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Unprotected sex is a common practice in this day and age. While many look for ways to practice safe sex, there are one in five people in America today who are unaware of their HIV infection due to risky sexual behavior. Early detection of HIV can help slow its progression to AIDS, giving you a longer lifespan. You; therefore, need to know what first signs of HIV to look out for if you suspect you may be exposed to it. During the early stages of infection different...

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Bed bugs can infest your mattress, bed frame, box spring, or headboard. They come out at night to feed on blood, leaving red, itchy bites. A bed bug infestation can be frustrating to deal with, but it's possible to permanently get rid of the bugs. The first step to getting rid of bed bugs is confirming the infestation. Even if an individual notices bites on their skin, they may be bites from another insect or it could even be a rash or hives. Check around...

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Causes Of Arthritis

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) puts the number of adults who have been diagnosed with arthritis to 52.5 million. Arthritis can ruin a person's ability to engage in daily tasks. Early diagnosis of arthritis can help prevent irreversible disability and damage. Here is a look at what arthritis is, the causes, the symptoms, risk factors, and treatment options. Arthritis is an inflammation of the joints. A joint is the point where two bones meet. A joint helps move the parts connected by two bones. Arthritis often features joint pain which is also known as arthralgia. When an inflammation involves four joints and more it is known as polyarthritis. When an inflammation involves two joints and more, it is known as oligoarthritis. When an inflammation involves one joint, it is known as monoarthritis. The term arthritis...

Bed Bugs

Bed bugs can infest your mattress, bed frame, box spring, or headboard. They come out at night to feed on blood, leaving red, itchy bites. A bed bug infestation can be frustrating to deal with, but it's possible to permanently get rid of the bugs. The first step to getting rid of bed bugs is confirming the infestation. Even if an individual notices bites on their skin, they may be bites from another insect or it could even be a rash or hives. Check around the bed and mattress for signs of bed bugs, including: Red or brown stains on the sheets from crushed bed bugs Eggsand eggshells Shed bed bug skins or shells Some people also see the live bugs, although they hide during the day. Check the edges and crevices of the mattress, bed frame, and box spring for the bugs. They may also hide in the seams of couches or chairs, in drawer joints, and at the corner...

Pneumonia Symptoms

Pneumonia is a condition that affects the lungs. It can be brought by viruses, fungi, or bacteria. Pneumonia inflames the air sacs of your lungs, these sacs are also known as alveoli. The moment a person's alveoli are full of pus or fluid, the afflicted person experiences difficulty breathing. Here is a look at some different types of pneumonia, the main pneumonia symptoms of the disease, the risk factors, and how it is diagnosed. Pneumonia can be...

Symptoms Of Diabetes

The World Health Organization (WHO) approximates that more than 29 million Americans are living with diabetes while the number is at 380 million people worldwide. The number is expected to double by the year 2030. Diabetes alone kills more people than AIDS and breast cancer combined. Now, that should be a reason for alarm. Let us then find out more about this condition. Diabetes is a disorder where your body is unable to control insulin levels in the...

What Are Some of the Affordable Dental Implants Available?

Before someone chooses what dental implants are most affordable they have to know what kind exist. Below you will find the two types: Endosteal - This type is set in the jawbone. Most of the time they are made of titanium and look like small screws. These are the most common types of implants. Subperiosteal - This type is set on or over the jawbone. This may be done because the person does not have a jawbone that is healthy enough to support an endosteal implant....