Month: May 2020

Human Papillomavirus Infection

Human Papillomavirus Infection

Everything you Need to Know About Human Papillomavirus Infection What is human papillomavirus infection? Human papillomavirus (HPV) is a viral infection that’s passed between people through skin-to-skin contact. There are over 100 varieties of HPV, more than 40 of which are passed through sexual contact and can affect your genitals, mouth, or throat. According to the Centers for Disease …

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Asperger's Syndrome

Asperger’s Syndrome in Adults: Symptoms | Definition | Facts | Testing

Understanding Asperger’s Symptoms in Adults What is Asperger’s syndrome? Asperger’s syndrome is a form of autism. Asperger’s syndrome was a unique diagnosis listed in the American Psychiatric Association’s Diagnosis and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) until 2013, when all forms of autism were combined under one umbrella diagnosis, autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Many doctors still use …

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Gastroenteritis

Gastroenteritis (Stomach Flu): Symptoms | Causes | Treatments

Gastroenteritis (“Stomach Flu”) When you have diarrhea and vomiting, you may say you have the “stomach flu.” These symptoms often are due to a condition called gastroenteritis. With gastroenteritis, your stomach and intestines are irritated and inflamed. The cause is typically a viral or bacterial infection. Symptoms of Gastroenteritis With gastroenteritis, the main symptoms you probably have are watery diarrhea and vomiting. You might also have stomach pain, …

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Health and Performance Benefits of Creatine

10 Health and Performance Benefits of Creatine Overview Creatine is a natural supplement used to boost athletic performance. It’s not only safe but also one of the world’s most popular and effective supplements for building muscle and strength. Here are 10 science-based benefits of creatine. 1. Helps muscle cells produce more energy Creatine supplements increase …

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Crohn's Disease

Crohn’s Disease: Symptoms | Causes | Treatment

Understanding Crohn’s Disease What is Crohn’s disease? Crohn’s disease is a type of inflammatory bowel disease. As many as 780,000 Americans have the condition, according to the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation (CCF). More research on Crohn’s disease is necessary. Researchers aren’t sure how it begins, who is most likely to develop it, or how to best manage it. …

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VRE

VRE: Symptoms | Causes | Treatment

VRE (Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococcus) Overview VRE stands for vancomycin-resistant enterococcus. It’s an infection with bacteria that are resistant to the antibiotic called vancomycin. Enterococcus is a type of bacteria that normally lives in the intestines and the female genital tract. It usually doesn’t make us sick. However, sometimes it can cause infections in the: bloodstream urinary …

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Bullous Myringitis

Bullous Myringitis: Symptoms | Causes | Treatment

What Is Bullous Myringitis? Overview Bullous myringitis is a type of ear infection in which small, fluid-filled blisters form on the eardrum. These blisters usually cause severe pain. The infection is caused by the same viruses or bacteria that lead to other ear infections. However, bullous myringitis doesn’t cause fluid to build up behind the eardrum, like …

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