Your Outpatient Visit
Strep throat is a contagious infection of the throat and tonsils caused by the streptococcus bacteria. It can make your throat feel painful and scratchy. Strep throat can be treated with antibiotics. But first, you need a medical test to make sure your sore throat is being caused by the bacteria.
You feel bad. Was it something you ate? Maybe it's just a common cold. But what if it's something more serious? When you're sick, it's not always easy to know when you should see a doctor. But ignoring illness can be dangerous. Here are some signs that you need to get help.
Sometimes you find yourself fighting for air. No matter how hard you try, you just can't seem to get enough. It's scary. It leaves you feeling worried and uneasy. How does this happen? Well, it's usually linked to a problem with your lungs or your heart.
This video will teach viewers what causes kidney stones and their symptoms. They will also learn how kidney stones are diagnosed and treated.
We've all experienced the sneezing, coughing, sore throat and fever of a common cold. But what, exactly, is a cold? And how do you fight it?
A bite from an animal can be very dangerous. Besides obvious injuries like tissue punctures and tears, bites can also introduce germs. Whether from a wild animal or from a pet, an animal bite - even one that seems minor - can cause a serious infection.
This is a break of one of the thin, curved bones that protects your chest cavity. Your ribs connect to each other with layers of muscles. They attach to your spine. With a minor fracture, your rib may only be cracked. With a severe fracture, you may have a complete break. Your rib may shift out of place.
For many people, drinking alcohol becomes a habit. And we know too much alcohol is bad for health. If you're worried you drink too much, that's something you need to discuss with your doctor. But it's hard to talk about, isn't it? Here are some tips to help you.
After a concussion, you may have some unexpected physical and emotional effects. You may experience things like headaches, memory problems and depression. We call this "post-concussion syndrome." You can have this syndrome even if your injury didn't seem severe. And, these effects can last for a long time.
This video will teach viewers how to take care of their cast until it completely hardens and after it hardens, and when to call their provider.
This video will teach viewers how to stand, sit, walk, and go up and down stairs safely while using crutches.
During this outpatient procedure, the physician removes a mass that has formed beneath the skin of the foot. This animation will show the removal of the most common type of soft tissue mass (a ganglion cyst). A ganglion cyst is a fluid-filled sac that is connected to a joint capsule or tendon sheath. Ganglion cysts commonly form near the ankle.