Hyperhydrosis is a condition characterized by abnormally increased sweating, in excess of that required for regulation of body temperature. Hyperhydrosis can be associated with a quality of life burden from a psychological, emotional, and social perspective. It has been called by some ' the silent handicap'.
Both the words diaphoresis and hidrosis can mean either perspiration (in which sense they are synonymous with sweating) or excessive perspiration in which cas
Hydrophobia is a historic name for rabies.
Rabies is a viral disease that causes inflamation of the brain in humans and other mammals. Early symptoms can include fever and tingling at the site of exposure. These symptoms are followed by one or more of the following symptoms; violent movements, uncontrolled excitement, fear of water, an inability to move parts of the body, confusion, and loss of conciousness. Once symptoms appear, the result is nearly always d
Vomiting is the involuntary, forceful expulsion of the contents of one's stomach through the mouth and sometimes the nose.
Vomiting can be caused by a wide variety of conditions; it may present as a specific response to ailments like gastritis or poisoning, or as a non- specific sequela of disorders ranging from brain tumours and elevated intracranial pressure to overexposure to ionizing radiation. The feeling that one is about to vomit is called nausea,Read More
Thyroid nodules are lumps which commonly arise within an otherwise normal thyroid gland. They indicate a thyroid neoplasm, but only a small percentage of these are thyroid cancers.
Often these abnormal growths of thyroid tissue are located at the edge of the thyroid gland and can be felt as a lump in the throat. When they are large or when they occur in very thin individuals, they can sometimes beRead More