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What is a Constipation?

It is defined as a disorder in which there is a difficulty in the passage of hard as well as dry stools. It is not so frequent. It can occur alone or in combination with the other signs and symptoms. It can also occur due to the inflammation, trauma, obstruction

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Explain improper urination along with its signs, diagnoses and treatment

What is a Less or improper urination? It is defined as a disorder in which there is a difficulty in

What is Stomach Pain and how is it diagnosed?

It is defined as a disorder in which there is a pain in the stomach. It is also known as

What Are Abdominal Problems?

It is defined as a disorder in which there is a pain in the stomach. It is also known as

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Scalp Acne – Getting rid of scalp pimples

Scalp acne, the mildest form of which is also known as scalp folliculitis, occurs more frequently than most people realize. Just about everyone knows what acne is and that it commonly breaks out on the face, chest, arms and on the back. But acne also appears on other parts of

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Rosacea and Acne Rosacea Home Remedies

Acne Rosacea, the common name for Papulopustular Rosacea, like all forms of Rosacea has proven itself exceedingly difficult to treat

Natural Way of Handling Aging Vices

Skin aging can be one of the initial signs to indicate that we are not getting any younger. Aging is

Adult Acne And Hormone Exposed

A lot of people seems to believe that that the sun will help in ridding them of their acne problems

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What is Aarskog Ose Pande Syndrome?

It is also known as the short syndrome. In this condition there are many birth defects. These defects involve the different organ systems. What are the signs and symptoms of Aarskog Ose Pande Syndrome? This is characterized by the presence of Short Height Extra Extensibility Of The Joints Depression In

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What is Aarkog Syndrome?

It is an inherited disorder. It is also known as the Aarskog Scott syndrome. It is an X linked recessive disorder. The

What are the signs and symptoms of Aarskog Syndrome?

This is characterized by: 1. Short Height. 2. Hypertelorism, that is abnormally increased space between two bodily parts or organs

What is Aase Smith Syndrome?

It is also known as the Aase syndrome. It is inherited and is autosomal dominant. There is an underdevelopment of

What is the molecular biology of Aarskog Syndrome?

It occurs due to the mutation in FGDI gene. It encodes a GEF which refers to guanine nucleotide exchange factor.

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What are the signs and symptoms of Acoustic neuroma?

It occurs as a loss of hearing or deafness which is ispilateral in nature. The balance is disturbed and there is an alteration in the gait. There occurs nausea and vomiting which is associated with the vertigo. There is a pressure in the ear which is mainly due to the

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What does an allergy mean?

It is defined as a disorder in which there is an involvement of the immune system. It is also known

What causes Allergies?

It includes the two categories mainly the host and environmental factors. The host factors include the sex, hereditary, race and

How to cure Allergies?

It includes the number of improvements till date to treat this condition. In relation to the hyper sensitivity and anaphylaxis

How to treat a Skin Allergy?

It includes the pharmaco therapy and immune therapy mainly. In the pharmaco therapy there are many antagonistic drugs which are

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What are the symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease?

As the disease progress the symptoms include the: 1. Irritation 2. Confusion 3. Change in mood 4. Inability to speak properly 5. Loss of memory in the long term 6. Decrease in the senses. 7. Loss of functions of the body. 8. Death It is very difficult to have an

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What are the causes of Alzheimer’s disease?

There are three main different theories regarding it. The oldest theory is based upon the drugs. It is known as

How to diagnosis Alzheimer’s Disease?

Alzheimer’s disease is usually diagnosed clinically from the double history from relatives and patient history. Also certain clinical observations are

What is the prognosis of a person with Alzheimer’s disease?

It is very difficult to have an idea about the outcome of this disease known as prognosis. The time span

What is Alzheimer’s disease?

It is defined as a disorder in which there is a most common type of dementia. It cannot be cured

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What Is A Diarrhea?

