Teen Health

Rheumatic Fever

Definition Rheumatic fever is a type of inflammatory disease occurring following sore throat or scarlet fever due to infection by group A streptococcus. It is most common in children in the age group of 5-15 [Read More ...]

Infectious Mononucleosis (Mono)

What is mono? Infectious mononucleosis (also called mono, glandular fever or kissing disease) is a disease caused by a human herpes virus, known as the Epstein-Barr virus (EBV). Mononucleosis refers to a [Read More ...]

Acne Vulgaris

Definition Acne vulgaris is a skin condition where blockage of skin follicles causes the development of skin lesions such as pimples. It is a common skin condition of adolescence and young adults, although it [Read More ...]

Acne Vulgaris

What is acne vulgaris? Acne vulgaris is a skin condition where blockages of the pores leads to inflamed papules known as pimples. The human skin consists of tiny holes or pores, through which a small hair [Read More ...]