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Articles describe signs and symptoms and common causes.  Articles do not give medical or treatment advice, but only educational material.  In case of serious or prolonged signs or symptoms, always consult your doctor.
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CAUSES AND TREATMENT OF URINARY INCONTINENCE
Urinary Incontinence is any involuntary urination or leakage of urine.  The most common cause is a weak pelvic muscle that does not support the urethra properly. Other causes include an enlarged prostrate, diabetes, obesity....
Causes and Treatment of Urinary Incontinence
SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF UTERINE FIBROIDS
Fibroids are growths that occur in the uterus and can cause many symptoms including extremely heavy and prolonged periods which can lead to anemia.  Fibroids also can cause urinary problems and pain and discomfort....
Signs and Symptoms of Uterine Fibroids
SYMPTOMS AND TRANSMISSION OF HERPES COLD SORES
Cold sores and fever blisters are caused by the Herpes Simplex Virus 1 ( HSV-1), which produces a blister and then an open sore on the mouth, lips, nose, cheeks or hands.  The virus can be transmitted at any point when the cold sore is still wet....
Signs, Symptoms and Transmission of Herpes Cold Sores
CAUSES OF SWOLLEN LYMPH NODES
Lymph nodes become swollen when an infection is occurring in the body.  The most common place for this to happen is in the neck, the armpit or the upper thigh, usually the lymph node nearest the infection site will become swollen first.  Cancer can also lead to swollen lymph nodes.  Learn more about....
HEALTH RISKS AND DANGERS OF BLACK MOLD
Spores from black mold pose many health risks and dangers, most importantly to the respiratory system. Black mold usually develops after flooding or in basements that are frequently damp.  Black mold can be deadly to children, the elderly or anyone with a compromised immune system.  Learn more about...
CAUSES OF LEFT SIDE ABDOMINAL PAIN
Left side abdominal pain can be caused by cramping from exercise, problems with digestion, injury or a disease.  Because there are many different causes, it is important to know what information your doctor will need to make a proper diagnosis. Learn more about 
CAUSES OF CLOUDY URINE
Many people fail to see the significance of cloudy urine as a symptom, but in most cases it is one of the first signs of a urinary bacterial infection.   Cloudy urine can also indicated a more serious medical condition.  Learn more about..
SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF THYROID NODULES AND CANCER
There are several signs and symptoms that may occur as a thyroid growth develops.  Most of them are caused by the growth pressing against the windpipe or throat, but others can involve the hormones secreted by thyroid cells. Learn more about ....
CAUSES OF A SALTY TASTE IN THE MOUTH
There are several different reasons for an abnormal salty taste to occur in the mouth.  The most usual include dehydration or an infection either in the sinus cavity or salivary glands, but there are several more serious reasons a salty taste in the mouth can occur.  Learn more about ..
FOOD THAT AFFECTS THE SYMPTOMS OF CROHN´S DISEASE
The severity and frequency of Crohn´s disease symptoms is greatly increase by a person´s diet.  One of the best ways to help reduce the impact Crohn´s disease has on your life is to learn which foods can trigger an episode. Learn more about...
SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF AN INFECTED BURN
Many people are not aware, but one of the most dangerous aspects of a burn is the risk of a subsequent bacterial infection.  Burns are generally slow to heal and diminish the integrity of the skin and its ability to form a protective barrier to keep out bacteria.  Learn more about ....
CAUSES OF ELEVATED LIVER ENZYME TEST  ALT, AST & ALP
There are three major enzymes found in liver cells for which medical testing is frequently performed.  These include Alanine Transaminase (ALT), Aspartate Transaminase (AST) and Alkaline phosphatase (ALP)  Learn more about...
SLEEP APNEA IS A FREQUENT SYMPTOM OF HYPOTHYROIDISM
The normal symptoms of hypothyroidism are fatigue, muscle weakness and obesity.  However, another minor symptom of hypothyroidism often leads to sleep apnea which is the frequent interruption of sleep because of lack of breathing. Learn more about 



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