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ALPHABETIC INDEX OF DISEASES AND HUMAN CONDITIONS

Warts

Warts - outgrowths of the skin or mucous membrane in the form of keratinized or soft nodules, formed during the growth of the epidermis and papillary dermis. Warts are quite common skin disease, they are like benign neoplasms that can appear on the skin everywhere. But over time, with the wrong treatment, these tumors can become malignant. Depending on the method, time and place of origin of the warts are of several types: Ordinary warts - are found most often, are hemispherical, dense formations of corporal or grayish color with a rough surface. Most often occur in children on the back of the hands, fingers, around the edges of the nails, less often on other parts of the body....

What is a common cold?

As folk wisdom says, the runny nose is not a disease, with appropriate treatment it passes for a week, and in the absence of treatment - for seven days. Rhinitis is a condition in which the mucous membrane, due to inflammation, produces more secretion, the excess of this secret begins to be released through the nose. Acute coryza is often the first symptom of various colds (for example, colds, measles, flu, pertussis, etc.). In addition to acute, there are also chronic and allergic rhinitis. Symptoms Deterioration of general well-being. Burning and tickling in the nose. Deterioration of nasal breathing. First a transparent and then a purulent secret is allocated. Edemas or inflamed...

What is cancer?

Cancer is called malignant tumors and new formations, developing from epithelial tissue. They are subdivided as follows: Carcinoma - a malignant tumor of skin, mucous membranes and glands. Sarcoma is a malignant tumor of the bone, connective and nervous tissues. Malignant lymphomas are diseases of the lymphatic system. Leukemia - the so-called. blood cancer. With the diseases of this group, the production of blood cells (most often leukocytes) is disrupted. Myeloma is a disease of the blood-forming organs, characterized by proliferation of plasma cells. Symptoms Change in the emptying of the intestine and bladder. Poorly healing wounds. Unusual bleeding from the vagina and...

What is hyperhidrosis?

Hyperhidrosis is an intense sweating for a variety of reasons. The word itself comes from the Latin words "hyper" - elevated and "hydro" - water. In a literal translation, the complex medical term of hyperhidrosis is increased sweating. It is natural for a person to sweat, but usual sweating is not a disease, but a natural reaction of the body to fear, emotions, heat. But in the case of hyperhidrosis, everything is different: even at the thought of hands and handshakes, arms, sweat appears instantly on your hands, just at the thought. Symptoms Sweating at the thought of handshakes, hugs. Sweating with excitement, even small. Intensive sweating, when a person came from a frosty...

Whiplash injury of the neck

Whiplash injury of the neck - this is a damage to the ligaments, vertebrae, spinal cord or nerve endings in the neck, caused by sharp bending of the neck. At the time of injury, the head begins to swing from side to side, as if evading the impacts of the whip, hence the name of the damage. All damages of the cervical vertebrae, obtained in the manner described above and affecting soft tissues, are called the whiplash injury of the cervical spine. They were first described in 1928 by the American scientist H.A. Crow. Symptoms usually appear right after receiving a strong and sharp impact. Chronic spinal cord injury syndrome refers to the symptoms observed after 6 months or more after...

Workaholism, attraction to work

People with a painful inclination to work are so devoted to it that it becomes the meaning of their life. The condition of such a person is very accurately characterized by the term workaholic (workaholic), originated in America. Causes of painful attraction to work The causes of workaholism are the organization of a modern society, where all activities are strictly distributed. According to psychologists, modern working conditions hinder the development of normal relationships between people. Previously, people could get recognition by talking with friends or acquaintances. Today, a person, first of all, seeks to make a career. But such a "replacement" a person is not enough. As a...