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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...

What Is Cushing’s Syndrome (Hypercortisolism): Symptoms and Treatment

What is Cushing’s syndrome? Cushing’s syndrome, also known as hypercortisolism, describes distinct symptoms exhibited in individuals who suffer prolonged exposure to the hormone cortisol. The condition is very rare, as it only affects 10 to 15 per 1 million people...

Vibrio Vulnificus: The Flesh-Eating Bacteria

Affecting humans and primates, Vibrio vulnificus is a type of bacillus found in warm, shallow ocean water. First discovered in 1979, this organism is common in the Gulf of Mexico as well as parts of the East and West Coasts...

Nasal Polyps: Causes, Symptoms, Treatment, Surgery

Nasal polyps are soft, fleshy, noncancerous growths that develop on the lining of the nose and paranasal sinuses (the air-filled spaces that are linked to the nasal cavity). Nasal polyps can affect anyone, but adults are more likely to develop...

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...

What Is Fibromyalgia and Is There a Cure for the Pain?

Fibromyalgia is a disorder in which one experiences chronic pain and tenderness to touch. It is sometimes described as oversensitivity to sensations such as touch, light, or sound. Fibromyalgia pain and tenderness may come and go and are usually felt...

Everything You Need to Know About Mumps

Contagious diseases such as mumps are not dangerous just for us—we can easily transmit them to the people around us, as is the case with mumps. What is mumps? Mumps is a viral disease that affects the salivary glands, also...

What Is Hantavirus? Symptoms and Treatments

Hantavirus might not be a common disease—in fact, only 728 cases had been reported as of January 2017, according to the Centers for Disease Control. Still, the condition is not one to be viewed lightly. An infectious disease transmitted by...

Got Shingles? Here’s How to Treat Shingles at Home

A red blistery rash, acute localized pain, fatigue, headache, and fever are just a few of the symptoms shingles sufferers face. You may have shingles if you are experiencing these or other unusual signs and had developed chickenpox in the...

What Is Shingles: Causes, Symptoms and Contagiousness

Shingles cases are on the rise. In the United States, it is estimated that one in three people will succumb to the illness at some point in life. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) reports that the reasons for the...

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