Thrush Caused by Antibiotics

Thrush is mainly caused by an overgrowth of fungi known as Candida Albicans. It results to different symptoms such as itching and bleeding in vaginal or penis area, burning feeling when urinating, pain during sexual intercourse, and production of white, odorless discharge. Certainly, those who have suffered from thrush know that it is something they…

FAQ About Hepatitis B

1. If I have chronic HBV can I breast feed my baby without worrying that he might get infected? A study made in Texas on 101 breast-fed infants and 268 formula-fed infants after immunopropylaxis was applied showed that there is no risk in breast feeding your baby if you have chronic HBV. Appropriate immunoprophilaxies means…

Hepatitis C

Hepatitis C is one of the many viral infections with the tendency to affect the liver. In approximately 75% of cases, the infection will become chronic, meaning that it does not go away. After about 20 years of a chronic Hepatitis C infection, approximately 20% of these people will develop cirrhosis (or hardening) of the…

Hip Replacement Surgery Complication In India At Affordable Low Cost

┬áHip Replacement Complications Overview Close to 200,000 hip replacement surgeries are performed each year in the United States. Over 90% are successful with no hip replacement complications during or after surgery. But as with all surgeries, the risk of complications is always a possibility. However, complications are infrequent and often reversible. The older the person…

The Origins of Restricting Food and Liquids During Labor

The restriction of food and liquids for laboring women was first implemented more than a half-century ago when women often gave birth under general anesthesia. Since vomiting while under general anesthesia can result in the aspiration of the stomach contents into the lungs, leading to serious breathing difficulties and even death, the medical practice of…

Your Ulcer Questions Answered

Ulcers strike more than one million people in the United States alone and more than a billion people around the world. The problem with that calculation is that it is probably short of the amount of people that are actually affected by ulcers. Many people that have ulcers never realize they do because their symptoms…

Dealing With Metatarsal Health Problems

I broke my bones a few years ago, so I decided to write this article about Metatarsalgia and broken metatarsals. To start let’s define that metatarsalgia is coined as a term to indicate any pain which can be experienced in the metatarsal region of the foot. Literally, the term means “pain in the metatarsal area”.…

Love Pains Caused By Cysts

A cyst is a sac filled with fluid or a semi fluid substance. One that develops in the ovary is called an ovarian cyst. Ovarian cysts are common in women between the ages of 20 and 50. It can grow alone or in groups in one ovary or both. Such cysts can be less than…

Are Acid Reflux and GERD the Same Thing?

As a former long-time sufferer of ulcers, acid reflux, and GERD, the answer to that question is a resounding yes and no. Simple acid reflux occurs when your stomach is producing too much acid, and it back-washes up through the esophageal sphincter (which is a ring of muscle that opens and closes like the one…

Some Complications of Lymphedema

Lack of treatment or ignorance of the symptoms may lead to complications of lymphedema. Lymphedema patients have a weakened immune system and are therefore prone to chronic illnesses besides encountering complications related to lymphedema itself. There may be a major impact on the daily activities of the individual due to the impairment of limbs affected…