An ingrown toenail can be embarrassing but more than that it can be very painful to restrict your walking. Prompt action to facilitate normal toenail growth can reduce symptoms and save you from further complications.
Start your PrEP at the convenience of an Urgent Care Center
Are you at high risk of getting HIV? If the answer is ‘yes’ then probably you have no choice but to take PrEP. Your success in PrEP greatly depends upon how well in advance you start it before having sex, regularity in your medication, and of course the guidance that you receive from your doctor.
Treat Your Tendonitis: Know the Causes, Types & Risk factors
Sometimes, some pains occur in our body around some joints, either due to strains or for some unknown reasons. They last for days, weeks, or even months and usually get better with ice, rest, or treatment. In medical terms, most of these pains are called tendonitis because they are caused by inflammation or irritation of some tendons around a joint.
Endocrinology refers to the treatment of the endocrine system which is responsible for some of our essential body functions such as metabolism, growth and development, tissue function, sexual function, reproduction, sleep, and mood to name a few.
A dislocation is a displacement of bones from a joint, caused by a sudden impact or accident. It’s not broken bones, but nevertheless can be very painful and affect mobility. A joint is a junction where two or more bones meet to cause a movement.
Hypertension - so common in our lives, yet so much underrated. Fueled by stress, pressure, tension, and anxiety, that suddenly jacks up our energy and brings emotional tides in our expressions, is usually trivialized and not considered a major cause of concern. People are getting hysteric or violent so often these days.
Yeasts of many types live in our body in good numbers, help us in a lot of ways, but they can also cause us some health problems, better known as yeast infections if we allow them to multiply and grow out of control.
Our skin is like a suit of armor that protects us a great deal from the harmful microbes and also from the environmental pollutants. Any break or puncture in the skin is regarded as a wound that makes an easy channel for the pathogens(mostly bacteria) to enter our body. This is termed as colonization of bacterial pathogens.
A sore throat is a common ailment that mainly appears during the months of fall, winter, and spring. Its symptoms such as pain, irritation, and scratchiness of the throat, are familiar to us because rarely we can escape them during these months of the year.
Arthritis is the main disease that is responsible for chronic joint pains. It causes redness and swelling in the joints that eventually lead to damaging the joint tissues from wear and tear. Arthritis comes in two forms - osteoarthritis arthritis( OA ) and rheumatoid arthritis( RA ).
Urgent pediatric care can prevent bigger health issues in your child.
There may be a different opinion but as a parent can you really wait until tomorrow if your little one becomes sick or injured today evening? Or imagine, that you are disturbed that certain vaccination for your child is getting delayed due to your busy work schedule during the day time.
The US Department of Transportation (DOT) has got a stringent policy in place that makes it imperative for the DOT agencies to implement drug and alcohol testing for their safety-sensitive employees to improve safety chances for themselves as well as thousands of innocent people.
Benefits of after-hours access to Primary Care Services
The difference between the primary care services and the urgent care services are increasingly getting blurred with the expanded gamut and value additions offered by the latter. At Urgent Care Texas, we offer a number of preventive and curative cares that are essential to managing patient’s health over an extended period of time, but with more flexibilities.
Our body is like a large factory where individual departments are working in synergy to manufacture the principal product. A minor disorder in any department doesn’t make much of a difference in the whole process but if the problem persists and becomes big, it affects the production seriously.
Bronchitis happens when cold or the flu prolongs more than a week. It is a condition in which the airways in the lungs become inflamed and cause coughing, often with mucus, or wheezing. During bronchitis, it becomes hard to breathe as there are formed in the airways.
Rheumatic fever occurs mostly in children aged between 5 and 15 and can cause serious complications in them. Swelling and pain at different parts of body (mainly the joints), skin rash (erythema marginatum), and a slight disorder of nervous system are the general symptoms that subside as the illness recedes but more worrisome possibility is the damage of heart in a child that may remain as permanent.
Strep throat is a common ailment which is apparently innocuous but can lead to complications if it is left untreated. Though strep throat mostly affects the young children of 5 -15 years of age, it doesn’t spare anyone who is a little careless in the months of fall.
A strep throat is sometimes confused with a condition with similar symptoms called sore throat but actually they are not same.
Any run of the mill ailment generally gets ignored by us or receives some home treatment at the most. Strep throat is one of those conditions that generally come and go once or twice in a year during the change of season, without having us visit doctors.
However, a simple and innocent strep throat can lead to a bigger problem if it keeps coming back shortly. It is a warning your body sends to tell you that all is not well, and it’s time you see a doctor.
If you are a woman diagnosed with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS), better adapt to a lifestyle change and a regimen of medications, exercise, and check up for most of your life, else it can be a frustrating experience for you.
