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Diarrhea

Diarrhea

Although it is highly unpleasant diarrhea, diarrhea is very important: it is a way to rid the body of harmful toxins. This quite often (and very disturbing and uncomfortable) problems usually will disappear in one or two days. Treatment of diarrhea to prevent dehydration and restore normal bowel movement.Frequent

Colony-stimulating factors (CSFs)

Molecules that stimulate the growth of leukocytes (white BLOOD cells) in the BONE MARROW. The body produces minute quantities of CSFs to regulate LEUKOCYTE production, maintaining the various types of leukocytes at appropriate levels to meet the needs of immune function. CSF production increases during INFECTION and

Fallopian Tubes - what is, definition and blocked

What is Fallopian Tubes and Definition A pair of narrow enclosed channels that transport OVA (eggs) from the OVARIES to the UTERUS. The fallopian tubes extend from the top of the uterus, one on each side, curving downward to end just short of the ovaries. The ovary end of the fallopian tube is somewhat fluted with

Morning Sickness - symptoms, cures and pregnancy

Morning Sickness - symptoms, cures and pregnancy

What is and Symptoms Morning Sickness - The NAUSEA and VOMITING that may occur during PREGNANCY, notably in the first trimester though it may continue through the second trimester and occasionally for the duration of the pregnancy. The term morning sickness is a misnomer as the nausea may occur at any time, day or

Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) procedure

Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) procedure

Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) - an endoscopic procedure that allows diagnostic as well as therapeutic procedures involving the DUODENUM, pancreatic duct, and common BILE duct. After administering a sedative the gastroenterologist inserts the flexible, lighted endoscope through the MOUTH,

Pneumothorax - definition, symptoms and treatment

Pneumothorax - definition, symptoms and treatment

What is Pneumothorax and Definition Pneumothorax is a circumstance in which air gets in the pleural space (membrane space between the pleural linings of the lung and the thoracic cavity). Pneumothorax results in collapse of a portion of, or the entire, lung. Doctors identify different kinds of pneumothorax. They

Kidneys - definition, strucrure and renal function

Kidneys - definition, strucrure and renal function

What are Kidneys Kidneys are a pair of organs responsible for filtering wastes and excess water from the BLOOD, excreting both from the body as URINE. The kidneys maintain the body’s fluid and electrolyte balances, and also produce hormones that regulate the production of new erythrocytes (ERYTHROPOIETIN (EPO))