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Numbness of the feet and toes

Numbness in the feet and toes can be caused by many conditions and usually accompanied by a tingling feeling. Sometimes, numbness in the feet or toes happens when sitting and standing in one place for a prolonged period of time. Stimulate circulation of blood by moving around or by moving the foot while sitting. [su_youtube url="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1srWgkde48w"] Causes of numbness of feet and to ...

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Treating glandular fever and rash

Glandular fever is also known as mononucleosis which is an infectious disease that can be transmitted through saliva which is also called the “kissing disease”. Glandular fever can be transmitted by sneezing or coughing, but it is not a serious condition as with the common cold viruses. The condition is accompanied by a pinkish skin rash throughout the body and becomes worse if the affected person is taking ...

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How to deal with plantar warts

Plantar warts are hardened, gritty outgrowths that develop on the heels or balls of the feet. The pressure causes the plantar warts to grow inwards below a hard and dense layer of the skin or callus. [su_youtube url="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BU4YTkJ3tvg"] Plantar warts can be caused by human papillomavirus or HPV which can enter the body through small breaks or cuts and other weak areas in the bottom ...

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Black eye

Black eye can be due to a blow to the face and causes pain, swelling, blurry vision and headaches. A black eye involves bruising to the tissues found around the eyes. This can lead to swelling around the eye that might also be due to nasal injuries, surgery on the jaw, allergic reactions and undergoing aesthetic procedures such as face lifts. [su_youtube url="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0vfFDJ_4jyM"] Ca ...

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Treating milia

Milia are cysts filled with keratin that are found near the cheeks, eyes, nose and the forehead. They are caused by the buildup of dead cells and results to the clogging of the pores. Infants are affected by milia at birth and usually disappear on its own. Milia do not cause any pain or discomfort, but for adults, it affects their self-image. Adults infected by milia needs to be treated. [su_youtube url="ht ...

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Remedies for neurodermatitis

Neurodermatitis is a condition of the skin where it begins with a patch and severe itchiness of the skin. It is marked by an itch-scratch-itch cycle and hard to prevent. Neurodermatitis is also called lichen simplex common in adult women. The itch-scratch cycle will result to thick and leathery skin and usually happens in the wrist, forearm, ankle and thigh. [su_youtube url="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v= ...

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Ingrown toenail

An ingrown toenail is a common condition in which the corner or side of a toenail grows a soft flesh. This causes redness, pain and swelling and sometimes an infection. An ingrown toenail usually affects in the big toe. [su_youtube url="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8TUYDRs7eI0"] Symptoms of an ingrown toenail Pain and tenderness in the toe and along one or both sides of the nail. Swelling of the toe arou ...

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Colic

Colic is a condition affecting infants that is characterized with excessive crying and usually lasts for as long as 3 hours and even happens once in a while during the whole week. Colic can also happen among healthy infants and the crying is not caused by hunger or pain. There is a pattern for crying such as early in the morning or during the evening. It can be distressing for the baby and frustrating for t ...

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Belching

Belching or burping is also known as eructation. It is a way of releasing gas from the digestive tract through the mouth. A typical odor or sound can be heard when releasing the gas. Infants and adults belch or burp in order to release excess air that has been swallowed. Belching relieves the discomfort in the abdomen due to excess air. [su_youtube url="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D7sacPtMZno"] Belching ...

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Neuroma

A neuroma is a sore condition and also called a “pinched nerve”. It is a harmless growth of tissues of nerve that is typically found in between the 3rd and 4th toes that causes pain, burning sensation, tingling sensations and numbness felt between the toes and in the ball of the foot. [su_youtube url="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=otmkAzpsbjI"] It causes pain between the toes when walking. The pain is les ...

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