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Filariasis (diseases)

Imagine having your legs and genital organs puff up to roughly the size of elephant limbs. Now imagine having to attend to your daily activities while attempting to move your huge and swollen body parts. This is a type of disease that actually does happen to people. Filariasis, also known more...



Furazolidone kills bacteria and one-celled organisms called protozoa. By killing these parasites, Furazolidone effectively prevents the growth of various bacterial infections. Furazolidone comes in oral suspension and tablet forms. It is popularly marke more...

Brand name(s): Furoxone,

Gastroenteritis (diseases)

Sometimes attributed to "food poisoning" or called, "stomach flu", gastroenteritis pertains to the irritation and inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract which consists of the stomach and the intestines. Because this is usually caused by infections, its severity can be related to your ability to combat infection. Some people tend to more...

Hookworms (diseases)

Hookworms are parasites that thrive in the small intestine. It mostly affects mammals such as dogs, cats, and humans. The hookworm varieties that infect humans are Necator americanus and Ancylostoma duodenale. The former is mostly found in Americans, Sub-Saharan Africans, and Southeast Asians while the latter is mostly found in more...

Infectious diseases (diseases)

Infectious diseases are defined by any pathogen or alien form that enters the body and multiplies. Infectious diseases have been around as long as humans have, as humans infect each other with a wide variety of diseases. Infectious diseases may be contracted by contact with other human beings, but are more...