What to know about otomycosis

Causes Symptoms Diagnosis Treatment Complications Prevention Outlook Otomycosis is a fungal infection in the outer ear. An otomycosis infection causes inflammation, dry skin, and a smelly discharge in the ear canal. People most likely to be affected by otomycosis include those who live in warm, tropical climates, and those who participate in water sports. Otomycosis […]

NIH commences first-in-human trial evaluating experimental treatment for Ebola

A first-in-human trial evaluating an experimental treatment for Ebola virus disease has begun at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Clinical Center in Bethesda, Maryland. The Phase 1 clinical trial is examining the safety and tolerability of a single monoclonal antibody called mAb114, which was developed by scientists at the National Institute of Allergy and […]

Can BPH cause kidney failure?

What is BPH? What is renal failure? How can BPH cause renal failure? Signs and symptoms of BPH Signs and symptoms of BPH renal failure Other causes When to see a doctor Prevention Treatment options Outlook Approximately half of all men with BPH experience symptoms. The condition can cause serious complications, including renal failure. Benign […]

What causes tongue bumps?

Causes Diagnosis and when to see a doctor Treatment and home remedies Outlook Takeaway Tongue bumps are common, and there are many possible causes, including injuries, allergies, and infections. Although tongue bumps can feel strange and may cause concern, they are usually harmless. Some people with bumps on their tongue may worry about cancer, but […]