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Staph Skin Infections Pictures

Staph Skin Infection Pictures Staph (pronounced staff) skin infection may appear as : a red bump or pus-filled blister (folliculitis) aboil (furuncle) infected cystic acne, hidradenitis suppurativa, pilonidal cyst a vesicle which may burst and crust over (impetigo) an erythema (cellulitis) a skin scalding >> Read More ...

Swimmer’s Ear (Otitis Externa)

What is Swimmer’s Ear? Swimmer’s ear is an inflammation of the outer earear canal and eventually the earlap, occurring in people who often have wet ears. It occurs mostly in children and teenagers who spend a lot of time in water, but also in persons who sweat a lot or have skin diseases. Picture >> Read More ...

Itchy Skin Rashes

Now a day itchy skin rash has become one of the most common skin problems, however some are simple and the rest are complicated due to derivative infections. A part of inflamed and irritated skin can be called as rash. It is characterized by Itching, swelling, and redness. It is essential to know that, some chemicals and >> Read More ...

Folliculitis Pictures

What is Folliculitis? Folliculitis is an inflammation of the hair follicles, the tiny tunnels in the skin from which hair grows. It occurs when the hair follicles become irritated and an infection then sets in. This may be seen with damage to the follicle as a result of shaving, friction with clothing, scratching, or an >> Read More ...

Staph Diagnosis (Lab Tests) and Epidemiology (Where It Lives)

Where Does S. aureus Live? S. aureus lives in: Healthy people (S.aureus carriers): in the mucosa of the nose, less commonly in the throat, vagina, intestines and lungs; on the skin: mainly in the armpits, under the breasts and in the groin Infected people: in skin lesions, the blood, stool, urine, respiratory mucosa, >> Read More ...

Staph Epidemiology

Where Does S. aureus Live? What is Staphylococcus aureus? Lab tests for staph S. aureus lives in: Healthy people (S.aureus carriers): in the mucosa of the nose, less commonly in the throat, vagina, intestines and lungs; on the skin: mainly in the armpits, under the breasts and in the groin Infected people: in skin >> Read More ...

Liver Diseases Types, Signs, Symptoms, Causes and Treatment

The liver is the largest internal organ of the body and one of the central points for most of the biochemical processes that sustains life. It is probably the most versatile organ and responsible for monitoring, regulating and performing vital processes. Read more on liver functions. Despite this versatility, the liver is >> Read More ...

What Is Staphylococcus aureus?

Staphylococcus aureus Staphylococcus aureus (Gk. staphyle = bunch of grapes; Lat. coccus = spherical bacterium, aureus = golden) or golden staph (pronounced ‘staff’) is the most common species of staphylococcus bacteria causing infections in human. Lab Tests for Staph Staph Epidemiology Staph Infections >> Read More ...

Sneezing – Causes, Treatments and Good Sneezing Practices

Key Points: Introduction What Causes Sneezing? What is Photic Sneeze Reflex? Are Sneezes Infectious? Should You Stifle Your Sneezes? Treatments for Conditions that Cause Sneezing Good Sneezing Practices Introduction All human beings have sneezing in common. Whether you are a loud sneezer or try to muffle it, there are >> Read More ...

Severe Constipation – Extreme Pain, Complications

Constipation is a common gastrointestinal condition where stool is passed infrequent (less than 3 times in a week) with the passage of hard stool and where there is straining to have a bowel movement. Although constipation is not usually seen as a serious medical condition, it can lead to complications and some of these >> Read More ...
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