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Dermatitis is a general term for skin inflammation. The skin will typically appear dry, swollen, and red. The condition can have many causes, but it's not contagious.
Dermatitis can be uncomfortable for some. How itchy your skin may feel can range...
Urine is produced in the kidneys, which are important organs for the health of our body. When we take fluid in, it passes from our digestive system into our circulatory system and is filtered through the kidneys.
Dark urine is deeper in color than urine that is usually straw to yellow in color. Darker urine can be different colors, but is usually brown, deep yellow, or maroon.
The hepatitis E virus is transmitted via the intestinal tract and isn't caused by the hepatitis A virus. It's spread most often by contaminated drinking water.
Yellow eyes is a manifestation of jaundice which is caused by excess bilirubin in the blood stream. Bilirubin is a byproduct of red blood cells, normally broken down in the liver when they become a waste products.
Yellowing of the eyes occurs if you have jaundice. Jaundice
occurs when the oxygen-carrying components in the blood, called hemoglobin,
break down into bilirubin and your body doesn't clear the bilirubin. Bilirubin
is supposed to move from the liv...
Normal stools can vary in shades of brown, mostly due to your
diet. Pale or clay-colored stools are not normal. If your stools are pale or
clay-colored, you may have a problem with the drainage of your biliary system,
which is comprised of your ga...
Prenatal development starts at conception and ends with the birth of your baby. It takes about 40 weeks or nine months to create a new life.
Motion sickness is a sensation of wooziness. It usually occurs when you're traveling by car, boat, plane, or train.
Lightheadedness is caused by a temporary decrease in blood to the brain. This sensation is usually fixed by lying down and allowing blood to flow to the brain.
Vomiting, or throwing up, is a forceful
discharge of stomach contents. It can be a one-time event linked to something
that doesn't settle right in the stomach. Recurrent vomiting may be cause by
underlying medical conditions. Frequent vomiting may...