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HIV/AIDS-causes, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment

HIV/AIDS HIV/AIDS is chronic potentially life-threatening condition caused by Human immune deficiency virus (HIV). After infection, the virus invades and damages the immune system making susceptible for various infections. Causes: HIV/AIDS is a sexually transmitted...
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Migraine-symptoms, causes, triggers and treatment

Migraine typically is severe throbbing or pulsating headache usually on one side of head often accompanied by severe sensitivity to light and sound. Symptoms: Migraine headache Migraines usually pass through 4 phases Prodrome - Phase 1 1 or 2 days before migraine...
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Typhoid fever – Causes, symptoms, prevention & treatment

Typhoid fever is one of the common febrile condition seen in day to day clinical practice Causes Bacteria Bacteria called Salmonella typhi causes typhoid. Salmonella typhi is passed in the faeces and sometimes in the urine of infected people. One can contract the...
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4 most common causes of Hand pain and wrist pain

Hand Pain 4 Common Causes Trigger finger Mallet finger Subungual haematomaParonychia 1, Trigger Finger Trigger finger and treatment Commonly seen in people over 45 years, middle and ring fingers are usually affected. The affected finger is stiff in the morning, opens...
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Disc prolapse and Back pain – Consult RJH

Disc prolapse and Back pain - Consult RJH The spine is made up of many bones called vertebrae. These are roughly circular and between each vertebra is a 'disc'. The discs are made of strong 'rubber-like' tissue which allows the spine to be fairly flexible. A disc has...
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Painful and stiff – Frozen shoulder consult our doctor

Painful and stiff frozen shoulder is a condition where a shoulder becomes very painful and stiff. Movements of the shoulder gets reduced, sometimes completely 'frozen'. It is thought to be due to scar-like tissue formed in the shoulder capsule. Symptoms usually...
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Knee Joint – pain

Knee joint pain can be caused by various conditions that affect the tissues that form the knee joint. It can be tendons, ligaments, bones, meniscus or joint space.
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Fibromyalgia – chronic pain

  Fibromyalgia Fibromyalgia is one of a group of chronic pain disorders that affect connective tissues, including the muscles, ligaments and tendons. It  causes widespread muscle pain, "myalgia," and excessive tenderness in many areas of the body. Many patients...
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Shin splints – pain in the leg

Shin Splints - pain in leg along shin bone Shin splints refers to pain along the inner edge of the shin bone (tibia) usually extending from knee to ankle. This condition is seen in physically active individual when there is change in frequency, duration and intensity...
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