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Acute and chronic diarrhea – causes of diarrhea

If your stool is normal and suddenly is replaced by diarrhea then you can think of an infectious diarrhea (may be a diarrhea with blood or pus), food intoxication, travelers diarrhea if you are on a journey. If diarrhea has a sour smell then is fermentation diarrhea (possibly due to food). If diarrhea is yellow it’s called steatorrhea (occurs […]


December 11, 2011, Digestive system
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
Effects of alcohol on the body

Acute intoxication with alcohol includes: light inebriation(excitation phase), inebriation (non-coordination phase) and coma. The light inebriation corresponds to a certain amount of alcohol in the blood (blood alcohol concentration) below 1.5 g per thousand and it manifests trough a condition of mood, joy, bravery, accelerating the cardiac rhythm,a warm sensation. It also appears clumsiness in […]


December 10, 2011, Prevention
Leptospirosis – causes, symptoms, treatment

Leptospirosis is due to infection with leptospire, is the most widespread zoonosis, affecting many species of mammals wild and domestic. Leptospirosis is caused most frequently by indirect contact with water or soil contaminated with urine of infected animals with leptospire and less frequent through direct contact with animals carrying leptospire. These leptospire penetrate skin and […]


December 9, 2011, Zoonoses
Early diagnosis of breast cancer

Early diagnosis of breast cancer can provide a lasting cure. Early diagnosis of this cancer is the discovery of the disease in the stage of a small tumor (up to 2 cm) with no palpable lymph nodes in the armpit on the same side with the tumor. Women with breast cancer in an early stage may experience […]


December 8, 2011, Breast
Silicosis – symptoms, treatment

Silicosis is a lung disease with chronic evolution which occurs after inhalation and accumulation of free crystalline silica in the lung. Silicosis occurs more frequently in workers from certain economic sectors where silicon dust rate is intense. Among those is mining, metallurgy, machine building, glass, crystal, porcelain, tiles, extraction and processing industry sands, building materials, agriculture, maritime industry, […]


December 7, 2011, Lung
Enlarged spleen – causes

Causes of enlarged spleen. Splenomegaly can be defined as a volume increase of the spleen, in varying degrees detectable clinically by palpation of the abdomen, or through various imaging exams. Any palpable spleen is considered to be pathological. Splenomegaly may take different aspects in terms of size, from a discreet enlarged spleen to a spleen that can […]


December 7, 2011, Spleen
Chronic lymphatic leukemia – symptoms, treatment

Chronic lymphatic leukemia (CLL) is a malignancy arising from the proliferation and accumulation of a clone of small lymphocytes, immunologically incompetent (in most cases there are proliferating B lymphocytes). This condition occurs in preference to persons aged 50-70 years, under 40 years is exceptional. Causes of chronic lymphatic leukemia The etiology of this type of […]


December 5, 2011, Blood
Factors that influence child growth and development

Child growth and development are influenced by both external environmental factors (exogenous) and internal environmental factors (endogenous). Repercussions on growth and development depend on the intensity and duration of action of these factors. Thus, if these factors operate during periods of rapid growth (the first week, first month, the first years of life, puberty) the repercussions […]


December 4, 2011, Children
Down Syndrome – symptoms, diagnosis

Down syndrome is the most common chromosomal disorder (chromosomes are structures contained in the cell nucleus) and is characterized by a surplus of 21 chromosome. In human somatic cells there are 46 chromosomes that are grouped in 23 pairs. Condition occurs with predilection in males, the risk increases with maternal age. From clinical point of […]


December 4, 2011, Chromosomal disorders