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Discoid meniscus

Discoid meniscus is a congenital defect affecting the meniscus. This is caused by a defect where the shape of the meniscus is oval instead of C-shape. The underlying cause of the condition is unknown. It is believed that this congenital issue might develop during the childhood years due to an unbalanced ligament attachment. What are […]

Close look on tennis elbow

Tennis elbow is a condition that causes sore inflammation due to repeated stress. The discomfort arises on the exterior of the elbow but might spread down the rear part of the forearm. In most cases, it is uncomfortable to straighten or fully extend the arm. What are the causes? It is important to note that […]

What is scabies?

Scabies is a skin condition brought about by the Sarcoptes scabiei mite. If not treated, the mites can thrive on the skin for several months. The mites multiply on the skin surface and burrow and lay eggs which results to a reddened, itchy rash on the skin. Remember that this skin condition is highly transmittable […]

Eye flushing: How is it done safely?

Eye flushing is required if foreign objects enter the eye. If not done, small-sized objects, particles and liquids are left inside. Flushing is also necessary if the eyes feel dry or irritated which is typically caused by allergies or pollution. Depending on the reason, it is vital that you are familiar on how to properly […]

Close look on a bone bruise

If a bone bruise occurs, it indicates a small injury on the bone surface. The discoloration manifests as blood and other bodily fluids accumulate at the site. It is likely to damage the bone, but more likely to occur on bones near the skin surface. Indications of a bone bruise The signs that indicate a […]

Remedies for middle earache

Most cases of middle earache are caused by inflammation or infection in the middle ear. Even though ear infections are prevalent among children, adults can also develop middle ear infections. The buildup of fluid within the ear can obstruct the Eustachian tubes and result to pressures changes, inflammation and ear pain. Individuals with acute ear […]

Cinnamon allergy: What are the signs?

Individuals who suffer from unusual reactions after eating or touching cinnamon might have cinnamon allergy. It is important to note that the specific signs of an allergic reaction vary for everyone. If an individual is suspected with cinnamon allergy, a doctor must be seen for proper diagnosis and start suitable treatment options. Contact dermatitis Contact […]