Diseases and Injuries
Diseases and Injuries
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Nephrologist Vs. Urologist
By Michelle Miley
If you are not sure what the difference is between a nephrologist and urologist, you are not alone Many people are unsure of the difference ...
Bleach Allergy & Rash
By Col Forbin
Bleach is an allergen contained in many household cleaning products. As with many cleaning products, bleach can cause an allergy that ...
What to Eat When You Have a Stomach Flu
By Milenna Russell
The stomach flu (or gastroenteritis) is a condition that typically causes inflammation of the stomach and small intestines. This sickness ...
Allegra Vs. Singulair
By Sarai Jeremiah
Allegra and Singulair are medications often prescribed to relieve symptoms associated with allergies. Both medications can be prescribed ...
When is a Fever Dangerous in Adults?
By Jonae Fredericks
A fever is a sign that your body is trying to overcome an illness or underlying infection. Viruses and bacterial infections are notorious ...
Life Cycle of Streptococcus Pyogenes
By Beth Skwarecki
Streptococcus pyogenes, a bacterium that grows in long chains, is present in between 5 and 15 percent of healthy people and poses no ...
How to Use Bleach to Disinfect Toothbrushes
By Lynn Burbeck
Regularly disinfecting the toothbrushes in your home is an important part of maintaining your dental health. Disinfecting the bristles with ...
How Much Nicotine Is in a Cigar?
By James Clark
Cigars have been in existence for well over 1,000 years. It is believed that the cigar was first discovered in the Caribbean Islands around ...
How to Get Rid of Nervous Tics
By Helen Jain
According to The Great Plains Laboratory, about one out of 100 people have some form of nervous tics, from what is often called Tics ...
Symptoms of a Blood Clot in the Arm
By George N. Root III
Blood clots can originate from almost any part of the body. They will travel through the blood stream until they become lodged in an artery ...
What Does Critical Condition Mean?
By Meka Jones M.A.
"Critical" is one of the five words that can be used to inform other medical professionals, family members or members of the media of a ...
What Is the Difference Between T4 & T3?
By Geoff Hineman
Every cell in the human body depends upon thyroid hormones to regulate metabolism. The thyroid gland takes the iodine found in many foods ...
Side Effects of Crocin
By Norma Chew
Crocin is an analgesic and an anti-pyretic drug that goes under several brand names depending on the country that it is being marketed. In ...
What Does A1c Stand For?
A1c refers to glycosylated hemoglobin, a type of hemoglobin that has glucose molecules attached. It can be directly measured through a ...
Effects of Sodium Hydroxide in a Swimming Pool
By Eric Moll
Sodium hydroxide's main effect is to raise the pH of pool water in pools with chemical feed pumps. The pH is a measure of how many hydrogen ...
Fibromyalgia Eye Problems
By Stevie Kremer
Fibromyalgia, a chronic, debilitating, autoimmune syndrome causing severe pain in the muscles and tissues as well as fatigue in over 6 ...
The Effects of Breathing Raw Sewage Fumes
By Keri Gardner
Breathing raw sewage fumes can be both unpleasant and physiologically damaging. Raw sewage produces a melee of gaseous compounds. Common ...
How to Clear Fluid From the Ears
By Caroline Tung Richmond
Fluid can remain in your ears after swimming or after a cold or an ear infection. Most of the time, ear fluid will drain out on its ...
Signs & Symptoms of Mold Ingestion
By Leah Rendon
It’s not uncommon for people to accidentally ingest stale food that may be sprouting green or invisible bacterial spores. The ...
How to Prepare for OC Spray
By Jennifer Brister
OC spray, or Oleoresin Capsicum, is commonly used by law enforcement officers to deter attackers. This solution, which is made from the oil ...