Anemia: types, manifestations, consequences
What is anemia? Anemia, or colloquially anemia, is a pathological condition characterized by a decrease in hemoglobin in the blood. Anemia itself is not a disease, but a consequence of…

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Violent bloating
Bloating, or, as doctors say, flatulence, is a very common phenomenon. It is caused by the accumulation of a significant amount of gas in the intestine and is manifested by…

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Body acidification - what is it? Signs and Causes
Our body is a very complex system, where millions of various biochemical processes continuously occur. In order for it to work smoothly, it is necessary to maintain certain constant parameters:…

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Unusual Diseases: Aarskog Syndrome

Aarskog’s syndrome, aka Aaskorg-Scott syndrome, aka faciosydigitogenital dysplasia, is a very rare hereditary disease: it occurs in one out of a million people. It manifests itself as pathological changes in the face, bones, genitals. Mostly men suffer from this disease, women are carriers of this pathology, and in them it can manifest itself only in a mild form.

Causes of Aarskog syndrome
This disease is genetic and is caused by mutations in the gene associated with the X chromosome. As you know, women have two sex X chromosomes, and men have X and Y chromosomes. They are passed on to children from their parents. This explains the fact that boys who are transmitted from the mother carrier are at risk of getting the mutated gene along with the X chromosome. In girls, even in the case of a defective gene, another chromosome remains, which compensates for the pathology. As a result, their disease manifests itself in a milder form. Continue reading

Escherichia coli

Escherichia coli: benefit or harm
E. coli (Escherichia coli) is an enterobacterium of the genus Escherichia living in the human body. It is widely believed that E. coli is very dangerous and causes severe intestinal diseases. This is true, but only in part. In fact, there are many strains of Escherichia coli, some of them really lead to serious diseases, and not just the intestines. But part of the strains, on the contrary, is necessary for the body and is part of the normal intestinal microflora. They participate in the synthesis of vitamins K and group B, fight pathogenic microorganisms. And the Mutaflor strain is given as a probiotic to newborns to increase their immunity, and they treat them with diarrhea in young children. Continue reading

Diseases of exotic countries

Turkey
The country is not too exotic, moreover, perfectly inhabited by Russians. Nevertheless, there are careless tourists lurking their sores. This is primarily malaria and dysentery. True, you can catch this infection in almost all hot countries.

Malaria is transmitted by mosquitoes through bites. Its symptoms appear after 7-30 days, but the disease can attack a few years after infection. The symptoms of influenza are characteristic of malaria: fever, fever, weakness, sweating, headache, joint pain. The most severe form of malaria, tropical fever, can be infected in Africa. This disease is mortally dangerous in order to protect itself, preferably before the trip, during the trip and after returning to take antimalarial drugs. Continue reading

What you can catch when swimming and how to avoid it
As soon as warm days are set, the first most seasoned citizens open the bathing season. Well, when the heat comes, literally everyone rushes to the water. On such days,…

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Rubella and pregnancy: what is the danger?
Despite the fact that rubella belongs to the so-called childhood infections and children under 8–9 years of age are affected by it, adults also suffer from the disease. In them,…

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What vitamins do our skin need?
The body needs vitamins for proper functioning. Deficiency of such substances may not be detected for a long time. However, destructive processes are already running. Feeling a lack of vitamins,…

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Reasons to Seek Genetics
What the geneticist does Medical genetics is a part of human genetics that studies diseases and pathologies caused by heredity. A genetic doctor studies hereditary diseases and the conditions under…

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