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Abdominal pain in IBS
Irritable Bowel Syndrome The irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a gastrointestinal disorder characterized by abdominal pain and altered bowel habits, without any identifiable organic cause.
Gastrointestinal   Article saved: 26 October 2015
Pregnant woman
Is It Pregnancy or Menstruation? The first symptoms of pregnancy may be very unspecific, resembling quite a bit with premenstrual symptoms. It is possible, even, that the pregnant woman in the first days of pregnancy presents vaginal bleeding, causing her to think that she menstruated.
Sexual Health   Article saved: 12 April 2017
Jaundice symptoms
Jaundice - Causes, Symptoms and Treatment Jaundice is a clinical sign that is characterized by the yellowish color of the skin, mucous membranes and eyes. It arises when there is too much of a substance called bilirubin. Jaundice is a typical symptom of liver and biliary disease, with hepatitis, cirrhosis and biliary tract obstruction being its main causes.
Liver diseases   Article saved: 24 March 2018
Kaposi sarcoma
Kaposi Sarcoma - HIV, Symptoms and Treatment Kaposi's sarcoma is an uncommon type of cancer that has been rare for decades but has been seen in medical practice quite often after the onset of the AIDS pandemic and the increased incidence of treatments involving immunosuppressive drugs, as is the case of organ transplants.
Cancer   Article saved: 17 August 2018
Renal carcinoma
Kidney Cancer - Clear Cell Carcinoma Kidney cancer, also called by some hypernephroma, is a relatively common form of cancer, accounting for approximately 3% of all malignancies in men and women. Clear cell carcinoma is the most common type of kidney cancer, accounting for over 90% of cases.
Cancer   Article saved: 29 May 2016
Anatomy of the ear
Kinetosis - Motion Sickness Motion sickness is the picture of nausea, with or without vomiting, that occurs in some people when in motion, whether inside a car, plane, train or boat.
General Health   Article saved: 10 July 2018
Labyrinth - inner ear
Labyrinthitis - Symptoms, Causes and Treatment Labyrinthitis, also known as vestibular neuritis, neurolabirinitis or acute peripheral vestibulopathy, is a benign, self-limiting disease that causes intense vertigo.
Otolaryngology   Article saved: 11 August 2018
Lactose intolerance
Lactose Intolerance - Symptoms and Treatment Lactose intolerance is very common disease caused by the inability to digest lactose, a sugar found in milk and dairy products. The absence of lactase enzyme that digests the lactose, leads to the appearance of gastrointestinal symptoms when a milk-based product is consumed.
Nutrition   Article saved: 27 December 2016
Throat anatomy
Laryngitis - Symptoms, Causes and Treatment Laryngitis is the name we give to the inflammation of the larynx, the region of the airways where the vocal cords are located.
Otolaryngology   Article saved: 10 May 2017
Various stages of disease
Legionellosis - Legionnaire's Disease The legionellosis, also known as disease (s) Legionnaire (s) is a potentially serious infection caused by a bacterium called Legionella pneumophila. The Legionnaire's disease is an infection not contagious, which is usually acquired through inhalation of contaminated water particles with the Legionella bacteria and can cause atypical pneumonia.
Lungs diseases   Article saved: 11 December 2015
Leishmaniasis - Symptoms, Transmission and Treatment We used the term leishmaniasis to define a set of diseases caused by parasites of the genus Leishmania. These parasites are present in almost all the continents, with the exception of Australia and Antarctica, having been identified more than 20 species.
Parasite   Article saved: 05 May 2018
Normal blood and leukemia
Leukemia - Symptoms, Causes and Treatment Leukemia is a malignant neoplasm (cancer) of the white blood cells, the cells that make up our defense system against invading germs. There are 4 major types of leukemia, known as acute myelogenous leukemia (AML), chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML), acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL), chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL).
Cancer   Article saved: 26 March 2018

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