A large number of American women in their childbearing age (5-10% and increasing) are presently detected with PCOS but a much higher percentage is likely to be undiagnosed and untreated because PCOS is often camouflaged with other diseases. This not only leaves them suffer in the present but often develops to other serious problems like stroke, heart attack, and cancer.
Injured at work? You Must Know About Work Injury Claims Now
If you are an industrial worker and suffering a physical or mental injury or trauma from your job, you are entitled to receive compensations as per the law of the your state. However, worker’s compensation systems vary from state to state in terms of coverage and the ways the compensations are received. Some states have fixed dollar amount limits for different types of injuries while other states have their compensation system based on scale or rating of injuries.
It is therefore very important to understand the workman’s compensation system of your state.
Air Pollution Is a Leading Cause of Cancer & Mental Problems (64)
Air pollution is no longer a matter of discussion limited to intellectual circle only, rather it has become a matter of great concern for us people who live in the urban areas and is increasingly changing the ways we live.
Did your kid wake up today with a sneezing fit and watery eyes? And you think it’s cold infection due to change in weather that searching for the antihistamine medicines in your medicine box? Hold on, mind the time of year, it could be the seasonal allergies that have similar symptoms as common cold but need different treatment.
Winter Sickness Alert - Do you have cold virus infection?
Every year fall of winter brings about spate of illnesses, a majority of which are due to flu and cold virus infections. Both these ailments result in respiratory illnesses with almost similar symptoms but are caused by different types of viruses.
Identifying insect bites & treating them naturally at home - UCT
An insect bite invariably leaves a mark of welt on the skin with irritation and scratching sensations. But most of the common insects are harmless and their stings only bother you for a day or two, except for a few poisonous ones such as, fire ants, wasps, hornets, and bees whose bites may cause intense pains and even allergic reactions. Similarly, spider bites also cause poisonous reactions to our body and should be subjected to immediate medical care.
Burn Care Treatments By Severity - 1st, 2nd, & 3rd Degree Burns
Cuts and burns are common in our day to day lives, especially with children and housewives engaged in domestic works. While a cut simply refers to an injury with bleeding caused by a sharp object, burns are characterized by minor to severe skin and tissue damages caused by many reasons including heat, cold, electricity, radiation, chemical, or friction.
Injuries are very common in sports because there are very few sports that don’t involve direct impacts, jerks and collisions. Strained and tired limbs, direct impacts, errors in judgement, or the improper form or technique are some of the main causes for sports injuries that may lead to bruises, strains, sprains, tears, and broken bones.
Come summer, the scorching heat and stifling humidity are going to rule the days without offering any respite and with them come the skin rashes to make life more miserable. However, heat and humidity are not the only causes for skin rashes, there are other reasons too. But irrespective of the causes, skin rashes generally have one symptom in common - that is frequent itching sensation.
Water is a primary constituent of our body - a healthy adult person contains 60% water. As a thumb rule, a man of 70 kg. weight contains nearly 42 litres of water.
Under normal conditions, water is removed from our body through sweat, tears, breathing, urine, and defecation. We replenish this loss by drinking fluids and eating foods that contain water. Not replenishing the water loss adequately leads to dehydration.
Warning Signs of Heat Exhaustion & Prior Precautions
Heat exhaustion and heat stroke are the two main heat related conditions. While heat stroke is a serious condition which needs prompt medical attention, heat exhaustion is less severe than heat stroke and can be termed as the precursor to heat stroke.
Travel Medicines to take before going on international trip
With ever increasing growth in the international travelling the concern about travel related health issues is fast becoming a necessary checkpoint along with passport, visas and itineraries before travelling.
Types Of Radiology Doctors Involved in Radiology Treatment
Radiology Department speaks to a Branch of Medicine managing diagnosis and treatment of sicknesses.Radiology is one of the Prime Department in the Hospital which is moved by a Specialist Radiologist, who is qualified in Medicine who has experienced Specialized preparing in Radiology as a Sub-Specialist i.e. Ordered Specialist in Radiology.
Importance of Early Immunization to Prevent Diseases in Children
Immunity is the natural process of a living body to protect itself from diseases. We, humans are susceptible to various diseases caused by harmful germs or bacteria (called antigens) entered into our body through many inlets such as drinking, eating, breathing, touching, etc.
13 Major Disorders (Problems) Ultrasound Scan Can Detect Thoroughly
Ultrasound scan involves use of high frequency sound waves which makes this technique effectively used for diagnostic, screening and therapeutic purposes, with more new uses are being discovered, created and refined.
Health awareness and getting health check ups routinely are two different matters. At a time when our lives are inundated with health related information- beefing up our awareness of the benefits of early detection and preventive care- a majority of us are still lackluster about it.