Shingles are caused by a virus called varicella-zoster virus, which also causes chickenpox. So, is shingles contagious like chickenpox? Read on to find out.
Pelvic Inflammatory Disease is a reproductive organ disease that is currently affecting over 1 million of women every year in the United States alone according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. This disease is an infection in the woman’s pelvis that can be found on the lower abdomen.
Eyelid lumps usually appear at the end of the eyelid where the lash touches the lid. This annoying little bump could be as painful as a typical pimple.
An ulcer is an open painful wound. And as much as the society connects it to stress, alcohol abuse, and eating spicy food, researchers have found no evidence to exactly link these theories to the disease.
People with Lactose Intolerance are deficient in lactase, a substance produced in the small intestine that helps in the digestion of lactose. Due to this deficiency, patients with lactose intolerance are incapable of digesting products with lactose such as milk
Connective tissue disease affects many people throughout the country. While this usually targets the joints, muscles, and skin, no organ is safe from it.
The Acute respiratory distress syndrome or ARDS is a failure of our lung due to inflammation. The symptoms of ARDS are characterized by breath shortness, quick breaths, and a slightly significant bluish discoloration of the skin. For many patients who successfully survived this syndrome, lead a somewhat diminished life in terms of lung quality and breathing. ARDS have many causes. It may be because of a trauma in your body that lead to ARDS.
Persistent depressive disorder is one of the psychiatric disorders that are considered to last for more than 2 years.
Surprisingly, there are a lot of illnesses that are still unknown to us. Some might also be too complicated that you would not believe that it exists. One of this kind of sickness is Munchausen by Proxy Syndrome.
Interstitial lung disease, or diffuse parenchymal lung disease, refers to a set of lung conditions which cause the lung tissue to scar progressively.