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Category: Symptoms

Urinary tract infections

Urinary tract infections (UTI)- diagnosis and treatment in Kenya

Urinary tract infection (UTI) is the infection of the urinary tract or system. The urinary system comprises the kidneys, bladder, urethra, and ureters. When there is an infection in any or all of these parts, one is said to have a urinary tract infection. It is common to both males and females, and some of…
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Gestational diabetes in Kenya

Gestational diabetes is the high glucose level that developing during pregnancy and disappears after conceive. It occurs during the late stage of pregnancy or the third trimester. Sometimes it is in the second trimester. Every year 2% to 10% of the pregnant mothers suffer from Gestational diabetes. It is glucose intolerance to some extent. The…
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placenta praevia

Placenta previa in Kenya

Placenta previa is a complication during pregnancy, making the placenta to partially or completely cover the opening of the placenta. The condition has different symptoms, but the most prevalent one is bleeding during the 20 weeks of pregnancy. Sometimes is painless vaginal bleeding. There are 4 types of placenta previa. Sometimes sex triggers bleeding. Read…
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Epilepsy and pregnancy in Kenya

Epilepsy and pregnancy are one of the widely discussed topics in women health. Becoming pregnant when you have epilepsy is risky. Getting women health expert to guide and advise you, can work in your favor. How do you manage Epilepsy and pregnancy today? It is one of the issues that raises concerns during seizure medication.…
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Normal labor

Normal labor and delivery: practice, essentials, definition, stages

Normal labor is a well-known physiologic process which involves the expelling of the grown fetus, placenta, membranes and umbilical cord. The uterine contractions with the cervical dilations make labor successful. The stages are divided in to 4. Partograph is one of the essential during normal labor. During the first stage, initial examination, lab tests, patient…
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Pregnancy and heart disease

Pregnancy and heart disease

Pregnancy and heart disease is a complicated subject that needs to be elaborated. Heart disease during pregnancy affects other body parts like the respiratory system. Knowing that you have an underlying heart disease could make you hesitate to conceive even when you have the will. Hang on and keep reading to get life-saving tips. Are…
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Sexually transmitted infections

Sexually transmitted infections in Kenya

Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are spread through sexual activity including vaginal, anal and oral sex. They include syphilis, chlamydia, trichomoniasis, Herpes Simplex Virus, Human Immuno-deficiency virus, human papilloma virus (HPV), and herpes simplex. Most of these are caused by virus, bacteria, parasites and more. 4 out of the 8 known STIs are treated using treatment…
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Fibroids treatment in Kenya

Fibroids treatment options vary depending on the size, and the nature of the uterine fibroid. Some require surgical procedures and others you take medications such as GnRH agonists. Before, you think of treatment is important to understand you can go for treatment when they cause excessive bleeding, discomfort, and issues to the bladder. Thanks to…
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Menopause

Typically, women get into menopause, which is defined as the situation where the menstrual cycle stops. Menopause is diagnosed when a woman fails to experienced periods within 12 months or incapable to have regular periods for months. Other than early menopause, women often experience it when they are in their 40’s or 50’s. Yet, menopause remains a…
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