Archive | May, 2015

Pitted keratolysis

Pitted keratolysis is a condition of the skin that affects the soles of the feet and sometimes the palm. It is a bacterial infection that is caused mainly by coryneform bacteria but there are other strains of bacteria that can cause this condition but to a lesser extent. Common indications of pitted keratolysis include the […]

Bed bugs in the hair

Bed bugs are small creatures that feed on human blood. An adult bed bug is flat with an appearance similar to an apple seed. The color of bed bugs is rusty red with an oval shape. Bed bugs prefer to live in dark places and come out of their habitat at night to suck blood. […]

Calcific tendonitis

Calcific tendonitis is caused by the accumulation of calcium in the tendons. Take note that it can form in any tendon, but usually develops in the rotator cuff of the shoulder and oftentimes in the wrist, knee, hip, elbow and the ankle joints. With the accumulation of calcium deposits, the tendon is pressurized and tensed. […]

How to manage gluten allergy

Gluten allergy is a common food allergy and gluten is a type of protein that is found in wheat, corn, rye, oats and barley. Gluten allergy affects both adults and children, but children are most susceptible to this allergy but some outgrow gluten allergy after 3 years old. People suffering from gluten allergy experience itching, […]

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