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Bleeding In The Bowels, Causes, Symptoms, Tests, Treatment

It is not uncommon for there to be bleeding within theĀ  bowels. Most of the time it is very short lived and you would never notice it. The body quickly plugs up the site of the bleeding, which is usually minor, and there is no threat to a person’s health. However, massive or persistent blood loss in the bowels needs >> Read More ...

Cysticercosis (Brain Tapeworm), Causes, Symptoms, Treatment

Tapeworms are well known for causing intestinal infections in humans. There are number of tapeworms, which may be acquired by eating different meats. It is particularly a problem when the meat is eaten raw or undercooked. The pork tapeworm remains as one of the more common parasitic worms to cause human intestinal >> Read More ...

Stomach Churning Sensation (Feeling), Causes, Remedies

Most people use everyday terms to describe the symptoms that they are experiencing. While the medical fraternity is accustomed to technical terms for specific conditions, it is often easier to explain a symptom as it feels or appears. One such common term is a churning stomach or bowels. We all have experienced this >> Read More ...

Bed Bug Bites (Pictures, Photos), Treatment, Eradication

Bed bugs are a common problem across the globe. It is not only a problem in hotels and hospitals. Bed bugs can infest home and spread rapidly throughout all bedrooms in the house. An infestation is not just an issue with personal hygiene – bed bugs may infest even the cleanest of homes. A long vacation away from home >> Read More ...

Bowel Prolapse (Rectum) Causes, Symptoms, Treatment

A prolapse can affect many organs of the body. It specifically affects those organs that are next to a hollow cavity and open to the outside of the body. A prolapse simply means that one organs slips into and protrudes through another. It mainly affects the female reproductive tract and rectum of the large intestine. A >> Read More ...

Roundworms (Nematode Infection) Types, Symptoms, Treatment

There are many different types of parasitic worms that can infect humans. Roundworms are one such type. There are some 500,000 species of roundworms and about 60 are known to infect humans. It can infect a number of different organs in the human body, not only the digestive tract as is often though. Most infections are not >> Read More ...

Bowel Infarction and Ischemia, Causes, Symptoms, Treatment

Infarction is a term that is often associated with the heart. A myocardial infarction is the medical term for a heart attack. When an infarct occurs in the brain then we refer to it as a stroke. But an infarct is not only restricted to these organs. It can occur in any part of the body. The intestines (bowels) are just as >> Read More ...

House Fly Diseases, Types, Spread and Prevention

House flies are such a common insect that it is considered part of everyday life for humans. Most of us see it as just an irritation, buzzing around and trying to feed on any food it can access within the home but flies can also transmit diseases. In fact many common infections are transmitted by house flies. Some diseases >> Read More ...

Skin Yeast Infections (Candidiasis) Pictures, Causes, Symptoms

Human skin is prone to many types of infections from a range of microorganisms. Fungal infections of the skin are common but most are due to a type of fungus known as a dermatophyte. Yeasts are a different type of fungus that also causes infections in humans, but usually of the inner parts of the body. However, it can also >> Read More ...

Bowel Cramps Reasons, Other Symptoms, Causes

Abdominal pain is one of the most common symptoms that both children and adults experience in life. However, it is not always pain but sometimes a discomfort, also described as an ache, or cramping that is the cause of the unpleasant feeling in the abdomen. Most of the time it is associated with the digestive tract and >> Read More ...
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