A laceration is a tear in the skin, commonly known as a “cut”. Lacerations usually result from an injury.
Many orthopedic injuries are defined by the kind of tissue that’s damaged, be it bone, ligament,
An abscess is a tender mass generally surrounded by a colored area from pink to deep red.
A burn is an injury to the skin caused by exposure to extreme heat, electricity, chemicals,
A cast is used to help keep your injured area from moving so you can heal faster without risk of repeated injury.
Most simple sutures are removed 7-10 days after placement, depending on location. Sutures on the face are removed after 5 days to decrease scarring.
Most urinary tract infections are bladder infections. A bladder infection usually is not serious if it is treated right away.
An ear infection (acute otitis media) is most often a bacterial or viral infection that affects the middle ear,
Bacteria, viruses, allergies and stomach acid can cause a sore throat. When a bacterial infection occurs it can be from:
Symptoms of the common cold include nasal congestion, watery eyes, body aches, fevers and mucus drainage.
These usually involve redness, a rash, hives, and itchiness. While feeling the urge to scratch your skin off is not pleasant,
Asthma is a common respiratory illness affecting millions of children and adults each year. The symptoms of asthma include:
Feeling short of breath
Breathing faster than usual
These symptoms are usually caused by constriction of the smaller airways,
Vitamins and minerals are micronutrients that serve a specific purpose and benefit the body in a unique way.