All Pregnancy Topics

Corpus Luteum

Definition The corpus luteum is an endocrine structure that is present in women on a temporary basis (according to the menstrual cycle). As you will…

Inner Thigh Pain

Inner thigh pain can cause a lot of discomfort, preventing the sufferer from performing simple daily activities. Its duration and severity are dependent on the…

Chills without Fever

Chills are generally described as a normal reaction of the body when exposed to cold temperatures. However, there are a lot of people who experience…

Waking Up with Dry Mouth

There are a lot of people who wake up with a dry mouth, feeling the acute need to drink lots of water. This problem can…

White Blood Cells in Urine

In healthy patients, the urine does not contain blood cells, being 100% sterile. When a patient experiences different types of infections, such as those of…

Cracked Corners of Mouth

Having cracked corners at the mouth is a condition more common than one would think. In the medical field, this condition is known as angular…

White Discharge Before Period

All women experience vaginal white discharge before their period, during the years they are fertile. The white discharge is completely normal and it does not…

Skin Peeling Between Toes

The skin peeling between toes can either be acute or chronic. The longer the condition lasts, the more discomfort and embarrassment it causes. Often times,…

Left sided Headache

Headaches are the worst, especially if they are serious enough to interrupt our activities. They can be acute, appearing all of a sudden or chronic,…

Pain below Sternum

The sternum is the bone connecting the ribs, being situated in the central part of the thorax. When a person experiences pain below sternum, it…

Outer Thigh Pain

Our human nature is defined by movement. As we use our limbs for the most varied movements, it should come as no surprise that we…

Itchy Bumps on Feet

The skin on our feet is under a great deal of pressure, as we spend a lot of time with our shoes on, with socks…

Diaphragm Pain

The diaphragm is the main muscle responsible for breathing, being the part of the body that separates two of the most important cavities of the…

Waking Up Sweating

When a person wakes up drenched in sweat, even if the room temperature is cool, then that person might be suffering from a medical condition…

Red Palms

Red palms are also known as palmar erythema in the medical literature. This condition can be caused by various medical problems, each having its own…

Pruritus

What is Pruritus? Pruritus is an unpleasant sensation that provokes a reflex or desire to scratch to relieve the undesirable sensation. It is commonly referred…

Cherry Angioma

What is Cherry Angioma? Cherry angioma is the most common type of angioma and is a common skin growth. The term cherry in angioma describes…

Pityriasis Lichenoides

What is Pityriasis Lichenoides? This is a rare skin condition that is divided into two different categories which are: Acute Pityriasis Lichenoides This form is…

Fifth disease

What is Fifth disease? Although adults can get this medical condition it is more commonly found in children. The disease is mostly seen in children…

Leukocytosis

What is Leukocytosis? This is a medical condition in which there is an overproduction of leukocytes. Leukocytes are referred to as white blood cells (WBC)…