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Pitted keratolysis

Pitted keratolysis is a condition of the skin that affects the soles of the feet and sometimes the palm. It is a bacterial infection that is caused mainly by coryneform bacteria but there are other strains of bacteria that can cause this condition but to a lesser extent. [su_youtube url="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OMCU26CGkQg"]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bg9GpmoldMQ[/su_youtube] Common indications ...

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Bed bugs in the hair

Bed bugs are small creatures that feed on human blood. An adult bed bug is flat with an appearance similar to an apple seed. The color of bed bugs is rusty red with an oval shape. Bed bugs prefer to live in dark places and come out of their habitat at night to suck blood. [su_youtube url="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EVk3xFClDQA"]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bg9GpmoldMQ[/su_youtube] Bed bugs usually s ...

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Calcific tendonitis

Calcific tendonitis is caused by the accumulation of calcium in the tendons. Take note that it can form in any tendon, but usually develops in the rotator cuff of the shoulder and oftentimes in the wrist, knee, hip, elbow and the ankle joints. [su_youtube url="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ycphj08OJt0"]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bg9GpmoldMQ[/su_youtube] With the accumulation of calcium deposits, the ...

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Helping an individual with food stuck in the throat

From time to time, some people end up with an obstruction in the throat and the causes vary. In most cases, the causes of a clogged throat include fish or chicken wedged on the throat and anything that can cause difficulty in breathing and swallowing food. Remember that any obstruction in the throat should be dislodged immediately in order to avoid further harm to the person. [su_youtube url="https://www.yo ...

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Numbness of the fingertips and toes

Numbness is an abnormal condition which the person can feel a tingling or loss of sensation and can happen anywhere in the body, but it is usually felt in the extremities such as the hands, feet, fingers and the toes. Numbness can be caused by lack of blood supply in the affected area, damage to the nerve or nerve compression. Numbness can also be caused by infection, inflammation, trauma and other abnormal ...

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How to manage gluten allergy

Gluten allergy is a common food allergy and gluten is a type of protein that is found in wheat, corn, rye, oats and barley. Gluten allergy affects both adults and children, but children are most susceptible to this allergy but some outgrow gluten allergy after 3 years old. People suffering from gluten allergy experience itching, asthma, hives, sinusitis and abdominal pain. [su_youtube url="https://www.youtu ...

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