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EKGs: What Are They and When Should You Get Them?

April 18, 2024 By admin In Health
EKGs - What Are They and When Should You Get Them - ER of Mesquite
An EKG, the electrocardiogram is the friendly name of a device that is used often by medical professionals and that is a suitable tool to analyze the electricity of the heart. The device explores the nature of the disease at a molecular and genetic level, highlighting the effective management of num...

Orthopedic Injuries And The Psychological Impact They Have

April 16, 2024 By admin In Health
Orthopedic Injuries And The Psychological Impact They Have - ER of Mesquite
As for the musculoskeletal system damage which is called a general category under the name of orthopedic injuries conditions such as fracture, strain, tears, dislocation, and muscular weakness also fit in. Besides traumatic injuries, this category also includes chronic ones that can be covered, to m...

Smallpox: Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment, And Prevention

March 01, 2024 By admin In Health
Smallpox - Symptoms Diagnosis Treatment And Prevention - ER of Mesquite
There was a high survival rate from smallpox, but there were also significant death rates. The smallpox mortality rate was approximately 30%. In addition, many illness survivors experienced severe scarring or sometimes lost their vision. The smallpox virus has been eradicated since a vaccine was dev...

Comminuted Fracture: Symptoms, Causes, Treatment

February 29, 2024 By admin In Health
Comminuted Fracture - Symptoms, Causes, Treatment and More - ER of Mesquite
A comminuted fracture is when a bone breaks into three or more pieces. These typically require surgery and take longer to heal than other fractures. If a bone fractures into three or more fragments, it is called a comminuted fracture. To address associated problems and fix a comminuted fracture, sur...

Segmental Fracture: Symptoms, Causes & Treatment

February 28, 2024 By admin In Health
Segmental Fracture - Symptoms, Causes and Treatment - ER of Mesquite
A segmental fracture involves at least two fracture lines in a bone and a “segment” of separated bone in between those fracture lines. Sometimes, these medical definitions make sense!   They typically happen in the long bones of the arms and legs but can occur elsewhere in the body. In this...

Avulsion Fracture: Symptoms, Causes, Treatment, and Recovery

February 27, 2024 By admin In Health
Avulsion Fracture - Symptoms, Causes, Treatment, Recovery - ER of Mesquite
An avulsion fracture occurs when a tendon or ligament attached to the bone pulls a piece of the fractured bone off. They can happen anywhere in the body but are most common in the finger, ankle, hip, and foot. They are more common in children than adults but often affect adults who play sports. This...

Oblique Fracture: Symptoms, Causes & Treatment

February 26, 2024 By admin In Health
Oblique Fracture - Symptoms, Causes & Treatment - ER of Mesquite
A fracture is defined as a break or loss of continuity in the bone. There can be a crack in the bone or a whole or partial fracture. The force utilized to break the bone such as a high-energy or low-energy trauma determines the severity of the fracture. Automobile accidents, sports injuries, direct ...

Diphtheria: Causes, Symptoms, Treatment & Prevention

February 22, 2024 By admin In Health
Diphtheria - Causes, Symptoms, Treatment, Prevention - ER of Mesquite
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) states that the characteristic sign of diphtheria is a layer of yellowish material covering the back of the neck. Even though it’s rare in the US, more than 16,000 cases were documented worldwide in 2018. If treatment is not received, 50% of...

Greenstick Fracture: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

February 21, 2024 By admin In Health
Greenstick Fracture - Causes, Symptoms and Treatment - ER of Mesquite
Greenstick fractures mostly affect youngsters under the age of ten. The age range of 5 to 14 years old is the most frequently impacted, with a 1 in 100 occurrence. Adults rarely experience it. When a partial thickness fracture occurs, just the cortex and periosteum are impacted on one side of the bo...

Compression Fractures: Causes, Symptoms, Treatment & Prevention

February 21, 2024 By admin In Health
Compression Fractures - Causes, Symptoms, Treatment and Prevention - ER of Mesquite
A “broken back” is another term to describe a spinal fracture — a break in one or more vertebrae, the 33 bones that form your backbone and protect your spinal cord. A broken back injury can be worrying, but it doesn’t necessarily mean that there’s damage to the spinal cord. A bad fall is t...

Spiral Fracture: Symptoms, Causes & Treatment

February 19, 2024 By admin In Health
Spiral Fracture Symptoms, Causes & Treatment - ER of Mesquite
A spiral fracture is an encircling pattern of shattered bone. This kind of fracture happens when the bone is twisted during an injury. Long bones, or those that are longer than they are wide, are usually affected by spiral fractures and can be found in your hands, feet, arms, and legs. The degree of...

Transverse Fracture – Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment

February 15, 2024 By admin In Health
Transverse Fracture - Symptoms, Causes and Treatment - ER of Mesquite
Do you ever find yourself unable to move a particular body part frequently? If so, you should be aware that it may be a sign of a transverse fracture. The most frequent cause of this fracture is trauma or incident, such as falling off, etc. Therefore, you must not ignore the issue and should contact...

