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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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Cyst in Throat

A cyst is lump that has an outer layer, which contains either liquid or gases in it. There are different kinds of cysts depending on their place of origin from the tissues. Cysts can develop in any part of the body and in most instances, they are not that symptomatic. Attention should not be given […]

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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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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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Rett Syndrome

Rett Syndrome was originally termed as cerebroatrophic hyperammonemia. It is an uncommon hereditary postnatal neurological condition of the brain’s gray matter which almost entirely affects girls but exceptional cases have shown to affect boys also. Characteristic clinical attributes involve small hands, feet and a reduced head growth rate. The patients lack verbal skills and almost […]

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Lump On Right Side of Neck

Lumps can come to the neck out of various sources. Some of these may be serious while others are not worth worrying about. This article explores the major causes of lumps on the right side of the neck:  Lump On Right Side of Neck- Causes Congenital lumps Congenital lumps usually arise from errors in the […]

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Lump On Left Side Of Neck

Having lumps in any part of the body can cause a lot of panic to an individual, as many people relate this to cancer. Fortunately, most lumps that appear on the neck are not dangerous. This however doesn’t mean that they should be ignored; you would do better discussing the matter with your doctor. Causes […]

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Itchy Belly Button

  Belly button also known as the navel is the remnant of the umbilical cord that forms a central scar on the abdomen. Itchiness around the umbilicus or belly button is common as the area is warm and moist making it susceptible to bacterial and fungal microorganism growth if not closely cared for. Itchiness of […]

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