droopy eyelid or eyebrow after Botox treatment

How to fix droopy eyelid or eyebrow due to Botox?

What is droopy eyelid or eyebrow (ptosis) due to Botox? A droopy eyelid or eyebrow is one of the most common side effects of botulinum toxin type A injection (Botox®, Dysport®, Azzalure®, Xeomin®, Bocouture®, etc.). It occurs in up to 5% of patients when Botox treatment is performed by an inexperienced injector. When an experienced

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Nephrolithiasis: kidney stones symptoms and treatment

Kidney stones are a painful and common condition that affect millions of people worldwide. These solid crystals can develop anywhere along the urinary tract, from the kidneys to the bladder, causing discomfort and pain when they obstruct urine flow. In this article, we’ll explore the symptoms, causes, and treatment options for nephrolithiasis, shedding light on

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HIV Rash – Characteristics and causes of skin rash in HIV+

If you’re living with HIV, it’s crucial to stay vigilant for any skin conditions that may develop, particularly those that involve a rash. But even if you haven’t received an HIV diagnosis, being aware of the potential warning signs of the virus is essential. In some cases, a rash may be one of the first

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Doppler ultrasound exam and color doppler test

What is a doppler ultrasound? Also known as doppler ultrasonography, the doppler ultrasound is a diagnostic imaging test that uses high-frequency sound waves to show the blood flow through blood vessels in real time. It uses the same technology of a standard ultrasound exam, but applies to it the doppler effect, by having the sound

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complete abdominal ultrasound exam

Complete Abdominal Ultrasound Exam

A complete abdominal ultrasound exam utilizes high-frequency sound waves to generate real-time images of the organs and structures within the abdomen. This noninvasive and safe procedure is particularly useful in evaluating the health of organs such as the liver, pancreas, and gallbladder, and can also be used to examine blood flow through blood vessels or

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Metformin (Glucophage) – Uses, dosage, side effects

Metformin is an oral medication that helps control blood sugar levels and that is mainly used for the treatment of type 2 diabetes. What is metformin (Glucophage)? Metformin is a widely prescribed drug for managing elevated blood sugar levels that works by decreasing insulin resistance (increasing insulin sensitivity), decreasing the amount of glucose released into

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Condyloma – HPV and Genital Warts

Condyloma acuminata, better known as HPV genital warts, are a sexually transmitted disease (STD) caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV). HPV genital warts can affect both women and men and can affect both the genital and the oral area. What are genital warts? Genital warts are small growths on the skin usually having the same

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Inguinal Hernia – Symptoms and Treatment

An inguinal hernia is a bulging in the pubic or groin area of the abdomen, near the left or right inguinal canal, which develops due to a weak abdominal wall. The small intestine or fat tissue may push through such weakness and protrude resulting in a bulge and often in groin pain, especially when exercising,

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Hand foot and mouth disease (HFMD) – Symptoms and Treatment

Hand foot and mouth disease (HFMD) is a generally mild but highly contagious disease caused by a virus. It usually affects children below 10 and in particular those below 5, however it is also possible for adults to get the disease. Hand foot and mouth disease is commonly caused by a coxsackievirus, but other types

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