Category Archives: Health

On getting up in the morning with a severe headache.


A life experience. Headaches are pretty common on getting up in the morning. An account of a morning like that and what happened to the author on that day. Continue reading

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What do I do if I have swelling in the neck: Mumps, Lymph nodes, Goiter, Thyroid enlargement.


A person with neck swelling has enlargement of the soft tissues that covers the neck. A neck swelling can also occur as accumulation of fluid, lymph, or inflammatory, or tumor cells in an area under the skin of the neck. … Continue reading

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What do I do if I am told to have a radioisotope scan: Things to know about Isotope scan & nuclear medicine.


A radioisotope scan (also known as a nuclear medicine test) uses a small amount of radioactivity to produce pictures on a special camera. The radioactive dose is usually injected into a vein in your hand or arm. The radioactivity circulating … Continue reading

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