Archive | March, 2013

Oral lesions

Oral lesions or mouth and tongue lesions refer to bumps, lumps, sores or ulcers inside the mouth. Sores in the mouth or on the tongue may occur as a result of inflammation, infection or cancer. Fungal and viral infections are the leading causes of oral lesions in people around the world. A person with oral […]

Managing Jellyfish stings

A jellyfish sting usually leads to the inflammation of the affected region of the skin due to the venom released from the jellyfish. Jellyfish have cysts containing venom in their tentacles. When a person’s skin comes into contact with the tentacles of the jellyfish, the cysts may inject venom into the person’s skin. The venom […]

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