Facial Injuries 04/05/2012
Facial Injuries Topic Contents Topic Overview Check Your Symptoms Home Treatment Prevention Preparing For Your Appointment Related Information Credits Facial Injuries Topic Overview At one time or another, everyone has had a minor facial injury that caused pain, swelling, or bruising. Home treatment is usually all that is needed for mild bumps or bruises. It may be helpful to be familiar with the makeup of the facial bones to better understand facial injuries.
Facial Problems, Noninjury 09/13/2012
Facial Problems, Noninjury Topic Contents Topic Overview Check Your Symptoms Home Treatment Prevention Preparing For Your Appointment Related Information Credits Facial Problems, Noninjury Topic Overview Facial problems can be caused by a minor problem or a serious condition. Symptoms may include pain, swelling, or facial weakness or numbness. You may feel these symptoms in your teeth, jaw, tongue, ear, sinuses, eyes, salivary glands, blood vessels, or nerves.
Facial X-Ray 04/24/2012
Facial X-Ray Topic Contents Test Overview Why It Is Done How To Prepare How It Is Done How It Feels Risks Results What Affects the Test What To Think About References Credits Facial X-Ray Test Overview A facial X-ray is a series of pictures of the bones in your face. One type of facial X-ray (called a paranasal sinus X-ray series) looks at the air-filled cavities (sinuses) around the nose and eyes.
Factors That Increase the Risk of Back Pain and Injury 08/05/2011
Factors That Increase the Risk of Back Pain and Injury Topic Contents Topic Overview Related Information Credits Factors That Increase the Risk of Back Pain and Injury Topic Overview The following factors may increase your risk for back pain. Factors you cannot control Growing older Being a man Being pregnant. A woman's back is significantly stressed by carrying a baby.
Failure to Thrive 07/19/2012
Failure to Thrive Topic Contents Topic Overview Related Information Credits Failure to Thrive Topic Overview What is failure to thrive? Failure to thrive is a term used to describe a child who seems to be gaining weight or height more slowly than other children of his or her age and sex. A baby who has failed to thrive may seem slow to develop physical skills, such as rolling over, standing, and walking. Slow growth also can lead to delays in mental and social skills.
Fainting Topic Contents Topic Overview Credits Fainting Topic Overview What is fainting? Fainting is a sudden, brief loss of consciousness. When people faint, or pass out, they usually fall down. After they are lying down, most people will recover quickly. The term doctors use for fainting is syncope (say "SING-kuh-pee"). Fainting one time is usually nothing to worry about. But it is a good idea to see your doctor, because fainting could have a serious cause.