Archive | August, 2017

Hyperemesis gravidarum: How to deal with vomiting during pregnancy

Hyperemesis gravidarum is a severe episode of nausea and vomiting during pregnancy. It is likely for vomiting to occur in the morning but also in other times of the day. Generally, this settles or subsides entirely around week 14, but some experience it longer. Some women experience severe nausea and vomiting. One might feel sick […]

Close look on rubella

Rubella is a viral infection which is generally mild and settles without treatment in 7-10 days. The usual indications of rubella usually include: Reddish-pinkish rash with small-sized spots Fever Enlarged glands around the neck and head Painful and aching joints (adults) Cold-like symptoms such as runny nose and cough The indications of rubella typically last […]

Close look on cellulitis

Cellulitis is a form of infection involving the deeper skin layers and underlying tissue. The condition is considered serious if not promptly cared for. The infection rapidly develops and spreads throughout the body. A severe case can reach deep into the body and can be dangerous. Most cases are effectively managed using antibiotics at home […]

Close look on asbestosis

Asbestosis is a long-standing condition affecting the lungs brought about the extended exposure to asbestos. It is important to note that asbestos is a group of minerals comprised of microscopic fibers and was widely used in construction in the past. Take note that asbestos is considered dangerous. It does not pose as a health risk […]

What is aspergillosis?

Aspergillosis is name for a group of fungal conditions brought about the by aspergillus mold. This generally affects the respiratory system and triggers episodes of wheezing and coughing. In some cases, though, it can spread throughout the body. It is important to note that aspergillosis can be managed using medications but there are cases when […]

Overview on subarachnoid hemorrhage

Subarachnoid hemorrhage is an uncommon form of stroke brought about by bleeding on the brain surface. This is considered as a serious condition that can be deadly. What are the potential causes of subarachnoid hemorrhage? In most cases of subarachnoid hemorrhage, a ruptured brain aneurysm is the cause. A brain aneurysm is a protrusion in […]

Overview on sepsis

Sepsis is a rare but significant complication of an infection. If not promptly treated, the condition can result to multiple organ failure and even death. Indications of sepsis in children below 5 years It is vital to bring the child to the nearest emergency department or call for emergency assistance if the following are present: […]