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Inflamed Colon

By on February 23rd, 2017 in Diseases and Conditions

February 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

Inflammation of the colon is medically known as colitis or inflammatory bowel disease. Health experts associate the condition to weak immune system, hereditary, and environmental factors. There is no definite cure for inflamed colon. The focus of care is palliative or easing the symptoms of the disease. Image 1: A view of the colon comparing […]

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Itchy Ankles

By on February 20th, 2017 in Skin

February 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

Are your ankles itchy? Does the itch bother you? Did it lead you to scratching your ankle frequently? If yes, then you are suffering from itchy ankles. Such condition is fairly common but at times can be serious and proper care of the ankles should be done. Americans and Caucasians are usually a victim of […]

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Greenstick Fracture

By on February 12th, 2017 in Diseases and Conditions

February 12, 2017 | 0 Comments

Most of us are aware of the medical term, ‘fracture’. It means breakage of bones. Fractures are caused when the tensile strength of the bone is overcome by the deforming forces acting on the bones. There are different types of fracture based on the bone in which it occur and the mechanism by which it […]

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Ecchymosis

By on December 31st, 2016 in Diseases and Conditions

December 31, 2016 | 0 Comments

Definition of Ecchymosis Ecchymosis [pronunciation: (/ˌɛkᵻˈmoʊsᵻs/, ICD-10: R23.3] is defined as hemorrhagic blotching due to pooling of blood under the skin or mucous membrane caused by medical conditions, hematologic diseases, or trauma. Violaceous discoloration of the skin is observed which is usually negative for pain, induration, and firmness [1, 2]. After the trauma, red blood […]

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Dermal Piercing

By on October 2nd, 2016 in Uncategorized

October 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

Dermal piercings are the new rage in the body art industry. Because only the stud or jewelry is visible you can put them almost anywhere on your body. There are quite a few common complications but when placed by trained individuals and with proper aftercare they can be very safe. There are various names that […]

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Subungual Melanoma

By on August 1st, 2016 in Cancer

August 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

There is a notable difference between subungual hematomas and subungual melanoma. In this article, you will read about the difference in these two topics. You will also review signs/symptoms, treatments, and prognosis, of each. (1) Many times there is much confusion with the multiple names given to malignant melanoma. Subungual simply means under the nail. […]

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Nodular Melanoma

By on July 29th, 2016 in Cancer

July 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

Nodular Melanoma The most important topic regarding nodular melanoma is early detection. This is repeated in every study and article published regarding this topic. If you have familiar tendencies toward skin cancer or have many skin lesions please consult your doctor regarding nodular melanoma. Be aware of the causes and how to prevent skin cancer. […]

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Acral Lentiginous Melanoma

By on July 26th, 2016 in Cancer

July 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

Introduction: In this article you will find symptoms, pictures , causes, treatment, and pathologic outline for Acral Lentiginous Melanoma. Also a definition and explanation of metastatic melanoma, genetics and mutation of Acral Lentiginous melanoma will be discussed. Please be sure to seek medical attention if you note any of the signs or symptoms noted bellow. […]

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Hyperopia

By on July 24th, 2016 in Diseases and Conditions

July 24, 2016 | 0 Comments

Hyperopia Definition Hyperopia is derived from the words hyper- (beyond) and the Greek word ōps or eye. This means that a person with this condition would be reporting ability to see objects clearly at a distance compared to seeing them at close proximity. Other terms to describe hyperopia are farsightedness or long-sightedness [9], which are […]

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Vyvanse Vs Adderall

By on July 17th, 2016 in Pharmacy

July 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

Introduction In the 1920s amphetamines were noticed and studies for medical usage began. The first uses in medicine were to wake people from anesthesia and for treating narcolepsy. In 1937 Bradley first discovered the benefit of amphetamine drugs for children with Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). In his first studies, he found that over half the patients […]

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