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Nipple Tattoo

Nipple Tattoo for Breast Cancer Survivors

What Breast Cancer Survivors Need to Know About Getting a Nipple Tattoo Overview If you have a mastectomy to treat breast cancer, you have the option of undergoing reconstructive surgery to rebuild the shape of the removed breast. Breast reconstruction doesn’t typically involve the nipple. And not everyone is a candidate for a nipple-sparing mastectomy, depending on the type, size, …

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natural-antihistamines

The 4 Best Natural Antihistamines

The 4 Best Natural Antihistamines Overview If you have seasonal allergies, you know they can be challenging. Sneezing, itchy eyes, nasal congestion, and sinus pressure — these symptoms can become difficult to tolerate. You’ve likely used many over-the-counter (OTC) solutions to attempt to lessen these seasonal symptoms and may want to try something else. There’s evidence that completely natural solutions may …

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Cauda Equina Syndrome

Cauda Equina Syndrome – Symptoms | Causes | Treatment

Cauda Equina Syndrome Overview Low back pain affects millions of people every year and, in most cases, it improves without surgery. But severe back pain can be a symptom of a serious condition that is not well known and is often misdiagnosed. Cauda equina syndrome (CES) occurs when the nerve roots of the cauda equina are compressed …

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Human Papillomavirus Infection

Human Papillomavirus Infection

Everything you Need to Know About Human Papillomavirus Infection What is human papillomavirus infection? Human papillomavirus (HPV) is a viral infection that’s passed between people through skin-to-skin contact. There are over 100 varieties of HPV, more than 40 of which are passed through sexual contact and can affect your genitals, mouth, or throat. According to the Centers for Disease …

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Asperger's Syndrome

Asperger’s Syndrome in Adults: Symptoms | Definition | Facts | Testing

Understanding Asperger’s Symptoms in Adults What is Asperger’s syndrome? Asperger’s syndrome is a form of autism. Asperger’s syndrome was a unique diagnosis listed in the American Psychiatric Association’s Diagnosis and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) until 2013, when all forms of autism were combined under one umbrella diagnosis, autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Many doctors still use …

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Gastroenteritis

Gastroenteritis (Stomach Flu): Symptoms | Causes | Treatments

Gastroenteritis (“Stomach Flu”) When you have diarrhea and vomiting, you may say you have the “stomach flu.” These symptoms often are due to a condition called gastroenteritis. With gastroenteritis, your stomach and intestines are irritated and inflamed. The cause is typically a viral or bacterial infection. Symptoms of Gastroenteritis With gastroenteritis, the main symptoms you probably have are watery diarrhea and vomiting. You might also have stomach pain, …

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