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Phlegm after Eating

September 16, 2014 | 0

There are people who will feel like clearing their throat or coughing up phlegm after they have taken a meal. Phlegm, also known as sputum, is a thick, slippery, and sticky secretion that is produced by the throat and other respiratory passages in an effort to eliminate or clear the airway. Sputum contains mucus and […]

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Blackheads on Chin

September 12, 2014 | 0

Skin conditions occur more often in the population with a frequency of approximately 70%. They range from subtle to very severe and life threatening conditions. One of these conditions is blackheads. Blackheads can occur anywhere on your skin but they have a predilection to occur on the skin that is found in more oily areas […]

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Copper Taste in Mouth

September 10, 2014 | 0

Copper taste in your mouth is also called metallic taste or dysgeusia.  This disorder is essentially a distorted sense of taste in your mouth. Any interference of the normal taste pathway can lead to lack or change in the normal sense. Taste is essentially a combination of other senses. The taste buds in your mouth […]

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Sore Inside Nose

September 8, 2014 | 0

A sore, also known as an ulcer or skin lesion, can affect any epithelial surface in your body. Ulcers on mucocutaneous regions such as the inside lining of your nose or mouth are usually very painful. Nasal sore almost always will present with features of inflammation. Inflammation is basically a swelling that occurs when your […]

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Baking Soda for Dandruff

September 8, 2014 | 0

Your skin is made up of layers of cells that are frequently shed off and replaced by other cells from the deepest skin layer. This scenario is also encountered in the skin covering your scalp. However, when the rate and number of skin cells shed from the scalp exceed the normal range, a condition called […]

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Olive Oil for Lice

September 7, 2014 | 0

Lice are parasitic insects that attach to any part of your body and feed on your blood. They are tiny and wingless. They normally attack people of young age especially school going children because of the close personal contact and sharing of items in these groups. Older individuals may also be affected especially those with […]

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Indian Fire Rash

August 29, 2014 | 0

Rash is a skin manifestation of both systemic and local medical conditions. Most skin rashes are due to either allergic or infective causes. The Indian fire rash, commonly known as impetigo,  is a communicable skin infection that mostly affects children and infants. It manifests as red ulcers on the face particularly on the nose and […]

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Chlorine Rash

August 29, 2014 | 0

The elevations that occur on the skin after an episode of contact with chlorine either in a swimming pool or from other sources is called chlorine rash. It is commonly known as swimming pool rash because many such incidences are witnessed after exposure to chlorinated water in swimming pools. This rash develops on your skin […]

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Whiteheads on chin – How to get rid of them?

August 25, 2014 | 0

A whitehead is a type of acne that forms when dead skin cells accumulate with oil, and bacteria within one of the pores. Unlike a blackhead, a whitehead forms under the surface of a closed pore. Whiteheads, also known as closed comedones have a microscopic opening to the skin surface. Since the air cannot reach through the […]

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White Specks in Stool

August 12, 2014 | 0

White specks in stool are not a part of a healthy bowel movement, but still it is a common occurrence.  There are no exact causes and so many factors can contribute to this issue. Before approaching such a case, it’s essential to ensure you carry out a comprehensive diagnostic procedure so as to be sure […]

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