Dealing with Staph Infection: Diagnosis

Monitor minor skin problems such as pimples, insect bites, cuts and scrapes, especially in children. Contact your health care provider if symptoms of staph infection are present or if a previously treated this infection seems to get worse rather than heal. Staph infection on nose can range from minor to life-threatening, so it’s important to be diagnosed

Importance of CAT in Medial Tibial Plateau

CT scan is one of the best ways to get details about the minor fractures and even the most thin fractures seen in the human body. Medial tibial plateau fractures normally are very fine and thin fractures, which can’t be detected by the de-facto test and examinations. In this situation, CT scan comes to aid;

Factors That Contribute to Development of Blue Waffle in Women

Blue waffle is a new disease. The sources may even be limited as to the mechanisms of this disease as it is still explored by medical professionals. Some may even say that this is just a disease made up by individuals. But there are some pictures already showing the proof of the existence of the

Tonsil Stones Treatment

Many individuals have their tonsils removed at an early age due to infections. The tonsils are tiny sacks on both sides of the throat that accumulate poisons and bacteria from the body. Sometimes the contaminants they collect solidify and become hard. These are known as tonsilloliths or tonsil stones. The stones treatment will vary depending

Fighting Allergies ‘Naturally’

It’s spring – major allergy season. And many allergy sufferers may be contemplating their medicine cabinets of antihistamines and anti-inflammatories and wondering if vitamin C and bee pollen really do work. Ever since the 1960s, complementary and alternative remedies have grown increasingly popular for treating a variety of maladies — allergies and asthma included. However,

Treating Head Lice

Pediculus capitus or head lice often become a parenting nightmare when they are discovered in a school-aged child. Old wives tales associating head lice infestation with poor hygiene or lack of household cleanliness add an unnecessary social stigma to the disorder. In truth, head lice are parasitic insects that spread readily from one human to

Allergy Treatment

Control versus cure There is no real “cure” for allergies after diagnosis; so control is the next line of defense. Avoidance is certainly the first step, but this is not always possible. While one can avoid taking a specific medication, how do we avoid pollen or dust, and yet still live a normal life? Treatment,

House Dust Nothing to Sneeze At

For millions of Americans, the world is a sneezy, wheezy place, filled with normally harmless substances that their bodies recognize as enemies. Of all the enemies, one is virtually inescapable: house dust. “The predominant allergen is definitely house dust, there’s no question about it,” says Dr. Robert Overholt, an allergist in Knoxville, Tenn. About 58.7

Sexually Transmitted Diseases

As many as 333 million people a year walk away from lovemaking with more than they bargained for. Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), representing more than 85 percent of all infectious diseases in the United States today, affect men and women of all backgrounds. Nearly as ageless as lovemaking itself, STDs are on the rise. Young

If I Knew Then What I Know Now….

Did you ever think about the phrase if I knew then what I know now?…..When I think about it I often think I  would have definitely done things different.  I know many say they really don’t think this way…but I do..every now and then I get into my own head…and I contemplate a variety of