Symptoms usually include pain that is dull and constant. The pain also may be described as sharp, stabbing, tearing, spasmodic, tender, aching or gnawing. Many patients report feeling as though the pain has wrapped around their upper chest like a band. What is neuropathic chest pain? Intercostal neuralgia is neuropathicRead More →

Pain or fullness in the left upper belly that can spread to the left shoulder. A feeling of fullness without eating or after eating a small amount because the spleen is pressing on your stomach. Low red blood cells (anemia) Frequent infections. Bleeding easily. How do you check your spleenRead More →

Iodine-rich foods Too much iodine can make hyperthyroidism worse by leading the thyroid gland to produce too much thyroid hormone. A person with hyperthyroidism should avoid eating excessive amounts of iodine-rich foods, such as: iodized salt. Can too much iodine cause hyperthyroidism? Consuming too much iodine can also lead toRead More →

If your dentures have started to feel uncomfortable, they’ve come loose or they’re causing you pain, you should make an appointment to see your dentist right away. They can check your mouth for any signs of oral health problems that may need to be treated and can repair or replaceRead More →

How is subacute thyroiditis treated? Over-the-counter nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). Medications like aspirin and ibuprofen work by reducing inflammation. … Corticosteroids. Corticosteroids are used when NSAIDs aren’t enough to reduce swelling. … Beta-blockers. How do you treat acute thyroiditis? Medical Care Acute thyroiditis requires immediate parenteral antibiotic therapy before abscessRead More →

Some people experience gastrointestinal (GI) symptoms, such as bloating, gas, and stomach cramps when they eat pulses, like beans, lentils, and peas. That’s because pulses contain large amounts of indigestible carbohydrates (fibers) that are fermented in the GI tract resulting in the formation of gas. Why do beans bother myRead More →

Most people who receive a diagnosis of prostate cancer do not die from it. Back pain can sometimes occur with advanced prostate cancer. However, back pain on its own does not necessarily indicate that a person has the disease. This pain is a common medical complaint, and there are manyRead More →

discomfort or pain in your abdomen. gas and abdominal bloating. nausea. diarrhea. constipation. vomiting. What are the early signs of bowel cancer? The symptoms of bowel cancer can include: Bleeding from your bottom and/or blood in your poo. A persistent and unexplained change in bowel habit. Unexplained weight loss. ExtremeRead More →