• Posted on 30 Sep 2016
    “Amebiasis is a parasitic infection of the intestine caused by protozoa Entamoeba histolytica. Loose stools, abdominal cramps, and abdominal pain are included. However, most people with amoebiasis do not experience significant symptoms.”     Who Is At Risk For amebiasis (Amoebic Dysentery)? Amebiasis (amoebic dysentery) is common in tropical countries with weak sanitation. The Merck…

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  • Posted on 29 Sep 2016
    Generally speaking, the cough is completely normal. A cough can help keep your throat away from phlegm and other troubles. However, sustained coughing can also be symptomatic of some conditions. Irritated air contains substances that irritate your throat or nasal passages and can cause coughing. A cough is your body’s way of rejecting that…

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  • Posted on 25 Sep 2016
    What Is Cholera Disease? The bacterium Vibrio is caused by cholera, and it is a cholera infection of the small intestine. Vibrio cholera produces a toxin called ‘enterotoxin’ which causes the symptoms of cholera disease. A type of cholera bacteria called the El Tor biotype tends to cause milder disease than the classic biotype….

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  • Posted on 25 Sep 2016
    Diarrhea disease is the passage of loose or watery stools occurring three or more times in a 24-hour period. The three types of diarrhea are acute diarrhea, persistent diarrhea, and dysentery. If an episode of diarrhea lasts less than 14 days, it is acute diarrhea. Acute watery diarrhea causes dehydration and contributes to malnutrition….

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  • Posted on 23 Sep 2016
    What is a leptospirosis?   Leptospirosis (also known as Weil’s disease) is a disease caused by bacteria (Leptospira interrogans) that produce a wide range of symptoms that may occur in two phases; some patients may develop kidney or liver failure, respiratory failure, meningitis, or even death. The disease is spread by the urine of…

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  • Posted on 20 Sep 2016
    Jaundice, also known as icterus, is a term used to describe a yellowish tinge to the skin and sclerae (the white part of the eye) that is caused by hyperbilirubinemia (an excess of bilirubin in the blood). Body fluids may also be yellow. The color of the skin and sclerae varies depending on levels…

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  • Posted on 20 Sep 2016
    Hepatitis means that the liver is caused by inflammation and viral infection that affects the liver. The condition may be self-limiting or may progress to fibrosis (scar), cirrhosis, or liver cancer. Hepatitis virus is the most common cause in the world but other infections are toxic. (e.g. alcohol, certain drugs), and autoimmune diseases can…

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  • Posted on 17 Sep 2016
    Typhoid fever is a deadly bacterial disease caused by Salmonella typhi bacteria. While the highest risk of getting typhoid fever is traveling to South Asia. Worldwide, it affects more than 22 million people annually with approximately 200,000 associated deaths from the disease.   What are the symptoms of typhoid fever?   Typhoid fever occurs…

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  • Posted on 17 Sep 2016
    Key Facts Zika virus disease is caused by viruses transmitted mainly by Aedes mosquitoes, which bite during the day. Its symptoms are usually mild and include muscle and joint pain, fever, rash, conjunctivitis, headache. usually last 2–7 days. Most people with Zika viral infection don’t develop symptoms. Zika virus infection during pregnancy can cause…

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  • Posted on 17 Sep 2016
    Overview Of Chronic Kidney Disease: Kidney disease, from basic terminology to risk factors and matching a treatment option to your lifestyle, Family Health Care has all the in-depth information CKD patients and their care partners need.   What Is Kidney Disease? Understanding your kidney disease, or renal disease is the first step in controlling your…

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