Lyme Disease

Lyme Disease is an illness caused by the bacterium, Borreliaburgdorferi. Bacterial infection can be passed by the bite of an infected tick. Tick bites often go unnoticed and the tick can remain feeding for several days before dropping off. The longer the tick is in place, the higher the risk of it passing on the infection.… Read More Lyme Disease

Chlamydia – Better to get yourself tested for other Sexually Transmitted Diseases(STD).

Overview of Chlamydia Chlamydia is one of the most commonly reported bacterial sexually transmitted diseases (STD). Estimated 92 million Chlamydia Infections occur each year, affecting more women than men. Chlamydia is caused by the bacterium identified as chlamydia trachomatis. These bacteria can infect the cervix in women and the urethra and rectum in both men… Read More Chlamydia – Better to get yourself tested for other Sexually Transmitted Diseases(STD).

Chickenpox – Can emerge later to cause shingles

Chickenpox Overview Chickenpox is a very infectious infection caused by the varicella-zoster virus (VZV). It causes a blister-like rash, itching, tiredness, and fever. Chickenpox can be grave, particularly in babies, adults, and people with damaged immune systems. It multiplies easily from contaminated people to others who have never had chickenpox or received the chickenpox vaccine.… Read More Chickenpox – Can emerge later to cause shingles

Lacrimal Canaliculitis (Canniculitis) results in Watery Eyes, Red eyes, Discharge, Tenderness on the affected side

Eye Disease Lacrimal canaliculitis (also called canniculitis) is when the tear (lacrimal) drainage system, specifically, the canaliculus, gets inflamed, causing a blockage. This blockage causes the tears in your eye to reflux back into the eye, spilling over and causing watery eyes (epiphora). It is an infection that can be caused by bacteria, fungi, or… Read More Lacrimal Canaliculitis (Canniculitis) results in Watery Eyes, Red eyes, Discharge, Tenderness on the affected side

Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) – Should not be ignored

A Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) is an infection involving the kidneys, ureters, bladder, or urethra. These are the structures that urine passes through before being eliminated from the body. Any part of this system can become infected. As a rule, the farther up in the Urinary Tractthe infection is located, the more serious it is.… Read More Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) – Should not be ignored