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Broken arm? If your arm hurts too much to use normally, seek prompt medical care.
Broken leg — Comprehensive overview covers symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of this type of fracture.
Carpal tunnel syndrome is caused by compression of the nerve running through your wrist. Treatment can provide relief.
Take cavities and tooth decay seriously. Brushing, sealants and avoiding certain foods are important ways to prevent cavities, toothache pain and tooth loss.
Complex regional pain syndrome is a chronic, painful disease that typically affects an arm or leg that was recently injured or infected.
Conversion disorder occurs when your response to stress shows up as seizures, paralysis or another physical symptom.
A blow to your joint can dislocate the bones that meet at that joint. Don't try popping them back into place yourself. Get medical help.
Dry socket, a painful complication of tooth extraction, results from improper healing of the surgical wound.
Reduce your risk of esophageal cancer by eating more fruits and vegetables.
Esophageal spasms are irregular contractions of the esophageal muscles, which impair the movement of food to the stomach.
Don't be in a hurry to treat a low-grade fever — it's probably helping your body fight infection. High or lasting fevers may need medical attention.
Glomerulonephritis affects your kidneys' filtering function. Complications include high blood pressure, protein in the urine (proteinuria) and kidney failure.
Legg-Calve-Perthes disease is a rare childhood hip condition that requires specialty care.
Meralgia paresthetica — the result of a compressed sensory nerve — is characterized by tingling, numbness and burning pain in your outer thigh.
Osgood-Schlatter disease can cause pain, swelling and tenderness below the kneecap. This common condition often affects young athletes involved in running, jumping and bending activities.
Although trench mouth is much less common than in years past, some people still get this painful gum infection. Brushing and flossing are keys to prevention.
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