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Genital Herpes: Symptoms, Treatment and Risks

Genital herpes is a sexually transmitted infection, or STI, meaning it is spread through sexual contact including vaginal, anal, and oral sex. Genital herpes is not the name of the virus, but rather the common symptom. The virus that causes herpes is called herpes simplex, and there are...

Lower Respiratory Tract Infection and Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases

Lower respiratory tract infection is often used as a synonym for pneumonia. However, this condition can refer to a host of illnesses affecting the airways below the larynx. While many people recover quickly from lower respiratory tract illnesses, these diseases...

Toxoplasmosis in Humans: Symptoms to Watch out For!

Long associated with cat excrement, Toxoplasma gondii can actually result from numerous causes, including eating undercooked meats. While coming into contact with the single-celled parasite tends to cause few symptoms in healthy individuals, pregnant women and those with compromised immune...

Vasculitis: Signs, Symptoms, Causes, Treatment

A potentially life-threatening condition in which blood vessels become inflamed, vasculitis refers to a group of rare diseases with disparate effects. While there are multiple types of vasculitis, the primary symptoms include changes in the walls of blood vessels, especially...

What You Need to Know About Vitamin D Deficiency

New data suggests that the benefits of vitamin D—the sunshine vitamin—go way beyond bone health. The latest research also indicates that far more people may have a vitamin D deficiency than previously believed, as it seems the threshold for optimal...

What You Need to Know About Bed Bugs, Kissing Bugs and Chagas Disease

“Don’t let the bed bugs bite.” Many of us heard this phrase throughout childhood and probably dismissed it as a silly way to tuck kids into bed. But, believe it or not, bed bugs are real. Kissing bugs are real...

Natural Remedies for Pink Eye Relief

Pink eye, also known as conjunctivitis, is a common condition that is fortunately very treatable. In fact, most cases subside within a short period even if patients don’t receive treatment. Despite the fact that conjunctivitis is short-lasting, people tend to...

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