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  • How to Treat Cold Sores

    Cold sores are small, blister-like, fluid-filled lesions that usually appear around the border of the lips. They are caused by… Cold sores (also called fever blisters) are small, blister-like, fluid-filled lesions that usually appear around the border of the lips. They also may appear on…

  • Vaginal Discharge

    Vaginal discharge is the small amount of fluid produced by glands inside your vagina and cervix and released through the… What is vaginal discharge? Glands inside your vagina and cervix make small amounts of fluid. This fluid flows out of the vagina each day,…

  • doctor examining the ear of a young smiling girl

    Otitis Media (with Effusion)

    Otitis media with effusion means there is fluid in the middle ear. It is common in young children and usually… doctor to suction out the fluid behind the ear. They also allow air to get into the middle ear, which helps prevent fluid build-up. Any…

  • Woman undergoing eye exam

    Glaucoma

    Glaucoma is an eye disease. It’s caused by fluid and pressure in the eye. At first, there aren’t symptoms, but… if you experience these symptoms. What causes glaucoma? Normally, fluid in your eye nourishes the eye and keeps it healthy. After the fluid circulates through…

  • sweaty girl drinking water from a bottle outside

    Dehydration

    Dehydration is when your body doesn’t have enough fluids to work properly. It happens when you lose more fluids than… Dehydration is when your body doesn’t have enough fluids to work properly. It happens when you lose more fluids than you take in. This…

  • Male scientist or tech observes biopsy sample under a microscope

    Biopsy

    A biopsy is a procedure to remove tissue, fluid, or a growth from your body to examine tissue or a… A biopsy is a procedure to remove tissue or cells from your body. This sample is sent to a lab for testing. Using a microscope,…

  • Close-up of a mosquito on human skin. West Nile virus is an infectious disease that can cause flu-like symptoms. It’s usually spread by infected mosquitos.

    West Nile Virus

    West Nile virus is an infectious disease that can cause flu-like symptoms. It’s usually spread by infected mosquitos… What is West Nile virus? West Nile virus is an infectious disease that can cause flu-like symptoms. It’s usually spread by infected mosquitos. It first appeared in the…

  • Throat Problems

    Throat pain and mouth sores, along with other cold and flu symptoms, are common problems. This chart will direct you… Throat pain and mouth sores, along with other cold and flu symptoms, are common problems. This chart will direct you to the appropriate care…

  • A doctor examines the ear of a boy suffering from eustachian tube dysfunction.

    Eustachian Tube Dysfunction

    Eustachian tube dysfunction is when your ear is plugged with fluid. Sounds may be muffled, and your ear may feel… What is Eustachian tube dysfunction? The Eustachian tube is a small passageway that connects your throat to your middle ear. When you sneeze, swallow, or yawn, your…

  • A businessman holds his hands on his aching hips. Bursitis of the hip is the swelling of the bursae, fluid-filled sacs that cushion tendons, ligaments, and muscles. It can cause pain and tenderness.

    Bursitis of the Hip

    Bursitis of the hip is the swelling of the bursae, fluid-filled sacs that cushion tendons, ligaments, and muscles. It can… What is bursitis of the hip? Bursitis is the painful swelling of bursae. Bursae are fluid-filled sacs that cushion your tendons, ligaments, and muscles…

  • Nurse holding newborn

    Meconium Aspiration Syndrome (MAS)

    Meconium aspiration syndrome affects newborns who inhale their stool and/or amniotic fluid before, during, or after labor and delivery… What is meconium aspiration syndrome? Meconium aspiration syndrome (MAS) happens when a newborn inhales meconium (the baby’s first stool) and/or amniotic fluid (the fluid that…

  • Young woman wearing a mask to protect from getting H1N1 influenza

    H1N1 Influenza

    H1N1 influenza is a viral infection. It’s not the same as seasonal flu (influenza). The first outbreak occurred in 2009… What is H1N1 influenza? H1N1 influenza is a viral infection. It’s not the same as seasonal flu (influenza). The first outbreak occurred in 2009 and infected…

  • Nausea and Vomiting in Infants and Children

    Parents often feel uncomfortable when their children are unable to eat or hold down food or fluids. Many mild illnesses… Parents often feel uncomfortable when their children are unable to eat or hold down food or fluids. Many mild illnesses may lead to a "sour…

  • illustration and cross-section of kidneys

    Interstitial Nephritis

    Interstitial nephritis is a kidney disorder that affects your kidneys’ ability to filter waste and extra fluid… What is interstitial nephritis? Interstitial nephritis is a kidney disorder. The kidneys filter waste and extra fluid from the body. When you have interstitial nephritis, the spaces between tubules (small tubes)…

  • Photo of an electrocardiogram ecg or ekg printout with stethoscope. Heart palpitations is a condition that feels like your heart is pounding, racing, or skipping beats (fluttering).

    Heart Palpitations

    Heart palpitations is a condition that feels like your heart is pounding, racing, or skipping beats (fluttering)… What are heart palpitations? Heart palpitations are the sensation that your heart is pounding, racing, or skipping beats (fluttering). It is normal to hear or feel your…

  • Vibrio Vulnificus Infection

    Vibrio vulnificus is a type of bacteria found in warm seawater and contaminated shellfish. It can cause flu-like symptoms and… What is vibrio vulnificus infection? Vibrio vulnificus s a type of germ (bacteria) found in warm seawater. It comes from contaminated shellfish (especially oysters) or…

  • An illustration of a healthy kidney and a kidney with cysts

    Polycystic Kidney Disease

    Polycystic kidney disease (PKD) is an inherited disease that affects the kidneys. It causes abnormal sacs of fluid (called cysts)… What is polycystic kidney disease? Polycystic kidney disease (PKD) is an inherited disease that affects the kidneys. Inherited means it runs in families and is…

  • A swollen foot caused by lymphedema. Lymphedema occurs when there is excess fluid inside your body. It causes swelling in your arms, legs, fingers, and toes.

    Lymphedema

    Lymphedema is a condition often caused by cancer treatment or surgery. It results in swelling of the lymph nodes located… What is lymphedema? Lymphedema is excess fluid inside your body. It causes swelling in your arms, legs, fingers, and toes. Lymphedema occurs when something…

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