It is defined as a disorder in which there is a 3 or more stools which are loose or in the form of liquid per day. This definition has been given by the world health organization. In the developing countries this is the main cause of death. Most of the

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What Is A Diphtheria?

It is defined as a disorder in which there is a bacterial infection caused by the corny bacterium diptheriae. It

What Is A Pertusis?

It is defined as a disorder in which there is an involvement of the young people which are more prone

What Is A Bacterial Vaginosis?

It is defined as a disorder in which there is an infection in the vagina. It is also known as

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What is a Dengue Fever?

It is defined as a disorder in which there is an acute condition which occurs in the areas where there is a tropical climate. It leads to fever and there is a condition which can lead to death. It is caused by the different varieties of viruses. It is also

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What are the signs and symptoms of Dengue Fever?

It includes the pain in muscle as well as joints along with a severe head ache. These features are sudden

What is the cause and treatment of Dengue

What are the causes of dengue fever? It includes the different varieties of viruses. The most common is dengue virus

How Dengue Fever can be Diagnosed?

It is mainly done with the help of signs and symptoms. It includes the pain in muscle as well as

How Dengue Fever can be prevented?

There is no vaccine against this disorder till date. There are many researches going on to know about the vaccine.

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What is Accessory Navicular Bone?

It is defined as a condition in which there is an accessory bone formation of the foot. It develops in front of the ankle and inside the foot. It is present around 3 percent of the population and is mainly asymptomatic. It can become symptomatic in the later stages. What

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What is Absence Of Tibia With Polydactyly?

It is defined as a condition in which there is a congenital absence of the tibial bone. It includes the

What Is A Synovitis Acne Pustulosis Hyperostosis Osteomyelitis Syndrome?

It is defined as a disorder in which there are bone disorders in which there is an inflammation. It brings

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What is an Acoustic Neuroma?

It is defined as a condition in which there is a primary intra cranial tumor of the myelin forming cells. It is benign in the nature and involves the vestibule cochlear nerve. It is the 8th cranial nerve. It is also known as the vestibular schwannoma. The term acoustic is

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What is the treatment of Acoustic Neuroma?

It can be treated with the multiple methods: 1. Mainly it includes the use of surgery along with the radiotherapy. Nearly,

What is the diagnosis of Acoustic Neuroma?

A good quality CT helps in the diagnosis of this condition. It detects the nueromas which are larger in size

What is the pathogenesis of Acoustic Neuroma?

It occurs sporadically and in few cases it occurs as a part of von recklin hausen neuro fibromatosis. The neuroma

What is an Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia Congenital Sporadic Aniridia?

It is defined as a disorder in which there is a acute leukemia along with the congenital aniridia. It is

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How Depression got originated?

The Greek physician Hippocrates gave an explanation of the syndrome of melancholia as a unique disease which involves physical as well as mental features. It relies on the fear which lasts for a long time. The emphasis is given on the collection of symptoms. It includes sadness, fear etc. The

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What is Depression?

Depression disorder is also known as clinical depression, major depression, unipolar depression, or unipolar disorder is a disorder of brain

What are the signs and symptoms of Depression?

Depression is a serious disorder in which the confidence and mood is low. The person loses interest in normal activities.

How Depression Can Be Treated?

Three most common treatments for depression are: 1. Medication, 2. Psychotherapy, 3. Electroconvulsive Therapy. Psychotherapy is the treatment of choice

What is the effect of Depression on people?

This disease is a major cause of death worldwide. The numbers of people who are already suffering from this disease

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Diseases and Conditions

Warts

Warts are actually benign tumors of the epidermis caused by a virus. They can affect any area of the body, but are usually found on the fingers, hands, and feet. It is distributed with the full source and a small amount of documentation. Warts are usually painless with the exception

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Von Willebrand Disease

Von Willebrand’s factor is a glycoprotein produced both by platelets (the blood cells involved in clotting) and by the cells

Volvulus

A volvulus – in this case occurring in childhood – is a twisting of the bowel with obstruction of the

Vitiligo

Vitiligo is a pigmentation disorder in which melanocytes (the cells that make pigment) in the skin, the mucous membranes (tissues

Vaginitis

The composition of flora changes with age, stress, hormonal influence, general health status, and activity. The most common causes of

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Emotional Disorders

What is Abuse?

