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  • Allergic Rhinitis
    Allergic Rhinitis Also called Hay Fever. Defined as an inflammation of the nasal passages, usually presents with watery nasal discharge and itching of the nose and eyes. [read more]

  • Croup
    Croup refers to diseases of the respiratory system which are caused by inflamed upper airway. Characterized by sneeze and barking cough, vomiting, nausea, fever and high pitch sound the child makes when inhaling, Croup is often a benign condition that is treatable at home. Croup diseases are spasmotic croup, laryngotracheobronchopneumitis, acute laryngotracheitis, laryngeal diptheria and laryngotracheobronchitis. Laryngotracheobronchopneumitis and laryngotracheobronchitis are caused by bacterial infection and often severe. [read more]

  • Dust Mite Allergy
    Dust mites are microscopic organism that is somehow related to spiders and are usually found in most homes. These organisms are too small to see, and thrive in warm and humid environments. They feed on dead skin cells and nests in fabrics, beddings, furnishings and other dust-collecting objects. As the dust mites leave their residue such as decaying bodies and feces, it freely floats in the air and become an allergen. While not all people are allergic to dust mites, it can be a serious bother to people who are allergic to it. [read more]

  • Egg Hypersensitivity
    Egg Hypersensitivity is defined as the development of allergic reactions after ingestion of egg or other food that contains egg. It is believed that the albumin is the culprit behind the allergic reactions which may trigger a number of symptoms ranging from mild discomfort to serious ailments. [read more]

  • Eight Day Measles
    Eight-day measles is one of the alternate names of measles, a contagious disease common among children. It is characterized by red spots that appear on the skin, runny nose and incessant coughing. When not treated measles can be very fatal, as the disease has been one of the main causes of death among infants and young children. [read more]

  • empty sella syndrome
    Empty sella syndrome refers to the medical disorder that primarily involves sella turcica, which is actually a bony structure that is located at the base of the brain that typically protects and surrounds the pituitary gland. Its is a condition that is often revealed during tests for pituitary disorders, when radiological imaging of the pituitary gland reveals a sella turcica that appears to be empty. Empty sella syndrome is found to be more common in women who have overweight issues or those who also have abnormally high blood pressure. [read more]

  • Hay Fever
    Hay fever, also known as allergic rhinitis, causes cold-like symptoms such as a runny nose, congestion, sneezing and sinus pressure. But unlike a cold, hay fever isn't caused by a virus, but by an allergic response to indoor or outdoor airborne allergens, such as pollen, dust mites or pet dander. [read more]

  • Headache, cluster
    Cluster headache is a neurological disease characterized by extreme pain. The cyclical pattern of the pain, occurring in periods with spontaneous remissions, gives the disease its name. The “clusters” of frequent attacks can last anywhere from a few weeks to months. During remission periods, the headaches completely stop, although patterns differ from person to person. Remission periods can occur from months to a year. The condition can afflict anyone although it is more common in men and adults aged 20-40 years old. Attacks are classified into episodic or chronic. Episodic attacks are characterized by a higher frequency with longer remissions. Chronic attacks are characterized by frequent headaches that can last up to years. [read more]

  • Headache, Cluster
    Cluster headache is a neurological disease characterized by extreme pain. The cyclical pattern of the pain, occurring in periods with spontaneous remissions, gives the disease its name. The “clusters” of frequent attacks can last anywhere from a few weeks to months. During remission periods, the headaches completely stop, although patterns differ from person to person. Remission periods can occur from months to a year. The condition can afflict anyone although it is more common in men and adults aged 20-40 years old. Attacks are classified into episodic or chronic. Episodic attacks are characterized by a higher frequency with longer remissions. Chronic attacks are characterized by frequent headaches that can last up to years. [read more]

  • Laryngitis
    Laryngitis is the medical term for inflammation and swelling of the larynx, which is also known as the voice box. A lot of the causes of laryngitis, such as common viruses or using your voice too much, are not serious. there are few causes, however, require medical attention. [read more]

  • Latex Allergies
    The protein in rubber can cause an allergic reaction in some people. The thin, stretchy latex rubber in gloves, condoms and balloons is high in protein. It causes a lot of allergic reactions than products made of hard rubber (like tires). And also, because some latex gloves are coated with cornstarch powder, the latex protein particles stick to the cornstarch and fly into the air when the gloves are taken off. [read more]

  • Lymphadenopathy
    Lymphadenopathy is a term meaning "disease of the lymph nodes." Almost synonymously are used with "swollen/enlarged lymph nodes". When the infection of the lymph nodes themselves, it is called lymphadenitis, but when the infection is of the lymph channels, it is called lymphangitis. [read more]

  • Mast Cell disease
    Mast cell disease or mastocytosis is a group of rare disorders marked by the presence of too many mast cells in various organs and tissues such as the skin, spleen, liver, bone, and the gastrointestinal tract. [read more]

