Impetigo is a highly contagious skin infection that mainly affects infants and children. Impetigo usually appears as red sores on the face, especially around a child's nose and mouth.
Being unable to get and keep an erection, can a be a stressful experience for both a man and his partner. For those with erectile dysfunction it is an unfortunate reality, but one that can be dealt with.
In this article, I describe what incontinence is, what can cause incontinence, how incontinence is treated and finally how you manage incontinence over the long term.
Indigestion — also called dyspepsia or an upset stomach — is a general term that describes discomfort in your upper abdomen. Indigestion is not a disease, but rather a collection of symptoms you experience, including bloating, belching and nausea.
Does your baby seem to spit up a lot? Grab your burp cloth and join the group! Infant acid reflux, more accurately known as gastroesophageal reflux, is a common problem.
Infant jaundice is a yellow discoloration in a newborn baby's skin and eyes. The condition occurs because the baby's blood contains an excess of bilirubin, a yellow-colored pigment of red blood cells.
An ingrown hair occurs when a shaved or tweezed hair grows back into the skin, causing inflammation and irritation. But an ingrown hair can affect anyone with tightly coiled hair who shaves, tweezes, waxes or uses electrolysis to remove hair.
An ingrown toenail is a common condition in which the corner or side of one of your toenails grows into the soft flesh of that toe. The result is pain, redness, swelling and, sometimes, an infection. An ingrown toenail usually affects your big toe.
In this article I will consider what insomnia is, what causes insomnia, is their any tests to confirm your disrupted sleep pattern, what treatments are available for insomnia, and what strategies are available to manage insomnia.
Intermittent explosive disorder is characterized by repeated episodes of aggressive, violent behavior in which you react grossly out of proportion to the situation. Road rage, domestic abuse, and angry outbursts or temper tantrums are some examples.
Interstitial cystitis — also called painful bladder syndrome — is a chronic condition characterized by a combination of uncomfortable bladder pressure, bladder pain and sometimes pain in your pelvis, which can range from mild burning or discomfort to severe pain.
Iron deficiency anaemia is a common type of anaemia — a condition in which blood lacks adequate healthy red blood cells. Red blood cells carry oxygen to the body's tissues, giving your body energy and your skin a healthy colour.
In this article I deal with what Irritable Bowel Syndrome is, the risk factors associated with IBS, the causes of IBS, the various tests for IBS, the current treatments available for IBS and the management of Irritable Bowel Syndrome.
Itchy skin is an uncomfortable, irritating sensation that makes you want to scratch. It seems simple. When you itch, you scratch. But itchy skin (pruritus) can have hundreds of possible causes.