Directory of Diseases

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Scrotal Cellulitis

Scrotal Cellulitis is a skin infection of the skin of the scrotum. Skin infections are most often caused by bacteria that find away to get under your skin. You may have pain, redness and fever associated with this condition. Diabetics and people taking medicines for cancer and HIV are highly likely to develop cellulitis. If left untreated, cellulitis can sometimes spread to the surrounding skin, form an abscess, or spread to the bloodstream, which can be dangerous.

Secondary amenorrhea

Amenorrhea is the absence of menstruation which can be due to dysfunction of the hypothalamus, pituitary, ovaries, uterus, or vagina. Natural amenorrhea is caused by pregnancy, breast-feeding, and menopause. Secondary amenorrhea refers to absence of menstruation after already having regular periods. Although there are several different causes of this condition, it is not typically life-threatening. However, a gynecologist should evaluate you in the near future.

Septic Arthritis of the Hip (Infected hip joint)

Septic arthritis is an infection in a joint that can be caused by germs traveling through the bloodstream or by germs going directly to the joint after a penetrating injury such as a surgery, wound or a drug injection. It can be caused by bacterial, viral or fungal infections. Seeing your doctor is crucial, this infection can damage cartilage and bone. The synovium, the lining of your joints, has little protection therefore it causes an inflammation which restricts blood flow to the joint.

Septic Hip (Infected Hip Joint) (pediatric)

Septic arthritis is an infection in a joint that can be caused by germs traveling through the bloodstream or by germs going directly to the joint after a penetrating injury such as a surgery, wound or a drug injection. It can be caused by bacterial, viral or fungal infections. Seeing your doctor is crucial, this infection can damage cartilage and bone. The synovium, the lining of your joints, has little protection therefore it causes an inflammation which restricts blood flow to the joint. Children are especially susceptible to septic hip infections.

Septic Knee Joint (Infected Knee)

Septic arthritis is an infection in a joint that can be caused by germs traveling through the bloodstream or by germs going directly to the joint after a penetrating injury such as a surgery, wound or a drug injection. It can be caused by bacterial, viral or fungal infections. Seeing your doctor is crucial, this infection can damage cartilage and bone. The synovium, the lining of your joints, has little protection therefore it causes an inflammation which restricts blood flow to the joint.