Pancreatic cysts are pockets of fluid resembling sacs that usually occur on or within the pancreas. The pancreas is large organ located at the back of the stomach that produces hormones and enzymes that assist in digesting food. Pancreatic cysts Signs and Symptoms One may not necessarily experience any symptoms from pancreatic cysts including pseudocysts. …


Chickenpox: Signs and Symptoms, Complications and First Aid

Chickenpox is an infection caused by the varicella-zoster virus, a member of the herpes virus family. The same virus is known to cause shingles in adults. It is a common childhood illness, especially in children below 10 years of age. It is very contagious. Direct contact with fluid blisters from chickenpox and aerosols from coughing …

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All about foot drop

The difficulty in lifting the front part of foot, or pain on lifting the foot upwards is known as the drop foot. The people with the drop foot cannot raise the front portion and drag the foot while walking. It is usually a clinical sign of some serious pathology going inside the body. The nervous …

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Back Pain

Back pain is one of the most common complaints worldwide. Almost everyone will experience this type of pain at one point of their lives. In fact, it is a common reason for skipping work or going to a doctor. back ain is most common among adults between 35 and 55 years of age. It is …

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Preventing Medical Emergencies and Injuries

Why wait for medical emergencies to happen, when you could prevent it? Read on and learn more about ways to prevent these unwanted events. Every year, emergency departments across the U.S. provide care to around 120 million people. This means there are 222 emergency room visits every minute. Emergency physicians, nurses and other health personnel treat …

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Keratosis pilaris is a general skin condition that causes uneven patches and tiny, acne-like bumps, especially on the arms, cheeks and buttocks. Keratosis pilaris can frustrate a person since it is usually difficult to treat. These bumps usually do not hurt or itch and are usually white or red in color. However, this condition is …


Convulsions in Children

Convulsions in children can be terrifying for parents, especially if there is no history of convulsion. A convulsion is also called a seizure or “fit.” A convulsion is a period of involuntary muscular contraction.Frightening as it may seem, it does not usually cause life-threatening situations or long-term consequences. They are not generally fatal. Febrile convulsions …

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