Tag Archives: inflammation

Capex shampoo Part 1

Capex® Shampoo (fluocinolone acetonide) topical shampoo, 0.01% is a unique corticosteroid treatment in a shampoo-delivery system created to effectively treat inflammatory diseases of the scalp, such as itch and dandruff associated with seborrheic dermatitis (SD).When used every day for two weeks, Capex® Shampoo treats inflammatory diseases related to SD. Some side effects have been reported infrequently in people who have used topical steroids, such as inflammation, burning, itching and irritation. Continue reading

Celiac Disease & Dermatitis Herpetiformis Part 1

Dermatitis herpetiformis (DH), or Duhring’s disease, is a chronic blistering skin condition, characterised by blisters filled with a watery fluid. Despite its name, DH is not related to or caused by herpes virus: the name means that it is a skin inflammation having an appearance similar to herpes. Continue reading

Ankylosing spondylitis symptoms

It is important to note that the course of ankylosing spondylitis varies greatly from person to person. So too can the onset of symptoms. Although symptoms usually start to appear in late adolescence or early adulthood (ages 17-35), the symptoms can occur in children or much later. Continue reading

Acute hepatitis B Part 1

What is hepatitis?

The term ‘hepatitis’ simply means inflammation of the liver. Hepatitis may be caused by a virus or a toxin such as alcohol. Other viruses that can cause injury to liver cells include the hepatitis A and hepatitis C viruses. These viruses are not related to each other or to hepatitis B virus and differ in their structure, the ways they are spread among individuals, the severity of symptoms they can cause, the way they are treated, and the outcome of the infection. Continue reading

Aching joints

The connecting places of two or more bones in our body are called joints, when these joints start to pain, it is called aching
joints. The joints in our body can be affected by any kind of ache. It may result from old or recent injuries, strains or sprains. Many kinds of illnesses are known to cause aching joints. Everything from simple cold to Arthritis are known to cause aching joints as well as many bacterial infections. At times intake of certain medicines may cause your joints to ache. Some of these causes could be serious while some other could be minor passing causes. Some of the common causes of aching joints are infections, arthritis,
Lyme disease, tendinitis, & bursitis. Continue reading

Zymosine Features In Relieving Pain

Many people today suffer from arthritic pain due to having this problem while some individuals also experience pain problems due to different reasons. Regardless of the cause, pain problems can be bothersome so it is just vital to find the right solutions that will aid alleviate pain. One of the solutions offered to people is Zymosine.

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24 hour stomach virus

Gastroenteritis (also known as gastric flu, stomach flu, and stomach virus, although unrelated to influenza) is marked by severe inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract involving both the stomach and small intestine resulting in acute diarrhea and vomiting. It can be transferred by contact with contaminated food and water. The inflammation is caused most often by an infection from certain viruses or less often by bacteria, their toxins (e.g. SEB), parasites, or an adverse reaction to something in the diet or medication. Continue reading

How does a Wound Heal?

What is a wound? A wound is type of injury to the skin in which the skin is cut open or had a blunt trauma wherein the wound is inside the skin. It can be an open or a closed wound. In the classification of an open wound, the skin may be abraded, torn, cut or punctured. In the case of a closed wound, wherein the skin is not open because it is caused of a blunt trauma, there could be a contusion or a hematoma or bruising. A hematoma is a sign that there is an internal bleeding which can be mild or hemorrhage. Continue reading