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What is Persistent Genital Arousal Disorder?

Do your genitals keep getting aroused without stimulation or sexual desire? If so then you might have something called PGAD, which stands for “persistent genital arousal disorder.” This condition and its symptoms usually exist in women.  It’s quite common and natural for genitals to be aroused during sexual activity. On...

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Dandruff vs Dry Scalp: How to Tell the Difference?

Isn’t dandruff caused by dry skin? It might be surprising but there’s a difference in the two conditions of dandruff vs dry scalp. Dry scalp is a little more obvious since the name explains the condition. How about dandruff? We often think this is caused by dry skin on the...

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Itchy Palms: Common Causes and Treatment

Itching palms are maybe one of the worst nightmares we all once have. It is worsened by the fact that our palms have thousands and thousands of nerve endings all looking for stimuli and all super sensitive to anything it feels or touches. Having said this, itchy palms is the...

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Basal Ganglia Stroke: Causes, Treatment, Recovery

Basal ganglia, a cluster of neurons, constitutes a structure in the center of the brain. It connects with the brainstem, thalamus, cerebral cortex, and other brain parts. Basal ganglia control movements, response to a certain situation (tossing a ball) and planning actions. Diseases such as basal ganglia stroke affecting Ganglia...

Pain Behind Knee: Common Causes and Treatment

The body’s biggest joint is the knee, which makes it one of the areas most prone to injury. While pain behind the knee may suggest muscle strain or a ligament tear, it may signal an underlying medical condition. Here are the usual causes of pain behind knee, its symptoms, and...

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Warm or Burning hands: What Causes This?

The cliché saying goes “Cold hands, warm heart.” So, would the opposite of it mean the same? While occasionally having warm hands isn’t an issue, it does once it is accompanied by pain. Here are the other possible causes of burning hands and several treatments. Causes & Treatment: Medical Conditions ...

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Schirmer Test: What is It For?

Are you suffering from dry eye? It’s important for the human eye to release a certain amount of pressure during the day. This provides various benefits like preventing high pressure. Sometimes eyes become dry due to common factors like dry air around them. It’s important to test whether or not...

Frontal Sinusitis: What Causes It and Are There Complications

Difficulty breathing accompanied by a feeling of pressure around the forehead, particularly the eyes, could be an indication of inflamed frontal sinuses. So, what causes the inflammation of the frontal sinus and how is this condition treated? Plus, what are the symptoms of frontal sinusitis? Quick Overview of the Frontal...

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Erythrodermic Psoriasis: Causes, Symptoms, Treatment

Some skin conditions cause symptoms that just include a little pain or discomfort. However, some diseases like erythrodermic psoriasis can be very dangerous. That’s because it prevents the skin from its normal functions. That includes keeping fluids in and toxins out and maintaining the right temperature. This form of psoriasis...

Insulin Pen: Uses, Types, and Tips on Using It

You’ve probably heard of insulin but what about an insulin pen? This is a tool used for people with diabetes to inject insulin. This is more convenient than a syringe so if you’re looking for a more convenient way to boost your blood sugar levels then this is definitely an...