Acidity refers to a burning pain in the upper abdominal and chest area. This condition is medically called as Heartburn
Adenoids are a mass of lymphoid tissue situated at the back of the nose, in the roof of the nasopharynx, where the nose blends into the mouth.
Do you wake up each morning sneezing your head off and then spending the rest of the morning wiping your nose and itching your eye?
Alopecia areata (loss of hair in patches) is a condition affecting humans, in which hair is lost from areas of the body
Osteoarthritis is a type of arthritis that is caused by the breakdown and eventual loss of the cartilage of one or more joints.
Our spine comprises of mainly the bones (vertebrae), the disks and the spinal cord .Bones (vertebrae) are stacked one
Bed Wetting Bed wetting is involuntary urination in children over 5-6yrs old while asleep
Cervical Spondylosis With the increase in number of professionals who sit for hours together doing desk work or sitting.
Cholesterol is a fat (lipid) which is produced by the liver and is crucial for normal body functioning
CFS is a chronic disorder which resembles arthritis due to excessive pains but it is not arthritis
Eye redness is caused by swollen or dilated blood vessels, which cause the surface of the eye to look red
Constipation is passing motion(stools) less than three times a week. Severe constipation is passing motion less than one time a week.
Corns and calluses are thickened layers of skin caused by pressure or friction on skin.A callus occurs on your hands or the soles of your feet…
Dandruff is a condition of the common skin that causes the appearance of white or gray dandruff on the scalp and in the hair. The flakes are often visible if they fall from the scalp onto the shoulders
Dyspepsia, also called Indigestion, is a digestive disorder. The Symptoms of the Dyspepsia may include upper abdominal fullness, nausea, heartburn, belching or upper abdominal pain.
Diabetes is a disease in which the level of sugar in the blood or blood sugar is too high. It comes from the food you eat. Insulin is a hormone that helps glucose enter cells to give it energy. The body does not produce insulin, With type-1 diabetes.
When normal tear production decreases or tears evaporate too quickly from the eyes, symptoms of dryness may occur.
It is caused by some type of allergy. An irritant (called an allergen) - such as pollen, dust and animal hair - causes the release of compounds called histamines in the tissues around the eyes, which causes itching
Fibroids are abnormal growths that develop in a woman's uterus or on it. Occasionally these tumors become quite huge and cause severe abdominal pain and heavy periods. It is also known as leiomyomas or uterine fibroids, they are benign tumors of the smooth muscle of the uterus
Fibromyalgia is a disease characterized by generalized musculoskeletal pain with problems of fatigue, sleep, memory, and mood. It is also called fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS), which causes long-term pain throughout the body.
Filariasis is a parasitic disease caused by filarioidea-type nematode infections. These are spread by the Dipteran that feed on blood, such as black flies and mosquitoes. Filariasis belongs to the group of diseases called helminthiasis.
Ganglion cysts are non-cancerous masses that develop more often along the tendons or joints of the wrists or hands. They can also occur in the ankles and feet. Ganglion cysts are generally round or oval and are filled with a gelatinous fluid.
It is also known as a peptic ulcer. These are open wounds that develop on the inner lining of the stomach and on the upper part of the small intestine. stomach pain is the most ordinary symptom of a peptic ulcer.
It is also known as alopecia or baldness, refers to a loss of hair on one side of the head or body. Hair loss in some people causes psychological discomfort.
Heel pain (plantar fasciitis) The heel pain is most often caused by plantar fasciitis, a condition sometimes referred to as heel spur syndrome in the presence of a spur. Heel pain may also be due to other causes, such as stress fractures, tendinitis, arthritis, nervous irritation or, rarely, a cyst.
It is a symptom and not a disease. This is a generic term that describes abnormal vocal alterations. When the voice is hoarse, the voice may seem panting, hoarse, tense or there may be variations in volume (volume) or intonation (deep or low voice).
