What are Leucorrhoea? Leucorrhoea (Vaginal discharge)is a universal problem of all women.It is a condition in which the whitish vaginal discharge due to inflammation or irritation of membranes female reproductive organs. Often occurs normally, but if excessive, may be a sign of infection. Causes: Improper hygienic conditions Improper eating habits Indigestion and constipation Hormonal disorder…

What are Gallstones? Gallstones are collections of hard, solid material that form in the gallbladder. Some may be the size of a grain of sand, or they may be crystals that can be seen only with a microscope. Others may be the size of a golf ball. People can develop just one large stone, hundreds of smaller…

What is Insomnia? Insomnia is a symptom, not a stand-alone diagnosis or a disease. By definition, insomnia is “difficulty initiating or maintaining sleep or both or the perception of poor quality sleep.. Causes: Psychological causes Physical causes Temporary events or factors        Psychological Causes Anxiety Stress. Depression        Physical causes Hormonal changes in women. Medical conditions. These…

What is Tonsillitis? Tonsillitis refers to the inflammation of a tonsil – the large, fleshy, oval masses of tissue that lie in the lateral wall of the oral pharynx on either side of the throat. These clusters of tissue contain cells that produce antibodies that are helpful in fighting infection. Causes: A bacterial or viral…

What is Pharyngitis ? Pharyngitis is swelling (inflammation) of the pharynx, which is in the back of the throat, between the tonsils and the voicebox (larynx). Symptoms: The most common symptom is sore throat. Other symptoms may include: Fever Headache Joint pain and muscle aches Skin rashess Swollen lymph nodes in the neck

What is Epistaxis? Epistaxis as acute hemorrhage from the nostril, nasal cavity, or nasopharynx. Epistaxis is bleeding from the nostril. Causes Allergic rhinitis An object stuck in the nose Barotrauma Blowing the nose very hard Chemical irritants Direct injury to nose, including a broken nose Hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia Nose picking Overuse of decongestant nasal sprays Repeated sneezing…

What is Epilepsy? Epilepsy is a brain disorder in which clusters of nerve cells, or neurons, in the brain sometimes signal abnormally. Neurons normally generate electrochemical impulses that act on other neurons, glands, and muscles to produce human thoughts, feelings, and actions. In epilepsy, the normal pattern of neuronal activity becomes disturbed, causing strange sensations,…

What is Dystonia? In dystonia, your muscles contract involuntarily — causing uncontrollable repetitive or twisting movements of the affected body part. Dystonia may affect a single body area or be generalized throughout multiple muscle groups. Dystonia affects men, women, and children of all ages and backgrounds Although there are multiple forms of dystonia and the symptoms of…

What is Dyslexia? A general term for disorders that involve difficulty in writing and learning to read or interpret words, letters, and other symbols, but that do not affect general intelligence. It is the most common learning disabilities and about 4% of people over the world suffer from it Causes: There are several types of…

What is Dysmenorrhea? The medical term for menstrual cramps is dysmenorrhea. There are two types of dysmenorrhea, primary and secondary. In primary dysmenorrhea, there is no underlying gynecologic problem causing the pain. This type of cramping may begin within six months to a year following menarche (the beginning of menstruation), the time when a girl starts…

What is Drug Addiction?  Drug addiction is a complex brain disease. It is characterized by compulsive, at times uncontrollable, drug craving, seeking, and use that persist even in the face of extremely negative consequences. Drug seeking becomes compulsive, in large part as a result of the effects of prolonged drug use on brain functioning and, thus, on…

What is Downs Syndrome? Down syndrome is also known as Trisomy 21-is a chromosomal disorder caused by an error in cell division that results in an extra 21st chromosome.  It affects about 1 in every 800 babies. hough Down syndrome can’t be prevented, it can be detected before a child is born. The health problems that…

What is Deviated Nasal Septum? A deviated septum occurs when the thin wall (nasal septum) between the nostrils is displaced to one side. The septum separates the right and left nasal cavities and ideally is situated in the center of your nose, equally separating the two sides. However, in many people, the nasal septum is…

What is Diplopia? Diplopia, commonly known as double vision caused by a defective function of the extraocular muscles or a disorder of the nerves that innervate (stimulate) the muscles. The images seen by the two eyes are fused into a single picture by the brain. If the eyes do not point at the same object, the image seen…

What is Diarrhoea? Diarrhoea is the frequent passage of loose, watery, soft stools with or without abdominal bloating, pressure, and cramps commonly referred to as gas.Diarrhoea can come on suddenly, run its course, and be helped with home care to prevent complications such as dehydration. Diarrhoea can be further defined in the following ways:  chronic diarrhoea is…

What is Depression? Most people have felt sad or depressed at times. Feeling depressed can be a normal reaction to loss, life’s struggles, or an injured self-esteem. But when feelings of intense sadness — including feeling helpless, hopeless, and worthless — last for many days to weeks and keep you from functioning normally, your depression may be something…

What is Dengue? Dengue fever is a disease caused by viruses that are transmitted by mosquitoes Causes: Dengue fever is spread through the bite of mosquitoes that carry the virus. The virus cannot spread from person to person through casual contact. People who have dengue fever should be protected from mosquito bites. If a mosquito…

  What is Dementia? Dementia is the progressive deterioration in cognitive function – the ability to process thought (intelligence). Causes: The causes of dementia include various diseases and infections, strokes, head injuries, drugs, and nutritional deficiencies.  All dementias reflect dysfunction in the cerebral cortex, or brain tissue. Some disease processes damage the cortex directly; others disrupt subcortical areas that normally…

What is Dandruff? Dandruff affects the scalp and causes flakes of skin to appear – it is a common condition. Our skin cells are forever renewing themselves. When the skin cells on our scalp are renewed the old ones are pushed to the surface and out of the scalp. For a person with dandruff the…

What is Cystic Fibrosis? Cystic fibrosis is a disease that causes mucus in the body to become thick and sticky. This glue-like mucus builds up and causes problems in many of the body’s organs, especially the lungs and the pancreas . People who have cystic fibrosis can have serious breathing problems and lung disease. They can also have problems…

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