Disorders | Medical Treasure - Part 2

Category: Disorders

Scalloped Tongue

The occurence of unusual dents on the sides of a tongue is medically referred to as a scalloped tongue. These dent marks typically form because of excess force of the teeth on the tongue, which causes it to compress. It is possible for the tongue to become bigger due to infections, inflammation, soreness, and other […]

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When Protein Levels in Urine Exceed the Normal Range

The body dispels excess urine from the body via urine. Thus, urine normally has some proteins content, but it is usually very low. Normal protein levels in urine range between 0 and 8 mg/dL. This reading standard may differ from one lab to another. Protein content in urine can be measured by a dipstick test. […]

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Bone Bruise Healing Time

Bruised bone is the consequence of strong physical trauma or compressive force on the bone. It causes severe pain and often takes a long time to heal. However, bone bruise healing time depends upon the level of injury and whether it is severe or not. The areas commonly affected are the knee, ankle and feet. […]

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Sediment in Urine

Some sediment is commonly find in people’s urine, however whether it is normal or not can only be determined by a close analysis of the type and quantity of the sediment. Usually the sediment comprises of different cells, and solid debris like material which is usually shed from the internal urinary tract. Often people with […]

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Upper Lip Twitching

Upper lip twitching is common and affects almost one and all. Twitching of lips is an immediate and unusual contraction of the lip muscle. It is an instinctive action and may occur only on lower or upper lips or both the lips at the same time. Twitching may occur because of some stimulation or some […]

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Hard Stool

Hard stool is usually a sign of constipation. The presence of stool in the gastrointestinal tract for over 48 hours results in reabsorption of the fluid by the body, thereby causing the stool to become dry, hard, lumpy, and difficult to eliminate out from the body. Untreated cases can lead to chronic constipation and in […]

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Loose Stool

Normal stool is soft, firm, and brownish in color with a peanut butter like consistency that prevents any strain or pressure during bowel movements. Any change in this texture, color, and consistency of feces is regarded as anomalous and loose stool is one of them. Loose stool can occur due to minor causes or severe […]

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What causes Oily Urine?

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Very few people ever take a moment to look keenly at their wastes. But it is dangerous to avoid doing this seemingly irrelevant task; the urine or feces that one produces can tell a lot about their health status.  It can also help to detect diseases early and treat them before they take toll of […]

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Misophonia

Literally meaning ‘hatred of sound,’ misophonia is a rare condition that is marked by occurrence of flight, anger, disgust, hatred and other negative emotions upon exposure to certain types of sounds. Such sounds may be soft of loud. Also known as selective sound sensitivity syndrome, the origin of the condition is believed to be neurological. […]

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Oily Stool

Oily stool is caused due to the presence of fats in stool and is medically referred to as steatorrhea. It usually occurs due to malabsorption of fats when food is getting digested, i.e., the fats were not absorbed by the linings of the digestive tract. Oily stool usually appears greasy and bulky and emits a […]

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