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Skin Peeling Between Toes: Causes and Natural Treatments

Skin Peeling Between Toes: Causes and Natural Treatments

Skin peeling between toes is a condition affecting many people and is often caused by a fungal infection or dry skin. Because your toes and feet spend most of the day in footwear, the dark moist conditions can cause skin between your toes to peel and flake off. Germs can quickly multiply and cause infections making the skin between your toes itchy, red, cracked, and prone to peeling. You may find that the peeling skin starts between your two smallest toes and then spreads to areas in between your other toes.



Left Eye Twitching: What Does It Mean When Your Eye Twitches

Left Eye Twitching: What Does It Mean When Your Eye Twitches

Left eye twitching caused by a muscle spasm can be a disturbing condition that makes you self-conscious. Having a chronic eyelid tic or twitch in your left eye has many causes. Thankfully, it’s very rare that twitching in your left eye or right eye means that you have a serious medical condition. A lack of sleep, stress, eye strain, too much caffeine, or dry eyes are just some of the simple conditions that can cause left eye muscle spasms.

Pulled Muscle in Chest: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

Pulled Muscle in Chest: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

Pulled muscles in the chest can cause mild to excruciating pain in your upper body. You have two large muscles on either side of your chest – the pectoralis major and pectoralis minor, which are sometimes referred to as your “pecs.” A pulled chest muscle can cause a sharp severe pain that radiates to your shoulder or arm. Because of this, the symptoms of pulled, strained, or torn muscles in the chest can be similar to a heart attack. Of course, it’s important to have any pains in your chest checked out especially if there is no discernible cause and the chest discomfort is accompanied by other symptoms.

Black Spots on Tongue: Causes, Treatments, and When to See a Doctor

Black Spots on Tongue: Causes, Treatments, and When to See a Doctor

Noticing black spots on your tongue or other types of dark patches in your mouth can cause you to worry. Sometimes the cluster of black spots at the back of your tongue can resemble black hairs and is called a black hairy tongue. Other times the black or dark tongue spot could be due to a tongue injury that causes a blood blister to appear. Hyperpigmentation of the tongue is a side effect of some medications and can cause dark patches on your tongue. Sometimes, smoking or other conditions can cause staining in your mouth and cause your tongue, cheek, or other parts of the oral cavity to have a dark discoloration.

Latissimus Dorsi Pain: Causes and Effective Home Treatments

Latissimus Dorsi Pain: Causes and Effective Natural Treatments

Pain in the middle back, shoulders or upper arms of the body is often the result of Latissimus dorsi pain. Your Latissimus dorsi muscle (or sometimes called “lat”) is the largest muscle in your back and is associated with arm movement and upper body strength. The most common cause of Latissimus dorsi pain and muscle spasms is due to an injury sustained while playing sports or engaging in strenuous physical activity. However, muscle pain may also radiate from your back to your shoulders and neck.

Yogurt for Yeast Infection: The Complete Guide (Research Based)

Raw plain yogurt contains certain “good” bacteria that can be useful for treating various yeast infections. Your digestive system and vagina naturally contain amounts of yeast and bacteria. However, vaginal yeast infections can occur when the delicate balance of bacteria is disrupted and allows yeast to overgrow. Also, yeast infections can affect your mouth, skin, and become life-threatening if they affect your bloodstream.

Sharp Pain in Ear: Causes, Treatments and When to See a Doctor

Sharp Pain in Ear: Causes, Treatments and When to See a Doctor

Experiencing a sharp pain in the ear can be very worrying and cause you a lot of discomfort. If you suffer from severe earache, you may find it difficult to concentrate, get on with your daily activities, and even keep your balance.

Eye Boogers, Eye Mucus and Discharge: Causes and Treatments

Eye Boogers, Eye Mucus, and Discharge: Causes and Treatments

It is common to find eye mucus in the corner of your eyes or crusts on your eyelashes in the morning when you awake from sleep. Usually, during the day time, blinking washes the clear-looking discharge from your eye. But while you are sleeping the mucus can build up and form into eye goop which is why you often find this gunk in your eyes in the morning. Some people call this eye discharge, eye boogers, eye sleep, or sleepy sands.

Toenail Falling Off: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment Options

Toenail Falling Off: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment Options

A toenail that falls off can leave you with an unsightly toe that can cause embarrassment. The medical name to describe a toenail that separates from its nail bed and falls off is onycholysis or onychoptosis. The most common causes of this nail disorder are fungal infection or a toenail injury. However, other types of infections and skin conditions can also cause the toenail to break off. Before the toenail falls off, you may also notice signs of damaged toenail such as it becoming thick, crumbly, and discolored.

White Stuff or Particles in Urine: What It Means and What To Do

White Stuff or Particles in Urine: What It Means and What To Do

Urine should usually be a clear pale-yellow color, but sometimes white particles in urine can cause it to become cloudy or have a whitish appearance. Depending on the cause, the white stuff in urine can look like white sediment or even white bits floating after you have urinated. Usually, cloudy or milky urine that has white particles in it and a foul smell is a sign of an infection. However, it could be that you need to drink more fluids to dilute the concentration of waste products eliminated by your urinary system.