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Signs and symptoms of cancer

Signs and symptoms of cancer

Though each type of cancer has specific signs and symptoms, some symptoms are universal to nearly all types of cancer. Such symptoms include unintended weight loss, often rapid general sense of not feeling well (malaise) fatigue that does not improve with sleep and rest unexplained FEVER or night sweats swollen

Normal flora - nose, mouth, skin and vagina

What is Normal flora The BACTERIA, fungi, and other microorganisms naturally present within the environment of the healthy body. Normal flora exist on the surface of the SKIN, within natural cavities such as the NOSE and MOUTH, in the gastrointestinal tract, and in the reproductive tract. These beneficial microbes

Immune Response and Immune System

What is Immune Response and Definition The multiple mechanisms and processes through which the body identifies and reacts to antigens. The immune response is the body’s primary means of protecting itself from INFECTION. There are three independent yet complementary immune response pathways: ANTIBODYMEDIATED

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome - treatment, symptoms, exercises and surgery

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome - treatment, symptoms, exercises and surgery

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is a collection of symptoms resulting from compression of the median NERVE as it passes through the carpal tunnel, a narrow channel in the carpal bones of the wrist. The ligaments that form the carpal tunnel can become irritated and inflamed, constricting the median nerve and the tendons in the

Bezoar - stones in stomach - definition and symptoms

Bezoar - stones in stomach - definition and symptoms

Bezoar - a hardened mass of indigestible matter that forms in the STOMACH, such as HAIR (trichobezoar), insoluble plant fiber (phytobezoar), or a combination of hair and plant fiber (trichophytobezoar). Bezoars can develop in children who chew their hair or eat substances such as sand or grass and in adults who have

Vena Cava - Function and definition

Vena Cava - Function and definition

Vena Cava are the two largest veins in human body together called the venae. These veins collectively return deoxygenated BLOOD to the HEART. Both of them deplete all the blood into the right atrium. The superior vena cava, large but short vein, brings blood from the upper part of the organism, the head and upper

Hemapheresis - apheresis

The process of withdrawing BLOOD from the body, filtering it through a machine called a cell separator to extract a desired blood component, and returning the rest of the blood to the person. There are two forms of hemapheresis, therapeutic and donor. Therapeutic hemapheresis, also called apheresis, removes damaged or