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Trauma from a fishhook piercing the skin is common. Using proper guidelines to remove the fishhook, assuring the patient is current on his or her tetanus vaccin...learn more »
Many different types of animals ranging from dogs and cats to hamsters, raccoons, ferrets, and squirrels can bite adults and children. Many times, bites are fro...learn more »
Surgeonfish (doctorfish, tang) is a tropical reef fish that has spines near the tail that can inflict cuts or lacerations. Symptoms of a surgeonfish cut are pai...learn more »
An ingrown toenail (onychocryptosis) is a painful condition that occurs when a sharp corner of the toenail digs into the skin at the side or end of the toe. Sym...learn more »
Hand injuries can be divided into six categories. 1) cuts and lacerations, 2) fractures and dislocations, 3) soft tissue injuries and amputations, 4) infections...learn more »
Rabies is a disease humans may get from being bitten by an animal infected with the rabies virus. Rabies has been recognized for over 4,000 years. Symptoms and ...learn more »
There are about 400 of 3,000 snake species worldwide are poisonous. Approximately 25 species of poisonous snakes are found in North America. Two major families ...learn more »
Many of us have picked up a hot pan on a grill or have felt the steam from a super-hot bowl of vegetables in the microwave. Who hasn't reached into ...learn more »
The fingernail is an important part of fingertip function. It provides support for the finger pad and improves sensation. The toenail functions in a similar man...learn more »
Although many different types of insects in the United States are able to inflict a poisonous bite or sting (meaning they are venomous), the insects most likely...learn more »
Pain after surgery is common. Pain after surgery is also normal and to be expected. Steps can be taken to minimize or eliminate pain, but pain that gets worse, ...learn more »
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