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Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is one of the most common ailments of the bowel (intestines) and affects an estimated 15% of people in the US. The...
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No. Even in areas where the virus is circulating, very few mosquitoes are infected with the virus. Even if the mosquito is infected, less than 1% of...
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There are many treatment options and skin care recipes for treating folliculitis. The specific treatment depends on the cause of the folliculitis...
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Vaginal bleeding may occur during or after sexual intercourse for a number of reasons including: Injuries to the vaginal wall or introitus (opening...
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The normal resting adult heart beats regularly at an average rate of 60-100 times per minute. How fast the heart beats (heart rate) is governed by...
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Excessive production of gas by bacteria is a common cause of intermittent abdominal bloating/distention. Bacteria can produce too much gas in three...
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Peripheral neuropathy is disorder of nerve(s) apart from the brain and spinal cord. Patients with peripheral neuropathy may have tingling, numbness...
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The precise reason for the abnormal autoimmunity that causes lupus is not known. Inherited genes, viruses, ultraviolet light, and certain medications...
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Home treatment is an option for most simple boils. Ideally, treatment should begin as soon as a boil is noticed since early treatment may prevent...
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A boil is a localized infection in the skin that generally starts as a reddened, tender area. Over time, the area becomes firm, hard, and tender...
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Kidney stones form when there is a decrease in urine volume and/or an excess of stone-forming substances in the urine. The most common type of kidney...
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Most kidney stones eventually pass through the urinary tract on their own within 48 hours, with ample fluid intake. Ketorolac (Toradol), an...
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The guidelines for exercise from the American College of Sports Medicine is to build up to 20-60 minutes of continuous aerobic activity,3-5 times a...
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The majority of cellulitis infections are caused by either strep (Streptococcus) or staph (Staphylococcus) bacteria.The most common bacteria that...
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I'm not sure why this is happening, but it is common. Dairy is certainly a possible culprit but you say you've cut it out before you run. Here are...