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Piles/Hemorrhoids

Piles/Hemorrhoids Piles/hemorrhoids are swollen muscles and veins around your anus or in your anal canal. What causes hemorrhoids? Hemorrhoids are caused by swelling in the anal canal.  This swelling can be caused by: Standing or sitting for long periods. Obesity. Pregnancy. Coughing, sneezing. Straining on the toilet. Constipation or diarrhea. Low-fiber diet. How do you… Read more »

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Fungus Nail Infection

Fungus Nail Infection What is fungus nail infection? Fungal infection can affect any part of the body.  When a fungus begins to overgrow, one usually gets an infection.  Onychomycosis is a fungal nail infection that affects either the toenails or the fingernails.  Fungal infection normally develop over time, so it will take some time for… Read more »

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Ankylosing spondylitis

Definition Ankylosing spondylitis is an inflammatory disease which affects more men than women.  In this the vertebrae in your back tend to fuse together causing a hunched posture and lack of flexibility.  In some cases, ribs may also get affected causing difficulty in breathing.  Symptoms The early symptoms of ankylosing spondylitis are quite erratic and… Read more »