Tag: Infection

What are boils and how are they treated?

A boil (or furuncle) is a painful, firm, deep and erythematous inflammatory nodule, which appears around the hair follicles and it gradually grows to form a fluctuant abscess.

What is a urine test and when is it done?

The urinalysis is an exam which is frequently used in medicine because it does not involve great discomfort, is very cheap and can provides a lot of useful information.

An approach to bacterial meningitis

What is bacterial meningitis? Bacterial meningitis is an infectious disease of the central nervous system of global prevalence, which...

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