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Opportunistic infection and HIV / AIDS

What is Opportunistic infection Illness that develops in a person who is IMMUNOCOMPROMISED as a result of exposure to an otherwise benign MICROBE or a PATHOGEN a healthy IMMUNE SYSTEM could contain or eradicate. Opportunistic infections commonly occur in people who have HIV/AIDS, are receiving IMMUNOSUPPRESSIVE

Fecal (bowel) Incontinence

Fecal (bowel) Incontinence

Fecal Incontinence - loss of bowel control. Fecal incontinence occurs more frequently in young children and in elderly adults, though can occur at any age. FECAL IMPACTION, in which stool hardens in the RECTUM, is a common cause of fecal incontinence, particularly in children, as digestive waste that continues to move

Bronchoscopy procedure - definition

Bronchoscopy procedure - definition

What is Bronchoscopy procedure Bronchoscopy is a diagnostic procedure in which the doctor uses a flexible, lighted endoscope, inserted through the THROAT and into the airways under sedation or ANESTHESIA, to view the TRACHEA, bronchi, and other structures of the respiratory tract. The doctor also can watch the LUNGS

Grape seed extract

Grape seed extract

Grape seed extract is thanks to its antioxidant effects generally more effective than vitamin C or E, and it is healthy for heart and reducing a cancer risk. Grape seed extract of blue grapes has become one of the main medicines in Europe. It belongs to the group of natural substances so called flavonoid-antioxidants;

Charcot-Marie-Tooth (CMT) disease, syndrome - symptoms, treatment

Charcot-Marie-Tooth (CMT) disease, syndrome - symptoms, treatment

Charcot-Marie-Tooth (CMT) disease - An inherited neuromuscular disorder in which the myelin sheath that covers and protects the PERIPHERAL NERVES deteriorates. The loss of the myelin sheath allows NERVE signals to escape from the nerves before they reach their destinations. CMT is the most common inherited

Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) - Symptoms and Treatment

What is Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) A bacterial INFECTION of the BLADDER and URETHRA. The most common bacterial culprit is Escherichia coli, which is normally present in the gastrointestinal tract. Other BACTERIA may also cause UTI. Typically UTI, commonly called bladder infection, refers to infection that remains

Diaper Rash - definition and treatment

Diaper Rash - definition and treatment

Diaper Rash - An irritation of the genitals and buttocks in an infant or young child who wears diapers. Diaper RASH may also affect adults who wear adult diapers or other incontinence products. Most diaper rash begins as a reaction to the chemicals in urine or feces, notably ammonia, that comes into contact with the