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How to treat metatarsalgia

Metatarsalgia is an overuse injury which causes pain and inflammation of the ball of the foot. It usually develops caused by activities such as jumping and running. It can also be caused by wearing ill-fitting shoes and deformities of the foot. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NHJG_D6cuiM Symptoms of metatarsalgia Pain becomes worse especially when standing, running, walking and flexing the feet barefoot on ...

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Remedies for razor burns

A razor burn is skin irritation that happens after shaving an area. It causes burning sensation as well as itchiness and the affected area becomes swollen. This condition is usually common in men frequently shaving their faces and women shaving their legs and armpits. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K20olKGUo94 Causes of razor burns Using hard soaps Using dull blade for shaving Shaving dry skin and uncondit ...

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Dealing with angina

Angina is pain coming from the heart. It is caused by the narrowing of the coronary arteries. It causes pain, tightness or discomfort felt in the chest that happens when an area of the muscle of heart receives reduced supply of oxygenated blood. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z6_4CuByZq8 Types of angina Stable angina – the most common and usually caused by physical activity or stress and last for a few min ...

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Dealing with a catfish sting

Catfish sting causes severe edema and inflammation of the affected area. The spines have chemicals or venom which causes irritation and inflammation. The venom is protein based and can cause hemolysis which is destruction of the blood cells. It will also cause dermonecrosis which is an abnormal death of tissue of the skin while still in the body and vasoconstriction which is narrowing of the blood vessels a ...

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Remedies for a stubbed toe

A stubbed toe is a common injury of the foot usually caused by colliding with a furniture and walking barefoot or on the curb and result to swelling or bruising. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rzym3vjyu80 Symptoms of a stubbed toe Severe pain Swelling and discoloration of skin around the affected area. Abnormal appearance of the toe or “bent” or misaligned appearance Bleeding Difficulty in walking and wear ...

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Ways of treating a foreign object in the eye

A foreign object in the eye is anything that enters the eye usually particles of dust or a metal shard. It affects the cornea or the conjunctiva. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6cerVmxusEU Foreign objects are usually found under the eyelids or on the surface of the eye. Laborers, fitters and turners, woodcutters and boilermakers are susceptible to this condition. Foreign objects that enter the eyes can res ...

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How to treat a turf burn

Turf burn is a common injury on people playing sports such as soccer and football. It is caused by friction and causes heat and removes some layers of the skin and result to painful abrasions. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E0qVobX_hyU Turf burn causes an opening in the skin for bacteria such as staph. When it becomes infected, it results to the development of weepy sores that causes spreading of bacteria ...

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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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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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