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Atrophic Kidney

Atrophic kidney is a medical term used to describe a condition of shrinkage of kidney. Atrophic tends to be extremely small in size. It can occur due to dysfunction of the kidney, kidney diseases, any damage to the kidney or its units called nephrons, or hampered blow flow to the organ. All healthy humans have […]

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Candida Auris (Superbugs)- What you need to know

There is an uncommon but dangerous fungus infection that is resistant to drugs called Candida Auris (C. Auris) People who have a suppressed immune system when exposed to this pathogen can develop life-threatening complications. There are certain strains of C. Auris, called superbugs because they are resistant to drugs, and are causing infections in hospital […]

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Distended Bowel

A condition of swelling or enlargement of the bowel is referred to as a distended bowel. It can occur due to a variety of different reason, including intestinal blockages and bowel muscle or nerve problems, etc. Treatment of distended bowel is dependent on underlying cause. Common practices include medications, diet changes, rest, and surgery in […]

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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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Encephalomalacia

Encephalomalacia is a brain disorder characterized by local or widespread softening of tissues in brain. Such softening usually occurs due to inflammation or hemorrhage and the softened area of brain does not function at all. Different areas of the brain may be adversely affected and tissue damage may occur in frontal, temporal, occipital, and parietal […]

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Spastic Colon

Spastic colon is a condition of the large intestine marked by abdominal cramping and pain, bloating, gas, diarrhea, and constipation. In most cases, patients experience mild symptoms, but sometimes it may be severe. Spastic colon is also referred to as irritable bowel syndrome/IBS. It may however be noted that the term spastic colon refers to […]

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Lumbosacral Neuritis

The condition of inflammation or irritation of nerves occurring in lumbar area vertebra is known as lumbosacral neuritis. The lower back region consists of L1 to L5 vertebral bones, the sacrum, and a big bone (which connects the pelvis to the spinal column) at spine’s lower end. The fibers or nerve root of any of […]

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Pus Pockets in Throat

‘Pus pockets in throat’ is not a condition in itself but rather a symptom of some other underlying illness like pharyngitis or tonsillitis. Pus pockets in throat may be caused due to inflammation of the pharynx or the tonsils which in turn can occur due to varied illnesses like common cold, flu, and bacterial infections […]

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Lip Discoloration

Lips are soft and usually reddish or pinkish in color. Lips may discolor or become darker due to a variety of causes, including contact with environmental elements, underlying skin ailments, systemic conditions, lifestyle aspects, and electromagnetic, chemical, physical, or mechanical damage of lip tissue. It may be noted that lips usually never attain a completely […]

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Supernumerary Teeth

‘Supernumerary teeth’ is an oral condition marked by presence of more than normal number of teeth. Also known as hyperdontia, it is a rare abnormality that affects about 1 to 4 percent of children. Children typically get their milk teeth, 20 in number, before age 3 years. The deciduous teeth begin to shed around 5 […]

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