Hyperextended Knee: Causes, Symptoms & Treatments

A hyperextended knee is a common sports injury that can vary in severity from a mild and temporary inconvenience to a major knee injury. When the stretched Knee goes beyond the maximum level of being straight. This results in the backward movement of your knee and causes hyper extended knee. It is mostly occurred as a result of…

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Correct ICD 9 Code for Knee Pain

ICD 9 code for knee pain is not a very familiar term for common people and is mostly used by doctors or patients who are looking for a solution to knee injuries. These codes are used and implemented by medical professionals to understand the condition of the patient and the treatment done or required for…

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Fractured Elbow

Don’t ignore pain in your elbow if you’re suspecting it to be an elbow fracture. Here is an article for you. What is Olecranon fracture? This type of fracture happens in the bony point of the elbow. Just bend your elbow and you will feel its tip; it’s a prominent bone that goes from one…

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Patella Fracture: Causes and Treatment

What is Patella? Patella (also called knee-cap or kneepan), is a thick circle-triangular bone that articulates with femur and protects the anterior articular surface of our knee joint. It is the biggest sesamoid bone in our body. What is Patella Fracture? It is nothing but an injury to kneepan / kneecap. Kneecap is 1 of 3…

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Do Hemorrhoids Go Away On Their Own And How Long Will Them Last?

Hemorrhoids, also known as piles are painful, swollen blood vessels in the lower part of the colon within the rectum and normally surrounding the anus. This section of the colon is filled with veins and blood vessels to help facilitate the evacuation of waste from the body. When pressure increases the blood vessels dilate and…

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Why your Eyelids get Heavy When you are Tired

Most people will have noticed that when they are tired, their eyelids will start to droop and it can take a fair amount of concentration to ensure that eyes are kept open. This can be difficult after a long day; even more so if there has been a period of late nights, early mornings and…

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What does Epithelial Cells in Urine Mean

It’s normal for men and women that a few amounts of epithelial cells appear in urine, wherever the cells originate from the bladder or the urethra. High epithelial cells may mean something for concern, such as inflammation, infections and even malignancies. There are four main types of epithelial cells seen in urine, for more information…

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Quicker Cold Sore Relief?

Many people who endure painful and ugly oral fever blisters have wished for a magic pill that would heal their cold sores. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has just approved a new indication for a drug that may make these dreams a reality – a pill that is proven to shorten the duration…

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Swollen Lips From Allergic Reaction

If you have never experienced the pure excitement of having your lips begin to spontaneously swell to large, duck-like sizes, you are missing out on a vital life experience. Of course, I am being sarcastic. Swollen lips is a form of  angioedema is described as deep, subcutaneous, submucosal edema  caused by increased vascular permeability. This…

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Satyriasis

In classical mythology, satyrs were male half-human, half-beast creatures; they accompanied Dionysus and Bacchus and joined in their revelries, especially their sexual excesses. They were depicted in mythology as being part goat and possessing goat-like appetites, especially for lechery. The modern term, “satiriasis” has its roots in the definition of a satyr; it relates to…

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