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Urethritis - in woman/men - symptoms and treatment

What is Urethritis and Definition INFLAMMATION of an URETER. INFECTION, typically a sexually transmitted disease (STD), is the most common cause of urethritis though urethritis may occur as a result of inflammation or irritation from trauma such as occurs with BLADDER CATHETERIZATION or CYSTOSCOPY. Traumatic


What is Prostaglandins A large family of fast-acting lipid mediators primarily responsible for initiating INFLAMMATION, FEVER, and PAIN during the IMMUNE RESPONSE. Prostaglandins are also vital for numerous functions throughout the body. Thromboxane, one of the prostaglandins, facilitates PLATELET AGGREGATION to aid

Apnea - diagnostic, causes and Treatment

Apnea - diagnostic, causes and Treatment

Apnea is the temporary and involuntary cessation of BREATHING. Apnea may result from neurologic causes (central apnea), mechanical causes (obstructive apnea), or a combination of both. Central apnea is more common in premature infants, whose nervous systems are not fully developed, and the very elderly, whose nervous

Aging, changes in the blood and lymph that occur with

The BLOOD undergoes a number of normal changes across the span of the lifetime. Blood cells have life spans ranging from a few hours to decades. The blood continually renews itself, producing millions of erythrocytes and thousands of leukocytes every hour. Blood cell production accelerates to meet unique health needs,

Urinary Incontinence - diagnosis, causes and treatment

What is Urinary Incontinence and types The involuntary leakage of URINE from the URETHRA. Health experts estimate that as many as 12 million Americans experience some degree of urinary incontinence, which becomes increasingly common with advancing age. There are several types of urinary continence. They

What is Acrochordon - definition and removal

What is Acrochordon - definition and removal

Acrochordon is a polyp that commonly grows externally from SKIN folds, such as those around the eyelids and on the neck, underarms, and groin. Also called a skin tag or fibroepithelial polyp, an acrochordon is noncancerous and harmless (benign). Doctors do not know what causes acrochordons to develop. Some

Pseudofolliculitis Barbae - treatment

Pseudofolliculitis Barbae - treatment

Pseudofolliculitis Barbae is a condition in which large numbers of the hairs in the beard region on a man’s face grow inward after shaving, causing irritation and INFLAMMATION. Pseudofolliculitis barbae, sometimes called razor RASH or razor bumps, occurs most frequently in men whose facial HAIR is tightly