What is a child abuse? It is defined as a disorder in which there is a physical as well as emotional mis treatment of child. It is also defined as a number of acts of omission or commission by parents or a care giver. It may result in harm or

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What are the signs and symptoms of Abuse?

Signs and symptoms of Abuse are: • Depression • Anxiety • Stress • Physical injury to child • Re victim

How the Abuse can be treated?

It includes the multiple treatments. The sexually abused children were treated with the help of therapy known as trauma related

What are the different causes of child abuse?

It includes the multiple causes as this is a complex phenomenon. One must know about the cause of abuse and

What are the chances of outcome of child abuse in future?

It includes the statistics of the year 1997 which says that there were most cases of neglect which were followed

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Enzyme Deficiency Diseases

What is an Acidemia, Isovaleric?

It is defined as a condition in which there occur metabolic disorders which affect the normal metabolism of the branched chain amino acid. This amino acid is known as the leucine. It is also known as the isovaleric aciduria or dehydrogenase deficiency. It is a rare condition of autosomal recessive

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What is an Acidemia, Propionic?

It is defined as a condition in which there occurs metabolic disorder which affects the branched chain organic acid. It

What is Acatalasemia?

It is defined as a condition in which there is an absence of catalase. It is also referred as an

What is Acyl-CoA Dehydrogenase, Short Chain, Deficiency?

It is defined as a disorder in which there is a problem in the fatty acid oxidation. It is an

What is Acyl-CoA Dehydrogenase, Very Long Chain, Deficiency?

It is defined as a disorder in which there is a problem in the fatty acid oxidation. It is an

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What is the treatment and prognosis of Acid maltase deficiency?

There are certain cardiac and respiratory problems which are treated according to the symptoms. There is a physical and occupational therapy which is very beneficial. The temporary improvement occurs due to the changes in diet. It does not have impact on the course of disease. There is a genetic counseling

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What are the signs and symtoms of Achromatopsia?

There are many symptoms which are associated with this disorder. It includes the nystagmus, amblyopia, iris operating abnormalities and hemeralopia

What is an Achromatopsia?

It is defined as a condition in which there occur five different diseases. It is also known as ACHM. There

What is the patho physiology of Achromatopsia?

The electro retinography helps to diagnose the hemeralopic aspect of this condition. It is a non invasive technique. The response

What is the cause of Achromatopsia?

The acquired achromatopsia is also known as the dyschromatopsia. In this there is an injury to the thalamus of the

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Scalp Acne – Getting rid of scalp pimples

Scalp acne, the mildest form of which is also known as scalp folliculitis, occurs more frequently than most people realize. Just about everyone knows what acne is and that it commonly breaks out on the face, chest, arms and on the back. But acne also appears on other parts of

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Rosacea and Acne Rosacea Home Remedies

Acne Rosacea, the common name for Papulopustular Rosacea, like all forms of Rosacea has proven itself exceedingly difficult to treat

Natural Way of Handling Aging Vices

Skin aging can be one of the initial signs to indicate that we are not getting any younger. Aging is

Adult Acne And Hormone Exposed

A lot of people seems to believe that that the sun will help in ridding them of their acne problems

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What is Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm?

It is defined as a condition in which there is a swelling of the abdominal aorta. It is also referred as an AAA. The abdominal aorta exceeds its diameter by more than 50 percent. The degeneration of aortic wall leads to this condition but the exact reason is still uncovered. The

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What are the causes of abdominal aortic aneurysm?

The exact etiology of this condition is not known. It is a degenerative process. The causative factors can be cigarette

What is the patho physiology of abdominal aortic aneurysm?

