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Treating Bronchitis

Introduction to Bronchitis Bronchitis is known as the infection that affects the lungs and airways. It causes inflammation and irritation in the windpipes. General symptoms of bronchitis include coughing that produces mucus (yellow-grey in colour). It is also known as phlegm. Other symptoms of bronchitis include wheezing and sore throat. When to Get A Check Up from your GP? [caption id="attachment_1175" ali ...

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How To Treat Food Poisoning

Introduction to Food Poisoning  Food poisoning is a common problem that is caused due to overeating or contaminated food. Generally, it is not a serious problem and most of the people cure it without any treatment. Mostly, food poisoning is caused due to  bacteria like salmonella, E.coli, and the virus-like norovirus. The Signs & Symptoms of Food Poisoning [caption id="attachment_1036" align="alignright ...

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How To Cure Mouth Ulcers

Overview Of Ulcers Mouth ulcers can be fairly painful and depending on their exact position in the oral cavity, it often hinders your ability to speak and eat food. Regularly, these ulcers make an appearance when people are suffering from extreme anxiety and the uneasiness they cause only adds to your unhappiness. Occasionally, such an ulcer points to the shortage of certain important nutrients and as a res ...

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Treating A Broken Arm or Wrist

Introduction  When a person falls with their arm outstretched, often they end up with a broken wrist or arm. In most cases, this takes around six to eight weeks to fully heal for adults, and less time for children. For those who feel that they have a broken arm or wrist, they need to go to their nearest emergency department, and if this is severe, consider calling for an ambulance. Signs of a Broken Arm or ...

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How To Treat Short-sightedness

Overview With short-sightedness, a person will find that distant objects appear blurry, but if an object is close, they can see it just fine. This is an eye issue that affects one out of three people, showing that this is very common. Those who have short sighted vision can have a mild case, or a more serious case in which their vision is greatly affected. In most cases, this vision issue starts at puberty ...

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Treating Bruised Or Broken Ribs

Overview When a person falls and has a blow to the chest, or through severe coughing, they may have a broken or fractured rib. This can be painful. It will improve on its own in about three to six weeks. For those who think that they have injured their ribs, they can take care of this on their own at home in most cases. Ribs are no longer splinted, as they are left to heal naturally. Therefore, it is not us ...

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Treating Breathing Difficulties

Overview Rapid difficulty in breathing is the core cause of visiting the hospital accident and emergency department. To add on, it is the main reason that forces people to acquire the ambulance services. It is normal at the time when you over-exerted yourself to breathe rapidly; it is normally taken as an alarming indicator of a serious medical condition. Medically, this condition is simply known as dyspnea ...

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Treating A High Fever

Overview A high temperature is always known as fever. Generally, over 37.5°C in children is alluded to as a fever. It is usually uncomfortable and worrying as a progenitor when your kid is having high temperatures though it is normal and it does disappear at its own time. Monitoring your child’s temperature using a thermometer can be a very quick and simple way to know if your child is having a fever. [capt ...

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How To Treat Fainting

Overview When blood pressure suddenly drops, this can result in fainting. Fainting spells are not considered serious, and they do pass quickly. The person may feel unwell for a few minutes following a fainting spell, but in most cases this will pass. If this does not pass, then the person should seek medical care immediately. [caption id="attachment_1107" align="alignright" width="300"] When blood pressure ...

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First Aid: Swallowing Foreign Objects

Overview Children often swallow objects that they are never meant to put into their mouths. In the event that the child swallows a magnet or battery, they should be taken to the emergency room. This can be a serious situation, especially if they swallowed more than one because they can cause internal damage. Swallowing a Penny [caption id="attachment_582" align="alignright" width="300"] In the event that th ...

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