The cancer that develops in any of the parts that make up the mouth is referred to as mouth cancer. On the roof and floor of the mouth, gums, inside lining of the cheeks, tongue and lips are some of the places that mouth cancer can occur.
Oral cavity cancer or oral cancer is what the cancer that occurs on the inside of the mouth is sometimes called.
One of several types of cancer grouped in a category called head and neck cancers is ... more
Some people who experience polio when they are young might have post-polio syndrome (PPS) after years.
Polio was once considered to be the most dangerous disease causing paralysis and even death. Soon after polio reached its peak in the early 1950s, the inactivated polio vaccine was introduced and greatly decreased polio’s spread. Nowadays, paralytic polio occurs in few people in developed countries, and it's because of polio ... more
When certain harmful fatty substances are built to excessive levels in the lungs, bone marrow, liver, spleen and less commonly, the brain, Gaucher's disease occurs. This accumulation of fatty material in tissues could cause organ enlargement and bone pain because it interferes with the normal functioning of the body's organs.
A deficiency of the enzyme glucocerebrosidase is the cause of Gaucher's disease, which is ... more
This disorder is caused by the generation of electrical signals inside the brain, which causes recurring seizures. The symptoms of seizures vary. Although some people with epilepsy may simply stare blankly for a few seconds during a seizure, however, others may have full-fledged convulsions. If someone has a solitary seizure it doesn’t mean that they have epilepsy. For an epilepsy diagnosis, at least two unprovoked seizures are ... more
The condition in which thickened, white patches form on the gums, the inside of the cheeks, the bottom of the mouth and sometimes on the tongue is called leukoplakia. These patches can't be scraped off easily.
Even though tobacco, either smoked or chewed, is considered to be the main culprit, however, the exact cause of this condition is still not known.
Though sometimes leukoplakia could be serious, but ... more
Spinal stenosis is a condition in which one or more areas in the spine become narrowed. This condition usually occurs in the upper or lower back. The spinal cord or the nerves that branch out from the compressed areas may be pressurized due to this narrowing.
Problems with bladder or bowel function, a loss of sensation in the extremities, or cramping, pain or numbness in the neck, shoulders, back, arms or legs may be caused by spinal ... more