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 ENLmedical.com: Conditions And Concerns: Medical Encyclopedia: First degree medial collateral ligament (MCL) injury
Call your health care provider if you are being treated for 1st degree MCL injury and you notice increased instability in your knee, if pain or swelling return after they initially subsided, or if your injury does not appear to be resolving with time.
ENLmedical.com: Conditions And Concerns: Medical Encyclopedia: First degree medial collateral ligament (MCL) injury
This test involves bending the knee to 25 degrees and putting pressure on the outside surface of the knee.
www.enlmedical.com /article/001076.htm

  
 MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia: First degree burn
The information provided herein should not be used during any medical emergency or for the diagnosis or treatment of any medical condition.
First degree burns affect the outer layer of the skin, causing pain, redness, and swelling.
A licensed physician should be consulted for diagnosis and treatment of any and all medical conditions.
www.nlm.nih.gov /medlineplus/ency/imagepages/8600.htm

  
 President William Clinton: Health & Medical History
Alternate index terms: Medical history of President Clinton, Medical history of President William J. Clinton, Medical history of President William Jefferson Clinton, Medical history of William Jefferson Blythe, Medical history of Bill Clinton.
The next day, further evaluation at the Westchester Medical Center (probably a cardiac angiogram) led to the recommendation for urgent four-vessel coronary bypass grafting [13].
He [Clinton] has a history of nasal congestion, swelling of his eyes, and difficulty breathing through his nose.
www.doctorzebra.com /prez/g42.htm   (1429 words)

  
 Lymphedema and Venous Disease Products - CircAid Medical
This creates a condition of persistent swelling in an arm, leg or other body part.
Lymphedema is a complex condition in which there is no one treatment or simple solution.
treatment for your condition, or if you suspect there is a problem with your health.
www.lymphedema.biz   (859 words)

  
 Low Cholesterol Recipe - Medical Encyclopedia - Prescription Eyewear - Prescription Meds -
Symptoms of a Levitra overdose are not known, but are likely to include chest pain, back pain, dizziness, an irregular heartbeat, abnormal vision, and swelling of the ankles or legs.
Do not take Levitra if you: -Take any form of medication known as "nitrates" (type of medicine used to relieve chest pain that can occur as a result of heart disease).
Weight Loss Prescriptions NO Prior Prescription is needed Vicodin, Phentermine, Adipex, Soma, Fioricet, Ultram, Celebrex, Viagra, Valtrex, Zyban, and many, many others.
www.pharmacy-dictionary.com /qg054_0_11311_19   (812 words)

  
 lamotrigine, Eastern Carolina
Seek emergency medical attention or contact your doctor immediately if you develop any skin rash; fever; hives; swelling of the lips, tongue, or face; sores in the mouth or around the eyes; or swollen lymph glands.
Carry or wear a medical identification tag to let others know that you are taking this medicine in the case of an emergency.
www.uhseast.com /115313.cfm   (812 words)

  
 medical-advice-nausea
The treatment of JRA is to alleviate pain and swelling caused by the inflammation which can be medical-advice-nausea done by antiinflammatory medications and splinting the joint or providing the patient with crutches so that a sore joint is not used as much.
In some cases bone spurs on vertebral medical-advice-nausea bodies and degenerative changes press along the spine against nerves or the spinal cord causing numbness, weakness, or pain to develop in the area supplied by those nerves.
Surgery is best suited for patients with myelopathy and have evidence medical-advice-nausea of muscle weakness that is being caused by nerve root or spinal cord compression and that relieving the pressure on the nerves is critical.
www.yourdiagnosis.com /medical-advice/medical-advice-nausea.htm   (812 words)

  
 HON - News : Health Tip: Symptoms of Appendicitis
Symptoms of appendicitis may include pain in the abdomen, first around the belly button, then moving to the lower-right area; loss of appetite; nausea; constipation; diarrhea; low fever that begins after other symptoms; and abdominal swelling.
The list of medical terms above are retrieved automatically from the article.
It is for your information only and may not represent your true individual medical situation.
www.hon.ch /News/HSN/523119.html   (368 words)

  
 Women's Health : Compression Hosiery
The pressure in medical compression hosiery is greatest at the ankle and decreases gradually as it moves towards the heart, gently compressing the limb with gradient pressure thereby limiting the amount of swelling and maintaining the reduction in swelling achieved following other treatments.
Medical compression hosiery exerts a graduated pressure against your leg to reduce venous distension, increase venous and lymphatic return, and prevent venous and lymphatic pooling and swelling.
Both medical compression and fashion support hosiery come in a variety of styles and colors.
www.knueppels.com /WHCH.asp   (188 words)

  
 Knee Pain Treatment Injuries Knee Stiffness Injury Brace ,Water,Fluid,Swelling,Stiffness -Goode Wraps
Only FDA can conclude that a medical device is safe and effective for an intended use.
Shoulder Pain, Back Spasm, Muscle Cramp, Shoulder Stiffness, University Research Studies, Knee Swelling, Shin Swelling, Ankle Swelling, Shoulder Swelling, Elbow Swelling, University Research Studies, Elbow Pain, Tennis Elbow, Golfers Elbow, Stiffness, Inflammation.
Stiffness, Stiff Knee, Stiff Shin, Stiff Ankle, Stiff Shoulder, Stiff Elbow, University Research Study on Osteroarthritis,
www.macrocap.com /pain.swelling/knee.pain.htm   (3772 words)

