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Are your nails going green? Or have you seen people with green nails instead of the white color you are used to? Sometimes the color might not be green only. It might vary from blue-green to green-brown, or green-yellow. Usually, only one or two nails are involved. And in some cases, the whole nails change in color, Now you are definitely wondering what causes this because that is why you are here, and today, Healthsoothe - your number one trusted health site will answer all your questions concerning this condition. Now, you must have heard of a condition known as…

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A bounding pulse is when a person feels their heart beating harder or more vigorously than usual. People are often worried that a bounding pulse is a sign of a heart problem. However, anxiety or panic attacks cause many cases and will resolve on their own. People may notice their heartbeat feels stronger in their chest or when they feel for their pulse in the neck or wrist. They might also notice an irregular heartbeat or heart palpitations. In this article, we look at the causes and symptoms of a bounding pulse. We also discuss ways that people can treat…

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Schamberg disease represents the most common type of pigmented purpuric dermatoses (PPDs), a chronic, benign, cutaneous eruptions characterized by petechiae, purpura, and increased skin pigmentation (brown, red, or yellow patchy). The PPDs are grouped into five clinical entities: Schamberg's purpura, Majocchi purpura, lichen aureus, Gougerot-Blum purpura and, eczematid-like purpura of Doucas and Kapetanakis. Schamberg disease (SD) has also been called: progressive pigmentary dermatosis of Schamberg, purpura pigmentosa progressive, and Schamberg's purpura. It is commonly seen in males and mainly affects the tibial regions, and could involve thighs, buttocks, trunk, or upper extremities. This article focuses on this schamberg disease; What…

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The half-moon shape at the base of your fingernail is known as a lunula. Lunulae cover the bottom of your nail, just above your cuticle. Lunulae are part of your nail matrix. The matrix refers to the tissue just beneath your nail. It contains nerves, lymph, and blood vessels. It also produces the cells that become the hardened nail plate, which is what you see. Although everyone has a nail matrix, not everyone will see or have a lunula on each nail. Those who do have a lunula may notice that they vary in appearance across each nail. Read on…

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Defining/Explaining Peak Inspiratory Pressure (PIP) Peak inspiratory pressure is the pressure that is generated by the ventilator to overcome both airway resistance and alveolar resistance. The goal of the pressure is to obtain the set inspiratory flow and the tidal volume goal that is set by the provider. The maximum amount of pressure exerted in the lungs while inhaling is known as peak inspiratory pressure (PIP). The number in mechanical ventilation represents a positive pressure which is in centimeters of water pressure (cmH2O). It is frequently referred to as the maximum inspiratory pressure (MIPO) in normal breathing, which is a…

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Definition and Description of Smith Lemli Opitz Syndrome Smith-Lemli-Opitz syndrome is a congenital or developmental condition that affects many bodily systems. This disorder is distinguished by unusual facial characteristics, a tiny head shape (microcephaly), intellectual handicap or learning difficulties, and behavioral difficulties. Many of the children impacted by this syndrome have autism, a developmental disorder that hampers speech and social interaction. Heart, lung, kidney, gastrointestinal system, and genitalia malformations are also prevalent. Newborns having Smith-Lemli-Opitz syndrome have low muscle tone (hypotonia), have eating problems, and develop at a slower rate than typical infants. The majority of affected people have joined…

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The supraspinatus muscle is located in the supraspinatus fossa behind the scapula.  It is connected to the supraspinatus tendon – a thick fibrous band of tissue that connects the supraspinatus muscle to the shoulder joint.  The supraspinatus tendon is a part of the rotator cuff.  The function of the supraspinatus is to facilitate the movement of the arm upwards.  When there is damage or injury to the supraspinatus tendon, it is referred to as supraspinatus tendinosis, which is also known as supraspinatus tendinopathy. The average age of onset of this complication is in one’s 50s due to degeneration during the…

