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Yeast Infection vs. Urinary Tract Infection: What’s the Differenc Yeast Infection vs. Urinary Tract Infection: What’s the Differenc
What’s the difference?If you experience discomfort in your genital area or when you urinate, you may have an infection. Two types of infections that commonly affect these areas are urinary tract infections (UTIs) and yeast infections. These types of infections commonly occur in women, but men can get them too. While both are distinct conditions, some of their symptoms, causes, and prevention me
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Masturbation and Depression: Is There a Connection? Masturbation and Depression: Is There a Connection?
Can masturbation cause or treat depression?Masturbation is a healthy, normal sexual activity. Many people masturbate regularly for pleasure, for sexual exploration, or for fun. Masturbation has many positive benefits, including stress relief, better mood, and greater relaxation.But masturbation is sometimes associated with guilt and depression. That isn’t because masturbation causes depression.
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Does Immunotherapy for Lung Cancer Work? Drugs and Side Effects Does Immunotherapy for Lung Cancer Work? Drugs and Side Effects
What is immunotherapy?Immunotherapy is a therapeutic treatment used to treat some forms of lung cancer, particularly non-small cell lung cancers. It’s sometimes called biologic therapy or biotherapy.Immunotherapy uses drugs that stimulate your immune system to identify and destroy cancer cells. Immunotherapy is a treatment option as soon as lung cancer has been diagnosed. In other cases, it’s
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Bloody Tonsils: Infections, Surgery, and Other Possible Causes Bloody Tonsils: Infections, Surgery, and Other Possible Causes
OverviewYour tonsils are the two round pads of tissue at the back of your throat. They’re part of your immune system. When germs enter your mouth or nose, your tonsils sound the alarm and call the immune system into action. They also help trap viruses and bacteria before they can lead to infection.Many things can make your tonsils inflamed. Sometimes, this results in redness or broken blood ves
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Diet Recommended for People with Asthma Diet Recommended for People with Asthma
Asthma and diet: What’s the connection?If you have asthma, you may be curious about whether certain foods and diet choices could help you manage your condition. There’s no conclusive evidence that a specific diet has an effect on the frequency or severity of asthma attacks. At the same time, eating fresh, nutritious foods may improve your overall health as well as your asthma symptoms. Accord
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Flat Bones: Definition, Examples, Diagram, and Structure Flat Bones: Definition, Examples, Diagram, and Structure
What are flat bones?The bones of your skeleton are classified into several categories, including flat bones. Other bone types include:long bonesshort bonesirregular bonessesamoid bonesFlat bones are thin and flat. Sometimes they have a slight curve. Flat bones serve as a point of attachment for muscles or protection for your internal organs.Read on to learn more about specific flat bones and thei
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Baby Oil as Lube: Is It Safe? Baby Oil as Lube: Is It Safe?
Baby oil makes your skin soft, smells amazing, and is fairly inexpensive. While it may seem like the perfect choice of a personal lubricant for your next intimate encounter, baby oil doesn’t actually work well as a personal lube. Read on to find out why.Research Baby oil is a petroleum-based mineral oil. It’s considered a byproduct of the process to refine crude oil. Baby oil is refined furthe
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How Long Can You Go Without Pooping? When to Worry How Long Can You Go Without Pooping? When to Worry
How often should a person poop?Having a healthy digestive tract means pooping regularly to eliminate wastes and toxins from the body. Although every person poops on a different schedule, not pooping at all is a concern.Keep reading to learn about the time frame and symptoms to be concerned about, as well as some tips for maintaining bowel regularity. How long can you go without pooping?A “norm
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Hepatitis C and Fibrosis: Understanding Your Fibrosis Score Hepatitis C and Fibrosis: Understanding Your Fibrosis Score
Understanding hepatitis CHepatitis C is a serious and potentially life-threatening condition that affects your liver. Its symptoms can be mild, so it’s possible that you may have the virus for many years before you’re given a diagnosis. Because of this, it’s important that your doctor checks for any damage done to your liver. By knowing the state of your liver, your doctor can determine an
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Left Arm Pain Anxiety: Diagnosis and Treatment Left Arm Pain Anxiety: Diagnosis and Treatment
Can anxiety cause left arm pain?If you’re experiencing left arm pain, anxiety could be the cause. Anxiety can cause muscles in the arm to become tense, and that tension could lead to pain.Although muscle tension — sometimes the result of anxiety — is the most likely source of arm pain, it is not the only possible cause. Heart attack, angina, and injury are other possible causes. 4 Causes o
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