Just like women, men also have breast tissue that can undergo cancerous changes. Any man can develop breast cancer despite the fact that women are about 100 times more likely to get breast cancer. Between the ages of 60 and 70, male breast cancer is most common.
The prognosis for breast cancer in men is the same as for breast cancer in women. Male breast cancer used to be diagnosed at a more advanced stage, which may have led ... more
Jellyfish stings are a common problem to divers and swimmers. Jellyfish are found in all of the world's oceans with trailing tentacles that contain thousands of tiny barbed stingers; their stings could range from mild to severe. Some jellyfish are harmless to humans, while others are very poisonous and even the smallest stings could cause severe pain and irritation. Even though some types of jellyfish stings could be more severe and ... more
A complete or partial obstruction in the tear drainage system may end up causing the blockage of a tear duct.
The drainage system of tears begins inside the corner of the eye, carrying tears away from the eye surface to the nose; the place where they evaporate or are reabsorbed. A person may have a watery and irritated eye in case their tears can't drain normally due to a blocked tear duct.
Statistics show that 20% of newborn ... more
Within a few hours after sun exposure, a person may notice having red and painful skin that feels hot to the touch. This means that they have a condition known as sunburn, which may take from several days to weeks in order to fade.
The risk of developing skin related diseases and complications will increase due to intense sun exposure. Some of those complications may be skin cancer (including melanoma), liver spots, dry and wrinkled skin ... more
Headaches are quite common in children and are usually not serious. Although the symptoms of adults and children may be different, but children could develop migraines, chronic daily headaches or stress-related (tension) headaches just like adults.
Sometimes, headaches in children could be due to minor head trauma, an infection or high levels of stress or anxiety. So, parents should pay attention to their child's headache symptoms ... more
TMJ (temporomandibular joint) is the joint that attaches the jaw to the skull, permitting it to perform its functions in chewing, yawning and talking. TMJ disorders cause pain and tenderness in this joint. Statistics show that women are more susceptible to develop these disorders.
Usually, TMJ disorders are treated with self care measures and with nonsurgical treatment or dental and surgical procedures if the case is more ... more