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22 January 2016
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Close look on altitude sickness

22 January 2016, Comments: 0

Altitude sickness or mountain sickness is characterized by generalized symptoms that are triggered by climbing on areas with higher altitudes rapidly. The condition is […]


14 January 2016
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Febrile seizure: Why they occur and when to worry?

14 January 2016, Comments: 0

Febrile seizures are types of seizures that develop during a fever. This is quite common among children between 6 months up to 5 years […]


14 January 2016
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What is dermatitis herpetiformis?

14 January 2016, Comments: 0

Dermatitis herpetiformis is characterized as a stinging, itchy, blistering skin rash that develops once the skin reacts to the presence of gluten antibodies that […]


14 January 2016
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Common rashes of the armpit

14 January 2016, Comments: 0

The armpit or axilla is a body site prone to infection to certain forms of rashes due to the characteristics of the skin. The […]


8 January 2016
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What is mucositis?

8 January 2016, Comments: 0

Mucositis is a health issue marked by inflammation and pain of the mucous layer in the body. The mucous membrane is the soft tissue […]