Soap Poisoning

An introduction to accidental soap poisoning What is soap poisoning?  You can only be poisoned when you drink, eat or inhale a poisonous substance. One...

Acanthosis Nigricans

What is acanthosis nigricans? Acanthosis nigricans is simply a skin disorder. When someone has it, his skin is characterized by itchy thick dark patches that...

Agammaglobulinemia

What is agammaglobulinemia? Agammaglobulinemia, which is usually abbreviated as AGMX, is a kind of disease that has a genetic origin. By genetic origin, I mean,...

Absence Seizure (Petit-Mal Seizures)

Absence seizure is a form of epilepsy that is characterized by short-term changes in the activities of the brain. Have you ever seen someone,...

Vaginal Ring

What is the vaginal ring? And you are wondering what a ring has got to do with the vagina. Well, a whole lot! Just as...

Birth Control Sponge

The birth control sponge is meant for the vagina just before you decide to have sex. It is a sperm killer. It will squeeze...

Immunosuppressant drugs

Introduction to immunosuppressant drugs From the name Immunosuppressant drugs, you can guess what the drugs can and will do. They have the ability to suppress...

Anxiolytics: The ABCs

What are anxiolytics? Anxiolytics are quick drugs for the prevention or treatment of anxiety problems. They are adapted for a short-term use and are not...

Abortion with septic shock

What is abortion with septic shock? Abortion with septic shock is a critical case that requires extra fast medical attention. Abortion is the termination of a...

ABO Incompatibility Reaction

About ABO incompatibility reaction ABO is a way of abbreviating the different four basic blood groups based on the presence or absence of an antigen...

Discolored Urine: The causes

What is a discolored urine? A discolored urine can only be known when the normal color is known. Any urine that is neither deep gold...

Abnormal posture

An introduction to abnormal posture What is an abnormal posture? I am sure you might have seen certain people in certain body posture and...

Abetalipoproteinemia

An introduction to abetalipoproteinemia Abetalipoproteinemia is quite a big name and you almost bit your tongue when you tried pronouncing it. It even has other more...

Abdominal ultrasound

An introduction to abdominal ultrasound Ultrasound scans employ waves of very high frequencies to create images and video of organs and structures of the body....

Abdominal Tap

What is abdominal tap? Paracentesis is another name for an abdominal tap. It is a two-way phenomenon – diagnostic and procedural. As a diagnostic concept,...

Abdominal rigidity

What is an abdominal rigidity? Abdominal rigidity is a protective mechanism, called guarding, in the abdomen. It is an abdominal pressure-induced response of the muscles...

Abdominal Pain

What is an abdominal pain? Abdominal pain is what you usually call stomach ache. It occurs between regions of the chest and pelvis and it...

Abdominal MRI Scan

What is an abdominal MRI? In this article, you are going to be educated on what an abdominal MRI scan is including its uses, procedures...

Abdominal Mass

What is an abdominal mass? An abdominal mass is an abnormal abdominal growth accompanied by an obvious protrusion that can alter the shape of the...

Abdominal lump

What is an abdominal lump? An abdominal lump is a soft swelling seen in any abdominal region. Abdominal lumps are usually an indicator of an...