Throbbing Tooth Pain That Comes And Goes: Causes & Treatment

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Tooth pain can be very uncomfortable. Sometimes it’s throbbing and intermittent- you feel a pulsating pain for a few hours, then it goes away. It is usually a sign that there is a problem in the tooth, gum or around the mouth. Causes Of Intermittent Throbbing Tooth Pain 1. Cavities This is one of the …

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AC Joint Sprain: Causes, Treatment & Recovery Time

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The acromioclavicular joint, also known as the AC joint, is that bony bump you notice and feel on top of your shoulder. It enables us to raise our arms over our heads. It is formed by 2 bones: the clavicle, which is known as the collar bone and the acromion process which is found on …

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Sprained Foot: Symptoms, Causes And Treatment

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A sprained foot is an injury to any of the ligaments in the foot. These injuries could be an overstretching, a partial or full tear of the ligaments in the foot. What Causes It? Wearing the wrong shoes to carry out activities may sprain ligaments in the foot or weaken the ligaments in the foot. …

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Shoulder Popping, Clicking And Cracking: Is It Serious?

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The shoulder is one of the most mobile joints in the body with a lot of structures around it. It is also the most unstable joint of the body because of its high mobility. What Can Cause Shoulder Popping? 1. Moving Tendons Tendons join muscles to bones. After staying in a position for a long …

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Pulled Calf Muscle: Symptoms, Treatment And Recovery Time

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The calf muscles are found at the back of the leg. A pulled calf muscle is when these muscles are pulled beyond their limit leading to a muscle strain. These muscles are responsible for carrying the heel off the floor when we are walking, jumping or running. They also help to propel the body forward …

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Grade 1 Anterolisthesis: Causes, Diagnosis and Treatment

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Anterolisthesis is a condition that affects the vertebral column. It involves an alteration to the normal alignment of the spinal bones which can be caused by a lot of factors. Anterolisthesis is formed from two words, Ante and listhesis. Ante means “forward or front” while listhesis means “sliding down”. Therefore, anterolisthesis is the forward movement of vertebrae from …

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Milia Under Eyes: How To Get Rid Of Them

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Milia are skin growths on different parts of the body, especially around the eyes. They are formed when keratin, a protein in our skin, is trapped under with dead cells, forming cysts. While they may look like pimples or acne, they are unrelated. Milia are often grouped together but may be solitary. A single cyst …

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All I Want To Do Is Sleep: 13 Possible Reasons Why

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Everyone deserves a good sleep after a busy day. However, we sometimes find ourselves struggling to stay awake despite having a fairly stress-free day or even after having 8 hours of overnight. When all we want to do is sleep, it may be a signal that something might be wrong with our body. In this article, …

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When Can I Stop Worrying About Dry Socket?

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Dry socket, which is also known as “Alveolar Osteitis”, is an inflammation of the alveolar bone socket after tooth extraction. It is the most common complication following tooth extractions, especially the extraction of the third molar (wisdom tooth). The risk of developing dry socket increases with extractions involving impacted lower wisdom teeth. Even though a …

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MCL Sprain: Grades, Symptoms, Treatment & Recovery Time

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The Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) is one of the four major ligaments in the knee. It is located at the inner aspect of the knee joint. It attaches the tibia bone (found in your leg) to the femur (thigh bone) and prevents the knee from going inwards. An MCL sprain is an injury to the …

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Bell’s Palsy vs Stroke: What’s The Difference?

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When there’s a sudden facial deviation to one side, two major things come to mind: a stroke and Bell’s palsy. Bell’s palsy and stroke tend to mimic each other because of some of the presenting signs of these conditions. However, they aren’t the same thing. Knowing how to differentiate them is important because their associated symptoms, treatment, …

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Hamstring Tendonitis: Symptoms, Treatment And Recovery Time

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The hamstrings are the muscles found at the back of our thighs. They work together with the quadriceps (in front of our thighs) to move us from one point to the other. While the quadriceps straighten the knee joint and flexes the hip, the hamstrings bend the knee and take the entire leg backward. Hamstring …

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Quadriceps Tendonitis: Exercises, Treatment and Recovery Time

The quadriceps muscles are a group of four muscles found in the thigh of our legs. Muscles are joined to the bones by a tough tissue called the tendon. The quadriceps tendon joins the quadriceps muscle to the top of the kneecap. Quadriceps tendonitis is an inflammation of the quadriceps tendon. When the quadriceps contracts, …

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Why Do My Teeth Hurt? 8 Likely Causes To Know

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Dental pain is a very uncomfortable condition that can have a huge impact on your daily life, making it become so difficult to perform simple tasks or activities such as talking, chewing, swallowing, sleeping or even being attentive at work. Regardless of what you think the cause of a toothache is, it is always good …

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Why Am I So Tired All The Time?

There are many things can lead to you being tired and sleepy all the time. Not all of them are medical conditions. Sometimes, it’s caused by certain lifestyle choices. In this article, we’ll discuss some of the medical and non-medical reasons that may be causing tiredness. Tiredness and sleepiness are the body’s natural response when …

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