Respiratory Tract Infections; Causes, Symptoms, Treatment

Respiratory tract infections
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Respiratory tract infections¬†(RTI) are illnesses caused by an acute¬†infection¬†which involves the upper¬†respiratory tract¬†including the¬†nose,¬†sinuses,¬†pharynx¬†or¬†larynx. This commonly includes nasal obstruction, sore throat,¬†tonsillitis,¬†pharyngitis,¬†laryngitis,¬†sinusitis,¬†otitis media, and the¬†common cold.[3]Most infections are viral in nature and in other instances the cause is bacterial.[rx]¬†Upper respiratory tract Read More …>>

Serum Lipid Profile; Normal Value, Causes, Treatment

Serum lipid profile

Serum lipid profile¬†or¬†lipid panel¬†is a¬†panel¬†of blood tests that serves as an initial broad medical screening tool for abnormalities in¬†lipids, such as¬†cholesterol¬†and¬†triglycerides. The results of this test can identify certain¬†genetic diseases¬†and can determine approximate risks for¬†cardiovascular disease, certain forms of¬†pancreatitis, and Read More …>>

Constipation; Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment

Constipation¬†refers to¬†bowel movements¬†that are infrequent or hard to pass. The stool is often hard and dry.¬†Other symptoms may include abdominal pain, bloating, and feeling as if one has not completely passed the bowel movement.¬†Complications from constipation may include¬†hemorrhoids,¬†anal fissure¬†or¬†fecal impaction. Read More …>>