Monthly Archives: Jan 2017

Genital Warts Symptoms

Genital Warts SymptomsGenital warts caused by Human Papillomavirus (HPV) are considered a sexually transmitted disease with great repercussion at international level. More than 100 pathogens of this disease are known, although only 40 subtypes are sexually transmissible.

Genital warts are also called condylomata acuminata which appear mainly on the lips of the vulva, vagina, penis, urethra, anal canal, rectum and sometimes in the cervix. Genital warts usually cause few or no symptoms and are easily missed. However, in specific cases, warts in the genital area caused by HPV can spread and can develop into malignant tumors.

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What is Numbness?

What is NumbnessSensitivity means sense of human touch. Numerous nerve endings, receptors, sensors throughout the body and sensory organs such as eyes, ears and skin are sense sensory stimuli which transmit them to the central nervous system (CNS).

Thus, we can perceive mechanical sensations (such as pressure, vibrations), temperature sensations (thermoception), pain perception (nociception) and many more.

Sensory disturbances can be divided into as tactile hypoesthesia and thermal hypoesthesia. Tactile hypoesthesia reduces the sensation and sensation of pressure and thermal hypoesthesia causes to feel cold and heat worse than normal. Complete sensory loss is called anesthesia.

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Xeroderma Pigmentosum

Xeroderma PigmentosumXeroderma pigmentosum is a hereditary genetic disease of a very rare autosomal recessive nature which consist of a hypersensitivity of the skin against ultraviolet radiation.

People who are affected have to avoid the sunlight, but the light of the moon does not give them any problem, they can only move freely outside at night. Therefore they are usually called children of the moon.

The cause of xeroderma pigmentosum is a deficiency of DNA repair enzymes which may be caused by several genetic mutations. In order for the disease to develop, a child must inherit the predisposition of both parents.

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Pain in Arm

Pain in Arm and CausesBy definition, arm pain can have multiple causes. The human arm is composed of the humerus, ulna, radius bones, elbow joint, numerous muscles, tendons, ligaments, nerves and blood vessels. The ulna and radius articulate the hand and humerus is attached to the shoulders through the scapulohumeral joint.

Depending on the origin of the pain in arm, an inflammatory swelling, excessive heat, or a loss of mobility can be manifested in the arm as an oppressive, pulling or stabbing pain in arm. This may be accompanied by sensory discomfort or paralysis. Pain in arm may appear suddenly as acute, after an injury, chronic or can be as in the case of osteoarthritis.

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Pain in Elbow

Elbow pain can be caused by many different causes. This discomfort can be very mild to intense and generate an unpleasant discomfort in the elbow joint.

The anatomical region known as the elbow is formed by the elbow joint which is composed of the distal part of the humerus and the proximal ends of the ulna and the radius. The elbow joint allows the forearm to bend and stretch(hinged joint, allows flexion and extension movements). Apart from the named bones, the elbow is also constituted by cartilage, synovial fluid, ligaments, tendons and other joint structures.

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Abdominal Colic Pain

Abdominal colic pain is manifested symptom when the muscles of the digestive organs contract in a spasmodic way. In many cases, if there is abdominal colic pain, there is also tension in the abdominal wall.

To transport food through the intestinal tract and perform digestion, the intestine is in continuous movement. The specialized medicine term for this phenomenon is intestinal peristalsis. In cases of digestive disorders, normal peristalsis may be affected and gastric pain (abdominal cramping) may occur. These can be due to multiple causes that range from the most harmless excitation through affections of diarrhea to serious intestinal diseases.

Colic is spoken when intensity of abdominal pains of the belly increase. Patients describe these abdominal colic pains “as if the walls of the belly were to explode.”

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Balance Disorders

Balance disorders refer to alterations that affect posture and spatial orientation. The affected people may feel dizzy or feel as room is spinning around them.

Balance disorders occur when there is some alteration in the organs involved in this human sense and affect the spatial orientation, posture and the sensation of reality that has the individual who suffers.

A disturbance in balance may be habitual in certain circumstances of life, such as a boat trip or when we perform some activity in which our physical stability is altered. However, if balance disorders occur without a particular physical cause, they can be a symptom of some disease. Aging, head injuries, certain infections and certain medications can also be the cause of balance problems.

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What Causes Vomiting?

Vomiting is expulsion of the contents of the stomach through the mouth. Vomiting is usually accompanied by nausea and by general malaise.

Vomiting can have different causes from physical to psychological. Center of the vomitting is found in the brain. Vomiting can have very different origins and these stimuli reach the spinal bulb and produce the nausea that causes vomiting.

According to the characteristics and composition of the vomitting, we will be faced with different types that can give us data about the causes. Vomiting may also contain blood.

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Swelling in the inguinal region

Swelling in the inguinal regionThe appearance of a swelling in the inguinal region may occur acutely. Often times, inflammation can be accompanied by pain. The inguinal canal is called the inguinal ring, a natural weak point and a possible reason for the appearance of a swelling in the inguinal region. There are muscles, nerves, blood vessels and lymph nodes in the men’s spermatic cord and some other structures.

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