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Infectious disorders

  • Typhoid Fever | DesiMD

    Typhoid fever

    Typhoid is one of the most common causes of febrile illness in India. A large study conducted by the World Health organization in 5 different Asian countries revealed that India has the highest...
    21/03/2013 by Dr.
  • Syphilis | DesiMD


    Syphilis is a disease that is transmitted through sexual contact of any kind, and is caused by a bacterium. It may also be spread to the fetus during pregnancy or during birth, in which case it is...
    20/03/2013 by Dr.
  • Strongyloides | DesiMD


    This is the name of a parasitic roundworm which affects humans and others animals such as cats, monkeys and dogs. Although classified as a roundworm, in the US they are called threadworms, and...
    20/03/2013 by Dr.
  • Ringworm or Tinea

    Ringworm or Tinea is a skin infection caused by fungi called dermatophytes. It is a very contagious condition and it is spread via sharing towels, sandals, using public baths, swimming pools and...
    20/03/2013 by Dr.
  • Malaria

    Malaria is an infection caused by a parasite called Plasmodium. It is an overwhelming problem in countries all over the world with warm and humid climates. Plasmodium is transmitted by a bite from...
    20/03/2013 by Dr.
  • Gas Gangrene

    Gas gangrene is a serious medical condition, normally caused by the bacterium Clostridium perfringens, which results in pockets of gas being formed around a gangrenous area. It mainly affects...
    19/03/2013 by Dr.
  • Fungal Infections

    Fungal infections, as the name suggests, are caused by pathogenic fungi when they come into contact or have an opportunity for growth on a host organism. Fungal infections are sometimes referred to...
    19/03/2013 by Dr.
  • Filariasis

    Filariasis is a disease occurring mainly in the tropical temperatures across the world, and is caused by a parasitic organism. This disease is caused by organisms called nematodes, and is...
    19/03/2013 by Dr.