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Ways of treating black mold poisoning

Black mold is toxic for humans. Spores of black mold and other types of mold easily spread. Once black mold enters the house, they settle in moist and damp areas and start to grow. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9G-T0bNLUss They are usually found in the walls, water soaked wood, floor or ceiling tiles, cardboard and wall paneling. Black mold can cause a serious health condition especially among people whos ...

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How to treat a corneal abrasion

A corneal abrasion is a scratch on the eye and can happen instantly such as poking the eye or when dirt or sand gets trapped under the eyelid. It causes pain and becomes worse when closing the eye or difficulty closing it. Light causes stinging and burning sensations. A minor corneal abrasion usually heals in a few days. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wz9ENNyFuQE The cornea is the clear and round dome that ...

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Treating gastroenteritis

Gastroenteritis is an infection of the intestines which causes diarrhea, vomiting and abdominal pain. It usually heals in a few days but sometimes it takes longer. The potential risk of this condition include dehydration. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pIDmePznLBo Gastroenteritis is caused by bacteria or virus. Young children are more susceptible to this condition but can also affect people of all ages. Ga ...

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Dealing with hip fracture after a fall

A hip fracture due to a fall is a very serious condition. Not all falls are severe enough to break a hip bone. These falls can only result to bruising and swelling of the hip, stiffness and pain. It can also cause discomfort if the muscles and tendons are injured. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LBd4a9QMHIM A hip fracture is a break in the upper quarter of the femur or thigh bone. The severity of the break ...

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Ways of treating keloids

Keloids are overgrowths of scars or fibrous tissue that form after an injury to the skin. Some forms of traumas to the skin such as ear piercing, minor burns, acne, cuts or scrapes can cause keloids. Keloids usually do not cause pain but sometimes cause itchiness. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z7aH9JUiJ9w Keloids form when the body produces excess collagen which is a kind of scar tissue at the affected ar ...

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Remedies for mosquito bites

Mosquito bites are itchy bumps that arise after mosquitoes puncture the skin and feed on the blood. The bumps usually disappear in a few days. Sometimes, the bite causes large swelling, redness and soreness. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DyH5sonpKtQ This type of reaction is usually common among children which is called Skeeter syndrome. Bites of mosquitoes carry viruses or parasites that results to severe ...

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Treating sebaceous cysts on the cheek bone

Sebaceous cysts are bumps that develop under the surface of the skin, especially the skin in neck, trunk and the face. They are not usually dangerous, but large cysts especially in the face can become infected and requires immediate treatment immediately. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PfGX1XxRSy0 Sebaceous cyst develops caused by blockage of the sebaceous gland by a protein called keratin. Sometimes, they ...

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Managing croup

Croup is an infection that affects the respiratory system specifically the larynx, trachea and the bronchial tubes in the lung. It is usually due to virus and bacterial infection. It is characterized by obstruction of breathing and a barking cough. There is swelling around the vocal cords, windpipe or trachea and bronchial tubes. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VWm79baQegc Coughing forces air through this n ...

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How to treat Baker’s cyst

Baker’s cyst is a sac that is filled with fluid that develops behind the knee. It is characterized by tightness, stiffness and pain that become worse with movements of the knee. The build up of synovial fluid will result to swelling and form a cyst at the back of the knee when under pressure. The synovial fluid is the one that lubricates the knee joint. The cyst causes pain when bending or extending the kne ...

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How to treat a chalazion

Chalazion is a small lump that develops under the skin of the eyelid due to a blocked oil gland. It usually forms on the inferior or upper eyelid. It is not transmissible and usually common among adults. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7AFq0dBRYUo A chalazion strikingly resembles a stye but bigger in size and less painful. It is branded as a hardened lump and puffiness that radiates around the area in the e ...

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