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Abscess Near The Anus

Perianal Abscess Having a boil or a painful bump around the anal opening? This may be a perianal abscess. Abscess is a localized collection of pus any where in the body. It commonly occurs near or around the anal opening, since this area is exposed to a lot of bugs. Abscess in this location is […]

Itchy Skin After Shower- Causes And Remedies

Why Does Your Body Itch Immediately After Taking a Bath? The cause is excessive dryness. Dryness is the stimuli to which your skin sense respond by giving you a feel of extreme itch. Our skin secretes out a natural oil from its pores on a constant basis. This oil like secretions help to keep it […]

Calcium Daily Need And Its Excess- Side Effects

How Much Calcium Do We Need? A human adult requires 1000 to 1200mg of calcium per day. It is preferable to get this calcium from your daily diet. In cases where this is not achievable, supplements may be added, taking care that the total calcium does not crosses the daily requirement. Usually, Vitamin D is […]

Acute Sinusitis- How to Recognize it and Management

What is Acute Sinusitis? Sinuses are air spaces present in the bones that make up our face and head. These spaces are such designed so that the bones are light. Inflammation of these air spaces in called sinusitis. This may happen due to some infection or allergy that affects this region. How To Know if […]

Common Causes of Having Itching Around The Anus?

Itching Around The Anus Very commonly, people get an urge to scratch around their anus. This typically happen after washing the area or at night times. This is medically called Pruritis Ani, that’s itching around the anus. Don’t ignore this symptom. There are many conditions that can cause itching over there. It’s important to investigate […]

Teriparatide (Forteo) Injections- How it Works, Side Effects And Precautions

What is Teriparatide? It is a artificially prepared Parathyroid hormone, rDNA origin. Used to treat both men and post monepausal women, who are at a high risk of having fractures. Common Brand Names Common brand names under which the medicine is sold include, Forteo, Terifrec Mechanism of Action? Teriparatide is identical to a portion of […]

Psoriasis Over Penis

What is psoriasis? If you notice a rash over your body skin, anywhere, which is red, itchy and scaly, it’s better to see a dermatologist for diagnosis. While a red itchy patch could be a fungal infection or eczema, psoriasis needs to be ruled out. Psoriasis is a auto immune disorder, where superficial skin cells […]

All About Typhoid Spread And Prevention

How Does Typhoid Spread? It spreads by consuming food or drinks contaminated by salmonella bacteria. The route is called oro fecal, that is, the infected individual passes stools containing the bacteria. These bacteria may someway contaminate food or water, that is consumed by another healthy individual, who later on contracts the disease. Is Typhoid Contagious? […]

Total Hip Replacement Surgery- After care, Exercises, Precautions

Total Hip Replacement This is a commonly done surgery these days. Here, the ball and socket joint of the hip is replaced. This is a main weight bearing joint of our body. So, take care after surgery to help healing and attain proper alignment and movements. You’ll need to follow instructions given by your doctor […]

Diseases Associated With Dyslipidemia

Dyslipidemia The term indicates any disturbance in your blood lipid levels. Your lipids may be high, low or there may be an abnormality in the ratio of different types of lipids. All these situations come under the broader term Dyslipidemia. Association of Dyslipidemia With Heart Problems Most forms of dyslipidemia are closely associated with heart […]