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Lymphatic Filariasis

Lymphatic Filariasis commonly known as elephantiasis is still a major public health problem. It was estimated that 120 million peoples in 80 countries has been infected with this parasite. One third of them stay in India, another third in Africa continents and the rest are from South East Asia, Asia …

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Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis is an auto-immune disease which affects the musculoskeletal system causing inflammation of the joints. Patients complain of swelling, pain and stiffness of the joints. If the disease is not controlled, the joints can become deformed which may result in disability. The disease is not hereditary and commonly affects …

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Backache

Introduction Definition : Backache is pain or discomfort in the back, most commonly in the lower back region. Causes: There are many causes for backache. In about 75% of the cases the exact cause is not identifiable. As for the other 25% the causes may include:- Muscular Muscle sprain Muscle …

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Arthritis

Arthritis

Introduction Although the term means joint inflammation, arthritis really refers to a group of more than 100 rheumatic diseases and conditions that can cause pain, stiffness and swelling in the joints. Examples include rheumatoid arthritis, gouty arthritis, septic arthritis etc. The two commonest forms are osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. What …

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Gout

Introduction Gout is a disease in which there is a build-up of uric acid in the body. Uric Acid is a waste product formed from the breakdown of certain proteins (called Purines). It is normally removed from the body by the kidneys. In gout, uric acid builds up and forms …

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