Diseases and Conditions | Medical Treasure - Part 2

Category: Diseases and Conditions

Decortication of Lung

When the immune system reacts to a threat inside cavities, it sometimes delivers a viscous fluid to the affected region. The fluid, which contains soluble fibers, spreads over the target surface and quickly hardens. In this way, it engulfs the infection, preventing its spread. While this works well in most cases, the process, known as […]

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Guillain Barre Syndrome

Guillain Barre Syndrome is an autoimmune disease,  wherein the body’s immune system erroneously attacks the peripheral nervous system.  There is a quick muscle weakness starting at the feet and legs and then quickly moving up to the other parts of the torso. The symptom occurs in half a day and lasts for two weeks. However it […]

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Pancreas Pain

Pancreas pain occurs following the inflammation of the pancreas. The pain is commonly referred to by its technical name, pancreatitis. Pancreatitis can either be chronic or acute. Chronic pancreatitis When the pancreas has been suffering inflammation for a long time, this form of pancreatitis goes by the name ‘chronic pancreatitis’. Chronic pancreatitis usually occurs following […]

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Zika Fever

Zika fever is caused by the zika virus, which belongs to the family of the same virus which causes dengue, the Flavivirus. Therefore it shows similar symptoms as that of dengue and other closely related alphavirus family disease, chikungunya. The main symptoms are similar to dengue, but in a very milder form. These include mild […]

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Zika Virus – All You Wanted to Know

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Zika virus belongs to the family Flaviviridae and belongs to the genus Flavivirus. It is transmitted by the Aedes species of mosquito, which is active during the day time. This virus is known to cause a very mild illness in human body, known as zika fever. This disease used to occur in the equatorial region […]

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Bruxism

Many people clench or grind their teeth on a constant basis. This grinding of teeth is called Bruxism. The reasons may be many such as in anger or anxiety. At times it is done out of habit. People having crooked teeth have also been found to have the grinding habit. Many people in their sleep  […]

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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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Urine smells like Coffee

Urine is an end product of kidneys’ filtration process. It relieves body from excess fluid, eliminates waste products, Maintains acid base pH and helps in osmoregulation. The blood is filtered by the kidney and then composition of the rest fluid is altered as per the need. Urinary system consists of kidney, ureter, urinary bladder and […]

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Trace Protein in Urine

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Occurrence of protein in urine is medically referred to as proteinuria. Presence of trace levels of protein in urine is normal. However, excessive amounts of protein in urine is often indicative of serious underlying disorders. Hence, people with persistent cases of protein in urine, whether in trace amounts or excessive levels, need to consult a […]

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Blood Pressure Chart by Age and Gender

Blood pressure refers to the pressure that blood exerts on the walls of the blood vessels. Systolic blood pressure refers to pressure measured during contraction of the heart and subsequent pumping of blood into the varied vessels, while diastolic pressure refers to blood pressure measures during cardiac relaxation when it gets filled with blood. Blood […]

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