Monthly Archives: June 2008

A Simple Guide to Salpingitis

A Simple Guide to Salpingitis—————————— What is Salpingitis?———————- Salpingitis is an acute or chronic infection of the fallopian tubes in females. What are the causes of Salpingitis?————————————— Acute Salpingitis is usually caused by the following: Infections:1.sexually transmitted disease like gonorrhea,trichomonas … Continue reading

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A Simple Guide to Menorrhagia2(Excessive Menstrual Bleeding)

A Simple Guide to Menorrhagia2(Excessive Menstrual Bleeding)————————————————————————– What is a Menorrhagia?————————– Menorrhagia is a symptom defined as heavy, prolonged and/or irregular menstruation . What are the causes of Menorrhagia?————————————- 1.Physiological(hormonal): most common———————————–Excessive menstrual bleeding occurs when no ovulation takes place … Continue reading

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A Simple Guide to Paronychia

A Simple Guide to Paronychia———————————– What are Paronychia? ————————– Paronychia is acute or chronic infection of the tissue surrounding the nails of fingers or feet. What are the Causes of Paronychia?——————————————— There are two main causes of Acute Paronychia:1.Bacteria-pseudomonas, Proteus,staphylococus … Continue reading

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A Simple Guide to Diverticulosis

A Simple Guide to Diverticulosis—————————————————- What is Diverticulosis?————————————— Diverticulosis is a disorder of the colon or large intestine where there are one or more sac-like pouches(called diverticula) in the walls of the colon. It is more common in the descending … Continue reading

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A Simple Guide to Pancreatic Cancer

A Simple Guide to Pancreatic Cancer—————————————- What is Pancreatic Cancer?—————————— Pancreatic Cancer is a malignant disease of the exocrine pancreas. 90% are adenocarcinomas. What are the causes of Pancreatic Cancer?—————————————– 1.Smoking. cigarettes smoke chemicals has been known to damage the … Continue reading

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A Simple Guide to Pancreatitis

A Simple Guide to Pancreatitis—————————— What is Pancreatitis?———————- Pancreatitis is an acute or chronic inflammation of the pancreas. What are the causes of Pancreatitis?—————————————– Pancreatitis is usually caused by the following: 1. Alcoholism and diseases of the biliary tract 2. … Continue reading

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A Simple Guide to Allergies

A Simple Guide to Allergies —————————— What are Allergies?———————- Allergies are the immune system’s reaction to a harmless substance foreign to the body. In some people this reaction causes a uncomfortable symptom like rashes or swelling of the eyelids. In … Continue reading

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