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Whitlow - herpes

Whitlow - herpes

Whitlow is an INFECTION at the end of the finger, or less commonly the end of a toe, that contains pus and is very painful. The area is inflamed, enlarged, erythematous (reddened), and often oozing. A common cause of whitlow is infection with the HERPES SIMPLEX VIRUS (HSV), conveyed to the finger via contact with

Penis - definition and function

Penis - definition and function

What is Penis, definition and function Penis is the male organ for URINATION and SEXUAL INTERCOURSE. The penis is an elongated, cylindrical structure made of connective and erectile tissue that extends outside the body from the base of the pelvis. Ligaments attach the root of the penis (segment within the body) to

Riboflavin vitamin B2 - migraine and benefits

Riboflavin vitamin B2 - migraine and benefits

Riboflavin - Vitamin B2 acts against migraine and prevention of cataracts (cataract), helps heal skin. Riboflavin is a water-soluble vitamin B group, which is involved in converting proteins, fats and carbohydrates into energy needed for the organism. Insufficient intake of riboflavin deficiency is often accompanied

Uterine Prolapse - symptoms and treatment

Uterine Prolapse - symptoms and treatment

What is Uterine Prolapse Uterine Prolapse is a circumstance in which the ligaments and muscles that support the UTERUS within the abdomen weaken, allowing the uterus to sag into the VAGINA. The weakness generally occurs as a consequence of multiple pregnancies that stress them or traumatic CHILDBIRTH that causes

Dandruff - treatment, causes and symptoms

Dandruff - treatment, causes and symptoms

Dandruff is a common symptom in which the sebaceous glands on the scalp increase their activity, ccelerating the SKIN’s normal, continuous process of replacing itself. Consequently the skin on the scalp sheds cells at an accelerated rate, causing visible patches of collected cells that accumulate on the

Vitamin K supplement - rich foods - sources, deficiency, benefits and warnings

Vitamin K supplement - rich foods - sources, deficiency, benefits and warnings

What is Vitamin K In 1930, Danish scientists examining chickens fed with no fat feed found intestine bleedings. The problem was solved with a remedial herb called snail clover containing vitamin with beneficial coagulation effects, therefore vitamin K. The scientists know today, the organism gains the majority of

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