Pityriasis rosea is a skin problem causing rashes characterized by red scaly patches. This skin problem is benign and harmless but it can cause complications on pregnant women. It begins as one large sized lesion on the abdomen or chest area with size ranging from 6-10 cm. It looks like dragging pine tree branches on the skin. It largely targets people of age group 10-30. It looks ugly on your body and can cause itching. This skin disorder resolves on its own within few weeks.
Protein in urine is always present in small quantities but when the levels of protein are high this condition is known as proteinuria. A simple urine analysis will give you report of protein content. Kidneys are responsible for excreting waste products collected from your blood which also includes protein. But certain diseases will allow large quantities of protein to pass through the kidneys leading to high protein in urine. The volume of protein content will be high in urine after exercise or sometimes during serious illness.
Fracture is described as broken bone or cracks in the bone. Stress fracture is the condition in which cracks develop on the bone due to repeated force or overuse of bone. It can occur in any part of the body but more specific in legs and foot bone. Athletes are more prone to stress fracture than normal individuals. Osteoporosis can also cause fracture due to weakening of bones.
The term abrasion means scratch and corneal abrasion is the presence of any scratches on the cornea. The cornea is the protective layer of tissue over iris and pupil of the eye. When any dirt falls into the eye it affects the cornea causing mild scratches called as corneal abrasion. It will cause discomfort, irritation and pain. Always remember to wash your eyes with clear cool water when something falls into it and do not rub your eyes which will worsen the condition. Since the cornea has multiple nerve endings below its surface any scratches on the cornea will be more painful.
Henoch Schonlein purpura is an inflammatory disorder involving swelling of blood vessels. It involves inflammation of blood vessels of intestine, skin and kidneys. It begins as a rash and bruises on the skin forming red scaly patches on the legs and buttocks. The capillaries of various joints, intestines and skin become swollen in this disease. It causes pain on the joints and abdominal pain and in many people it cause kidney problem.