Meniere’s disease is a type of hearing disorder in which the person experiences ringing sound in the ears and a feeling of fullness in the ears. It was first reported by Prosper Meniere, a French physician and hence the disorder is given his name. In some cases, it may lead to loss of hearing. It develops as an episode resulting in vertigo, nausea and vomiting sensation. The hearing capacity of the person can get affected due to repeated episodes of spinning and ringing in the ears.
Zika virus is a type of virus belonging to Flaviviridae family and transmitted by Aedes mosquitoes. This virus was first detected in the Zika forest of Uganda in 1947 and hence the name. The symptoms of Zika virus is similar to that of dengue fever causing fever, rashes and body pain. But in most of the cases symptoms are mild and go undetected. The infected blood would remain in the body of the person for a week or more during which he/she can transmit the virus to others through exchange of fluids. Zika virus is not very serious like Dengue or Chikungunya fever and it can be controlled and treated fully.
Itching is a common occurrence for all of us and at some point of life we have experienced. But severe itching can be embarrassing causing discomfort to the person. The symptoms of itching may vary from mild to severe depending on the cause and itching can be described as uncontrollable urge to scratch the body. Itching can be limited to specific areas (hair, buttocks or anus) or it can be throughout the body. Itching may or may not be accompanied with other symptoms. Causes of itching are many ranging from allergic reaction to dry skin. Treatment for itching are available in the form of home remedies, medications and therapy.
Stomach parasites also known as intestinal parasites are organisms that cause infection of the digestive system. They are capable of living anywhere in the body but love to reside on the walls of intestine. Any person can get infected with parasites by eating uncooked meat or by drinking infected water. Sometimes they can enter the body through cuts/wounds on the skin. There are many types of stomach parasites but two of them are significant.
Anus or rectum is that part of the body involved in expelling waste particles in the form of feces. Foods that we eat are absorbed in the intestine and further sent down to large intestine for separating nutrients and salts. Then kidney swings into action in the process of separating waste particles from the food and pushing the waste materials into the anus region and bladder to be expelled in the form of stool and urine respectively.