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Taking care of a wrist ganglion

A ganglion cyst is an extra fluid from a joint or a tendon and usually found around the area of the hand and wrist. It can be symptoms of an irritation in the ligaments, tendon or joints. It looks like a water balloon or a stem that is filled with a clear fluid or gel. Women are more susceptible to develop ganglion cysts in the wrist than with men. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hSMRK8ML8BU Causes Usually ...

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Ways of treating urinary tract infections

Urinary tract infections are a bacterial infection in the urinary system. The urinary tract includes the kidneys, bladder, ureters which are tubes from the kidneys to the bladder and urethra, are tubes carrying the urine out of the body from the bladder. A UTI in the kidney is called pyelonephritis and if it happens in the bladder it is known as cystitis. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gi5KStT8P0Y Symptoms ...

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How to treat a triangular fibrocartilage complex tear

The triangular fibrocartilage complex tear is a condition which causes injury to the triangular fibrocartilage complex due to degenerative wear and tear, traumatic injury, and performing sports activities such as swinging a golf club, tennis racquet and a cricket bat. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p1lErfNYcck Causes Degenerative changes due to traumatic injuries that include force and compression that res ...

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Cone snail sting

A cone snail sting is caused by the dart-like tooth on the cone snail which contains a rapid-acting venom that is used to capture its prey. Most of the stings occur on the hands and fingers due to handling. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zcBmMPJrrKk What are the signs? Mild cone snail stings are like a bee or wasp sting where burning and stinging symptoms are present. They can also be intense and have numb ...

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Broken finger

A broken finger is a condition where one or more bones that make up a finger are broken from injury mostly caused by force or trauma to the finger. Finger injuries are common and can happen in everyday activities at any time, a finger injury can vary in severity ranging from a simple bruise to multiple broken bones and dislocations in the finger. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5IWIZAAAY00 Finger injuries a ...

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Chest injury

A chest injury occurs after the result of an accident or intentional penetration of a foreign object into the chest. A chest injury can also lead to chest wall injury which causes rib bruises or fractures and lung or heart contusions. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lBvfuaIXLkI A chest injury comes in different severity accompanied by different signs and symptoms. A minor chest injury is usually accompanied ...

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Poison ivy rash

Poison ivy rash is caused when your skin encounters the oily resin found in plants including poison ivy. This is caused by an allergic reaction to the oily resin called urushiol. This oil is present in the leaves, stems, and roots of the plants. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DOIfCxbNywg It is important to wash your skin away after you've being exposed with the oil unless you are not sensitive to the oil. ...

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Blunt head trauma

Blunt head trauma happens when a blow or heavy force is applied to the head and can result in serious damage to the brain. Depending on the severity of the force or blow to the head, the damage can range from a minor bump to a severe brain injury. Most blunt head traumas occur due to automobile accidents. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9yJDHiHwynM Even if the head trauma does not result in an open wound, t ...

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Hypothermia

Hypothermia is a dangerous and potentially life-threatening condition where the body loses more heat than it produces causing body temperature to drop below 35 degrees Celsius. The normal human body temperature is 37 degrees. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-JAXbDTIiSk When your body temperature drops, the vital organs such as the heart, lungs, the nervous system, and other organs cannot work normally. If h ...

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Fever

A fever is an increase of body temperature from the normal 37 degrees. This is caused by an immune response as this is the body's natural mechanism of defense against infection from microorganisms such as bacteria, viruses, or parasites that cannot live or survive in higher temperatures. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VPeAyRSOSbY Fevers are also symptoms of illnesses along with other symptoms like a cough, ...

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