A serious illness that can develop in the body imperceptibly for the person himself can be “declared” by a slightly increased body temperature. Low-grade fever (37-37.5 ° C) can last for several weeks or months, but does not bother the person. Meanwhile, subfebrile condition can be a symptom of a sluggish inflammatory process or a serious disease.
Body temperature: norm and deviation
So what is the norm and deviation from it, if we are talking about the temperature of the human body? The classic normal temperature of a healthy person is 36.6 ° C. However, these indicators are not always stable and may change under the influence of a number of factors. And this does not mean that something is wrong with you. Temperatures can vary from 35.5 to 37.4 ° C due to the influence of climate, biological rhythms, and time of day. Continue reading
Dry mouth and the so-called dry eye syndrome are signs of many diseases, but if these symptoms are observed in a complex and chronic, it is possible that a person suffers from Sjogren’s syndrome. What is a disease and how to treat it?
Shegren’s syndrome, or dry syndrome, is a disease characterized by dry eye and mucous membrane of the mouth, which is associated with some autoimmune disease. The most common “companion” to Sjogren’s syndrome is inflammation of the joints, which has autoimmune nature.
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The most accurate and informative method for diagnosing diseases of the gastrointestinal tract (GIT) is endoscopy. This procedure not only allows you to diagnose a number of diseases in the early stages, but in some cases even save lives! Some people are afraid of this procedure and are horrified when the doctor prescribes endoscopy of the stomach and intestines (or gastroduodenopia – endoscopy, which is essentially the same thing). Although this procedure can not be called pleasant, it lasts only a few minutes, but then the doctor has a complete understanding of your problem and will be able to prescribe the most effective treatment.
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