Diseases And Conditions | Medical Treasure - Part 2

Category: Diseases and Conditions

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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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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