Demystifying Your Health 2022

Calluses

What causes them? You just got home from your evening walk and are taking off your shoes and socks. On your left foot, you notice that there’s a hard, raised bump on your heel. You press on the area, but it doesn’t hurt. You ask your doctor about it at your routine...

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Pink Eye

Why are your eyes red? For the past several days, you’ve had a sore throat and nasal congestion. When you woke up this morning, you noticed that your right eye had crusted over, so you couldn’t open it. After gently removing the crust, you realize that your eye is...

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Wisdom Teeth

Do they always cause trouble? You go to the dentist for your regular 6-month checkup. After the X-rays are taken, he comes and tells you that you might want to consider having your wisdom teeth removed because they’re partially impacted. What does this mean? Why do...

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Bunions

Why do they hurt so bad? What do you think of when you hear the word “bunion?” If you’re like most people, you probably think of your grandparents or other elderly individuals complaining about their bunions hurting. Is it something that only affects older people?...

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