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Wiliams Syndrome

About one in every 7,500 to 20,000 people around the world suffer from Williams syndrome. It’s a condition, which is usually noticeable at birth due to the unique facial features of the affected newborns. It persists throughout the life of the individual, even though a lot can be done to ensure that affected persons lead […]

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Left Side Pain Under Rib Cage

The rib cage gives support and protection to various important tissues and organs in your chest, thoracic cavity, and abdominal area. Rib cage region is an area that one could experience pain for different reasons. In case of accidents, this region is more prone and an individual could sustain serious injuries that could lead to […]

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Appendicitis Pain

What is appendix? Appendix is a worm-like small organ attached to the cecum part of the intestine. Its worm-like appearance or structure gives it the anatomical name, vermiform appendix. This little organ has no function in the case of modern human beings but was functional in ancient times. However, some scientists and medical experts feel […]

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Sea Lice Rash

The sea louse, which the plural is sea lice; is in the family of copepods. It falls in the siphonostomatoida order.  Sea lice are oceanic parasites that feed on the epidermal tissue, mucus, and blood of various marine fish. They are among the parasites found in the oceans and can severely affect fish and other […]

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Angelman Syndrome

Angelman syndrome is a genetic condition wherein affected babies may elicit developmental delays, speech defects, imbalance, abnormal walking and posture, seizure, and other neurological issues. Developmental deficits become visible in 6 to 12 months post birth while convulsions start after 2 to 3 years. Angelman syndrome patients are usually happy and have an excitable and […]

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Scarlet Fever

Also called scarlatina, scarlet fever is a type of bacterial disease which may affect some individuals suffering from strep throat. The illness is marked by the formation of a bright red rash which is spread almost across the body. Most cases of scarlet fever occur with high fever and sore throat. Children in the age […]

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Sweat Rash

Sweat rash is a superficial inflammation of the skin normally caused by fungal yeast due to humidity and lack of ventilation. It occurs as a red rash between folds of skin where they rub together and there is  less air circulation  in areas such as under your arms and on the backs of your knees. […]

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Allergic Reaction Rash

An allergic rash is commonly characterized as skin irritation when allergens trigger the reaction by making the immune system to respond. When your skin is touched by an unfamiliar body, your immune system works in such a way that it sends an army of antibodies to wade off the intruder. As a result, a red […]

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Strep Rash

Strep rash also known as strep throat or scarlet fever is a bacterial infection affecting the tonsillar and soft palate region. The streptococcus pyogenes (also called GAS, Group A Strep) bacterial family has been identified as the cause of strep rash. It is a common type of bacteria that can live in the human body […]

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Microcephaly

Microcephaly is a neurological disorder that occurs because a child’s brain does not develop or grow properly. The end result of this leads to the size of the head being smaller than normal. This results in the brain not being able to grow at the normal pace and neither does the skull also. Many children […]

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