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Symptoms of eardrum infection

Eardrum infection or bullous myringitis is commonly linked with a coexisting infection in the inner ear or otitis media. This condition can also occur along with otitis media in most cases. The symptoms can be similar to otitis media which remains the usual diagnosis given to children who undergo a check-up. If you suspect than […]

E. coli intestinal infection

E. coli is a type of bacteria that normally thrives in the intestines of both humans and animals. Nevertheless, certain strains of the bacteria can cause intestinal infection. The typical symptoms of intestinal infection include abdominal pain, diarrhea and fever. In severe cases, it can lead to dehydration or even kidney failure. Individuals who have […]

What is viral gastroenteritis?

Viral gastroenteritis is the inflammation of the stomach and intestines that is caused by viruses. The condition is also called as stomach flu and can affect anybody. Always bear in mind that this is a highly transmissible condition that easily spreads via close contact with infected individuals or through contaminated water or food. The condition […]

Insulin Reaction

An insulin reaction occurs usually only in diabetics that fall into a state of collapse due to hypoglycemia as a result of administration of excessive amounts of insulin or oral diabetic medications. Hypoglycemia pertains to low blood sugar or blood glucose level in the body. Insulin reaction can be used interchangeable with insulin shock and […]

Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease

Hand-foot-and-mouth disease is a common viral infection that takes place in young children. As the name implies, the infection causes a rash on the hands and feet and sores in the mouth. Hand-foot-and-mouth disease is a mild viral infection, generally caused by a coxsackievirus. Hand-foot-and-mouth disease does not have a specific treatment. However, you can […]

Vaginitis

Vaginitis refers to inflammation of the vagina often caused due to an infection; yeast infection is the leading cause of vaginitis in women. Most women experience vaginitis during some time of their lives. A woman with vaginitis may experience symptoms such as vaginal discharge, vaginal redness, vaginal itching, groin rash and vaginal odor. Treatment for […]