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We have been using mirrors for at least 8,000 years to check our appearance and to admire our features. But only now can we conveniently use them to check the health of our feet. The newest development in this long history of mirrors can help those of us who have diabetes prevent the worst problems that diabetic neuropathy causes. About 60 to 70 percent of us have some form of neuropathy. The most common type is peripheral neuropathy, which causes pain or loss of feeling in the toes, feet, legs, hands, and arms. We we don't treat injuries to our feet right away, doctors may have to amputate. But if we catch little problems with our feet before they became major, people with diabetes can prevent at least half of these amputations. Until now the problem has been that checking the bottoms of our feet wasn't easy enough with any of the mirrors in our homes. Now, however, a company called Insight Healthcare Solutions has combined the simple idea of a mirror with the basic needs of our ...
Eye burning with discharge is burning, itching, or drainage from the eye of any substance other than tears.
Itching - burning eyes; Burning eyes
Sometimes burning and itching eyes are due to environmental pollutants. If secondhand cigarette smoke is annoying, say so. If an industrial plant in the area is polluting, contact the EPA for solutions.
, including seasonal allergies or hay fever
Chemical irritants (such as chlorine in a swimming pool or makeup)
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in the air (cigarette smoke or smog)
Definition Jock itch, also called tinea cruris or ringworm of the groin, is an infection of the groin area caused by fungus. Alternative Names Fungal infection - groin; Infection - fungal - groin; Itching in the groin; Ringworm - groin; Tinea cruris; Tinea of the groin Causes, incidence, and risk factors Jock itch occurs when a particular type of fungus grows and spreads in the groin area. Jock itch occurs mostly in adult men and adolescent boys. It can sometimes accompany athlete's foot and ringworm . The fungus that causes jock itch thrives in warm, moist areas. Jock itch can be triggered by friction from clothes and prolonged wetness in the groin area, such as from sweating. Jock itch may be contagious. It can be passed from one person to the next by direct skin-to-skin contact or contact with unwashed clothing.
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