Pain in Belly Button Area

Pain in belly button can occur due to a variety of causes. Some of the common causes, associated symptoms, and relevant treatment options are discussed below. Causes of pain in belly button Pain in belly […]

Normal Phosphate Levels

Phosphorus is vital mineral that the body needs for the growth and repair of cells and tissues. All body cells have phosphate and 85 percent is found in the bones and teeth. Along with calcium, […]

What is Congestive Heart Failure?

Congestive heart failure refers to failure or inability of the heart to sufficiently meet the requirements of the varied tissues and organs in the body for nutrients and oxygen. Such lowering of the cardiac output […]


Cyanosis occurs when the blood lacks oxygen causing the skin to appear bluish or purplish. This condition could involve the lips, gums, tongue, nail beds, fingers, toes and mucous membranes. People affected by this could […]

Pyogenic Granuloma

Also known as ‘Granuloma Telangiectaticum’, pyogenic granuloma is a type of skin infection wherein patients suffer from the formation of bumpy reddish lumps. These appear like raw meat that has been chopped into pieces, or […]


A keratoacanthoma or KA is a kind of skin cancer, wherein patients experience rapid development of peak-shaped lumps on the skin. Middle-aged adults and the elderly who have had prolonged contact with sunlight over many […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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