Monthly Archives: October 2007

A Simple Guide to Acne

A Simple Guide to Acne—————————-What is Acne?—————–Acne is a skin condition which is characterised by papules, pustules and inflamed sebaceous oil glands.It typically occurs on the face, neck, upper back, chest, or shoulders where the concentration of these glands are … Continue reading

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A Simple Guide to Laceration

A Simple Guide to Laceration———————————–What is a laceration?————————-A laceration is an injury to the skin and its underlying soft tissue when you are cut or hit by something.A laceration is usually called a cut when the injury is caused by … Continue reading

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A Simple Guide to a Bruise

A Simple Guide to a Bruise——————————-What is a bruise?——————–A bruise is a bluish discolouration of the skin which occurs when tiny blood vessels are damaged or broken as the result of a heavy blow or fall. The raised area of … Continue reading

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A Simple Guide to Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease

A Simple Guide to Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease———————————————————–What is Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease?————————————————Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease (COLD) is a disease of the lungs characterised by the obstruction to the air flow in the airways of the lungs. The narrowing of … Continue reading

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A Simple Guide to Endometriosis

A Simple Guide to Endometriosis ————————————— What is Endometriosis ? —————————- Endometriosis is a disorder of the endometrial tissues (which line a woman’s uterus) in which these tissues are implanted in places outside the uterus, usually in other parts of … Continue reading

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A Simple Guide to Chlamydia

A Simple Guide to Chlamydia———————————– What is Chlamydia?———————— Chlamydia is a bacterial infection which is one of the most common sexually transmitted diseases.It used to be called Lymphogranuloma venereum because of the typically enlarged lymph nodes at the groins.It can … Continue reading

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A Simple guide to Stress

A Simple guide to Stress—————————-What is Stress?—————–Stress is a very common condition characterised by exaggerated worry and tension.People with stress worry excessively about money, health, family, or work, even though there are no signs of trouble.They are unable to relax … Continue reading

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