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Leg Ulcers

Leg Ulcers

Leg ulcers are an excavation of the skin surface that occurs when inflamed necrotic tissue sloughs off. A majority of reported leg ulcers occurs as a result of chronic venous insufficiency. Moreover, other factors that contribute to the development of  the ulcerations brought about by lesions are due to arterial insufficiency, partial and full thickness …

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Animal-bites

Poison Ivy Rashes: Causes, Symptoms, First Aid Treatment & Management

Poison ivy rashes usually occur after contact with the poison ivy plant, whether directly or indirectly. This is caused by sensitivity to urushiol. The oil resin is found in the plant’s leaves, stems and roots, and can remain active for years. Aside from poison ivy, urushiol is also found in poison oak and poison sumac. …

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Schizoaffective disorder

Schizoaffective disorder

Schizoaffective disorder is a mental disorder characterized by hallucinations, delusions and mood disorders like depression and mania. The basic mechanism of development of schizoaffective disorder is still poorly understood. Inadequate psychiatric treatment can lead to decreased cognition, inability to focus on given task and non-social behavior. Schizoaffective disorder Causes The basic cause of schizoaffective disorders …

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Altitude Sickness

Altitude Sickness: Types, Causes Symptoms, Management and Prevention

Altitude sickness occurs when the lungs cannot get enough oxygen from the air, specifically at high altitudes. It is also commonly called mountain sickness. It mostly occurs to people who are not used to high altitudes too quickly, specifically at altitudes 2438m (8000ft) or higher. There are three forms of altitude sickness, which will be …

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Cataracts

Cataracts: Types, Risk Factors, Symptoms and Treatment

A cataract is defined as the clouding of the normally clear lens of the eye. This affects the vision by giving the sight a seemingly fogged-up or frosty vision. Cataracts progress gradually and do not usually disrupt eyesight at an early age. However, when it has developed, it will disturb vision significantly. This clouded vision …

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