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Mycobacterium Tuberculosis Rheumatoid Arthritis
1,983 wordsInflammation is the bodies normal response to injured tissues, although it can sometimes lead to further tissue damage. It was first described around 30 BC by Celsius, as tumour (swelling), rumor (redness), calor (heat) and door (pain); although excess secretion and loss of function are now commonly added. Inflammation is a response which has evolved to try and put things right in a damaged tissue, for example the pain and loss of function allow the tissue to heal easier whilst the heat and redn...
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Sexually Transmitted Diseases Stds
1,172 wordsSTDs (Sexually Transmitted Diseases) are diseases that are transmitted through sexual intercourse with another domestic partner. Usually STDs are transmitted through oral, anal, vaginal, or other sexually active bodily contact. Sexually Transmitted Diseases are 100 % avoidable. There are many techniques, but the most effective way is to have sexual intercourse with only one partner in your whole life, making sure that your partner didnt have sexual involvements with anyone else. Another method i...
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Problems And Treatment Of Peptic Ulcer Disease
1,551 words... on, and heartburn. Emergency Symptoms Gastrointestinal bleeding is the most serious complication of peptic ulcers. The bleeding is a result of an ulcer eroding into a blood vessel of the stomach or small intestine. The signs of bleeding are vomiting bright red blood, or a bowel movement consisting of bloody, or tarry, black stool. If the hemorrhage is very severe, weakness, shock, and loss of consciousness may occur. Obstruction of the digestive tract is another emergency complication of pep...
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Std Sexually Transmitted Diseases
1,425 wordsSexually transmitted diseases, STD's, also known as Venereal diseases, VD, are spread through sexual contact, and the exchange of body fluids. Anyone who is sexually active can contract an STD. Most STD's don't show symptoms, so you can have, spread and even contract an STD without even knowing it. Some STD's are serious and others can have long term consequences. Some of the consequences could be infertility, certain cancers, and other chronic diseases years after initial infection. If symptoms...
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Abdominal Pain Older Adults
1,519 wordsWhat is Crohns Disease? Crohns disease is a chronic inflammatory disease of the intestines. It primarily causes ulcerations in the small and large intestines, but can effect the digestive system anywhere between the mouth and the anus. It is named after the physician who examined the disease in a landmark paper written in 1932. It is also called Morbus Crohns, Granulomatous enteritis, Regional enteritis, or Terminal ileitis. The disease is found in equal frequency in men and women, and usually e...
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Bodys Immune System Al 1996 P
1,480 wordsAn Crohns Disease CROHNS DISEASE An inflammatory bowel disease is characterized by intermittent and recurrent abdominal pain associated with ulceration in bowel function. Inflammatory bowel disease is a group of chronic disorders that cause inflammation or ulceration in the small and large intestines. Most often, inflammatory bowel disease is classified as ulceration colitis or Crohns disease but may be referred to as colitis, enteritis, ileitis, or proc titis (Crohns disease-website). Crohns di...
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High Blood Pressure Low Self Esteem
2,343 wordsBulimia Eating Disorders Eating Disorders Bulimia is an illness characterized by uncontrolled episodes of overeating usually followed by self-induced vomiting or other purging. Alternative names for Bulimia are Bulimia Nervosa, Binge-Purge Behavior, and also Eating Disorders. In bulimia, eating binges may occur as often as several times a day. Induced vomiting known as purging allows the eating to continue without the weight gain; it may continue until interrupted by sleep, abdominal pain, or th...
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Digestive Tract Bowel Movements
3,093 wordsIRRITABLE BOWEL SYNDROME Suffering in Silence Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), is a common disorder of the intestines that affects nearly one out of five people in the United States. According to the book, Irritable Bowel Syndrome 038; the Mind-Body-Brain-Gut Connection by William B. Salt II, IBS is the most common functional gastrointestinal disorder. The symptoms include constipation, diarrhea or alternating bouts of both, bloating, abdominal pain and many other problems. Symptoms of irritab...
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Birth Control Pills Benign Tumors
2,111 wordsWhat is Cancer? Cancer is a group of many related diseases. All forms of cancer cause cells in the body to change and grow in an abnormal way. Normal body cells divide and grow in an orderly fashion. But cells changed by cancer can divide and grow out of control. This out-of-control-growth damages normal body tissues and disrupts the ability of organs to function, as they should. During the early years of a persons life, normal cells divide rapidly until adult size is reached. After that, normal...
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Abdominal Pain Six Weeks
981 wordsEver wonder what kind of parasites are in your water, or how they can enter in to your body to make you very sick? Well it is most definite that no on want to get sick. The information found in this paper was collected over the past month, either by going to the library or by accessing information off the Internet at home, almost every night. The point that will be given to you is a little in information about the infectious disease called Schistosomiasis. The points the main points will be the ...
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Bodys Immune System Health Care Professionals
1,883 wordsInflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is a group of chronic disorders that cause inflammation or ulceration in the small and large intestines. Most often IBD is classified as ulcerative colitis or Crohns disease but may be referred to as colitis, enteritis, ileitis, and proc titis. Ulcerative colitis causes ulceration and inflammation of the inner lining of a couple of really bad places, while Crohns disease is an inflammation that extends into the deeper layers of the intestinal wall. Ulcerative col...
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