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Dealing with dyshidrotic eczema

Dyshidrotic eczema is characterized by the formation of small blisters in fingers, palms and soles of the feet. The area with blisters becomes thick and scaly and eventually causes itchiness, redness and inflammation. This condition is common during spring allergy season. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y51teIa4UmU The blisters can last for about 3 weeks before they become dry and sometimes the blisters bec ...

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Caring for a punctured wound on the foot

Punctured wound on the foot happen when walking barefoot and piercing the foot by sharp objects such as splinters, thorn, needles, nails and sharp stones. Some punctures happen on the superficial surface and sometimes it can be deep which depend on the kind of object that punctured the skin. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WrX_Fry9gbs Symptoms of punctured wound on the foot Mild bleeding of the affected are ...

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Ways of treating elbow arthritis

Elbow arthritis is the inflammation of the joint of the elbow and cause pain, stiffness and reduced range of movement. It can be caused trauma, overuse or getting older. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b0tF8cMz1Bc The elbow joint is lined with cartilage for support, flexibility and protection of the end of the joint from constant friction. Cartilage on the surface of elbow becomes damaged, results to elbow ...

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How to treat boxer’s fracture

A boxer’s fracture is a break on one or more of the bones that forms the knuckle called the metacarpals. This hand fracture is caused by an impact to the knuckles and a common metacarpal fracture. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gYglC2Lz6MQ Symptoms of boxer’s fracture Pain or tenderness of the affected area Pain when moving the hand or fingers Snapping or popping sensations of the affected bone Swelling of ...

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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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Hand arthritis

Arthritis in the hands is the common type of arthritis. It is caused by the breakdown of the cartilage that functions in supporting the structure of the bone. The hand and the wrist are composed of small joints working together to make a movement. When the joints are affected by arthritis, regular activities become difficult. Inadequate treatment of this condition result to deformities of the affected area. ...

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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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