Salivary Stones – Nonoperative Removal of Sialoliths and Sialodochoplasy of Salivary Duct Strictures

Objective- To describe the nonsurgical removal of sialoliths and treatment of salivary duct strictures. Design- Case series. Setting- Two 200-bed general community hospitals. Patients- Twelve consecutive patients from April 1985 to November 1994 – 8 with calculi, 3 with salivary duct strictures, and 1 with calculi and strictures. Results- Successful nonoperative removal of calculi in…

Swollen Glands, Purging and Your Bulimia

Often when a bulimia sufferer is on the path of recovery, the most distressing sight to witness is the swollen face. Especially when working on bulimia recovery with a resolve to stop vomiting, noticing the swollen glands brings the sufferer back to throwing up in an attempt to bring the swollen neck glands back down.…

What You Need to Know About Cat Food

Cat Food Info # 1 Cats Need Protein in their Cat Food The cat food you feed to your cat should always be rich in protein. This generally should come from meat, poultry or fish. Many cat food brands advertise chicken, beef, and tuna flavored cat food because they know that cats need protein and…

How To Heal Foot Ulcer For People With Diabetes

For people with diabetes, ulcer growing on feet can be common. It is important to heal it soonest possible before it gets worse. Healing needs good foot care and one needs to treat it with antibiotic. Also, one needs to remove the dead tissue that is growing on the feet. For people with foot ulcer,…

How To Raise Creatinine Levels

If you're hunting out for ways in which you can improve muscle mass, it might benefit you to take a look at how creatinine can help you. Creatinine is a chemical waste molecule that is the by-product of muscle metabolism. It is produced from creatine, a molecule that plays a key role in the generation…

What Are the Alternative Options For Gastritis Treatment?

There are many options available for a person looking for Gastritis Treatment. Gastritis is a condition wherein the lining in the stomach gets inflamed or irritated. This can happen due to many reasons. Excessive drinking of alcohol or even prolonged use of anti inflammatory drugs can cause gastritis. You can treat the gastritis with the…

What Do You Know About the Coxsackie Virus?

The Coxsackie viruses combine a large subgroup of the enteroviruses. They produce a variety of illnesses in humans, including aseptic meningitis, herpangina, pleurodynia, hand, foot and mouth disease, myo- and pericarditis, common cold, and possibly diabetes, Coxsackie viruses have been divided into 2 groups; A and B, having different pathogenic potentials for mice. Coxsackie B…

Edema Treatment – Its Symptoms and Causes

Fluid accumulation in the body tissues and the area around the organs of the body is recognized as edema. Understanding the reason that leads to the condition is often the best method for edema treatment. Edema is commonly observed in the lower body or the hands, chest region or the abdomen. Heart failure may cause…

How to Purchase Forklift Parts

All forklifts have certain common components. These forklift parts are vital to the performance and operation of the equipment. Due to constant use and wear and tear, some parts such as forks, brakes and transmissions components have to be replaced quite often. Usually forklift parts are purchased from different sources. Both new and used parts…

Tuberculosis, a Cause for Concern?

Despite advances in treatments available, tuberculosis (TB) still remains a global pandemic. One third the human population is currently infected with tuberculosis. What is tuberculosis? The disease tuberculosis is caused by the bacterium Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Tuberculosis can affect any part of the body but usually infects the lungs. Tuberculosis is spread through airborne droplets occurring…

What is Bone Cancer?

Someone telling you that you have cancer is one of the most horrible things one can hear. Just thinking about all the problems that can come up and how long treatment takes can affect not only the person who has it, but also the people around them. However, the scariest part of cancer is that…

Pneumonia Symptoms And Treatment

If bacteria cause the pneumonia it can usually be treated with antibiotics. Viruses do not respond to antibiotics; if your pneumonia is the result of a virus antibiotics enable you to help prevent any secondary infections. Doctors treat pneumonia in line with the type of pneumonia an individual has as well as other individual factors,…

What Are the Main Pleurisy Symptoms?

The lungs are protected by two layers of covering called the pleura. It separates the lungs from the chest wall and other organs in the body. If this tissue becomes swollen or inflamed, the condition is called pleurisy. Pleurisy symptoms are painful, and can come in varying degrees of severity. Pleurisy is result by an…