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Lately, people have been asking a lot of questions about sore feet. How can you turn sore feet into happy feet?
Inspect: Even though your feet are a long way from your eyes, they are still important. Sores, bumps, and rashes can go unnoticed unless you look at your feet. Anyone with diabetes or another condition that causes numbness should inspect their feet daily. Some people have even had their legs amputated because of a small sore that became infected. Pay attention to your feet; they are the only ones you get.
Shoe Inserts: The more cushioning for your feet, the better. Many products offer shock absorption that fit into the shoes. If you are on your feet often or are a very heavy person, the inserts need to be changed at least every six months because the shocks wear out. Not only will your feet be happier, your entire body will be happier with some well-cushioned shoes.
Rocker Bottom Soles: Most people have never heard of this before, so visualize the bottom...
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)
or pink eye
in the air (cigarette smoke or smog)
Alternative Names Second degree burn; First degree burn; Third degree burn Prevention To help prevent burns: Install smoke alarms in your home. Check and change batteries regularly. Teach children about fire safety and the hazards of matches and fireworks. Keep children from climbing on top of a stove or grabbing hot items like irons and oven doors. Turn pot handles toward the back of the stove so that children can't grab them and they can't be accidentally knocked over. Place fire extinguishers in key locations at home, work, and school. Remove electrical cords from floors and keep them out of reach. Know about and practice fire escape routes at home, work, and school. Set temperature of water heater at 120 degrees or less. References Singer AJ, Taira BR, Lee CC, Soroff HS. Thermal burns. In: Marx JA, ed. Rosens Emergency Medicine: Concepts and Clinical Practice . 7th ed. Philadelphia, Pa: Mosby Elsevier; 2009:chap 60. Gallagher JJ, Wolf SE, Herndon DN. Burns. In: Townsend CM Jr, Beauchamp RD, Eve...
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