  • Measles
    2Measles, which is also known as, Rubeola is a viral disease that has had a long history with medical accounts of it going as far back as 600 B.C. It was first clinically described in an Arabic book which significantly distinguished it from small pox. Measles is one of the great childhood killers, claiming the lives of more then 200 million children and adults in the last 150 years. The development of a vaccine has made the effectively checked the disease. [read more]

  • milk Allergy
    Milk produced by cows is among the common allergy-causing dairy product, especially among children, However, majority of the cases of mild allergy, children outgrow this condition after a few years or so. Allergic reactions usually start after a few minutes of drinking milk, with symptoms ranging from mild discomfort to severe reactions that causes serious distress. [read more]

  • Mold Allergy
    There are over a thousand identified types of mold found in the environment. However, only a few dozen are culprits in triggering an allergic reaction. Mold allergy is the hypersensitivity to exposure to certain types of mold, which can either thrive outdoor or indoor. [read more]

  • Mucopolysaccharidosis type II Hunter syndrome- mild form
    Hunter syndrome or mucopolysachharoidosis Type II is a lyososomal storage disease caused by a deficiency or absence of the enzyme idunorate-2-sulfatase (l2S). It is named after Scottish physician Charles A. Hunter who emigrated to Canada and practiced medicine there. [read more]

  • Nasal Polyps
    Nasal Polyps are the soft and usually not cancerous or benign growth of polyps in the lining of the nose or the sinuses. [read more]

  • Nonallergic Rhinitis
    Nonallergic Rhinitis otherwise known as the Vasomotor Rhinitis is a medical condition where there is a continuous and chronic runny nose. It is a condition brought about when the lining of the nose swells as a result of an expanding blood vessels thereby causing the nose to be congested. [read more]

  • Nose Inflammation
    Nose inflammation, or rhinitis, is the swelling of the nose characterized by difficulty in breathing, watery discharge from the nose, and nasal congestion. [read more]

  • Pertussis
    Pertussis is popularly called whooping cough. This is a very highly contageous disease that caused by Bordetella pertussis bacteria. Pertusis is one of the top causes of vaccine-preventable deaths with most deaths occuring to very young infants who are unvaccinated or who are not completely vaccinated. [read more]

  • pet Allergy
    Pet allergy is characterized by the extreme sensitivity to pet fur or feather, causing an allergic reaction. However, aside from the fur, the well-known irritant in pet allergies in the animal dander or the dead skin flakes that floats around the air causing watery eyes and other typical reactions to an allergy. [read more]

  • pontiac Fever
    It is a mild form of legionellosis which is caused by the bacteria that commonly last for two to five days where in treatment is not necessary. [read more]

  • Pontiac Fever
    Pontiac fever pertains to a disease caused by the Legionella pneumophila bacterium, which typically manifests with flu-like symptoms. Pontiac fever is actually a mild from of legionellosis; the severe form being Legionnaires disease. [read more]

  • Pulmonary Anthrax
    Pulmonary anthrax is inhaled lung anthrax. Among the different degrees of sickness, pulmonary anthrax is the most severe. Anthrax is a highly dangerous bacterial infection, ans is most often fatal. Other names of pulmonary anthrax include: Lung Anthrax, Inhaled anthrax, and Inhalation anthrax. [read more]

  • Respiratory Infection
    Respiratory infection is more commonly known as upper respiratory infection of (URI). This is a type of infection of the head and chest caused by a virus. The nose, throat, sinuses, ears and airways are affected. This infection usually lasts a couple of weeks. [read more]

  • Respiratory Syncytial Virus
    This virus causes infections in the lungs and respiratory tract. This virus commonly affects children by the age of 2 and even adults. Infection can severe especially when it infects premature babies and infants with underlying health conditions. [read more]

  • Rhinitis
    Rhinitis is a condition describing the irritation and swelling of the inner part of the nose. This condition is also seen to affect the throat, eyes and ears. It is also associated with sleeping problems. Rhinitis can also be triggered by an allergy. There are two types: allergic and no-allergic rhinitis. [read more]

  • Rhinitis, Vasomotor
    Hay fever is a condition resulting from an allergic reaction to indoor or outdoor airborne allergens, such as dust mites, pollen, or pet dander. [read more]

  • Rubeola
    Rubeola, more commonly known as measles, is a highly contagious disease caused by a virus and spread through respiration. [read more]

  • Swollen Lymph Nodes
    Swelling of lymph nodes typically results from localized or systemic infection, abscess formation, or malignancy [read more]

  • Whooping Cough
    Whooping cough is medically known as pertussis, which is characterized as a highly contagious infection of the respiratory tract. While whooping cough may initially resemble an ordinary cold, it may eventually turn more serious, especially among infants. [read more]

  • Whooping Cough (Pertussis)
    Whooping Cough otherwise known as the Pertussis is a higly contagious diseased that is said to be caused by a bacteria named Bordetella Pertussis. The disease is often described as the whooping which is generally on high-pitched that usually occur in the case of infected babies and children only (Finger H, von Koenig CHW (1996). Bordetella-Clinical Manifestations. In:Barron's Medical Microbiology (Barron S et al. Eds.) 4th., Univ of Texas Medical Branch). [read more]

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