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Archive:  January 2018

How to properly treat a laceration

There are cuts, and then there are lacerations. Knowing when to seek professional intervention for an injury can make the difference between a short healing time with no infection and a time-consuming and painful treatment and recovery.   What Is a Laceration? Lacerations are wounds that involve the skin and sometimes underlying tissues and muscles being cut or torn. They can be minor, such as a shallow paper cut, or much more severe and deep, such as might occur with a kitchen knife or forceful contact with a sharp edge. A laceration can be jagged or straight and very short continue –>

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by Paco Gonzaba
Posted: 01/17/2018

Everything You Should Know About Strep Throat

Many people will come down with a sore, itchy throat over the course of the year. Often, colds, other viruses, and dry air due to heating systems are to blame for this irritation. Smoke and pollution can also cause your throat to hurt. But strep throat is a sore throat condition that is caused by bacteria. It’s important to determine whether a throat is hurting due to strep or a different irritant in order to be able to treat it properly. How Do You Contract Strep Throat? Strep throat is an infection of the throat and tonsils that is caused continue –>

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by Paco Gonzaba
Posted: 01/17/2018

Guide on Arthritis Treatment

A well-known disease affecting over 50 million adults and 300,000 children in the United States, arthritis is a blanket term used to describe symptoms of joint pain in various areas of the body. Although it has the propensity to affect children, the risk factor for arthritis grows as we age. With more than 100 different types of arthritis in existence, finding methods to treat each type can be a bit challenging for doctors and patients alike.   Arthritis Symptoms For those who are yet unfamiliar with the symptoms of arthritis, they are as follows: Swelling: Various areas of the body continue –>

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by Paco Gonzaba
Posted: 01/17/2018

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