What is anasarca?

Table of Contents Definition of anasarca Treatment of anasarca Diuretics Albumin Recovery What are the causes? Capillary leak syndrome A side effect of medication Anasarca symptoms How is anasarca diagnosed? Takeaway Definition of anasarca Treatment Causes Symptoms Diagnosis Takeaway Anasarca is general swelling of the whole body that can occur when the tissues of the […]

What is Apert syndrome?

Table of Contents What is Apert syndrome? Symptoms Causes Frequency and inheritance Diagnosis Treatment Outlook Apert syndrome is a rare genetic disorder that causes a fetus’ facial and skull bones to fuse together too early in its development. Apert syndrome causes facial and skull abnormalities, which can lead to visual impairments and dental problems. Apert […]

What is the outlook for hydranencephaly?

Table of Contents Symptoms Causes Diagnosis Complications Treatment Prognosis Symptoms Causes Diagnosis Complications Treatment Prognosis Hydranencephaly is a rare disability present at birth that causes a central nervous system disorder. When it occurs, the front hemispheres or cerebrum of a baby’s brain are missing. In their place, the cerebrospinal fluid that typically cushions the brain […]

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 […]