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Kawasaki Disease

Kawasaki Disease

Kawasaki disease is the prevalent reason leading to acquired heart disease among infants in the United States, with the characteristic appearance of inflamed blood vessels all through the body, particularly the coronary arteries located around the heart. Infants below five years are most commonly observed to be affected by the disease with boys being more frequently affected as compared to girls, and is a condition known to trigger in the winter and spring time. Kawasaki Disease Causes: Annually, there are approximately two thousand cited Kawasaki disease cases in the United States. Though the reason behind this acquired disease is still unknown, experts doubt that it could be partly occurring due to a pathogen like virus or bacteria that might elucidate the reason for collective appearance  [...]

Infant Quicksilver Poisoning

Infant Quicksilver Poisoning

Quicksilver or mercury poisoning occurs due to mercury getting inside the system either by inhalation of its vapours or ingestion of food items such as fish picked from waters ridden with mercury. Quicksilver or mercury is a silvery metal that is utilised by dentists for filling cavities, the contents in batteries, thermometers, whitening skin lotions and a number of industrial and agricultural activities. When blood level lies at or surpasses 0.02ppm or parts per million, then it is a warning sign that there has been mercury poisoning. Such individuals must promptly seek medical assistance. Quicksilver Poisoning Symptoms: Coughing. Breathing distress with succinctness experienced. Rashes over the body. Nauseous feeling and vomiting. Oral Sores. Auditory problems. Blisters. Flaking  [...]