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What causes appendicitis to occur?

Causes of appendicitis are not properly understood. This can be due to many factors i.e. obstruction and ulceration within the appendix and bacterial invasion are major appendicitis causes. These conditions allow favorable sites for bacterial multiplication and appendix pain. In such conditions appendix get inflammation and swells. It becomes rupture when it fills with pus cells.

How to treat appendicitis?

Appendicitis treatment depends on the appendicitis pain and appendicitis symptoms. The only proposed treatment of appendicitis is surgery (appendectomy). The main objective of appendix surgery is to remove it before its rupturing due to which infection spreads throughout the abdomen (peritonitis).

What are the causes of nerve pain?

Neuritis or neuralgia is a nerve pain that originates from central or peripheral nervous system. Nerve pain arises because the nerve may be pinched, trapped, damaged or compressed which may occurs due to other diseases thus affecting nerve. Medications for the relief of pain are given by the doctors depending on pain type which include anticonvulsants, antidepressants, topical agents and antiarrhythmics.

Treatment of migraine | Treatment of Migraine Headaches

Symptoms and pain of migraine headaches can be relieved by migraine headache treatment. It will prevent further attacks of migraine. Two approaches are used to treat migraine i.e. Abortive and preventive. The main objective of abortive migraine treatment is to stop it once it starts in patient.

What is Weakness? A Comprehensive Review on Causes of Weakness

Decrease in strength in muscles is referred to as weakness. The causes and analysis of weakness depend on our knowledge of biochemistry and anatomy. This article emphasizes on the most ostensible causes of measurable loss of muscle strength.

What Do You Know About Chronic Fatigue Syndrome?

What is chronic fatigue syndrome?

Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is an enervating and complicated disorder that is delineated with esoteric fatigue, which is not ameliorated with bed rest and can be aggravated with any physical or mental activity.

How you can cope with fibromyalgia pain?

Causes of fibromyalgia

There are no clearly revealed causes of fibromyalgia.There is a chemical in the cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) called substance P responsible for transmitting pain impulse to the brain is generally 3 times higher in patients suffering from fibromyalgia  than normal persons, which causes, the feel of pain more intensely.

What is Fibromyalgia? What are its Major symptoms?

Fibromyalgia is basically a chronic condition in which there is an intense pain in different parts of a body. This pain includes muscles, joints and connective tissues. It is also a host of many other symptoms.

Doctors classify fibromyalgia as a syndrome as it has a group of symptoms and signs that occur simultaneously. Doctors have designed a new blood test as a new fibromyalgia treatment.

What Is Migraine? What Causes Migraines?

Migraine headache is a neurological disease and is 3 times more common in women than in men. Adolescents and children also suffer from migraine headache. Migraine headaches are caused by nerve cell production of pain signals including prostaglandins and serotonins often in response to brain blood vessel constriction which is followed by expansion.

What is Joint Care?

There are 206 bones are present in a human body and joint are present to attach two bones. Most of the joints are especially use to support the endings of bones. There are two types of joints fixed and moving joints. Both types of joints are used to connect the different bones.

What is AIDS?

AIDS stand for an acquired immune deficiency syndrome. Immune deficiency means that body is too weak to fight against the diseases and infections while the syndrome means a group of those health problems that together make up a disease.

Stress Chest Pains in Woman

It is threatening and frightening for women suffering from stress chest pains. There is a tightening sensation in the heart that is just similar to that in case of heart attack. A psychological thought that this tightening pain may be of heart attack can increase the chest pains.

Symptoms of abdominal pain in children (cont.)

Vomiting in children is common in abdominal pain but not always the case that represents a serious problem. However, with the duration of abdominal pain; nausea and vomiting which are the simplest abdominal pain causes, goes quickly. Another rule is that vomiting longer than 24 hours is a legitimate and authentic reason to contact a doctor.

How the cause of an abdominal pain diagnosed?

Doctors consider some attributes to diagnose the abdominal pain which include: pain characteristics, endoscopic, radiological and laboratory testing, surgery, diagnosis on physical examination and symptoms of abdominal pain. There is some of the information, which is taken from patient’s history that helps doctors to diagnose the disease.

What is the abdominal pain in children?

Abdominal pain is the most common cause of trouble for parents with a child that makes him go to the doctor. Review of abdominal pain for parents and a doctor is a challenge. Possible causes for a number of child’s abdominal pain may range from trivial to life-threatening and with a little difference in the child’s ailment complaint. Luckily, abdominal pain in children improved rapidly. Every parent or guardian faces a very tough situation, whether to seek a medical care or not.