Hidradenitis suppurativa (HS), also called acne inversa, is a chronic inflammatory skin disorder which affects the hair follicles in the intertriginous and genital areas of the body. Lesions usually appear as persistent or recurrent pimples and boils, which can worsen to form lumps, cysts, and abscesses, as well as scars and pus-filled tunnels on the axillae, groin, inner thighs, or below the breasts.
Anemia is a condition where your red blood cells cannot carry sufficient oxygen to the cells of the body. This anemia definition is general and the exact nature of the problem depends on what the cause is. Read further to learn about the different types of anemia, symptoms, causes, and how the condition can be treated.
Fitness trackers are wristbands that monitor activity throughout the day. They can be worn 24/7 and use an accelerometer to measure how much movement is made. Some also have a heart rate monitor and GPS. Some even count calories.
Carbonated drinks such as soft drinks (soda pop), sparkling water, carbonated wines, and energy drinks are prepared by incorporating carbon dioxide (as dry ice or liquid) into the liquids. The addition of carbon dioxide into the water or watery liquid creates a chemical (carbonic acid) that makes the drink fizzy. It also imparts an acidic flavor and sweet sensation to your mouth.
Many vascular abnormalities in children and newborns are extremely rare but require immediate medical intervention. Vascular malformations involve abnormal blood vessels in the brain that alter the blood flow and could cause devastating symptoms or even death.