Ear ache is a common problem, particularly in children. It can be worrying, but it’s usually only caused by a minor infection.
Eye injuries include bruises, punctures and scratches. They can result from accidents, exposure to chemicals or foreign objects in the eye.
A sore throat can make it painful to swallow. A sore throat can also feel dry and scratchy. Sore throat can be a symptom of strep throat, the common cold.
A cough is your body’s way of responding when something irritates your throat or airways.
How quickly you recover from a cold or the flu depends on how healthy you are. In general, healthy people usually get over a cold in 7 to 10 days.
An infection occurs when germs enter the body, increase in number, and cause a reaction of the body.
A simple rash is called dermatitis, meaning inflammation of the skin. Contact dermatitis is caused by things your skin touches.
Common bladder problems include urinary tract infections, urinary incontinence, and urinary retention.
Asthma, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), Chronic Bronchitis, Emphysema.
A sprain is a stretching or tearing of ligaments — the tough bands of fibrous tissue that connect two bones together in your joints.
A minor cut will be near the surface of the skin and can be treated from home. A wound that is very large, over a quarter of an inch deep.
For minor burns, keep the burn clean and do not burst any blisters that form. More serious burns require professional medical attention.
Gastroenteritis is caused by a virus like rotavirus or norovirus. But you can also get it from bacteria like E. coli or salmonella. Although norovirus can sometimes cause a low-grade fever.
A simple fracture is a result of excessive force or impact on the bone, resulting in a break. A fracture can be complete, breaking into two pieces, or incomplete.
Allergies occur when your immune system reacts to a foreign substance — such as pollen, bee venom or pet dander.
Dehydration can occur when fluid loss or diminished fluid intake leads to a decrease in total body water content.
If you have any of these symptoms, you should go directly to the Emergency Room or call 9-1-1