Complications of Gallstones

Gallstone complications can occur if your gallstones move into the bile ducts, get stuck, and block the passage of the bile for a prolonged period. Bile duct blockages, if not treated, can be fatal. Gallstones are quite common in people over the age of 40 years and...

Gallstones and Their Types

What are gallstones? Gallstones or Cholelithiasis are hard stone-like deposits made of cholesterol or bilirubin that can develop in the gallbladder or bile ducts. They are solid masses formed from bile precipitates. They can cause pain. They can vary in size from a...

How to Prevent Herpes Outbreaks

A herpes outbreak is the appearance of one or more sores or blisters on or around the genitals, rectum, or mouth. Even after being diagnosed and fully treated, the outbreaks keep surfacing throughout an individual’s life. It becomes all the more important for a woman...

Herpes Diagnosis and Treatment

Though it may be quite evident from the history and the symptoms that you have herpes, there are certain indications for conducting tests to confirm the diagnosis. Once diagnosed, you should start treatment immediately to contain the herpes virus and its symptoms. You...

Herpes Complications

The complications of herpes infection be it genital, oral, or ocular are caused by the herpes simplex virus (HSV) infection. Do not mix up symptoms with complications. Simply put, symptoms are how the disease presents itself and complications are what damage the...

Herpes Virus

The herpes simplex virus, also known as the Human alphaherpesvirus causes herpes, which is a sexually transmitted infection and disease. It is transmitted by an infected person to his/her partner mainly through sexual contact including oral sex. Herpes virus is...

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