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Roseola Rash (Sixth Disease) in Children and Adults

Roseola, a mild viral illness, is seen most often in children between 6 and 24 months old, with the average age of 9 months. It can also affect adolescents, teens, and adults, albeit rarely. Usually, it has a sudden onset...

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...

Esophagitis: Symptoms, Causes and Treatments

The esophagus is a muscular tube that transports food from your mouth to your stomach. Esophagitis is defined as inflammation, irritation, or swelling of that tube. It can be caused by viral or bacterial infections, medications, and acid reflux, the...

How to Heal Gastritis: Causes, Symptoms, Treatment

A general term, gastritis refers to a group of conditions that result in inflammation of the stomach lining. Most often caused by bacteria, gastritis can be sudden (acute gastritis) or slow developing (chronic gastritis). Because approximately half the people in...

Pernicious Anemia: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Anemia is a common condition in which one does not have enough red blood cells or has blood cells that do not function properly. The result is a lack of oxygen flow to the body’s organs and tissues. There are...

What Is C. Diff and Is It Contagious?

Clostridium difficile, more commonly called C. diff for short, is a bacteria that is pretty much everywhere—under our feet in the dirt, in our water, and floating in the air. Many of us have the bacteria in our intestines, but...

Giardiasis: Symptoms, Causes, Treatment

Suffering from fatigue and stomach upset? It might not just be something you ate. An infection of the small intestine, giardiasis results from contact with a microscopic parasite called Giardia lamblia and leads to a number of unpleasant symptoms, including...

Causes, Signs and Treatment of Ischemic Colitis

Anyone with digestive system issues knows that conditions affecting this part of the body are unfortunately numerous. Moreover, these problems can have a significant effect on quality of life, causing pain and discomfort and even preventing you from leaving the...

What Is Lymphangitis: Causes, Symptoms, Treatment

With a network of vessels, ducts, and organs throughout your body, your lymphatic system is a very important player in immune health. Lymphangitis occurs when this system becomes inflamed, most often from an infection. Because of the lymphatic system's vast...

Kidney Failure: How it Happens and What You Can Do to Prevent It

Your kidneys are an important organ with a very important job; they filter waste products from your blood and help to control your blood pressure, electrolyte balance, and red blood cell production in your body. When your kidneys are not...

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