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Mosquito bite on the eyelid

A bite of a mosquito on the eyelid is caused by a female. Swelling and itching occurs when the immune system of the body reacts to the proteins found in the saliva of the mosquito. A single bite of a mosquito causes intense itching and swelling of the affected area and carries a risk of developing vector-borne diseases such as malaria and dengue. Female mosquito bites and sucks blood from humans and animals ...

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Febrile seizure

Fever convulsions typically occur with fever and absence of brain and spinal cord infection. It is also called as a febrile seizure which can occur in children between 3 months to 6 years of age. [su_youtube url=""][/su_youtube] A febrile seizure is a convulsion in children that is caused by a rise in temperature caused by ...

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Osteoarthritis of the hip

Arthritis is a condition that is characterized by inflammatory changes in the space of the joint and causes immobility, swelling and pain of the affected joint when the condition becomes severe. Osteoarthritis is also called age-related arthritis and affects mostly elderly people and usually affects the larger joints such as the knees, hips and the spine. [su_youtube url=" ...

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Stomach ache after eating eggs

Eggs are items usually used for breakfast whether it is cooked as scrambled egg, omelet, poached or boiled eggs. Eggs are highly delicious and good for the health since they are a rich source of protein and other nutrients. This food is so popular that they are used by many vegetarians, but some individuals experience a stomach ache after eating eggs. The reason for this is that they have allergy to the pro ...

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Muscle fatigue in the legs

Sometimes we experience pain and fatigue in our legs, usually when engaged in long and tiresome activity, standing for a long time, performing a lot of physical exercises and long distance walking. The fatigue usually subsides when the individual takes a break or rests. On the other hand, if there is pain and fatigue in the legs for a long period even when taking a rest, it is best to seek medical help imme ...

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Osmotic diarrhea

Diarrhea is a common ailment of the gastrointestinal tract which is described as an increase in the frequency of loose watery stools. Diarrhea can be classified as osmotic, secretory and inflammatory. Diarrhea causes bowel movements or stools that are watery and loose. Some individuals experience diarrhea once or twice in a year and usually last t2-3 days and can be treated by over-the-counter medications. ...

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