(San Joaquin fever, “Valley Fever”) A coccidioidomycosis is a pulmonary or hematogenous spread disseminated disease, which is caused by the fungi posadasii Coccidioides immitis and C.. Mostly it is an acute, benign, asymptomatic or self-limited respiratory infection. The pathogen spreads occasionally and leads to focal infections in other tissues. If symptoms are present, there are symptoms of an infection of the lower respiratory tract or a nonspecific disseminated disease. The…

September 3, 2018

Osteoarthritis in the Hip

(Degenerative Arthritis of the Hip) What does Oestoarthirstis mean Osteoarthritis is a type of arthritis “joint inflammation.” It produces swelling and pain in the joints, throughout the body, such as the hips or. There are many kinds of arthritis; however osteoarthritis is the most prevalent and widespread form of arthritis. Osteoarthritis is also referred to as age-related arthritis or degenerative joint disease because osteoarthritis tends to be more likely to…

July 8, 2018

Understanding Osteoarthritis

There are a couple different types of arthritis Rheumatoid Arthritis and Osteoarthritis; the arthritis that we will cover in this article is Osteoarthritis (OA). Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis; it affects over 27 million Americans. Osteoarthritis is referred to as the “wear & tear” arthritis. OA occurs over time, whereby the cartilage within the body joints begins to breakdown. Most commonly this happens in the knees, hips,…

November 30, 2014

What is Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) is a autoimmune disease, where the body’s immune system will attack the joint tissues and cause inflammation within the joint lining. The  inflammation of joint lining is called synovium. Arthritis is often the cause of pain stiffness, swelling, redness and warmth.  RA is degenerating disease, that causes inflammations and flares, with differing levels of pain . RA can affect many different joints, as well blood , eyes, heart…

November 29, 2014