Acute Respiratory Failure

Acute Respiratory Failure: Causes | Symptoms | Diagnosis

Acute Respiratory Failure What is acute respiratory failure? Acute respiratory failure occurs when fluid builds up in the air sacs in your lungs. When that happens, your lungs can’t release oxygen into your blood. In turn, your organs can’t get enough oxygen-rich blood to function. You can also develop acute respiratory failure if your lungs …

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Mollescum: How It’s Spread and How to Avoid

All About Molluscum: How It’s Transmitted and How to Prevent If your little one has suddenly developed a rash with painless, small, round bumps with little debris in the middle, the molluscum poxvirus may be the culprit. As a viral infection, molluscum contagiosum, a viral infection is easily transmitted. While it doesn’t cause permanent harm, …

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Low-Grade Squamous Intraepithelial Lesion

Low-Grade Squamous Intraepithelial Lesion (LSIL)

What Is Low-Grade Squamous Intraepithelial Lesion (LSIL)? Overview Low-grade squamous intraepithelial lesion (LSIL) is a common abnormal result on a Pap test. It’s also known as mild dysplasia. LSIL means that your cervical cells show mild abnormalities. An LSIL, or abnormal Pap result, doesn’t mean that you have cancer. The tissue that covers your cervix is …

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