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Year: 2020

 UNCOMPLICATED MALARIA Diagnosis and Treatment of Uncomplicated Malaria By the end of this article one should be able to describe : Diagnosis of uncomplicated malaria Recommended medicines and dosages for uncomplicated malaria Appropriate use of antimalarial medicines and counseling adequately…

Syphilis infection;It is a sexually transmitted infection (STI) that spreads through direct contact with syphilis sores. It caused by Treponema pallidum. The disease has been divided into three stages based on clinical findings. This helps in guiding treatment and follow-up. Primary…

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Who uses nebulizer? It is used in patient with asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease(COPD) and other lung diseases. So doctor may prescribe medicine that patient need to take using a nebulizer machine. What is nebulizer? It is a small machine…

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Definition WHAT IS PEPTIC ULCER DISEASE? Peptic ulcers are sores that develop in the lining of the stomach, lower esophagus, or small intestine. Or first few centimeters of the duodenum (duodenum ulcer). It usually penetrates through the muscularis mucosae. From a…

Fungi are parasites or saprophytes i.e. they live off living or dead organic matter. In humans, fungal infections occur when an invading fungus takes over an area of the body and especially when the immune system is weak/suppressed. Fungi can…

Travelling in africa and in world in general isn’t particularly hazardous to your health but women’s health issues are relevant wherever you go. And can be a bit more tricky to cope with when you are on the road. Practicalities…

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This medication is used to treat vaginal yeast infections. Clotrimazole reduces vaginal burning, itching, and discharge that may occur with this condition. This medication is an azole antifungal. It works by stopping the growth of yeast (fungus) that causes the…

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Hypothyroidism is defined as deficiency in thyroid hormone production. It can be either primary or secondary. It usually characterised by; Accumulation of  polysaccharides and proteins in the skin. The body retains water giving it puffy like appearance-myxedema. Low metabolism and…

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Is yeast infection sexually transmitted? Yeast infections are not considered sexually transmitted infections (STIs). This is because most yeast infections are not transmitted person to person and they can occur in people who have never had sex. Most of the…

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Appendicitis is inflammation of the vermiform appendix .It may be acute or chronic. It’s most common acute surgical condition of abdomen What is relevant anatomy The vermiform appendix is a vestigial narrow blinded tube usually about 3-4″ (7.6-10cm) long that…