Monthly Archives: March 2013

Skin turning brown on feet

In response. The feet are too dirty. Wash the feet with hydrogen peroxide after scrubbing the feet with a very rough dishwashing pad and plenty of soap. Water is needed only to wet the soap or perhaps the feet a … Continue reading

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Hemiplegia

In response. Hemiplegia is the partial or total paralysis of one side of the body that results from disease of or injury to the motor centers of the brain. [Merriam-Webster’s Medical Dictionary] By this definition, hemiplegia is not the same … Continue reading

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Lime juice for kidney stone

In response. Lime juice tastes sour but is alkaline in the stomach. Lime juice seems to be able to clear the cloudiness of urine and neutralize the acidity in the stomach and in the blood and urine. Lime juice also … Continue reading

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Ankle pain after trampoline

In response. Ankle pain after trampoline is most likely caused by a bad landing on the canvas. The bottom of the feet failed to land flatly. One foot may have been slightly slanted sideways and the contact point at the … Continue reading

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Can bending backwards cause a herniated disc?

In response. Bending backwards can cause a herniated disc. It depends on the position of the head. When one bends backwards, the virtual line of the center of gravity of the head should be aligned with the spine. When the … Continue reading

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Itchy dry knees

In response. Find out the cause of the itchy dry knees. Generally, itching on the knee is likely caused by the presence of tinea corporis infecting the dry skin of the knee. Wash with hydrogen peroxide and scrub the knee … Continue reading

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Hypocalcemia and tight muscles

In response. Hypocalcemia, low calcium level, in severe cases, can cause tetany, i.e., general stiffening and spasm of the muscles. [The Merck Manual of Medical Information, Page 738] In the case of tetany, according to the Merriam-Webster’s Medical Dictionary, there … Continue reading

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