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Remedies for a nail puncture wound

A puncture wound is caused by an object piercing the skin. Some can occur on the surface of the skin and even deep which depends on the cause and source. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z7zp15B5VaE A puncture wound caused by a nail penetrates the layers of the skin and leaves a hole in the skin. These wounds are susceptible to bacteria that can enter the deeper part of the skin which is difficult to clean a ...

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Treatment for skin wounds

Wounds happen when there is a break or damage on the skin due to injury. The injury can be the result of chemical, mechanical, electrical, thermal or nuclear sources. The skin is injured in different ways depending on the mechanism of injury. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QLVbMC3kYJw Types of wounds Inflammation is the initial response of the skin to injury. Superficial wounds and abrasions leave the deep ...

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Options in managing chigger bites

There are various ways in managing chigger bites. Chiggers are small mites which are members of the arachnid family. Chiggers attach themselves to people walking through infested vegetation. Chiggers initially explore their victims for at least 3-6 hours before biting them. They usually attach to the thin-skinned areas of the body such as the waist, ankles, groins, armpits and at the back of the knees. http ...

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Management of rotator cuff tendinitis

The rotator cuff is group of four tendons covering the humeral head that controls rotation of the arm and elevation. These muscles and their tendons provides movement and strength to the shoulder for all waist-level, shoulder-level or above activities. Rotator cuff tendinitis is characterized as inflammation of groups of muscles found in the shoulders and lubricating mechanism called the bursa. This conditi ...

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Remedies for keratosis pilaris

Keratosis pilaris is a harmless condition of the skin that results to dry, coarse patches and small-sized lumps frequently on the upper arms, thighs, buttocks and cheeks. This condition does not cause pain or itchiness and disappears at age 30. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ObLhKlTDLYQ Keratosis pilaris is also called “chicken skin”. It develops when there is excess keratin protein found in the skin that ...

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Treating scorpion stings

Scorpion stings causes pain but are mostly harmless. Only the bark scorpion has venom strong enough to cause severe symptoms. It is the most poisonous and capable of causing severe reactions especially among infants, children and the elderly. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IklCF496ikY Scorpions belong to the arachnida class and related to spiders, ticks and mites. They have 8 legs, 2 pincers with an elonga ...

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How to treat infected tattoo allergy

An individual might end up with an infected tattoo allergy. Humans throughout the years have been practicing tattooing where some people use it for embellishment while in some cultures and tradition, tattooing is a sign of distinction of social rank which is still practiced in the present day. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kx9z39Y9gIc With an increase in number of people having tattoos, there is also an i ...

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Getting rid of mastitis

Mastitis is an infection of the breast tissue that usually affects women who are breastfeeding. It happens within the first 3 months after giving birth, but can also happen during the breastfeeding period and affecting only one breast. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VsWuIFmx4UY Mastitis is due to a milk duct that is blocked which causes milk to accumulate in the breasts that result to infection. The condit ...

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