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Just Take This Vitamin and You Will Be Mosquito Free All Summer Long!
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Just Take This Vitamin and You Will Be Mosquito Free All Summer Long

You surely often use mosquito repellents and they seem to prevent the itchy bites from these insects, apparently, they are full of toxic chemicals which cause harmful side-effects if ingested or absorbed into the skin. Therefore, homemade repellents are much better, as they are safe, and still an effective, way …

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Hemorrhagic stroke symptoms, causes & treatment
Medicine

Hemorrhagic stroke symptoms, causes & treatment

What is a stroke? A stroke occurs when the flow of blood to part of the brain is cut off or significantly reduced. Without the oxygen carried by the blood, brain cells can die quickly, which can cause permanent brain damage. Strokes can be major or minor and the consequences can range …

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What Are the types, Symptoms and Warning Signs of Hepatitis C?
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What Are the types, Symptoms and Warning Signs of Hepatitis C?

Invisible disease How do you know if you have hepatitis C? In the early stages of the disease it can be hard to tell, and most people don’t perceive any symptoms. Hepatitis is an inflammation of your liver that can be very serious. Though hepatitis can be caused by infection, medication, toxins, or autoimmune …

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Heart Attack or Sudden Cardiac Arrest: How Are They Different?
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Heart Attack or Sudden Cardiac Arrest: How Are They Different?

People often use these terms interchangeably, but they are not synonyms. A heart attack is when blood flow to the heart is blocked, and sudden cardiac arrest is when the heart malfunctions and suddenly stops beating unexpectedly. A heart attack is a “circulation” problem and sudden cardiac arrest is an “electrical” problem. What is a …

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What is Epispadias? Causes, Diagnosis and Treatment
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What is Epispadias? Causes, Diagnosis and Treatment

What is Epispadias? Epispadias is a rare congenital (present at birth) abnormality that involves the opening of the urethra (the tube from which urine exit the bladder). In boys with epispadias, the urethra opens in top of the penis rather than the tip. The space between this opening and tip …

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TURP Procedure: Risk and Alternative
Surgery

TURP Procedure: Risk and Alternative

Overview A transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP) is a surgical procedure that involves cutting away a section of the prostate. The prostate is a small gland in the pelvis only found in men. It’s located between the penis and bladder, and surrounds the urethra (the tube that carries urine …

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Everything you need to know about Carpal tunnel syndrome
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Everything you need to know about Carpal tunnel syndrome

Carpal tunnel syndrome is pressure on a nerve in your wrist. It causes tingling, numbness and pain in your hand and fingers. You can often treat it yourself, but it can take months to get better. Check if you have carpal tunnel syndrome The symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) …

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Everything You Need to Know About Appendicitis
Surgery

Everything You Need to Know About Appendicitis

Appendicitis is inflammation of the appendix. It may be acute or chronic. In the United States, appendicitis is the most common cause of abdominal pain resulting in surgery. About 5 percent of Americans will experience appendicitis at some point in their lives. Appendicitis can happen at any time, but it occurs most often between the …

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Drug of choice for different diseases
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Drug of choice for different diseases

Drugs Of Choice List in pregnancy (12)Choloroquine Drug of choice for malaria in pregnancy (13) Alpha-Methyldopa DoC for hypertension in pregnancy (14)Heparin DOC for anticoagulation in pregnancy. (15)Labetalol DOC for hypertensive crisis in pregnant women. (16)Acetaminophen Analgesic DOC (17)Phenobarbitone DoC for epilepsy in pregnant women. (18)Doxylamine & Pyridoxine DoC for nausea …

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