Leaky Anus (Anal Leakage)

Fecal incontinence in laymen’s terms has been called leaky anus. There are many causes and therefore a variety of treatments for fecal incontinence. Most adults will not ever experience leaky anus and if they do it would only be during…

Itchy skin at night

General reasons why skin may become Itchier at night: There are a few physiological reasons why itchiness may increase during sleep. Here are a few of them. During sleep, your skin may release more water which could cause dryness and…

Throat Anatomy

The throat is a complex part of the body with many structures that surround it that are very important. In this article, you will read about each specific area of the throat as well as its surrounding structures. The throat…

Paper Chromatography

Paper chromatography has a large range of uses. It was “rediscovered” ten years ago and its possible uses seems to grow rapidly. It is a laboratory test to help discover the components of a substance. This can come in handy…

Kidney Pain

The kidney is part of the renal system, it helps to eliminate waste and excessive fluids from your body. If there are issues with the kidney then the pain can be unbearable. In this article, you will learn a bit…

Sternum Pain

Breast Bone Pain (Sternum) Introduction: Breastbone pain can be called various other things such as sternum or chest pain. It can even be confused at times with abdominal or rib pain. This article will briefly describe the anatomy of the…

Swollen Uvula

The uvula is often not thought of as a problematic or “important” part of the body. Most people see the uvula as simply causing their gag reflex. The uvula at times can get infected or irritated just like any other…

Hypovolemic Shock

What is Hypovolemic Shock ? Hypovolemic shock is a life-threatening condition that happens if you lose more than 20% of your blood supply or fluid supply. Fluid loss will make it impossible for the heart to pump a sufficient amount…

Swelling Under Eye

Swelling of the eyes is medically known as periorbital puffiness (1). It indicates presence of excess fluid in the connective tissues surrounding the eyes. Swelling can be easily noticed denoting that something is unusual around the eyes. There are a…

Ibogaine Treatment

What is Ibogaine Treatment? Those who suffer from addiction are well aware of the fact that it is not easy to break free. There is a treatment that many are talking about that promises to help save people from their…

Dry Sockets

In this article, you will find the information you need to better understand dry socket. It begins with a clear definition of a dry socket as well as a brief description of needed anatomy. Next, this article covers a general…

Otorrhea

What is Otorrhea ? Otorrhea can be symptoms of various issues all of which could be life threatening. In this article, we will discuss the possible causes, treatments and risk factors of otorrhea. Also briefly it will briefly describe the…

Wolf Spiders Bites

Wolf spiders are often confused with the brown recluse. The scientific name of a wolf spider is Lycosidae. A wolf spider bite is seldom critical. In this article, you will learn about what a wolf spider bite may look like…

Subcutaneous Emphysema

Dealing with Subcutaneous Emphysema Subcutaneous emphysema is a medical condition wherein the air gets into the tissues under the skin. It is common in the chest wall area and neck, but can also affect other parts of the body. The…

Leukocyte Esterase

What is Leukocyte Esterase Leukocyte esterase is an enzyme which can be found in urine or feces. It simply shows evidence of infection and/or inflammation. In this article, you will learn why it is a necessary exam, what it represents,…

Trypophobia

What is Trypophobia? Trypophobia is a term coined by internet users in 2005. About 16% of people has trypophobia as a result of a study in Psychological Science. It is the fear to cluster of holes of any variety that…

Red Circles Around Eyes

Have you developed embarrassing red circles around your eyes that make you look tired, sleep- deprived and older than you actually are? You may get puffy red circles around eyes due to various reasons- ranging from reasons as simple as…

Elephantitis (Elephantiasis)

Have you ever seen a person with insanely swollen lower body? There are chances that the person may be suffering from a serious condition called elephantitis. The medical term for this disease is elephantiasis or lymphatic filariasis, however, it is…

Biliary Dyskinesia

Biliary Dyskinesia is a disorder that affects your gallbladder, which stores the bile from your liver and then releases it into your small intestine. Once the bile is in your small intestine it breaks down the fats that were taken…

Hypervolemia

Definition Hypervolemia is a medical condition which occurs when your body retains more water than your body needs. It is also referred to as fluid overload. Your kidneys are what usually controls the process of excess water and if this…

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