SAFE SEXUAL PRACTICES (POSITIONS) IN PREGNANCY

SAFE SEXUAL PRACTICES (POSITIONS) IN PREGNANCY

What is pregnancy? Pregnancy can be defined as a process by which sperm from a man fertilizes an egg after it’s released from the ovary during ovulation. The fertilized egg then travels through a fallopian tube down into the uterus, where implantation occurs. A successful implantation results in pregnancy, on average a full-term pregnancy, lasts…

WHITLOW

WHITLOW

What is whitlow? Whitlow also known as herpetic whitlow can be defined as a painful and highly contagious infection of the skin of the fingers and the toes caused by the herpes simplex virus (HSV), it is a disease that is relative to oneself, which causes an abscess of the soft tissue at end of…

MONKEY POX (DISORDER OF THE INTEGUMENTARY SYSTEM)
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MONKEY POX (DISORDER OF THE INTEGUMENTARY SYSTEM)

What is Monkey pox? It is a rare zoonosis disease that is transmitted from animals to humans coming from the monkeypox virus also known as orthopoxvirus which is a highly viral infectious disease, causing rash and flu like symptoms less severe, to smallpox. It was first discovered in 1958, when some monkey used for research…

PULMONARY TUBERCULOSIS (DISORDER OF THE LOWER RESPIRATORY SYSTEM)

PULMONARY TUBERCULOSIS (DISORDER OF THE LOWER RESPIRATORY SYSTEM)

What is Pulmonary Tuberculosis? Tuberculosis is a disorder of the lower respiratory system, which is a highly infectious disease that is caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis bacteria, which affects the lungs mainly and results in coughing of blood-stained sputum and very thick phlegm. It is spread by an airborne process when bacteria spread through droplets in…

UTERINE FIBROID (DISORDER OF THE FEMALE REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEM)

UTERINE FIBROID (DISORDER OF THE FEMALE REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEM)

WHAT IS UTERINE FIBROID? Uterine fibroid is an abnormal benign tumor growth on the muscular wall of the uterus, which is non-cancerous also known as leiomyoma, leiomyomata and myoma. They are onion like in structure, it varies in size due to their microscopic masses, it also occurs in more than one location in the uterus…