Bacteria, viruses, and fungus can cause an infection. As soon as they enter the host's body (human), the host immune system reacts to it as a protective mechanism presenting various symptoms that differ based on the causative agent and affected site of the host. In general, some common infection symptoms include fever, runny nose, cough, vomiting, body ache, headache, diarrhea, lymph node enlargement and pain, fatigue, abnormal discharges, discolored urine and other bodily fluids, sepsis, cellulitis, skin eruptions, and lesions like blisters, warts, papules, etc.
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Query: Hello doctor, I noticed a lesion on the back of my head. It is flat, mostly red in color, and a bit darker red or brown on the edges. It does not itch, and I do not think that it is related to any allergies. What could this be? Read Full »
Query: Hi doctor, 10 days back, I met with an accident and got my right leg injured below the knee level. I have swelling in the right foot since then, which has decreased a bit, but still persists. Even the x-ray report of the leg and foot are normal. My doctor said that it might be due to infection cause... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Swelling without bony injury is very common, especially in the lower limb injuries. At times, splintage in the form of plaster of Paris slab is given for a few weeks. Infection usually does not occur in closed injuries unless there is decreased immunity or source of infec... Read Full »
Query: Hello doctor, Is it possible to have testicular cancer for five years and not know it? I have had a small lump near my right testis for five years now and my doctor says it is nothing to worry about. However, my lymph node on that side is swollen and I have frequent stomachaches. But it has been thi... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. It is impossible to have a testicular carcinoma for such a long period without any manifestations. Testicular carcinoma is one of the most aggressive carcinomas which worsens like a fire in a forest. So, it cannot go undetected for such a long period. Besides, the sym... Read Full »