Difference Between Cold Sore and Herpes

Cold Sore vs Herpes   Herpes and cold sore are two words that always come together. It is important to understand that cold sores are a type of presentation of herpes simplex infection. Therefore, the difference between herpes and cold sores are subtle. The blisters that occur due to Herpes simplex viral infection are called […]

Difference Between Hodgkin and Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma

Hodgkin vs Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma   Hodgkin and Non-Hodgkin are two important subtypes of lymphocyte cancers. There are many differences between the two conditions while some presenting features, investigations and general treatment principles are the same for both Hodgkin and Non-Hodgkin lymphomas. This article describes the clinical features, symptoms, causes, investigation and diagnosis, treatment methods, and […]

Difference Between Influenza A and B

Influenza A vs B   Influenza is the common viral infection, which is commonly called “the flu”. This infection is common to mammals as well as birds. The viruses are all belong to the group orthomyxoviridae. There are three types of influenza viruses. They are type A, B and C. Even though the virology may […]

Difference Between Strep Throat and Tonsillitis

Strep Throat vs Tonsillitis   When you go to a doctor complaining of a sore throat he might say that you have strep throat or that you have tonsillitis. If you are a non-medical person, you might not know the difference between these two. At the onset, it is important to emphasize that there are […]

Difference Between Cirrhosis and Liver Cancer

Cirrhosis vs Liver Cancer   Cirrhosis and liver cancer are two major liver pathologies encountered in the alcoholic individuals. Both conditions are life threatening conditions. Initially they may present with similar features, but it is very important to understand the basic differences between the two in a clinical standpoint, as well as on the side […]

Difference Between Coagulation and Clotting

Coagulation vs Clotting   Coagulation and clotting are the same phenomenon. Medical term is coagulation while the lay term is clotting. Clotting is an easy term and doctors also are not above using it. Clot formation is one of the most important protective mechanisms in the body. It prevents exsanguinating bleeding and infection, and it […]

Difference Between Coronary Heart Disease and Cardiovascular Disease

Coronary Heart Disease vs Cardiovascular Disease   Coronary heart diseases and cardiovascular diseases have come into the spotlight due to the recent boom in non-communicable diseases, in the world. The world health organization (WHO) has prioritized prevention and control of these non-communicable diseases in their health care strategies. Ischemic heart diseases, diabetes, hypertension, and chronic […]

Difference Between Fibromyalgia and MS

Fibromyalgia vs MS   Fibromyalgia and multiple sclerosis are two conditions, which are so similar that it is very difficult to differentiate between the two. However, there are a few differences that are discussed below in detail in addition to the clinical features, symptoms, causes, investigation and diagnosis, prognosis, and the course of treatment of […]