Month: January 2014

Bruises

A bruise typically forms once a blow breaks the blood vessels close to the skin surface, allowing a small amount of blood to leak into the tissues under your skin. The blood that is trapped appears as the black or bluish mark on the surface of your skin. Types of bruises There are three types …

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Measles

Measles also known as rubeola is a very contagious infection that affects the respiratory system. It is a viral infection. Measles’ occurrence in the United States is almost zero as immunizations have been carried out since the 1960s. The incubation period for measles is about 10 days. After this period, the affected child suffers from …

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