A salivary gland stone is a calcified structure which forms inside a salivary gland or duct. It can block the flow of saliva into the mouth. The stone is often referred to as salivary duct calculus and mainly occurs in middle-aged adults. It is the common cause of blockage in the salivary ducts. Consult gastroenterologist to get second opinion. Read more
An inflammation of the Liver Tissue is called hepatitis. It is usually caused by a virus while there may be other reasons for the same. There are various types of hepatitis depending on the nature of the virus that causes the condition. Other possible causes include autoimmune hepatitis and secondary effects of medications, drugs, alcohol or toxins. Hepatitis may show symptoms such as yellow discoloration of the skin, vomiting, loss of appetite, abdominal pain or diarrhea. Read more
Bronchiolitis is an inflammatory respiratory condition. It is caused by a virus which affects the smallest air passages in the lungs. Bronchioles control the airflow in the lungs. When they become infected or damaged, they can swell or become clogged. This blocks the flow of oxygen. Although it’s generally a childhood condition, bronchiolitis can also affect adults. Read more
Panic disorder occurs when you experience recurring unexpected panic attacks. The panic attacks are abrupt surges of intense fear or discomfort that peak within minutes. People with the disorder often live in fear of having a panic attack. You may have a panic attack when you feel sudden overwhelming emotions. You can also experience physical symptoms, such as a racing heart, breathing difficulties, and sweating. Read more
Fibroadenomas are solid, noncancerous breast lumps that occur most often in women between the ages of 15 and 35.
A fibroadenoma might feel firm, smooth, rubbery or hard and has a well-defined shape. Usually, it will be painless but it feels like a marble in the breast, that moves easily under the skin when examined. Fibroadenomas vary in size, and can enlarge or shrink on their own.
Epilepsy is a Neurological disorder that causes unpredictable seizures. It brings about a sudden rush of electrical activity in the brain. Consult neurologist to get second opinion.
There are two main types of seizures. Generalized seizures affect the whole brain. Focal, or partial seizures, affect just one part of the brain.