All Infections Topics

May 25, 2017

How Is Herpes Transmitted?

How is herpes transmitted? It depends if it is HSV-1 or HSV-2. Whatever the case, learn the signs of infection and ways to prevent the transmission. more »

Feb 06, 2017

What Is the Connection Between Alcohol and Kidney Stones?

Researchers have identified a connection between alcohol and kidney stones. Learn how alcohol affects your kidneys and other risk factors to better prevent it. more »

Apr 10, 2016

Fasciola Hepatica Life Cycle

Knowing Fasciola hepatica life cycle sheds light on how infection happens and know better about how to prevent and treat fasciolosis caused by F. hepatica. more »

Nov 12, 2015

What Causes Swelling on Top of Foot?

So many things can cause swelling on top of foot. It may happen for standing too long, but it may indicate other serious issues, such as heart, liver, or kidney disease. more »

Jun 02, 2015

How to Tell If You Have Scabies

Scabies is a serious condition, but not everyone knows how to tell if you have scabies. It is important to recognize the symptoms so you can begin treatment immediately and visit your doctor. more »

Feb 04, 2015

Roundworms in Humans

Roundworms in humans are a leading cause of morbidity in certain parts of the world .These infections can be easily prevented by maintaining appropriate sanitation and hygiene. more »

Jan 20, 2015

Athlete's Foot

Athlete's foot is a contagious infection and can cause rashes, itchiness, scaling or pain on foot. Learning about the causes, treatments for athlete’s foot can help you manage this problem. more »

Dec 31, 2014

How to Prevent Tuberculosis

How to prevent tuberculosis and what to do if one has been tested positive for latent TB. Get answers here with video. more »

Dec 15, 2014

Cold Sores

Cold sores are uncomfortable, but also fairly common. To better understand how to prevent them and take care of yourself, it helps to be aware of their cause and useful treatment options. more »

Nov 25, 2014

Polio Symptoms

Polio is a viral disease and Polio symptoms can be devastating. If you are travelling to a part of the world where there is a risk of infection, know how to protect yourself and what to do if you do contract polio. more »

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