Premature Baby Survival Rates Premature Baby Survival Rates
Share on PinterestSo, your little one couldn’t wait to join you in the big, big world and has decided to make a grand entrance! If your baby is premature, or “preterm,” they’re in good company — about 1 in 10 babies are born prematurely in the United States. A premature birth is one that happens at least three weeks before your estimated 40-week due date — so, b
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About Cutaneous Larva Migrans About Cutaneous Larva Migrans
Cutaneous larva migrans (CLM) is a skin condition that’s caused by several species of parasite. You may also see it referred to as “creeping eruption” or “larva migrans.”CLM is typically seen in warm climates. In fact, it’s one of the most frequent skin conditions in people who’ve traveled to a tropical country. Read on to discover more about CLM, how it&r
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All About Abdominal Etching: Can You Really Get a Six-Pack? All About Abdominal Etching: Can You Really Get a Six-Pack?
Share on PinterestFast factsAbout: Abdominal etching is a liposuction procedure that claims to sculpt and enhance the appearance of your waistline and create six-pack abs. Safety: This procedure is considered low risk, but there is the risk of side effects, such as uneven contouring, excessive swelling, and infection. Convenience: Abdominal etching is typically performed as an outpatient procedure
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Ingrown Toenails: Causes, Symptoms, and Diagnosis Ingrown Toenails: Causes, Symptoms, and Diagnosis
What are ingrown toenails?Ingrown toenails occur when the edges or corners of your nails grow into the skin next to the nail. Your big toe is most likely to get an ingrown toenail.You can treat ingrown toenails at home. However, they can cause complications that might require medical treatment. Your risk of complications is higher if you have diabetes or other conditions that cause poor circulati
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Condoms for Birth Control: Types, Effectiveness, and More Condoms for Birth Control: Types, Effectiveness, and More
OverviewMale condoms are one of the most popular methods of birth control. They’re common, convenient, and inexpensive. Their average price is $1 each, and they’re readily available at most convenience stores, supermarkets, and pharmacies.Some health clinics frequently distribute them for free. Some bars and other venues also do this. You can even find them in some vending machines.Both male
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Durex vs. Trojan: Pros and Cons Durex vs. Trojan: Pros and Cons
Condoms are a highly effective method of birth control that also protect against sexually transmitted infections (STIs). You can find them in most convenience stores, drug stores, and grocery stores across the United States. They can be purchased without a prescription, and they’re relatively inexpensive. What brand of condom is the best to buy? Learn about the brands Durex and Trojan.How Condom
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Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia: Survival Rates and Outlook Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia: Survival Rates and Outlook
What is acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL)?Acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL) is a form of cancer. Each part of its name tells you something about the cancer itself:Acute. The cancer is often fast-growing and requires early detection and treatment. Without treatment, bone marrow cells can’t properly mature, and a person won’t have enough healthy, mature bone marrow. Bone marrow is replaced by rap
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Nail Patella Syndrome (NPS): Symptoms, Causes, and More Nail Patella Syndrome (NPS): Symptoms, Causes, and More
OverviewNail patella syndrome (NPS), sometimes called Fong syndrome or hereditary osteoonychodysplasia (HOOD), is a rare genetic disorder. It commonly affects fingernails. It may also affect joints throughout the body, such as your knees, and other body systems, such as the nervous system and kidneys. Keep reading to learn more about this condition. What are the symptoms?Symptoms of NPS sometimes
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Mammogram Images: Understanding Your Results Mammogram Images: Understanding Your Results
OverviewA mammogram is a type of X-ray of the breast. Your doctor may order a screening mammogram as a routine check. Routine screenings are an important way to establish a baseline of what’s normal. They can also be a tool for early diagnosis before you start showing symptoms of breast cancer. Your doctor may also order a mammogram if you’re symptomatic. That’s called a diagnostic mammogra
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Birth Control While Breastfeeding: 7 Options Birth Control While Breastfeeding: 7 Options
How to prevent pregnancy while breastfeedingYou may have heard that breastfeeding alone is a good form of birth control. This is only partially true. Breastfeeding reduces your chances of becoming pregnant only if you are exclusively breastfeeding. And this method is only reliable for six months after the delivery of your baby. For it to work, you must feed your baby at least every four hours dur
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