Dog Bite Treatment: First Aid, Seeking Help, and Prevention Dog Bite Treatment: First Aid, Seeking Help, and Prevention
Treating a dog biteIf you’ve been bitten by a dog, it’s important to tend to the injury right away to reduce your risk of bacterial infection. You also should assess the wound to determine the severity.In some instances, you’ll be able to administer first aid to yourself. In other cases, you’ll need immediate medical treatment.Whether the dog is yours or someone else’s, you may feel sha
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Are Boils Contagious? Prevention and Treatment Are Boils Contagious? Prevention and Treatment
OverviewOn their own, boils are not contagious. However, the infection inside a boil can be contagious if it is caused by a staph bacteria. If you or someone close to you has a boil that is actively leaking pus, you should cover it — or encourage them to keep the abscess covered — with a clean bandage. Can boils spread?Technically, boils cannot be spread. However, the infection that causes t
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Rashes on Forehead: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment Rashes on Forehead: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment
OverviewYou may notice redness, bumps, or other irritation on your forehead. This skin rash could be caused by many conditions. You’ll need to monitor your symptoms to determine what’s causing your rash in order to treat it. Some forehead rashes require medical treatment. Forehead rash symptomsMany conditions can cause a forehead rash, so you may find yourself with one or more of the followi
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Breastfeeding and Tattoos: Is It Safe, Precautions, and More Breastfeeding and Tattoos: Is It Safe, Precautions, and More
There are numerous health considerations to make when you breastfeed, so you may wonder if tattoos are a factor. Preexisting tattoos don’t impact the breastfeeding process. Getting a tattoo and undergoing tattoo removal are different matters. Take precautions if you want a tattoo while breastfeeding. It may be a good idea to delay tattoo removal while you breastfeed because it’s unknown whethe
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Patchouli Oil: Uses, Benefits, and Side Effects Patchouli Oil: Uses, Benefits, and Side Effects
Spring has sprung, bringing with it a nutritious and delicious crop of fruits and veggies that make eating healthy incredibly easy, colorful, and fun!We’re kicking off the season with 30 recipes featuring superstar fruits and veggies like grapefruit, asparagus, artichokes, carrots, fava beans, radishes, leeks, green peas, and many more — along with information on the benefits of each, straigh
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