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Infantigo

What is Infantigo? It is a kind of bacterial infection affecting the skin, majorly of the face. It happens to people of all age groups but is more common in people of young age. The bacterium involved is generally staphylococcus. In some cases though, it is streptococcus. It is highly contagious. Preschool children are the most […]

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Hyperesthesia

Hyperesthesia is described as the heightened sensitivity to the stimuli of a person’s senses. The condition may affect any one of your senses like touch, smell, sight or sound, or affect all the senses. There are individual names given to every stimulus of the sense. For instance, ‘’tactile hyperesthesia’’ means enhanced touch sensitivity and ‘’auditory […]

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Hyperdontia

What is Hyperdontia? The standard number of permanent teeth in an adult is 32 and the number of primary teeth in an infant is 20. When a person grows an excess number of teeth in addition to the standard number, the condition is defined as ‘Hyperdontia’. It is an oral condition characterized by having supernumerary teeth […]

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Enteritis

When various factors like poisons, bacterial and viral infections and irritants cause inflammation of the intestines, particularly the small intestine, the condition is described as enteritis. (more…)

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Encephalomalacia

Encephalomalacia is a kind of disease which affects all the age groups and causes damage to the brain. Generally, it is caused by a serious accident or injury or sometimes even due to infection and it affects your brain directly. In this article, you will be reading about all the essentials which you should know […]

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Ecchymosis

Ecchymosis Definition Ecchymosis is a kind of skin condition and should not be confused with bruises. The term is described as hemorrhagic blotching that happens just beneath the thin layer of the skin wherein a pool of blood accumulates due to rupture of blood vessels and causes discoloration of the skin. Unlike bruises, Ecchymosis is […]

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Ear Pain

When you are suffering from ear pain, it does not necessarily mean that you have to visit your doctor. Most ear pains clear up after some time without any treatment but, if you are suffering from severe ear pain for a very long period of time then you should definitely consult your doctor. (more…)

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Anasarca

Anasarca Definition Blood passes through a network of blood vessels in our bodies, such as arteries, veins, and capillaries. The semi-permeable property of capillaries causes some fluid to pass outside of it. When fluid effuse into the skin, it causes the skin to swell, this type of condition is termed as Anasarca. (more…)

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Circumvallate Papillae

Circumvallate Papillae Definition Circumvallate Papillae also knew as Vallate Papillae are the biggest papillae on the tongue. They are located at the back of the tongue and arranged in a V-shape pattern. Most individuals have 6 to 12 papillae that help them to taste the bitterness of a food. (more…)

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Petechiae

What are Petechiae? Petechia, or in its plural form, Petechiae, is small, red or purple spotting on the skin caused by a minor bleeding from broken capillary blood vessels. These spots are usually 1 to 2 mm in size and are usually used in the plural since a single lesion is insignificant or rarely noticed. […]

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Torus Palatinus

What is Torus Palatinus? Torus palatinus, also known as palatal tori, tori palatinus, palatinus torus, is a benign, bony growth on the roof of the mouth. This growth is one of the most common types of growths in the oral cavity. It is not a cancerous growth and is not painful or sore in most […]

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