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Lump On Elbow: Causes, Treatment, and FAQs

Elbow Lump: A Brief Introduction Certain medical conditions can make people worry and stressed out, especially if these conditions can seem like it is a serious one. While some may be serious, it can also be something quite common or minor. One such condition is a lump on the elbow....

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Lump On Scalp: What Causes Scalp Bumps And How To Treat It

Do you have a lump on the scalp? There are various causes of this condition, including injury, cysts, and bone growth. The bump may be a cancerous tumor. However, in most cases, it’s a non-cancerous bump.  What Are the Most Common Scalp Issues? Lumps or bumps are some of several...

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Lump on Rib Cage: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatments

Do you have a lump on the rib cage? Lumps can appear just about anywhere on the skin, and that includes a rib cage. Learn more about the condition including its symptoms, causes, and treatments. These are all critical issues to help you deal with the lump effectively.  What Exactly...

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Symptoms And Signs Of Soft Tissue Sarcoma

Rhabdomyosarcoma or Soft Tissue Sarcoma: A General Overview A sarcoma is a form of cancer that can develop in the soft tissues or bones. Some of these soft tissues include the joints lining, the skin’s lower layers (not the external layer), fibrous tissue, fat, muscles, tendons, nerves, and blood vessels....

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Lump On Scrotum: Is It Normal Or A Sign Of Cancer?

Have you developed a lump on scrotum? If you notice a lump, you might be concerned that it’s testicle cancer. There are several causes of lumps. They include inflammation, cysts, and hernias. If it is cancer, the good news is 95% of testicular cancer can be cured. Keep in mind...

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What is Osteopenia?

Lots of health conditions come about with aging like the weakening of bones. Osteoporosis, for example, is among such problems in the bones, and we often hear about it in milk advertisements for older adults. But there's another condition, one we don't see much in commercials—osteopenia. Osteopenia is an issue...

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How Long is a Cold Contagious?

In today’s hectic world and extreme work schedules, people are exposed to various different stressful situations and possible harmful health conditions. These may include health risks brought about by sedentary lifestyles, processed food items, unnecessary stress in the daily routines of individuals, and artificial or man-made medical treatments that have...

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HPV: What Is it and Is There a Cure?

What’s the most common sexually transmitted infection (STI)? It might be surprised it’s not more well-known ones like gonorrhea or chlamydia. The most common STI is actually something called Human Papillomavirus (HPV). It’s important to know the basics of this infection like the symptoms, causes, and HPV treatments. This can...

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7 Stages of Lewy Body Dementia

Life is but a fleeting moment. I have heard this several times as lines from movies, read it from some novel, and even saw it in some advertisement. Life is fleeting, it slips by seconds, minute by minute, hour by hour, day by day until you haven't noticed that you've...

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Bump Behind The Ear: A Cyst Or An Infection?

A bump behind ear may go unnoticed because that part of your body is not within the reach of your eyes. Anyways, that is not a big problem because most times, bumps, nodules, or lumps in that area are entirely harmless if they are unnoticeable. Whatever makes a bump behind...