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Fractured Foot – What is the healing time?

Fractured Foot – What is the healing time?

The foot is one of the vital balance components of the human body since they hold most of the body weight when we are standing. A fractured foot is painful, not to mention stressful. It limits mobility and dents one’s daily routine. The irony is that a fracture may only be a small crack in [...]

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Zika Rash

Zika Rash

What is Zika virus? It is a viral disease also known as Zika fever primarily caused by the bite of Aedes mosquito. The virus belongs to the genre Flavivirus. As mentioned already, the vector transmitting the virus is Aedes mosquito that bites usually during daytime especially during early or late afternoon hours. This emergent mosquito-borne [...]

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Oily Urine

Oily Urine

Urine is usually made up of excess fluids and waste products that are filtered from the body by the kidneys. Oily urine can occur due to a number of causes such as dehydration, chyle, and increased vitamin intake, etc. But the main cause of oily urine is ketones in urine. Causes of Oily Urine Some [...]

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Black Specks in Stool

Black Specks in Stool

Stool is normally brown in color. It attains the color after mixing with varied gastrointestinal chemicals, bilirubin, fat, cellulose, disintegrated red blood cells, water, protein, bile, and bacteria. There are many reasons why stool may elicit black specks. Some of the common causes are listed below. Causes of black specks in stool Some of the [...]

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What is the Normal Lipase Range?

What is the Normal Lipase Range?

Lipase is an enzyme secreted by the pancreas which is an important organ of the digestive system. After production the enzyme passes into the small intestine where it performs a variety of important digestive processes. It helps breakdown fats and transport dietary lipids like fats, triglycerides, and oils. Fats are a main energy source for [...]

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Iliac Crest

Iliac Crest

Iliac crest form the margin of ileum and is a broad curved structure that helps protect the pelvic region. The curved part of ileum forming the iliac crest offers strength to pelvis structure. The iliac crest is that one on top of pelvic bone forming a curved ridge. Most back, hip, and abdominal muscles are [...]

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What Causes Slightly Elevated Liver Enzymes?

What Causes Slightly Elevated Liver Enzymes?

It is estimated that 1 to 9 percent of people who do not show symptoms have elevated levels of liver enzymes. When extensive evaluation of the abnormal test results is done, it could expose many patients to unexpected risks and expenses but on the other hand, failing to evaluate the minor liver enzymes may mean [...]

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Rash on Hands and Feet

Rash on Hands and Feet

A rash is a significant change in the skin, either in the texture or the color. The skin can also feel itchy with some redness and look bumpy and scaly. An itchy rash can get worse if one keeps scratching it and can also prevent it from healing. Rashes can be caused by a number of conditions [...]

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Signs of autism in 2 year Olds

Signs of autism in 2 year Olds

Autism or Autism Spectrum Disorders is the name given to an extensive range of learning disability disorders marked by difficulties in non-verbal communications, diminished social interaction capacities, extremely restricted interests and activities, and repetitive actions or behavior. It does not cause any physical abnormalities or disabilities. It is the most prevalent form of childhood developmental [...]

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What is CHARGE Syndrome?

What is CHARGE Syndrome?

CHARGE syndrome is a congenital genetic disorder marked by the occurrence of a diverse range of defects and disabilities. In fact, “CHARGE” is the abbreviated form of the varied abnormalities associated with the syndrome, as listed below: C- Coloboma of eye H- Heart problems Atresia of choanae R- Retardation of development or growth G- Genital [...]

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