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Skull fracture: Types, symptoms, and long-term effects

Skull fractures can vary in severity, and the extent of the injury depends on: the affected bone or bones how deep the fracture is whether or not the fracture also affects the skin, blood vessels, sinuses, and mucous membranes Skull fractures can either be linear, which means that they have a single fracture line, or […]

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Chancroid: Causes, symptoms, and treatment

Chancroid is a sexually transmitted infection (STI) caused by the bacteria Haemophilus ducreyi. It is rare in North America and Europe. Having chancroid also increases the risk of developing other STIs because the sores compromise the skin barrier and immune system. People with chancroid should seek medical treatment as soon as they notice symptoms. Anyone […]

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Malabsorption: Causes, symptoms, and diagnosis

Some commonly known disorders related to malabsorption are lactose intolerance and celiac disease. People with a history of bowel or stomach surgery may also have malabsorption disorders. Because malabsorption affects a person’s abilities to get nutrients from food, it is essential that they see a doctor to get a diagnosis and treatment as quickly as […]