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Facts You Need to Know About Varicella Vaccine

The varicella-zoster virus causes chickenpox, a highly contagious disease. It can result in an itchy, searing rash. The symptoms appear first on the chest, back, and face, then spread all through the body, causing between 250 and 500 itchy blisters. Varicella can be fatal, particularly in babies, adolescents, adults, pregnant women, and people whose bodies […]

How important is Tetanus Vaccination?

Tetanus is an uncommon but very serious disease caused by spores of bacteria found in the environment. Make sure you and your loved ones are up to date with your tetanus vaccination so you can enjoy being outdoors safely. The United States sees an average of about 30 reported cases each year. Nearly all cases […]

Prevention of Polio

Polio (or poliomyelitis) is a disabling and potentially fatal illness caused by the poliovirus, that can infect the spinal cord and cause paralysis. The majority of the population diagnosed with poliovirus encounter no symptoms and survive without complications. Some individuals will have a sore throat, fever, exhaustion, nausea, headache, or stomach pain. Polio or poliomyelitis, […]

What You Should Know about Shingles

Shingles is a painful rash that develops on one side of the face or body. The rash consists of blisters that typically scab over in 7 to 10 days and fully clears up within 2 to 4 weeks. Shingles is caused by varicella zoster virus (VZV), the same virus that causes chickenpox. After a person recovers […]

What is Japanese Encephalitis?

Japanese encephalitis is a potentially severe disease. Japanese encephalitis is caused by a virus spread by infected mosquitoes in Asia and the Western Pacific. This virus is one of a group of mosquito-transmitted viruses that can cause inflammation of the brain (encephalitis). It usually occurs in rural or agricultural areas, often associated with rice farming. […]

Efficacy of Contraceptives

Many elements need to be considered by women, men, or couples at any given point in their life when choosing the most appropriate contraceptive method Scottsdale. These elements include safety, effectiveness, availability (including accessibility and affordability), and acceptability. Voluntary informed choice of contraceptive methods Scottsdale is an essential guiding principle  and contraceptive counseling, when applicable, […]

Value Of Blood Pressure Screening

A blood pressure screening Cave Creek determines whether your blood pressure is normal, high, or low. Blood pressure Cave Creek is the force with which your blood pushes against the sides of your arteries as it is pumped around your body. Low blood pressure (hypotension) Cave Creek is rarely a cause for concern, though it […]

Why Do Blood Titers Matter?

A blood titer is a type of specialized test that determines whether you are immune to a specific disease. Blood titers Peoria for hepatitis B, MMR, and varicella (chickenpox) are the most commonly tested. There are various other titer tests available to check for immunity to a range of diseases. The “titer” part of blood […]

Why is Ear Wax Removal Essential?

The medical term for earwax is cerumen, which comes from cera, Latin for wax. It starts as a mixture of fatty secretions from the sebaceous glands and sweat glands in the walls of the outer ear canal. Jaw movement from chewing or talking helps propel those secretions through the canal to the ear opening, where […]