Chicken pox is much less common in adults than it is in children, but it can have some nasty symptoms. I recently went through this unfortunate experience. This is what you should look out for.
Do you plan to get this vaccination? How long should you wait? What might happen if you don't get it? What are the risks of the vaccine, and is it worth the trouble? Learn all about it here!
This is my personal story of polio. I also discuss symptoms, causes, and a brief history of the disease in the United States.
This is the story of my yearlong battle with scabies—followed by a series of confusing and worrisome reactions to the treatment. I hope this information will be helpful to others.
I've had more than my fair share of urinary tract infections. This is what I've learned—from my doctor and through personal experience—about how to prevent them from happening in the first place.
Having glandular fever (aka mono or infectious mononucleosis) is hard. It can take many months to recover from an often-misunderstood disease. What are the signs, and how can you speed recovery?
Read one mother's experience of trying to eradicate pinworms from her household—and regain some semblance of a normal life.
Our son tested positive for dengue with his platelet count dropping to 15000/cumm. We had no choice but to go for blood transfusion. Thankfully, the transfusion worked, and he recovered.
How do you forgive the person that bears the title of spouse—who has infected you with the HIV virus? How do you overcome those feelings of condemning shame and worthlessness for doing so?
Pseudomonas aeruginosa bacteria frequently infects tissue like burns, open cuts, or abrasions and can affect the internal organs. Learn about the causes, effects, and prevention of this deadly bacteria.