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A broken bone is also known as a fracture, in which bone continuity ends up being broken. In a majority of these cases, stress on the bone in question or a high-force impact is responsible. Medical conditions, such as brittle bone diseases, some types of cancer, or osteoporosis can also make bones break. Broken bones caused by medical conditions are known as pathological fractures.
Bronchitis happens when the lining of your bronchial tubes, which are responsible for transporting air to your lungs, become inflamed. Thick, sometimes discolored mucus can be associated with this infection. One of the things to know about the condition is that it can be either acute or chronic, depending on the circumstances.
If you’ve ever experienced an asthma attack, you know how scary it can be. Not only are you gasping for breath, but your chest feels like it’s on fire, and even just walking across the room might be difficult.
Burns are among the most painful things that can happen to you, and if not treated properly, they can cause severe damage to your body. Burns are part of everyday life - they happen to children playing with matches, adults cooking in the kitchen, and people doing laundry. But whether it's from hot water or a grease fire, burns can be dangerous, even life-threatening, if not treated quickly and appropriately.
The common cold affects your upper respiratory tract, such as the nose and throat. You're likely to feel under the weather, but a cold is usually harmless. A cold is viral, and here are several viruses that can contribute to one.
Influenza, or the flu, is caused by influenza viruses and affects the respiratory system. Depending on the person who gets the flu, symptoms might range from mild to severe. In the very worst cases, patients may require hospitalization and even die. Young children, seniors, and people with pre-existing conditions, such as asthma, diabetes, HIV or AIDS, cancer, and heart attack or stroke history have more of a risk of complications.
Each year, more than 100 million people worldwide suffer a heart attack. It can occur at any age but is most common in people 45 and older. Factors that can increase your risk for a heart attack include high blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes, obesity, and smoking.
Did you know that pneumonia claims more lives each year than breast cancer? According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), there are more than 60 million cases of pneumonia each year, killing 1.3 million people worldwide, including more than 50,000 Americans (the 5th leading cause of death in the US).
Shingles, also known as herpes zoster, is a painful rash and blisters on an area of skin on one side of your face or body. The most common symptom of shingles is pain, which usually starts with a burning or tingling sensation.
We all know sore throat from our own experience - the irritation and scratchiness of the throat that torments you for several days. Most cases of sore throat are caused by the same viruses that cause the common cold or flu, and they usually subside after a few days. However, not all sore throats are just annoying - a type of sore throat known as strep throat can lead to serious complications if not treated properly.
At the end of 2019, the world was surprised by a new disease. It was named COVID -19. The disease is a highly contagious respiratory infection that can be traced to bat viruses. COVID -19 spread from the city of Wuhan in China to all parts of the world. To date, it has claimed millions of lives and severely affected daily life in numerous countries.
An ear infection, also called otitis media, affects the space behind the eardrum and can lead to pain, hearing loss and other complications if left untreated. Ear infections are often not serious, and many resolve on their own with home remedies. However, you should see a doctor if your symptoms persist or worsen.
Chances are you already know UTI because it can be excruciating! It causes pain, a burning sensation when urinating, and difficulty passing urine.
If you have an ingrown nail, you are not alone. More than two-thirds of all people have an ingrown nail at some point in their lives.
Staph occurs when the Staphylococcus bacteria infects your body and produces toxins that can cause illness. This type of infection can be serious if not treated quickly.
One of the most unpleasant parts of spring and summer is seasonal allergies, also known as hay fever. They can cause everything from sniffles and sneezing to watery eyes and itchy skin. Seasonal allergies are more than just annoying. They can affect your entire life and even put your health at risk if you don't treat them properly.
Abscess and Insect Bites
Abscesses and insect bites are two of the most common and troublesome skin conditions. Faith Medical Clinic offers the proper treatment to get rid of these annoying problems. When a pimple or cut becomes infected and inflamed, it can develop into an abscess. The infection or inflammation causes fluid and pus to accumulate and form pockets of trapped material. The most common symptom of an abscess is pain and tenderness at or near the site, often accompanied by redness and warmth.
Respiratory infections cause cough, sore throat, fever, and difficulty breathing. They can be pretty uncomfortable, especially if you have them while traveling or away from home and your regular health care providers. Although they are usually not dangerous, they can lead to serious complications if left untreated or if symptoms are misdiagnosed.