Oral herpes is generally called cold sores. It is a preventable condition if people take care in coming in intimate contacts with others particualrly of the opposite sex. Know the history of the person before building any physical relationship. Cold sores on lips are neither a comfortable condition nor a visually apealing sight.
Everyone gets affected by gas trouble sometime or the other. This is a nagging and chronic trouble that disturbs the routine of the sufferer. If you are a middle aged man with a broad waist line, carry a lot of mental tension or are irregular in food habits and particularly if you consume a lot of oily and fried food articles, you will definitely get gas trouble or flatulence.
Thyroid gland is the largest endocrine (ductless) gland situated in the front part of our neck. The thyroid gland enlarges during all phase of hyperactivity like in the different states of stress, pregnancy and puberty. It usually regresses in size after the stress is over, but may not regress completely to the normal size.
Inner ear infection is very common among children. You can also get inner ear infection during your adult age. The condition is called labyrinthitis. Labyrinth is a 1.25cm long structure of fluid filled sacs and tubes between the ears and eyes inside the skull. It assists in the process of hearing by ears and a sense of balance of up or down by the eyes even if they are closed. The organ that assists hearing is called cochlea and the other is balance organ (vestibular system). There are bundles of nerves that lead to the brain from the labyrinth. It is very difficult to pinpoint whether the labyrinth is inflamed or the nerves as the symptoms are same.
It is common to suffer from chronic hip pain during old age. Many athletes and sports people may also get it at younger age due to sports injury or over use of muscles. The causes may range from arthritis, bursitis, tendinitis, sciatica to tearing of hip labrum. Whatever may be the cause of the chronic hip pain, relief partial or full will come from knowing exactly what is causing it.
Why does my hip hurt? You or your friends may have these questions particularly if you guys are athletes. Running injuries are many times responsible for such hip pain. The problem can range from milder issues such as muscle strain or bursitis to sever injury such as fracture or a condition called arthritis. Take these problems seriously and consult your doctor or physiotherapist as some of the injuries if not treated well in time can lead to deformities and disabilities.