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Typhoid fever

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Typhoid fever: An acute illness characterized by fever caused by infection with the bacterium Salmonella typhi. Typhoid fever has an insidious onset, with fever, headache, constipation, malaise, chills, and muscle pain. Diarrhea is uncommon, and ...

Monoclonal Antibodies

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Shoulder and Neck Pain

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Neck Pain Causes What are causes and risk factors for neck pain? Pain located in the neck is a common medical condition. Neck pain can come from a number of disorders and diseases and can involve any of the tissues in the neck. Examples of ...

Peripheral Vascular Disease

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Peripheral vascular disease (PVD) definition and facts Readers Comments 38 Share Your Story The term peripheral vascular disease is commonly used to refer to peripheral artery disease (PAD or PAD), meaning narrowing or occlusion by ...

Lower Back Pain

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Low Back Pain Treatment Epidural Steroid Injection Epidural steroid injections are most commonly used in situations of radicular pain, which is a radiating pain that is transmitted away from the spine by an irritated spinal nerve. ...

Carafate (sucralfate)

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Hemorrhoids Quiz: Test Your Medical IQ of Piles

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Soriatane (acitretin)

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Thyroid Quiz: Test Your Medical IQ

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The correct answer is: C In the neck Explanation: The thyroid gland is located below the Adam's apple in the lower part of the neck and wraps around the windpipe (trachea). The thyroid gland has the ...

Stimulants (ADHD)

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Seasonal affective disorder (SAD)

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Seasonal affective disorder (SAD): Seasonal affective disorder (SAD), a form of depression that tends to occur as the days grow shorter in the fall and winter. It is believed that affected persons react adversely to the decreasing amount of light and ...

Burning Mouth Syndrome (BMS)

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The uncomfortable feeling of dryness of the mouth can be annoying. It can also lead to dental problems and infections of the mouth. Many products are now available over-the-counter as well as by prescription for the relief of chronic mouth dryness and ...

Early Pregnancy Symptoms and Signs

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Planning for pregnancy typically involves discussions with a woman's partner and her health-care team, and includes discussions about nutrition and vitamins, exercise, genetic counseling, weight gain, and the need to avoid certain medications and ...

nystatin (oral tablet and capsule)

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norethindrone (oral - Camila, Errin, Heather, Jencycla, Nor QD, Nora-BE, Ortho Micronor, Incassia)

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Oxycodone vs. Hydrocodone

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Flu (Influenza)

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Flu Treatment What to Do if You Get the Flu If you get the flu, there are treatments that can reduce both the intensity and duration of your suffering: Over-the-counter medications such as pain relievers, decongestants, and antihistamines ...

Uterine Cancer

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Hives (Urticaria & Angioedema)

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Can Stress Cause Hives? Hives can also develop as a result of sun or cold exposure, infections, excessive perspiration, and emotional stress. The reason why stress seems to precipitate an outbreak of hives in many people is not ...

Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS)

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Menstrual cramps are not the same as the symptoms experienced due to premenstrual syndrome (PMS), although the symptoms of both disorders can sometimes be experienced together. Treatment options vary and each woman needs to find a treatment that works ...

hydrocodone (Zohydro ER)

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Vyvanse vs. Adderall

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Adderall and Vyvanse are amphetamines, which are stimulants that increase the level of important neurotransmitters in the brain. Amphetamines are used to treat attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and narcolepsy. Vyvanse is approved to ...

metronidazole (Flagyl, Flagyl ER)

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Cyst Symptoms, Signs, and Causes

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A cyst is a closed sac-like structure that is not a normal part of the tissue where it is located. Cysts are common and can occur anywhere in the body in people of any age. Sometimes they may be felt as an abnormal or new lump or bump. Cysts usually ...

Characteristics of Female Sexual Satisfaction

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The importance of sexual satisfaction in a healthy romantic relationship is clear. It tends to be associated with higher levels of love, commitment, and stability in the relationship and a lower divorce rate. Unfortunately, sexual problems, also ...

Rheumatoid Factor (RF)

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What Is Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)? Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is an autoimmune disease that causes chronic inflammation of the joints. Autoimmune diseases are illnesses that occur when the body's tissues are mistakenly attacked by their own ...

cyclobenzaprine (Flexeril, Amrix, Fexmid)

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hydroxyzine (Vistaril)

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gabapentin (Neurontin, Gralise, Horizant, Fanatrex FusePag)

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Cavities Between Teeth

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Cavities in between teeth are commonly referred to as interproximal cavities or decay by your general dentist. Cavities form when there is breakdown of the outer, calcified enamel of the tooth by bacteria commonly found in the human mouth. The ...

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Top 12 foods that cause constipation Foods that cause constipation Just as there are many foods you can eat to help prevent or relieve your constipation, there are foods that can have a binding effect that can make your constipation worse. ...

