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Crohn's disease by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:40pm What Is Crohn's Disease? Crohn's disease is a chronic inflammatory disease of the intestines. It primarily causes ulcerations of the small and large intestines, but can affect the digestive system anywhere from the mouth to the anus. It is named after the physician who described the disease in 1932. It also is called granulomatous enter ... Read on »
The Poop on Pampers Dry Max Diapers vs Facebook Moms: A Rash of Rashes or Rash Rush to Recall? by Dr. Polly Doctor of Philosophy Posted Sun 06 Jun 2010 8:57am There's a battle raging online over little butts. Parents on Facebook posting cringe-worthy stories and photos of rashes, blisters, burns, and bleeding they attribute to Pamper's new Dry Max diapers . A tone-deaf Pampers spokesperson claiming he was insulted by such charges the thinner, more absorbent cousin to Cruisers is anything other than saf ... Read on »
HEALTHWISE: Hepatitis C Treatment Tips from Patients by Selena Facebook Posted Thu 06 Sep 2012 9:59am This is a reprint of an article from the HCV Advocate September 2012 Newletter , reprinted with permission from the author. The reason I am reprinting it is so you can see how my comments and suggestions were incorporated into this article, which is very exciting for me! I've enhanced the original article with links to the products I u ... Read on »
Dr Emily Altman answers “How to treat a diaper rash?” by DrEmilyAltman Posted Wed 11 Jan 2012 9:39pm Diaper rash is a rash that develops in the diaper-covered area. Most commonly it’s caused by irritation from urine or stool. Diaper rash rarely involves the groin folds because those areas are not in contact with irritants. Skin infections can either cause a diaper rash or be superimposed on it. Bacterial (Staph and Strep) and yeast/fungal ... Read on »
Skin Rash: Skin rashes are common and due to many factors ranging from serious diseases or allergic by Danny & Susan S. Health Maven Posted Mon 26 Jan 2009 3:39pm Skin rashes come in all shapes and sizes and have many different causes, ranging from an allergic reactions to rashes caused from bites and stings. Skin rashes are mostly temporary and self-limiting and with a little tender love and care, most skin rashes can be treated quickly and easily. However, there are some medical conditions that presen ... Read on »
The Lupus Butterfly Rash or Malar Rash: Information You Need to Know. by Molly Patient Expert Posted Wed 14 Nov 2012 1:58pm Derived from the Latin word ‘mala’ which means cheekbone, the Malar or Butterfly rash is a kind of skin condition typically characterized by the appearance of rashes across the cheekbones and over the bridge of the nose.  These rashes are usually red or purple in color in either a blotchy pattern or completely red over the affected area, a ... Read on »
Health Headlines - August 2 by Meredy Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Thu 23 Oct 2008 2:24pm Infections That Pets Carry Caring for animals and pets offers a tremendous learning experience for children - it can teach them responsibility, gentleness, and respect for nature and other living beings. Like adults, children can benefit from the companionship, affection, and relationships they share with their pets. But it's not uncommo ... Read on »
An Inside Look at Rectal Cancer by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:39pm 1 Comment Rectal Cancer Overview The rectum is the lower part of the colon that connects the large bowel to the anus. The rectum’s primary function is to store formed stool in preparation for evacuation. Like the colon, the 3 layers of the rectal wall are as follows: Mucosa: This layer of the rectal wall lines the inner surface. Th ... Read on »
IBD by nitinsyal Patient Expert Posted Thu 25 Jun 2009 9:53pm Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is an idiopathic disease, probably involving an immune reaction of the body to its own intestinal tract. The 2 major types of IBD are ulcerative colitis and Crohn disease. As the name suggests, ulcerative colitis is limited to the colon; Crohn disease can involve any segment of the gastrointestinal tract from the ... Read on »
What I need to know about Hirschsprung's Disease by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:40pm 1 Comment What is Hirschsprung's disease? Hirschsprung's (HURSH-sprungz) disease, or HD, is a disease of the large intestine.* The large intestine is also sometimes called the colon. The word bowel can refer to the large and small intestines. HD usually occurs in children. It causes constipation, which means that bowel movements are di ... Read on »