December 2015

Bone bruise

A bone bruise is a traumatic injury caused by a strong impact during sports, accidents or a direct hit. It has severe pain that last for months. A bone bruise makes daily activities difficult and there is bleeding inside a bone, damage to the bone marrow or the innermost layer of the bone. Symptoms Swelling …

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Swelling feet

Swelling feet is not a disease but a symptom of an underlying condition and usually it is an accumulation of fluids in the tissues that causes swelling also known as edema. This usually happens due to being overweight, aging of a person, standing for a long periods of time, premenstrual syndrome (PMS), deficiencies in nutrition, …

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Nail fungus

Nail fungus is a condition that begins as a white or yellow spot found under the tip of the fingernail or toenail. When the fungal infection becomes severe, nail fungus will cause the nail to become discolored, thickened and crumble at the edge and can affect several nails but not all of them. Nail fungus …

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Keratosis pilaris

Keratosis pilaris is a harmless condition of the skin which causes small and hard bumps that makes the skin feel like sandpaper. The bumps are usually light-colored and develop on the upper arms, thighs and buttocks and sometimes there is swelling and redness. Sometimes, they can develop on the face. Causes Keratosis pilaris can be …

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