Bug Bite Treatment

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I hate bugs, especially the ones that "bite." For me, I lump all stinging and biting creatures into this bug category, so I choose to use the general definition of "bugs" to include all insects and insect-like invertebrates that bite or sting. Some ...

High Altitude Sickness Symptoms

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People living at lower altitudes who enjoy a winter ski vacation may be at risk for acute altitude sickness (acute mountain sickness), the most common of the so-called altitude diseases. Doctors do not know exactly why altitude sicknesses occur, but ...

Blood Doping

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Lance cheated. Deep in our hearts we knew it, but until the words came out of his mouth, there was a glimmer of hope that he still could be our hero. Now he has fallen, admitting that he blood doped, used steroids and erythropoietin (EPO), and ...

ephedrine (oral)

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Ativan (lorazepam)

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Pain Quiz: Test Your IQ of Pain

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amoxicillin (Amoxil, Moxatag, Larotid)

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Osteoarthritis Symptoms

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Comment by William C. Shiel Jr., MD, FACP, FACR Common osteoarthritis symptoms and signs Symptoms of osteoarthritis vary greatly from patient to patient and they depend on the severity of cartilage loss and the joint(s) affected. Many people ...

Sore Throat

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Strep throat is a condition caused by a bacterial infection that is treated with antibiotics, and may cause symptoms such as: Severe sore throat Fever Enlarged, tender lymph nodes in the neck Most sore throats are caused by viral illnesses and ...

Low Blood Pressure (Hypotension)

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Low Blood Pressure Symptoms Symptoms of low blood pressure or hypotension may include: Fainting (syncope) Dizziness A feeling of lightheadedness Chest pain Blurred vision Increased thirst Nausea Medically reviewed by Joseph Palermo, DO; ...

Advair Diskus, Advair HFA (fluticasone and salmeterol oral inhaler)

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Bursitis

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Ischial bursitis is inflammation of the bursa that separates the gluteus maximus muscle of the buttocks from the underlying bony prominence of the bone that we sit on, the ischial tuberosity. Ischial bursitis is a form of bursitis that is usually ...

terazosin, Hytrin

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Lyrica (pregabalin)

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SGLT2 Inhibitors (Sodium-Glucose Co-Transporter 2)

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Genital Warts in Women (HPV)

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Genital warts definition and facts Genital warts are caused by infection with a subgroup of the human papillomaviruses (HPVs). Another subgroup of the HPVs that infect the anogenital tract can lead to precancerous changes in the ...

Trichomoniasis

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Trichomoniasis facts* *Trichomoniasis facts Medically Edited by: Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD Trichomoniasis is a sexually transmitted disease (STD) or sexually transmitted  infection (STI) caused by a parasite. Trichomonas ...

Occupational Asthma

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Wheezing is a whistling sound that occurs during breathing, usually during expiration (breathing air out of the lungs) through narrowed airways. Inflammation of the airways, bronchospasm (tightening of the muscles around the bronchial tubes), and ...

Lipitor (atorvastatin)

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Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)

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Seasonal affective disorder facts Seasonal affective disorder (SAD), is a kind of depression that tends to occur (and recur) as the hours of daylight grow shorter during the fall and winter months, but it may occur during the summer for some ...

gemfibrozil, Lopid

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fenofibrate (Antara, Fenoglide, Fibricor, Lipofen, Lofibra, Tricor, Triglide,  Trilipix)

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phentermine (Adipex-P, Lomaira)

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Breast Augmentation

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Breast Reconstruction for Breast Cancer Patient with a Mastectomy What are the risks and benefits of immediate breast reconstruction? There are sometimes findings on the final pathology report that make chest-wall radiation advisable in order ...

Travel Medicine

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Many international travelers may be surprised to learn that they have no health insurance coverage for illnesses or injuries that must be treated during their trip abroad. In particular, the U.S. Social Security Medicare program does not provide any ...

erythromycin, Ery-Tab, PCE

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PRESCRIPTION: Yes GENERIC AVAILABLE: Yes PRESCRIBED FOR:Erythromycin is used to treat the following diseases and conditions: Streptococcal infections of the throat ("strep throat") and skin Acute pelvic inflammatory disease ...

dutasteride (Avodart)

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Alzheimers Disease Quiz: Stages, Symptoms & Signs

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The correct answer is: A Memory loss Explanation: One of the first signs of Alzheimer's disease is memory loss. Other early signs and symptoms of Alzheimer's disease include difficulty finding the ...

Low Testosterone (Low T)

Low Testosterone (Low T)0

A decrease in sex drive can develop both due to medical conditions as well as to psychological or emotional issues. Inhibited sexual desire is a type of sexual dysfunction that affects both men and women. A reduction in sexual desire has been ...

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