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When to See a Doctor for Nosebleeds

When to See a Doctor for Nosebleeds

by Shearly (SU)
To see or not to see a doctor. That is the question when you or your child has a nosebleed. The answer is … it depends. The sight of blood trickling from your nose may seem alarming, but it’s not in most cases, nor does it necessarily require medical attention. Most nosebleeds will either stop on their own or if you follow a few simple self-care steps. At the first sign of a nosebleed, all you need to do is:

Symptoms of Kidney Stones

Symptoms of Kidney Stones

by Yenny (SU)
Kidney stones can be a scary and painful health complication. The surgery to have them removed is as equally uncomfortable in recovery as it is with the symptoms. Kidney stones occur in nearly 10% of adults, making it a very common condition that no one wants to talk about. That’s why knowing the causes and symptoms can help you defend your own and your family’s kidney health.

Painful Urination: What You Need to Know

Painful Urination: What You Need to Know

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Women and men both can experience painful urination (dysuria), but how and where it hurts can differ.

Ways to Treat Salmonella

Ways to Treat Salmonella

by Yenny (SU)
Have you or someone you know ever had food poisoning? If the answer is yes, there is a possibility that it was caused by a salmonella infection. Salmonella is a type of bacteria that is found in the gastrointestinal tracts of domestic and wild animals, including insects, reptiles, birds, and mammals. It is estimated that this organism is responsible for 2-4 million foodborne infections in the United States yearly, and 30% of all deaths associated with food poisoning. With this in mind, it is important to understand where the infection comes from, what the symptoms look like, how you can prevent it, when to see a doctor, and ways to treat a salmonella infection once you have it.

My Throat Is Sore. Do I Have Strep Throat?

My Throat Is Sore. Do I Have Strep Throat?

by ih-pcn ih-pcn
Do you know how to tell if you have strep throat? Here are some quick ways tell if your sore throat is strep.