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The herpes virus lives in the spinal ganglia and can remain dormant for years once a person is infected. Find out how the herpes virus can cause itching, burning and pain with help from a physician’s assistant in this free video on herpes. The virus actually lives in the spinal ganglia back near the spinal cord and can sit there dormant for days weeks years even decades once persons infected different causes stimulate the virus…

In the medical sciences, leg swelling or edema is usually caused by the presence of a buildup of fluid in the body, in the distance. Swelling of the feet are affected by the health condition of the person. Kidney and heart disease sufferers generally will experience swelling of the feet. Here are a few things that cause leg swelling: Limfedema. Medical conditions due to disorders of the lymph vessels which impede the circulation of fluid…

What are the Symptoms of Tuberculosis and At What Point Should You Start Worrying? Tuberculosis is a disease that mainly infects your lungs. It can get pretty deadly when it’s infected all your body parts especially young lungs.Tuberculosis (TB) is curable and treatable but if the bacteria have infected your brain, spine or kidneys and you don’t get proper treatment anytime soon, there is a high chance you might die. So, what are the symptoms…

Cervicogenic headache is a secondary headache and is often called as referred pain (pain that is considered occurring in any part of the body other than its original source) perceived in the head but the source comes from the neck. A secondary headache here means that it is caused by another illness or any other physical problem. Cervicogenic headache is perceived as a type of disorder of cervical spine as well as its component bony,…

Pneumonia that is caused by bacteria such as mycoplasma pneumoniae and chlamydophila pneumoniae is called walking pneumonia. This is the least scary kind of pneumonia and one can experience it without even realizing it. Doctors might even call it atypical pneumonia because it is not necessarily a serious case, but still, is walking pneumonia contagious? It Kind of Feels Like a Cold Walking pneumonia is most commonly caused by a lung infection and there are…

Untreated Sinus Infection and the Possible Further Risks Untreated sinus infection can lead to a bigger and more serious issue. Sinusitis infection, or also known as sinusitis, can be ranging in severity – from mild to severe. In mild cases, you can use natural remedies or over the counter medicines. Feel free to use decongestants, nasal irrigation, and steam inhalation to treat the issue. However, if the sinusitis happens for weeks, or even months, you…

Stage 4 Cervical Cancer Treatment Options and Surgeries We will never know the best treatment options when we can’t track the stage 4 cervical cancer from the stage 0. So, we really need to know the stage of the cervical cancer before choosing the treatment options. There are many factors that influence or affect the treatment of cervical cancer such as the location of the cancer, the type, the patient’s age and her overall condition.…

Sprained Foot Treatment and the Right Care Knowing the right sprained foot treatment is crucial when you want to address the issue properly without causing further problem, or pain. Everyone must have sprained their foot at least once in their lifetime so the accident involving it is pretty common. However, a lot of people may perform the wrong care that it prolongs the pain and the issue. Some people may even overreact and overdo the…