Paronychia is a common hand infection around a fingernail that begins as cellulitis but may progress to a definite abscess. The infection is more common in women than in men, with a female-to-male ratio of 3:1.The infection can result from seemingly innocuous conditions, such as
Nosebleeds, also known as epistaxis, can be messy and even scary, but often look worse than they are. Many can be treated at home, but some do require medical care. When medical attention is needed, it is usually because of either the recurrent or severe nature of the problem.
Due to increased cost of living, scarcity of accomodation, resources and an overall desire to improve living standards, there is a pressing need to limit the family size at a personal and national level. To achieve this, we all, at one time or another, use a contraceptive method. But how do we know we're using what best suits us?
Before I get down to describing incontinence, let me start by explaining the physiology of urinary continence. Bladder control means more than just telling yourself to wait to urinate until you get to the bathroom.Read more...