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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 Lower Legs

From all the medical problems out there, itchiness in the lower legs can be quite troublesome. There are many reasons that can lead to this…

Bump Inside Nose

Having a bump inside your nose is definitely a cause of discomfort, especially if you are not certain what led to it in the first…

Throat Feels Tight

We all go through the sensation of tightness in the throat at least once in our lives. As there are many causes that might lead…

Swollen Nasal Passages

The swelling of the nasal passages can bring a lot of discomfort and also lead to difficult breathing. This modification often occurs when a person…

Red Moles

The red mole is also known as a cherry angioma and at first sight it might seem like a serious medical problem. However, unlike other…

Numbness in Lips

The numbness sensation appearing in the lip area can be partial or complete. There are many reasons that might lead to numbness in lips, some…

Inner Ear Infection

The infection of the inner ear can be present on different levels, causing a wide range of symptoms. Most people decided to visit the doctor…

Brittle Toenails

Brittle toenails represent a common problem in the general population. The medical term for this condition is onychorrhexis, defining the modifications that appear at the…

Dissolvable Stitches

What are Dissolvable Stitches? Stitches are used in the surgical field, being made with the help of a threaded needle. The method is known as…

Cortical Cyst

What is Cortical Cyst? The cortical cyst is a common condition that affects people of different ages and genders. The name of the cyst is…

Constant Burping

Burping is defined as the release of air through the mouth. The process is noisy, as the air is forcefully released from the stomach. Often…

Keratoderma Blennorrhagicum

Keratoderma Blennorrhagicum is a manifestation on the skin that appears in patients diagnosed with reactive arthritis (this condition was previously known as Reiter syndrome). The…

Piezogenic Pedal Papules

Piezogenic pedal papules are lesions that appear on the feet and wrists. These can either be accompanied by pain or be asymptomatic and they usually…

Tinea Faciei

Tinea faciei is a superficial infection of the skin. It is part of the dermatophyte skin infections and it can affect people of different sexes…

High Ankle Sprain

The high ankle sprain occurs when the high ankle ligaments are torn or damaged and the lower leg and foot rotate externally. It is also…

Cutaneous Larva Migrans

Cutaneous larva migrans is a type of dermatitis that occurs in people who have traveled to tropical and subtropical geographical areas. However, because more and…

Bump on Inside of Lip

When a bump appears on the inside of the lip, it is often diagnosed as oral mucocele. This is a type of cyst that commonly…

Bacillary Angiomatosis

Bacillary angiomatosis is an infection of the skin and the subcutaneous tissue that also has a systemic involvement. This medical condition is caused by the…

Gingival Hyperplasia

Gingival hyperplasia is a medical condition in which the gums increase in size. This condition is also known as gingival overgrowth, hypertrophic gingivitis or gingival…

Filiform Warts

Filiform warts are benign fleshy growths on the skin, which appear in persons who have been infected with the human papilloma virus. In general, warts…

Brown Spots on Skin

When the skin is exposed for prolonged periods of time to the sun, the cells in the skin are multiplied. An increased in the number…

Bee Sting Swelling

When bees sting, they can trigger an allergic reaction. However, in many cases, the normal reaction from a sting is confused with an allergic reaction….

Ecthyma Gangrenosum

Ecthyma gangrenosum is a medical condition in which the skin becomes infected with pseudomonas aeruginosa. The people who are most at risk of developing this…

Aphthous Ulcer

The aphthous ulcer is a common condition that is also known as recurrent aphthous stomatitis in the medical world. The condition is pretty common in…

Actinomycosis

Actinomycosis is a polymicrobial infection that occurs extremely rare in humans and more often in animals. The infectious bacterial disease, when it affects humans, can…

Fissured tongue

Fissured tongue is a benign condition in which deep grooves or fissures appear on the lateral sides and back of the tongue. This condition is…

Dactylitis

Dactylitis is a medical condition in which a digit (finger or toe) becomes inflamed, taking the shape of a sausage and causing a lot of…

Erythema Toxicum

What is Erythema Toxicum? Erythema toxicum is a skin condition that affects only newborns in the early neonatal period and which is characterized by a…

Cold Urticaria

What is Cold Urticaria? Cold urticaria is a skin reaction to the cold temperatures, in which red and itchy bumps appear on the skin. The…

Oral Hairy Leukoplakia

Oral hairy leukoplakia is a disease of the oral mucosa that was first described in 1984. It is strongly associated with the HIV infection; this…

Lichen Nitidus

What is Lichen Nitidus? Lichen nitidus is a rare, inflammatory skin condition, in which skin-colored, micropapules that glisten appear on the skin. At the moment,…

