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29.05.2018 - 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 problems, and pregnancy. The treatment will depend on the cause. Learn more about the causes and their treatments here. read more

26.05.2018 - What is hyperosmia and what causes it?

Hyperosmia is a heightened sense of smell. This sensory change is often caused by another condition, such as specific autoimmune and neurological disorders. In this article, we look at the range of conditions that can lead to hyperosmia, the complications it can cause, and steps people can take to treat it. read more

26.05.2018 - Common nipple problems and their causes

Discharge, pain, or itching are common problems that affect the nipples and can occur in anyone. Most nipple conditions are not serious and are easily treated, but some symptoms could indicate an underlying health issue. This article explores the many symptoms, causes, and treatments for common nipple problems. read more

25.05.2018 - Why does my urine smell like popcorn?

The odor of a person's urine can say a lot about their health. Various factors can make urine smell like popcorn, including pregnancy, diabetes, and a high level of ketones in the bloodstream. In this article, we look at the reasons why urine may smell like popcorn and explain when a person should see their doctor. read more

16.05.2018 - Can stomach problems cause lower back pain?

The back is a sensitive part of the body, which has many nerves and organs nearby. This means that issues such as digestive conditions can occur at the same time as back pain. Back pain and bloating are common symptoms of injury, pregnancy, or gastrointestinal problems. Treatment depends on the cause. Learn more here. read more

16.05.2018 - When can I have sex after being pregnant?

What are the recommendations for how long women should wait before resuming sexual intercourse after pregnancy? How does giving birth affect sex? Factors influencing the decision to resume sexual activity include pain, stress, the healing process after delivery, and the impact of hormonal changes. read more

16.05.2018 - Is breast asymmetry linked to breast cancer?

Many women have slight differences in the size or shape of their breasts. Breast asymmetry is usually not a cause for concern, though substantial asymmetry in the size or density of breasts may suggest an increased risk of breast cancer. A mammogram can look for abnormalities and diagnose the cause of breast asymmetry. read more