A reaction to amoxicillin, a medication used to treat bacterial infections, causes an amoxicillin rash. A side effect of amoxicillin can be a rash that may be mild or severe. Treatment options include medication, applying oatmeal to the rash, and drinking plenty of water. Learn more about an amoxicillin rash here.
Chronic prostatitis is inflammation of the prostate that continues for 3 months or longer. It is often painful and can affect sexual function and the ability to urinate. Many health issues, including recurrent bacterial infections and damage to the nerves or muscles in the pelvic area, can cause it. In this article, we look at […]
Many home remedies can help improve a person’s acne pimples and sores. Home remedies for acne include gentle herbal creams and gels, essential oils, natural supplements, and some simple lifestyle changes.Acne develops when pores become clogged or infected with bacteria. Acne is the most common skin condition in the United States, affecting around 80 percent […]
Using immunotherapy to treat melanoma that has spread to the brain can significantly improve survival, according to a new analysis of nationwide cancer data in the United States. Researchers find a new way to boost melanoma survival. Led by researchers from Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, MA, and now published in the journal Cancer […]
Clammy skin usually refers to skin that is wet from sweating and does not usually indicate an underlying medical problem. However, sweating excessively or for no apparent reason, may be a sign of another health condition. When the body is too hot, it sweats and uses the moisture it creates to cool the body down. […]
There are many people who believe using Vicks VapoRub on a baby’s feet can help reduce a cough and congestion. However, some of the active ingredients in Vicks are not safe for young children. In this article, learn whether Vicks is safe for babies, as well as about alternative ointments for cough relief.
Benign prostatic hyperplasia, or BPH, is the medical term for an enlarged prostate. BPH can cause difficulties with urination. Treatment options for BPH include watchful waiting, medication, minimally invasive procedures, and surgery. Lifestyle changes can also help improve a person’s symptoms. Learn more here.
Haglund’s deformity is a bony bump that appears on the back of the heel bone. This bump forms where the Achilles tendon attaches to the heel. The condition often needs treatment if it causes pain or walking problems. Treatments for Haglund’s deformity may initially include shoe modifications and physical therapy. If these do not relieve […]
Wild yam is a plant that people have used for centuries in alternative medicine. Potential medicinal uses for wild yam include the treatment of menopause symptoms, rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes, and muscular cramps. There are various other names for wild yam, such as colic root, devil’s bones, rheumatism root, or China root. While there are over […]
(HealthDay News) — Traveling with someone with a disability may seem daunting, but things are likely to go a lot smoother with some preparation. Latest Travel Health News AARP offers this advice: Contact the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) at least 72 hours before departure to explain your loved one’s needs. The number is:855-787-2227. When you […]