gut malfunctions while rest all the parts look normal.   Who gets it – Statistics for IBS Research studies have shown that on an average 1 in […]

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What is Deodorant Rash?

Deodorant rash refers to an itchy, red, inflammatory skin rash which develops at the place where deodorant is applied. Sometimes, the rash may be bumpy and elicit flaking, peeling, oozing, and blistering. Most cases of deodorant rash are caused as part of allergic reactions of increased skin sensitivity. Medical ailments like sweat glands blockage and […]

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Horsefly Bite

A horsefly is a large fly belonging to the Tabanidae family of insects of the Diptera order. It is also known by other names like forest fly, deer fly, and March fly. It is regarded as the largest species in the true flies insect category. A horsefly appears the same as a normal housefly, but […]

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