Parasites: easy to catch, easy to drive away
Do not fry the barbecue. Sushi made from stale fish was served in a cafe. Swam in the pool with a dubious reputation. The kids kissed the country cats and…

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What are the temperature jumps talking about?
A slightly elevated temperature, which does not decrease at all, and from time to time jumps - how to relate to it? How to treat and whether to do it…

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Secret alcoholic: find and neutralize
There is no such thing as “hidden” or “secret” alcoholism in medicine. But increasingly, psychologists and ordinary people use it in relation to people who abuse alcohol and, for various…

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six different viruses

What we do not know about hepatitis

It would seem that we already know enough about this scourge – hepatitis. And whoever is warned is armed. But it turns out that we know far from everything. Hepatologist, Candidate of Medical Sciences Vladimir Sergeytsev told MedPulse readers seven little-known, but interesting and important facts about this common and in many cases dangerous disease.

There are more than eight types of hepatitis.
Hepatitis is not always an infectious disease. A person can get hepatitis without getting infected from anyone. The fact is that, in addition to viral, there is autoimmune and toxic hepatitis. In the first case, the liver is attacked by the human immune system (the causes of such aggression are unknown). In toxic hepatitis, some drugs (overdose of paracetamol, amoxicillin and potassium clavulanate), industrial chemicals and alcohol affect the liver. The liver of 20 percent of alcoholics sooner or later is under attack. As a result of these effects, inflammation of the liver occurs. Continue reading

Amenorrhea, or "It doesn’t start with me!"
The nightmare of any woman who did not plan to get pregnant is the situation “It doesn’t start for me!”. The situation becomes even stranger if in the previous months…

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Medicines from the group "You can’t drive!"
Medicines from the group How often is the cause of road crashes taking any medication? We have no statistics. However, German researchers at the Traffic Safety Council say drugs are…

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Why "grapes" grew in the nose
Doctors, speaking of polypous rhinosinusitis (the disease is so correctly called), always mention a bunch of grapes. Like, polyps in the nose are very similar to her in shape. However,…

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What can our blood tell
Each of us at least once in his life donated blood for analysis and received a piece of paper on his hands with letters, numbers and units of measure. Then…

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