Archive | October, 2015

Treating Animal and Human Bites 

Introduction  Human and animal bites can become septic if they’re not evaluated and treated quickly. Animals have microorganisms in their mouths that can contaminate you if you’re bitten. Consequently, you should always get medical assistance except the wound is small. Bites from a human must always be evaluated by a healthcare expert, as the risk of infections […]

Anal fissures

Anal fissures are tears that develop in the lining of the anal canal and anus. This can also be due to trauma to the anus and anal canal. In most cases, the pain and discomfort becomes severe during bowel movements. It can be caused by passing hard, large and dry stools, prolonged diarrhea and constipation. […]

Sore throat

A sore throat is also known as pharyngitis. In most cases, this can be caused by an underlying condition such as the flu or strep throat. A sore throat can be caused by a virus or bacteria when breathing through the mouth or being exposed to a variety of irritants. If another condition is causing […]

Hip flexor strain

Hip flexors are a group of muscles that are located in the front area of the hips which helps in the forward motion when running or walking. When kicking or sprinting, it gives large amounts of stress on the hip flexor and cause a hip flexor strain. A hip flexor strain is due to the […]

Jellyfish stings

A jellyfish is a marine creature that has long tentacles and a transparent body. The tentacles have stinging cells that are capable of causing severe injuries to humans and other animals. After being stung by a jellyfish, a red and irritated skin can develop on the affected area along with blistering, swelling, pain as well […]

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