Ingrown Toenails – Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Ingrown toenails can be caused by a variety of factors including: * Improper trimming * Tight shoes * Tight stockings * High heels * Genetics * Trauma * Toenail fungal infection * Losing a nail * Oversized toenails * Arthritis * Toes that curl * Rounded toenails * Frequent running SYMPTOMS How do you know…

Nail Fungus – How to Treat Nail Fungus

If you are one of many people who suffer from nail fungus, you may be wondering how to treat it. The most common nail fungus affects the toenails. It is less likely to have the fungus in the fingernails but they are both treated in the same way. A nail infection carries any of the…

How you Can Heal Ankles and Sprains

About 25,000 people experience a sprains in their ankles each day. And do not think that ankle sprains only happen to athletes and basketball players. A sprained ankle is very common with standard activities in non-athletes too. It definitely can and often does happen in most physical activities, but can also happen by walking on…

Hot Water Bags or Cold Ice Packs?

Have you ever wondered why hot water packs work great for some ailments while cold ice bags work better for others? Depending on whether you have a headache, hangover, cramps or bruises you’ll choose from a hot water bag or cold ice pack to alleviate your suffering. Hot packs are used to pass heat from…

What is Duodenal Ulcer and How to Diagnose?

The condition referred to as Duodenal Ulcer is one that typically announces itself as a sharp, severe pain in the upper part of the abdomen (the Epigastrium), appearing when a person is hungry and the stomach is empty. Essentially, duodenal ulcers are caused by too much acid in the stomach; when the acid proves too…

What Are the Benefits of a Canida Yeast Cleanse?

Candida is quite normal in a person that is healthy, but if dysbiosis begins which is an unbalance of intestinal flora it can cause unpleasant symptoms to occur. If the imbalance is left to continue the candida can morph into dangerous fungus which can injure your intestines. Harmful toxins are then created which your body…

What Are Gallbladder Polyps?

The gallbladder is an organ that does not have many functions and it is not even important for survival, but it can cause problems. Problems occur when either gallstones or gallbladder polyps form and become too large. This may sound scary, but having polyps does not necessarily mean that any adverse effects will be experienced…

Frozen Embryo Transfer (fet): for Curing Infertility

Many people from the developed world come to India for frozen embryo transfer (FET). However, a nice blend of top-class medical expertise at attractive prices is helping a growing number of Indian corporate hospitals lure foreign patients, including from developed nations such as the UK and the US.  More and more patients from Europe, the…

How to Shrink Uterine Fibroids Naturally

After being diagnosed with large fibroids, I spent a long time trying to find out how to shrink uterine fibroids. My abdomen resembled a third trimester pregnancy (my doctor’s words!) and I was permanently tired and irritable. I had to use several sanitary napkins at a time to mop up the blood flow. I took…

CPT Code for Excision: Pathology as the Main Issue

Excision is defined as full-thickness (through the dermis) removal of a lesion, including margins, and includes simple (non-layered) closure when performed. Report each benign (or malignant) lesion excised separately. Selection of the CPT code for excision is determined by measuring the greatest diameter of the apparent lesion plus the margin required for complete excision. The…