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Jammed Finger: What to Do and When to See a Doctor

Jammed Finger: What to Do and When to See a Doctor

When we think of jammed fingers, the first thing that comes to mind is usually pain. But sometimes the injury can be caused by something as simple as a fall on an outstretched hand or arm – which means there’s no pain at all! So what happens when you jam your finger? How can you tell if your jammed finger needs medical attention? This article laid out some guidelines. What is a Jammed Finger? Jammed fingers are the most common type of finger injury. They occur when a finger is jammed in an object or caught between two objects and...

When To Go To ER For Kidney Stone?

When To Go To ER For Kidney Stone?

Healthcare has become more and more complicated. It can be challenging to know when to go to the hospital for kidney stones with so many options available. This article will help guide you in your decision-making process related to this common medical problem.   What are Kidney Stones? Kidney stones are solid formations that develop when chemicals in urine become concentrated and harden. The stones can vary in size from a grain of sand to a golf ball. Kidney stones form in the kidneys, but they can travel down the urinary tract and cause pain or interfere with urination. There...

How to Treat infected ingrown toenail

How to Treat infected ingrown toenail

An ingrown toenail can cause redness, swelling, and pain around the toe and make it difficult to wear certain shoes. Moreover, standing or walking can be challenging. Fortunately, ingrown toenail treatment is simple, and you can take preventive care measures. In most cases, you can treat it yourself at home. But it is best to see a doctor for severe cases of pain or an infection visible in your toenail’s surrounding tissue. Our ingrown toenail treatment guide is here to help you determine whether or not you can treat your symptoms at home. What causes an infected toenail? Paronychia is...

What Causes Chest Pain When Lying Down?

What Causes Chest Pain When Lying Down?

Your pain in the chest suddenly intensifies, and the dreadful two-word phrase “heart attack” enters your mind. Relax! It’s possible that what you fear isn’t what you’re confronted with. If you’re having chest pain, don’t panic; it might not be a sign of a heart attack. Chest pain may be a common symptom of heart disease, but many other possibilities exist. Even if a few of these are life-threatening, most of them aren’t. Some of the most common reasons and treatments for chest pain while lying down will be discussed in this article. Chest pain As the name suggests, chest...

Sprain vs Fracture Foot: What’s the Difference

Sprain vs Fracture Foot: What’s the Difference

Ankle sprains, strains, and fractures are common in the general population, despite the belief that athletes are more prone to them. Ankle sprains and fractures can be caused by stepping off a curb incorrectly or on uneven terrain. There are two most prevalent forms of ankle injuries. Both require prompt medical attention to guarantee good recovery and long-term ankle health. If you overlook an ankle injury, thinking it’s only a sprain, you may end up with long-term ankle instability. Below we lay down some signs and symptoms to help you assess the causes of your ankle discomfort. How is a...