Antibiotic-associated Diarrhoea

Antibiotic-associated diarrhoea pertains to frequent, loose bowel movements that occur during or after taking a particular antibiotic medication. Symptoms usually disappear within hours to days after stopping use of the particular antimicrobial. Unlike the normal cause of bacteria, there is typically no associated pathogen that causes the diarrheal symptoms, except in cases of antibiotic-associated diarrhoea …

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Care for Individuals with Dyspnea

Dyspnea commonly known as difficult or labored breathing, breathlessness, shortness of breath is a symptom common in many pulmonary and cardiac disorders particularly when there is decreased lung compliance or increased pulmonary resistance. The right ventricle of the heart is adversely affected by lung disorders primarily because it must double its efforts to pump blood through …

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Understanding the Different Injuries to the Face

The head and face are especially vulnerable to injuries in case of an accident. Emergency care for facial injuries is crucial to ensure a good outcome of the victim. Injuries involving the face or head are always considered serious. When the face becomes injured in an accident, the first aider should carefully assess the victim …

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Keratoconus comes about when the clear, dome-shaped front surface of the eye thins and gradually bulges outward into a cone shape, thereby resulting in vision problems. The bulging of the cornea caused by keratoconus causes blurred vision and sensitivity to light and glare. The condition normally affects people aged 10 to 25 and the condition …


Food Allergy

Food Allergy

Food allergy results in an unpleasant reaction that occurs after eating a certain types of food that your immune system responds to due to which, even the smallest intake of such foods may result in discomfort. Food allergy usually occurs among babies and children. Most children are capable of outgrowing their food allergies by the …

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