Archive | March, 2016

Sore nipples

Sore nipples involve tenderness of the breast that is experienced by many women during the reproductive cycle. Sore nipples can be a symptom of pregnancy. Sometimes, it can be caused by an injury or external factors. Sore nipples are also common among mothers who are breastfeeding their babies and can be due to inability of […]

Mumps

Mumps is a viral infection that usually affects the parotid glands which are the 3 pairs of salivary glands found at the back of the cheek and the area between the jaw and the ear. Children between the ages 5 to 15 years old and even adults can be affected by this condition. The virus […]

Vitiligo

Vitiligo or leukoderma is a condition of skin caused by gradual loss of melanocytes. These are the cell that functions in producing melanin pigment in the layers of skin that result to irregular white patches. The discomfort caused by vitiligo is intolerance to sunlight when a large area of skin is directly exposed to sunlight. […]