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Uncontrollable Cough

Uncontrollable cough may be indicative of different kinds of severe or mild pre-existing illnesses. In most cases, coughing aggravates when sleeping at night. An episode of uncontrollable cough can induce adverse symptoms like shortness of breath, scratchiness in throat, and throat pain or discomfort, etc. Mild instances of uncontrollable cough do not need medical treatment. […]

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Thyrotropin Levels

  Thyrotropin releasing hormone (TRH) is secreted by hypothalamus region of the brain. The main function of thyrotropin is stimulation of pituitary gland for secretion of thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH). Thyroid stimulating hormone instructs the thyroid gland to produce and release varied kinds of thyroid hormones. TSH also contributes to better functioning of the thyroid […]

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Throwing up Water – What are the causes?

Throwing up water means vomiting water. Vomiting refers to expulsion of contents of stomach through the mouth. Vomiting can be persistent or acute. Vomit typically contains saliva, pancreatic and stomach digestive juices and enzymes, undigested or partially digested food, bile, stomach acids, digestive tract water, and mucus occurring in stomach, small intestine, mouth, and esophagus. […]

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Otitis Interna

The condition of inflammation of the inner ear is medically termed as otitis interna. It is different from otitis media, i.e., infection of the middle ear, or otitis externa, i.e., infection of the external ear. Inner ear infection is also rarer than otitis externa or otitis media. Another name for otitis interna is labyrinthitis. Inner […]

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Mucus in Poop

The bowels and other areas of the body naturally contain mucus. Hence, mucus in poop is considered normal. However, if mucus in stool is present in abnormal amounts and/or is clearly visible, then it can be indicative of some underlying disease which needs to be medically treated. Patients with mucus in poop may also suffer […]

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Tingling in Right Arm

Tingling is a prickly feeling or sensation. Tingling in right arm can occur due to nerve constriction, injuries, vascular conditions, or other factors. Additional symptoms experienced by patients include numbness, weakness of right arm and fingers, etc. Treatment of tingling in right arm is done as per underlying cause. As it can occur due to […]

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Walking Corpse Syndrome

Walking corpse syndrome is a rare neuropsychiatric mental disorder wherein affected people suffer from delusions of being dead, decomposition of their bodies, ceasing of their existence, and loss of all their important organs and/or blood. Some patients have stated that they can even smell their own decomposing/rotting flesh. Contradictorily, some patients incorrectly believe that they […]

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Chills without Fever

Shivering or shaking of the body is referred to as chills. It occurs due to rapid contraction and relaxation of the muscles which helps in heat production and increase in internal temperature of the body. A higher than normal body temperature is termed as fever. Chills may cause symptoms like chattering teeth, perspiration, trembles, and […]

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Filiform Wart

Filiform wart is an elongated, thin, flesh-colored, and non-malignant growth in skin. The skin outgrowths are shaped unusually like filiform protrusions and hence the name. It is caused due to infection by the HPV or human papilloma virus. Filiform warts usually form on the face, specifically on the eyelids, lips, and neck. They may also […]

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Dark Spot on Lip

Dark spot on lip may occur as a symptom of mild causes like increased intake of caffeine or severe causes like cancer. Causes of dark spot on lip Listed below are some common causes of dark spot on lip: Diet Eating just cooked hot foods can burn the lips; the risk increases when hot and […]

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