Medical Emergencies

Causes, Symptoms and Treatment: Metrorrhagia

Metrorrhagia is bleeding from the uterus that occurs between anticipated menstrual periods that is a particularly common problem in teenagers and women approaching menopause. It is considered a type of abnormal vaginal bleeding that is not associated with menstruation, as it occurs at the wrong time of the month. There are many possible causes for …

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Diarrheal Diseases

Diarrheal diseases which are especially prevalent in the developing world, cause significant morbidity and mortality. Each year, diarrheal diseases kill an approximate 2 million children below 5 years of age. The most important cause of mortality and deaths associated with these diarrheal diseases is primarily dehydration, and the most vital life saving treatment in preventing …

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Medical Emergencies: Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Carbon monoxide poisoning happens as a direct result of household or industrial incidents that lead to the exposure to carbon monoxide. Moreover, carbon monoxide poisoning is one of the most commonest ways of attempting to commit suicide. It is implicated in more deaths than any other attempted form of suicide except alcohol induced ones. Carbon …

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