Month: April 2020

Mixed Hyperlipidemia

Mixed Hyperlipidemia: Symptoms | Causes | Treatment

Mixed Hyperlipidemia What is mixed hyperlipidemia? Mixed hyperlipidemia is a genetic disorder passed down through family members. If you have this disease, it means you have higher-than-normal levels of cholesterol, triglycerides, and other lipids in your blood. The disorder contributes to heart disease and early heart attacks. Diabetes, hypothyroidism, obesity and alcohol abuse can make …

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Scalloped tongue

Scalloped tongue: Symptoms | Causes | Treatment

Scalloped tongue: What you need to know Overview People with scalloped tongue have tongues with indented, rippled, or scalloped edges. Scalloping is the most noticeable on the outermost sides of the tongue. Scalloped tongue is sometimes called a rippled tongue, crenated tongue, piecrust tongue, or lingua indenta. The condition is rarely painful or a sign …

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Anal Sex Safety

Anal Sex Safety: Pain, Risks & Possible Complications

Anal Sex Safety: Everything You Need to Know Is it safe? Anal sex is a bit of a taboo subject, despite the fact that it’s an increasingly popular sexual activity. As more couples explore this type of sex, understanding the risks, rewards, and proper strategy is important. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), anal sex …

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Intercostal Neuralgia

Intercostal Neuralgia: Symptoms | Causes | Treatment

Intercostal Neuralgia What is intercostal neuralgia? Intercostal neuralgia is neuropathic pain involving the intercostal nerves. These are the nerves that arise from the spinal cord, below the ribs. Intercostal neuralgia tends to cause thoracic pain, which affects your chest wall and upper trunk. What are the symptoms? The main symptom of intercostal neuralgia is burning, …

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