October 2015 - Toronto First Aid

30 October 2015
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How to manage pain due to bruised ribs

30 October 2015, Comments: 0

The rib cage is comprised of 12 ribs with tendons and muscles in between every rib. If the individual engages in contact sports or […]


30 October 2015
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Can exercise cause costochondritis?

30 October 2015, Comments: 0

Costochondritis involves inflammation in the cartilage that connects a rib to the sternum. Always bear in mind that this inflammation can trigger localized piercing […]


30 October 2015
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Indications of excess uric acid in the body

30 October 2015, Comments: 0

Once the body breaks down purines, it results to the formation of uric acid. It is important to note that the uric acid dissolves […]


23 October 2015
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Blisters: Why do they form on the base of the foot?

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Blisters are generally small-sized, bubbles filled with fluid that manifest right under the skin. The presence of blisters has been a common reason of […]


23 October 2015
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How to manage facial sunburn

23 October 2015, Comments: 0

Sunburn is a typical skin reaction that occurs due to prolonged exposure to the sun. If there are no blisters or other indications of […]