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ALPHABETIC INDEX OF DISEASES AND HUMAN CONDITIONS

Ulcers, furuncles, carbuncles: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatments

An abscess (an abscess) is a limited accumulation of pus in tissues or organs. Ulcer can be formed in any places of the human body, for example, in the lungs, kidneys, skin. A special form of abscess is furuncle - purulent inflammation of the hair sac, associated with it of the sebaceous gland and surrounding cellulose. Carbuncle - an inflammation of several hair sacs, their sebaceous glands and surrounding cellulose. If several carbuncles form adjacent to one large ulcer, then it is called an abscess. The accumulation of pus can appear under the fingernails, for example, if the nails are not properly trimmed. Symptoms Fits of fever. Fatigability. Redness. Painful swelling....

Ureaplasma Infection: Background, Pathophysiology, Epidemiology

Ureaplasmosis (another name - mycoplasmosis) is a disease that is transmitted sexually. Its occurrence is provoked by bacteria known as mycoplasmas. What is ureaplasmosis, it is clear already with the name of the disease. So, the name of the disease appeared as a consequence of the ability of some mycoplasmas to cleave urea (this process is called ureoleisis). Mycoplasmas are also called ureaplasmas. Causes of ureplasmosis This infection can penetrate into the human body in two ways. First of all, the infection is transmitted during sexual contact with the sick person or with the one who is the carrier of the infection. The second way of transmission of ureaplasmosis is during the birth of...

Urethritis: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

Urethritis is a disease characterized by the manifestation of an inflammatory process in the urethra. The most prominent signs of urethritis are pronounced painful sensations in the process of urination, as well as the appearance of discharge from the urethra. This disease is diagnosed in patients of both sexes. Types of urethritis Urethritis is an infectious disease, therefore, its development occurs due to the influence of the infectious agent. These can be viruses, fungi, bacteria, etc. Also, in especially rare cases, there are diseases of radiation, toxic, allergic urethritis and some other types of it. Depending on the effect of which pathogen develops urethritis, there are two...

Urinary Disorders - Symptoms, Causes, Treatments

Urination or dysuria may result from too frequent urination or urinary incontinence (more common in children), an increase or decrease in the amount of urine, tenderness or difficulty in urinating, involuntary urination or the inability to completely empty the bladder, also a urinary retention or absolute human inability to Emptying with a full bladder. Symptoms of urination disorder Frequent urination. Painful urination, pain in the bladder. Constant release of urine dropwise. Inability to completely empty the bladder. Involuntary urination. Night enuresis. Causes of urination disorders The causes of urination disorders depend on the nature of the disease. Sometimes they are...

Urinary Tract Infections (UTIs) Causes, Symptoms, Treatments

The urinary tract system consists of the kidneys, two ureters, the bladder and the urethra. Urinary tract infections: cystitis (inflammation of the bladder), pyelitis (inflammation of the renal pelvis) and urethritis (inflammation of the urethra). Symptoms of a urinary tract infection Frequent and painful urination. Pulsating pain in the side, in the kidney area. Burning with urination. Blood in the urine. Increased body temperature. Causes of Urinary Tract Infection Typically, the infection of the urinary tract is caused by bacteria from the intestinal microflora that enter the urethra and enter it into the bladder. Inflammation is possible with hypothermia, bacterial...

Uterine Cancer Causes, Symptoms, Signs & Treatment

Cancer of the mucous membrane of the uterus is an oncological disease that affects mostly women of older age. It accounts for 5% of all malignant uterine tumors in women. In contrast to cervical cancer, which often occurs in multiple-birth women, uterine cancer is mainly caused by nulliparous women and women after menopause. In European countries in recent years, the incidence of this pathology is growing rapidly. Symptoms Violation of the functions of the pelvic organs. Bleeding after menopause, pain in the lower abdomen. Causes Some influence on the development of uterine cancer appears to be the methods of hormonal treatment that involve the administration of estrogen,...