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Ebook: Lymphedema Management - How To Manage Lymphedema, Leg Swelling and Edema from Cancer, Vascular Insufficiency, Bug Bites, by Melissa G. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Tue 28 Jan 2014 1:02pm In thinking about how I can further help my community and reach out to more individuals who are managing Lymphedema across the US and in other countries it became clear that I needed to educate the masses.  I call it my "One to Many" approach and this year I have set forth in taking steps to educate and reach more people facing Lymphedema diagnos ... Read on »
Use Witch Hazel to Treat Insect Bite Swelling by itoldyouiwassick Posted Tue 07 May 2013 3:57am You may have seen witch hazel at your local pharmacy or at the grocery store but weren’t quite sure about what it does. Witch hazel is a handy product to have in your home any time of the year but it’s especially beneficial in the summertime, when mosquitoes and other bugs are out in force. What is Witch Hazel? Witch hazel comes from a ... Read on »
Dog Bug Bites by heru m. Patient Expert Posted Tue 11 Jan 2011 11:57am Signs and Symptoms If your dog is curious and active, as many canines are, it’s practically inevitable that he or she will be the victim of a bug bite or sting at some point in life. Even dogs that are not as inquisitive or active often get bitten by pesky insects. While in most cases bug bites are not serious for dogs, unless the ... Read on »
Bed Bug Bites: What’s The Worst That Could Happen by BerryRipe Posted Fri 24 May 2013 9:42am In the 1950s, everyone thought that bed bugs were gone for good. But now, the opposite situation is prevalent. The bed bug population in the U.S. continues to increase. People who have bed bug problems account for more than 50% of pest control calls, especially in states like Philadelphia, New York, and Cincinnati, where in ... Read on »
Cat bite abscesses: What YOU need to know by Dr. Patty Khuly Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Posted Mon 22 Sep 2008 10:57am 1 Comment CAUTION! This post contains nasty photographs and discusses pus in detail. I confess. I love feline abscesses. Ever since I was a little girl working in a veterinary hospital setting (apparently before child labor laws were strictly enforced), I’ve adored a good cat bite abscess. Though these usually superficial wounds may seem frustra ... Read on »
SNAKE BITES, PT. 2 by Helpful Buckeye Doctor of Veterinary MedicineHealth Maven Posted Sun 15 Aug 2010 12:00am Helpful Buckeye received more questions and comments following last week's discussion of Snake Bites than about any other subject we've dealt with here at Questions On Dogs and Cats.  Yet, many of our respondents haven't ever seen a poisonous snake themselves or had their pet ever exposed to one.  I guess the topic of snakes and their bites is s ... Read on »
Summer bites and other wounds by WellnessPossibilities Patient ExpertHealth MavenComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Mon 25 Jul 2011 11:38am By Carol Harblin (CHHC) Ouch! Argh! Summer time is a time when we are very much exposed to the elements. It doesn't matter how old you are, you will find yourself with a scrape or a gash or a bug bite on your skin. What's a good natural remedy for wound care? or even a bug bite? Bug bites or stings are a pitta irritation to the ... Read on »
Don't Let The Bed Bugs Bite! by Corry C. Patient Expert Posted Tue 30 Jun 2009 4:17pm You may think this topic is a little bit out of my league, but it is not. It has everything to do with our health and a healthy living environment: Bed Bugs! You may also think that these critters are long extinct and we don't have them any longer. Sorry to burst your bubble; they are more common then you would suspect and could even be hidin ... Read on »
Why Your Toddler Bites by just 4 families Patient Expert Posted Wed 02 Jun 2010 2:23am Every toddler has bit or has been bitten but if you have a child that has bit it dosn't mean that they are a biter.  In daycares studies have proven that around half of the children have been bitten about three times a year.  So biters are common. Biting can come in different stages.  The first stage is when the teeth are erupting from the ... Read on »
First Aid for Heart attack , Burns, Cuts, Fracture and Poisons and bites by Niyaprakash Patient Expert Posted Tue 07 Apr 2009 11:34pm HEART ATTACK Symptom Pain, discomfort or squeezing at the centre of the chest Pain radiating to shoulder ( s ) , neck, back, arm ( s ) or jaw Stabbing chest pan Palpitations Shortness of breath Nausea , vomiting or severe indigestion Sweating for no apparent reason Dizziness and weakness FIRST AID ... Read on »