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Causes of Pelvic Pain in Women

A Pelvic pain in women can be caused by a problem in the pelvis or other parts of the body by irradiation. If there are events such as: dysmenorrhea, dyspareunia, we think of a pelvic cause, but you always have to raise suspicion of other conditions such as acute appendicitis, acute cholecystitis, intestinal obstruction, urinary […]

September 17, 2013, Diagnosis Symptoms
Diet and exercise in the treatment of diabetes

Diet plays an essential role in the treatment and control of diabetes complications. This should be accompanied by exercise and quitting alcohol and smoking. Coffee consumption is permitted in small quantities and diluted. The diet is mandatory and is determined together with the doctor. He knows the formula for calculating caloric needs, tailored to each […]

April 17, 2013, Pancreas Treatments
Trigeminal nerve neuralgia – diagnosis, treatment

Diagnostic criteria for trigeminal nerve neuralgia: 1. Paroxysmal attacks (sudden onset and end) of pain, lasting from fractions of a second to 2 minutes, affecting one or more branches of the trigeminal nerve. 2. The pain has at least one of the following characteristics: Intense, sharp, superficial or like a nudge; It is precipitated by […]

March 23, 2013, Diagnosis Treatments
Henoch Schonlein purpura (anaphylactoid purpura)

Henoch Schonlein purpura is actually a syndrome in which multiple organs are affected simultaneously due to immune vasculitis (inflammation with antibody deposition on small blood vessels). Triggering process is performed by predilection in infection with streptococci, staphylococci rarely, vaccines, food allergens, serum therapy, insect bites. Anaphylactoid purpura is common in preschool aged children and especially in […]

March 30, 2012, Children
Lupus Erythematosus – Symptoms

During the state period of lupus erythematosus the following symptoms occur: – Fever syndrome – constant fever curve uninfluenced of drugs that combat fever and antibiotics, but responsive to glucocorticoids; – Mucocutaneous manifestations: butterfly erythema (“Vespertilio”): cheek, nose, without nasolabial groove; photosensitivity – face, neck (areas exposed to sun); subacute lesions: erythematous → papules, scaling; discoid […]

March 27, 2012, Symptoms
Sistemic Lupus Erythematosus – Causes and Treatment

Systemic lupus erythematosus term defines a chronic inflammatory multisystemic disease of  probably autoimmune etiology, manifested by the production of antinuclear antibodies, which are deposited in tissue and vessels and affects many organs. Normally, antibodies facilitate recognizing the self in order to destroy foreign cells. In autoimmune diseases like lupus this defense mechanism is aberrant and the antibodies attack […]

March 27, 2012, Causes Treatments
Systemic lupus erythematosus diagnostic criteria

For the diagnosis of systemic lupus erythematosus are needed four of these positive criteria, successively or simultaneously. Criteria 1. Malar rash, fixed flushing, flat or raised, on cheek area. The nasal-labial groove is respected. 2. Discoid lupus. Erythematous plates with scaly adherent keratoses with obstruction of follicles, sometimes cicatricial atrophy on old injuries. 3. Photosensitivity. Skin rash after exposure […]

March 26, 2012, Diagnosis
Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis – Symptoms and Signs

Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis is an inflammatory disease of connective tissue, of unknown origin, is associated with joint manifestations (chronic synovitis) and extraarticular manifestations (with heart, spleen and eye disease). Regarding the epidemiology of the disease, after numerous studies, it was concluded that this pathology mainly affects females and has two peaks of incidence: between 18 […]

March 21, 2012, Children
Expectorants and cough treatment for adults and children

The cough treatment is a symptomatic one. Anti-coughing medicines are useful in the situations in which cough becomes harmful: dry cough tires the patient, doesn’t let him/her sleep (especially patients with heart problems), the accentuation of laryngeal and bronchial mucus favors the bronchospasm, which contributes to the emphysema development (chronic cough, persistent cough) or sets […]

December 13, 2011, Treatments
Diarrhea treatment in children

Diarrhea treatment for children is at hand for everyone and extremely useful and may be represented by: Racecadrotil – sachets in three doses, the dose is calculated according to the child’s weight, and is administrated during 5 days Smecta – very useful irrespective of the diarrhea cause, without side effects: for nurseling, 1 sachet per […]

December 11, 2011, Children