Diseases and Injuries
Diseases and Injuries
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About Nerve Damage Due to Donating Blood
By Nellie Day
Giving blood is touted as one of the easiest, most inexpensive and selfless things a person can do. Many people donate multiple times a ...
Symptoms of an Aneurysm Behind the Knee
By Contributing Writer
The popliteal artery is found behind the knee. An aneurysm is an abnormal mass in the wall of a person's artery. An artery is a blood ...
Can Liver Problems Cause Leg Pain?
By Kimberly Ripley
Can liver problems cause leg pain? While the two distinct body parts don't sound too awfully much alike, the answer is "Yes." When the ...
How to Remove Fluid From Knee Joints Naturally
By Stephanie Ellen
Water on the knee is a swelling of knee joint caused by too much fluid. According to the Mayo Clinic, symptoms for water on the knee ...
Ways to Know If You Have an Arm Fracture
By Aubrey Bailey
Arm fractures occur from high-force impact injuries, such as falling on an outstretched arm or a motor vehicle accident. The forearm bones ...
Walking Shoes for Women With High Arches
By Judy Fisk
Your arch type is a key factor in your search for the best walking shoes. High arches often cause supination -- rolling of the foot outward ...
Ice Pack Dangers
By Mara Shannon
Applying ice packs to an injury can help ease pain and swelling, helping you recover more quickly. However, using an ice pack improperly ...
Symptoms of a Torn Abdominal Muscle
By Laura Leiva
While exercising, a number of injuries can occur, including a torn abdominal muscle. Sports-related injuries often happen when an ...
How Does Prednisone Treat TMJ?
By Jacquelyn Jeanty
TMJ disorders encompass a group of conditions that involve joint and muscle pain in the jaw. According to the National Institute of Dental ...
Side-Effects of Ultrasound Therapy
By Analise DeCuba
Ultrasound therapy is a powerful medial tool capable of both alleviating pain and treating various medical conditions. Based on the same ...
What Kind of Doctor Should be Used for Treatment of Sciatica?
By Matt Browning
Sciatica features pain that runs from the lower back or buttocks down the back of the leg. Caused by compression on the sciatic nerve, ...
How Long Does It Take a Torn Muscle to Heal?
By Becky Sheetz-Runkle
Muscle strains range in severity from a mild tear to a more severe injury requiring surgery. The recovery time for muscle tears varies ...
Plantar Fasciitis Shoes to Avoid
By Rona Aquino
Do you have aching pains, irritation and swelling on the bottom of your foot? If so, you may be suffering from plantar fasciitis, and you ...
Tingling & Numbness in Hands & Fingers
By Heather Topham Wood
When you have numbness or tingling in your hands and fingers, you have loss sensation due to a medical issue. It is possible to have other ...
Causes for Right Side Abdominal Pain
By Megan Smith
Abdominal pain is generally classified as a dull, constant ache, the sensation of burning or tingling, or sharp stabbing pains in the ...
Pulled Back Muscle Symptoms
By David Thyberg
A pulled back muscle can be quite painful. There are a number of symptoms that clue you in on whether you might have strained a muscle in ...
What Is the Recovery Time for Shoulder Replacement Surgery?
By Andrew Sheldon
Shoulder replacement surgery is a major procedure requiring extensive recovery time. While the success rate is high, it may take months, ...
What Is Kyphoscoliosis?
By Edward J. Lamb
Most often referred to in the medical literature as kyphosis, kyphoscoliosis involves the abnormal front-to-back curving of the upper ...
How to Prevent Swelling With an Orthopedic Boot
By Jennifer Elrod
An orthopedic boot is a specialty shoe made for patients to wear after foot or ankle surgery. The boot keeps you from moving that part of ...
How to Determine What Does Dry Socket Feel Like
What does a dry socket feel like? Those who have experienced wisdom teeth extractions know that dry sockets are bad news. Oral surgeons ...