Saturday, May 30, 2009

Leukemia

leukemia, cancer, treatment, make me health Leukemia is a cancer of the blood or bone marrow and is characterized by an abnormal proliferation (production by multiplication) of blood cells, usually white blood cells (leukocytes). It is part of the even broader group of diseases called hematological neoplasms. Leukemia is clinically and pathologically subdivided into several large groups. One of them is division between its acute and chronic forms :

  • Acute leukemia is characterized by the rapid increase of immature blood cells. Acute forms of leukemia are the most common forms of leukemia in children.
  • Chronic leukemia is distinguished by the excessive build up of relatively mature, but still abnormal, white blood cells. Chronic leukemia mostly occurs in older people, but can theoretically occur in any age group.
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    Tuesday, May 26, 2009

    Faringitis, Diagnose and Treatment

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    Diagnose for Faringitis is based on symptoms and physical examination results. If a sore throat is suspected, the examination can be done to check sample mucus from throat.

    Medicine

    To reduce the painful throat given sedative (analgetik) or rinse with warm saline solution. Aspirin should not be given to children and teenagers aged under 18 years because it can cause Reye syndrome.

    If the suspected cause is bacterial, antibiotics are given. To overcome the infection and prevent complications (such as fever, rheumatism), if it streptokokus, given penicillin tablets.

    If the patient has allergy to penicillin can be replaced with erythromycin or other antibiotics.

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    Saturday, May 23, 2009

    Faringitis (sore throat)

    image Faringitis is an inflammation of the throat (faring). The cause faringitis are 1.faringitis virus  2.faringitis bacteria.

    Faringitis may be caused by viruses or bacteria. Most are caused by viruses, including viruses cause common cold, flu, adenovirus, or mononukleosis HIV. The bacteria that cause faringitis is streptokokus group A, korinebakterium, arkanobakterium, Neisseria gonorrhoeae or Chlamydia pneumoniae.

    Whether the infection of virus and bacteria, the same symptoms, namely cough, sore throat and painful swallow. Mucous coat of inflammation faring experience heavy or light and closed by a membrane white color or can be pus.

    Other symptoms include: - fever - lymph gland enlargement in the neck - the increased number of white blood cell. Symptoms can be found in the infection because the virus or bacteria, but is more typical symptoms from infection due to bacteria.

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