Medical Questions

Inflammation – Causes, Symptoms, Process, Treatment

Inflammation is an acute (short term) response by living tissue to any injury. It is usually followed by repair and regeneration after the injury, provided that the tissue was not severe enough to cause cell death (necrosis). Inflammation is a life sustaining mechanism to help the body cope during and just after an injury >> Read More ...

Tonsil Stones Removal & Pictures

What Are Tonsil Stones? Tonsil stones or tonsilloliths are compacted and calcified stones formed in the tonsillar crypts or crevices of the throat and most frequently in persons suffering from recurrent chronic tonsillitis. Most cases of tonsil stones do not hamper daily functioning or cause discomfort and a person may >> Read More ...

What Causes Blocked Nose in a Baby and Small Child?

1. Nasal Congestion A common cause of blocked nose in a baby is an infection or allergy resulting in nasal congestion with purulent or watery discharge. 2. Enlarged Adenoid Glands Adenoid glands (pharyngeal tonsils) are located in the roof of the throat, behind the nose. They usually start to shrink after about age 5 and >> Read More ...

Can Mushrooms Cause Diarrhea?

Mushrooms, even edible ones, may cause diarrhea in some people. On the other hand, even some deadly poisonous mushrooms does not necessarily cause diarrhea, with the exception of the following (1): Amanita ocreata (Western North American destroying angel) Amanita phalloides (death cap) Clitocybe dealbata (ivory funnel) >> Read More ...

Dental Procedures & Surgery – Root Canal, Bridges, Implants

Dental surgery and related dental procedures are often feared to be painful experiences that can be avoided by attending to your dental needs. However dental surgery and related procedures are essential for : Maintaining the health and integrity of your teeth, gum and mouth. Restoring functioning of your teeth Preventing >> Read More ...
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