DISEASES & CURES

What is fibrous dysplasia? What are its symptoms and how can it be treated?

What is fibrous dysplasia? What are its symptoms and how can it be treated?

What is fibrous dysplasia? Fibrous dysplasia is a congenital bone condition characterized by replacing normal bone by a more fragile fibrous tissue. The lesions usually appear in childhood. Any bone can be affected, but the most affected bones are the ribs, femur, and bones of the skull. It results in bone fragility and deformities. All …

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What is May-Thurner Syndrome?

What is May-Thurner Syndrome?

May-Thurner syndrome, or STD, is a compression syndrome of the iliac vein. This is where the left common iliac vein, which carries blood from the left leg, is pressed by the right common iliac artery, which supplies the right leg with blood. The pressure occurs at a point where the artery passes through the vein …

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Know about Colles Fracture: What is it and how to treat it?

Know about colles fracture: What is it and how to treat it?

A Colles fracture is a type of fracture of radius bone close to the wrist. It’s also called wrist fracture. It can be very painful if not cared for properly. The term “colles fracture” is associated with and first described by Abraham Colles in 1814. Colles fractures happen due to falls on your outstretched hand …

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Otorrhagia (ear bleeding): causes and action to take

Otorrhagia (ear bleeding): causes and action to take

After trauma or injury to the ear canal, some people notice bleeding from the ear. Dr Didier Bouccara, ENT, tells us more about otorrhagia. Definition: what is an otorrhagia? Otorrhagia refers to the externalization of blood through the external auditory canal. Causes: spontaneous otorrhagia, otitis, head trauma “This bleeding of the ear can have several …

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What is brachioradial pruritus? How is it be treated?

What is brachioradial pruritus?

Another name for itching is pruritus. When the itching occurs specifically on the skin between the shoulder and forearm, it is called brachioradial pruritus, named for the brachioradialis muscle that is located between the two joints. Symptoms of brachioradial pruritus Symptoms of brachioradial pruritus include stinging, burning, and itching on the top of one or …

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What is postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (POTS)?

What is postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (POTS)?

Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (POTS) is a condition in which the heart rate increases to an unusually high level when a person gets up. People who have POTS often experience symptoms when they are upright. Major symptoms are awkwardness and palpitations, which can range from relatively mild to incompetent. In addition to a fast heart …

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What is a megalophobia? why be afraid of what is big?

What is a megalophobia?

Megalophobia is characterized by panic and irrational fear of big things and large objects. Skyscrapers, big cars, airports, airplanes, shopping malls, etc. Faced with an immensity that will seem – or will be – larger than his own person, a megalophobe will be plunged into a state of unspeakable anguish. What is megalophobia? This is …

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Inside Knee Pain Symptoms, Causes and Treatment

Inside Knee Pain

What is inside knee pain? Inside knee pain is a pain on the inside of the knee, which is known as medial knee pain. Usually, it occurs because of a deterioration of the cartilage in your knees. It can happen to anyone, whether a frequent runner, footballer, or casual gym-goer. Moreover, an extensive range of injuries …

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What is RMS disease?

What is RMS disease?

Rhabdomyosarcoma (RMS) is a rare cancerous tumor that usually occurs in the skeletal muscle tissues. This disease affects mainly all parts of the body including head and neck, chest and abdomen, arms and legs and genital organs. It is a disease of children of years old. There are more chances for boys to be affected …

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