Monthly Archives: March 2008

A Simple Guide to Urinary Stones

A Simple Guide to Urinary Stones———————————- What are Urinary Stones?—————————- Urinary Stones are small, solid stones which occur when salts or minerals in the urine become solid crystals inside the kidney. How are Urinary Stones formed?—————————————- Urinary Stones are formed … Continue reading

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A Simple Guide to Gallstones

A Simple Guide to Gallstones—————————— What are gallstones?———————- Gallstones are stones which are found in the gallbladder which is a sac storing bile from the liver. They are made from cholesterol and other substances in the bile. What causes gallstones?————————- … Continue reading

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A Simple Guide to Vulvitis

A Simple Guide to Vulvitis—————————— What is Vulvitis?———————- Vulvitis is an acute inflammation of the vulva in females. What are the causes of Vulvitis?————————————— Vulvitis is usually caused by the following: Infections: 1.sexually transmitted disease like gonorrhea,trichomonas and chlamydia. 2.Fungal … Continue reading

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A Simple Guide to Urethritis

A Simple Guide to Urethritis—————————— What is Urethritis?———————- Urethritis is an acute infection of the urethra(the tube which allows passage of urine from the bladder to the outside). What are the causes of Urethritis?————————————— Urethritis is usually caused by the … Continue reading

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A Simple Guide to Prostatitis

A Simple Guide to Prostatitis—————————— What is Prostatitis?———————- Prostatitis is an acute or chronic infection of the prostate gland. What are the causes of Prostatitis?—————————— Prostatitis is usually caused by the following: 1.enteric Gram negative organism from intestinal or bladder … Continue reading

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A Simple Guide to PECOMA Cancer

A Simple Guide to PECOMA Cancer—————————————– What are PECOMA Cancer?————————————- Perivascular epithelioid cell tumor (PEComa) is a neoplasm composed chiefly of HMB-45-positive(a marker which is relatively specific for melanoma) epithelioid cells with clear to granular cytoplasm and a perivascular distribution.Such … Continue reading

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A Simple Guide to Chikungunya Fever

A Simple Guide to Chikungunya Fever————————————– What is Chikungunya Fever? ——————————- Chikungunya fever is an acute illness caused by the chikungunya virus transmitted to humans by the bite of an infected Aedes mosquito. How is the Chikungunya Fever transmitted?—————————————– Chikungunya … Continue reading

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