Monthly Archives: April 2019

Acne vulgaris- Causes, Treatment and Prevention

What is Acne vulgaris? Acne vulgaris is an inflammatory disorder of the pilosebaceous unit, which runs a chronic course and it is self-limiting. Acne vulgaris is triggered by Propionibacterium acne in adolescence, under the influence of normal circulating dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA). It is a very common skin disorder which can present …

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Biceps Tendonitis or Tendinitis- Causes and Treatment

Definition- Biceps Tendonitis Even though tendons are tough, if you overuse them they can become sore and painful. This is caused by micro-tears in the tendon and it is called tendonitis (sometimes spelled “tendinitis”). Tendonitis can occur because of repetitive motion. For instance, professional baseball players, swimmers, tennis players, and …

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Batten Disease- Causes and Treatment

Definition Batten disease is the name for a group of inherited nervous system disorders that most often begin in childhood and interfere with a cell’s ability to recycle a cellular residue called lipofuscin. Batten is commonly being used to describe the many forms of the disease, called neuronal ceroid lipofuscinosis. …

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Eye floaters- Types, Causes, and Treatment

Eye floaters definition Eye floaters are deposits or condensation in the vitreous (often referred to as vitreous humor, vitreous fluid, or vitreous gel), the material that fills the posterior part of the eye. People use the term eye floaters to describe seeing spots within their vision that move or “float” …

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Frostbite – Causes, Risk factors, and Diagnosis.

Definition of Frostbite Frostbite is a type of injury that can occur when your skin’s exposure to the cold. It is also refered as the freezing of body tissue (usually skin) that results when the blood vessels contract, reducing blood flow and oxygen to the affected body parts. The normal …

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