Posts tagged swelling
​​​​​​​Lupus Diagnosis as Difficutlt as Treatment

The human body is an amazing thing. The ability to stand and move, to walk, with little thought, without injury; these are complex processes. How about the body’s efficiency at fighting off the billions of bacteria we come into contact with, all the dangerous possible infections, necessary to keep the body healthy? It’s a wonderful system, although extremely complex. As any efficiency engineer can tell you, the more complex a system becomes, the more opportunity for things to malfunction. That is why we have doctors!

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Cancer Surgery Leads to Disfigured Limb

Certain diseases are more popular than others, which may sound like a strange statement, but to those in health care, this is a well-recognized phenomenon. I speak of popularity in terms of media attention, research efforts into cures, charitable organizations aiming to support this research, and support groups providing emotional succor to those afflicted. Heart disease must be considered one of the top attention-getters, as is diabetes. Skin cancer probably does not get enough. Those in wound care know that it’s a huge problem getting far less than it should. But this is not going to be an article about wound care, surprisingly.

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