Anaphylaxis is a severe, potentially life-threatening allergic reaction. It can occur within seconds or minutes of exposure to something you're allergic to. Anaphylaxis causes your immune system to release a flood of chemicals that can cause you to go into shock — your blood pressure drops suddenly and your airways narrow, blocking breathing. Signs and symptoms include a rapid, weak pulse; a skin rash; and nausea and vomiting.
Asthma is a common long-term inflammatory disease of the airways of the lungs. It is characterized by variable and recurring symptoms, reversible airflow obstruction and bronchospasm. Symptoms include episodes of wheezing, coughing, chest tightness and shortness of breath. There is no cure but symptoms can be managed
Dermatology is the branch of medicine that deals with diseases of the skin, nails and hair.
Dermatosis is a broad term that refers to any disease of the skin, especially one that is not accompanied by inflammation. This classification includes everything on the surface of the body: skin, nails, and hair. Any condition affecting the skin could be categorized a dermatosis. This doesn’t include skin conditions that involve inflammation (that would be dermatitis).Your skin is the largest organ on your body. Thousands of documented conditions can affect the skin, hair, and nails.
Diethyl Ether is an organic compound also known as Ether. It is a colourless, highly volatile flammable liquid. It was formerly used as a general anesthetic until nonflammable drugs were found like Halothane. It was also used as a recreational drug to cause intoxication.
Furunculosis is a deep infection of the hair follicle leading to abscess formation with accumulation of pus and necrotic tissue. Furuncles, also known as boils, appear as red, swollen, and tender nodules on hair-bearing parts of the body, and the most common infectious agent is Staphylococcus aureus, but other bacteria may also be causative.
Hematology is the branch of medicine concerned with the study of the cause, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of diseases related to blood.
Histotechnology is the branch of medicine that studies the structure of cells and their formation into tissues and organs. It centers on the detection of tissue abnormalities and the treatment for diseases causing the abnormalities.
Immunohematology more commonly known as blood banking is a branch of hematology which studies antigen-antibody reactions and analogous phenomena as they relate to the pathogenesis and clinical manifestations of blood disorders.
Microbiology is the study of microscopic organisms, such as bacteria, viruses, archaea, fungi and protozoa. This discipline includes fundamental research on the biochemistry, physiology, cell biology, ecology, evolution and clinical aspects of microorganisms, including the host response to these agents.
Strep Throat also known as Streptococcal pharyngitis, is an infection of the back of the throat including the tonsils caused by group A streptococcus (GAS). Common symptoms include fever, sore throat, red tonsils, and enlarged lymph nodes in the neck. A headache, and nausea or vomiting may also occur.
Tonsilitis is an inflamation of the tonsils most commonly caused by a viral infection. It is a type of pharyngitis. Symptoms include sore throat, fever, enlargement of the tonsils, trouble swallowing and large lymph nodes around the neck. Complications include pertonsillar abscess. When caused by the bacterium Group A Streptococcus it is referred to as strep throat.
Urticaria commonly referred to as hives, appears as raised, well-circumscribed areas of redness and swelling involving the dermis and epidermis that are very itchy.