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How Often Should You Get an Eye Exam?

There is no “one size fits all” answer when it comes to how often you should get an eye exam, as the recommended frequency varies depending on your age, risk of developing eye issues, and other health issues that you may have. Getting regular eye exams is important because they help doctors detect eye problems and vision issues as soon as they develop, when they are the most easily treated. 

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The different types of lie bumps: Transient lingual papillitis, fungiform papillae, and other forms

Transient lingual papillitis is a condition where there are transient swellings on your tongue called lie bumps. They can be caused by something as simple as eating spicy foods, but they can also signal the presence of other more serious conditions like cancer. There are many different types of lie bumps and each one has its own specific symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment options available to you. We’ll discuss transient lingual papillitis in depth so that you know how to spot it before it causes any problems for you.

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Iron Infusions: Everything You Need to Know

Iron-deficiency anemia is a common condition that can cause fatigue, shortness of breath, and other health problems. If you are suffering from iron-deficiency anemia, your doctor may recommend an iron infusion as treatment. An iron infusion is a procedure in which iron is administered directly into your bloodstream. In this article, we will provide you with all the information you need to know about iron infusions including what they are, how they work, and how to prepare for them.

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What Is Genomic Medicine?

Genomic medicine uses our genetic information to provide individualized health care. Various gene therapies can potentially cure rare diseases or conditions. Genetic testing allows people to know and understand the differences in their own genetic information. The results of genetic testing can help providers choose medications that are tailored specific genes and improve the health care of individual patients.  

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Chigger Bite: Everything You Need to Know 

Do you know what chiggers are? If not, you're not alone. Many people have never heard of chiggers before, but they can be a real nuisance. This article will teach you everything you need to know about chigger bites, what they are, where they live, what happens when they bite you, and how to treat them. We'll also cover some prevention tips so that you can avoid getting bitten by chiggers in the future.

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What Are the Benefits of Manuka Honey?

Manuka honey is a unique type of honey that is produced in New Zealand and Australia as it is made by bees from the nectar of the Manuka tree or shrub, which is native to those countries. What makes Manuka honey special is its high level of methylglyoxal (MGO), which is a compound that has antimicrobial and antioxidant properties and the Manuka honey rating system measures the level of MGO in Manuka honey.

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How Often Can I Take Tylenol?

We’ve all suffered from mild to moderate pain or a fever at some point in our lives, and for many of us, we’ve likely experienced pain this week! Pain and occasional fevers are a fact of life for most people, and pain medication and fever reducers can help us to feel better sooner. Tylenol is one of the most popular medications in the United States and has been treating mild to moderate pain and reducing fevers since the 1950s. It is not the same as ibuprofen, aleve, or advil, therefore, this article is only speaking about acetaminophen containing products. Today, approximately 23 percent of American adults take Tylenol or its generic form, acetaminophen, in any given week, and acetaminophen products are the most commonly used medication to relieve pain and reduce fever in children. Tylenol is generally considered safe and effective when taken as directed, but it’s important to know exactly how often you can take Tylenol and how much is safe to take.
 

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Parosmia: What it is, Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment

Parosmia is an olfactory disorder where you have a distorted perception of smell and you may smell odors differently than you should. It can be caused by head trauma, viral infections, or even COVID-19. If you suffer from parosmia, you usually experience difficulty in odor perception such as distinguishing between foul and fragrant odors. Though parosmia typically does not have any long-term effects, it can be frustrating if you experience these symptoms and can lead to an aversion to eating and lower your quality of life. We'll go into detail about what parosmia is, symptoms of parosmia, how parosmia is diagnosed and treated, as well as how it links to COVID-19.

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What Is Levofloxacin?

Whether you’re currently fighting off pneumonia, have recently been exposed to inhalational anthrax, or are hoping to prevent infection with the plague (yes, that plague),

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What Is the Drug Levofloxacin Used For?

What happens when your doctor prescribes an antibiotic for a minor infection and it doesn’t work, or you come down with a serious case of pneumonia that won’t go away? While most doctors prescribe broad-based antibiotics as the first line of treatment for bacterial infections, many species of bacteria are becoming increasingly drug-resistant. One powerful fluoroquinolone antibiotic, levofloxacin, is used to treat and prevent a number of serious infections that cannot be treated with other medications. As the improper use of antibiotics continues, the number of drug-resistant bacteria species continues to grow, making levofloxacin more important; the medication was prescribed 3,777,117 times in 2017 in the United States alone. So, what is the drug levofloxacin used for and how can it help you?

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Comparison of Azithromycin and Clarithromycin

Azithromycin and clarithromycin are both macrolide antibiotics used to treat a number of different bacterial infections, including upper respiratory tract infections, lower respiratory tract infections, acute ear infections, tonsillitis, and more. 

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MCHC: What It Is, Symptoms, Causes, Treatment, and More

Mean corpuscular hemoglobin concentration (MCHC) is a measure of the average amount of hemoglobin in red blood cells with hemoglobin being responsible for transporting oxygen throughout your body. Low MCHC levels can indicate anemia, which is a condition that occurs when there are not enough healthy red blood cells to carry adequate oxygen to your body's tissues. Also, low MCHC levels can cause a variety of symptoms, depending on the underlying cause and, in some cases, it may require treatment. In this article, we will discuss what MCHC is, what causes low MCHC levels, and how they are treated.

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What are the Symptoms of Coffee Withdrawal?

Due to the prevalence of coffee, tea, soft drinks, and energy drinks, caffeine is one of the most popular drugs in the world and is found in many common foods and drinks too. Similar to other drugs, if you stop ingesting caffeine you may experience caffeine withdrawal, which is a set of symptoms that can occur when someone abruptly stops taking it. In this article, we will discuss caffeine withdrawal, including its signs and symptoms, how to temper it, and who needs to avoid taking caffeine.

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Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Quercetin

Quercetin is a powerful antioxidant and quercetin supplements are often taken as a way to support good health. Quercetin can also be found in many fruits and vegetables but it's not always easy to get the quercetin we need from food sources alone. This article will answer all your quercetin-related questions such as what quercetin is, how much quercetin you should take daily, what are the beneficial effects, and more.

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All You Need to Know About Ringworm: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, and Treatment

Ringworm is a fungal infection that can be seen on the skin. It can affect both children and adults, but it's most common in children. Ringworm is very contagious from person to person or even animal to people as ringworm in cats and dogs is common and it is often spread in communal areas or through your pets. In this article, we'll discuss ringworm symptoms, ringworm causes, and ringworm diagnosis so you know what to look out for if you have ringworm.

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The Top 7 Best CBD Lotions of 2023

CBD, or cannabidiol, is a cannabinoid that is found in cannabis and hemp plants. It has many supposed beneficial properties for the skin, making it a popular ingredient in skincare products such as CBD lotions, creams, and salves which are becoming more and more popular as people learn about the benefits they can provide including as a pain cream option. In this article, we will discuss the top 7 best CBD creams of 2022 and we will also answer some common questions about using CBD lotions and creams on your skin, any precautions that may be necessary when using these topical products, and additional ingredients that could prove beneficial to your health.

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