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Garlic vs. Penicillin

Garlic vs. Penicillin

2017-07-09 20:16:01 0 Comments 6 views Diseases and Conditions category

Penicillin is often the first line of defense for treating a bacterial infection. You might not consider garlic as a form of medicine, but the plant has potent antibacterial agents that might destroy bacteria in much the same way that penicillin does. Once you know the benefits and drawbacks of

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5 Ways to Treat Staph Infections

5 Ways to Treat Staph Infections

2017-07-08 13:36:02 0 Comments 4 views Diseases and Conditions category

Staphylococcus aureus (staph) is bacteria many of us carry in our nose and on our skin that doesn't usually cause a problem. When the skin is cut or punctured however, staph can enter the body and cause cellulitis, folliculitis, boils, impetigo and scalded skin syndrome. Localized staph skin infections

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Drinking Milk & Honey as a Chest Decongestant

Drinking Milk & Honey as a Chest Decongestant

2017-06-29 16:26:02 0 Comments 6 views Diseases and Conditions category

Chest congestion is often a symptom of an upper respiratory infection. Air flows to your lungs through bronchial tubes, which contain membranes that produce mucus to protect against irritation. If your bronchial tubes become inflamed, the membranes produce excess mucus, which causes chest congestion. Different over-the-counter medications help treat chest

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Are Kids With Coughs Contagious?

Are Kids With Coughs Contagious?

2017-06-18 23:26:01 0 Comments 7 views Diseases and Conditions category

Kids pick up a number of viruses during their childhood and cough through many of the coldest months of the year. Coughing is a normal way in which your child responds to an itchy throat or clears chest congestion. A kid's cough is not necessarily contagious; the root cause of

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Do Probiotics Stop Antibiotics From Working?

Do Probiotics Stop Antibiotics From Working?

2017-06-07 16:14:01 0 Comments 8 views Diseases and Conditions category

Probiotics are yeasts and bacteria that live in the intestines and the vagina. They fend off attacks by harmful microorganisms, preventing illness. The term “probiotics” also refers to the same yeasts and bacteria available as dietary supplements or added to certain foods. Although an adverse relationship exists between probiotics and

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What Foods Not to Eat While Taking Keflex

What Foods Not to Eat While Taking Keflex

2017-05-31 14:32:01 0 Comments 3 views Diseases and Conditions category

Keflex, or cephalexin, belongs to a family of drugs called cephalosporins used to treat bacterial infections. Before you take any new medication, talk to your doctor or pharmacist about possible interactions. While Keflex reacts with a number of other drugs, it does not interact with foods, so you can eat

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Most Common Rabies Carriers

Most Common Rabies Carriers

2017-05-16 01:26:01 0 Comments 7 views Diseases and Conditions category

Mammals are the only natural vectors for the deadly virus rabies. The disease is spread among mammals through the saliva and typically associated with a bite. The virus travels the body to the brain via the nervous system, and therefore its incubation period is proportional to the distance from the

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Symptoms of a Chronic, Croupy Cough in a Child

Symptoms of a Chronic, Croupy Cough in a Child

2017-05-04 13:16:02 0 Comments 6 views Diseases and Conditions category

Croup is a condition that usually starts as a virus then leads to inflammation of your child's upper airways. This swelling of the voice box and windpipe causes a barking cough and hoarseness that may alarm you. Knowing the common symptoms of croup and how to treat it will help

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5 Things You Need to Know About Appendectomy Complications

2017-04-28 16:04:01 0 Comments 13 views Diseases and Conditions category

Appendectomy Surgery Is Common An appendectomy is surgery performed to remove an inflamed or infected appendix. It's a common surgery and mostly goes off without a hitch. Sometimes, however, there may be appendectomy complications. Removal of the appendix may create other problems requiring immediate attention. Infection around the incision area

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5 Things You Need to Know About the Flu Incubation Period

2017-04-24 02:52:01 0 Comments 8 views Diseases and Conditions category

Understand the Flu Incubation Period No one likes catching the flu, but at some point you are likely to come across the dreaded virus. So, if you've been near a friend with the flu, how long will it take until you get sick? This time period is called "incubation." This

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