Esophageal Candidiasis, Causes, Symptoms, Treatment

Esophageal candidiasis

Esophageal candidiasis (EC) is one of the most common opportunistic infections in patients with impaired cellular immunity, and it is and the most common gastrointestinal (GI) opportunistic disorder among individuals infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) [rx], [rx] However, we have sometimes come across EC in healthy individuals without HIV infection.[rx–rx] When EC has been found in healthy individuals, predisposing medical Read More …

Irritant Contact Dermatitis, Causes, Symptoms, Treatment

Irritant Contact Dermatitis

Irritant Contact Dermatitis/Contact dermatitis is an inflammatory eczematous skin disease. Contact dermatitis is a type of inflammation of the skin. It results from either exposure to allergens (allergic contact dermatitis) or irritants (irritant contact dermatitis). Phototoxic dermatitis occurs when the allergen or irritant is activated by sunlight. Diagnosis of allergic contact dermatitis can often be supported by patch testing.[rx]It is caused by chemicals or metal ions that Read More …

Folacin Health Benefit, Food Source, Deficiency Symptoms

Folacin Health Benefit

Folacin Health Benefit/Vitamin B9 is one of the B vitamins. Folic acid is a form of vitamin B-9 that can dissolve in water. It is a key ingredient in the making of the nucleic acid that forms part of all genetic material.The recommended daily intake of folate in the US is 400 micrograms from foods or dietary supplements. Folate in the form of folic acid is Read More …

Appendicitis Early Signs Symptoms, Causes, Surgery

Appendicitis Early Signs Symptoms,

Appendicitis Early Signs Symptoms, Causes, Surgery/Appendicitis is an inflammation of the appendix that may lead to an abscess, ileus, peritonitis, or death if untreated. Appendicitis is the most common abdominal surgical emergency. The current standard treatment of uncomplicated appendicitis is usually surgery, but there has been increasing evidence published on the use of antibiotics. Appendicitis is inflammation of the vermiform Read More …