There are some noticeable changes seen in the tunic media and intima. The lipid cells are accumulated in the foam

What is the classification of abdominal aortic aneurysm?

The size and symptoms of the triple A condition play a crucial role in the classification of this condition. An

What is the diagnosis and screening of abdominal aortic aneurysm?

This condition is mainly diagnosed by the use of ultra sound, CT and physical examination. The x ray show the

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What is an Acquired Agranulocytosis?

It is defined as a condition in which there is a severe and low white blood cell count referred as a leucopenia. It is also known as the agranulosis. It most commonly affects the neutrophils leading to neutropenia. It occurs in the circulating blood. There is an absence of infection

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What is Acanthocytosis Chorea?

It is defined as a condition in which there is a mutation gene which causes the changes in the structural

What is Acanthocytosis?

It is defined as a condition in which there is a formation of red blood cells which have spikes on

What is an Acrocyanosis?

It is defined as a condition in which there is a blue discoloration of the digits. It involves the hands

What is an Acute Erythroblastic Leukemia?

It is defined as a disorder in which there is a cancer of the myeloid line of blood cells. In

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Yeast Infection Home Remedies

Yeast are normally found in the human body, but it becomes abnormal if it overgrows on a certain parts where it should not even be there. Most women experience yeast infection in their life as Candida albicans can be found due to over productionof yeast. In pregnant mothers, the use

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Warts Home Remedies

A wart is generally a small, rough tumour, typically on hands and feet, that resembles a cauliflower. The incubation period

Sunburn Home Remedies

A sunburn is a burn to the skin produced by overexposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation, commonly from the sun ‘s

Stretch Marks Home Remedies

Stretch marks are a normal part of puberty for most girls and guys. Stretch marks are caused by changes in

Sore Throat Home Remedies

Sore throat is a symptom of many medical disorders. Sore throats are common. The disease is normally seen in children

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Infectious Diseases

What is an Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome?

Popularly Known As AIDS It is defined as a condition in which there is an involvement of the immune system. It is caused by the human immune deficiency virus which is referred as HIV. It decreases the effectiveness of immune system and makes the individuals susceptible to the infections and

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What is an Acquired Syphilis?

It is defined as a condition in which there is a sexual transmission of disease which is caused by the

What is Acanthocheilonemiasis?

It is defined as a condition in which there is a tropical infectious disease which is caused by a parasite

What is an Acute Necrotizing Ulcerative Gingivitis?

It is defined as a disorder in which there is an infection of the gum disease. It is also known

What is a Plague?

What is a Plague? It is defined as a disorder in which there is a bacterium known as y. pestis

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What is an Acute Idiopathic Polyneuritis?

It is defined as a disorder in which there is an inflammation of the peripheral nerves. It is a rare disease in which there is a progressive form of the ascending poly neuropathy due to the auto immune response. What are the signs and symptoms of Acute idiopathic polyneuritis? It

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What is Acute Renal Failure?

It is defined as a disorder in which there is a loss of the kidney function. It is a rapid

What is Acute Tubular Necrosis?

It is defined as a disorder in which there is a death of the tubular cells that form tubules. They

What is an Adrenal Hyper Plasia?

It is defined as a disorder in which there is a mutation of the gene for enzymes which lead to

What are the signs symptoms classification and treatment of Adrenal Hyper Plasia?

It includes the vomiting which occurs due to the wasting of salt which may lead to the dehydration and death.

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What is Adeno Carcinoma of Lung?

It is defined as a disorder in which there is an uncontrolled growth of the cells in the tissues of lungs. It may lead to the metastasis in which there is an invasion of the adjacent tissue. One can also observe the infiltration beyond the lungs. Most of the primary

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What are the signs and symptoms of Adeno Carcinoma of Lung?

It includes the most common symptoms such as Shortness of breath: -Coughing, -Loss in the weight, -Blood in cough along

What are the causes of Adeno Carcinoma of Lung?