Infertility is a condition of the reproductive system that stops the conception of the child. The diagnosis of infertility is usually made for couples who have tried to conceive for at least one year without success.
People with insomnia incline to have difficulty falling asleep, staying asleep (maintaining) and/or waking up too early in the morning. It is a common sleep problem that can affect the quality of life.
It is also known as menstrual. A normal menstrual cycle lasts 28 days, ups or down seven days. It is considered irregular if they occur more often than every 21 days or if they are more than 8 days.
Keloids are a type of raised scar. They occur where the skin has recovered after an injury. They can become much larger than the initial lesion that caused the scar.
Knee pain is a common disorder that affects people of all ages. Knee pain can be the result of an injury, such as a broken ligament or torn cartilage. Certain Medical conditions such as arthritis, gout, and infections, can also cause knee pain
Kidney stones also called renal calculi are solid masses made of crystals. Kidney stones usually come from the kidneys. However, they can grow anywhere along the urinary tract, which consists of these parts: the kidneys, Ureters.
Leucorrhoea is an excessive flow of dense, whitish or yellowish, sticky and foul-smelling material from the vagina. This common problem may occur due to unhygienic conditions, genital tract infection or impaired immune function.
When the melanin is destroyed, lost progressively or not produced, the skin loses its color and leaves white spots called vitiligo or leucoderma. Homeopathic medicines have shown very encouraging results in the utmost cases of leucoderma.
Lichen planus is a relatively common inflammatory disease that affects the skin and/or the inside of the mouth, causing distinctive lesions of the skin and/or mouth. It is an inflammatory disease of the skin characterized by an itchy, bumpy, pink or purple rash on the arms and legs.
Melasma is a common skin problem. Causes brown-brown spots, usually on the face. Most people face it on the cheeks, on the nose, on the forehead, on the chin and on the upper lip. It can also appear on other parts of the body that are very sunny, such as the forearms and the neck.
Migraine is a primary headache characterized by moderate to severe recurrent headaches.it is usually a moderate or severe headache felt as a throbbing pain on one side of the head.
Molluscum contagiosum is a skin infection caused by the Molluscum contagiosum virus. It produces benign protuberances, or lesions, on the upper layers of the skin. Small impacts are usually painless
Nail fungus is a common condition that begins as a white or yellow spot under the tip of your fingernail or toenail. Nail fungus causes changes to the infected nails. You may see white spots or a change in the nail's color.
Nasal polyps are painless, noncancerous growths that can lead to a lost sense of smell or infection. They result from chronic inflammation due to asthma, recurring infection, allergies, drug sensitivity or certain immune disorders.
A nosebleed happens when one of the blood vessels in the lining of the nose bursts. Nosebleeds may be caused by infection, injury, allergic reaction, nose picking or an object being pushed into the nostril.
Obesity is a condition in which a person has excess body fat. More than just a number on a scale or the size of someone's body, obesity can increase a person's risk of diseases and health problems, including high blood pressure, diabetes and heart disease.
Osteoporosis is a condition that weakens bones, making them fragile and more likely to break. It develops slowly over several years and is often only diagnosed when a minor fall or sudden impact causes a bone fracture.
OCD is a mental health condition where a person has obsessive thoughts and compulsive activity. An obsession is an unwanted and unpleasant thought, image or urge that repeatedly enters a person's mind, causing feelings of anxiety, disgust or unease.
Psoriasis is a skin condition that causes red, flaky, crusty patches of skin covered with silvery scales. Psoriasis typically affects the outside of the elbows, knees or scalp, though it can appear on any location.
Pneumonia is an infection that inflames the air sacs in one or both lungs. The air sacs may fill with fluid or pus (purulent material), causing cough with phlegm or pus, fever, chills, and difficulty breathing.
Piles are swellings or swollen Hemorrhoids that occur inside and around the anus. They may result from straining during bowel movements or from the increased pressure on these veins during pregnancy.
