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    Byssinosis : Symptoms, Causes and Treatment

    What is Byssinosis ? Byssinosis is a occupational lung disease. It’s caused by exposure to hemp, flax, and cotton particles and is sometimes referred to as brown lung disease. It’s a form of occupational asthma. In the United States, byssinosis occurs almost entirely in people who work with unprocessed cotton. People who open bales of […] More

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    Imperforate Anus : Symptoms and Treatment

    What is an imperforate anus? An imperforate anus is a birth defect in which anus is opening of the anus is absent or blocked. This happens while your baby is still growing in the uterus. This defect means that your baby has an inappropriately developed anus, and therefore can’t pass stool normally from their rectum […] More

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    Animal Bite : Symptoms, Treatment and More

    Animal Bite Getting bitten by an animal can happen to anyone. You may be walking or outspanning and come across a wild animal that bites you to protect itself. Or maybe a street dog bites you accidentally while you are going for work. Many types of animals can strike bites on adults and children. Most […] More

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    Breast Reduction Surgery : Reasons and Risks

    Overview Breast reduction surgery, also known as reduction mammoplasty, is a procedure performed for the reduction of the size of a woman’s breasts. A plastic surgeon will remove extra fat, tissue, and skin through cuts on the undersides of both breasts. Breast reduction is an outpatient process that usually doesn’t have many complications. Reasons for […] More

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    Depression in Relationships : Say Goodbye

    Breaking up is never easy or peaceful. Breaking up when your partner is struggling with a psychiatric disorder can be absolutely painful. But there comes a time in every relationship when it may be required to estimate your options and make harder choices. No one wants to be accused of leaving a loved one at […] More

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    Anaphylaxis : Signs, Causes and Treatment

    What Is Anaphylaxis? A severe allergy which occur very quickly after the exposure to their allergen and can result in a life-threatening reaction called anaphylaxis. Anaphylaxis is a severe allergic reaction to venom, food, or medication. Most reactions are caused by a bee sting or eating foods that are known to cause allergies, such as […] More

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    Glaucoma : Symptoms, Causes and Treatment

    What Is Glaucoma? Glaucoma is an eye disease that can damage your optic nerve and can cause blindness. The optic nerve carries visual information to your brain from your eyes. Glaucoma is often, but not always, occurs due to abnormally high pressure inside your eye. Over time, the increased pressure can abrade your optic nerve […] More

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    Necrotizing Fasciitis (Soft Tissue Inflammation)

    What is necrotizing fasciitis? Necrotizing fasciitis, also known as flesh eating disease, is a type of soft tissue infection. It can destroy the tissue in your skin and muscles as well as subcutaneous tissue, which is the tissue under your skin. Necrotizing fasciitis is most commonly caused by an infection with group A Streptococcus, commonly […] More

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    Why Is There Blood in My Urine (Hematuria)

    Overview Hematuria is the presence of blood in your urine. Many different conditions and diseases can lead to hematuria. These include infections, kidney disease, cancer, and rare blood disorders. The blood may be seen or in such small quantities that it can’t be visible with the naked eye. Any blood in the urine can be […] More

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    Serum Hemoglobin Test

    What Is a Serum Hemoglobin Test? A serum hemoglobin test measures the amount of freely moving hemoglobin in your blood serum. Serum is the yellowish fluid that is devoid of blood cells and clotting factors. Hemoglobin is a type of protein which carries oxygen to the tissues. Normally, all of the hemoglobin in your body […] More

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    Nasopharyngeal Culture

    What Is a Nasopharyngeal Culture? A nasopharyngeal culture is a quick, painless test which examines upper respiratory infections. These are infections that lead to symptoms such as a cough or a runny nose. The test can be performed in your doctor’s office. A culture is a method of recognizing infectious organisms by allowing them to […] More

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    Heart CT Scan and Risks

    What is a heart CT scan? A CT scan (Computed Tomography) is a medical imaging technique which uses X-rays to view specific areas of your body. These scans use safe amounts of radiation to make a detailed picture, which can help your doctor to find any complications. A heart, or cardiac, CT scan is used […] More

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    8 Ways to Treat Sunburn at Home

    Home remedies for sunburn Summer season is the time to head outside and absorb the sunlight. But along with the all those hours spent outdoors during the summer season, there often comes one unwanted and inevitable thing: sunburn. Fortunately for all of us, there are lots of household items you can use to cool the […] More

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    10 Health Benefits of Intermittent Fasting

    Intermittent fasting is a way of eating where you cycle between periods of eating and fasting. There are several different ways of intermittent fasting, such as the 16/8 or 5:2 methods. Various studies show that it can have tremendous benefits for your body and brain. 10 evidence-based health benefits of intermittent fasting are the following: […] More