1.  It includes the most common cause of this disorder is a long term exposure to tobacco smoke. The occurrence

What is the patho genesis of Adeno Carcinoma of Lung?

In this there is an activation of the onco gene or an inactivation of the tumor suppressor gene. Onco genes

What is the screening of Adeno Carcinoma of Lung?

It includes the use of medical tests which helps to detect the disease. It helps to asymptomatic people and there

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What is Aagenaes Syndrome?

It is defined as a syndrome in which the lymph vessels are not fully formed. It is a congenital condition. It is autosomal recessive disorder and its genetic cause is unidentified. Some suggest that the chromosome 15 q is involved. As the lymph vessels are involved it is considered to be lymphangiogenetic in

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What is Abdominal Cystic Lymphangioma?

It is defined as a condition in which there is a blockage in the lymphatic system. It is rare and

What are the signs and symptoms of abdominal cystic lymphangioma?

Mainly there are three different types of lymphangioma with different symptoms. The size of vessels helps to differentiate the different

What is the cause of abdominal cystic lymphangioma?

The main cause of this condition is the blockage of lymphatic system. It occurs as the fetus is developed and

What is the treatment and prognosis of abdominal cystic lymphangioma?

The prognosis of lymphangioma is generally excellent. The lymphangiomas provide a temporary relief and they should be removed by surgery.

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X-Ray

X Ray is a type of invisible electromagnetic radiation that has a wavelength short enough to pass through many substances. X-rays are used to examine tissues inside the body. The rays are directed from one side through the area, to be examined, and recorded on a photographic plate on the

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Visual Field Test

The visual field is the area you can see when looking straight ahead. Defects in the visual field may result

Visual Acuity Test

Visual Acuity Test is a series of tests to determine the sharpness of vision, and the extent and nature of

Urography

Urography is used to check the kidneys and the tubes that drain them. It may be used to look at

Urinalysis

Urinalysis is a method of examining tissues deep inside the body by means of high-frequency sound waves. Ultrasound waves bounce

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What Is A Recurrent Intra Oral Herpes Simplex Disease?

It is defined as a disorder in which there is a viral infection. It is caused by the HSV type 1 as well as 2. It is present on different locations and it depends on the site on basis which it is defined. There is oral herpes which is present

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What Is A Dysnomia?

It is defined as a disorder in which there is a problem to correct the words presents in memory when

What is an Acrocephaly Pulmonary Stenosis Mental Retardation?

It is defined as a condition in which there is a narrow pulmonary valve. It shows mental retardation. It is

What are signs and symptoms of Meningitis?

It is defined as a disorder in which there is an infection of the membranes and nervous system of the

What is an Attention Deficit Hyper Activity Disorder?

It is defined as a disorder in which there is a problem in the behavior which results in the increase

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Miscellaneous Diseases

What is Aarskog Ose Pande Syndrome?

It is also known as the short syndrome. In this condition there are many birth defects. These defects involve the different organ systems. What are the signs and symptoms of Aarskog Ose Pande Syndrome? This is characterized by the presence of Short Height Extra Extensibility Of The Joints Depression In

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What is Aarkog Syndrome?

It is an inherited disorder. It is also known as the Aarskog Scott syndrome. It is an X linked recessive disorder. The

What are the signs and symptoms of Aarskog Syndrome?

This is characterized by: 1. Short Height. 2. Hypertelorism, that is abnormally increased space between two bodily parts or organs

What is Aase Smith Syndrome?

It is also known as the Aase syndrome. It is inherited and is autosomal dominant. There is an underdevelopment of

What is the molecular biology of Aarskog Syndrome?

It occurs due to the mutation in FGDI gene. It encodes a GEF which refers to guanine nucleotide exchange factor.

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What is Abasia?

