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The most frequent parasites and the most used antiparasitics

In this blog we will talk about the most frequent parasites and antiparasitics commonly used in Colombia. Here you will find which are the most common parasites, how the person can be infected, who have more risk to be infected and which are the most widely used antiparasitics. Content How common are parasite infections? Who …

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Tuberculosis: a disease that affects the lives of millions of people every year (Part2)

In this second part of the tuberculosis (TB) blog we will explain how tuberculosis is diagnosed, what is its treatment and what are the preventive measures that all people with tuberculosis should take into account, for themselves and for the people with whom they live. CONTENT How is tuberculosis diagnosed? All people are screened for …

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Tuberculosis: A disease that affects millions of people every year

In this blog we will discuss what tuberculosis is, what its history is, how the disease is transmitted and what symptoms occur if the person is infected with tuberculosis. The topic of tuberculosis will be divided into two blogs. The next one will be published on 11/28/2021. Tuberculosis is a disease present throughout the planet …

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Leptospirosis a bacterial disease that can be transmitted by our pets

In this blog we will talk about leptospirosis, a bacterial disease transmitted by both domestic and wild animals. This disease is considered a public health problem by the World Health Organization, so the dissemination of information and the awareness of the general population about it is of vital importance. Content What is leptospirosis? How can …

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Hypothyroidism, the most common disease of the thyroid gland.

Hypothyroidism is a common cause of consulting the doctor, in this blog we will talk about its causes, symptoms and recommendations for the consumption of the drug. What is hypothyroidism? Hypothyroidism is defined as a set of symptoms caused by a decrease in the functional activity of the thyroid gland and ultimately a deficiency of …

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Vertigo: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment for Non-Doctors

Introduction Vertigo is the illusion of movement that can be referred by the person as if the world is moving. I write this blog to explain a little better about the possible causes, symptoms and treatments. Normal balance In order to understand vertigo, we must understand that the organ in charge of sensing the movement …

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Everything you ever wanted to know about vitiligo and never asked

In the next blog we will cover the subject of vitiligo, a disease that can be acquired at any time in life, it is chronic and of unknown cause, that can affect all people regardless of race or sex. What is vitiligo? It is a disease that affects the skin generating areas of hypopigmentation (white …

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recommendations for managing constipation

Introduction I write this blog so that we all know how to deal with constipation. It is very important to differentiate constipation from irritable bowel syndrome, where the second is associated with relief of abdominal pain after bowel movements and the first does not present pain as an important feature. Definitions: Normal bowel habit and …

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