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How to Care for an Infected Wound

Nov 30, 2022

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that about 2.8 million people in the United States get sick from healthcare-associated infections every year. Wounds are skin abrasions or punctures in the skin that may be caused by accidents, falls, bites, or surgical incisions. This article will focus on the different types of wounds and […]

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How to Care for a Wound Infected with MRSA

Nov 15, 2022

When someone is infected with MRSA, it can be difficult for them to treat the infection by themselves. It is essential that they are aware of the symptoms; and when they see these symptoms, they should seek help as soon as possible. MRSA infections are often found in the nose, lungs, skin and bloodstream, and […]

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Treating UTIs With Home Remedies

Oct 30, 2022

The burning sensation you feel while peeing indicates that you might have an infection, commonly referred to as UTI. One frequently asked question is, “can my UTI go away on its own?” Yes, a UTI can go away itself, but that depends on the severity and other physiological factors. Do UTIs Go Away Easily On […]

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What Are the 5 Steps in Handwashing?

Oct 30, 2022

We all know that washing your hands is crucial for preventing infections and staying generally healthy. But are you actually washing your hands correctly? Handwashing is a quick and simple process, but it’s important to follow these 5 steps in handwashing to make sure you’re properly protecting yourself. The 5 sites in handwashing are… 1- […]

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What is Post-Operative Sepsis?

Sep 30, 2022

Post-Operative sepsis is a rare but very serious complication that can develop after surgery. It’s important that all patients and caregivers know the signs of this condition so they can get help if it develops. Below, we’ll share the basics of this condition so you can know what to look out for after an operation. […]

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Should You Use a Wound Healing Cream?

Sep 15, 2022

We all deal with injuries from time to time. If you have an injury on your body, you might consider using a wound healing cream to aid in your recovery. But what exactly is a wound healing cream- and do they actually make a difference? Read on to learn if you should be using a […]

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What’s the Difference Between an Infected Vs. Irritated Piercing?

Aug 30, 2022

Many piercings become red, swollen, or tender as they heal. But what’s the difference between a piercing that’s irritated and one that’s infected? Knowing the signs of infection will help you protect your piercing- as well as your overall health. Below, we’ll explain the differences between an infected vs. irritated piercing. We’ll also tell you […]

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5 Reasons to See a Urinary Tract Infection Specialist

Aug 15, 2022

Urinary tract infections (also known as UTIs) are a common condition, especially for women. However, some patients deal with chronic UTIs. For these individuals, symptoms are often bad enough to interfere with their daily lives. Luckily though, there are specialists who can help these people find relief. Below, we’ll share our top 5 reasons to […]

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What Are the Stages of Infection?

Jul 30, 2022

There are many different types of infections. Understanding the different stages of infection will help you understand the similarities between these different illnesses. It will also help you understand your symptoms and your contagious period. So what are the stages of infection anyway? We’ll break them down in the article below. 1- Incubation Period The […]

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