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DATA STUDY: The Best And Worst States for Hospital Care

Hosptial care is essential when looking after the patients who need it. However, with population growing faster than the number of staff and beds available per hospital, hosptial care has started to slip. The Covid-19 pandemic has also increased the concerns of peoples health, and therefore we see a rise in people needing hospital care. … Continue reading DATA STUDY: The Best And Worst States for Hospital Care

Jessica Guht Feb. 07, 2023

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Health

How Long Does a Stye Last?

The edge of your eyelid contains hair follicles, oil glands, and sweat glands. They serve an important purpose of protecting and caring for the eye, but in some cases, they can become blocked and infected, causing a stye to develop. Styes generally go away on their own, without needing medication from a doctor, how long… Continue reading How Long Does a Stye Last?

Jessica Guht Feb. 07, 2023

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Health

Are Styes Contagious?

On the edge of each of your eyelids lie 20-25 glands, which secrete sweat and oil to coat the eyelashes and surfaces of the eyes. However, these glands can become obstructed or infected, causing a stye to develop. If you see someone with a stye, it’s only natural to wonder if this infection can be… Continue reading Are Styes Contagious?

Jessica Guht Feb. 07, 2023

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Health

Can Constipation Cause Back Pain?

Constipation is a common condition characterized by infrequent bowel movements or difficulty passing stool. It’s the most common gastrointestinal complaint and can cause symptoms that include painful bowel movements, bloating, and abdominal pain. Because of the significant area covered by the intestinal system, constipation may also cause another symptom, back pain. Continue reading to learn… Continue reading Can Constipation Cause Back Pain?

Jessica Guht Feb. 06, 2023

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Health

Weeping Eczema: Types, Symptoms, Causes & Treatment

Eczema is a skin condition characterized by dry, itchy, and red skin that often forms crusty patches. However, in some cases, a patch of eczema may begin leaking a clear fluid, a condition called weeping. This does not occur in all cases of eczema, so let’s take a closer look at why weeping eczema occurs,… Continue reading Weeping Eczema: Types, Symptoms, Causes & Treatment

Jessica Guht Feb. 06, 2023

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Health

How Long Does Strep Throat Last?

A severe sore throat and fever that come on suddenly are often signs of strep throat, a bacterial infection best treated with antibiotics. With how unpleasant the symptoms of strep throat are, it’s only natural to wonder how long you will have to endure them as your body heals. Continue reading to see how long… Continue reading How Long Does Strep Throat Last?

Jessica Guht Feb. 01, 2023

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UTI

Cipro for UTI: Uses, Dosage, Side Effects & Alternatives

UTIs are one of the most common infections affecting women and there are many different medications available to treat them. This can make it challenging to understand the differences in these UTI treatments and why a doctor might decide to prescribe one antibiotic over another. One medication for UTIs is Cipro, a powerful antibiotic that… Continue reading Cipro for UTI: Uses, Dosage, Side Effects & Alternatives

Jessica Guht Jan. 31, 2023

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UTI

Over-the-Counter Diuretic Water Pills: All You Need to Know

The pharmacy is full of many over-the-counter (OTC) medication varieties, managing a range of symptoms. For those who are bloated, such as women with PMS, OTC diuretics may offer the solution needed to relieve discomfort. However, OTC diuretics do not serve the same purpose as prescription diuretics, and it is important to know the differences… Continue reading Over-the-Counter Diuretic Water Pills: All You Need to Know

Jessica Guht Jan. 31, 2023

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UTI

Can You Get a UTI From Holding Your Pee?

It’s an unfortunate fact that bathrooms are not always available. Maybe you’re traveling and don’t know where to find a bathroom, or your job makes it difficult to take frequent bathroom breaks. Whatever the reason, we’ve all found ourselves having to hold our pee, even for a little while, but is it possible for this… Continue reading Can You Get a UTI From Holding Your Pee?

Jessica Guht Jan. 30, 2023

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UTI

Silent UTI Symptoms: Signs to Look Out For

With how common UTIs are in women, most women are unlucky enough to experience at least one throughout their life. They’re unpleasant and have painful symptoms, which serve as the biggest clue that you have a UTI. However, what about the cases where you have a UTI but aren’t aware that you do? Let’s discuss… Continue reading Silent UTI Symptoms: Signs to Look Out For

Jessica Guht Jan. 30, 2023

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UTI

Can a UTI Cause Back Pain?

While some UTI symptoms, such as burning or pain when urinating, are more common, others may cause someone to question their cause. Back pain, in particular, is one UTI symptom that is less common and, in some cases, may signify a more severe infection. Continue reading to learn more about when back pain from a… Continue reading Can a UTI Cause Back Pain?

Jessica Guht Jan. 27, 2023