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Dried Blood in Ear

Dried blood in ear is often eliminated along with ear discharge. The drainage may consist of dried blood and fluid, wax, and/or pus. Dried blood in ear can occur due to serious causes and hence it is important for all patients to seek immediate medical attention. Symptoms Dried blood in ear may be accompanied by […]

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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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Microscopic Blood in Urine

The presence of blood or red blood cells in urine is medically referred to as hematuria. In healthy people, about 2.5 million inefficient, old, and dead red blood cells are eliminated from the body along with urine on a daily basis. However, when healthy RBCs are found it blood, then it can be indicative of […]

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How long does Alcohol stay in your System?

It is very important for habitual drinkers to know for how long the alcohol remains in the body. Consumption of too much alcohol makes a person loose consciousness to an extent. Knowing the duration of alcohol to be metabolized by the body is essential for road safety the most. Drinking and driving is one of […]

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How long does Cotinine stay in Your System?

The use of tobacco in varied forms like cigars, cigarettes, spit or smokeless tobacco, snuff, etc., results in the passage of nicotine into the body which is then process into cotinine in varied organs like the lungs, liver, etc. Besides nicotine, cotinine is also widely accepted as a valid biomarker and indicator of tobacco use. […]

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How to Figure out your Blood Type

Knowing one’s blood group has become essential for not only medical or biological reasons but also to get a visa or to apply for certain jobs. Unfortunately this is one of the most ignored parts of the human body and people usually assume their blood types by referring to their parent’s but it’s definitely not […]

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Dried Blood in Nose

Dried blood is called a clot. It is composed of mucus component interspersed in blood cells. Mucus in different parts of your body has different names and snot is used to refer to mucus that is coming from the nose. Whenever you have mucus that is reddish brown or tinged red, it is a sign […]

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Blood Pimple – What do I do about it?

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A blood pimple is a type of blister that occurs in a human body normally when the sub dermal tissues or blood vessels are damaged. In other words, it develops when you cause some sort of trauma to your skin such as itching or squeezing a pimple. This trauma causes the pimple to pool with […]

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Black Period Blood

During the menstrual cycle, the lining of the uterus thickens reason being it is ready for pregnancy. During period, the uterus lining along with blood is shed by the body. Near the end of the period or the start, sometimes the menstrual blood becomes dark brown or almost black. Darker-colored blood usually just means that the […]

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Thrombus vs Embolus

Thrombus and embolus both are the blood clots but thrombus is stationary while embolus is floating. Blot clot is a clump that forms when blood changes its state from liquid to solid and gets hardened. Blot clot formed inside veins or arteries are referred to as thrombus. Thrombus can also be formed inside the heart. […]

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