Category Archives: Infections

Asymptomatic Carriers Of Coronavirus

Asymptomatic Carriers The first thing to understand is that asymptomatic carriers can spread this infection further. These are people affected by coronavirus, not showing any symptoms, appearing to be very healthy. Furthermore, they’re not coughing or sneezing. Even then, they may spread the infection further. This has been confirmed by WHO now. How Dose This […]

Corona Virus- Illness And Treatment

What Is Corona Virus? This one is just another flu virus that has recently been in much discussions. It is very contagious and is spreading through droplet infections among humans. Where Has It Come From? The first country to be affected by the virus is China. It’s primary host is not yet clearly known. Some […]

Dry Cuticle And Hangnials

What Is a Hangnail? it’s common to notice a tiny piece of skin growing somewhere around the base of the nail. It’s rugged in appearance and looks like a worn off skin from the side of the nail margins. Such growths are called hangnails. They are common over our hands. However, a rare one may […]

FAQs On AIDS And HIV Infection

What Is The Difference Between HIV And AIDS? HIV or Human Immunodeficiency Virus is a deadly virus, which infects humans. It makes you ill and, if left untreated, may finally lead to a condition called AIDS. So, AIDS is the advanced condition of the illness caused by this virus. How Does One Get Infected By […]

High Fever With Cough May Be Typhoid

Is Cough a Symptom Of Typhoid Illness? Cough is not a ‘must be‘ symptom in typhoid illness. However, many patients suffering from typhoid may show cough. Hallmark Symptoms Of Typhoid Typhoid, caused by a bacteria named Salmonella Typhi, is basically an illness affecting your Gut. So, symptoms are mostly related to the gastrointestinal tract. You […]

Itchy Ears

Common Causes of Having Itchiness in the Ears Dryness By far, this is the commonest cause of having an itch in the ear. You must have noticed that your ears itch after you clean your ear thoroughly with a cotton bud or cloth. Such thorough cleanings remove the waxy coverings lining the ear canal, rendering […]

Swollen Finger By Thorn Prick

Thorn pricks It’s common to get pricked by a thorn while working in the garden, plucking flowers, fruits or vegetables. Better not ignore a thorn prick. You need to be watchful. A simple thorn prick may lead to serious medical emergencies like cellulitis, abscess formation, lymphangitis, synovitis or even sepsis or shock like condition. Earliest […]

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 […]