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Open wound: Indications of an infection

An open wound should heal spontaneously if kept dry and clean. Oftentimes, using topical medications such as peroxide or bacitracin can help with wound healing. Nevertheless, an open wound can become infected and require medical attention. It is vital that you are familiar with the indications of an infection such as drainage, fever, swelling or […]

How to remedy an itchy nose

An irritated and itchy nose can be quite frustrating. Luckily, several measures for this usual complaint are available. An itchy nose is typically caused by irritants, dry air, allergens, dry skin and viruses. The commonly used remedies might include oral or topical medications, environmental changes or nasal sprays. Saline nasal sprays An over-the-counter saline nasal […]