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Gallbladder Sludge

What is Gallbladder Sludge? Gallbladder Sludge (or biliary sludge) is located in between the liver and the intestine. The work of the gallbladder is that it stores the secreted bile from the liver and release it to the intestine. By doing this, it helps in digestion for a human body. When the gallbladder is not […]

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Bartonella Rash

What is Bartonella Rash? Bartonella refers to a group of bacteria that live inside cells of the body and are protected from the immune system. They are present amongst many species of the mammal population. The resulting disease after infection is called Bartonellosis. (more…)

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Femoral Nerve

Femoral Nerve Location The femoral nerve is located in the leg near the groin. The femoral nerve forms the largest branch of lumbar plexus and is associated both with motor and sensory function. The femoral nerve supplies out two muscular branches to the Psoas and Iliacus muscles. (more…)

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Actinomycosis

Actinomycosis is a rare bacterium caused infectious disease which spreads from one body organ to the other through body tissues and blood. Actinomycosis leads to pus- filled inflammation of the tissues and formation of massy knots. It affects animals more than humans. And also in humans it is more prevalent in males than in females. […]

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Actinic keratosis

What is actinic keratosis? It is a dermatological (or skin) disease. The word actinic keratosis itself describes what has happened to the skin. The Greek words ‘actinic’ stands for ray and ‘keratosis’ means hardening of skin. Actinic keratosis is the outgrowth of a scaly and crusty outgrowth on skin due to damage from the exposure […]

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Psychosomatic Disorders

In today’s world, many individuals fall ill for various reasons. Diseases are considered to not only have biological causes but psychological causes as well. Today, all over the world, people are recognizing the role of thoughts and emotions in illness and acknowledging the concept of psychosomatic illness. (more…)

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Tinea Versicolor

Tinea Versicolor

What is Tinea Versicolor? Tinea Versicolor is a skin infection which occurs due to fungus, accompanied by skin eruptions on proximal extremities and on the trunk area. Also known as Pityriasis Versicolor and it is mainly caused by the yeasts which lives on the skin, called Malassezia. This medical condition is not contagious however, the […]

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Sun Poisoning Rash

What is Sun Poisoning Rash? A sun poisoning rash is a term used for the medical condition for excessive sunburn. It does not involve any real poisoning or toxic substances. The excessive sunburn occurs when the surface of the skin is exposed to prolonged ultraviolet radiation of the sun which in turn ends up inflaming […]

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Rhinophyma

Rosacea is a chronic skin condition where the skin breaks out into reddish pus filled pustules on the face. This happens due to the inflammation of the hair follicles and the sweat glands. One of the subtypes of rosacea is Rhinophyma. (more…)

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