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What is E. coli infection?

What is E. coli infection? E. coli bacteria are normally present in the intestines of healthy humans and animals. Many types of E. coli are not harmful or cause diarrhea at most for a...

What is appendicitis? symptoms, Types, Causes 0

What is appendicitis? symptoms, Types, Causes

Appendicitis occurs in an internal organ in the body called the appendix.  The appendix is a thin and small tube approximately 2 to 3 inches long.  It is attached to the intestine where stool is formed in the large intestine.  A painful inflammation of the appendix is known as appendicitis.

What is Cholera? Symptoms , risk of cholera and more 0

What is Cholera? Symptoms , risk of cholera and more

There was an outbreak of this disease in Ganjam district of Odisha on 14 April 2017.  Three persons have died in Kaduwa village after consuming contaminated “Pana” (a traditional drink of Ganjam).  Apart from Odisha, 36 other cases of cholera have been recorded in Hyderabad city limits.  Although the incidence of the disease in India is very rare (less than 1 lakh cases per year), the World Health Organization (WHO) has warned that cholera could re-emerge in India.

What is Hepatitis C?symptoms, Stages of Hepatitis C, Causes And more 0

What is Hepatitis C?symptoms, Stages of Hepatitis C, Causes And more

Hepatitis C is an infection caused by virus.  Which attacks the liver and causes inflammation.  Most people infected with hepatitis C virus (HCV) do not have any symptoms.  In fact, most people do not know they are infected with hepatitis C until there is damage to their liver or it is discovered years later during medical testing.

What is Syphilis? Stages, Symptoms & Treatment 0

What is Syphilis? Stages, Symptoms & Treatment

Syphilis is an infection caused by ‘T.pallidum’ bacteria, which is transmitted directly through syphilitic ulcers on the skin and mucous membranes.  It is a sexually transmitted infection (STD) that can become serious if left untreated.

What is Shigella bacteria: symptoms, causes. Risks & treatmentz 0

What is Shigella bacteria: symptoms, causes. Risks & treatmentz

According to reports published on CCD, Shigella bacteria spreads due to an infection called Shigellosis. A person suffering from this problem has diarrhea (sometimes bloody), fever and stomach cramps. Its symptoms usually start after 1-2 days and last for 7 days. Most people recover from this problem without antibiotic medicines. However, in many situations it can take a serious form. This bacteria overwhelms the immune system.

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