Category: Health FAQ 6

Stomach Liposuction Cost

The abdomen is the most common body part that is prone to fat accumulation. It is for this very reason that abdominal liposuction is also one of the most commonly performed procedure in plastic surgery. The result …

Stomach Hernia

There are many types of hernia in the abdominal cavity. Most of these types of hernia are often asymptomatic, meaning the patient does not exhibit any sign and symptom. However, some hernias can be so complicated through strangulation …

Rickettsia rickettsii is caused due to tick bites and it is a causative organism for Rocky Mountain spotted fever (RMSF).

Rickettsia Rickettsii

It is transmitted through the tick bites and children are at a greater risk, though adults can also …

There are three pairs of salivary glands which secrete saliva in the mouth. Saliva is required to keep our mouth moist. It also mixes with the food and makes it soft for chewing and swallowing. It also helps to flush …

Yeast Free Diet Recipes

Yeast, which is clinically known as Candida albicans, has been a cause of various diseases such as inflammatory bowel diseases, bladder inflammations, chronic urinary infections, and oral thrush. Yeast infections can occur at any age and …

Question: Please provide an example to review cholesterol ratios in women. Is it sufficient to know one’s HDL and LDL levels and not worry about total cholesterol? Do Triglyceride levels really help to determine a woman’s heart disease risk?…

Question: A pregnant lady has normal cholesterol, but her own mother is suffering from FH. How can she check if her baby has inherited FH? What is FCH? Should one even check the triglyceride levels? Is a person doomed …

Cholecalciferol, commonly known as vitamin D3, is a form of vitamin D that is quite similar to steroids. Its simplest and abundant source is the sunlight. Sunlight exposure from 7 to 8 am is said to be the best source …

Supraclavicular lymph nodes are a part of the lymphatic system. The lymphatic system collects blood plasma / lymph and microbes present and conveys it to the lymph nodes that drain in to the circulatory system. Thus, it shields the body …

Factor v leiden deficiency is an incorrect terminology used by many physicians, actually what they mean is factor v leiden. It is a condition which occurs when a certain gene from your parents is inherited, leading to abnormal blood clotting.…

One of the common kitchen hazards are grease burns. The burns caused by grease can be minor superficial burns or deep burns, which may require a medical professional help.

First Aid For Grease Burns

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Question: Is cholesterol genetic? Can a person inherit high cholesterol from his parents if they have high levels? What is FH, and can it be inherited? What are the visible clues for FH? Which test provides accurate information and …

Question: Prawns are considered not so bad. Is it true? What about other sea foods for cholesterol? And don’t some fish contain oil that is good for the heart?

Sea Food for Heart

Prawns and crayfish are some of …

Rash on Your Elbows and Knees

A body rash or skin rash is normally an inflammation of one’s skin. The condition brings about changes in texture and color of the affected area. A body or skin rash on your elbows …

Protruding Stomach

To answer your question “why is my stomach protruding out,” it would help to know the various causes of the condition. Swelling of one’s abdomen, also referred to as distention, is more commonly the result of overeating that …

Phlegm in Back of Throat

Thick mucus or phlegm are produced in the respiratory passage walls. The presence of phlegm in back of throat usually signifies a problem in the respiratory tract and is oftentimes brought about by cold. Phlegm …

Orange Sputum

The color of the sputum largely depends on what the causative factor of the particular respiratory disease is. They may also change as the disease progress and when compliance to treatment especially antibiotic medications is poor. What does …

Question: Can Nicotinic acid cause permanent liver damage? Should people with liver problems avoid nicotinic acid? Does one require a prescription to take nicotinic acid?

Nicotinic Acid and Liver Damage

Usually nicotinic acid does not cause permanent liver damage. The …

A loose tooth may come about either due to the age of the tooth itself or either due to impact. The former is a natural process as manifested by the way adults discard their wisdom tooth. The latter is more …

Question: Is it advisable to take more than one type of antidepressant simultaneously? Is it safe and what should a person do when he wants to change his antidepressants?

Answer: Depression is one of the most common psychiatric …