  
 Hinduja Hospital:P.D.Hinduja National Hospital & Medical Research Centre
FNAC is asked for when the consultant wants to determine the nature of the swelling (whether cancer, infection, inflammation).
FNAC is performed to determine the nature of the swelling.
As the swelling is deep seated and not visible FNAC is performed under radiological guidance such as CT scan or it may be performed under radiological guidance.
www.hindujahospital.com /fnac.html   (238 words)

  
 furosemide - most complete web resourse. visit now.
Furosemide, a 'water pill,' is used to reduce the swelling and fluid retention furosemidecaused by various medical problems, including heart or liver disease.
Furosemide, a 'water pill,' is used to reduce the swelling and fluid retention caused by Furosemide comes as a tablet and liquid to take by mouth.
Describes the medication furosemide (Lasix), a drug used to treat excessive fluid accumulation and swelling (edema) of the body caused by heart failure,
furosemide.apexinternetsoftware.com   (206 words)

  
 Animal Bites
The first signs of pasteurellosis usually occur within 2 to 12 hours of the bite and include pain, reddening, and swelling of the area around the site of the bite.
Bites to the hand need special attention; if pasteurellosis develops in the tissues of the hand, the bacteria can infect tendons or even bones and sometimes cause permanent damage if appropriate medical care is not administered promptly.
It is important that you seek medical care immediately if these symptoms occur.
www.vetmed.lsu.edu /animal_bites.htm   (206 words)

  
 Occupational Disease: Proximate Cause
Northwest Healthcare [7/28/03] 2003 MTWCC 52 Foot condition involving swelling and pain suffered by nursing home housekeeper was not caused by employment where her condition was inconsistent with any trauma, even repetitive trauma, occurring at work and where she suffered a long history of fibromyalgia and other medical conditions, including prior swelling in her legs.
Griner [11/09/01] 2001 MTWCC 58 Where medical testimony establishes that heavy labor caused harm the proximate cause requirement of the Occupational Disease Act is satisfied.
The DOL hearing examiner, and the WC Court, erred in basing their decision on medical opinions by physicians who operated under the mistaken assumption that occupational irritants had to be the major factor causing a pulmonary condition for claimant to receive compensation.
wcc.dli.state.mt.us /TOOLS/OD_ProximateCause.htm   (1002 words)

  
 MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia: Wrist pain
Wrist pain with bruising and swelling is often a sign of an injury.
Arthritis is another common cause of wrist pain, swelling, and stiffness.
An occupational therapist can show you ways to ease pain and swelling and stop the syndrome from coming back.
www.nlm.nih.gov /medlineplus/ency/article/003175.htm   (1024 words)

  
 Urticaria (Hives) and Angioedema
Since there are no specific tests for hives or the associated swelling of angioedema, testing will depend on your medical history and a thorough examination by your dermatologist.
Angioedema is characterized by deep swelling around the eyes and lips and sometimes of the genitals, hands and feet.
Angioedema is tissue swelling similar to urticaria, but the swelling occurs beneath the skin instead of on the surface.
www.cchs.net /health/health-info/docs/1900/1960.asp?index=8630   (798 words)

  
 Cerebral edema definition - Medical Dictionary definitions of popular medical terms
Also known as brain edema, brain swelling, swelling of the brain, and wet brain.
Cerebral edema : Accumulation of excessive fluid in the substance of the brain.
The brain is especially susceptible to injury from edema, because it is located within a confined space and cannot expand.
www.medterms.com /script/main/art.asp?articlekey=30899   (798 words)

  
 Symptom: Swollen spleen - WrongDiagnosis.com
Swollen spleen type of: Spleen symptoms (38), Enlarged liver and spleen (46), Swelling symptoms (281)
Swollen spleen: Swelling or enlargement of the spleen
Medical conditions causing complication: Swollen spleen (3 conditions)
www.wrongdiagnosis.com /sym/swollen_spleen.htm   (290 words)

  
 Dr. Koop - Stasis dermatitis and ulcers
The information provided herein should not be used during any medical emergency or for the diagnosis or treatment of any medical condition.
Call for an appointment with your health care provider if leg swelling or stasis dermatitis develops.
Symptoms may be minimized if the underlying condition and swelling can be controlled.
www.drkoop.com /ency/43/000834trt.html   (290 words)

