Spinal Cord Abscess risks
Spinal Cord Abscess

  • Infant low birth weight (LBW) is when babies weigh less than five pounds, eight ounces at birth. LBW often occurs in babies who are born prematurely, before 37 weeks of gestation.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Normal pregnancies last for 40 weeks. If labor starts at 37 weeks or earlier, it is considered premature labor.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Read how your baby is developing each week in our pregnancy calendar.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Each trimester is marked by a baby's growth and by body changes in the mother.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Amenorrhea is the term for a woman missing a monthly menstrual period. Not having a period during pregnancy or after menopause is normal. But missing periods at any other time can be a symptom of a medical issue.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Oligohydramnios is a condition that can develop during pregnancy. It occurs when not enough amniotic fluid, which surrounds the fetus, is produced.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Bleeding or spotting, increased need to urinate, tender breasts, fatigue, nausea, and missed period are signs of pregnancy.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Asphyxia neonatorum is also known as perinatal asphyxia, hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy, or birth asphyxia.
    Source:HLCMS
  • An abscess is a pocket of inflamed tissue filled with pus. Abscesses can form anywhere on the body (inside and outside), but are most commonly found on the surface of the skin. An abdominal abscess is a pus pocket located in the abdominal region, ...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Radiculopathy is a pinched nerve in the spine. It occurs when surrounding bones, cartilage, muscle, or tendons deteriorate or are injured. This results in numbness, weakness, and pain.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Diabetes is a group of chronic metabolic diseases caused by defects in insulin production or function. Advanced diabetes may cause stomach pain, nausea, dizziness, and cramps.
    Source:HLCMS
  • When you have diabetes, you must carefully monitor your carbohydrate intake. This includes sugars found in desserts.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Living with diabetes can be expensive and medical bills can add up. Crowdfunding money is a great way to cover the cost of diabetes related expenses.
    Source:HLCMS
  • A bone infection may occur when bacteria or fungi invade the bone, causing many symptoms, including fever, redness, stiffness, and swelling.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Endocarditis is inflammation of the inner lining of the heart. Possible symptoms of this condition include pale skin, chills, and night sweats.
    Source:HLCMS
  • A human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) diagnosis is no longer the death sentence it once was. Thirty years ago, doctors had little more than comforting words to offer patients who had been diagnosed with the virus. And while there remains no cure fo...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Living with HIV/AIDS can result in a weakened immune system, making the body more susceptible to a host of illnesses. Over time, the virus attacks the body's CD4 cells, which play a critical role in maintaining a healthy immune system. Patients ca...
    Source:HLCMS
  • June 2011 marked an important milestone in the world of HIV/AIDS; it was the 30th anniversary of the first documented case of the virus. The first warning about the virus was released by the CDC on June 5, 1981. This unknown virus was originally d...
    Source:HLCMS
  • There are many symptoms of the autoimmune disease HIV/AIDS, including persistent skin rashes, night sweats, and mouth sores.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Tuberculosis (TB) is a highly infectious disease that primarily affects the lungs. A severe and long-lasting cough, fever, and night sweats could indicate an active TB infection.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Excessive perspiration at night, or night sweats, is an uncomfortable part of life for many people.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infects the cells of the immune system. In particular, HIV attacks and destroys the T helper lymphocytes, or T-cells, which are crucial to the immune system and immune response. (These cells are also called CD4-p...
    Source:HLCMS
  • The Changing Face of HIV "When I walked into the room, the first thing I noticed was that these people didn't look like me," says Chelsea White, recalling her first group session with other HIV-positive patients. "They looked like what I thought H...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Boils are painful infections that develop in hair follicles. Also known as furuncles and abscesses, boils can pop up almost anywhere on the body. In addition, they can manifest in more than one follicle at the same time. Microorganisms such as bac...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Boils are painful infections that develop on hair follicles. Also known as furuncles or abscesses, they usually begin as small bumps on the skin but develop a white or soft center.
    Source:HLCMS
  • A lung abscess is a bacterial infection that occurs in the lung tissue. The infection causes tissue to die, and pus collects in that space.
    Source:HLCMS
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