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How to treat a burn on the roof of the mouth at home

Burning the roof of the mouth is common. These burns are easy to treat at home and rarely cause for concern. Natural remedies can help, including yogurt, milk, aloe vera gel, and honey. Here, learn ab...

What does having both chest pain and headache mean?

When someone has chest pain and a headache at the same time, the causes are usually unrelated. However, some conditions can cause both symptoms. We explain these conditions here. We also discuss when ...

Disrupted immune system? Avoid getting a tattoo

Specialists present the case of a woman who sought medical advice as she developed unusual, persistent pain in her knee and thigh after getting a tattoo.

What are the symptoms of rotator cuff tendinitis?

The rotator cuff is a group of muscles and tendons in the shoulder. Injuries and overuse can harm it, leading to inflammation of the connective tissues. This is called tendinitis, and it can be painfu...

How do you treat a fecal impaction?

A fecal impaction, or impacted bowel, is a serious bowel condition that will require medical treatment. It occurs when a hard, immobile mass of stool blocks the colon or rectum. The symptoms include a...

Coronary artery spasm: What to know

Coronary artery spasm may cause pain, burning, or tightness in the chest, but it is often asymptomatic. While coronary artery spasms sometimes go unnoticed and do not cause significant problems, they ...

Lower back pain and vaginal discharge: What to know

Lower back pain and vaginal discharge are common on their own. When they occur together, this can point to specific medical issues. In this article, learn about seven possible causes of both lower bac...

What to know about menopause and sore breasts

Sore breasts are common during menstruation, but breast pain and discomfort can also occur during perimenopause and menopause. In this article, learn why breast pain can happen at this stage of life. ...

What causes chest pain that comes and goes?

Chest pain can have many origins, including problems with the heart, muscles, and lungs. When this pain comes and goes, a person may suspect a problem with the heart. In this article, we explore possi...

Lightning crotch: What to know about shooting pain during pregnancy

Some pregnant people may experience lightning crotch, which is a shooting pain in the vagina, rectum, or pelvis. Doctors do not fully understand its causes, but there are several home remedies that ca...

Is chest pain a symptom of asthma?

There are many uncomfortable symptoms associated with asthma. These include breathing difficulties and possibly chest pain. This pain may happen before or during an asthma attack. There are many metho...

Aspirin's anticancer effect explored

The common over-the-counter painkiller aspirin appears to protect against colorectal cancer. A new study uncovers the cellular mechanisms involved.

What are the best cannabis strains for chronic pain?

Many different medications are available to treat chronic pain. One natural alternative treatment option is marijuana, or cannabis, which has a range of pain-relieving properties. There are different ...

Why does perimenopause cause ovary pain?

Perimenopause is the time when the body is preparing for menopause, and it can last several years. During this time, hormones levels fluctuate. This can cause irregular menstruation that may be more p...

Deltoid pain: Types and treatment

The deltoid is a muscle responsible for lifting the arm and helping the shoulder to move. Strains and injuries from overuse can lead to pain. In this article, learn about the types of deltoid strain, ...

Bibasilar atelectasis: Symptoms, causes, and complications

Bibasilar atelectasis is when a lung or lobe in one of the lungs collapses. It is most common when a person is still in the hospital following a surgical procedure. In this article, learn about the sy...

What is biceps tenodesis?

Biceps tenodesis is a surgical procedure used to reduce pain in the shoulder and surrounding area. It is an option when pain is caused by problems with the biceps tendon in the arm. In this article, l...

What causes bleeding into the skin?

Minor bleeding into the skin is common and is often the result of an injury. It is usually no cause for concern and people should be able to manage their symptoms at home. In this article, we look at ...

Dry needling vs. acupuncture: What the research says

Dry needling and acupuncture look similar and involve sticking thin needles into the skin, but they are different practices with different aims. In this article, we look at how dry needling and acupun...

What can cause pain in the diaphragm area?

The diaphragm, a sheet of muscle in the middle chest area, is essential for breathing. Any diaphragm pain can, therefore, be very alarming. Possible causes of pain include trauma, musculoskeletal prob...

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