Broken Bones (Fractures): Types, Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

February 14, 2024 By admin In Health
Broken Bones (Fractures) - Types, Causes, Symptoms and Treatment - ER of Mesquite
A crack or break in a bone is called a bone fracture. High-force impacts or stresses are typically the cause of bone fractures. It is possible for individuals suffering from osteoporosis or bone cancer to sustain a minimally significant fracture. A pathological fracture arises from a disease that ca...

Intercostal Muscle Strain: Signs, Treatments Diagnosed, and Remedies

February 13, 2024 By admin In Health
Intercostal Muscle Strain - Signs, Treatments Diagnosed and Remedies - ER of Mesquite
To support the formation of the chest wall and aid in breathing, the intercostal muscles are composed of various layers that adhere to the ribs. Intercostal muscular strain results from the tearing of an intercostal muscle that has been twisted, strained, or stretched excessively. This article looks...

Earache: Causes, Symptoms, and Home Remedies

February 06, 2024 By admin In Health
Earache - Causes, Symptoms and Home Remedies - ER of Mesquite
You could experience an earache in one or both ears. However, it usually only affects one ear. The pain might be subtle, severe, or searing and can be continuous or intermittent. In addition to experiencing a fever, an ear infection can cause temporary hearing loss. Young children with ear infection...

Gallbladder Polyps: Symptoms, Causes, Types, and Treatment

February 01, 2024 By admin In Health
Gallbladder Polyps - Symptoms, Causes, Types, and Treatment - ER of Mesquite
The majority of gallbladder polyp sufferers do not exhibit any symptoms. A CT scan or ultrasound usually uncovers the polyps by accident. While a small percentage of gallbladder polyps may progress to cancer, the majority do not. Symptomless polyps with a diameter of less than one centimeter (cm) do...

Chlamydia – Complete Guide to Diagnosis and Treatment

January 31, 2024 By admin In Health
Chlamydia - Complete Guide to Diagnosis and Treatment - ER of Mesquite
Chlamydia is one type of sexually transmitted infection (STI). It may affect anyone who participates in sexual activity and not cause any symptoms. Doctors may give antibiotics in addition to other treatments. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that there were about 1.8 m...

Inflammation: What You Need to Know Definition, Symptoms & Treatment

January 29, 2024 By admin In Health
Inflammation - What You Need to Know - Definition, Symptoms and Treatment - ER of Mesquite
To protect itself from an alien entity, such as a virus, irritation, or thorn, the body may send cells. Pathogens are organisms that cause infections, such as bacteria, viruses, and other entities. Occasionally, the body misinterprets its tissues or cells as dangerous. Autoimmune conditions, includi...

A Guide About Concussion: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, & Treatment

January 26, 2024 By admin In Health
Concussion - Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis & Treatment - ER of Mesquite
A mild traumatic brain injury (TBI) that can happen following a head injury is called a concussion. A whiplash-type injury, which forces your head and brain to rock violently back and forth, can also result in concussions. Not every head injury results in a traumatic brain injury. However, symptoms ...

Hiccups: Causes, Diagnoses, And Treatment

January 24, 2024 By admin In Health
Hiccups - Symptoms, Diagnoses And Treatment - ER of Mesquite
It is surprising how persistent and even confusing hiccups can be, despite the common perception that they are small annoyances. People have been fascinated and perplexed by these involuntary diaphragmatic contractions, which are accompanied by a characteristic “hic” sound, for generatio...

Promoting Public Health: Encouraging Flu Shot Uptake

January 17, 2024 By admin In Health
Promoting Public Health - Encouraging Flu Shot Uptake - ER of Mesquite
It’s critical to comprehend the importance of receiving a flu shot for everyone’s health as we approach flu season. In “Promoting Public Health: Encouraging Flu Shot Uptake,” we explain the significance of these vaccinations. We’ll discuss the advantages and dispel any ...

Understanding Lyme Disease: A Top-Down Overview

January 12, 2024 By admin In Health
Understanding Lyme Disease - A Top Down Overview - ER of Mesquite
Lyme disease is a noteworthy and frequently misdiagnosed illness in the complicated field of infectious illnesses. Lyme disease, a tick-borne ailment brought on by the bacteria Borrelia burgdorferi, is a rising public health concern as more cases are being reported worldwide. The goal of “Unde...

A Guide to Gallstones Symptoms, Causes, And Treatment

January 09, 2024 By admin In Health
A Guide to Gallstones - Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment - ER of Mesquite
Gallstones are widespread, and they rarely cause problems for most people. You won’t likely ever be aware of them if they remain in your gallbladder. But when they move, that’s when they get dangerous. When these tiny, pebble-like fragments get into the small openings in your vulnerable ...

