Eye Infection

The Truth About the Lyme Disease Epidemic

…attached 12 or more hours before it can pass on the infective material, so check yourself and remove the tick as soon as possible, and treat the skin around the bite with alcohol. Be alert for symptoms. * From 3 to 30 days afterward: the bull’s-eye rash at the site of the bite (in half of the cases…

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Massage Away Diabetic Lesions

…the lidocaine and the ointment. When the infection begins to clear, you may substitute vegetable oil for the antibiotic cream. As treatment continues, the increase in circulation slowly destroys the outer rim of the ulcer. It is the destruction of this bulls-eye border that appears to be the key to the…

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Is the Swimming Pool Making You Sick?

…germs cause Recreational Water Illnesses (RWI) which are spread by swallowing or inhaling pool water. Various kinds of gastrointestinal, eye, throat, and ear infections are caused by RWIs, but diarrhea is the most commonly reported illness identified after a dip in the pool. The benefits of swimming for…

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