White blood cells (WBCs) are an important part of the immune system, which is why they are called as “fighter cells”. There are five different types of white blood cells (WBCs) in our body. They are neutrophils, eosinophils, basophils, monocytes, and lymphocytes. Each type of WBC has a specific role in fighting infections. Leukopenia is… Continue reading Leukopenia : What Is It?
A pinworm infection is a parasitic infection of the intestines, mostly affecting children. Pinworms can cause great discomfort in children since the infection comes with itching and irritation in the perianal region.
Paronychia is characterized by infected tissue folds around the nail, most often fingernails. It is caused by an injury, prior infection, or irritation such as hangnail.
Peeling on your hands can be caused due to a number of conditions depending on your symptoms. In some cases your symptoms can be presented with blisters, which go on to pop, causing your skin to peel. Other conditions are caused by irritants that can dry your skin, causing them to feel itchy and as… Continue reading What Causes Peeling Hands?
Nasal congestion or stuffy nose is a very common complaint caused by swelling and accumulation of fluid in nasal tissues. Congestion of nasal cavities may or may not be accompanied by a runny nose.
Cold, cough, running nose and stuffy nose are the most commonly seen health issues for both adults and kids. A nasal congestion or a stuffy nose can occur due to an allergic trigger or another medical condition like common cold or sinusitis. Nasal congestion can be triggered by a number of irritants that can cause… Continue reading Home Remedies to Treat Nasal Congestion
Inflammation or swelling of the tissue lining the sinuses is known as sinusitis. Normally sinuses are filled with air. Is Sinus Infection Contagious? sometimes these sinuses are blocked and filled with fluid which allows the growth of infectious agents like viruses, bacteria and fungi.