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Callus on the feet

Calluses are called tylomas or keratomas which are the protective layers of compacted dead skin cells or patches of skin that becomes thick, especially in the bony areas in order to protect the skin from injuries or damage. When the callus starts to develop, they cause no pain, but with constant pressure and friction on one part of the foot, usually the heel or the ball of the foot found under the metatarsa ...

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Bone spurs in the neck

Bone spurs are excess growths that are likely to develop on the borders of bones. Spurs are additional accumulation of calcium and also known as osteophytes. The growths might have no symptoms but sometimes pain can be felt and there is difficulty in moving the joints. They usually develop as the person grows old and are common in the joints where two bones meet. [su_youtube url=" ...

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First Aid Treatment for Open Wound

Almost everyone will experience an open wound at some point in their lives. Fortunately, most of these open wounds are considered minor can be treated at home with appropriate first aid. An open wound is an injury to the body that causes an external or internal break in the body tissue, commonly the skin. There are three types of bleeding in an open wound in decreasing severity: arterial bleeding, venous bl ...

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Enlarged veins in the legs

The enlarged green-colored veins which are found in the lower legs are called varicose veins. The veins function in transporting impure blood from the different parts of the body to the heart. Enlarged veins in the legs are quite common among women. [su_youtube url=""][/su_youtube] The veins becomes varicose or twisted whe ...

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