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Remedies for trench foot

Trench foot is a condition that develops after prolonged exposure of the feet to wet, cold and unsanitary conditions and cause infection on the feet. It also result to swelling and the feet becoming red or pale, and nerves and muscles can become infected. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PZx2y5QcX44 Causes of trench foot Long periods of standing, and cause reduced flow of blood to the lower extremities. Wear ...

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Treatment of mucus in the throat

Mucus in throat is caused by allergies or sore throat. Even when the body is healthy, it continues producing mucus up to 1.5 liters every day. During an illness, this mucus can cause blockage in the throat due to viral, bacterial and fungal infections. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uMaTNxrbZU4 Causes Seasonal allergies Postnasal drip [caption id="attachment_1113" align="alignright" width="300"] Drink plen ...

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Ringworm of the scalp

Ringworm of the scalp or tinea capitis is a fungal infection that affects the scalp and the hair shafts. The condition is described as itchy, bald, scaly blotches on the head. Ringworm of the scalp is a contagious condition which usually affects toddlers and school age children. Some cases of ringworm of the scalp causes severe inflammation of the area that result to scarring or permanent loss of hair. [you ...

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Patellar tendonitis

Patellar tendonitis is an injury to the tendon that attaches the kneecap or patella to the shinbone. The patellar tendon helps the muscles found in front of the thigh in extending the joint when running, kicking and jumping. [youtube url="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MU71M-aASLo"] Patellar tendonitis is also called jumper’s knee which is usually common in athletes who frequently perform jumping actions s ...

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Sore throat allergy

Sore throat is also known as pharyngitis. A sore throat is caused by a bacteria or virus and sometimes it can be caused by allergies especially if the allergy causes coughing. It is also caused by smoking, acid reflux, pollution, dry air, excessive shouting or an allergic reaction. A person with sore throat can also experience a headache, stomach ache, swelling glands in the neck and common cold. [youtube u ...

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Rug burns

Brush burn or rug burn which is a minor abrasion due from friction between the skin and another surface such as rope, sidewalk or a carpet. Brush burn usually occurs among children who are fond of rolling and playing on rough surfaces. The burn produces raw, sensitive skin that cause severe pain or sore to the touch. The bleeding is only minimal. Rug burns can range from grazed skin that is colored pink to ...

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Yellow jacket allergy

Yellow jacket is a wasp the size of a house fly and named for the black and yellow stripes found in the abdomen. They form their nest in the ground and become dangerous if their nest are disturbed that can cause stinging attacks against the perpetrator. Wasps can easily remove their stingers from the skin and can sting repeatedly. The reaction of a yellow jacket sting varies from minor irritation to death. ...

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Chilblains

When it comes to chilblains, it is a form of vasculitis that happens when a predisposed person is exposed to cold. Exposure to cold can result to damage to the small blood vessels in the skin and cause redness, blisters, inflammation and itchiness which usually affect the toes, fingers, nose and ears. Women, children and the elderly are susceptible to develop this condition. [youtube url="https://www.youtub ...

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Close look on cauliflower ear

Cauliflower ear or auricular hematoma is an injury to the outer ear that causes internal bleeding and inflammation which results to the puffed up appearance of the top area of ear. It is usually due to a direct injury, excessive friction from rubbing or constant trauma to the ear. This injury is usually common among individuals who engage in wrestling, mixed martial arts, boxing, water polo and rugby. [yout ...

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Heel spurs

Heels spurs are calcium deposits that accumulate on the underside of the heel bone. The abnormal deposit of calcium develops when the plantar fascia is disconnected from the heel. The stretching of the plantar fascia is common among individuals with flat feet and those who have high arches. [youtube url="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9c9HyJZx8bQ"] Heel spurs are common among athletes performing in activit ...

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