Levoscoliosis

What is Levoscoliosis? Levoscoliosis is a medical condition in which the spine becomes curved to the left side of the body. The symptoms will be…

Lentigo Maligna

What is Lentigo Maligna? This is a skin condition, also known as Hutchinson’s melanotic freckle or melanoma in situ. Basically, in parts of the skin…

Itching at Night

If you are suffering from nocturnal itching, then it is only normal you are interested in finding out more information on the subject. First of…

Inflamed taste bud

The taste buds present on our tongues are extremely important, as they allow us to explore one of our most essential senses: taste. Between 2000…

Sternum Pain

The sternum is also known as the breast or chest bone, being located in the central part of the chest. The main purpose of the…

Stucco Keratosis

What is Stucco Keratosis? This is a skin disorder that has been first described in 1965. The primary characteristic of stucco keratosis is the presence…

Coughing after Eating

Coughing after eating is never a comfortable thing to experience but it can occasionally happen. However, if it happens on a regular basis and it…

Swollen Uvula

What does a swollen uvula mean? The uvula is that small structure hanging in the back of your throat, being actually an extension of your…

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…

Bumps on Inner Thigh

The skin on the inner thighs is extremely sensitive, as this is one area where a lot of friction happens. Moreover, this area is almost…

Puffy Face

What does a puffy face mean? Every one has a puffy face, at least once in their lives. However, if you develop this frequently, then…

Acne around Mouth

Acne around the mouth can be upsetting, especially since in most cases the skin on the rest of the face is clear. However, these persistent…

Leukopenia

What is Leukopenia? Leukopenia is a medical condition in which the number of white cells in the blood decreases, the risk for infection being increased….

Fordyce Spots on Lips

What are Fordyce spots? Also known as Fordyce granules or Sebaceous Prominence, the Fordyce spots that appear on the lips are actually tiny and visible…

Eosinophilic Folliculitis

What is Eosinophilic Folliculitis? Eosinophilic folliculitis is a skin disease, primarily characterized by skin rash, itchiness and frequent recurrences. Its exact cause has yet to…

Throat Polyps

What are Throat Polyps? Throat polyps are fleshy growths that appear in the throat, without being cancerous or associated with any particular diseases or illnesses….

Chlorine Rash

What is Chlorine rash? As the name actually suggests it, a chlorine rash is a type of rash that appears after a person has been…

Phytophotodermatitis

What is Phytophotodermatitis? In order to understand what this disease is all about, we should start by explaining its name. ‘Phyto‘ means plant, ‘photo‘ means…

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…

Crepitus

What is Crepitus? Crepitus represents the entire range of sounds that can come from under the skin and often time from the joints, whether we…

Subscapularis Tear

What is Subscapularis Tear? The subscapularis muscle is one of the four rotator cuff muscles, being the largest and strongest one of the group. Situated…

Itchy tongue

The tongue is an important part of the human body and one of the most complex muscles we have. This muscle helps us to chew…

Superficial Spreading Melanoma

What is Superficial Spreading Melanoma? According to the medical literature, this is one of the most encountered types of melanoma in the general population. Superficial…

Melanonychia

What is Melanonychia? Melanonychia is a medical condition in which the nail plate has a pigmentation band that is either black or brown in color….

Bromhidrosis

Bromhidrosis is also known as body odor and it is a common modification in individuals who have just gone through puberty. However, in some cases…

Yellow Nails

Not many people are aware of this fact but the truth is that our nails can provide useful information on our body’s general health. Sometimes,…

Urticaria Pigmentosa

Urticaria pigmentosa is a skin disorder in which the skin presents patches of dark color and the patient experiences intense itchiness. Rubbing or scratching the…

Porokeratosis

What is Porokeratosis? Porokeratosis is a medical condition in which the process of keratinization is affected and disrupted. The patient presents patches of atrophy on…

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…

Hypersomnolence

Definition Hypersomnolence is a medical condition in which the patient is excessively sleepy during the day and sleeps prolonged hours in the night. Patients diagnosed…

Excessive Yawning

What is Excessive Yawning? Yawning is a reflex or involuntary process in which we open our mouths in order to take a deep breath of…

Allergic Conjunctivitis

What is Allergic Conjunctivitis? Allergic conjunctivitis is an immunologic response to an allergen, causing the conjunctiva and sometimes the cornea to become inflamed. The allergic…

Dislocated Shoulder

What is a dislocated shoulder? Anatomically speaking, the shoulder joint is the most mobile joint in the body, having the possibility to move the arm…

Branchial Cleft Cyst

What is a Branchial cleft cyst? This is a birth defect that appears as a lump below your collarbone on the sides of your neck….

