Medical Treasure - Part 2

Verrucous Keratosis

Verrucuos keratosis refers to a skin disease affecting the epidermis. Verrucous means growths resembling warts, while keratinocytes mean the growths forming on your outermost layer of the skin. The illness causes overgrowths on the skin that look like warts. The condition is also referred to as seborrheic keratosis. The only slight difference between the two […]

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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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What is Deodorant Rash?

Deodorant rash refers to an itchy, red, inflammatory skin rash which develops at the place where deodorant is applied. Sometimes, the rash may be bumpy and elicit flaking, peeling, oozing, and blistering. Most cases of deodorant rash are caused as part of allergic reactions of increased skin sensitivity. Medical ailments like sweat glands blockage and […]

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Horsefly Bite

A horsefly is a large fly belonging to the Tabanidae family of insects of the Diptera order. It is also known by other names like forest fly, deer fly, and March fly. It is regarded as the largest species in the true flies insect category. A horsefly appears the same as a normal housefly, but […]

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VI Peel – All You Wanted to Know

It has been said that if you look good, you feel good. People have always been conscious about their appearance as far as the skin is concerned. Being the most visible body part, the skin is usually exposed to some dangers such as germs, bacteria, and the intense sun. Others may just be a victim […]

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Normal Specific Gravity of Urine

Urine samples are used by doctors to evaluate our health and determine abnormalities. The urine sample tests taken for a medical check-up are called urinalysis. Urinalysis tests are painless, and can be used for both children and adults. There are various components that can be monitored from such a samples, one of them being specific […]

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Absolute Monocytes Low – What does it mean?

Monocytes are a type of white blood cell produced in the bone marrow.  Resembling like amoeboid, they fight certain infections and help out other white blood cells to remove damaged dead tissues. They also destroy cancer cells and help to regulate immunity against foreign substances. A monocyte count is component of a complete blood count […]

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Throbbing Pain in Chest

Chest pain can include any kind of discomfort or pain that takes place between the upper belly areas extending above to the lower neck region. This kind of pain is not age restricted and can occur to individuals belonging to any age group. Throbbing chest pain is commonly referred to as chest pressure, chest tightness, […]

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Intermittent Stomach Pain

Stomach pain can be used to identify cramps or dull ache in the tummy region or more precisely the abdomen part. This kind of pain can occur due to several reasons and can range from being mild to severe. Stomach aches can persist for longer periods when it is due to a serious reason or […]

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