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FitnessMedicine Fordyce Spots (Fordyce Granules or Sebaceous Prominence)
February 03, 201908,346

Fordyce spots are small, white, yellow, or cream-colored bumps found just under the surface of the skin.

ChildrenFitness Amoxicillin, Clavulanic acid (Augmentin): Uses, Dosage, Side effects, and Abuses
February 05, 201907,297

Amoxicillin, Clavulanic acid (Augmentin): Uses, Dosage, Side effects, and Abuses

Experts notesMedicine Amiodarone (Nexterone, Pacerone)
January 30, 201904,025

It is sold under brand names Cordarone, Pacerone, and Nexterone.5,6 CoAmiodarone is approved by the FDA to treatradarone and Pacerone are pills. Nexterone...

Experts notesMedicine Omeprazole (Prilosec)
January 30, 201902,831

Omeprazole is a popular over-the-counter medication used to treat frequent heartburn.

ChildrenFitness Phenylephrine (Sudafed Pe)
January 30, 201902,510

Phenylephrine is an over-the-counter drug that relieves the symptoms of stuffy noses. It may be taken for colds, allergies, hay fever, and whenever...

Experts notesFitness Rotator Cuff Tear: Causes, Symptoms, Treatment, and Prevention
January 30, 201902,046

Your shoulder is made up of the humerus (upper arm bone), scapula (shoulder blade) and clavicle (collarbone).

Experts notesMedicine Open source health care resources.
June 25, 201901,979

These changes mirror and support organizational changes in the health care industry. Whether the change is called "managed care", "regional health", or "community...

ChildrenFitness Chiggers
February 03, 201901,931

Chiggers are the larvae of some types of mites. In the English-speaking world, chiggers are also commonly called harvest bugs, harvest mites, harvest...

ChildrenFitness Cri du Chat Syndrome: Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment
February 05, 201901,864

Cri du Chat Syndrome is a genetic disorder caused by the deletion of part of the short (p) arm of chromosome 5

ChildrenFitness Congestive Heart Failure (CHF)
February 06, 201901,842

Congestive Heart Failure (CHF) is a serious and chronic disease where the muscles of the heart become weakened over time. The heart gradually...

Children Flea Bites on Humans: What They Look Like, Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment
February 01, 201901,832

Born from eggs laid on host hairs or on the ground, fleas are initially born as larvae. Small, white, worm-like animals, they survive...

Medicine Famotidine (Pepcid, Fluxid, Duexis): Uses, Dosage, Side effects, and Abuses
February 02, 201901,746

Famotidine is a histamine H2-receptor blocker. It is used to decrease the amount of acid the stomach produces.

Children Guaifenesin (Mucinex): Uses, Dosage, Side Effects, and Abuses
February 05, 201901,712

Mucinex is the common brand name form of the drug guaifenesin.

ChildrenFitnessMedicine Escitalopram: What It Is, How to Take It, and What Can Go Wrong
February 04, 201901,679

There are many possible causes of depression and anxiety and even experts are still unsure about why or how it happens.

Experts notesMedicine Openhealth — Open source software in health care.
June 25, 201901,646

Around the world, health care software is moving from hospital-centered departmental systems, to patient-centered medical records that are distributed across networks. These changes mirror...

Fitness High Blood Pressure (Hypertension): Causes, Symptoms, Treatment, and Prevention
July 05, 201701,645

When the heart beats it pumps blood. The blood then flows through the arteries, to the rest of the body.

Children Duloxetine
February 05, 201901,610

Duloxetine (Cymbalta): Uses, Dosage, Side Effects and Abuses  What is Duloxetine? Duloxetine is an antidepressant medication used to treat major depressive disorder (MDD),...

Experts notesMedicine Benzonatate (Tessalon, Tessalon Perles, Zonatuss)
January 30, 201901,589

Benzonatate (ben-ZOE-na-tate) is an oral drug that is commonly prescribed to treat cough symptoms.

ChildrenFitness Monounsaturated versus Polyunsaturated Fats
February 02, 201901,441

Fat is a type of nutrient found in food. It can be found in both plant and animal food sources.

ChildrenFitnessMedicine Heart attack (Myocardial infarction): Causes, Symptoms, Treatment and Prevention
February 04, 201901,400

A heart attack is the common name for the medical term “myocardial infarction”.

ChildrenFitness Fluocinonide (Lidemol, Lidex, Lydex-E, Lyderm, Metosyn, Tiamol, Vanos)
February 02, 201901,376

Fluocinonide is a prescription corticosteroid used to treat skin conditions.

Experts notesMedicine Tizanidine (Zanaflex, Comfort Pac-Tizanidine): Uses, Dosage, Side Effects, and Abuses
January 30, 201901,351

Tizanidine hydrochloride (or Tizanidine HCL) is a prescription drug sold under the brand name Zanaflex®, Comfort Pac-Tizanidine, and several generic names.

Experts notesMedicine Oxybutynin (Ditropan; Ditropan XL; Gelnique; Anturol; Oxytrol)
January 30, 201901,297

Oxybutynin is an anticholinergic drug used for the treatment of Overactive Bladder (OAB), hyperhidrosis and several other conditions.

ChildrenFitness Acid Reflux: Causes, Symptoms, Diet, and Remedies
February 01, 201901,270

Acid Reflux: Causes, Symptoms, Diet, and Remedies

ChildrenFitness Amiodarone (Nexterone, Pacerone)
February 06, 201901,264

Amiodarone(Nexterone, Pacerone)

ChildrenFitnessMedicine Excessive Sweating (Hyperhidrosis): Causes, Symptoms and Treatments
February 05, 201901,240

Hyperhidrosis is a skin disorder in which more sweat is made than is needed to keep a steady body temperature.

Medicine Allopurinol (Zyloprim, Aloprim)
February 01, 201901,197

Allopurinol is a prescription medication used to treat high levels of uric acid in the blood (hyperuricemia).1 It is sold under the brand...

Experts notesMedicine Tamsulosin (Flomax): Uses, Dosage, Side Effects, and Abuses
January 30, 201901,158

Tamsulosin is a α1-adregenic receptor blocker. It is used treat the symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH).

Children Pinched Nerve in Neck (Cervical Radiculopathy)
January 30, 20190955

A “pinched nerve” is the common name for the medical condition “radiculopathy”.

Experts notesMedicine Spider Bites Identification, Symptoms and Treatment
January 30, 20190874

Spiders are a large group of ancient animals closely related to insects and shellfish.

Experts notesMedicine Meloxicam (Mobic): Uses, Dosage, Side Effects, and Abuses
January 30, 20190797

As we get older, we start to get aches and pains around our bodies. This is often a normal part of the aging...

Experts notesMedicine Temazepam (Brand Names: Restoril, Normison, Norkotral, Nortem, Remestan, Temtabs, Temaze)
January 30, 20190795

Temazepam is a benzodiazepine. Benzodiazepines (also called benzos) are sedative-hypnotics that help fight insomnia and ease anxiety. Temazepam is used for the short-term...

Experts notesMedicine Preeclampsia: Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment
January 30, 20190774

Preeclampsia was once referred to as toxemia of pregnancy. Preeclampsia was called toxemia because it was thought that toxins, or poisons, were...

Experts notesMedicine Psoriasis
January 30, 20190697

Psoriasis is a common autoimmune disease. The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that over 100 million people have psoriasis worldwide.

Experts notesMedicine Promethazine (Phenergan, Promacot, Phenadoz, Promethegan, Remsed, Antinaus50)
January 30, 20190692

Promethazine (promethazine hydrochloride) is a widely prescribed drug that is used to treat allergy symptoms.

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