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Leg pain

Pain in the leg is a common problem that can be experienced by people of all ages. The leg pain can range from a dull ache to a severe stabbing sensation that can be felt in one or both legs. Severe pain in the leg affects mobility and there is difficulty in putting weight on the leg. [su_youtube url="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7rzbXlDZJGo"] Symptoms Numbness or a tingling sensations Weakness of the ar ...

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Rashes due to bedbugs

Bedbugs can grow up to the length of an apple seed. They swell and become reddish in color after feeding and only feed on blood. Under cool conditions, bed bugs can survive up to a year without feeding. They are highly active at night when the host is sleeping. [su_youtube url="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EVk3xFClDQA"] Bedbugs can be found in crevices, cracks and also on the seams of mattress, furniture ...

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Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis

Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis is a type of arthritis that develops in children and results to swelling, unexplained rash, pain and stiffness of the joints and usually persists for months or even years. Some forms of rheumatoid arthritis can result to some complications such as inflammation in the eye and issues with growth. [su_youtube url="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GWhskm2tvOo"] Causes Rheumatoid art ...

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Chilblains

A chilblain is a skin disorder during winter season which is a mild type of frostbite. It is a painful and itchy inflammation that develops on the hands, feet and ears and this disorder happens only during cold weather conditions. It is caused by the reduced circulation of blood in the area and there is a need of rinsing the hands and feet using warm water when affected by this condition. [su_youtube url="h ...

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Breast pain

Breast pain is also known as mastalgia which involves tenderness of the breast, tightness of the tissue of the breast or sharp burning pain that can be constant or happens occasionally. It affects the person in just a few days or even months. It can also manifest before a menstruation period and can also last for seven days or more every month. [su_youtube url="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hZoEHannffs"] ...

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Swollen lymph nodes

Lymph nodes are tiny bean-shaped glands found throughout the body and are part of the lymph system which functions in carrying fluid or lymph fluid, nutrients and waste materials between the tissues of the body and the bloodstream. Lymph nodes can be found in single form or in groups and they are very small like the head of a pin or large as an olive. Groups of lymph nodes can be found in the groin, neck an ...

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Cold feet

Cold feet are normal condition usually a reaction to cold temperature or as a reaction to anxiety. If cold feet are suspected, the blood vessels found in areas of the feet and other areas such as the nose constrict in order to help minimize loss of heat. This reduced flow of blood will cause decreased oxygen in these minor parts of the body causing them to become bluish in color which is called cyanosis. [s ...

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Water in the ears

Water in the ear is a common condition and can happen to anyone while swimming or taking a bath or showering when water enters the ears. The wax found in the ear canal helps in preventing fluid from getting deeper inside the ear, but sometimes the water can be trapped inside the ear. This will cause a tickling sensation felt in the ear and cause discomfort. In some cases, there is pain and loss of hearing a ...

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Swollen feet and ankles

Swelling in the feet and ankles is called edema and can be caused by pregnancy and high blood pressure. The uncomfortable swelling is not a disorder but it is only a symptom and the best way to treat the condition is to properly manage the main cause. [su_youtube url="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bg5l7xmXbTc"]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bg9GpmoldMQ[/su_youtube] Causes Dependent swelling or edema caus ...

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Conjunctivitis

Conjunctivitis is also known as pinkeye which is an inflammatory condition that affects the eyes especially the conjunctiva. The conjunctiva is a membrane that functions in covering the white portion of the eye and inner surface of the eyelids. This membrane has small blood vessels that become visible when there is inflammation in the area. This is the reason why the whites of the eye become red when infect ...

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