Emily Maeve Milord
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Emily Maeve Milord
Emily Maeve Milord is a licensed social worker and wellness freelance writer. She graduated with a Master of Social Work (MSW) degree in 2020 from Aurora University, where she specialized in both health care and gerontology. Emily has clinical experience working with older adults and adults with disabilities in hospital, nursing home, and social service agency settings. Emily also has a background in psychology, receiving her B.A. in psychology from North Central College in 2018.
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Antibiotics

Can Doxycycline Cause a Yeast Infection?

Doxycycline and other antibiotic medications have been known to cause yeast infections. Yeast infections can be uncomfortable, causing itching and irritation around the vaginal area. However, they are treatable. There are also a few ways to help prevent a yeast infection while taking antibiotics. Read on to learn how to reduce your risk of developing… Continue reading Can Doxycycline Cause a Yeast Infection?

Emily Maeve Milord Sep. 02, 2022

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Medication

How Much Water Should You Drink When Taking Spironolactone?

If you have been prescribed spironolactone, there are a few important things you need to keep in mind. One of them is staying hydrated. Your doctor will provide you with specific guidelines on water intake while taking this medication, and this article will cover all you need to know about spironolactone. What is Spironolactone?  Spironolactone… Continue reading How Much Water Should You Drink When Taking Spironolactone?

Emily Maeve Milord Sep. 02, 2022

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Health

How Long Can the Average Man Stay Erect?

An erection is a natural response that causes the penis to become stiff. It typically occurs in response to sexual arousal. Erections can, however, occur randomly. A common question is, how long can the average man stay erect? Various factors affect how long someone will remain erect; however, an erection may last anywhere from a… Continue reading How Long Can the Average Man Stay Erect?

Emily Maeve Milord Sep. 02, 2022

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Allergies

Can Allergies Cause Fever and Chills?

When you can’t stop sneezing and you feel hot and cold at the same time, you may wonder whether allergies are the culprit. However, allergies do not cause a fever. When you have a fever, it can arise from a variety of causes, such as COVID-19, influenza, or strep throat; but a fever is not… Continue reading Can Allergies Cause Fever and Chills?

Emily Maeve Milord Aug. 22, 2022

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STDs

How Long Does It Take for Chlamydia to Go Away?

If you or your partner has been recently diagnosed with chlamydia, you may wonder how long it will take to go away, and when you will be able to have sex again. With antibiotic treatment, chlamydia should go away in 1-2 weeks. However, because chlamydia may often have no symptoms, research has found that it… Continue reading How Long Does It Take for Chlamydia to Go Away?

Emily Maeve Milord Aug. 22, 2022

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Allergies

How to Get Rid of Cat Allergies Naturally?

Do your eyes get itchy, or do you start to sneeze after playing with a cat? If so, you may be allergic to cats. According to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, cat allergies are common, affecting as many as 3 in 10 people who have allergies. Allergies caused by cats can be pretty… Continue reading How to Get Rid of Cat Allergies Naturally?

Emily Maeve Milord Aug. 22, 2022

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Health

Can You Get Strep Throat Without Tonsils?

If you are someone who has had your tonsils removed some time in the past, you may be wondering if you can still get strep throat.  The answer is yes. Although one of the main symptoms of strep throat is swelling of the tonsils, you can still get it even without tonsils. Read on to… Continue reading Can You Get Strep Throat Without Tonsils?

Emily Maeve Milord Jul. 24, 2022

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Health

Do Probiotics Make You Poop?

Probiotic supplements are all the rage these days. Many people use them to help with digestive issues, and to help treat constipation. But do they make you poop? No, at least not directly—probiotics are not laxatives. But probiotics can increase how often you have a bowel movement, thus reducing constipation.  Probiotics are strains of live… Continue reading Do Probiotics Make You Poop?

Emily Maeve Milord Jul. 24, 2022

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Health

Lump Behind the Ear: All You Need to Know!

If you feel a lump behind your ear, you may be wondering what it is. Lumps behind the ears have various causes, such as lymph node swelling, acne, infections, and in some cases cancer.  This article will cover the possible causes of a lump behind your ear, and direct you to where you can get… Continue reading Lump Behind the Ear: All You Need to Know!

Emily Maeve Milord Jul. 24, 2022

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Health

Lip Tie: What Are the Symptoms and How to Treat It

In a person’s mouth, the upper lip is attached to the gums by connective tissue. In some people, however, this tissue can be too tight and short, restricting the lip’s ability to move normally.  When this happens, it is called a lip tie. Lip ties can cause issues for breastfeeding babies and can lead to… Continue reading Lip Tie: What Are the Symptoms and How to Treat It

Emily Maeve Milord Jul. 24, 2022

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STDs

Can You Get Chlamydia From Kissing?

Chlamydia is a sexually transmitted infection (STI) caused by the Chlamydia trachomatis bacteria. Chlamydia can affect anyone who is sexually active, regardless of gender. Chlamydia is contracted through sexual contact and is transmitted through semen and vaginal discharge.  You cannot catch chlamydia from kissing alone. You should always contact a doctor if you suspect you… Continue reading Can You Get Chlamydia From Kissing?

Emily Maeve Milord Jul. 11, 2022