As the disease progresses, symptoms often spread to the wrists, knees, ankles, elbows, hips and shoulders. In most cases, symptoms occur in the same joints on both sides…

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Do climbers get ingrown toenails? Rock climbing shoes are designed to fit snugly, which is where the problem arises. When you place your foot into a shoe that…

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How long does a lumbar puncture take? A lumbar puncture takes around 30 to 45 minutes, but you’ll need to stay lying down at the hospital for at…

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A local anesthetic is injected into your lower back to numb the puncture site before the needle is inserted. The local anesthetic will sting briefly as it’s injected….

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The Patient Access Network Foundation offers financial support to individuals with RA, covered by Medicare, who need help paying for out-of-pocket costs related to ten FDA-approved disease-modifying therapies….

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Moist heat, such as hot baths, can aid in the heat’s penetration into the muscles and may provide better pain relief. A health care provider may recommend dry…

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Most cases of osteomyelitis are caused by staphylococcus bacteria, types of germs commonly found on the skin or in the nose of even healthy individuals. Germs can enter…

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Meninges are membranes that cover and protect the brain and spinal cord. There are three layers of meninges: Dura mater, which is closest to the bone. Arachnoid, which…

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If left untreated, eventually it can result in other foot and leg problems, such as inflammation and pain in the ligaments in the soles of your foot (plantar…

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How long should I cook my pork tenderloin or pork roast? The rule of thumb for pork roasts is to cook them 25 minutes per pound of meat…

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