Found 88 Articles for Symptoms & Diseases

Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Strains 16 and 18

Maithili Potnis
Updated on 09-Feb-2023 10:42:27
The Human Papillomavirus (HPV) is the most common sexually transmitted disease (STD) also referred to as sexually transmitted infection (STI). There are more than 100 types of HPV and they are categorized as low-risk and high-risk HPV. The two most common high-risk HPV strains are HPV 16 and 18 which may lead to a high risk of cervical, vaginal, vulvar, anal and penile cancers. HPV infections are eventually cleared without treatment within 18 to 24 months and hence, doctors may recommend a watch-and-wait approach as the infected cells are shed naturally for the majority of people. However, if the persistent ... Read More

Skin Sensitivity and Peeling Inside the Mouth

Bhaswati Mukherjee
Updated on 02-Feb-2023 10:37:54
Our oral cavity is lined with a membrane called the mucosa. The mucus membranes provide a lining all over the inside of the mouth. Hence the skin inside the mouth is called oral mucosa. Whenever the mucous membranes get irritated, they encounter tissue sloughing. So skin inside the mouth, cheeks, back of the throat, palate, and inner lips will peel. Such skin peeling in the mouth is quite painful and is indicative of certain oral & systemic diseases. Sodium lauryl sulfate, sometimes known as "SLS, " is a leading cause of inner cheek peeling. Because of SLS's foaming effect, certain ... Read More

Herpes Treatment: Home Remedies and Complementary Therapies

Bhaswati Mukherjee
Updated on 02-Feb-2023 10:37:04
Genital herpes is caused by a viral infection and cannot be cured. Despite this, if you suffer from genital herpes, you can employ supplementary methods to lessen the frequency of your outbreaks. When an outbreak does develop, some people find relief from the associated pain and discomfort with the help of alternative remedies. Like the common cold and other viruses, an outbreak of herpes can be triggered by emotional or physical stress. Making healthy decisions is an important part of an integrated medical and lifestyle approach to treating herpes. By doing so, you strengthen your body's defences against herpes simplex ... Read More

Recovery After Hysterectomy: What to Know

Bhaswati Mukherjee
Updated on 01-Feb-2023 21:06:53
Hysterectomy refers to the surgical removal of the uterus, an organ found in the pelvis of female humans. On each side, one ovary and one fallopian tube are connected to the uterus. A fertilized egg inserts itself in the uterine lining, nourishing the growing baby until delivery. The uterus, or womb, plays a vital role in the reproductive process. After a hysterectomy, a woman would no more have periods and will be unable to have children. Preparing for Hysterectomy Surgery and Recovery The length of time it takes for patients to recuperate after surgery varies. The time it takes ... Read More

Is E. coli an Infectious Disease? How to Minimize your risk of Infection?

Bhaswati Mukherjee
Updated on 01-Feb-2023 21:03:49
Both viral gastroenteritis (also known as the stomach bug or stomach flu) and Escherichia coli caused by ingesting contaminated food can cause similar symptoms, including diarrhea, cramps, and nausea (E. coli). However, the mechanisms by which they are passed on are relatively distinct. For instance, viral gastroenteritis is transmissible from one individual to another through casual contacts, such as shaking hands or drinking from the same glass as an infected person. The Mechanisms of Transmission Used by Escherichia Coli Similarly, suppose E. coli bacteria are found in the feces of a person with an E. coli illness connected to ... Read More

Allergies: Swollen Tongue

Bhaswati Mukherjee
Updated on 01-Feb-2023 21:02:43
Medications, allergies, and underlying health issues are the most prevalent causes of tongue swelling, but there are other possible causes. Angioedema is a type of swelling that develops in the subcutaneous fat, which may explain the cause of the bulge. Not just the front of the tongue but also the rear of the tongue, the mouth, the gums, and even the larynx (voice box) may swell up when someone has a cold. Tongue anatomy is largely muscular, with epithelium covering the surface. The taste buds on its surface let humans recognize and respond to a wide range of flavors, ... Read More

Hormones and Your Health: An Essential Guide

Bhaswati Mukherjee
Updated on 01-Feb-2023 20:58:51
Despite the common perception that hormones only have a role in our bodies and thoughts at specific stages of life, like puberty, pregnancy, and menopause, this is far from the truth. So, what are hormones, exactly? Chemicals called hormones circulate in the body. They are messengers that provide information from the glands that make them to the cells throughout the body. These chemical messengers aid in managing cellular functions, including hunger, growth, blood sugar, stress, sex drive, sleep cycles, and sexual function. The Role of Hormones Hormonal has become a synonym for emotional. Hormones do more than just influence ... Read More

5 Weird Things Running Does to Your Body

Bhaswati Mukherjee
Updated on 01-Feb-2023 18:51:29
“Running may significantly impact one's body's health, regardless of speed.” A common kind of exercise is jogging or running. At least once in their lives, one in five persons tries running (or jogging). Running is a desirable exercise since it doesn't cost much to participate in, and you can run whenever it's convenient for you.  Some walkers decide to take part in marathons, sports competitions, or recreational races. Numerous health advantages come from regular jogging or running. Running could − As it involves muscle strength, it aids in developing strong bones. It also strengthens muscles and improves cardiovascular health. ... Read More

Managing Symptoms of Arthritis in Your Hands

Bhaswati Mukherjee
Updated on 01-Feb-2023 18:49:41
Arthritis is generally terms described as inflammation in the joints. A joint is a place where two bones of your body meet. The bones and joints in your body are protected by a flexible tissue known as cartilage. It acts as a shock absorber, reduces bones and joints' friction, and prevents them from rubbing against each other. Sometimes this cartilage breaks down, exposing the ends of your bones to rub each other and wear away. Since your hands have many joints, arthritis in the hands, aka Osteoarthritis, is quite common. Osteoarthritis can cause pain, swelling, stiffness, and even hand ... Read More

Treatment of Asperger’s Syndrome: Exploring the Different Therapies

Bhaswati Mukherjee
Updated on 01-Feb-2023 18:46:20
Asperger's Syndrome is a kind of autism spectrum disorder. Its symptoms show up differently depending on how old the person is. This disorder can make it hard for a person to talk, interact with other people, and understand what their senses are telling them. Those with Asperger Syndrome can take advantage of a wide range of treatments to help them better manage their symptoms and live fuller lives. This article will look at the many treatments for Asperger's Syndrome that are now available, as well as the possible benefits of these treatments. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy CBT is a type ... Read More