The abasia denotes to without step and is defined as an inability of the individual to walk due to the impaired coordination of muscles. What are the signs and symptoms of Abasia? It includes the choreic abasia which occurs due to the chorea of legs and paralytic abasia which occurs due

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What is the absence of Gluteal Muscle?

It is defined as a condition in which there is a congenital absence of gluteal muscle. It was described in

What is an Achalasia, Familial Esophageal?

It is defined as a condition in which there is an esophegal motility disorder. It has a layer of smooth

What are the signs and symtoms of Achalasia, Familial Esophageal?

The common symptoms are difficulty in swallowing, regurgitation of the undigested food. The difficulty in swallowing gets worse with each

What is the diagnosis of Achalasia, Familial Esophageal?

The symptoms are similar and this condition is mistaken for the other conditions like GERD which stands for gastro esophageal

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What is Abdallat Davis Farrage Syndrome?

It is defined as a condition in which there is a disorder of the skin and hair leading to pigmentation. It leads to progressive spastic paraparesis along with the peripheral neuropathy. It is autosomal recessive and genetic in nature. It is also referred as a neurocutaneous syndrome. What are the

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What is Accessory Deep Peroneal Nerve?

It is defined as a condition in which there is an extra nerve in the leg. Some people have it.

What Is Bells Palsy?

It is defined as a disorder in which there is an involvement of the facial nerve. It is the nerve

What Is Dyslexia?

It is defined as a disorder in which there is a problem in the learning. The person has problem in

What Is A Trigeminal Neuralgia?

It is defined as a disorder in which there is an involvement of the trigeminal nerve. There is a pain

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What are the different types of Dental Ccaries?

It includes the enamel caries, dentin caries, reversible caries, irreversible caries, pit and fissure, smooth surface, acute and chronic dental caries, primary and secondary caries. In case of enamel caries there is an involvement of the enamel which is the outermost layer of teeth and it causes loss of minerals

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What is a Dental Caries?

It is defined as a disorder in which there is a loss of tooth structure. It starts slowly and involves

What are the different factors which can lead to dental caries?

It includes the host, agent, environment and time. The host factors include the teeth and saliva. The agent factors include

What is a Dental Fluorosis?

It is defined as a disorder in which there is a large intake of fluoride which is a metal. It

What are the different types of Dental Fluorosis?

It includes the normal, very mild, mild, moderate and severe form of fluorosis. In the normal type of fluorosis there

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Skin Disorders & Diseases Treatment

Miliaria – Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

Miliaria is a skin disease marked by small and itchy rashes. It is also called as prickly heat or sweat rash. It is generally occurs in hot and humid conditions such as during summers and tropics. It can affect people of all ages and is commonly found in infants and

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Melasma – Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

Melasma is a very common skin disorder, characterized by irregular patches of dark patches on the skin. Melasma is also

Melanoma – Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

Melanoma is a malignant tumor of melanocytes which are found predominantly in skin but also in the bowel and the

Lymphomatoid Papulosis – Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

Lymphomatoid Papulosis is a stubborn persistent rash that usually occurs on the chest, stomach, back, arms and legs. Lymphomatoid papulosis

Lupus of the Skin – Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

Lupus of the Skin is characterized by fever, skin lesions, joint pain or arthritis and anemia, and often affecting the

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What is a Pregnancy?

It is defined as a condition in which there is a support given to a fetus when it is conceived till a birth is given. What are the signs and symptoms of Pregnancy? It includes the nausea, vomiting, sore nipples, and sickness in the morning as well as no periods.

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What is an Amenorrhoea (Absence of periods)?

It is defined as a disorder in which there is an absence of periods. Before puberty, the women do not

What is a Menorrhagia?

It is defined as a disorder in which there is an increase in the length as well as amount of

What is Mastitis? Explain about its causes, symptoms and treatment

It is defined as a disorder in which there is an inflammation of the breast. It leads to pain, swelling

What Is A Hirsutism Disease?

It is defined as a disorder in which there is a formation of excessive hair in the females. It occurs

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