Tag: Common Symptoms

Intestinal Pseudo-Obstruction

Intestinal Pseudo-Obstruction

Digestive problems can be very uncomfortable and unhealthy. People with an intestinal pseudo obstruction often need medical intervention to feel better. When the items you consume are not able to move through your body, it can become very noticeable, very fast. An intestinal pseudo obstruction occurs when part of your intestinal tract is unable to [...]

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Allergy and Asthma – What are the Most Common Symptoms?

Allergy and Asthma – What are the Most Common Symptoms?

Allergy and asthma are known to go together quite often, especially since there is a kind of asthma called allergic asthma out there, which basically gets triggered by allergies. How Does Asthma Occur? In normal situations, people breathe in air through the nose and it then gets sent through the windpipe. After the air goes [...]

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Ovarian Cyst Symptoms You Should Never Ignore

Ovarian Cyst Symptoms You Should Never Ignore

Ovarian cysts are very common in adult women, even after they have gone through menopause. Ovarian cysts are usually non-cancerous, but ovarian cyst symptoms can be extremely painful and disruptive. Women suffering from ovarian cysts often are bed-bound and cannot work. The only way to prevent ovarian cysts is by getting the ovaries surgically removed, [...]

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Swine Flu Symptoms: Common and Uncommon

Swine Flu Symptoms: Common and Uncommon

Since 2009, there have been concerns about a worldwide swine flu epidemic. Although the World Health Organization (WHO) announced that the pandemic stopped in August of 2010, swine flu has not been eradicated and is especially prevalent in Mexico. Also known as hog flu, pig flu or the H1N1 virus, this is a potentially deadly [...]

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How to Recognize Bladder Infection Symptoms

How to Recognize Bladder Infection Symptoms

Cystitis or bladder infection symptoms are very similar to kidney infection symptoms. Usually the bladder becomes infected before the kidneys. Women are more prone to bladder infections than men because women have wider and shorter urethras. The urethra is the tube that connects the bladder to the vagina in women or the penis in men. [...]

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Cystic Fibrosis Symptoms and Complications

Cystic Fibrosis Symptoms and Complications

Cystic fibrosis or CF is a genetic disease caused by one defective gene. This defective gene causes the body to overproduce mucus to the point where a person with CF can choke on his or her own mucus. It is mostly diagnosed in teenagers and children, including newborns. Although there is no vaccine or cure [...]

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Graves’ Disease Symptoms Can Differ From Patient to Patient

Graves’ Disease Symptoms Can Differ From Patient to Patient

Named after its discoverer, doctor Sir Robert Graves, Graves’ disease is a potentially fatal thyroid disease if left untreated. This disease responds well to medical care, so anyone experiencing Graves’ disease symptoms needs to see a doctor immediately. However, not everyone gets the same Graves’ disease symptoms, so anyone experiencing any strange symptoms, even if [...]

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Cervical Cancer: Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment

Cervical Cancer: Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment

Only women can get cervical cancer. The cervix is the area in between the uterus and the vagina. This area is tightly closed when a woman is pregnant in order to protect the fetus. Just what causes cancer of the cervix is unknown, but women at risk ate those who: Smoke Take oral contraception Have [...]

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What You Need to Know about Cystic Fibrosis

What You Need to Know about Cystic Fibrosis

Cystic fibrosis (CF) is a potentially deadly genetic disease. In America, 1 in every 4,000 babies is born with cystic fibrosis. The mucus membranes go into overdrive, producing a constant flow of thick mucus that can block up the lungs and interferes with the pancreas. The mucus cannot be coughed up and often becomes infected. [...]

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