Amoebic Dysentery (Amoebiasis): Symptoms, causes, diagnosis, treatment and prevention

Amoebic Dysentery is caused by Entamoeba histolytica which lives in the lumen of large intestine of a human being as harmless minuta forms. When the resistance of gut is lowered in infected people, these become pathogenic, change to magna forms and invade the intestinal wall. They make their way deep into sub- mucosa by eating […]

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ASCARIASIS : WORM INFECTION

Disease caused by Ascaris (round worm) is commonly called ascariasis. Ascariasis is caused by consuming food and water contaminated with infective eggs of Ascaris.  Ascariasis is common among children. Ascariasis is one of the most common round worm infection.  Ascariasis is generally common in places which lack modern sanitation. Symptoms Ascariasis due to larvae of […]

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Home Remedies for Ulcers

The parts of the body such as the mouth, oesophagus, stomach, and duodenum are the common areas where ulcers mostly erupt. Earlier it was assumed that stressful life and unhealthy diet contributed to the development of ulcers. However, it is now known that they are a repercussion of an infection caused by the corkscrew-shaped bacterium […]

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Treat your hiccups instantly

Hiccups are the sudden, uncontrolled repeated contractions of the diaphragm producing a sound called hiccup. The medical term used for hiccup is Synchronous Diaphragmatic Flutter (SDF) OR singultus. Hiccups may occur several times per minute and may last for few hours creating uneasiness in talking and eating. Hiccups may be the result of overeating, frequent […]

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