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Intestinal Adhesions - symptoms, causes and treatment

Intestinal Adhesions - symptoms, causes and treatment

Intestinal Adhesions - areas of tissue that fuse together when SCAR tissue extends into normal tissue. Intestinal adhesions are most common in people who have had abdominal surgery (particularly multiple operations) though also may form with ENDOMETRIOSIS, INFLAMMATORY BOWEL DISEASE (IBD), CELIAC DISEASE, and other

Lymphoma - symptoms and treatment

Lymphoma - symptoms and treatment

What is Lymphoma Lymphoma is a type of CANCER that affects the hematopoietic functions of the LYMPH system that results in the uncontrolled proliferation of lymphocytes, the type of LEUKOCYTE (white BLOOD cell) that the lymph tissues primarily produce. The lymphocytes congregate in the lymph tissues to form

Orchitis - infection - definition, symptoms and treatment

Orchitis - infection - definition, symptoms and treatment

What is Orchitis and Definition Orchitis - INFLAMMATION of one testicle or both TESTICLES, often due to INFECTION. Bacterial infection may result from SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASES (STDS) such as GONORRHEA or SYPHILIS. MUMPS, a viral INFECTION that primarily affects the SALIVARY GLANDS, is a common cause of orchitis,

Hair - definition and function

Hair - definition and function

Hair are the fibers that grow from the hair follicles. Not far above the root of the hair follicle the cells that form the hair fiber are dead, hardened into their shape through compression within the follicle as new cells emerging from the hair’s root push them upward. A hair fiber is five or six cells in

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

Wound Care - treatment, infection and complications

Wound Care - treatment, infection and complications

Wound Care - The care necessary, including cleansing and dressing changes, to keep surgical incisions, or wounds, healthy as they heal. Most surgical wounds heal quickly and without complication and require very little care beyond keeping them clean and dry for one to five days after surgery. Redness at the incision

Cryptococcosis / Cryptococcus and symptoms

What is Cryptococcosis - Cryptococcus An illness that results from INFECTION with the FUNGUS Cryptococcus neoformans, which is abundant in soil worldwide. Cryptococcosis may affect the MENINGES (membranes covering the BRAIN and SPINAL CORD), the LUNGS, or the SKIN. Infection is most likely in people who are