Archive | July, 2018

How to treat a sprained finger

How to treat a sprained finger

A sprained finger is a condition where the finger is bent in such a way causing damage to the ligaments which attaches the bones together. What are the degrees of a sprained finger? 1st degree- mild pain and affects the stretched ligaments but not torn. It is characterized by pain and swelling around the joint; […]

Cockroach allergy

Cockroach allergy

Cockroach allergy is an allergic reaction when exposed to small particles from cockroaches. Cockroaches have certain proteins or allergen and with direct contact with these pest result to severe allergic reactions. Generally, the allergen causes an immune reaction in the body. Exposure to body parts, saliva and waste products causes an allergic reaction. The reaction […]

Interstitial cystitis

Interstitial cystitis

Interstitial cystitis is a condition causing bladder pressure, pain and pelvic pain which can be mild to severe. Generally, this condition causes inflammation in the layers of muscles of the bladder and characterized by pressure, pain and frequent urge to urinate. Symptoms of interstitial cystitis At first, chronic pelvic pain Among men, pain between the […]

Heel spur

Heel spur

A heel spur is bony growth of the bone of the heel or calcaneus bone. They are located at the back of the heel or under the heel, below the sole of the foot. Heel spurs are calcium deposits under the heel bone that accumulates over many months. They are caused by straining of the […]

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