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Cyst in Throat

A cyst is lump that has an outer layer, which contains either liquid or gases in it. There are different kinds of cysts depending on their place of origin from the tissues. Cysts can develop in any part of the body and in most instances, they are not that symptomatic. Attention should not be given […]

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Scratched Cornea

The eye is one of the most delicate, yet most exposed parts of the body. It is for this particular reason that eye injuries are a fairly common occurrence. Eye scratches usually take the top of the list of eye injuries. They can occur in many ways and forms, but the most common is corneal […]

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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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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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Septum Piercing – All You Wanted to Know

Septum piercing refers to a kind of nose piercing that involves piercing the cartilage and bone wall present in the center of the nasal cavities. The wall is called the nasal septum. Septum piercing is not as popular as normal nostril piercing.  The Procedure A small area occurs between the bottom part of the nose […]

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Helix Piercing

The piercing of the helix or cartilage (upper ear) is known as helix piercing. The piercing is usually made to wear a piece of jewelry. Usually a small gauge, a needle or a gun is used to make the hole. However, piercing with a gun should be avoided because it gives a sudden shock to […]

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Is there a vaccine for Ebola?

Ebola is a virus which upon infection causes hemorrhagic fevers, i.e., diseases characterized by hemorrhage or excessive bleeding, organ failure, and fatalities in several cases. The virus is native to the African continent which has witness periodic outbreaks of the illness over many decades. The Ebola virus reside in animals; it can be transmitted to […]

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Swollen Nostril

Blasé Pascal once said, “If the nose of Cleopatra had been shorter, the whole face of the earth would have been changed”. Keeping the beauty apart, the nose is not only a natural filter but also an air conditioner. However, swelling of nostril is an uncomfortable condition which might differ from person to person. Some […]

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Low grade squamous intraepithelial lesion

Low grade squamous intraepithelial lesion is a type of anomalous formation of squamous cell on the topmost cover of the cervix. It is also known as ‘LGSIL’. Squamous cells are flat in shape, a type of epithelial cells that appear similar to scales. Epithelial cells help in absorbing, moving and distributing some of the nutrients […]

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