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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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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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Orange Colored Stool

The color, shape, and texture of your stool can tell a lot about what is going on inside your body. It is therefore advisable that you take a moment to check on your discharge every day before you flash the toilet. Normally, the color of stool varies between brown, green, and yellow. Other things that […]

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Signs of Dehydration in Children

Dehydration in children refers to the lack of fluids in the child’s body. Dehydration can occur due to a variety of factors such as diarrhea, vomiting, and insufficient intake of water and other fluids, or a combination of any of these ailments. It is rare for increased and frequent urination or excessive perspiration to cause […]

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Fetal heart rate chart

The fetal heart rate is measured with the help of an ultrasound Doppler. Expectant women can themselves measure the heart beats as well as feel them. Women who hear the heart beats of their baby for the first time will find the experience to be exhilarating and fascinating. Unfortunately, after getting to know about the […]

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Pierre Robin Syndrome – Pictures, Symptoms, Causes, Treatment

Pierre Robin sequence is condition of facial defects that are present from birth. It is considered as a sequence because it entails some developmental malformations, one involving the next. The exact cause of the abnormality is not known, but it is believed that genetic anomalies of certain chromosomes are the cause. The condition is often […]

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Growth Spurts in Babies

Growth spurt is a condition wherein the baby grows faster than normal. During this phase of growth spurts the baby often nurse more frequently than usual. Sometimes they may nurse every hour. Such babies also tend to act crankier than usual. Significant increase in baby’s appetite for milk during this phase is temporary. In babies […]

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