  
 ► Fluid imbalance
The key is to seek medical attention when signs of dehydration or swelling take place, in order to prevent more serious complications.
For example, after heart surgery that involves cardiopulmonary bypass, it is common for the individual to retain large quantities of fluid for several days (causing marked swelling of the body).
Replacing the fluid is important, but may require medical supervision.
www.umm.edu /ency/article/001187.htm   (290 words)

  
 eMedicine - Paraphimosis : Article by Jong M Choe, MD, FACS
The ensuing tissue ischemia and vascular engorgement cause painful swelling of the glans and prepuce and may eventually cause gangrene or autoamputation of the distal penis.
Medical therapy: Medical therapy involves reassuring the patient, reducing the preputial edema, and restoring the prepuce to its original position and condition.
Higgins SP: Painful swelling of the prepuce occurring during penile erection.
www.emedicine.com /med/topic2874.htm   (2748 words)

  
 Edema definition - Medical Dictionary definitions of popular medical terms
Edema - Explains edema which is an observable swelling in certain parts of the body, and includes causes, and diuretic treatments.
Edema: The swelling of soft tissues as a result of excess water accumulation.
Edema is often more prominent in the lower legs and feet toward the end of the day as a result of pooling of fluid from the upright position maintained during the day.
www.medterms.com /script/main/art.asp?articlekey=3192   (2748 words)

  
 Chalazion - Mountain View Bay Area Sunnyvale Cupertino Palo Alto Standford
A chalazion is a persistent inflammation or swelling of the upper or lower eyelid.
A chalazion is usually diagnosed based on a complete medical history and physical examination of your child.
The symptoms of a chalazion may resemble other conditions or medical problems.
www.elcaminohospital.org /12484.cfm   (359 words)

  
 Cerebral edema definition - Medical Dictionary definitions of popular medical terms
Also known as brain edema, brain swelling, swelling of the brain, and wet brain.
Cerebral edema definition - Medical Dictionary definitions of popular medical terms
Cerebral edema: Accumulation of excessive fluid in the substance of the brain.
www.medterms.com /script/main/art.asp?articlekey=30899   (179 words)

  
 Anosmia definition - Medical Dictionary definitions of popular medical terms
Loss of the sense of smell can be due to a number of things including swelling within the nose that prevents odors from gaining access to the olfactory (smell) area.
The swelling may be from a cold or allergy.
Most people with anosmia have normal perception of salty, sweet, sour, and bitter substances but they lack flavor discrimination, which is largely dependent on olfaction (smell).
www.medterms.com /script/main/art.asp?articlekey=2270   (275 words)

  
 Hereditary angioedema definition - Medical Dictionary definitions of popular medical terms
(Angioedema is also referred to as Quinke's disease.) Persons with it are born lacking an inhibitor protein (called C1 esterase inhibitor) that normally prevents activation of a cascade of proteins leading to the swelling of angioedema.
Hereditary angioedema definition - Medical Dictionary definitions of popular medical terms
Patients can develop recurrent attacks of swollen tissues, pain in the abdomen, and swelling of the voice box (larynx) which can compromise breathing.
www.medterms.com /script/main/art.asp?articlekey=3721   (232 words)

  
 Lymphedema definition - Medical Dictionary definitions of popular medical terms
Breast Cancer and Lymphedema - Lymphedema is a common chronic, debilitating condition in which excess fluid called lymph collects in tissues and causes swelling in them.
Lymphedema: A common chronic, debilitating condition in which excess fluid called lymph collects in tissues and causes swelling (edema) in them.
Congenital lymphedema: In many other cases, lymphedema is evident at birth and is due to a congenital malformation (that is, a birth defect) of the lymphatic system.
www.medterms.com /script/main/art.asp?articlekey=4219   (445 words)

  
 INTESTINAL ISCHEMIA - Patients - American College of Gastroenterology
The injury and prognosis for any given episode of intestinal ischemia depend on the cause of the injury, the blood vessel(s) involved, the underlying medical condition of the patient, and the swiftness with which the problem is brought to medical attention for diagnosis and treatment.
The most common cause of ischemia from venous obstruction is a thrombus which, as it interferes with return of blood flow from the intestines, produces intestinal congestion, and resulting intestinal swelling and thickening, as well as bleeding.
There has been extraordinary progress, however, in medical understanding of intestinal ischemia over the past 50 years; a growing number of physicians now recognize the opportunity to diagnose intestinal ischemia early, thereby improving the outcomes for their patients.
www.acg.gi.org /patients/gihealth/ischemia.asp   (2419 words)

  
 UCSF - Radiology - Injuries of Breakdancing
Since breakdancing continues to be practiced by many individuals around the world, both within organized dance communities as well as on the streets, good medical care for this population requires awareness of any special medical concerns associated with this activity.
In addition, breakdancing may be associated with a number of otherwise uncommon medical conditions such as cervical spine subluxation, or greenstick fractures of the humeral head.
Each British teenager presented with painful swelling of the metacarpophalangeal joint of the dominant thumb after breakdancing.
www.radiology.ucsf.edu /learning_ctr/breakdance.shtml   (3687 words)

  
 Infirmary - Burns: First-Degree
The skin is usually red, with swelling and pain sometimes present.
This information is not intended as a substitute for professional medical advice, emergency treatment or formal first-aid training.
If you are in a life-threatening or emergency medical situation, seek medical assistance immediately.
www.leatheracademy.com /burns_firstdegree.htm   (130 words)

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