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Zika Virus infection

Zika Virus Disease

Zika Virus Disease What is Zika Virus Disease? It is an infection caused by a virus named Zika. It is named after the Zika forest in Uganda, where the virus was first discovered in 1947. How Zika Virus spreads? Zika virus spreads: mostly by a mosquito bite (same mosquito which spreads dengue fever and chikungunya virus). These mosquitoes usually

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High blood cholesterol level (Hyperlipidemia or Hypercholesterolemia)

High blood cholesterol level OR Hyperlipidemia OR Hypercholesterolemia What is Cholesterol? Cholesterol is a fat that your body needs to perform many functions. What is Hyperlipidemia or Hypercholesterolemia? It is the medical term for high blood cholesterol levels. Your body needs cholesterol for various functions. The problem arises when the blood level of cholesterol increases

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female suffering from abnormal vaginal discharge

Is Vaginal Discharge Normal? What Is Abnormal Vaginal Discharge?

Normal vs Abnormal Vaginal discharge This is one of the major concerns of my female patients, especially teenagers. They get worried if they have issues with their vaginal health and most of them are shy to ask anything related to it. So before understanding the abnormal vaginal discharge, you must know what is normal vaginal

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ectopic pregnancy

Ectopic pregnancy

What is Ectopic pregnancy? Pregnancy which occurs outside the uterus is known as Ectopic Pregnancy. It is a life threatening condition. What are the causes of Ectopic Pregnancy? Normally, the fertilized egg travels through the fallopian tube to the uterus. Sometimes the movement of the egg is disturbed due to different reasons which lead to

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