Croup-Respiratory infection

Croup is a respiratory tract infection in children. It affects the wind pipe (trachea), voice box (larynx) and bronchi. Children with croup infection find it difficult to breathe due... Read more »

Conjunctivitis commonly called as madras eye or pink eye

Conjunctivitis is inflammation of conjunctiva the outer layer of the eye and the inner surface of the eyelid. It is usually caused due to infection by virus or bacterial... Read more »

Ring worm- not a worm its fungus

Ring worm is a skin infection caused due to fungus called as Dermatophytes. Many species of Dermatophytes are identified that cause skin infections. The name “Ring worm” is coined due... Read more »

Seven common causes of back neck pain

Neck pain will cause due to some reasons. Something as natural as sleeping in the wrong position can cause neck pain. If you are admiring what is causing your... Read more »

Tetanus often called as lock jaw

Tetanus or lockjaw is a bacterial infection caused by Clostridium tetani. Tetanus infection causes severe muscles spasms, initially muscles spasms are seen near jaw and they are seen the... Read more »

ADHD-Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Attention Deficient Hyperactivity or Attention deficient Disorder is a common childhood disorders and can be seen in adults if left unnoticed. Brain imaging and scanning of ADHD youth revealed... Read more »

Scabies- a contagious skin infection

Scabies is a skin infection caused due a mite called as Sarcoptes scabiei. Scabies causes severe itching, due to the severe itching people scratch which becomes red and bruises... Read more »

Alzheimer disease – a neurodegenerative disease

Alzheimer is a progressive neurodegenerative disease and is the most common cause of dementia. The main cause of Alzheimer disease is the gradual accumulation of proteins in the form... Read more »

Bowmen’s disease – An early form of skin cancer

Bowmen’s disease is an early symptom of skin cancer, which can be treated at an early stage if not, it causes an unrepairable damage. It is characterized by appearance... Read more »

Carbuncle – A bacterial infection of skin

Carbuncle is an abscess which is larger than a boil. It is a localized bacterial infection. It is filled up with pus and has one or more openings which... Read more »