Monthly Archives: September 2008

A Simple Guide to Guillain-Barre Syndrome

A Simple Guide to Guillain-Barre Syndrome————————————————— What is Guillain-Barre Syndrome?—————————————- Guillain-Barre Syndrome is a rare autoimmune progressive disease with relatively symmetrical weakness of 2 or more limbs due to neuropathy, areflexia and mild sensory symptoms of not more than 4 … Continue reading

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A Simple Guide to Gastroesophageal reflux disease

A Simple Guide to Gastroesophageal reflux disease II—————————————————————- What are the Complications of untreated Gastroesophageal reflux disease?————————————————————————- GERD complications include 1.stricture formation, 2.Barrett’s esophagus, 3.esophageal spasms, 4.esophageal ulcers, 5.esophageal cancer, especially in adults over 60 years old. What is the … Continue reading

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A Simple Guide to Gastroesophageal reflux disease

A Simple Guide to Gastroesophageal reflux disease I———————————————————— What is Gastroesophageal reflux disease?——————————————————– Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is a chronic disease of the esophagus whose mucosa is damaged by abnormal reflux of gastric acid from the stomach to the esophagus. … Continue reading

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A Simple Guide to Acne Rosacea

A Simple Guide to Acne Rosacea———————————————– What is Acne Rosacea?———————————- Acne Rosacea is a chronic inflammatory disease of the skin which typically redness of the cheeks with maculopapular rashes. Who Gets Acne Rosacea?———————– Acne Rosacea occurs more in females than … Continue reading

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A Simple Guide to Intertrigo

A Simple Guide to Intertrigo———————————– What is Intertrigo?————————— Intertrigo is a moist red seborrheic (oil gland) skin rash affecting body clefts such as armpits and groins. What are the causes of Intertrigo?—————————————- The seborrheic glands (oil glands) in the skin … Continue reading

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A Simple Guide to Impetigo

A Simple Guide to Impetigo———————————– What is Impetigo?————————— Impetigo is a vesiculopustular skin infection occurring mainly at all ages. What are the causes of Impetigo?—————————————- Bacterial Infections:—————————- 1.Gram positive bacteria such as Streptococcus and Staphphylococcus are common 2.Gram negative bacteria … Continue reading

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A Simple Guide to Blepharitis

A Simple Guide to Blepharitis———————————– What is Blepharitis?————————— Blepharitis is a disease which causes inflammation and infection of the margins of the eyelids. What are the causes of Blepharitis?—————————————- Bacterial Infections:—————————- 1.Gram positive bacteria such as Streptococcus and Staphphylococcus are … Continue reading

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