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…

Serum Sickness

What is Serum Sickness? Serum sickness is also known as Type III hypersensitivity reaction and is described as a hypersensitive response to non-human proteins and…

Itchy Neck

What is an itchy neck? This is an irritating sensation that is accompanied by the persistent need to scratch your neck. Scratching your neck can…

Crystals in Urine

Your kidneys have been given the task of filtering your blood which in turn produces urine that is made of waste matter and water that…

Bruised Toenail

What is a Bruised toenail? Although most of the time having a bruised toenail is a small thing but it can be very painful and…

Parkinsonism

Parkinsonism Definition This is not a single symptom but a symptom complex. It is also a broad term that physicians use to describe a medical…

Tingling in Right Arm

Tingling in Right Arm Symptoms Tingling is an abnormal sensation that can occur in any part of the body although it is most commonly felt…

Amoxicillin Rash

What is Amoxicillin Rash? This is a medication rash that a person may have it if they have an allergic reaction to amoxicillin. It is…

Lump on Back of Neck

Causes of Lump on Back of Neck The lump is defined as any protrusion or abnormal enlargement that develops under the skin or above the…

Xiphoid Process

What is Xiphoid Process? Xiphoid process is a small projection of the lower part of the breastbone or known as the sternum and is made…

Tinea Capitis

What is Tinea Capitis? Tinea capitis is a fungal infection involving the superficial layer of the scalp and the hair shafts. It is also termed…

Crusted Scabies

What is Crusted Scabies? Crusted scabies is a severe and contagious variant of scabies. The disease is characterized by the uncontrollable proliferation of the mite…

Dermographism

What is Dermographism? Dermographism is among the most common type of urticaria. This skin condition is characterized by wealing of the skin in a rather…

Erythema Marginatum

What is Erythema Marginatum? Erythema marginatum is a rare skin condition characterized by the onset of distinctive rash which is being associated with rheumatic fever….

Stasis Ulcer

What is Stasis Ulcer? Stasis ulcer is a skin condition characterized by the ulceration of the skin that is deemed to result from venous insufficiency…

Prurigo Nodularis

What is Prurigo Nodularis? Prurigo nodularis is an inflammatory skin condition characterized by the onset of itchy papules in the extremities. The itch and scratch…

Lichen Striatus

What is Lichen Striatus? Lichen striatus is rare and benign skin condition that commonly affects young children. The cause of this skin condition is unknown…

Leukocytoclastic Vasculitis

What is Leukocytoclastic Vasculitis? Leukocytoclastic vasculitis is a variant of vasculitis characterized by the inflammation of the tiny blood vessels of the body. The disease…

Papular Urticaria

What is Papular Urticaria? Papular urticaria is a self-limited disorder that often occurs in children. It is characterized by the onset of chronic papules as…

Pseudofolliculitis Barbae

What is Pseudofolliculitis Barbae? Pseudofolliculitis barbae also known as shaving bumps or razor bumps is a condition characterized by the development of papules and pustules…

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…

Proteus Syndrome

What is Proteus Syndrome? This is a rare medical condition that causes an abnormal growth of fatty tissue, bone, and skin. Worldwide there are approximately…

Whipple’s Disease

What is Whipple’s disease? This is a rare systemic infectious medical condition that most often affects the gastrointestinal system. It is also known as your…

Carotenemia

What is Carotenemia? This medical condition is having the presence of excess carotenoids in your blood and causes a pigmentation of skin that resembles jaundice….

Porphyria Cutanea Tarda

What is Porphyria Cutanea Tarda? This medical condition belongs to a group of disorders that can cause skin or nerve problems called porphyria. Porphyria cutanea…

Verruca Plana

What is Verruca Plana? These are more commonly known as flat warts and usually are painless and harmless. Although they can be found on persons…

Blisters on Hands

What Causes blisters on hands? Having blisters on your hands can be a problem for anyone of any age. Before discussing what can be the…

Maculopapular Rash

What is Maculopapular Rash? This is a skin condition that is characterized by the presence of both papules and macules on your skin which are:…

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…

Stasis Dermatitis

What is Stasis Dermatitis? This is a chronic skin irritation that is commonly seen in your legs especially near your ankles and calves. It can…

Pemphigus Foliaceus

What is Pemphigus Foliaceus? This is a rare autoimmune disease that affects the top layer of your skin and mucous membranes although it is mainly…

Lichen Planopilaris

What is Lichen Planopilaris? This is an inflammatory condition that is rare and can result in having progressive patchy hair loss that occurs most of…

Desmoplastic Melanoma

What is Desmoplastic Melanoma? This is a rare form of melanoma, which is a skin cancer that is usually malignant, which means cancerous. It is…

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