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Mumps

Definition Mumps is a viral disease that causes painful swelling of the salivary glands, mainly the parotid glands located just below the ear along with fever, headache. The disease usually affects children, [Read More ...]

Tonsillitis

Definition Tonsillitis is a medical condition characterized by increased redness and painful swelling of both the tonsils due to inflammation. Most cases of tonsillitis are due to a bacterial or viral [Read More ...]

Ringworm (Skin Fungal Infection)

Definition Ringworm or dermatophytosis is a type of skin disease occurring due to fungal infections and characterized by reddish and itchy circular rash on the skin with healthy-looking skin in the middle. Due [Read More ...]

Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)

Definition Urinary tract infection is a medical condition characterized by infection of the urinary tract including the kidney, ureters, bladder and urethra. Symptoms of urinary tract infection depend upon the [Read More ...]

Pharyngitis (Sore Throat)

Definition Pharyngitis also known as sore throat is a condition marked by pain and an itching or scratching sensation felt in the throat especially during swallowing. Pharyngitis occurs due to inflammation of [Read More ...]

Scabies

Definition Scabies is a skin disease characterized by intense itchy skin lesions due an infestation by a small burrowing mite known as Sarcoptes scabiei. Scabies is a highly contagious disease and spreads [Read More ...]
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