An acute or chronic inflammation of the tongue, either as primary disease or a symptom of systemic disease; System(s) affected: Gastrointestinal
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Erythema Nodosum is a delayed-type hypersensitivity reaction to infectious agents, medications, or malignancies, or in the setting of autoimmune disorders, presenting as a subcutaneous panniculitis
Dyspareunia is a recurrent and persistent genital pain associated with sexual activity that is not exclusively due to lack of lubrication or vaginismus
Dyshidrosis is a skin rash (dermatitis) of which there are several different classes within the family “dyshidrosis” and strict definitions are disputed.
Deep Vein Thrombophlebitis (DVT) is a development of blood clot within the deep veins, usually accompanied by inflammation of the vessel wall.
The major clinical consequences are embolization, usually to the lung, and postphlebitic syndrome.
An obligate intracellular membrane-bound prokaryotic organism,C. trachomatis is the most common bacterial sexually transmitted infection in the US.
Transmitted through vaginal, anal, or oral sex. May also occur vertically from mother to infant during vaginal birth.
Screening has increased over the last 20 years, but remains suboptimal with annual screening rates of only 42% among sexually active females ages 16–25 in 2007.
Supplements and Meds—A Dangerous Mix Are you taking over-the-counter or prescription medicine? Dealing with a chronic health problem? Preparing for surgery? If so, be especially cautious of supplements. Supplement-medication combos may interfere with or boost the effect of...
In 1990, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that the pill (third generation) was safe for women older than 35 if they did not have any of the potential risk factors for complications (smoking, history of...