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Encyclopedia Articles on Health for Today:

Herpes simplex virus 1 and 2 - symptoms and treatment

What is Herpes Simplex 1 and 2 INFECTION with the herpes simplex VIRUS 1 (HSV-1) or HSV-2. HSV-1 primarily causes cold sores on the lips and in the MOUTH, transmitted through saliva. HSV-2 primarily causes GENITAL HERPES, a sexually transmitted disease (STD) that causes ulcerative sores on the genitals. However,

Normal flora - nose, mouth, skin and vagina

What is Normal flora The BACTERIA, fungi, and other microorganisms naturally present within the environment of the healthy body. Normal flora exist on the surface of the SKIN, within natural cavities such as the NOSE and MOUTH, in the gastrointestinal tract, and in the reproductive tract. These beneficial microbes

Erection - erect penis - what is, and definition

Erection - the enlarged and hardened PENIS. Erections begin in the male fetus before birth and continue throughout life. An erection is necessary for SEXUAL INTERCOURSE and in an adult man usually occurs as a result of sexual arousal. Erections also occur spontaneously during sleep, usually during rapid eye movement

Autoimmune disorders

What are Autoimmune disorders and Definition Health conditions in which the body’s IMMUNE RESPONSE loses the ability to identify certain self cells and attacks them. Autoimmune disorders may produce symptoms that are localized (affect a clearly defined part of the body), systemic (affect a body system), or

Onychomycosis infection - treatment

Onychomycosis infection - treatment

Onychomycosis is a common fungal INFECTION, typically CANDIDIASIS or TINEA, of the fingernail or toenail. The infection causes the nail to thicken, discolor, fragment, and peel or crack. Though some people experience itching, PAIN, or other discomfort with onychomycosis, most people seek medical care because of the

Ova / ovum - what is, definition and ovulation

What are Ova and Definition The female cells of reproduction, also called eggs or gametes. An ovum, also called an oocyte (single egg cell), is a haploid cell; it contains one half of the genetic material necessary for human life. At birth the OVARIES contain about 400,000 follicles, each of which holds a single

Vitiligo disease - symptoms, treatment and causes

Vitiligo disease - symptoms, treatment and causes

Vitiligo - a condition of hypopigmentation in which melanocytes die in patches of SKIN, leaving macules that are pale and depigmented. Dermatologists believe vitiligo is an autoimmune disorder in which the IMMUNE SYSTEM produces antibodies that attack melanocytes, the skin cells responsible for producing pigment.