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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]


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 […]

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 […]

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