What is De Quervain’s Tenosynovitis? De Quervain’s tendinosis is a painful swelling (inflammation) of specific tendons of the thumb. The condition is also known as de Quervain tendinitis or de Quervain’s tenosynovitis. DeQuervain’s was named after the Swiss surgeon who first described the condition in 1895. Tendons are bands of …Read More »
Phimosis – Overview, Causes, Complications and Treatment
Overview Phimosis is defined as the inability to retract the skin (foreskin or prepuce) covering the head (glans) of the penis. Phimosis may appear as a tight ring or “rubber band” of foreskin around the tip of the penis, preventing full retraction. Types of Phimosis Phimosis is divided into two …Read More »
Frequent Urination- Definition, Causes, and Treatment
Definition Frequent urination, also known as urinary frequency, is a condition in which you feel the need to pass urine more often than usual. Frequent urination may occur due to a variety of reasons, some of which are not serious or harmful. For example, frequent urination may occur after drinking …Read More »
Fibromyalgia – Symptoms, Complications, and Epidemiology.
Definition Fibromyalgia is the most common condition in which a person has long-term, body-wide pain and tenderness in joints, muscles, tendons, and other soft tissue. Fibromyalgia has also been linked to fatigue, sleep problems, headaches, depression, and anxiety. The pain of Fibromyalgia Syndrome is usually described as aching, throbbing or …Read More »
Erectile Dysfunction – Root Cause, Symptoms, Treatment.
Definition Erectile dysfunction is defined as the inability to achieve and maintain a penile erection adequate for satisfactory sexual intercourse. You may have ED if you can get an erection sometimes, though not every time can get an erection, yet it does not last long enough for sex are unable …Read More »
Duane Syndrome – Causes, Diagnosis and Treatment.
Definition Duane syndrome (DS) is a rare, congenital disorder of eye movement. In most patients, DS is diagnosed by the age of 10 years. DS is a miswiring of the eye muscles that cause some eye muscles to contract when they should not and other eye muscles not to contract …Read More »