Reactive arthritis is a painful form of inflammatory arthritis that develops in reaction to an infection in your body, often in your intestines, genitals or urinary tract. It can develop following an infection of the bowel or genital tract, causing painful, swollen joints.
Rheumatoid arthritis is a long-term condition that causes pain, swelling and stiffness in the joints. The hands, feet and wrists are commonly affected, but it can also cause problems in other parts of the body.
Restless legs syndrome (RLS) is a condition that causes an uncontrollable urge to move your legs, usually because of an uncomfortable sensation. It can also cause an unpleasant crawling or creeping sensation in the feet, calves and thighs.
Sinusitis is an inflammation or swelling of the tissue lining the sinuses. It is an inflammation of the air cavities in the bones around your nose and eyes, including the paranasal cavities.
Snoring is noisy breathing during sleep. It is a common problem among all ages and both genders. Snoring is the hoarse or harsh sound that occurs when air flows past relaxed tissues in your throat, causing the tissues to vibrate as you breathe.
A stroke is a serious life-threatening medical condition that occurs when the blood supply to part of the brain is cut off. It occurs when the blood supply to part of your brain is interrupted or reduced, depriving brain tissue of oxygen and nutrients.
Tuberculosis (TB) is a disease caused by bacteria called Mycobacterium tuberculosis and are spread through the air from person to person. It is a potentially serious infectious disease that mainly affects your lungs.
Tinnitus is the term for the sensation of hearing a sound in the absence of any external sound. It is commonly described as a ringing in the ears, but it also can sound like roaring, clicking, hissing, or buzzing.
Thyroid disease is a common problem that is caused because of over- or under-function of the thyroid gland. It sometimes results from inappropriate TSH levels, or may be caused by problems in the thyroid gland itself.
A urinary tract infection (UTI) is a common infection that can affect any part of the urinary system, including the kidneys, bladder, and urethra. Women are at greater risk of developing a UTI than are men.
Urticaria is a disease characterized by the development of raised welts or hives, angioedema (swelling) or both at once. Urticaria are red, itchy welts that result from a skin reaction.
Ulcerative colitis is a chronic disease of the large intestine, also known as the colon, in which the lining of the colon becomes inflamed and develops tiny open sores, or ulcers, that produce pus and mucous. It causes irritation and swelling called inflammation.
Vertigo is a symptom, rather than a condition in itself. It's the sensation that you, or the environment around you, is moving or spinning. It is a symptom where a person feels as if they or the objects around them are moving when they are not.
Vitamin B12 or folate deficiency anemia occurs when your body lacks enough healthy red blood cells due to insufficient amounts of vitamin B12. Deficiency can result in anemia and nervous system damage.
Varicose veins are enlarged, swollen, and twisting veins, often appearing blue or dark purple. They usually occur just under the skin in the legs, but also can form in other parts of the body.
Warts and verrucas are caused by human papilloma virus infection. They can be spread to other people from contaminated surfaces or through close skin contact. A wart on the sole of your foot is called a verruca.
Whooping cough, also called pertussis, is a serious respiratory infection caused by a type of bacteria called Bordetella pertussis. The major symptom of whooping cough is a severe cough, which is often followed by a 'whooping' sound.
A whipworm infection, also known as trichuriasis, is an infection of the large intestine caused by a parasite called Trichuris trichiura. People with heavy symptoms can experience frequent, painful passage of stool that contains a mixture of mucus, water, and blood.
Yellow fever is a viral disease spread to humans, as well as between certain other primates and humans, by the bite of infected mosquitoes. In severe cases it causes a high fever, bleeding into the skin and the death of cells in the liver and kidneys.
A yeast infection (also called candidiasis) is fungal infection that affects different body parts. The symptoms include vaginal itching, burning, discharge, and pain with urination.
Yellow nail syndrome (YNS) is a very rare syndromic disorder characterized by the variable triad of characteristic yellow nails, chronic respiratory manifestations, and primary lymphedema.