Monthly Archives: June 2016

Herpes

Oral herpes is a widespread disease that affects the mouth of a person. In most cases, the disease does not cause any serious complications and sufferings for the patient. This type of herpes virus is present in most people in a latent form. When the immune system weakens, the virus starts to develop. Most common symptoms of herpes are bubble rashes or sores on the lips, that appear when the immune system decreases for some reason. Thus, the appearance of herpes can signal an infection in the body. Continue reading

Cystitis

Cystitis is an acute or chronic inflammation of the bladder mucous membrane. Acute form is the most common. As a rule, it involves urination disturbances. The urge to urinate appears very often (5-15 minutes) even in the nighttime. In the meanwhile, the urination is accompanied by a severe irritation, burning and pain. The patients suffering for the acute form of the disease experience pain in the lower part of the stomach and genitals area. Continue reading

Oliguria

Oliguria is a medical symptom that determines a drop in urine production. Oliguria is not a separate illness, but a pronounced sign of some other desease in the urinary system. This system plays a big role for the human body. The proper work if the urinary system provides for elimination of waste products and excess liquid from the body. Healthy kidneys normally produce about 1.5 liters of liquid within 24 hours. Oliguria involves significant reduction of urine formation up to only 400-500 ml a day. The disease is seen in both men and women regardless of age. Continue reading

Nocturia

Nocturia is a medical term to define a disorder in the body, when the night urine production prevails over the day one. Normally, a healthy body produces twice as less urine in the nighttime as in the daytime. This allows us to sleep uninterruptedly for several hours to let the body relax. Waking up once a night to do a bathroom trip is considered to be a norm. If a person is disturbed two or more times, it may be a sign of nocturia, that requires medical attention. Continue reading