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Pharyngitis

  • Strep throat is a bacterial infection that causes inflammation and pain in the throat. It's especially common in children. Look out for sudden fever, a red throat with white patches, headache, and chills.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Nicotine addiction occurs when a person becomes addicted to nicotine, which is a chemical found in tobacco. The addiction is physical, mental, and behavioral.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Allergies affect millions each year. Learn more about how prevalent they are, who is impacted, and how much is spent each year on care for allergy patients.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Mold allergies can make life uncomfortable. Mold grows in moist areas and can trigger allergic reactions. Learn about symptoms and treatment for mold allergies.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Of all the things your parents can do for you, handing down allergies isn't the greatest. Allergies are annoying (and sometimes life-threatening) reactions the body has to harmless substances, such as pollen or peanuts. They occur when your immune...
    Source:HLCMS
  • An allergy is the immune system's response to a foreign substance (allergen) that is not typically harmful to a person's body. This attack response may involve inflammation, sneezing, and a host of other symptoms.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Acid reflux symptoms are caused when stomach contents flow up from the stomach back into the esophagus, causing symptoms like heartburn, stomach pain, and burping.
    Source:HLCMS
  • If lifestyle changes and medication don't help manage your GERD symptoms, surgery may be your best option. Learn about surgery options such as fundoplication and Stretta procedure.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Adults aren't the only ones prone to acid reflux--kids and teens can have it, too. Find out what it is, what causes it, and how to treat it, including natural remedies.
    Source:HLCMS
  • A sinus infection causes the sinuses and nasal passages to become inflamed. Facial swelling is a common sign of this type of infection.
    Source:HLCMS
  • The nasal septum is a thin structure, separating the two sides of the nose. If it is not in the middle of the nose, then it is deviated.
    Source:HLCMS
  • A lice infestation is a population of small parasites that live on the human body.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Stress can be triggered by an event that makes you feel frustrated or nervous, such as moving, death, starting a new job, and having a baby. Long-term stress can produce both physical and psychological symptoms.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Caregivers are people who provide paid or unpaid assistance to infants, children, or dependent adults.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Stress is your body's response to certain situations. Stress is a subjective; something that may be stressful for one person-speaking in public, for instance-may not be stressful for someone else. Not all stresses are "bad"; for example, graduatin...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Reflexology is an alternative therapy that involves the application of pressure to targeted areas of the hands, feet, and ears.
    Source:HLCMS
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