Category Archives: Allergies

Dandruff And Shampoos That Work

What is Dandruff? White to yellowish Grey flakes, commonly seen over the scalp skin, are medically called dandruff. It is characterized by small white colored oily flakes of dead skin that appear attached to hair or shed to lie over shoulders. The condition is usually itchy. As you itch, more of the dead skin cells […]

Tonsil Stones – Symptoms, Prevention and Treatment

Tonsil Stones They are medically called tonsilloliths. They are stony masses present in the tonsillar fossa. What Are Tonsil Stones? Hard cystic masses of variable shapes, found on location where lymphoid tissues are present are called  tonsil stones. They may be whitish to creamish in color. How Are They Formed? They get formed when the […]

Early Identification and Management of Bronchial Asthma

How to Identify and Manage Bronchial Asthma Faster? This is not easy to diagnose. The diagnosis is usually by exclusion. The possibility of common respiratory infections is excluded and signs of asthma are carefully observed. If the child has wheezing (whistling sound while breathing) during episodes of cough and cold, or if he gets recurrent […]

Now Air Pollution Officially Linked With Cancer by WHO

Air Pollution Called Human Carcinogen by WHO With increasing industrial growth, tons of waste products are constantly produced and dumped into our environment. For long, things were ignored. But now these hazardous substances have started taking toll on our health. It’s surprising that just taking your routine breaths may lead to cancer. Pollutants in the […]

Swollen Labia – Causes and Management

Causes of Swelling in Labia and Its Treatment Swelling in the labia may be generalized, that is, throughout the vulva, or localized, confined to particular structures only. It may be unilateral or bilateral. There may be other symptoms associated with it like burning, pain or itching. The cause of vulval swelling is diagnosed on the […]

Wet and Dry Sneezes

Dry and Wet Sneezes Q: Hello. I have got 3 questions and I would be really grateful if you answer them. 1) I am from Pakistan. I am a young man- tall, strong, healthy, fit and exercise regularly. I am a bit curious about my sneeze. It’s a wet sounding, spraying type of a sneeze […]

Red Rashes on the Face Near Nose

Red Facial Rashes Adjacent to Nose Q: I am a 40 years old male, having red rashes beside my nose since 9 years. These rashes are very light red surfaced during the noon to night; every morning comparatively very low in appearance. Detailed background is as under. Earlier, in the year of 1999-2000, some pigmentation […]