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How to treat measles

Measles is an infection on children caused by virus. It is characterized by coughing, runny nose, sore throat, fever, inflamed eyes and red, blotchy rashes on the skin. This condition is fatal among small children. The symptoms of measles happen 10-14 days after exposure to the virus. Symptoms of measles Runny nose Fever Dry cough Inflamed eyes or conjunctivitis Small ...

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Dealing with sacroiliitis

Sacroiliitis is a condition characterized by inflammation of one or both sacroiliac joints. The condition is characterized by severe lower back pain or at the buttocks and can spread to one or both legs. Prolonged standing or climbing stairs can cause severe pain. Complications of this condition cause difficulty breathing, lung infections, heart problems and deformities of the spine. Symptoms ...

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Dealing with ankle pain after running

Ankle pain after running is any type of pain or discomfort felt in the ankles. The pain can be due to injury such as a sprain or medical condition such as arthritis. Running places repeated amounts of force on the feet which spread to the ankles, legs, hips and the abdomen. The force is caused by the pounding of the ...

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Close look on snoring

Snoring happens when the air cannot move freely through the nose and throat during sleep and the surrounding tissues vibrate and produces the familiar snoring sound. Everyone snores occasionally, but if snoring happens frequently, it affects the quality of sleep and also family members and roommates. Snoring can cause poor sleep and fatigue during daytime. In some cases, snoring can ...

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Colic

Colic is a condition affecting infants and characterized by excessive crying that lasts for about three hours and can happen from time to time during the entire week. Colic can happen among healthy infants and crying is not due to hunger or pain. In most cases, there is a pattern for crying such as early in the morning or during ...

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Treating eczema in the ears

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Eczema is a condition of the skin which can happen anywhere in the body and affects any age group. A deep seated itching inside the ear caused by eczema is very uncomfortable. The inflammatory response of the skin can be caused by environmental factors and also internal, due to allergies on food and jewelry that contains nickel. Ear eczema in ...

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Diaper rash

diaper rash

Diaper rash is basically a common skin irritation that normally occurs among babies. It usually affects children below two years old and most children suffer from it at least once before they are toilet trained. Diaper rash is also called diaper dermatitis that causes redness and burning sensation on parts of the skin in contact as well as rubbing against ...

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Infant choking

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Choking is considered as a common cause of injury and death among young children due to their small airways that are easily obstructed. Babies will take time to fully master the ability to chew and swallow food and they could not forcefully cough to remove obstructions. Due to the curious nature of babies, they usually put objects into their mouths ...

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Nosebleed

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Even though nosebleeds are quite common, most often they are considered as a nuisance and not an actual medical condition. Nevertheless, it can be both. Some children usually panic once they have a nosebleed while adults end up distressed during the condition, thus it is important to be familiar with the appropriate first aid care. How to take care of ...

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