Inflammation and pain in the ball of the foot are the things that mark metatarsalgia condition.
If a person’s feet are impacted by jumping and running and he/she is physically active, it might mean that he/she has metatarsalgia. Wearing ill-fitting shoes may cause metatarsalgia, in addition to other factors.
Metatarsalgia can sideline a person although it is not serious in general. The good thing is that metatarsalgia symptoms ... more
Uterine polyps are usually the result of the overgrowth of cells in the lining of the uterus (endometrium). The growths that are attached to the inner wall of the uterus and that protrude into the uterine cavity are known as uterine polyps. These polyps attach to the wall of the uterine by a thin stalk or a large base. The size of a polyp may range from just a few millimeters to several centimeters. A person may develop one uterine polyp, or ... more
Connecting a woman’s uterus with her outer genitals, the vagina is a muscular tube. Vaginal cancer is a rare form of cancer that usually occurs in the cells that line the surface of the vagina, which is called the birth canal sometimes. Primary vaginal cancer is a rare cancer that starts in the vagina, while various cancers spreading to the vagina from other places in the body are more common. Only 2 to 3 % of gynecologic cancers are ... more
Glomerulonephritis, also called glomerular disease, is one type of kidney disease that damages the kidneys' ability to remove waste and excess fluids. This disease could be either chronic coming on gradually, or it could be acute occurring as a sudden attack of inflammation.
Primary glomerulonephritis is when glomerulonephritis occurs on its own. Secondary glomerulonephritis is when another disease is the cause, such as ... more
When the valve between the heart's upper left chamber (left atrium) and the lower left chamber (left ventricle) doesn't close properly, mitral valve prolapse (MVP) occurs. The valve's flaps bulge (prolapse) upward or back into the atrium when the left ventricle contracts. In a condition called mitral valve regurgitation, mitral valve prolapse sometimes leads to blood leaking backward into the left atrium.
Mitral valve ... more
Bed-wetting is the involuntary urination at night.
Also known as nocturnal enuresis or nighttime incontinence, bed-wetting usually isn’t a sign of toilet training gone bad. It is usually only a developmental stage.
A child has primary enuresis when he/she has never been dry at night.
A child has secondary enuresis when he/she begins to wet the bed after at least six months of dry nights.
Before the age of 6 or 7 nighttime ... more