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Dermatofibroma

By on March 29th, 2013 in Skin

March 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

Dermatofibroma Definition Dermatofibroma is a small mass like benign skin growth. It is a common overgrowth of the fibrous tissues located in the deeper layer of the skin. The condition of dermatofibroma is non-cancerous (non – malignant), and it can occur anywhere on the body but mainly found on upper arms, back and lower legs. […]

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HIV Rash

By on March 22nd, 2013 in Skin

March 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

HIV stands for Human Immunodeficiency Virus that is responsible to cause AIDS (Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome), a life threatening condition that targets and destroys vital cells in the body. The patients diagnosed with HIV infection have multiple symptoms. Nevertheless, HIV rashes on the skin are one of the common symptoms found in the victims. How does […]

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Melasma (Chloasma)

By on March 19th, 2013 in Skin

March 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

What is Melasma? Melasma, also called as Chloasma faciei or the mask of pregnancy, is a tan or discoloration of the skin. In other words, melasma can be defined as patchy brown or dark brown skin discoloration. The patches can occur on sun exposed body parts but mainly seen on the face. In the condition […]

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Swollen EyeLid

By on March 18th, 2013 in Diseases and Conditions

March 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

Swollen eyelid is also known as puffy eye lid and is quite common condition that most of us come across sometimes in our lives. This symptom could be mild or severe and can happen for some days to even months. Most of the times, swollen eye lid appears all of sudden, but in other cases, […]

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Acute Fever

By on March 6th, 2013 in Diseases and Conditions

March 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

What is Acute Fever ? The simplest definition of acute fever is it a sudden onset of an illness that attests with fever.  It is a symptom and not disease. The body’s mechanism to respond to an infection causes fever. The infection could be viral or bacterial, and as a response, body increases the temperature […]

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Brown Recluse Spider Bite

By on March 3rd, 2013 in Diseases and Conditions

March 3, 2013 | 0 Comments

What is a Brown Recluse Spider Bite The brown recluse spider is also known as violin spider or fiddle back spider. It habitats in the south central part of the US and prefer hot, abandoned and dry place such as rock pile or wood. While most of the spices of spiders are harmless to humans, the […]

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Rash on Inner Thighs

By on March 1st, 2013 in Skin

March 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

Having rash on inner thighs is a symptom and not a disease or a health ailment. Rash is a condition of the skin wherein it becomes red, inflamed and itchy. The rashes can happen at any site of the body but here we shall talk about rashes in inner thighs that carry its own significance. […]

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Swollen Uvula

By on February 25th, 2013 in Diseases and Conditions

February 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

Definition of Uvulitis The uvula is an extension of soft palate and is small-elongated portion hanging structure in the back of the throat. It is made up of highly vascular soft connective tissues surrounded by an epithelial layer. Swollen uvula, in medical term, is referred to as uvulitis. The function of this organ includes trapping […]

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Lipoma

By on February 11th, 2013 in Diseases and Conditions

February 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

Definition: What is Lipoma? The human skin is made up of different layers. Just beneath the skin lies the subcutaneous adipose tissue. A lipoma is a growth of these tissues in a capsule form. It grows slowly between the skin and the muscle layer. Lipoma is a noncancerous (benign) tumor does not grow larger. It […]

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