Posts Tagged ‘Infections’

BCG Vaccine

Written by Medicine and Health. Posted in Tests, procedures and surgery

(Tuberculosis Vaccine)

What Is Tuberculosis?

Tuberculosis, or TB, is a bacterial infection caused by the Mycobacterium tuberculosis bacterium. The bacteria typically infect the lungs, but they can infect other areas of the body, like the kidney, spine, or brain.

Athlete’s foot

Written by Medicine and Health. Posted in Disease, Condition & Injury, Foot conditions, Legs conditions

(Tinea Pedis)

Athlete’s foot – Definition

Athlete’s foot is a fungal infection that typically occurs on the feet. The infection is common among people who exercise or play sports. Anyone can have athlete’s foot.

Vaginal yeast infection

Written by Medicine and Health. Posted in Disease, Condition & Injury, Pelvis conditions, Urinary and bowel-related organs conditions

(Vaginal Candidiasis; Candida Vulvovaginitis; Yeast Infection; Monilial Vulvovaginitis; Vulvovaginal Candidiasis; VVC)

Vaginal yeast infection – Definition

A vaginal yeast infection is caused by a yeast fungus called Candida. While yeast is common in the vagina, it can cause irritating symptoms when it grows excessively.

Urinary tract infection

Written by Medicine and Health. Posted in Disease, Condition & Injury, Pelvis conditions, Urinary and bowel-related organs conditions

(UTI; Lower UTI)

Urinary tract infection – Definition

Urinary tract infections (UTIs) is an infection in any part of the urinary system. Most infections start in the lower urinary tract in the bladder or urethra. The urethra is a tube that carries the urine out of the body. However, a UTI can also include an infection in the upper urinary system including the kidneys.