Archive | January, 2014

Double Vision

Double vision refers to seeing two images of a single object, wherein the images appear on top of the other, side by side, or both. There are numerous reasons that may lead to double vision, ranging from mild to severe, life-threatening causes. Double vision is medically known is diplopia. In contrast, polyplopia refers to three […]

Penicillin Allergy

Penicillin allergies occur when the immune system creates an abnormal reaction when an individual takes penicillin. In cases of penicillin allergy, the immune system mistakes penicillin as a harmful substance trying to infect the body. An allergic reaction will occur after the immune system of the body produces an antibody called IgE against penicillin. The […]