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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 […]

Latex condom allergy: What are the signs?

Some individuals experience allergy symptoms if a latex condom is used. In such cases, the symptoms are usually minor. Nevertheless, repeated exposure to latex can lead to severe and oftentimes a deadly reaction. If the symptoms of latex condom allergy arise, a doctor should be seen for other birth control alternatives. Rash A rash typically […]

How is facial cellulitis treated?

Facial cellulitis is brought about by a bacterial infection affecting the tissue beneath the skin. This form of infection typically arises once bacteria enters via a wound or other form of skin trauma. Antibiotics The commonly used treatment for facial cellulitis are antibiotics. For mild cases, oral antibiotics are usually given. Since the infection can […]

Joint pain: What are the culprits?

Joint pain triggered by food generally stems from gout. The condition is triggered by the elevated amounts of uric acid in the body that crystallize and deposit in the tissues and joints. This results to inflammation that results to joint pain and rigidity. The foods that are rich in purines can lead to excess uric […]