Posts Tagged ‘Syndromes’

Carpal tunnel syndrome

Written by Medicine and Health. Posted in Arm conditions, Arms & hands conditions, Disease, Condition & Injury

Carpal tunnel syndrome – Definition

Carpal tunnel syndrome is a nerve disorder of the hand caused by compression of the median nerve. The median nerve gets squeezed inside a narrow passage in the wrist called the carpal tunnel. This nerve provides feeling to the thumb, index and middle fingers, and half the ring finger.

Urethral syndrome

Written by Medicine and Health. Posted in Disease, Condition & Injury, Pelvis conditions, Reproductive organs conditions

(Urethral Irritation)

Urethral syndrome – Definition

Urethral syndrome is a term used to describe symptoms of urethritis, which does not have evidence of bacterial or viral infection. The urethra is the tube that carries urine out of the body from the bladder. Urethritis is an inflammation, infection, or irritation of the urethra. It is most commonly seen in women.

Gilbert’s syndrome

Written by Medicine and Health. Posted in Disease, Condition & Injury, Liver, Stomach conditions

(Hyperbilirubinemia)

Gilbert’s syndrome – Definition

Gilbert’s syndrome is a common, benign genetic liver disorder. It causes levels of bilirubin to rise above normal levels. Bilirubin is a yellow chemical by-product of hemoglobin (the red pigment in blood cells) and is usually excreted by the liver as bile.

Gilbert’s syndrome is found in 3%-7% of the US population, affecting up to 10% of some Caucasian populations. This condition usually manifests during the teen years or in adulthood years (ages 20-30).

Irritable bowel syndrome

Written by Medicine and Health. Posted in Disease, Condition & Injury, Stomach & digestive systems conditions, Stomach conditions

(Functional Colitis; IBS; Intestinal Neurosis; Irritable Colon; Laxative Colitis; Mucous Colitis; Nervous Indigestion; Spastic Colon)

Irritable bowel syndrome – Definition

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a chronic disorder of the intestines. IBS does not cause inflammation and does not lead to a more serious condition.