The following Conditions are related to Infections

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  • Balantidiasis

    Balantidiasis is a rare infection that affects the intestines. This condition is caused by a bacterium called, Balantidium coli.This bacterium is a single-celled parasite that usually attacks pigs but rarely infects humans as well.Some people with this infection may not have any symptoms or a few symptoms like diarrhea or mild abdominal discomfort.But some others may experience severe symptoms suc  Read More

  • Bladder infection (cystitis)

    A bladder infection (cystitis), is an inflammation of the urinary bladder that usually results from when bacteria sneak into your urethra and make their way into your bladder and urinary tract, causing an infection to take hold there and making it very uncomfortable to pee.The following are doctor's treatments of a bladder infection (cystitis) that focus on symptom management and preventive self-care treatment.  Read More

  • Blue diaper syndrome

    A uncommon inherited metabolic condition called blue diaper syndrome is characterised by an inefficient intestinal digestion of the vitamin tryptophan.Blue diaper syndrome is a rare inborn metabolic defect that is typically identified when an infant's diapers show odd blue stains from pee (indoluria).This happens when excessive amounts of unabsorbed tryptophan are broken down by gut microorganisms.  Read More

  • Bulimia nervosa

    Bulimia nervosa is an eating disorder in which the affected person experiences episodes of binge eating and purging food and calories.This disorder is a public health problem due to its serious side effects on physical and mental health.This condition mostly affects people who are suffering from body dysmorphia, depression, anxiety and substance abuse disorders.There is no specific cause for bulim  Read More

  • Campylobacteriosis

    Campylobacteriosis is a very common infection and affects a large population in New York state every year.About 1.5 billion people in the US get sick with this infection every year.It is an infection that causes diarrhea in a person.This infection is mostly seen in the months of summer.Also, this infection is mostly found in infants and young adults and in males more than females.  Read More

  • Cvid

    Rather than a disease, common variable immunodeficiency disorder (CVID) is a collection of hypo-gammaglobulinemia syndromes caused by various genetic defects.Primarily, it is a humoral immunodeficiency disorder, characterized by reduced serum levels of immunoglobulin G and immunoglobulin A (IgA) or immunoglobulin M (IgM), recurrent sinopulmonary infections, autoimmune disorders, granulomatous diseases, elevated ris  Read More

  • Esophageal aperistalsis

    Esophageal aperistalsis is a rare metabolic disorder that causes difficulty for food and liquid to pass into the stomach. It results due to damage to the esophageal or food pipe that is unable to compress the food and pass it to the other section of the digestive system. The condition is manageable through endoscopy and curable through the following medical treatments:Esophageal aperistalsis dilation: is a medicati  Read More

  • Galactosemia

    Galactosemia is a disorder that affects the bodily processing of simple sugar called galactose. The signs and symptoms of galactosemia result from an inability to use galactose to produce energy.There are several types of galactosemia, and these conditions are each caused by mutations in a particular gene and affect different enzymes involved in breaking down galactose.The primary risk factor for galactose  Read More

  • Immunodeficiency-3

    Immunodeficiency-3 (common variable 3)is a disorder that impairs the immune system.People with ID-3 are highly susceptible to infection from foreign invaders such as bacteria, or more rarely, viruses, and often develop recurrent infections, particularly in the lungs, sinuses, and ears.Pneumonia is common in people with immunodeficiency -3, chronic bronchitis is also sometimes seen alongside.People  Read More