April 2018 - Toronto First Aid

30 April 2018
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West Nile virus

30 April 2018, Comments: 0

The West Nile virus is an ailment acquired via a mosquito bite. Generally, the condition is mild, but it can trigger encephalitis or meningitis. […]

27 April 2018
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Piriformis syndrome

27 April 2018, Comments: 0

Piriformis syndrome develops if a buttock muscle crushes on a nerve. The piriformis muscle is utilized to turn the thigh outwards. The sciatic nerve […]

26 April 2018
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Ruptured eardrum

26 April 2018, Comments: 0

A ruptured eardrum involves a hole or tear in the eardrum. If there is a hole or tear in the eardrum, the middle and […]

25 April 2018
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How to deal with COPD flare-ups

25 April 2018, Comments: 0

If an individual is diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or COPD, there are periods of flare-ups or exacerbations. The COPD exacerbations can be […]

24 April 2018
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What is pseudogout?

24 April 2018, Comments: 0

Pseudogout is a form of arthritis and prevalent among the elderly. The calcium crystal deposits within the joints triggers episodes of pain, rigidity and […]