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Caring for Skin Allergy

[caption id="attachment_1017" align="alignright" width="300"] Epinephrine injection for allergy attack[/caption] Allergy is a harmful immune system reaction to a normally harmless substance. An allergic reaction is a manifestation that there is a tissue injury from the interaction of the antigen (foreign substance) and antibody (immune’s system response). One type of allergy is commonly known as skin allerg ...

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Recognition of Abruptio Placenta and Its Complications

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wY6xS8WwdAw Abruptio placenta is the abnormal separation of the placenta and the wall of the uterus. This condition usually occurs in the third trimester of pregnancy, but may also occur after 20 weeks. It can become a serious medical condition and can become life threatening with severe bleeding. The placenta is a part of your baby’s life system. This is where oxygen and nutr ...

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What is Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Of6NEJ3FtQM An abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) occurs when the lower part of the aorta is enlarged. The aorta is the major blood vessel that supplies the blood to the body. An abdominal aortic aneurysm usually causes no symptoms unless it expands or ruptures. The condition usually results from the degeneration of the inside part of the wall of the aorta. The force of the bloo ...

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First Aid Treatment for Muscle Strain

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BZMD3cfyjVI 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

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=js7vkx-gO9k 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

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IEyU-3OpE-A 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

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3vgKq7TcDYo 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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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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