Diaphoresis

Definition We all sweat and while sweating is the body’s response mechanism to overheating, there are times when you sweat with no apparent reason, and the sweating becomes harmful. This …

Staph Infection

What is a Staph Infection? Staph is a short form of the term Staphylococcus and it’s a type of bacteria. On the skin surface of a person, there are many …

Pyuria

Pyuria

What is Pyuria? Pyuria is the presence of white blood cells, also known as pus cells, in urine. The commonest cause of pus cells in urine is an infection within …

parts of bone

Periostitis

What is Periostitis? Periostitis is a medical condition where the bone covering known as periosteum is inflamed. The bone is always thought of to be hard substance but it is …

Enlarged thyroid (goitre)

ENLARGED THYROID

What is an Enlarged Thyroid? Enlarged Thyroid is a n enlargement of the thyroid gland is medically known as goiter. Usually, the thyroid enlarges and expands beyond its normal size …

Infected hangnail images

Infected Hangnail

What is an Infected Hangnail? Infected Hangnail is the appearance of skin at the root of the nail that looks jagged and torn is common. This skin is called a hangnail …

Hitchhiker’s thumb

Hitchhiker’s Thumb

What is Hitchhiker’s Thumb? Hitchhiker’s thumb is a genetic condition that causes a person to bend his or her thumbs backwards while stretching. It is also known as distal hyperextensibility1. The …

Hiatal hernia Diet

Hiatal Hernia Diet

What is Hiatal Hernia? Hiatal hernia happens when the top part of your stomach thrusts up via the diaphragm into the chest area1. The diaphragm is a muscle that lies between …

Automatonophobia

Automatonophobia

What is Automatonophobia? Automatonophobia refers to fear of objects that represent human beings. These objects include wax statutes, dummies, and animatronics creatures. People with this kind of fear believe that things …