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ALPHABETIC INDEX OF DISEASES AND HUMAN CONDITIONS

Gas Gangrene: Causes, Symptoms & Diagnosis

Gas gangrene is an acute infectious disease, the most dangerous complication of wounds of any origin. In most cases predisposing factors are gunshot and fragmentation wounds with significant damage, as well as extensive crushing of tissues. In addition, often gangrene begins with complex open fractures of the bones. Gas gangrene was widely spread during wars, as pathogens easily penetrated into open wounds, for example, with the earth. However, anaerobic gangrene can begin in the respiratory tract or digestive tract. In addition, its transmission is possible when using an infected syringe. The infection can be caused by an unprofessionally performed abortion performed without compliance...

Genital warts: Causes, symptoms, and treatment

Condylomas can be either single or multiple, they are caused by viruses. Usually condylomata appear around the anus or on the genitals. As a rule, in men they are localized on the bridle of the foreskin or on the head of the penis, in women - in the labia. In addition, they can occur in the vagina or on the cervix. Experts are concerned that in recent years, the incidence of condylomatosis has increased many times. These diseases are equally affected by representatives of both sexes. This disease is transmitted by contact, including sexual. The most unpleasant property of genital warts is their hard retention. The fact is that in many cases, after seemingly successful treatment, they again...

Giardia infection (giardiasis) Symptoms

Giardiasis is an infectious disease of the small intestine, common throughout the world, but is more common in regions with warm climates. This disease is caused by protozoa from the flagellates. The disease is recorded among all age groups, but children are more likely to get sick, they have diarrhea in their illness. In adults, giardiasis can even be asymptomatic. Sometimes, general ailments are possible - lack of appetite, bloating, abdominal pain, vomiting. In severe cases of the disease - weight loss, unformed stool, fatty, offensive. Symptoms Sometimes the symptoms are completely absent. Diarrhea. Lack of appetite. Bloating. Stomach ache. Weight loss. Causes The...

Glomerulonephritis: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

What is glomerulonephritis? Glomerulonephritis is a kidney disease affecting the renal glomeruli. Kidneys consist of millions of microscopic filters called renal glomeruli. The glomeruli recognize the release products to be removed, for example urea. Renal glomeruli act as microscopic filters: together with water, single molecules of salts or harmful substances are removed from the blood. Usually glomerulonephritis is a consequence of other diseases, but sometimes it can start spontaneously (for no apparent reason). Symptoms of glomerulonephritis Fatigue, exhaustion. High blood pressure. Oliguria, nausea. Dark urine. Headaches and kidney pain. Visual disturbances....

Glomerulonephritis: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

Glomerulonephritis is an infectious-allergic disease that belongs to the group of acquired kidney diseases. Different forms of glomerulonephritis differ in etiology, manifestations, course of the disease and its outcome. It is most often characterized by immune inflammation of the renal glomeruli, as well as by further, secondary inflammation of the renal tubules and interstitium. There are acute glomerulonephritis, fast-flowing form of the disease, and chronic glomerulonephritis. The acute form of the disease most often can be caused by a previous streptococcal infection - post-streptococcal glomerulonephritis. The etiology distinguishes primary glomerulonephritis and secondary, which...

Gonorrhea: Symptoms, treatment, and causes

Gonorrhea is one of the most common diseases transmitted predominantly through sexual contact. Infectious agents primarily affect the urethra, and then other organs. In women, pathogens can enter the fallopian tubes through the cervix, and in case of non-observance of personal hygiene - into the rectum. In men, the prostate gland, seminal vesicles, seminal cord, sometimes an epididymis is affected. The first symptom of gonorrhea is a burning sensation and pain in the urethra when urinating. In women, the disease often occurs almost asymptomatically, in men the disease begins acutely. Symptoms Burning sensation in the urethra. Women have abdominal pain. Pain when urinating. Purulent...

Gout swelling management

Gout is very common leg disease, less often it attacks hands. The origin of a disease comes from ancient times, when people mostly ate fat, nutritious food, and the physical inactivity only makes it worse. CAUSES So what are the causes of contraction of a disease? First of all it’s the inheritance factor, but in comparison with modern statistics this disease affects less than 5% people of the world. Generally, people who eat much meat and fish products suffer from gout. Daily ration with such components leads to protein level increase, which means producing of urate – this is one of the basic causes. Also endocrine diseases, metabolic disorder, overweight, alcohol and high-purine...

Gout: Causes, symptoms, and treatments

Gout (literally from the Greek - "trap for feet") is caused by a metabolic disorder with an increase in the content of uric acid in the body and deposition of it in tissues, primarily in cartilage and joints. Symptoms of gout Acute pain in the metatarsophalangeal joint of the big toe, occurring mainly at night. The joint swells, the skin around it blushes. Causes of gout Often gout is a hereditary disease. Symptoms can not be observed for a long time. Men aged 40-50 years suffer from gout more often than women. Attacks proceed differently. Excessive eating of meat, by-products and alcohol abuse also contribute to the development of gout. Gout is also observed in patients with...

Guillain-Barre syndrome - Symptoms and causes

Guillain-Barre syndrome is an acute inflammatory polyradiculoneuropathy, manifested by flaccid paresis, sensitivity disorders and vegetative disorders. This is an autoimmune disease with very serious consequences. Nerve fibers cover the myelinated layer, which seems to envelop the nerve. It consists of lipids that protect and nourish the nerve. According to myelinated nerve fibers, impulses go faster than unmyelinated. When the inflammation surrounds the peripheral nerves of the body or facial muscles, inflammation of the myelin layer or nerve arises. Sometimes in half a year the illness passes independently, however its transition to the chronic form is possible. There is a risk of death....