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First Aid Treatment for Muscle Strain When the muscle fibers are injured from over stretching or pulling, muscle strain is likely to occur. It can also take place as a result of a muscular tissue injury that may cause internal bleeding and a rupture of the muscle fibers. Muscle strain is often termed as a pulled or stretched muscle. The main cause of the condition is due to fatigue, overuse or imprope ...

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Chlamydia Management and Treatment Chlamydia is a sexually transmitted disease that commonly spreads undetected because the infected persons can be asymptomatic despite the infection. It is caused by the bacteria Chlamydia Tracomatis and may be transmitted through unprotected sexual intercourse. The symptoms usually appear one to three weeks after an intimate contact with an infected partner. Becaus ...

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First Aid For Food Poisoning Food poisoning is a condition that is caused by ingesting contaminated foods. Contamination may be either from viruses, bacteria, toxins, parasites or chemicals. Contamination may occur where the food is prepared, especially when it was not handled well. This can happen at any point in time during the production of food and cross contamination of food occurs. This ...

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How to Manage Nausea and Vomiting Nausea and vomiting are common symptoms that are encountered with a number of conditions. They both can be caused by a wide variety of illnesses. Nausea, as defined, is the uneasy or unsettled feeling of the urge to vomit. Vomiting, on the other hand, is the forcing of the contents of the stomach out of the mouth. Nausea and vomiting may be caused by certain condi ...

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How to Manage Acute Sinusitis

When the sinuses become inflamed, the resulting condition is referred to as sinusitis. Although acute sinusitis is a minor ailment that resolves within short time duration, it is quite irritating. In some cases, infections can lead to severe symptoms and other complications as well. Seek immediate attention if the condition persists for more than a few weeks. The material posted on this page is for learning ...

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First Aid Treatment For Puncture Wounds

Puncture wounds may be caused by different factors, and this is why it is important to have knowledge on the first aid treatment for puncture wounds. The similarity for such wounds, regardless of where they occur is that they will often cause perforation of the skin, leaving a bloody pen wound. Whenever you are giving first aid for this kind of an injury, you should always call 9-1-1 if the following charac ...

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Immediate Response to Transient Ischemic Attack

Transient ischemic attack (TIA) is a condition which is often referred to as a mini stroke. It is coined as such because it manifests as a symptom of stroke consisting of a warning sign that an attack of stroke might tend to occur. While the sign of a TIA is often negligible which people often finds as insignificant this should not be taken seriously because it is an initial symptom that a stroke might occu ...

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