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Formaldehyde Poisoning

Formaldehyde poisoning is a condition brought about when you inhale fumes of formaldehyde. This can happen when you work directly with formaldehyde or use equipment cleaned with formaldehyde. Other names for formaldehyde poisoning are formaldehyde toxicity, formaldehyde exposure and formalin intoxication. Formaldehyde poisoning affects all population irrespective of gender. Those people who are exposed to […]

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Plantar Fibroma

Most probably, your peers are enjoying life and engaging themselves in activities such as hiking, long distance walking, mountain climbing and biking but you, you can’t. The swelling in the middle of the bottom of your feet is preventing you from having all the fun. Known as plantar fibroma, it is a small growth that […]

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Left Side Pain Under Rib Cage

The rib cage gives support and protection to various important tissues and organs in your chest, thoracic cavity, and abdominal area. Rib cage region is an area that one could experience pain for different reasons. In case of accidents, this region is more prone and an individual could sustain serious injuries that could lead to […]

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What does Zika Rash look like?

The Zika virus was first identified in rhesus monkeys in Uganda in 1947; it was later identified in humans in Uganda and Tanzania in 1952, and years later it got the world’s attention in 2007 in the Pacific Islands outbreak. The virus is mosquito-borne, and the latest emergence in Brazil in May 2015, has become […]

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Chlorine Rash

Chlorine rash is rash on the skin when the skin is exposed to chlorine usually by contact with water containing chlorine such as in swimming. In fact it is also known by the name of swimming pool rash as most of the people into swimming report this rash. The symptoms appear in no time and […]

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Hookworm in Humans

Hookworms are parasites that live on other living things and affect humans mainly because of poor sanitation. They are found in warm, moist climates. The infection by hookworm in humans occurs when the larva or immature worms often found in soils contaminated with human feces get into the body of a person. The larvae can […]

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