One of the most challenging times in parenthood, especially for new parents, is handling an unwell child. The occasional infections and fevers are inevitable with babies as they are more exposed to infectious agents over time. These are a normal part of a child’s development. Since babies cannot verbalize their feelings, parents must stay alert and watch for any warning signs of illness. Sometimes even experienced parents have trouble distinguishing mild illness and fussiness from serious … [Read more...] about When to Seek Medical Care for a Baby
To describe shingles is not for the faint of heart. It is an ugly, painful rash that can sometimes lead to long-term nerve pain. It usually appears as a single stripe of blisters that wrap around either the torso’s left or right side. The rash turns into fluid-filled blisters, which generally takes about 7 to 10 days to dry out and begin to heal. Though it isn’t a life-threatening condition, it can be quite painful. The best way to shorten the shingles infection and decrease the chances of … [Read more...] about What is Shingles?
Since December 2019, every time you feel slightly under the weather, the worry over if you have COVID-19 rises. It can be hard to tell the difference between the symptoms of the coronavirus and flu; however, there are certain key differences between flu and COVID-19. The Facts Both COVID-19 and influenza (flu) are contagious respiratory infections, but they are caused by different viruses. Many symptoms of the two are the same, which can create confusion on which one you may be suffering … [Read more...] about The Difference Between COVID and the Flu
Sometimes, kidney stones can be as small as a grain of sand but some bigger stones can cause trouble in your urine flow along with a lot of pain. In some cases, treatment may be required to break down the stones or remove the ones that don’t pass. (Healthline, 2017) Passing a kidney stone can be painful, but if diagnosed in time, it does not cause a lot of damage. Types of Kidney Stones The causes of kidney stones are indicated by the type of kidney stones and help understand ways to … [Read more...] about Symptoms of Kidney Stones
Recommended screening techniques don’t catch every case of COVID-19. Asymptomatic travelers can get on a plane well and develop symptoms upon arriving to their destination. If you have COVID-19 symptoms once you arrive to Las Vegas, it is imperative that you get checked for the virus, not only for your own safety, but the safety of those around you. We are in another wave of increased virus diagnoses and we need to be our own first line of defense, especially when traveling. No one wants to be … [Read more...] about Las Vegas Travelers Find Rapid PCR Testing to Detect COVID-19
Diabetes, commonly called a silent killer, is related to blood sugar levels in the body. The warning signs can be so mild that you may not notice them. So, how do you know you have it and how severe it is? Most early symptoms are from higher-than-normal levels of glucose, a kind of sugar, in your blood. Diabetes is increasing at an alarming rate in the United States. According to the CDC's (Centers for Disease Control) National Diabetes Statistics Report for 2020, diabetes cases have … [Read more...] about Diabetes Symptoms and Emergencies
Many people who catch COVID-19 -- maybe as many as 40%, by some estimates -- never develop noticeable symptoms. They don’t run a fever. They don’t cough or feel short of breath, and they don’t get the strange and numerous other symptoms that can be a sign of infection like frostbite-like bumps on the skin, diarrhea, or the loss of smell or taste. Asymptomatic COVID-19 Even though you may feel fine, or asymptomatic, COVID-19 is affecting lungs and lung function of asymptomatic COVID-19 … [Read more...] about Asymptomatic or Mild COVID-19
Warning Signs & Symptoms It can be easy to blame your abdominal pain on indigestion or stress. But sometimes the pain is more serious, and you'll need to see a doctor to diagnose appendicitis or any other more serious abdominal conditions. Learn which symptoms to watch out for and when you should get medical help. Did you know that stomach pain is the most common reason for emergency room visits? When a person is unsure about what to do, it may be best to call a doctor to decide if an … [Read more...] about Abdominal Health Emergencies
A lot of people suffer from anxiety in their normal life. With so much media coverage and information during this uncertain time, it’s hard not to feel anxiety. If you’ve never experienced a panic attack before, many who go experience panic attacks and anxiety can feel like they’re dying when they aren’t. There are a lot of different medical conditions can cause sudden shortness of breath: asthma, chest infection, heart disease, anxiety, panic attacks, and yes — COVID-19. (BR General, April … [Read more...] about Chest Tightness: Anxiety or Coronavirus?