What is palmoplantar pustulosis?

Table of Contents Symptoms Causes and risk factors Associated conditions Diagnosis Treatment Complications Management tips Outlook Symptoms Causes Associated conditions Diagnosis Treatment Complications Management Outlook Palmoplantar pustulosis is an autoimmune disorder marked by the appearance of fluid-filled pustules or blisters on the hands and feet. Autoimmune disorders cause the immune system to attack healthy cells. […]

Why does my urine smell like ammonia?

Table of Contents Causes of ammonia-smelling urine Dehydration Urinary tract infections Pregnancy Menopause Diet Kidney or bladder stones Kidney disease Liver disease When to see a doctor Treating ammonia-smelling urine Stay hydrated Cut down on diet triggers Pass urine often Stay clean Takeaway Causes When to see a doctor Treatment for ammonia-smelling urine Takeaway Urine […]

What you should know about strawberry tongue

Table of Contents What are the symptoms? Causes Kawasaki disease Scarlet fever Food or drug allergy Toxic shock syndrome Vitamin B12 When to see a doctor Complications Kawasaki disease Scarlet fever Toxic shock syndrome Anaphylactic shock How is it diagnosed? Treatment Strawberry tongue vs. glossitis Takeaway Symptoms Causes Complications Diagnosis Treatment Takeaway Strawberry tongue is […]

How do you get rid of puffy eyes?

Table of Contents What is periorbital edema? Treatment options What are the symptoms? Anaphylactic shock Acute infection Causes Medical Natural Lifestyle How is it diagnosed? Takeaway Overview Treatment Symptoms Causes Diagnosis Takeaway Periorbital edema is the proper term for “puffy eyes.” It refers to swelling in the area around the eyes, known as the eye […]

What is a strangulated hernia?

Table of Contents Symptoms Diagnosis and treatment Surgery Hernia types Incarcerated hernias When to see a doctor Causes Complications Recovery Outlook Symptoms Treatment Surgery Hernia types When to see a doctor Causes Complications Recovery Outlook A strangulated hernia occurs when the blood supply to the herniated tissue has been cut off. This strangulated tissue can […]

What are the causes of loose stools?

Table of Contents Causes of infrequent loose stools 1. Dietary trends 2. Infections or food poisoning Causes of chronic loose stools 3. Irritable bowel syndrome 4. Ulcerative colitis 5. Crohn’s disease 6. Celiac disease 7. Bile acid malabsorption 8. Overactive thyroid (hyperthyroidism) 9. Chronic pancreatitis 10. Cystic fibrosis 11. Dumping syndrome (rapid gastric emptying) Home […]