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Prodrome

What is Prodrome and define Prodrome - the stage of illness immediately before the emergence of full symptoms. Prodrome is particularly prominent in herpesvirus INFECTION, which features tingling and irritation at the sites where herpes blisters are about to erupt. Prodrome occurs with many viral infections, such as

Genetic Carrier - definition

Genetic Carrier - definition

Genetic Carrier - an individual whose GENOTYPE contains a recessive GENE MUTATION capable of causing a genetic disorder though the individual does not have or show symptoms of the disorder the mutation causes. Typically a genetic CARRIER has one “good” gene and one mutated gene. A genetic carrier may pass

Hidradenitis Suppurativa - treatment

Hidradenitis Suppurativa - treatment

Hidradenitis Suppurativa is a condition of chronic INFLAMMATION resulting from blockage of the HAIR follicles (follicular occlusion). The inflammation may involve the apocrine glands, SWEAT GLANDS that secrete fluid into the hair follicles. The hair follicles then channel the sweat to the surface of the SKIN. When

Drug - definition and information

Drug - definition and information

Drug - any product that, when it enters the body, changes the function of the body in some way. Drugs such as ANTIBIOTIC MEDICATIONS work by killing BACTERIA within the body, for example, and antiarrhythmia drugs work by altering the electrical activity of the HEART. As the mainstay of modern medicine, drugs exert

Scleritis - treatment

Scleritis - treatment

Scleritis is an INFLAMMATION of the sclera, the white fibrous outer layer of the EYE. The inflammation develops gradually, involving the connective tissue structure of the sclera. The scleritis may involve a small portion of the sclera (sectoral scleritis) or the entire globe of the eye (diffuse scleritis). Some

Rectal Prolapse

Rectal Prolapse

Rectal Prolapse - protrusion of the rectal mucosa (lining of the RECTUM) through the ANUS. Rectal prolapse often affects women beyond MENOPAUSE who experienced trauma during vaginal CHILDBIRTH and have residual weakness of the pelvic structures. However, rectal prolapse occasionally affects men, usually those who are

Calciferol vitamin D

Calciferol vitamin D

What is Vitamin D - Calciferol Vitamin D is produced in the organism, if the skin is exposed to the ultraviolet rays in the sun light. Many people suffer from vitamin D deficiency in winter. The organism ability to produce vitamin D decreases with ageing. Therefore, the vitamin D insufficiency is common for elderly