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Nonsustained ventricular tachycardia

Nonsustained ventricular tachycardia

Non-sustained ventricular tachycardia or NSVT is a type of ventricular tachycardia that stops on its own within thirty seconds. Sustained ventricular tachycardia is considered more deadly than non-sustained ventricular tachycardia; however the latter is more prevalent. Non-sustained ventricular tachycardia refers to a bout of ventricular tachycardia which elicits a minimum heart rate of 120 beats [...]

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Growth spurts in babies

Growth spurts in babies

All doctors are of the opinion that growth spurts in babies commence just after birth. The first growth spurt generally occurs between the first and third weeks, while the second one falls between the sixth and eight weeks. After these initial two growth spurts in babies, parents can look forward to further growth spurts at [...]

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Orange Urine

Orange Urine

Have you experienced having orange urine?  Urine that has an orange hue has many possible reasons.  The particular tint  could be simply caused by food color from drinks or foods recently ingested, or it could be a symptom of a medical condition.  About Urine   The process of urination is the body’s way of disposing wastes [...]

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Symptoms of Anemia in Children

Symptoms of Anemia in Children

Anemia is a disorder characterized by the lack of adequate healthy red blood cells to distribute oxygen-rich blood to different organs and tissues in the body. The presence of this condition may result in a feeling of perennial exhaustion. According to the World Health Organization, the disorders affects close to 24.8  per cent  of the [...]

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High Ketones in Urine

High Ketones in Urine

The presence of ketones in urine indicates that the body is making use of fat as energy source instead of glucose. Ketonuria, as this condition is referred to, is characterized by the high quantity of ketone bodies in the urine. This arises when the body has to metabolize stored fat rather than glucose for fuel. [...]

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Pain Under Left Rib

Pain Under Left Rib

Pain under left rib, which could appear suddenly or develop gradually, can be due to an assortment of factors.   It could a result of gas build up or indigestion. In some instances, the pain is psychological in nature, but more often than not, pain felt below the left rib has something to do with a [...]

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Dyshidrotic Eczema

Dyshidrotic Eczema

There are several different forms of eczema and dyshidrotic eczema or dyshidrosis is one of them. This type of eczema causes rash and blister breakouts leading to itch and sometimes pain, on the hands and feet.The rash may be short-lived and disappears in 3 weeks or less. However, it can also be severe and even [...]

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Dermatofibroma

Dermatofibroma

Dermatofibroma is a condition wherein benign growths develop on the skin tissue. These growths are tender to the touch and appear singularly or in groups and linger for long periods of time. The fibrous skin growths sometimes occur right where an insect bite is found. They commonly appear on the arms and legs. Dermatofibroma is [...]

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Sulfur Burps

Sulfur Burps

Burping refers to releasing air and other gases from the stomach through mouth. Sulfur burps are a kind of burp which smells like rotten eggs or sulfur. This smell is because of the hydrogen sulfide gas which sulfur proteins contain. Sulfur proteins are found in some foods and are expelled when sulfur reducing microbes break [...]

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Dermatographism

Dermatographism

Dermatographism is a skin disorder which is also referred to as ‘skin writing’. When individuals affected by this disorder scratch their skin even slightly, the areas on the skin attain a reddish hue and develop into elevated wheals that look like hives. The skin marks generally tend to fade away after about half an hour. [...]

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