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Otitis externa treatment

Otitis externa, or swimmer’s ear, is a common illness due to a bacterial or fungal infection of the ear canal. In this article, learn about possible otitis externa treatment options and how to prevent swimmer’s ear in the future.

Hyperemesis Gravidarum

More than half of pregnant women experience morning sickness during their first trimester. Unfortunately, some women experience extreme nausea and vomiting that makes eating and keeping food down impossible. This extreme morning sickness, called hyperemesis gravidarum, makes pregnant life difficult.

Laparoscopic Nephrectomy

One in nine Americans has chronic kidney disease and each year 51,000 adults will learn that they have kidney cancer. A laparoscopic nephrectomy is the most minimally invasive way to remove a diseased kidney.

Lumbar Laminectomy Overview

Lower back pain is a common complaint of workers throughout the United States. When non-surgical treatment options fail, many sufferers turn to a surgical technique called a lumbar laminectomy.

CT Scans increase Cancer Risk

It seems that so many things in today’s world can cause cancer. A new study suggests that a medical procedure, called a CT scan, designed to help us, may actually increase your risk for cancer. Read on to find out more.

Weird Allergies and Strange Allergy Symptoms

At some time or another, most people have been subjected to “normal” allergies such as seasonal hay fever, or maybe even food allergies. In addition, there are some very strange allergy symptoms only few people suffer with at any given time.

A Guide to Allergy Symptoms and Treatments

According to the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease (2003), 50 million people in the U.S. suffer from some type of allergy. Unfortunately, many people do not understand what allergies actually are; however, most of us are familiar with allergy symptoms associated with this disease.

Symptoms of Gluten Allergies

Allergies have become a part of life for many Americans. If you sneeze, some one inevitably asks, “Do you have allergies?” with a sympathetic look. But not all allergies are due to pollen or dander. Some people have food allergies, effecting their daily life. Gluten allergies are one such aliment.