Understanding Swollen Lymph Nodes: Causes and Treatment
What are lymph nodes and how do they function? Lymph nodes are small, bean-shaped structures that are part of the lymphatic system, which helps to maintain the body’s fluid balance and fight infection. They are found throughout the body, but are most concentrated in the neck, armpits, groin, chest, and abdomen. Lymph nodes filter lymphatic fluid as it flows through…Read More »
What is RDW in a Blood Test?
Understanding RDW and its significance in blood tests Red cell Distribution Width (RDW) is a measurement of the variation in size of red blood cells (RBCs) in a blood sample. Typically, red blood cells are of a similar size, and the RDW value is low. However, when there is a significant variation in the size of the RBCs, the RDW…Read More »
What Does Orange Poop Mean?
Possible Causes of Orange-Colored Stool Orange-colored stool can be caused by a variety of factors, including diet, medication, and health conditions. One possible cause is consuming foods or drinks that are high in beta-carotene, such as carrots, sweet potatoes, and oranges. These foods can give your stool an orange tint. Another possible cause of orange stool is the presence of…Read More »