Chickenpox: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prevention

January 08, 2024 By admin In Health
Chickenpox - Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, Treatment and Prevention - ER of Mesquite
The rash begins as little red dots and develops into itchy blisters packed with fluid. upward-pointing right arrow These blisters usually heal in a week or two and finally form a scab. Being extremely contagious, chickenpox can spread fast from an infected individual to those who have not contracted...

What Will The Emergency Room Do For a Gallbladder Attack?

January 03, 2024 By admin In Health
What Will The Emergency Room Do For a Gallbladder Attack - ER of Mesquite
Attacks on the gallbladder rank among the most frequent causes of ER visits. Patients frequently leave with orders to schedule emergency gallbladder surgery once doctors determine if they need it. Emergency surgery is usually appropriate for patients who are at risk of complications or recurrent att...

Tiredness & Fatigue After MRI with Contrast

January 02, 2024 By admin In Health
Tiredness & Fatigue After MRI with Contrast | ER of Mesquite
Patients may experience fatigue following a contrast-enhanced MRI. The contrast dye used during the MRI is the main cause of post-scan nausea and vomiting. After an MRI, a lot of people frequently report having flu-like symptoms. This dye is also used in MRIs and angiograms to unlock the secrets of ...

Strep Throat and Covid – Differences, Symptoms & Feelings

January 01, 2024 By admin In Health
Strep Throat and Covid - Differences Symptoms & Feelings - ER of Mesquite
People may first develop a mild to moderate sore throat at the beginning of the illness. This soreness could make swallowing uncomfortable and result in a scratchy or dry feeling in the throat. Some patients may also experience a persistent cough as the illness worsens, which can aggravate their thr...

CT Scan of Sinuses –  Information You Need to Know

December 29, 2023 By admin In Health
CT Scan of Sinuses - Information You Need to Know | ER of Mesquite
Obtaining a good image of the interior of your nasal passages is crucial for a precise diagnosis and successful treatment of sinus problems. A sinus CT (computed tomography) scan can help with that. You can breathe more easily and clearly by using this medical imaging approach.  Having to take ...

Everything to Know About HRD Testing for Ovarian Cancer

December 28, 2023 By admin In Health
Everything to Know About HRD Testing for Ovarian Cancer | ER of Mesquite - Emergency Room
In most advanced stages of ovarian cancer, homologous recombination deficiency (HRD) is a biomarker that is detected. Its existence may aid in the diagnosis and treatment planning of high-grade ovarian cancer. In our bodies, DNA is continually being broken and repaired. The homologous recombination ...

When to Take a Flu Test, and What You Should Do If Test Positive

December 27, 2023 By admin In Health
When to Take a Flu Test and What You Should Do If Test Positive | ER of Mesquite - Emergency Room
What Is a Flu Test? The term “flu” refers to influenza, a virus-induced respiratory ailment. Your doctor can determine whether you have the flu by administering a flu test to you. If it appears that you have the flu, your doctor may recommend medication to combat the infection. Antiviral...

Using Mono Test: A Comprehensive Guide

December 26, 2023 By admin In Health
Using Mono Test: A Comprehensive Guide | ER of Mesquite - Emergency Room
An infеctious disеasе called mononuclеosis is typically brought on by the Epstеin-Barr virus (EBV). Anothеr namе for it is “thе kissing disеasе,” or mono. In addition to exchanging silverware or drinks, kissing can spread the infection. As with other common illnesses like colds...

Urgent Care IV Fluids for Dehydration

December 20, 2023 By admin In Health
Urgent Care IV Fluids for Dehydration
As August’s hot temperatures approach, it’s critical to understand the dangers of dehydration. Although being dehydrated might pose a threat to our general health, intravenous (IV) fluids are a fast and efficient way to replenish lost body fluids. You may be asking where to receive IV fl...

Exploring the Contrasts Between An  ECG And An EKG Test

December 18, 2023 By admin In Health
Exploring the Contrasts Between an EKG and an ECG | ER of Mesquite - Emergency Room
Have you ever had anxiety before seeing a doctor? Do you become overwhelmed and puzzled by the many medical terms? The phrases ECG and EKG test are among the most frequently used and frequently misunderstood ones. The majority of us arе unclеar about which of thеsе tеsts is usеd for what and w...

Digital X-Ray: Evеrything You Nееd to Know

December 13, 2023 By admin In Health
Digital X Ray - Everything You Need to Know | ER of Mesquite - Emergency Room
As technology develops, radiography as a profession also progresses. Film that needed to be developed in a dark room was used to take X-rays in the past. In addition to taking a long time, this procedure exposed the patient to dangerous substances.  Digital X-rays are the standard these days. A...

How To Reduce The Risk Of Heart Attacks

December 12, 2023 By admin In Health
How To Reduce The Risk Of Heart Attacks | ER of Mesquite - Emergency Room
If you havе a coronary heart attack or havе bееn informеd that you arе at risk, thеrе arе sеvеral things you may takе to lowеr your risk of having a heart attack or strokе. Articlеs dеscribing what will or won’t raise your risk of heart and circulation disordеrs arе commonpla...