What are the symptoms of rabies?
Initial symptoms of rabies can include fever; chills; headache; sore throat; loss of appetite; vomiting; discomfort; irritability; and pain, tingling and itching at the site of the bite. A few days af…
What can be done at home to treat bursitis?
At home, it often helps to give the affected joint time to heal by reducing its use for a few days. Icing the affected bursa, for short periods of time, can help to reduce the swelling and pain. Alter…
What can be done at home to treat croup?
Croup may be managed at home if symptoms are mild and not causing distress. Self-care options include using over-the-counter pain relief medication, plenty of rest and hydration.
What causes bladder cancer?
Bladder cancer is caused by DNA damage to cells that causes them to replicate uncontrollably and form cancers.
What is chronic fatigue syndrome?
Chronic fatigue syndrome is a complex condition that causes debilitating fatigue and a range of other symptoms that can affect multiple systems of the body.
What is osteomalacia?
Osteomalacia is a condition in which your bones become soft due to a lack of calcium and phosphate, often because you are not getting enough vitamin D.
What is the outlook for rotator cuff injuries?
Rotator cuff injuries need to be properly assessed and treatment options followed, otherwise you may have reduced movement or use of the joint. Severe rotator cuff injury can result in reduced range o…
Who can develop a paranoid personality disorder?
Paranoid personality disorder is more commonly diagnosed in adults aged in their 20s and 30s. It is more common in men.
What are the complications of an ankle sprain?
The main complication associated with ankle sprain is the increased risk of repeat sprains due to the stretching and loosening of ligaments caused by previous sprains. There is also the possibility of…
How do you prevent ankle sprains?
You can reduce your risk of ankle sprain by: • Warming up before sport or exercise; • Wearing supportive shoes; • Avoiding risks such as wet or uneven ground that might result in an accident cau…
How is an ankle sprain diagnosed?
Ankle sprain is often diagnosed by physical examination. An X-ray can be taken to check for a fracture. An MRI scan is only performed in cases where a severe ankle injury is suspected.