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Many people experience at least one nosebleed in their lifetime. Though they can be frightening, they usually require nothing more than leaning forward and pinching your nostrils together for a few minutes to stop the bleeding. However, if nosebleeds become recurrent or troublesome enough that your clothes start to resemble a performer at Fear Farm, nose cauterization, which is also known as nose cautery may be recommended. Yeah, nose cauterization. Have you ever heard of it? This article will explain all there is to know about nose cauterization; its procedures, where it can be done, and other critical things you…

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Apples are a popular fruit. Who doesn’t like apple fruit? I mean apples are among one of the fruits that many people first go to when they wanna eat some fruits. Why? Because they are sweet and they contain antioxidants, vitamins, dietary fiber, and a range of other nutrients. Wow. Apple fruits are just too beneficial all-round. Aren’t they? Due to their varied nutrient content, apple fruits may help improve health in several ways. Apples come in a variety of shapes, colors, and flavors. They provide a range of nutrients that can benefit many aspects of a person’s health. Eating…

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There are people who have a prominent or large upper lip, and I know you have probably wondered what caused their upper lip to be so large or bigger than normal. And what of people whose lower lips are shorter than normal; Too too short lips. And of course, you are also among others that want to know what causes such abnormality. The upper lip can also be called the philtrum, and today’s article will explain all you need to know about the philtrum; its variations in different people, its development, and what causes its largeness in some sets of…

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Dehydration (a condition that leads to extreme thirst that is caused by not drinking enough fluid - water or by losing more fluid than you take in) is a condition that everyone will not want to happen to them anyway and at any time, and that is why people often find ways to prevent this. Ways of preventing dehydration could come in ways like carrying water in containers or plastic bottles with you when you go out or making sure wherever you are going to have to go for the day, there’s water nearby. But what happens if you exhaust…

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About this Compound – Calcium Sulfate Calcium sulfate which is also known as calcium sulphate and related hydrates is an inorganic compound having the formula CaSO4. It is utilized as a desiccant in the form of an anhydrite (the anhydrous form). One hydrate is more well recognized as Plaster of Paris, while another naturally occurs as that of the mineral gypsum. It has several applications in the industry. All states are white solids which are water-insoluble. Water becomes permanently hardened due to calcium sulfate. CaSO4 (calcium sulfate) is found naturally in calcium salt. It is most well recognized in its…

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Today’s article is on a drug known as Dimetapp which is mainly used as a cold and allergy medication. There are many cold and allergy medications out there and many times, people do not know which one to go for, or which one is good among all these, as there are also fake and harmful drugs. So, we will analyze Dimetapp since it is one of the cold and allergy drugs that is commonly used. If you are here, then you are here to find out whether Dimetapp is a good cold and allergy drug; Is it good for your…

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Today’s article from Healthsoothe will talk about the caviar tongue. Yeah, you heard me. I said “caviar”. But trust me, it isn’t what you are thinking. You know caviar as a type of food, but the caviar we are talking about here isn’t food related. Ever seen someone’s tongue being purplish or bluish, and bulging with veins? Yeah, it happens, and this is known as the caviar tongue. Some of you must have already known about it, and are here to confirm something or get the answer to questions like; is caviar tongue dangerous? Can caviar tongue kill? What causes…

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Overview and Introduction of the Linea Alba The linea alba is a strip of tissue (connective) that extends from the sternum to the public bone of a person. It aids in the stabilization and bracing of the core muscles. Overstretching might cause it to become damaged and feeble. Exercises & physical therapy are used by healthcare practitioners to address linea alba issues. It divides your rectus abdominis into left and right sides. The rectus abdominis is also known as the "six-pack abs" since it runs from the lower end of the sternum (breastbone) to the public bone. In Latin, linea…

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Imagine how difficult it is to understand the severity of pains in people who are unable to communicate their pains and children between ages 2 months and 7 years, it’s quite tasking and stressful, right? This is where the flacc scale comes in. The Flacc scale is a behavioral pain scale used to assess a person’s pain, especially those unable to communicate. Doctors often use the flacc scale to determine the pain levels of people who can’t speak out to express the level of pain they are experiencing, and also the flacc scale is very beneficial for accessing the pain…

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