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Baby acne

Baby acne is acne that develops on the skin of the newborn baby. Baby acne can happen anywhere in the face but usually it happens on the cheeks, nose and forehead. It is common and temporary and eventually clears on its own without scarring the area. Baby acne is a condition affecting babies within a …

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Fever in Adults

Fever in Adults

Fever, medically known as pyrexia, is the temporary increase in the internal body temperature. The average body temperature is 98.6 °F (37 °C). When the body’s internal temperature rises to greater than 99-99.5°F (37.2-37.5°C), depending on the time of the day, it is generally acknowledged as fever. Normal body temperature is usually highest at night. …

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Mushroom Poisoning

Treatment for Mushroom Poisoning

Mushroom poisoning, also called mycetism, occurs when toxic substances present in a mushroom are eaten, typically due to mistaking poisonous mushrooms for the edible ones. The severity of effects ranges from discomfort to the gastrointestinal tract to death. To avoid any case of misidentification, avoid ingestion of any mushroom acquired from the forest. Mushrooms can …

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